The National Association of Diabetes Centres (NADC) in partnership with the Primary Care Diabetes Society of Australia (PCDSA) is pleased to invite you to a series of lunchtime webinars for healthcare professionals.
A range of topics and speakers is available to all healthcare professionals live and FREE, fortnightly on Thursdays from 12.30 to 1:15 pm through to December 2021.
Save the space in your diary now and ensure you let your healthcare colleagues know that these are FREE to join and certificates will be available as evidence of CPD.
All previous Primary Care Diabetes Webinar episodes can be accessed through our PCD library. If you haven’t yet, sign up on the button below to receive your access to the previous Primary Care Diabetes Webinar episodes.
Watch all previous Primary Care Diabetes Webinar episodes through our PCD library. Sign up on the link below to access the library.
When: 13 May 2021
Time: Thursday 12:30PM AEST
Speakers: Professor Jonathan Shaw and Dr Ralph Audehm
Topic: Heart disease – the dark side of diabetes: using risk assessment and management tools in primary care
When: 18 March 2021
Time: Thursday 12:30PM AEDT
Speaker: Dr Ralph Audehm and Dr Rajna Ogrin
Topic: Foot Complications – FootForward and the role of primary care
Professor Jonathan Shaw is Deputy Director at Melbourne’s Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, where his research focuses on epidemiology and clinical research in diabetes, and he is also a consultant physician in the diabetes services. He has authored over 400 peer-reviewed scientific papers.
He is the Chair of the Diabetes Advisory Group to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, Council member of the Australian Diabetes Society, and a Past-President of the International Diabetes Epidemiology Group.
His awards include the global Novartis Diabetes Award (for research) (2006), the International Diabetes Epidemiology Group Peter Bennett award (2011), and the Australian Diabetes Society’s Jeff Flack Diabetes Data award (2015) and Kellion award (2018). In 2014, he was included in the Thomson Reuters The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds, which listed the 1% most highly cited scientists in the world since 2002. In 2017 and 2018, he was included in the Clarivate list of the world’s most Highly Cited Researchers, and in the 2020 Stanford University list of the world’s most highly cited researchers.
Dr Ralph Audehm is a general practitioner with over 25 years of experience.
He graduated from The University of Melbourne in 1984 and obtained a Diploma from the Royal Australian College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists in 1987. He gained a Graduate Certificate in Clinical Research in 2005. In 2004 he was made an Honorary Research Fellow and in 2015 a Clinical Associate Professor of The University of Melbourne.
He has a long-standing interest in the management of diabetes in general practice and has instigated and supported many initiatives to improve health outcomes systematically for people with diabetes in Melbourne’s north-west. Ralph has been a member of numerous boards, expert panels and working parties. He believes that primary health care is central in the effective management of chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, and that primary care is best coordinated via general practice.