Sunshine Coast education and training events

Sunshine Coast Events
Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
20 October 8:30am Secondary Prevention in Cardiology Symposium Annual symposium showcasing cardiovascular disease and secondary prevention including the latest evidence in lifestyle and risk factor management, digital technologies, rheumatic heart disease and more. Birtinya and Webinar From $50 ACRA Qld and National Heart Foundation Yes
21 October 8:30am EXPOsing Diabetes - Free event for people living with type 2 diabetes EXPOsing diabetes is a one-day educational event which brings together local health professionals to provide education sessions to people with diabetes. Covers topics such as understanding the condition, diabetes and exercise, blood glucose monitoring, balancing carbohydrates and healthy eating. To secure your spot please call 1300 136 588. Gympie From $15 Diabetes Qld
21 October 8:30am SCUH: Paediatrics Masterclass for General Practitioners (Part 2) This seminar will outline the Paediatrics process on the Sunshine Coast and highlight best practice clinical guidelines. Shared Paediatrics care represents an opportunity to practice collaborative paediatrics care by combining the varied skills of Allied Health professionals, Mental Health professionals, Specialists and General Practitioners to the benefit of the community, and mutual understanding between colleagues. Maroochydore Free PHN Yes
21 October 8:15am Breathe Easy: Management of Respiratory Disorders for Healthcare Professionals The Woolcock Institute of Medical Research in Glebe, Sydney is offering a free full day symposium. World renowned Woolcock researchers and clinical experts will cover the key recommendations for recognising, diagnosing and managing patients with asthma and COPD. Sydney & Webinar Free Woolcock Institute of Medical Research Yes
25 October 9am Type 2 Diabetes and Me Education Session Have you been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes by your GP? Would you like to learn more about your disease and how to manage it? Maroochydore Free SCHHS
24-27 October 9am AAPM The Magic of Management Conference The Australian Association of Practice Management (AAPM) provides education, support, advice and advocacy for those involved in healthcare practice management. Perth From $335 AAPM
26 October 6pm "I want to..but will I?" Vaccine Hesitancy with guest presenter Dr Julie Leask Please join us for a special Immunisation event with guest presenter Dr. Julie Leask, Associate Professor at the Sydney Nursing School and Principal Research Fellow at the School of Public Health, University of Sydney. The event will address the issue of vaccine hesitancy and look at the re-emergance of vaccine preventable diseases on the Sunshine Coast. Mooloolaba Free PHN
26 October 10am Queensland Epilepsy Symposium This one day symposium will ensure members of the public including those living with epilepsy and their support networks, as well as medical and allied health staff, have the opportunity to learn more about a range of topical issues. Brisbane From $50 Epilepsy Queensland
26 October 6:15pm Gympie Nurse Network: BreastScreen update BreastScreen Gympie warmly invites you to attend for an information session at the PHN office. Gympie Free PHN
27 October 7:45am Children's Nutrition Research Centre Symposium 2017 The symposium is an event for all clinicians and allied health professionals who are interested in learning the most up to date recommendations relating to this topic. The rise and rise of prebiotics and probiotics will cover both theoretical and practical aspects of key topics. Brisbane From $175 The University of Queensland
28 October 9:30am SafeTALK Workshop for suicide prevention for those in sport This workshop is being run specifically for people actively involved in sport on the Sunshine Coast. Participation is open any club person over 17 eg parents, grandparents, coaches, admin, vols, players, who are keen to gain valuable skills to help keep their family, friends & community members safe from suicide. Maleny $15 Lifeline
28 October 8:30am Moving Ahead: The National Cervical Screening Program Renewal The Cancer Screening Unit, Preventive Health Branch of Queensland Health, in collaboration with Iris Education, invite you to this free update in Cairns. You may participate in person or by joining through live streaming on your own computer or device. Cairns & Webinar Free Queensland Health Yes
31 October 6pm Diagnosis and Management of Parkinson’s Disease Join Dr Anthony Tampiyappa and Dr Theodore Chamberlain for accredited professional education on Parkinson's Disease. The session will enable practitioners to recognise common features of Parkinson's Disease and review treatment options. Maroochydore Enquire PHN Yes
31 October 6:15pm Webinar: What is Borderline Personality Disorder? The Mental Health Professionals' Network, in partnership with the Australian BPD Foundation and Spectrum Personality Disorder Service for Victoria is producing a free webinar series to increase clinicians' expertise and ability to provide high quality, responsive, evidence-based treatment, care and support for people with BPD. Online Webinar Free Mental Health Professionals Network Yes
1 November 6:00pm Bringing Neurosurgery to the Sunshine Coast Join guest neurosurgeons, Dr Janusz Bonkowski, Dr Stephen Byrne and Dr Hazem Akil for dinner and a discussion on some of the common issues that crop up in General Practice. Mountain Creek Enquire Sunshine Coast Brain & Spine Yes
