MND Victoria provides professional development opportunities for health professionals who are working with or interested in working with people living with MND.
Aged Care Facility Staff
When a person with MND moves into an Aged Care facility, their care needs may be quite different to those of other residents. MND Victoria staff can present and education session for Aged Care Facility staff about the specific needs of people living with MND, the supports available and, where relevant, the individual needs of the individual living with MND who has become their resident.
Contact MND Victoria’s Education and client Support team to discuss the specific training and education needs that you or your team have with regards to MND. Our team can design bespoke training to suit your specific needs.
MND Health Professional Forums
Every year, MND Victoria runs seminars throughout Victoria and Tasmania to educate health professionals and service providers on the latest evidence based best practice methods of working with people with MND. The seminars also provide a valuable opportunity for attendees to network and learn more about statewide and local services.
To find out about future seminars, please call MND Victoria on (03) 9830 2122 / freecall 1800 806 632 or view the MND Victoria calendar.
MND Health Professional Forums will resume in 2021.
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MNDAware Online Training
The MND Care website also features online awareness training comprising of 26 modules on MND, symptom management, and the wellbeing and support needs of people with MND and their families. MNDAware training is accessed via the MNDCare website.
Special Interest Group (SIG)
The MND Association in NSW has developed a MND Special Interest Group (SIG). SIG is an informal network of health and community care professionals interested in the care of people with motor neurone disease. SIG members receive a bi-monthly e- bulletin containing the latest MND news, research, information, links, abstracts and full text articles. Periodically MND NSW also run MND workshops for SIG members.
To find out more visit the SIG page on the MND NSW website.
National MND Conference
Biannually, a National MND Conference is held by MND Australia. Members of the MND community from across Australia meet to network and learn about the latest in MND care, advocacy and research.
To find out more about the next conference, contact MND Australia at (02) 9816 5322 or by visiting the MND Australia website.
International Symposium on ALS/MND
The International ALS/MND meetings will be held virtually from 9th -11th December 2020.
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Allied Professionals Forum
Annually, the MND Association of the United Kingdom in cooperation with the International Alliance of ALS/MND Associations hold an Allied Professional Forum. The forum is typically held the day before the International Symposium.
The forums provides an opportunity for attendees to exchange information about good practice and to facilitate the highest standard of care for people with MND and their carers. The content of the forum presentations not only focuses on practice research but also the hands-on work involved in caring for people with MND.