November 2019

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PSA Immunisation Training Workshop

PSA Immunisation Training Workshop

Time: 8:30am to 4:00pm, 02/11/19

Event Detail:

Manage the delivery and administration of injections and immunisations ACT

PSA immunisation training is intended to provide registered pharmacists, who meet the pre-requisite requirements, with the knowledge and skills to establish and deliver a successful immunisation service, including administration of injections. Manage the delivery and administration of injections and immunisations (APPIMM806) is based on the training program used to successfully train pharmacists worldwide and in the Queensland Pharmacy Immunisation Pilot. Over 2,300 pharmacists have now completed the PSA training and have successfully vaccinated more than 12,000 people across Australia. PSA immunisation training has been accredited as a CPD activity, is recognised under the Australian Vocational Education and Training sector and is nationally accredited by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). It is also recognised as a training program for immunisers by all state and territory health departments. Completion of this course enables you to receive one unit in the Graduate Diploma of Advanced Pharmacy Practice (10737NAT).

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Guest Speaker:

Guest Speaker

Cheryl Wallace

Related Documents:

Further Information: ACT PSA Events

 
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PSA Atrial Fibrillation & Primary Stroke Prevention Workshop

PSA Atrial Fibrillation & Primary Stroke Prevention Workshop

Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm, 07/11/19

Event Detail:

Patients presenting with AF have a high risk of stroke due to blood stasis in the atria. Appropriately managing patients with AF with rate and/or rhythm control, along with proper anticoagulation can greatly reduce their risk of thromboembolic events. With a selection of anticoagulants available, choosing which is most appropriate is based on patient preference and desired outcomes.

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Guest Speaker:

Guest Speaker

Dr Libby Anderson

Related Documents:

Further Information: Atrial Fibrillation & Primary Stroke Prevention

 
 
 
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Orthopaedic GP Update

Orthopaedic GP Update

Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm, 12/11/19

Event Detail:

GPs are invited to attend an orthopaedic update evening. This seminar aims to provide you with a comprehensive overview of current evidence and new guidelines to assist you in providing care to your patients presenting with Meniscal and Rotator Cuff pathology. You will hear from Orthopaedic Surgeon Professor Bryan Ashman and the orthopaedic advanced scope physiotherapists Katie Vine and Adrian Rumore.

Topics include:

  • Orthopaedic Outpatient Pathway Update
  • Meniscal Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Related Pathology

We look forward to you joining us.

Session Detail:

Light refreshments will be provided.

Please RSVP by Friday 8th November 2019.

RACGP Activity number:174119. Approved for 5 Category 2 CPD points.

Your registration will be confirmed either via email or fax within 48 hours of receipt and a reminder sent pre event. Please be sure to check your Junk email folder. Please contact GP Liaison unit if you do not receive this confirmation. Registrations close 72 hours prior the event.

A waiting list will be created, and successful registrations notified. A minimum of 24 hours notice is required to cancel.

Register by emailing GP Liaison Unit gpliaison [at] act.gov.au or Fax: 5124 5935.  See Related Documents for registration form.

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Related Documents: PDF icon Orthopaedic-GP-Update-Invitation.pdf

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PSA Journal Club

PSA Journal Club

Time: 7:00pm to 8:00pm, 12/11/19

Event Detail:

Continuous Learning includes the review of trials and studies relevant to all pharmacists, no matter the stage in your career or where you practice.

Rather than review on your own, come join us once a month to tackle one or two new journals and work together on reaching an opinion or conclusion.

Gold Coin Donation.

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Guest Speaker:

Related Documents:

Further Information: Journal Club - Canberra 12 November 2019

 
Thinking outside the square: a medicinal cannabis seminar

Thinking outside the square: a medicinal cannabis seminar

Time: 6:00pm to 9:00pm, 13/11/19

Event Detail:

We are pleased to offer a free seminar for general practitioners, specialists and nurse practitioners.

Session Detail:

Michael Chapman is a Geriatrician, Palliative Medicine specialist and academic working in the ACT. Michael is the Director of Palliative Care Services at The Canberra Hospital and currently prescribes medicinal cannabis for patients with palliative care needs.

Barb Fullerton is the National Education Manager for Little Green Pharma - Australia's first and only locally grown and produced medicinal cannabis oil company. Barb has over 10 years' experience in the pharmaceutical industry. 

Vivian Bevan is the Chief Pharmacist, Health Protection Services ACT.

The seminar will include:

  • a case study presentation and current information on the clinical indications for medicinal cannabis
  • an overview of the products currently manufactured and available in Australia
  • a summary of prescribing guidelines
  • information about the required approval processes for prescribing in the ACT.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Guest Speaker:

Related Documents: PDF icon Medicinal Cannabis Seminar Flyer.pdf

Further Information: Please click here to register through Eventbrite

 
'Blood Flow' A Cardiac Perspective

'Blood Flow' A Cardiac Perspective

Time: 6:30pm to 9:30pm, 13/11/19

Event Detail:

'Blood Flow' A Cardiac Perspective.

This education evening is for GPs in the ACT and immediate surrounding areas.

Session Detail:

There will be 4 Cardiologists speaking.

Dr Siang Soh - Non-Invasive Cardiac Investigations for patients with chest pain.

Dr Muayad Alasady - How do devices help in heart failure management? Why do we use Micra?

Dr Chris Hii - Approach to patient with dyspnoes (Investigations and Management).

Dr Peter Scott - TBA

Guest Speaker:

Guest Speaker

Drs Siang Soh, Muayad Alasady, Chris Hii and Peter Scott.

