Portrait of confident practitioners prescribing tablets to patient in hospital

Advances in  Medical Practice Management -half day educational seminar 

 25 MARCH 2017 – Saturday -12:30 – 5pm

Venue: Kailis Bros, Leederville WA

The field of medicine has always been complex and growing constantly,  Every medical practice needs operational management techniques that will make the practice more productive.

Qerac brings you this half day seminar once again on Advances in Practice Management where various industry experts will guide you on how to make the right decisions, what to avoid and how to correct mistakes. 

CPD points are available for GPs, Nurses, Dentists and Allied Health.  Qerac is an accredited training provider for RACGP.

Register now for Early Bird – closes 15 March 2017 – $60 only

 

Regular Registration – after 15 March 2017, – $90 

Student , Junior Doctor and Resident – $25.00  ( you must provide proof)

 

On day Registration – Only if places are still vacant $120

Speakers 

Megan Reilly –Hands on Infection Control

Management and Clinical Governance in Infection Prevention and Control

Damon Harris and Trent Antonio – William Buck Chartered Accountants and Advisors

Karina Hafford – Slater and Gordon Lawyers

 Mental Health Communication –WA Mental Health Association 

(how to anticipate triggers and recognise warning signs) 

SPEAKER PROFILES

Megan Reilly

Megan has 28 years experience working in the area of infection prevention and management in the acute, ambulatory, community, residential, office-based, child care, justice and aviation setting. She completed her Masters in Health Science (Infection Control) in 2002 and has been the Director of Hands-On Infection Control since 1998, providing an infection prevention advisory, education and immunisation service to health care and related industries throughout Australia.
Megan has presented posters and papers at state, national and international conferences, published in Healthcare Infection and Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology, established a respite house for people living with HIV/AIDS and currently co-coordinates a graduate certificate in infection prevention and control course with the Centre for Nursing Education at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital.
Megan’s professional memberships include the Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC), Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology Inc (APIC), Australian College of Nursing (ACN), Chamber of Commerce & Industry (CCI), the Australian College of Operating Room Nurses (ACORN) Ltd and the Sterilizing Research and Advisory Council of Australia (WA) Inc. She has held executive positions on both State and National infection control professional associations, and is currently co-lead of her professional College’s WA Special Interest Group.

Karina Hafford

Karina Hafford has been working in the area of personal injury and insurance litigation since 1998.  She has represented both plaintiffs and for defendants but since 2007 has worked exclusively for plaintiffs.

Karina is currently employed by Slater and Gordon Lawyers and is responsible for the medical negligence team and the catastrophic claims teams.  She has a particular interest in assisting clients who have sustained an acquired brain injury, whether from a birth injury or via some form of accident.  Karina is a regular guest lecturer at the School of Nursing and Midwifery at Notre Dame University, and a member of the Law Society of WA’s Personal Injury Committee.

Kath Ashton 

Cath holds an Honours Degree in Health and has extensive experience in Mental Health Training & Workplace Consultancy.

An accomplished and engaging trainer, Cath presents throughout Australia and the UK to a wide range of audiences including corporate, education, government and communities.

Co-authored the Parliamentary Inquiry into FIFO Mental Health and Suicide and Network Coordinator for the WA Suicide Prevention Strategy, Cath has special expertise in employment bases with risk issues relating to workforce wellbeing, resilience and workforce retention based on the individual’s ability to work productively under stress.

This is complemented by extensive experience in the education and youth sectors, including working as the Education Development Coordinator for Youth Focus.

She is a core member of the FIFO Centre for Excellence aligned with Edith Cowan University and has co-developed a conference for the FIFO industry and families.

Her expertise in mental health enabled her to be appointed in 2007 as the WA Consultant Facilitator for the University of Manchester’s Suicide Prevention Program.