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New weekly information from WQPHN on upcoming Education & Events in our region for Health Professionals
Webinar: How to manage COVID patients in the community
North West Melbourne PHN
5:30pm - 6:30pm (AEST)
Two GPs from North Western Melbourne PHN are presenting a webinar on their experiences of successfully managing a high volume of COVID-19 positive patients through the COVID-19 Positive Care Pathways program.
The pathway is designed to provide safe, high quality care, including community-based care for low-risk COVID-19 positive patients, with escalation mechanisms to higher levels of care if required. This webinar is suitable for GPs and practice teams and will cover:
How GPs have been managing COVID-19 positive patients in the community
Common clinical issues
Type of presentations
Managing multiple family members in a household
How to identify increasing risk and when to escalate patients
The National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) is providing partial funding for a limited number of nurses to complete the Diabetes in Practice for Nurses program at a subsidised rate of just $110 per person. Read more.
We’ll have a chance to discuss the latest local and national strategies in the prevention and management of childhood obesity, and plan for 2022 and beyond.
Paediatrician Dr Louise Alison Baur AM, FAHMS, Chair Child & Adolescent Health, University of Sydney and Director of the Centre of Research Excellence in the Early Prevention of Obesity in Childhood will be our guest speaker. Dr Baur will be joined by Health and Wellbeing Queensland’s Chief Executive Dr Robyn Littlewood and Senior Director of Health Promotion Judy Nean, and Director at Metro South Health, Trudi Sebasio on a panel to discuss the biggest challenges and opportunities to truly impact childhood obesity in Queensland and answer your questions.
They’ll also be joined by a Queensland parent who will bring invaluable insights on the challenges of supporting their children to be a healthy weight and what they are looking for from clinicians.
We’ll also be discussing the development of a 10-year plan for action to prevent and reduce overweight and obesity in Queensland and you will have a chance to have your say on the actions needed.
Join this webinar which will provide a critical update on early CKD detection, diagnosis and new paradigms in CKD management. Designed and led by a prominent faculty of Australian experts and chaired by Dr Richard Phoon, practical presentations will be interspersed with interactive virtual workshops to optimise attendee engagement and interaction. By invitation only.
Attendees are allocated a total of 2 professional development points (PDP) in the ACCRM PDP program.
With enhanced emphasis on training and orientation of staff in the 5th edition Standards, does your Practice have the necessary systems in place to meet the Standards requirements? Join us to investigate the areas within the Standards which have a greater focus on ensuring Practice staff are appropriately trained and oriented to all aspects of your Practice.
This free facilitated online training course provides nurses with the knowledge and confidence to increase screening and management of hepatitis C in primary care settings.
This course is for: Nurses working in sexual health services, public and private medical clinics, refugee and migrant services, correctional facilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health services, drug and alcohol services, mental health services, and youth services, and Midwives.
This course is endorsed by the ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated 6.5 CPD Hours according to the Nursing and Midwifery Boards of Australia – Continuing Professional Development Standard.
Part One: 26 November, 10:00am – 1:00pm AEDT Part Two: 3 December, 10:00am – 1:00pm AEDT
This event is sponsored by AbbVie. Sponsorship is governed by our Sponsorship Policy and the sponsor has no control over content, tone, emphasis, allocation of funds or selection of recipients. ASHM does not endorse or promote any sponsor’s product or service.
You are invited to participate in this two-part Wound Management webinar series, which is aimed at increasing knowledge and skills for managing patients with acute and chronic wounds. It will provide clarity on patient assessment, identification of patients that require referral and an opportunity to explore dressings and how to select the right dressing to optimise patient experience and outcomes.
NDS Event Invitation - Disability Royal Commission End-of-Year Update
National Disability Service
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Disability service CEOs, managers and coordinators
The Disability Royal Commission is in full swing, with two hearings on disability services already held so far in 2021 and a third due before the end of the year.
NDS in Qld is hosting a webinar where NDS Senior Policy Officer Henry Newton will provide an update on all things happening in the Royal Commission space. Henry will draw out themes from the disability services hearings to help providers think about what they should be doing now to respond.
There will be an opportunity to ask Henry questions at the end of the webinar.
Webinar: Building Capacity of Primary Health Providers to Recognise, Respond and Refer Domestic and Family Violence
Brisbane South PHN
6:00 - 7:30pm (AEST)
Responding effectively to domestic and family violence in a medical setting requires nonjudgmental, supportive attitudes; a knowledge of the physical and emotional sequence of the violence; an understanding of appropriate and inappropriate responses; and having good networks with local family violence services.
This virtual webinar aims to improve the primary health response to people affected by domestic and family violence living in regional, rural and remote Queensland by identifying resources and programs that are available to build capability and capacity in primary health providers.
Hear from expert speakers including Dr Kelsey Hegarty (Safer Families Centre of Research Excellence), Betty Taylor (Australian Institute for Strangulation Prevention) and Stacey Ross (The Centre for Women & Co).
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