Updated Advice for the Care ofPregnant Women
Dear Obstetric Shared Care GPs,
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GP OBSTETRIC SHARED CARE
Welcome back to another GP Obstetric Shared Care update.
We are no doubt all looking forward to coming out of lock down on Wednesday.
On behalf of GP Partners Australia, I would like to say a big thank you. Thank you for your continued dedication and partipation in the GP Obstetric Shared Care Program and most of all, your support of women and families during these crazy and challenging times.
Stay up to date with the latest information by clicking on the links below.
Continuing Professional Development
Thank you to Dr Kristin McLaughlin, an Obstetric Shared Care GP who has recommended and shared the following webinar and course.
GPPA/OSC CPD points can be claimed for these learning modules. Please email Leanne for allocation of your points.
Gestational Diabetes Mellitis
Early screening, diagnosis and management of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is important to prevent or reduce complications.
This webinar is intended to increase the knowledge and confidence in caring for woman with GDM and was offered by SAPMEA.
These resources may be helpful for you to give your women a framework whilst they are waiting for their Diabetes Education review.
For further details – CLICK HERE
BloodSafe E-Learing – Iron Deficiency Anaemia in Pregnancy
About this course:
Iron deficiency and iron deficiency anaemia are common in pregnancy and are associated with adverse outcomes for the mother, the fetus, and the baby. This case study follows a 32-year-old woman who is pregnant with her third child.
The areas covered include the:
- importance of early identification
- diagnosis and treatment of pregnant women with iron deficiency, with or without anaemia.
This course is based on current clinical guidelines, evidence-based material and/or expert consensus opinion, and has been developed in collaboration with leading transfusion medicine experts in Australia. It is regularly updated as changes to guidelines or accepted practice occurs.
Estimated time to complete the course: one hour.
For further details – CLICK HERE to access course.
GP Partners Australia is committed to building upon its strong foundations and achievements, strengthening its valued partnerships and future-proofing its services to the community, including providing strong advocacy, training, education and support for GPs and women participating in the GP Obstetric Shared Care Program, for years to come.
Thank you for continuing to support the GP Obstetric Shared Care Program.
Don’t forget to visit our GP Partners Australia website for further updates and resources www.gppaustralia.org.au
We trust this – and future updates – will be of help to you during these crazy times.
If you have any questions or require additional information please do not hesitate to contact the GP Obstetric Shared Care Program Manager – Leanne at firstname.lastname@example.org
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