We provide a suite of training and professional development opportunities for primary health care providers across the Western Sydney region.
COVID-19 Events Update
From Monday 23 March there will be no face-to-face events held at WentWest or externally. Several events are being held via webinar and you can visit our Events Calendar to access these. All other events will be rescheduled in the coming months.
The Department of Health is encouraging care workers across the primary care sector, including general practice, pharmacy, allied health, Aboriginal Health Workers and other primary care workers to attend the free COVID-19 – Infection Control Online Training Module.
This module covers the fundamentals of infection prevention and control topics including:
- COVID-19 – what is it?
- signs and symptoms
- protecting yourself and others and
- myth Busting
The module takes approximately 30 minutes.
We are an accredited provider of the Royal Australian College of General Practice (RACGP) Quality Improvement and Continuing Professional Development Program. We facilitate and promote networking, education and inter-professional learning opportunities for primary health care clinicians, based on locally identified needs that support improvements in the quality of patient care.
The CPD Program supports Australian GPs to maintain and improve their professional knowledge and skills in order to provide the best possible care for patients and their communities.
Nurses work collaboratively with GPs and other members of the practice team to provide safe and quality care.
We support practice nurses with a lot of training and events that are accredited by the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA). Some of these include:
- Asthma and Respiratory Management
- Child Growth and Development workshops and
- Health Care Homes specific training and networking
Tailored Education and Training
We deliver a range training and education events that are tailored to the needs of health professionals in Western Sydney and below is a list of some of the sessions we’ve held over the past 12 months:
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