Melbourne Medical School General Practice and Primary Health Care
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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

2014 Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme

Successful applicants for Continuing Professional Development will be awarded up to $1500 per applicant. Application closes on 18 April 2014.

The scholarships could be used to contribute toward the cost of completing a single subject study via the Community Access Program (CAP). Our departments offers the Immunisation and Travel Health program, as well as online subjects in the areas of chronic disease, quality systems and safety, preventive health care, women’s health, mental health and youth health.
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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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Apply now for Postgraduate Certificate/
Diploma in Primary Care Nursing

Applications are open for Semester 2, 2014

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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


A/Prof Kelsey Hegarty interviewed on AM 774 by Alison Caldwell (07 January 2013) on GPs the front line in reporting domestic violence. Listen to the interview.


A/Prof Kelsey Hegarty interviewed on ABC 7.30 Report by Heather Ewart (10 December 2012) on Coroner calls for GP help in domestic violence. Watch the interview.



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