ONLINE MODULES & WEBINAR COURSES

These are Online Education Modules that you are able to do on your own time at your own pace. Majority of these course accrue CPD/CME points on completion. Please contact the provider if you have any questions.

 

Diabetes Care

Advanced Diabetes Care

Provider: Mater Health Education

This online program has been developed to provide GPs with additional skills to manage patients with complex diabetes who are not achieving or maintaining good control. It also covers assessment and management of microvascular complications. The successful completion of this online program provides documentation to enable GPs with a Special Interest (GPwSI) in Diabetes to work in diabetes ‘beacon’ clinics.

This course provides an overview of a best-practice approach to GP diabetes management including:

  • selection of appropriate oral hypoglycaemics
  • key management issues in commencing insulin in a community setting
  • assessment and management of micro-vascular complications of diabetes
  • skills and approaches GPs require to help their patients and communities to succeed in lifestyle review and modification
  • working effectively with secondary care.

To find out more, CLICK HERE.

Diabetic Retinopathy Screening

Provider: Mater Health Education

This online and practice implementation module provides a comprehensive guide for general practitioners and health care professionals working in general practice and primary health care to establish a functional diabetic retinopathy (DR) screening service in their practice. The module is based on the findings of an NHMRC trial which identified that general practices, with appropriate camera and in-practice training, achieved mean effective DR screening rates of 99% (NHMRC estimates our national rate at 50%).

It also includes perspectives of patients and practitioners regarding optimal screening and is suitable for urban, rural and Aboriginal Medical Service settings. During the program you will learn about:

  • the new DR MBS item numbers: 12325 and 12326: and
  • requirements for a safe and effective DR service, including;
    • the necessary practice infrastructure, including choice of camera
    • information for practice nurses and Aboriginal Health Workers to maximise quality images using a non-mydriatic camera
    • online training for GPs to be confident in the accurate interpretation of retinal images and appropriate referral
    • a self-test to benchmark screening accuracy
    • strategies to develop a process for DR screening which suits your practice and community.

To find out more, CLICK HERE.

 

Pain Management

Better Pain Management

Provider: ANZCA Faculty of Pain Medicine

Better Pain Management is a professional, high quality online education program developed by the Faculty of Pain Medicine (FPM) of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA). The program has been designed for specialist and general medical practitioners, medical students, nurses and allied health practitioners engaged in the care of patients with persistent pain.

Better Pain Management is a program of twelve online education modules each designed to be completed in one hour.  Modules can be purchased individually to construct a self-directed learning program, or as pre-set Courses comprising of modules packaged together to produce a targeted learning program. Training managers can also purchase modules or courses on behalf of others, distribute and manage licenses to staff and create a comprehensive training program around pain management. We are recognised and accredited with the following organisations: ACRRM & RACSTo Find out more, CLICK HERE.

 

Psychotherapy, Psychology & Conselling

Putting Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills into Practice

Provider: University of Sydney

The Putting Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills into Practice webinar training program gives you an opportunity to learn how to help your patients better manage chronic or persisting pain problems. Each program consists of seven webinar sessions of 90 minutes duration conducted over a 2-3 month timeframe. In each session you will explore specific strategies on how to effectively manage patients experiencing chronic pain.

Participants will receive a certificate of completion recognising 28 hours of professional development if all attendance and homework requirements are met.

To Find out more, CLICK HERE.

 

Non-Clinical Courses

Education: Enhancing Your Teaching, Learning and Supervision

Provider: HEAL

This course is designed to introduce you to the basics of teaching, learning and supervision. These are lifelong skills which you can build upon throughout your professional life. There are three modules covering:

  • Unit A: Planning and structuring teaching for any environment
  • Unit B: What is special about clinical teaching and supervision
  • Unit C: Continuing to learn: Lifelong learning and assessment

This course is accredited for CPD with RACGP, ACRRM and RACS.

To Find out more, CLICK HERE.

Clinical Research

Provider: HEAL

This course is designed for interested health professionals who will develop research skills to enable them to participate in research teams in the healthcare system. Upon purchase of the course, you will have four weeks of online access to complete the three modules. The four week period begins from the time of purchase and you can return to the course at any time within the period you are subscribed. It is estimated that you will need to spend approximately three hours per module and nine hours in total on this course. You don’t have to complete the modules in one sitting. This course is accredited for CPD with RACGP, ACRRM and RACS. To find out more, CLICK HERE.

Bullying, Discrimination & Sexual Harrassment

Provider: HEAL

This course has been prepared for health professionals. Specific aspects of bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment in the healthcare setting are addressed. The content has been designed to help you to understand and address perspectives on bullying, discrimination and sexual harassment behaviour. It is estimated that you will need to spend approximately two hours per module and six hours in total on this course. You don’t have to complete the modules in one sitting. This course is accredited for CPD with RACGP, ACRRM and RACS. To find out more, CLICK HERE.

Interview: Effective Interview Skills for Junior Doctors

Provider: HEAL

This course has been developed to help you to prepare for and be effective in the selection interview into postgraduate medical training in Australasia. The course is also helpful for those required to sit a Pre-Employment Structured Clinical Interview (PESCI). This course is accredited for CPD with RACGP and ACCRRM. To find out more, CLICK HERE.

Leadership: Effective Leadership in Healthcare Setting

Provider: HEAL

Effective leadership is one of the central attributes in the provision of effective healthcare. All members of the team will be called upon to demonstrate their leadership at any stage throughout their professional life. The Effective Leadership in the Healthcare Setting course is designed to introduce you to leadership. Leadership comes more easily to some than others. Whilst we may hear people described as ‘natural leaders’, leadership skills can be developed. This course is accredited for CPD with RACGP, ACCRRM and RACS. To find out more, CLICK HERE.

Feedback: Seeking, Working with & Providing Feedback in Healthcare Setting

Provider: HEAL

In this course you will learn how feedback works and what makes it effective – both for you and for others. The course will help you to consider how to provide effective feedback and to request and receive it in ways that will help your learning. You will also gain insights into what can lead to feedback being ineffective and some things to avoid. This will all be demonstrated in the context of the medical and healthcare setting in which specific practices and norms related to feedback are evident. This course is accredited for CPD with RACGP, ACCRRM and RACS. To find out more, CLICK HERE.

Clinical Governance

Provider: HEAL

This course is designed to help you to understand contemporary clinical governance – how it has developed and what is its structure and purpose. By exploring case studies and reviewing Australian systems and processes you will have an opportunity to determine how to improve clinical governance and patient safety. This course is accredited for CPD with RACGP, ACCRRM, and RACS. To find out more, CLICK HERE.

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