Medical Education Calendar

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​November 2018 

​Date Topic ​Time Location More information
​Tuesday 6 November Tamworth Intern Hour: Wound Dressings etc.
Tamworth
​2pm - 3pm ​Tamworth DRH Building ​Presenter: Robin Skillman
2019 FRACP Written Exam Revision Tutorials
BPT
​4.30pm - 6pm ​Telehealth Conference Room, JHH ​Haematology - Dr Kate Melville
​Wednesday 7 November Intern/JMO Weekly Education PGY1
Intern Education
​12pm - 1pm ​NBN Telehealth Conference Room, John Hunter Hospital ​Weekly Intern Teaching with clinical topics each week covering your first year as a JMO on the floor.
Videoconferenced to periheral sites and recorded for later viewing
Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Mental Health
 
​1.30pm - 2.30pm ​Mater Hospital Lecture Theatre, Level 4 MHA Building Download the Psychiatry Grand Rounds timetable. Grand Rounds is a key element in the academic and clinical life of the Hunter New England Mental Health Service. It is an opportunity to come together to hear clinicians from right across the service present and discuss their experience, their triumphs, and even their challenges. Primarily, it is intended to be a clinical meeting with presentations of cases or case series that highlight important issues of assessment, diagnosis and management. The different perspectives from members of the multi-disciplinary team may add depth and context. Grand Rounds are recorded and made available through the Library.
Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) Teaching - Rheumatology
SRMO
​3pm - 4pm ​NBN Telehealth Conference Room ​Speaker: Dr Gabor Major
EMET Outreach Education - Respiratory and Paediatrics
EMET
​5pm - 9pm ​Cessnock and Kurri Kurri District Hospitals ​Interactive Education Presentations which are suitable for all interested Medical including VMO's and Nursing Staff working in ED. Registration is fully supported by the EMET program and accredited with ACRRM.
 
To register or obtain more information, please contact Penny Plumridge on 0427 971 253
​Thursday 8 November ACEM Trainee Teaching
ACEM

​8am - 12pm

 

​John Hunter Hospital

Topics covered in this session:
8am-10am: JHH M&M
10am-12pm: Neonatal Part 3 ​

For More information please contact Penny Plumridge ED MESO on penny.plumridge@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au or phone 0427 971 253.

Psychiatry JMO Training
Mental Health
​3pm - 5pm ​Meeting Room 4020, MHA Building, Mater Hospital Download the Psychiatry JMO Teaching programs. The Junior Medical Officer (JMO) Teaching Program is run during the 10 weeks that PGY1s and PGY2s spend doing a Psychiatry term at locations throughout the Hunter New England Mental Health Service. JMOs allocated a Psychiatry rotation at rural sites participate in the teaching via videoconference. The sessions are held each Thursday from 3pm to 5pm and offer JMOs the opportunity to expand their knowledge base in areas such as mental state examination, psychopharmacology, the Mental Health Act and Risk Management. The case based discussions and interactive nature of the teaching enhances the learning experience. 
​Friday 9 November Emergency Department - Trauma Team Training
Emergency
​8.30am - 4.30pm ​JHH HNE Simulation Centre, Level 1, RNC JHH

​Immersive simulation-based team training course with a focus on adult and paediatric trauma. See flyer.

To register contact Penny Plumridge MESO at JHH, on 0427 971 253.

​Tuesday 13 November Tamworth Intern Hour: Drug & Alcohol Issues 
Tamworth
​2pm - 3pm ​Tamworth DRH Building
​Wednesday 14 November HSP Adult & Paediatric Trauma
Hospital Skills Program
​9am - 5pm ​JHH Simulation Centre

HSP simulation courses 2018 flyer

To register please email Julie.parker@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au

