Tasmanian Rural Health Conference 2021


20 March 2021

(one day virtual conference via Zoom)

“The future of rural practice ”

NO COST to attend 

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This conference is aimed at current rural generalists, as well as students and junior doctors aspiring to become rural generalists

The 2021 conference theme of “The Future of Rural Practice” will also include looking at lessons learnt from the COVID-19 pandemic and how this will influence future rural practice over the next 10-15 years.

The conference proceedings will run as two parallel streams and topics relevant to future rural practice which include:

  • The global importance of local – Prof Paul Worley
  • The challenge of Dementia across rural and regional Australia – Prof James Vickers
  • The role of rural doctors in pre-hospital care and working with ambulance/retrieval services – Dr Edi Albert
  • The Rural Generalist in Palliative Care – Staff Specialist Rosemary Ramsay & Dr Tim Andrewartha
  • Women in the Medical Workforce – managing the work-life balance – Drs Amy Neilson, Kim Dobromilsky & Telena Kerkham
  • Impact of Climate Change on health care – Sharon Campbell & Chester James-Smith
  • Rural Training Pathways – presentations by ACRRM, GPTT,RACGP, RVTS
  • Alternative models of delivering rural Primary Care
  • The role of the Rural Generalist humanitarian doctor – Dr Amy Neilson

The conference will also include presentation of the RDAT Awards for Rural Doctor of the Year, Rural Registrar of the Year and Rural Student of the Year.

Access the full program for this virtual conference through: 'The Future of Rural Practice Program'.

For further information or enquiries please email tasruralhealthconference@health.tas.gov.au