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Calendar of events

Cate Swannell
Med J Aust
Published online: 6 October 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 cswannell@mja.com.au

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

OCTOBER

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

6-11 15th World Congress on Pain, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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 Australasian Sleep Association, Sleep Down Under 2014, Perth, WA

9-11 Australasian Sexual Health Conference, Sydney, NSW

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

10-12 Australian Paediatric Society, 8th Annual Diabetes Workshop, Canberra, ACT

11 ANZCA ANZSAC Airway management workshop, Melbourne, VIC

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

12-15 7th Asian Congress of Paediatric Infectious Diseases, Beijing, China

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

14 RACS, Professionalism and leadership workship, 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 Kaleidoscope Paediatric Update, Hunter Valley, NSW

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

16-18 North American Federation of Adapted Physical Activity 2014 Symposium, Ann Arbour, Michigan, USA

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

18 RANZCR Image guided radiation therapy workshop, Wellington, NZ

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

22-24 4th Health and Wellbeing in Children, Youth and Adults with Developmental Disabilities Conference, Vancouver, Canada

23-24 7th Paediatric HIV Conference, Sydney, NSW

23-24 Cardiovascular Disease Diabetes Symposium, Alice Springs, NT

23–25 RACS Surgical teachers course, Sydney, NSW

23–26 International Psychogeriatric Association International meeting, Beijing, China

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

24 RACP Enhancing upper limb recovery in stroke workshop, Adelaide, SA

24–25 RACS Tasmanian ASM, Hobart, TAS

24–25 Cooperative Trials Group for Neuro-Oncology ASM, Melbourne, VIC

24-26 RACP Rural Medicine Conference, Dubbo, NSW

24–28 32nd World Congress of Internal Medicine, Seoul, North Korea

25–26 RACS workshop: Preparation for practice, Brisbane, QLD

25-31 International Epidermolysis Bullosa Awareness Week

26–29 International Cytokine and Interferon Society Conference, Melbourne, VIC

27–28 ANZCA Critical care echocardiography course, Melbourne, VIC

27–31 RANZCOG revision course, Sydney, NSW

27–28 Mind and its potential, Sydney, NSW

28 RACS workshop: Non-technical skills for surgeons, Brisbane, QLD

29 ANZCA Critical care ultrasound course, Melbourne, VIC

29 RACS workshop: Clinical decision making, Brisbane, QLD

29 3pm–5pm AFRM (RACP) Bi-national training program, multiple sclerosis pathogenesis and management

29 Evidence-based practice workshop for health/science writers, Bond University, Gold Coast, QLD

30 Surgical Leaders’ Forum, RACS Melbourne, VIC

30–31 ANZCA Critical care echocardiography course, Melbourne, VIC

30 Oct–1 Nov Rural Medicine Australia National Conference, Sydney, NSW

30 Oct–1 Nov ANZCA EMAC course, Sydney, NSW

30 Oct–1 Nov International Conference on Humanitarian Medical Mission, Singapore

30 Oct–2 Nov Joint congress: World Psychiatric Association Thematic Conference on Intersectional Collaboration, 5th European Congress of the International Neuropsychiatric Association, and 2nd Interdisciplinary Congress on Psychiatry and Related Sciences, Athens, Greece

NOVEMBER

1-30 Movember

1 International Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Awareness Day

1–2 ASAPO 16th National Conference and Scientific Exhibition, Albury, VIC

3–6 ANZCA Getting started in echocardiography workshop, Brisbane, QLD

5 RACGP Practice innovation meeting, Perth, WA

5–6 ANZCA Basic assessment and support in intensive care, Melbourne, VIC

5–7 14th International Forum on Mood and Anxiety Disorder, Vienna, Austria

6–8 Asia Pacific Lung Cancer Conference, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

6–9 16th National Conference of Pediatric Critical Care, New Delhi, India

7 ANZCA Royal Melbourne Hospital annual refresher course, Melbourne

7 RANZCOG NSW/ACT Registrar Education Day, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW

7 RACGP Developmental disabilities, challenging behaviour and mental health: research to practice and policy, Sydney, NSW

7–8 ANZCA Introductory ultrasound for anaesthetists, Melbourne, VIC

7–8 RANZCP Section of neuropsychiatry conference, Melbourne Brain Centre, Melbourne, VIC

7–8 Combined Australia and New Zealand Colorectal Surgical Meeting, Sydney, NSW

8 International Day of Radiology

8 RACGP Private practice: The journey from start to finish, Brisbane, QLD

8–10 ANZCA x-ray – combined chest and emergency interpretation, Noosa Heads, QLD

8–11 Biennial meeting of the International Gynaecologic Cancer Society, Melbourne, VIC

9 RACS SAT SET course, New Zealand

9 RACGP Fellowship and Awards Ceremony, Sydney, NSW

9–11 Australasian Society for Stem Cell Research Annual Conference, Lorne, VIC

9–12 Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and Other Drugs scientific conference, Adelaide, SA

