Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Defibrillator Use | SheppartonColorectal cancer | KiallaImaging update – what test to order and when | SheppartonAllied health webinar for the Lower Hume region | OnlineMental health in general practice | SheppartonStrengthening response to family violence | WallanTriage in general practice settings | SheppartonProstate cancer and androgen deprivation therapy | KiallaGeneral practice active learning module on COPD | Shepparton

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May 2019

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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Prostate cancer and androgen deprivation therapy | Kialla

May 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Woolshed @ Emerald Bank, 7719 Goulburn Valley Highway
Kialla, Victoria 3631 Australia
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This event will provide education on Androgren Deprivation Therapy (ADT) management for prostate cancer patients and introducte a local ADT action plan. The ADT plan will provide local GPs with recommendations for the commencement of treatment, guidelines for the management and monitoring of the potential side effects of therapy, and continuing care required for prostate cancer patients. Click here for full details on the flyer RSVP by 6 May. Click here to register.  

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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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June 2019

Strengthening response to family violence | Wallan

June 5 @ 6:45 pm - 9:30 pm
The Grove, Hidden Valley Resort, 189 Hidden Valley Boulevard
Wallan, Victoria 3756 Australia
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This event aims to enhance GPs skills to effectively identify the signs of family violence, to sensitively inquire and respond supportively, referring people onto relevant services. It will develop partnerships between the general practice setting and acute services to strengthen the response within the community. Click here for more information on the flyer RSVP by 15 May. Email your dietary restrictions to sinkeled@humehealth.org.au

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Mental health in general practice | Shepparton

June 18 @ 6:15 pm - 9:30 pm
Quality Hotel Parklake, 481 Wyndham Street
Shepparton, VIC 3630 Australia
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Free

The Australian Primary Mental Health Alliance (APMHA) is delivering a series of training workshops in the Murray PHN region for GPs and practice nurses. This training is IQ&CPD applicable and will focus on: Mental Health in general practice Hepatitis C triage, assessments and referral pathways Click here to download the full program Click here to register online by 11 June 2019

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Allied health webinar for the Lower Hume region | Online

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

This free webinar is for Allied Health practitioners in the Lower Hume region and will provide information on My Health Record. The interactive webinar will include an introduction and overview of My Health Record, how to register and set up access and a Q&A session. Topics An overall view of the My Health Record expansion program An explanation of the features and benefits for both consumers and providers What clinical information is in a My Health Record Privacy and security Registration and…

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Imaging update – what test to order and when | Shepparton

June 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Sebastians Restaurant, 65 Goulburn Valley Highway
Shepparton, VIC 3630 Australia
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Free

Participants will learn about common conditions that may require further investigation with the use of imaging. This will cover all body systems and a wide range of diseases from common musculoskeletal conditions, cardiovascular disease and neurological conditions. Imaging pathway algorithms will be presented and discussed as a clinical decision support tool and educational resource. Common incidental findings will also be discussed along with management guidelines. Learning outcomes Generate appropriate imaging recommendations for common presentations in general practice Distinguish appropriate interventional…

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Colorectal cancer | Kialla

June 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Woolshed @ Emerald Bank, 7719 Goulburn Valley Highway
Kialla, Victoria 3631 Australia
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Free

This event will provide education on colorectal cancer screening, timely referral for colonoscopy at Goulburn Valley Health and an update on current management of colorectal cancer. A brief overview of the Oesophagogastric Cancer Optimal Care Pathway will also be given. Click here for more details on the flyer Click here to RSVP by 21 June

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July 2019

Basic Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Defibrillator Use | Shepparton

July 18 @ 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) prior 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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Introduction to Motivational Interviewing | Shepparton – FULLY BOOKED

July 29 @ 9:15 am - July 30 @ 4:30 pm
Quest Shepparton, 177-183 Welsford St
Shepparton, VIC 3630 Australia
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Free

This two-day training aims to develop a skilled workforce that is better equipped to support people who experience co-occurring mental health and substance misuse issues. Participants will gain an understanding of the spirit of motivational interviewing (MI). A range of exercises and video material will be used in this training session. Learning outcomes The training will introduce participants to the four stages of MI, and the core OARS micro-skills (open-ended questions, affirmations, reflections and summaries). This training qualifies for 12…

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