Sunshine Coast education and training events

Sunshine Coast Events
Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
21 April ACRRM Ultrasound workshop This workshop is the perfect opportunity to develop and improve your ultrasound skills in a supporting and knowledgeable environment with professional sonographers. It covers the use of ultrasound in emergency medicine, trauma, and clinical care, and helps rural generalists improve their technique in using ultrasounds in practice. Brisbane Enquire ACRRM Yes
21 April 8:30am SCUH: Paediatrics GP Masterclass (3) This seminar will outline contemporary best practice in primary care for a number of common presentations in children. The topics are based on feedback from participants in a previous GP Masterclass run by SCHHS. Birtinya Free SCUH Yes
24 April 3pm Supporting those who have experienced sudden grief or loss "Improved communication skills at point of contact with griever. Reduced helplessness in the face of sudden grief. Practical Applicable tools to support grieving persons. Improved understanding of the impact of sudden unexpected death" Webinar From $50 Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement
26 April 8:30am WORKSHOP: Ramps and Rails Sunshine Coast Attendees will be provided with information on basic principles for the design of ramps, some examples of barriers and solutions including information on alternatives to ramps, detail about grabrail prescription and the latest research in the area, and information on resources to assist practice. Sunshine Coast From $349 Occupational Therapy Australia - NT/QLD Division Yes
26 April 9am Type 2 Diabetes Education Have you been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes by your GP? Would you like to learn more about your disease and how to manage it? The Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service provide a free group education session 'Type 2 Diabetes and Me' to eligble people. The session covers information about Type 2 Diabetes, self-management, lifestyle change, communication with health professionals and emotional well-being. Maroochydore Free Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service
27 April 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
28 April 9am Perinatal in Practice This workshop aims to introduce health professionals to the current understanding of perinatal mood disorders and its management, using lecture, case studies and interactive exercises. Brisbane From $360 Black Dog Institute Yes
28 April 12:15pm Osteoporosis: Back to Basics This meeting will give you the skills and resources to identify risk factors for osteoporosis and fractures in your patients. It will allow you to provide patients with practical advice on diet, exercise and falls prevention Mooloolaba Enquire Osteroporosis Back to Basics Yes
28 April Vascular surgery, wound care and compression workshop Community allied health and nursing staff across the Sunshine Coast are invited to attend a one day workshop on vascular surgery, wound care and compression. The session will look at peripheral arterial disease, ulcers, compression therapy and complex wound care. Sunshine Coast Free SCHHS
28 April 8:30am Pro MBS workshop Appropriate, accurate billing will allow you to spend your time and expertise where it is needed most – with patients. Brisbane From $950 AOGP Yes
1 May Law for Nurses Law for Nurses is an practical 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
2 May 5:30pm General Practitioners and Specialists Networking Events This event is an opportunity for GPs and Specialists to come together to network and discuss health services on the Fraser Coast Fraser Coast Enquire PHN
3 May 6pm Stepped care and emental health in general practice Participants will explore “low intensity” mental health gaining a better understanding of various evidence-based alternatives to traditional face-to-face psychological services. The development of the stepped care model will be discussed as well as advantages of the approach for the patient and mental health system generally. Maroochydore Free Black Dog Institute and PHN Yes
7 May 9:30am Live webcast - Heavy menstrual bleeding delivering best practice care forum The Clinicians as Partners branch of Safer Care Victoria, in partnership with the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, invites you to learn more about the Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Clinical Care Standard. This resource has been developed in response to significant variation in hysterectomy and endometrial ablation rates observed across Australia and with a view to ensuring patients are offered a choice of treatments. Webinar Free Australian Commission on Safety and Quality Health Care
8 May 5pm Arrange - when and how to refer to AOD (and mental health) services This webinar will provide information and interventions that can be used in your day to day clinical practice. Webinar Free HNECCPHN Yes
10 May 6:30pm Frailty, a growing epidemic. Approach to falls, dizziness, capacity and parkinsonism Please join us for a “not to be missed” night of education, case studies, patient videos and interactive discussion as we launch our ‘Specialist Elder Care’ program (SPEC) at Nambour Selangor Private Hospital Mountain Creek Enquire Nambour Selangor Private Hospital Yes
10 May 9am Type 2 Diabetes & Me Sessions The Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service provide a free group education session “Type 2 Diabetes and Me” to eligible people. The session covers information about Type 2 Diabetes, self-management, lifestyle change, communication with health professionals and emotional well-being. Gympie Free Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service
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. Brisbane From $700 APNA Yes