11 RACGP Emergency update for practice staff, Adelaide, SA

11–13 ANZCA EMAC course, Melbourne, VIC

11–14 Asia Pacific Coroners Society conference, Melbourne, VIC

12 World Pneumonia Day

12 2pm–5pm RACP National Brain School, multisite

12 ANZCA Echo in life support, Melbourne, VIC

12–14 ANZCA Ultrasound in anaesthetics and critical care, Gold Coast, QLD

12–14 6th Australian Rural and Remote Mental Health Symposium, Albury, VIC

12-15 29th Annual Meeting North American Spine Society, San Francisco, USA

13 Academy of Surgical Educators forum, Adelaide, SA

13 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program – Intermediate, Melbourne, VIC

13–14 ANZCA Advanced life support 2 provider course, Melbourne, VIC

13–15 RANZCP Faculty of psychiatry of old age conference, University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, NSW

13–15 World Association of Social Psychiatry Jubilee Congress, London, UK

14 World Diabetes Day

14–16 IOF Regionals 5th Asia-Pacific Osteoporosis ASM, Taipei, Taiwan

14–16 General Practitioner Conference and Exhibition, Melbourne, VIC

14–16 RACGP SA Fellowship preparation program, location to be confirmed

15 RACS workshop: Building towards retirement, Sydney, NSW

15 RACS workshop: Communication skills for cancer clinicians, Melbourne, VIC

15 RACGP WA Fellowship and Awards Ceremony, Perth

15–16 ANZCA iHeartScan workshop, Melbourne, VIC

15–16 ANZCA CT – acute medical and surgical interpretation, Noosa Heads, QLD

16 World Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Day

16-18 6th Biennial Australian Falls Prevention Conference, Sydney, NSW

16-19 International Forum on Disability Management 2014 Conference, Melbourne, VIC

16–19 Australian Health and Medical Research Congress, Melbourne, VIC

17 World Prematurity Day

17–18 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program – Advanced, Melbourne, VIC

17-19 International Forum on Disability Management, Melbourne, VIC

18–21 ANZCA Ultrasound in intensive care, Gold Coast, QLD

19–21 ANZCA Ultrasound for intensive care, Melbourne, VIC

19–21 Paediatric Society of New Zealand, 66th ASM, Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

20 RACS SAT SET course, Melbourne, VIC

20–21 ANZCA Transoesophageal echocardiography course, Melbourne, VIC

20–22 ANZCA Effective management of anaesthetic crises, Melbourne, VIC

21 RACS workshop: Non-technical skills for surgeons, Melbourne, VIC

21–22 3rd Biennial Australasian Conference in Error in Medical Imaging, Adelaide, SA

21–23 ANZCA Process communication course, Part 2, Adelaide, SA

22 RACP Continuing Education Workshop, Melbourne, VIC, + video

22–23 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program – Advanced, Brisbane, QLD

22–23 International Scientific Meeting in Anaesthesiology, Hong Kong

22–23 ANZCA Windows to the Heart Bedside ECHO, Melbourne, VIC

24–28 4th World Congress of Regional Anaesthesia and Pain Therapy, Cape Town, South Africa

24 Nov–05 Dec ANZCA Primary Part 1 full-time course, Melbourne, VIC

25–28 RANZCOG revision course, TBC

26 3pm–5pm AFRM (RACP) Bi-national training program, Parkinson’s disease and motor neurone disease, location to be confirmed

27–28 ANZCA Haemodynamic evaluation and related therapies, Melbourne, VIC

27–29 8th International Conference of SAARC Psychiatric Federation 2014. Global Peace: To Nurture a Healthy Mind, Nepal

27–29 ANZCA EMAC course, Sydney, NSW

28 ANZCA NHET-Sim workshop, Brisbane, QLD

28 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program – Intermediate, Sydney, NSW

28–30 RACGP Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and counselling skills – 3 day workshop, Perth, WA

28-30 Asian P&O Scientific Meeting, ISPO, Taipei, Taiwan

29 ANZCA Anatomy for anaesthetists, Sydney, NSW

29 RACGP SA pre-exam seminar 2014, location to be confirmed

29–30 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program – Advanced, Sydney, NSW

29 Nov–3 Dec Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists annual conference, Melbourne, VIC

30 Nov–5 Dec 100th Radiological Society of North America ASM, Chicago, Ill, USA

neurone disease, location to be confirmed

27–28 ANZCA Haemodynamic evaluation and related therapies, Melbourne, VIC

27–29 8th International Conference of SAARC Psychiatric Federation 2014. Global Peace: To Nurture a Healthy Mind, Nepal

27–29 ANZCA EMAC course, Sydney, NSW

28 ANZCA NHET-Sim workshop, Brisbane, QLD

28 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program – Intermediate, Sydney, NSW

28–30 RACGP Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and counselling skills – 3 day workshop, Perth, WA

29 ANZCA Anatomy for anaesthetists, Sydney, NSW

29 RACGP SA pre-exam seminar 2014, location to be confirmed

29–30 RACGP Clinical Emergency Management Program – Advanced, Sydney, NSW

29 Nov–3 Dec Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists annual conference, Melbourne, VIC

30 Nov–5 Dec 100th Radiological Society of North America ASM, Chicago, Ill, USA

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