GP continuing professional development

Also see the praxhub site for the CPD accredited activities and resources such as events recorded by GP Liaison Unit at the Women's for those unable to attend.
2018 presentations on Women's Health include: 

  • Shared Maternity Care Workshop 2018
  • Maternal Vaccines: Can We Do More?
  • Management of urinary incontinence and prolapse 
  • Cervical screening and Low Risk Endometrial Cancer - Follow up Care
  • The challenges of breast care in the Google age
  • Immunisation and Infection in pregnancy

PCOS and Endometriosis

To be held on 6 August 2019

Endometriosis, pelvic pain, dysmenorrhoea and Infertility: a practical guide for GPs in assessing, investigating, managing and referring adolescents and women.

Presenters: Dr Martin Healey, Dr Karin Jones, Dr Claudia Cheng and Dr Melissa Cameron

Date: Tuesday 6th August 

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm (Registration 5.30pm)

Venue: The Royal Women’s Hospital, 20 Flemington Road, Parkville VIC

Registration: Register online  


45th Annual Scientific meeting ASPOG 2019

To be held on Thursday 1, Friday 2 and Saturday 3 August 2019 

The theme of the 45th Annual Scientific meeting of the Australian Society for Psychsocial Obstetrics & Gynaecology (ASPOG)  is 'Across the life cycle'. The program of talks and discussions on diverse clinical and psychosocial aspects of women's health will be delivered by experts from a variety of health disciplines. More information.

Dates: 1st to 3rd August 
Venue: The Royal Women’s Hospital, 20 Flemington Road, Parkville VIC


Shared care workshop

To be held on 28 August 2019

(SMCA will receive an email. It is not possible to register before this)

Date: Saturday 24 August 

Time:  TBD
Venue: Mercy Hospital for Women, Heidelberg


Parent-Infant Psychotherapy: Approaches to Assessment and Interventions

Course to be held on 30 August 2019

The training is suited to those working with perinatal women and their infants including psychologists, maternal and child health nurses, GPs and psychiatrists.

Course date: Friday 30th August 2019
Time: 9:00am – 5:00pm (morning tea and lunch provided)
Venue: The Royal Women's Hospital, Conference Room, 20 Flemington Road, Parkville, VIC 3052
Cost: $325 per person (inc GST) 

More information


Contemporary gynaecology for general practitioners

The next course will be held in October 2019

The course provides a comprehensive update on women’s health issues. Presented by specialists in the area, it is targeted to general practitioners with the objective of improving their daily practice and the overall care of women.

Remaining course dates

  • Saturday 5th October 2019

Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm (morning tea and lunch provided)
Venue: Frances Perry House, Level 7, 20 Flemington Rd, Parkville VIC

Register: Agora medical education

Early registration fee: $253 inc. GST, Standard registration fee: $330 inc. GST

RACGP-QI & CPD Vategory 1 40 points in Women's Health

Practical Implanon NXT trainingy

Workshops held regularly through the year

The workshops provides the opportunity to gain knowledge and skill necessary to safely insert and remove Implanon NXT through supervised simulated practice. Prerequisite: Completion of Implanon NXT online training.

Dates: various
Venue: Conference Rooms B & C, Ground Floor, 
the Women’s, Cnr Grattan St & Flemington Rd, Parkville. 3052

Dates and further information


Intra-uterine device insertion course for general practitioners

The next course will be held in September 2019

The course provides a theoretical and practical guide to intra-uterine contraceptive device insertion. Presented by gynaecologists, it is targeted to general practitioners who wish to insert intra-uterine devices. A thorough and interactive course combining theory and hands-on practical training.

Remaining course date

  • Friday 6th September 2019

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm (morning tea and lunch provided)
Adara Richmond, 185 Lennox St, Richmond VIC
Agora Specialist Centre, Suite 9.1, Level 9, 89 Bridge Rd, Richmond VIC

Register: Agora medical education

Standard registration fee: $725 inc. GST

RACGP-QI & CPD Vategory 1 40 points in Women's Health

Hepatitis B and HIV Section 100 Prescriber Accreditation Courses

Courses will be held in April, May and June 2019

The Victorian HIV and Hepatitis Integrated Training and Learning Program (VHHITAL) facilitates the Victorian Accreditation program for GPs to become accredited Section 100 Prescribers for both Hepatitis B and HIV.

Course dates

Time: 8:30 – 5:00pm 
Venue: North Western Melbourne PHN, Parkville VIC

These nationally accredited courses are RACGP CAT 1 accredited, with the successful completion earning 40x CAT 1 Points. The courses are funded by the DHHS for Victorian based GPS to attend free of charge.

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