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Family Violence GP Education - peer group learning facilitated by Dr Anne Saunders Members login for free access About RACGP online events


Type: Face to face and digital
13 May, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (AEDT)


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Family Violence GP Education - peer group learning facilitated by Dr Anne Saunders

Face to face and digital 13 May, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (AEDT)

GPs and their practice teams have a significant role to play in responding to and caring for patients who are experiencing family violence.

The RACGP’s Family Violence GP Education Program is designed to build your skills, understanding and confidence in caring for patients and their family members affected by family violence.

Join a discussion group with likeminded colleagues.

Peer Group Learning (PGL) Meeting schedule (via zoom):
Meeting 1: Monday 13th May 2024 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm AEST
Meeting 2: Monday 20th May 2024 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm AEST
Meeting 3: Monday 27th May 2024 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm AEST
*Please note that to receive your CPD hours you must attend all three meetings.

Each intake includes 4 complementary eLearning modules.
Module 1:  Identifying and responding to Family Violence
Module 2:  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
Module 3:  MARAM and Information Sharing Schemes
Module 4:  People who use Family Violence
*The modules can be completed prior to the commencement of the PGL Meetings or at any other time during the intake

Learning outcomes

  1. Discuss the various forms of family violence
  2. Identify indicators that a person might be experiencing family abuse or violence
  3. Manage patient’s disclosure of information relevant to family violence in a sensitive and timely manner
  4. Describe the DV-related referral and support pathways
  5. Outline the responsibilities of GPs under the new Information Sharing Schemes and MARAM Framework

This event is part of Family Violence GP Education Program. Events in this series are:


Dr Anne Saunders
Chair - RACGP Victoria AOD Committee

Dr Anne Saunders is a GP in Port Melbourne. Anne has a broad range of interests including musculoskeletal medicine, family medicine, women’s health, fertility management and family planning. She also is passionate about providing holistic medical care to all patients at all stages of their life. Anne worked for Southern Health and St Vincent’s hospitals and trained in emergency medicine before she entered general practice.


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