East Melbourne location.
Program will be accredited for Cat 2 RACGP QI&CPD points.
This event would also be of interest to GPs with a specialisation in gastroenterology in young adults.
- For the flyer with more information and to register please click here.
For any enquiries, please contact email@example.com
Tel: (03) 9231 2705 (Mondays and Thursdays)
Clinical Placement Program in Cancer Survivorship at St V's
** Please note: Applications close 14 February 2019 **
Invitation to GPs. Free placement is accredited for 40 Category 1 RACGP QI&CPD points.
Please note: Applications close 14 February for placements available to end March 2019, so you need to register your interest soon to make sure you gain a place at a time most convenient to you.
Aims of the placements:
• Enhance your ability to care for people living with and beyond cancer.
• Build better relationships with your Cancer Specialist colleagues.
What the program involves:
• Attendance at 2 or 3 Specialist Cancer Clinics, across a range of cancer types and stages and one Multi-Disciplinary Meeting (MDM) with the full gamut of medical, surgical and radiation oncology specialists, nursing and allied health.
• Time commitment is ~10 hours (GPs).
• Available at St Vincent’s and several other metropolitan hospitals.
To apply, please see the flyer or click here
For more information, please contact Eliza Short,
Cancer Services Coordinator, St Vincent’s Hospital
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or Phone: (03) 9231 3021
For more information about survivorship education for healthcare professionals, click here:
If you experience issues accessing the application form, please contact Leisa Leon
ACSC Education Coordinator P: (03) 8559 6222 E: ACSCPlacements@petermac.org
Cancer Survivorship Education for GPs, Practice Nurses and Allied Health Professionals
REGISTRATIONS NOW OPEN
The Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre (VCCC) with the University of Melbourne is providing valuable learning opportunities to assist primary care practitioners, including GPs, nurses and allied health professionals to provide effective cancer survivorship care.
For cancer survivors who are no longer in treatment, health care requirements include surveillance for recurrence, screening for the development of secondary cancers, monitoring and intervention for the long-term and late physical and psychological effects of cancer and its treatment, management of comorbid medical conditions, as well as routine preventive and primary care. Primary care providers play a key role in caring for cancer survivors.
Learning opportunities available:
- Free online course via The University of Melbourne's FutureLearn platform (register now for Monday 1 October 2018 start - 3 hours per week x 4 weeks) and/or
- An Active Learning Module (ALM) at GP18, Gold Coast, 10 October 2018 (8:30am - 3:30pm).
For more information including learning outcomes, locations of workshops click here
For information about the online course (MOOC) or workshop registration, contact Kyleigh Smith via email Kyleigh.email@example.com or phone 03 8559 6150.
Advance Care Planning One Day Workshops
St Vincent's Hospital - 41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, Healy Wing Level 3 Medical Education Conference Room
Dates 2019 to be advised
Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm
This one day workshop covers what Advance Care Planning (ACP) is, the current legal framework, communication skills, cultural considerations and the St Vincent’s
bestCARE model. The workshop is open to all healthcare professionals. It is free and equips you with the knowledge and skills to participate in Advance Care Planning.
To register, please click on this link and select your workshop date.
For further information about this training and to be registered on a waitlist, please contact Caroline Scott on phone: 9231 2847 or email: bestCARE@SVHM.org.au
For more information about Advance Care Planning, go to HealthPathways Melbourne, login and search Advance Care Planning or ACP.
Click here for a summary of Advance Care Planning MBS guidance for GPs and practice nurses.
Palliative Care Clinical Attachment for GPs
St Vincent’s Caritas Christi, Kew.
Ongoing: Tuesdays & Thursdays. More information and to book your place.
Update your skills in providing palliative care and end-of-life care. (6 Category 2 Points).
Presentations by St Vincent's Hospital Specialists (RACGP QI&CPD Cat 2 points available)
Available free online. RACGP Category 2 QI&CPD points available when you complete the evaluation.
Login and access here: https://praxhub.com/
GP Symposium 2018
Functional bowel disease - the four pillars of treatment of IBS explained.
Dr Chamara Basnayake
Fatty Liver - making the diagnosis, when to worry and what treatment works.
Dr Marno Ryan
The challenges of breast care in the Google age: customised screening, the worried well and how to get it right!
Miss Caroline Baker
Pills or Pot, Placebo or Panacea: pain management in an era of opiate misuse.
Barbara Walker Centre for Pain Management
Demystifying heart failure and pulmonary hypertension – GP management or referral?
A/Prof David Prior & A/Prof Andrew Burns
GP Symposium 2017
Why is difficult asthma difficult? Dr Naghmeh Radhakrishna – Respiratory Physician
Why is surgery important in the management of morbid obesity? Mr Michael Hii – Upper GI Surgeon
Managing Type 2 Diabetes in 2017. Prof Richard MacIsaac – Director of Endocrinology/Diabetes
Updates in uro-oncology: A GP perspective. Mr Lih-Ming Wong - Urologist