18 Oct 2023: When Chronic Disease and Mental Illness Coexist

Learning outcomes:

  • Understanding key features of the Flinders model to identify suitable patients and suitability for a community supported program.
  • Understanding why chronic disease patients are at risk of poor self-care from a neurobiology and psychiatry point of view and guiding principles to help them achieve their goals.
  • Determining appropriate management plans and referral pathways for chronic disease patients seeking to withdraw from alcohol or other drugs.

Our first education session on chronic disease was held at the Joondalup Resort in Perth on the 18 October 2023. 

For information on our Care Coordination Service, contact us at SCReferrals@silverchain.org.au or call 1300 300 122.

08 Nov 2023: Managing Nausea and Vomiting in Pregnancy

Learning outcomes:

  • Identify risk factors and secondary contributors to Hyperemesis Gravidarum, provide support through multimodal management plans, and identify patients suitable for home hospital management.
  • Understanding nutritional considerations for Hyperemesis Gravidarum patients, including at risk populations and how to support them.

Our second session was held on 8 November 2023 at the Hub in the Bentley Technology Park, Perth. 

For information on our Home Hospital service, contact us at SCReferrals@silverchain.org.au or call 1300 300 122.

22 Feb 2024: Wound Management: What GPs need to know

Learning outcomes:

  • Wound assessment and identification of simple to complex wounds.
  • Management of simple and complex wounds using a variety of case studies.
  • An overview of the health services, resources, and referral pathways available in the community.

Our first education session for 2024 was sold out covered simple to complex wound management foundations was held at the Hub, Bentley Technology Park, on the 22 February 2024. 

For information on our clinical services, contact us at SCReferrals@silverchain.org.au or call 1300 300 122.

Take a look at some of our previous events

People clapping in an audience
Caption: Dr Sayanta Jana, Silverchain National Medical Director, Western Australia.
A presenter shares slides at an event
Caption: Gordana Petkovska, Silverchain Nurse Practitioner and Wound Management session presenter
Attendees talk amoungst themselves
Caption: Margaret Edmondson, Silverchain Nurse Practitioner and Wound Management session presenter
A lady speaks with a silverchain logo in the background
Caption: Jenny Faithfull, Silverchain Clinical Nurse Manager
Event attendees socialising
Caption: Jo Jones, Silverchain Director Clinical Operations, Clinical Services
A lady smiles while speaking with others
Caption: Dr Siobhain Brennan, Silverchain GP Liaison
A group photo of seven women smiling
Caption: Members of the Silverchain clinical services team
Provide your suggestions

If you think these topics would be of interest to you and your practice, or you would like to suggest other topics, contact us at ReferrerEngagement@silverchain.org.au.