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Patient Reported Outcome Measures 25th and 26th June 2015
New horizons in health-related quality of life improvements
This two-day event will consist of a workshop and a seminar on patient reported outcome measures (PROMs).
- The workshop on Thursday will provide an understanding of the opportunities that PROMs data present, why they are important and how to collect them - evidence and challenges.
- The seminar on Friday will highlight where PROMs are being collected across the health spectrum and how they are being used to improve health related quality of care. This event will cover areas such as improvement in the quality of health care, from methodological developments through methods of dissemination of outcomes, to the implementation of improvement initiatives based on PROMs data.
This event is sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Victorian Managed Insurance Authority (VMIA) and the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (ACSQHC).
Who should attend:
- Clinical research coordinators;
- Clinical trials coordinators;
- Data managers;
- Quality managers;
- Medical students;
- Patients and their family members; and
- Members of the general public.
Venue: The Alfred Medical Research and Education Precinct (AMREP) lecture theatre, 75 Commercial Rd, The Alfred, Melbourne Vic 3004.
Workshop: Thursday 25th June 2015
Seminar: Friday 26th June 2015
Event times: 9am - 4pm daily (registration from 8.30am)
|Day 1 Workshops - 25th#
Each w'shop is limited to 40 delegates
1 x w'shop (# 1 or 2)
2 x w/shops (both)
|Day 2 seminar - 26th
1 x w'shop (# 1 or 2) & seminar
2 x w'shops (both) & seminar
*Monash staff can receive a 10% discount on the General registration fee with payment via internal transfer. Email the cost centre and fund source to email@example.com.
#There are a few remaining places available for both workshops.
Enquiries to Catherine Pound on +61 3 9903 0891 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Missioncraft in Disaster Relief Operations May 2015 - Course not offered this year
Missioncraft is the art and science of preparing and conducting field operations. This 1-week intensive workshop presents best practices for health personnel in international disaster relief operations. The workshop is offered to selected medical and public health professionals who deploy to disasters as full-time, field-based, hands-on providers. The workshop aims to enhance skill sets required in leadership roles such as organisational team leader or medical co-ordinator. It is designed for experienced professionals in pursuit of mastery, and is not intended for medical tourists.
Rapid epidemiological assessment
Standardised case management
Venue: School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne
Learning mode: Multi-modal in classroom setting
Enquiries for future offerings please email email@example.com.
Emergency Medicine Research Short Course Semester 2, 2015
- Introduction to research methods used in observational studies
- Practical skills required in the design and assessment of a research project
Protocol design, including study type selection, introduction to questionnaire design, sampling methods, and ethics approval
- Planning data management and statistical analysis and developing a study budget
- Introduction to the role of qualitative research
Evidence Based Medicine
- Appropriately formulate answerable clinical questions
- Scientific literature search
- Critical appraisal of scientific literature and evidence based guidelines
- Application of research to clinical practice
- Barriers to changing practice
When: 5 month course commencing 27th July, 2015
Venue: School of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, The Alfred Centre, Melb Vic 3004.
Compulsory block days:
August Mon 10 & Tue 11 2015
October Mon 26 & Tue 27 2015
For expressions of interest for 2016 please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or ph: Jess 9903 0305.