The Nathan Project for Rare Diseases

Education

The Nathan Project is committed to the education of rare diseases in the community.

For General Practitioners and Paediatricians

The Nathan Project for Rare Diseases aims to disseminate evidence-based information to medical professionals, including General Practitioners and Paediatricians. We do this through development of our medical education programs in partnership with the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP). All programs are accredited and contribute towards the doctors continuing professional development.

  • Rare disease management masterclass for GPs – RACGP (CPD accredited 40 category 1 points)
  • Rare disease management dinner meeting for GPs – RACGP (CPD accredited 2 points category 2 points)
  • Rare disease management masterclass for Paediatricians – (RACP accredited)
  • Rare disease management dinner meeting for Paediatricians – (RACP accredited)

Scholarship

The Nathan Project for Rare Diseases aims to offer a scholarship at ECU in the school of medical and health science to study for a single mother carer of a child affected by a rare disease. The scholarship will cover the cost of text books, and costs associated with attending university, as well as contributing to the cost of fuel to attend university. The scholarship is available for an undergraduate degree.

  • Scholarship value: $5,000