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Managing Substance Use Disorders in General Practice

Managing Substance Use Disorders in General Practice

Time

8:15am to 12:30pm, 09/09/17

Venue

ANU Commons, 3 Rimmer Street, Canberra City

Event Detail

Health professionals are invited to attend an education session on the management of substance use disorders in General Practice. Topics will focus on the assessment and management of substance use disorders, and the identification and management of clients experiencing mental health problems relating to benzodiazepines. 

This event has been rescheduled from Saturday 24 June. The latest event details are as follows.

Keynote Speaker

Dr Nicole Lee Nicole Lee is Professor at the National Drug Research Institute Curtin University and Director at 360Edge, a specialist evaluation and training consultancy for the alcohol and other drugs and mental health sectors. She is one of Australia’s leading experts in alcohol and other drug treatment and harm reduction, and was involved in WHO’s implementation of the AUDIT screening and brief intervention and developed the only available brief therapy for people who use methamphetamine.

Areas to be covered

  • Dr Nicole Lee - Harm Minimisation: Identification and Assessment of Substance Use in General Practice
  • Dr Saba Javed – Benzodiazepine: Identification, management and impacts on Mental Health
  • Screening for Alcohol and Drug dependency in General Practice & HealthPathways Applications – Case Study Presentation
  • Dr Alfiya Mutlu - Adult Community Mental Health Services Model of Care
    • update and impact on management of clients with Substance Use disorders

Session Detail

This activity will be submitted to RACGP for Category 2 Activity in the QI & CPD Program for 2017 – 2019 Triennium.

PDF icon 2017-09-09-Managing-Substance-Use-Disorders.pdf

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Managing Obesity in General Practice - Session 2

Managing Obesity in General Practice - Session 2

Time

6:00pm to 8:45pm, 13/09/17

Venue

Common Room, University House, 1 Balmain Cres Acton

Event Detail

Capital Health Network, through the ACT PHN programme invites General Practitioners to the upcoming ‘Managing Obesity in General Practice’.

This educational event will be run as a two parts series. Priority registration is offered to participants who attend both sessions.

This event is aimed at interested General Practitioners.

Dates:

  • Session 1 – Wednesday 30 August 2017
  • Session 2 – Wednesday 13 September 2017

Time:

  • 6:00pm – 6:30pm Registrations & Light Dinner
  • 6:30pm – 8:45pm Presentations

Venue: Common Room, University House, 1 Balmain Cres Acton

Presentations will be given by:

  • Dr Carol Huang, Lead Physician in Obesity Management and Sleep Medicine, Canberra Hospital
  • Assoc Prof Paul Dugdale, Director Chronic Disease Management, Canberra Hospital and Health Services
  • Assoc Prof Sivakumar Gananadha, Bariatric Surgeon, Canberra Hospital
  • Dr Miriam Blackburn, Endocrinologist, Canberra Hospital
  • ACT Obesity Management Service multi-disciplinary team - Clinical Psychologist, Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Exercise Physiologist

RACGP CPD points will be allocated to attendees who take part at the full series (30 August & 13 September).

If you are attending one session only, we would encourage you to self-report your attendance.

For detailed information on the topics and event details, please refer to the attached program.

Session Detail

PDF icon PROGRAM-Managing-Obesity-in-General-Practice.pdf

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Practice Nurse Network Meeting

Practice Nurse Network Meeting

Time

6:00pm to 8:30pm, 14/09/17

Venue

Mezzanine Room, Hedley Beare Centre for Teaching and Learning , 51 Fremantle Drive Stirling

Event Detail

The Practice Nurse Network Meeting is aimed at current Practice Nurses.

Light refreshments from 6:00pm - 6:30pm, meeting to commence at 6:30pm.

Session Detail

More information, including guest speakers and topics can be found by clicking the Register button below.

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HIV Clinical Care Meeting

HIV Clinical Care Meeting

Time

7:45am to 9:00am, 27/09/17

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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