Events

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Short course: Australian Certificate of Civil Aviation Medicine (ACCAM)

14–25 August 2017 – 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

This two-week course introduces medical practitioners to the medical     and physiological aspects of aviation and the regulatory framework  for    aviation in Australia. The course is a requirement to be able to     register with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as a  Designated    Aviation Medical Examiner (DAME).

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Short course: Survival Analysis with Stata

16 August 2017 – AMREP Education Centre, Melbourne

This short course provides a thorough introduction to basic survival analysis concepts and methods, and covers selected advanced issues. The course provides training that enables participants to perform their own survival analyses in the Stata statistical software package.

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Preventing Overdiagnosis Conference: Winding back the harms of too much medicine

17–19 August 2017 – Quebec, Canada

Preventing Overdiagnosis is pleased to announce the 2017 international conference will be delivered in both French and English. This will be the first bilingual conference on Overuse and Too Much Medicine. The conference programme will be a mix plenaries, debates, parallel sessions and posters showcasing some of the best research on Overuse and Too Much Medicine currently taking place across the globe.

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49th APACPH Conference

17–20 August 2017 – South Korea

The 49th AsiaPacific Academic Consortium for Public Health Conference will be held at the Yonsei University International Campus on August 1720, 2017. It will be organised by APACPH and Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, held in conjunction with the 40th Anniversary of the Graduate School of Public Health. The theme for the conference is SDGs, New Approach for Public Health.

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Short course: CASA Regulatory Aviation Medicine

21 August 2017 – 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

This short course is essential for DAME designation by the Civil  Aviation Safety Authority (CASA). The course covers the role of a DAME  (Designated Aviation Medical Examiner); ICAO; Part 67; Procedures for  exam (including demo of MRS online); and CASA policies about clinical  matters. (Participants must have previous aviation training that has  been confirmed by CASA as acceptable in order to be eligible for DAME  certification.)

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6th Annual International Emergency Care Conference

6–7 September 2017

The International Emergency Care Conference (IECC) is a meeting of health care professionals interested in making a meaningful contribution to emergency health services in countries at extreme levels of development. The conference brings together doctors, nurses, paramedics, health administrators and healthcare students who are passionate about improving emergency health care in countries where health services can be difficult to access.

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Seminar: The Advertising of Therapeutic Goods and Services (and its regulation)

8 September 2017 – Monash Law Chambers, 555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

The organisers of this event include SPHPM, the Monash Law, Health and Wellbeing Group, Choice (the Australian Consumers’ Association) and Friends of Science in Medicine (FSM). There will be no charge for attending the seminar as the cost of the venue and catering has been generously covered by the organisers. However, numbers will be limited to ensure good interaction.

Topics include the AMI-MWI-AMHC saga, an update on complementary medicine and therapeutic goods advertising regulation, and problems with the regulation and promotion of stem cell therapy. See flyer.

To register for this event, please email: Tania Richter, Project Officer, SPHPM, tania.richter@monash.edu

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The Alfred Emergency & Trauma Centre Resuscitation Update

8 September 2017

The second of two half-day symposiums in 2017, focusing on the big issues in resuscitation.

The symposiums will be directed at emergency doctors, nurses and paramedics. The program will involve quick updates on topics followed by a panel discussion by recognised experts.

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Ethics and Good Research Practice training session (SPHPM staff and students only)

11 September 2017

The Ethics and Goods Research Practice training session provides SPHPM staff and students with an understanding of what constitutes good practice in research and what factors make research ethical or unethical. The session will increase awareness of the kinds of ethical issues that arise in clinical research. Participants will learn about national and international guidelines on ethics in research and the current system of HREC review.

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Conference: Integrated Chronic Care – From Healthy Child to Strong Adult

11–12 September 2017

Themes will include Aboriginal health, care coordination, child health, early childhood development, end of life care, health care homes, health workforce, healthy adults & healthy nation, integrated care, maternal health, NDIS, palliative care, place-based initiatives, population health, primary health, technology-assisted practice.

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Conference: AEA 2017 – Global Epidemiological Engagement

28–30 September 2017 – Sydney

The Conference theme is Global Epidemiological Engagement and will examine how epidemiology can be used to tackle some of the pressing global health issues. The conference will feature stimulating presentations, debates and workshops, as well as a social program that will allow you to meet fellow epidemiologists from throughout Australasia and beyond.

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Short course: Biostatistics for Clinical and Public Health Research

9, 10 & 12 October 2017 – 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

This short course introduces clinical and public health researchers  to biostatistics as applied to public health and management studies.  Biostatistics is the science of describing, summarising and analysing  health-related data; it is essential to understand biostatistics in  order to design, conduct and interpret health-related research.

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Short course: Introduction to Data Analysis – SPSS Without Tears

16–17 October 2017 – 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

This short course introduces data analysis using IBM SPSS. Participants will have opportunity to analyse real life medical data and supports for results discussion and conclusion. The course covers: data entering, data labelling, data cleaning, data computing/transforming and data analysis (using commands on menus) including summary statistics, hypothesis test, 95% CI, ANOVA, non-parametric method, RR, OR, correlation, linear regression, logistic regression and Cox’s regression.

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Ethics and Good Research Practice short course

31 October 2017 – 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

The Ethics and Goods Research Practice short course provides an understanding of what constitutes good practice in research, and what factors make research ethical or unethical. The course will increase awareness of the kinds of ethical issues that arise in clinical research. Participants will learn about national and international guidelines on ethics in research and the current system of HREC review.

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Short course: Australian Certificate of Civil Aviation Medicine (ACCAM)

13–24 November 2017 – 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

This two-week course introduces medical practitioners to the medical    and physiological aspects of aviation and the regulatory framework for    aviation in Australia. The course is a requirement to be able to    register with the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) as a Designated    Aviation Medical Examiner (DAME).

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Short course: Health Promotion

14–17 November 2017

The Monash University Short Course in Health Promotion is provided to meet the growing demand for health promotion in organisations and communities in the public, private and not for profit sectors. In this course, participants will learn about health promotion concepts, frameworks and core skills to increase the success of their health promotion practice.

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Short course: CASA Regulatory Aviation Medicine

20 November 2017 – 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

This short course is essential for DAME designation by the Civil  Aviation Safety Authority (CASA). The course covers the role of a DAME  (Designated Aviation Medical Examiner); ICAO; Part 67; Procedures for  exam (including demo of MRS online); and CASA policies about clinical  matters. (Participants must have previous aviation training that has  been confirmed by CASA as acceptable in order to be eligible for DAME  certification.)

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