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Fundamentals Training in Opioid Treatment

PROVIDER: The University of Sydney Discipline of Addiction Medicine

DATE: Ongoing (online)

COST: Free

SYNOPSIS:

A short, introductory, online course for all health professionals to develop knowledge about the operation of the NSW Opioid Treatment Program and the safe prescribing of opioid pharmacotherapies. The course, which aligns with the NSW Clinical Guidelines: Treatment of Opioid Dependence 2018, is the first step for medical and nurse practitioners to become an accredited prescriber of opioid pharmacotherapies in NSW. By completing this short course, you will meet the following learning objectives:

  • Effectively manage opioid dependence through available treatments in line with the NSW Opioid Treatment Program (OTP).
  • Incorporate knowledge around treatment to safely commence & maintain buprenorphine, and maintain established methadone treatment for opioid dependent patients.
  • Regularly manage and review of patients throughout treatment, including referral to services and specialists when required.
  • Manage planned withdrawal of a patient from opioid treatment and link to ongoing treatment.
  • Implement the legal and administrative requirements for the use of methadone and buprenorphine pharmacotherapies in the treatment of opioid dependence.

CPD:

Member of the RACGP will receive 3 Category 2 Points for the 2017-19 Triennium. Members of ACRRM will receive 2 Core Point for the 2017-19 Triennium.

MORE INFORMATION: 

To register and complete the course visit www.otac.org.au. Contact us on 02 9515 9811 or otac.info@sydney.edu.au.


Opioid Treatment Accreditation Course (OTAC)

PROVIDER: The University of Sydney Discipline of Addiction Medicine

DATE: Ongoing (face-to-face)

COST: Free

SYNOPSIS:

This is a comprehensive, one-day, face-to-face course facilitated by addiction medicine specialists, aims to train health professional in development of knowledge, skills, and practices to support the safe prescribing of opioid pharmacotherapies for the treatment of opioid dependence. Course content includes all stages of patient treatment; from induction, to stabilisation, to patient withdrawal from treatment. Consumer perspectives relating to treatment are also discussed.

A short examination is administered to assess participant knowledge and for accreditation purposes. The course, which aligns with the NSW Clinical Guidelines: Treatment of Opioid Dependence 2018, is the second step for medical and nurse practitioners to become an accredited prescriber of opioid pharmacotherapies in NSW. To be eligible for this course you must first complete the Fundamentals Training in Opioid Treatment online module.

CPD:

Member of the RACGP will receive 14 Category 2 Points for the 2017-19 Triennium. Members of ACRRM will receive 7 Core Point for the 2017-19 Triennium.

MORE INFORMATION: 

To register and complete the course visit www.otac.org.au. Contact us on 02 9515 9811 or otac.info@sydney.edu.au.


Driving Safety: Sedating Medication and Opioid Agonist Treatment

PROVIDER: The University of Sydney Discipline of Addiction Medicine

DATE: Ongoing (online)

COST: Free

SYNOPSIS:

Health professionals caring for patients who receive opioid agonist treatment (OAT) need to be aware of the potential impact of treatments and other factors on driving safety. The Driving Safety: Sedating Medications and Opioid Agonist Treatment course is designed to support health professionals in assessing a patient’s fitness to drive, with a focus on sedating medications and OAT.

By completing this short course, you will meet the following learning objectives:

  • Identify factors that can impact on driving safety and diagnosing risks to driving for patients, including those receiving opioid agonist treatment (OAT).
  • Develop an understanding of short-term fitness to drive and long-term medical fitness to drive, including key assessment considerations.
  • Incorporate knowledge around roles and responsibilities, patient confidentiality, and difficult clinical conversations to effectively manage patients in the context of fitness to drive.
  • Understand the medical standards for licensing and reporting legislation within New South Wales.

CPD:

Member of the RACGP will receive 2 Category 2 Points for the 2017-19 Triennium. Members of ACRRM will receive 1 Core Point for the 2017-19 Triennium.