2 November 2:00pm Sunshine Coast Osteoarthritis Seminar Join the Arthritis Queensland, Health Education team for an afternoon of practical information on how to live well with osteoarthritis. Includes afternoon tea. Maroochydore From $20 Arthritis Queensland
2-3 November 8:30am Nursing Adults Aged 85 + Conference Increasing numbers of people are living beyond 85 years of age and this particular population are set to grow substantially over the next few decades. This will have profound implications on the way you, as a nurse, provide care. Are you and your service ready for an even larger older population? Are your gerontological nursing skills up-to-date? Melbourne From $572 Ausmed Yes
3 November 9am AMAQ Regional Private Practice Seminar Series 2 In early 2018, there will be major changes introduced to both the modern awards and the privacy framework. In general and specialist private practice, you will need to prepare yourself for these changes as it will impact the way you employ your staff and the way you handle serious privacy breaches. Maroochydore From $120 AMAQ Yes
4 November Metro North GP Alignment Program: Gynaecology The GP Alignment Program is an award-winning series of free workshops hosted by Women’s and Children’s Stream, Metro North Hospital and Health Service the six hours of education for the gynaecology program covers a number of important topics. Brisbane Free MNHHS Yes
4 November 9am Cultural Awareness Training - Turning good intentions into culturally safe practice GPs and practices are invited to attend a free cultural awareness training session run by North Coast Aboriginal Corporation for Community Health and the Institute for Urban Indigenous Health. Completion of this accredited training meets the requirements of the Practice Incentive Program (PIP) Indigenous Health Incentive. Marcoola Free NCACCH & IUIH Yes
4 November 9am New Nurse Network Meeting The PHN invites new general practice nurses to attend a network meeting and morning tea th discuss relevant topics in a safe space. Discussions will be facilitated by two experienced practice nurses. Maroochydore Free PHN
7 November 6:15pm Provide CPR HLTAID001 for GPs and staff Workshop covers: Dealing with an unconscious casualty that is breathing normally (recovery position), Dealing with a casualty that is unconscious and not breathing normally (CPR), Use of the Defibrillator, CPR on both adults and infants Maroochydore $50 PHN Yes
9 November 5pm My Health Record - Getting Started and about the Agency The first webinar in the My Health Record series will look at Australia’s current health landscape and why we need digital health, explain the benefits of the My Health Record for consumers and healthcare providers and introduce the registration process for a healthcare organisation and individual healthcare providers. Webinar Free Australian Digital Health Agency
10 November 8:45am Nutrition Support Program The Nutrition Support Program is a nationally accredited program and is fully funded by the federal Department of Health under the Chronic Disease Project. Maroochydore Free Benchmarque Group
16 November 9am Type 2 Diabetes and Me Education Sessions Have you been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes by your GP? Would you like to learn more about your disease and how to manage it? Gympie Free SCHHS Yes
23 November 8:30am *UPDATED* Health Professionals Cervical Screening course The Health Professional Cervical Screening course (previously known as the Pap smear providers module) is comprised of three modules; Module 1 - Theory, Module 2 - Assessment, and Module 3 - clinical attachment. The course is aimed at nurses, midwives, Aboriginal and Torres straits lander health practitioners and GP Registrars Brisbane $900 True R&R Health
23 November 8am ACRRM: Rural Emergency Obstetrics Training Rural Emergency Obstetric Training (REOT) will increase obstetric skill levels of participants. This one day course is interactive and uses skill stations, clinical simulations and scenarios. A team of experienced rural GP obstetricians and midwives teach the practical skills of a normal delivery and cover common obstetric emergencies. Sydney From $1,645 ACRRM Yes
23 November 9am QLD Cardiovascular Research Showcase - Save the date The Queensland Cardiovascular Research Network (QCVRN) is hosting the second Cardiovascular Research Showcase and invites local researchers, policy makers, clinicians, and health professionals to contribute to a full day program that will provide a comprehensive overview of current research happening in Queensland. Brisbane Free Heart Foundation
24 November 7:45am Advanced Life Support (ALS1) Level 1 With Early Management of Trauma Nationally Recognised Unit Standard HLDAID001 annual certification (Provide CPR / Basic Life Support) for Paediatrics and Adults. This predominantly small group scenario based program designed to allow trainees to master the clinical interventions required to deliver adult ALS as recommended by the Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR). Sunshine Coast (TBA) From $695 Promed Yes
29 November 9am Type 2 Diabetes and Me Education Session Have you been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes by your GP? Would you like to learn more about your disease and how to manage it? Maroochydore Free SCHHS
30 November 6pm Leading your Practice into a Digital Future (including Health Care Homes) This webinar, presented by Katrina Otto, will provide health providers with an understanding of the Health Care Homes initiative, the My Health Record expansion along with how digital health can benefit medical practices. Webinar Free PHN
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
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