Infection 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 SettingSelf-care in the COVID-19 contextDual Diagnosis Essentials | Bendigo FULLY BOOKEDAsthma and Respiratory Management Seminar for Nurses | Wangaratta

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May 2020

Asthma and Respiratory Management Seminar for Nurses | Wangaratta

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Quality Hotel Wangaratta Gateway, 29-37 Ryley Street
Wangaratta, VIC 3677 Australia
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This seminar provides role-specific education on best-practice asthma and respiratory management for nurses. Starting with the principles of diagnosis and management, each session will then cover: current statistics, paediatric and adult asthma, allergy, medications, device technique and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, followed by an overview of conducting spirometry in general practice. Click here for more details on the flyer Click here to RSVP by 24 April - note places are limited

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Dual Diagnosis Essentials | Bendigo FULLY BOOKED

May 12 @ 9:30 am - May 13 @ 4:30 pm
Quality Inn Colonial, 483-485 High Street
Golden Square, VIC 3555 Australia
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This two-day training workshop aims to develop a skilled workforce that is better equipped to support people who experience co-occurring mental health and substance misuse issues; otherwise referred to as dual diagnosis. Click here for full details on the flyer This event is fully booked. Click here to register for the waitlist.

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Self-care in the COVID-19 context

May 26 @ 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 1 | 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…

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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
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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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