This page is for registrations for a special ECHO series for Tristar GPs. If you are not part of the Tristar group but wish to register for ECHO, please use the registration form at our main page at https://echo.pabn.org.au

Welcome to Tristar GPs and support staff

An introduction to Suboxone prescribing

SafeScript has the potential to identify patients with previously undisclosed opioid dependence. This two- part ECHO series, which will be led by St. Vincent’s Department of Addiction Medicine, will introduce you to Suboxone prescribing for the opioid dependent patient. Each session will include a didactic presentation followed by a case study and discussion. This series will equip you with the skills and knowledge to commence prescribing Suboxone with confidence.

Learning outcomes

  • Outline attributes of the opioid dependent patient cohort
  • List methods of screening for opioid dependence
  • Describe the process of Suboxone prescribing
  • List the permit requirements of prescribing Suboxone
  • Introduction to the Pharmacotherapy Area Based Networks and the pharmacotherapy prescribing supports available

When

1-2pm, October 10th and October 17th. Sessions are delivered entirely online

Registration

Tristar staff, please register for this series by completing the form. After confirming your registration, you’ll receive a welcome email, with instructions on how to connect to the sessions.

We use the Zoom teleconferencing software for our sessions. Zoom is very easy to install and use. If you do have any technical queries, please call Tim Griffiths directly on 0418 910 200 or email tgriffiths@primarycareconnect.com.au

Our Project ECHO partners.

St.Vincent's Hospital
Primary Care Connect
Ballarat Community Health
Western Victoria PHN
Hume Area Pharmacotherapy Network
ORTicare

Let's Start Something new. Say Hello!

Use the form below for general enquiries about the Victorian Opioid Management ECHO. For local assistance in accessing a teleECHO session, please contact your local ECHO champion using the details found opposite.

Find your local ECHO contact here.

 

Grampians Loddon Mallee

Pauline Molloy, ORTicare
E.  orticare@bchc.org.au
T. (03) 5338 0511

Western Victoria

Gabrielle Watt, Program Lead, Pharmacotherapy and AOD
E.  Gabrielle.Watt@westvicphn.com.au
T. (03) 5564 5815

Hume area and all other areas

Tim Griffiths, Hume Area Pharmacotherapy Network
E.  echo@pabn.org.au
T. (03) 5823 3200

Register now.

To get started with ECHO, register here and we'll send you an email with all the information you need to join a session.

Thankyou for registering. To complete the process, check your email to confirm your registration and we'll send you ECHO connection information.