Events

Topic: Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention

Speaker: Dr David Mitchell

Sponsor: Black Dog 

Open to:

  • GP's and GP Registrars
  • Mental Health Professionals

Points: This activity has been accredited for 40 (Category 1) points, as part of the RACGP QI&CPD Program 2017-19 Triennium. Activity number: 81121

RSVP: Please RSVP by midday 22 June

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Further Information: For further information please contact Debra Harris by email or phone (03) 5304 5603

Event Date 9:00 am, 24/06/2017
Event End Date 5:00 pm, 24/06/2017
Cut off date 6:00 pm, 22/06/2017

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Includes:
Interactive discussion and case scenarios focussing on:
• People with Mental Illness
• People with Opioid Dependence
• Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
• Refugees

Open to:
• Practice Nurses

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

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For further information contact Marg Dempsey

Event Date 6:00 pm, 27/06/2017
Event End Date 8:30 pm, 27/06/2017

Topic: Dr Werner Sinclair – Presenting on what is new in dermatology, services offered and when to refer

Speaker: Dr Werner Sinclair - Dermatologist

Venue:
Staff Training Room
Portland District  Hospital

Contact: Sherin Halliday, CPD Consultant, Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Phone 903) 5564 5888 Or Email

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Event Date 6:00 pm, 27/06/2017
Event End Date 7:00 pm, 27/06/2017

Topic: Responding to Chronic Pain When There is a Possible Opioid Dependency

Speaker: Dr Mike McDonough - Addiction Medicine Specialist

Open to:

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

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

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For further information contact Debra Harris

Event Date 6:00 pm, 29/06/2017
Event End Date 8:00 pm, 29/06/2017

Topic: Dr Werner Sinclair – Presenting on what is new in dermatology, services offered and when to refer

Speaker: Dr Werner Sinclair - Dermatologist

Venue: Training Room Westvic PHN, Fairy Street, Warrnambool

Contact: Sherin Halliday, CPD Consultant, Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Phone 903) 5564 5888 Or Email

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Event Date 6:30 pm, 04/07/2017
Event End Date 7:30 pm, 04/07/2017

Western Victoria PHN is supporting the establishment of a GP psychological support group (Balint) in Colac.

The program aims to:
- provide a confidential and empathic environment for medical practitioners to reflect on their own wellbeing and practice,
- promote a culture of self-care and reflective practice among medical practitioners,
- to improve doctor-patient relationship skills

The new group will meet regularly in Colac on the 2nd Monday of the month from 7:30pm - 8:30pm and will be facilitated by Mental Health Social Worker or Psychologist.

The first meeting will be held on Monday 10th July from 7:30-8:30pm at Colac Area Health, Otway Blue Room (next to main entrance on Connor St).
Parking is available in the CAH car park.

Places are limited to 8 GPs for this group

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For more information, contact Tamara Holmes 0404 112 885 or Lyndall McNeil

Event Date 7:30 pm, 10/07/2017
Event End Date 8:30 pm, 10/07/2017
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Topic: COPD: What's new in 2017?

Speaker: Professor Christine McDonald, Director of the Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Austin Health

Venue: Horsham RSL, 36 McLachlan Street, Horsham

Contact: Heather Macdonald, Respiratory Nurse Educator, Wimmera Health Care Group, Phone: 0437 531 722 or email

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Event Date 6:00 pm, 18/07/2017
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 18/07/2017
Cut off date 12:00 pm, 11/07/2017

Topics:
• Causes, treatment
• Lymphoedema Clinic – criteria, service description
• Role of the GP & Physiotherapist

Speakers:
• Dr Deb Harley - General Practitioner
• Theresa Bauer - Physiotherapist Specialist

Open to:
• GP's  & GP Registrars
• Practice Nurses & Nurse Practitioners
• Aboriginal Health Workers
• Chinese Medicine Practitioners
• Chiropractors, Exercise Physiologists, Occupational Therapists, Orthotists, Osteopaths,  Pharmacists, Physiotherapists

This event is available in person or via webinar

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For further information contact Helene Gilmore

Event Date 6:30 pm, 18/07/2017
Event End Date 8:30 pm, 18/07/2017

Topics:
• Find out how Western Victoria PHN can support you
• Hear from local health services
• Connect with local primary health care professionals
• Includes Health Services Expo

Speakers:
• Western Victoria PHN
• Local Health Services

Open to:
• Practice Nurses
• Allied Health Professionals
• Nurse Practitioners
• Practice Managers

Venue:
St Mary's Library & Research Centre
Cnr Myers & Bellarine Street, Geelong

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For further information contact Lyndall McNeill

Event Date 5:45 pm, 19/07/2017
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 19/07/2017

