National Allied Health Online Conference - Call for Abstracts
The 14th National Allied Health Conference, to be held ONLINE for the first time, will give us the opportunity to explore and discuss the many factors that contribute to the overall success of Allied Health in Australia. There will be an exciting program of speakers, workshops, virtual exhibitors and lots of networking opportunities.
For more information visit the conference webpage HERE.
Allied Health Clinical Educators' Network (ACHEN) Roadshow
When: 8am-1pm, March 19th 2021
Where: Zoom (access via link HERE. Password 848339)
Keynote Speakers: Prof. Carolyn Unsworth (Federation University) & Nick Petch (IMC AG)
- Clinical Reasoning
- Innovative student placements
- Group Supervision
- Virtual Interactivity
- Creating digital content
- Transitioning to online learning
- AHA Task force
- Human-centred design
The event flyer is available here: ACHEN Roadshow 2021
Allied Health Paediatric Videoconference Series 2021
Topic: Introduction to Key Word Sign (Key word sign uses manual signs and natural gestures to support communication). Presented by Trudy van Meggelen, Speech Pathologist and Accredited Key Word Sign Presenter.
When: Tuesday 23rd March, 2021, 1-2pm
Book via the link HERE.
Topic: Eating Disorders in Adolescents. Presented by Dr Melissa Whitelaw - Senior Dietician & Stephanie Campbell - Clinical Nurse Consultant for Eating Disorders
When: Thursday 22nd April, 2021, 1-2pm
Book via the link HERE.
**NEW** Head to Help: A Free Mental Health Service For All Victorians
This is a service available through the Primary Health Network (PHN), for Victorians of any age experiencing mental ill-health - whether they have a GP mental health plan or not. The service is FREE, and no appointments are required.
Phone: 1800 595 212 8.30am - 5pm Monday to Friday (except public holidays).
For more details see the website HERE.
NOTE: This is NOT a crisis service.
For urgent support call Lifeline on 13 11 14
Out of hours and weekends call Beyond Blue on 1800 512 348.
**NEW** Yarning SafeNStrong - A New Counselling Service for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples
The Victorian Aboriginal Health Service has established Yarning SafeNStrong: a free and confidential counselling service for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Peoples. The service is available 24 hours, 7 days a week to people and families who need to have a yarn with someone about their wellbeing.
Phone: 1800 959 563
For more information see the website HERE.
Three Rivers UDRH
Three Rivers UDRH supports health professionals, staff and students by offering free online courses. The following two courses are especially relevant:
Three Rivers UDRH Rural Clinical Placements – How to grow your own course .
Three Rivers UDRH Telehealth - Embracing Technology in Healthcare
Student telehealth placements resource
There is a great resource available from SARRAH about student telehealth placements. It is a copy of the presentation from a recent webinar. Access it via the link below:
SARRAH webinar student TH placements Robyn Gill
WestVic PHN and Murray PHN also have education available in regional and rural areas. See their websites for details of what is on in your region:
WestVic PHN: https://westvicphn.com.au/events-education/upcoming-events/
Murray PHN: https://www.murrayphn.org.au/events/