GP continuing professional development

Upcoming events:

Bleeding in Pregnancy: Dr Peter Jurcevic (The Women's Blue Maternity Team Head)
Webinar on 14 September 2022, from 6.30pm-8pm
3 RACGP points that are pregnancy-related and applicable for re-credentialing as a Shared Maternity Care Affiliate.
Register: Event Detail - North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network (nwmphn.org.au)

COVID-19, Pregnancy and Problems in the Third Trimester:
Dr Vicki Woodward (Head of the Women's Yellow Maternity Team) and Dr Rachel Ryan (Head of the Women's Green Maternity Team)

Webinar on 19 October 2022, from 7pm-9pm
4 RACGP points that are pregnancy-related and applicable for re-credentialing as a Shared Maternity Care Affiliate.
Register via NWMPHN: Link TO COME

Gestational Diabetes in Pregnancy and Care of Overweight and Underweight Women in Pregnancy
Webinar on 26 October 2022 from 7pm-9pm
4 RACGP points that are pregnancy-related and applicable for re-credentialing as a Shared Maternity Care Affiliate.
Register via NWMPHN: Link TO COME

Online learning

Cervical Cancer Screening and Elimination – including self-collection and updated screening guidelines: Prof Marion Saville AM, Angela Steele, Dr David Wrede
(Recorded at The Women’s Grand Round, 26 August 2022)

Watch a 50 minute video presentation on Vimeo. 

Newborn Behavioural Observations, and Newborn Behavioural Observations with High-Risk Infants 

Online workshops for both, as below

Newborn Behavioural Observations (NBO) - September 2022

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

​This NBO Workshop will be a live online format presented across three part days:

  • Workshop Day One: Sunday 11 September 2022, 1:30-5:30pm AEST
  • Workshop Day Two: Monday 12 September 2022, 12:30-5:30pm AEST
  • Workshop Day Three: Tuesday 13 September 2022, 12:30-5:30pm AEST
  • Optional Post: Monday TBC October 2022, 5:30-6:30pm AEST

*Please note times are in Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)​

Presented: Live Online via Zoom and NBO Learning Management System.

NBO Master Trainers:

​A.Prof Campbell Paul, Consultant Infant Psychiatrist at Royal Children’s Hospital & Royal Women’s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

​Dr Susan Nicolson, General Practitioner and Infant-Parent Mental Health Clinician at Royal Women's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia​

Bookings via: Eventbrite

Email queries: Jacinda Soussan

Ticket Price:  $540 AUD (including GST).

Cost includes:

  • NBO Kit and postage (within Australia),
  • Access to Pre-Workshop Module with PowerPoint, Videos and optional further reading
  • Three Partial Day Workshops (14 contact hours) of Live Online Workshop
  • Printable handouts for each workshop day
  • Printable NBO Forms for use during and after the workshop
  • Post-Workshop Zoom (optional) on Monday TBC
  • Post-Training Supervision, Record five interventions on the 'NBO Recording Form' (including one videoed intervention) for review by the faculty.

Newborn Behavioural Observations (NBO) with High-Risk Infants - November 2022

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

​This NBO Workshop will be a live online format presented across three part days:

  • Workshop Day One: Sunday 20 November 2022, 1:30-5:30pm AEDT
  • Workshop Day Two: Monday 21 November2022, 12:30-5:30pm AEDT
  • Workshop Day Three: Tuesday 22 November2022, 12:30-5:30pm AEDT
  • Optional Post: Monday TBC December 2022, 5:30-6:30pm AEDT

*Please note times are in Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)​

Presented: Live Online via Zoom and NBO Learning Management System.

NBO Master Trainers:

​A.Prof Campbell Paul, Consultant Infant Psychiatrist at Royal Children’s Hospital & Royal Women’s Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia

​Dr Susan Nicolson, General Practitioner and Infant-Parent Mental Health Clinician at Royal Women's Hospital, Parkville, Victoria, Australia​

Bookings via: Eventbrite

Email queries: Jacinda Soussan

Ticket Price:  $540 AUD (including GST).

Cost includes:

  • NBO Kit and postage (within Australia)
  • Access to Pre-Workshop Module with PowerPoint, Videos and optional further reading
  • Three Partial Day Workshops (14 contact hours) of Live Online Workshop
  • Printable handouts for each workshop day
  • Printable NBO Forms for use during and after the workshop
  • Post-Workshop Zoom (optional) on Monday TBC
  • Post-Training Supervision, Record five interventions on the 'NBO Recording Form' (including one videoed intervention) for review by the faculty.
Expression of interest: Simulation-based IUD insertion training for GPs

The Royal Women's Hospital is hosting a simulation-based IUD insertion training session. This will give GPs an opportunity to learn and practice IUD.

Booking: Please email the EOI form to GP.liaison@thewomens.org.au to express your interest. Training session will be organised in 2022, subject to the COVID restrictions.

Places are very limited.

Please note: GPs participated in this training still requires clinical sessions to be qualified to insert IUDs.

Eligibility:

  • Work as a General Practitioner.
  • Covered for IUD insertions by their medical indemnity insurance.
  • Have a Practice Nurse with either experience in inserting IUDs or who is willing to assist with IUD insertion.
  • Have a treatment room to insert IUDs.
  • Have completed or intent to complete RANZCOG Long Acting Reversible Contraception training (link is in EOI form).

Recording: Updates on screening for ovarian cancer and referral criteria for colposcopy

Tuesday 10th August 2021

The aim of this session was to provide information on recent changes in acceptance criteria for colposcopy and the latest evidence for ovarian cancer screening.

This webinar discussed:

  • Ovarian cancer screening: Has there been any progress?
  • Updates on referral criteria for colposcopy

Date: 10th August 2021

Speakers:

Assoc Prof Orla McNally

Associate Professor Orla McNally, Consultant Gynaecologist Oncologist and Director of Oncology/Dysplasia clinic, Royal Women’s Hospital

Dr David Wrede

Dr David Wrede, Consultant Gynaecologist and Lead for Dysplasia, Royal Women’s Hospital.

The recording of this webinar is now available on YouTube:

Watch here

Recordings: Shared care webinar

The Women’s shared care webinars took place on the 16th and 23rd March 2021. The recording of both sessions are now available. Please click links below to watch the recordings:

Early pregnancy issues and COVID 19 impact on pregnancy

Syphilis and common skin problems in pregnancy


Workshops: 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


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