Events

Topics:
• Best Practice treatment of chronic pain in primary care
• Case study: a GP perspective on chronic pain and possible opioid dependence
• Pharmacotherapy: When opioids become the problem
• ORT in the pharmacy

These topics will be followed by a Q&A panel discussion

Speakers:
• Dr Malcolm Hogg - Pain Management Specialist
• Dr Paul Grinzi - General Practitioner
• Dr Mike McDonough - Addiction Medicine Specialist
• Cobie McQueen – Pharmacist, Priceline Pharmacy

Open to:
•    GP's and GP Registrars
•    Practice Nurses
•    Nurse Practitioners
•    Allied Health Professionals
•    Medical Students
•    Pharmacists

Venue:
Horsham Golf Club
304 Golf Course Road, Haven

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For further information contact Belinda Browne

Event Date 6:30 pm, 26/04/2017
Event End Date 9:30 pm, 26/04/2017
Cut off date 19 04 2017

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Topic:
Pap Testing new guidlines and Changes 

Speaker:
Dr Stella Heley, Senior liaison Physcian at VCS Pathology

Venue:
Western Victorian Primary Health Network, Bayside City Plaza, 24-36 Fairy street Warrnambool Vic 3280

Contact:
Sherin Halliday, CPD Consultant, Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Phone (03) 5564 5888 or Email

This event is available in-person or via Webinar

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Event Date 6:30 pm, 27/04/2017
Event End Date 7:30 pm, 27/04/2017

Topic:
•    Obstetric Anaesthesia

Speaker:
•    Dr Michael Shaw – Anaesthetist, Anaesthetic Group Ballarat

Open to:
•    GP Anaesthetists

Venue:
Ararat Medical Centre
55 High Street, Ararat

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For further information contact Belinda Browne

Event Date 7:00 pm, 27/04/2017
Event End Date 9:30 pm, 27/04/2017
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 20/04/2017

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

The Nutrition Support Program is a nationally accredited program and is fully funded by the
federal Department of Health under the Ear and Hearing Health Project.

Date: Friday, 28th April 2017
8.45am - approx. 4.30pm

Venue: WestVic PHN Office
101 Drummond Street North
BALLARAT, VIC 3350

Cost: No Cost (registration essential – see below)

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Event Date 8:45 am, 28/04/2017
Event End Date 4:30 pm, 28/04/2017

Topic: Pap Testing new guidlines and Changes 

Speaker: Dr Stella Heley, Senior liaison Physcian at VCS Pathology

Venue: Western District Health, Education Centre, Kitchener Street, Hamilton Vic 3300

Contact:  Sherin Halliday, CPD Consultant, Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Phone (03) 5564 5888 or Email

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Event Date 1:00 pm, 28/04/2017
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 28/04/2017

Speaker:

• Dr David Brumley, Palliative Care Physician, Barwon Health – Community Palliative Care

Open to:

• GP's and GP Registrars
• Practice Nurses
• Nurse Practitioners
• Allied Health Professionals
• Medical Students

Registrations close Monday 24 April

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Meal Provided

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Event Date 7:00 pm, 01/05/2017
Event End Date 9:30 pm, 01/05/2017

Topic: What a Headache!

Speaker: Dr Ramesh Sahathevan - Neurologist

Open to:

  • General Practitioners
  • Practice Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Medical Students

Venue: Education Resource Centre, Ballarat Health Services, Drummond Street, Ballarat

Time: 12:30pm Light refreshments, Lecture 1:00pm - 2:00pm

For further information contact Debra Harris

Event Date 12:30 pm, 02/05/2017
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 02/05/2017

Topic:
• To Be Advised

Speaker:
•    Dr Michael Carter - Obstetrician, Ballarat IVF

Open to:
•    GP Obstetricians

Venue:
The Olive and Lavender Store
106 High Street, Avoca

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For further information contact Belinda Browne

Event Date 7:00 pm, 02/05/2017
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 02/05/2017
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 25/04/2017

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Topic: Pap Testing new guidlines and Changes 

Speaker: Dr Stella Heley, Senior liaison Physcian at VCS Pathology

Venue: Western Victorian Primary Health Network, Bayside City Plaza, 24-36 Fairy street Warrnambool Vic 3280

Contact:  Sherin Halliday, CPD Consultant, Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Phone (03) 5564 5888 or Email

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Event Date 6:00 pm, 03/05/2017
Event End Date 7:00 pm, 03/05/2017

Topics:
• Colorectal Cancer, screening, diagnosis, treatment and support
• HealthPathways Colorectal Cancer pathways
• BSWRICS – Evaluation of Cancer Outcomes; BSW Registry and Optimal Care Pathway for Colorectal Cancer

Speakers:
• Dr Michael Axtens – GP and Facilitator
• Dr Madhu Singh – Medical Oncologist
• Dr Damian Dowling – Gastroenterologist
• Mr Glenn Guest – General Surgeon
• Ms Sue Riches – BSWRICS Program Manager

Open to:
• General Practitioners
• General Surgeons
• Oncologists
• Gastroenterologists

Venue:
Empire Grill
McKillop Street Geelong

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As places are limited RSVP is essential and close April 26. 
To be placed on waiting list contact info

