Sunshine Coast education and training events

Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
From 1 January 2019 ALL Australian College of Nurses CPD ACN is proud to share our Queensland short face-to-face CPD courses to assist you in achieving the hours required by the NMBA for annual renewal and authority to practice. National Enquire Australian College of Nurses Yes
From 1 January 2019 ALL Australian College of Nurses CPD - online ACN is proud to share our Queensland online CPD courses to assist you in achieving the hours required by the NMBA for annual renewal and authority to practice. Online Enquire Australian College of Nurses Yes
From 31 January 2019 ALL Supporting Children’s Resilience in General Practice Supporting children’s resilience in general practice provides you with a conversation guide to assist your work with patients as parents, as well as a rationale for why GPs should conduct preventative conversations with parents about their children’s social and emotional wellbeing. Online Enquire Emerging Minds Enquire
From 1 February 2019 ALL Palliative care GP online learning modules PEPA has developed a suite of online learning to support GPs to improve their coordination of care for patients requiring palliative care. The learning modules have been developed by a team of palliative care experts and reviewed by clinicians with extensive palliative care experience, including current medical practitioners. Online Free PEPA Enquire
19 February 2019 6.00pm Sunshine Obstetrics Information Evening Drs. James Orford, Kirsten Morrow and George Bogiatzis would like to invite General Practitioners to the launch of Sunshine Obstetrics. Join us for a short presentation and learn about the new and exciting things to happen to Private Obstetrics on the Sunshine Coast. Drinks and Canapes will be provided. Mooloolaba Free Sunshine Obstetrics No
19 February 2019 6.00pm Clinical Use of My Health Record with Fred Dispense Software Please join us for a hands-on workshop on how to use My Health Record in Fred Dispense including a clinical case study. Maroochydore Free Australian Digital Health Agency Yes
19 February 2019 6.00pm Sunshine Coast Eating Disorders Services Update and Access Trial Information Session This session will launch the Sunshine Coast Eating Disorders Access Trial and introduce the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service Eating Disorders Service Gympie Free Butterfly Foundation, SCHHS and PHN Yes
20 February 2019 6.00pm Sunshine Coast Eating Disorders Services Update and Access Trial Information Session This session will launch the Sunshine Coast Eating Disorders Access Trial and introduce the Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service Eating Disorders Service Maroochydore Free Butterfly Foundation, SCHHS and PHN Yes
21 February 2019 6.00pm New Paradigms in Radiotherapy For Treating Skin Cancer You are invited to attend 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. Tewantin Free (registration essential) GenesisCare No
22 February 2019 8.45am Foot Health Assessment Program The Foot Health Assessment Program is a nationally accredited program and is fully funded by the Federal Department of Health under the Chronic Disease Project. Maroochydore Free (registration essential) Benchmarque Yes
22 February 2019 APNA Foundations of General Practice Nursing Workshop Attending a Foundations of General Practice Nursing workshop is the perfect way to build on your expertise, and engage with nurses in your local area. Brisbane $350-450 APNA 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
26 February 2019 6.30pm Palliative Care Best Practice for Community Based Patients This activity explores the importance of needs based care approaching the end of life. It describes how GPs/pharmacists can manage a "good death" by mobilising local resources to contribute to the palliative care team and explores ways to manage common terminal symptoms. Maroochydore Free PHN Yes
27 February 2019 6.00pm Clinical Use of My Health Record with Minfos Dispense Software Please join us for a hands-on workshop on how to use My Health Record in Minfos Dispense including a clinical case study. Maroochydore Free Australian Digital Health Agency Yes
27 February 2019 6.00pm GP Updates in urology and PAD Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital is very pleased to invite you to an education evening featuring urologist Dr Stuart Collins and vascular surgeon Dr Pankaj Jha. Birtinya Free Ramsay Health Yes
27 February 2019 7.30pm Improving outcomes in atopic dermatitis Free, live, interactive webinar with a live case and instant polling questions. Compare your management with your peers, and ask the experts questions. Accredited for 3 RACGP CPD points and 2 ACRRM PDP points, and proudly supported by the Eczema Association of Australasia Inc. Webinar Free In Vivo Academy and Eczema Association of Australasia Yes
28 February 2019 9.30am Power Threat Meaning Workshop This one day workshop presents robust research from biology, neuroscience, and trauma studies, and marries them with social science and psychology to explore the dynamics of power, the threats power imposes, our responses to those threats and the meaning we, as individuals, and as a society have made of those responses. Brisbane $385 Blue Knot Foundation, National Centre of Excellence for Complex Trauma No
28 February 2019 12.30pm Introduction to My Health Record for Mental Health Professionals This interactive webinar for Mental Health professionals will aim to provide an overview of the system, obligations of clinicians engaging with the Record and rights of the consumer. Webinar Free Australian Digital Health Agency No
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
