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Toxicology/Toxinology Emergencies Education Event

Collie Hospital

Upskilling event to be held  on Thursday 22nd February 2024 between 6 pm and 8.30 pm at the Collie Hospital. Register by contacting Sharyn Brown on 97351333 or Sharyn.brown@health.wa.gov.au

Emergency Airway Skills Management | Bunbury

This Rural Health West CPD workshop is designed to assist health professionals to develop and practise skills essential in unexpected crises, particularly with problem airways. Delivered in WA Country Health Service facilities, this workshop has a heavy emphasis on teamwork and the organisation of medical emergency teams incorporating presentations, skill stations and scenario-based crises with simulation manikins (SimMan and baby). Eligibility: GP anaesthetists and theatre staff. Priority is given to those working in the local region. Should places be available, emergency department doctors and nurses are invited to register. Length: One day – 8.00am-4.30pm Cost: $50 The cost of this workshop is...

WA Rural Health Long Service Awards 2024 | Perth

Fraser's Restaurant King's Park 60 Fraser Avenue King's Park, Perth, WA, Australia

WA Rural Health Long Service Awards   Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Function  Friday 23 February 2024  I  4.30pm - 7.30pm  I  Fraser's Kings Park Cost: $60 per person (complimentary for long-service recipients and one guest) Dress: Cocktail Long Service Awards are presented to general practitioners and medical specialists who have served rural and regional Western Australia for over 20 years.  These awards recognise the extensive commitment to providing health services, often to many generations of the same family and their continued involvement in the community. Nominations are not required for this category. The recipients of Long Service Awards are identified through the Rural Health West...

Mental Health GP-Led Case Study with Assoc. Professor Mat Coleman

Bridgetown Pottery Restaurant. 81 Hampton Street, Bridgetown

Associate  Professor Mat Coleman will be joined by local mental health professionals in Bridgetown. To register -  https://www.wapha.org.au/event/gp-led-case-study-discussion/

EarTrain program | Bunbury

About the EarTrain program EarTrain is a fully funded online training program for primary health care professionals to identify and manage otitis media and other hearing conditions in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. The program is delivered across Australia by TAFE NSW and is funded by the Australian Government. EarTrain is a Closing the Gap initiative available until 30 June 2024. Practical Skills Workshop EarTrain and the Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA) are running a series of 1-day workshops to provide practical skills in: Tympanometry (under 6 months of age) Screening Otoacoustic Emissions Referral Pathways You will...

GP Education Series – Cancer, Bunbury

Dolphin Discovery Centre Anchorage Cove, Koombana Drive, WA

Join a panel of local specialists for an interactive discussion. Register here - https://ruralhealthwest.eventsair.com/swhpn-120324e-bun/reg/Site/Register

Rural Emergency Advanced Clinical Training (REACT+) | Perth

Perth Western Australia, Australia

The Rural Health West CPD REACT+ workshop is designed to assist Western Australian Visiting Medical Practitioners to maintain their emergency knowledge and skills, and gain formal assessment towards their emergency credentialing, as required by WA Country Health Service. Covering medical emergencies, major trauma and cardiac arrest in adults and children, and associated lifesaving procedural skills training, REACT+ is a highly interactive workshop. Participants are provided with audio-visual pre-learning materials and the course consists almost entirely of small group practical skills stations and simulated scenarios. Eligibility: All medical practitioners are welcome to register, with priority given to currently practising rural and remote...

Rural Paediatrics Forum 2024 I Perth

Hyatt Regency Perth 99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

This forum is part of the WA Country Health Service and Rural Health West Resident Specialist and Procedural GP Education Series. The one day Rural Paediatrics Forum 2024 will include lectures, interactive discussions and sessions delivered and facilitated by experienced specialists.  The forum will provide an opportunity to network with fellow colleagues. Event details Date: Friday 15 March 2024 Venue: Hyatt Regency Perth, 99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, WA, 6000 Eligibility Emergency Doctors General Practitioners Paediatricians Click HERE for further information.

WA Rural Health Conference 2024 | Perth

Hyatt Regency Perth 99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

The theme for the WA Rural Health Conference 2024 is: Elevating Care in the Outback. It is an opportunity to connect with health professionals from a variety of disciplines who all play a part in delivering vital healthcare services across rural WA. By bringing together all rural health professionals under one roof we seek to promote connection between these different perspectives, sharing insights and innovations in order to strengthen and enhance healthcare in rural WA. The WA Rural Health Conference is open to: GPs, medical practitioners and medical officers Medical registrars Nurses and midwives Allied health workers Aboriginal Health Workers...

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Palliative Care Week

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In 2021, National Palliative Care Week (NPCW) will be held from Sunday 23 May – Saturday 29 May, with the theme “Palliative Care It’s more than you think.” During NPCW 2021 we hope to spark important conversations in the community about the benefits of quality palliative care and celebrate the amazing dedication of all those working and volunteering in palliative care across Australia. Visit the website for more information and resources.

Scholarships Open

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The National Centre for Farmer Health will provide a limited number of scholarships to financially assist students who would like to undertake further study in area of Agricultural Health and Medicine. Scholarships are open twice yearly to applicants who enrol in core units HMF701 (Agricultural Health and Medicine) and or HMF702 (Healthy and Sustainable Agricultural Communities) either as part of their Graduate Certificate in Agricultural Health and Medicine, or as an elective at Deakin University or other university post-graduate course. Applications close on the 31 May 2021.  Visit the website for more information or to register.

Culturally responsive care and Blood Borne viruses: Webinar series for WA healthcare workers

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Culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities are growing in WA, the latest census data shows one in five households speak a language other than English at home. When supporting CALD populations, health professionals can be faced with clinical presentations and needs that vary substantially from Australian-born populations, particularly in terms of Blood Borne Viruses (BBVs).   This course is for: General practitioners, nurse practitioners, nurses and other interested healthcare workers.   This activity training has been submitted for approval to RACGP QI&CPD Program category 3 CPD points and ACRRM 3 core PDP points in the ACRRM program. Session One: Thursday 13 May…

WA Rural Health Awards | Nominations now open

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NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN The WA Rural Health Awards celebrate the achievements of clinicians who have enhanced the range and quality of medical care available in rural locations. These awards are an opportunity to shine the spotlight on health professionals who have contributed to rural health in Western Australia. When news of the COVID-19 pandemic broke, the world hit unchartered waters and health professionals rose to the challenge. Never has there been a better time to acknowledge these heroes. Nominations are now open for the 2021 awards in the following categories: • Building Healthy Country Communities • Clinical Leadership • GP…

Vaccination gap: increasing uptake and acceptance

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10:30am | Tuesday 12 May The vaccination gap: increasing uptake and acceptance | Ensuring vaccines improve global health What does the research on routine immunisation tell us about the possible issues we might face with uptake of a COVID-19 vaccine, should one be found? Participate online here