Sunshine Coast education and training events

Sunshine Coast Events
Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
18 October 6pm New radiation treatment technology for skin cancer An education evening focusing on the management of complex skin cancers, the place of modern radiation therapy techniques and how GenesisCare can support you to get the best possible treatment outcomes for your patients. Mooloolaba Complimentary for interested GPs GenesisCare
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
19 October 8:30am Fundamentals of Wound Management Earn 14 Hours CPD and learn evidence-based wound management in this full day workshop. Brisbane From $270 Wound Innovations Yes
20 October 9am Child safe organisations workshop We all need to understand how we can play a part in preventing child abuse and neglect in Queensland. By attending these workshops, you will be doing your bit to help protect our children and young people. Kawana Free NAPCAN
20 October 9am Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention The workshop provides practical tools for health professionals managing the full spectrum of suicide risk presentations including the acute suicidal crisis, care after a suicide attempt and assisting families experiencing suicide bereavement. Gympie Free PHN and Black Dog Institute 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 6pm GP Education. Pains, sprains, strains - explained Accidents, injuries, orthopaedic essentials at Noosa Hospital. Noosa Enquire Noosa Hospital Yes
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 October 1pm Disability Sector - My Health Record Webinar The Australian Digital Health Agency is holding a sector specific webinar to continue to raise awareness of My Health Record in the community and to assist those who support people living with a disability understand more about My Health Record and the expansion program. Webinar Free Australian Digital Health Agency Yes
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 8:30am An introduction to compassion-focused therapy Compassion-focused therapy (CFT) is an integrative psychotherapy model that focuses on the cultivation and application of compassion for both self and others. Bardon From $110 AACBT Yes
24 October 1pm Homelessness and Public Housing Sector - My Health Record Webinar The Australian Digital Health Agency is holding an information session to continue to raise awareness of My Health Record in the community and to assist service providers and staff whom reach people experience homelessness or accessing public/community housing. Webinar Free Australian Digital Health Agency 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 Talk Series: Responding to suicidality Talk Series: Responding to suicidality' provides GP's with up to date information regarding medical treatments and interventions for suicidality within a local Sunshine Coast context. Birtinya Free Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience Thompson Institute
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 11am Gympie community awareness event This free community event looks at dementia and how we can support people in out community. Gympie Free Dementia Australia
25 October 8:30am AACBT 39th National Conference This year’s conference brings together a community of cognitive and behavioural therapy professionals to share knowledge, ideas and awareness of innovations and important issues in this field. Brisbane From $450 AACBT Yes
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 October Introduction to Chronic Disease Management Full Day Workshop 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. Brisbane From $195 CDM Plus
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
27 October 8:30am Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Transdiagnostic Sleep Problems in Clinical Practice: Basics and Beyond Professor Allison Harvey says sleep and circadian problems are among the most prevalent problems. They undermine our emotional functioning, our health, our cognition and they contribute to behavioural problems such as risk taking and substance use. Much research on sleep and circadian problems has been disorder-focused, but this workshop will challenge. Brisbane From $100 AACBT Yes
27 October 8:30am Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Transdiagnostic Sleep Problems in Clinical Practice: Basics and Beyond With evidence-based care dramatically changing, it is important for CBT to change as well. For decades, evidence-based therapy has been defined in terms of scientifically validated protocols, that era is passing. Brisbane From $110 AACBT Yes
27 October 9am GP preferred antenatal provider seminar Part 2 This seminar will outline the GP antenatal shared care process on the Sunshine Coast and highlight best practice clinical guidelines. Birtinya Free SCHHS Yes
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
30 October 5:30pm Are you prepared for the NDIS? This session for GPs will describe which members of the community are eligible for the NDIS, and how plan management and funding works. It will also describe the roles and responsibilities of GPs and allied health in helping patients to access the NDIS, and identify what support is available for clinicians. Maroochydore Free PHN Yes
31 October 9am Creating compassionate communities A whole of community approach to end of life care where caring for one another at times of need, loss and/or crisis becomes the task and responsibility of everyone. Tanawah Free Dulong Futures
31 October 5:30pm Are you prepared for the NDIS? This session for GPs will describe which members of the community are eligible for the NDIS, and how plan management and funding works. It will also describe the roles and responsibilities of GPs and allied health in helping patients to access the NDIS, and identify what support is available for clinicians. Gympie Free PHN 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
