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Training and Implementation of the 2020 Otitis Media Guidelines and OMapp Workshop

CRE-ICHEAR will be hosting a training workshop: “Training and Implementation of the 2020 Otitis Media Guidelines and OMapp” targeting primary healthcare professionals and researchers working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children.

Dates: 22-23 April 2021

Location: Oaks Elan Darwin, 31 Woods St, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800

Cost: FREE

Workshop priority:

  1. Aboriginal Research Officers working in ear and hearing health research

  2. Aboriginal Health Practitioners (AHPs) and Nurses

  3. GPs and Practice Nurses – Northern Territory-based remote service providers

  4. Audiologists, ENTs and Paediatricians based in the Northern Territory working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children

The workshop will feature presentations and hands-on practical skills sessions with Assoc Prof Kelvin Kong (Worimi man, ENT surgeon) and will cover:

  • How to navigate the OMapp
  • Prevention, diagnosis, management and referral pathways for otitis media
  • Hands on training stations on otoscopy, tympanometry, hear screens
  • GRADE approach: understanding the evidence of the OM Guidelines
  • Research updates
  • Networking opportunities for Aboriginal Researchers and those Aboriginal Health Practitioners interested in research

Workshop inclusions:

  • 1.5 days’ workshop, plus the opportunity for breakout meetings
  • 2 nights’ accommodation (with breakfast and lunch)
  • Travel expenses up to $1000
  • Hard print copy of the 2020 Otitis Media Guidelines provided to every workshop attendee, plus more for your colleagues

Details:

  • Hotel check-in 2pm 21 April 2021
  • Workshop registration desk opens 8am 22 April 2021
  • Welcome to Country 8.30am 22 April 2021
  • Workshop Day 1 9am - 5pm 22 April 2021
  • Workshop Day 2 8.30am-12pm 23 April 2021 followed by lunch to 2pm
  • Hotel check-out 10am 23 April 2021

Numbers for this Workshop are limited. Please send an expression of interest to cre_ichear@menzies.edu.au by 26th February 2021.

Registration deadline is 10th March 2021. Registration form available here. Please returned completed forms to cre_ichear@menzies.edu.au

For researchers

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