Upcoming workshops and webinars

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Providers of clinical and non-clinical general practice based education are invited to promote their events on this page.

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Featured Upcoming Events & Training

May to July - PEN CS WEBINARS: Are you ready to understand your patient data at a new level?  

PEN CS WEBINARS: Understanding your data, as well as knowing how to access and improve your data is paramount to ongoing Quality Improvement

Multiple dates (see below May to July 2022)

Practice Assist in conjunction with Pen CS is running a series of webinars developed to provide you with a refresher on how to use Pen CS. These webinars will support you to evaluate your data, identify areas of improvement that you can work on to improve patient outcomes and meet Quality Improvement requirements.   

Regular review of your data will enable you to see opportunities for Quality Improvement which our team of Quality Improvements coaches can support your practice to implement.  

Along with our Primary Care Solutions team we have a dedicated Pen CS expert who will guide us through the fundamentals of using your data, in creating positive patient outcomes.  

These sessions have been designed to create a suite of resources that we can refer to and share in the future for new users of Pen CS and for those who have missed the previous sessions. If you would like a copy of previous webinars please contact Practice Assist on 1800 2 ASSIST (277 478)   

Register for upcoming sessions below. These sessions run every Wednesday at 12:30pm  

Wednesday 25 May 2022 Health Promotion: Immunisation
Wednesday 1 June 2022 Health Promotion: Cancer Screening
Wednesday 8 June 2022 Health Promotion: Health Assessments 
Wednesday 15 June 2022 At Risk Groups
Wednesday 22 June 2022 Chronic Disease
Wednesday 29 June 2022 Mental Health
Wednesday 6 July 2022 Custom searches / Practice requests
Wednesday 13 July 2022 Custom searches / Practice requests
Wednesday 20 July 2022 Custom searches / Practice requests

 

May 19 - Winter preparedness: Update on COVID and influenza antiviral prescribing

Winter preparedness: Update on COVID and influenza antiviral prescribing

May 19, 2022 (7.00pm AWST)

With flu season just around the corner and COVID cases continuing to climb, we're pleased to present the next antiviral update for GPs. We'll cover all the important updates on COVID antivirals, pre-exposure prevention for COVID and updates on Tamiflu.

Using the latest advice and evidence, this webinar covers:

  • A brief refresher on molnopuravir and paxlovid, including practical advice on efficacy, indications and contraindications
  • the use of pre-prophylaxis medication (Evusheld), indications and access via NMS
  • Tamiflu indications and use (Including RACFS - when to use and the implications in the pandemic)
  • access to these medications
  • the use of sotrovimab
  • HealthPathways update


You'll have the opportunity to ask questions throughout the webinar. If you have a question prior, you can submit it upon registration.

This webinar in presented in partnership with RACGP, WAPHA and AMA WA.

REGISTER HERE

May 25 - HPV in Australia - Webinar

HPV in Australia - Webinar

Wednesday 25 May (4.00pm WST)

Presented by The Immunisation Coalition, this webinar will have the latest facts about Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and vaccination, covering everything you need to know about the disease and available vaccines.

Learn about:

  • Human Papilloma Virus
  • Cause and symptoms
  • HPV in Australia
  • Transmission and prevention
  • Available vaccines, efficacy and safety
 

REGISTER HERE

May 25 - Common Surgical Problems in Children: Webinar 1

Common Surgical Problems in Children: Tips to aid, diagnosis and the appropriate management. Umbilical swelling, Inguinal lumps and Haemangiomas


May 25 (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM AWST)
Organizer Details: WAPHA - WA Primary Health Alliance, Perth Children’s Hospital

Perth Children’s Hospital delivered in partnership with WA Primary Health Alliance.

Join us for the first of 3-part series in Common surgical problems in children.  This session will be covering Umbilical swellingInguinal  lumps and Haemangiomas.

Presentation will cover:

  • Umbilical and periumbilical Pathology in children
  • Signs and symptoms suggesting incarceration or strangulate
  • Inguinal lumps or swelling in children
  • Haemangiomas -diagnosis and management

Register now

June 15 - Common Surgical Problems in Children: Webinar 2

Common Surgical Problems in Children: Tips to aid, diagnosis and the appropriate management. Undescended testicles, Scrotal Swellings and Foreskin Problems


June 15 (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM AWST)
Organizer Details: WAPHA - WA Primary Health Alliance, Perth Children’s Hospital

The second of three topics being presented on behalf of Perth Children’s Hospital.

This webinar will provide updated & relevant information on how to identify and treat Undescended testicles, Scrotal Swellings and Foreskin problems.

This webinar will aid in the diagnosis and the appropriate management of these conditions. How HealthPathways can assist in the shorting of wait times to see a specialist in Perth Children’s Hospital.
 

Register now

June 20 to 22 - Communicable Diseases & Immunisation Conference (CDIC) 2022

Communicable Diseases & Immunisation Conference (CDIC) 2022


Date: Monday 20 to Wednesday 22 June 2022
Location: Online and International Convention Centre, Sydney 

The Communicable Diseases and Immunisation Conference will be held in Sydney from Monday 20 to Wednesday 22 June 2022.

