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    • 16 Nov 2018
    • 12:00 PM
    • 17 Nov 2018
    • 5:30 PM
    • RACV City Club, 501 Bourke St, Melbourne
    • 15
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    Practice Management: Systems and Support

    Image result for audiology practice management systemsA two day seminar for full members of IAA and their representatives

    Venue: RACV Club, Melbourne VIC
    Dates: 16th-17th  November 2018

    About The Seminar

    Running a successful audiology practice is a complex task. This seminar is exclusive to Independent Audiologist Australia members and their staff and aims to provide practical advice, information and support to enable you to run your practice more efficiently, while meeting legal, ethical, regulatory and other compliance obligations.

    Seminar Highlights:

    • Maximising the use of commercial software and systems

    • Digital health, privacy & data collection obligations, including MyHealth & NDIS.
    • Current issues for audiology practices including eHealth, accounting/audiology software synergy, buyers agents and buying groups.
    • Hearing Services Program compliance & auditing
    • IAA Annual General Meeting on Friday 16 November 2018
    • Networking for practice managers

    You can download the full program here

    About The Presenters & Presentations

    We are pleased to have a wide range of experienced clinicians and experts in practice management presenting at this seminar. 

    Download the presenters (in alphabetical order) here

    Download abstracts for all papers here

    Who Can Register?

    This event is open to IAA members and their representatives only.

    Representatives of members (such as a staff member) must be registered by a full member, either as a guest of the member, or else using the link provided to full members only.

    Registration Costs

    Registration includes lunch and morning/afternoon teas on both days of the seminar. Social function attendance is optional. The seminars will be recorded and these recordings will be available for all registered attendees.

    Full Seminar Registration (both days): $450 per delegate
    Single Day Registration (either day): $250 per delegate
    Social function (available only to registered delegates and their guests/partners)  $90 per person

    We are also excited to be able to offer remote attendance to our members. This is something that has been requested by many of our members and we are pleased to be able to offer this innovative attendance option for the first time. Registration for remote attendance is available only for the two day seminar and is $450. Registrants will have access to the seminars live as well as a copy of the recordings and presentation files.

    Members attending this two-day event will collect 7 hours of ongoing education, which will be reflected in the IAA Certificate of Excellence in Education Participation issued at the end of this financial year.

    To collect CPD points for Audiology Australia, you will need to submit an individual record of attendance to Audiology Australia. 7 points (one per hour) will apply.  A certificate with the seminar details including learning goals will be provided at the seminar.  You will need to submit that information along with your own reflective statement when you lodge your attendance online with Audiology Australia


    Thank you to our event sponsors who make it possible to offer this seminar at an affordable price to our members. Local and international experts representing our sponsors will offer presentations on the types of support they can offer to your practice through software integration, marketing, reporting, training and more. Please visit their stalls during the conference to speak with them directly.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    About the venue

    With over 100 years of tradition and experience, RACV Club has earned the esteem of generations as one of the finest Clubs in the world. Conveniently positioned in the heart of the Melbourne CBD at 501 Bourke Street, RACV Club features impressive conference and event facilities.

    Only one club can provide the combination of experience, flexibility, imagination and atmosphere with impressive facilities including the 120 seat, floor to ceiling glass Club Pavilion. High quality AV systems, comfortable and spacious rooms and innovative menus catering to all tastes offers a conference venue to exceed your expectations.

    Getting there 

    RACV is located at 501 Bourke Street Melbourne and is a short walk from the Skybus city terminal. Arriving by public transport is recommended but parking is available.


    Parking at the venue is limited, more information can be found here. There is parking next door at Interpark and at Secure Parking on Queen Street.


    Melbourne city offers a wide range of accomodation to suit all tastes and budgets. RACV City Club offers accomodation on site with rates starting at $285 quoting reference number 6679915.

    Other nearby accomodation options include:

    More questions?

    Contact Michelle Thompson-Laing at sme@independentaudiologists.net.au

    • 15 Mar 2019
    • 9:00 AM
    • 16 Mar 2019
    • 4:30 PM
    • Mantra Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Queensland

    15-16 March 2019
    Mantra Mooloolaba
    Convenor: Dr Tegan Keogh

    Hearing in Noise

    An investigation of hearing in noise and how those with and without hearing loss can benefit from multidisciplinary interventions including building planning, public awareness, skills development and understanding of the impact of noise on effective communication.

    Through bringing together international and local experts, this seminar will address the most frequently experienced communication difficulty - that is hearing in noisy situations.

    All welcome.


    Prof David McAlpine, Macquarie University read more here
    Prof Nancy Tye-Murray, clEAR, Washington University, St Louis
    Dr Brent Spehar, clEAR, Washington University, St Louis
    Dr Brent Edwards, NAL
    Dr Libby Sander, Bond University
    Dr Kiri Mealings, NAL
    Tony Whelan, Better Hearing Australia
    Stephen Gauld, Associaton of Australasian Acoustical Consultants

    Programme Highlights

    How we hear in noise with and without hearing loss
    Hearing at work
    Classrooms and hearing
    Consumer experience of restaurant noise
    Rehabilitation for difficulty hearing in noise


    Early bird fees offers apply from 1 November 2018 to 31 December 2018.
    All registrations close on 22 February 2018.

    Special pricing for subscribers and full members (including representatives of full members)

    Download seminar fees and conditions here

    Accommodation - book early

    The Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival takes place on 15 - 17 March.
    Consider joining the Triathlon and attending the seminar....but make sure you book flights and accommodation EARLY to avoid disappointment.

    Mantra Mooloolaba offers seminar delegates 10% off the best available price when booked from their website. 

    Promotional code IAA2019

    Book accommodation



    Dr Louise Collingridge   exec@independentaudiologists.net.au
    Michelle Thompson-Laing   sme@independentaudiologists.net.au

    Tel: 0424 720 915.

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