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.
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When: 29 April 2021
Time: Thursday 12:30PM AEST
Speakers: Associate Professor Mitchell Anjou and Dr Ralph Audehm
Topic: Primary care role to prevent vision loss in people living with diabetes
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
Associate Professor Mitchell Anjou is an optometrist and public health professional who works as an Academic Specialist, Associate Professor and is deputy director of Indigenous Eye Health at The University of Melbourne.
He leads advocacy and implementation initiatives to Close the Gap for Vision for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
Mitchell directed public eyecare services in Victoria for over two decades at the Australian College of Optometry and currently contributes through boards and committees of the Australian College of Optometry, the Optometry Council of Australia and New Zealand, Vision 2020 Australia, Optometry Australia and jurisdictional and regional eyecare groups across Australia.
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.