MORE INFORMATION: 

To register and complete the course visit www.drivingsafety.com.au, or contact us on 02 9515 9811.


Navigating genomic testing in primary care: A new e-learning module

DATES:

Available until 31 December 2019

SYNOPSIS:

At least one in ten patients visiting their GP is estimated to have a condition with a genetic component, and approximately 60% of people will be affected by a condition with a genetic component during their lifetime.

This module seeks to educate GPs and others working in the primary care space about how genomic testing can improve patient outcomes, the appropriate referral pathways, and issues surrounding family, privacy and insurance.

By completing this learning activity, participants will be able to:

  • Recognise the relevance and applications of genomic testing in primary care, and the role of the GP.
  • Explain the uses and limitations of genomic testing, and the ethical, legal and social issues related to genomic testing.
  • Understand genomic reports and related correspondence in order to provide patients with the information they need.
  • Identify resources for patients undergoing genomic testing and patients with genetic conditions.

MORE INFORMATION:

Register here.


Mental Health Skills Training with a focus on youth mental health – ONLINE ALM

March 2017 – December 2019

PROVIDER: GP Learning

AVAILABLE: Thursday 30 Mar 2017 12:00am – Tuesday 31 Dec 2019 12:00am

SYNOPSIS:

The Mental Health Skills Training with a focus on youth mental health active learning module (ALM) provides general practitioners (GPs) with the skills to recognise and assess mental illnesses and to prepare evidence-based GP mental health treatment plans.

In recognition of these increased skills, GPs who have completed mental health skills training (MHST) gain access to additional MBS items, 2715 and 2717.

The MHST modular pathway and this ALM consist of two modules:

A Mental Health Core Module, which provides an overview of the Australian mental healthcare system, aetiology of the common mental illnesses seen in general practice and how to complete mental health treatment plans.

A Mental Health Clinical Enhancement Module which provides participants with the opportunity increase their skills in detecting and managing mental illness in young people.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Outline the features that allow the detection of common, disabling and treatable mental illnesses in general practice;
  • Undertake mental health assessments using the appropriate psychometric instruments validated for young people;
  • Demonstrate preparation of evidence-based GP mental health treatment plans in partnership with patients and their carers;
  • Describe the evidence based treatment recommendations for anxiety, depression, borderline personality disorder and psychosis in young people; and
  • Identify practice systems and other issues that safeguard patient safety in providing mental healthcare.

CPD:

This activity has approval by the RACGP for 40 Category 1 points for the 2017-19 triennium: Activity number 94398.

You will be sent a predisposing activity prior to the course which will need to be completed and returned before the program commences. Instructions for returning the activity will be included on the activity. Upon completion of the course you will be asked to complete a reinforcing/follow-up activity.

To qualify for 40 Category 1 points with the RACGP, participants must complete the predisposing and reinforcing activities and the feedback form.

SPONSOR:

Headspace National Youth Mental Health Foundation sponsored the Clinical Enhancement Module component.

LINK:

8.5 Hours online training – http://gplearning.racgp.org.au

MORE INFORMATION:

Please contact the gplearning Helpdesk on 1800 284 789 or email gplearning@racgp.org.au.


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GP Support Group

Ongoing

Small Group Learning

Would you like some help with your more difficult patients? At this support group GPs present cases and invite open and honest discussion. The aim is to help understand your patients and understand your own reactions to them.

This group is modelled on the Peer Review Groups that are now a mandatory part of continuing professional development for all psychiatrists.

The RACGP has accepted this project as a Small Group Learning exercise. Participants are eligible for 40 Category 1 CPD points (self-managed) if they attend a planning meeting, a review meeting and six meetings in between.

Venue: Northside Group Cremorne Clinic Consulting Suites, 1 Harrison St Cremorne, NSW 2090

Date: Meetings are held on the last Tuesday of the month

Time: 6.00 pm to 7.30 pm

Enquiries and RSVP: gpsupgrp@gmail.com.