​Intern/JMO Weekly Education PGY1 
Intern Education
​12pm - 1pm ​NBN Telehealth Conference Room, John Hunter Hospital ​Weekly Intern Teaching with clinical topics each week covering your first year as a JMO on the floor.
Videoconferenced to periheral sites and recorded for later viewing
Psychiatry Grand Rounds Mental Health ​1.30pm - 2.30pm ​Mater Hospital Lecture Theatre, Level 4 MHA Building Download the Psychiatry Grand Rounds timetable. Grand Rounds is a key element in the academic and clinical life of the Hunter New England Mental Health Service. It is an opportunity to come together to hear clinicians from right across the service present and discuss their experience, their triumphs, and even their challenges. Primarily, it is intended to be a clinical meeting with presentations of cases or case series that highlight important issues of assessment, diagnosis and management. The different perspectives from members of the multi-disciplinary team may add depth and context. Grand Rounds are recorded and made available through the Library.
Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) Teaching - Shock
SRMO
​3pm - 4pm ​JHH Small Lecture Theatre ​Speaker: Dr Vijeth Bhat
Thursday 15 November​ ACEM Trainee Teaching
ACEM

​8am - 12pm

Topics covered in this session:
8am-10am: Trauma
10am-12pm: Neonatal Part 4

​For More information please contact Penny Plumridge ED MESO on penny.plumridge@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au or phone 0427 971 253.

Psychiatry JMO Training Mental Health ​3pm - 5pm ​Meeting Room 4020, MHA Building, Mater Hospital Download the Psychiatry JMO Teaching programs. The Junior Medical Officer (JMO) Teaching Program is run during the 10 weeks that PGY1s and PGY2s spend doing a Psychiatry term at locations throughout the Hunter New England Mental Health Service. JMOs allocated a Psychiatry rotation at rural sites participate in the teaching via videoconference. The sessions are held each Thursday from 3pm to 5pm and offer JMOs the opportunity to expand their knowledge base in areas such as mental state examination, psychopharmacology, the Mental Health Act and Risk Management. The case based discussions and interactive nature of the teaching enhances the learning experience. 
​Tuesday 20 November Tamworth Intern Hour: Palliative Care For Ward Intern
Tamworth
​2pm - 3pm ​Tamworth DRH Building
2019 FRACP Written Exam Revision Tutorials
BPT
​4.30pm - 6pm ​Telehealth Conference Room, JHH ​Neurology - Dr Andre Loiselle
​Wednesday 21 November Tamworth November JMO Education Half Day
Tamworth
​8.30am - 12.30pm November 2018 JMO Education Flyer
Intern/JMO Weekly Education PGY1
Intern Education
​12pm - 1pm ​NBN Telehealth Conference Room, John Hunter Hospital ​Weekly Intern Teaching with clinical topics each week covering your first year as a JMO on the floor.
Videoconferenced to periheral sites and recorded for later viewing
Psychiatry Grand Rounds  Mental Health ​1.30pm - 2.30pm ​Mater Hospital Lecture Theatre, Level 4 MHA Building Download the Psychiatry Grand Rounds timetable. Grand Rounds is a key element in the academic and clinical life of the Hunter New England Mental Health Service. It is an opportunity to come together to hear clinicians from right across the service present and discuss their experience, their triumphs, and even their challenges. Primarily, it is intended to be a clinical meeting with presentations of cases or case series that highlight important issues of assessment, diagnosis and management. The different perspectives from members of the multi-disciplinary team may add depth and context. Grand Rounds are recorded and made available through the Library.
Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) Teaching - Acute endocrinology
SRMO
​3pm - 4pm ​RNC Lecture Theatre ​Speaker: TBA
​Thursday 22 November ACEM Trainee Teaching
ACEM

​8am - 12pm

​John Hunter Hospital

Topics covered in this session:
8am-10am: Dermatology
10am-12pm: Paeds Neonatal Part 5

​For More information please contact Penny Plumridge ED MESO on penny.plumridge@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au or phone 0427 971 253.

Psychiatry JMO Training Mental Health ​3pm - 5pm ​Meeting Room 4020, MHA Building, Mater Hospital Download the Psychiatry JMO Teaching programs. The Junior Medical Officer (JMO) Teaching Program is run during the 10 weeks that PGY1s and PGY2s spend doing a Psychiatry term at locations throughout the Hunter New England Mental Health Service. JMOs allocated a Psychiatry rotation at rural sites participate in the teaching via videoconference. The sessions are held each Thursday from 3pm to 5pm and offer JMOs the opportunity to expand their knowledge base in areas such as mental state examination, psychopharmacology, the Mental Health Act and Risk Management. The case based discussions and interactive nature of the teaching enhances the learning experience. 
​Tuesday 27 November PGY2 Education - Lectures Day Critical Care
PGY2
​1pm - 5pm ​John Hunter Hospital ​Videoconferenced to Manning, Armidale, Tamworth and Maitland, all local sites join at John Hunter
Tamworth Intern Hour: MET Call Scenarios
Tamworth
​2pm - 3pm ​Tamworth DRH Building
2019 FRACP Written Exam Revision Tutorials
BPT
​4.30pm - 6pm ​Telehealth Conference Room, JHH ​Geriatrics - Dr Chitra Krishnan
​Wednesday 28 November Intern/JMO Weekly Education PGY1
Intern Education
​12pm - 1pm ​NBN Telehealth Conference Room, John Hunter Hospital ​Weekly Intern Teaching with clinical topics each week covering your first year as a JMO on the floor.
Videoconferenced to periheral sites and recorded for later viewing
Psychiatry Grand Rounds Mental Health ​1.30pm - 2.30pm ​Mater Hospital Lecture Theatre, Level 4 MHA Building Download the Psychiatry Grand Rounds timetable. Grand Rounds is a key element in the academic and clinical life of the Hunter New England Mental Health Service. It is an opportunity to come together to hear clinicians from right across the service present and discuss their experience, their triumphs, and even their challenges. Primarily, it is intended to be a clinical meeting with presentations of cases or case series that highlight important issues of assessment, diagnosis and management. The different perspectives from members of the multi-disciplinary team may add depth and context. Grand Rounds are recorded and made available through the Library.
Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) Teaching - Vetibular teaching
SRMO
​3.30pm - 4.30pm ​JHH Large Lecture Theatre ​Speaker: Dr Tom Wellings
​Thursday 29 November ACEM Trainee Teaching
ACEM

​8am - 12pm

​Calvary Mater Newcastle

Topics covered in this session:
8am-10am: Surgery
10am-12pm: TBC

​For More information please contact Penny Plumridge ED MESO on penny.plumridge@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au or phone 0427 971 253.

Tamworth November JMO Education Half Day 
Tamworth
​8.30am - 12.30pm ​DRH Building, Tamworth Hospital Campus November 2018 JMO Education Flyer
EMET Outreach Education - Toxicology and Cardiology
EMET
​12pm - 4pm ​Manning – to be confirmed

Interactive Education Presentations which are suitable for all interested Medical including VMO's and Nursing Staff working in ED. Registration is fully supported by the EMET program and accredited with ACRRM.
 
To register or obtain more information, please contact Penny Plumridge on 0427 971 253

Psychiatry JMO Training
Mental Health
​3pm - 5pm ​Meeting Room 4020, MHA Building, Mater Hospital Download the Psychiatry JMO Teaching programs. The Junior Medical Officer (JMO) Teaching Program is run during the 10 weeks that PGY1s and PGY2s spend doing a Psychiatry term at locations throughout the Hunter New England Mental Health Service. JMOs allocated a Psychiatry rotation at rural sites participate in the teaching via videoconference. The sessions are held each Thursday from 3pm to 5pm and offer JMOs the opportunity to expand their knowledge base in areas such as mental state examination, psychopharmacology, the Mental Health Act and Risk Management. The case based discussions and interactive nature of the teaching enhances the learning experience. 
​Friday 30 November Emergency Medicine Education
Emergency
​The Maitland Hospital
Emergency Department - Crisis Resource Management Courses
Emergency
​8.30am - 4.30pm ​JHH HNE Simulation Centre, Level 1, RNC ​Immersive simulation-based team training course with a focus on adult emergencies presenting to the ED. See flyer.

To register contact Penny Plumridge MESO at JHH, on 0427 971 253

 

