Events

Topic: Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention

Speaker: Dr Guy Gordon - General Practitioner

Venue: Wimmera Business Centre, 62 Darlot Street, Horsham Vic 3400

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

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Event Date 9:00 am, 19/08/2017
Event End Date 5:00 pm, 19/08/2017
Cut off date 7:00 am, 14/08/2017
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We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Topic: Recent Advances in Management of Systolic Heart Failure

Speaker: Rodney Reddy - Cardiologist

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, 22/08/2017
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 22/08/2017

Topic:
• Motivational interviewing and its application in general practice
• How to use motivational interviewing with patients who are using alcohol and drugs

Speaker:
• Kate Hall - Psychologist, Deakin University

Open to:
• GP's & GP Registrars
• Practice Nurses
• Nurse Practitioners
• Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Social Workers

Venue:
Level 2 Conference Roomn
Westvic PHN
131 Myers Street, Geelong

This event is available in-person or via webinar

RSVP: Closes 15 August

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For further information contact Sylvia Melville

Event Date 6:30 pm, 22/08/2017
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 22/08/2017
Cut off date 6:00 pm, 15/08/2017

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Topic: Trans & Gender Diverse Clinical and Social Models of Care - Assisting Your Patient

Speakers: 

  • Dr Nic Brayshaw - General Practitioner
  • Dr Madeline Fernbach - Clinical Psychologist
  • StarLady - Zoe Bell - Gender Collective Youth Project Officer

Open to:

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

Venue: Western Victoria Primary Health Nertwork, Bailey's Mansion, 101 Drummond Street North, Ballarat

Time: 6:00pm - 6:30pm Light refreshments and Registration, Lecture 6:30pm - 9:00pm

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For further information contact Debra Harris

Event Date 6:00 pm, 24/08/2017
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 24/08/2017

Topic: Sepsis Update - Whats New in Sepsis 3

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

Venue:  Western Victoria 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 6:30 pm, 24/08/2017
Event End Date 7:30 pm, 24/08/2017

Brought to you by the National Asthma Council Australia as part of the Asthma Best Practice for Health Professionals Program and Western Victoria PHN

The Spirometry Training Course provides comprehensive training in the application, measurement and interpretation of expiratory spirometry in general practice. The interactive workshop includes hands-on components to allow participants to apply their new knowledge in a practical setting.

Topic: Spirometry Training

Open to: Practice Nurses

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

Registration: 8:30am to commence training at 9:00am - 4:00pm

Cost: Free

RSVP: Please RSVP by 22 August for catering purposes. Only 14 places available

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Event Date 8:30 am, 26/08/2017
Event End Date 4:00 pm, 26/08/2017
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 22/08/2017

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Topic: Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention

Speaker: Dr Kathy O'Grady - General Practitioner

Venue: Ararat RSL, 74-76 High Street, Ararat 3377

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

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Event Date 9:00 am, 26/08/2017
Event End Date 5:00 pm, 26/08/2017
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 19/08/2017
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Topic: Approach to the Red Eye in a GP Setting

Speaker: Dr Trent Roydhouse - Opthalmologist

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, 29/08/2017
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 29/08/2017

Topics:
• What is thunderstorm asthma?
• Who is at risk?
• What to do if thunderstorm asthma is forecast
• Asthma management
• Asthma action plans
• Acute asthma
• Asthma and allergies

Speaker:
• Judi Wicking - Project Manager/Asthma & Respiratory Educator

Open To:
• General Practitioners
• Practice Nurses
• GP Registrars
• Nurse Practitioners
• Aboriginal Health Workers
• Occupational Therapists
• Pharmacists
• Physiotherapists

This event is available in person or via webinar

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For further information contact Helene Gilmore

Event Date 7:00 pm, 29/08/2017
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 29/08/2017

Topic: Thunderstorm Asthma Workshop

Speaker: Michelle Evans, National Asthma Council Australia

Venue: Western Victoria 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 6:30 pm, 31/08/2017
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 31/08/2017

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

Open to:
• GP's & GP Registrars
• Practice Nurses
• Nurse Practitioners
• Allied Health Professionals
• Hospital Medical Officers
• Medical Students

Venue:
Horsham Golf Club
304 Golf Course Road, Haven (via Horsham)

Registrations close Monday 28 August 2017

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For further information contact Belinda Browne

