Central Queensland education and training events

Central Queensland Events
Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
23 January 9:30am Dementia Australia Living with Memory Loss The Living with Memory Loss program is designed specifically for people in the early stages of diagnosis offering practical strategies for living with dementia. This workshop is suitable for someone living with a diagnosis of dementia. Participants are able to bring a carer, family member or friend with them. Rockhampton Free Dementia Australia
1 February 6:30pm Common vulval conditions: all that itches is not thrush This free webinar will use case studies to explore the diagnosis and management of some common vulval conditions, including an anatomy refresher and some essentials for improving practice in examination and consultation. Webinar Enquire Jean Hailes Yes
2 February 8:30am Kidney Supportive Care Symposium This Symposium will provide the opportunity to hear world’s leading international speakers, new developments in Kidney Research and Supportive Care and demonstrate a blueprint for improved health services. Brisbane Inquire Kidney Health Service, MNHHS
4 February 9am CQ Health 2018 Sports and Health Expo - Site Holders and Food Vendors interest The annual Sports and Health Expo is a community event aimed at encouraging our community to become healthier and more active, engage in sport and recreation activities and to learn about improving health and wellbeing. Become a site holder and bring your business to members of the community. Rockhampton Rockhampton Regional Council
8 February 5:30pm Update in BBV & STI Testing, Diagnosis and Management for Primary Care This course will offer primary care practitioners working in Central Queensland updated information on the testing, diagnosis and management of Blood Borne Viruses (BBVs) and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the primary care setting.. Rockhampton Enquire ASHM Yes
9 February 10am Deadly Sex Networking Update: STI & BBV Update for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers This Deadly Sex Networking Update will provide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health or Community Workers with an update on sexually transmissible infections, viral hepatitis and changes to the cervical cancer screening program. Rockhampton Free ASHM Yes
14 February 9am Understanding Echocardiography Workshop This workshop provides an overview of the role of echocardiography in the diagnosis and follow-up management of a variety of cardiac conditions. Brisbane From $10 Statewide Heart Failure Services Yes
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
17 February 8:30am Medicare Benefits Schedule for Chronic Disease Management in General Practice This session addresses known Medicare compliance issues. Case studies, Q&A activites and humour turns a potentially dry topic into and engaging, interactive session. Rockhampton Enquire PHN
17 February 12pm Effective Communication to Deal with Aggressive Patients Identify and manage challenging behaviours and utilise effective communication skills and strategies for ensuring a safe environment in your practice. Rockhampton Enquire PHN
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
24 February 8:30am Medicare Benefits Schedule for Chronic Disease Management in General Practice This session addresses known Medicare compliance issues. Case studies, Q&A activites and humour turns a potentially dry topic into and engaging, interactive session. Gladstone Enquire PHN
24 February 12pm Effective Communication to Deal with Aggressive Patients Identify and manage challenging behaviours and utilise effective communication skills and strategies for ensuring a safe environment in your practice. Gladstone Enquire PHN
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
26-27 February 8:30am Rusty Pills Seminar: Applied Pharmacology Refresher Can your medication knowledge and skills be improved upon? Doing a pill round can be daunting given the fact that you are expected to understand the drugs that you are giving. This is a a great opportunity to refresh your nursing skills. Monto From $385 ECT4Health
27 February 9:30am Avoiding Burnout or Desensitisation for Health Care Professionals Serving End of Life Care Patients/Clients Be able to explain what resilience is and why it's important, have a framework for being present, have techniques to help you strengthen and maintain your resilience plus be able to hold Sacred Space for your patiens/clients Rockhampton From $88 Spiritual Palliative Care
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
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
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
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
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
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
10-12 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
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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