3 November 8:45am Mental Health Skills Training Register here The workshop focuses on the assessment, planning and review cycle of common mental health conditions and the development of mental health treatment plans (MHTP). The course is accredited with the General Practice Mental Health Standards Collaboration (GPMHSC), RACGP and ACRRM as a Category 1 activity. GPs who complete the course requirements will be eligible to claim MBS Item numbers 2715 and 2717. More information. South Brisbane From $304 CheckUp Yes
3 November 9am Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention Our new workshop aims to increase health professionals’ skill and confidence in taking a detailed suicide history and developing a collaborative management plan to increase the safety of people planning suicide. Brisbane From $360 Black Dog Institute Yes
3 November 9am Hepatitis C New Treatments Course for Primary care Providers This comprehensive one-day course aims to increase participants’ knowledge, skills and confidence when prescribing the new direct acting antivirals (DAAs) in accordance with the PBS requirements or when advising patients about the new therapies. Mooloolaba Free ASHM Yes
3-4 November Emergency Mental Health This one and a half day workshop will cover many aspects of mental health. Topics include: common disorders, acute presentations, the mental state examination, legislation, capacity, courts and confidentiality, the assessment and management of suicide risk and various case studies. Mooloolaba Enquire Health Workforce Queensland Yes
3-4 November 9am Two day seminar: Harmony This is a two day seminar by the Australian Holistic Healers and Counsellors Association. Alexandra Headland From $65 AHHCA Yes
7 November 9am Stigma, discrimination and injecting drug use This free workshop for health workers will help improve health outcomes for people who inject drugs. Maroochydore Free QuIHN
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
8 November 7:30am 2018 Diabetes in Pregnancy Education Day Calling all interested health professionals and students. Hear from the expert inter-professional team who work to achieve the best outcomes for mothers and babies in pregnancies complicated by diabetes. Birtinya Free Sunshine Coast Health Institute
8 November 6:15pm Community Palliative Care Update For General Practitioners & Palliative Care Health Professionals This session will aim to update and support General Practitioners and Palliative Care health professionals to safely manage the care of patients and their families with a life limiting disease in the community. Gympie Free PHN Yes
10 November 8:30am Cultural Awareness Training This training looks at providing culturally safe practice, the historical context and current incentives for practices. Gympie Free NCACCH
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
15 November 8am Introduction to young adult health This workshop offers participants the opportunity to develop skills to engage, assess and respond to the health needs and risks of young people. It will help participants develop youth-friendly services and reduce barriers to young people accessing services. South Brisbane From $330 Mater Education Yes
15 November 9:30am Dementia and Culture Learn about dementia, how it changes over time, and explore how cultural factors play a significant role for people with dementia. Nicklin Way Free Ozcare
15 November 6:15pm Community Palliative Care Update For General Practitioners & Palliative Care Health Professionals This session will aim to update and support General Practitioners and Palliative Care health professionals to safely manage the care of patients and their families with a life limiting disease in the community. Maroochydore Free PHN Yes
17 November 8:30am Cultural Awareness Training This training looks at providing culturally safe practice, the historical context and current incentives for practices. Rosemount Free NCACCH
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
19 November 6:30pm Deprescribing for and ageing population This session will equip pharmacists with the essential skills and tools to develop and communicate deprescribing plans to optimise medication use for older patients. Maroochydore Free or $75 The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia Yes
21 November 8am Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) Workshops - ACT with health conditions Expand your understanding and application of ACT as you combine technique with process. Mountain Creek Free SCHHS
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
23 November 2:15pm Understanding suicide risk This guest lecture by Professor Rory O'Connor will look at understanding suicidal risk - from suicidal thoughts to suicidal behariour. Mt Gravatt From $20 Griffith University
27 November 6:30pm Talk series: methamphetamine pubilc lecture This public lecture on crystal methamphetamine will share perspectives from experts in the areas of lived experience, addiction biology, public health and support programs. Birtinya Free Sunshine Coast Mind and Neuroscience Thompson Institute
1 December Advanced Life Support (ALS1) Level 1 A predominantly small group scenario based program, with excellent pre reading and course materials, designed to allow trainees to master the clinical interventions required to deliver adult ALS as recommended by the Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR). Sunshine Coast From $695 ProMed 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
7 December Advanced Life Support (ALS1) Level 1 A predominantly small group scenario based program, with excellent pre reading and course materials, designed to allow trainees to master the clinical interventions required to deliver adult ALS as recommended by the Australian and New Zealand Committee on Resuscitation (ANZCOR). Sunshine Coast From $695 ProMed Yes
14 February 2019 9am Save the date - Love and other infections A day-long seminar on Sexual Health and Blood Borne Viruses for Health and Community Workers. Nambour Enquire ASHM
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