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.
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

The Use of Biomarkers in the Prediction, Prevention and Diagnosis of Preeclampsia

Thursday 20th May 2021

Date and Time:  6.00 - 7.05pm, Thursday 20th May

Webinar Moderator: Dr Lauren Harper, Head of Medical Affairs, Roche Diagnostics

Webinar Onine Registration

RSVP: Tuesday 18th May, RACGP Activity ID No: 260885

Professor Hyett, Head of High Risk Obstetrics at Royal Prince Alfred Women’s and Babies (Sydney)

Professor Brennecke, Director of the Department of Maternal - Fetal Medicine and Head of its Pregnancy Research Centre at the Royal Women’s Hospital (Melbourne) 

For more information contact Eileen Butler on 0418746901 or email


Learning Outcomes:

1. Describe the role of placental growth factor (PlGF) in first trimester preeclampsia screening.
2. Explain the clinical utility of the sFlt-1/ PlGF ratio in the second and third trimester.
3. Summarise appropriate testing for the prediction, prevention and diagnosis of preeclampsia.

RAGCP points for CPD Activity 2020-22: 02 points

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: See 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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