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In conjunction with the SA RHD Control Program, RHDAustralia will host a two-day RHD Education Workshop focusing on the prevention, control and management of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
This seminar is for health professionals, students and people who work in Indigenous communities.
The presentations will provide insights from a patient, clinical and scientific research perspective.
RHDAustralia will provide attendants with a certificate for 12 AHPRA Continuing Professional Development points.
The event times are as follows:
Wednesday 29th March 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday 30th March 8:30am - 1:00pm
This event will be fully catered.
Registration cost: $100.00 for 2 day event. Payment for individual days is not possible.
Program available here.
Fully funded travel scholarships now available!
Scholarships to assist with travel expenses are available to health professionals working in rural and remote South Australia. There are two funding streams:
1. If you work for an ACCHO in South Australia, Country SA PHN are providing up to $2000 per ACCHO to support attendance. Please talk to your line manager about how to access these scholarships or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
2. For all other applicants please download the information and application here
Hotel and booking details, including booking code
Comfort Hotel Adelaide Riviera
Standard Queen - $115 per night
Deluxe Queen - $125 per night
Standard Twin - $140 per night
To book: 08 8212 1700 or via email to email@example.com and quote booking code ‘RHD Australia 280317’
The fine print
If your employer requires an invoice for you to register for this event please select the offline payment option at checkout.
Refunds are not available within 72 hours of the event.
Wondering what to expect? Have a listen to some of the participants and patients sharing their stories at the 2016 NT RHD Workshop.
Thank you to our sponsors for their generous support
When & Where
Auditorium, South Australian Health & Medical Research Institute
Health Precinct, adjacent to the new Royal Adelaide Hospital
Wednesday, 29 March 2017 at 8:30 am - Thursday, 30 March 2017 at 1:30 pm (ACDT)
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RHDAustralia aims to reduce death and disability from acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) in Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
RHDAustralia was established in 2009 as the National Coordination Unit to support the control of RHD in Australia. Funded under the Australian Department of Health's Rheumatic Fever Strategy, RHDAustralia is based at Menzies School of Health Research in Darwin.