Calendar of events

Cate Swannell
Med J Aust
Published online: 18 August 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


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

18–20 RANZCP Section of psychotherapy conference, Hong Kong

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

20–21 RACGP Maximising your CPD, Hobart, TAS

20–22 WAAG Airway Conference, Bali, Indonesia

20–22 Australasian Gastrointestinal Trials Group ASM, Brisbane, QLD

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

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, Darwin, NT

23 RACGP Regional ALM roadshow – Rockhampton, QLD

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

25–27 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 Australian Diabetes Society and Australian Diabetes Educators Association ASM, Melbourne, VIC

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

30 RANZCOG Birth masterclass, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Adelaide, SA

30 RACGP workshop: Head, shoulders, knees and toes: assessment and management of injuries with trauma presented in general practice, Perth, WA

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

30 RACGP workshop: Psychodynamic principles – focused psychological strategies for GPs and mental health practitioners (part 2), Melbourne, VIC

30–31 ANZCA iHeartScan workshop, Sydney, NSW

30–31 Neurostimulation conference, Tanunda, SA

31 Aug–2 Sep Asia–Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference, Melbourne, VIC


2–5 Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative Medicine Conference, Gold Coast, QLD

3 RANZCR workshop: Patient safety for radiation oncology and radiology, Melbourne, VIC

3–4 ANZCA National Health Education and Training in Simulation Program, Melbourne, VIC

3–4 General Practitioner Education and Training Conference, Brisbane, QLD

4 Mater Mothers Hospital 11th Growth and Developmental Unit Conference: Cerebral palsy: the early years, Brisbane, QLD

4–7 Combined scientific meeting: Imaging and Radiation in Personalised Medicine, Melbourne, VIC

5–6 Paediatric Society of Queensland ASEM , Brisbane, QLD

6 RACGP workshop: New Fellows: let’s get down to business, Perth, WA

6 RACGP Celebrating general practice, Fellowship and Awards Ceremony, Hobart, TAS

6 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program – Intermediate, Brisbane, QLD

6 RACGP workshop: Skin cancer theory and practice, Melbourne, VIC

6 RACP workshop: Continuing education, Melbourne, VIC

9 RACS workshop: Keeping trainees on track, Melbourne, VIC

9 RACGP Emergency update for practice nurses, Adelaide, SA

9-11 AFRM Disability studies conference, Lancaster, UK

9–12 International Congress of Radiology, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

9–12 20th International Congress on Palliative Care, Montreal, Canada

9–13 22nd ASM of Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, Adelaide, SA

10 World Suicide Prevention Day

10–12 ANZCA Ultrasound in anaesthetics and critical care, Gold Coast, QLD

10–12 World Congress on Mild Approaches in Assisted Reproduction, Sydney, NSW

11–13 ANZCA EMAC course, Sydney, NSW

12–13 RANZCP Introduction to psychiatry short course, Sydney, NSW

12–14 General Practitioner Conference and Exhibition, Brisbane, QLD

13 RACGP workshop: CPR for GPs, Perth, WA

13 RACGP “Polish up” simulated exam, Sydney, NSW

14–17 29th International Association for Breast Cancer Research, National Breast Cancer Foundation Conference, Sydney, NSW

14–18 XVI World Congress of Psychiatry, Madrid, Spain

14–20 Australia and Asia Pacific Clinical Oncology Research Development workshop, Coolum, QLD

15–19 Basic echocardiography workshop, Gold Coast, QLD

17 3pm–5pm AFRM (RACP) Bi-national training program, spinal cord injury

17–18 ANZCA Practical ECHO skills workshop, Brisbane, QLD

19 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program – Intermediate, Hobart, TAS

20 RACGP Fellowship and Awards Ceremony, Brisbane, QLD

20–21 ANZCA Ultrasound – critical care, Sydney, NSW

20–21 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program – Advanced, Hobart, TAS

23 RACS workshop: Non-technical skills for surgeons, New Zealand

24 RACP Paediatric Further Education and Training, Melbourne, VIC

24–26 ANZCA EMAC, Wellington, New Zealand

24–28 15th Asian Oceanian Congress of Radiology, Kobe, Japan

25 RACS workshop: Polishing presentation skills, Sydney, NSW

25–26 ANZCA National Health Education and Training in Simulation program, Adelaide, SA

26 World Contraception Day

27 RACGP Skins Alive workshop, Sydney, NSW

27–28 ANZCA Windows to the Heart Bedside ECHO, Noosa, QLD

28 World Rabies Day

29 World Heart Day

30 HealthCAM 2014, Brisbane, QLD

30 Sep–3 Oct 49th Australian Psychological Society Annual Conference, Hobart, TAS

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