Short Courses at Sydney Medical School

Sydney Medical School offers a wide range of short professional development courses for health professionals through its clinical schools, disciplines and associated research institutes.

Courses marked with * are accredited for Continuing Medical Education (CME) points. Others may be awarded CME points on request to your relevant association or professional body.

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Non-award courses

Course nameSubject areaDelivery methodDateCostContact details
Ethics and Mental Health Bioethics and Health Humanities face to face / online 7 Aug to 9 Oct 2014 $1,100 Contact:bioethics.admin@sydney.edu.au
Website:Sydney School of Public Health
Ethics and Public Health. Bioethics and Health Humanities face to face / online 4 Aug to 13 Oct 2014 $1,100 Contact:bioethics.admin@sydney.edu.au
Website:Sydney School of Public Health
Human and Animal Research Ethics. Bioethics and Health Humanities face to face / online 1 Aug to 20 Sep 2014 $1,100 Contact:bioethics.admin@sydney.edu.au
Website:Sydney School of Public Health
Short Course in Critical Infection* Infectious Diseases face to face 18 - 19 Nov 2014 $180-$550 Contact:critical.infection@sydney.edu.au
Website:Centre for Research Excellence in Critical Infection
Critical Infection Colloquium 2014 Infectious Diseases face to face 18 - 21 Nov 2014 $180 - $550 Contact:critical.infection@sydney.edu.au
Website:Centre for Research Excellence in Critical Infection
Falls prevention in the older person Injury Prevention & Management online Semester 2 2014 tbc Contact:injurycourses@george.org.au
Website:The George Institute for Global Health
Injury epidemiology, prevention and control Injury Prevention & Management online Semester 2 2014 $2,125 Contact:injurycourses@george.org.au
Website:The George Institute for Global Health
Injury prevention Injury Prevention & Management face to face 17 Oct 2014 $1,063 Contact:injurycourses@george.org.au
Website:The George Institute for Global Health
Mental Health Clinical Supervision Program Online Mental Health online continuous $396 Contact:richard.he@sydney.edu.au
Website:Enrol online
Perinatal Mental Health Course Online: An Introduction* Mental Health online continuous $330 Contact:richard.he@sydney.edu.au
Website:Enrol online
Foundations of Leadership & Policy in Mental Health Mental Health face to face 1 Aug to 24 Oct 2014 $1,000 Contact:medicine.postgradbmri@sydney.edu.au
Website:Brain & Mind Research Institute
Anxiety Disorders Course for Health Professionals Mental Health face to face 16, 23 and 30 Aug 2014 $880 Contact: richard.he@sydney.edu.au
Website:Discipline of Psychiatry
Anxiety Education for Health Professionals* Mental Health online Continuous $400 Contact: richard.he@sydney.edu.au
Website:Discipline of Psychiatry
DSM-5 Workshop Mental Health face to face 23 Aug and 22 Nov 2014 $385 Contact: richard.he@sydney.edu.au
Website:Discipline of Psychiatry
Interpersonal Psychotherapy course: Level A Mental Health face to face / online 23 – 24 Feb 2015 $693 Contact: richard.he@sydney.edu.au
Website:Discipline of Psychiatry
Managing Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care* Mental Health face to face 22 Nov 2014 $264 Contact: richard.he@sydney.edu.au
Website:Discipline of Psychiatry
Social Cognitive Remediation for Schizophrenia Mental Health face to face 26 Jul 2014 $198 Contact: richard.he@sydney.edu.au
Website:Discipline of Psychiatry
Understanding and Treating Hoarding Disorder Mental Health face to face 7 Feb 2015 $264 Contact: richard.he@sydney.edu.au
Website:Discipline of Psychiatry
Eating Disorders* Mental Health online Continuous $280 Contact:info@CEDD.org.au
Website:The Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders
Suicide Prevention Mental Health face to face 2015 dates tbc $1,750 Contact:medicine.postgradbmri@sydney.edu.au
Website:Brain & Mind Research Institute
