Welcome to the new registrars/trainees for 2023! Welcome to another year of Rehabilitation Medicine Training Victoria (RMTV) supporting your training. RMTV was established in 2012 with funding from the Victorian Department of Health, to oversee Rehabilitation Medicine training in the state of Victoria. RMTV’s mission is to provide evidence-based medical education resources/support to Victorian (& Tasmanian) Rehabilitation Medicine trainers/trainees and to operationalise the educational/academic principles established by the Australasian Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine (AFRM). RMTV is a small team, consisting of Assoc. Prof. Michael Ponsford (Director), Dr Sarah Kofoed (VMO) & Mr Lee MacDonald (Medical Education Officer). We look forward to meeting you all during the year. We appreciate if you could join us next week at 2pm!
Hopefully everyone enjoys a smooth transition into their new rehabilitation medicine roles. If anyone is still seeking a role for 2023, please let me know as some sites have outstanding vacancies if interested.
For the new registrars, please join us this week @2pm for an overview of RMTV presented by Dr Sarah Kofoed. Dr Kavitha Muthukrishnan (Vic/Tas Trainee Representative) will also join us to provide advice on rehab training in general, study groups, RACP website, applications for prior training exemptions, exams, courses in general, amongst other things. Following this Dr Evangeline Yang (current AFRM trainee) will join Dr Kofoed to provide some tips and how to prepare for AFRM’s Module 1 (Written Examination) & Module 2 (Clinical Examination).
Date/Time: Wednesday 8th February, 2-3pm
Topic: RMTV Orientation
Presenters: Dr Sarah Kofoed (Rehabilitation Physician & VMO, RMTV), Dr Kavitha Muthukrishnan (AFRM Vic/Tas Trainee Representative) & Dr Evangeline Yang (current AFRM Trainee)
Venue: via Zoom
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Meeting ID: 619 791 5387
Following the orientation session, RMTV will provide a session on Cognitive Disorders/Cognitive Testing with Dr Renee Hewitt (Clinical Neuropsychologist/Clinical Psychologist) & Lucy Oehr (Clinical Neuropsychologist) between 3-5pm. We are extremely grateful for Renee & Lucy giving us their time. This session will cover: cognitive frameworks; cognitive profiles of common neuropsychological disorders; neuropsychology assessment measures &; tips on interpreting & providing feedback from neuro-cognitive reports. There will also be an examination of case studies and forecasting this session to be interactive to generate discussion amongst the audience. Session details below:
Date/Time: Wednesday 8th February, 3-5pm
Topic: Cognitive Disorders/Cognitive Testing
Presenters: Dr Renee Hewitt (Clinical Neuropsychologist/Clinical Psychologist) & Lucy Oehr (Clinical Neuropsychologist)
Venue: via Zoom
Look forward to your participation.