Training & Events

Adelaide PHN commissions two main providers - Sonder and SAPMEA - to provide a suite of accredited training and professional development opportunities for primary health care providers across the Adelaide region. These sessions are designed in line with current national priority areas, regional primary health care needs and emerging trends. 

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STI Update for Primary Care

This update for primary care providers will provide the latest information on sexual history taking, testing, diagnosis and management of…

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The Advance Project: Team Based Initiation of Advance Care Planning and Palliative Care

Learning outcomes:

  • Identify patients who will benefit from introduction to advance care planning (ACP) and/or palliative/supportive care…

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Mental Health Tools: Putting Low Intensity Stepped Care Into Practice (23 Oct)

Low intensity interventions can be ideal for patients with mild-to-moderate mental health conditions, and may be more acceptable to patients…

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Introduction to Chronic Disease Management Day 1

Workshop Day 1  – Introduction To Chronic Disease Management

  • CDM in General Practice
  • Medicare Basics
  • Health Assessments
  • Care…

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Introduction to Point of Care Ultrasound

The 'Introduction to point-of-care ultrasound for GPs' Active Learning Module (ALM) is designed to support GPs to increase their…

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Rural Hospital Clinical Simulation

For further information, please contact RACGP Rural on 1800 636764 or via rurThe Rural Hospital Clinical Simulation (RHCS) aims to enhance…

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RACGP GP19 Conference

The RACGP is bringing GP19 to Adelaide this October. Don’t miss your chance to experience an extensive array of interactive and highly…

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ENT Update

Learning outcomes:

  • Discuss the paediatric treatment and pain management of acute Otitis Media
  • Describe the proper management techniques…

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Chronic Disease Management Tools and Templates Day 2

Workshop Day 2  – Chronic Disease Management Tools and Templates

  • Early detection and prevention tools currently used in chronic disease…

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Diagnosing and Managing Heart Failure (28 Oct)

This session will provide information on recognising, evaluating and managing heart failure patients safely and effectively in primary care…

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Immunisation Update

Value of vaccines - what is really means 
Aims of this session: Understanding how vaccines prevent diseases at individual and population…

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Exercise is Medicine Workshop

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe how exercise can be used to prevent and manage patient chronic conditions
  • Recognise the importance of…

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Eczema and Acne Management in Adolescents

This session will provide an update on clinical manifestation of atopic dermatitis, clinical signs of acne and differentiating factors of…

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Immunisation Update (30 Oct)

Value of vaccines - what is really means 
Aims of this session: Understanding how vaccines prevent diseases at individual and population…

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Immunisation Update (31 Oct)

Value of vaccines - what is really means 
Aims of this session: Understanding how vaccines prevent diseases at individual and population…

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Assess and Manage Shoulder Injuries in General Practice

Dr Michael Sandow, orthopedic surgeon, and Dr Mark Ralfe, sports medicine doctor, will provide an update on how to assess and manage common…

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Assess and Manage Iron Deficiency and Iron Deficiency Anaemia (6 Nov)

This session will provide updated information on causes & symptoms of iron deficiency (ID) and iron deficiency anaemia (IDA). Dr Kathryn…

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Arthritis Management and Pelvic Trauma

Learning outcomes:

  • Discuss the recent changes to the Arthritis Management Guidelines and how they impact primary care and ensure patient…

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Immunisation Practice in Primary Health Care Course (6 Nov)

Course in Immunisation practice in Primary Healthcare (10754NAT), is designed to provide students (clinicians) with the specific skills and…

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APNA Foundations of General Practice Nursing Workshop

Developed and delivered by local nurse leaders, this highly engaging workshop will provide an overview of the knowledge and key skills…

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Cultural Learning for Primary Health Care Providers (12 Nov)

Learning Objectives:

  • Outline Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander life prior to colonisation including customs, beliefs and daily…

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Update

This session will provide an update on the interpretation of spirometry and diagnostic approach for COPD patients.

The presenters will…

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Contraceptive Implant Training for Doctors (12 Nov)

This interactive session is aimed at providing education regarding contraceptive implant use in clinical practice. This includes theory…

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CKD Issues for GPs: 4 Common Cases

Learning outcomes:

  • Explore the role of the GP in preventing and detecting CKD in the primary care setting
  • Define the goals for best…

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Emergency Update for Practice Nurses (12 Nov)

Course outline:

  • IV insertion
  • Airway management including laryngeal mask
  • Rhythm recognition and defibrillation
  • First line emergency drug…

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Handling difficult conversations: How to Manage Personalities, emotions and outcomes in challenging situations

GPs and nurses are often faced with challenging situations – the person who only wants to hear yes, aggressive personalities who push the…

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Practice Owners Network (14 Nov)

Members of Sonder’s Practice Owners Network have the opportunity to attend quarterly network meetings. The network provides members with a…

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Eye Conditions: A Closer Look

Identification and appropriate management of acute eye injuries, infection and progressive vision loss are essential skills for GPs.

This…

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Cervical Screening Provider Course

SHINE SA’s Cervical Screening Provider Course (formerly the Pap Smear Provider Course) was developed in conjunction with the SA Cervix…

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CPR for General Practice (19 Nov)

Assessment for competency in CPR/BLS as per ARC guidelines for the current triennium. Assessment for ECG recognition of shockable rhythms.…

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Paediatric Emergency and Trauma Workshop

This workshop aims to provide an educational forum on paediatric emergency and trauma care to all health professionals.

The focus for…

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Helen Mayo House Annual Conference - Parenting Passions and Pain

The Helen Mayo House Perinatal and Infant Mental Health 2019 Conference promises to be two days of education and inspiration suitable for all…

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Safe Use of Opioids and Drugs of Dependency in Work Injury Including Systems for Medical Practice

Learning outcomes:

  • Describe the opioid dilemma in South Australia in terms of its impact on work injury
  • Discuss the importance of…

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Connecting CKD: The Link with Diabetes (26 Nov)

Presenter Dr Yeap will provide information on how to timely identify major risk factors for developing chronic kidney disease (CKD). Dr Yeap…

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Immunisation Practice in Primary Health Care Course (3 Dec)

Course in Immunisation practice in Primary Healthcare (10754NAT), is designed to provide students (clinicians) with the specific skills and…

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Wound Closure Course

The Course in Wound Closure (Course Code 10762NAT) develops the knowledge and skills required for Nurses, GPs and relevant Allied Healthcare…

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