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19 March 2020 – Shepparton

The Goulburn Valley Regional Training Hub (GVRTH) University of Melbourne in partnership with Goulburn Valley Health (GVH) invite medical, nursing & allied health students and junior nurses, doctors and allied health practitioners to attend an expo showcasing clubs and community groups from the Shepparton region.

If you are a junior doctor, Intern, nursing, dental or allied health grad, medical nursing, dental or allied health student don’t miss this exciting opportunity to come along to meet new people, check out what clubs are available and get involved in Shepparton life? 


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19 May 2020 – Shepparton (cost $100.00)

A short course for health professionals. (PDF) 

Join the Excellence in Clinical Teaching team from the Melbourne Medical School at The University of Melbourne for a stimulating and intensive full day advanced clinical supervision course. Designed to promote immediate improvements in clinical supervision quality and capacity. Facilitators are leaders in the field of health professions education and research, and will help to reinforce theory to practice application.

12-14 June 2020 – Shepparton

Learn the structured approach to emergency paediatric care. (PDF)
Established since 1997 with courses throughout Australia, the three day APLS course is recognised as the international gold standard in paediatric emergency training.
The APLS learning environment is interactive and practical.
Before the course, candidates explore key concepts through
an award-winning e-learning package.
During the intensive three day course, this structured approach is applied through scenario roleplays, skill stations and workshops in small group sessions with an instructor ratio of 1/2.

Clinical Leadership in Rural Settings

15-16 April 2020 – Benalla Health

This is a bespoke Clinical Leadership program for health professionals in rural Victoria. (PDF)

This short courses provides a pathway for credit towards a University of Melbourne award course on completion of further assessment.

The healthcare system requires leaders, and many clinicians and health professionals anticipate taking on leadership positions, or find themselves in leadership roles, without any formal education leadership.

For more information please visit http://go.unimelb.edu.au/dhc6

Monash Centre for Scholarship in Health Education (MCSHE)

Free supervision workshops in 2020

6 March 2020 – Bendigo

24 March 2020 – Ballarat

15 April 2020 – Shepparton

MCSHE is excited to offer FREE workshops to enhance the supervision skills of health and human services workers across Victoria. They will be offering two different workshops:

Supervision of students workshop – This workshop aims to help supervisors of students to develop supervisory knowledge, skills, attitudes and practices and will focus on the educational aspects of supervision.
Supervision of peers and colleagues workshop – This workshop aims to help supervisors of peers and colleagues to develop their supervisory knowledge, skills, attitudes and practices and will focus on the supportive aspects of supervision.
The workshops have been funded as part of the ice action plan that is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services.
For more information on the workshops and links to registration please visit the Monash website

Introducing The Med Ed Source Podcast​

The University is proud to bring you the Melbourne Medical School’s latest engagement platform, The Med Ed Source.

They will be taking the expertise from The University of Melbourne’s Department of Medical Education, net to offer a fresh perspective on education in medicine and the health professions.

Let UoM know who and what you would like to hear about in future episodes via Twitter @EXCITE_UOM or email mededsource-podcast@unimelb.edu.au

Regional doctors enjoy a better work-life balance, report says

On RN Breakfast with Hamish Macdonald

Junior doctors working in regional and rural Australia are more satisfied than their metropolitan counterparts.

Research published today has found that, overall, young doctors in regional areas enjoy a better work-life balance and a richer career.

Guest: Dr Matthew Lennon, junior doctor, Wagga Wagga