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 AGM Reminder, Broom Outreach, CCPU Neonatal Grant 

ASUM Annual General Meeting – Friday 30th November 2018

Members are reminded we’re holding our Annual General Meeting at the ASUM offices in Chatswood, Sydney on 30th November. The office will be open form 5.30pm and the AGM starts at 6.00pm.

We look forward to seeing you.


Broome Outreach

ASUM Outreach would like to thank volunteer tutors, Dr Sue Campbell Westerway, Steven Abbott, Rae Roberts and Marilyn Zelesco, for their generous participation in providing basic ultrasound training in first, second and third trimester scanning to the Kimberley Aboriginal Medical Services in Broome, WA, regional and remote doctors and midwives in line with ASUM’s Certificate in Allied Health Performed Ultrasound (CAHPU) and the Certificate in Clinician Performed Ultrasound (CCPU).

ASUM Outreach charity was established with the principal activity and purpose of promotion, prevention and control of diseases in people through advancing the clinical use of medical diagnostic ultrasound in rural and remote regions of Australia, and international communities including New Zealand as the directors may see fit, to improve patient health and care in disadvantaged and low socio-economic communities.

Click here to read the report and view pictures

 
Grant for Simulator for Education

The Certificate in Clinician Performed Ultrasound (CCPU) Neonatal Special Interest Group (SIG) applied for a grant from Mallinckrodt for USD15000 to support the use of simulation education and training, system updates and transportation costs.

We’re delighted to announce that the grant was successful, providing further excellent educational opportunities for the group and their trainees.

Congratulations Prof. Martin Kluckow and the neonatal SIG!

 
We’re looking for feedback

ASUM have been advocating for funding of clinical training positions for sonographers. We now seek your feedback on the two programs currently in operation for support of sonographer funding as outlined in the letter from The Hon Greg Hunt MP.

Were you aware of these programs and how will they support you and your business in supporting clinical training positions for sonographers?

Please feel free to contact our CEO via the office, or email your response to asum@asum.com.au

 
Corporate Corner

2nd Australian
Fetal Cardiology Conference
Thursday 28, Friday 29 & Saturday 30 March 2019
Bio21, Flemington Road, Parkville, Victoria
www.thewomens.org.au/wm-fetalcardiology

Following the success of the 1st Australian Fetal Cardiology Conference in 2017, we are holding the 2nd Australian Fetal Cardiology Conference on Thursday 28, Friday 29 & Saturday 30 March 2019 in Parkville.

Topics including complete and functional assessment of the fetal heart and its structure, genetics of fetal heart disease, fetal cardiac interventions and arrhythmias, and fetal cardiology for sonographers, will be discussed over the 2 ½ days in March 2019.

We are excited to have as our Keynote Speaker Prof Julene Carvalho, Head of Fetal Cardiology based at The Royal Brompton NHS Foundation Trust, UK.

Early bird registrations are now open, visit: www.thewomens.org.au/wm-fetalcardiology

 

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