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Family and domestic violence (FDV) and trauma

Webinar WA, Australia

Presented by: Joanne Kostopoulos, Women’s Health Strategy and Programs, North Metropolitan Health Service. Target audience: Human service providers working with people experiencing alcohol and other drug (AOD) and mental health issues. In order to work effectively and safely with those experiencing and perpetrating FDV, it is important we become FDV trauma-informed. This training will cover the physical and mental health outcomes of exposure to FDV and the many ways these manifest and may present to varied services. This training will provide an overview of the various types of trauma and how an understanding of biological responses assists in our meaningful...

Learning on the Run Workshops (Geraldton) February – March 2024 – Session 3

WACRH 167 Fitzgerald Street, Geraldton, Australia

Learning on the Run Workshops (Geraldton) February – March 2024 About Learning On the Run The Learning on the Run (LOTR) program is designed for those about to enter their health profession or who are on an early career pathway. We are inviting recent health profession graduates and final year university health profession students to attend this series of workshops. Workshop Delivery Learning on the Run involves four 1.5-hour workshops that will be delivered face-to-face at the WA Centre for Rural Health (WACRH) in Geraldton, Western Australia. Each workshop will be delivered in a blended learning format, with around 30-45...

Obstetric Emergencies | Geraldton

Geraldton Geraldton, WA, Australia

This workshop teaches participants how to effectively manage obstetric cases and emergencies and how to make appropriate decisions. Eligibility: GP obstetricians, medical practitioners and midwives. Priority is given to those working in the local region. Length: One day Cost: $50.00 The cost of this workshop is subsidised by WA Country Health Service  Accreditation: This workshop has accreditation with The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP), Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) for continuing professional development points/hours for the 2023-2025 triennium and RANZCOG for 2023-2024. This education workshop is proudly delivered by Rural Health West in partnership with WA Country Health Service...

Understanding Neuroception & the Human Response to Trauma: A workshop highlighting the importance a sense of safety is for our children & teens.

Carnarvon TBC TBC, Carnavron, Australia

Suitable for parents, carers, educators, school staff, counsellors, psychologists, allied health professionals, youth justice employees, community mental health workers, NDIS workers, child protection employees and anyone with young people in their life who have been impacted by trauma. This workshop aims to support understanding of trauma as well as meeting the needs of children, young people & adults who have experienced complex trauma. This workshop is based on years of research, clinical experience and professional learning in the areas of trauma, neurodevelopment & behaviour support.   Learning Outcomes ​ Gain an understanding of the Neurobiology of Attachment, how trauma disrupts...

Vicarious Trauma: The cost of caring

WACRH 167 Fitzgerald Street, Geraldton, Australia

12 March, 2024 9:00 - 10.30am WACRH, Geraldton Register here Places limited. Book via admin-wacrh@uwa.edu.au or 9556 0200 https://www.wacrh.uwa.edu.au/uploads/images/Events/Vicarious%20Trauma%20FLYER%202024.pdf  

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...

Understanding ADHD & Autism Workshop

NatureScape 470 Chapman Road, Geraldton, WA, Australia

An informative workshop that offers practical strategies to support parents, carers & educators. Understanding ADHD & ASD is a workshop for teachers, parents, mental health workers, allied health workers, occupational therapists, nurses, school staff, NDIS workers & anyone who has been touched by ADHD or ASD.

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...

WA Rural Health Excellence Awards | Perth

Pan Pacific Perth 207 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, Australia

WA Rural Health Excellence Awards Awards Ceremony and Gala Dinner The Excellence Awards are a rare chance to shine the spotlight on rural health professionals who have dedicated their time and talents to improving the health and wellbeing of others. The stories of previous winners and finalists are remarkable, heart-warming and inspiring. Previous recipients have achieved excellence in their profession and demonstrated above and beyond commitment, proving compassionate care and keeping rural communities healthy. Saturday 16 March 2024  I  6.30pm - midnight  I  Pan Pacific Perth Cost: $165 per person (complimentary for award finalists and a guest) Dress: Cocktail Book your ticket...

