September 2018

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Transgender Health Education Day

Transgender Health Education Day

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8:30am to 4:30pm, 01/09/18

Venue

Federal Golf Club, Red Hill

Event Detail

Capital Health Network, through the ACT PHN Programme, invite all General Practitioners to attend our upcoming Transgender Health Day.

Session Detail

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HIV Clinical Care Meeting

HIV Clinical Care Meeting

Time

6:00pm to 7:30pm, 10/09/18

Venue

Meeting Room 1, Level 1, Building 24, The Canberra Hospital

Event Detail

Capital Health Network, through the ACT PHN Programme, invites all health professionals with an interest in HIV to attend our upcoming HIV Clinical Care Meeting.

Session Detail

The September HIV Clinical Care Meeting will be held in the evening of Monday, 10th September so that we can benefit from the presence in Australia of Dr Tom Levett from the Brighton and Sussex Medical School.

Dr Levett will be talking about HIV and frailty, which is becoming an important topic, as many people with HIV are now living to middle age and beyond, with the virus and its consequences.

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HLTAID001 - Provide Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

HLTAID001 - Provide Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

Time

5:45pm to 8:00pm, 13/09/18

Venue

Royal Life Saving Society Australia, 26-28 Napier Close, Deakin ACT 2600

Event Detail

This course includes a self-paced e-learning module to be completed prior to attending a face-to-face practical assessment.

There is a physical component of this course and candidates will be required to perform CPR on a resuscitation manikin placed on the floor.

Session Detail

This activity will be submitted to RACGP as a Category 2 Activity (5 CPD points) in the QI & CPD Program for 2017 – 2019 Triennium

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My Health Record - Expansion Update

My Health Record - Expansion Update

Time

6:00pm to 7:30pm, 19/09/18

Venue

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

Event Detail

Capital Health Network, through the ACT PHN Programme, invites all healthcare professionals in the ACT to attend a workshop to answer your questions on the My Health Record system.

Session Detail

Presentations will be delivered by Capital Health Network's Digital Health Team.

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Spirometry Training Course

Spirometry Training Course

Time

8:30am to 4:00pm, 20/09/18

Venue

Mantra MacArthur Hotel - 219 Northbourne Ave, Turner ACT 2612

Event Detail

Brought to you by the National Asthma Council Australia as part of the Asthma Best Practice for Health Professionals Program

The Spirometry Training Course provides comprehensive training in the application, measurement and interpretation of expiratory spirometry in general practice. The interactive workshop includes hands-on components to allow participants to apply their new knowledge in a practical setting.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Increase knowledge and awareness of the role of spirometry in primary care
  • Develop practical skills to recognise and perform high quality spirometry
  • Understand interpretation and clinical implications of spirometry results, including differential diagnosis
  • Increase knowledge and awareness of the importance of spirometer quality assurance and its implementation
  • Learn strategies to incorporate spirometry testing systematically into routine clinical practice
  • Increase confidence in performing, understanding and implementing spirometry

Session Detail

This complimentary course is open to GPs and practice nurses. Participants will be required to complete pre-reading. There are limited places available for this course so register early.

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GP Masterclass - Urology

GP Masterclass - Urology

Time

8:30am to 1:15pm, 22/09/18

Venue

National Museum of Australia

Event Detail

Capital Health Network invites all General Practitioners in the ACT and surrounding areas to attend our upcoming GP Masterclass - Urology.

Session Detail

The costs for this program are being covered by the former ACTDGP financial reserve fund.

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Practice Nurse Orientation Workshop

Practice Nurse Orientation Workshop

Time

8:45am to 4:00pm, 25/09/18

Venue

Boardroom - Peter Yorke Building, 173 Strickland Cres Deakin ACT 2600

Event Detail

This workshop is targeted at practice nurses within the first 6 months of starting work in general practice.

Session Detail

Areas to be covered:

  • The role of the practice nurse
  • Legal and professional issues
  • GP Liaison Unit
  • Immunisation
  • Chronic disease management and health assessments
  • Analysing practice data
  • Accreditation
  • Capital Health Network programs

For further information contact Toni Rice, Practice Development Coordinator, on T.Rice [at] chnact.org.au or 02 6287 8081.

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