WEBINAR: Allied Health and the My Health Record (General)

7:00pm to 8:15pm
24 July 2018
Online

Session Detail

A standalone session that provides an introduction to the My Health Record for allied health suitable for all professions.

My Health Record - What’s in it for me?

10:00am to 12:00pm
31 July 2018
HCCA Meeting Room, 100 Maitland Street, Hackett ACT 2602

Event Detail

Are you wondering what all the fuss is about? Australians will soon have an individual, digital health record created for them - unless you decide to opt out. This health record is called My Health Record.

If you’d like to know more, or have questions such as:

  • What information will be put on My Health Record?
  • Who can see it?
  • Who controls it?

Come along to a free presentation which can help you decide if it’s right for you.

Session Detail

If you bring your own laptop or tablet, we can show you how to view a My Health Record.

Morning tea will be provided. Please RSVP to Admin Officer adminofficer [at] hcca.org.au or 02 6230 7800 with any dietary requirements you have. Transport assistance may be available.

This seminar is supported by the Health Care Consumers’ Association and the Chronic Conditions Seminars Series.

What you need to know about My Health Record

5:30pm to 7:00pm
7 August 2018
Federation Room, 85 Northbourne Ave, Turner

Event Detail

Date:  Tuesday 7 August

Time: 5.30pm – 7pm

Venue: Federation Room, 85 Northbourne Ave, Turner

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/what-do-you-need-to-know-about-my-health-record-tickets-47758316410?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

Session Detail

As My Health Record moves from Opt In to Opt Out, you may be considering if the new system suits your needs. 
You are invited to join the AIDS Action Council for a community Q&A about My Health Record. Have your questions answered, and learn more about what it means to opt in or opt out.

Webinar 2 – Allied Health and the My Health Record (Consultant Professions)

7:00pm to 8:15pm
7 August 2018
Online

Session Detail

A standalone session that provides an introduction to the My Health Record for allied health.

This session has extra information than in Webinar 1 in this series on privacy and security that may be particularly relevant for consulting professions (e.g. psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists etc.)

RACGP My Health Record in general practice

7:00pm to 9:00pm
14 August 2018
National Museum of Australia Peninsula Room Lawson Crescent Acton, ACT 2601

Session Detail

All Australians registered with Medicare or the Department of Veterans’ Affairs will have a My Health Record created for them by the end of 2018 unless they choose to opt out between 16 July and 15 October. This workshop will address questions you may have regarding the expansion of My Health Record, including how it may affect your practice and patients.

At the end of the workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Describe the role of My Health Record
  • Articulate the drivers for the implementation of a national eHealth system
  • Identify scenarios in which a general practice’s use of My Health Record might assist in improving patient care coordination
  • Understand the impact of My Health Record expansion on general practice workflow
  • Make an informed decision regarding participation in My Health Record

The ‘My Health Record in general practice’ workshop will be presented by GPs and is accredited for 4 Category 2 RACGP QI&CPD points.

Limited spaces are available, so please register.

Light catering will be provided from 6:30pm, with the workshop starting at 7:00pm.

My Health Record Privacy and Security

6:30pm to 9:00pm
16 August 2018
CBR2, Vibe Hotel, 1 Rogan Street, Canberra Airport, ACT 2609

Session Detail

TOPIC: My Health Record - Privacy and Security

SPEAKERS: Carey Doolan, PHN Education and Support Lead; and Marianne Cologon, Security & Compliance Outreach Director

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Summarise the security of the system
  • Awareness of legislation underpinning the My Health Record system
  • Understand what can be done at the organisational level to optimise security and privacy
  • Describe how individuals can apply a range of personal controls including privacy and access controls for their My Health Record

Guest Speaker

Carey Doolan, PHN Education and Support Lead; and Marianne Cologon, Security & Compliance Outreach Director

Medical Nutrition Therapy in Allergy and Food Intolerances

9:00am to 4:00pm
7 September 2018 to 8 September 2018
National Convention Centre Canberra

Event Detail

We've partnered with the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) to bring you a new Professional Certificate course in Medical Nutrition Therapy in Food Allergy and Intolerance!

This course will provide you with an understanding of immunology & pathophysiology of allergy, skills & knowledge in nutritional management of food allergy and other adverse food reactions, as well as recommendations, guidelines and evidence based literature to add to your toolkit. You'll also develop a network of colleagues working in the field of food allergy and intolerance.

