Wide Bay education and training events

Wide Bay Events
Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
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
24 October 12pm New to Immunisation Education Session Nurses from General Practice who are new to immunisation and are required to provide immunisation services within their workplace are invited to attend an immunisation update hosted by the Public Health Unit in both Bundaberg and Hervey Bay. The training will cover Immunisation basics, Immunisation Schedule, catch-up basics, Vaccine Management and Data Management. Bundaberg & Hervey Bay Free WBHHS
24-25 October 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. Bundaberg Free Cancer Council
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
25 October 5:30pm General Practice Network Meeting and Education Event Health practitioners are invited to attend an evening education update presented by a clinical optometrist and an opthamologist. Urraween Enquire PHN Yes
25 October 6:30pm New directions in weight loss surgery Noosa Hospital invites health professionals to an education evening featuring Bariatric surgeons Dr James Askew and Dr Garth McLeod. The topic will be "Moving on from gastric banding to metabolic surgery: new directions in weight loss surgery" Bundaberg Enquire Ramsay Health Yes
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
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 10am 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 Pialba From $325 Benchmarque Group Yes
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 7am Short Term Restorative Care: Focusing on intense intervention for aged clients This program provides an option to assist people who historically would have had an enhanced care plan to access a range of allied health services to improve their mobility, gross/fine motor skills, nutrition or a range of other issues. Bundaberg Enquire Suncare Community Services
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 6pm Practice Staff Network Meeting: Short Term Restorative Care All practice staff are invited to attend an education event on short term restorative care focusing on intense intervention for aged clients. Hervey Bay Enquire PHN
2 November 7am Practice Staff Network Meeting: Short Term Restorative Care All practice staff are invited to attend an education event on short term restorative care focusing on intense intervention for aged clients. Maryborough Enquire PHN
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
8 November 6pm Up-scheduling of Codeine GPs and Pharmacists are invited to attend an update on the upcoming changes to over the counter codeine supply. This session will assist you in being prepared to manage patients with codeine dependency/addiction and prepare you to have the crucial conversations about alternative and more efficacious pain management strategies. Urraween Enquire PHN
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
9 November 5:30pm One on One type 1 diabetes seminar for parents Parents of children with type 1 diabetes are invited to meet other parents, share experiences and learn strategies to help support your child with diabetes through the teenage years. Hervey Bay Free Diabetes Qld
9 November 6:45pm Fraser Coast Medical Meeting Attend the latest Fraser Coast Medical Meeting at China World Resturant. The event will cover the benefits and costs of various diabetes treatments, along with an update from a forensic psychiatrist with the WBHHS. Call 4125 1233 to RSVP. Torquay From $23 Dr Lip
11 November 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
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
23 November 12:30pm Education over lunch Join those in Practice Management to discuss 'Medical Assist Role' Bundaberg Free AAPM Yes
28 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. Urraween From $120 AMAQ Yes
29 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. Bundaberg From $120 AMAQ Yes
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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