Introduction to Immunisation

Upnext 313 Payneham Road, Royston Park, South Australia
The Introduction to Immunisation workshop is tailored to Nurses working in general practice in the Adelaide metropolitan area new to immunisation program delivery.

NALHN GP Education Day

Lyell McEwin Hospital Lecture Theatre Level 2, Haydown Rd, Elizabeth Vale, SA
The RACGP CPD accredited NALHN GP Education Day brings together a range of medical specialist presenters on topics of relevance to GPs working in the Northern Adelaide region. This free education event includes the following topics and presenters, and incorporates relevant referral pathways, Clinical Prioritisation Criteria and triaging processes.
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Advanced Life Support 2

Upnext 313 Payneham Road, Royston Park, South Australia
The ALS recertification course is designed to refresh the theory and practical skills required by senior members of a multi-disciplinary team to manage peri-arrest situations and to treat the patient until transfer to a critical care area. The complexity and management of cardiac arrest situations, including decision making and effective communication with the team is included. Candidates are only eligible to attend the 1-day recertification course if they hold a valid current Australian Resuscitation Council ALS2/ALS or Resuscitation Council (UK) ALS provider certificate. No other course certification may be considered.
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Advanced Life Support 1

Upnext 313 Payneham Road, Royston Park, South Australia
A one-day course aimed at providing the candidate with the skills and knowledge to manage the patient in the immediate period of crisis. It includes the recognition, assessment, and immediate management of the deteriorating patient. Candidates are sent a manual at least two weeks prior to the course to commence preparation for the face-to-face component. This includes those skills for dealing with a cardiac arrest or other medical emergencies in a clinical setting.

Update on RSV disease and prevention.

Upnext 313 Payneham Road, Royston Park, South Australia
RSV is a common and very contagious respiratory virus that usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms, however it is the most common cause of bronchiolitis and pneumonia among infants under 1 year of age. It can also cause serious illness in young children, and older adults. In South Australia, infections are most common during winter and early spring.

Influenza Update

The Highway Hotel 290 Anzac Hwy, Plympton, South Australia
GPs and Nurses working in general practice, Pharmacists and local council nurses in the Adelaide metropolitan area are invited to attend the 2023 influenza season update. Last year, influenza notifications began to rise in February, and notifications peaked in late May/ early June. Notifications decreased from July but remained higher than usual at the end of the 2023 season. There were over 279,750 notifications of laboratory-confirmed influenza in Australia in 2023, about 50,000 notifications more than in 2023. It is expected that 2024 flu season will again see seasonal influenza virus (and other respiratory viruses) co-circulating alongside COVID 19. The need for high flu vaccination uptake in 2024 is paramount.

Healthy Ageing – A transition from a disease to a hygiene model

Upnext 313 Payneham Road, Royston Park, South Australia
As the percent of the population over 65 years increases, so too does the percent of those with chronic diseases, consuming the ever diminishing resources. Yet the remarkable advances in epidemiological, mechanistic and translational information provides the knowledge needed to transition from a disease based model to a personalized preventative one which is inclusive of individual, collective and planetary wellbeing. We have the knowledge-it is time to use it. The current disease model is simply inefficient, inequitable, unethical and unsustainable.

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Fracture Management Course – Health Education Collaborative

Upnext 313 Payneham Road, Royston Park, South Australia
This course covers the essentials of managing fractures in primary care. Key areas include: Emergency management – initial mobilisation, analgesia, managing shock Primary care – assessment & treatment plan Investigations – xray, ultrasound, CT & MRI Diagnosis, management and referral Splinting, casting, immobilisation, problems/complications Post cast application management

Suturing Workshop

Upnext 313 Payneham Road, Royston Park, South Australia
Wound closure and suturing course cover the theoretical and practical essentials required to close and manage non-complex traumatic lacerations, punch biopsy, and surgical excision. This course is combination of online learning with a practical skills training day which covers the following: Using instruments Local anaesthetic ​Knot tying Closure techniques: suturing, staples, glue and wound closure strips Wound management Follow-up care
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Advanced Life Support 1

Upnext 313 Payneham Road, Royston Park, South Australia
A one-day course aimed at providing the candidate with the skills and knowledge to manage the patient in the immediate period of crisis. It includes the recognition, assessment, and immediate management of the deteriorating patient. Candidates are sent a manual at least two weeks prior to the course to commence preparation for the face-to-face component. This includes those skills for dealing with a cardiac arrest or other medical emergencies in a clinical setting.
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