Pre- and post- conference courses

Along with a jam-packed conference full of motivational speakers, social networking events, and workshops, you also have the opportunity to gain Professional Development hours by attending a pre- or post-conference course in the Hunter Valley. ACRRM members will receive a discount to all ACRRM-run courses and will have any PDP hours added automatically to their program.

See below for a list of courses that are running alongside the conference this year…

Newcastle | 26-27 Oct
Rural Emergency Skills Training (REST)

Created by Rural Generalists, for Rural Generalists, the Rural Emergency Skills Training (REST) course will give you the skills and confidence required to deal with emergencies in your rural community.

Newcastle | 27 October
Advanced Life Support (ALS)

Delivered in a relaxed, peer-to-peer learning environment, our Advanced Life Support (ALS) course was developed to meet the needs of Rural Generalists in the management of common emergencies that may arise in rural settings.

Hunter Valley | 28 October
Rural Anaesthetic Crisis Management (RACM)

The full day Rural Anaesthetic Crisis Management (RACM) course was created to improve emergency anaesthetic skills for clinicians practising in rural and remote environments.

Hunter Valley | 28 October
Use of Ultrasound in Rural Emergency Medicine

Run in conjunction with Sonosite Fuji Film, our Ultrasound course covers the use of ultrasound in emergency medicine, trauma and clinical care, allowing you to develop your ultrasound skills in a supportive and knowledgeable environment with professional sonographers.

Hunter Valley | 1 November
Rural Emergency Obstetrics Training

Our Rural Emergency Obstetrics Training (REOT) course will help prepare you with the necessary skills for dealing with third trimester emergencies in your rural community.

Hunter Valley | 1 November
Pre-Hospital and Retrieval Medicine (PHaRM)

Created by experienced Rural Generalists, pre-hospital and retrieval specialists, our full-day Pre-Hospital and Retrieval Medicine (PHaRM) course will consolidate your emergency skills in unfamiliar or uncomfortable environments.

Hunter Valley | 1 November
Drug and Alcohol Addiction workshop

This workshop provide tools and techniques for GPs to address addiction issues and effectively harness the local resources and referral pathways available. *Appropriate for doctors with General Registration and registrars who are current ACRRM financial members.