This course is being held in conjunction with the ASCIA 2018 conference. You can attend the course without attending the conference, or add the course registration to your conference package.

Suitable for:

  • Dietetic students in an accredited course
  • Newly graduated dietitians
  • Accredited Practising Dietitians

Early Bird Conference Bookings close 16 July!

Nutrition Support Program

8:45am to 4:30pm
11 October 2018
QT Canberra - 1 London Circuit Canberra ACT

Event Detail

The Nutrition Support Program is a nationally accredited program and is fully funded by the federal Department of Health under the Chronic Disease Project.

Session Detail

The Nutrition Support Program is designed to provide skills and knowledge for a range of health professionals and others working within Indigenous Health to provide detailed information and advice in relation to nutrition and dietary management.

On the successful completion of the program, participants should have the ability to organise appropriate resources for dietary education and assist with the provision of basic and scripted dietary and nutrition information for the client.

Students will be able to demonstrate appropriate strategies to monitor a clients response to the information and education and comply with the instructions of the Dietitian and be aware of protocols for client documentation.

Having a good knowledge and understanding of the principles of nutritional requirements and the body systems, students can recognise how human behaviour and cultural factors may influence our diets.

Foot Health Assessment Program

8:45am to 4:30pm
12 October 2018
QT Canberra - 1 London Circuit Canberra ACT

Event Detail

The Foot Health Assessment Program is a nationally accredited program and is fully funded by the federal Department of Health under the Chronic Disease Project.

Session Detail

The Foot Health Assessment Program is designed to provide skills and knowledge for a range of health professionals and others working within Indigenous Health to provide detailed information and advice in relation to foot health management.

On the successful completion of the program, participants should have the ability to safely perform a basic foot care assessment, determine foot care requirements and use basic equipment and a range of topical medications where the services of a professional podiatrist are not required.

The program is evidence based and the techniques taught are designed to promote the best practice outcomes for patient care.

This program has been designed to provide the student with the opportunity to gain or consolidate knowledge and skills in basic foot care assessment management and referral.

Course in Ear and Hearing Health

8:45am to 4:30pm
17 October 2018
QT Canberra - 1 London Circuit Canberra ACT

Event Detail

The Course in Ear and Hearing Health aims to provide eligible participants specific skills and knowledge to perform ear health examinations and provide basic point of care hearing evaluations.

The course provides knowledge to allow successful students to provide management strategies and understand referral pathways for specialist care in relation to a range of conditions, based on detailed knowledge of the anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of the auditory system.

Session Detail

Vocational outcomes include: enhanced clinical practice, addition of skills to scope of practice, and ear health assessment clinician.

  • assess and determine factors that affect ear and hearing health, assess the client’s physical and pathophysiological auditory status and seek advice where appropriate. The major focus of the unit is on physical auditory assessment
  • provide education, develop management plans, identify and manage hygiene issues regarding ear and hearing health, and provide ongoing management where complex needs regarding ear and hearing health are required
  • perform wax removal procedures where deemed appropriate and safe
  • perform ear health screening assessments on children.

Day Course on Infection Prevention & Control to all General Practice staff

9:00am to 4:00pm
1 November 2018
To be confirmed

Event Detail

  • Small group of 10 - 14 nurses/managers/receptionists to enhance competency checking experience.   
  • Fee includes materials & folder, a complimentary copy of my 2017 prac guide and cleaning policy template
  • Fee includes Tea/Coffee on arrival, morning tea, single course lunch with wine, special dietary requirements 
  • No deposit or prepay - 14 day invoice sent after course. NB 25% cancellation fee for confirmed bookings
  • Fee is $330 pp and $220 non-working or if attending with full fee paying colleague at same clinic
  • Session starts at 9am with 15 minutes rego/coffee. If you don't sterilise items, you may opt to leave at 4pm    

Session Detail

Topics to be covered include:

  1. Triage for suspect flu/gastro/measles, Precautions, Staff Immunisation, Clinical Waste, Sharps Injury (2 hrs)
  2. Competency checking for; Hand hygiene, using pandemic PPE, cleaning, PPE & managing body fluid spills (2 hrs)
  3. Infection Control for wound care i.e. best practice for hand hygiene, glove changes, cleaning (15 minutes)
  4. Managing hand hygiene and surface disinfection for pts with Multiresistant Organisms e.g. MRSA (15 minutes)
  5. Instrument processing (Last 2 hours or 1 hr if you do not perform instrument sterilisation at work - 7 APNA CPD)