Sunshine Coast education and training events

Sunshine Coast Events
Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
23-24 February 8:45am Foundations of General Practice Nursing Workshop Are you in the first few months or first few years of working in general practice, or looking for a refresher on best practice in that setting? APNA's ever-popular Foundations of General Practice Nursing Workshops are for you. Brisbane CBD From $350 APNA Yes
26 February 8:30am Conference: Improving outcomes for Queensland mothers and babies You are invited to join colleagues from across the State at a one day Conference organised by the Queensland Maternal and Perinatal Quality Council (QMPQC) in collaboration with the Queensland State Branch of the Perinatal Society of Australia and New Zealand and the Stillbirth Centre of Research Excellence. Brisbane & via video conference From $66 Queensland Maternal and Perinatal Quality Council
27 February Diabetes Technology Diabetes technology moves fast. This special event will provide health care professionals with an update on the latest diabetes technology available in Australia. Topics include the latest on devices – such as flash glucose monitoring, continual glucose monitors and self blood glucose monitoring, as well as a look at the integration of diabetes technology in the school setting and the use of diabetes management plans. Brisbane From $25 Diabetes Queensland
28 February 9am Type 2 Diabetes & Me Sessions The Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service provide a free group education session “Type 2 Diabetes and Me” to eligible people. The session covers information about Type 2 Diabetes, self-management, lifestyle change, communication with health professionals and emotional well-being. Maroochydore Free Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service
28 February 1pm Introduction to Shared Medical Appointments (SMAs) Gain an understanding of SMAs - what they are, how they work, and importantly the potential for SMAs in your practice. Webinar Free Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine
1 March 8:30am Clinician Forum - Advance Health Directive for Mental Health A clinical forum will be held at the Russell Strong Auditorium, Princess Alexandra Hospital to inform clinicians about the new Advance Health Directive for Mental Health (AHD-MH). Clinicians are invited to learn more about this new legal document, and how to encourage individuals with lived experience of mental illness to consider and complete the document. Videoconferencing is available. Videoconference Free ADA Australia
2 March Advanced Life Support (ALS1) Level 1 A predominantly small group scenario based program, with excellent pre reading and course materials, 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 From $695 ProMed Yes
3 March 9am Black Dog Institute: Dealing with Anxiety Disorders This highly interactive workshop aims to provide GPs with a comprehensive theoretical understanding of anxiety disorders together with an extensive range of skills and strategies to better manage anxiety in their practices. Clinical scenarios form the basis of learning as participants explore how anxiety disorders arise, how they are maintained and the role general practitioners can play in addressing these effectively. Brisbane From $360 Black Dog Institute Yes
3 March 9am Ultrasound - Critical Care Workshop Designed for those working in the critical care setting to have a fundamental understanding of the techniques and interpretation of ultrasound at the bedside with a focus on RUSH techniques including HI MAP, and ultrasound guided intervention. The course has pre-course lectures online followed by our face to face workshop. South Brisbane From $1,790 Lightbox Radiology Education Yes
3 March 9am Neuroradiology - Brain & Spine Designed in a systematic learning format, the course covers imaging basics, normal anatomy, pathology and approach to interpretation of patterns of disease in the cerebrum, cerebellum, brainstem, skull, dura and spine. Each module is composed of a didactic lecture followed by an interactive case review session to reinforce fundamental principles. South Brisbane From $690 Lightbox Radiology Education Yes
3 March 9am Paediatric Imaging Interpretation The course covers imaging of the head, chest, abdomen and musculoskeletal system in 4 modules. Each module is composed of a didactic lecture followed by an interactive session where delegates review cases with X-ray, Ultrasound, CT and MRI to consolidate fundamental principles of imaging interpretation. South Brisbane From $690 Lightbox Radiology Education Yes
5-6 March 8am National Paediatric Dietetic Training Course Learn directly from experts in the field of paediatric nutrition in a dynamic environment of lectures, workshops, case study presentations and informal discussions. This module will provide an introduction to paediatric dietetics and give participants a working knowledge and experience of evidence-based practice in the areas of growth, nutrition assessment, infant feeding and common childhood issues such as obesity, faltering growth and feeding difficulties in Cerebral Palsy. Gold Coast from $699 Dieticians Association of Australia Yes
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
5-10 March 8am Module 1: Paediatric Nutrition for Life The course is specifically designed to educate and upskill participants in the basics and complexities of dietetic management in children. It not only highlights and identifies the current guidelines and evidence, but also provides the ‘how to’ when managing these patients in every day practice. Gold Coast From $ 699 DAA Yes
6 March 9am Basics of Immunisation This workshop is open to nurses new to currently working in general practice who have no previous experience in immunisation. This workshop is a pre-requisite for attending other regular workshops related to immunisation. Cotton Tree Free PHN
6-7 March Cancer Council: Caring for Our Community A two-day program to enhance the role, knowledge and practice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers in cancer care, prevention, screening and early detection, and end of life care. Applicants are encouraged to apply for a bursary to assist in covering travel and accommodation costs. Brisbane Free Cancer Council Queensland
