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Practice Nurse Network Meeting

Practice Nurse Network Meeting

Time

6:00pm to 8:30pm, 09/11/17

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.

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Practice Nurse Orientation Workshop

Practice Nurse Orientation Workshop

Time

8:45am to 4:00pm, 16/11/17

Venue

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

Event Detail

The Practice Nurse Orientation Workshop is targeted at practice nurses within the first 6 months of starting work in general practice.

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

Session Detail

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GP Palliative Approach Workshop

GP Palliative Approach Workshop

Time

6:00pm to 9:00pm, 16/11/17

Venue

Clare Holland House, 5 Menindee Drive Barton, ACT

Event Detail

The aim of the GP Palliative Care Workshop is to develop a greater understanding of the palliative approach to care and its application in general practice.

The interactive workshop will be facilitated by clinicians with extensive palliative care experience.

The Workshop is the result of a collaboration between Capital Health Network (CHN) and the Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (PEPA). Funding has been provided by the Australian Government Department of Health. PEPA has been providing a range of funded clinical education activities, including tailored workshops throughout Australia for over 14 years.

Workshop will cover:

  • Key strategies for identifying individuals in the general practice setting who may be approaching the end of life;
  • Strategies for communicating with patients and families about prognosis and goals and preferences for care;
  • The principles of end of life care, including assessment and management of pain and other common symptoms;
  • Resources to support general practitioners to provide end of life care; and,
  • Self-care strategies to effectively manage the personal issues related to working in this field.

Session Detail

Time: arrive at 5:30pm for 6:00pm start.

Refreshments: light meal will be provided.

For further information contact:

  • ACT PEPA Manager, Clare Holland House - Nursing Services, Roslyn.Kirk [at] calvary-act.com.au
  • Karen Innes-Walker, PEPA National Coordinator on 07 3138 6121 or k.inneswalker [at] qut.edu.au

Guest Speaker

Dr Suharsha Kananthigoda, Medical Director of ACT Specialist Palliative Care

PDF icon PEPA-Workshop-Flyer.pdf

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National Cervical Screening Program Evening (GP's only)

National Cervical Screening Program Evening (GP's only)

Time

6:00pm to 8:00pm, 16/11/17

Venue

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

Event Detail

Capital Health Network, through the ACT PHN Programme, and Sexual Health and Family Planning ACT invite all General Practitioners to an education session on the changes to the National Cervical Screening Program (NCSP).

The information covered will include:

  • The rationale for changes to the NCSP
  • HPV testing & reflex cytology
  • Changes to the age of screening to 25
  • New screening exit age
  • 5 year screening interval
  • Self-testing for under screened women
  • The cervical new screening pathways
  • National Cancer Screening Register
  • How to address women’s worries and concerns about the changes to cervical screening

The information session will be 60mins with 30mins for questions afterwards.

Session Detail

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Introduction to Practice Nursing (POSTPONED)

Introduction to Practice Nursing (POSTPONED)

Time

9:15am to 12:30pm, 20/11/17

Venue

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

Event Detail

The Introduction to Practice Nursing workshop is targeted at nurses who may be interested in working in general practice.

** Please note that this event has been postponed to 2018 due to unforeseen circumstances. **

A new event date will be announced closer to the date. For further information contact Toni Rice, Practice Development Coordinator, on T.Rice [at] chnact.org.au or 02 6287 8081

Session Detail

 
Practice Management Meeting

Practice Management Meeting

Time

12:00pm to 2:30pm, 21/11/17

Venue

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

Event Detail

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

More information can be found on the event website by clicking the Register button below.

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Medicinal Cannabis: Policy & Practice

Medicinal Cannabis: Policy & Practice

Time

6:00pm to 9:00pm, 21/11/17

Venue

National Museum of Australia, Lawson Crescent, Acton Peninsula

Event Detail

Capital Health Network, Pharmaceutical Society of Australia and ACT Health invite all Pharmacists, Medical Specialists and General Practitioners to attend our upcoming Medicinal Cannabis: Policy & Practice education session.

Topics

  • Regulatory framework for medicinal cannabis in Australia and ACT
  • Medicinal cannabis pharmacology and the endocannabinoid system
  • Medicinal cannabis in practice- a prescriber’s perspective

Speakers

  • Dr Paul Kelly, Chief Health Officer, ACT Health
  • Assoc Professor David Caldicott, Consultant Emergency Physician, Calvary Hospital ACT. Clinical Senior Lecturer, Emergency Medicine, Australian National University.
  • Dr Judith Lacey, Head of Supportive Care and Integrative Oncology, Staff Specialist, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse NSW

This activity has been submitted to RACGP as a Category 2 4 CPD points activity in the QI & CPD Program for 2017 – 2019 Triennium. Activity ID 117311

Session Detail

6:00pm for 7:00pm start - 9:00pm (Canapes will be served on arrival between 6:00pm - 7:00pm)

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

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HIV Clinical Care Meeting

HIV Clinical Care Meeting

Time

7:45am to 9:00am, 22/11/17

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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