Education

Skills Fund Funded Qualifications and Skill Sets

Submissions have been made for the Skills Fund 2015 and two applications have been submitted in conjunction with registered training organisations. The ATDC has data from the Workforce Survey about worker interest in enrolling in qualifications, but needs more concrete commitment from those wishing to undertake these qualifications in 2015. Expressions of interest may still…

ATDC collecting information for the Skills Fund 2015 submission

Submissions are currently open for the Skills Fund 2015 and we have a very limited time in which to submit an application. There is data from the Workforce Survey about worker interest in enrolling in qualifications, but more concrete commitment to inform a submission for funding for some of the qualifications is needed. Please advise…

UTas Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies: applications for 2015 now open

Applications are open until early January for units of study commencing 23 February. The units are delivered fully online. Prospective applicants are required to submit evidence of where they work (a payslip will be suffice), AHPRA registration details (if relevant) and a brief statement on which course they want to do and why. Students will…

Targeting Tobacco Project support for community sector to help clients quit smoking

Targeting Tobacco Project support for community sector to help clients quit smoking Cancer Council’s Targeting Tobacco Project, funded by the Australian Government through Tasmania Medicare Local, is encouraging community sector workers to take the first step in helping people living  on low incomes and/or with mental illness to quit smoking. (Evidence shows that people with…

Understanding Pharmacotherapy

This presentation expanded participants’ understanding of pharmacotherapy, including: Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST) drugs and how they work in the body; Use of OST in conjunction with other drugs; Physical and mental side effects of OST; Collaborative care of OST clients. About the presenters:  Dr David Jackson, a GP and Addiction Medicine Specialist, is the Clinic…