Upcoming Education

2018

Refugee Health: Infectious Diseases Update

When:            23 October 2018 (5.45pm Dinner 6.15 – 8.45 Education)
Where:           PACE/UQ School of Pharmacy – Level 4, 20 Cornwall St, Woolloongabba

This dynamic educational session is designed for primary care health professionals working with people of refugee background.

The screening and management of malaria, tuberculosis (TB) and syphilis will be presented by expert speakers. Syphilis in pregnancy will also be discussed. Perspectives from different refugee communities will be shared.

Participation is FREE! Brisbane attendees includes dinner.

More information and Brisbane participants register here

More information and WEBINAR participants register here.

2019

2nd Australia and New Zealand Refugee Trauma and Recovery in Resettlement Conference

27-29 MARCH 2019 @ Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC).

More information here

Other Education Opportunities

Brisbane South PHN
Refugee Health Connect provides General Practices with education, cultural awareness training and in house practice support in Brisbane South and Brisbane North areas.

Darling Downs and West Moreton PHN
Provide training and support for General Practices working with patients from refugee backgrounds.

Qld Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma (QPASTT)
Offer workshops including introduction to the refugee and settlement experience and understanding the impact of trauma.

The Queensland Transcultural Centre for Mental Health (QTCMH)
Offer programs that focus on practical workforce development strategies that enhance clinical outcomes.

The Oasis Centre – Inala
Training Calendar.

Online Education Opportunities

The Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health (CEH)
Online tools to help healthcare professionals enhance their cross-cultural communication skills.

Refugee Health Victoria
Provides a list of online modules

Emerging Minds – The National Workforce Centre for Child Mental Health offers innovative online, free courses available 24-7, specifically designed to support practice.

Building capacity and partnerships to improve health and wellbeing