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Chronic Disease Support Program

THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED

DATE:
Sat 27th October @ 8:45 am
VENUE:
Norman Nock room, Kolling Building - RNSH, Reserve Rd, St Leonards NSW
SYNOPSIS:

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


An invitation to participate in a workshop on future electronic health record systems

DATE:
Tue 30th October @ 7:00 pm
VENUE:
Australian Institute of Health Innovation - Level 6, 75 Talavera Road, Macquarie University, NSW
SYNOPSIS:

Would you like to help re-image future electronic health record systems?

Macquarie University Centre for Health Informatics invite GPs to a workshop to (i) understand the problems related to managing electronic health records, and (ii) envision what the future EHR may look like. The outcome of this research will inform the development of new record management technologies with more natural and efficient interaction methods.
This workshop will include creative activities such as brainstorming, mind mapping, envisioning, and role-playing activities. GP’s will be reimbursed for their time.


Suicide prevention, intervention and reporting for Practice Managers and Staff

DATE:
Wed 31st October @ 7:00 pm
VENUE:
Pymble Golf Club - Cowan Road, St Ives NSW 2073
SYNOPSIS:

Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) along with Wesley LifeForce invites local General Practice Managers and Staff to this specialised two hour tailored seminar. As part of practice accreditation, General Practice staff are required to be able to triage patients. This workshop enables participants to develop a strategy or protocol to meet the needs of your general practice, with additional support provided by the identification of local organisations that you can draw on to assist your practice, your staff and patients. This specialised program is designed to refresh your skills, equipping you with leading methodology and strategies in suicide prevention, intervention and reporting.


Nutrition Support Program

THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED

DATE:
Sat 3rd November @ 8:45 am
VENUE:
Norman Nock room, Kolling Building - RNSH, Reserve Rd, St Leonards NSW
SYNOPSIS:

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


Ageing Strategy Network: “DO NO HARM”: Deprescribing eight common medications

THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED

DATE:
Wed 7th November @ 6:30 pm
VENUE:
Dee Why RSL Club - Level 3, 932 Pittwater Road, Dee Why NSW 2099
SYNOPSIS:

Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) invites local GPs, Primary Care Nurses, Pharmacists, Allied Health Professionals and Aged Care workers to this Deprescribing training evening, incorporating two presentations, introduction to pharmacology and ageing and Choosing Wisely Australia, eight drug classes to initiate deprescribing supported by case histories.


Networking workshop at St Leonards My Health Record for Specialists, GPs, and Allied Health Professionals

DATE:
Thu 8th November @ 6:30 pm
VENUE:
Norman Nock room, Kolling Building, RNSH, Reserve Rd, St Leonards - Reserve Rd, St Leonards NSW
SYNOPSIS:

You are invited to a networking evening with other local Specialists, GPs and Allied Health in your area. The topic under discussion will be My Health Record.
This workshop will explore the My Health Record system and help Specialists, GPs and AHPs navigate the opt-out period and engage with patients. It will delve into the systems’ features, functionalities, benefits and uses, as they relate to medical practice, clinical workflow and patients.


Showcasing Mental Health Services in the Community

DATE:
Tue 13th November @ 6:30 pm
VENUE:
Ku-ring-gai Libraries - corner Pacific Hwy and Park Ave, Gordon NSW
SYNOPSIS:

This evening is being held by Northern Sydney Network and is designed for nurses working in Primary Care to inform their own clinical practice and patient referral and will showcase mental health services available in the Community including Paediatric, Postnatal depression, ageing, veterans, Lifeline, children’s service as well as Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders.


Taking care of BASICs: Optimal Wellness for GPs & Health Professionals

DATE:
Thu 15th November @ 6:30 pm
VENUE:
The Concourse, Civic Pavilion - 409 Victoria Ave, Chatswood NSW
SYNOPSIS:

Join us for the 2018 AGM & Health Professionals Symposium. This networking event includes keynote presentations and expert panel discussing the importance of optimal wellness for GPs and Health Professionals.


Shared Antenatal Care ALM

THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED

DATE:
Sat 17th November @ 8:30 am
VENUE:
Poche Centre, Melanoma Institute - 40 Rocklands Road, North Sydney NSW 2060
SYNOPSIS:

Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) invites local general practitioners to an interactive day of Shared Antenatal Care education. This activity attracts 40 Category 1 RACGP points.


Arcadia-Pittwater Private Hospital Pathways and Services

DATE:
Tue 20th November @ 6:30 pm
VENUE:
Arcadia-Pittwater Private Hospital - 4 Daydream St, Warriewood NSW 2102
SYNOPSIS:

Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) invites local GPs to this training to assist in identifying patients that may require a hip replacement and to identify those that would benefit from minimally invasive surgery. The training will also provide participants understanding of the important role Cardiac Rehabilitation plays in recovery and identifying patients that this rehabilitation would assist.


Networking workshop at Epping My Health Record for Specialists, GPs and Allied Health Professionals

DATE:
Tue 20th November @ 6:30 pm
VENUE:
The Epping Club - 45 Rawson Street, Epping NSW 2121
SYNOPSIS:

You are invited to a networking evening with other local Specialists, GPs and Allied Health in your area. The topic under discussion will be My Health Record.
This workshop will explore the My Health Record system and help Specialists, GPs and AHPs understand more about the system and how to engage with patients. It will delve into the systems’ features, functionalities, security, benefits and uses, as they relate to medical practice, clinical workflow and patients.
The four month My Health Record opt-out period finishes on 15 November 2018. Every Australian will then get a My Health Record, unless they choose not to.


