Join our lunchtime webinar series as we bring together a diverse range of
presenters to share evidence and resources and to provide important tools
and knowledge for primary healthcare clinicians working to improve children’s
health in the North Coast. Register for the series and attend the sessions
relevant to your clinical practice, or register and we’ll send a link to the webinar
Associate Professor Elisabeth Murphy
Associate Professor Murphy is the Senior Clinical Advisor, Child and Family Health, NSW Ministry of Health. Elisabeth is also the Director for Child Youth and Family Health services in NSLHD. She has overseen the implementation of several early intervention programs including the First 2000 Days of Life strategy, OOHC Pathway, NSW-wide screening programs for hearing (SWISH – Statewide Infant Screening – Hearing) and vision (StEPS); the Aboriginal Maternal and Infant Health Strategy and the promotion of health checks for improved child development and health in the NSW Personal Health Record. She is a past recipient of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians Medal and has recently been recognised as one of the top 50 Public Sector Women – NSW. In 2020 she was nominated as a Finalist for Public Servant of the Year.
- recognise the evidence that underpins the importance of the First 2000 Days of Life
- Understand the impact that these days have not only during the antenatal period and first years of life but also the impact on adult disease (Developmental Origins of Health and Disease)
- Recognise the importance of developmental screening and early identification and intervention for developmental delaysUnderstand the role of the Learn the Signs Act Early developmental tool in the Personal Health Record (Blue Book) and how developmental surveillance can be integrated into General Practice.
This webinar has been accredited with RACGP for 1 Educational Activity Hours for accredited General Practitioners. All other health professionals will be provided with a certificate of attendance upon request for their self-reporting CPD.