Jun.
16
8:30 am08:30

General Practice Management of Orthopaedic Problems

This full day workshop will cover a wide range of topical orthopaedic issues that General Practitioners will often encounter in their daily practice. Combining traditional lecture type presentations with interactive discussions of case studies, the guest speakers- highly dedicated and locally practising orthopaedic surgeons and radiologists, will share their wealth of knowledge and experience throughout the program. Particular emphasis will be on discussing the complex fields of orthopaedics and radiology, topics include:

Why x-rays are still important

Ultrasound guided musculoskeletal (MSK) injections

Common shoulder problems

Update on back pain and spinal surgery

Direct anterior approach to hip replacement & meniscal root repair

New concepts and thinking in knee replacement surgery

Arthroplasty outcomes

Optimising pain management and accelerated early recovery in hip and knee replacement

Audience: GPs and GP registrars

Date: Sunday 16 June 2019

Time: 8.30am registration for 9.00am start- 4.30pm finish

Location: Notre Dame Rural Clinical School; 40 Hardy Avenue Wagga Wagga

Cost: Free

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Mar.
26
6:00 pm18:00

Incorporate Medical termination of Pregnancy into General Practice

  • National Grape and Wine Conference Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Audience: General Practitioners, GP Registrars
Speaker: Dr Catherine Orr MB; BS (Hons), FRACGP, FARGP, MPH, Grad Dip Rural Health

Date: 26 March 2019
Time: 6pm -7pm

Topics:

  • Incorporate MTOP into your practice by using models of care, including the training required and addressing the barriers, expectations and outcomes.

  • Discuss the MTOP process including its pre-requisites, outcomes and support available.

 

Location: National Grape and Wine Conference Centre

To register your interest, please contact Caitlin Langley on 0401 406 399.

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Mar.
24
8:30 am08:30

Tackling Chronic Pain - Wagga Wagga

Topics:

  • The role and risks of opioid prescribing in the presence of chronic non-cancer pain

  • Mental health and chronic pain

  • Physiotherapy in chronic pain management

  • Bring your own chronic pain patients to the table – interactive case studies

  • Developing a management plan and utilising resources

Audience: GPs/GP registrars
Presenters:

  • Dr Suyin Tan– Director Anaesthetics and Pain Management Nepean Hospital

  • Jane Bradshaw– Physiotherapist

  • Richard Barclay– Clinical Psychologist

  • Diana Taylor– Clinical Nurse Specialist

Date: Sunday 24 March 2019
Time: 8.30am arrival and registration, for 9am start - 4.00pm finish
Location: MPHN Conference Room, 1/185 Morgan Street (enter via the Murray Street carpark)

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Mar.
21
8:30 am08:30

Privacy Law for Community Organisations - Griffith

Topics:

  • Overview of privacy laws and how they apply to your organisation

  • The difference between personal, sensitive and health information

  • The documents, systems and checks you should put in place today to protect personal information and comply with privacy laws

  • How to legally collect, use, disclose, handle and store personal information

  • Responding to requests for personal information from courts, police and others · Individuals’ rights to access their own files and have information corrected

  • The new notifiable data breaches scheme and what to do if there is a privacy complaint or breach

  • Top tips for complying with privacy law

Audience: Community Services Organisations, Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol, Health
Speaker: Mae Tanner – Lawyer and Trainer
Date: Thursday 21 March 2019
Time: 8.30am registration, 9.00am-12.00pm
Cost: $25
Location: Griffith Exies, Jondaryan Avenue Griffith

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Mar.
20
6:00 pm18:00

Updates in Breast Cancer Diagnosis and Management - Young

  • Elevation Restaurant Hilltops Retreat (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Topics:

  • Updates in Breast Imaging (by clinicians for clinicians)

  • “What is my risk of breast cancer?”

