Rheumatology Health Professionals Translational Practice Workshop

If you are a health professional interested in Rheumatology practice, education and/or research, you won’t want to miss this exciting opportunity to network and collaborate with your colleagues from around Australia and overseas at this one day workshop hosted by Rheumatology Health Professionals (RHP). The diverse program of evidence-based, informative sessions will cover a range of topics including innovation in clinical practice, the impacts of chronic disease, transition, and multi-cultural treatment approaches to name just a few. Enhance your expertise as you learn practical tips from our team of multi-disciplinary experts to deliver consistent care and better outcomes for patients.


10.00am Registration
10.20am Introduction and welcome Linda Bradbury, RHP Executive Committee
10.30am Current realities with medicinal cannabis Kyle Gardiner, Pharmacist
11.00am What has outer space research got to do with managing low back pain? Prof Julie Hides, Physiotherapist
11.30am Innovative ideas in clinical practice* Coordinator: Kelly Hollis, Research Nurse
12.30pm Lunch
1.00pm Acknowledgement of association with ARA Linda Bradbury, RHP Executive Committee
1.10pm The future RHP SIG: what’s important? Facilitated feedback session
1.30pm Navigating the impact of chronic disease Greg Parrott, Disability Nurse Navigator
2.00pm Multicultural approaches Vivian Bryce, Clinical Nurse Consultant
2.30pm Traditional grief vs. chronic sorrow Jaime O’Donovan, Social Worker
3.00pm Afternoon tea
3.15pm Overcoming challenges transitioning into adult care Prof Helen Foster, Paediatric Rheumatologist
4.00pm Close

*If you are interested in submitting an innovative idea for presentation, see separate flyer for details and submit your brief topic overview to pdofficer@ausrhpa.com by 1st March 2019. For more information contact Kelly Hollis on 0466 779 343.

You are also invited to join your colleagues at a networking dinner on Tuesday 9 April 2019 at The Plough Inn, South Bank for 7.00pm. Complementary canapes and drink on arrival. Please register your interest during your congress registration.




FREE for ARA Health Professional/trainee/student members, US$35 for non-members.


View Calling all innovators flyer.
View Rheumatology Health Professionals Translational Practice Workshop flyer.


Monday 8 April 2019


10.00am to 4.00pm


Room P4, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Bank, Brisbane, Australia


e: president@ausrhpa.com