Local Rural Solutions to Strengthening the NDIS Allied Health Workforce | BendigoManagement approach to heart failure in older persons | Multiple locationsDual Diagnosis Essentials | Mildura WAIT LIST ONLYSuicide prevention network meeting | BenallaBrief Interventions for substance use | Shepparton WAIT LIST ONLYBrief Interventions for substance use | AlburyVoluntary Assisted Dying: What general practice needs to know | BendigoRural cancer care workshop | Shepparton CANCELLEDIntroduction to Suboxone prescribing | Mildura

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December 2019

Introduction to Suboxone prescribing | Mildura

December 2, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Quality Hotel Mildura Grand, Corner Seventh Street and Langtree Avenue
Mildura , Victoria 3500 Australia
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SafeScript has the potential to identify patients with previously unrecognised opioid dependence. This session with Cam Cail, an experienced pharmacotherapy prescriber passionate about improving access to treatment for opioid dependence, will introduce you to Suboxone prescribing. The training aims to equip you with the skills and knowledge to commence prescribing Suboxone with confidence. At the close of the training session, we hope to have a brief discussion about the possibility of convening a Clinical Network for Addiction Management in Mildura.…

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Rural cancer care workshop | Shepparton CANCELLED

December 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sebastians Restaurant, 65 Goulburn Valley Highway
Shepparton, VIC 3630 Australia
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Murray PHN has partnered with Hume Regional Integrated Cancer Service to host a GP/specialist clinician workshop to identify gaps and barriers in early detection, investigation and referral to specialist services. The outcomes of the workshop will be used to shape the Victorian Cancer Plan 2016-2020. Click here to download the flyer This workshop has been cancelled. It may be rescheduled in future.

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Voluntary Assisted Dying: What general practice needs to know | Bendigo

December 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Quality Hotel Lakeside, 286 Napier Street
Bendigo, VIC 3550 Australia
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The rapport GPs build with their patients over years creates an ideal setting for end-of-life planning and care. GPs often have contextual knowledge of the patient and their family. Trusting, long-term GP-patient relationships can help facilitate timely discussions about needs and preferences in the context of various end-of-life scenarios. In Victoria, on 19 June 2019, the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act (2017) came into effect. These sessions aim to improve understanding of voluntary assisted dying within the general practice environment. Click…

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February 2020

Brief Interventions for substance use | Albury

February 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mantra Hotel Albury, Southern Cross Room, 524 Smollett Street
Albury, New South Wales 2640 Australia
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Brief Interventions (BI) are evidence-based techniques used to initiate change from an unhealthy or risky behaviour. BIs are short, purposeful, non-confrontational, personalised conversations with a person about an issue/s related to alcohol, tobacco, other drug use and/or gambling. Click here for more information Click here to RSVP - note there are limited spaces

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Brief Interventions for substance use | Shepparton WAIT LIST ONLY

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Quality Hotel Parklake, 481 Wyndham Street
Shepparton, VIC 3630 Australia
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Brief Interventions (BI) are evidence-based techniques used to initiate change from an unhealthy or risky behaviour. BIs are short, purposeful, non-confrontational, personalised conversations with a person about an issue/s related to alcohol, tobacco, other drug use and/or gambling. Click here for more information Click here to RSVP - note that the event is sold out so we are accepting wait list only

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Suicide prevention network meeting | Benalla

February 12 @ 6:15 pm - 8:30 pm
Glasshouse – Lakeside Community Centre, Arundel Street
Benalla, VIC 3672 Australia
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Benalla suicide prevention network meeting

You’re invited to join the team involved in the Benalla place-based suicide prevention trial to review what was achieved in 2019 and discuss what is planned for the future of the project. Guest speakers: Wesley Lifeforce suicide prevention network and Alpine Valleys Community Leadership Program. If you want to make a difference in your community, please come along. Please RSVP via Eventbrite by Monday 10 February for catering purposes. For more information contact Emma Knapp on 0408 779 218.

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Dual Diagnosis Essentials | Mildura WAIT LIST ONLY

February 17 @ 9:30 am - February 18 @ 4:30 pm
Quality Hotel Mildura Grand, Corner Seventh Street and Langtree Avenue
Mildura , Victoria 3500 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 sold out. Click here to join the wait list

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Management approach to heart failure in older persons | Multiple locations

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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This Murray to the Mountains education is being delivered by video conferencing in Albury, Benalla, Bright, Cobram, Echuca, Kyabram, Mansfield, Mt Beauty, Myrtleford, Nathalia, Numurkah, Shepparton, Wangaratta, Wodonga and Yarrawonga. After this session, participants will be able to: be able to understand the importance of correct clinical assessment and management approach to heart failure in older persons in the primary care setting become aware of techniques for treatment & ongoing management of heart failure in elderly patients understand the important…

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Local Rural Solutions to Strengthening the NDIS Allied Health Workforce | Bendigo

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
La Trobe University Flora Hill Campus, Edwards Road
Bendigo, Victoria 3550 Australia
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Join representatives from NDIS providers, tertiary training organisations and others concerned with meeting the growing allied health workforce demands. The focus of this forum will be growing and supporting allied health student placements and mentoring graduates working with people with disability across rural and regional Victoria. Click here for more information on the flyer Click here to RSVP

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Dual Diagnosis Essentials | Shepparton WAIT LIST ONLY

February 25 @ 9:30 am - February 26 @ 4:30 pm
Quest Shepparton, 177-183 Welsford St
Shepparton, VIC 3630 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 sold out. Click here to join the wait list

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