Central Queensland education and training events

Central Queensland Events
Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
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
3 December 6:15pm A snapshot of Australian Veterans’ Mental Health Research: Important insights for clinical practice In this webinar, two leading researchers will present the results of their most current research exploring the prevalence of mental health disorders in Australian veterans and the associated pathways to care. Webinar Free MHPN Yes
4 December 6pm HIV shared care The shift to a chronic disease model for the management of HIV means there is an increasingly important role for GPs and primary health care nurses to ensure that patients are offered comprehensive preventative care based on national guidelines. Cairns & Webinar Free ASHM
5 December 6pm Methamphetamine management for medical practitioners This seminar will explore how a client using methamphetamines may present to a GP clinic and what treatment should be instigated. It will discuss medical stability, the dangers of Serotonin toxicity and advise on mental health management from the effects of excessive methamphetamine use. Harm reduction strategies for client not wishing to cease use will be outlined. Webinar Free Insight Yes
6 December 9am Regional private practice series 2 - workplace policies and risk management Workplace policies form an important part of risk management in the employment framework. When considering risks in a private practice, there are many areas which are not always front of mind. Rockhampton From $110 AMAQ Yes
14 December 2pm Respiratory illnesses in Indigenous children This will provide an overview of the current status of acute and chronic respiratory illnesses in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, with a focus on the gaps in knowledge that need to be addressed to effect change in the burden of disease. Webinar Free Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
11 December 6pm Adult sexual assault examination training GPs and nurses can gain skills in conducting a sexual assault examination, preparing statements and giving evidence. Rockhampton Free PHN and CQ Health
15 December End of Year Dinner Meeting Australia’s flawed approach to dealing with social dysfunction and crime. Social dysfunction and crime are largely driven by poverty, family dysfunction and domestic violence, substance abuse, child neglect and abuse and mental illness. Brisbane From $80 ANZAPPL
6-7 February 2019 12pm Dealing with difficult patients Learn strategies and effective communication skills when dealing with difficult patients. Emerald $25pp Emerald Medical Group
12-13 February 2019 12pm Dealing with difficult patients Learn strategies and effective communication skills when dealing with difficult patients. Emerald $25pp Emerald Medical Group
23 January 2019 6:30pm Hot Topics GP Update: Men's Health This interactive live webinar will explore crucial areas such as PSA testing, common areas such as LUTS, and controversial areas such as testosterone replacement. Webinar Free Medcast Pty Ltd Yes
23 February 2019 9am Hot Topics GP Update Course 2019 Medcast and NB Medical, will bring you a one-day, face-to-face, CPD opportunity. You will receive an up-to-date workbook, featuring bite-size breakdowns of 150 medical conditions. Created by GPs for GPs and adapted specifically for Australia. Brisbane From $300 Medcast Pty Ltd Yes
28 February 2019 TheMHS Summer Forum TheMHS Summer Forum is an annual two-day educational program that highlights a contemporary topic in mental health. It will guide, challenge and inspire delegates. Audience discussion and participation are encouraged. Sydney Enquire TheMHS Learning Network
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