In 2022 the Conference theme will be “Moving beyond the Pandemic”.

The conference is of a Hybrid format, this means that you have the option of attending the conference in person in Sydney or online via the Virtual Event Portal.

Face-to-face registrations also include access to the virtual conference portal. All delegates will have access to the virtual content for 3 months following the conference.


REGISTER HERE

June 29 - Common Surgical Problems in Children: Webinar 3

Common Surgical Problems in Children: Tips to aid, diagnosis and the appropriate management. Abdomen acute, Chronic pain. The surgical aspects of Constipation


June 29 (6:30 PM - 8:00 PM AWST)
Organizer Details: WAPHA - WA Primary Health Alliance, Perth Children’s Hospital

The last of the three topics being presented on behalf of Perth Children’s Hospital.

This webinar will provide updated & relevant information on how to identify and treat Abdomen acute, Chronic pain along with the surgical aspects of Constipation that present in children.

This webinar will aid in the diagnosis and the appropriate management of these conditions. How HealthPathways can assist in the shorting of wait times to see a specialist in Perth Children’s Hospital.
 

Register now

Upcoming workshops & webinars

May 2022

Multimorbidity Webinar Series - Multimorbidity and increased risk of cognitive decline
Presented by Invivo Academy
4 May

Electronic Prescribing - Using ASL in General Practice
Presented by RACGP
5 May

WA GP Practice Managers Networking (Online)
Presented by AAPM 
11 May 

COVID-19 & Diabetes 
Presented by Diabetes WA 
12 May 

Practice Owners National Conference registrations are open
Presented by RACGP
14 to 15 May

Diabetes & Heart Disease
Presented by Diabetes WA 
16 May

Protracted Bacterial Bronchitis (Childhood Wet Cough)
Presented by Asthma WA
18 May

The future is Digital Health
Presented by RACGP
23 May

Hepatitis C in Drug and Alcohol Settings
Presented by ASHM
28 May

Advanced training in Suicide Prevention (Online Workshop)
Presented by Black Dog Institute 
May to Aug 

June 2022

Communicable Diseases & Immunisation Conference (CDIC) 2022
Presented by Communicable Diseases and Immunisation Conference (CDIC)
June 20 to 22

July 2022

August 2022

Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention (Regional WA) 
Presented by Black Dog Institute 
Aug to Sept

Joint Australasian HIV & AIDS + Sexual Health Conferences 
Presented by ASHM 
29 August - 1 September

September 2022



 

October 2022

November 2022

December 2022

Past Webinar Recordings

Living with COVID-19 – Katrina Otto webinar recordings 2022

Living with COVID-19 – Katrina Otto webinar recordings

WA Primary Health Alliance (WAPHA) is delighted to share the learning content of the three Living with COVID-19 Webinars that were hosted by dynamic presenter Katrina Otto in the early months of this year.
  
Within these sessions, Katrina addressed topics that were highlighted by practices in the recent WAPHA practice survey and discussions with practice managers. See below for the individual session topics and the links to their recording.

 
Webinar 1: Setting up your team for success in challenging times

  • Supporting practices through change
  • Strengthening your team to manage tough times
  • Self-care
  • Effective communication
 
Webinar 2 - COVID Vaccination Planning in a Community Spread Environment
  • Identifying and contacting eligible patients: 2nd/3rd dose
  • Workflow planning and practice for workforce
  • Vaccination aftercare
 
Webinar 3 - Using digital health for business continuity  
  • Telehealth – MBS Billing
  • Embedding digital aids into practice
  • Patient communication options

More details on our presenter and the course she delivers can be found here: www.trainitmedical.com.au
 
For more events you may be interested in, see our website for all upcoming events. This calendar is updated regularly so keep your eyes peeled!


 

WAPHA COVID-19: Practice Preparedness for COVID - Lessons from the East coast webinar (February 2022)

WAPHA COVID-19: Practice Preparedness for COVID - Lessons from the East coast webinar

WA Primary Health Alliance hosted the  Living with COVID-19: Practice Preparedness for COVID - Lessons from the East coast webinar, on Wednesday 23 February 2022. Aimed at Practice Managers, Practice Nurses and Practice Admin staff, this session was centred around the question - “What can be done to prepare before widespread COVID hits WA?”

View the webinar recording here
 

Living with COVID-19: Getting back to immunisation business as usual - webinar recording now available

Living with COVID-19: Getting back to immunisation business as usual - webinar recording now available

A recording of this National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) webinar is now available.

How do we get to immunisation business as usual while living with SARS-CoV-2?

Watch the recording of the first NCIRS webinar to hear from our expert speakers on:

  • an update on Australian COVID‑19 vaccine recommendations
  • vaccine and infection immunity duration – where are we headed?     
  • new COVID-19 vaccines – do we need to change our strategy in response to new variants?
  • COVID-19, routine immunisation and emerging from the pandemic

View the webinar here

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