Health Management Courses

Take your career to new heights. Choose a QUT short course for specialised knowledge that is comprehensive and relevant to the real world, now and in the future.

Health Management Courses

Leadership in Health Management
Health Care Law and Ethics
Health Planning and Evaluation
Leadership of Quality and Safety

Disaster Response and Recovery
Leadership in Disaster Management

Online registrations now open!


Nicotine Addiction & Smoking Cessation 3 Day Training Course

DATES:

18-20 June

28-30 October 2019

VENUE: Woolcock Institute of Medical Research 431 Glebe Point Road , Glebe NSW 2037

SYNOPSIS:

in in-depth knowledge and skills in nicotine addiction and smoking cessation to work in primary and allied healthcare as a tobacco treatment and smoking cessation specialist.

Hosted by A/Prof Renee Bittoun (Founding Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Smoking Cessation) along with other experts in the field of smoking cessation. A/Prof Bittoun has been teaching this course for over 15 years, regularly updating the content and has many years of experience in clinical practice and professional training regarding smoking cessation.

Topics: Causes, consequences, treatment and research of smoking cessation, nicotine addiction and appropriate evidence based smoking cessation techniques in practical application. Our aim is to improve the implementation and evaluation of programs in smoking cessation. This 3 day course includes a USB stick with course materials and a certificate of attendance is awarded on completion.

MORE INFORMATION: 

Register here.


Sydney Professional Certificates: postgraduate study for clinicians and health professionals

PROVIDER: University of Sydney Professional Certificates for Clinicians and Healthcare Professionals

DATE: 2020

SYNOPSIS:

The Medicine and Health Faculty at the University of Sydney has launched a new suite of Professional Certificates (short professional development courses) for mid to senior clinicians and health professionals.

Explore your interests or pursue a sub-speciality – stay abreast of the latest evidence and technology in specialised fields within medicine and public health.

Click here for more information.

Applications for 2020 will open in September 2019.


EOI: 2020 Practice Owners National Conference Advisory Group

The RACGP is currently accepting expressions of interest from GPs interested in being involved as a member of the advisory group for the 2020 Practice Owners National Conference.

The advisory group will provide advice and guidance to the RACGP regarding the development of the program for this annual conference. The conference is aimed at all who aspire to, or currently own, a general practice clinic.

View the advisory group guidelines here.

The expression of interest form will ask a series of questions to gauge your current practice status. The information you provide will help us ensure that the advisory group consists of members from all stages of practice ownership so the development of an inclusive and relevant program is possible.

Expressions of interest are being accepted until 11.59 pm on Sunday 25 August 2019.

Submit your expression of interest here.


The practical management of Atopic Eczema and Contact Dermatitis.

PROVIDER: Ego Pharmaceutical

DATE: Wednesday 25th September 2019

TIME:

6.30pm arrival and registration

7.00pm dinner and presentation

VENUE: Curzon Hall, Curzon Room, 53 Agincourt Road, Marsfield, NSW 21223

Free parking on site.

SYNOPSIS: 

    GPs commonly see neonates, children and adults with itchy skin, either as the presenting problem or as a secondary issue (“By the way, doctor…”). Dr Tong will facilitate an interactive session using illustrative case studies on common skin rashes that may present to your clinic.

    KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

    Dr Philip Tong

    Dr Philip Tong is a nationally recognised speaker and expert in inflammatory skin disorders. He holds a number of appointments at The University of Sydney, The Skin Hospital, St Vincent’s Hospital and Private practice in Eastwood. He enjoys teaching and currently facilitates workshops for the Australasian College of Dermatologists.

    RSVP: Friday 20th September 2019 via fax (02) 99558427 or to Mandy Sharkey mandy.sharkey@egopharm.com 0438 810 324

    Flyer here


    2019 Innovations in Cancer Treatment and Care Conference

    PROVIDER: Cancer Institute NSW

    DATE: Thursday 26 September 2019

    TIME:

    8.30am – 6pm

    Registration open at 8.30am

    Networking 5pm – 6pm

    VENUE: 

    Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, 61-101 Philip Street, Sydney

    SYNOPSIS: 

      The Cancer Institute NSW is pleased to announce the 8th annual Innovations in Cancer Treatment and Care Conference. This conference brings together clinicians, health workers, researchers and people affected by cancer to foster innovation and continuous improvement across the NSW cancer health system.

      KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

      Professor Diana Sarfati (MBChB, MPH, PhD, FNZCPHM)

      Professor Diana Sarfati (MBChB, MPH, PhD, FNZCPHM) is a public health physician, cancer epidemiologist and health services researcher. She is Head of the Department of Public Health and the Director of the Cancer and Chronic Conditions (C3) Research Group at University of Otago, Wellington. She is currently a member of the New Zealand National Cancer Leadership Board (NZ), the Advisory Committee to International Agency for Research on Cancer’s (IARC) Pacific cancer hub, the Academic Advisory Committee to IARC on the International Cancer Benchmarking Project, and she is currently leading a Lancet Oncology series on cancer control in small island developing states.

      RSVP: Registration link here.

      Find out more here.


      The Accidental Counsellor

      PROVIDER: Lifeline Northern Beaches

      DATE:  27th September 2019

      VENUE: Lifeline Northern Beaches

      SYNOPSIS:

      Our Accidental Counsellor training draws on the expertise of our organisation’s proven crisis handling skills. We take those core skills and introduce them to participants in a half day workshop. The training equips individuals to Recognise when others are struggling, to Respond appropriately with confidence and to Refer them to the best place for help.

      MORE INFORMATION: 

      For information on training for corporate groups, tailored in-house training programs, please contact our Training Manager training@lifelinenb.org.au or 02 9949 5522

      Flyer here


      Diabetes Update Day Sydney 2019

      DATE: Saturday 28 September 2019

      VENUE: Hilton Hotel Sydney, 488 George Street, Sydney

      COST:

      General Admission – $150 ($125 early bird price)
      Diabetes Qualified Members – $125 ($100 early bird price)
      More info about membership here.

      Ticket is valued at over $500 and is brought to you at this price thanks to NDSS subsidising.

      Included in ticket price:
      Access to full-day program, admission to exhibition area, morning tea, lunch and refreshments throughout the day, gift bag with product samples and useful resources, attendance certificate.

      SYNOPSIS:

      Diabetes NSW & ACT are pleased to announce this year’s Diabetes Update Day for health professionals. Join more than 300 delegates and Australia’s leading experts in diabetes to discuss the future of managing diabetes, preventing and treating complications and clinical best practice.

      This conference brings together the frontline health care professionals to learn, build networks and to discuss new ideas. Professional development points will be available at this event.

      APPLY ONLINE :

      Click here to book online | call 1300 136 588 | email events@diabetesnsw.com.au


      2019 Diabetes Update Day

      PROVIDER: Diabetes NSW & ACT

      DATE: 28th September 2019 9am-4pm

      VENUE: Hilton Sydney, 488 George Street

      SYNOPSIS: 

      Every year the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS), Diabetes NSW & ACT and Diabetes Queensland bring together current and future leaders in the field of diabetes. As Australia’s fast growing chronic condition, diabetes is the leading cause of heart attack, stroke, kidney disease, limb amputation, depression, anxiety, and blindness but it doesn’t have to be this way. With a focus on prevention, early detection, optimal treatment and effective ongoing support and management people living with diabetes can live a full and healthy life. Diabetes Update Day 2019 brings together the frontline health care professionals to learn, build networks and to discuss new ideas.

      The organising committee has designed a program suitable for a range of health professionals including; Nurses, Diabetes Educators, Podiatrists, Pharmacists, Dietitians, General Practitioners, Exercise Physiologists and other allied health professionals.

      MORE INFORMATION: 

      Find out more information and register here.


