Preventative Health and Screening Education Videos
Preventative Health and Screening Education Videos
MBS item numbers for Older Persons in the community including Case Conferencing
Wednesday 19 October 2022
Aimed at providing an overview of the Benefits to patient outcomes of using case conferencing and the MBS items available to support and provide care to the elderly population (living in the community, not those in residential aged care).
The MBS items discussed include:
- 75+ Health assessments- full comprehensive review of patient’s health, social, mental and physical health
- Care plans and team care arrangements- plans to provide appropriate referrals to allied health workers
- Home medication reviews- full review of medications to prevent any hospital risks due to medication mismanagement
- Case conferencing- service provision of multidisciplinary team meetings to work collaboratively to ensure best outcomes for patients
- DVA specific programs such as Coordinated Veterans Care Program and Allied health cycles of care- both of which are aimed at reducing hospital admission and support provision
- Mental Health Plans- the provision of a mental health plan to access psychological services in the elderly who may be suffering from any type of mental health condition (depression most common)
All of these programs focus on identifying health concerns within the elderly and providing support through referrals to allied health services appropriate to the person’s needs.
GPs and Practice Nurses/Support staff will learn how to make time to ‘book in case conferencing’ to utilise item numbers and improve patient outcomes.
- Identify and manage a patient or group of patents that is making recurrent presentations to hospital (ED) through available support services
- Utilise appropriate MBS item number/s to ensure provision of support through referrals to allied health services appropriate to the patients’ needs
- identifying health concerns within the elderly through better understanding of MBS item numbers
- Outline effective referral pathways and options to ensure continuity of patient care
Wendy O’Meara | Primary Health Education Consultant
The Nuts and Bolts of Social Prescribing
Tuesday 22 March 2022
This webinar discusses the whole of patient health benefits of social prescribing. Speakers delve into the strategies and resources available to implement social prescribing into your patient care, including a live case presentation.
- Explore how social prescribing fits into the broader health system and the potential uses of social prescribing
- Develop an understanding of how a number of local social prescribing programs can be integrated into practice, such as, PCCS Head To Health Hub
- Develop strategies to identify patients who might benefit and enhance patient outcomes using non-medical supports
- Utilise available resources to support and enhance the management of social determinants of health using social prescribing approaches
A/Prof JR Baker PhD | CEO Primary and Community Care Services
Adjunct Associate Professor JR Baker is the CEO of PCCS and has over 20 years’ experience in executive health management, education, and research. He has consistently introduced industry leading service improvements that always keep the client at the centre of change, pushing PCCS to become an Australian leader in social prescribing, complex care coordination and link work services, including almost 10 years of experience delivering social prescribing services across NSW and Queensland. JR is driven by his ideas on providing optimal health services through innovation in the not-for-profit, health space. JR is committed to innovation, scoping out optimal health models and working with the community, government, politicians, and industry to collaborate and develop the best outcomes for people and communities.
Dr James Ibrahim – General Practitioner and Social Prescribing Specific Interest Group Chair
Dr James Ibrahim practices as a GP at Terry Hills Medical Centre and the inaugural Chair for the RACGP Specific Interest group for Social Prescribing.
The group that he chairs aims to support GPs by:
- Influencing general practice education and providing educational support about social prescribing
- Sharing and learning about local and international initiatives
- Promoting successful general practice models to decision makers
- Working as a reference group both within, and on behalf of, the RACGP in matters relating to social prescribing
- Assisting GPs with how to implement and seek funding for social prescribing initiatives they may wish to run in their practices.
For any GP’s interested in joining the RACGP specific interest group, please join through the following link https://racgp.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_etuYoA1dc5bXaaV
Increasing Cervical Cancer Screening in General Practice
Wednesday 17 March 2021
Specialist presentations to help increase participation rates across the national cervical screening program. This webinar also includes a n overview of practical strategies that can be used at your practice.
Dr Greg Gard, Gynaecological Oncologist.
Increasing Breast Cancer Screening
Tuesday 9 March 2021
Dr Jennifer Noakes.
Tuesday 2 March 2021
Dr Cameron Bell, MD FRACP, Gastroenterologist.
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