Session 1:  Registration 8:30am, 9:00am - 12:30pm - This session is now full
Session 2:  Registration 12:30pm, 1:00pm - 4:30pm - Limited spots available

Topic: Half-day interactive practical training session on basic life support, emergency assessment and management of anaphylaxis refresher.

Open to: General Practitioners, GP Registrars, Practice Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Immunisers, Maternal & Child Health Nurses, Aboriginal Health Workers

Venue:  Mid City Warrnambool, 525 Raglan Parade, Warrnambool Vic 3280

View flyer   or for further information contact:  Joy Ticchi 

Please select your session preference on the registration page

Event Date 8:30 am, 08/02/2019
Event End Date 4:30 pm, 08/02/2019
Cut off date 4:00 pm, 01/02/2019

Topic:  The program explores how to perform a basic foot care assessment, determine foot care requirements and use basic equipment and topical medications where the services of a professional podiatrist are not required.

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Register here 

Event Date 8:45 am, 19/02/2019
Event End Date 4:30 pm, 19/02/2019

Session 1: Musculoskeletal Imaging Presented by Lake Imaging

Topics:
• Bone scan v CT/MRI
• Which imaging for what musculoskeletal pain
• U/S v CT
• Cost considerations v yield consideration

Open to:
• GP's & GP Registrars

Venue:
Education Centre
Ground Floor , St John of God Hospital, 80 Myers Street, Geelong

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Event Date 6:30 pm, 19/02/2019
Event End Date 8:30 pm, 19/02/2019

Presentation, followed by interactive session aimed at identifying local service gaps.

Local youth service representatives will be present.

‘The Issues’ will include a presentation by Dr Steve McConnell, psychiatrist, on the role of ADM in young people with depression, and an update on youth suicide, nationally and regionally.

Open to: GPs and other health professionals, allied health, school welfare and others working in the youth sector

Venue:
Western Victoria PHN
131 Myers Street, Geelong

For further information click details, view flyer or contact CPD Geelong

Event Date 6:15 pm, 21/02/2019
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 21/02/2019
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 15/02/2019
Topics:
• Provide information on the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act (2017) that will take effect in Victoria from June 19th 2019. 
• Discuss criteria for patients in Victoria with advanced, progressive incurable illness
• Discuss the major features of the legislation

Speaker:
Dr Greg Mewett, a member of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Implementation Taskforce appointed by the state Minister of Health and DHHS to oversee the introduction of the VAD legislation in Victoria.  

RACGP Category Two points

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RSVP: 19 February

For further information contact Tamara Sproull or phone 03 5331 6303
Event Date 6:00 pm, 27/02/2019
Event End Date 7:30 pm, 27/02/2019

Topic: Nutrition Support Program

Venue: Western Victoria Primary Health Network, Second Floor, Bayside City Plaza, 24 -36 Fairy Street, Warrnambool, Vic 3280

Contact: The Bench Marque Group via Email

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Event Date 8:45 am, 05/03/2019
Event End Date 4:30 pm, 05/03/2019

Topic: Participation in the National Screening Program to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Women

Speaker: The Bench Marque Group

Venue: Dhauwurd-Wurrung Elderly & Community Health Service, 18 Wellington Road, Portland Vic 3305

Contact: For further Information please visit www.benchmarquegroup.com.au or call 1300 855 568

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Event Date 9:00 am, 05/03/2019
Event End Date 1:00 pm, 05/03/2019

Supporting GP Specialists - Keeping patients in general practice

Topics:
• Cardiac failure • Melanoma
• Innovative Approaches to Chronic Care Management • 10 minute clinical sprints
• Hep C/HIV • Identifying and responding to Family Violence
• Diabetes • The Wheezing Child
• Paediatric Emergencies
• Orthopaedic Emergencies
• Head Injuries/ Post Concussion Management
• CPR / AED skill refresher & current thinking, Airway management skill refresher, Anaphylaxis emergency treatment options with a scenario based reinforcement training, Burns management refresher also with scenario based reinforcement training, Scenarios to focus on the treatment prior to arrival of Ambulance Services

Open to:
GP's and GP Registrars

Venue:
GMHBA Stadium, Geelong Football Club
Kardinia Park
Latrobe Terrace, Geelong

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Click details for further information by email CPD Geelong  or phone 5222 0800

Event Date 11:00 am, 16/03/2019
Event End Date 4:00 pm, 17/03/2019
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 04/03/2019

Topics:

  • Physiology of wound healing
  • Troubleshooting wounds failing to follow normal healing
  • Identifying appropriate wound dressings
  • Treatment pathways for wounds in general practice

Speaker: Jan Rice - Director, WoundCare Services

Open to:
Practice Nurses

View flyer: here

RSVP: 15 March

For further information contact Mebin Baby or phone direct line (03) 5304 5605

Event Date 5:30 pm, 20/03/2019
Event End Date 9:00 pm, 20/03/2019
Cut off date 15 03 2019

MODULE 2

RACGP Victoria offers MATOD education for GPs helping their patients safely manage their opioid dependence. Training enables attendees to prescribe pharmacotherapy to more than 5 patients and methadone.

To be eligible for training, attendees must practicing in Victoria, be supporting patients within six months of training, complete MATOD Module 1 online and be registered with AHPRA.

This activity is funded by the Victorian Government.

This education is an interactive session presented by MATOD specialist GPs accredited for 40 Category 1 QI&CPD points for the 2017-2019 triennium.

Please note by registering you consent for your details to be provided to the Department of Health and Human Services and the Pharmacotherapy Area Based Networks in Victoria.

Contact: RACGP Victoria Events

Tel: 03 8699 0488

Email: vic.events@racgp.org.au

For further information following link to RACG website for further information on MATODk:
https://www.racgp.org.au/education/courses/activitylist/activity/?id=92088&q=keywords%3dMATOD%26triennium%3d17-19

Event Date 8:40 am, 24/03/2019
Event End Date 5:00 pm, 24/03/2019