GP continuing professional development

Also see the praxhub site for the CPD accredited activities and resources such as events recorded by GP Liaison Unit at the Women's for those unable to attend.
2018 presentations on Women's Health include: 

  • Shared Maternity Care Workshop 2018
  • Maternal Vaccines: Can We Do More?
  • Management of urinary incontinence and prolapse 
  • Cervical screening and Low Risk Endometrial Cancer - Follow up Care
  • The challenges of breast care in the Google age
  • Immunisation and Infection in pregnancy

Covid and pregnancy

Tuesday 15 September 2020

This session will provide evidence based information on effect of COVID on pregnancy includes: risk of getting infection, complications, management and providing antenatal care during COVID 19.

Dr Steve Coles
Obstetrician and Specialist in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Head, Multiple Pregnancy Clinic, and Head of Fetal Surgery, Obstetric Lead, Shared Maternity Care

Dr Ines Rio
Head of GP Liaison Unit, The Royal Women’s Hospital

Date and time: Tuesday 15 September 2020, 7-8pm
Cost: Free

More information and booking

Medical Abortion Education Information Session for Practice Managers

Tuesday 15 September 2020

Medical abortion can be safely and effectively provided in primary care with appropriate follow up and emergency arrangements. With the availability of medication for medical abortion (MS2Step) and the legislative support that enables a woman’s right to choose, primary care providers have an opportunity to incorporate medical abortion care into practice.
The event provides information on the practice considerations for medical abortion service delivery and the available supports and referral pathways for providers in their local area..

Date and time: Tuesday 15 September 2020, 12.30-1.30pm
Cost: Free


Newborn Behavioural Observations online workshops

Workshops held through the year

Newborn Behavioural Observations (NBO) training is available for a range of professionals working with families with newborn and very young infants.

Dates: Next live online training workshop 18-20 October 2020 (registrations now open)

More information and booking

Women's Alcohol and Drug Service teleECHO sessions

Workshops held through the year

The Women's Alcohol and Drug Service (WADS) offers free statewide professional education and training and secondary consultation for GPs and other health professionals.
Online education sessions using ECHO offer specialist knowledge and support in the management of women using drugs and alcohol during the perinatal period.

To view and register for upcoming sessions visit the Women's Alcohol & drugs education & training webpage. 

More information and booking

Practical Implanon NXT training

Workshops held regularly through the year

The workshops provides the opportunity to gain knowledge and skill necessary to safely insert and remove Implanon NXT through supervised simulated practice. Prerequisite: Completion of Implanon NXT online training.

Dates: various
Venue: Conference Rooms B & C, Ground Floor, 
the Women’s, Cnr Grattan St & Flemington Rd, Parkville. 3052

Dates and further information

Intra-uterine device insertion course for general practitioners

The last course was held in September 2019

The course provides a theoretical and practical guide to intra-uterine contraceptive device insertion. Presented by gynaecologists, it is targeted to general practitioners who wish to insert intra-uterine devices. A thorough and interactive course combining theory and hands-on practical training.

RACGP-QI & CPD Vategory 1 40 points in Women's Health

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