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Absolute Cardiovascular Disease Risk Seminar Series

Absolute Cardiovascular Disease Risk Seminar Series

Time

6:00pm to 9:00pm, 02/05/17

Venue

The Boat House, Grevillea Park, Menindee Drive, Barton

Event Detail

Hosted by Heart Foundation in partnership with Capital Health Education, this workshop will focus on Absolute Cardiovascular Disease Risk - current national guidelines and new evidence on assessment and management.

This workshop is aimed at interested General Practitioners and Practice Nurse. We highly recommend attending this sessions in conjunction with a practice nurse. Workshop activities includes team-based/practice-based exercises.

Session Detail

Registration Options:

1. Register to attend only the first session (2 May)

OR

2. Register to attend all 3 sessions (2 May, 25 July & 5 September)

Note:

  • For RACGP Category 1 Activity CPD points, GP need to attend all 3 sessions (2 May, 25 July, 5 September)
  • For RACGP Category 2 Activity CPD points, GP could attend only the first session (2 May)

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Waitlist: Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Course

Waitlist: Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Course

Time

5:30pm to 8:30pm, 09/05/17

Venue

Royal Life Saving Society - ACT Branch, 1 / 26-28 Napier Close Deakin

Event Detail

The 'Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Course' on 9 May is full. Registration will add you to the wait list for this event.

If space is available you will be admitted to the event in the order of your registration. 

We would like to encourage delegates to register to attend the next CPR course(s) on 15 August or 10 October.

This course is open to all interested health professionals and practice staff.

Course Structure:

Part 1: Pre-reading and Self-paced E-learning (1.5 – 2 hours)

Part 2: Face-to-face Practical Assessment (2 – 2.5 hours)

Reminders:

  • There is a physical component of this course and candidates will be required to perform CPR on a resuscitation manikin placed on the floor. You will not be grated a certificate if you are unable to kneel down on the ground.
  • Arrive on time – failure to attend the full duration of the course will mean you have not met requirements for certification.

Light refreshments will be provided on arrival.  Registration commences at 5:30pm, for a 6:00pm start.

Session Detail

  • An invoice of $75.00 will be emailed to you closer to the course date. Payment must be made no later than Tuesday 2 May.

  • A confirmation email will be sent to you once payment has been received, you will be given login information to access the E-learning.

Cancellation:

  • Any cancellations must be made in writing via email 7 business days prior to the workshop. There will be no refunds or credits given. However you may transfer your registration to the next workshop. Registrations are non-transferable to another person.

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Waitlist: Introduction to Spirometry

Waitlist: Introduction to Spirometry

Time

8:45am to 1:00pm, 11/05/17

Venue

Gungaderra Room Capital Health Network, 2/1 Geils Court, Deakin

Event Detail

The 'Introduction to Spirometry' on 11 May is full. Registration will add you to the wait list for this event.

If space is available you will be admitted to the event in the order of your registration. 

Time: 9:00am-1:00pm. Please arrive no later than 8:45am.

Morning tea will be provided.

This workshop is generously supported by AirPhysio and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Australia

 

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Asthma Foundation Logo

Session Detail

This course is capped at 15 participants, so please register early.

Course details

Asthma Foundation ACT and Capital Health Network will co-host a ½ day spirometry training for practice nurses on 11 May 1207 from 9am-1pm.

The course will cover:

  • Introduction to spirometry
  • Indications and contradictions
  • Performing spirometry
  • Quality assurance
  • Interpretation of spirometry
  • Case studies

Participants will gain a basic understanding of spirometry in theory and practice.

This course is designed specifically as an introduction and tailored for those without experience in performing or interpreting spirometry.

If you have experience but are interested in a future refresher course, please let the Asthma Foundation ACT (training [at] asthmaact.org.au) know.