Pain Management Multidisciplinary Workshop Pain Management face to face Feb 15 tbc $187 - $880 Contact:grace.tague@sydney.edu.au
Website:Pain Management Research Institute (PMRI)
Sydney Medical School Pain Management Symposia 2014* Pain Management face to face 16, 30 Aug, 24 Oct 2014 $110 Contact:anneliese.calleja@sydney.edu.au
Website:Online registration page
Introductory Histotechniques Pathology face to face 2015 dates tbc $150 - $500 Contact:sanaz.maleki@sydney.edu.au
Website:Discipline of Pathology
Introductory Immunohistochemistry Pathology face to face 2015 dates tbc $150 - $700 Contact:sanaz.maleki@sydney.edu.au
Website:Discipline of Pathology
How To Manage and Lead a Research Project: Essential Knowledge and Skills for Early Career Researchers Research face to face 13 Sept 2014 $100 Contact:anneliese.calleja@sydney.edu.au
Website:Online registration page
Fieldwork Skills for Epidemiological Research Research face to face 21 Oct 2014 $263-$350 Contact:brett.toelle@woolcock.org.au
Website:Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
Introduction to MS Access for Medical Research Research face to face 29 Oct 2014 $375-500 Contact:elena.belousova@woolcock.org.au
Website:Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
Clinical Trials short courses run by the Clinical Trials Centre Research face to face Various various Contact:enquiry@ctc.usyd.edu.au
Website: Clinical Trials Centre
Introduction to Clinical Epidemiology Research online 28 Jul to 21 Nov 2014 $960 Contact:sph.enquiries@sydney.edu.au
Website:School of Public Health
Writing original research papers for biomedical journals Research face to face 30 Aug 2014 $150 Contact:amanda.sainsbury-salis@sydney.edu.au
Website:Register online
The Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders
Introductory Analysis of Linked Data Research face to face 17 -21 Nov 2014 $3,030 Contact:Sydney School of Public Health Short courses
Advanced Qualitative Health Research (PUBH5500) Research face to face Mar 2015 tbc $2,000 Contact:julie.mooneysomers@sydney.edu.au
Website:Sydney School of Public Health Short courses
Qualitative Methodologies & Study Design (QUAL5002) Research face to face May 2015 tbc $2,000 Contact:julie.mooneysomers@sydney.edu.au
Website:Sydney School of Public Health Short courses
Qualitative Research Analysis & Writing (QUAL5003) Research face to face 7 - 8 Aug, 16 -17 Oct 2014 $2,000 Contact:julie.mooneysomers@sydney.edu.au
Website:Sydney School of Public Health Short courses
Introducing Qualitative Health Research (QUAL5005) Research face to face / online Feb 2015 tbc $1,000 Contact:julie.mooneysomers@sydney.edu.au
Website:Sydney School of Public Health Short courses
Nicotine Addiction and Smoking Cessation 3 day course Smoking and Smoking Cessation face to face 11 - 13 Aug and 3 - 5 Nov 2014 $1,750 Contact:smoking.research@sydney.edu.au
Website:Brain & Mind Research Institute (BMRI)
Tobacco Dependence and Treatment* Smoking and Smoking Cessation face to face tbc $1,750 Contact:renee.bittoun@sydney.edu.au
Website:Brain & Mind Research Institute (BMRI)
Arthroscopic skills Surgical skills face to face 30 Aug 2014 $695 Contact:tatum.wallace@sydney.edu.au
Website:Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre
Laparoscopic Appendicectomy and Cholecystectomy Surgical skills face-to-face 10 Jan 2015 $600
($500 early bird special)

Contact: anneliese.calleja@sydney.edu.au.
Website: Sydney Medical School Short Courses

Laparoscopic Surgery - foundation skills Surgical skills face to face tbc $695 Contact:tatum.wallace@sydney.edu.au
Website:Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre
Laparoscopic Surgery - intermediate skills Surgical skills face to face tbc $695 Contact:tatum.wallace@sydney.edu.au
Website:Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre
Trauma skills Trauma skills face to face 12 Aug 2014 $115 Contact:tatum.wallace@sydney.edu.au
Website:Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre