Central Queensland education and training events

Central Queensland Events
Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
12 December 12:15pm ACRRM: ePIP strategies webinar This webinar explores the successful strategies that have been developed for uploading shared health summaries into the My Health Record. It is not a technical 'how to' webinar but one that will focus on change and success. Now is the time to be prepared for when all Australians will have a My Health Record in 2018. Webinar Enquire ACRRM Yes
12 December 6pm Averting a public health crisis of opioid overdose deaths by encouraging psychological pain management in health services This webinar will discuss the issue and will inform participants on appropriate activity pacing as being helpful in the management of chronic pain. The webinar will also outline a one-day workshop that the College has designed to assist health service leaders and stakeholders to assess the opportunities within their organisation to enhance the utilisation of effective psychological pain management and to strategically plan improvements. Webinar From $40 Australian Psychological Society Yes
13 December 5pm TGA Codeine up-scheduling workshop The Department of Health Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is working with Primary Health Networks and pain specialists to ensure health professionals dealing with chronic and acute pain management have alternative strategies to use in preparation for 1 February and beyond. This evening workshop on the up-scheduling of codeine provides the opportunity to engage with TGA representatives and leading specialists in acute and chronic pain management and addiction. Brisbane Enquire TGA
13-15 December 6th Closing the Gap Indigenous Mental Health & Wellbeing: Out of the Shadows, Into the Light Conference The interests of organizations and individuals to improve Indigenous people’s health and wellbeing throughout Australia are invited to participate in 2017 National Indigenous Mental Health & Wellbeing: Out of the Shadows, Into the Light Conference. Cairns From $375
15 December 9:30am A Fresh Perspective on Finding Resilience and Wellbeing For those interested in health and wellbeing and for professionals working in the field of mental health, there is a growing body of professionals in disciplines as diverse as psychology, psychiatry, business, education, social work, sport and across the spectrum of human endeavour who are transforming lives for the better by sharing a health based approach. Gladstone From $159.34 Karen Auld
10 January 9:30am Dementia - know the facts This session will provide an introduction to dementia, causes, symptoms, and typical changes that may occur. Also discussed are services available to support the person and the family including further education sessions. This workshop is suitable for family and friends of someone living with a dementia diagnosis. Rockhampton Free Dementia Australia
16 January 9:30am Dementia Australia Family Carers Course This carer education program is designed to help you and your family with practical strategies for managing day-to-day and to better understand your own needs and the needs of those for whom you care. This workshop is suitable for family and friends of a person living with a dementia diagnosis. Rockhampton Free Dementia Australia
23 January 9:30am Dementia Australia Living with Memory Loss The Living with Memory Loss program is designed specifically for people in the early stages of diagnosis offering practical strategies for living with dementia. This workshop is suitable for someone living with a diagnosis of dementia. Participants are able to bring a carer, family member or friend with them. Rockhampton Free Dementia Australia
4 February 9am CQ Health 2018 Sports and Health Expo - Site Holders and Food Vendors interest The annual Sports and Health Expo is a community event aimed at encouraging our community to become healthier and more active, engage in sport and recreation activities and to learn about improving health and wellbeing. Become a site holder and bring your business to members of the community. Rockhampton Rockhampton Regional Council
8 February 5:30pm Update in BBV & STI Testing, Diagnosis and Management for Primary Care This course will offer primary care practitioners working in Central Queensland updated information on the testing, diagnosis and management of Blood Borne Viruses (BBVs) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the primary care setting.. Rockhampton Enquire ASHM Yes
9 February 10am Deadly Sex Networking Update: STI & BBV Update for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers This Deadly Sex Networking Update will provide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health or Community Workers with an update on sexually transmissible infections, viral hepatitis and changes to the cervical cancer screening program. Rockhampton Free ASHM Yes
14 February 9am Understanding Echocardiography Workshop This workshop provides an overview of the role of echocardiography in the diagnosis and follow-up management of a variety of cardiac conditions. Brisbane From $10 Statewide Heart Failure Services Yes
15 February 9am Love and other Infections All health and community workers are invited to attend a day long seminar on Sexual Health and Blood Borne Viruses. Nambour Free ASHM
21-23 February 2nd National Indigenous Mental Health & Wellbeing Forum This event will focus on improving the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people through holistic approaches to mental health. Perth From $1,599 Akolade
26-27 February 8:30am Rusty Pills Seminar: Applied Pharmacology Refresher Can your medication knowledge and skills be improved upon? Doing a pill round can be daunting given the fact that you are expected to understand the drugs that you are giving. This is a a great opportunity to refresh your nursing skills. Monto From $385 ECT4Health
5-6 March Save the Date: NDS Qld State Conference, Finding the Way Forward This conference offers opportunities to listen and participate in discussions on workforce, adaptive practice, marketing, social innovation and financial benchmarking. Brisbane Enquire National Disability Services
10-11th March CQ Rural Health Education Weekend It is intended the weekend will be a fun-filled educational event full of networking opportunities for rural practitioners and staff. We have a wide range of speakers and we're sure you will find their knowledge and experience invaluable. There is something for everyone that works in the health sector, both clinical and support services. Biloela Enquire Central Queensland Rural Health
8-11 April 2018 Australian Pain Society 38th and New Zealand Pain Society Conjoint Annual Scientific Meeting The Australian and New Zealand Pain Societies welcome you to the 2018 conjoint Annual Scientific Meeting. It will be covering topics such as neuromodulation, rehabilitation and psychological approaches to pain management, placebo, pain across the ages, indigenous pain management and much more. Sydney Enquire The Australian and New Zealand Pain Societies
10-12 May 2018 APNA National Conference APNA’s annual National Conference is the largest conference for primary health care nurses, including general practice nurses, in Australia. The vibrant program will include workshops, keynotes, abstract presentations and networking opportunities including social events. The program will encourage delegates to connect with their colleagues, inspire leadership in one another, and enhance clinical expertise. Brisbane From $700 APNA
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