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August 2022

Rural Anaesthetics Forum 2022

13 August @ 8:00 am - 14 August @ 5:00 pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Waterfront, 1 Barrack Square
Perth, WA 6000 Australia
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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 Anaesthetics Forum 2022, will include lectures, interactive discussions and sessions delivered concurrently and facilitated by experienced specialists.  The forum will provide an opportunity to network with fellow colleagues.   REGISTER HERE  PREVIEW THE PROGRAM HERE

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Geraldton – Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Training (for professionals and para-professionals)

17 August @ 9:00 am - 18 August @ 4:30 pm
Central Regional TAFE, 173 Fitzgerald Street
Geraldton, WA 6530 Australia
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Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention is a 2-day workshop designed for professionals and para-professionals in the human services, whose roles bring them into regular contact with people at risk of suicide.  This workshop aims to help participants: Gain an understanding of the problem of suicide Identify suicide risk Provide a framework for risk assessment and intervention Develop appropriate intervention skills Understand the limits to confidentiality Understand the importance of consultation Gain an understanding of self-harming behaviour Gain an understanding of the link between mental disorders and suicidal behaviours Understand the importance of postvention Note:  Participants need to be aware that the workshop…

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HIV Nursing Webinar – Anal Cancer

23 August @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
ZOOM WA Australia + Google Map

This 1-hour webinar will focus on strategies for managing anal cancer risk for people living with HIV. This webinar focuses on the nurses’ role in providing care for people living with HIV who are at risk of anal cancer Developed by nurses, this interactive session will include insights from a person with lived experience of HIV, a presentation, case study and polls. Learning Objectives Identify priority populations and risk factors for anal cancer Assess how often PWHIV should be screened for anal cancer Discuss how to incorporate Digital Ano Rectal Examination (DARE) into routine HIV practice Implement education and strategies…

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Carnarvon – Aboriginal Eye Health Workshops

24 August @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carnarvon Tafe, 14 Camel Lane
Carnarvon, WA Australia
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Learning outcomes: • Understand the main eye conditions causing vision loss in Aboriginal communities • Learn how primary care providers can contribute to the early detection of eye disease and prevent vision loss • Understand the key eye health messages for good eye health • Discuss practical ways to help eliminate avoidable vision loss in the community, an • Examples of community/Aboriginal-led eye care models leading to improved eye health outcomes in Aboriginal communities Who should attend: Primary health care professionals Contact Details: Registrations: via 9956 0200 or admin-wacrh@uwa.edu.au Enquiries: kathryn.fitzgerald@uwa.edu.au More information here

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Geraldton – Aboriginal Eye Health Workshops

26 August @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
WACRH, 167 Fitzgerald St
Geraldton, WA 6530 Australia
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Learning outcomes: • Understand the main eye conditions causing vision loss in Aboriginal communities • Learn how primary care providers can contribute to the early detection of eye disease and prevent vision loss • Understand the key eye health messages for good eye health • Discuss practical ways to help eliminate avoidable vision loss in the community, an • Examples of community/Aboriginal-led eye care models leading to improved eye health outcomes in Aboriginal communities Who should attend: Primary health care professionals Contact Details: Registrations: via 9956 0200 or admin-wacrh@uwa.edu.au Enquiries: kathryn.fitzgerald@uwa.edu.au More information here

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The Annual Women’s & Children’s Health Update 2022 – Perth

27 August @ 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, 21 Mounts Bay Road
Perth, WA 6000 Australia

**REGISTER HERE** Leading experts present their independent views and advice in 2022 The Annual Women’s & Children’s Health Update returns for 2022 in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Join leading experts and engaging speakers as they cover a broad range of topics, the latest information and practical take home messages. The one-day program is even more cost-efficient during the current “back to face-to-face pricing” period. Topics confirmed so far NIPT and carrier screening Fertility issues MHT practical guide Cervical screening self collection Lactose intolerance Testosterone for women – Expert panel  Oral contraception update  Obesity management update  Thyroid disease GPs are eligible…

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September 2022

Urology Education Evening in Geraldton – Dr Tan Visit

14 September
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Geraldton Wound Management Workshop: Toward Sustainability in Clinical Practice

