General Practitioners, Practice Managers and Practice Nurses working in Townsville 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.

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT

Note: this event will also take place in Mackay on 7 October 2020 and Cairns 4 November 2020. There will be a separate registration form for each Region.

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 – How to optimise claims for Veterans
  • Learning outcome #5 – Describe how to conduct a Medical Impairment Assessment

 Cost

FREE

This event has been funded by the Australian Government through the Northern Queensland Primary Health Network and is an Operation Compass initiative.

 

Booking for this event has now closed.