Guest presenters

Derek Figurski, Laboratory Manager
Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Canberra Hospital

Kath Macpherson, Respiratory Scientist
Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Canberra Hospital

PDF icon Program-Introduction-to-Spirometry.pdf

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Waitlist: Gynaecology Update Day

Waitlist: Gynaecology Update Day

Time

8:30am to 4:30pm, 13/05/17

Venue

ANU Commons, Rimmer Street, Canberra City ACT 2601

Event Detail

The 'Gynaecology Update Day' on 13 May is full. Registration will add you to the wait list for this event.

If space is available you will be admitted to the event in the order of your registration. 

Topic

Update in education relating to Gynaecology

Areas to be covered

  • New Cervical Screening and Pathology Implications
  • Prolapse
  • Incontinence
  • Physiotherapist
  • Sexual Health
  • Adolescent Gynaecology
  • Early Pregnancy
  • Endometriosis
  • Menstrual Disorders

Meals will be provided as part of the event.

Session Detail

The Gynaecology Update Day is open to all General Practitioners, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals with an interest in Gynaecology.

Guest Speaker

TBC

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Practice Management Meeting

Practice Management Meeting

Time

12:00pm to 2:30pm, 16/05/17

Venue

Theatrette, Level 3, Peter Yorke Building, 173 Strickland Crescent, Deakin ACT 2600

Event Detail

Please note that this meeting has been moved from 23 May 2017 to 16 May 2017.

The Practice Management Meeting is aimed at Practice Managers and interested practice staff.

Light refreshments from 12:00pm - 12:30pm, meeting to commence at 12:30pm. Food is not permitted in the Theatrette at any time.

Session Detail

"Practice Management - Reducing risk in the Practice"

Areas to be covered

  • Identifying areas of legal risk
  • Steps to minimise or eliminate risk
  • How to learn from and take advantage of incidents while protecting you, the practice and staff

Capital Health Network would like to acknowledge the support of Jayex Healthcare.

Guest Speaker

Dr Peter Henderson, MB, Ch B, FRCOG, FRANZCOG and Harry McCay, B Comm; LLB

PDF icon PMM-16-5-17-Flyer.pdf

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Immunisation - Seminar 4

Immunisation - Seminar 4

Time

6:00pm to 9:00pm, 16/05/17

Venue

Peninsula Room, National Museum of Australia, Lawson Crescent, Acton ACT 2601

Event Detail

The Immunisation Seminar series is aimed at General Practitioners, Practice Staff, Maternal and Child Health (MACH) Nurses, Hospital Staff, Medical Specialists and Allied Health Professionals.

6:00pm arrival for 6:30pm start. Dinner will be provided.

Session Detail

Topic 1 – Improving vaccination rates
Topic 2 – Vaccines for at risk groups (outside the universal immunisation programs e.g. health workers)

This education session is funded by ACT Health

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Cultural Awareness Training

Cultural Awareness Training

Time

6:00pm to 8:30pm, 23/05/17

Venue

Boathouse by the Lake, Grevillea Park, Menindee Drive, Barton ACT

Event Detail

Cultural Awareness Training is aimed at interested Health Professionals.

6:00pm arrival for 6:30pm start. Dinner will be provided.

Session Detail

CIT’s Yurauna Centre is collaborating with Capital Health Network to offer ongoing cultural awareness training throughout 2017 to the ACT health community.

The Centre is committed to offering a unique holistic approach working with individuals to reach their potential and developing opportunities to enable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to access employment opportunities in their chosen fields.

This program includes a predisposing activity viewing PowerPoint slides and videos which will be forwarded closer to the event.

PDF icon Invitation_Cultural_Awareness_Training_23May17.pdf

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HIV Clinical Care Meeting

HIV Clinical Care Meeting

Time

7:45am to 9:00am, 24/05/17

Venue

Meeting Room 1, Building 24, The Canberra Hospital, Yamba Dr, Garran ACT 2605

Event Detail

The HIV Clinical Care Meeting is aimed at Health Care workers with an interest in HIV.

Breakfast from 7:45am - 8:00am, meeting to commence at 8:00am.

Session Detail

More information will be distributed closer to the date including guest speakers and topics.

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