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Practice note 1 Apr 2010   Colleagues in difficulty
Healthcare practitioners are not immune to the mental health issues that face many Australians. A cocktail of long working hours and high-pressure situations means healthcare practitioners can potenti ...
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Practice note 16 Oct 2013   Mental Health & Wellbeing
Beware of these warning signs… Self prescribing and inappropriate use of medications Practitioners with established mental health conditions Poor performance or assessment Being bullied or harasse ...
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casestudy
Case study 16 Oct 2013   Intern suicide
Dr M, an intern, was faced with increasingly onerous and stressful workplace obligations. He had become progressively so worried and concerned about workload and fatigue that he raised his concerns wi ...
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webinar
On-demand 13 Jun 2016   The heavier side of practice - A Dietitian's advice on discussing obesity with patients
This webinar will examine a variety of challenges primarily dealing with the assessment and treatment of overweight and obese patients. Alicia will discuss the clinico-legal risks of failing to addres ...
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webinar
On-demand 14 Jun 2016   Healthier Practitioners, Better Patient Care
Dr Leanne Rowe covers the ambit of practitioner health issues. In light of recent events surrounding the serious issue of healthcare practitioners' mental health, Dr Rowe is keen to offer some clarity ...
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webinar
On-demand 14 Jun 2016   Tips for Young Practitioners
Tips and helpful hints for MIPS recent graduate members including: your internship - what to expect some do's and don'ts about managing risk; staying healthy, wise and stress free; effective interview ...
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webinar
On-demand 31 Aug 2017   Diagnostic Error in Medicine
MIPS recruited international expert Dr Mark Graber MD, FACP Founder and President Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine to present this special webinar to MIPS members about diagnostic errors. Diag ...
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On-demand 31 Aug 2017   My job, my career – how to deal with challenges
Bottlenecks in the system and increased competition for training places, create concerns for junior doctors about career prospects and puts added pressure on making an early decision. Making the right ...
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webinar
On-demand 31 Aug 2017   Managing Bullying and Harassment
Practitioners can be challenged by the unprofessional behaviour of colleagues. Although foreign to AHPRA codes of conduct, workplace health and safety laws, employment and practice policies, bullying ...
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Practice note 27 Mar 2018   Pitfalls to avoid when buying health insurance
If you’ve done a cursory glance of health insurance in Australia then you’ll see some common options. Almost all the providers offer both hospital and hospital + extras cover as standard options. Most ...
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Practice note 27 Mar 2018   Premium vs budget hospital cover
Private health insurance is almost always offered in varying levels of cover which translates to cost. There are merits and risks in purchasing a product that has less cover as well as good arguments ...
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