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

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

The Vision Initiative is an integrated health promotion program funded by the Victorian government, and managed by Vision 2020 Australia, that aims to reduce avoidable blindness and vision loss in the Victorian community. The Vision Initiative is an integrated health promotion program funded by the Victorian government, and managed by Vision 2020 Australia, that aims to reduce avoidable blindness and vision loss in the Victorian community. The Vision Initiative draws together health and eye health providers to deliver a coordinated and integrated response to improve eye health and vision care in Victorian communities most in need.

Topic: Eye health for general practitioners

Presenter: Vision 20:20

Time: Registration 5:30pm - 6:00pm, event 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Venue: Oscars Hotel, 18 Doveton Street South, Ballarat

Cost: Free

Further information: For further information please contact Tamara Sproull or phone direct line (03) 5304 5639 

Event Date 5:30 pm, 20/03/2019
Event End Date 8:00 pm, 20/03/2019
Registration Start Date 05 02 2019
Cut off date 15 03 2019

We are no longer accepting registration for this event

Learning outcomes:
• Describe features and benefits of the national My Health Record system
• Recognise consent obligations, legislation requirements and security features in place, to protect the My Health Record system
• Discuss access controls built in to the My Health Record system with patients, to assist them to manage their key health information
• Utilise the My Health Record system in day-to-day practice to improve patient safety

Speaker:
• Michele Breed, Australian Digital Health Agency
• Claire Trott, Podiatrist & Acting Digital Health Manager

We are fortunate to also have Diabetes Victoria attend this session to discuss their community based diabetes programs

Open to:
• Allied Health

Venue:
Western Victoria PHN
131 Myers Street, Geelong

This event is available via webinar

Places limited

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For more information contact Sharon Elves or phone (03) 5222 0800

Event Date 6:00 pm, 20/03/2019
Event End Date 8:30 pm, 20/03/2019

Open to: Allied Health

Target Audience:

  • Physiotherapists
  • Podiatrists
  • Dietitians
  • Diabetes Educators

Learning outcomes:

• Describe features and benefits of the national My Health Record system
• Recognise consent obligations, legislation requirements and security features in place, to protect the My Health Record system
• Discuss access controls built in to the My Health Record system with patients, to assist them to manage their key health information
• Utilise the My Health Record system in day-to-day practice to improve patient safety

Speaker:
• Michele Breed, Australian Digital Health Agency
• Claire Trott, Podiatrist & Acting Digital Health Manager

We are fortunate to also have Diabetes Victoria attend this session to discuss their community based diabetes programs

Venue:

Western Victoria PHN
101 Drummond Street North, Ballarat

This event is available via webinar

Places limited

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For more information contact Fiona Quigley or phone (03) 5331 6303

Event Date 6:00 pm, 21/03/2019
Event End Date 8:30 pm, 21/03/2019
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 20/03/2019

NB: Applicants will have needed to complete the online training Module 1

RACGP is offering an education session on MATOD for Victorian practitioners who wish to support their opioid dependent patients by prescribing methadone or Suboxone as part of their treatment planning.

Eligibility criteria to attend this training:
• Attendees must have completed the online Module 1
• Be treating patients in Victoria
• Be registered with AHPRA prior to registering for this session.

This education is an interactive session presented by MATOD specialist GPs and is accredited for 40 Category 1 RACGP QI&CPD points for the 2017–19 triennium.

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To access MATOD training visit RACGP Victoria events page www.racgp.org.au/education/courses/racgpevents/vic/ 

For more information contact the RACGP at vic.events@racgp.org.au or phone 03 8699 0488

Event Date 8:30 am, 24/03/2019
Event End Date 4:30 pm, 24/03/2019

Topic: Housing & Homelessness Ice Training for Frontline Workers

360Edge is now delivering half day ICE training workshops for frontline workers across Victoria. These sessions will empower you with knowledge and skills to understand and work effectively with people who may be affected by ice. The training will build your confidence, knowledge and skills so you can respond safely and effectively to people who may be affected by the drug ICE.

