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InReach Education Day - Managing acutely unwell residential aged care pati...

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Lecture Theatre, Education Centre, Level 4 Austin Tower

145 Studley Road

Heidelberg, VIC 3084

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for GPs and Medical Deputising Services – locum doctors

This ‘InReach Education Day’ will support Medical Deputising Services locum doctors in managing their acutely unwell patients. This collaboration between Austin, Eastern, Northern and Northern Health’s InReach services is supported and funded by Eastern Melbourne PHN.

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Dr Paul Yates, Consultant Geriatrician and Clinical Lead Residential Outreach Service, Austin Health

Dr Andrea Bee, Consultant Geriatrician and Clinical Lead Eastern Residential InReach Service, Eastern Health

Ms Maureen Goodwin, HARP Respiratory CNC, Northern Health

Dr Nigel Berry, General Practitioner, Nillumbik Medical Centre

Topics covered:

Health Pathway
HealthPathways is a web-based portal with relevant and evidence-based information on the assessment and management of common clinical conditions including referral guidance

The deteriorating/dying resident
Identify options for facility-based management of residents when deteriorating health leads to need for acute care

Falls management
Implement a systematic approach to falls prevention by focusing on polypharmacy and falls minimisation strategies

Respiratory management
Respiratory management and practical tips for managing dyspnea

EMPHN is an authorised provider of accredited activities under the RACGP QI&CPD Program.

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Austin Hospital

Lecture Theatre, Education Centre, Level 4 Austin Tower

145 Studley Road

Heidelberg, VIC 3084

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