      Critical Consultations in Osteoporosis

      PROVIDER: AMGEN

      DATE: 28th September 2019

      VENUE: Mantra Hotel, 10 Brown Street, Chatswood, NSW, 2067

      SYNOPSIS: 

      • Enhance your skills in the management of osteoporosis.
      • Develop your ability to prioritise chronic diseases
      • Gain practice insights from a local osteoporosis expert

      This event is 40 Category 1 RACGP points.

      MORE INFORMATION: 

      Flyer here


      Melbourne Children’s GP Paediatric Update

      PROVIDER: Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne

      DATE: Saturday 12th October 2019

      VENUE: The Royal Children’s Hospital

      SYNOPSIS:

      The GPPU program comprises interactive presentations and workshops from paediatric experts designed to update GPs on a number of paediatric issues relevant to general practice. For example, there will be updates on behaviour and development, enuresis and an expert panel to discuss allergies, eczema and anaphylaxis.

      MORE INFORMATION: 

      Register now to secure your place.

      For enquiries, please contact gp-pu@unimelb.edu.au


      A National and International Conference on Obesity and Related Chronic Diseases

      DATE:

      16th – 18th October 2019

      VENUE: ICC Sydney

      SYNOPSIS:

      ASLM, ANZOS (the Australia and New Zealand Obesity Society) and the ICCR (International Chair on Cardiometabolic Risk) are proud to announce their joint conference on obesity and related chronic diseases, to be held in Sydney from 16-18 October 2019. Gain knowledge, foster relationships and create networks at this one-time event!

      Featuring Dr David Katz and other leading experts. Internationally-renowned Lifestyle Medicine expert Dr David Katz will be presenting a plenary at the conference, alongside a diverse and vibrant group of established international and national experts.

      MORE INFORMATION: 

      Register here.


      Domestic Violence Response Training- Balgowlah

      PROVIDER: Lifeline Northern Beaches

      DATE: 17-18 October 2019

      VENUE: Lifeline Northern Beaches, 210 Sydney Road, Balgowlah

      SYNOPSIS: Domestic and family violence Response Training (DV- alert) is a free national training program designed for health, allied health and community frontline workers. DV alert builds the knowledge and capacity of community workers to provide appropriate support to women and children in Australia through a 2-day workshop.

      MORE INFORMATION: 

      To make your application click here

      Flyer here


      Dealing with Dilemmas: Problems and Solutions

      PROVIDER: Wounds Australia

      DATE: Tuesday 22 October 2019

      TIME: 5.30pm – 8.45pm

      VENUE: Clinical Education Centre, Sydney Adventist Hospital, Wahroonga, NSW

      COST: 

      Members $30

      Non-members $60

      SYNOPSIS: 

        This event will guide pressure injury diagnosis and management, troubleshoot dressing selection and increase your knowledge of the patient problem of pain. It will also address clinician management and guide compression therapy selection.

        KEYNOTE SPEAKERS:

        Margo Asimus, Anne Purcell, Wendy White and Lyn Thomas

        MORE INFORMATION: 

        Register at events.woundsaustralia.com.au or phone 1800 870 855

        Flyer here


        Occupational Therapy in Cancer Care

        PROVIDER: Allied Education Group

        DATE:  Saturday 26 October 2019 9am- 4pm

        VENUE: 

        Charles Perkins Centre,
        Rooms 1.1 and 1.3 John Hopkins Drive,
        Camperdown, 2006
        SYNOPSIS: 

          For Occupational Therapists working in cancer care and/or Occupational Rehabilitation.

          Aim: This skills based workshop will provide OTs with knowledge and practical skills in

          • assessment and intervention of cancer related fatigue
          • return to work considerations for people after cancer
          • how to develop personalised cancer self-management program
          • communication skills in cancer

          MORE INFORMATION: 

          To register please click here

          Flyer here


          Domestic Violence Response Training- Multicultural Ashfield

          PROVIDER: Lifeline Northern Beaches

          DATE: 28-29 October 2019

          VENUE: Settlement Services International, 2/158 Liverpool Road, Ashfield

          SYNOPSIS: Domestic and family violence Response Training (DV- alert) is a free national training program designed for health, allied health and community frontline workers. DV alert builds the knowledge and capacity of community workers to provide appropriate support to women and children in Australia through a 2-day workshop.

