Webinars, Recordings and Online Training

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This page provides resources to help practices with the changing environment of COVID-19.

Webinars

Healthdirect Video Call Familiarisation Webinars

Healthdirect Video Call Familiarisation Webinars 
Multiple dates
 
This webinar will help users to understand how a patient and a clinician hold a Video Call via Healthdirect and the features available within the call.  It will also cover the configuration and customisation options.
 
If you cannot attend a live session, you can view a recorded session here.

GP’s Role in Palliative Care: Management and Support Options - Thursday 9 July

Infection Control: Thursday 9 July

STIs in WA Primary Care: Various dates through to 18 July

GP Urgent Care (practices only): Respiratory infections - Monday 20 July

Respiratory Infections
Monday 20 July 2020, 7.00–8.30 PM (AWST)
 
Using case study discussions, this webinar covers the process of diagnosis, referral and management of patients presenting with an acute respiratory infection. Differentiation of viral vs bacterial infections, recognition of red-flag symptoms and available referral pathways will be discussed in both a paediatric and adult context.
 
This webinar also explores the examination of a patient presenting with respiratory symptoms, the telehealth challenges, when to immediately refer, preventative measures and the high-risk patient (pneumonia, comorbidities, critically unwell or suspected of COVID-19).
 
Presented by:
- Dr Li Ping Chung, Respiratory Consultant, Fiona Stanley Hospital
- Dr Steve Oo, Paediatric Respiratory Specialist
 
Register now: https://www.wapha.org.au/health-professionals/gp-urgent-care/
 

5th edition accreditation: Thursday 23 July

GP Urgent Care (practices only): Mental health urgencies - Monday 27 July

Mental Health Urgencies
Monday 27 July 2020, 7.00–8.30 PM (AWST)
 
This webinar aims to upskill GPs in the assessment and management of urgent mental illness presentations.
This webinar explores the assessment and management of the psychologically distressed patient, children suspected of trauma, risk-taking adolescents and the acutely psychotic patient.
 
With telehealth now a common option for patients, this webinar also investigates the urgent mental health presentations that are suitable for a phone or video consult and those that require a face-to-face appointment.
 
Presented by:
- Katrina Alilovic, Psychologist
- Dr Andrew Leech, GP
 
Register now: https://www.wapha.org.au/health-professionals/gp-urgent-care/

Cervical Screening for Nurses: Monday 7 to Thursday 10 September

Digital Health Institute Summit: 10-25 November

Digital Health Institute Summit 
AIDH is proud to present its inaugural national conference, the Digital Health Institute Summit 2020. The Summit will unite the digital health movement, bringing the growing #digitalhealth community together in one of the health sector’s most challenging years.
 
The Summit will be held across 5 cities, Brisbane (10 Nov), Perth (13 Nov), Sydney (17 Nov), Melbourne (20 Nov) and Adelaide (25 Nov), as well as online.
 
Early bird registration is now open. You can choose to attend in-person in the city of your choice or attend virtually. Plus you get on-demand streaming of all FIVE Summit programs post event!
 
By registering on or before 18 September 2020, you enjoy our lowest registration rates. There are discounts for AIDH/HINZ members and for students.
 
Network, learn and connect when you join health leaders, innovators, clinicians and technologists at the Digital Health Institute Summit 2020

Register Now

Past Webinar Recordings

COVID-19: Telehealth and MBS items update for Rural GPS - 25 March

COVID-19 and digital technology: The roles, relevance and risks of using telehealth in a crisis - Webinar Recording

Virtual Community of Practice: COVID-19: Staying safe in general practice - 23 April

WAPHA held the first Virtual Community of Practice: Staying Safe in General Practice. Facilitated by Geraldine Mellet, attendees heard Charmaine Dalton, Prof Geoff Riley and Dr Richard Choong speak about infection control, Personal Protective Equipment and emotional safety during COVID-19.
 
View the recording here
A resource is available here
 

Virtual Community of Practice: COVID 19 Infectious Diseases Clinical Information for General Practice - 30 April

COVID 19 Infectious Diseases Clinical Information for General Practice  (a GP perspective)
Thursday 30 April 2020, 7.15pm to 8.15pm

WA Primary Health Alliance in partnership with RACGP,  held the second Virtual Community of Practice: COVID 19 Infectious Diseases Clinical Information for General Practice  (a GP perspective) facilitated by Geraldine Mellet.  Attendees heard from speakers:
Dr John Dyer, Adult Infectious Disease specialist
Dr Christopher Blyth, Paediatric Infectious Disease specialist
Dr Belinda Wozencroft – GP representative
Dr Richard Choong, WA Primary Health Alliance Board Chair

A resource is available here 
View the recording here
 

COVID-19 impact on pregnancy and breast-feeding - 5 May

COVID-19 impact on pregnancy and breast-feeding – 5 May
This webinar recording covers pregnancy management in the context of COVID-19, including symptom onset, intrauterine vertical transmission potential, susceptibility of person-to-person spread post-delivery and recommendations on breastfeeding for COVID-19 positive mothers.
Watch the recording

Building a Bridge Webinar by Brentnalls: COVID-19 Sustaining Business Viability and Keeping the Doors Open - 5 & 7 May

Building a Bridge Webinar by Brentnalls: COVID-19 Sustaining Business Viability and Keeping the Doors Open - 5 & 7 May
This webinar  focused on the business realities of the financial challenges and opportunities in the COVID-19 context, and helping practices to consider their approaches for managing their workforce.

