Wide Bay education and training events

Wide Bay Events
Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
21-23 August 9am 2017 National Indigenous Drug & Alcohol Misuse Conference The Conference has been formulated to highlight the positive actions and programs being delivered to Indigenous communities, both nationally and internationally, based on the holistic model of care Brisbane Enquire
22 August 6:15pm CPR Training for GP Staff This training will provide participants with an understanding of the fundamental principles and practical knowledge that can be applied to save and preserve life in accordance with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. Bundaberg $45 PHN
22-23 August 8:30am Youth Mental Health First Aid This 14 hour course teaches first aid skills to adults to give initial help to young people experiencing mental health problems, in a mental health crisis situation, or in the early stages of a mental illness. Maryborough $150 Mental Health First Aid
23 August 6pm Practice Staff Network Meeting Topics covered: Integrated Team Care, Closing the Gap and 715 Health Checks Hervey Bay Free PHN
24 August 6pm Practice Staff Network Meeting Topics covered: Integrated Team Care, Closing the Gap and 715 Health Checks Maryborough Free PHN
24 August 6:30pm HealthPathways Launch The PHN invites general practitioners and specialists to join us for dinner at the launch of HealthPathways in Bundaberg. Bundaberg Free PHN
24 August 6:30pm ACRRM Webinar: Thunderstorm Asthma Thunderstorm Asthma: How to identify and manage at-risk patients. Are you prepared for the upcoming thunderstorm asthma and hay fever season? The pollen season is coming in October and with it an increased risk of thunderstorm asthma. Online Free ACRRM
26 August 8.45am Otitis Mediaand Aural Health Care Program The Otitis Media and Aural Health Care 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. Gayndah Free Benchmarque Group
22 August 4pm RUOK? Local Champion Workshops Bundaberg Regional Council are on the lookout for more R U OK? Local Champions in Gin Gin and Childers. You can be any age or background and come from any part of the Bundaberg Regional Council area to be a Local Champion. Gin Gin Free Bundaberg Council
28 August 8am World Suicide Prevention Day Breakfast A community breakfast is being co-hosted by CQ, Wide Bay and Sunshine Coast PHN and Roses in the Ocean to bring suicide prevention strategy awareness to the area and facilitate public consultation and feedback in relation to strengthening community supports and responses to those effected by suicide and self-harm events. Mundubbera Free PHN and Roses in the Ocean
30 August 5:45pm Nurse Network Meeting Come along to learn about the exciting programs Remedy Healthcare offer to patients with Private Health Insurance, who require short term services to safely discharge home and optimise recovery after a hospital admission. Bundaberg Free PHN and Remedy Healthcare
31 August 6:30pm Nephrology Education Presentation on important patient management of chronic kidney disease from Dr Gareth Hart Bundaberg IWC
31 August 7pm Dr Lip China World Medical Meeting Enjoy dinner and listen to Oncologist Dr Kate Wislang and Professor of Radiation Oncology Prof. Bryan Burmeister Torquay $23 Dr Lip
5 September 6pm GP Education Evening Hear from Dr Geoff de Lacy, Laparoscopic/Endoscopic Surgeon on laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy and Dr Martin Strahan, Internal Medicine Specialist on managing GI bleeding Bundaberg Free Mercy Health and Aged Care Yes
7 September 4pm RUOK? Local Champion Workshops Bundaberg Regional Council are on the lookout for more R U OK? Local Champions in Gin Gin and Childers. You can be any age or background and come from any part of the Bundaberg Regional Council area to be a Local Champion. Childers Free Bundaberg Council
8-9 September 8:30am Interpersonal Psychotherapy for adolescents and adults This introductory course will present an overview of Iterpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT), then focus on the development of the skills required to implement an effective IPT intervention. Brisbane From $630 Yes
18-19 September 8:30am Walking together: Creative ways of working with Aboriginal young people Build your skills in promoting social, emotional and psychological wellbeing in Aboriginal young people, their families and communities. Sydney From $620 Yes
14 October 8:30am Aural (Ear) Health Bridging Program The Course in Aural (Ear) Health Bridging Program is designed to provide a opportunity for students that have satisfactorily completed the Otitis Media and Aural Health Care Program to upgrade to the full Course in Aural (Ear) Health 10026NAT. Gayndah $325 Benchmarque Group Yes
17 October 8:30am QLD Wound Management The seminar will address the following topics: A review of anatomy and physiology of skin, the physiology of wound healing, the process of tissue repair and scar management. It will cover the principles of holistic wound assessment, factors influencing healing and the human and economic cost of wounds. Bundaberg Enquire Smith and Nephew Australia
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
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