11 May 8:45am Nutrition Support Program The Nutrition Support 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 nutrition and dietary management. Gympie Free Benchmarque Yes
12 May 8:30am Sunshine Coast Reproductive Medicine GP Masterclass 2018 This Masterclass is designed to educate General Practitioners in the assessment and management of conditions that impact both male and female fertility, genetic influences on conception and diversity in families. It includes an interactive Q and A, case studies and virtual lab rotations. Faculty includes Sunshine Coast Fertility Specialists, Genetic and Scientific Specialists. Birtinya Free Queensland Fertility Group Yes
15 May 9am Living Well with Dementia: A Free Education Day For service providers, family carers and interested members of the community. Topics include: Understanding Dementia, Dementia and Night time Behaviours, Sexuality and Dementia, Dementia and Communication, Local Service Providers Meet and Greet Maroochydore Free Alzheimer's Queensland
18 May 8am Management of Lower Leg Ulceration Located at our state of the art learning facilities at Spring Hill, this workshop explores the pathophysiology underlying lower limb ulceration and explores assessment and management of these patients. Brisbane From $350 Wound Innovations
30 May 12pm Health professional resources for parenting concerns "As a health professional, you’ll see many parents facing the challenges of raising children. Knowing where to find a trusted source or free professional counsellor will help you guide parents along their journey. In the second of a series of three webinars, Dianne Zalitis, Practicing Midwife and Clinical Lead at Pregnancy, Birth and Baby will walk you through the resources and support available to parents. " Webinar Enquire Pregnancy Birth and Baby
30 May 6pm Eating Disorder Recovery Group This program you will explore the perpetuating and maintaining factors of eating disorders, learn more about nutrition principles for recovery, develop skills to manage uncomfortable thoughts and emotions, use nutrition science to combat unhelpful beliefs around food, and learn to navigate the social and cultural challenges of recovery. Forest Glen From $650 Insight Psychology
13-15 June 2018 Indigenous Women's Wellbeing Conference The aim is to provide a platform for Indigenous women’s wellbeing, bringing together health professionals to exchange knowledge and information and raise awareness on Indigenous women’s issues with this year’s focus being on preventive women’s mental health and wellbeing. This is the 7th National Indigenous Women’s Conference and is quickly becoming one of Australia’s premier Indigenous women’s gathering. This conference is a chance to work together and strengthen the advancement of Indigenous Women’s Health and Wellbeing through effective strategic sharing of information and knowledge. Brisbane From $650 Indigenous Conference Services
13-15 June 2018 Indigenous Men's Wellbeing Conference The aim is to provide a platform for Indigenous Men’s Health, bringing together health professionals to exchange knowledge and information and raise awareness on Indigenous Men’s issues with this year’s focus being on preventive men’s mental health and wellbeing. Brisbane From $650 Indigenous Conference Services
15 June 8:30am Fundamentals of Wound Management Display an understanding of the physiology of normal wound repair and the body’s response to injury. Recognise the physiological differences between acute and chronic wounds and demonstrate knowledge of common wound types. Identify principles required to perform a holistic assessment of the patient with a wound. Identify factors that may affect wound healing. Apply a broad range of evidence based wound treatment options based on the principles of wound assessment. Identify patient education requirements. Recognise when and where to refer patients to maximise wound healing Brisbane From $300 Wound Innovations Yes
16 June Hot Topics GP Update Course 2018 NB Medical, Britain’s market leader in GP education has joined forces with Medcast, to bring you a one-day, face-to-face, CPD opportunity that will have you coming back year after year. Hot Topics is a lecture style course for GPs. Brisbane From $300 Medcast Yes
18-20 June 8am Digital Hospitals Summit Innovation is at the forefront of Australia's healthcare agenda with the National Digital Health Strategy 2018-2022 now approved. As hospitals transition to digital healthcare, it is crucial organisations have robust strategies in place to ensure systems are integrated smoothly, costs are kept to a minimum and that they continue to provide a high quality of care. Sydney From $1,999
19 June 8:30am Basics of Immunisation Workshop This workshop is open to nurses new to currently working in general practice who have no previous experience in immunisation.Please note: The Basics of Immunisation workshop is a pre-requisite for attending other regular workshops related to immunisation. Maroochydore Free PHN
22 June 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 June 8am Paediatric Palliative Care Service This is a single day workshop held at the Lady Cilento Children's Hospital. Suitable for all Health Professionals involved in caring for children and young people with palliative care needs. Brisbane Free LCCH
1 June 9am The art of CBT: The skilful application of modern CBT to common clinical problems Discover the art within the science of evidence-based practice with this unique workshop with Dr Chris Basten, a CBT practitioner with many years of clinical application, dissemination and training. Bardon From $110 Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (AACBT) Yes
27 June 9am SimGHOSTS Are you interested in improving quality of care and patient outcomes? Find out how healthcare simulation is used to train health professionals and others involved in patient care to make healthcare safer, more efficient, and achieve better patient outcomes. Sippy Downs Enquire SimGHOSTS, Simulation Australasia, Australian Society for Simulation in Healthcare (ASSH) and the Serious Games Showcase and Challenge Australasia
4 July 8:45am Dementia Essentials As part of Dementia Training Australia, this nationally-accredited course is designed to assist workers supporting people living with dementia. Strategies to assist with effective communication, planning and development of appropriate activities and understanding behaviours in people living with dementia are all explored during the three day program. Bokarina Free Dementia Australia
5-6 July The Black Thunder: Power of black voices towards 2020 conference The conference will bring together many of this country’s indigenous leaders, academics, politicians, activists, Indigenous elders, cultural advocates and those who are making a contribution to the struggle of self-determination for Indigenous people in Australia through their leadership and actions from grassroots communities. It is designed to be both inspiring, self empowering whilst at the same time, providing the opportunities for delegates to evaluate what the future holds for Indigenous People. At the same time, making a bold statement to the wider community that Indigenous self determination is both strong and gaining stronger momentum each day. Canberra Enquire Indigenous Conference Services
5-6 July National Indigenous Employment Services The conference will bring together organisations, employers and government agencies to discuss and paint a bigger picture of Indigenous employment. Over the years, Indigenous employment has changed considerably. Even though Indigenous unemployment rate is high and still unacceptable, reality shows us that the overall picture is getting brighter by the day. The conference will have an employment trade show as part of the proceedings. This will give participants the chance to look at further opportunities to develop a career path for employers. The conference will have the chance to meet with prospective employment agencies with a view to enhancing partnerships. Canberra From $800 Indigenous Conference Services
9-11 July 5th Indigenous STOP Domestic Violence National Conference The 5th INDIGENOUS STOP DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE NATIONAL CONFERENCE will focus on issues such as psychological, physical, emotional and mental abuse inflected on individuals and communities subjected to all forms of family and domestic violence. High quality information, research, community and government programs will be highlighted at the conference with the aim of providing positive outcomes in the drive to stop all forms of family and domestic violence in our communities. Brisbane From $750 Indigenous Conference Services
1-3 August 9am PHCRIS Conference Stay current with recent PHC developments, trends and news, build relationships with leaders in the field, develop intersectoral ideas and exchange perspectives across the wider health system. Melbourne From $400 Primary Health Care Research and Information Service (PHCRIS)
2 August 8:30am Couple Therapy Basics and Beyond The purpose of this workshop (presented by Professor Kim Halford) is to provide practical guidance on doing couple therapy. The couple therapy approach covered is integrative of the range of evidence-based couple therapies including integrative behavioural, cognitive behavioural, and emotion-focused couple therapy. Brisbane From $110 Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy (AACBT) Yes
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
13-15 August Viral Hepatitis 11th Australiasian Conference We are in an exciting time. We have the opportunity to impact viral hepatitis in a way never before possible. However, as with every great endeavour, there is the risk that some people will miss the opportunities afforded by recent advances in therapeutics, implementation and policy. Worse, those who miss out may be the people who could benefit most. Our conference is inspired by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its focus on inclusion and health for all. The program will showcase and critically examine ways to effectively reach everyone living with viral hepatitis, while being inclusive of their experiences and concerns. Adelaide Enquire
17 August 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
17-19 August 10am Lifestyle Medicine 2018 Lifestyle Medicine 2018 will be held 17-19 August at the Sofitel Brisbane with the theme: 'Enhancing health, Evolving care'. Delegates will hear from accomplished practitioners/researchers and gain both practical clinical and public health evidence-based applications in the fields of CVD, Nutrigenomics, Obesity, Personalised Medicine, the Microbiome, Dementia and Health Tech. Brisbane From $660 Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine Yes
25-26 September Schema Therapy Training Australia This workshop will help attendees gain a understanding of the Schema Therapy model and provide an extensive platform for learning new skills and techniques used in Schema Therapy. The workshop will address both the schema and mode models. The training is skills based, with multiple opportunities to learn complex techniques for working with difficult-to-treat clinical populations. The training will centre around Borderline Personality Disorder and it's treatment. Mooloolaba From $699 Schema Therapy Sydney
12 October 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
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
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
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