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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/
10 & 11 Feb 2018 Introductory Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Workshop.Suitable for Gastroenterology and General Surgery Trainees about to commence GI Endoscopy training.  The major emphasis of the workshop will be on gaining practical experience. Accreditation: Approved in RACS CPD Program.  1 point per hour (maximum of 16 points) in the Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills.  Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 9.75 hours both days (7:45am- 5:30pm both days). Cost: $1700pp. Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or on 6488 8044 ctec.uwa.edu.au.
17 Feb 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: 9 hours (8:00am-5:00pm). Cost: $420pp. Contact shauna.fletcher@uwa.edu.au or 6488 8044 www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
2 March 2018 The Cutting Edge: Managing Skin & Soft Tissue Injuries: Suitable for: GPs, GP Proceduralists and Remote Nurse Practitioners. A hands-on workshop aiming to assist GPs whose practice includes more extensive management of acute and chronic injuries and is of particular relevance for rural GP Proceduralists. Accredited by the RACGP for 40 points in its QI& CPD Program (Category 1). Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 08:00am – 04:15pm.  Cost: WA GPs & Nurse Practitioners: $770 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or on 6488 8044 ctec.uwa.edu.au.
15 March 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: 08:00am – 05:15pm. Cost: WA Participants: $440 Contact shauna.fletcher@uwa.edu.au or 6488 8044 www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
18 March 2018 RACGP WA Open Day. RACGP WA Open Day Soon! Learn about all the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has to offer. The Good GP will be recording live through the afternoon. Presenters include Dr Damien Zilm, Dr Jack Christogulou, Dr George Eskander, Dr Mary Wyatt and Dr Frank Jones. The day’s events include ice-cream and children’s activities. Venue: College House: 34 Harrogate Street, West Leederville. Time: 3hrs (1:00-4:00pm) event + 2hrs sundowner (4:00-6:00pm). Free event – register online. For more information, go to https://www.racgp.org.au/facultyeventlinks/WA1718_43.pdf or contact RACGP WA on 08 9489 9555 or wa.events@racgp.org.au
21 & 22 March Core Skills: General Surgery Trainee Workshop: Suitable for: General Surgery Trainees.  Limited places for Service Registrars with strong surgical experience. Observer positions available. The only General Surgery Trainee Workshop in Australia providing 100 per cent cadaveric dissection time on a range of open procedures, consolidating and enhancing anatomical knowledge and understanding. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Day 1 08:00am – 04:45pm Day 2: 08:00am – 04:15pm.  Cost: WA Participants Both Days: $1940  WA Participants 1 Day: $1120. Observers: $150  Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or on 6488 8044 ctec.uwa.edu.au.
23 March 2018 Core Skills: Vascular Surgery Workshop: Suitable for: Vascular Surgery and General Surgery Trainees SET 1 – 4 and Service Registrars with strong surgical experience. Limited Observer positions available. A full day hands-on cadaveric workshop with a focus on surgical dissection. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 08:00am – 04:30pm.  Cost: WA Participants: $990.  Observers: $150  Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or on 6488 8044 ctec.uwa.edu.au.
23 March 2018 Learn to Manage & Treat Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B – Hepatitis B s100 Prescriber Course:  This course is open to GPs, Remote Medical Practitioners, Nurses and Aboriginal Health Practitioners. This course may be of particular interest to Practitioners working with patients with barriers to access to specialist services or from communities with higher prevalence.  Successful completion of this training and online multiple choice assessment will accredit community-based medical practitioners to prescribe s100 highly specialised drugs for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B.  The online module component of this course is approved for 7 Category 2 RACGP QI&CPD points.  The face to face training is approved for 40 Category 1 points and approved for 30PRPD points by ACRRM.  Venue: Fraser Suites Perth, 10 Adelaide Tce, Perth.  Time:  9.00am – 5.00pm (Registration at 8.30am). Cost FREE.  Lunch & Refreshments provided.  Note Scholarships are available for rural and regional practitioners to attend this course.  Contact Sam.Hoang@ashm.org.au for further information. Register: http://www.ashm.org.au/eventinfo/?id=04ab9d6a-d7c4-e711-8113-6c3be5a96670. Contact: Lucie.Perrissel@ashm.org.au or Sam.Hoang@ashm.org.au
13 April 2018 Core Skills: Gynaecologic Surgical Skills Workshop: Suitable for: Surgical Trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Morning Session 1 suitable for First and Second Year Registrars.  Afternoon Session 2 suitable for Third and Fourth Year Registrars, who have the option of attending both sessions. Session 1 develops trainees’ understanding of the pelvis and pelvic sidewall as it relates to hysterectomy. Trainees spend a half day performing a cadaveric dissection and hysterectomy. Session 2 focuses on developing understanding of the pelvic floor and common repair procedures, utilising cadaveric models. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time Session 1: 08:00am – 12:00pm. Time Session 2: 12:15pm – 04:15pm. Cost: WA Participants 1 Session: $460 WA Participants 2 Sessions: $915 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or on 6488 8044 ctec.uwa.edu.au.
