Conservative and surgical management of hip pain | WebinarInfection control update for outreach workers | WebinarImmunisation Update: Recent NIP Changes | WebinarInfection Control Update for Residential Aged Care Facilities | WebinarCOVID-19 infection control update | WebinarSelf-care in the COVID-19 contextCOVID-19 and beyond: Overview and Q & A | WebinarWorkplace collaboration and coordination in the COVID-19 contextPalliative Care in the Community and Residential Care Setting

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May 2020

Palliative Care in the Community and Residential Care Setting

May 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Free

In partnership with Albury Wodonga Health, we are hosting the webinar Palliative Care in the Community and Residential Care Setting, during National Palliative Care Week 2020 (Sunday 24 May – Saturday 30 May). The interactive webinar is for general practitioners, residential care staff and other health professionals and will feature a case-based discussion followed by a Q+A session with a multi-disciplinary panel. Panel members: Ms Kathy Vickers, Nurse, Mercy Albury Community Palliative Care Mr Mick Dobson, Occupational Therapist, Wodonga Community…

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June 2020

Workplace collaboration and coordination in the COVID-19 context

June 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free

Murray PHN has commissioned the Australian Psychological Society to provide two webinars outlining information and education around managing self-care and navigating collaboration and coordination during the COVID-19 pandemic. The webinars are available at no charge to all health care workers including frontline and behind the scenes staff working in the Murray PHN region. Webinar 2 | Workplace collaboration and coordination in the COVID-19 context This webinar focuses on work relationships in a health care environment and topics include: the differential…

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COVID-19 and beyond: Overview and Q & A | Webinar

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Free

Target audience: Practice managers and practice nurses Murray PHN invites you to a lunchtime webinar, facilitated by Riwka Hagen from Medical Business Services and Kim Poyner from MediCoach. Topics to be covered include: Tele-coaching to maximise value in care planning activities, including MBS items overview, work flows and team-based services Assessing readiness and onboarding clients for telehealth Example models of service delivery Click here to RSVP.

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July 2020

Self-care in the COVID-19 context

July 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

The Australian Psychological Society is re-running this webinar due to technical issues the first time. The webinar is available at no charge to all health care workers, including frontline and behind the scenes staff working in the Murray PHN region. Self-care in the COVID-19 context This webinar focuses on how health practitioners can look after themselves during this time and topics include: What COVID-19 means for health care workers ‘Normal’ stress reactions and anxieties Managing uncertainty, stress and burnout Strategies…

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COVID-19 infection control update | Webinar

July 29 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Presenter: Margaret Jennings, Microbiologist, Infection Prevention & Control Educator and Consultant to General Practice Topics include: 1. Patient through-flow to reduce risk – reception 2. Phone calls and masks, "Why are you on the phone and attending to patients at reception"? Ideas. 3. Why outside is a big reducer of risk 4. Transmission by smaller droplets – when is it a risk? 5. Using risk levers by knowing what the hierarchy of most to least effective is 6. Cleaning and disinfecting…

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August 2020

Infection Control Update for Residential Aged Care Facilities | Webinar

August 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Presenter: Margaret Jennings, Microbiologist, Infection Prevention & Control Educator and Consultant to General Practice Topics include: About SARS-2-CoV the virus and COVID-19 the infection - what we know about transmission and our habits that contribute to this? What measures do I take at work to reduce risk to other staff and residents? What further symptoms have been added over the past four months? What are we finding are the after effects of this illness? What is droplet and contact transmission…

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Immunisation Update: Recent NIP Changes | Webinar

August 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Free
Immunisation

Target audience: General Practitioners, Nurse Immunisers and other health professionals. Presenter: Dr Peter Eizenberg, Director, Doctors of Ivanhoe; Member, AusVaxSafety Advisory Committee, NCIRS; Member, Immunisation Coalition SAC; Member, Influenza Specialist Group; Former Executive Director, North East Valley Division of General Practice Topics: Overview of ATAGI Recommendations Pneumococcal & Meningococcal Vaccination Schedule Changes in VIC Implementation of NIP changes Click here to RSVP by 5.00pm, Wednesday 12 August

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Infection control update for outreach workers | Webinar

August 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Presenter: Margaret Jennings, Microbiologist, Infection Prevention and Control Educator Target audience: Support facilitators, mental health workers and other professionals providing outreach services. Topics include: Should you be working with your clients i.e. are you immunocompromised? Alternatives How much appetite for risk do you have? Risk drivers up and down Transmission, asymptomatic/presymptomatic, infectiousness at various points in infection Self-symptom check and client/ client household symptom check - alternatives if you are symptomatic Hand hygiene ABHR (alcohol) PPE checklist when and how…

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Conservative and surgical management of hip pain | Webinar

August 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free

This webinar focuses on the optimal conservative management of hip pain as well as advances in surgical treatment including hip replacement. Presenters Mr Daevyd Rodda is an orthopaedic surgeon widely regarded for Anterior Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement Surgery. Dr Rodda also has an interest in all aspects of hip and knee surgery, sporting and general orthopaedic trauma. Clinical Professor Leanne Rowe AM is a GP and past Chairman of the RACGP. She co-authored “Every Doctor: Healthier Doctors = Healthier Patients” with…

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Infection control update for residential aged care facilities | Webinar

August 27 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Free

Presenter: Margaret Jennings, Microbiologist, Infection Prevention and Control Educator and Consultant Topics include: About SARS-2-CoV the virus and COVID-19 the infection – targeting throat, eyes and lungs. Emerging symptoms to add to the list and some nasty surprises with after effects. Transmission – how this virus finds you. The evidence for droplet transmission – explaining droplets. When does airborne transmission become an issue. What measures do I take at work to reduce risk to other staff and residents? Tips with…

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