Aboriginal Cultural Education Program

DATE:
Sat 24th November @ 12:15 pm
VENUE:
St Leonards Campus, TAFE College - 213 Pacific Highway, St Leonards
SYNOPSIS:

Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) invites local GPs, Primary Care Nurses, Practice Managers, Practice staff and Allied Health Professionals to a workshop to develop and apply understanding of Aboriginal cultures to improve service and program outcomes.


Sydney North Older Persons Mental Health Network Meeting – Substance Use in Older People

DATE:
Mon 26th November @ 6:00 pm
VENUE:
SNPHN Training Room - Tower 2, Level 5, 475 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood
SYNOPSIS:

The Mental Health Professionals’ Network (MHPN) with the support of the Sydney North PHN invites you to the next Sydney North Older Persons Mental Health Network meeting.
The purpose of the network is to provide a platform for interdisciplinary professional development, peer support, enhancing referral pathways, and gaining an understanding of how practitioners and services can work together to meet the mental health and related needs f the older population.


Hornsby & Ku-Ring-Gai Local Coordinated Networks – Aged Care

DATE:
Tue 27th November @ 5:45 pm
VENUE:
Hornsby RSL club - 4 High street, Hornsby
SYNOPSIS:

This event aims to build on the work of previous Local Coordinated Network events in sharing information and fostering discussion between a broad range of providers across the Hornsby / Ku-ring-gai region. The focus of this event is aged care, bringing together providers, managers and consumers from across the Hornsby/Ku-ring-gai region with a view to improving awareness, relationships and connectivity between services and providing an opportunity to network.

All health and social care providers and consumers with an interest in improving the connectivity of services in the Hornsby/Ku-ring-gai area are encouraged to attend.


Applying Motivational Interviewing Skills in General Practice

DATE:
Wed 28th November @ 6:30 pm
VENUE:
Roseville Golf Club - 4 Links Road, Roseville NSW 2069
SYNOPSIS:

Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) invites all GPs and Practice Nurses to a Motivational interviewing (MI) training seminar. MI is a collaborative and evocative counselling style that helps people resolve ambivalence about and enhance motivation for change. This seminar is dedicated to supporting general practitioners and their staff in applying MI principles and strategies to best treat their patients. Attendees will learn about motivation, the stages of change, the spirit of MI and how to apply core MI skills in practice to catalyse positive change in their patients’ lives.


An Invitation for a Workshop to Envision Future EHR Systems

DATE:
Wed 28th November @ 7:00 pm
VENUE:
Australian Institute of Health Innovation - Level 6, 75 Talavera Road, Macquarie University, NSW
SYNOPSIS:

The Centre for Health Informatics would like to invite you to re-imagine future electronic health record (EHR) systems with the help of some creative design thinking methods.


Transforming your Practice to a Person Centred Medical Home

DATE:
Thu 29th November @ 6:30 pm
VENUE:
SNPHN Training Room - Tower 2, Level 5, 475 Victoria Avenue, Chatswood
SYNOPSIS:

Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) invites local GPs, Practice Nurses, Practice Managers and Allied Health Professionals to a presentation on the key learnings from Health Care Home Practices. Drawing on experience, Dr Walid Jammal and Tracey Johnson (Practice Manager) will share their knowledge and lessons on what it takes to become a high-performing and sustainable general practice of the future.


WEBINAR: Substance use in our community: identifying commonly used substances and their effects

DATE:
Tue 4th December @ 7:30 pm
VENUE:
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SYNOPSIS:

In the first of a series of Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) webinars, Dr Christina Marel from the National Drug Research Centre (NDARC) will provide an overview of common misused substances and their affects, and guide practitioners through the process of identifying and discussing substance misuse with patients.


Tickborne Infection (TBI’s) in Australia – Update and current research

THIS EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED

DATE:
Wed 5th December @ 6:30 pm
VENUE:
Auditorium, Level 5, Kolling Building, Royal North Shore Hospital - Reserve Road, St Leonards NSW
SYNOPSIS:

Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) invites local GPs, Practice Nurses, Pharmacists and Practice Nurses to a presentation by Dr Hudson on clinical and laboratory aspects of TBI. This will be followed by a presentation by Professor Edward Holmes, Director of the Pathogen Discovery Unit at Sydney University on potential new pathogens discovered in Australian ticks and wildlife.


Northern Sydney Frailty Initiative – The Impact of Frailty on Patients

DATE:
Mon 10th December @ 6:30 pm
VENUE:
- , NSW
SYNOPSIS:

The Northern Sydney Frailty Initiative is delivering an education event to assist health professionals further understand the impact of frailty on patients and how early identification and targeted intervention can reduce frailty, avoid inappropriate hospital admissions, keep people well and at home for longer and reduce need for RACF and hospital admissions.
This education session can help support the delivery of a frailty screening tool and supporting management plans to address the reversible contributing factors of frailty in your day to day practice.