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RMA18 full program announced

Rural Medicine Australia 2018 (RMA18) is the peak national event for rural and remote doctors of Australia, presented by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) and the Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA).  RMA18 will be held at the Darwin Convention Centre from Thursday 25 – Saturday 27 October 2018 and we’re thrilled to reveal the RMA18 program, which is available online.

With a packed program full of innovative and informative presentations, interactive workshops and social events, along with a heap of exhibitors, you’re not going to want to miss out. This first release is just the beginning – we’ve got even more to add in the coming weeks!
Register now for RMA18 and view the full program.

This year we have dedicated streams for our registrars and students that specifically relate to where they’re at in their training and studies. We’re bringing back the ever popular Suturing Workshop for students, and a session on planning and completing your Advanced Specialist Training (AST) for registrars. We also have dedicated themes for this year’s conference, two of which are Research in Policy and Practice, and Women in Health.

Notable highlights in the program stemming from these themes include ‘Codeine Rescheduling – evaluation of impacts and future implications for rural and remote practitioners and communities’ and, ‘Gender Bias in Rural Healthcare, Planning for Women’.