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									                                                             REGISTRATION FORM
   Please complete one registration form per participant - Registration Deadline Monday 27 July 2009

Participant’s Details
Title _______________ First Name ________________________ Last Name______________________________________________

Organisation _________________________________________________________________________________________________

Job Title        GP            Registrar          Nurse            Specialist                 Researcher                         Student                       Other __________________________

Postal Address __________________________________________ Town _____________ State ______ Postcode _______________

Telephone _________________ Facsimile ____________________ Email ________________________________________________

                                                                  Registration Fees
 Places are limited. These workshops qualify for the $2000 up-skilling grant.*

 Western Trauma*                             Paediatric Emergencies*                                 Ultrasound *                                                              Research
     $350 GP           $250 Nurse                 $350 GP            $250 Nurse                               $350                                                                     No Charge
 Conference Registration entitles you to attend: Welcome function, Conference on Saturday and Sunday and Conference Dinner

 Category                                    Early Bird (by 30 June)                                 Standard (between 1 and 27 July)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hosted by The Rural Clinical School of WA
 GPs and Specialists                              $725                                                       $770
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and the Greater Bunbury Division of General Practice
 Registrars                                       $440                                                       $500
 Students                                                                                                    $200
 Health Professionals/Nurses                      $440                                                       $500

 Social Program – Please indicate your attendance at the social events                                                                                                                                                                     REGISTRATION FORM
 Welcome Function                                                                                    Conference Dinner
     Full Registrant - no charge.                                                                            Full Registrant - no charge.
     Partner - no charge.                                                                                    Additional Attendees __________ @ $ 110 each

Procedural workshop: $ ____________                                   Enclosed is my cheque for the total amount made payable to
Conference Fee:                    $ ____________                        Greater Bunbury Division of General Practice (ABN 93 985 942 859)
Social Program:                    $ ____________                     Please debit my credit card for the total amount.                                                                                                                          7th to 9th August, 2009
PAYMENT TOTAL:                     $ ____________                                Mastercard                         Visa                Bankcard

                                                                          Name on card ................................................................................................................
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Edith Cowan University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Robertson Drive
                                                                          Card number                                                                                                                                                                           Bunbury
                                                                          Expiry                       /                    Signature ........................................................... Date .................................

                                                           Important Information                                                                                                                                                                          GOLD SPONSORS
Please Post, Email or Fax this form by the 27 July to:                                     Cancellations
                                                                                           •	 Names of conference delegates may be substituted without further charge,
Greater Bunbury Division of General Practice:                                                 subject to written advice to the Greater Bunbury Division of General Practice.
PO Box 2244, Bunbury WA 6230,                                                              •	 Delegates who cancel prior to 20 July 2009 will receive a full refund less an
Tel: (08) 9722 5444 Fax: (08) 9791 5111                                                       administrative fee of $50.
Email:                                                                   •	 There will be no refunds for cancellations received after 27 July 2009.
              Information necessary for your attendance at the Scientific Meeting will be gathered, stored and disseminated in accordance with the National Privacy Act.
                                      Written Confirmation of your registration will be forwarded to you on receipt of payment.
                                                                                                           BUNBURY                                         Scientific Meeting Timetable
                                                                                                    7th to 9th August, 2009
                                                                                                                                                            Friday 7 August:                                    Procedural / Research Workshops
                                                                                                                                                            Friday Evening:                                     Welcome Function

                                                                                                                                                            Saturday 8 August:                                  Scientific Conference
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Keynote Speakers, Plenary Sessions and Scientific Papers
                                  I have great pleasure in inviting you all to the Third       will be notable Australian contributors to inform            Saturday Evening:                                   Conference Dinner
                                  Annual Scientific Meeting of the Rural Clinical              you on many topics of interest. The conference
                                  School of Western Australia which is being held              will be officially opened by the Deputy Premier              Sunday 9 August:                                    Scientific Conference cont.
                                  on the South Western Regional Campus of Edith                                                                                                                                 Breakfast, Debate and Closing Statements
                                                                                               and Minister for Health and Indigenous Affairs The
                                  Cowan University Bunbury in collaboration with
                                  the Greater Bunbury Division of General Practice.            Hon Dr Kim Hames, MLA .
                                  Once again the programme has been designed
                                  to combine a series of procedural and research
                                                                                               I do hope you will plan to come and make this               Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 August
                                  workshops on the first day and the scientific                event the success it has been in the past two
                                                                                               years. – Professor Geoff Riley, Head of School,
                                                                                                                                                           Annual Scientific Meeting—Keynote Speakers
                                  meeting at the weekend. We are privileged to
                                  have international keynote speakers and there                The Rural Clinical School of Western Australia                                       Professor Roger Strasser                                                         Ms. Kirsty Murrell-McMillan
                                                                                                                                                                                    In September 2002 Professor Strasser took up his                                 Kirsty is currently a Rural Nurse Specialist working
                                                                                                                                                                                    current position as Founding Dean, Northern Ontario                              in a small rural community in Central Otago in the

