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The November Obstetrics and Gynaecology update will cover the following topics: Update on Gestational Diabetes - Dr Sandra Lowe Weight Management in Pregnancy - Dr Andrew Bisits and Natasha Leader Exercise in Pregnancy - Dr Louise Tulloh Teen use of Tampons - Dr Koch New Contraceptives - Dr Terry Foran

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This presentation will focus on evidence-base regarding falls prevention. Content includes: brief background on fall and their risk factors, a review of successful falls prevention interventions particularly pertaining to exercise, cognition, vision, podiatry, medications and vitamin D.The guest speaker is a research officer in Prof Stephen Lord's Falls and Balance Research Group at Neuroscience Research Australia Sydney and a conjoint lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of New South Wales. She has a background in exercise science and gained a PhD in applied physiology/biomechanics from the University of New South Wales in 2008. Her research interests revolve around investigating risk factors for falls in older people. as well as understanding sensory, motor and cognitive factors contributing to balance and gait in both ageing and clinical populations. Since 2008, she has managed several prospective falls risk cohort studiesof older adults and is currently conducting a randomised controlled trial of multifaceted interventions to improve dizziness symptoms in older adults.

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Eastern Sydney Medicare Local and South Eastern Sydney Local Health District invites you to the Chronic Disease Workshop. The learning goals for this workshop are as follows: To discuss the care needs of a chronic client from the perspective of all clinical service providers. To facilitate discussion regarding communication and integration of service delivery across SESLHD. To discuss the model of care, how they utilise/refer to other services and their opinion of how effective collaborative models of management are for their clients. To discuss their roles in the care of the client and how they would use a coordinated model of care.

eMHPrac is a DOH funded initiative, providing training to GPs in the use of a suite of Australian based e-Mental Health intervention programs, apps and services to support the management of mild to moderate depression and anxiety.For more information please download the flyer or visit the Blackdog Institute website http://www.blackdoginstitute.org.au/eMHPracor email eMHPrac@blackdog.com.au

Learning Outcomes: Know the current local sexual health including HIV data for their region. Be up to date with current testing and treating of STIs including HIV. Understand the role of publicly funded sexual health services and how to link in with their local sexual health service. Be able to utilise the Sexual Health Info Link as a resource in their work around sexual health. Be aware of the resources, training and education developed by NSW STI Programs Unit to assist primary health care nurses to further their work in sexual health.

This is the final series of monthly medical updates. The topics for this month are: An update on paediatric and adolescent gynaecology Neurology update: topic tbc An update in the diagnosis and treatment of knee alignment injuries Skin cancer and plastic surgery reconstructionTo secure your place please as well as to ensure that RACGP QI&CPD points are allocated accordingly, please register for this event.

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The interactive two-hour workshop engages primary care clinicians (GPs, primary care nurses, allied health providers) to learn more about the role of physical activity in the prevention and management of chronic disease, and advocates for multidisciplinary care. The suite of resources available to participants will support them in their assessment, management and referral patients with and at risk of chronic disease. This workshop is presentedby an Accredited Exercise Physiologist, the workshop details extensive evidence that exercise is indeed medicine.

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The final for this years' monthly Health Update will cover a breast cancer panel question and answer screening.

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Training and information on the Cardiac Blues project. Identifying & managing patients with depression & anxiety post cardiac event.The learning outcomes that will be covered for this event are: To distinguish between normal adjustment and depression. To recognise the 'red flags' for increased anxiety and depression risk. To determine likely trajectories of depression from hospital to convalescence. To feel confident to talk about emotional recovery with patients. To learn how to support patients' emotional adjustment.

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A practical, information packed engaging workshop for all general practice staff, to refresh their prioritisation skills and prepare staff in safely managing requests for care. This workshop is valuable for all members of the practice team, including GPs, practice nurses and reception staff.This CPD activity is provided by Medics for Life

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The November Obstetrics and Gynaecology update will cover the following topics...

This presentation will focus on evidence-base regarding falls prevention. Cont...

Eastern Sydney Medicare Local and South Eastern Sydney Local Health District i...

eMHPrac is a DOH funded initiative, providing training to GPs in the use of a ...

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