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Breathe Easy Walk Easy The Australian Lung Foundation designed this workshop to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to implement Pulmonary Rehabilitation Programs in the community setting on an individual or group basis. Session contents include education of clients and carers to improve coping skills and self management and enable active participation in their own health care including: Suggested educational sessions for clients with respiratory disease Clint assessment and developing a client program Assessment tools such as spirometry and six minute walk tests and exercise prescription Targeted audience: All health professionals, allied health professionals and community based workers working within remote community health. The attached flyer provides more details, however for bookings ring 8922 8747. For more information ring 8985 8158/email: Coralie.brannelly@nt.gov.au or jeanette.smith@nt.gov.au Diabetic Foot Workshop This workshop will include 1 day theory and 1 day practical training and covers client education to promote observation and daily foot care, early identification and intervention strategies to assist identify changes in feet that require a referral to podiatrist, incorporate diabetic foot screening and care plans into daily work practice, and provide basic treatment such as toenail cutting and paring calluses in clinical settings. Those health professionals in the NT working in the clinical setting who would like to attend can refer to the attached flyer or for Darwin bookings ring 8922 8747 and Alice bookings ring 8951 7724. Contact jeanette.smith@nt.gov.au or Darwin 8987 0413/tracy.spillman@nt.gov.au or Alice 8951 6923/lea.davidson@nt.gov.au for more information. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Centre for Remote Health (CRH) - A joint centre of Flinders University and Charles Darwin University 2012 short courses Registrations for 2012 short courses for Remote Health Professionals and Remote Health Workers are now open for more details, please go to http://www.crh.org.au/content/view/25/22/ These courses can be undertaken as continuing professional development and many are credited for CPD points with professional organisations for Medical Practitioners, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals. The 2 day workshops Responding to Child Abuse and Neglect: What Primary Health Practitioners Need to Know are also worth checking out and always fill up quickly, so address enquiries to crh.shortcourse@flinders.edu.au _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association (ANZMHA) - 13th International Mental Health Conference Call for Papers now open The 13th International Mental Health Conference will be held from the 6th to the 8th of August 2012 at the Outrigger Inn (formerly Holiday Inn) Gold Coast, Queensland. The theme is "Positive Change; Investing in Mental Health" and the Call for Papers is now open. The conference will focus on the complex mental issues affecting the elderly including depression, dementia, delirium, paranoid disorders and anxiety. It will also examine state, federal, international and COAG initiatives, early intervention strategies, validated treatments, suicide prevention and the effectiveness of mental health preventive measures. Some of the conference streams include: * Multi-level Government initiatives and policies * Early interventions * Recovery treatments * Prevention treatments (including suicide) * Workforce re-integration -- best practice? What treatments are most efficacious For further details please visit http://www.anzmh.asn.au/conference or contact The Association Secretariat on 07 5502 2068/fax 07 5527 3298 or email: mailto:admin@anzmh.asn.au _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) For information, updates, news and resources go to: http://www.aihw.gov.au/ Other Areas of interest are: Alcohol and Other Drugs Cancer Cardiovascular Health Chronic Diseases Chronic Kidney Disease Diabetes Indigenous Australians Mental Health Reports of interest _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ mailto:Coralie.brannelly@nt.gov.au mailto:jeanette.smith@nt.gov.au mailto:tracy.spillman@nt.gov.au http://www.crh.org.au/content/view/25/22/ mailto:crh.shortcourse@flinders.edu.au http://www.anzmh.asn.au/conference mailto:admin@anzmh.asn.au http://www.aihw.gov.au/ http://www.aihw.gov.au/drugs/index.cfm http://www.aihw.gov.au/cancer/index.cfm http://www.aihw.gov.au/cvd/index.cfm http://www.aihw.gov.au/cdarf/index.cfm http://www.aihw.gov.au/ckd/index.cfm http://www.aihw.gov.au/diabetes/index.cfm http://www.aihw.gov.au/indigenous/index.cfm http://www.aihw.gov.au/mentalhealth/index.cfm

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