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First Stage of GP Training Program Delivered Online for First Time

09 July, 2014 by Petrina Smith

From 26 May – 15 June, 2245 junior doctors who applied for entry into the Australian General Practice Training program (AGPT) undertook the first stage of their selection process online for the first time.

New NPS MedicineWise Case Study Available on Asthma in Children

20 June, 2014 by Petrina Smith

A new NPS MedicineWise online case study focusing on management of asthma in children is now available for GPs, pharmacists, nurses and other health professionals.

Online Case Studies Help Professionals Understand New Oral Anticoagulants

18 March, 2014 by Petrina Smith

With the availability of newer oral anticoagulants, the latest online case study from NPS MedicineWise helps health professionals navigate this changing area and understand the range of treatment options for managing stroke prevention in people with non-valvular atrial fibrillation.

Changes to Commonwealth Privacy Legislation Effective From Today

12 March, 2014 by Petrina Smith

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia and the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia have developed jointly a suite of resources to help pharmacists meet changes to Commonwealth Privacy legislation which are effective from today, 12 March

Charles Sturt University Delivers First Vaccination Training to Pharmacists

04 March, 2014 by Petrina Smith

Charles Sturt University (CSU) has delivered the first vaccination training to pharmacists under a revised program created with the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, NSW Branch.

Annual Gold Questionnaire Available to Pharmacists

24 January, 2014 by Petrina Smith

One of the pharmacy profession’s most popular education tools, the Annual Gold Questionnaire, is available exclusively online at the PSA website and will be available until 1 March 2014.

The Next Generation: Assisting Emerging Doctors with Career Choices

18 December, 2013 by Ryan Mccann

General Practice Registrars Australia is the peak body for the next generation of general practitioners. The organisation is committed to improving the health care for all Australians through excellence in education and training, and promoting general practice as the medical specialty of choice. Over recent years, GPRA has put together a strong engagement initiative to start a conversation with these new and emerging doctors through a program called GP First. 

Conference Puts Chronic Disease Prevention to Work

26 November, 2013 by Petrina Smith

‘Chronic Diseases – Prevention and Improving Health Outcomes,’ is the theme of the 9th Gold Coast Health and Medical Research Conference 2013, being held at Surfers Paradise, on November 28 and 29.

Treatment of minor ailments and wound care requires review

04 November, 2013 by ahhb

Wound care and the treatment of minor ailments are important professional services provided by your local pharmacist, writes Grant Kardachi, president of the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia.

AMA Urges Health Minister to Introduce a New National Medical Training Plan

23 October, 2013 by Petrina Smith

The AMA Council of Doctors in Training (AMACDT) is urging Australian Health Ministers to agree to start work on a new national medical training plan when they meet in November.

AMA Calls to Scrap Cap on Tax Deductions for Professional Development Expenses

10 July, 2013 by Petrina Smith

The Australian Medical Association (AMA) has welcomed a move to launch a full Senate inquiry into the Federal Government’s $2000 cap on tax deductions for work-related self-education expenses.

The speed of ultrasound

09 July, 2013 by ahhb

Table 1. The complete list of ASUM CCPU units

Blood Biomarkers & Beyond

24 June, 2013 by ahhb

Acorn 2012 Darwin NT- Fifteenth National Conference

11 November, 2012 by John Connole

ACORN’s (Australian College of Operating Room Nurses) Vision is to develop the SPIRIT of perioperative nursing in Australia by standards utilising evidence based practice, professional growth and development, innovation to achieve best patient care outcomes, representation of all States and Territories, influencing health policy and developing teamwork locally, nationally and internationally.

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