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Short courses offered by
General Practice and Primary Health Care

We are offering short courses that may be of interest to the primary care community. These provide an introduction to, and training in, various aspects of research and evaluation. Topics covered include introduction to research methods in primary care, primary care research ethics, quantitative and qualitative data collection, data management and analysis.

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2014 Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme
Successful applicants for:
  • Continuing Professional Development - awarded up to a value of $1,500
  • Postgraduate Scholarship - awarded up to a maximum of $30,000.
Application closes on 15 September 2014.

The scholarships could contribute towards completion of a single subject study via the Community Access Program (CAP) or Certifcate/Dipolma course offered by our departments.

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Immunisation and Travel Health Brochure NEW Immunisation and Travel Health Subject

Are you interested in becoming an independent nurse immuniser?

We are now taking applications for the subject Immunisation and Travel Health. Immunisation and Travel Health provides comprehensive training in this specialist area and offers nurses invaluable insights into best practice. For more information

Apply now for Postgraduate Certificate/
Diploma in Primary Care Nursing

Applications are open for Semester 2, 2014

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Congratulations to Prof Kesley Hegarty who received Second Prize for her video "Can family doctors help abused women: Lessons from the WEAVE project" entered in the inaugural Global Women's Institute's and Sexual Violence Research Initiative's 5-Minute GBV Science Fair.


A/Prof Meredith Temple-Smith interviewed for an article in The Australian on "Risky sex blamed on apathy and ignorance" (The Australian - 16 June 2014) A lack of knowledge about contraception and sexually transmissible infections, apathy toward sexual health matters and immaturity in decision-making is placing young men and their partners at greater risk of disease and unplanned parenthood. By Rachel Baxendale. Read more


Launch of Community Based Teaching Facilities (VOICE: Volume 10 Number 1 January 13 - February 9 2014) Opportunities for the training of general practitioners have been extended with the establishment of new teaching facilities in Melbourne’s fast-growing northern and western suburbs. By Annie Rahilly. Read more


Vice-Chancellor’s Professional Staff Award for Process Improvement and Innovation (9 December 2013) The Teaching and Learning Team have won the Vice-Chancellor’s Professional Staff Award for Process Improvement and Innovation for their work on the GP placement allocation process and database system during this challenging ‘double teach’ year. Read more





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