Medico-legal hot topics | AlburyTriage in general practice settings | SheppartonProstate cancer and androgen deprivation therapy | KiallaTriage in general practice settings | BendigoGeneral practice active learning module on COPD | SheppartonLoddon Mallee Allied Health Conference | BendigoImmunisation Update | EchucaMedico-legal hot topics | SheppartonMedico-legal hot topics | Bendigo

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May 2019

Medico-legal hot topics | Bendigo

May 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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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 Wednesday 1 May.

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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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Immunisation Update | Echuca

May 9 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Quest Echuca, 25-29 Heygarth Street
Echuca, Victoria 3564 Australia
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Free
Immunisation

Immunisation reduces mortality and morbidity in vaccine-preventable diseases, with GPs playing a key role as immunisation providers and advocates. With immunisation schedules continually updated, providers need to refresh their knowledge of the latest immunisation guidelines and catch up recommendations for people of all ages. Click here for the flyer Click here to RSVP by Friday 3 May 2019

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Loddon Mallee Allied Health Conference | Bendigo

May 10 @ 8:30 am - 3:30 pm
All Seasons Hotel, 171-183 McIvor Road
Bendigo, Vic 3550 Australia
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$95

The conference theme is Challenges, Changes and Champions, and aims to exhibit quality and service improvements, as well as research undertaken in the Loddon and Mallee Areas. Thursday 9 May 2019 – Pre-conference Masterclass (afternoon) Thursday 9 May 2019 – Conference Dinner (evening) Friday 10 May 2019 – Conference Speakers include: Sharon Downie - Department Health and Human Services Professor Hal Swerissen - Grattan Institute Professor Susan Nancarrow - Southern Cross University Associate Professor Carol McKinstry - Latrobe University Sally…

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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 | Bendigo

May 13 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Quality Hotel Lakeside, 286 Napier Street
Bendigo, VIC 3550 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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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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Medico-legal hot topics | Albury

May 22 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mantra Hotel Albury, Southern Cross Room, 524 Smollett Street
Albury, New South Wales 2640 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 Medicare changes My Health Record Notifiable Data Breaches scheme Questions Click here for the flyer Click here to RSVP by Wednesday 15 May

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Transition to RACGP Standards 5th Edition | Webinar

May 24 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Free

This webinar is provided for people who were unable to attend the face-to-face sessions. The webinar will focus on: the revised structure of the 5th edition Standards the purpose of the new edition explanatory notes within the Standards mandatory and aspirational Indicators mapping what has changed between the 4th and 5th edition Standards. Click here for the flyer Click here to register for the webinar

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