          MORE INFORMATION: 

          To make your application click here

          Flyer here


          Lead The Way Towards Wellbeing Conference 2019

          DATES:

          October 31st

          November 1st

          VENUE: Waterview Bicentennital Park Homebush NSW

          SYNOPSIS:

          Now more than ever, children, young people, families and professionals navigate unprecedented change and significant life events including, loss and trauma.

          Join us to learn from experts about recent research and evidence-based strategies that can be integrated into organisation and education wellbeing practice.

          Interactive workshops led by specialist practitioners will provide an opportunity to support professional wellbeing approaches and programs that build safe environments to empower children, young people and families to heal from their experience.

          MORE INFORMATION: 

          View the event flyer here.

          Register here.


          Rural Emergency Skills Training (REST)

          PROVIDER: Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine

          DATE:  16-17th November 2019

          VENUE: Novotel Sydney, Darling Harbour, NSW

          SYNOPSIS: 

          This two-day emergency medicine course covers many of the common emergencies in rural practice that are relevant to the pre-hospital, small rural hospital and private rural practice environment.

          The Rural Emergency Skills Training (REST) program is conducted by trained emergency medicine instructors experienced in rural general practice.

          Participants will receive 10 ALS and 30 PRPD points, with ACRRM members receiving a discount to attend.

          MORE INFORMATION: 

          Register for REST on the ACRRM website.

           


          Black Dog Institute: Perinatal in Practice

          November 2019

          PROVIDER: Black Dog Institute

          DATE: Saturday 16 November, 9:00am – 5:00pm

          VENUE: Black Dog Institute, Hospital Road, Randwick NSW 2031.

          COST: $360

          SYNOPSIS:

          The perinatal period is a time of heightened risk for a variety of mental health conditions. Despite the portrayal of early parenthood as a time of unmitigated joy and fulfilment, many new parents experience a different reality.

          Our updated Perinatal in Practice program aiming to answer many clinical questions including:

          • Is this a normal transition to parenthood or clinical depression?
          • Can antidepressants be used in pregnancy and breastfeeding?
          • What psychological strategies are useful in treating perinatal depression?

          TARGET AUDIENCE:

          GPs, Psychologists, Midwives, Nurses, Social Workers and other Allied Health Professionals.

          CPD:

          • 40 RACGP QI&CPD Cat 1(MHST)
          • Mental Health CPD (GPMHSC)
          • 30 ACRRM PRPD
          • 6 hours CPD (Psychologists)
          • Australian College of Midwives CPD Recognised Activity

          MORE INFORMATION:

          Download a program summary, register online or email education@blackdog.org.au.


          Black Dog Institute: Depression Dilemmas

          November 2019

          PROVIDER: Black Dog Institute

          DATE: Sunday 17 November, 9:00am – 5:00pm

          VENUE: Black Dog Institute, Hospital Road, Randwick NSW 2031.

          COST: $360

          SYNOPSIS:

          Despite improved awareness and education, there are still some presentations of depression that are highly challenging for clinicians to manage in the primary care setting. Depression Dilemmas is a new interactive workshop that tackles areas of treating mood disorders that clinicians can find particularly demanding. Using case studies as the platform for learning, the program explores strategies to tackle depression in the context of alcohol use disorder, late life depression and depression that is failing to remit despite seemingly adequate treatment. Open to both general practitioners and psychologists, this advanced workshop also provides an opportunity for the two professions to interact, share each other’s perspective and problem solve together.

          Topics Covered:

          • Depression & Alcohol
          • Late life depression
          • Difficult to treat depression

          TARGET AUDIENCE:

          GPs, GP Registrars, Psychologists, Counsellors, Social Workers and Mental Health Professionals.

