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Blood borne viruses guidelines
10 Jun 2020
By following these updated guidelines, registered health practitioners and students comply with the Communicable Diseases Network Australia (CDNA) Guidelines Australian National Guidelines for the management of healthcare workers (HCWs) living w ...
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Membership renewal 2020/2021
10 Jun 2020
Members should have received notification about their membership renewal, you can also access your Member Benefit Statement (Tax invoice) or obtain your Certificate of Membership (insurance)) once you have paid by logging into My Membership Use ...
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Changes to prescribing opioids
1 Jun 2020
Commencing 1 June 2020, the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) listings for opioid medicines changed, in an effort to: improve pain management strategies, and to reduce the current number of deaths and hospitalisations due to opioid abuse.
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Real Time Prescription Monitoring in your state
1 Jun 2020
“Real Time Prescription Monitoring (RTPM) is a computer system that aims to reduce misuse of controlled medicines in Australia. It will alert prescribers and pharmacists to a patient’s medication history before they write or dispense prescriptio ...
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Telehealth and the effective delivery of healthcare
28 May 2020
With the increasing need for telehealth services in primary care, hospitals and within many specialties, some healthcare practitioners are navigating through unknown territory. This type of provision of distance care is used to ensure improved h ...
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Communication - It doesn't have to be so clincial
28 May 2020
Only secondary to patient injury, the legal consequences of ineffective communication in healthcare settings can be calamitous. Medical claims and complaints can also be attributed to non-technical skills such as communication, leading to misund ...
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Using the new MBS telehealth item numbers
11 May 2020
Using the new MBS telehealth item numbers to care for patients from home? Here are some of the risks and limitations for medical practitioners
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COVID-19 resources
30 Apr 2020
Links to MIPS' FAQS and other information about the Novel coronavirus (2019-nCOV) and COVID-19
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How we're assisting members during COVID-19
29 Apr 2020
Membership fee freeze and other assistance for members during COVID-19
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How to handle negative comments online
26 Apr 2020
Seeing online negative feedback relating to you as a professional or your practice can cause significant stress and frustration, but think twice before you make any rash decisions to edit or delete. This will not be looked upon favourably.
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