Australian Menopause Society

  • 6 April
  • Sydney

WHRIA’s Dr Yasmin Tan will speak at this years mini-conference about

Investigating and managing unscheduled bleeding in perimenopause, menopause and while using MHT

For tickets please see the conference website.


GP education evening presented by WHRIA & Sydney Breast Clinic

  • 11 April 2024 6.15-8pm
  • SBC/WHRIA Sydney CBD

The Team Approach to Complex Pelvic Pain.

Join us for an evening of clinical education via case-based learning. WHRIA clinicians will present real cases and outcomes with integrated care. Cases will highlight

  • key features of common pelvic pain conditions eg. endo, pelvic girdle pain, painful intercourse
  • how to spot these in your practice – history clues
  • easy indicators to determine the best referral pathways

A certificate will be provided for 2 hours of CPD – Educational Activities category and a self-reflection activity.

Dr. Karen Chan – Gynaecologist and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Pain Management Physician. Liz Howard, Osteopath and Donna Namdaran Reynolds will join Karen.

Professor Mary Rickard – Radiologist and SBC Medical Director – will present a short talk about dense breasts and contrast enhanced mammography. A case study will be used to illustrate the integrated team approach at SBC, including a panel discussion and questions.

Please RSVP your ticket with organiser Liz Howard 

Anatomy Up Close - The Pelvis

  • 23 March 2024
  • Melbourne Uni Anatomy Lab

Reacquaint yourself up-close and personal with the anatomy of the pelvis by examining cadaver specimens in the anatomy lab. Case-based learning is used to apply the anatomical perspectives into a clinical setting. Presented by Prof Thierry Vancaillie and Liz Howard. For tickets click here.

Nerve Pain

  • 15 June 2024
  • Sydney

Learn to effectively manage nerve pain with manual therapy, patient education, home exercises and help prevent persistent pain in your patients.

Presented by Advanced Pain Management Osteopath, Liz Howard. For tickets click here.

Sydney Annual Women’s & Children’s Health Update 2024

  • Various in 2024
  • Check the website for your capital city

The HealthEd series is presented in Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth and Brisbane. Check your city for speakers at the HealthEd website. HealthEd also host a GP Education Day in capital cities. 


Pain & Pregnancy

  • 20 October 2024
  • Sydney

Pregnancy can be extremely challenging for a mother’s body. Learn to help women prepare for labour, during their pregnancy and to recover efficiently from delivery or caesarean section. WHRIA’s Liz Howard will present her popular course in 2024 All allied health interested in treating pregnant women are welcome. 

See Bowerbird CPD for full details.

Neuro Orthopaedic Institute Courses:
Explain Pain;
Pain, Plasticity & Rehab; & more courses.

  • Various dates
  • Worldwide

Highly recommended by WHRIA to update your pain knowledge.  Explain Pain, Graded Motor Imagery and for the neurologically minded, the Pain, Plasticity & Rehab course is a gem.  See NOI Group for more details.

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Continence Foundation of Australia

  • All year
  • On line

The Continence Foundation of Australia provides state-wide education as well as quality on-line courses. See their website for more details about courses this year. 

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Putting Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills into Practice

  • 8 series during the year
  • On line

The University of Sydney’s Pain Management and Research Institute presents Putting Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Skills into Practice webinar training program. This gives you an opportunity to learn how to help your patients better manage chronic or persisting pain problems.

Each program consists of six webinar sessions of 90 minutes duration conducted over a 2-3 months. Participants will receive a certificate of completion for 24 hours of professional development. For more information see the PMRI website.

Jean Hailes Webinar Library For Health Professionals

  • All year
  • On line

View webinars by Jean Hailes’ Women’s Health experts on such topics as Multi-disciplinary management of Urinary Incontinence, Menopause, a physiotherapist’s view on Painful Sex and more. Click on the picture below to access.


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