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Ballina Byron Clinical Society: Feet, Kidneys, Joints & Bones (LBVC)

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Ballina Lighthouse & Lismore SLSC

65 Lighthouse Parade

East Ballina, NSW 2478

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Understand the 4 Leading Better Value Care services in the Northern NSW region, referral pathways and evidence base behind these services.

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Overview

Northern NSW Local Health District has recently introduced a number of new services as part of the Leading Better Value Care (LBVC) Program.

These new services complement existing services designed to support ongoing management of people with chronic disease within our region, and include:

  • High Risk Foot Service,
  • Knee and Hip Arthritis Service (KAHAS),
  • Renal Supportive Care (RSC),
  • Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Program.

This event is designed to ensure that participants have a clear understanding of the 4 LBVC services in our region, referral pathways and evidence base behind these services.

Participants will have an opportunity to engage and ask questions of the local service providers.

Learning Outcomes

By attending this workshop, participants will have increased their confidence, knowledge and skills to enable them to:

  • Explain to patients and colleagues the services offered by:
    • High Risk Foot Service,
    • Knee and Hip Arthritis Service (KAHAS)
    • Renal Supportive Care (RSC)
    • Osteoporosis Refracture Prevention Program
  • Explain the evidence base underpinning these services
  • Refer patients appropriately to these services based on service-specific indications for referral
  • Use HealthPathways to assist with assessment, management and referral of patients eligible for these services

Event Schedule

6:00pm Registration, Networking & Dinner

6:30pm Workshop commences

8:30pm Close

CPD Points

  • RACGP points pending
  • 2 CPD hours for nurses and allied health professionals

More Information

Download the event flyer here.

For more information on this event please contact North Coast GP Training via email info@ncgpt.org.au or 02 5632 1250.

The Health Workforce Professional Development events are funded by the North Coast Primary Health Network, an Australian Government initiative.

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Ballina Lighthouse & Lismore SLSC

65 Lighthouse Parade

East Ballina, NSW 2478

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