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To Lead Excellence in Rural, Remote and Indigenous Health...

EXCITING NEWS! Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health, James Cook University invites Registrations for the 7th Biennial "Are you Remotely Interested?..." Conference.
30th July-1st August, 2014, Mount Isa QLD
  >> Find out more!

JCU Student Ambassador and Bachelor of Nursing Science student Sammy-Jo Kupfer says the Indigenous Health Careers Access Program was her pathway into university.

  >> Read more about this exciting initiative [PDF: 53KB].

A Conversation with Susan - "An opportunity to stay at home as family is important to me..."
  
Chris, Matt & Sabrina, three students who recently followed a preparatory course for Bachelor of Nursing & Dual Enrolment in Nursing programs share their learming experiences.

  >> View other Conversations

An excellent opportunity to practice 1st year Nursing clinical skills...
  
Kristie Scholefield, a first year Nursing student on placement at Laura Johnson Home, an aged care facility, talks about her placement experience.


The 6th Biennial Are you remotely interested? Remote Health Conference concluded!
   2012 MICRRH conference
A delegate tweeted... "Congratulations to MICRRH Team on a great Conference. Wagging the dog yet again!! Brilliant!!".
  >> Visit 2012 Conference website for program presentations.

Selected Session Recordings: Follow this link.
COMMUNIQUE: Mount Isa Statement on Quad Bike Safety
  >>Mount Isa Statement on Culturally Safe Health Care
Quadbike safety discussion paper: Visit QuadWatch in Safe Work Australia.

Date Claimer: Next Conference, 30 July - 01 August, 2014.

"Saw chronic disease management at its best"...
  
Sarah Woodall, a 6th year medical student, recently spent 18 weeks in the outback completing her medical placement which was organised through MICRRH. She was happy to share her clinical and personal experience during this 18 weeks...


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Translating Research into Practice... Quad Bike Safety
  Sabina Knight with Minister Bill Shorten
Quad bike safety in farms was a major topic deliberated at the 2012 "Are You Remotely Interested?..." Rural and Remote Health Conference hosted by MICRRH.
  >> MICRRH Director was invited to attend Melbourne Forum on Quad Bike Safety in October 2012.

Director's Welcome
Sabina Knight, MICRRH Director
"The Mount Isa Centre for Rural and Remote Health is a Commonwealth Government funded initiative in multidisciplinary education, training and research. ..."

>> Read Director's Welcome.

 Dialog... Have your say!
   MICRRH - Dialog
In Dialog, topical Indigenous, Rural & Remote Health issues are discussed and we invite your views and comments.


Visit "Desert Health" Collaboration partners...
  MICRRH    Centre for Remote Health    Broken Hill UDRH 

Desert Health aims to harness existing and developing technology to address common issues, such as how to improve access to health services, through a virtual organisation across the three vast outback regions in NT, NSW and Queensland.


MICRRH yarning up about Health Careers in Normanton
  Normanton Welcome
On the 18th & 19th September 2012, four staff Louise Hawkins, Wade Norrie, Mona Phillips and Stephanie King from MICRRH and James Cook University undertook a "road trip" to Normanton.
  >> Read more about their visit to the Home of the Gulflander [PDF: 0.2MB].

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Mount Isa Centre for Rural & Remote Health   Funded by the Department of Health & Ageing, Australian Government
Authorised By: Knight, Sabina.    Page Last Updated: 22 November 2012.