Friday 7 August - Procedural/Research Workshops                                                                                                                                     School of Medicine. Prior to this, he was Professor of
                                                                                                                                                                                    Rural Health for Monash University and Head of the
                                                                                                                                                                                    Monash University School of Rural Health in Australia.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     South Island of New Zealand. Her work involves the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     provision of emergency and after hours care through
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the New Zealand PRIME scheme. Kirsty is also a
                                                                                                                                                                                    Between 1992 and 2004, Professor Strasser also had                               senior lecturer at Otago Polytechnic School of Nursing
Western Trauma Course                                                         Office Ultrasound- Obstetrics and Trauma                                                              an international role as Chair of the Working Party on                           in Dunedin New Zealand. Kirsty was elected Chair
The Western Trauma Course is a well established one-day                       As a GP, your ultrasound machine is becoming an integral arm of                                       Rural Practice of WONCA, the World Organisation of                               of the New Zealand Rural General Practice Network
                                                                                                                                                                                    Family Doctors.                                                                  (NZRGP) which is the national advocacy group for
workshop designed for rural doctors and nurses as well as medical             the clinical management of your patient. This one day workshop
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     rural health in New Zealand.
students and volunteer ambulance officers.                                    will enable you to understand more about how the machine
Coordinated by the Western Australian Trauma Education
                                                                              works and the interpretation of the images you produce. The                                           Dr. John Wynn Jones                                                              Dr. Chris Curry
                                                                              course covers basic physics and ‘knobology’, first trimester                                          Dr. Wynn Jones is a practicing rural General                                     Dr. Chris Curry is a Consultant Emergency Physician
Committee, the workshop is facilitated by trauma specialists from                                                                                                                   Practitioner in Montgomery, Powys. John is well                                  at Fremantle Hospital. He is a Visiting Professor at
                                                                              complications, what a GP needs to know in the third trimester
each of the Perth Tertiary Hospitals, Western Australian Regional                                                                                                                   known both nationally and internationally for his                                the University of Papua New Guinea, where he is
                                                                              and mini FAST (Focused Abdominal Scanning Techniques). The
Hospitals and The Royal Flying Doctor Service, WA. The course                                                                                                                       pioneering work in e-health and for his special interest                         leading the Master of Medicine, Emergency Medicine
                                                                              practical sessions will allow ample time to learn and practice
aims to give the participant a structured approach to dealing                                                                                                                       in education, having held a post with the University                             Program. As Chair of the International Emergency
                                                                              hands-on scanning techniques.
with all types of trauma in the rural/regional setting using a                                                                                                                      of Wales College of Medicine for many years. John                                Medicine Special Interest Group (IEMSIG) of the
combination of interactive tutorials and small group skill sessions.          Maximum 12                                                                                            is also medical adviser to The Archers (the renowned                             Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM),
                                                                                                                                                                                    BBC rural radio soap.)                                                           he is directly involved in emergency medicine
Maximum 12 GPs and 12 Other participants                                      The Office Ultrasound - Obstetrics and Trauma Workshop attracts CME points                                                                                                             development in several neighboring countries
                                                                              from RACGP and ACCRM and is approved for a Procedural Training Grant.                                                                                                                  including Indonesia, Vietnam, India and Nepal.
The Western Trauma Course attracts CME points from RACGP, ACCRM and RCNA
and is approved for a Procedural Training Grant

Paediatric Emergencies Workshop
                                                                              Research Workshop
                                                                              With the discovery of new knowledge concerning the genetic
                                                                              origins of common diseases, it is becoming necessary to look for
Aimed at Rural Doctors and nurses involved in the emergency                                                                                                The City of Bunbury is the heart of the south west          Alternatively you may wish to contact the following establishments directly.
                                                                              evidence of disease in general practice settings before they result
care of children, either on a regular or infrequent basis this                                                                                             and offers a wide range of accommodation to suit all
                                                                              in pathology. In this workshop we will look at the specific issue                                                                        Mantra Bunbury                                   Quest Bunbury Serviced Apartments
workshop is facilitated by FACEMs and nursing staff from Bunbury                                                                                           budgets.
                                                                              of familial hypercholesterolaemia , a common disorder which                                                                              1 Holman Street Bunbury WA 6230                  14 Lyon Cove Bunbury WA 6230
Regional Hospital Emergency Department.                                                                                                                    With limited rooms available at some properties, it is
                                                                              results from a dominantly inherited defect in LDL catabolism                                                                             Ph: 08 9721 0100 or 1300 987 604
The workshop will use a variety of teaching methods such                      which affects 1 in 500 people in our population. Studies carried             recommended that accommodation be booked early.                                                              Ph: 08 9722 0777
as medium fidelity simulation, procedural skills stations and                 out in the UK and USA suggest that, if untreated, 50% of men                                                                                                                              Email:
                                                                                                                                                           The Bunbury Visitor Centre offers a free                    Web:
interactive lectures to cover a range of paediatric emergency                 will have developed CHD by the age of 55 years and 50% of                    accommodation booking service and full details of all                                                        Web:
medicine topics.                                                              women by the age of 65 years. Since this outcome can now be                  accommodation in the area are available from their
                                                                              prevented by lipid lowering drugs, it is essential that such patients                                                                    The Lord Forrest Hotel                           The Clifton Motel and Grittleton Lodge
                                                                                                                                                           website at
Maximum 12 GPs and 12 Nurses                                                  be identified so that they can be enabled to have a normal life                                                                          20 Symmonds St Bunbury WA 6230
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2 Molloy St Bunbury WA 6230
The course has pending registration for CME points with RACGP and ACCRM and   expectancy. In this workshop, led by Professors Jon Emery and                Bunbury Visitor Centre                                      Ph: 08 9721 9966
will be accredited for a Procedural Training Grant in Emergency Medicine.                                                                                  Phone (08) 9792 7205                                        Email:      Ph: 08 9792 6200
                                                                              Gerald Watts, we will describe the methods which are available
                                                                                                                                                           Freecall: 1800 286 287                                            Email:
                                                                              to identify and manage the problem , and discuss ways in which
                                                                              general practitioners, practice nurses and administrators can                email:                            Web:                 Web:
                                                                              deliver better outcomes in this and other preventable diseases
                                                                              which are common in primary care.
                                                                              Maximum 25

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