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

Screening for family violence and Aspirin in pregnancy 

To be held on 30th October 2019

The Women’s at Sandringham invites general practitioners to a women’s health event where there will be discussions on: 

  • Screening for family violence
  • Aspirin in pregnancy

Jenny Chapman: Project Officer; Strengthening Hospital Responses to Family Violence

Dr Saul Cohen: Consultant Obstetrician

Date: Wednesday 30th October

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

Venue: Level 1, Boardroom
The Women’s at Sandringham, 193 Bluff Road, Outpatient Building, Sandringham

The learning objectives of the session are to:

  • Identify and appropriately refer women victims of family violence
  • Apply the LIVES/Sensitive Inquiry Model to respond to women who disclose family violence
  • Describe benefits of aspirin in the reduction of development of pre-eclampsia

A complimentary light dinner will be provided at 5.30pm

Registration: Register online  

This activity will be submitted to the RACGP QI & CPD program

Total points 4 category 2 points

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

Seminar on Pregnancy, Neonatal and Infant Issues

The seminar will be held in November 2019

The Royal Children’s Hospital and Royal Women’s Hospital in collaboration with the North Western Melbourne Primary Health Network are hosting a seminar for GPs, shared maternity care affiliates, community nurses and midwives on Saturday 23 November 2019 from 8:30am – 1:30pm at the Royal Children’s Hospital Ella Latham Lecture Theatre.

Presentation topics will include Jaundice in the first six weeks, Prenatal genetic testing, Iron deficiency anaemia in pregnancy, and Fetal growth and wellbeing.

Time: 8:30am – 1:30pm (morning tea and lunch provided)

Venue: Ella Latham Lecture Theatre, Royal Children’s Hospital, Flemington Rd, Parkville VIC

Registration fee: $48

Register: Online registration



The second National Oncofertility Summit

To be held on 4th December 2019

The Fertility Preservation Service invites you to the 2nd National Oncofertility Summit. The Summit brings together families, clinicians, scientists and policy-makers and provides a unique opportunity to explore potential solutions for the most challenging iissues in oncofertitity care and survirorship. 

Date: Wednesday 4th December 2019
Venue: The Royal Children's Hospital, Ella Latham Lecture Theatre, Parkville VIC

Register: Online registration


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 last course was 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

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