Pain & Pregnancy for Allied Health Practitioners

  • 17 February, 2019
  • Melbourne

Pregnancy can be extremely challenging for a mother’s body. Learn to more effectively help women prepare for labour, during their pregnancy and to recover efficiently from delivery or caesarean section.

This 1-day workshop is presented by Liz Howard from WHRIA and is 0pen to all allied health and practitioners who see pregnant women, or would like to expand their practice.

More details and tickets here.

Changing the Way We Think About Pain

  • 16 March, 2019
  • Sydney

Do your patients suffer from chronic pain?

Learn to recognise and effectively treat mixed pain presentations in this 3-hour seminar. Understand the latest conservative and interventional treatment strategies, and the referral processes to give your patients the best chance of recovery.

This 3-hour talk is presented by Prof Thierry Vancaillie from WHRIA and Dr Bruce Mitchell from Metro Pain. It’s open to all allied health and practitioners who see pregnant women, or would like to expand their practice.

More details and tickets here.

Sydney Annual Women’s & Children’s Health Update 2019

  • Various in 2019
  • Check the website for your capital city

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

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International Association for the Study of Pain 18th World Congress

  • 4-8 August 2020
  • Amsterdam

Plan your holidays around the next IASP World Congress, see the IASP website for full details. 

Pain In Europe XI

  • 4-7 September 2019
  • Valencia, Spain

The European congresses of the European Pain Federation give access to leading lecturers and a scientific program consisting of the latest evidence-based and best-practice-based medicine in all relevant disciplines in the field of pain management. See the website for details.

AGES Pelvic Floor Symposium

  • 1-2 November 2019
  • Sydney

Keep and eye out on the AGES website for upcoming details.

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

  • Various dates
  • Worldwide

WHRIA’s Bernice Lowe and Amy Corcoran have attended the three-day course Explain Pain(EP). You can attend EP by itself, but you can only take the Graded Motor Imagery (GMI) as a one-day course if you have completed an EP course within two years. For the neurologically minded, the Pain, Plasticity & Rehab course is a gem – designed and written by Brendon Haslam in collaboration with David Butler. 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 on courses such as 

  • Positive Practice for the Pelvic Floor
  • Urinary continence management in women: A multidisciplinary approach
  • Bladder & Bowel Dysfunction in the Pre and Post-natal period.

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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 month timeframe. In each session you will explore specific strategies on how to effectively manage patients experiencing chronic pain.

Participants will receive a certificate of completion recognising 24 hours of professional development if all attendance and homework requirements are met. For more information see the PMRI website.

Jean Hailes Webinar Library For Health Professionals

  • All year
  • Internet

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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