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Global Postlaryngectomy Rehabilitation Academy Workshop (GPRA) 2018

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Princess Alexandra Hospital

199 Ipswich Road

Woolloongabba, QLD 4102

Australia

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The Global Postlaryngectomy Rehabilitation Academy (GPRA) Workshop aims to provide participants with current trends and practices in post-laryngectomy rehabilitation, including voice, pulmonary and olfaction rehabilitation.

This two-day course is composed of a series of lectures, cadaver demonstrations and patient demonstrations. It is of interest to anyone wishing to expand clinical knowledge of the laryngectomy patient.

  • Otolaryngologists / Head and Neck Surgeons / Residents

  • Speech Pathologists

  • Head and Neck Oncology Nurses.

The registration fee includes attendance at the two-day workshop, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea during official programmed breaks, an equipment sample pack, one ticket to attend the official workshop dinner on Thursday 1 November, and return transfers to the MERF centre (for cadaver demonstration) on Friday 2 November from Princess Alexandra Hospital.

For additional information and a copy of the 2017 Course Program, please see the GPRA Academy and Metro South Health GPRA Workshop websites. The 2018 Course Program is currently under development.



ACCOMMODATION SUGGESTIONS

Quest Hotel Woolloongabba - 130 Logan Road, Woolloongabba QLD 4102

A 24% discount is given to attendees/guest speakers of a PA Research Foundation event. Book via phone or email and mention the PA Research Foundation to receive the discounted rate.

Phone: (07) 3873 3000 / Email: Quest Woolloongabba / http://www.questapartments.com.au/

Hotel rooms $135 to $250; secure parking, wi-fi, and bottled water upon arrival are included. The hotel shuttle, which runs Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm, will be offered complimentary for all guests, book upon arrival.

Other local accommodation options - Book through https://www.booking.com

The Mantra South Bank / The Wellington Apartment / Hotel Chino

FAQs

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

For more information please contact Kelli Hancock, Speech Pathology Department, Princess Alexandra Hospital, by email: PA.speech.pathology@health.qld.gov.au or call 07 3176 7425.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Transport and/or parking costs getting to the Princess Alexandra Hospital on Thursday 1 and Friday 2 November are not included in the registration fee.

https://metrosouth.health.qld.gov.au/princess-alexandra-hospital/getting-here

The registration fee includes return transportation from the Princess Alexandra Hospital to the MERF Centre on Friday 2 November.

How can I register and pay?

You can pay with a credit card, cheque, or direct deposit.

Credit Card (Visa/Mastercard/Amercian Express): Register and pay online via Eventbrite and pay with a credit card.

Cheque: Register via Eventbrite and at the payment dropdown menu select "pay by cheque". Make cheque payable to "PA Research Foundation" and on the reference/memo line include "GPRA Participant Surname". Please post to: PA Research Foundation, PA Hospital, 199 Ipswich Road, Woolloongabba QLD 4102.

**Please note that your registration will not be completed until we have received the cheque.

Direct Deposit: Register via Eventbrite and at the payment dropdown menu select "pay by cheque". Pay via direct bank deposit to:

Account Name: PA Research Foundation Operation Account

BSB Number: 064-000

Swift Code: CTBAAU2S

Account Number: 10393277

Reference: GPRA Participant Surname

**Please note that your registration will not be completed until the funds have been deposited into the bank account.

What's the cancellation and refund policy?

If you have to cancel your registration, you can do so through Eventbrite, or by contacting the PA Research Foundation by email or phone at sandra@pafoundation.org.au or 07 3176 2359.

Registrations cancelled on or before 1 October 2018 will receive a full refund.

Registrations cancelled between 1 October 2018 and 19 October 2018 will receive a 50% refund.

Registrations cancelled after 19 October 2018 are not entitled to a refund.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No.

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Princess Alexandra Hospital

199 Ipswich Road

Woolloongabba, QLD 4102

Australia

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