About the training:

As a frontline worker, you have greater likelihood of coming into contact with people who use methamphetamine ('ice' or 'speed'). The training will help you understand effective strategies to respond.  

The workshops are free and funded by the Victorian Government's Ice Action Plan and delivered by Australia's leading consultants in ice responsess.

This training is eligible for continuing professional develeopment points for most professional bodies and a certificate of attendance will be provided.

Target Audience: Housing & Homelessness Workers

Location: Western Victoria Primary Health Network, 101 Drummond Street North, Ballarat

Time: 1:30pm - 5:00pm

Flyer 

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Event Date 1:30 pm, 26/03/2019
Event End Date 5:00 pm, 26/03/2019

Topic: Infection Control Update

Speaker:  Margaret Jennings - Microbiologist & Infection Control Educator, Marjen Education Services

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Event Date 6:00 pm, 26/03/2019
Event End Date 8:30 pm, 26/03/2019

Topic: Ice Training for Frontline Workers

360Edge is now delivering half day ICE training workshops for frontline workers across Victoria. These sessions will empower you with knowledge and skills to understand and work effectively with people who may be affected by ice. The training will build your confidence, knowledge and skills so you can respond safely and effectively to people who may affected by the drug ICE.

About the training:
As a frontline worker, you have a greater likelihood of coming into contact with people who use methamphetamine (‘ice’ or ‘speed’). The training will help you understand effective strategies to respond.
The workshops are free and funded by the Victorian Government’s Ice Action Plan and delivered by Australia’s leading consultants in ice responses.
This training is eligible for continuing professional development points for most professional bodies and a certificate of attendance will be provided.

Target Audience: Welfare Workers

Location: Western Victoria Primary Health Network, 101 Drummond Street North, Ballarat

Time: 9:00am - 12:30pm

Flyer 

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Event Date 9:00 am, 27/03/2019
Event End Date 12:30 pm, 27/03/2019

Session 1:    10am-1pm

Session 2:    12.30pm-3pm

 Session 1 Topics:

  • Documentation and medical records
  • Professionalism 
  • Managing difficult patients
  • Patient complaints and online feedback

Session 2 Topics:

  • Revised structure and purpose of the RACGP 5th edition Standards
  • Explanatory notes within the Standards
  • Intent interpretation of the new Indicators
  • Mandatory and aspirational Indicators
  • Mapping changes between the 4th and 5th edition Standards

Speakers:
Martin Botros – Risk Advisor, Avant Mutual
Chris Brown – Surveyor, AGPAL (session will be delivered on-site by video conference)

Open to:
• Practice Managers
• Practice Nurses
• Medical Practice Assistants
• GP’s
• Allied Health

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Contact Tanya Hahne for further information 

Event Date 10:00 am, 27/03/2019
Event End Date 1:00 pm, 27/03/2019
Cut off date 5:00 pm, 22/03/2019

Topic: Ice Training for Frontline Workers

360Edge is now delivering half day ICE training workshops for frontline workers across Victoria. These sessions will empower you with knowledge and skills to understand and work effectively with people who may be affected by ice. The training will build your confidence, knowledge and skills so you can respond safely and effectively to people who may affected by the drug ICE.

About the training:
As a frontline worker, you have a greater likelihood of coming into contact with people who use methamphetamine (‘ice’ or ‘speed’). The training will help you understand effective strategies to respond.
The workshops are free and funded by the Victorian Government’s Ice Action Plan and delivered by Australia’s leading consultants in ice responses.
This training is eligible for continuing professional development points for most professional bodies and a certificate of attendance will be provided.

Target Audience: Community Mental Health Workers

Location: Western Victoria Primary Health Network, 101 Drummond Street North, Ballarat

Time: 1:30pm - 5:00pm

Flyer 

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Event Date 1:30 pm, 27/03/2019
Event End Date 5:00 pm, 27/03/2019