Learn how to use the available tools and resources to provide supportive care for cancer patients in the primary care setting.

Topics:
• Overview of Optimal Care Pathways for cancer; where to find them and how to use them.
• Supportive care for patients with a cancer diagnosis; what is involved and resources available
• MBS item numbers to sustain the role of the Practice Nurse in cancer supportive care
• Working together: Practices Nurses and the role of local Cancer Resource Nurses

Speakers:
Carmel O’Kane – Cancer Nurse Practitioner, Wimmera Health Care Group
Tanya Hahne –Optimal Care Pathways Project Officer, Western Victoria PHN

Open to:
• Practice Nurses
• Medical Practice Assistants
• Aboriginal Health Workers
• Practice Managers

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For further information contact Tanya Hahne or phone (03) 4310 5106

Event Date 12:00 pm, 19/09/2019
Event End Date 1:00 pm, 19/09/2019

Topic: Women's Health Update 2019

Speakers: 

Dr Rosy Buchanan, MBBS, FRANZCOG, Director of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, South West Healthcare

Dr Kristin Cornell, BSc, MBBS, Masters of Reproductive Medicine, Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Dr Sam Newbury, MBBS, FRANZCOG Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Venue: Lady Bay Resort, 2 Pertobe Road, Warrnambool Vic 3280

Contact: Joy Ticchi, CPD Consultant, Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Phone 5564 5888 or Email

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Event Date 6:30 pm, 03/10/2019
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 03/10/2019

This interactive workshop on Wound Management is facilitated by wound specialist Jan Rice who has been heavily involved in wound care since 1979.

Speaker:
• Jan Rice - Director, Wound Care Services Pty Ltd

Open to:
• General Practitioners
• GP Registrars
• Practice Nurses
• Nurse Practitioners
• Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Workers

6 RACGP Category Two points

Cost: $80.00 pp.
Payment is required when registering to confirm your place. View details page for payment details.
No refunds will be given for cancellations after Monday 30 Septemer 2019.

For more information click on details below, view flyer, contact Joy Ticchi or phone (03) 5564 5830

Event Date 5:45 pm, 07/10/2019
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 07/10/2019

RACGP Accredited CPR Course

Speaker:
Steve Mulligan - Accredited CPR Trainer

Open to:
General Practitioners

Cost: $40 - Please see details tab for payment options

This event is limited to 15 Participants

5 RACGP Category Two points

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For further information contact Helene Gilmore

Event Date 6:30 pm, 08/10/2019
Event End Date 8:00 pm, 08/10/2019

The Victorian Paediatric Clinical Network is hosting an information evening for general practitioners and practice staff on paediatric tonsillectomy +/- adenoidectomy. This session will inform participants on how to support decision making around treatment options for children with obstructive sleep apnoea and recurrent tonsillitis. Paediatric HealthPathways and considerations for Ear, Nose and Throat surgeon referrals will be covered. Clinicians will be introduced to new state-wide consumer resources (narrative videos and decision aid) to assist parents to make informed treatment choices.

Speakers:

  • Dr Scott Parsons - Statewide Paediatric Healthpathways - The Royal Children's Hospital
  • Associate Professor Gillian Nixon - Safer Care Victoria & Monash Children's Hospital
  • Mr Mark Guirguis - ENT Specialist Surgeon Ballarat
  • Dr Tina Campbell - Healthily
  • Libby White - Safer Care Victoria

Target Audience:

  • General Practitioners & Registrars
  • Practice Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Practice Managers
  • ENTs - ENT Surgeons
  • Paediatricians

Points: 4 Category 2 Points

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For more information please contact Sophie Bond or Tamara Sproull or call (03) 5331 6303

Event Date 5:30 pm, 09/10/2019
Event End Date 8:00 pm, 09/10/2019
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 07/10/2019
25

Learning Outcomes
• Implanon NXT Insertion and Removal Training Theory (1 hour)
• Practical Insertion and Removal Training (30 minutes)

Trainer
• Dr Sue Barker - General Practitioner

Open to
• GP's & GP Registrars
• Practice Nurses
• Nurse Practitioners

Register
Cost $20 payable upon registration

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For further information contact CPD Geelong

Event Date 6:30 pm, 09/10/2019
Event End Date 8:00 pm, 09/10/2019

Speaker:
Dr Sanil Rege - MBBS, MRCPsych, FRANZCP

Open to:
GPs & GP Registrars

Venue:
Rydges Geelong
Cnr Gheringhap & Myers Street, Geelong

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For further information contact CPD team or phone 5222 0804

Event Date 9:00 am, 12/10/2019
Event End Date 5:30 pm, 12/10/2019

Dr Shannon McCarthy (endocrinologist) will give a brief overview on current T2DM treatment options followed by a case study workshop where our panel of Health Care Professionals will debate treatment options with crowd participation. A live case-by-case poll will determine outcomes. Attendees will be provided with a summary post event.

Speaker:
• Dr Shannon McCarthy (MBBS FRACGP) Endocrinologist – Barwon Endocrinology

Panelists:
• Dr John Sowerby (GP), Dr Hugh Seward (GP), Dr Janelle Lee (GP), Dr Tudor Jones (GP), Ms Olga Lutzko (DE)

Open to:
• GPs & GP Registrars
• Specialists
• Practice Nurses
• Any relevant Allied Health professionals

Please email any patient case studies you wish to be presented (anonymously) on the night to CPDgeelong@westvicphn.com.au by Wednesday, 9th of October.

For further information click details, view flyer or contact the CPD Team or call 5222 0804

Event Date 6:30 pm, 14/10/2019
Event End Date 9:30 pm, 14/10/2019

Dr Shannon McCarthy (endocrinologist) will give a brief overview on current T2DM treatment options followed by a case study workshop where our panel of Health Care Professionals will debate treatment options with crowd participation. A live case-by-case poll will determine outcomes. Attendees will be provided with a summary post event.

Speaker:
• Dr Shannon McCarthy (MBBS FRACGP) Endocrinologist – Barwon Endocrinology

Panelists:
• Dr John Sowerby (GP), Dr Hugh Seward (GP), Dr Janelle Lee (GP), Dr Tudor Jones (GP), Ms Olga Lutzko (DE)

Open to:
• GPs & GP Registrars
• Specialists
• Practice Nurses
• Any relevant Allied Health professionals

Please email any patient case studies you wish to be presented (anonymously) on the night to CPDgeelong@westvicphn.com.au by Wednesday, 9th of October.

For further information click details, view flyer or contact the CPD Team or call 5222 0804

Event Date 7:00 pm, 14/10/2019
Event End Date 9:30 pm, 14/10/2019

Western Victoria PHN are excited to be hosting a comprehensive workshop presented by MediCoach Facilitator Kim Poyner:

Session 1 - Triaging: A whole of practice responsibility

Session 2 - Patient Centred Care Planning (MBS and Care Plans)

Speaker: Kim Poyner - MediCoach Facilitator

Open to:
• Practice Nurses
• Practice Managers
• Practice Staff
• GP's & Registrars

Cost: $40.00 - required to confirm registration
Preferred method of payment can be found on the details page

Registrations Close:Thursday 10 October

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For further information click on the details button below or contact: Rebecca Hudson, Clair McDonald or Vernetta Taylor or phone 5381 1756

Event Date 9:30 am, 15/10/2019
Event End Date 12:45 pm, 15/10/2019
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 10/10/2019