Additional Workshops

Laboratory Accreditation Assessor Training

Date: Friday 24 March 2017
Time: 1300 - 1700
Venue: The Green Room at the National Convention Centre, Canberra
For new assessors ­- Please email for an application form by Friday, February 24 2017. Applicants must be able to demonstrate minimum of 5 years of experience working in a respiratory function laboratory in Australia or New Zealand, and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a TSANZ-accredited laboratory. TSANZ Laboratory Accreditation must have been valid at the time that you were working there.
For experienced assessors - Please register your attendance via the online registration form or by emailing

The Laboratory Accreditation Committee (LAC) is running a training afternoon for established and new assessors at the ASM 2017. Meet other interested colleagues and learn about the process and responsibilities for being appointed as one of our laboratory accreditation assessors. It is not an onerous task but one which ensures quality in accredited laboratories across Australia and New Zealand. The latest updates to the TSANZ Accreditation Standards in the July 2016 Program Manual will be reviewed, together with a discussion of current Hot Topics.

Please click here for more information.

Cochrane Review Workshop

Date: Saturday 25 March 2017
TIme: 1015-1215hrs
Fee: No extra cost. Please indicate your attendance when registering for the ASM. Please note there are limited spaces, register now to secure your place.

This workshop is for people doing or actively considering doing a Cochrane review. If you select to attend, Cochrane Airways Australia will contact you and ask you to supply relevant details on the stage you are at with the Cochrane review. Preference is given to those who have registered a review title.

Respiratory Nurses SIG Symposium

Date: Saturday 25 March 2017
TIme: 0830-1700hrs
Fee: $110 incl GST for non-members ; included in TSANZ Meeting registration fee for members; or $110 incl GST for members wanting to attend the SIG Symposium only.

Click here to view the program.

RACP Supervisor Training Workshop

Date:  Sunday 26th March 2017
 1730 - 1930
Fee: No charge – the session is open to RACP members
Speakers:  Professor Hubertus Jersmann & Dr Dimitar Sajkov

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians invites you to a supervisor training workshop which focus on understanding the:

  • PREP requirements for Advanced Training in Respiratory and Sleep Medicine
  • Role and responsibilities of an Advanced Training supervisor
  • Teaching and learning framework
  • Formative and summative assessment tools.

This session is open to RACP members who is currently serving as a supervisor. Attendance at this session can be counted towards you MyCPD program. To register your interest, please visit the College website -

National Asthma Council Workshop

Date: Tuesday 28 March 2017
TIme: 1030-1200hrs
Fee: No extra cost.  Please indicate your attendance when registering for the ASM.  Please note there are limited spaces, register now to secure your space. 
Speaker: Jo Douglass, The Royal Melbourne Hospital
Synopsis:  Jo Douglass will present "New perspective on allergen immunotherapy"