  • Preventative strategy for breast cancer

 

Audience: GPs and GP registrars
Speaker: Dr Andrew Thompson, MBBS (Hons), B Sc, MS (Endocrine), FRACS
Date: Wednesday 20 March 2019
Time: 6.00pm registration and dinner for 6.30pm start – 8.00pm finish
Venue: Elevation Restaurant Hilltops Retreat, Wombat Road Young

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Mar.
20
8:30 am08:30

Privacy Law for Community Organisations - Wagga Wagga

Topics:

  • Overview of privacy laws and how they apply to your organisation

  • The difference between personal, sensitive and health information

  • The documents, systems and checks you should put in place today to protect personal information and comply with privacy laws

  • How to legally collect, use, disclose, handle and store personal information

  • Responding to requests for personal information from courts, police and others · Individuals’ rights to access their own files and have information corrected

  • The new notifiable data breaches scheme and what to do if there is a privacy complaint or breach

  • Top tips for complying with privacy law

Audience: Community Services Organisations, Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol, Health
Speaker: Mae Tanner – Lawyer and Trainer
Date: Wednesday 20 March 2019
Time: 8.30am registration, 9.00am-12.00pm
Cost: $25
Location: Rules Club, Fernleigh Road Wagga


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Mar.
19
8:30 am08:30

Privacy Law for Community Organisations - Young

Topics:

  • Overview of privacy laws and how they apply to your organisation

  • The difference between personal, sensitive and health information

  • The documents, systems and checks you should put in place today to protect personal information and comply with privacy laws

  • How to legally collect, use, disclose, handle and store personal information

  • Responding to requests for personal information from courts, police and others · Individuals’ rights to access their own files and have information corrected

  • The new notifiable data breaches scheme and what to do if there is a privacy complaint or breach

  • Top tips for complying with privacy law

Audience: Community Services Organisations, Mental Health, Drug and Alcohol, Health
Speaker: Mae Tanner – Lawyer and Trainer
Date: Tuesday 19 March 2019
Time: 8.30am registration, 9.00am-12.00pm
Cost: $25
Location: Young Golf Club, William Street Young

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Mar.
7
6:30 pm18:30
GPs

Trans and Gender Diverse Healthcare - Wagga Wagga

Dr Kym Collins, VMO Sexual Health MLHD and Teddy Cook, Manager Regional Outreach Development ACON will be presenting to GPs and health care workers.

The session will cover understanding trans and gender diverse people, an introduction to gender affirming healthcare, treatment options and referral pathways

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Mar.
3
8:30 am08:30

Antenatal Shared Care Workshop

The 2019 Antenatal Shared Care Orientation & Update workshop will be held in two sessions:

Session 1: Orientation to the Riverina Antenatal Shared Care program

Specifically for GPs who have patients that may deliver at Wagga Base Hospital and would like to participate in the shared care program. GPs who attended training in 2016/2017/2018 do not need to attend this session. Those who attended the workshops in 2013/2014/2015 will need to attend the whole day if they wish to remain listed on the Antenatal Shared Care Brochure. This session will be presented by local Obstetricians, GP Obstetricians and Midwives.

Session 1: Antenatal Orientation

8.30am – 1.05pm: (8 Category 2 CPD points) (if attending all day 40 Category 1 points)

  • Orientation to the Antenatal Shared Care Program & agreed levels of risk in pregnancy

  • Resources for Antenatal Shared Care Program - checklist and brochure

  • The Antenatal Clinic “booking in” visit current approaches to birthing, skin to skin, pain relief

  • 1st Trimester Antenatal Screening for foetal abnormalities,

  • Dating of pregnancy & obstetric ultrasound, Non-invasive pre natal testing

  • Obesity, diabetes & nutrition, hypertension, anti-depressants, vaccinations and thyroid

Session 2: Antenatal Update

FOR ALL GPs (including GPs who have previously attended orientation training and GPs attending Session 1).

1.45 pm – 4.00pm: 2 hours (4 Category 2 CPD points or combined with Session 1 is eligible for 40 Category 1 points).

  • HealthPathways

  • Advising patients on nutrition and vitamins in pregnancy

  • Screening early for ferritin and iron, early diagnosis and treatment

  • Mental health referrals

  • Vaginal birth after caesarean

Please click here to see Registration Flyer

Register for Antenatal Orientation and Update (All Day Session)

Register for Antenatal Update (Afternoon Session Only)

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