December 2018 

Date Topic Time Location ​More information
​Saturday 1 December HSP Professional Development Workshop
Hospital Skills Program
​8am - 5pm ​Rydges Hotel, Newcastle ​To register please contact Julie.parker@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au
​Tuesday 4 December ​Tamworth Intern Hour: Oncological Emergencies for Ward Interns 
Tamworth
​1pm - 3pm ​DRH Building, Tamworth Hospital Campus
​Wednesday 5 December HSP ED Medical Education Workshop - Men's & Women's Health
Hospital Skills Program
8am - 5pm ​To register please contact Julie.parker@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au
Intern/JMO Weekly Education PGY1
Intern Education
​12pm - 1pm ​NBN Telehealth Conference Room, John Hunter Hospital ​Weekly Intern Teaching with clinical topics each week covering your first year as a JMO on the floor.
Videoconferenced to periheral sites and recorded for later viewing
Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Mental Health
​1.30pm - 2.30pm ​Mater Hospital Lecture Theatre, Level 4 MHA Building Download the Psychiatry Grand Rounds timetable. Grand Rounds is a key element in the academic and clinical life of the Hunter New England Mental Health Service. It is an opportunity to come together to hear clinicians from right across the service present and discuss their experience, their triumphs, and even their challenges. Primarily, it is intended to be a clinical meeting with presentations of cases or case series that highlight important issues of assessment, diagnosis and management. The different perspectives from members of the multi-disciplinary team may add depth and context. Grand Rounds are recorded and made available through the Library.
Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) Teaching - Decompensated CLD
SRMO
​3pm - 4pm ​NBN Telehealth Conference Room ​Speaker: Dr Dane Cook
2019 FRACP Written Exam Revision Tutorial
BPT
​4.30pm - 6pm ​NBN Telehealth Conference Room ​Immunology - A/Prof Michael Boyle and Dr Theo de Melmanche
​Thursday 6 December ACEM Trainee Teaching
ACEM

​8am - 12pm

Topics covered in this session:
8am-10am: Dental/ENT/OMFS
10am-12pm: Paeds Neonatal Part 6

​John Hunter Hospital ​For More information please contact Penny Plumridge ED MESO on penny.plumridge@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au or phone 0427 971 253.
Psychiatry JMO Training
Mental Health
​3pm - 5pm ​Meeting Room 4020, MHA Building, Mater Hospital Download the Psychiatry JMO Teaching programs. The Junior Medical Officer (JMO) Teaching Program is run during the 10 weeks that PGY1s and PGY2s spend doing a Psychiatry term at locations throughout the Hunter New England Mental Health Service. JMOs allocated a Psychiatry rotation at rural sites participate in the teaching via videoconference. The sessions are held each Thursday from 3pm to 5pm and offer JMOs the opportunity to expand their knowledge base in areas such as mental state examination, psychopharmacology, the Mental Health Act and Risk Management. The case based discussions and interactive nature of the teaching enhances the learning experience. 
​Tuesday 11 December Tamworth Intern Hour: Neonatal and Paed Resus
Tamworth
​2pm - 3.30pm ​DRH Building, Tamworth Hospital Campus
2019 FRACP Written Exam Revision Tutorials
BPT
​4.30pm - 6pm ​Telehealth Conference Room, JHH ​Rheumatology - Dr Paul Mansfield
​Wednesday 12 December Intern/JMO Weekly Education PGY1
Intern Education
​12pm - 1pm ​NBN Telehealth Conference Room, John Hunter Hospital ​Weekly Intern Teaching with clinical topics each week covering your first year as a JMO on the floor.
Videoconferenced to periheral sites and recorded for later viewing
Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Mental Health
​1.30pm - 2.30pm ​Mater Hospital Lecture Theatre, Level 4 MHA Building Download the Psychiatry Grand Rounds timetable. Grand Rounds is a key element in the academic and clinical life of the Hunter New England Mental Health Service. It is an opportunity to come together to hear clinicians from right across the service present and discuss their experience, their triumphs, and even their challenges. Primarily, it is intended to be a clinical meeting with presentations of cases or case series that highlight important issues of assessment, diagnosis and management. The different perspectives from members of the multi-disciplinary team may add depth and context. Grand Rounds are recorded and made available through the Library.
Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) Teaching - AKI
SRMO
​3pm - 4pm ​JHH Small Lecture Theatre ​Speaker: Dr Peter Choi
​Thursday 13 December ACEM Trainee Teaching
ACEM

​8am - 12pm

Topics covered in this session:
8am-10am: JHH M&M
10am-12pm: Paeds (TBC)

