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

World Prematurity Day - public seminar 

To be held on 18th November 2019

Hear the latest on preterm birth and prematurity from our presenters


Dr Penny Sheehan
Screening for and Prevention of Preterm Delivery: the Role of a Preterm Labour Clinic

Dr Rose Boland
Better In-born than Out-born: the Role of Victoria’s PIPER Service

Assoc Prof Jeanie Cheong
Premature Babies: what are their Outcomes?

Date: Wednesday 4th November

Time: 7:00pm – 9:00pm 

Venue: Charles LaTrobe Lecture Theatre,
Ground Floor
Royal Melbourne Hospital
Grattan St, Parkville

Registration:  By Monday 18 November 2pm  Register online, email Jo Bruhn or phone (03) 8345 3758

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

Total points 4 category 2 points

Managing thyroid and depression in pregnancy 

To be held on 4th December 2019

Women’s at Sandringham is holding a CPD discussing:

  • Thyroid disease in pregnancy
  • Anxiety and depression in pregnancy


Dr Shoshana Sztal-Mazer,Endocrinologist
Dr Kristine Mercuri, Perinatal Psychiatrist

Date: Wednesday 4th December

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

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

A complimentary light dinner will be provided at 5.30pm

Registration: Register online  (places are limited)

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

Total points 4 category 2 points

Seminar on Pregnancy, Neonatal and Infant Issues

The seminar will be held on 23rd 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. 

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

Date: 23rd November 2019 

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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