Topic: Tips & Tricks - Business development wins and how they did it

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, 20/07/2017
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 20/07/2017
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 17/07/2017

Topic: Cardiac Rehabilitation

Speaker: Dr Sanath Weerakkody, Specialist Physician, Wimmera Medical Centre

Venue: Wimmera Health Care Group, Arapilies Building, 83 Baillie Street, Horsham, Vic 3400

Contact: Belinda Browne, CPD Consultant, Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Phone (03) 5381 1756 or email

This event is available in person or via video conference. No registration required if you are attending in person. If you are attending via video conference, please register here

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Event Date 12:30 pm, 20/07/2017
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 20/07/2017

Topic: Tips & Tricks - Business development wins and how they did it

Venue: Western Victoria Primary Health Network, 148 Baillie Street, Horsham, Vic 3402 (03) 4310 5106
 
Time: 1pm - 2pm
 
Open to: Practice Managers and staff alike
 
Points: Each seminar will attract 5 CPD points for AAPM members
 
For further information please contact Tanya Hahne  (03) 4310 5106
 
Event Date 1:00 pm, 20/07/2017
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 20/07/2017

Topic: Tips & Tricks - Business development wins and how they did it

Venue: Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Bayside City Plaza, 24-36 Fairy Street, Warrnambool Vic 3280
 
Time: 1pm - 2pm
 
Open to: Practice Managers and staff alike
 
Points: Each seminar will attract 5 CPD points for AAPM members
 
For further information please contact Rachael Bond (03) 5564 5823
 
Event Date 1:00 pm, 20/07/2017
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 20/07/2017

Topic: Tips & Tricks - Business Development Wins and How They Did It

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

Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Open to: Practice Managers and Practice Staff

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For further information please contact Jenny Boyd or Ph: (03) 5222 0802

Event Date 1:00 pm, 20/07/2017
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 20/07/2017

Topic:Sepsis Update, What's New in Sepsis 3

Speaker: Dr Susan Thomas, Emergency Department at South West Health Care

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

Contact: Sherin Halliday, CPD Consult, Western Victoria Primary Health Netwrk, Phone (03) 5564 5888 or email

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Event Date 1:00 pm, 21/07/2017
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 21/07/2017

Topic: Sports Medicine

Speaker: Dr Greg Harris, Sports Medicine Physician, Ballarat Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Venue: Stawell Regional Health, Education Centre, Sloane Street, Stawell, Vic, 3380

Contact: Belinda Browne, CPD Consultant, Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Phoe: (03) 5381 1756 Or Email

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Event Date 7:00 pm, 24/07/2017
Event End Date 24 07 2017
Cut off date 12:00 pm, 17/07/2017

Topic: Mandatory Reporting of Children to the Child Protection Unit

Speaker: Dr Anne Smith, Director, Victorian Forensic Paediatric Medical Service

Venue: Horsham Golf Club, 304 Golf Course Road, Haven (Via Horsham) Vic, 3401

Contact: Belinda Browne, CPD Consultant, Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Phone (03) 5381 1756 or email

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Event Date 7:00 pm, 24/07/2017
Event End Date 24 07 2017
Cut off date 12:00 pm, 24/07/2017

Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention

Speaker:
•    Kathy O’Grady - Black Dog Institute

Open to:
•    GP's, GP Registrars, Psychologists, Social Workers

Venue:
Westvic PHN
131 Myers Street, Geelong

RSVP by Monday 17 July

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For further information contact Helene Gilmore

Event Date 2:30 pm, 26/07/2017
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 26/07/2017
Cut off date 6:00 pm, 17/07/2017

Topic: Management of Immunisation Emergencies and CPR

Facilitator:  Premium Health

Target Audience:

  • Nurse Immunisers
  • Primary Health Care Nurses

Registrations: Click here to register, registrations close Tuesday 25 July.

Cost: $95 payable to Premium Health when you register

Light lunch provided

For further information please contact Marg Dempsey

Event Date 11:00 am, 28/07/2017
Event End Date 3:30 pm, 28/07/2017
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 25/07/2017

Topics:
• Pneumococcal disease – A patient and family perspective
• Immunisations for people with a non-functioning spleen
• Surveillance of Adverse Events Following Immunisation
• Travel Health
• Principles of performing catch-up immunisations; includes case scenarios
• National and Victorian Immunisation Program Update

Open to:
• Primary Health Care Nurses
• Immunisation Providers
• GPs

Venue:
Rydges Geelong
Corner Myers Street & Gheringhap Street, Geelong

Cost:
$100.00

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For further information ph: 5222 0800 or email: info

Event Date 8:15 am, 29/07/2017
Event End Date 4:30 pm, 29/07/2017
Cut off date 18 07 2017