7 March 6:30pm Update in a Heart Beat, cardiac imaging, AF ablation and cardiac devices Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital invites GPs to an evening featuring Cardiologists Professor Tony Stanton, Drs Naresh Dayananda, KK Lim, Peter Larsen, Mark Johnson and Stuart Butterly. Maroochydore Enquire Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital Yes
8 March 6:30pm Noosa’s Women in Medicine: Oncology, Gynaecology, Gastroenterology GPs are invited to this education evening which will help to identify new treatment options in oncology, implement a care path for the management of endometriosis, identify latest treatment options for fibroids and discuss hormonal contraceptive options in peri-menopausal women. Noosaville Enquire Noosa Hospital Yes
8-9 March 9am Medical Receptionist Course As gatekeepers, receptionists need to be confident, discrete and responsive to patient's needs. This job is a complex one, requiring ongoing training and support. Held over two days, the RACGP NSW&ACT's Medical Receptionist Course helps receptionists improve the patient journey and promote their practices. Kingscliff From $345 RACGP
9 March 8:30am Understanding Motivation - Introduction to the Vona du Toit Model of Creative Ability This workshop is suitable for OT's and Allied Health Professionals. It aims to introduce an occupational therapy model that can be used to understand motivation and is applicable to a range of clinical or therapeutic settings. Coorparoo From $299 Occupational Therapy Australia (NT/QLD) Yes
9 March 8:45am Otitis Media Management Program The Otitis Media Management Program is designed to develop the knowledge and skills required for Professionals working in Indigenous health to safely assess the aural health of individuals and implement best practice management guidelines. Gympie Free Benchmarque
9 March 8:30am The Magic of Collaboration APNA invites practice managers and practice nurses to attend a workshop that will look at workforce projections, governance requirements, risks to practices and health workers and other topics. Brisbane From $195 APNA Yes
9-12 March 9am Introduction to quality management in health This course offers an in-depth understanding of the strategic quality and safety issues confronting health managers and an understanding of the approaches required to address these issues. Kelvin Grove From $1785 QUT Yes
10 March 8:15am Practice Makes Perfect? - Getting the most out of YOUR practice Please join us for an action packed day to consolidate and extend your knowledge of the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) for mental health and chronic disease management, the use of practice data for business and health outcomes and practical skills training for you and your staff. Twin Waters Free PHN
10-11 March 8:30am Mental Health First Aid Course Mental health first aid (MHFA) is the help provided to a person who is developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of a mental health problem or in a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate professional help is received or the crisis resolves. This 2 day course, facilitated by an experienced MHFA pharmacist, provides evidence based expert consensus guidelines for application in scenarios such as depression (including suicide), anxiety, psychosis, and substance use problems. Brisbane From $320 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia Yes
13 March 5pm Assist - AOD (and comorbid mental health) brief intervention This webinar will provide information and interventions that can be used in your day to day clinical practice. Webinar Free HNECCPHN Yes
13 March 6pm My Health Record in Pharmacy Workshop This workshop will introduce the My Health Record system and explore its features and functionalities, and benefits and uses, as they relate to pharmacy practice. The workshop will prepare participants to engage with the system and integrate it with their clinical workflow. Maroochydore Free ADHA Yes
14 March 9am Immunisation Catch Up Schedules This workshop is not suitable for nurses new to the area of vaccination, generally 3 to 6 months experience is necessary to be able to participate adequately in this workshop. Cotton Tree Free PHN
14 March 6pm My Health Record in Pharmacy Workshop This workshop will introduce the My Health Record system and explore its features and functionalities, and benefits and uses, as they relate to pharmacy practice. The workshop will prepare participants to engage with the system and integrate it with their clinical workflow. Gympie Free ADHA Yes
14 March 1pm Viral Hepatitis Workshop Hepatitis Queensland (HQ) and ASHM are hitting the road. We are packing our FibroScan® and will be running non-clinical and clinical workshops for anyone interested in managing hepatitis C in the community. Hervey Bay Enquire ASHM
14 March 6pm Hepatitis C Roadshow: Curing Hepatitis C – an update for primary care providers The ASHM dinner update will assist primary care practitioners in Wide Bay to improve the health outcomes of people living with hepatitis C and reduce a patient’s risk of developing advanced liver disease. Gympie Enquire ASHM
16 March 8:45am Contemporary Chronic Disease Management Workshop APNA's Contemporary Chronic Disease Management Workshop is specifically designed for nurses in primary care, including Community Health and General Practice. This high-regarded workshop will update you on four key topics across two action-packed days. Gold Coast From $220 APNA Yes
16 March 8:30am Arthritis Queensland 19th Annual Health Professionals Seminar Arthritis Queensland's Health Professionals Seminar provides health professionals with up-to-date and clinically relevant information involving the management of people with arthritic conditions. This year's seminar features presentations by some of Queensland's leading rheumatologists, health professionals, academics and researchers. Woolloongabba From $200 Arthritis Queensland
