2014

Short course program

Australian Certificate of Civil Aviation Medicine (ACCAM)

24 November - 5 December 2014 – The Alfred Centre, Melbourne

This 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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Introduction to Data Analysis: SPSS Without Tears

30 October 2014 – The Alfred Centre, Melbourne

This short course involves students using SPSS for data analysis. Students will have opportunity to analyse real life medical data and supports for results discussion and conclusion.

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Biostatistics for Public Health and Clinical Researchers

20, 23 and 24 October 2014 – The Alfred Centre, Melbourne

This short course aims to provide skills on statistical analysis, report findings and result interpretation as well as how to critically appraise the statistical aspects of research publications in bioscience.


Introduction to Clinical Research and Evidence Based Practice

16-17 October 2014 – The Alfred Centre, Melbourne

This short course in EBP will consist of formal lectures, small group discussions and workshops. Day 1 of the course will introduce the first two steps of the EBP process, including research designs. Day 2 of the course will focus on steps 3 and 4 of the EBP process, focusing on the critical appraisal aspect of EBP.

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Qualitative Research Methods for Public Health

25-26 September 2014 – The Alfred Centre, Melbourne

The aim of this short course is to introduce participants to the theories, concepts and practice of qualitative research. Participants will gain practical skills in employing qualitative research designs, data collection and analysis.

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Survival Analysis with Stata short course

2 September 2014 – The Alfred Centre, Melbourne

To provide a thorough introduction to basic survival analysis concepts and methods, and to cover selected advanced issues. To provide training that enables people to perform their own survival analyses in the Stata 13 statistical software package.

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Introduction to Stata

1 September 2014 – The Alfred Centre, Melbourne

This short course aims to provide an introduction to the statistical analysis software program, Stata Release 13 covering basic data management issues and popular epidemiological analyses


Introduction to Systematic Reviews of Interventions

4-5 August 2014 – The Alfred Centre, Melbourne

This short course aims to give a detailed introduction to the methods involved in conducting a systematic review of an intervention, and enable participants to plan and commence a review of their own.

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Overview and Update in Travel Medicine

24-25 July 2014 – The Alfred Centre, Melbourne

This short course aims to provide practical guidance on management of travellers before and after travel, with a focus on pre-travel vaccines, management of malaria chemoprophylaxis, and other common travel-associated health issues.

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Australian Certificate of Civil Aviation Medicine (ACCAM)

7-18 July 2014 – The Alfred Centre, Melbourne

This 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).


Ethics and Good Research Practice

11 July 2014 – The Alfred Centre, Melbourne

The short course aims to 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.


Monash Certificate in Clinical Occupational Medicine

16-20 June 2014 – The Alfred Centre, Melbourne

The Monash Certificate in Clinical Occupational Medicine is a short course designed for GPs, occupational medicine trainees and other medical practitioners who assess and manage patients with work-related problems.

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Biostatistics for Public Health and Clinical Researchers

19, 20 and 23 May 2014 – The Alfred Centre, Melbourne

This short course aims to provide skills on statistical analysis, report findings and result interpretation as well as how to critically appraise the statistical aspects of research publications in bioscience.


Introduction to Stata

20 March 2014 – The Alfred Centre, Melbourne

This short course aims to provide an introduction to the statistical analysis software program, Stata Release 13 covering basic data management issues and popular epidemiological analyses