Event Date 7:00 pm, 04/09/2017
Event End Date 9:30 pm, 04/09/2017
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 28/08/2017

Topic: Understanding Common Adrenal Conditions - Essential Investigations and Management

Speaker: Anthony Kemp - Endocrinologist and Consultant Physician

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

Topics:
• Overview of presentations across Victoria – collaborating
• Category 4 & 8 medications
• Z class medications

Speakers:
• Malcolm Dobbin – Dept of Health and Human Services
• Pene Wood - Pharmacist

Open to:
• GP's, GP Registrars
• Practice Nurses
• Nurse Practitioners
• Aboriginal Health Workers
• Pharmacists

This event is available in person or via webinar

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For further information, contact Helene Gilmore

 

Event Date 6:30 pm, 05/09/2017
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 05/09/2017

Topic: Housing & Homelessness Ice Training for Frontline Workers

360 Edge is delivering face-to-face ice training for frontline workers across multiple workforces as part of the Victorian Government’s Ice Action Plan.

The training is designed to build the knowledge and skills of frontline workers, so they can safely and effectively respond to people affected by ice.

Training sessions will run for half a day and cover de-escalation, managing tricky behaviours, and supporting someone to get help.

It is free for workers.

Trainer: Sandra Simpson

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

Sessions: 2 Session times are available, Please click on session to be directed to the registration page

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Event Date 9:00 am, 06/09/2017
Event End Date 5:00 pm, 06/09/2017

Topic: Thunderstorm Asthma

Speaker: Judi Wicking, Asthma and Respiratory Educator

Venue: Education Centre, Stawell Regional Health

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, 06/09/2017
Event End Date 9:30 pm, 06/09/2017
Cut off date 30 08 2017

Topic: Health Ice Training for Frontline Workers

360 Edge is delivering face-to-face ice training for frontline workers across multiple workforces as part of the Victorian Government’s Ice Action Plan.

The training is designed to build the knowledge and skills of frontline workers, so they can safely and effectively respond to people affected by ice.

Training sessions will run for half a day and cover de-escalation, managing tricky behaviours, and supporting someone to get help.

It is free for workers.

Trainer: Sandra Simpson

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

Sessions: 2 Session times are available, Please click on session to be directed to the registration page

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Event Date 9:00 am, 07/09/2017
Event End Date 5:00 pm, 07/09/2017

Topic: Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD)

Speaker: Dr Rosemarie Shea, Consultant Physician in Geriatric Medicine, Ballarat Health Services

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, 07/09/2017
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 07/09/2017

Topic: Managing Sexual & Reproductive Health In a New Era

Speakers: Rochelle Hamilton, Sexual & Reproductive Health Clinical Nurse Consultant & Susan Pearson, Family Planning

Venue: Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Ground Conference Room, 131 Myers Street, Geelong, Vic 3220

For further information contact Helene Gilmore

This event is available in person or Via Webinar

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Event Date 6:30 pm, 07/09/2017
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 07/09/2017

In support of Jean Hailes Women’s Health Week 4-8 September Western Victoria Primary Health Network Ballarat are delighted to be hosting a networking event open to General Practitioners, Allied Health Professionals, Practice Nurses, Practice Managers and alike.

We invite you to take the time to make your health a priority and join us to network with your colleagues and find out how to improve your chances of getting healthy sleep.

Topic: Craving Pillow Time: Improve your chances of getting healthy sleep and learn progressive muscle relaxation techniques presented by psychologist Jacqui White who has a passion for holistic wellness including sleep.

Venue: Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Bailey's Mansion, 101 Drummond Street North, Ballarat

Time:

  • 12:30pm - 1:00pm - Networking and Lunch (Light lunch and refreshments provided by Western Victoria Primary Health Network
  • 1:00pm - 2:00pm - Craving Pillow Time

RSVP: Please RSVP by Monday 4 September

 

Event Date 12:30 pm, 08/09/2017
Event End Date 2:00 pm, 08/09/2017
Registration Start Date 17 08 2017
Cut off date 6:00 pm, 04/09/2017
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An interactive workshop for Practice Managers

Topics:
• Identify Training needs
• Training and Learning styles
• Confident delivery
• Write a learning plan
• How to develop a training session
• Assess competency
• Value and learn from feedback

Speaker:
• Jen Flakemore, Establish Practice Support

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

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For further information, contact Jenny Boyd

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