24 September @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
WACRH, 167 Fitzgerald St
Geraldton, WA 6530 Australia
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These interactive four-hour workshops have been designed to enhance your capacity to assess and treat complex wounds in the hospital & primary care setting. The workshops utilise a sustainability framework devised to enhance clinical outcomes, whilst minimising the economic, social and environmental impacts of care.  Wound dressings, when discussed, are done so in the context of Wound Bed Preparation and presented  generically to enable you to get the best of of the products you currently have available in the workplace. As a participant, you will leave the workshop with an innovation strategy for your workplace designed to translate learning into sustainable…

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Prevention in Practice – Geraldton

29 September - 30 September
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***FREE COURSE *** A two-day face-to-face course for practitioners who are getting started in the prevention of violence against women (PVAW)* sector, or for experienced practitioners who are seeking to build their skills in prevention program design, implementation, and evaluation. Who should attend Professionals working in specialist family and domestic violence services, and whose work may involve preventing family and domestic violence Professionals partnering with specialist family and domestic services to deliver prevention of violence against women activities Professionals committed to developing and delivering prevention of violence against women activities What you will learn: Understand the evidence base for violence…

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October 2022

ABC of CBT: Skills for GPs

1 October - 15 October
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Suitable for: GP Registrars, GPs Psychological presentations are increasingly common in general practice. For many people, psychological care delivered by their regular general practitioner is both an acceptable and accessible starting point to seeking help for their emotional health. Our ABC of CBT provides GPs with a broad range of psychological skills readily applied in a general practice setting. Successful completion of the program also fulfills the criteria for FPS Skills Training accreditation allowing GPs to access Medicare item numbers for the delivery of focused psychological strategies. • 40 Accredited Activity CPD points (RACGP) • 12 Educational Activity PRPD (ACRRM)…

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Body Positive Counselling: Oct 2022

8 October @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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You are invited to a day of learning online about self-compassion, the non-diet approach and how to use these constructs with people suffering from body image and weight concerns in your work. This practical workshop is perfect for psychologists, counsellors, social workers, nurses, nutritional therapists, fitness professionals and health coaches who work with individuals. Presented by Louise Adams, Clinical Psychologist and Dr Fiona Willer, Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian.   BOOK HERE $198

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November 2022

Weight Inclusive Practice: Medical Professionals, Nov 2022

4 November @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
WA Australia + Google Map

This live online course facilitated by Dr Fiona Willer (AdvAPD, PhD) will strengthen your understanding of weight inclusive practice, including the Health at Every Size (HAES) Principles, weight science, weight stigma & the non-diet approach. Using a participatory model, attendees will identify areas of concern in their own practice setting & develop strategies to move towards weight inclusivity, weight neutral practice & a 'body safe' environment for patients, staff & colleagues. BOOK HERE $198

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Non-Diet Approach for Dietitians: Foundations, Nov 2022

5 November @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
WA Australia + Google Map

This full day, live, online course facilitated by Dr Fiona Willer, AdvAPD, is designed to teach you about the Non-Diet Approach and weight neutral dietetic practice. It covers a lot of ground, from the evidence against weight centric approaches, to the evidence for weight neutral approaches, from the philosophical underpinnings of Health at Every Size (R) to the application of practice principles using the Nutrition Care Process. BOOK HERE $198

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Aboriginal Health Conference 2022

19 November - 20 November
Esplanade Hotel Fremantle Fremantle, WA 6160 Australia + Google Map

The Aboriginal Health Conference 2022 will focus on healing from the past and strengthening the future. It will provide an opportunity to come together and learn from those who came before us, and reflect on how we can move through the challenges faced over the last two years in terms of the COVID-19 pandemic. By learning from the past, we can strengthen our future.   The conference program will have five streams: Mental health Sexual health Cultural competency in health Chronic conditions Health across the life stages REGISTER NOW CPD points An application for CPD points will be submitted to…

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Exmouth – Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Workshop

28 November @ 9:00 am - 29 November @ 4:30 pm
Mantarays Ningaloo Conference Room, Madaffri Drive
Exmouth, WA Australia
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Fri 26

Geraldton – Aboriginal Eye Health Workshops

26 August @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Wed 24

Carnarvon – Aboriginal Eye Health Workshops

24 August @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue 23

HIV Nursing Webinar – Anal Cancer

23 August @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

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