2010 Presentations

Note: The authors and/or presenters at RMA 2010 have given the Conference Committee permission to post their presentations here. The content of each presentation is the work of the credited presenters and/or authors. Opinions expressed do not necessarily represent the opinions of the Conference Committee or host organisations: Rural Doctors Association of Australia and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine.

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Plenary

Education and Training

Note: The authors and/or presenters at RMA 2010 have given the Conference Committee permission to post their presentations here. The content of each presentation is the work of the credited presenters and/or authors. Opinions expressed do not necessarily represent the opinions of the Conference Committee or host organisations: Rural Doctors Association of Australia and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine.

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Registrar - Education and Training

  • ACRRM Independent Pathway registrars – who are they?

    Dr Greg Gladman, Medical Educator, ACRRM, Australia* (View abstract and presentation)
  • The rural generalist pathway: preparing our future rural and remote workforce

    Prof Tarun Sen Gupta, Dr Christian Rowan, Dr Leanne Browning et al., Queensland Health, Australia (View abstract and presentation)
  • Rural generalist training – the right pathway for rural medicine?

    Dr Daniel Halliday, RDAQ, Australia* (View abstract and presentation)

Regional Reports - Education and Training

  • Recruitment and retention in very remote health: the recruitment - reality gap, preparation and mainstream primary health care

    Dr Fred McConnel, Northern Territory General Practice Education, Australia* & Dr Dean Carson, Charles Darwin University, Australia (View abstract and presentation)
  • Katherine GP Education Precinct: a model for remote comprehensive training

    Dr Fred McConnel, Northern Territory General Practice Education, Darwin, Australia* (View abstract and presentation)
  • Integrated education and training for rural and remote students and doctors in the Kimberley

    Dr Sarah Moore & A/Prof David Atkinson, KAMSC, Australia* (View abstract)

Mental Health - Education and Training

  • A MAP for treatment planning in depression - revolutionising the way rural and remote doctors diagnose and manage mood disorders

    Dr Jan Orman, Black Dog Institute, Australia* (View abstract and presentation)
  • Clinical Innovations: A case study in early intervention and best practice in rural and remote mental health care

    Dr Christopher Mulroney, Global Mind Screen Group Pty Ltd, Australia* (View abstract and presentation)
  • The impact of changed incentives for general practice mental health care training in rural and remote Australia

    Dr Darcy Smith, Dr Kathryn Kirkpatrick & Prof Graham Meadows, GPMHSC, Australia* (View abstract and presentation)

Medical Students - Education and Training

  • Community engagement by medical students during longitudinal rural clinical rotations

    Ms Whitney Downes*, Mr Evan O'Neill*, Ms Penelope Brussen et al., Monash University, Australia (View abstract and presentation)
  • Are medical student results affected by allocation to different sites in a dispersed rural medical school?

    Prof Tarun Sen Gupta, James Cook University, Australia, Prof Richard Hays, Bond University Australia*, Ms Gill Kelly, James Cook University, Australia et al. (View abstract and presentation)
  • Engaging students in evaluation and advocacy for curriculum change

    Mr Timothy Bromley, Australian Medical Students' Association, Australia* (View abstract and listen to presentation)

Research - Education and Training

  • That was then: a review of the rural family medicine training programs in Alberta at ten years

    Dr Douglas Myhre, University of Calgary, Canada* (View abstract and presentation)
  • Comparing temperament and character traits in Australian doctors and nurses

    Dr Diann Eley* & Dr Robert Eley, University of Queensland, Australia (View abstract)
  • Socially accountable medical education: graduate outcomes of a regional medical school

    Prof Tarun Sen Gupta, Prof Richard Murray*, Prof Ian Wronski et al., James Cook University, Australia (View abstract and presentation)
  • Demonstrating continuity of supervision is symbiotic with clinical service

    A/P Lucie Walters, Flinders University Rural Clinical School, Australia*, Prof David Prideaux, Flinders University, Australia Prof Paul Worley, Flinders University, Australia et al. (View abstract and presentation)
  • Context counts: medical education in rural areas, for rural practice

    Prof Roger Strasser, Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Canada* (View abstract and presentation)
  • Why choose general practice?

    Mrs Pauline Ingham, R.W.A.V., Australia* (View abstract and presentation)

Group Studies - Education and Training

  • Attitudes to protective equipment amongst snowboarders in Australia

    Dr Edi Albert, Wilderness Education Group, Australia*, Dr Mike Langran, Aviemore Medical Centre, Scotland (View abstract and presentation)
  • Should the disparity between the health screening requirements of Australian volunteer rural and career fire-fighters continue?

    Mrs Megan Pilkington, School of Medicine, Flinders University, Australia* (View abstract and presentation)
  • What do we really need to know about animals?

    Dr. Rod Jouppi, Laurentian University, Canada* (View abstract and presentation)

Training - Education and Training

  • Unique challenges of site coordination at a remote campus

    Mrs Helen Dries, BHlth(Nsg), MNSt, Dip Mid., Australia* (View abstract and presentation)
  • Multi-Source Feedback: its use in training and professional development

    Prof Michael Greco, CFEP Surveys, Australia* Dr Louise Young, Ms Lynn Saul et al., ACRRM, Australia (View abstract and presentation)
  • Establishment of an enhanced surgical skills program for family medicine physicians in Saskatchewan, Canada

    Dr. Tom Smith-Windsor, University of Saskatchewan, Canada* & Dr. Victoria Vogt, Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada (View abstract and presentation)
  • An Irish perspective with an Australian link – GP training and education in Ireland

    Ciara Murphy, John Lacy & Dr Ray Power, Centric Health, Rockfield Medical Campus, Dublin, Ireland* (View abstract and presentation)

Rural and Remote

Note: The authors and/or presenters at RMA 2010 have given the Conference Committee permission to post their presentations here. The content of each presentation is the work of the credited presenters and/or authors. Opinions expressed do not necessarily represent the opinions of the Conference Committee or host organisations: Rural Doctors Association of Australia and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine.

