Special Interest Groups NSW

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Speech Pathologists in Adult Disability

Last updated September 2014

State: NSW
Target Audience: Speech Pathologists who have an interest in adult disability. Topics that are discussed range from communication, behaviour as communication, dysphagia and any other topics for adults with physical and?or intellectual disability.

Meeting dates:
March, June, September (see web site for exact dates)
Time: 9:30am - 12:30pm

Video Conferencing (VC) and teleconferencing:

VC will be available at every meeting in 2015. Email us to see if a VC facility near you has been booked. If it hasn’t been booked feel free to ask us to book it for you.
Please let us know if you would like to call in from your phone. Each agenda will have instructions for doing this. See the website for agendas.

http://spadgroup.wikispaces.com/A+Welcome+Page

Contact us

If you have questions, comments or want to contribute to SPAD in 2014:

Harmony Turnbull – 9407 1749, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Emma Ryan – 4734 9400, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Brooke Workman – 4734 9400, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Dysphagia Interest Group (DIG)

Last updated September 2014

State: NSW
Target Audience:  Adult Speech Pathologists - Acute and Rehabilitation
Meetings:

Date:                          Tuesday, 11th February at 3.30pm
Locations:                 Lecture Theatre 1, Concord Medical Education Centre
Topic:                       
Complex Dysphagia Cases: 
                                   “A hole lot to work with” & “Getting back on trac...tion”
Presented by:          Nicola Clayton, Senior Speech Pathologist, CRGH, Lindsay Wagner, Senior Speech Pathologist, RPAH

Date:                          Tuesday, 13th May at 3.30pm
Location:                   Lecture Theatre 1, Concord Medical Education Centre
Topic:                       
“Faces of Dysphagia - client stories and clinical themes relevant to the long-term management of individuals with dysphagia”
Presented by:             Belinda McDonald, Senior Speech Pathologist, St Josephs Hospital

Date:                          Tuesday, 12th August at 3.30pm
Location:                   Lecture Theatre 1, Concord Medical Education Centre
Topic:                       “
Surgical and Speech Pathology Management of UGI Dysphagia"
Presented by:         
Dr David Martin, UGI Surgeon, CRGH, RPAH & SPH
                                  Nicola Clayton, Senior Speech Pathologist, CRGH

Date:                          Tuesday, 4th November at 3.30pm
Location                    Lecture Theatre 1, Concord Medical Education Centre
Topic:                        “
It’s always different and always challenging: Working with people with intellectual disabilities in the community around dysphagia & mealtime management”
Presented by:         
Emily Wechter, Senior Speech Pathologist, SWS, SES & Sydney Districts


Venue: Concord Repatriation General Hospital, Sydney
Cost: Nil
Contacts:
Nicola Clayton (Concord Hospital), 9767 5133, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it



Speech Pathology in Brain Injury Interest Group (SPBIIG)

Last updated September 2014

 

Target Audience: Speech Pathologists working in traumatic brain injury, predominately in a rehabilitation setting

Date: Quarterly meetings (day varies)

17/3/2014 1430-1600 at Royal Rehab
20/5/2014 1500-1630 at Westmead Brain Injury Unit
24/9/2014 1500-1630 at Liverpool Brain Injury Unit
6/11/2014 1500-1630 at University of Sydney

Time: 3 - 4:30pm

Venue: Venue varies

Topic: TBC 4 weeks prior to each meeting

Cost: Free

Contact Name: Tennille Thomasz 02 9807 1144  or email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

NSW Evidence Based Practice Network

Last Updated March 2013

State:NSW

The Network was established in May 2002 for speech pathologists to share the task of evidence-based practice in a collaborative forum.

Involvement in the EBP Network requires active participation from all members, to develop clinical questions, evaluate the evidence, and produce documents such as Critically Appraised Papers and Topics.

For more information please visit the site:

http://www.ciap.health.nsw.gov.au/specialties/ebp_sp_path/index.html 

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