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WA Centre for Rural Health Makes Premiers Awards Shortlist

 
 
  • We are now called

    WA Centre for Rural Health

    We have changed our name to better reflect the communities we serve.
  • Academic Research

    WACRH continues to be involved in a multitude of academic projects.
    While some aim to expand the knowledge base of rural health, and others seek to respond to the professional development needs of health professionals working in rural areas, they all work to improve the health and wellbeing of rural and remote residents.
    Read More
  • Learning from others

    WACRH presents a regular Interprofessional Learning (IPL) tutorial program open to all health science students on clinical placement in Geraldton.
    This is a great opportunity for students from all health professions (Nursing, Allied Health, Medicine) to network, learn from each other's experiences and have a chat.
    Read More
  • Supporting Rural Health Staff

    WACRH’s ‘pipeline’ model reinforces rural workforce activities such as:
    Provision of simulated activities from the EdSIM centre (such as the diabetic foot training workshops) and
    Secondary school aged studentsCareer guidance and exposure to a variety of health fields
    Read More
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Invitation launching media toolkits

 

 

Launching Media Toolkits

 

Join us for this launch

CUCRH, hcr, Healthway, Curtin University

The Toolkits aim to guide Aboriginal health professionals on how to maximise their engagement with the media and assist journalists in dealing positively with the Aboriginal Health sector.

When: 10am, Thursday 4th July 2013

Where: CUCRH - 167 Fitzgerald Street

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Changing the News

A toolkit for Aboriginal health staff

This toolkit provides practical advice and effective guidelines for managing media and developing communication strategies.

Mainstream News Media

A toolkit for journalists

The 'Mainstream News Media' toolkit collates real advice collected from Aboriginal health professionals, and aims to guide journalists during the news gathering and reporting process.
 

Background

• Aboriginal health professionals, journalists, and other media specialists participated in an intensive media management and advocacy skills training and mentoring program
• As a result of this training program, Aboriginal participants improved their media management skills and journalists improved their capacity for reporting on Aboriginal health
• Both toolkits stem from this training and mentoring process

Download the Toolkits

 

 

 

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Upcoming Events

Monday
04
Aug
CUCRH
Starts at: 15:30

CUCRH & the EdSIM centre provide FREE Basic Life Support (BLS) / CPR refresher courses for all Health Science Students based in  or around Geraldton.

This course includes BLS theory and DRSABCD.

To register please contact:  Jodi Ullrich@uwa.edu.au.

 

Friday
05
Sep
WACRH
Starts at: 09:00

This is a collaborative program by the WA Clinical Training Network (CTN) and Midwest Health Education & Training Alliance (MHETA)

Program and registration process to follow - Watch this space

Wednesday
15
Oct
WACRH
Starts at: 17:30

the Health Simulation Challenge is an ECU funded program in collaboration with WACRH. It will be interactive with a focus on clinical teamwork and communication.

Online registration is now open at

www.ecu.edu.au/simulationchallenges