​John Hunter Hospital ​For More information please contact Penny Plumridge ED MESO on penny.plumridge@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au or phone 0427 971 253.
Psychiatry JMO Training ​
Mental Health
​3pm - 5pm ​Meeting Room 4020, MHA Building, Mater Hospital Download the Psychiatry JMO Teaching programs. The Junior Medical Officer (JMO) Teaching Program is run during the 10 weeks that PGY1s and PGY2s spend doing a Psychiatry term at locations throughout the Hunter New England Mental Health Service. JMOs allocated a Psychiatry rotation at rural sites participate in the teaching via videoconference. The sessions are held each Thursday from 3pm to 5pm and offer JMOs the opportunity to expand their knowledge base in areas such as mental state examination, psychopharmacology, the Mental Health Act and Risk Management. The case based discussions and interactive nature of the teaching enhances the learning experience. 
​Tuesday 18 December 2019 FRACP Written Exam Revision Tutorials
BPT
​4.30pm - 6pm ​Telehealth Conference Room Clinical Pharmacology - Dr Joanne Patel​
​Wednesday 19 December ​Psychiatry Grand Rounds
Mental Health
​1.30pm - 2.30pm ​Mater Hospital Lecture Theatre, Level 4 MHA Building Download the Psychiatry Grand Rounds timetable. Grand Rounds is a key element in the academic and clinical life of the Hunter New England Mental Health Service. It is an opportunity to come together to hear clinicians from right across the service present and discuss their experience, their triumphs, and even their challenges. Primarily, it is intended to be a clinical meeting with presentations of cases or case series that highlight important issues of assessment, diagnosis and management. The different perspectives from members of the multi-disciplinary team may add depth and context. Grand Rounds are recorded and made available through the Library.
Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) Teaching - Fever in the returning traveller
SRMO
​3pm - 4pm ​NBN Telehealth Conference Room ​Speaker: Dr Nilar Lwin or Dr Sarah Browning
​Thursday 20 December ACEM Trainee Teaching
ACEM

​8am - 12pm

Topics covered in this session:
8am-10am: Renal
10am-12pm: Paeds (TBC)

​John Hunter Hospital ​For More information please contact Penny Plumridge ED MESO on penny.plumridge@hnehealth.nsw.gov.au or phone 0427 971 253.
Psychiatry JMO Training ​
Mental Health
​3pm - 5pm ​Meeting Room 4020, MHA Building, Mater Hospital Download the Psychiatry JMO Teaching programs. The Junior Medical Officer (JMO) Teaching Program is run during the 10 weeks that PGY1s and PGY2s spend doing a Psychiatry term at locations throughout the Hunter New England Mental Health Service. JMOs allocated a Psychiatry rotation at rural sites participate in the teaching via videoconference. The sessions are held each Thursday from 3pm to 5pm and offer JMOs the opportunity to expand their knowledge base in areas such as mental state examination, psychopharmacology, the Mental Health Act and Risk Management. The case based discussions and interactive nature of the teaching enhances the learning experience. 
​Thursday 27 December Psychiatry JMO Training
Mental Health
​3pm - 5pm ​​Meeting Room 4020, MHA Building, Mater Hospital Download the Psychiatry JMO Teaching programs. The Junior Medical Officer (JMO) Teaching Program is run during the 10 weeks that PGY1s and PGY2s spend doing a Psychiatry term at locations throughout the Hunter New England Mental Health Service. JMOs allocated a Psychiatry rotation at rural sites participate in the teaching via videoconference. The sessions are held each Thursday from 3pm to 5pm and offer JMOs the opportunity to expand their knowledge base in areas such as mental state examination, psychopharmacology, the Mental Health Act and Risk Management. The case based discussions and interactive nature of the teaching enhances the learning experience. 

 

