Palliative Care Videoconferences
For: All doctors, nurses, allied health workers, social workers, Aboriginal Health Workers, Indigenous Liaison Officers, or other care workers who support people living with a life-limiting illness
When: Held monthly, first Wednesday of each month 1-2pm, throughout the year.
Details: Case-based, multidisciplinary presentations to explore end-of-life care issues. See TMML Calendar for dates and topic details. A videoconference bridge has been created for you to dial into. To register, contact Kellie_Poole@health.qld.gov.au For further information, contact Ofra_Fried@health.qld.gov.au
Chronic Kidney Disease
For: General Practitioners, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals
Details: Online CPD Education, see flyer
Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Details: ThinkGP, together with the Lupus Association of NSW Inc present FREE online education on The key diagnostic and management features of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. This education highlights the variety of presentations associated with SLE, the features required to make a diagnosis and the currently available pharmacotherapies. see Website
Hand Hygiene Australia
For: Clinical and non-clinical staff to participate in online learning packages
Details: The HHA Online Learning Package has been created as a simple tool to test an individual's knowledge of hand hygiene in healthcare. It should only take 10-15 minutes to complete. After completing the learning package and correctly answering all the questions there is an option to create a certificate with your name on it. Further information is available on our website
For: Health Professionals
Details: eLearning covers topis such as Introduction to eLearning, Medicare for new health professionals, MBS primary care items, Medicare for dentists, Treatment for skin lesions, Chronic Disease Management for GPs, PBS for new health professionals, Prescribing in public hospitals, Prescribing in private practice, Prescribing for optometrists, Dispensing and claiming for pharmacists, PBS for Pharmacy Interns and a Program evaluation. Furthur information is available on our website
APNA Online Learning
For: Primary Health Care Nurses and other Health Professionals
Details: Provides a range of online educational activities designed for the needs of primary health care nurses and other health professionals. Browse for courses on the website
Australian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)
For: Health Professionals
Details: ASCIA e-training courses for health professionals have been developed by the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) to provide ready access to reliable health professional education throughout Australia and New Zealand at no charge. Development of these courses has included an extensive review process involving ASCIA members and representatives from other relevant organisations. Furthur information is available on our website
Heart Foundation - Adherence Toolkit Learning Modules
For: Health Professionals (GPs, practice nurses and pharmacists)
Details: Improving adherence in cardiovascular care is a toolkit designed to raise awareness among health professionals (GPs, practice nurses and pharmacists) of the issues affecting patient adherence to cardiovascular medicines. Furthur information is available on our website
Healthy Kids Check
For: Practice Nurses and Aboriginal Health Workers
Details: This free online course will prepare Practice Nurses and Aboriginal Health Workers to meet the requirements of the Medicare Healthy Kids Check for 4 year olds. These courses have been developed with funding from the Department of Health and Ageing with input from experts in the field of child health and development. The flexible learning style allows for nurses and health workers to complete the course at their own pace. You’ll receive a printable certificate once you have completed the online assessments.
The Healthy Kids Check may be completed on a child from the age of 3.5 years to 5 years. These online courses focus on the health and development of the 4 year old child, the recommended age for the Healthy Kids Check. If you wish to access further information in regards to the health and development of a younger child the following website will provide useful information.
vetAWARE - DVA Community Nursing Program
For: Community Nurses
Check out the website
Heart Foundation - BeAWARE of the warning signs of heart attack and stroke
For: Supporting non-clinical (i.e. Reception) staff to promptly identify patients with warning signs of heart attack or stroke
Details: What are the benefits to your practice?
- Enhance patient safety
- Demonstrate adherence to accreditation standards
- Reduce medico-legal risk
Furthur information is available on our website
Orientation of Nurses new to General Practice
The online Orientation Program has moved to a new home. The course can now be found via the Resources page on the AML Alliance website. For those not familiar with the course, it is designed to provide a comprehensive orientation for nurses working in the general practice environment and an understanding of the roles and responsibilities required.
The cost of the course is $150 per student, is a total of 12 modules and takes approximately 15 hours to complete. To download the course outline click here
AAPM eSeminar Package 2013
For: Practice Managers
When: 14 February - 14 November 2013
Details: AAPM are offering 6 national one-hour seminars that you can attend from the comfort and convenience of your office or home. You may register for these seminars as a package or individually. For more information and to register please click here.