Events

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Economics of Health Inequalities Workshop

16 October 2017 | Plenary Room, Melbourne

Poor individuals are likely to be sicker and to die younger than rich individuals. To successfully combat such inequalities, we need to appropriately measure, compare and evaluate population health, the determinants of health and healthcare use across socioeconomic groups. Presented by the Centre for Health Economics, the workshop will consist of a series of lectures and discussions from international and Australian experts and will leave room for participants to interact and discuss important health inequality issues with the speakers.

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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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Women in Leadership Program – Inspiring Women to Influence and Impact

17–18 October 2017 | Monash Children's Hospital, Clayton

The purpose of this two-day program is to inspire, encourage and support Women in Healthcare and Research to reach their full career potential. The program will explore leadership mindset and self-awareness, partnership and collaborative skills and strategic career planning as well as providing supportive networks and partnerships. Delivered by Tracey Ezard and Professor Helena Teede (Director, MCHRI and Executive Director, Monash Partners) with support from current leaders in healthcare and research.

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The 16th Congress of the International Federation of Psychiatric Epidemiology

17–20 October 2017 | MCG, Melbourne

Priorities in Global Mental Health: Taking Psychiatric Epidemiology to Scale. The IFPE promotes the acquisition, dissemination and application of epidemiological knowledge in the fields of psychiatry and mental health. The IFPE Congress brings together the diverse disciplines and geographies that contribute to global population mental health research. Pre-congress workshops will provide opportunities for detailed discussion of specialised themes, and training in research methods.  The program will be of interest to researchers, clinicians and policy makers, with career development and networking opportunities for early career researchers.

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CCS Public Lecture: Changing the way we treat diabetes and its complications – Professor Mark Cooper

19 October 2017, 6:30pm – 8:30pm | AMREP Lecture Theatre, Melbourne

Since the discovery of insulin over 90 years ago and a number of oral tablets after the second world war there was very little change in the treatment of type 2 diabetes till the last decade.  In the last 10 years there have been dramatic improvements in the way we treat type 2 diabetes also known as maturity onset diabetes, a condition that has become arguably the largest worldwide epidemic as the world has industrialised with increasing obesity and reduced exercise.

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Short course: Ethics and Good Research Practice

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 | Monash Conference Centre, Melbourne

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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Implementation Science Masterclass

23–24 November 2017 | Monash Medical Centre, Clayton

This 2-day masterclass is aimed at health professionals, researchers, policy makers and front-line clinicians who seek guidance and inspiration on implementation issues. The masterclass will be facilitated by experts in the field who will guide participants seeking to initiate their own implementation projects and support those currently involved in healthcare improvement projects. The course includes an overview of the Australian health services context, implementation science approaches, evidence synthesis, stakeholder engagement and co-design of implementation projects with service users.

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Short course: Medicine and the Media

25 November 2017 | 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Are you an academic who would like to engage with media to promote your work but are not sure about how to do this safely and effectively? Are you a journalist or healthcare writer who would like to learn how the paradigm of evidence-based medicine may be used to improve reporting accuracy? Would you like to engage with like-minded academics and medical writers to identify common barriers to optimal reporting and discover some useful solutions? If so, this course will be of interest to you! Speakers: A/Prof Ken Harvey, Dr Suzanne Mahady, Dr Charles Livingstone and Senior Health Journalist for The Age, Julia Medew.

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Abbreviated Injury Scale – 2 day accreditation course

30 November – 1 December 2017 | 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Presented by Monash University in conjunction with the NSW Institute of Trauma & Injury Management. The Abbreviated Injury Scale (AIS) provides researchers with a simple numerical method for ranking and comparing injuries by severity and to standardize the terminology used to describe injuries. The AIS is the foundation for the Injury Severity Score (ISS) which assesses the overall injury severity of the patient. The AIS has been universally accepted. Accurate and consistent application of the AIS is fundamental to sound injury data collection globally. This course is suitable for trauma clinicians, trauma data managers, injury researchers, and public health and policy professionals.

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Short course: Qualitative Research Methods for Public Health

4–6 December 2017 | 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

This short course introduces participants to the theories, concepts and practice of qualitative research. Participants will gain practical skills in employing qualitative research designs, data collection and analysis, and learn how to meaningfully incorporate qualitative research with other research methods and study designs.

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Short course: Advanced Practical Aviation Medicine

12–14 February 2018 | Singapore Aeromedical Centre, SINGAPORE

The Advanced Practical Aviation Medicine course gives participants a rare opportunity to personally experience many of the key areas of aviation physiology, including flying a dedicated spatial disorientation simulator, experiencing hypoxia and decompression in an altitude chamber, and riding a centrifuge to experience high G. This is a practically-focused course, which will not only provide an opportunity to refresh key elements of your knowledge of aviation medicine, but will also give you first-hand practical experience of some important aviation medicine principles.

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Short course: Monash Basic Course in Aviation Medicine

25 February – 8 March 2018 | Doha, QATAR

The Monash Basic Course in Aviation Medicine is run in conjunction with Qatar Airways and is designed in accordance with the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) regulations. It is appropriate for those doctors wishing to achieve EASA certification as an Aviation Medical Examiner (AME) or to undertake basic training in aviation medicine. The role of an AME is to examine pilots and air traffic controllers for fitness to work.

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

12–23 March 2018 | 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: CASA Regulatory Aviation Medicine

19 March 2018 | 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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Short course: Introduction to Stata

23 March 2018 | The Alfred Centre, Melbourne

This short course provides an introduction to the statistical analysis software program Stata (Release 14), covering basic data management issues and popular epidemiological analyses. The course involves students using Stata by following a detailed course manual, with support from statisticians who are experienced Stata users.

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Short course: Qualitative Research Methods for Public Health

23–25 May 2018 | 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

This short course introduces participants to the theories, concepts and practice of qualitative research. Participants will gain practical skills in employing qualitative research designs, data collection and analysis, and learn how to meaningfully incorporate qualitative research with other research methods and study designs.

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Travel Medicine Masterclass

7–8 June 2018 | 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

The Travel Medicine Masterclass is designed for GPs, nurses, infectious disease trainees and others providing pre- and/or post-travel healthcare to travellers. It provides practical guidance on management of travellers before and after travel, with a focus on pre-travel vaccines, management of malaria chemoprophylaxis, aspects of non-infectious issues such as jet lag and altitude medicine, and other common travel-associated health issues.

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Optimising exercise programs for older people to improve balance and prevent falls

15 June 2018 | 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

Presented by the Centre of Research Excellence in Patient Safety (CRE-PS), this course has been developed by leading falls prevention researchers and health professionals to provide participants with evidence-based practical tools and information on how to design and deliver effective falls prevention exercise programs.

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

9–20 July 2018 | 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: CASA Regulatory Aviation Medicine

16 July 2018 | 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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Short course: Introduction to Stata

10 August 2018 | The Alfred Centre, Melbourne

This short course provides an introduction to the statistical analysis software program Stata (Release 14), covering basic data management issues and popular epidemiological analyses. The course involves students using Stata by following a detailed course manual, with support from statisticians who are experienced Stata users.

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

12–23 November 2018 | 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

15 August 2019 | 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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Short course: CASA Regulatory Aviation Medicine

19 November 2018 | 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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Short course: Qualitative Research Methods for Public Health

28–30 November 2018 | 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

This short course introduces participants to the theories, concepts and practice of qualitative research. Participants will gain practical skills in employing qualitative research designs, data collection and analysis, and learn how to meaningfully incorporate qualitative research with other research methods and study designs.

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