Central Queensland education and training events

Central Queensland Events
Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
18 October 7pm CV risk in patients with type 2 diabetes and CVD The management of type 2 diabetes in patients who have CVD calls for a holistic and multidisciplinary approach. For this webinar we have selected a panel that brings together expertise from general practice, endocrinology, nursing and diabetes education. Webinar Free NPS MedicineWise Yes
20 October 8:30am GP antenatal shared care workshop Shared Maternity Care represents an opportunity to practice collaborative holistic obstetric care by combining the varied skills of midwife, general practitioner and obstetrician to the benefit of the community and mutual understanding between colleagues. Rockhampton Free PHN and CQHHS Yes
22-24 October Successes and Failures in Telehealth (SFT-18) The SFT conference (22-24 October) is an annual event which has been running for almost two decades, providing a unique forum which explores both successes and failures in telehealth. It not only includes formal research but also clinical case reports and offers workshops and telehealth demonstrations. Darwin From $990 The University of Queensland's Centre for Online Health and the Australasian Telehealth Society
23 October 6:15pm Refugee Health: Infectious Diseases Update This dynamic educational session is designed for primary care health professionals working with people of refugee background. Webinar Enquire Refugee Health Network Queensland Yes
23 October 9pm Integrated Care Matters Webinar Series 3: Self Management Webinar The webinar will feature health and care practitioners and managers along with insights from people who currently use health and social care support. Webinar Free International Foundation for Integrated Care
23-24 October Rural Emergency Skills Training (REST) REST has been designed by rural doctors, for rural doctors, and provides you with the necessary skills and confidence required when dealing with emergency situations. With a hands-on approach to learning, REST does not just cover basic life support, but more advanced skills and techniques to assist with managing life-threatening injuries and multi-trauma events. Darwin Enquire ACRRM Yes
24 October 2pm Dementia & Communication Experienced dementia-specialist occupational therapists will deliver each session. Each session will include presentation and Q&A. Webinar From $50 Dementia Australia
24 October 6pm Health Practitioners Network Meeting Attend this update by Dr Tommy Tran on paediatric assessments and diagnosis for ADHD and Autism. Emerald Free PHN Yes
24-26 October 44th International Mental Health Nursing Conference Mental health is a human right. All over the world, people with mental health issues experience a wide range of human rights violations – including lack of access to basic mental health care and treatment, and the complete absence of community based mental health care, resulting in institutional care – which, in many countries, is associated with degrading treatment and sub-standard living conditions. Cairns Enquire ACMHN
25 October Introduction to Chronic Disease Management This is a great starting point at for those that are new to general practice wanting to develop a working understanding of Chronic Disease Management. Rockhampton From $195 CDM Plus
26 October 8:45am APNA Updates in Primary Care APNA’s Updates in Primary Health Care workshop is coming to Brisbane. Network with new friends and earn up to 12 CPD hours across two days of exciting education. Brisbane From $350 APNA Yes
26-28 October RMA18 Rural Medicine Australia is the peak national event for rural and remote doctors of Australia and internationally. This annual conference and research/scientific health forum is hosted by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) and the Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA). Darwin Enquire ACRM and RDAA Yes
27 October 8:30am Mastering Patient Care Allergy & Asthma 2018) Optimum Patient Care Australia brings together world leaders to facilitate self-directed learning in a highly interactive and hands-on clinical skills programme Brisbane Enquire OPC Australia Yes
29 October 9am Dementia Essentials Course Dementia Essentials is a nationally-accredited course designed to assist workers supporting people living with dementia. Strategies are explored to assist with good communication, planning, developing appropriate activities, and understanding behaviour in people living with dementia. This is a 3 day program running across 3 consecutive days. Rockhampton Free Dementia Australia Yes
29 October 6:30pm Stepping forward sessions Family Drug Support are holding free education sessions to support people affected by a family members use of alcohol or drugs. Rockhampton Free Family Drug Support
30 October 8:45am Ninth Annual Queensland Epilepsy Symposium Thinking outside the box. Join us for some stimulating dialogue in: autoimmune epilepsy, disease modifying therapies, and talking about if venomous animals help us develop medicines. Brisbane From $60 Epilepsy Queensland
31-1 October-November 8:15am 2nd Annual NDIS and Mental Health Conference The event will feature keynote presentations from international and Australian experts, alongside lived experience and service providers presenting on a diverse range of insightful and inspiring topics in mental health. Melbourne From $100 Mental Health Victoria
1 November 6:30pm Hip & Knee Dinner Meeting This seminar provides an opportunity for General Practitioners and Allied Health Professionals to discuss commonly presented Hip and Knee conditions in general practice. The advancements in surgical approaches and techniques to provide better outcomes for your patients will also be discussed. Rockhampton Free Dr Glen Gomez Yes
1 November Mental Health Disorders training for Rural Practitioners The content of the course has been developed by leading general practitioners, mental health nurses, carers, consumers, psychiatrists, and psychologists and has a specialised focus on rural and remote Australia by addressing issues such as isolation and drought. Online From $650 ACRRM
7 November 6pm The long and short of brief interventions Inviting all GPs and AoD workers to watch the four part webinar series “Responding to patients who are substance-dependent” on the first Wednesday of each month. Addressing the spectrum of withdrawal, complex cases and treatment pathways, benzodiazepine dependence, and brief interventions. This webinar series has been developed in partnership with Insight and QNADA, and supported by our PHN. Online Free Insight, QNADA & PHN Yes
13 November 8:15am Law for Nurses Law for Nurses is a 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
17-18 November Rural Emergency Skills Training (REST) REST has been designed by rural doctors, for rural doctors, and provides you with the necessary skills and confidence required when dealing with emergency situations. With a hands-on approach to learning, REST does not just cover basic life support, but more advanced skills and techniques to assist with managing life-threatening injuries and multi-trauma events. Adelaide Enquire ACRRM Yes
17-18 November Rural Emergency Skills Training (REST) REST has been designed by rural doctors, for rural doctors, and provides you with the necessary skills and confidence required when dealing with emergency situations. With a hands-on approach to learning, REST does not just cover basic life support, but more advanced skills and techniques to assist with managing life-threatening injuries and multi-trauma events. Melbourne Enquire ACRRM Yes
20 November 6:30pm LARC: Separating Fact from Fiction Marie Stopes Australia invites you to an evening of education and discussion around contraception. Dr. Kamala Emanuel will present LARC: Separating Fact from Fiction. This activity has been approved by the RACGP QI&CPD Program -4 Category 2 points per hour – Activity ID: 143494. Canapes from 6:30-7pm. Rockhampton Free Marie Stopes Australia Yes
21-22 November International Domestic Violence and Health Conference The conference invites practitioners, health service managers, community leaders, policymakers, researchers and survivors from all over the world, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander and First Nations people to share in the latest insights and technology for responding to the complexities of domestic violence. Melbourne
24 November 8:30am RACGP 5th edition workshop To support your practice team on your journey from the 4th to the 5th edition Standards, we invite you to attend the upcoming workshop. The session will cover the changes and identify new indicators. Gladstone From $75 PHN and AGPAL Yes
1-2 December Rural Emergency Skills Training (REST) REST has been designed by rural doctors, for rural doctors, and provides you with the necessary skills and confidence required when dealing with emergency situations. With a hands-on approach to learning, REST does not just cover basic life support, but more advanced skills and techniques to assist with managing life-threatening injuries and multi-trauma events. Brisbane Enquire ACRRM Yes
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