          CPD:

          • 40 RACGP QI&CPD Category 1 Points
          • 30 ACCRM PRPD
          • Mental Health Skills Training (GPMHSC)
          • 6 CPD Hours (psychologists)
          • 6 OPD Hours (counsellors)
          • AASW Endorsed Activity

          MORE INFORMATION:

          Download a program summary, register online or email education@blackdog.org.au.


          Improving Child and Adolescent Health Forum

          DATE: Tuesday 19 November 2019

          TIME: 8 am – 4:30 pm

          VENUE: Wallace Freeborn Level 5, Kolling Building, RNSH.

          SYNOPSIS:

          Northern Sydney Local Health District is proud to hold their first Child & Adolescent Health Forum showing quality initiatives and research in this field. There will be presentations from nursing and medical staff from acute, community and emergency care.

          Topics include:

          • The First 2000 Days of life
          • SAFE-ED (Child Protection Project)
          • Coping with Self Harm: A Group Model
          • Leading Better Value Care (Bronchiolitis)
          • Learn The Signs Act Early
          • Childhood Obesity – Hornsby Healthy Kids
          • Paediatric Concussion in Emergency
          • Evaluation of Paediatric Training For APAC
          • Paediatric Telehealth
          • Youth Health – HEEADSS Pilot Project
          • Child & Family Health Nursing Workforce

          For more information contact Catherine Jones, Service Development Manager, Child, Youth & Family Clinical Network, RNSH. Ph. 0491 216 663 or 02 9463 2992, or email Catherine.Jones3@health.nsw.gov.au.

          Enrolments open 6 months prior via My Health Learning. Non-LHD participants can contact NSLHD-CETD (contactus@health.nsw.gov.au) for enrolment information.


          Boarder to Bay Eduventure: A toolkit for self-care and thriving in your practice

          PROVIDER: Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ASLM)

          DATE: 22-24th November 2019

          VENUE: Mantra on Salt Beach, Gunnamatta Avenue, Kingscliff NSW 2487

          SYNOPSIS:

          A healthy focus on self-care is an essential component of good, enjoyable and sustainable clinical practice.

          Led by Dr Caroline West (GP) and A/Prof John Stevens (RN), the immersive Border to Bay Eduventure will explore the Lifestyle Medicine needed to ensure you are best equipped to care for others. Take part in this interactive and informative workshop series to gain new tools for sustainable self-care, all while taking in the stunning sights of eastern Australia.

          Specifically, participation in this program will equip you with new ways of thinking, behaving and responding to the demands of a busy life, strategies for sustainable self-care, tools to maintain an effective support network, and much more! Participants will walk approximately 65kms over three relaxing days, from the New South Wales border to the Byron Bay Lighthouse.

          CPD:

          Members of the RACGP will receive 40 Category 1 points.

          MORE INFORMATION: 

          Event link here


          St George Hospital Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Conference 2019

          DATES:

          23rd – 24th November 2019

          VENUE: St George Hospital Research and Education Centre, NSAW

          SYNOPSIS:

          The 4th Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Conference at St George Public Hospital is being held in Sydney on 23rd and 24th November, 2019.

          Four excellent, internationally Surgical oncologist renowned speakers will be leading the event. These professionals have all all contributed to major advances in knowledge surrounding Cytoreductive Surgery(Peritonectomy ) , Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy (HIPEC) and, more recently, PIPAC (Pressurised IntraPeritoneal Aerosol Chemotherapy) in Peritoneal Surface malignancy  esp from Colorectal, Appendix cancer, Gastric cancer, Ovarian cancer, Mesothelioma and other rare peritoneal surface malignancy.  

          There will be presentations and discussion on different recent hot topics like the PRODIGE 7 result, Prophylactic HIPEC and second look in T4 colorectal cancer Dutch RCT result , Systemic chemotherapy  in Peritoneal surface malignancy from colorectal cancer and quality of life post Peritonectomy and HIPEC.

           16 CPD Hours will be granted for the attendance. Please visit the following link for more information about the event:

          MORE INFORMATION: 

          Register here.