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February 2019

Diabetes and foot care practice nurse lunch and learn event

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presentation by Mr Michael Taranto, podiatric surgeon with the Junction Foot and Ankle Group Learning outcomes Understand the importance of foot examination and imparting knowledge about foot care to people with diabetes. Learn how to assess the severity of a diabetic foot ulcer in terms of wound infection, associated soft tissue, or bone involvement along with systemic features of sepsis. Know more about the newer modalities used for the management of diabetic foot ulcers. Event Details: Date: Thursday 21st February…

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Osteoporosis practice nurse lunch and learn event

February 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Black Swan Health Osborne Park (137), 137 Main Street
Osborne Park, WA 6017 Australia

The session will be run by osteoporosis nurse educator Kristie Kunstmann and will give an overview and presentation on the latest screening process for osteoporosis. Learning objectives: • Recognise the impact of osteoporosis on the individual and on society. • Utilise chronic disease management tools to improve outcomes in the long-term management of osteoporosis. • Assess your patients’ risk of fracture and provide education and advice to reduce this risk. • Referral pathways for clients with osteoporosis. Please arrive 10-15…

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March 2019

Midland health and wellness program

March 12 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

This free Midland health and wellness program is a 5-week group education course led by a Black Swan Health dietitian. The course covers many health-related topics, including: • Making and implementing changes to promote a healthier lifestyle • Healthy eating and managing health issues • Physical activity including benefits and recommendations • Protecting your heart, lifestyle disease management and prevention • Weight management Time 1.30 pm to 2.30 pm Day: Tuesday Dates: 12 March, 19 March, 26 March, 2 April…

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Pain management for chronic headaches and migraines GP event

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wanneroo Library, 3 Rocca Way
Wanneroo, WA 6065 Australia

University of Notre Dame Australia professor Eric Visser and Churack Chair of Chronic Pain Education and Research will outline the practical management of chronic daily headaches including migraines, cluster, medication-overuse and cervicogenic headache (e.g. post whiplash). As part of this presentation, professor Visser will discuss the place of the occipital nerve blocks and trigger point injections, facet blocks, and transcranial TENS and botox. Attendees are encouraged to bring along any questions or case studies. Black Swan Health pain physiotherapist and…

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eGFR and Drug Dosing in CKD

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Black Swan Health Osborne Park (137), 137 Main Street
Osborne Park, WA 6017 Australia

Presented by Dr Brian Siva, Nephrologist, SCGH. Learning outcomes State the recommendations for the detection and staging of Chronic Kidney Disease Differentiate the accuracy of the CKD-EPI eGFR formula compared to other estimates of GFR Identify the relative importance of GFR estimations in CKD drug dosing Implement a system to identify patients at higher risk of CKD for a Kidney Health Check Activity accreditation Allocated 4 (Cat 2) points in the QI & CPD program for 2017-2019. Activity number 95802. This organisation…

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May 2019

Navigating the NDIS: Engaging and Accessing Supports for Consumers

May 31 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Black Swan Health is pleased to offer a free one-day education session to disability services consumers. The workshop will be run by peer navigators with lived experience of disability. Learning objectives: Describe the National Disability Insurance Scheme Model Define the eligibility requirements for potential clients of the NDIS Explain the support and services available under the scheme Learn how to self-manage NDIS plans   Event details: Fremantle - The Meeting Place. Friday May 10 Cockburn- Coolbellup Community hub. Wednesday May…

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June 2019

Navigating the NDIS: Engaging and Accessing Supports

June 13 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Redcliffe Community Centre

Black Swan Health is pleased to offer an invite to a free one-day workshop to people with disabilities. Learning objectives: -Describe the National Disability Insurance Scheme model -Define the eligibility requirements for potential clients of the NDIS -Explain the supports and services available under the scheme -Learn how to self-manage NDIS plans Event details: Redcliffe Community Centre - Belmont Thursday June 13, 9am -2pm Morning tea and lunch provided. RSVP to Darleen on 9432 0401 or Darleen.Riley@blackswanhealth.com.au or Helen 6559…

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Navigating the NDIS: Engaging and Accessing Supports

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Black Swan Health is pleased to offer an invite to a free one-day workshop to people with disabilities. Learning objectives: -Describe the National Disability Insurance Scheme model -Define the eligibility requirements for potential clients of the NDIS -Explain the supports and services available under the scheme -Learn how to self-manage NDIS plans Event details: Warnbro Community Centre - Rockingham Monday June 17, 9am -2pm Morning tea and lunch provided. RSVP to Darleen on 9432 0401 or Darleen.Riley@blackswanhealth.com.au or Helen 6559…

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Navigating the NDIS: Engaging and Accessing Supports

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Frye Park Pavilion

Black Swan Health is pleased to offer an invite to a free one-day workshop to people with disabilities. Learning objectives: -Describe the National Disability Insurance Scheme model -Define the eligibility requirements for potential clients of the NDIS -Explain the supports and services available under the scheme -Learn how to self-manage NDIS plans Event details: Frye Park Pavilion - Armadale Wednesday June 19, 9am -2pm Morning tea and lunch provided. RSVP to Darleen on 9432 0401 or Darleen.Riley@blackswanhealth.com.au or Helen 6559…

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Pain Management for Low Back Pain with Professor Eric Visser

June 27 @ 7:00 am - 8:45 am
Rose and Crown Hotel, 105 Swan Street
Guildford, Australia

GPs, practice nurses and allied health professionals are invited to Black Swan Health's Pain Management for Low Back Pain event with Churack Chair of Chronic Pain Education and Research at University of Notre Dame Australia, Professor Eric Visser. This event will provide information and advice on managing patients presenting with low back pain in a primary care setting. The learning outcomes for this event include; Outline a practical approach for the stepwise application of diagnostic triage of low back pain in primary care…

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