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Pre-conference Meetings

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WA Department of Health, Heart Foundation, Diabetes WA and the Aboriginal Health Council of WA Workshop‘

Deadly approaches to staying healthy

Sunday 13th March 2011, 9.30am - 3.30 pm, Meeting Rooms 1 and 2, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. Cost - $66 (GST inc). including morning tea and lunch.

Innovative and practical chronic disease workshop for health professionals working with the Aboriginal community.

Who should attend: Aboriginal health workers and non-Aboriginal health professionals delivering services to Aboriginal populations.

Topics include: positive organisational cultural change with a focus on chronic disease.

View the Program.

Registration is now available online.

If you wish to register for this pre-Conference event only, please fill in the hardcopy registration form and return by fax to 02 6285 4670.

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AJRH

Australian Journal of Rural Health

Getting into print: the keys to publication

Sunday 13 March 2011, 1:00pm to 3:30pm (including afternoon tea) Cost $44.00

This structured discussion will bring together Editors of the Australian Journal of Rural Health and authors to clarify the process for successful publication of research articles.  Designed for intending and already published authors, the session will allow ample time for questions and answers.

Topics include: What the Editor wants; the nuts and bolts of writing; what reviewers and editors require.

Free Book – Save $40

Thanks to the generosity of Wiley Blackwell, publisher of AJRH, each participant will receive a copy of the internationally successful guide book How to Write a Paper (George M. Hall, Editor).  Now in its fourth edition, How to Write a Paper has been fully revised and updated to include all aspects on writing each section of a structured paper incorporating the latest information on open access, electronic publication and submission.

View the program.

You can register for this pre-conference event as part of a conference registration.

If you wish to register for this pre-Conference event only, fill in the hard copy registration form on the same page and return by fax to 02 6285 4670.

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NACCHO

National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation

Aboriginal Health Showcase

11.00am to 3.00pm, Meeting Room M7, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. Cost - $66 (GST inc), includes lunch

This event will examine impacts of implementing the recommendations of the National Health and Hospital Reform Commission, including Medicare Locals and Local Hospital Networks, key messages for the Aboriginal Community Controlled Sector in 2011; and Best Practice Governance Models.  There will also be a showcase of successful programs of Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services.

View the program.

Registration now available online.

If you wish to register for this pre-Conference event only, please fill in the hardcopy registration form and return by fax to 02 6285 4670

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ACHSM

Australasian College of Health Service Management

Rural Health Management Workshop

Sunday 13th March 2011, 12.00 noon to 3.30pm, Meeting Room 3, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.  Cost - $66 (GST inc). Includes lunch

Rural Health Managers are invited to join us at this pre conference workshop – we’ll be diving deep into the challenges facing Rural Health Managers and highlighting some recent progress on practical strategies to make life easier. We will also be discussing;

  1. how to support rural health managers to reduce the sense of managing in isolation;
  2. exploring the impact of the primary health care reforms on rural health managers;
  3. how we can manage our rural health workforce more effectively; and
  4. what ACHSM can do to better support rural health managers.


Be prepared to join in the conversation and share your ideas.

View the program.

Registration now available online

If you wish to register for this pre-Conference event only, please fill in the hardcopy registration form and return by fax to 02 6285 4670.

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Australasian Society for HIV Medicine Training Course

STIs Clinical Management - Engaging your Aboriginal Clients

Sunday 13th March 2011, 8.30am to 3.30pm, Meeting Room 8, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

This course provides an overview of the epidemiology, testing principles, pathogenesis, natural history and treatment of sexually transmitted infections: hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV in Aboriginal populations. Sexual history taking and performing a sexual risk assessment will also be covered and cultural competency will be discussed in detail throughout the course. The course also covers the public health aspects and clinical management of STIs and advocates a proactive approach to health care and evidence-based practice.

This free education/training course is targeted at GPs and nurses.  To register for the course, please visit the ASHM website 

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Australasian Society for Health Services Managers

Rural Health Workshop