General practice active learning module on COPD | SheppartonMedico-legal hot topics | SheppartonAllied health professionals networking event | SheppartonGeneral Practice Workshops: Accreditation and Cybersecurity | SheppartonBasic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and defibrillator use | SheppartonTransition to RACGP Standards 5th edition | SheppartonPreparing for SafeScript: Quality management of high-risk medicines | Shepparton – FULLY BOOKEDWorking with Families Workshops | SheppartonAddressing Eating Disorders in Primary Care | Shepparton

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March 2019

Addressing Eating Disorders in Primary Care | Shepparton

March 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Parklake, 481 Wyndham Street
Shepparton, Victoria 3630 Australia
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Free

Eating disorders affect approximately 9% of Australians; have one of the highest mortality rates of any mental illness; and require a multidisciplinary approach. When armed with the right information, screening and referral tools, GPs, psychologists, dietitians and primary health care professionals play an important role in early identification and supporting recovery. The National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) and Murray PHN invite all medical and health professionals working in the Murray PHN region to a FREE introductory education evening covering: screening…

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Working with Families Workshops | Shepparton

March 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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This interactive workshop is full of demonstrations, clinical discussion and practical skills so you walk away with new and effective ways of working with families of people who use alcohol and other drugs. Understand how different families function and how that affects treatment Discover how to establish a collaboration and utilise it to improve outcomes for people in treatment and their families Learn how to harness families' wisdom to get better outcomes for everyone Walk away with a 5 step…

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Preparing for SafeScript: Quality management of high-risk medicines | Shepparton – FULLY BOOKED

March 28 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sebastians Restaurant, 65 Goulburn Valley Highway
Shepparton, VIC 3630 Australia
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This training provides a SafeScript overview, information on high-risk medicine misuse in the community, best practice for prescribing and dispensing high-risk medicines, and explores ways of managing people who are at risk for high-risk medicine misuse. Click here for the flyer This event is fully booked.

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April 2019

Transition to RACGP Standards 5th edition | Shepparton

April 3 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
Department of Rural Health, 49 Graham Street
Shepparton, Victoria 3630 Australia
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The training will include a full day interactive workshop with presentations, activities and group discussions where participants are encouraged to share their own experiences. An AGPAL experienced surveyor will be used to facilitate the workshop. The workshop will focus on: the revised structure of the 5th edition standards the purpose of the new edition explanatory notes within the Standards intent of the new indicators suggested forms of evidence mandatory and aspirational Indicators mapping what has changed between the 4th and…

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Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and defibrillator use | Shepparton

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Murray PHN | Goulburn Valley office, 100a High Street
Shepparton, VIC 3630 Australia
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$50

A CPR certificate needs to be updated at least every three years to comply with practice accreditation and RACGP QI&CPD requirements. Murray PHN is offering a two-hour training course to be provided by Bronwyn McKenzie, Extend Health Education. Note: Participants must create a Unique Student Identifier (USI)  to the event and bring it with them on the night. Learning outcomes Implement the latest Australian Resuscitation Council guidelines in the execution of CPR Describe the principles of CPR Adequately assess the…

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General Practice Workshops: Accreditation and Cybersecurity | Shepparton

April 29 @ 8:45 am - 8:30 pm
The Parklake, 481 Wyndham Street
Shepparton, Victoria 3630 Australia
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This training focuses on core RACGP accreditation requirements and cybersecurity, for practices and practice managers. Four workshops are available, and participants can attend one or all three workshops (note: Workshop 4 Cybersecurity is a repeat of Workshop 2). See the flyer for further information and workshop session times. Click here for the flyer Click here to RSVP by Monday 22 April

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Allied health professionals networking event | Shepparton

April 30 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Fryers Street Food Store, 53 Fryers Street
Shepparton, Victoria 3630 Australia
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Murray PHN is hosting a FREE networking breakfast for allied health professionals. At this event you will: Be given tips on how to register for My Health Record, saving you valuable time Learn how your practice and patients can benefit from My Health Record Receive up-to-date information on the latest My Health Record legislation changes Discover how Murray PHN’s programs can benefit your practice. Click here for the flyer RSVP by Tuesday 23 April by clicking here

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May 2019

Medico-legal hot topics | Shepparton

May 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Department of Rural Health, 49 Graham Street
Shepparton, Victoria 3630 Australia
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Free

These meetings follow on from the education events last year outlining changes to the Medical Treatment Act. There were many requests for an update on Medico-legal requirements for general practice across a range of areas. Topics Changes to the Medical Treatment Act Amendments to the Privacy Act My Health Record – consent implications SafeScript – legislative requirements Medico-legal case studies Questions Click here for the flyer Click here to RSVP by Thursday 2 May.

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General practice active learning module on COPD | Shepparton

May 11 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
The Parklake, 481 Wyndham Street
Shepparton, Victoria 3630 Australia
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Are you ready for COPD exacerbation season? Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is the second leading cause of avoidable hospital admissions in Australia. Often under and misdiagnosed, once identified COPD poses significant long term management challenges for general practice. This Active Learning Module, which has 40 category 1 points, aims to increase the knowledge, confidence and skills of general practitioners in the diagnosis and management of COPD. For more details, including the registration form click here  

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Triage in general practice settings | Shepparton

May 20 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Department of Rural Health, 49 Graham Street
Shepparton, Victoria 3630 Australia
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Non-clinical staff, such as receptionists, are usually the first port of call for patients accessing care in general practice. They make decisions about who receives an appointment that day, who needs immediate care, or who can wait until the next available appointment, but what guides their decisions? This workshop outlines the robust systems and processes that support reception staff to safely and appropriately triage patients, based on RACGP standards. Participants explore the critical role of clinical staff supporting safe triage…

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