Calendar of events

Cate Swannell
Med J Aust
Published online: 21 July 2014

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ALM = active learning module
ASM = annual scientific meeting
CPD = continuing professional development
CT = computerised tomography
ECHO/echo = echocardiography
EMAC = effective management of anaesthetic crises
MRI = magnetic resonance imaging
OSCE = objective structured clinical examination
SAT SET = supervisors and trainers for surgical education and training


1-7 World Breastfeeding Week

4-5 AFRM Strengthening Disability Advocacy Conference “Champions of change”, Melbourne, VIC

4–5 ANZCA National health education and training in simulation program, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, NSW

4–6 ANZCA Process communication model course (1), Rotorua, New Zealand

4–7 ANZCA Getting started in echocardiography 4-day workshop, Wesley Hospital, Brisbane, QLD

4–7 The Dannemiller Hawaiian Anesthesia Seminar, Hawaii, USA

4–8 ANZCA Basic echocardiography workshop, Gold Coast, QLD

5 RACGP Emergency medicine and resuscitation update (CPR for GPs), Adelaide, SA

5 RACS workshop: Non-technical skills for surgeons, Sydney, NSW

6 RACS workshop: Clinical decision making, Sydney, NSW

6–8 Medical Oncology Group of Australia ASM, Sydney, NSW

7 RACS workshop: Acute neurotrauma, Perth, WA

7 6.30pm–9pm RACP Physician Education Program, oncology, multisite

7–8 AFRM Teaching and supporting students with special needs, Sydney, NSW

8–10 RACS WA, SA and NT ASM, Bunker Bay, WA

8–10 ANZCA Trials group strategic research workshop, Palm Cove, QLD

8–12 Human Heart Tissue Forum, Heron Island, QLD

8–14 Androfest: 12th International Symposium on Spermatology, Newcastle, NSW

9 ANZCA Chest x-ray interpretation, Newcastle, NSW

9 4th Annual CMRS Cardiac MRI masterclass, Sydney, NSW

9–10 ANZCA Ultrasound-guided regional anaesthesia and chronic pain, India

10 ANZCA Emergency x-ray interpretation, Newcastle, NSW

11 ANZCA Anaesthetic update modules, Melbourne, VIC

11–15 ANZCA Advanced wilderness life support, Otago, New Zealand

11–15 ANZCA CT acute medical and surgical interpretation, Queenstown, New Zealand

12 RANZCR ACI radiology lecture series, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, NSW

12–15 RANZCP Faculty of forensic psychiatry conference, Hong Kong

13 RACS AMA Impairment guidelines 5th edition: Difficult cases seminar, Sydney, NSW

13 2pm–5pm RACP National Brain School, multisite

13–15 ANZCA EMAC course, Perth, WA

14–15 RACS Surgery New Zealand ASM: Cut with care: improving the perioperative experience, Queenstown, New Zealand

14–17 RANZCOG Vic/Tas Regional Scientific Meeting, Melbourne, VIC

15 RACGP Musculoskeletal injuries and trauma, common presentations in rural general practice, Esperance, WA

15 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program – Intermediate, Canberra, ACT

15–16 ANZCA Introductory Ultrasound for Anaesthetists, Melbourne, VIC

15–16 AGES 2014 Pelvic Floor Conference, Adelaide, SA

15–16 RANZCP Introduction to psychiatry short course, Melbourne, VIC

16 RACS SAT SET course, Perth, WA

16 RACS workshop: Keeping trainees on track, Perth, WA

16 RACGP Respiratory problems: investigation, diagnosis and management in general practice, Perth, WA

16 RACGP Type 2 diabetes management in general practice, ALM and new clinical audit quality improvement activity, Sydney, NSW

16–17 ANZCA Anaesthetic Allergy Group Symposium, Sydney, NSW

16–17 ANZCA Windows to the Heart Bedside ECHO, Melbourne, VIC

16–17 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program – Advanced, Canberra, ACT

16–17 RACGP Victoria Faculty Women in General Practice Committee Conference 2014, location to be confirmed

16–18 8th International Congress of Neuroendocrinology, Sydney, NSW

18 NHET-Sim workshop with US-based Dr Pamela Andreatta, Brisbane, QLD

18–20 RANZCP Section of psychotherapy conference, Hong Kong

19 NHET–Sim workshop with US-based Dr Pamela Andreatta, Gold Coast, QLD

19 RACGP workshop: CPR, Brisbane, QLD

20 RACS workshop: Acute neurotrauma, Darwin, NT

20 RACGP Emergency medicine and resuscitation update (CPR for GPs), Adelaide, SA

20 3pm–5pm AFRM (RACP) Bi-national training program, spinal cord injury and disease, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD

20 RACGP Maximising your CPD, Ulverstone, TAS

21 RACGP Maximising your CPD, Launceston, TAS

20–22 WAAG Airway Conference, Bali, Indonesia

20–22 Australasian Gastro-Intestinal Trials Group ASM, Brisbane, QLD

21–22 NHET-Sim workshop with US-based Dr Pamela Andreatta, Adelaide, SA

21–23 RACS Surgical teachers course, Auckland, New Zealand

21–23 Provincial Surgeons of Australia 50th ASM and Trauma Symposium, Darwin, NT

22–23 Newcastle Anaesthesia Conference, Newcastle, NSW

22–24 Endocrine Society of Australia Annual Clinical Weekend, Torquay, VIC

22–24 Australasian Integrative Medicine Conference, Sydney, NSW

23 RACS workshop: Injury in Indigenous populations: learning from each other, Darwin, NT

23 RACGP Type 2 diabetes management in general practice, ALM and new clinical audit quality improvement activity, Alice Springs, NT

23 RACGP Regional ALM roadshow, Rockhampton, QLD

30 RACGP Pre-exam preparation workshops OSCE, Sydney, NSW

23–24 Autism, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and developmental disorders: a biomedical approach conference, Melaka, Malaysia

24–27 Endocrine Society of Australia and Society for Reproductive Biology Combined ASM, Melbourne, VIC

24–27 Australian New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine ASM, Adelaide, SA

25–26 Consultant Intensivist Transitioning, Melbourne, VIC

25–27 15th International Mental Health Conference, Gold Coast, QLD

25–28 Ultrasound in Intensive Care, Gold Coast, QLD

26–28 Interventional Radiology Society of Australasia Conference, Queenstown, New Zealand

26–29 Mental Health Services Conference, Perth, WA

27 Embley Memorial Lecture: The big questions for academic anaesthesia, Melbourne, VIC

27–29 European Workshop on Neonatal Transition, Prato, Italy

27–29 Australian Diabetes Society and Australian Diabetes Educators Association ASM, Melbourne, VIC

28–30 Emergency Ultrasound course, Sydney, NSW

29 RANZCP Introduction to psychiatry short course, Brisbane, QLD

29–31 ANZCA Process communication course Part 1, Adelaide, SA

29–31 ANZCA Managing obstetric emergencies and trauma, Wellington, New Zealand

30 ANZCA ACT Registrars workshop, Canberra, ACT

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