Program

Professional Education Program

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

7 MARCH 2019 · 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

This training session for SPHPM staff and students provides an understanding of what constitutes good practice in research and what factors make research ethical or unethical.

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Australian Certificate of Civil Aviation Medicine (ACCAM)

18–29 MARCH 2019 · 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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Clinical Registry Data Analysis Using Stata

20–21 MARCH 2019 · Cambridge Hotel, Surry Hills NSW 2010

This two-day course is designed specifically for those interested in the use of Stata to analyse data from longitudinal studies such as clinical registries, routinely collected health data and even cohort studies. The course is comprised of lectures followed by hands-on practical sessions using realistic clinical registry data.

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CASA Regulatory Aviation Medicine

25 MARCH 2019 · 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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Biostatistics for Clinical and Public Health Research

1, 3 & 5 APRIL 2019 · 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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Designing and Using Surveys and Questionnaires in Healthcare

5 APRIL 2019 · 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

This course will introduce participants to the theories, concepts and practice of developing and using surveys in clinical research and practice. Suitable for health care providers, health service researchers, policy makers, HDR students, teaching associates, and academics.

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Monash Basic Course in Aviation Medicine

7–18 APRIL 2019 · 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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Global Health Care Delivery

13–14 APRIL 2019 · Melbourne

Understanding global health in a modern, globalised world has never been more challenging or significant. Global health lies at the nexus of global patterns of biological and social disorder and the need for effective, integrated and practical global health care delivery is crucial and immediate. This course will explore a practical, human rights based approach to global health care delivery.

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Qualitative Research Methods for Public Health

5–7 JUNE 2019 · 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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Principles and Practice of a Medico-Legal Death Investigation System

17–21 JUNE 2019 · Victorian Institute of Forensic Medicine, Southbank VIC 3006

This five-day course is aimed at forensic and related professionals. The key intellectual component of a death investigation system is the medico legal death investigation (MLDI) service. Around the world, the MLDI service sits in systems run variously by coroners or other judicial officers, prosecutors, medical examiners, police or combinations of these. This course is an opportunity to reflect on whether our death investigation systems are meeting contemporary needs and expectations.

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Australian Certificate of Civil Aviation Medicine (ACCAM)

8–19 JULY 2019 · 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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CASA Regulatory Aviation Medicine

15 JULY 2019 · 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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Travel Medicine Masterclass

25–26 JULY 2019 · 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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Monash Certificate in Clinical Occupational Medicine

19–23 AUGUST 2019 · Melbourne

This course is designed for GPs, occupational medicine trainees and other medical practitioners who assess and manage patients with work-related problems.

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Introduction to Systematic Reviews of Health Interventions

29–30 AUGUST 2019 · 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

This course will take a step-by-step approach to the tasks and methods involved in conducting a systematic review to answer a question about the effects of a health-related intervention – from a simple drug treatment to a complex public health or health systems intervention. Presented by Cochrane Australia.

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

10 SEPTEMBER 2019 · 553 St Kilda Road, Melbourne

This training session for SPHPM staff and students provides an understanding of what constitutes good practice in research and what factors make research ethical or unethical.

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Monash Advanced Aviation Medicine

29 SEPTEMBER – 10 OCTOBER 2019 · Doha, QATAR

This two-week full-time course provides participants with an advanced level of aviation medicine knowledge. The course is run in conjunction with Qatar Airways, and would be ideal preparation for an aviation medicine career requiring an advanced level of knowledge.

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Qualitative Research Methods for Public Health

28–30 OCTOBER 2019 · 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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Biostatistics for Clinical and Public Health Research

11, 13 & 15 NOVEMBER 2019 · 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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Australian Certificate of Civil Aviation Medicine (ACCAM)

11–22 NOVEMBER 2019 · 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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CASA Regulatory Aviation Medicine

18 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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Past short courses

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