Learning Outcomes:

  • Connecting the farmer to their work environment through a better understanding of farm risks and hazards
  • Develop an understanding of how AgriSafe TM can improve agricultural health, wellbeing and safety
  • How AgriSafe TM Australia and health professionals can work in collaboration to make a difference in farmers' lives

Speakers:
 Tam Phillips - RN Div1, AgriSafe TM Clinician, GradCert Agricultural Health & Medicine

Dr Kate Graham & Cara Miller - HealthPathways Western Victoria PHN

Open to:
        • GPs & GP Registrars
        • Practice Nurses & Nurse Practitioners
        • Primary Health Care Clinicians
        • Allied Health Professionals
        • Medical Students

This activity has been approved by the RACGP QI& CPD Program in the 2017 -19 triennium 4 Category 2 points.

ACCRM points applied for

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Registrations close: Wednesday 5 June 

For further information contact Vernetta Taylor or phone (03) 5381 1756

Event Date 6:30 pm, 12/06/2019
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 12/06/2019
Cut off date 12:00 pm, 09/05/2019

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Topics:

  • Anatomy & physiology of diabetes
  • Management principles: Nutrition & physical activity
  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Hypoglycaemia & Hyperglycaemia managment
  • Complications prevention
  • Psychological aspects

Target Audience:

  • Primary Care Nurses

Speakers:

  • Yung Nguyen - Credentialled Diabetes Educator - Diabetes Victoria
  • Ivan Chan - Dietitian - Diabetes Victoria

Cost: $40pp - Please see details page for payment details

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Contact: For further information please contact Mebin Baby or call 03 5304 5605

Event Date 8:30 am, 13/06/2019
Event End Date 4:30 pm, 13/06/2019
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 07/06/2019
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We are excited to be running the One Day Emergency Medicine Core Knowledge Course in partnership with the Western Victoria Primary Health Network and the Wimmera Southern Mallee Health Alliance. The course is designed to assist GPs and nursing team members to increase their competency, knowledge and experience in how to deal with a range of urgent, unplanned presentations in Urgent Care Centres. 

Open to:  General Practitioners  & GP Registrars,  Urgent Care Nurses.  Emergency Department Nurses and Registrars

Tuesday 17 June - Venue: Uniting Wimmera Board Room (formerly Wimmera Uniting Care),  185 Baillie Street, Horsham  RSVP 10:00 am 11 June

Saturday 22 June - Venue:  Wimmera Cancer Centre, Cnr Robinson & Arnott Street, Horsham   RSVP 10:00am 17 June

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Event Date 8:15 am, 17/06/2019
Event End Date 5:00 pm, 17/06/2019
Cut off date 10:00 am, 17/06/2019

Last days for $80 early bird special for Women’s health Update.  As of May 17st this price for both nights will increase to $110.

Topic:
Womens Health Active Learning Module

This event will be held over two sessions

  • Tuesday 18 June
  • Tuesday 25 June

Location: Mercure Ballarat Hotel an Convention Centre - 613 Main Road, Ballarat

Target Audience:

  • General Practitioners & Registrars, Practice Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Midwives, Allied Health, HMO & Medical Students

Points: 40 RACGP Category 1 points. This RACGP Cat 1 event is in the process of being adjudicated for accreditation.

Cost: $110pp includes both nights and supper. (For individual nights $60 each night per person - please state which night attending on registering) 

$80 Early bird special if pay by May 17th
Please click on the details button for information on how to pay.

RSVP: Early bird rate closes April 30th. Registrations open until 18th June

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Contact: For further information please contact;
Tamara Sproull or Katrina Martin Western Victoria PHN
phone (03) 5331 6303
GP Liaison Unit - Ballarat Health Services
phone (03) 5320 6676

Event Date 5:30 pm, 18/06/2019
Event End Date 9:30 pm, 25/06/2019

Free training is now available for all Victorians who come into contact with ice-affected people as part of their job

360Edge, Australia’s leading alcohol and other drug consultants, is now delivering free half day workshops to frontline workers across Victoria.

The training will build your confidence, knowledge and skills so you can respond safely and effectively to people affected by the drug ice.

