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  • Be part of our Aboriginal Health Working Group

    We are seeking interest from Aboriginal people to be part of our working group. We want to ensure Aboriginal people are empowered partners who contribute to research that meets local and national health priorities and needs. We also hope that the working group will increase research ownership by the Aboriginal community and ensure research findings get to the right people to make a difference. Read More
  • Rural Student Vocational Experience

    Rural Health West and the WA Centre for RuralHealth are offering a fully funded rural vocational experience for first or second year students.The experience will focus on learning about interprofessional rural practice in Geraldton and will include a visit to the Mt Magnet community,health service visits, simulation education opportunites and clinical observation. Register here Read More
  • Better Heart Health

    Our team, in partnership with UWA and the WA Heart Foundation has recently released one of the most comprehensive reports that aims to further narrow the gap between rates of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal heart disease deaths. Read More
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Upcoming Events

Wednesday
27
May
WACRH
Starts at: 08:30

This workshop is designed for nurses to update their knowledge on the care and management of vascular access devices. The program will present evidence-based practice guidelines for assessing and managing peripheral catheters,central venous catheters(CVC) peripherally inserted catheters(PICC), tunnelled devices such as Hickman Catheters and implantable devices such as Portacaths.

for Registered nurses and Enrolled nurses.

 

 

Thursday
28
May
WACRH
Starts at: 16:00

Tania Major is a kokoberra woman from the remote community of Kowanyama in Far North Queensland. she is recognised as a leader and advocate for Aboriginal people at both national and state levels, and witin the communiites of Cape York.

She was awarded the 2007 Young Australian of the Year in recognition of her work.

Tania will spoeak of her own experiences to show that by extending a hand to each other, all Australians can build strong bridges between cultures, and work towards change and reconcilitation.

rsvp to admin-wacrh@uwa.edu.au

sausage sizzle and light refreshments provided.

Wednesday
10
Jun
WACRH
Starts at: 09:00
Stress Management / BurnOut Prevention Workshop
This stress management / burn-outprevention workshop aims to help participants develop awareness of stress andits effects on performance in the workplace,
as well as on a personal level. This highly interactive 3.5 hour training exercise involves:
  • Learning about the physical and psychological impacts of the stress
  • Recognising personal stress signals
  • Developing personal coping resources to manage stress more effectively
  • Learning new stress management skills

See more information here: http://www.wacrh.uwa.edu.au/images/events/2015/stress%20management%2021%20may%20v2.pdf