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G-TRAC Seminar Series: Parkinson’s: To know better is to deal better

Parkinson’s: To know better is to deal better You are invited to the Challenges of Care in an Ageing Population: G-TRAC Healthy Ageing Seminar Series. The Centre is holding an ongoing series of seminars and workshops on key Aged Care topics. The sessions are delivered by a range of specialists. All Health and Aged Care […]

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Teaching on the Run Supervision Foundation

The Adelaide G-TRAC Centre are looking for expressions of interest for the Teaching on the Run Supervision Foundation training 1 day workshop. The Centre is funding 20 FREE places (normally training costs $300 +per person) for the “Teaching on the Run” foundation workshop training that aims to strengthen skills in facilitating, supervising and mentoring students or […]

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G-TRAC Newsletter: Spring 2013

It’s been a fantastic year for the Adelaide G-TRAC Centre which officially opened in February 2013. Our Teaching and Training program has received incredibly positive feedback from students, consumers and age care workers. Our Seminar Series ‘Challenges of Care in an Ageing Population’ has been praised by attendees. Our community engagement events have been a […]

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G-TRAC Seminar: Oral Health for Older People

The Adelaide G-TRAC Centre is holding an ongoing series of seminars and workshops in 2013 and 2014 on key Aged Care topics from Healthy Ageing to Dementia, Oral Health, Pain Management and beyond. On Wednesday 25 September 2013, Dental Hygenist from the Special Needs Unit at the Adelaide Dental Hospital, Ms Clare McNally, will be […]

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Adelaide G-TRAC Centre Featured on Radio Adelaide

  Following the opening of South Australia’s first aged care training centre, Director, Associate Professor Renuka Visvanathan spoke to Radio Adelaide’s Ewart Shaw on Orbit about how the centre will train our future doctors and help to address the issue of an ageing population in Australia. Learn more  

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Competition to welcome new faces at G-TRAC

We are excited to welcome our two new simulation mannequins to the centre. They are key members of our teaching program as they can be used by students to practice taking blood pressure, catheterisation,  listen to heart and breath sounds and even take blood. Although they arrived with “Gerry and Terri” tags we are asking […]

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Adelaide G-TRAC Centre in the News

South Australia’s first aged care training centre has opened in Adelaide, allowing medical students to experience the industry first hand. Learn more

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Official Opening of the Adelaide Geriatrics Training & Research with Aged Care Centre

The Centre is a collaborative initiative between the University and Resthaven Incorporated, supported by the funds from the Department of Health and Ageing and Health Workforce Australia, an Australian Government Initiative. The Centre aims to offer innovative solutions to increase the knowledge, capacity and skills of aged care and health professionals; engage in research to improve the health […]

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Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) National Teaching Award

Congratulations to Associate Professor Peter Devitt, Head of Professorial Surgery at the RAH on being awarded the 2011 Australian Medical Students’ Association National Teaching Award. The AMSA National Teaching Award exists to promote excellence in medical education through recognition of an individual deemed to have made a very signification contribution to medical education in Australia. […]

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Faculty of Health Sciences Executive Dean’s Prizes for Excellence

Each year the Faculty of Health Sciences Executive Dean’s Prizes for Excellence in Teaching are awarded. The School is delighted to announce that this year a member of our School, Mr Yun-Hom Yau, Senior Lecturer in Spinal Surgery, was one of the recipients of this Prize. The School would like to congratulate Mr Yau!

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