Aboriginal Health & Medical Research Council of NSW

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Brien Holden Foundation & AH&MRC Eye Health Training

Category: Current Events

calendar icon 31 March 2021 - 05 May 2021
clock icon 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
pin icon Multiple locations across NSW

AH&MRC is collaborating with the Brien Holden foundation to deliver face to face culturally appropriate training to Aboriginal Health Workers & Practitioners interested in eye health. The training covers a wide array of topics including

  • Using the retinal camera
  • Using the slit lamp
  • Identifying eye abnormalities
  • Claiming for eye health


Dian Rahardjo, Brien Holden Foundation

Colina Waddell, Brien Holden Foundation

Attendees will be sent an online RAHC (Remote Area Health Corporation) course (2 hours maximum) to complete prior to the training. The course will ensure that 2 CPD points will be there for you to claim in future studies.

The AH&MRC is offering three training sessions. Travel, accommodation and catering during the training will all be paid for.

Southern RegionWoorigee Sports Club, Woorigee4th of May 10am – 4:30pm
Western RegionThe Remington, Orange18th of May 10:30am – 4:30pm
Metro RegionShangri-La hotel, Sydney16th of June 10am – 4:30pm

Unfortunately, the Northern Region Eye Health Training has been cancelled.

If you have any questions or require further information about the eye health training, reach out to Kezia Blackledge on  KBlackledge@ahmrc.org.au or phone 0491 177 860

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