As part of supporting rural health professionals in Western Australia, Rural Health West provides the following list of professional associations as well as other health organisations which provide career support.  The links below focus on organisations which provide continuing professional development to health professionals. 

Training sessions and seminars presented in rural and regional areas are promoted in the Rural Health Professionals e-bulletin which is published monthly.  The most recent edition of the e-bulletin can be viewed on our publications page

Aboriginal Health – Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia

Aboriginal Health – National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Association

Aged Care – Leading Age Services Australia Western Australia

Audiology – Audiology Australia (events calendar)

Cancer Care – Cancer Council Western Australia (calendar) 

Chiropracting – Chiropractors Association Australia (e-Learning)

Dental – Australian Dental Association Western Australia (CPD courses)

Dietetics – Dietitians Association of Australia (current events)

Dietetics – Nutrition Australia (calendar)

Midwifery – Australian College of Midwives (WA events)

Nursing, general – Australian College of Nursing (events calendar)

Nursing, remote area – CRANA plus (course calendar)

Nursing, practice – WA Practice Nurses Association (events)

Nursing, practice – CTEC Cutting Edge (courses)

Nurse Practitioners – Australian College of Nurse Practitioners (events)

Occupational Therapy – Occupational Therapy Australia (WA events)

Occupational Therapy – WA Occupational Therapy Association (CPD)

Optometry  – Optometry Australia (WA events)

Osteopathy – Osteopathy Australia (events calendar)

Palliative Care – Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach (events)

Pathology – Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia (events calendar)

Pharmacy – Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (WA events)

Physiotherapy – AAP Education (events)

Physiotherapy – Australian Physiotherapy Association (events)

Podiatry – Podiatry WA (events)

Psychology – Australian Psychological Society (events calendar)

Radiology – Australian Institute of Radiography (CPD)

Radiology – Medical Radiation Learning Online (events)

Social Work – Australian Association of Social Workers (WA events)

Speech Pathology – Speech Pathology Australia (events)

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