Save the Date: Saturday 9 November. Care of the Older Person 2019, St Vincent's Hospital GP CPD
St Georges Hospital, 283 Cotham Road, Kew.
Registration from 8:30am, 9:00am - 1:00pm
- Continence issues
- Cultural language and difficult conversations
- The complex patient in the community
- General medicine for older persons
Further details and registration available soon.
Iron Deficiency Anaemia - Diagnosis and Management Including Iron Transfusion. Saturday 12 October 2019
TransfusEd Workshop for GPs and practice nurses. Jasper Hotel, 489 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne. $150.00 8:30am to 4:30pm.
For flyer with program and registration details, please click here. Web site: TransfusEd Workshop for GPs: Anaemia in Primary Care, Melbourne Victoria
Save the Date: Saturday 23 November. 26th National Symposium on Hepatitis B & C
Australian Catholic University, 115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy.
8:00am - 3:45pm
Registration and e-brochure available soon. More information here: https://www.svhm.org.au/health-professionals/specialist-clinics/g/gastroenterology/education-and-training
Palliative Care Clinical Attachment for GPs
Caritas Christi Fitzroy, St Vincent's Hospital Melbourne, Level 6, Building A, Main Hospital, Princes St, Fitzroy.
Tuesdays & Thursdays mornings.
Update your skills in providing palliative care and end-of-life care. (6 Category 2 RACGP QI&CPD Points).
Please note: due to the redevelopment of Caritas Christi in Kew, this clinical attachment is now being held at Caritas Christi Fitzroy.
For further details and to register, please see flyer here.
Advance Care Planning One Day Workshops (Free) - GPs and Practice Nurses Invited
St Vincent's Hospital - Medical Education Conference Room. Level 3, Healy Wing (Building C), 41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy.
Level 1 Workshop (8:30am - 4:30pm) dates:
- What is Advance Care Planning
- Benefits of Advance Care Planning
- The Medical Treatment Planning and Decisions Act
- Legal implications of Advance Care Planning
- CaLD and Advance Care Planning
- Advance Care Planning Conversations
- Information on new Voluntary Assisted Dying Legislation Act 2017
The workshop is open to all healthcare professionals, including GPs and practice nurses. It is free and equips you with the knowledge and skills to participate in Advance Care Planning.
For the flyer, click here and to register, please 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.
Free Online Presentations by St Vincent's Hospital Specialists. RACGP QI&CPD Cat 2 points available (2017 - 2019 Triennium)
Available free online. RACGP Category 2 QI&CPD points available when you complete the evaluation.
St Vincent's GP Symposia recorded by praxhub. Register, login and access here: https://praxhub.com/
GP Symposium 2019:
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