AYRI Conference 2018

CRRH AYRI Conference 2018

AYRI Conference 2018

9th Biennial 'Are You Remotely Interested?' Conference 2018

Realising Remote Possibilities – 20 Years On

Tuesday, 24th to Friday, 27th July 2018

Call for Abstracts - Closed

A call for abstracts for the 9th Biennial 'Are You Remotely Interested?' Conference: Realising Remote Possibilities – 20 Years On is now closed.

Planned Sessions/Topics

Conference Program

2018 AYRI Program

Registration

Register online for AYRI Conference 2018

Fees

Early Bird Full Conference Registration $550 inc. GST Includes conference program 24-27 July 2018, conference dinner and associated events. Early Bird closes Sunday 10 June 2018.
Price per person.
Full Conference Registration $650 inc. GST Includes conference program 24-27 July 2018, conference dinner and associated events. Price per person.
Day Registration $220 inc. GST Includes single day only, excludes conference dinner and associated events. Price per person.
Conference Dinner $115 inc. GST   Price per person.

Accommodation

Preferred accommodation provider

ibis Styles Verona Mount Isa
Corner of Rodeo Drive and Camooweal Street
Phone: (07) 4743 3024
Email: h0575-RE@accor.com
Website: www.accorhotels.com

Negotiated conference room rate:
$180.00 per night (includes breakfast and payment on the day of check in – ibis Styles terms and conditions apply)

Conference code/s:
James Cook University (JCU) or Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health (MICRRH) or Are You Remotely Interested (AYRI) Conference

ibis Styles Verona Mount Isa must be contacted directly to receive this negotiated conference room rate

Note: you may find cheaper rates on alternative online travel sites, however please read the sales conditions as the amount due may not be refundable even if the booking is cancelled or modified, exclusive of breakfast and payment will be required at the time of booking.

Alternative accommodation providers

Burke & Wills Motel Mount Isa
36 Miles Street
Mount Isa, QLD 4825
Phone: (07) 4743 8000
Email: reservations@burkeandwillsmtisa.com.au
Website: www.burkeandwillsmtisa.com.au

Icon on Isa Motel
2/2 West Street
Mount Isa, QLD 4825
Phone: 0488 966 472
Email: bookings@icononisa.com.au
Website: www.icononisa.com.au

RedEarth Hotel
Corner of Rodeo Drive and West Street
Mount Isa, QLD 4825
Phone: (07) 4749 8888
Email: re.reception@hgroup.com.au
Website: http://redearthhotel.com.au/

Isa Hotel
13 Miles Street
Mount Isa, QLD 4825
Phone: (07) 4749 8888
Email: re.reception@hgroup.com.au
Website: http://isahotel.com.au/

Outback Motel, Mount Isa
45 West Street
Mount Isa, QLD 4825
Phone: (07) 4743 2311
Email: reservations@outbackmotelmtisa.com.au
Website: www.outbackmotelmtisa.com.au

Spinifex Motel and Serviced Apartments
79-83 Marian Street
Mount Isa, QLD 4825
Phone: (07) 4749 2944
Email: admin@spinifexmotel.com.au
Website: www.spinifexmotel.com.au

Bursary Information

Conference Bursaries

NOW OPEN!!

Information for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Island Health Professionals, Aboriginal Health Workers and Indigenous Medical and Health and Science Students

About the Bursary

We are offering ten (10) bursaries to support Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander health professionals and Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander health students to attend our conference.

This bursary will enable Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander health professionals and students, those particularly with an interest in rural or remote practice or the C&NWQ to join other health professionals and educators to contribute to the discussions around rural and remote health and workforce policy development.

Up to $1500 is available per successful applicant to assist with travel and accommodation costs.

Conference Registrations will cover attendance at the conference, but will not cover the cost of the conference dinner.

Applicants are encouraged to complete a short application form.

How to apply

Deadline for applications

Applications will be accepted by COB 23rd June 2018.

Successful applicants will be notified by 26th June 2018.

Travel and accommodation will be booked by the Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health.

Sponsorship

These bursaries have been made possible with the support of the Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health James Cook University as well as:

Our Conference Sponsors: - Gidgee Healing, Queensland County Practice, Western Queensland PHN and Health Workforce Queensland.

Information for Allied Health, Nursing and Medical students

Conference Registration Bursaries

About the Bursary

The Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health is offering Registration Bursaries to support:

Ten (10) Allied health, Nursing and Medical students on placement in Mount Isa to attend our conference. This bursary will cover the Conference registration ($550) and is available per successful applicants; and

Six (6) Travel and Registration bursaries for up to $1500 for Allied health, Nursing and Medical students from rural or remote Queensland to attend our conference.

The aim of the Bursary is to assist the students to be part of shaping future discussions, enhance your knowledge of rural and remote health policy development as well as further develop your research theory and practice by participating in the conference.

Applicants are requested to complete an application form.

How to apply

Deadline for applications

Applications will be accepted by COB 23rd June May 2018. Successful applicants will be notified by the 26th June 2018.

Sponsorship

These bursaries have been made possible with the support of the Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health James Cook University and the following conference sponsors:

Gidgee Healing, Queensland County Practice, Western Queensland PHN and Health Workforce Queensland.

Thank you

Sponsor Information

Terms and Conditions

All abstracts must be original work. The presenter/s and/or abstract submitter is responsible for the accuracy of the abstract.

