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APNA Chronic Disease Management and Healthy Ageing workshops
COORDINARE recently funded 47 nurses across the region to participate in Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA)'s Chronic Disease Management and Healthy Ageing Program.
Medical Practice Assistant wins NSW Training Award
In 2017, COORDINARE partnered with University of New England to support 18 administration staff working in general practice within South Eastern NSW to undertake Medical Practice Assistant Training.
Deprescribing opioids for patients
The rise in pharmaceutical opioid related deaths and hospitalisations in Australia has been reported by the AIHW (2018) and the Australian media. GPs have been tasked with tapering or reducing patient dosages of opioids.
Update on the 'Leadership and quality improvement' program
COORDINARE is committed to working with general practice to embed the skills that underpin practice transformation. To support this work, COORDINARE is partnering with Dr Walid Jammal and Dr Paresh Dawda to deliver a 12-month general practice leadership and transformation program.
Quality Improvement (QI) in general practice workshop
Supporting general practice to better understand and utilise patient data to plan and implement Quality Improvement (QI) initiatives was the focus of the QI workshops held in Wollongong, Mollymook, Bungendore and Bega in July.
Raising awareness for Q fever
NSW Health have launched an awareness campaign for Q fever, which tends to be more prevalent in regional and rural communities.
Leadership and quality improvement in general practice
More than 20 practice staff from 15 practices across South Eastern NSW recently attended COORDINARE's 'Leadership and quality improvement in General Practice' workshop. The workshop was led by Dr Walid Jammal, Dr Paresh Dawda and Dr Kirsten Meisinger, from the Cambridge Medical Alliance, USA.
Nurses, are you new to primary health care or wanting to mentor?
Whatever stage you're at in your nursing journey, APNA’s here to help nurses flourish. APNA’s Transition to Practice Program is a 12-month education, support and mentoring program for nurses new to primary health care, or for nurses wanting to mentor someone who is.
Webinar for GPs: Mental Health and Depression in Older People
To assist GPs in managing the care of mental health consumers, the team of psychiatrists from the Psychiatry Support Line for GPs is producing a series of webinars.
AGPAL workshop coming up in June
COORDINARE recently partnered with Australian General Practice Accreditation Limited (AGPAL) to provide a series of workshops in South Eastern NSW. The aim of these workshops is to support continuous quality improvement in general practice.