28 February 2019 1.00pm What you need to know about connecting your practice to My Health Record This webinar will provide you with the necessary tools and knowledge for how you and your practice as a healthcare provider can connect to the My Health Record. There will be opportunity for Q&A.This live and interactive webinar will be repeated weekly during the month of February 2019. Webinar Free Australian Digital Health Agency No
28 February 2019 6.15pm CPR for general practice staff * DRSABCD action plan * Dealing with an unconscious casualty that is breathing normally (recovery position) * Dealing with a casualty that is unconscious and not breathing normally (CPR) * Use of the Defibrillator * CPR on both adults and infants Maroochydore $55 BLS First Aid Training Yes
1 March 2019 8.45am Nutrition Support Program The Nutrition Support Program is a nationally accredited program and is fully funded by the Federal Department of Health under the Chronic Disease Project. Maroochydore Free (registration essential) Benchmarque Yes
2 March 2019 2019 Women's Health Conference Get updates about women's health from your local specialists Buderim Free Buderim Private Hospital Yes
5 March 2019 6.00pm Gynaecology Update for GP's: Termination of pregnancy, endometriosis and chronic pelvic pain This update will focus on recent changes to Queensland termination of pregnancy (TOP) legislation, discuss medical and surgical TOP and the training required to assist in the care for women undergoing early medical TOP. Also discussed will be the assessment, diagnosis and management of endometriosis and a review of chronic pelvic pain causes, investigations and medication management. Birtinya Free PHN and SCHHS Yes
9 March 2019 9.00am Early Childhood Caries Clinic Day Understanding how to carry out a thorough dental assessment for a young child will provide valuable information for anyone who works with young children. Buderim Free Australian Dental Association No
13 March 2019 8.30am Bstrong Brief Intervention Program Menzies and QLD Health has developed the B.strong brief intervention program for health and community sector workers who work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients. The Program is designed to equip health and community workers with the skills to address clients' smoking, nutrition and physical activity, and culturally relevant resources to help deliver targeted brief intervention to clients. For more information or contact Bstrong number 3169 4245. Birtinya Free Menzies School of Health Research Yes
14 March 2019 2.00pm Performance Appraisals If you ran a straw poll at your workplace, how many employees would agree that they enjoy their annual performance review? Not many! But why? When done properly the performance appraisal is a structured process to improve performance and productivity and identify learning and development opportunities.Hints and tips on reviewing performance, setting and writing performance objectives, giving constructive evaluation and more. Webinar $40 (members) Australian Health Industry Group No
14 March 2019 8.45am Dementia Essentials – CHCAGE005 Provide support to people living with dementia Dementia Essentials is suitable for people working in aged care, health care and community services. Dementia Essentials is a Dementia Training Australia course, funded by the Australian Government and delivered by Dementia Australia (RTO Code 2512). Gympie Free Dementia Australia Yes
19 March 2019 2.00pm Personal productivity and effective decision making Personal productivity generally derives from, thinking about what it is you want to do, figuring out how you are going to get this done, and actually following through to get it done. Our brain is required to co-ordinate all three activities. Learn how to harness the daily ebbs and flows of brain energy, learn how to ‘quiet’ your busy brain to deal with distractions to become more productive at work. Webinar $40 (members) Australian Health Industry Group No
21 March 2019 2.00pm Managing performance Work with your employee to channel their talents toward organisational and team goals. Work with underperforming employees to help them find new skills, attitude and application to re-engage them back into production, benefiting the overall moral and productivity of the workplace. Webinar $40 (members) Australian Health Industry Group No
22 March 2019 9.00am Promoting Participation in the National Cervical Screening Program to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Women This course aims to educate healthcare providers on the changes to the National Cervical Screening Program and promoting the benefits of regular cervical screening to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander women. Maroochydore Free (registration essential) BenchmarqueIQ No
22 March 2019 8.45am Chronic Disease Support Program The Chronic Disease Support Program is a nationally accredited program and is fully funded by the federal Department of Health under the Chronic Disease Project. Gympie Free (registration essential) Benchmarque Yes
23 March 2019 8.30am CT - Acute Medical + Surgical Interpretation The perfect introduction to computed tomography in the acute clinical setting. Designed in a systematic learning format, the course covers acquisition, normal variations, patterns of disease & pitfalls in CT imaging of the head, chest, abdomen, pelvis, cervical & thoracolumbar spine. Brisbane $660 Lightbox Radiology Education Yes
23 March 2019 8.30am Ultrasound - Critical Care Workshop This course is designed for those working in the critical care setting to have a fundamental understanding of the techniques and interpretation of ultrasound at the bedside with a focus on RUSH techniques including HI MAP, and ultrasound guided intervention. Brisbane $1,790 Lightbox Radiology Education Yes