17 March 8:30am Implementing the National Cervical Screening Program Renewal: Getting it right The morning sessions will provide a detailed review of the rationale and evidence driving the changes, and consideration of issues, challenges and lessons learned already in applying the changes in practice. The afternoon sessions will use interactive case studies and role plays to consider specific management issues with a facilitated panel discussion providing the opportunity to ask questions and assist participants to build knowledge and confidence to discuss the changes with their patients. You may participate in person or by joining through live streaming on your own computer or device. Birtinya & Live stream Free Cancer Screening Unit Yes
20 March 9am Vaccine Management in General Practice This workshop is essential for Nurses, Practice Managers and Receptionists who are involved in managing or handling Queensland Health funded vaccines at any stage within their workplace Cotton Tree Free PHN
22-23 March 9am Health Literacy Masterclass Using health literacy for health service improvement and community development, this two-day intensive masterclass is for managers, executives, health professionals, health planners, policy makers, researchers, and those active in health promotion and community services. Melbourne Fron $750 Deakin University
23 March Oncology Update Symposium The day will offer a series of presentations on new developments and evidence relevant to care of people with malignant disease. With the aim of delivering practical information and management options, the day will provide clinicians opportunity to update and confirm knowledge for practice. Brisbane From $88 The Centre for Palliative Care Research and Education
29 March 9am Type 2 Diabetes Education 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? The Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service provide a free group education session "Type 2 Diabetes and Me" to eligble people. The session covers information about Type 2 Diabetes, self-management, lifestyle change, communication with health professionals and emotional well-being. Maroochydore Free Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service
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 April 5pm Advise and Agree - AOD (and comorbid mental health) primary care treatment (including withdrawal and pharmacotherapy) This webinar will provide information and interventions that can be used in your day to day clinical practice. Webinar Free HNECCPHN Yes
12 April 6pm General Practitioners and Eating Disorder Recovery - Education Evening General practitioners play a pivotol role in supporting and providing treatments to patients with eating disorders and their families. This session will discuss current best practice guidelines. Forest Glen Free Insight Psychology
13 April 6:30pm Asthma and Coronary Update Asthma Update: The need for a new treatment paradigm' and 'Acute Coronary Syndrome, Management & Updates from the Sunshine Coast University Hospital' Caloundra Enquire AstraZeneca
26 April 9am Type 2 Diabetes Education 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? The Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service provide a free group education session 'Type 2 Diabetes and Me' to eligble people. The session covers information about Type 2 Diabetes, self-management, lifestyle change, communication with health professionals and emotional well-being. Maroochydore Free Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service
27 April Advanced Life Support (ALS1) Level 1 A predominantly small group scenario based program, with excellent pre reading and course materials, 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 From $695 ProMed Yes
1 May Law for Nurses Law for Nurses is an practical one-day seminar that will help clarify your legal risks, rights, obligations and options in addressing challenging staff and patient issues. Brisbane From $595 LawSense Yes
8 May 5pm Arrange - when and how to refer to AOD (and mental health) services This webinar will provide information and interventions that can be used in your day to day clinical practice. Webinar Free HNECCPHN Yes
10 May 9am Type 2 Diabetes & Me Sessions The Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service provide a free group education session “Type 2 Diabetes and Me” to eligible people. The session covers information about Type 2 Diabetes, self-management, lifestyle change, communication with health professionals and emotional well-being. Gympie Free Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service
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. Brisbane From $700 APNA Yes
11 May 8:45am Nutrition Support Program The Nutrition Support Program is designed to provide skills and knowledge for a range of health professionals and others working within Indigenous Health to provide detailed information and advice in relation to nutrition and dietary management. Gympie Free Benchmarque Yes
30 May 6pm Eating Disorder Recovery Group This program you will explore the perpetuating and maintaining factors of eating disorders, learn more about nutrition principles for recovery, develop skills to manage uncomfortable thoughts and emotions, use nutrition science to combat unhelpful beliefs around food, and learn to navigate the social and cultural challenges of recovery. Forest Glen From $650 Insight Psychology
22 June Advanced Life Support (ALS1) Level 1 A predominantly small group scenario based program, with excellent pre reading and course materials, 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 From $695 ProMed Yes
3-4 August 8:45am Foundations of General Practice Nursing Workshop Are you in the first few months or first few years of working in general practice, or looking for a refresher on best practice in that setting? APNA's ever-popular Foundations of General Practice Nursing Workshops are for you. Brisbane From $350 APNA Yes
17 August Advanced Life Support (ALS1) Level 1 A predominantly small group scenario based program, with excellent pre reading and course materials, 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 From $695 ProMed Yes
12 October Advanced Life Support (ALS1) Level 1 A predominantly small group scenario based program, with excellent pre reading and course materials, 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 From $695 ProMed Yes
7 December Advanced Life Support (ALS1) Level 1 A predominantly small group scenario based program, with excellent pre reading and course materials, 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 From $695 ProMed Yes
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