Calculating Absolute Cardiovascular Risk & Relevant Health Assessments in General Practice – Item 699

This session will provide the practice team, including nurses, GPs, practice managers and reception staff with an overview of the medicare items and billing requirements of the new Heart Health Assessment along with resources and tips to engage eligible patients to participate in this initiative.

This session will cover:

  • Relevant Medicare items and billing requirements of the new Heart Health Assessment
  • Components of the Assessment and available tools
  • Tips and Strategies to find and engage eligible patients to participate in this initiative

Running Flu Clinics – 2019 Update

This FREE webinar provides the practice team, including nurses, GPs, practice managers and reception staff with guidance on running a general practice flu clinic.

This session will cover:

  • Information on the 2019 flu vaccine strains
  • Common questions surrounding vaccine timing and the Government vaccination program
  • Billing considerations: Medicare vs private billing
  • Practice resources and tips for patient recruitment

Presented by Magali De Castro, Clinical Director, HotDoc

Navigating the New Notifiable Data Breach Management Requirements

This FREE webinar provides the practice team, including nurses, GPs, practice managers and reception staff with guidance on the responsibilities of the practice in terms of data breach management, and how to develop a response plan.

 

This session will cover:

  • What constitutes a data breach
  • What are the responsibilities of the practice in terms of data breach management
  • How to prepare a response plan and create a practice policy that complies with the Notifiable Data Breach Scheme

Presented by Magali De Castro, Clinical Director

Running Flu Clinics – 2018 Update

This FREE webinar provides the practice team, including nurses, GPs, practice managers and reception staff with guidance on running a general practice flu clinic.

This session will cover:

  • Information on the 2018 flu vaccine strains and the new ‘enhanced’ vaccines for over-65s
  • Key considerations for vaccine timing and the Government vaccination program
  • Billing considerations: Medicare vs private billing
  • Practice resources and tips for patient recruitment

Presented by Magali De Castro, Clinical Director

Wound Management in General Practice

This FREE webinar covers wound care in general practice and provides the practice team, including nurses and GPs, with guidance on how to identify and treat different types of common wounds.

This session will cover:

Skin tears
Pressure injuries
Venous leg ulcers
Arterial leg ulcers
Diabetic/high risk foot injuries
Wound dressings
Training Session = 1 CPD hour

Webinar Host: Jan Rice
Director, WoundCare Services

Jan trained at The Alfred Hospital progressing through various training programs before eventually studying Plastic Surgery Nursing. This led her to study wound management when she joined Wound Foundation of Australia in 1993. She holds a Masters in Wound Care.

With over 30 years of specialised wound training, Jan is a much sought after speaker at state, national and international wound conferences. She has worked on numerous advisory boards and been a member of several committees focused on wound care.

In 2013 Jan established her own consultancy, Jan Rice WoundCareServices, which sees her consulting in aged care, acute private surgical hospitals and private homes. Since 2006 she has also conducted a wound clinic at Ashwood Medical Group in Ashburton, Melbourne.

Update on the RACGP Standards 5th Ed

This free webinar will cover the recent changes to RACGP’s Standards (5th Edition) and will provide the practice team, including nurses, GPs, practice managers and reception staff with guidance on how these changes will affect their roles and the clinic in general.

This session will cover:

Changes and new accreditation requirements under the RACGP 5th Edition Standards
How the change in focus from ‘process’ to ‘outcomes’ will affect practices
Best tools and resources to help you prepare for accreditation under the 5th Edition Standards
Training Session = 1 CPD hour

Presented by Magali De Castro, Clinical Director

Infection Control in General Practice

This training session on Infection Control provides an update and refresher for the practice team, including GPs, Nurses and Practice Managers, to ensure your clinic is meeting best practice guidelines to prevent the spread of infection and diseases at the practice.

Presented by Magali De Castro, Clinical Nurse Educator.

This session covers:

• Key infection control considerations for general practice

• Accreditation standards relating to infection control

• Tips and resources for ongoing staff training

Running Flu Clinics – 2017 Update

Flu vaccination season is often one of the busiest times for General Practice, with added work pressures and a noticeable increase in patient demand. This training module provides an update and refresher for the practice team, including GPs, Nurses and Practice Managers, to ensure your clinic is ready and well equipped to tackle flu season. This is the 2017 update.

Presented by Magali De Castro, Credentialed Nurse Immuniser.

This session covers:

  • Information on the 2017 flu vaccine strains
  • Key considerations for the Government flu shot program
  • Billing considerations: Medicare vs private
  • Practice resources and patient recruitment

Diabetes Management Update for General Practice

This training session on Diabetes Management provides an update and refresher for the practice team, including GPs, Nurses and Practice Managers, to ensure your clinic is providing the right support to patients with diabetes.

Presented by Magali De Castro, Clinical Nurse Educator.

This session covers:

  • Diabetes in Australia, plus a practical look at current best practice guidelines
  • Goals for optimum management and patient support
  • Relevant Medicare items for care planning and the Diabetes Cycle of Care
  • Practice systems to engage patients, track and monitor progress and provide support with self-management

Privacy & Confidentiality: A Guide for General Practice

This training session will provide the practice team, including GPs, Nurses and Practice Managers, with guidance on how to best work with patients to improve the uptake and performance of chronic disease plans.

Training Session = 1 CPD hour

Presented by Magali De Castro, Clinical Nurse Educator.

This session covers:

Common barriers to patient uptake of chronic disease plans and related initiatives
Using a patient-centered approach to address the needs of your practice demographic
How to use a proactive practice team strategy to drastically improve patient uptake

Mastering the 75YR+ Health Assessment

2 CPD hours 

Learn how to master the most popular health assessment in Australia. With our current aging population, this health check ensures patients are being supported to live at home while maintaining the highest quality of life possible by ensuring adequate access to available health and community services.

Mastering the 45-49YR Health Check & the 40-49 Diabetes Risk Assessement

 

2 CPD hours 
This course covers 2 very important health assessments which could help alleviate the current rising tide of chronic diseases in Australia. The aim of both assessments is to prevent the development of chronic conditions such as diabetes and heart disease by assessing and advising on existing risk factors and ensuring that undiagnosed chronic conditions are not left untreated.

Optimising GPMPs & TCAs for improved Patient Outcomes

This activity attracts 6 CPD Hours 

All main course videos have been updated and re-recorded so they’re current from September 2023. Hit the ground running with this incredibly practical and easy to follow course covering all key aspects of GP Management Plans (GPMPs) and Team Care Arrangements (TCAs) also known as Medicare Care Plans in General Practice.

Best Practice in Travel Medicine & Related Vaccines

3 CPD hours 
Based on one of our most popular and highly regarded workshops, the Best Practice in Travel Medicine and Related Vaccines course is packed full of practical knowledge and tips to implement when looking after patients who are considering overseas travel.

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Malaria Update: The Pre-Travel Consultation

 

2 CPD hours 
This course will provide you with the knowledge and confidence to pre-screen and advice patients in regards to Malaria prevention before traveling to endemic areas. The course covers: Prevalence of malaria, the malaria life cycle, non-drug advice to protect against malaria and detailed information on anti-malaria chemoprophylaxis available in Australia.

Fundamental Principles and Current Immunisation Best Practice

This activity attracts 6 CPD Hours 

The Fundamental Principles and Current Immunisation Best Practice course has been designed for health professionals wanting to get a solid grasp on vaccine selection and safe administration. Areas covered include: Common vaccines used in Australia as part of the National Immunisation Program, best practice immunisation techniques, special at-risk patient populations and addressing patient concerns or objections to immunisation.

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