General Practitioners Screen their patients for Atrial Fibrillation and othEr aRrhythmias (GPSAFER)

Atrial fibrillation and other arrhythmias are associated with higher morbidities and mortality. Should you screen asymptomatic patients?  What is the role of mobile ECG devices?  What is your need for ECG interpretation training?  University of Sydney is conducting a 5-minute survey. Three $50-giftcards will be given away.

Workshop - Addressing aged care workforce issues in rural and remote australia

Workshop hosted by

AAG Regional, Rural & Remote
(RRR) Special Interest Group
in partnership with the
National Rural Health Alliance
This workshop is funded by the australian government through the dementia and aged care services fund
in collAboration with:
addressing aged care workforce issues in rural and remote australia
Dr Rachel Winterton, Latrobe University
(AAG RRR Special Interest Group Convenor)
Mr Mark Diamond, CEO, National Rural Health Alliance

A doctoral scholarship on Ear, Nose and Throat Hotspots (ENT) in rural Australia

La Trobe University is recruiting for an Industry PhD in Mildura with Murray PHN. The area of research is rural Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) hotspots, as signalled in a report from the Grattan Institute. The focus is on improving primary care around ENT issues. We are collaborating with the local ENT surgeon -

The deadline for submission is 26 September 2018.

University of Queensland Trial

Researchers at the University of Queensland are running a trial that asks participants to access information about back pain on the Internet in different ways. Eligible participants will complete some online questionnaires over a 12-month period.

You currently have low back pain that has been present for LESS THAN 6 weeks
You are you 18 years or older
You have regular access to the internet

Those who complete the study will go into a draw to win one of 10 iPad minis.

NT Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM)

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians NT ASM brings together experts from Australia and abroad to share ideas, acquire new knowledge and develop unique insights that will help improve your practice.

Featuring a keynote address from Young Australian of the Year in the UK, Dr Geordan Shannon, the ASM begins Friday, 26 October in Darwin and concludes on Saturday, 27 October.

Highlights include: