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Oct 2021

Join us as we discuss the various outreach programs that are designed to improve ear and hearing health for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The program objectives, ho …

12:00 pm 1 hour event
Online Free

Ear and Hearing related Outreach Programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People

Tuesday, October 26th 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Online
Free
About the Event

Join us as we discuss the various outreach programs that are designed to improve ear and hearing health for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. The program objectives, how to access program funds and where to go for support will also be discussed.

This webinar will be hosted on Rural Health Pro's Digital Venue, you will receive the link to the Digital Venue within your confirmation email.

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Oct 2021

Speakers: Prof. Sarah McNaughton (PhD, APD), Deputy Director, Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Deakin University Sian Armstrong (APD), Heart Foundation Senior Food a …

12:00 pm 1 hour event
Online Free

From evidence to eating: a health professional webinar on how dietary patterns are leading the way forward in nutrition

Tuesday, October 26th 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Online
Free
About the Event
Speakers: Prof. Sarah McNaughton (PhD, APD), Deputy Director, Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Deakin University Sian Armstrong (APD), Heart Foundation Senior Food and Nutrition Advisor Coronary heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death in Australia, and poor diet is the biggest contributor to the burden of heart disease. In recent years research into heart disease and nutrition has shifted away from single nutrient approaches towards dietary patterns. Join the Heart Foundation and expert guest speaker Professor Sarah McNaughton to learn about the evidence supporting a dietary patterns approach to nutrition recommendations, and how the Heart Foundation has been leading the way in this area. Professor Sarah McNaughton, Deputy Director of Deakin University’s IPAN and Chair of the NHMRC Dietary Guidelines Expert Committee, will provide an update on dietary patterns evidence and its role in nutrition recommendations, and Heart Foundation dietitian Sian Armstrong will take you through the Heart Foundation’s evidence-based Heart Healthy Eating Pattern recommendations, including the latest advice on meat, eggs and dairy. You’ll learn about how the Heart Foundation develops evidence-based food and nutrition position statements and resulting recommendations, and how these are put into practice.

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Oct 2021

Melanoma Institute Australia is hosting a new webinar series to help nurses access current, evidence-based information relevant to their practice. In their first webinar, 'Wound ma …

12:00 pm 1 hour event
Online Free

MIA Nurse Webinar: Wound management in melanoma

Tuesday, October 26th 2021
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Online
Free
About the Event
Melanoma Institute Australia is hosting a new webinar series to help nurses access current, evidence-based information relevant to their practice. In their first webinar, 'Wound management in melanoma'', presenter Shahn Coburn (CNC) will cover the basics of wound care, focusing specifically on managing wounds in melanoma, including primary closures, skin grafts, dissection sites and fungating tumours.

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Oct 2021

There is growing evidence that individuals that have recovered from COVID-19, can have symptoms that persist beyond the initial illness. Studies suggest that survivors of COVID-19 …

6:30 pm 1 hour event
Online Free

Mental Health Implications of COVID-19 Infection

Tuesday, October 26th 2021
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Online
Free
About the Event

There is growing evidence that individuals that have recovered from COVID-19, can have symptoms that persist beyond the initial illness. Studies suggest that survivors of COVID-19 are at risk of psychiatric sequelae and that psychiatric and neuropsychiatric sequelae are indeed an essential part of the long-COVID syndrome. Wentworth Healthcare invites you to join Dr Lucette Cysique, Professor Kay Wilhem and Dr Clare Ramsden as they discuss the mental health implications of the COVID-19 infection. Learning Outcomes

• Describe the short term and longer term psychological and neurological correlates and sequelae of the COVID-19 infection

• Recognise the symptoms and what to look out for in patients

• Discuss the risks for post-traumatic responses for people post-COVID infection

• Define strategies to support patients with psychological and neurological long COVID symptoms

• Discuss the treatment options and considerations for COVID-19 patients

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Oct 2021

Learning objectives: Recognise the importance of delivery gender-affirming healthcare Differentiate between the legal requirements for those people under or over 18 years Understan …

6:30 pm 2 hour event
Online Free to HPMI members, $77 non …

Healthcare for Trans youth

Tuesday, October 26th 2021
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Online
Free to HPMI members, $77 non members
About the Event

Learning objectives:

Recognise the importance of delivery gender-affirming healthcare

Differentiate between the legal requirements for those people under or over 18 years

Understand the common medications prescribed for hormonal transition

Clarify the referral pathway to local services

Determine the role of general practice in our local trans healthcare

Speakers: DR KATIE WYNNE, Endocrinologist, John Hunter Hospital

DR ROBBIE TAIT, Paediatrician, John Hunter Children’s Hospital

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Oct 2021

Offered as 3 short interactive webinars over 3 consecutive evenings, this webinar series provides a comprehensive view of depression, enhancing the General Practitioner's diagnosti …

6:30 pm 3 day event
Online Free

Practical Tips in Psychiatry – Addressing the Current Mental Health Burden

Starts: Tuesday, October 26th 2021 at 6:30 PM
Ends: Thursday, October 28th 2021 at 8:30 PM
Online
Free
About the Event

Offered as 3 short interactive webinars over 3 consecutive evenings, this webinar series provides a comprehensive view of depression, enhancing the General Practitioner's diagnostic and management skills.

