Tuesday, 20 March
x Safety Plan and Suicide Pathways Navigation -20 March 2018 Safety Plan and Suicide Pathways Navigation
Dr Sarah Weaver, Black Dog Institute GP Educator
This workshop aims to increase skill and confidence in:
Recognising presentations where suicide risk is high
Undertaking a detailed risk assessment
Management planning using a collaborative, team based approach. View event
Wednesday, 21 March
x Concord Hospital Medical Update - 21 March 2018 Concord Hospital Invites you to the their first GP Medical Update for 2018
Understanding How Psychotropic Medications Contribute to Cardiometabolic Risk: Mechanisms and Solutions
Professor Tim Lambert, Professor and Head of Psychiatry Concord Medical School, University of Sydney
Neoadjuvant Therapy for Breast Cancer Surgery: Who, What, How, When and Why
Dr Erick Fuentes, Breast and Endocrine Surgeon, Concord Hospital and Strahfield Private Hospital Genetics and Breast Cancer
Dr Annabel Goodwin, Medical Oncologist, Concord Hospital and Strathfield Private Hospital
The educational evening will take place at Canada Bay Club and include a sit down dinner. View event
Thursday, 22 March
x Complexity, Care and Compassion - The Way Forward in the Provision of Mental Health Services - 22 March 2018
Complexity, Care and Compassion: The Way Forward in the Provision of Mental Health Services.
The event will provide an overview of mental health services and shared care arrangements including local referral and support options.
There will also be a group discussion of two case studies on:
• Managing mental health difficulties
• Managing suicidal and self harming behaviour.
Dr Andrew McDonald
Director Clinical Services, SLHD Mental Health Services
Dr Kathleen Smith
Staff Specialist in Psychiatry, Concord Hospital
Professional Senior Occupational Therapist, SLHD Mental Health Services
This event is designed to build the health and medical neighbourhood of the RPA HealthOne, Green Square.
Tuesday, 27 March
x Eastern region - Immunisation Update - 27 March 2018 Immunisation Update. The same content will be repeated at three separate event venues. (Inner West - 14 March, Eastern region - 27 March, Southern - 10 April). View event
Wednesday, 28 March
x Lifehouse - Identifying and Responding to Adult Survivors of Childhood Trauma - 28 March 2018 Identifying and Responding to Adult Survivors of Childhood Trauma
Blue knot Foundation
to register online Click here
This event is aimed at GPs working with, or wanting to work with people who have experienced or are at risk of experiencing homelessness.
By attending this training, GPs will be able to;
Differentiate between single incident and complex trauma
Identify possible adult health presentations of complex trauma
Identify symptoms and signs with a trauma-informed lens
Implement the 5 principles of trauma-informed care – safety, trustworthiness, choice, collaboration, empowerment into daily practice
Implement strategies to respond and/or refer identified patients appropriately.
Limited to 30 participants View event
Thursday, 29 March
x Hazelhurst CPD Series: Gastroenterology Update - 29 March 2018 Hazelhurst CPD Series: Gastroenterology Update
Presenter: Dr Anthony Donaghy