Opportunities for Bonded Medical Scholars

Rural Health West and the Rural Clinical School of Western Australia are offering support services to students and health professionals with a return-of-service obligation in order to prepare scholars for rural health work and facilitate placements in rural areas.

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Rural Health West and the Rural Clinical School of Western Australia have designed a support program specifically for bonded scholars to:

  • prepare scholars for rural placements;
  • provide career advice and guidance;
  • provide professional development opportunities; and
  • assist with rural placement facilitation. 

Through this support program, bonded scholars are able to:

  • access clinical upskilling webinars;
  • attend networking and career events;
  • apply for financial support to attend conferences and educational workshops;
  • receive cultural awareness training ... and more.

Scholars will be kept up to date with the events, webinars and sponsorship opportunities available, through a regular e-bulletin.

For more information about this program please contact Rural Health West on 08 6389 4500. If you have a specific query about rural practice please contact hubs@RCSWA.edu.au

Sponsorship Opportunities

Rotto Ramble 2019 | 18-20 October 2019 | Rottnest Island

Are you ready for a challenge? Join us for Rotto Ramble 2019 - a med race around Rottnest Island. 

Rotto Ramble is a unique two-day event where participants test their medical skills and knowledge responding to simulated emergency scenarios in an 'Amazing Race' style' on the beaches and tourist hot spots of Rottnest Island. Participants work as a team to diagnose, stabilise and save the lives of the 'casualties' under the guidance of specialist emergency physicians from WA's hospital emergency departments.

Apply now for one of five complimentary registrations. To apply complete the application form and submit to choosecountry@ruralhealthwest.com.au by Friday 30 August 2019. Successful applicants will be notified Monday 9 September 2019. 

For full event details visit the Rotto Ramble events page.

Webinars
Bonded Scholars can access the Rural Health West "Distance is no obstacle" Podcast series aimed at providing medical education and information to rural health professionals.

Click here to access current episodes. 
Click here to access the Rural Health West webinar library. 

Bonded Scholars will have access to the Rural Clinical School Webinar series, more information to be released soon. 
Events
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Rotto Ramble 2019 | 18-20 October 2019 | Rottnest Island 


Are you ready for a challenge? Join us for Rotto Ramble 2019 - a med race around Rottnest Island. 

Rotto Ramble is a unique two-day event where participants test their medical skills and knowledge responding to simulated emergency scenarios in an 'Amazing Race' style' on the beaches and tourist hot spots of Rottnest Island. Participants work as a team to diagnose, stabilise and save the lives of the 'casualties' under the guidance of specialist emergency physicians from WA's hospital emergency departments.

Who can attend: 
  • GP Registrars
  • Resident Medical Officers (PGY2+)
  • Interns (PGY1+)
  • Third and Fourth year medical students (UWA and UNDA Fremantle students only)
Registration fee: $220 per person

Inclusions
  • Two-day education program - facilitation and upskilling
  • Accommodation (shared) - chalet for two nights
  • Return ferry tickets (group booking at specified times)
  • All meals during event weekend
  • Bicycle hire
  • Event handbook
  • Drink bottle
  • Rotto Ramble t-shirt
  • Backpack. 
If you are a bonded scholar and would like to apply for complimentary registration view the sponsorship tab for full details. If you would like to secure your place in the event click here to complete the event registration. 

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Rural Health West

T 08 6389 4500
E choosecountry@ruralhealthwest.com.au

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The Rural Clinical School of Western Australia

E hubs@rcswa.edu.au
W www.rcs.uwa.edu.au/about/rural-training-hubs