Kalbarri Multi-Service Day

Allen Community Centre 70 Grey Street, Kalbarri, WA, Australia

An opportunity for mental health and other support services to work together. March 26, 2024 10am - 3pm Allen Centre, Kalbarri Morning tea and lunch provided Purpose To improve the provision of mental health support provided to the Kalbarri community, by improving inter-service relationships, and channelling combinedresources toward community identified gaps and needs. Who should attend? All mental health and other support services who are local to or provide a service to Kalbarri. This may include: Aboriginal Services Aged Care Services Ambulance AOD Services Community Services Employment Services GPs Hospital Services Mental Health Services Police Schools Silver Chain Youth Services...

Learning on the Run Workshops (Geraldton) February – March 2024 – Session 4

WACRH 167 Fitzgerald Street, Geraldton, Australia

Learning on the Run Workshops (Geraldton) February – March 2024 About Learning On the Run The Learning on the Run (LOTR) program is designed for those about to enter their health profession or who are on an early career pathway. We are inviting recent health profession graduates and final year university health profession students to attend this series of workshops. Workshop Delivery Learning on the Run involves four 1.5-hour workshops that will be delivered face-to-face at the WA Centre for Rural Health (WACRH) in Geraldton, Western Australia. Each workshop will be delivered in a blended learning format, with around 30-45...

Triage Emergency Care Online (One Day Intensive) | Online

Webinar WA, Australia

Designed for nurses and GPs, this course upskills the triage practitioner to confidently assess patients and apply the Australasian Triage Scale to allocate an appropriate triage category. Tuesday 13 February, 7.00am-1:30pm WST – Register HERE. Tuesday 16 April, 7.00am-1:30pm WST – Register HERE. Tuesday 18 June, 7.00am-1:30pm WST – Register HERE. Cost Regular: $515.00 Member: $465

Supporting sustained behaviour change over time (relapse prevention)

Webinar WA, Australia

Presented by: Rachel Rea, Workforce Development, Mental Health Commission. Target audience: Human service providers working with people who use alcohol and other drugs (AOD). Please note: This webinar is a brief stand-alone version of the one- day workshop ‘ST340 Preventing relapse and supporting behaviour change over time’ conducted on the AODtraining@MHC Calendar. Motivational Interviewing focuses on helping people build the motivation to start, or restart, a health-related behaviour change. This training will provide an outline of the motivating factors to maintain change and what evoking and subsequent maintenance strategies may look like in practice. Application deadline: 16 April 2024 To...

Chronic Conditions of Foot Course – Gerladton

The Chronic Conditions of Foot Course (CHCCCS032) is a nationally accredited program that aims to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to provide information and advice in relation to foot health management. The Chronic Conditions of the Foot Course (CHCCCS032) is supported by funding from the Australian Government Department of Health under the Chronic Disease Support Project. Entry Requirements • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner • Registered Nurse • Enrolled Nurse • General Practitioner • General Practice Registrars • Midwife • Pharmacist • A Registered Medical Officer •...

Chronic Conditions of Foot Course – Carnarvon

The Chronic Conditions of Foot Course (CHCCCS032) is a nationally accredited program that aims to provide students with the skills and knowledge required to provide information and advice in relation to foot health management. The Chronic Conditions of the Foot Course (CHCCCS032) is supported by funding from the Australian Government Department of Health under the Chronic Disease Support Project. Entry Requirements • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioner • Registered Nurse • Enrolled Nurse • General Practitioner • General Practice Registrars • Midwife • Pharmacist • A Registered Medical Officer •...

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...

Remote Emergency Care

Geraldton Multipurpose Centre 31 Foreshore Drive, Geraldton, WA

The Remote Emer­gency Care (REC) course is designed by remote health clin­i­cians for remote health clin­i­cians. The course is con­tex­tu­alised to the remote and iso­lat­ed prac­tice, with cur­rent evi­dence-based con­tent with­in a cross-cul­tur­al frame­work aligned with Nation­al Stan­dards. By using a blend­ed learn­ing approach, clin­i­cians will devel­op the knowl­edge, skills and con­fi­dence to recog­nise an emer­gency, pro­vide ini­tial sta­bil­i­sa­tion and man­age a range of med­ical and trau­ma presentations. CRANAplus encour­ages clin­i­cians to apply the knowl­edge and skills acquired learnt with­in the con­text of the poli­cies of the employ­ing health ser­vice and with­in each indi­vid­u­al’s own scope of practice. Who is the course for? The REC course is...

