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Winter preparedness webinar: Influenza update

This webinar will explore what we can expect for the 2024 flu season and a brief update on the latest in COVID. We’ll cover what to expect this flu season, including timings and eligibility. We will also look at the up-to-date health department data, the flu vaccine program and provide an update on COVID boosters and antivirals. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions during the Q&A. If you have a question prior, you can submit it upon registration. Prof Paul Effler is the Senior Medical Advisor, Communicable Disease Control Directorate, Department of Health, Western Australia. Hosted by RACGP WA...

Stroke Education Evening

The Great Southern Health Professionals Network and Regional Training Hubs (RTH) present an evening with Dr Manjula Clef on case studies in stroke management. Dr Clef will then be joined by allied health professionals to deliver a panel style Q&A session. This event is FREE for members of the Great Southern Health Professionals Network. To register click HERE.

Dealing with Depression in Rural Australia Blended Webinar

Depression is a common condition frequently managed in primary care. Identifying and managing depression in a rural context presents a unique set of challenges for health professionals providing mental health care in their communities. Dealing with Depression in Rural Australia is a highly interactive, multidisciplinary program developed specifically to address the needs of clinicians delivering health care for people presenting with depression in a rural setting. Using a case-based problem solving format, the program outlines a practical framework for assessment and management planning readily applicable to primary care. To register click HERE. 

Rural Outdoor Adventure Race (ROAR) I Kings Park

Kings Park Fraser Ave, West Perth, Western Australia, Australia

This event provides an opportunity for junior doctors and medical students to learn, experience and practice elements of emergency care in a stimulating wilderness environment around King’s Park in Western Australia. Your team will work together under Perth’s best emergency physicians to diagnose, stabilise and ‘save lives’. The teaching and learning priorities for each scenario are: Scene safety and management of the environment A structured approach to the assessment of the critically ill patient (DRSABCDE) Prioritised supportive and specific management of the clinical conditions Stabilisation and transport planning including basic necessities of the patient and group Leadership, teamwork and communication...

Rural and Remote Retrieval Weekend 2024 I Karijini 

Join us in one of Australia’s greatest and most spectacular landscapes – the truly magnificent Karijini National Park. By day be spellbound by the contrasting Pilbara blue skies against the classic red rock formations, as you wind your way through gorges to undertake emergency medical scenarios.  At night, socialise under a canopy of stars with fellow participants and family members. This opportunity to experience the remote, beautiful, rugged, and incredibly fascinating Karijini National Park is one not to be missed. About the event The Rural and Remote Retrieval Weekend provides participants with the opportunity to learn about the management of...

Emergencies and Clinical Healthcare Scenarios (PEaCHS) – Albany

This Rural Health West CPD workshop is a one-day workshop in paediatric emergency scenarios and skills. It will give delegates real-life examples and the opportunity to manage sick or injured children in a safe environment. The workshop content includes: Hands-on simulation – practise common scenarios and structured care Short presentations by experienced paediatric emergency physicians Comprehensive handbook of lecture materials and practical skills ‘Resuscitation reminders’ card for your ID badge clip Eligibility GP Obstetricians, ED doctors and nurses and GPs. Priority is given to those working in the local region. Registration Online registration: https://ruralhealthwest.eventsair.com/2024-peachs-albany/registration Registration fee Cost: $350 - $440...

Paediatric Emergencies and Clinical Healthcare Scenarios I Albany  

This Rural Health West CPD workshop is a one-day workshop in paediatric emergency scenarios and skills. It will give delegates real-life examples and the opportunity to manage sick or injured children in a safe environment. The workshop content includes: Hands-on simulation – practise common scenarios and structured care Short presentations by experienced paediatric emergency physicians Comprehensive handbook of lecture materials and practical skills ‘Resuscitation reminders’ card for your ID badge clip Eligibility: GP Obstetricians, ED doctors and nurses and GPs. Priority is given to those working in the local region. Cost: $350-$440 (incl GST) Accreditation: 5 Educational Activity and 3 Reviewing...

Rural Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum 2024 I Perth

This forum is part of the WA Country Health Service and Rural Health West Resident Specialist and Procedural GP Education Series. The one and a half day Rural Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum 2024, will include optional Friday workshops, small problem-based discussions, lectures, and simulation sessions delivered concurrently and facilitated by experienced specialists.  The forum will provide an opportunity to network with fellow colleagues. Click HERE for further information and to register.

Rural Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum 2024

The one and a half day Rural Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum 2024, will include optional Friday workshops, small problem-based discussions, lectures and simulation sessions delivered concurrently and facilitated by experienced specialists.  The forum will provide an opportunity to network with fellow colleagues. The forum has limited places.  Travel subsidies will apply for all eligible delegates living and working in rural and remote WA. Fetal Surveillance Education Program (FSEP) Date: Friday 24 May 2024 Cost: $330.00 NEW! - Ultrasound Workshop (Late Obstetrics) An engaging and hands-on Ultrasound Workshop tailored specifically for rural General Practitioner Obstetricians. This one-day workshop aims to enhance...

WA Aboriginal Eye Health Forum

This one-day, pilot education and upskilling event will provide health professionals working in WA Aboriginal eye health and associated fields, with the opportunity to connect with peers and learn about current initiatives and service delivery models working to improve Aboriginal eye health outcomes across the nation and state. Who should attend:  Aboriginal health workers and practitioners Nurses Optometrists Medical specialists Administrators and coordinators Researchers This Forum has been developed in partnership with the WA Aboriginal Health Advisory Forum If you would like to register your interest to attend or present at the Forum please contact the Regional Services team at outreach@ruralhw.com.au

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