All submissions must be completed electronically via the provided Abstract Cover Sheet and Abstract Form.

By submitting your abstract you are confirming your intention to register and attend the 9th Biennial 'Are You Remotely Interested?' Conference 2018: Realising Remote Possibilities – 20 Years On and you will be issued with a Tax Invoice.

All accepted presenters will be required to register and make payment. A discounted early bird registration is available and closes on Friday 25th May 2018.

Accepted abstracts/presentations provide consent for JCU Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health to reproduce the abstract/presentation in conference material and proceedings, including but not limited to, website, publications, advertising/promotion, careers and employment, email promotion, social media and alumni.

Media Policy

Photographs, video footage, web streaming, podcasts and social media will occur throughout the conference. This media may be used by JCU Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health, for publications, advertising/promotion, careers and employment, email promotion, social media and alumni. I understand that the media will be stored securely and that the use of the images does not give me any right to request payment.

Medical Panel

Friday’s program features the challenges and solutions in promoting and supporting general practice and primary health care in rural and remote regions. Panellists include Dr Bastian Seidel RACGP president, Professor Ruth Stewart president ACRRM, Professor Richard Murray Dean of Medicine and Dentistry and president of the Australian and New Zealand Council of Deans, Dr Neil Beaton President elect RDAQ, Emeritus Professor Paul Worley Rural Health Commissioner and Professor Richard Hays CRRH, JCU and Editor, MedEdPublish

Professor Richard Hayes - Chair of the Medical Panel

Dr Bastian Seidel

Professor Ruth Stewart

Professor Richard Murray

Dr Neil Beaton

Emeritus Professor Paul Worley

Associate Professor Ayman Shenouda

20th Anniversary Speakers

Professor Ian Wronski AO

Professor Dennis Pashen

Dr Louis Peachey

Associate Professor Catrina Felton-Busch

Dr Jack Best AO

Ron McCullough

Hon Dr Michael Wooldridge MP

Keynote Speakers

Professor Em Ruth Ballweg

Pat Anderson AO

Emeritus Professor Paul Worley



Professor Martin Nakata

Dr Lynore Geia

Professor Martha Macleod

Associate Professor Julie Hulcombe

Advanced Skills Workshops

Pre-Conference Advanced Skills Workshop: Critical Reflection and Planning for Feedback in Supervision Master Class

Date: Monday 23rd July 2018

Time: 8.00am – 3.00pm

Location: Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health

Registration: Available soon. Workshop participants may also register for workshop as a standalone and pay the workshop fee.

This APHRA accredited workshop for psychologists is open to those psychologists, Allied Health, Dentists, Nurses and Doctors who have full conference registration for no additional charge. The aim of the Master Class is:

  • Increase understanding of critical reflective practice.
  • Increase experience and confidence in critical reflective practice
  • Develop an applied understanding of pre-planning for feedback in supervision.
  • Further developing skills in giving and receiving feedback.
  • Engage in experiential learning through supportive group exercises and role plays.

This one-day workshop will consist of a mix of didactic presentation, experiential exercises, and group discussion. A short quiz is used to assess knowledge and understanding of the topic prior to the workshop. Experiential exercises will also be used throughout the day to enable the trainer to evaluate practical skills. Further assessment may be included for supervising Psychologists who need to meet the Psychology Board of Australia and the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency requirements (to retain their supervisory status).


Sexual Health Forum

Date: Tuesday 24th July 2018

Time: 8.30am – 12.30pm

Location: Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health

We hope this pre conference workshop will generate lots of discussion on current hot topics in Sexual and BBV health in the North West. We will be joined by several experts to help start the questions rolling:

  • Mark Saunders, QAIHC, Brisbane – Young Deadly Syphilis Free program and their work training peer educators
  • Rhonnda Lewis, QLd Health Cairns – The CURE program and Cairns Hepatitis Action Team (CHAT) Health promotion work and community engagement strategies that work
  • Katie Edmondson, Sexual Health Townsville
  • Deadly Choices Team, Gidgee Healing, Mt Isa – Engaging young people and prevention work in the North West
  • Anni Preston Thomas, Public Health Medical Officer – Sexual Health, Cairns – will report on progress with the North Queensland Sexual Health Strategy
  • Katie Panaretto, Public Health Medical Officer, Gidgee Healing – Business Intelligence: how can using data guide our work

(Conference registration not required)

RSVP ayriconference.micrrh@jcu.edu.au with subject Sexual Health Forum attendance


Basic Life Support in Remote Contexts for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Health Workers and Practitioners

Date: Thursday 26th July 2018

Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm

Location: Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health

This workshop will be led by Dr Louis Peachy, Dr Lakshman and Madeline Ford

Registration link coming soon.


Exam Preparation

Date: Friday 27th July 2018

Time: 8.30am – 10.00am

Location: Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health

Registrars will be provided with exam prep session by General Medical Training

Registration link coming soon.


Advanced Skills - Difficult Airway

Date: Friday 27th July 2018

Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm

Location: Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health

Participants will undertake 2 advanced skills sessions on difficult airway

This workshop will be led by Dr Louis Peachy and  Dr James Telfer

Registration link coming soon.


Self Care for Health Professionals

Date: Friday 27th July 2018

Time: 8.30am – 12.30pm

Location: Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health

Registration link coming soon.


GMT Remote Supervision Workshop

Date: Friday 27th July 2018

Time: 8.30am – 12.30pm

Location: Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health

Registration link coming soon.