Central Queensland education and training events

Central Queensland Events
Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
31/07 - 4/12 July - December 8am Project ECHO: Persistent Pain Persistent pain affects one in five children and young people during their development, and can be associated with significant distress and disability. Online Enquire Children's Health Queensland Yes
14 August 5:45pm Modern Contraception: Practice aspects of LARCs in General Practice This session will describe the LARC available, revise the efficacy & safety of the methods, describe the most recent guidelines, outline local pathways for IUD insertion and recognise barriers and enables to the provision of long acting contraceptives in clinical practice and discuss solutions. Emerald Free PHN and CQ Rural Health Yes
14 August 7:15pm Veterans in Pain - Where the body and mind meet Highlighting effective, evidence-based treatment approaches and strategies to support veterans presenting with chronic pain and mental health issues, the webinar will increase your understanding of the complex relationship between chronic pain and mental health. Webinar Free Mental Health Professionals Network Yes
15 August 6pm A Practical Approach to COPD Inhalers Workshop: Gladstone In partnership with Menarini Australia, Lung Foundation Australia is offering this one hour presentation. Conducted by a skilled nurse, the workshop is open to all health professionals within your practice. The workshop titled - A Practical Approach to COPD Inhalers, focuses on evidence-based strategies in the management of COPD and an interactive session on inhaler device technique. Gladstone Free PHN
18 August 9am RFDS Rockhampton Open Day Come along to meet the RFDS Rockhampton crew and hear all about their lifesaving work. You'll see a Flying Doctor aircraft up close and enjoy our free sausage sizzle and kids activities. Rockhampton Free Royal Flying Doctor Service
23 August 5pm Prostate cancer conference 2018 Attend an informative evening where we gather a team of prostate cancer experts to provide you with the most up to date information on PSA testing in 2018, including prostate biopsy options and MRI, radiation therapy and androgen deprivation therapy. Brisbane Free Australian Prostate Centre Yes
25 August 8am Alcohol and Other Drugs Testing Course - HLTPAT005 Nationally accredited training in collection and testing for alcohol and other drugs of abuse to Australian Standards. Emerald From $50 AWDTS Yes
28 August 6:30pm NDIS Information evening This education session is suitable for all primary healthcare professionals who are unfamiliar with the NDIS and would like to be aware of their roles and responsibilities under the NDIS. Rockhampton Free PHN and NDIS
28 August 7pm Hot topics webcast This webcast will look at sexual function and antidepressant therapy, PCOS management and preventing cervical cancer. Webinar Enquire Healthed
29 August 6:30pm NDIS Information Evening This education session is suitable for all primary healthcare professionals who are unfamiliar with the NDIS and would like to be aware of their roles and responsibilities under the NDIS. Gladstone Free PHN and NDIS
1 September 8:30am 2018 CQ Materninty Alignment - Biloela Maternity care is a key component of rural health. This update will promote the delivery of high quality antenatal care. Biloela Enquire CQ Rural Health and PHN Yes
1-2 September 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. Canberra Enquire ACRRM Yes
3-4 September 2018 Vaccines in Public Health Workshop NCIRS conducts a workshop on Vaccines in Public Health annually. The workshop is offered as one of the elective subjects in the Master of Public Health (MPH) and Master of International Public Health (MIPH) programs at the University of Sydney. It is also open to those not currently enrolled in the MPH/MIPH program who are interested in vaccines and public health. The workshop is held at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. Westmead From $600 NCIRS Yes
5 September 5:30pm Live hosted event - Complex cases and treatment pathways Inviting all GPs and AoD workers to attend this session on complex cases and treatment pathways with local AOD specialists. A facilitated discussion of local treatment pathways of your submitted cases involving alcohol and other drugs will follow the webinar. Rockhampton and Online Free Insight, QNADA & PHN Yes
5 September 6pm Complex cases and treatment pathways 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
8 September 8:45am Foot Health Support Program - Rockhampton 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. Rockhampton Free Benchmarque Yes
8-9 September 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
9 September 8:45am Chronic Disease Support Program - Emerald 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. Emerald Free Benchmarque Yes
11 September 7:00 PM RACGP My Health Record in general practice This workshop will address questions you may have regarding the expansion of My Health Record, including how it may affect your practice and patients. Gladstone Free RACGP Yes
14 September 8am RSVP for Conservative Sharp Wound Debridement Workshop (pre-register only) We are excited to announce our first Conservative Sharp Wound Debridement Workshop Brisbane Enquire Wound Innovations Yes
15-16 September 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. Sydney Enquire ACRRM Yes
3 October 6pm Managing benzodiazapine dependence 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
9 October 8am Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support Course The purpose of this Course is to ensure the medical graduate has the essential skills in managing the patient in cardiac arrest. The focus is to ensure that at the end of the course the participant will demonstrate proficiency in recognising the patient in cardiac arrest and have the ability to immediately institute directed life-saving care with continued resuscitation until assistance is available. Places are limited. Rockhampton From $500 The University of Queensland Rural Clinical School Yes
11/10 - 29/11 October - November 8am Project ECHO: Obesity Childhood Obesity is a significant health, economic and social problem and 1 out of 4 Queensland children are overweight or obese. It substantially increases the risk of developing both medical and psychological comorbidities and is considered a chronic disease in its own right. Online Enquire Children's Health Queensland Yes
11/10 - 13/12 October - December 8am Behavioural and Mental Health A comprehensive curriculum delivered over two ten-week blocks and will incorporate topics suggested by Queensland GPs including anxiety, behavioural management strategies, gender, sleep, autism, adolescence, self-harm, and bullying, amongst others. Online Enquire Project ECHO 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
23-24 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
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
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 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
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
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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