Events calendar

safer opioid prescribing in general practice: Ballarat

Ballarat Community Health 12 Lilburne Street, LUCAS, VIC

  GPs are invited to this free workshop Learn strategies for safe prescribing of opioids and evidence-based practice and consultation approaches that help prevent, recognise and manage problems arising from opioid prescribing. This event will showcase a new tool available to all GPs in dealing with opioid dependence. Learning Outcomes On completion of this course […]

Free

Education – Safer Opioid Prescribing In General Practice – Wangaratta

Quality Hotel Gateway 27-39 Ryley Street, Wangaratta, VIC

All GP practices see patients affected by problematic opioid use. This session focuses on information and strategies for safer prescribing of opioids in chronic pain settings by using evidence-based practice and consultation approaches that help prevent, recognise and manage problems arising from opioid prescribing. Download event flyer here Register here

Free

Use as prescribed – pharmaceutical misuse forum

Geelong Clincal School Little Malop St , Geelong, Victoria

Open panel discussion around the issues surrounding the misuse of pharmaceutical medications and possible management strategies for health professionals.

Free

Education – Safer Opioid Prescribing – Shepparton

M+BM building 23 Nixon Street, Shepparton, VIC

All GP practices see patients affected by problematic opioid use. This session focuses on information and strategies for safer prescribing of opioids in chronic pain settings by using evidence-based practice and consultation approaches that help prevent, recognise and manage problems arising from opioid prescribing. Download event flyer here Register hereRegister here

Free

GP training program for medication-assisted treatment for opioid dependence: Bendigo

Murray PHN 37 Rowan Street , Bendigo, VIC

GPs are invited to this free accredited training program The training will provide GPs with the skills and required accreditation to prescribe medication assisted treatment for opioid dependence within the Victorian regulatory framework. As a prerequisite, registrants will need to complete Module 1: "Safer Opioid Prescribing in General Practice" either via a face to face training […]

Free

Comparison of OAT prescribing in Victoria and Tasmania.

Zoom teleECHO

Victorian Opioid management ECHO weekly teleECHO. The Victorian Opioid Management ECHO is an online, free, weekly community-of-practice event, open to all Victorian clinicians. Sessions are led by our specialist team from St. Vincent's hospital. For more information, or to register, visit https://echo.pabn.org.au

Free

Making addiction a national priority – the need to end stigma

Monash Addiction Research Centre (MARC) online event.

Webinar event. You’ll hear from a panel of experts and people with lived experience discussing what we can do to address stigma related to addiction and improve health outcomes, and how we can make responding to addiction a national policy priority. Panelists for the event are: Shanna Whan, Founder, Sober in the Country & 2022 […]

VOM-ECHO session – Mechanisms of Action of Psychedelic Drugs

Zoom teleECHO

The Victorian Opioid Management ECHO is a free, multidisciplinary community-of-practice, open to all clinicians to learn about and discuss opioid management. For more information or to register, visit https://echo.pabn.org.au. This is a program of the Victorian Pharmacotherapy Area-based Networks.

Free

Decriminalizing Drug Use – VOM-ECHO online session

Zoom teleECHO

The Victorian Opioid Management ECHO (VOM-ECHO) provides free, online opioid education for all Victorian clinicians. Sessions are led by our team of addiction specialists from St. Vincent's Hospital Melbourne and consist of brief didactic presentations followed by case-based discussion. For more information, or to register, please visit https://echo.pabn.org.au.

Free