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Indigenous - Rural and Remote

  • Teaming up to bridge the gap - how integrated primary care is improving the health of Indigenous communities in western NSW

    Dr Ross Lamplugh, Ochre Health, Australia* (View abstract and presentation)
  • Optimising cellulitis treatment at Thursday Island Hospital

    Mr Robert Laidlaw*, Ms Gabrielle Blanche, James Cook University, Australia (View abstract and presentation)
  • The Kimberley Renal Support Service – a regional innovation providing practical support and education

    Dr Cherelle Fitzclarence, Kimberley Aboriginal Health Service, Australia*, Dr Kevin Warr, Royal Perth Hospital, Australia, Ms Maree Wearne, Kimberley Aboriginal Health Service, Australia et al.(View abstract and presentation)

Research - Rural and Remote

  • Why are death rates higher in rural areas? Evidence from the Australian Longitudinal Study on Women's Health

    Prof Annette Dobson*, Dr Deirdre McLaughlin, University of Queensland, Australia*, Dr Dimitrios Vagenas, Queensland University of Technology, Australia, et al. (View abstract and presentation)
  • Recognising the hidden heart: GP proceduralists, the 'hidden heart' of rural and regional health in Australia

    Dr Marian Robinson, Bogong Regional Training Network, Australia Dr Graham Slaney, Australia* (View abstract and presentation)
  • Management of Rheumatic Heart Disease among the children in regional areas of northern Australia

    Mr Andrew Jeyaruban, Faculty of Medicine, James Cook University, Australia* (View abstract and presentation)

Interventions / Programs - Rural and Remote

  • Pit Stop - caring for rural men's health

    Dr Jennifer Moffatt, University of Queensland, Australia*, Dr Delwar Hossain, University of Southern Queensland, Australia & Mr Garry Hansford, GPConnections, Australia (View abstract and presentation)
  • Tackling a big (bug)-bear - helping rural GPs manage patients after hours

    Dr Matthew Poxon, University of Tasmania, Australia* & Dr Jeff Ayton, ACRRM, Australia (View abstract and presentation)
  • Better recruitment processes ensures better health outcomes for all involved

    Mr Justin Smith* (View abstract and presentation)

Research Perspectives - Rural and Remote

  • "You might save someone's life": rural Australian adolescents' ideas on research participation, recruitment, and retainment

    Dr Margot Rawsthorne, Dr Spring Cooper, Prof Kate Steinbeck et al., University of Sydney, Australia (View abstract and presentation)
  • Research roadmap for rural GPs

    Dr Diann Eley, University of Queensland, Australia* (View abstract and presentation)
  • Levelling the playing field: The University of Queensland Rural Clinical School Library enabling participation in research in rural and remote medicine

    Mrs Kaye Lasserre* & Mrs Margaret Lamb, University of Queensland, Rural Clinical School Library, Australia (View abstract and presentation)

Other Presentations

Note: The authors and/or presenters at RMA 2010 have given the Conference Committee permission to post their presentations here. The content of each presentation is the work of the credited presenters and/or authors. Opinions expressed do not necessarily represent the opinions of the Conference Committee or host organisations: Rural Doctors Association of Australia and the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine.

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PeArLs

  • Logging experiential learning opportunities in rural general practice

    Dr Catherine Haigh & A/Prof Daryl Pedler, Monash University, Australia* (View abstract and presentation)
  • Strengthening vertical integration of medical education in North West Tasmania: moving into the second stage

    Prof Judi Walker, University of Tasmania, Australia Ms Rose Moore, University of Tasmania & Postgraduate Medical Education Council of Tasmania, Australia* Dr Corinne Ginifer, Postgraduate Medical Education council of Tasmania, Australia (View abstract and presentation)
  • Burnout from accommodating learners with special needs in rural community teaching sites: fact or fiction?

    Dr Sarah Strasser, NOSM, Canada* (View abstract and listen to presentation)

Clinical Innovations - Regional Reports

  • Getting surgeons to the bush. How to promote rural surgery to trainee surgeons in Australia

    Dr Susan Velovski*, A/Prof Hamish Foster, Dr Robert Simon et al., Lismore Base Hospital / St Vincent's Private Hospital, Australia (View abstract and presentation)
  • Collaborative clinical development: simulated inter-professional health care provision in a rural setting

    Dr Patricia Stuart, University of Queensland, Rural Clinical School, Australia*, Dr Diann Eley , University of Queensland, Australia, Prof Peter Baker, University of Queensland, Rural Clinical School, Australia et al. (View abstract and presentation)
  • Cancer Services Outreach Program in the 'Iron Triangle', South Australia

    Dr Dagmara Poprawski*, A/Pr Ken Pittman, Dr John Bonifant et al., Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Australia (View abstract and presentation)

Winning Poster Presentation

  • Adult (and adolescent) sexual assault in rural and remote Australia

    Dr Rosemary Isaacs, Senior Clinical Advisor in Sexual Assault and Forensic Medicine, NSW Health, Australia (View abstract)