A presentation at a PHN event





External Professional Education Events

External Professional Education Events

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak some face-to-face events have been postponed and removed from this page. The following External Professional Education Events are being conducted online.

Australian Government Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccination Training Program

In preparation for Australia’s vaccine rollout, authorised COVID-19 vaccination providers must complete COVID-19 vaccination training. This will ensure our workforce is competent in the safe management and administration of COVID-19 vaccines.

The Australian Government has partnered with the Australian College of Nursing to develop and deliver free and accredited training modules.

The training is available for all authorised COVID-19 vaccination providers. This will include:

  • health professionals in hospitals
  • general practices,
  • state and Commonwealth vaccination clinics
  • Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations
  • pharmacies.

The training is also available for non-clinical and administration staff. They can access the non-clinical modules of the training such as handling, storage and administration.


Click here to find out more.

Learn How to Assess and Manage Concussion

Interactive webinar delivered by world-leading experts CPD approved by RACGP, ACRRM and ACEM.

Multiple opportunities to attend from March –July 2021

RACGP Accredited Activity.

Click here to register.

GP Mental Health Assessment and Management Skills Module (GPMHSC Level 1 Skills training)

This module aims to develop skills in comprehensive mental health assessment and management planning, derived from the person’s experiences of illness, and is based on a recovery-focused model. Participants benefit from an interactive experience with experts from psychiatry, general practice, trauma-focused care and addiction medicine, along with shared perspectives from persons with lived experience. We anticipate this module will take 13.5 hours to complete. This includes an estimated 2.5 hours of independent activities and 11 hours of group learning spread over 3 days.


Dates: Sat 5 , Wed 9, Sat 12 Jun 2021; online

Cost: $500

GPMHSC approved for Mental Health Skills Training (MHST), 40 CPD


Click here to register.

Management of Sports Trauma (MOST) Course

Management of Sports Trauma (MOST) Course

The MOST Course combines current theory and a practical approach to equip medical professionals with the core skills needed to manage traumatic sporting injuries, on and off the field. Highly practical and interactive, this comprehensive two-day course addresses common emergencies that might confront a healthcare or medical professional, covers the rationale behind treatment choices and the adaption of medical management at sporting events and out in the field.

MOST Course is CPD approved by the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) and Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM).

MOST Course is being run four times in cities around Australia:

  • Sydney: 12-13 June
  • Brisbane: 24-25 July
  • Perth: 28-29 August
  • Adelaide: 29-30 November

More information and registrations can be found via this link: https://semacademy.org/pages/most-course

Webinar Driving and Dementia: the GP’s dilemma

GPs play a vital role in helping people with dementia navigate that challenging time when their ability to drive is in question.

Date: 17th June 2021

Time: 7pm

Our GP presents will

  •  discuss the impact of dementia on a person’s ability to drive
  • assist GPs to understand the considerations involved in determining fitness to drive
  • discuss the importance of having conversations about driving with patients

Suitable For
People working as GPs, Primary Health Nurses, Health Professionals

Dr Allan Shell
Allan is an academic GP and an Adjunct Senior Lecturer and educator for Dementia Training Australia.

Dr Beth Cheal
Beth has been involved in professional education for GPs and other health professionals to assist them in determining the “Fitness to drive” of older and cognitively impaired drivers.

Professor Dimity Pond
Professor of General Practice at the University of Newcastle, conducting significant research into dementia and mental health in Primary Care. Dimity also works in clinical practice.


Click here to register.

NSW Education Afternoon Looking at Legs

Date: Saturday 26th July, 2021

Time: 1.00pm – 5.00pm


Club Burwood RSL
96 Shaftesbury Road
Burwood NSW 2134

Members $39
Non-members $59
Live streaming: $19 (Members only)


This education afternoon is all about legs with a focus on pressure injuries, diagnostics of the lower limb and chronic venous leg ulcers.

The event will feature:
Diagnosis and assessment, conservative and surgical treatment options, case studies or clinical experience in dealing with the condition and reference to best practice research


– Dr Saissan Rajendran (Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon)
– Sue Monaro (Clinical Leader – Vascular Nursing)
– Allyson Waird (CNC Aged Care Services Royal North Shore and Ryde Hospitals)


To register click here.