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Chronic Disease Management: MBS Item Numbers in Aged Care Facilities: What’s New?

Tue 22nd June @ 7:00 pm

Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) invites GPs, Practice Nurses, Practice Managers and Allied Health Professionals to a webinar covering MBS allied health services for residential aged care facilities and MBS mental health services in residential aged care facilities.  It will include the crucial role of general practice in facilitating access to allied health services for residents with dementia and other complex medical needs and conclude with a Q&A session.

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DATE:
Tue 22nd June


TIME:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm


VENUE:

NSW
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SPEAKERS:

Wendy O’Meara | Associate Education Consultant
Wendy is a registered nurse by profession and a practice manager. She has a long and diverse history in general practice, spanning 20 years. Wendy has worked in all aspects of general practice including reception, primary care nursing and practice management, and has a strong, comprehensive understanding of al these areas. She currently manages 15 reception and administration support as well as five chronic disease nurses.

Nathan Collyer | Physiotherapist
Nathan has been working as a physiotherapist in aged care for over ten years. He provides physiotherapy and rehabilitation services to residents in aged care. Nathan finds this a rewarding and essential area of practice which has a simple goal of improving quality of life of residents

TARGET AUDIENCE:

GPs, Practice Nurses, Practice Managers and Allied Health Professionals.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
  • Discuss the important contributions of general practice in facilitating access to allied health services for residents with dementia and other complex medical needs
  • Recall key elements of the new Allied Health Services in RACFs – COVID Allied Health Package
  • Describe the new temporary GP and OMP MBS items for multidisciplinary care planning and health assessments, and locate the face sheet for more information
  • Outline how to refer a resident to extended allied health treatment through the new MBS Initiative
  • Discuss with colleagues how to deliver these collaborative services efficiently, to minimise the chance of disruption of usual clinical practice


ENQUIRIES:

Judy or Robi, Education Coordinators – 9432 8250 or events@snhn.org.au.



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