For further information contact Jenny Boyd

Event Date 6:30 pm, 03/05/2017
Event End Date 9:30 pm, 03/05/2017
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 26/04/2017
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We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Speaker:

•    Dr Pauline Chapman - Emergency Physician, Ballarat Health Services

Open to:

•    GP's and GP Registrars
•    Practice Nurses
•    Nurse Practitioners
•    Allied Health Professionals
•    Medical Students

Venue:
Eduaction Centre
Stawell Regional Health
Sloane Street, Stawell

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Registrations close Monday 1 May 2017

For further information contact Belinda Browne

Event Date 7:00 pm, 08/05/2017
Event End Date 8:30 pm, 08/05/2017

Topic: How to think like a Radiologist - An aid for requesting imaging studies

Speaker: Dr Manish Mittal - Radiologist

Open to:

  • General Practitioners
  • Practice Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Medical Students

Venue: Education Resource Centre, Ballarat Health Services, Drummond Street, Ballarat

Time: 12:30pm Light refreshements, Lecture 1:00pm - 2:00pm

For further information contact Debra Harris 

Event Date 12:30 pm, 09/05/2017
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 09/05/2017

Topic: Orthopaedic Update - Lower Limb, including Sports Injuries and Ankle Instabililty

Speaker: Dr Nick Russell, Orthopaedic Surgeon

Venue: Western District Health, Education Centre, Kitchener Street, Hamilton Vic 3300

Contact: Sherin Halliday, CPD COnsultant, Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Phone (03) 5564 5888 or Email

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Event Date 6:00 pm, 09/05/2017
Event End Date 7:00 pm, 09/05/2017

Topics:
• Rational for Anterior THR
• Rational for Posterior THR
• Rehabilitation

Speakers:
• Mr Robert Wood - Orthopaedic Surgeon
• Mr Chatar Goyal - Orthopaedic Surgeon
• Mr Nick Jarman - Physiotherapist

Open to:
• General Practitioners & Registrars
• Practice Nurses & Nurse Practitioners
• Chiropractors, Exercise Physiologists, Occupational Therapists, Orthotists, Osteopaths, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists

Venue:
Western Victoria Primary Health Network
131 Myers Street, Geelong

This event is available in person (Limited to 50 participants) or via webinar

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For further information contact Helene Gilmore

Event Date 6:30 pm, 10/05/2017
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 10/05/2017
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This program is an ideal introduction for those new to chronic disease support or those wishing to enhance or refresh their knowledge and skills

Open to:

  • Practice Nurses and Nurse Practitioners
  • Aboriginal Health Workers

This program has been endorsed by APNA according to approved quality standards criteria

Venue:
West Side Horsham
40 Bennett Road, Horsham

To view flyer and to register click here

or visit www.benchmarquegroup.com.au

Event Date 8:45 am, 11/05/2017
Event End Date 4:30 pm, 11/05/2017

Topic: Management of Immunisation Emergencies and CPR

Facilitator: Christine Lethlean - Premium Health

Target Audience:

  • Nurse Immunisers
  • Primary Health Care Nurses

Registrations: Click here to register, registrations close midday Wednesday 10th May.

Cost: $95 payable to Premium Health when you register

Light lunch provided

For further information please contact Deb Harris

Event Date 10:00 am, 13/05/2017
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 13/05/2017
Cut off date 12:00 pm, 10/05/2017

Topic: Neuropathic Pain Management

Speaker: Dr Michael Bassett - Pain Management Specialist

Open to:

  • General Practitioners
  • Practice Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Medical Students

Venue: Education Resource Centre, Ballarat Health Services, Drummond Street, Ballarat

Time: 12:30pm Light refreshments, Lecture 1:00pm - 2:00pm

For further information contact Debra Harris

Event Date 12:30 pm, 16/05/2017
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 16/05/2017

Topic: Management of Concussion and Post-Concussion Syndrome in the (Rural) GP Setting

Speaker: Dr David Long, Sport and Exercise Medicine Registrar, Warrnambool 

Venue: Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Bayside City Plaza, 24-36 Fairy Street, Warrnambool, Vic 3280

Contact: Sherin Halliday, CPD Consultant, Western Victoria Health Network, Phone (03) 5564 5888 or Email

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Event Date 6:30 pm, 16/05/2017
Event End Date 7:30 pm, 16/05/2017

Topics:
• Quality Improvement activities
• Governance
• Data Quality

Speakers:
• Magali De Castro - RN, Primary Care Consultant & Educator.  Clinical Director at HotDoc

Open to:
• Practice Managers in General Practice, Specialist and Allied Health rooms

Venue:
Western Victoria Primary Health Network
131 Myers Street, Geelong

This event is available in-person or via webinar

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For further information contact Jenny Boyd

Thanks to HotDoc for sponsoring this event

Event Date 11:30 am, 17/05/2017
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 17/05/2017
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 12/05/2017

Topic: Tender Writing

Venue: Western Victoria Primary Health Network, 101 Drummond Street North, Ballarat

Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm

Open to: Practice Managers and staff alike

Points: Each seminar will attract 5 CPD points for AAPM members

For further information please contact Jacqui White (03) 5304 5605

Meal included

Event Date 12:30 pm, 18/05/2017
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 18/05/2017
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 15/05/2017