Topics:
Understand the effects of ice and identify users
• Find out how to work safely to protect themselves and others
• Learn how to respond effectively to ice-affected people
• Understand what works in treatment

This training is for anyone who may come in contact with people who use methamphetamine (‘ice’ or ‘speed’). The training is optional and may be eligible for CPD points for most professional bodies

Register

This training is funded by The Victorian Government and delivered by 360 Edge.

For further information view flyer,  contact 360 edge or phone 1300 988 184

Event Date 9:00 am, 19/06/2019
Event End Date 12:30 pm, 19/06/2019

Is your practice ready should an emergency event like a flood, fire or power outage occur? Do you know how to respond to a cyber attack? This webinar will outline how you can be ready for these events utilising the funding that is currently available from DHHS.

Topics:
• What is the Emergency Response Planning Tool (ERPT)?
• Why should your practice have an emergency response plan?
• Security of the ERPT platform
• DHHS funding – for whom and why?

Speaker: John Williams, Director – Healthpoint

Open to:
• Practice Managers & Practice Nurses
• GP’s

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

Event Date 12:00 pm, 19/06/2019
Event End Date 1:00 pm, 03/07/2019

Free training is now available for all Victorians who come into contact with ice-affected people as part of their job

360Edge, Australia’s leading alcohol and other drug consultants, is now delivering free half day workshops to frontline workers across Victoria.

The training will build your confidence, knowledge and skills so you can respond safely and effectively to people affected by the drug ice.

Topics:
Understand the effects of ice and identify users
• Find out how to work safely to protect themselves and others
• Learn how to respond effectively to ice-affected people
• Understand what works in treatment

This training is for anyone who may come in contact with people who use methamphetamine (‘ice’ or ‘speed’). The training is optional and may be eligible for CPD points for most professional bodies

Register

This training is funded by The Victorian Government and delivered by 360 Edge.

For further information view flyer,  contact 360 edge or phone 1300 988 184

Event Date 1:30 pm, 19/06/2019
Event End Date 5:00 pm, 19/06/2019

Topic: What's News in Infertility?

Speakers:

Dr Moses Abe MBBS, FRANZCOG, FRCOG - Obstetrician & Gynaecologist

Jayne Mullen - Scientific Director, Monash IVF

Venue: Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Bayside City Plaza, Level 1 (next door to ANZ) 24-36 Fairy St, Warrnambool Vic 3280

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

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This Event is available in person or Via Webinar

 

Event Date 6:30 pm, 20/06/2019
Event End Date 7:30 pm, 20/06/2019

Learning Outcomes:

  • Discuss recent trends in syphilis, gonorrhoea and chlamydia rates in Victoria
  • Describe the clinical presentation of gonorrhoea, syphilis and chlamydia
  • Identify at-risk patients to screen and test for syphilis, gonorrhoea and chlamydia
  • Manage patient treatment and follow-up for syphilis, gonorrhoea and chlamydia
  • Indentify patients for pre-exposure prophylaxis and initiate treatment, monitor renal function and screen for STIs and HIV appropriately

SpeakerDr Nick Medland, Consultant Sexual Health Physician - Melbourne Sexual Health Centre

Open to:

  • GPs & GP Registrars
  • Practice Managers & Practice Nurses
  • Medical students
  • Pharmacists
  • Allied Health

RACGP: This course has been approved for 4 Category 2 points

Bookings Essential

Webinar is also available. If you wish to join, please email vhhital@nwmphn.org.au after completing registration for more details.

Register and view flyer here

RSVP: Monday 17 June

For more information please contact:
Vernetta Taylor vernetta.taylor@westvicphn.com.au (03) 4310 5112 or VHHITAL@nwmphn.org.au  (03) 9347 1188 (Lien)

Event Date 6:30 pm, 24/06/2019
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 24/06/2019
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 17/06/2019

Open to:
• GP’s
• GP Registrars
• Practice Nurses
• Nurse Practitioners
• Maternal Child Health Nurses

Cost: $130.00 - Payment to be made by credit/debit card (VISA or Mastercard) on enrolment to secure place.

RSVP: Sunday 30 June

Participants can also call (03) 9530 7111 to enrol and make payment over the phone. 
Please mention that you are enrolling in an PHN MIE session and advise the required date.

Limited places available, register early to avoid disappointment.

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Event Date 1:00 pm, 16/07/2019
Event End Date 4:30 pm, 16/07/2019