General Practitioners, Practice Managers and Practice Nurses working in Mackay and surrounding areas are invited to this educational dinner event presented by Dr Kerry Summerscales, a GP and transitioning defence member and Julie Randall, a Registered Nurse, Practice Nurse and Clinical Researcher.

This event is pending approval for RACGP CPD activity points.

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Note: This event will also take place in Cairns on 4 November 2020. Click here to register for the Cairns event.

Educational Activity Aim

This face-to-face educational event facilitated by a General Practitioner currently transitioning out of the Defence Force and a practice nurse, provides GPs, Practice Managers and Practice Nurses the opportunity to reinforce and improve the management of healthcare for Defence Veterans.

This educational event aims to improve knowledge, skills and confidence in defence veteran health consultations. Providing GPs with clarity around conducting post ADF health assessments and Medical Impairment Assessments. Providing Practice Managers and Practice Nurses with knowledge about the Coordinated Veteran Care (CVC) program, enrolment and implementation.

*This event is a combination of two online events, Know Your Veterans Health for GPs and Know Your Veterans Health for PMs and PNs.

 Presenters

  • Dr Kerry Summerscales: a General Practitioner currently transitioning out of the Defence Force
  • Julie Randall: a Registered Nurse, Practice Nurse and Clinical Researcher

 Learning Outcomes

  • Learning Outcome #1 – Describe Veteran and ADF culture and life
  • Learning Outcome #2 - Describe and navigate through the CVC program for gold card holders
  • Learning Outcome #3 - Describe how to conduct a post ADF Health Assessment
  • Learning Outcome #4 - Identify MBS and DVA claimable item numbers
  • Learning Outcome #5 - Describe how to conduct a Medical Impairment Assessment 

 Cost

FREE

This event is supported by funding from Northern Queensland Primary Health Network (NQPHN) through the Australian Government’s PHN Program.