Calendar of events

Cate Swannell
Med J Aust
Published online: 1 September 2014

This calendar will be updated each month. If you have an event you would like to add, please include relevant details in an email to

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


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

9–13 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

11–12 Australian Disease Management Association 10th Annual National Conference: Chronic Disease Management the 2020 vision: Managing the rising tide of chronic conditions, Melbourne, VIC

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

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

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, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, QLD

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

18–20 Internal Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand ASM, Adelaide, SA

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

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

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


1–31 Breast Cancer Awareness Month

1–3 ANZCA Goal directed basic ECHO for critical care physicians, Melbourne, VIC

2 World Cerebral Palsy Day

2 Emerging Health Policy Research Conference, Menzies Centre for Health Policy, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW

2–3 ANZCA Advanced life support 2 provider course, Melbourne, VIC

2–4 Neurosurgical Society of Australasia ASM, Perth, WA

3–5 Trauma 2014 Conference, Sydney, NSW

4 10th Cowlishaw Symposium, Melbourne, VIC

4 RACGP workshop: Clinical exam (OSCE) simulated, Melbourne, VIC

4 RACGP workshop: Post-traumatic stress disorder, Perth, WA

6–8 ANZCA Process communication model course Part 1, TBA

7–10 ANZCA Ultrasound in intensive care,

Gold Coast, QLD

8 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program – Intermediate, Adelaide, SA

8–9 ANZCA ICU and perfusion adult ECMO course, Melbourne, VIC

8–11 RANZCP Faculty of child and adolescent psychiatry bi-national conference,

Gold Coast, QLD

9 World Sight Day

9–11 ANZCA EMAC course, Sydney, NSW

9–11 RACGP National Conference, Adelaide, SA

10 World Mental Health Day

10 ANZCA workshop: Anaesthetic emergency responses, Melbourne, VIC

10 RACS workshop: Keeping trainees on track, Canberra, ACT

11 ANZCA ANZSAC Airway management workshop, Melbourne, VIC

12–13 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program – Advanced, Adelaide, SA

13 Connections 2014: Spinal Cord Injury Network, Sydney, NSW

13–15 National Indigenous Women’s Conference, Cairns, QLD

13–24 ANZCA Primary refresher course in anaesthesia, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, NSW

15 Global Handwashing Day

15 World idic15 Awareness Day

15 Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

15–17 RANZCP New Zealand Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand

16–17 Indian Ocean Rim Laboratory Haematology Conference, Mandurah, WA

16–18 Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society ASM, Sydney, NSW

16–19 SPANZA 2014 conference, Hobart, TAS

17 ANZCA Bronchoscopy for critical care, Melbourne, VIC

17 RACGP workshop: Red flags in general practice, Perth, WA

17–19 Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine ASM, Melbourne, VIC

18 World Vasectomy Day

18 RACGP Regional ALM roadshow,

Toowoomba, QLD

18 RACS SAT SET course, Sydney, NSW

18 RACS workshop: Keeping trainees on track, Sydney, NSW

19–22 Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand ASM, Perth, WA

20 World Osteoporosis Day

21 RACS SAT SET course, New Zealand

21 RACGP CPR workshop, Brisbane, QLD

23–25 RACS Surgical teachers course, Sydney, NSW

24 RACS workshop: Non-technical skills for surgeons, Hobart, TAS

24–25 RACS Tasmanian ASM, Hobart, TAS

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