Upcoming workshops and webinars

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Upcoming workshops & webinars

Virtual Classroom Sessions for Practice Managers - Understanding compliance requirements for accessing My Health Record - Multiple Dates

Preparing for voluntary assisted dying: Residential Aged Care providers - Wednesday 25 November

Preparing for the biggest immunisation program in Australia's history - Tuesday 1  December

Symptoms and signs that might be lung cancer – a new guide to optimal investigation and referral in general practice - Wednesday 2 December

COVID and Australia's mental health - dealing with the symptoms that we will not have a vaccine for  - Tuesday 8 December

The pandemic that will shape a generation; how do we support our children and young people to be part of the conversation? - Wednesday 9 December

WA Rural Health Conference 2021 - Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 March

Rural Remote Retrieval Weekend 2021 - Thursday 13 to Sunday 16 May

Rural Anaesthesia Down Under Conference 2021 - Sunday 13 to Wednesday 16 June

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.

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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.

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View the resource 
View the presentation 

 

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).

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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
 

Online Training

COVID-19 Infection Control Training

Chronic Disease Mgmt Healthy Ageing Program

Advanced Skills Training AOD - GPs

STI Testing in Primary Care

STI Testing in Primary Care
Presented by ASHM

Prepare for ePrescribing – free online course

The National Nursing and Midwifery Digital Health Capability Framework

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contribute to the positive health and wellbeing of the whole community.