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Online and ongoing Identifying Grant Opportunities: A guide for health researchers.This module is intended to provide participants with an overview of identifying funding opportunities, identifying the right funding opportunities for a research project and understanding eligibility for competitive grants. This module will take approximately 2 hours to complete.  www.retp.org/training/
Online and ongoing Good Clinical Practice (GCP) GCP training provides the ethical and scientific standards and guidelines by which all research is conducted and is considered essential for all researchers. www.retp.org/training/
27 July 2018 The Cutting Edge: Advanced Skin Procedures: Suitable for: GPs skilled in surgery and dermatology, with appropriate indemnity cover for Level 2 procedures.  It is of particular relevance for rural GP proceduralists. Limited Observer positions available. A unique hands-on cadaveric skills training workshop with only 2 participants per station. It covers excision of skin lesions with a focus on safe margins for malignancy and planning excisions on the face, neck, ears, eyelids, lips, inner canthus and nose – including wedge excisions, nostril margins and options for closure. Accreditation: Approved in the RACGP QI & CPD Program for 40 points (Category 1).  Approved for 1 day Procedural Skills Training Grant. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 08:15 – 04:30pm.  Cost: WA Participants: $1420. Observers: $150 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or on 6488 8044. www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
3 August 2018 The Cutting Edge: Proceduralist Obstetrics & Gynaecological Skills: Suitable for: GP Proceduralists, GP Obstetricians. Limited places for KEMH Registrars in Gynaecological Surgery.  Accreditation: Approved in the RACGP QI & CPD Program for 40 points (Category 1).  Approved for 1 day Procedural Skills Training Grant.  A hands-on skills training workshop utilising simulation models.  It is designed to assist GP Proceduralists and GP Obstetricians in attaining an improved level of confidence in gynaecological and obstetric procedures.  Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 07:45am – 4.30pm. Cost: WA Participants $770 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or on 6488 8044. www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
4 August 2018 The Cutting Edge: Peripheral Nerve Block: Suitable for: Emergency Physicians, General Practitioners, ED Nurses and Nurse Practitioners.  Accreditation: Approved in the RACGP QI & CPD Program for 40 points (Category 1).  Approved for 1 day Procedural Skills Training Grant. Aims to increase breadth and depth of theoretical, anatomical and practical knowledge in relation to peripheral nerve block techniques and safety. Features rotating demonstration and ultrasound guided practical stations with 4 participants per group. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 8:00am – 3.30pm. Cost: WA Doctors $730  WA Nurses: $330  Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or on 6488 8044. www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
16 August 2018 Core Skills: Introduction to Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery: Suitable for: Service Registrars and Junior Trainees (SET 1 – 3) in General Surgery. A hands-on workshop provides participants with the opportunity to gain knowledge of dissection techniques and vessel control, consolidated by practical sessions in laparoscopic colorectal surgical set up, techniques and dissection.  Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 08:00am – 5.00pm. Cost: WA Participants $680 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or on 6488 8044. www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
17 August 2018 JDocs: Introduction to Surgical Skills: Suitable for: Junior Doctors.  Aims to assist Junior Doctors in attaining an improved level of competence in the basic techniques required for minor surgery.  Accredited by RACS. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia.   Time: 8:00am – 5.00pm Cost: WA Participants: $440 Contact shauna.fletcher@uwa.edu.au or 6488 8044 www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
6 Sept 2018 JDocs: Foundations of Minimal Access Surgery: Suitable for: Junior Doctors. Limited places available for rural GPs.  Provides participants the opportunity to learn introductory skills in minimal access surgery in a dynamic teaching environment. RACS accredited and contributes towards the JDocs e-portfolio. RACGP accredited.  Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia.  Time: 08:15am – 04:30pm.  Cost: WA Participants $500 Contact shauna.fletcher@uwa.edu.au or 6488 8044 www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
7 Sept 2018 Core Skills: Intermediate Laparoscopic Skills Workshop: Suitable for: Surgical Trainees and Consultants. This highly practical workshop increases technical skills in two handed operative techniques and the ability to tie laparoscopic intra and extracorporeal knots.  Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 08:15am – 5.15pm.  Cost: WA Participants $760 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or on 6488 8044. www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
13 Oct 2018 O&G GP Updates at KEMH: GPs are invited to this event as part of KEMH’s ongoing commitment to support General Practitioners in providing antenatal care as well as assessment and management of women with gynaecological problems.  Other doctors are also welcome to attend.  Full day attendance qualifies for 40 Category 1 QI&CPD points.  Full day attendance qualifies as a Certificate of Women’s Health (CWH) workshop for the DRANZCOG.  Half day attendance is also an option. Proposed Program includes Morning: Obstetrics followed by Interactive Workshops, Lunchtime Expo and Afternoon: Gynaecology.  Venue: Agnes Walsh Lounge, KEMH, 374 Bagot Road, Subiaco.  Fees: To be confirmed.  Registration from 8.000am, Education Program 8.30am – 5.00pm. Registrations to commence from February 2018, Expressions of interest taken now.  Ph: 6458 1388 or email kemh.postgrad@health.wa.gov.au 
26 Oct 2018 JDocs: Foundations of Minimal Access Surgery: Suitable for: Junior Doctors. Limited places for rural GPs. Provides participants the opportunity to learn introductory skills in minimal access surgery in a dynamic teaching environment. Accreditation: RACS accredited and contributes towards the JDocs e-portfolio. RACGP accredited.  Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia.  Time: 08:15am – 04:30pm.  Cost: WA Participants $500 Contact shauna.fletcher@uwa.edu.au or 6488 8044 www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