• Assessment of self-harm and suicidal risk

• Diagnosis of depression

• Differentiating types of depression

• Diagnosis of anxiety

• Shared decision making in antidepressant prescribing

• Psychopharmacology of antidepressants

• Diagnosis of borderline personality / complex trauma

• Diagnosis and management of complex PTSD

• Psychological strategies in complex PTSD

Session 1: Tuesday 26th October at 18.30 - 20.30, Session 2: Wednesday 27th October at 18.30 - 20.30, Session 3: Thursday 28th October at 18.30 - 20.30

For Australian General Practitioners & Nurse Practitioners only. Live webinars, no recording is made available.

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Oct 2021

Attendance at this meeting will allow the participant to proceed to a RACGP approved 40 point clinical audit program. Presented by Dr Vicky Chang MBBS BSc(Med) FRACP (respiratory a …

7:00 pm 1 hour event
Online Free

Earlier Optimisation for Moderate or Severe COPD

Tuesday, October 26th 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online
Free
About the Event

Attendance at this meeting will allow the participant to proceed to a RACGP approved 40 point clinical audit program. Presented by Dr Vicky Chang MBBS BSc(Med) FRACP (respiratory and sleep physician) the learning objectives are:

1. Identify signs and symptoms that indicate a need to adjust pharmacotherapy in moderate COPD

2. Determine appropriate strategies to provide early optimisation of therapy in patients with moderate COPD

3. Examine the clinical evidence behind pharmacological strategies for the reduction of exacerbation risk in patients with moderate COPD

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Oct 2021

Practical Methods for Health Economic Evaluation (27th-29th October online) A three-day intensive computer-based course in methods for health economic evaluation. The course cover …

9:00 am 3 day event
Online Significant discounts availabl …

University of Melbourne's Short Course in Health Economics: Practical Methods for Health Economic Evaluation

Starts: Wednesday, October 27th 2021 at 9:00 AM
Ends: Friday, October 29th 2021 at 5:00 PM
Online
Significant discounts available for students, professionals from low- and middle-income countries, MSPGH staff, and Unimelb alumni via emailing: health-economics@unimelb.edu.au
About the Event

Practical Methods for Health Economic Evaluation (27th-29th October online)

A three-day intensive computer-based course in methods for health economic evaluation. The course covers study design principles, techniques for analysing costs and outcomes and an introduction to decision models.

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Oct 2021

Join us for a PHN update on the Lumos program. Lumos is an ethically approved program that securely links data across primary, ambulatory and acute care. It can support general pra …

1:00 pm 0 hour event
Online Free

LUMOS – Understanding the patient journey to drive practice quality improvement (Mastermind)

Wednesday, October 27th 2021
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Online
Free
About the Event

Join us for a PHN update on the Lumos program. Lumos is an ethically approved program that securely links data across primary, ambulatory and acute care. It can support general practices to gain an unprecedented understanding of their patients and how they are interacting with the health system via detailed reports issued every 6 months.

Learning objectives for the session:

• What is LUMOS?

• Why is data linkage important?

• Demystifying practice level LUMOS reports to make a difference for your practice and patients

• LUMOS – becoming the stepping-stone to drive meaningful Quality Improvement and patient health outcomes

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Oct 2021

Will the future of psychological therapy combine the best of digital interventions with clinician expertise? A growing body of evidence in this space indicates that when used well, …

6:00 pm 1 hour event
Online Free

Expert Insights: Partners, not Competitors: The Integration of Clinician Expertise with Online Programs

Wednesday, October 27th 2021
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online
Free
About the Event

Will the future of psychological therapy combine the best of digital interventions with clinician expertise? A growing body of evidence in this space indicates that when used well, digital interventions in conjunction with therapy can enhance patient progress and maintain treatment momentum between sessions.

This Expert Insight's session will explore the benefits of this latest innovation and the research underway for mental health challenges that may be especially suited to a blended approach (e.g., social anxiety).

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