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Mildura Golf Resort

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OUT-OF- HOME CARE INFORMATION SESSION

Enhancing access to health services

Date: Thursday 28 June 2018

Time: 7.00pm | Registration and dinner 6.30pm

Location: Balcony Room, Mildura Golf Club Resort, 287 Twelfth Street, Mildura 3500


Audience: GPs and Practice Nurses working with children in out-of-home care (OoHC)

Cost: This event is provided at no cost by Murray PHN and DHHS

Presenters and facilitators include;

Dr Katherine Hyde Community Paediatric Fellow Murray PHN

Dr Andrew Webster Psychologist / Senior Clinician Berry Street Mildura

Hilary Makepeace Deputy Area Operations Manager, Mallee,Child Protection, North Division Department of Health and Human Services

Lisa Callipari Integrated Care Consultant: HealthPathways Murray PHN

Jenny Fisher Primary Care Consultant Murray PHN



Overview


This session is for GPs and General Practice staff that are providing services to children living in an out-of-home-care arrangement. Topics covered include common poor health outcomes for these children, the effect of trauma on their health and well-being, and an overview of how the system works. Case studies will be discussed.

Learning outcomes

  • Outline the complex health issues of children in OoHC
  • Describe the impact of trauma on children’s health and subsequent implications for health assessment and management
  • List resources and referral pathways available to assist with management of children in OoHC
  • Discuss practice arrangements which will best support managing the health needs of these children


RACGP | QI & CPD 2017-19 accredited activity | 7 Category 2 points

Murray PHN is an athorised provider of accredited activities under the RACGP QI&CPD Program.


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