Toowoomba RCS Trip

TROHPIQ’s ToowoombaRural Clinical School Trip is fasting approaching and looks to be another great day trip! 

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Overall Agenda:

 – 7AM: Bus from St Lucia to the Toowoomba Rural Clinical School. 

 – Meet with local health workers and students and discuss what it’s like to live and study in Toowoomba

– Research opportunities ssssion 

 – Hospital tour 

– Ward readiness session

 – Lunch and trivia at The Spotted Cow

– Tour of student accommodations 

– 2:30 PM: depart Toowoomba (arrive St Lucia approx 4:30 PM)
Where: Toowoomba Rural Clinical School

Who: Phase I and Phase II Domestic* students

Date: 30 April 2016

Time: Depart St Lucia 7 AM, return 4:30 PM 

Cost: $30 (no GST) (all inclusive)

Bush Retreat for Allied Health and Nursing!

  
This year on May 7th and 8th is the annual inter-disciplinary Bush Retreat for Allied Health and Nursing students (or BRAHN) taking place at Lake Moogerah. Jam-packed with challenging activities, team-building exercises, and case-based team puzzles, this weekend is all about getting to know your fellow TROHPIQ members in allied health, becoming familiar with health careers in a rural setting, and having loads of fun! And it only costs you $60 for everything* (*$80 for non-TROHPIQ members) – that’s your transport to and from UQ St. Lucia, accommodation, food & activities. Jump onto the event page to find out what you can expect!

Wide Bay RCS Trip!

  
Sign on is now open for the Wide Bay Rural Clinical Schools trip. We will be visiting Bundaberg and Hervey Bay on an overnight trip to check out what third and fourth year Medicine is like at a RCS. 

Get an opportunity to chat with students and staff about their experiences in the region, get a tour of the hospital and check out the student accommodation. 

When: 21-22 May, Cost: $50

More information: secretary@trohpiq.org

Click here to sign on and see the programme. 

Attend RDAQ for FREE!

RDAQ-Web-banner-2016WHAT: RDAQ Conference 2017
WHERE: Caloundra, Sunshine Coast
WHEN: 9-11 June
WHO: Medical students
COST: $710 but several opportunities for sponsorship (see below)Registration is now open to attend the Rural Doctors Association of Queensland (RDAQ) Conference 2016 in Caloundra.

Attending RDAQ conference is a fantastic opportunity for you to gain further insight into rural health policy and improve your knowledge of rural health issues. You also have the valuable opportunity to improve your skills, network with your future colleagues and broaden your knowledge of emerging ideas and technology.

We are excited to announce several sponsorship opportunities for students wishing to attend the conference.

  1. CoNS – CLOSES THURSDAY! A full subsidy (registration, accommodation and travel costs) is available through the National Rural Health Student Network’s (NRHSN) CoNS funding. Make sure you also sign up through TROHPIQ here so that we know you’re going.
  2. Western Queensland Primary Health Network is a pleased to be a Gold  Sponsor for RDAQ16. They are offering 8 student registrations for the conference and welcome applications from medical, allied health and nursing students. Apply online here. Applications close 28 April 2016.
  3. TROHPIQ is offering partial subsidies for the cost of registration. The exact amount of the subsidy will be announced shortly. Apply via the google form here.

Further details and conference program can be found at the RDAQ website.

You must be a TROHPIQ member to attend. Sign up with TROHPIQ here.

Toowoomba RCS Trip Sign On

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Sign up is now open for the Toowoomba Rural Clinical School Trip! This is a fantastic opportunity for medical students to get a taste of life at a rural clinical school.

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Overall Agenda:

  • Bus from St Lucia to the Toowoomba Rural Clinical School.
  • Meet with local health workers and students and discuss what it’s like to live and study in Toowoomba
  • Research opportunities session
  • Hospital tour
  • Ward readiness session
  • Lunch and trivia at The Spotted Cow
  • Tour of student accommodations

Where: Toowoomba Rural Clinical School
Who: Phase I and Phase II Domestic* students
Date: 30 April 2016
Cost: $30 (no GST) (all inclusive)
Sign on: Click here