Waitlist: Expression of Interest - Primary Care Consultation on Changes to ACT Adult Community Mental Health Services

6:00pm to 8:30pm
7 June 2017
Gungaderra Room Capital Health Network, 2/1 Geils Court, Deakin

Event Detail

Please note that the first round of Expressions of Interest has now closed.  We invite you to register your interest onto the waitlist.

ACT Health has been working on improvements to Adult Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS) that includes the existing services of the Crisis Assessment Treatment Team (CATT), the Community Mental Health Teams of City, Woden, Gungahlin, Tuggeranong, Belconnen and the Mobile Intensive Treatment Team (MITT).

The names of these services and the way they provide care are proposed to change under a new ACMHS model of care (currently in draft and out for further consultation).

There is now an opportunity for GPs to provide input to the drafted ACMHS model of care and to discuss possible transition strategies required for improved collaboration with general practice.

ACT Health Adult Community Mental Health Services will be holding a focus group to consult GPs on the proposed changes and would like to invite interested GPs to attend in early June.

Expression of interest is now open.

Session Detail

Time: 6:00pm for 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Light supper will be provided.

Waitlist: Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Refresher Course for Clinical Staff

5:30pm to 8:00pm
20 June 2017
Gungaderra Room Capital Health Network, 2/1 Geils Court, Deakin

Event Detail

The 'Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Refresher Course for Clinical Staff' on 20 June 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. 

This Refresher Course is only for participants who have completed a First Aid and CPR course previously.

Course Structure:

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

Part 2: Face-to-face Practical Assessment (2 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 13 June.

  • 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.

Managing Substance Use Disorders in General Practice

8:15am to 12:30pm
24 June 2017
ANU Commons, Rimmer Street, Canberra City

Event Detail

General Practitioners 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.

Keynote Speaker - Dr Nicole Lee - Harm Minimisation

Nicole Lee is Adjunct Associate Professor at the National Drug Research Institute (NDRI) Curtin University and Director of 360Edge a specialist evaluation and training consultancy for the alcohol and other drugs and mental health sectors. Nicole is a practicing psychologist, and has worked in the alcohol and drug and mental health fields for 25 years as clinician, trainer, researcher and manager.

Areas to be covered

  • Harm Minimisation – Identification and Assessment of Substance Use in General Practice 
  • Screening for Alcohol and Drug dependency in General Practice & HealthPathways Applications – Case Study Presentation
  • Benzodiazepines –Identification, management and impacts on Mental Health

Session Detail

Registration from 8:15am.
Presentations from 8:45am - 12:30pm. 
Morning tea will be provided.

Primary Care Consultation on Changes to ACT Adult Community Mental Health Services – ATTENDANCE IS NOT COMPULSORY

Invitation to attend the Primary Care Consultation on Changes to ACT Adult Community Mental Health Services is extended to delegates attending the conference.

Focus Group Details:

Time 12:30 – 2:30pm
Lunch will be provided.

About the Primary Care Consultation on Changes to ACT Adult Community Mental Health Services

ACT Health has been working on improvements to Adult Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS) that includes the existing services of the Crisis Assessment Treatment Team (CATT), the Community Mental Health Teams of City, Woden, Gungahlin, Tuggeranong, Belconnen and the Mobile Intensive Treatment Team (MITT).

The names of these services and the way they provide care are proposed to change under a new ACMHS model of care (currently in draft and out for further consultation).

There is now an opportunity for GPs to provide input to the drafted ACMHS model of care and to discuss possible transition strategies required for improved collaboration with general practice. ACT Health Adult Community Mental Health Services will be holding a focus group to consult GPs on the proposed changes and would like to invite interested GPs to attend this session.

Please click below to download a copy of the information sheet.

Please note this is a repeated consultation session being held on 7 June. We ask that you do not register for both sessions.

Guest Speaker

Dr Nicole Lee - Harm Minimisation

HIV Clinical Care Meeting

7:45am to 9:00am
28 June 2017
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.

Practice Nurse Network Meeting

6:00pm to 8:30pm
20 July 2017
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 will be distributed closer to the date including guest speakers and topics.

RACGP - Starting a private practice - Become the master of your own destiny

8:45am to 4:15pm
22 July 2017
Rydges Capital Hill 17 Canberra Ave Forrest ACT 2603

Event Detail

Program outline

New Fellows, registrars, international medical graduates, GPs and practice managers prepare for and get a head start in general practice with this 1 day workshop hosted by the RACGP NSW&ACT Faculty. This interactive and practical workshop will prepare participants for the challenge of establishing and managing a successful practice.

Hear from experienced peers and other specialists covering the many factors influencing the establishment of a successful business:

  • business models
  • types of insurance available
  • appropriate tax structures and legal considerations
  • electronic management systems
  • promotion and ensuring quality patients outcomes.

Learning outcomes

  1. identify the key elements for setting up a private practice
  2. consider business plans and tax structures relevant to setting up in private practice
  3. access tools and resources that will support a start in private practice
  4. consider practice accreditation and its impact on business and quality patient care
  5. clarify personal goals that will inform business decisions concerning starting up a private practice.

Session Detail

Morning tea and lunch will be provided.

Cost

Early bird rates (register by 24 June 2017)
RACGP members $245
Non members $325
RACGP member and one non-member $495

Regular rates (after 24 June 2017)
RACGP members $305
Non members $385
RACGP member and one non-member $600

HIV Clinical Care Meeting

7:45am to 9:00am
26 July 2017
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.

Cultural Awareness Training

6:00pm to 8:30pm
1 August 2017
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.

Waitlist: Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Course

5:30pm to 8:30pm
15 August 2017
Royal Life Saving Society - ACT Branch, 1 / 26-28 Napier Close Deakin

Event Detail

The 'Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Course' on 15 August 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. 

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 8 August.

  • 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.

HIV Clinical Care Meeting

7:45am to 9:00am
23 August 2017
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.

Practice Management Meeting

12:00pm to 2:30pm
24 August 2017
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 will be distributed closer to the date including guest speakers and topics.

Practice Nurse Network Meeting

6:00pm to 8:30pm
14 September 2017
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 will be distributed closer to the date including guest speakers and topics.

HIV Clinical Care Meeting

7:45am to 9:00am
27 September 2017
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.

Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Refresher Course for Clinical Staff

5:30pm to 8:00pm
10 October 2017
Royal Life Saving Society - ACT Branch, 1 / 26-28 Napier Close Deakin

Event Detail

Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Refresher Course is for participants who have completed a Frist Aid and CPR course previously. This course is open to interested clinical staff only.

Course Structure:

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

Part 2: Face-to-face Practical Assessment (2 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 3 October.

  • 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.

HIV Clinical Care Meeting

7:45am to 9:00am
25 October 2017
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.

Cultural Awareness Training

6:00pm to 8:30pm
31 October 2017
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.

Practice Nurse Network Meeting

6:00pm to 8:30pm
9 November 2017
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 will be distributed closer to the date including guest speakers and topics.

Practice Management Meeting

12:00pm to 2:30pm
21 November 2017
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 will be distributed closer to the date including guest speakers and topics.

HIV Clinical Care Meeting

7:45am to 9:00am
22 November 2017
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.