Speakers: Danny Haydon, Brentnalls Prinicipal – Health Division and Shali Manolev, Brentnalls Partner

Metro: https://youtu.be/OGx1Hq1wZug
Country: https://youtu.be/XVf_Z-zNRC4
Download the presentation here

Virtual Community of Practice: Mental health impact of pandemic experience - 7 May

Virtual Community of Practice: Mental health impact of pandemic experience - 7 May
Facilitated by Geraldine Mellet, attendees heard from Chairman and Medical Director, Doctors Health Advisory Service WA,  Dr David Oldham, Director of the Department of Psychology at Macquarie University, Professor Nick Titov and WAPHA Chair Dr Richard Choong.
Watch the recording
View the resource 
View the presentation 

COVID-19 response update to General Practitioners - 7 May

COVID-19 response update to General Practitioners - 7 May
Join Deputy Chief Medical Officer & Principal Medical Advisor, Professor Michael Kidd AM, for the latest information on the COVID-19 response.
Watch the recording

ACRRM RDAA Rural and Remote Response series - Palliative Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic - 12 May

ACRRM RDAA Rural and Remote Response series - Palliative Care during the COVID-19 Pandemic – 12 May
Featuring Dr Michael Chapman, Director Palliative Care, Canberra Hospital, Dr David Saner, Palliative Medicine Specialist, Dr Sascha Saharov, Rural Generalist and Palliative Care Registrar and Karen McKellar, (Palliative Care Nurse).
Watch the recording

COVID-19 response update to General Practitioners - 14 May

COVID-19 response update to General Practitioners - 14 May
Join Deputy Chief Medical Officer & Principal Medical Advisor Professor Michael Kidd AM for the latest information on the COVID-19 response.
Watch the recording
 

Deputy Chief Medical Officer: COVID-19 webinar for General Practitioners - 21 May

COVID-19 response update to General Practitioners - 21 May
Join Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Principal Medical Advisor Professor Michael Kidd AM, and Dr Louise Stone  for the latest information on the COVID-19 response,  as well as a focus on mental health in this webinar.

Watch the recording

Virtual Community of Practice: COVID-19 Future proofing general practice - chronic disease strategies - 4 June

Virtual Community of Practice: COVID-19 Future proofing general practice - chronic disease strategies - 4 June
WA Primary Health Alliance continues its Virtual Communities of Practice with chronic disease strategies. The second in a three part series designed to help future proof your general practice. Geraldine Mellet will facilitate this discussion.

View the recording here

Deputy Chief Medical Officer: COVID-19 webinar for General Practitioners - 4 June

COVID-19 response update to General Practitioners - 4 June
Join Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Principal Medical Advisor Professor Michael Kidd AM, Dr Nick Coatsworth and Professor Nick Lennox  for the latest information on the COVID-19 response. The discussion for this webinar was around the impact of COVID-19 on people with a disability and how to keep them safe as restrictions are eased.

Watch the recording

Virtual Community of Practice: COVID-19 Future proofing general practice - (re) building trust with patients - 18 June

Virtual Community of Practice: COVID-19 Future proofing general practice - (re) building trust with patients - 18 June
WA Primary Health Alliance continues its Virtual Communities of Practice with rebuilding trust with patinets. The third instalment of our series designed to help future proof your general practice. Geraldine Mellet will facilitate this discussion.

Watch the recording here
View the resource

Online Training

COVID-19 Infection Control Training: Online Training

Katrina Otto - Train IT Medical: 'Lunch & Learn': Online Training

Want to know more about using telehealth? Katrina Otto of Train IT Medical has hosted a series of lunch and learn sessions. This training is particularly relevant for GPs, practice managers, practice nurses and allied health staff.

Register an account at the following link: https://courses.trainitmedical.com.au/ and use the course enrolment key aNeeqNjG to access the webinars.
 

Medical Practice Assisting in COVID-19 Education: Online Training

UNE Partnerships creating professional success - Medical Practice Assisting in COVID-19 Education
Facilitated by Alison Tattersall (HNECC PHN) & Cathy Baynie (UNE Partnerships MPA Academic Director)

View the presentation here

COVID-19 Infection Control Training and Contact Tracing Course: Online Training

COVID-19 Infection Control Training and Contact Tracing Course
The Australian Government Department of Health have expanded their free COVID-19 Infection Control Training. Available courses include:
  • Infection Control Training – COVID-19
  • COVID 19 - Indigenous Health Module 1 - Introduction to COVID-19 Epidemiology
  • COVID 19 - Indigenous Health Module 2 - Contact Tracing
Register here
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