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Wednesday, 19 November 2008

2009 Courses

The 2009 program for courses has been approved by the Consultative Committee and is now available. Course Program and Course Nomination Forms are accessible via the links on the right hand side of this page in the Important Links section.

Friday, 7 November 2008

Statements of Principles Updates

At its meeting of 7 October 2008, the RMA:

Determined Statements of Principles for:
- rheumatoid arthritis (68 & 69 of 2008)
- personality disorder (70 & 71 of 2008)
- idiopathic thrombocytopaenic purpura (72 & 73 of 2008)
- deep vein thrombosis (74 & 75 of 2008)

Determined Amendment Statements of Principles for:
- cervical spondylosis (76 & 77 of 2008)
- lumbar spondylosis (78 & 79 of 2008)
- intervertebral disc prolapse (80 & 81 of 2008)

Declared not to amend existing Statements of Principles for:
- chronic bronchitis and emphysema (refer to website for copy of declaration)

This concludes the previously advertised investigations into:
» rheumatoid arthritis
» personality disorder
» idiopathic thrombocytopaenic purpura (now know as ‘immune thrombocytopaenic purpura’)
» deep vein thrombosis
» cervical spondylosis
» lumbar spondylosis
» intervertebral disc prolapse
» chronic bronchitis and emphysema

Decided to advertise the following investigations:
- systemic lupus erythematosus (focussed review)
- retinal vascular occlusive disease
- bipolar disorder

The Investigation Notices for these investigations will appear in the Government Notices Gazette of 5 November, 2008.