Rural and Remote Retrieval Weekend 2024 | Karijini

Karijini National Park

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...

Maternity Emergency Care

Geraldton Multipurpose Centre 31 Foreshore Drive, Geraldton, WA

The Mater­ni­ty Emer­gency Care (MEC) course is designed to enable the health work­force to devel­op the knowl­edge and skills nec­es­sary to pro­vide emer­gency care for preg­nant, birthing and imme­di­ate­ly post­na­tal women, and their babies. CRANAplus encour­ages par­tic­i­pants to apply the knowl­edge and skills learnt with­in the con­text of the poli­cies of the employ­ing health ser­vice and with­in each individual’s own scope of practice. Who is this course for? The MEC course will meet the learn­ing needs of the remote and iso­lat­ed health work­force (Nurs­es, non-prac­tis­ing mid­wives, Abo­rig­i­nal and Tor­res Strait Islander Health Workers/​Practitioners, Para­medics and Med­ical Officers).   Course deliv­ery The CRANAplus Mater­ni­ty Emer­gency Care...

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.

Family and domestic violence (FDV) and youth

Webinar WA, Australia

Presented by: Joanne Kostopoulos, Women’s Health Strategy and Programs, North Metropolitan Health Service. Target audience: Human service providers working with people experiencing alcohol and other drug (AOD) and mental health issues. This webinar will place Youth FDV within the broader context and highlight the complexity and duality of young people as both victim/ survivors and perpetrators. We will discuss language and definitions around the topic of youth FDV and consider current statistics around victimisation and those who use abusive and violent behaviour. Adolescent violence in the home (AVITH), dating violence, harmful sexual behaviour and the role of pornography in perpetuating...

An introduction to mindfulness

Webinar WA, Australia

Presented by: Anna Bennetts, Mental Health Commission. Target audience: Human service providers working with people who use alcohol and other drugs (AOD). Therapies based on mindfulness have become popular over the last 15 years with a growing evidence base for their efficacy, particularly for people who use AOD. This webinar will briefly discuss the history of and evidence for mindfulness therapies for people who use AOD. Different mindfulness strategies will be presented including mindfulness of the breath, mindfulness of emotions and mindfulness of thoughts. The session will include a number of practice exercises. Application deadline: Tuesday, 4 June 2024 To...

Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention – Blended Learning

Webinar WA, Australia

Duration 6.5 hours    Program Outline This blended learning workshop aims to increase health professionals’ skill and confidence in taking a detailed suicide history and developing a collaborative management plan to increase the safety of people planning suicide. The workshop provides practical tools for health professionals managing the full spectrum of suicide risk presentations including the acute suicidal crisis, care after a suicide attempt and assisting families experiencing suicide bereavement. This program combines online interactive sessions, case discussion and self-directed learning modules. Module 1: Self-directed learning Duration: 1.5 hours Modality: Online module Module 2: Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention Duration: 3 hours Modality: Online...

Aboriginal Health Conference 2024 | Perth

Esplanade Hotel Fremantle Fremantle, WA, Australia

The Aboriginal Health Conference 2024 will provide an opportunity to come together and learn from each other. Through presentations, panel sessions, case study discussions and workshops we will provide an engaging and informative conference program for delegates. The 2024 theme, "Circling the Fire: Connecting, Celebrating, and Committing to Aboriginal Health," embodies the spirit of unity, celebration, and dedication to improving Indigenous health outcomes. This theme aligns seamlessly with the NAIDOC theme for 2024, 'Keep the Fire Burning! Blak, Loud and Proud,' reinforcing our commitment to empowering Aboriginal communities. The conference program will have five streams, providing comprehensive insights into crucial aspects of Aboriginal health:...

Rural Anaesthetics 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 two day Rural Anaesthetics Forum 2024, 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. Click HERE for further information.

Rural Emergency Advanced Clinical Training (REACT+) | Perth

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...

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Talking About Aging, Death and Dying | Online webinar

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Supporting Families when Dementia Comes Knocking | Webinar

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Working with people who identify as LGBTIQA+SB in an AOD setting

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