2 Nov 2018 The Cutting Edge: Essential Surgical Skills: Suitable for: GPs, GP Registrars and Nurse Practitioners. Aims to assist the GP and Nurse Practitioner in attaining an improved level of competence in the basic techniques required for minor surgery. Accreditation: Accredited in the RACGP QI & CPD Program for 40 points (Category 1) and approved for a 1 day Procedural Skills Training Grant. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time:  08.00am – 5.00pm Cost: WA GPs and Nurse Practitioners $770 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or on 6488 8044. www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
5 Nov 2018 EDTEC Eating Disorders Professional Peer Supervision Group: Monthly multidisciplinary group for discussing cases and issues, sharing experiences and learnong about eating disorders. Contact Uli O’Sullivan at ulrike.o’sullivan@health.wa.gov.au
9 Nov 2018 JDocs: Introduction to Surgical Skills: Suitable for Junior Doctors.  Aims to assist Junior Doctors in attaining an improved level of competence in the basic techniques required for minor surgery.  Accredited by RACS. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia.   Time: 8:00am – 5.00pm Cost: WA Participants: $440 Contact shauna.fletcher@uwa.edu.au or 6488 8044 www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
16 Nov 2018 Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery: Suitable for: Trainees, Registrars, Fellows and Junior Consultants in ENT Surgery. Limited Observer positions available. This workshop is immediately followed by the Core Skills: Facial Plastic Surgery workshop on 17 November. This highly practical cadaveric workshop aims to provide ENT Trainees with improved operative confidence and efficiency in a way that cannot be provided by routine surgical supervision or by other simulated environments.  Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 7.45am – 5.00pm. Cost: WA Participants: $860. Observers: $150  Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or on 6488 8044. www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
17 Nov 2018 Core Skills: ENT Facial Plastic Surgery: Suitable for: Trainees, Registrars, Fellows and Junior Consultants in ENT and Plastic Surgery. Limited Observer positions available. This workshop follows on from the Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery workshop on 16 November. This hands-on cadaveric workshop provides ENT and Plastic Surgery Trainees with increased operative experience and the opportunity to consolidate knowledge and skills in a range of techniques in facial plastic surgery.  Accreditation: RACS reaccreditation pending. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 7:45am –5.30pm Cost: WA Participants: $860. Observers: $150 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or on 6488 8044. www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
23 Nov 2018 Core Skills: Advanced Laparoscopic Colorectal Skills:Suitable for Senior SET Trainees and Consultants in Colorectal Surgery. Limited Observer positions available. Limited positions for Theatre Nurses in assisting and scrubbing for workshop participants. A one day cadaveric workshop aimed at providing participants with the most efficient techniques for advanced laparoscopic colorectal surgery, including safe colon mobilisation and techniques for vessel control. Approved in the RACS CPD Program for 1 point per hour (to max 8 points) in Maintenance of Knowledge & Skills. Venue: CTEC, UWA. Time: 8.00am-5.00pm. Cost: WA Participants $970, Observers $150, Theatre Nurses Free of Charge. Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or on 6488 8044. www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
26 Nov 2018 Introduction to Eating Disorders- Identification and Assessment: This multidisciplinary workshop is designed as an introduction to understanding, identifying and assessing eating disorders across the life stages. The personal and family experience of eating disorders will be explored from a lived experience perspective. Information will be presented on epidemiology, phenomenology, diagnosis, life course, risk and causal factors. This session includes information on screening, engagement and comprehensive assessment. Details will be provided on specialist services available in WA. Contact Uli O’Sullivan at ulrike.o’sullivan@health.wa.gov.au or go to https://www.trybooking.com/373295
27 Nov 2018 Introducation to Eating Disorders- Management Strategies: This multidisciplinary workshop will explore treatment strategies for eating disorders. Emphasis will be on the phases of eating disorders across time and on stages of motivation for change. We will explore the core therapeutic stance, and the skills and treatment options required. This session will be grounded in case based discussions around common treatment dilemmas. Contact Uli O’Sullivan at ulrike.o’sullivan@health.wa.gov.au or go to https://www.trybooking.com/373297
29 Nov 2018 The Gynaecology Education Series Final event – St John of God Subiaco Hospital. Open to Gynaecologists, General Practitioners and Registrars. This 2 hour lecture qualifies for 4, Category 2, QI & CPD points. This session, will be presented by 2 of Perth’s leading gynaecologists: Dr Todd Ladanchuk on Prolapse, mesh and surgical management, and A/Prof Krish Karthigasu on Management of common post-operative problems. Venue: St John of God Subiaco Hospital, Conference Centre Auditorium, 25 McCourt St, Subiaco. Time: 6pm, registration and refreshments and 6.30pm – 8.30pm presentations. Cost: Free To register for this event and others in the series please visit: sjog.org.au/SubiacoGES
30 Nov 2018 JDocs: Surgical Airways & Wound Management: Suitable for: Junior Doctors.Is aimed at developing the skills and knowledge of pre-vocational doctors when dealing with the emergency / trauma patient in a clinical setting. This one day practical workshop features content covering relevant criteria from the RACS JDocs framework.  It is specifically designed to meet the essential surgical skills required to apply for specialty training. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 07:30am – 4.45pm  Costs: WA Participants: $660 Contact shauna.fletcher@uwa.edu.au or 6488 8044 www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
03 Dec 2018 EDTEC Eating Disorders Professional Peer Supervision Group: Monthly multidisciplinary group for discussing cases and issues, sharing experiences and learnong about eating disorders. Contact Uli O’Sullivan at ulrike.o’sullivan@health.wa.gov.au
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