Related Documents: PDF icon Invite - GP night 13.11.19.pdf

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Mums & Bubs & Dads too... - Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Prevention

Mums & Bubs & Dads too... - Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Prevention

Time: 10:00am to 11:30am, 14/11/19

Event Detail:

Atrial Fibrillation & Stroke Prevention

Presented by Libby Anderson

Providing mums, dads and grandparents too, a welcoming, relaxed and supportive environment to continue their professional development whilst bringing along the little ones. These workshops are an opportunity for pharmacists who are currently on maternity/paternity leave to come together and remain strongly connected to the pharmaceutical profession whilst being on a short break. Offering an informal space to meet new colleagues with children of simular ages and the provision of adult interaction with like-minded professionals, all whilst accruing CPD points from relevant topics.

Session Detail:

Guest Speaker:

Guest Speaker

Libby Anderson

Related Documents:

Further Information: Mums & Bubs & Dads too... - Atrial Fibrillation and Stroke Prevention

 
 
 
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Forum Exploring Supported Decision Making in Healthcare for Young People

Forum Exploring Supported Decision Making in Healthcare for Young People

Time: 5:30pm to 8:15pm, 19/11/19

Event Detail:

We invite you to participate in our forum discussing Supported Decision Making in Healthcare for young people. We will be focussing on the opportunities and challenges for young people aged 14-19 as they build their identity and skills as decision makers. 

We will be having panel and small group discussions exploring what supported decision making may look like for young people of different ages and experiences. 

We have a diverse range of stakeholders attending including representatives from ACT Government, young advocates, health professionals and service providers. Based on your experience and interactions with young people we believe you would make a valuable contribution to the discussion and would be grateful for your involvement. 

Session Detail:

Please let us know if you have any support or dietary requirements to facilitate your attendance.

If you have any questions please contact the Supported Decision Making Team at supportmydecision [at] adacas.org.au or call (02) 6242 5060.  

Guest Speaker:

Guest Speaker

Opened by Minister Orr

Related Documents:

Further Information: Register for the Forum

 
Prostate Cancer in Primary Care Interactive Workshop

Prostate Cancer in Primary Care Interactive Workshop

Time: 6:15pm to 8:30pm, 19/11/19

Event Detail:

This workshop features an interactive simulation-based learning platform, SimGP, providing an opportunity to experience and engage in a simulated patient consultation, focusing on building and improving the management of patients with prostate cancer.

Session Detail:

This is an RACGP accredited activity which is allocated four Category 2 points in the QI&CPD program for the 2017- 2019 triennium.

Guest Speaker:

Guest Speaker

Dr Maurice Mulcahy, Urological Surgeon Canberra

Related Documents: PDF icon IPSEN PCPC Interactive Workshop Invitation_19 November.pdf

Further Information:

 
 
Occupational Lung Disease Presentation

Occupational Lung Disease Presentation

Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm, 21/11/19

Event Detail:

Occupational lung disease - investigating lung disease cause by silca exposure

Session Detail:

I-MED Radiology aims to assist in improved patient outcomes by providing GPs with relevant, current and evidence based medical imaging education and information.  This update will focus on occupational lung disease caused by silca exposure.

Guest Speaker:

Guest Speaker

Dr Catherine Jones, Radiologist

Related Documents: PDF icon IMED_Occupational Lung Disease Invitation.pdf

Further Information: Trisha Wong

 
 
 
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Treating Heart Failure Wholeheartedly

Treating Heart Failure Wholeheartedly

Time: 7:00pm to 9:00pm, 26/11/19

Event Detail:

This interactive meeting will challenge the way you look at patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF). It will focus on the importance of identifying patients with mild to moderate symptoms who are already being treated for HFrEF and how to practically intervene. 

Session Detail:

The meeting will include Information of the renal considerations when treating heart failure.

Participants will have the opportunity to share and learn tips and tricks to optimising switching medication and titrating dosage, allowing for true peer-to-peer interaction.

Guest Speaker:

Guest Speaker

Dr Kalam and Dr Carney

Related Documents: PDF icon 2019 11 06 - The Boathouse - Invite 2019-11-06 02_09_39.pdf

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Psychiatry Masterclass

Psychiatry Masterclass

Time: 8:30am to 1:00pm, 30/11/19

Event Detail:

GPs are invited to attend a Psychiatry Masterclass presented by Dr Llew Lewis - Clinical Director of Adult Community Mental Health and three of our Psychiatry Staff Specialists.

Topics include:

  • Update on Management of Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Navigating CAHMS referral pathway / School Refusal -Not a DMA Diagnosis but a Real Problem
  • Perinatal Considerations in Mental Health
  • BPAD1 vs BPAD11 -Similarities and Differences in Management

We look forward to you joining us.

Session Detail:

Morning Tea will be provided.

Please RSVP by Tuesday 26th November 2019.

RACGP Activity number: 176863. Approval for 7 Category 2 CPD points.

Your registration will be confirmed either via email or fax within 48 hours of receipt and a reminder sent pre event. Please be sure to check your Junk email folder. Please contact GP Liaison unit if you do not receive this confirmation. Registrations close 72 hours prior the event.

A waiting list will be created, and successful registrations notified. A minimum of 24 hours notice is required to cancel.

Register by emailing GP Liaison Unit gpliaison [at] act.gov.au or Fax: 5124 5935

Guest Speaker:

Related Documents: PDF icon Psychiatry-Masterclass-Invitation.pdf

Further Information: