EV’s research team publications

James Brown

Fan, S., Cooling, N., Radford, J., Fabian, D. & Brown, J. Building on the evaluation of STARS: Using online repositories to support the general practice learning community. Evaluation Journal of Australasia, Vol. 14. No. 2. Dec 2014. p. 25-41.

 

Morrison, T., Brown, J., Bryant, M. & Nestel, D. Benefits and challenges of multi-level learner rural general practices – an interview study with learners, staff and patients. BMC Medical Education. Oct 2014. 14:234.

 

Denny, B., Chester, A., Butler, M & Brown, J. (2015). Australian GP registrars’ use of e-resources. Education for Primary Care. Vol 26. Issue 2. p. 79-86.

 

Campbell, A.M., Brown, J., Simon, D.R., Young, S. & Kinsman, L. Leading the rebirth of the rural obstetrician.  Med J Aust 2014; 201 (11): p. 667-670.

 

Wearne, S.M., Brown, J. GP supervisors assessing GP registrars – theory and practice.  Australian Family Physician. Vol 43. No. 12. Dec. 2014.

 

Brown, J., Morrison, T., Bryant, M., Kassell, L & Nestel, D. A framework for developing rural academic general practices: a qualitative case study in rural Victoria. Rural and Remote Health 15:3072. 2015).

 

Clement, T., Brown, J., Morrison, J. & Nestel, D. Ad hoc supervision of general practice registrars as a ‘community of practice’: analysis, interpretation and re-presentation. Advances in Health Sciences Education. May 2016. Vol 21. Issue 2. pp. 415-437.

 

Morrison, J., Clement, T., Nestel, D. & Brown, J. Perceptions of ad hoc supervision encounters in general practice training: A qualitative interview-based study. Australian Family Physician. Vol 44. No. 12. Dec. 2015.

 

Denny, B., Chester, A. & Brown, J. (2016). “Let’s not reinvent the wheel”: A qualitative investigation of collaboration in the Australian GP education and training sector. Focus on Health Professional Education. Vol 17. No 1. pp. 45-48.

 

Morrison, J., Clement, T., Nestel, D. & Brown, J. (2016). “Underdiscussed, underused and underreported”: pilot work in team-based qualitative research. Qualitative Research Journal. Vol 14. No.4. pp. 314-330.

 

Garth, B., Kirby, C., Silberberg, P. & Brown, J. (2016). Utility of learning plans in general practice vocational training: a mixed-methods national study of registrar, supervisor, and educator perspectives. BMC Medical Education 16:211.

 

Brown, J., Nestel, D., Clement, T. & Goldszmidt, M. (2016) The supervisory encounter and the senior GP trainee: managing for, through and with. Medical Education. 2017

 

Neil Spike

De Giovanni J, Tapley A, Druce P, Davey A, van Driel M, Henderson K, Catzikiris N, Mulquiney K, Morgan S, Spike N, Kerr R, Magin P. GP registrar consultations addressing menopause-related symptoms: a cross-sectional analysis. Menopause. (In press, accepted for publication 6/11/17).

 

Catzikiris N, Tapley A, Morgan S, van Driel M, Spike N, Holliday EG, Ball J, Henderson K, McArthur L, Magin P. 2017. Emergency department referral patterns of Australian general practitioner registrars: a cross-sectional analysis of prevalence, nature and associations. Australian Health Review. published online: doi.org/10.1071/AH17005.

 

Mulquiney KJ, Tapley A, van Driel ML, Morgan S, Davey AR, Henderson KM, Spike NA, Kerr RH, Watson JF, Catzikiris NF, Magin PJ. 2017. Referrals to dietitians/nutritionists: A cross‐sectional analysis of Australian GP registrars’ clinical practice. Nutrition & Dietetics. published online:  DOI: 10.1111/1747-0080.12377.

 

Davey AR, Lasserson DS, Levi CR, Tapley A, Morgan S, Henderson K, Holliday EG, Ball J, van Driel ML, McArthur L, Spike NA. 2017. Management of transient ischemic attacks diagnosed by early-career general practitioners: A cross-sectional study. International Journal of Stroke, p.1747493017743053.

 

Cooke G, Tapley A, Holliday E., Morgan S, Henderson K, Ball J, van Driel M, Spike N, Kerr R, Magin P. (2017), Responses to clinical uncertainty in Australian general practice trainees: a cross-sectional analysis. Medical Education, 51: 1277–1288. doi:10.1111/medu.13408.

 

Magin P, Tapley A, Davey A, Morgan S, Henderson K, Holliday E, Ball J, Catzikiris N, Mulquiney K, Spike N, Kerr R. 2017. Prevalence and associations of general practitioners’ ordering of “non‐symptomatic” prostate‐specific antigen tests: A cross‐sectional analysis.International Journal of Clinical Practice, 71(10).

 

Freed GL, Spike N, O’Hara J, Hiscock H, Rhodes AL. 2017. National study of parental confidence in general practitioners. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health. DOI: 10.1111/jpc.13677.

 

Catzikiris N, Tapley A, Morgan S, Holliday EG, Ball J, Henderson K, Elliott T, Spike N, Regan C, Magin P. 2017. Maintaining capacity for in-practice teaching and supervision of students and general practice trainees: a cross-sectional study of early career general practitioners. Australian Health Review. published online:  doi.org/10.1071/AH16285.

 

Aghajafari F, Tapley A, Sylvester S, Davey AR, Morgan S, Henderson KM, van Driel ML, Spike NA, Kerr RH, Catzikiris NF, Mulquiney KJ. 2017. Procedural skills of Australian general practice registrars: A cross-sectional analysis. Australian Family Physician, 46(6), pp.429-434.

 

Holliday SM, Morgan S, Tapley A, Henderson KM, Dunlop AJ, Driel ML, Spike NA, McArthur LA, Ball J, Oldmeadow CJ, Magin PJ. 2017. The pattern of anxiolytic and hypnotic management by Australian general practice trainees. Drug and Alcohol Review, 36(2), pp.261-269.

 

Dallas A, van Driel M, Morgan S, Tapley A, Henderson K, Oldmeadow C, Ball J, Davey A, Mulquiney K, Davis J, Spike N. 2017. Antibiotic prescribing for acute otitis media and acute sinusitis: a cross-sectional analysis of the ReCEnT study exploring the habits of early career doctors in family practice. Family Practice, 34(2), pp.180-187.

 

Hiscock H, Freed G, Morgan S, Tapley A, Holliday E, Davey A, Ball J, van Driel M, Spike N, McArthur L, Magin P. 2017. Clinical encounters of Australian general practice registrars with paediatric patients. Education for Primary Care, 28(2), pp.75-80.

 

Magin P, Tapley A, Davey A, Morgan S, Holliday E, Ball J, Wearne S, Henderson K, Catzikiris N, Mulquiney K, Spike N. 2017. General practitioner trainees’ in-consultation generation of clinical questions for later answering: prevalence and associations. Family Practice, DOI p.cmx021.

 

Holliday SM, Hayes C, Dunlop AJ, Morgan S, Tapley A, Henderson KM, van Driel ML, Holliday EG, Ball J, Davey A, Spike NA. 2017. Does brief chronic pain management education change opioid prescribing rates? A pragmatic trial in Australian early-career general practitioners. Pain, 158(2), pp.278-288.

 

Bonney A, Morgan S, Tapley A, Henderson K, Holliday E, Davey A, Driel M, Spike N, Regan C, Ball J, Magin P. 2017. Older patients’ consultations in an apprenticeship model‐based general practice training program: A cross‐sectional study. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 36(1).

 

Freed GL, Turbitt E, Kunin M, Gafforini S, Sanci L, Spike N. 2017. Children referred for specialty care: Parental perspectives and preferences on referral, follow‐up and primary care. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 53(1), pp.18-25.

 

Turbitt E, Kunin M, Gafforini S, Sanci L, Spike N, Freed GL. 2017. Perspectives of Australian general practitioners on shared care for paediatric patients. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 23(2), pp.147-153.

 

Whiting G, Magin P, Morgan S, Tapley A, Henderson K, Oldmeadow C, Ball J, Driel M, Spike N, McArthur L, Scott J. 2017. General practice trainees’ clinical experience of dermatology indicates a need for improved education: A cross‐sectional analysis from the Registrar Clinical Encounters in Training Study. Australasian Journal of Dermatology, 58(4).

 

Magin PJ, Morgan S, Tapley A, Henderson KM, Holliday EG, Ball J, Davis JS, Dallas A, Davey AR, Spike NA, McArthur L. 2016. Changes in early-career family physicians’ antibiotic prescribing for upper respiratory tract infection and acute bronchitis: a multicentre longitudinal study. Family Practice,33(4), pp.360-367.

 

Morgan S, Tapley A, Henderson KM, Spike NA, McArthur LA, Stewart R, Davey AR, Dunlop A, van Driel ML, Magin PJ. 2016. Australian general practice trainees’ exposure to ophthalmic problems and implications for training: a cross-sectional analysis. Journal of Primary Health Care, 8(4), pp.295-302.

 

Magin P, Catzikiris N, Tapley A, Morgan S, Holliday EG, Ball J, Henderson K, Elliott T, Regan C, Spike N. 2016. Home visits and nursing home visits by early-career GPs: a cross-sectional study. Family practice, 34(1), pp.77-82.

 

Magin PJ, Morgan S, Tapley A, McCowan C, Parkinson L, Henderson KM, Muth C, Hammer MS, Pond D, Mate KE, Spike NA. 2016. Anticholinergic medicines in an older primary care population: a cross‐sectional analysis of medicines’ levels of anticholinergic activity and clinical indications. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics, 41(5), pp.486-492.

 

Wearne SM, Morgan S, Magin P, Spike N, Tapley A, Regan C, McArthur L. 2016. Responding to registrars’ in-consultation calls for assistance: Practical implications from the ReCeNT project. Australian Family Physician, 45(6), p.445-449.

 

Magin PJ, Morgan S, Tapley A, Henderson KM, Holliday EG, Ball J, Davis JS, Dallas A, Davey AR, Spike NA, McArthur L. 2016. Changes in early-career family physicians’ antibiotic prescribing for upper respiratory tract infection and acute bronchitis: a multicentre longitudinal study. Family Practice, 33(4), pp.360-367.

 

Dallas A, van Driel M, Morgan S, Tapley A, Henderson K, Ball J, Oldmeadow C, Davey A, Mulquiney K, Davis J, Spike N. 2016. Antibiotic prescribing for sore throat: a cross-sectional analysis of the ReCEnT study exploring the habits of early-career doctors in family practice. Family Practice, 33(3), pp.302-308.

 

Freed GL, Morgan S, Tapley A, Spike N, Magin, P. 2016. Referral rates of general practice registrars for behavioural or mental health conditions in children. Australian Family Physician., 45(3), pp.139-142.

 

Morgan S, Thomson A, Tapley A, O’Mara P, Henderson K, van Driel M, Scott J, Spike N, McArthur L, Magin P. 2016. Identification of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status by general practice registrars: Confidence and associations. Australian Family Physician, 45(9), pp.677-682.

 

Kunin M, Turbitt E, Gafforini S, Sanci L, Spike N, Freed G. Parental preferences for paediatric specialty follow-up care. Australian Health Review: A Publication of the Australian Hospital Association 2016 July 22. DOI: 10.1071/AH16062.

 

Pearlman J, Morgan S, van Driel M, Henderson K, Tapley A, McElduff P, Scott J, Spike N, Thomson A, Magin P. 2016. Continuity of care in general practice vocational training: prevalence, associations and implications for training. Education for Primary Care, 27(1), pp.27-36.

 

Morgan S, Henderson KM, Tapley A, Scott J, van Driel ML, Spike NA, McArthur LA, Davey AR, Oldmeadow C, Ball J, Magin PJ, 2015. Pathology test-ordering behaviour of Australian general practice trainees: a cross-sectional analysis. International Journal for Quality in Health Care, 27(6), pp.528-535.

 

Freed GL, Bingham A, Allen AR, Freed M, Sanci LA, Spike N. 2015. Actual availability of general practice appointments for mildly ill children. Medical Journal of Australia, 203(3).

 

Magin P, Morgan S, Wearne S, Tapley A, Henderson K, Oldmeadow C, Ball J, Scott J, Spike N, McArthur L, van Driel M. GP trainees’ in-consultation information-seeking: associations with human, paper and electronic sources. Family Practice 2015; 1–8 DOI:10.1093/fampra/cmv047.

 

Holliday S, Morgan S, Henderson K, Tapley A, Dunlop A, van Driel M, Spike N, McArthur L, Oldmeadow C, Ball J, Magin P. The Pattern of Opioid Management by Australian General Practice Trainees.Pain Medicine 06/2015; 16(9). DOI: 10.1111/pme.12820.28 June 2015.

 

Thomson A, Morgan S, Tapley A, van Driel M, Henderson K, Oldmeadow C, Ball J, Spike N, McArthur L, O’Mara, P, Scott J. 2015. Prevalence and associations of gender concordance in general practice consultations: a cross-sectional analysis. European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare, 3(4), pp.470-477.

 

Thomson A, Morgan S, O’Mara P, Tapley A, Henderson K, van Driel M, Oldmeadow C, Ball J, Scott J, Spike N, McArthur L, Magin P. Clinical encounters of Australian general practice registrars with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 08/2015; DOI:10.1111/1753-6405.12412.

 

Thomson A, Morgan S, O’Mara P, Tapley A, Henderson K, van Driel M, Oldmeadow C, Ball J, Scott J, Spike N, McArthur L, Magin P. The recording of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander status in general practice clinical records: a cross-sectional study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2015 – published online; DOI: 10.1111/1753-6405.12400.

 

Magin P, Morgan S, Henderson K, Tapley A, Scott J, Spike N, McArthur L, Presser J, Lockwood N, van Driel M. The Registrars’ Clinical Encounters in Training (ReCEnT) project: educational and research aspects of documenting GP trainee’s clinical experience.  Australian Family Physician. September 2015: 44(9):681-684.

 

Morgan S, Wearne S, Tapley A, Henderson K, Oldmeadow C, Ball J, van Driel M, Scott J, Spike N, McArthur A, Magin P.  In-consultation information and advice-seeking by Australian GP trainees from GP trainers – a cross-sectional analysis. Education for Primary Care 2015; 26(3): 155–65.

 

Morgan S, Henderson KM, Tapley A, Scott J, van Driel ML, Spike NA, McArthur LA, Davey AR, Catzikiris NF, Magin PJ. Travel Medicine Encounters of Australian General Practice Trainees – A Cross-Sectional Study. Journal of Travel Medicine, 2015 – published online: DOI: 10.1111/jtm.12216.

 

Tapley A, Morgan S, Henderson K, Scott J, Thomson A, Spike N, McArthur L, van Driel M, McElduff P, Bonevski B, Magin P. Test ordering in an evidence free zone: Rates and associations of Australian general practice trainees’ vitamin D test ordering. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 2015 – published online: DOI: 10.1111/jep.12322.

 

Morgan S, Wilson J, Henderson K, Tapley A, Thomson A, Scott J, van Driel M, Spike N, McArthur L, Magin P. Investigation of fatigue by Australian general practice registrars: a cross-sectional study.  Journal of Primary Health Care, 2015; 7(2):109-16.

 

Dallas A, Magin P, Morgan S, Tapley A, Henderson K, Spike N, Scott J, van Driel M. Antibiotic prescribing for respiratory infections: a cross sectional analysis of the ReCEnT study exploring the habits of early-career doctors in primary care. Family Practice, 2015; 32 (1): 49-55.

 

Magin P, Morgan S, Henderson K, Tapley A, McElduff P, Pearlman J, Goode S, Spike N, Laurence C, Scott S, Thomson A, van Driel M. Family Medicine Trainees’ clinical experience of chronic disease during training. BMC Medical Education, 2014; 14(1):260.

 

Morgan S, Henderson K, Tapley A, Thomson A, Scott J, van Driel M, Spike N, McArthur L, Presser J, Magin P. How we use patient encounter data for reflective learning in family medicine training. Medical Teacher – published online:15 JULY 2015 | DOI: 10.3109/0142159X.2014.970626.

 

Holliday S, Magin P, Morgan S, Tapley A, Henderson K, Dunlop A, Spike N, McArthur L, van Driel M. 2014. Which, What And Who: A Description Of Opioid Analgesic, Anxiolytic And Hypnotic Prescribing By General Practitioner Registrars. Drug and Alcohol Review, 33, p.32.

 

Thomson A, Morgan S, Henderson K, Tapley A, Spike N, Scott J, van Driel M, Magin P. Testing and screening for chlamydia in general practice: A cross-sectional analysis. Australian New Zealand Journal of Public Health 2014; 38(6):542-547.

 

Morgan S, Henderson K, Tapley A, Scott J, Thomson A, Spike N, McArthur L, van Driel M, Magin P. Problems managed by Australian general practice trainees: results from the ReCEnT (Registrar Clinical Encounters in Training) study. Education for Primary Care (2014) 25: 140-8.

 

Jones K, Piterman L, Spike N. Difficult-to-Treat-Depression—Perceptions of GPs and GP Trainees. Open Journal of Psychiatry, (2014) 4, 228-237. doi: 10.4236/ojpsych.2014.43029.

 

French SD, McKenzie JE, O’Connor DA, Grimshaw JM, Mortimer D, Francis JJ, Michie S, Spike N, Schattner P, Kent P, Buchbinder R. 2013. Evaluation of a theory-informed implementation intervention for the management of acute low back pain in general medical practice: the IMPLEMENT cluster randomised trial. PLoS One, 8(6), p.e65471.

 

Freed GL, Spike N, Britt H, Sewell J, Moran L, Britt H, Valenti L,Brooks P. Changes in Longer Consultations for Children in General Practice. Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health 49 (2013) 325-329.

 

Freed GL, Sewell J, Spike N, Moran L, Brooks P. Changes in the demography of Australian and therefore general practice patient populations. Australian Family Physician Volume 41, No.9, September 2012 Pages 715-719.

 

French SD, Green SE, O’Connor DA, McKenzie JE, Francis JJ, Michie S, Buchbinder R, Schattner P, Spike N, Grimshaw JM. Developing theory-informed behaviour change interventions to implement evidence into practice: a systematic approach using the Theoretical Domains Framework. Implementation Science 2012; 7:38.

 

Freed GL, Spike N, Magin P, Morgan S, Fitzgerald M, Brooks P. The paediatric clinical experiences of general practice registrars. Australian Family Physician Volume 41, No.7, July 2012 Pages 529-533.

 

Freed GL, Sewell JR, Spike NA. 2011. Challenges to children’s health care in an ageing Australia. The Medical Journal of Australia, 195(8), pp.436-437.

 

Clearihan L, Vogel S, Piterman L, Spike N. Transgenerational learning: maximizing resources, minimizing teaching gaps and fostering progressive learning. Australian Journal of Primary Health. 2011, 17, 29-34.

 

Spike N. AMC Annotated MCQ Book. AMC publication. 2009. (Editorial Panel and Author of Population and Community Health Section).

 

McKenzie J, French S, O’Connor D, Grimshaw J, Michie S, Francis J, Spike N, Schattner P, Kent P, Buchbinder R, Green SE. Implementing a clinical practice guideline for acute low back pain evidence-based management in general practice (IMPLEMENT): Cluster randomised controlled trial study protocol. Implementation Science 2008, 3:11.

 

Spike N. AMC Handbook of Clinical Assessment, AMC Publication, 2007 (contributor).

Hui Y, Thomas S, Browning C, Spike N. General Practice Education and Training – Could China Adopt Australian Apprenticing Model?  Journal of Chinese General Practice, 2007, 10(13): 1046-1051.

 

Spike N. International Medical Graduates: An Australian perspective. Academic Medicine. 2006; 81(9):842-846.

 

O’Shea C & Spike N. Learning needs analysis. Australian Family Physician. 2005; (Supplement) 34:41-43.

 

Spike N. New challenges in assessment of clinical competence. 2004; http://bmj.bmjjournal.com/cgi/content/full/329/7461/335/DC1/

 

Spike N & Jolly B. Are orals worth talking about?  Medical Education. 2003; 37:92-93.

 

Hays R, Spike N, Sen Gupta T, Hollins J, Veitch J. A performance assessment module for experienced general practitioners.  Medical Education. 2002; 36:258-260.

 

Greco M, Spike N, Powell R, Brownlea A. Assessing communication skills of GP registrars: a comparison of GP and examiner ratings. Medical Education. 2002; 36:366-376.

 

Spike N. Is medical postgraduate certification improving health outcomes? Medical Education. 2002; 36:7-8.

 

Hays R, Spike N, Sen Gupta T. Performance assessment of general practitioners with different levels of training and experience: a pilot study. 2000. Published by Outcomes Evaluation Unit (RACGP).

 

Spike N, Alexander H, Elliott S, Hazlett C, Kilminster S, Prideaux D, Roberts T. In-training assessment – its potential in enhancing clinical teaching.  Medical Education. 2000; 34:858-861.

 

Spike NA & Hays RB. Analysis by Training Status of Performance in the Certifying Examination for Australian Family Doctors. Medical Education 1999;33:612-615.

 

Spike N. Evolution or Revolution – The Redevelopment of the RACGP Fellowship Examination. Focus on Health Professional Education. 1999; 1 (1): 76-84.

 

Spike NA. Performance of Training and Non-Training Route Candidates in the RACGP Fellowship Examination.  Proceedings of the Eighth Ottawa Conference on Medical Education and Assessment. Published on Web based CD-Rom. July 1998. National Board of Medical Examiners, Philadelphia.

 

Spike NA & Veitch PC. The Relationship Between Age of Candidates and Performance in the FRACGP Examination.  Advances in Medical Education. Scherpbier, AJJA, van der Vleuten, CPM, Rethans, JJ and vander Steeg, AFW. Eds. 1997. Kluwer Academic Publishers. 490-493.

 

Spike NA. (Editor) The College Examination.  Published by The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners. RACGP Melbourne, 1996.

 

Hays RB, van der Vleuten C, Fabb WE, Spike NA. Longitudinal reliability of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners Certification Examination. Medical Education.  1995; 29(4): 317-321.

 

Spike NA & Veitch PC. General Practice Procedural Skills. Australian Family Physician. 1991; 20(9): 1312 – 1316.

 

Spike NA & Veitch PC. Competency of Medical Students in General Practice Procedural Skills. Australian Family Physician. 1991; 20(5): 586 – 591.

 

Spike NA & Veitch PC. Procedural Skills for General Practice: The Results of a Queensland Survey. Australian Family Physician. 1990; 19(10): 1545 – 1553.

 

Spike NA & Veitch PC. Analysis of the RACGP Fellowship Examination Results. Australian Family Physician. 1990; 19(5): 767 – 775.

Belinda Garth

Garth, B., Kirby, C., Silberberg, P., & Brown, J. (2016). Utility of learning plans in general practice vocational training: a mixed-methods national study of registrar, supervisor, and educator perspectives. BMC Medical Education 16:211.

 

Johnston, D., Ramakrishnan, K., Garth, B., Murphy, G.., Middleton, J., Cameron, I. (2016).  Early access to vocational rehabilitation for inpatients with spinal cord injury: a qualitative study of staff perceptions. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine 48(9), p. 776-780.

 

Ramakrishnan, K., Johnston, D., Garth, B., Murphy, G.., Middleton, J., Cameron, I. (2016).  Early access to vocational rehabilitation for inpatients with spinal cord injury: a qualitative study of patients’ perceptions. Topics in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation, 22(3), p. 183-191.

 

Murgatroyd, D., Lockwood, K., Garth, B., & Cameron, I. (2015). The perceptions and experiences of people injured in motor vehicle crashes in a compensation scheme setting: a qualitative study. BMC Public Health 15:423.

 

Garth, B., Temple-Smith, M., Clark, M., Hutton, C., Deveny, E., Biezen, R., Pirotta, M. (2014). “Your lack of organisation doesn’t constitute our emergency”. Repeat prescription management in general practice. Australian Family Physician 43(6), p. 404-408.

 

Garth, B., Temple-Smith, M., Clark, M., Hutton, C., Deveny, E., Biezen, R., Pirotta, M. (2013). Managing same day appointments: A qualitative study in Australian general practice. Australian Family Physician 42(4), p. 238-243.

 

George, S., Garth, B., Fish, A., & Baker, R. (2013). Factors shaping effective utilization of health information technology in urban safety-net clinics. Health Informatics Journal 19(3), p. 183-197.

 

George, S., Garth, B., Wohl, A., Galvan, F., Garland, W., Myers, H. (2009). Sources and types of social support that influence engagement in HIV care among Latinos and African Americans. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 20(4), p. 1012-1035.

 

Garth, B., Murphy, G., & Reddihough, D. (2009). Perceptions of participation: Child patients with a disability in the doctor-parent-child partnership. Patient Education and Counseling, 74, p. 45-52.

 

Garth, B. & Aroni, R. (2003). ‘I value what you have to say’. Seeking the perspective of children with a disability, not just their parents. Disability and Society, 18(5), p. 561-576.

Cat Kirby

Paul CL, Piterman L, Shaw JE, Kirby C, Forshaw KL, Robinson J,  Thepwongsa I, Sanson-Fisher RW. Poor uptake of an online intervention in a cluster randomised controlled trial of online diabetes education for rural general practitioners. Trials. 2017;18(1):137.

 

Garth B, Kirby C, Silberberg P & Brown J. Utility of learning plans in general practice vocational training: a mixed-methods national study of registrar, supervisor, and educator perspectives. BMC Medical Education. 2016;16:211.

 

Kirby CN, Segal AY, Hinds R, Jones KM, Piterman L. Infant gastro‐oesophageal reflux disease (GORD): Australian GP attitudes and practices. Journal of paediatrics and child health. 2016;52(1):47-53.

 

Thepwongsa I, Kirby C, Schattner P, Shaw J, Piterman L. Type 2 diabetes continuing medical education (CME) for GPs: What works? A systematic review. Diabetic Medicine, 2014:31(12);1488-1497.

 

Thepwongsa I, Kirby C, Schattner P, Piterman L. Online continuing medical education (CME) for GPs: Does it work? A systematic review. Australian Family Physician, 2014:43(10);717.

 

Thepwongsa I, Kirby C, Paul CL, Piterman L. Management of type 2 diabetes: Australian rural and remote general practitioners’ knowledge, attitudes and practices. Rural and Remote Health, 2014: 2499.

 

Paul CL, Piterman L, Shaw J, Kirby C, Sanson-Fisher RW, Carey ML, Robinson J, McElduff P, Thepwongsa I. Diabetes in Rural Towns: Protocol for a cluster randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of continuing education and feedback for health care providers in altering diabetes outcomes at a population level. Implementation Science, 2013:8(1);30.

 

Wijesinha S, Piterman L, Kirby C. The male reproductive system. An overview of common problems. Australian Family Physician, 2013:42(5);276.

 

Robinson P, Bell R, Lanzafame A, Segal L, Kirby C, Piterman L, Davis S. Comparison of plain vertebral x-ray and dual energy x-ray absorptiometry for the identification of older women for fracture prevention in primary care. Internal Medicine Journal, 2013:43(1); 38-45.

 

Davis SR, Robinson PJ, Bell RJ, Lanzafame A, Weekes A, Kirby C, Piterman L. The prevalence of Vitamin D deficiency and relationship with fracture risk in older women presenting in Australian general practice. Australasian Journal on Ageing. Published online July 2011.

 

Davis SR, Kirby C, Weekes A, Lanzafame A, Piterman L. Simplifying screening for osteoporosis in Australian primary care: the Prospective Screening for Osteoporosis; Australian Primary Care Evaluation of Clinical Tests (PROSPECT) study.  Menopause, 2011;18(1):53-9.

 

Kirby CN, Piterman L. The impact of clinical audit and guidelines on GP management of erectile dysfunction. Australian Family Physician, 2009;38(8):637-641.

 

McKay-Brown L, Bishop N, Balmford J, Borland R, Kirby C, Piterman L. The impact of a GP clinical audit on the provision of smoking cessation advice. Asia Pacific Family Medicine, 2008;7(8).

 

Wijesinha SS, Kirby CN, Tasker C, Piterman L. GPs as medical educators. An Australian train-the-trainer program. Australian Family Physician, 2008;37(8):684-688.

 

Kirby CN, Piterman L, Nelson MR & Dent J. Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease. Impact of guidelines on GP management. Australian Family Physician, 2008;37(1/2):73-77.

 

Borland R, Balmford J, Bishop N, Segan C, Piterman L McKay-Brown L, Kirby C, Tasker C. In-practice management vs referral for enhancing smoking cessation in general practice: A cluster randomised trial. Family Practice, 2008;25(5):382-9.

 

Andrews CN, Piterman L. Sex and the older male: GP perceptions and management. Australian Family Physician, 2007;36(10):867-869.

 

McKay-Brown L, Borland R, Balmford J, Segan CJ, Andrews C, Tasker C & Piterman L. The challenges of recruiting and retaining GPs in research: Findings from a smoking cessation project. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 2007;13(1):61-67.

 

Holden CA, Poljski C, Andrews CN, Cock ML, Wolfe RSJ, De Kretser DM. The dynamics of community education in male reproductive health: Findings from an Australian study. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 2006;12:146-155.

 

Poljski C, Tasker C, Andrews C, Wijesinja S, Piterman L, de Kretser D. GP attitudes to male reproductive and sexual health education and promotion. A qualitative study. Australian Family Physician, 2003;32:462-465.

EV’s research team conference papers

James Brown

First presenter submissions

Brown, J., The supervisory encounter; managing multiple agendas.  Presented at General Practice Training and Education Conference 2017, Sydney.

Brown, J., Garth, B., Kirby, C. & Nestel, D. “It always helps you to become a better supervisor”: the importance of connecting with other supervisors for GP supervisor identity formation and professional development. Oral paper presented at the Rural Medicine Australia Conference 2017, Melbourne.

Brown, J., How is educational theory used in GP vocational training research.  Presented at General Practice Training and Education Conference 2017, Sydney.

Brown, J., Garth, B., Kirby, C., & Nestel, D. Supporting new GP supervisors in their transition to educator. Oral paper presented at the General Practice Training and Education Conference 2016, Gold Coast.

Brown, J. Maximising the educational value of the supervisor encounter. Paper presented at the Rural Medicine Australia Conference 2016, Canberra.

Brown, J., Garth, B., Silberberg, P., & Kirby, C. Do registrars learn what they need to learn? Paper presented at the General Practice Training & Education Conference 2015, Hobart.

Brown, J. Development of independence and professional identity in rural general practice placements (Academic Paper). Presented at the Rural Medicine Australia Conference 2015, Adelaide.

Brown, J. The development of identity as learning trajectory (Academic Paper). Presented at the General Practice Training & Education Conference 2015, Hobart.

Brown, J. Are registrars ready to consult? Presented at the General Practice Training & Education Conference 2015, Hobart.

Neil Spike

  1. The Assessment of Clinical Competence. The Asia-Pacific Working Party, WONCA. Macau (1995).
  2. The Relationship Between Age of Candidates and Performance in the FRACGP Examination. The Seventh Ottawa Conference on Medical Education and Assessment. Maastricht (1996).
  3. Summative Assessment in General Practice. The Asia-Pacific Working Party, WONCA. Seoul (1997).
  4. Performance of Training and Non-Training Route Candidates in the RACGP Fellowship Examination. The Eighth Ottawa Conference on Medical Education and Assessment. Philadelphia (1998).
  5. Assessing Clinical Competence. Australian Medical Acupuncture Society (AMAS) AGM, Melbourne (1998).
  6. Discriminating Decision-making Using Short Answer Questions. The Ninth Ottawa Conference on Medical Education and Assessment. Cape Town (2000).
  7. Quality Assurance: An Australian Perspective. National University of Singapore and College of Family Physicians, Singapore (2001).
  8. Evaluating Performance of Family Medicine Residents. Department of Family Practice, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Canada (2001).
  9. Certification for Family Practitioners. Medical Council of Canada, Ottawa, Canada (2001).
  10. A unique collaboration in postgraduate medical education. The Tenth Ottawa Conference on Medical Education and Assessment. Ottawa, Canada (2002).
  11. Assessment challenges in a new medical curriculum. University of Tasmania, Launceston (2004).
  12. New challenges in assessment of clinical competence. Discussant in Keynote Address. The Eleventh Ottawa Conference on Medical Education and Assessment. Barcelona, Spain (2004).
  13. Standard Setting. Workshop at the Eleventh Ottawa Conference on Medical Education and Assessment. Barcelona, Spain (2004).
  14. Curricula Reform in Family Medicine. Oral presentation at the Eleventh Ottawa Conference on Medical Education and Assessment. Barcelona, Spain (2004).
  15. Workshop on Assessment of Medical Students and Vocational Trainees. Conjoint meeting of Malaysian Academy of Family Medicine, UM, UKM and USM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2004).
  16. Quality Assurance in Practice. GP Update Course, Monash University, Melbourne (2004).
  17. Defining Objectives in Assessment. Workshop on Linking Assessment to Training for Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges and Australian Medical Council, Melbourne (2005).
  18. New Issues in Assessment. Hong Kong College of Family Physicians for Diploma in Family Medicine examiner group, Melbourne (2005).
  19. Clinical activities of VMA general practice registrars. GPET Conference, Sydney (2005).
  20. Needs analysis: What? Why? How? GPET Conference, Sydney (2005).
  21. Assessment Issues. Australian Medical Council and Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges workshop. Melbourne (2006).
  22. Development of a needs analysis program for family medicine trainees. Twelfth Ottawa Conference on Medical Education and Assessment, New York USA. (2006).
  23. A study of the clinical activities of family medicine trainees. Twelfth Ottawa Conference on Medical Education and Assessment, New York USA. (2006).
  24. A National Framework for the Definition of Generic Competencies underlying the Integration of Medical Education and Training in Australia. ANZAME, Gold Coast, (2006).
  25. Do registrars and educators see the same things? A comparison of GP registrar and medical educator ratings of videotaped consultations. GPET, Gold Coast (2006).
  26. The AusMed 8 Project. GPET Conference, GPET Gold Coast (2006).
  27. Communication Skills. Murtagh GP Update Course, Monash University, Melbourne (2006).
  28. The Bridging Project. Medical Education Conference, Melbourne (2007).
  29. General Practice Training – The Australian experience. The First Beijing International General practice and Community Health Service Academic Summit, Beijing (2007).
  30. The Australian Healthcare System. USA Pre-Med Students’ International Laureate Program, Melbourne (2007, 2008).
  31. The Bridging Project. 13th Ottawa Conference on Medical Assessment and Education. Melbourne (2008).
  32. Expert Workshop on Blueprinting. 13th Ottawa Conference on Medical Assessment and Education. Melbourne (2008).
  33. Communication Skills. Peninsula Hospital, Frankston (2008).
  34. Writing OSCE Stations. Graduate School of Medicine, Monash University, Gippsland (2008).
  35. Showcases in Teaching and Learning Series, CALTS, Melbourne (2008).
  36. Item Writing. Showcases in Teaching and Learning Series, CALTS, Melbourne (2008).
  37. Quality improvement Processes in Assessment. Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Townsville (2008).
  38. Blueprinting Assessments. Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, James Cook University, Townsville (2008).
  39. The impact of language on OSCE performance: a discourse analysis approach. Cordella M and Spike N. 13th Ottawa Conference on Medical Assessment and Education. Melbourne (2008).
  40. “Un-becoming” a Hospital Doctor – The Third Beijing International General Practice and Community Health Service Academic Summit, Beijing (2009).
  41. Communication Skills in Practice. Peninsula Hospital, Frankston (2009).
  42. Developing OSCEs. Graduate School of Medicine, Monash University, Gippsland (2009).
  43. Use of mini-CEX at undergraduate level. Deakin University, Melbourne (2010).
  44. Bridging education and training in Australia. RACGP Conference, Cairns (2010).
  45. Transgenerational Learning. RACGP Conference, Cairns (2010).
  46. Can we train our raters better? GPET Conference Alice Springs (2010).
  47. A multidimensional learning resource for GP registrars in chronic self-care management. Jennifer Newton, Lyn Clearihan, Leon Piterman and Neil Spike. GP11 Conference RACGP, Hobart (2011).
  48. Assessing clinical competence – National Academic Registrar Workshop, Canberra (2012)
  49. Professionalism and its implications for general practice training – George Zaharias, Neil Spike, Peter Bratuskins, Angelina Salamone, Megan Byrne, Des Darrer. GPET Conference, Melbourne (2012)
  50. Competence, performance, outcomes and in-training assessments: buzzwords or better training? – Peter Bratuskins, Neil Spike, Megan Byrne, Angelina Salamone, George Zaharias. GPET Conference Melbourne (2012)
  51. Transitional Learning Grand Rounds presentation at Frankston Hospital (October 2012)
  52. Clinical Decision Making, Master Class for Victorian Medical Educators, VicTAS Meeting, Melbourne (November 2012)
  53. Teaching and Learning in Clinical Practice – Workshop for medical students and clinical supervisors in Peninsula Region, Victoria (February 2013)
  54. Show me the money. Australian Medical Educator Network (AMEN) – workshop, Sydney (May 2014)
  55. Educating Registrars. Practice Managers as Educators, VMA workshop, Melbourne (August 2015)
  56. Referral by GP Registrars of Children for Behavioural/Mental Health Conditions. Spike N, Freed G, Magin P, Tapley A, Morgan S. General Practice Training and Education Conference, Hobart (August 2015).
  57. Understanding and Teaching the Clinical Decision-Making Process in General Practice, VMA, Melbourne (November 2015)
  58. In-Practice Assessment. GP Supervisors Workshop, Eastern Victoria GP Training, Melbourne (May 2016)
  59. AGPT with Eastern Victoria General Practice Training. Lunchtime Seminar Series. Department of General Practice, Monash University, Melbourne (June 2016)
  60. Clinical encounters of Australian general practice registrars with paediatric patients Spike N, Hiscock H, Freed G, Tapley A, Morgan S and Magin P GPTEC 2016, Gold Coast (August 2016)
  61. Performance indicators? Spike N, Jones K GPTEC 2016 Gold Coast (August 2016)
  62. From research to reality (Assessment), GPS Workshop, Eastern Victoria GP Training, Churchill (November 2016)
  63. Translating Educational Research into Practice GPME Workshop, Melbourne (May 2017)
  64. Key Feature Problems (KFPs) – What’s the problem? Eastern Victoria GP Training, Melbourne (May 2017)
  65. Translating educational research into practice in the Australian GP training program. Magin P, Saltis T, Spike N, Steward R. GPME Research Workshop, Melbourne (May 2017)
  66. Bill, Bonsai and Bushido The John Fisher Memorial Lecture GPME, Sydney (August 2017)
  67. Addressing common childhood problems in general practice: Do GP registrars see children with bowel and bladder problems? Spike N, Goldfeld S, Freed G, Tapley A, Kerr R, Davey A, van Driel M, Mulquiney K, Catzikiris N, Henderson K, Morgan S, Magin P. GPTEC 2017, Sydney (August 2017)
  68. Australian General Practice Training Program a presentation for Chinese GP delegation Eastern Victoria GP Training, Melbourne (July/October 2017)
  69. Using the ReCEnT project for research, VicTas Meeting, Melbourne (November 2017)

Belinda Garth

Presenter underlined

Garth, B., Kirby, C., Nestel, D & Brown J.  “Not another research project!”: conducting research in local education and training contexts without burning out our potential participants. Eastern Victoria GP Training & Monash University. Oral paper presented at the Australia & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators 2018 Conference, Hobart.

Garth, B., Kirby, C., Nestel, D & Brown J. “It always helps you to become a better supervisor”: the importance of connecting with other supervisors for GP supervisor identity formation and professional development. Oral paper presented at the Rural Medicine Australia Conference 2017, Melbourne.

Garth, B., Kirby, C., Nestel, D & Brown J. “Everyone else knows what they’re doing and I don’t”: Supporting clinicians in their transition to supervisor to build and sustain a supervisor workforce. Eastern Victoria GP Training & Monash University. Oral paper presented at the General Practice Training and Education Conference 2017, Sydney.

Garth, B., Kirby, C., Nestel, D & Brown J. “From an identity point of view yes, I’m a GP, but I’m also a business owner and a parent”: The role of relationships in GP supervisors’ professional identity formation. Eastern Victoria GP Training & Monash University. Oral paper presented at the General Practice Training and Education Conference 2017, Sydney.

Kirby, C., Garth, B., & Brown J. Program evaluation and quality improvement: use of the Logic Model to enhance our training and education programs. Workshop presented the General Practice Training and Education Conference 2017, Sydney.

Garth, B., Kirby, C., Nestel, D & Brown J.  Using longitudinal audio diaries to study professional identity formation of the clinician to clinician-supervisor transition. Eastern Victoria GP Training & Monash University. Oral paper presented at the Australia & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators 2017 Conference, Adelaide.

Garth, B., Kirby, C., Nestel, D & Brown J. Building and sustaining a supervisor workforce in rural settings: how do we support clinicians in their transition to supervisor? Presented at the 14th World Rural Health Conference 2017, Cairns.

Garth, B. Becoming a supervisor: insights from two narratives. Oral paper presented at the General Practice Training and Education Conference 2016, Gold Coast.

Brown, J., Garth, B., Kirby, C., & Nestel, D. Supporting new GP supervisors in their transition to educator. Oral paper presented at the General Practice Training and Education Conference 2016, Gold Coast.

Garth, B., Kirby, C., Silberberg, P., & Brown, J. Mandated learning plans: do they work or are there better ways to support registrar learning? Paper presented at the General Practice Training & Education Conference 2015, Hobart.

Brown, J., Garth, B., Silberberg, P., & Kirby, C. Do registrars learn what they need to learn? Paper presented at the General Practice Training & Education Conference 2015, Hobart.

Silberberg, P., Brown, J., Garth, B. How should a registrar best plan their learning? Paper presented at the General Practice Training & Education Conference 2015, Hobart.

Johnston, D., Garth, B., Murphy, G., Middleton, J., Cameron, I. (August, 2013). Early access to vocational rehabilitation services for spinal cord injury in-patients: Staff perceptions of early vocational rehabilitation implemented in a hospital setting. Paper presented at the Australia and New Zealand Spinal Cord Society (ANZCoS) Annual Scientific Meeting, Sydney, Australia.

George, S., Garth, B., Fish, A., & Baker, R. Perceptions of Health Information Technology in Community Clinics. Poster presentation. 12th Research Centers in Minority Institutions International Symposium on Health Disparities, December 6-9, 2010 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Garth, B., Murphy, G., & Reddihough, D. (March, 2006). Contributor or consumer? The question of a child’s input in the consultation. Paper presented at The Australasian Academy of Cerebral Palsy & Developmental Medicine Conference, Adelaide, Australia.

Garth, B., Murphy, G., & Reddihough, D. (May, 2005). Paediatrician-family partnerships in the management of disability. Paper presented at The Royal Australasian College of Physicians 2005 Annual Scientific Meeting, Wellington, New Zealand.

Garth, B., Murphy, G., & Reddihough, D. (January, 2004). Using grounded theory methodology to examine the concept of partnership in the paediatric-disability setting. Paper presented at the Fifth International Interdisciplinary Advances in Qualitative Methods Conference, Edmonton, Canada.

Cat Kirby

Presenter underlined

Kirby C, White N, Carlton S, Clement T. Medical education journal clubs: the evidence-base, collaborative action research, and a real-time experience. Workshop presented the General Practice Training and Education Conference 2017, Sydney.

Kirby C, Garth B, & Brown J. Program evaluation and quality improvement: use of the Logic Model to enhance our training and education programs. Workshop presented the General Practice Training and Education Conference 2017, Sydney.

Garth B, Kirby C, Nestel D & Brown J. “It always helps you to become a better supervisor”: the importance of connecting with other supervisors for GP supervisor identity formation and professional development. Oral paper presented at the Rural Medicine Australia Conference 2017, Melbourne.

Garth B, Kirby C, Nestel D & Brown J. “Everyone else knows what they’re doing and I don’t”: Supporting clinicians in their transition to supervisor to build and sustain a supervisor workforce. Eastern Victoria GP Training & Monash University. Oral paper presented at the General Practice Training and Education Conference 2017, Sydney.

Garth B, Kirby C, Nestel D & Brown J. “From an identity point of view yes, I’m a GP, but I’m also a business owner and a parent”: The role of relationships in GP supervisors’ professional identity formation. Eastern Victoria GP Training & Monash University. Oral paper presented at the General Practice Training and Education Conference 2017, Sydney.

Garth B, Kirby C, Nestel D & Brown J.  Using longitudinal audio diaries to study professional identity formation of the clinician to clinician-supervisor transition. Eastern Victoria GP Training & Monash University. Oral paper presented at the Australia & New Zealand Association for Health Professional Educators 2017 Conference, Adelaide.

Garth B, Kirby C, Nestel D & Brown J. Building and sustaining a supervisor workforce in rural settings: how do we support clinicians in their transition to supervisor? Presented at the 14th World Rural Health Conference 2017, Cairns.

Garth B. Becoming a supervisor: insights from two narratives. Oral paper presented at the General Practice Training and Education Conference 2016, Gold Coast.

Brown J, Garth B, Kirby C & Nestel D. Supporting new GP supervisors in their transition to educator. Oral paper presented at the General Practice Training and Education Conference 2016, Gold Coast.

Garth B, Kirby C, Silberberg P & Brown J. Mandated learning plans: do they work or are there better ways to support registrar learning? Paper presented at the General Practice Training & Education Conference 2015, Hobart.

Brown J, Garth B, Silberberg P & Kirby C. Do registrars learn what they need to learn? Paper presented at the General Practice Training & Education Conference 2015, Hobart.

Silbeberg P, Brown J, Kirby C, Garth B. How should a registrar best plan their learning: professional workshop. GPTEC 2015, Hobart, 26th August 2015.

Kirby C, Gilbert K, Segal A, Webb S, Burnheim C, Rendell A. Student transition between secondary school, TAFE and university: insights from students and educators. Invited speaker. Lifelong Learning, Inclusion and Pathways, 1 May 2014, Melbourne.

Gilbert K, Kirby C, Brooks R, Shah C, Birrell R, Wilkinson D.  Predicting and analysing workforce needs in educational strategy for outer south-east Melbourne. Lifelong Learning, Inclusion and Pathways, 1 May 2014, Melbourne.
Kirby C, Piterman L. Intimacy in the Viagra Age: couples’ experience of erectile dysfunction treatment and recommendations for consumer and GP education. Invited research presentation: Centre for Health Communications, University of Technology Sydney, June 2013.

Kirby C, Burnheim C, Rendell A. Student transition between secondary school, VET and university: insights from students and educators. Invited research presentation: South East Local Learning and Employment Network annual general meeting and research forum, May 2013.

Thepwongsa I, Piterman L, Kirby C, Sanson-Fisher R. Educating rural and remote GPs about Type 2 diabetes: Impact of online continuing medical education on GP knowledge, attitudes and practices, and barriers to online learning. WONCA Europe Conference 2012. Vienna, Austria, 4-7 July 2012.

Parry P, McKenna L, Kirby C, Gilbert K, Griffiths R, Donohue L. Engaging community healthcare practitioners to enable student nurse placements in the community setting. Monash University Employability Symposium. Tuesday 29th May, Monash University Clayton.

McKenna L, Parry A, Griffiths R, Gilbert K, Kirby C, Donohue L, Piterman L. Community Nursing Placements: Undergraduate student nurse placements in the general practice setting: Research findings. Australian Practice Nurse Association Conference: Time to Shine. Saturday 5th May, Melbourne.

Kirby C, Segal A, Hinds R, Jones K, Piterman L. Paediatric gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD): GP knowledge, attitudes and management. Making Change Happen: Monash University Department of General Practice Research Conference. Melbourne, October 2011.

Kirby C, Piterman L, Nelson M, Dent J. GP management of gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD): outcomes of a 3-year clinical audit examining the impact of guidelines on clinical practice. Making Change Happen: Monash University Department of General Practice Research Conference. Melbourne, October 2011.

Kirby C, Piterman L, Giles C. GP management of erectile dysfunction: The impact of clinical audit and guidelines. Making Change Happen: Monash University Department of General Practice Research Conference. Melbourne, October 2011.

Kirby C, Piterman L, Cherry D. Intimacy in the ‘Viagra Age’: The impact of effective pharmacologic erectile dysfunction treatments on committed relationships. Making Change Happen: Monash University Department of General Practice Research Conference. Melbourne, October 2011.

Thepwongsa I, Piterman L, Kirby C, Sanson-Fisher R. Educating rural and remote GPs about Type 2 diabetes: Impact of online continuing medical education on GP knowledge, attitudes and practices, and barriers to online learning. Making Change Happen: Monash University Department of General Practice Research Conference. Melbourne, October 2011.

Davis SR, Robinson PJ, Bell RJ, Lanzafame A, Segal L, Kirby C, Weekes A, Piterman L. Plain vertebral x-ray provides more effective screening than DXA for the identification of older women for fracture prevention in primary care. Australasian Epidemiological Association Conference: Combining Tradition and Innovation. Perth, September 2011.

Burney S, Kirby C, Kiropolous L, Wooten A, Fletcher J. Prostate cancer support needs of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) men and their partners. 12th Australiasian Prostate Cancer Conference. Melbourne, August 3-5 2011.

Piterman L, Kirby C. Depression and male sexual function. 2011 Pfizer Uroscience Forum, Melbourne, April 2011.

Davis, SR, Piterman L, Kirby C, Weekes A, Lanzafame A. Simplifying Screening for Osteoporosis in Australian Primary Care: the PROSPECT Study. 13th Australasian Menopause Society Congress. Canberra September 2009

Piterman L, Kirby C, Tasker C. Promoting evidence-based management of erectile dysfunction in general practice: evaluation of a clinical audit and GP practice guide. WONCA 2008 Asia Pacific Regional Conference. Melbourne, Australia, October 2008.

McKay-Brown L, Piterman L, Kirby C, Conaglen H, Conaglen JV. Erectile dysfunction and depression: are anti-depressants getting you down? 3rd Australasian Sexual Dysfunction Conference. Gold Coast, QLD, April 2008.

Borland R, Balmford J, Bishop N, Segan C, Piterman L, McKay-Brown L, Andrews C, Tasker C.
Mass disseminable approaches for enhancing smoking cessation in general practice – a cluster randomised trial. Oceania Tobacco Control Conference, Auckland New Zealand, September 2007.

Tasker C, Andrews C, Piterman L. Assessment and management of erectile dysfunction in general practice. 2nd Sexual Dysfunction Conference, April 2006, Queenstown, NZ.

Piterman L, Andrews C. Promoting evidence-based management of erectile dysfunction. NICS Using Evidence: Using Guidelines Symposium 20th October 2006, Melbourne.

Tasker C, Cock ML, Andrews C. Development of GP summary guides on male reproductive health. NICS Using Evidence: Using Guidelines Symposium 20th October 2006, Melbourne.