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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness training

  • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) online Indigenous health education activity ‘Introduction to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural awareness in General Practices’ at
  • The Institute of Urban Indigenous Health (IUIH) provides face-to-face accredited cultural awareness training. To participate in cultural awareness training, or to learn more about the Practice Incentive Payment Indigenous Health Incentive, please contact the IUIH team on 07 3648 9500.
Maternity Shared Care

About Maternity Shared Care Seminars
Brisbane South PHN is working in partnership with Mater Health and Metro South Health Services to conduct GP training seminars throughout the year.

Maternity Shared Care Training dates –  2020Note: For alignment to Mater hospital, GPs also need to complete online bridging course. For further info on Mater profesional development courses click here.

About maternity education workshops
Brisbane South PHN, in partnership with Metro South Health delivers training seminars (AM1) for GPs to provide shared antenatal care at Beaudesert, Logan and Redland Hospitals. If GPs require to deliver shared care with Mater Mothers and other hospitals, then they need to complete an online bridging program module (maximum 30 minutes).

Topics covered

  • models of care and referral pathways
  • first trimester screening
  • mental health and pregnancy
  • obesity in pregnancy
  • diabetes in pregnancy
  • fetal anomaly screening
  • physiotherapy in pregnancy
  • physiotherapy in pregnancy
  • pharmacology in pregnancy
  • neonatal examination

There is no cost to attend.

Who is eligible
All GPs, Obstetricians and Midwives practicing within the Brisbane South PHN region, are invited to register. For more information please contact Brisbane South PHN on email or For further information about the Mater Maternity shared care trainings, please contact the program administrator on 07 3163 1500 or

Brisbane South PHN Whole of region summary August 2019
Pregnancy Checklist August 2019
Brisbane south PHN Seminar AM1 June 2019 Logan/ Beaudesert Hospitals – training slides

Education presentations and recordings

Enhancing your practice – 29 February 2020
Immunisation update
Diabetes – preparing your practice
Detecting and managing chronic kidney disease
Integrated chronic disease nurse practitioners
Communicating across cultures
Aged care masterclass – who, what and how
Mental health and the lifespan
Cardiovascular disease – teachable moments in primary care
Person-Centred Care
Who cares for you?

Wuhan Coronavirus Education Session – 5 February 2020
This information was recorded on the 5 February 2020 and is accurate as of the time of recording. For the most current information please see or Brisbane South PHN Latest News

Wuhan Coronavirus Education Session presentation – please click here