Wide Bay education and training events

Wide Bay Events
Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
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
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 9:30am Mental Health Carers Support Group The carers support group in Bundaberg is holding a free morning tea session for mental health carers. New carers always welcome. Bundaberg Free STEPS Social & Community
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
26 February 6pm Using the Medicare Benefits Schedule for Chronic Disease Management Describe how the MBS can be appropriatley used to support team based care for best practice chronic and complex disease management. Describe changes to pathology test rebates through the MBS, and the implications for both the diagnosis of diabetes and ongoing management. Apply knowledge of MBS through participation in a case study. Hervey Bay Enquire PHN Yes
27 February 6:15pm Using the Medicare Benefits Schedule for Chronic Disease Management Describe how the MBS can be appropriatley used to support team based care for best practice chronic and complex disease management. Describe changes to pathology test rebates through the MBS, and the implications for both the diagnosis of diabetes and ongoing management. Apply knowledge of MBS through participation in a case study. Bundagerg Free PHN Yes
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 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. Gympie Free Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service
3 March 8:45am Chronic Disease Support Program The Chronic Disease Support Program is driven by a desire to create better health for clients, reduced hospital admissions, better patient compliance and the provision of care by those best qualified to provide advice. Gayndah Free Benchmarque 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
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
6 March 12:30pm Advanced Level Immunisation Update - Registration form Nurses who provide immunisation can attend a 4 hour update on the immunisation schedule, immunisation catchups, vaccine preventable diseases and basic immunology. Bundaberg From $50 Wide Bay Public Health Unit
7 March 10am Advanced Level Immunisation Update - Mundubbera - Registration form Nurses who provide immunisation can attend a 4 hour update on the immunisation schedule, immunisation catchups, vaccine preventable diseases and basic immunology. Mundubbera From $50 Wide Bay Public Health Unit
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
10-11 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
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
12 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. Bundaberg Enquire ASHM
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 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. Hervey Bay Enquire ASHM
13 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 Cardiology Update Education Meeting for Health Professionals Bundaberg Cardiology invites health professionals to the Cardiology Update Education Meeting on Wednesday 14 March 2018. The meeting will combine high quality clinical cardiology education and an overview to the current and future state of cardiology services provided by Bundaberg Cardiology to support the Bundaberg region. Bundaberg Free Bundaberg Cardiology Yes
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
17 March 8am Spirometry Training Course The Spirometry Training Course provides comprehensive training in the application, measurement and interpretation of expiratory spirometry in general practice. The interactive workshop includes hands -on components to allow participants to apply their new knowledge in a practical setting. Bundaberg Free National Asthma Council Australia
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. Live stream Free Cancer Screening Unit Yes
22 March 6:30pm Asthma Control Today & Tomorrow Attend this update on asthma and COPD over a dinner education session. Hervey Bay Free Boehringer Ingelheim
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
27 March 6pm Influenza Seminar for nurses, health workers and GPs This seminar will look at influenza in 2017, provide an update on vaccines and outline program implementation issues. Urraween Free WBPHU
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
14 April 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. Bundaberg Free Benchmarque Yes
17-19 April 8:45am Audiometry Screening and Assessment Program This Audiometry Screening and Assessment Program is designed to develop the knowledge and skills required for clinicians to safely assess and screen the aural health of individuals and groups. Bundaberg Free Benchmarque Yes
17 April 8:45am Dementia Essentials Dementia Essentials is a Commonwealth funded initiative delivered by Dementia Australia as part of Dementia Training Australia offering fully funded education to workers who provide support to people living with dementia. Strategies are explored to assist with good communication, planning and developing appropriate activities and understanding behaviours. Maryborough Free Dementia Australia
18-20 April 8:30am Key Elements of Nursing Knowledge | Bundaberg The knowledge base that underpins contemporary Nursing practice is vast. In this three-day Seminar there will be a focus on 4 key components of Nursing practice: 1. Wound Care 2. Advanced Life Support 3. Medication Safety 4. Nursing Law. With 18 CPD Hours. Bundaberg $630 The Nurses for Nurses Network Yes
19 April 8:45am Foot Heath Assessment Program The Foot Health Assessment 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 foot health management. Hervey Bay Free The BenchMarque Group 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
5 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. Gayndah Free Benchmarque 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
10-12 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 Yes
18 May 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. Gympie Free Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service
23 June 8:45am Foot Health Assessment Program The Foot Health Assessment 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 foot health management. Bundaberg Free Benchmarque 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
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