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Promoting Participation in the National Immunisation Program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge that can be applied to their day-to-day work and will help support a change of practice within their health organisation. By encouraging colleagues and peers to modify and change their current ways of practice they can make immunisation activities more conducive to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
On completion of the program students will have the skills and knowledge to work directly with patients, clients, families and communities to provide advice and encouragement to ultimately improve immunisation rates for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
Program content includes:
Entrants to the Promoting Participation in the National Immunisation program must provide evidence of a relevant professional role. Relevant roles would include:
Free until 1 January 2022. Usually $95.
Eating Disorder Core Skills: eLearning for GPs is comprehensive foundational eating disorder training developed specifically for GPs. The training provides GPs with the key information needed to provide best practice care for patients with eating disorders.
The training will equip GPs with the knowledge and skills needed to understand, identify and assess eating disorders, provide medical treatment, lead the multidisciplinary team, manage MBS items and provide ongoing recovery support.
Interactive self-paced online training
Eating Disorder Core Skills: eLearning for GPs is accredited by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) as a CPD Accredited Activity (40 points), the General Practice Mental Health Standards Collaboration (GPMHSC) as Mental Health CPD and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) under the Professional Development Program.
Eating Disorder Core Skills: eLearning for GPs is available free of charge to all NEDC members (membership is free).
The Foundations of Chronic Disease program is aimed at a range of health professionals working within Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health or have Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander clients. The program provides students with the skills and knowledge required to provide foundation chronic disease education, understand the burden of chronic disease and the impact on Australia, identify chronic disease models, and the tools and resources used in managing chronic conditions in the primary health care arena. It also allows the student to build and embed foundational knowledge to allow advancement to further learning workshops.
It is a fully online program consisting of blended learning including knowledge, information, articles, learning videos and self reflection activities. The program includes detailed information on the determinants of health, indigenous health, chronic disease frameworks, the patient journey, health literacy, and chronic conditions.
Upon successful completion of the program students should have the ability to:
For further information, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org or 1300 855 568.
10 hours of active learning
GCPHN partnered with Margaret Jennings (Microbiologist, Infection Prevention and Control Educator & Consultant to general practice) to host a 2-part webinar on General Practice Instrument Processing & Sterilisation for all practice staff.
1 hour each webinar
This Community of Practice covers how to identify emotional dysregulation in infants and referral pathways for the Gold Coast.
As part of the annual health assessment for children in care, mental health screening is critical. But how do you do this for young children and babies? Learn why this is so important yet often not part of a health check, how it can be easily done and what to do when issues are identified.
Recorded on 17 February 2021
Webinar recording: Infant Mental Health Gold Coast Community of Practice February 2021
“The Starter Pack” is a free educational package designed to assist general practice managers, practice nurses, Aboriginal Health and Social and Emotional Wellbeing Workers and practice reception staff to build the knowledge, skills and confidence to effectively respond to patients experiencing problematic alcohol and other drug (AOD) use in Queensland.
The package comprises nine brief education activities – an introductory eLearning module and eight live and recorded lunchbox education sessions – designed specifically for primary care practice staff.
Varies per module
This guideline was developed by the Australian Wound Management Association and the New Zealand Wound Care Society. The guideline presents a comprehensive review of the assessment, diagnosis, management and prevention of venous leg ulcers within the Australian and New Zealand health care context, based on the best evidence available up to January 2011.
These flow charts outline recommendations for management from current evidence-based guidelines for common wound types. Referring to these resources can help you consolidate your knowledge.
PDF Flow Charts
1 Page each
This self-directed learning resource can help you develop a greater understanding of the basic principles involved in evidence based wound assessment, management and prevention for common wound types.
Online Learning Modules
This module is designed to help you adapt your clinical communication skills to meet the needs of all parents, whether they are ready to vaccinate, have questions or intend to decline vaccination altogether. It teaches you how to use the SKAI system and equips you with strategies to assist immunisation consultations. We anticipate it will take approximately 90 minutes to complete this module.