Veteran Health and DVA Literacy - Online Course

2021tue12jan(jan 12)5:00 pmwed31mar(mar 31)5:00 pmVeteran Health and DVA Literacy - Online CourseFree

Event Details

Presented by:

  • NAPHL Chairman and GP Dr Michael Clements
  • GP and transitioned defence member Dr Kerry Summerscales
  • Registered Nurse, Practice Nurse and Clinical Researcher Julie Randall

The course will take approximately two hours at your own pace, and is open until 31 March 2021.

Educational Activity Aim

This online educational course provides GPs, Practice Managers and Practice Nurses the opportunity to reinforce and improve the management of healthcare for Defence Veterans.

This educational event aims to improve knowledge, skills and confidence in defence veteran health consultations. Providing GPs with clarity around conducting post ADF health assessments and Medical Impairment Assessments. Providing Practice Managers and Practice Nurses with knowledge about the Coordinated Veteran Care (CVC) program, enrolment and implementation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learning Outcome #1 – Describe Veteran and ADF culture and life
  • Learning Outcome #2 – Describe and navigate through the CVC program for gold card holders
  • Learning Outcome #3 – Describe how to conduct a post ADF Health Assessment
  • Learning Outcome #4 – Identify MBS and DVA claimable item numbers
  • Learning Outcome #5 – Describe how to conduct a Medical Impairment Assessment

Cost: FREE

This event is supported by funding from Northern Queensland Primary Health Network (NQPHN) through the Australian Government’s PHN Program.


January 12 (Tuesday) 5:00 pm - March 31 (Wednesday) 5:00 pm