Health Consumers Tasmania: Health Consumer Advocacy and Engagement Training

1 December 2020 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Australia/Hobart

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Health Consumers Tasmania

    You are invited to participate in a free three-hour introductory training session about health consumer advocacy and engagement with Health Consumers Tasmania.

    For Health Staff

    9am-12noon, Tuesday 1 December 2020, Hobart Grand Chancellor

    The morning session is directed towards health staff who wish to engage with health consumers for co-design or systemic improvements. We will talk about how to involve health consumer representatives in consultation and committee processes, and some of the engagement problems you might need to manage. Morning tea is provided.

    Find out more and register.

    For Patients, Carers and Community Members

    1pm-4pm, Wednesday 16 December, Heart Foundation

    This afternoon session is for patients, carers, and general members of the community who are interested in being a health consumer representative and advocating for a better health system. We will discuss the different opportunities available to partner with health services and participate in their consultation and committee processes, as well as what might be expected of you if you engage a formal role. Afternoon tea is provided.

    Find out more and register.

    Pre-reading for both sessions is provided online by coordinators of the Associate Degree in Applied Health and Community Support, University College, University of Tasmania.

    Please confirm your attendance and any dietary requirements through the Eventbrite booking links provided above.