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Tasmanian Rural Health Conference 2020 'The Future of Rural Practice'

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University of Tasmania- Cradle Coast Campus

16-20 Mooreville Road

Burnie, Tasmania 7320

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The Tasmanian Rural Health Conference 2020 will be focusing on 'The Future of Rural Practice', looking at changing clinical practice over the next 10-15 years, including workforce issues, public health, new primary care models as well as the impact of climate change.

This conference is aimed at current rural generalists, as well as students and trainees aspiring to become rural generalists.

Registration also includes a Conference Dinner on the Saturday evening at Bayview's Restaurant & Function Room located on the Burnie waterfront. Please select a dinner ticket when you register to book your place (partners are welcome).

There will be two pre-conference workshops on Friday 27 March at the University of Tasmania, Cradle Coast Campus:

  • ACRRM Advanced Life Support Workshop Register here

  • Black Dog Institute 'Dealing with Depression in Rural Australia' Register here

DRAFT CONFERENCE PROGRAM as at 1/01/20

Saturday 28 March

8-830 Registration, arrival tea and coffee sponsored by Ochre Health

830-845 Welcome to Country

845-915 Conference Welcome and Official Opening

915-10 Prof Paul Worley (National Rural Health Commissioner) The challenges, success and evolution of RG in Australia. The future outlook for next 5-10 years including allied health RG

10-1030 Dr Amy Neilson- From conflict, through displacement and migration, onward to rural communities, local effects of global events

1030-11 Morning Tea sponsored by The Training Hub & HR+ and Coffee sponsored by Ochre Health

11-1230 Concurrent Sessions: Prof James Vickers- Facing the challenge of dementia across regional and rural Australia (focus on health education, reducing stigmas, building community resilience and prevention) | Dr Lawrie McArthur (45 mins) The practice aspects of RG practice in rural SA and rural Qld. What strategies help embed RG as a valuable and sustainable workforce solution. How these experiences could help develop the Tas RG Pathway | Dr Tim Leeuwenburg (45 mins) The role of the rural generalist in local pre-hospital care in conjunction with ambulance/retrieval services and introducing the Sandpiper Australia project.

1230-130 Lunch sponsored by The Training Hub & HR+ and Coffee sponsored by Ochre Health

130-3 Concurrent Sessions: Drs Amy Neilson, Telena Kerkham and Kim Dobromilskty- 'Women in Workforce' a panel discussion on work/life balance | Coroner Andrew McKee- Role, recent and future changes to coronial reporting, investigations and case studies

3-330 Afternoon Tea sponsored by The Training Hub & HR+ and Coffee sponsored by Ochre Health

330-5 Concurrent Sessions: Rural Pathways Session with ACRRM, RACGP, GPTT including Dr Lawrie McArthur | Healthcare Practitioners- Future delivery of rural services. A panel discussion with Scott Fyfe, Samantha Allender and Healther Wild (a local pharmacist) Including Secondary Triage: how ambulance is increasingly becoming an entry point of health care provision/service access

6-7 Pre-dinner drinks at Bayviews Function Room located on Burnie foreshore

7-10 Rural Awards Evening at Bayviews Function Room- canapes and dessert (beverages at own cost) Kindly co-sponsored by RDAT and ACRRM

Sunday 29 March

815-830 Registration arrival tea and coffee sponsored by Ochre Health

830-845 Acknowledgment to Country and Welcome

845-930 Dr Meg McKeown- 'Street Medicine' an initiative in Hobart

930-1030 Concurrent Sessions: Dr Brett Sutton- New and emerging public health issues in SA, communicable diseases, changing demographics, impact of climate change and community engagement | Dr Jane Cooper- Clinical Redesign for Primary Care | Rustica skills sessions- Introductory ultrasound skills, skin excisions or punch biopsies, lumbar punctures and one other station

1030-11 Morning Tea sponsored by The Training Hub & HR+ and Coffee sponsored by Ochre Health

11-1230 Concurrent Sessions: Dr Nick Towle et al - Impact on Climate Change in Health | Dr Tim Jones- Childhood Metabolic Syndrome | Dr Rosemary Ramsay- The RG in Palliative Care | Other presenter TBA | Rustica skills sessions- Introductory ultrasound skills, skin excisions or punch biopsies, lumbar punctures, TBA

1230 Conference Close

For further information please contact Sharee at: TasRuralHealthConference@health.tas.gov.au

Thank you to our sponsors: (contact above email to view sponsorship opportunities)

Rural Doctors Association of Tasmania (RDAT)

Australian College of Rural & Remote Medicine (ACRRM)

Rural Regional Medical Training Hub

Ochre Health

HR+

General Practice Training Tasmania (GPTT)

Remote Vocational Training Scheme Ltd (RVTS)

University of Tasmania


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University of Tasmania- Cradle Coast Campus

16-20 Mooreville Road

Burnie, Tasmania 7320

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