26 – 29 April 2018 RANZCOG WA 2018 Regional Scientific Meeting:  Suitable for GPs, O&G specialists and trainees, midwives and medical students.  Consists of two days of pre-conference workshops and a 1.5-day scientific program designed for both specialists and GPs. Seven workshops on offer including a dedicated ‘Diplomates Day’ for GPs, colposcopy and ultrasound. Free onsite child care and school holiday program, free return coach transfers from Perth to Bunker Bay, and discounted accommodation available.  Venue: Pullman Bunker Bay Resort, Margaret River region. http://www.knowingmeknowingyou.org.au/ 
4 May 2018 JDocs: Foundations of Minimal Access Surgery: Suitable for: Junior Doctors. Limited places for rural GPs. This highly interactive workshop provides participants with the opportunity to learn 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
11 May 2018 JDocs: Emergency Procedures: Suitable for: Junior Doctors. Assists in attaining an improved level of confidence and hands-on experience in a range of procedures, skills and behaviours for medical and surgical emergencies.  Includes cadaveric (arm) and further practical sessions. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 08:15am – 05:15pm. Cost: WA Participants: $880 Contact shauna.fletcher@uwa.edu.au or 6488 8044 www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
19 May 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 
21 May 2018  Core Skills: Level 2 Oncoplastic Surgery: Suitable for: Oncoplastic Breast & Plastic Surgeons, Fellows and SET 4-5 Trainees. Limited Observer positions available. This hands-on cadaveric workshop focuses on a combination of surgical techniques which aim to provide best aesthetic outcomes with optimal surgical treatment and management of breast cancer. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 08:00am – 05:00pm. Cost: WA Participants: $1040.  Observers: $150 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or on 6488 8044. www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
31 May & 1 June 2018 The Cutting Edge: Emergency Procedures: Suitable for: GPs and GP Registrars, Nurse Practitioners in the role of assisting the GPs.  Limited Observer positions available. A cadaveric workshop focusing on medical emergencies and improvising with ‘everyday’ equipment that can be substituted for medical equipment, especially in rural and remote areas. 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: 08:15am – 05:00pm  Cost: WA GPs & GP Registrars: $2355  WA Nurse Practitioners: $1210. Observers: $150 Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or on 6488 8044. www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
15 June 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: 08:00am – 05:15pm. Cost: WA Participants: $440 Contact shauna.fletcher@uwa.edu.au or 6488 8044 www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
21 June 2018 Core Skills: Laparoscopic General Surgery: Suitable for: General Surgery Trainees SET 1 – 3. Limited Observer positions available.  This cadaveric workshop uses a combination of pre-reading, discussion and dissection and provides participants with the opportunity to practise skills and procedures in minimal access surgery that they may have limited exposure to in the clinical setting. Venue: CTEC, The University of Western Australia. Time: 07:45am – 04:45pm. Cost: WA Participants: $790. Observers: $150  Contact John Linehan at john.linehan@uwa.edu.au or on 6488 8044. www.ctec.uwa.edu.au
30 June 2018 Learn to Manage & Treat Patients with Chronic Hepatitis B – Hepatitis B s100 Prescriber Course:  This course is open to GPs, Remote Medical Practitioners, Nurses and Aboriginal Health Practitioners. This course may be of particular interest to Practitioners working with patients with barriers to access to specialist services or from communities with higher prevalence.  Successful completion of this training and online multiple choice assessment will accredit community-based medical practitioners to prescribe s100 highly specialised drugs for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B.  The online module component of this course is approved for 7 Category 2 RACGP QI&CPD points.  The face to face training is approved for 40 Category 1 points and approved for 30PRPD points by ACRRM.  Venue: Mangrove Hotel, 47 Carnarvon Street Broome.  Time:  9.00am – 5.00pm (Registration at 8.30am). Cost FREE.  Lunch & Refreshments provided.  Note Scholarships are available for rural and regional practitioners to attend this course.  Contact Sam.Hoang@ashm.org.au for further information. Register: http://www.ashm.org.au/eventinfo/?id=04ab9d6a-d7c4-e711-8113-6c3be5a96670   Contact: Lucie.Perrissel@ashm.org.au or Sam.Hoang@ashm.org.au
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
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
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
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