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Thu 21
March
2024

Mater Private Hospital Springfield - Thursday 21 March

Skin Cancer GP Education evening -  in partnership with ICON Radiation Oncology Springfield

Join leading specialists from Mater Private Hospital Springfield, ICON Radiation Oncology Springfield, and Mater Pathology as we provide an update on Skin Cancer.

Meals and refreshments will be provided on the night.

6pm to 6.45pm
Registration, welcome drinks, networking and dinner.

For guests interested in a tour of the facility please arrive at 6 pm.

6.55pm
Official welcome and Acknowledgement of Country

7pm - Dr James Allan, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

  • Skin cancer surgery - topic and learning outcomes TBC

7.40pm - Dr St. John Newman - ICON Radiation Oncologist

  • Radiation oncology - topic and learning outcomes TBC

8.20pm - Dr David Wong, Anatomical Pathologist

  • Non melanocytic cancers and pathology

9pm - Evening concludes


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Thu 21
March
2024

Mater Private Hospital Redland - Wednesday 27 March

Redland mixed specialty GP Education evening

Join leading specialists from Mater Private Hospital Redland for an update on Gastroenterology, Urology and Shoulder Orthopaedics.

Meals and refreshments will be provided on the night.

6pm to 6.45pm
Registration, welcome drinks, networking and meet the presenters.

6.55pm
Official welcome and Acknowledgement of Country

7pm - Dr Leisa Barrett, Gastroenterologist

  • topic and learning outcomes TBC

7.40pm - Dr Andrew Strahan, Urologist

  • topic and learning outcomes TBC

8.20pm - Dr Simon Parfitt, Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • Orthopaedic shoulder injuries

9pm - Evening concludes


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Sat 20
April
2024

GP Maternity Shared Care Alignment - Seminar 2

Time: 8am-1pm

Event description 
This course is an additional optional education program for GPs who have already completed Alignment 1. It is one way to meet the realignment requirement for (minimum) six hours CPD relevant to women's health every three years. 

The focus is on providing quality maternity shared care in the general practice setting, with up-to-date best practice information provided by Mater Mothers' staff specialists.

Topics include:

  • Preconception and fertility
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Persistent pelvic pain
  • Infections in pregnancy
  • Premature rupture of membranes and premature labour
  • Postpartum care
  • Neonatal examination
  • Diabetes in pregnancy 

Prerequisite activity 
A short series of informative podcasts are a required pre-learning acitvity for this course. GPs are required to listen to approximately 40 minutes of podcasts by Mater specialists on the management of medical conditions in pregnancy (thyroid, hypertension, asthma, VTE, obesity and pregnancy after bariatric surgery). The link to these podcasts will be provided upon registration. 

GPs are required to complete Alignment 1 before participating in Alignment 2, 3 or 4, however may do 2, 3 or 4 in any order. Alignment needs to be renewed every three years.

Event registration  
Online registration to this event is essential. Please register here

 


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Sat 08
June
2024

GP Maternity Shared Care Alignment - Seminar 3

Time: 8am-1pm 
 
Event description 
This course is an additional optional education program for GPs who have already completed Alignment 1. It is one way to meet the realignment requirement for (minimum) six hours CPD relevant to women's health every three years. 
 
The focus is on providing quality maternity shared care in the general practice setting, with up-to-date best practice information provided by Mater Mothers' staff specialists.
 
Topics include:
  • Obstetric complications
  • Medical conditions in pregnancy
  • Perinatal Mental Health
Prerequisite activity 
GPs are required to complete Alignment 1 before participating in Alignment 2, 3 or 4, however may do 2, 3 or 4 in any order. Alignment needs to be renewed every three years.
 
Event registration 
Online registration to this event is essential. Please note, registration will open early 2024.

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Sat 03
August
2024

GP Maternity Shared Care Alignment - Seminar 1

Time: 8am-1pm

Event description 
This course is a requirement for GPs who wish to provide shared maternity care with Mater Mothers' Hospital.

The focus is on providing quality maternity shared care in the general practice setting, with up-to-date best practice information provided by Mater Mothers' staff specialists in obstetrics, midwifery, obstetric medicine, maternal fetal medicine, pharmacology and physiotherapy. 

Topics include:

  • First trimester presentations and recommended screening tests
  • Screening for fetal chromosome and genetic conditions
  • Medical complications in pregnancy (GDM, hypertension, preeclampsia) 
  • Prescribing in pregnancy 
  • Recommended immunisations
  • Perinatal mental health 
  • Domestic violence screening
  • Physiotherapy in the perinatal period 
  • Communication with Mater Mothers

If you have recently completed the Certificate of Women's Health (DRANZCOG), Antenatal ALM (RACGP), or an affiliated alignment program, then the Online Bridging and Realignment Education is an alternative option for you.

Event registration 
Online registration to this event is essential. Please note, registration will open early 2024. 


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Sat 02
November
2024

GP Maternity Shared Care Alignment - Seminar 4

Time: 8am-1pm 
 
Event description 
Event details will be published in 2024. 
 
Prerequisite activity 
GPs are required to complete Alignment 1 before participating in Alignment 2, 3 or 4, however may do 2, 3 or 4 in any order. Alignment needs to be renewed every three years.
 
Event registration 
Online registration to this event is essential. Please note, registration will open in 2024.

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Fri 20
December
2024

GP Maternity Shared Care - Online Realignment and Bridging Program

Online Course

Course description 
This online education option is for GPs who have previously attended a GP Shared Care Alignment Seminar at Mater Mothers or for GPs who have completed an affiliated program and want to provide maternity shared care with Mater Mothers' Hospital.  

This online course can be completed at your own pace and commenced at any time. 

Course registration 
If you wish to complete this online education, please register here.

It is recommended that you complete the course and quiz within three weeks of enrolment as your password will expire three weeks after registration.


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