January 2019

Date Topic Time Location ​More information
​Thursday 3 January Psychiatry JMO Training
Mental Health
​3pm - 5pm ​Meeting Room 4020, MHA Building, Mater Hospital Download the Psychiatry JMO Teaching programs. The Junior Medical Officer (JMO) Teaching Program is run during the 10 weeks that PGY1s and PGY2s spend doing a Psychiatry term at locations throughout the Hunter New England Mental Health Service. JMOs allocated a Psychiatry rotation at rural sites participate in the teaching via videoconference. The sessions are held each Thursday from 3pm to 5pm and offer JMOs the opportunity to expand their knowledge base in areas such as mental state examination, psychopharmacology, the Mental Health Act and Risk Management. The case based discussions and interactive nature of the teaching enhances the learning experience. 
​Wednesday 9 January Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) Teaching - Paracetamol Poisoning
Intern Education
​3pm - 4pm ​NBN Telehealth Conference Room ​Speaker: TBA
​Thursday 10 January Psychiatry JMO Training
Mental Health
​3pm - 5pm ​Meeting Room 4020, MHA Building, Mater Hospital Download the Psychiatry JMO Teaching programs. The Junior Medical Officer (JMO) Teaching Program is run during the 10 weeks that PGY1s and PGY2s spend doing a Psychiatry term at locations throughout the Hunter New England Mental Health Service. JMOs allocated a Psychiatry rotation at rural sites participate in the teaching via videoconference. The sessions are held each Thursday from 3pm to 5pm and offer JMOs the opportunity to expand their knowledge base in areas such as mental state examination, psychopharmacology, the Mental Health Act and Risk Management. The case based discussions and interactive nature of the teaching enhances the learning experience. 
​Tuesday 15 January 2019 FRACP Written Exam Revision Tutorials
BPT
​4.30pm - 6pm ​Telehealth Conference Room, JHH ​Hepatology - Dr Rob Gibson
​Wednesday 16 January Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) Teaching - The unconscious patient
Intern Education
​3pm - 4pm ​NBN Telehealth Conference Room ​Speaker: Dr Vijeth Bhat
​Thursday 17 January Psychiatry JMO Training
Mental Health
​3pm - 5pm ​Meeting Room 4020, MHA Building, Mater Hospital Download the Psychiatry JMO Teaching programs. The Junior Medical Officer (JMO) Teaching Program is run during the 10 weeks that PGY1s and PGY2s spend doing a Psychiatry term at locations throughout the Hunter New England Mental Health Service. JMOs allocated a Psychiatry rotation at rural sites participate in the teaching via videoconference. The sessions are held each Thursday from 3pm to 5pm and offer JMOs the opportunity to expand their knowledge base in areas such as mental state examination, psychopharmacology, the Mental Health Act and Risk Management. The case based discussions and interactive nature of the teaching enhances the learning experience. 
​Tuesday 22 January 2019 FRACP Written Exam Revision Tutorial
BPT
​4.30pm - 6pm ​NBN Telehealth Conference Room ​Revision
​Wednesday 23 January Acute Internal Medicine (AIM) Teaching - Palliative Care
Intern Education
​3pm - 4pm ​NBN Telehealth Conference Room ​Speaker: Dr Laura Bird
​Thursday 24 January Psychiatry JMO Training
Mental Health
​3pm - 5pm ​Meeting Room 4020, MHA Building, Mater Hospital Download the Psychiatry JMO Teaching programs. The Junior Medical Officer (JMO) Teaching Program is run during the 10 weeks that PGY1s and PGY2s spend doing a Psychiatry term at locations throughout the Hunter New England Mental Health Service. JMOs allocated a Psychiatry rotation at rural sites participate in the teaching via videoconference. The sessions are held each Thursday from 3pm to 5pm and offer JMOs the opportunity to expand their knowledge base in areas such as mental state examination, psychopharmacology, the Mental Health Act and Risk Management. The case based discussions and interactive nature of the teaching enhances the learning experience.
​Tuesday 29 January 2019 FRACP Written Exam Revision Tutorial
BPT
​4.30pm - 6pm ​NBN Telehealth Conference Room ​Genetics Revision - Dr Anne Ronan
​Thursday 31 Janaury Psychiatry JMO Training
Mental Health
​​3pm - 5pm ​Meeting Room 4020, MHA Building, Mater Hospital Download the Psychiatry JMO Teaching programs. The Junior Medical Officer (JMO) Teaching Program is run during the 10 weeks that PGY1s and PGY2s spend doing a Psychiatry term at locations throughout the Hunter New England Mental Health Service. JMOs allocated a Psychiatry rotation at rural sites participate in the teaching via videoconference. The sessions are held each Thursday from 3pm to 5pm and offer JMOs the opportunity to expand their knowledge base in areas such as mental state examination, psychopharmacology, the Mental Health Act and Risk Management. The case based discussions and interactive nature of the teaching enhances the learning experience.