My Health Record virtual classroom and on demand training sessions

  10 April 2021  Australian Digital Health Agency   

The Australian Digital Health Agency’s Provider Adoption team is hosting webinars and a series of CPD accredited virtual classroom sessions demonstrating how providers may access My Health Record through various clinical software simulators.

These sessions are designed for general practice and specialist practice staff.

My Health Record practical demonstrations using medical software: sessions to 30 June 2021

Click the following links to view available sessions and to register:

These one hour sessions are aimed at GPs, specialists, practice managers, practice nurses and Aboriginal health workers interested in learning more about My Health Record and how to use it most effectively in routine practice. Using a software simulation platform the instructor will demonstrate how to:

  • access your patients’ My Health Records in your software
  • use filters to find documents
  • view documents and overviews
  • Understand how to view immunisation history in My Health Record
  • enter access codes for patients with protected documents/records
  • upload documents to My Health Record
  • ensure appropriate security and access governance mechanisms are in place.

Run using the GoTo webinar platform, these sessions will afford an opportunity for participants to raise questions directly with the instructor and to discuss other issues encountered in using My Health Record. These demonstrations will be run on a weekly basis at varying times throughout the day.

If you can not find a session time that suits you, we may be able to provide an out of schedule session to accommodate you and your staff. For more information on this or for follow up My Health Record support for your practice please contact education@digitalhealth.gov.au

This education is CPD accredited by the Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM), the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM).

My Health Record practical demonstrations using the National Provider Portal: sessions to 30 June 2021

These sessions are aimed at clinicians and support staff such as allied health providers, specialists, community health nurses, Aboriginal health care workers and consultant pharmacists who do not currently have access to conformant clinical software. Sessions will demonstrate how to:

  • log onto the Provider Portal via PRODA
  • use filters to find documents
  • view documents and overviews
  • Understand how to view immunisation history in My Health Record
  • enter access codes for patients with protected documents/records
  • download documents to local systems
  • ensure appropriate security and access governance mechanisms are in place.

This education is CPD accredited by AAPM, RACGP and ACRRM.

My Health Record – accessing immunisation information: sessions to 30 June 2021

These half hour targeted sessions are aimed at specialists, GPs, practice managers, practice nurses and Aboriginal health workers. The sessions will assist participants to understand how to use My Health Record to support the COVID-19 vaccination roll-out and beyond, understand where to find existing immunisation information, how to access the new enhanced immunisation views, alerts and notifications that are now available for healthcare providers and consumers.

Understanding compliance requirements for accessing My Health Record – practical tips for practice managers/pharmacy staff: sessions to 30 June 2021

These one-hour sessions will equip practice/pharmacy managers and administrative staff with a sound knowledge of how to implement and maintain policies and procedures to govern access to the My Health Record within their organisation. These demonstrations will be run multiple times each week and at varying times throughout the day.

Upon completion participants will be able to:

  • understand the legislative framework for accessing My Health Record
  • create and maintain security and access policies for My Health Record
  • manage My Health Record user accounts and training registers
  • understand the importance of Health Identifiers and correct system configuration
  • designate roles and responsibilities for practice staff engaging with My Health Record
  • understand when and how to access information contained within a consumer’s My Health Record.

This education is CPD accredited by AAPM.

Consistent data quality – ensuring clinical safety standards for your general practice or Aboriginal medical service: sessions to 30 June 2021

These virtual classroom sessions are aimed at practice managers and clinical staff such as general practitioners, nurses and  Aboriginal health care workers to improve understanding of the importance of high-quality health records in general practices and Aboriginal medical services.

Following these interactive sessions, participants will be able to:

  • understand the clinical risks of poor data
  • understand the importance of coding clinical information to ensure quality diagnosis and medical history data
  • understand the importance of quality prescription and medicines data
  • understand the benefits of up-to-date and accurate data.

If you can not find a session time that suits you, we may be able to provide an out of schedule session to accommodate you and your staff. For more information on this or for follow up My Health Record support for your practice please contact education@digitalhealth.gov.au

This education is CPD accredited by RACGP and AAPM.