23 March 2019 8.30am GP education: limb injuries, fracture management and iron infusions This workshop will focus on the management of upper and lower limb injuries and fractures. This includes theory and a hands-on plaster and splint workshop. Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn and upskill or refresh IV iron infusion and cannulation. Birtinya Free PHN and SCHHS Yes
23 March 2019 9.00am Motivational Interviewing Workshop for Primary Health Professionals Motivational Interviewing (MI) is sweeping the world as a highly effective therapeutic approach used to empower people to make healthy behavioural choices. (SOLD OUT) Birtinya SOLD OUT PHN Yes
26 March 2019 2.00pm Positive habits for success We all have habits. Some good. Some not so helpful. The habits we have (or don’t have) shape what we do, how we think, how we relate and ultimately how successful we are in love and life. As Warren Buffet said our habits “may be more important than IQ”. All successful people have daily habits they live by. Gain an insight into some of the habits of successful people. Learn why goals feel good but seldom work when it comes to behaviour change. Discover what’s really required to rewire your brain and develop new habits. Webinar $40 (members) Australian Health Industry Group No
27 March 2019 6.30pm Sunshine Coast Annual Respiratory Symposium We look forward to welcoming you to this medical educational meeting. Invitation to follow, meanwhile please save the below date. Mooloolaba Free AstraZeneca
27-29 March 2019 2nd ANZ Refugee Trauma Recovery in Resettlement Conference The Forum of Australian Services for survivours of Torture and Trauma Agencies work from an understanding that people from refugee backgrounds can face complex challenges in the process of rebuilding their lives in Australia and integrating into the new society. Brisbane From $210 FASSTT
30 March 2019 8.45am Mental Health Skills Training Mental Health Skills Training is a six hour workshop aimed at developing a general practitioner’s understanding of the requirements of the MBS Item numbers for mental health, referrals and patient health care planning. Brisbane From $304 CheckUP Yes
2 April 2019 2.00pm Managing difficult behaviours Each person comes to work with their own personality and emotional conditioning. From time to time they will disagree on issues. Understand common types of difficult behaviour and conflict. Develop strategies to deal with difficult situations, improve communication channels and focus on team productivity. Webinar $40 (members) Australian Health Industry Group No
4 April 2019 Mental Health Disorders Training for Rural Practitioners The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) provides a Mental Health Disorders Training for Rural Practitioners course online throughout the year. This course has a specialised focus on rural and remote Australia by addressing issues such as isolation and drought and is run online over a four week period. Online learning $625 (members) Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine Yes
4 April 2019 9.00am APNA 2019 National Conference APNA has developed and hand-picked a practical and thought-provoking conference program featuring workshops, keynotes, panels, posters and abstracts delivered by engaging speakers on pertinent topics beneficial to the daily practice of primary health care nurses. Adelaide From $720 Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association Yes
7 May 2019 6.15pm CPR for general practice staff * DRSABCD action plan * Dealing with an unconscious casualty that is breathing normally (recovery position) * Dealing with a casualty that is unconscious and not breathing normally (CPR) * Use of the Defibrillator * CPR on both adults and infants Maroochydore $55 BLS First Aid Training Yes
11 May 2019 Rural Emergency Skills Training (REST) This two-day emergency medicine course covers many of the common emergencies in rural practice that are relevant to the pre-hospital, small rural hospital and private rural practice environment. Noosa $3160 (members) Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine Yes
15 May 2019 6.15pm CPR for general practice staff * DRSABCD action plan * Dealing with an unconscious casualty that is breathing normally (recovery position) * Dealing with a casualty that is unconscious and not breathing normally (CPR) * Use of the Defibrillator * CPR on both adults and infants Gympie $55 BLS First Aid Training Yes
16-17 July 2019 8.30am Care Plans and Health Assessments Masterclass Roadshow Join us as we take a deep dive into how to create meaningful care plans and health assessments in general practice. Concentrating on the top 3 health assessments (chronic disease prevention and management, PIPs and SIPs, and financial viability) we’ll spend two full days exploring the components that make the biggest difference to patient health outcomes. Brisbane From $500 HotDoc Yes
6-8 September 2019 8.20am Emergency Trauma Management Course The ETM Course is a comprehensive, 3-day, face-to-face trauma course for doctors. Registrants must be PGY 2 or above with AT LEAST 6 months Emergency Department experience. Birtinya $2,950 (incl GST) ETM Course No
17 October 2019 8.45am Dementia Essentials – Provide support to people living with dementia This 3-day nationally-accredited unit of competency includes theory and practical components to be completed during the course delivery. This course is suitable for people working in aged care, health care and community services. Bokarina Free Dementia Australia Yes
14 November 2019 8.45am Dementia essentials - Provide support to people living with dementia This is a Dementia Training Australia (DTA) course which is funded by the Australian Government and delivered by Dementia Australia. Dementia Essentials is a unit of competency designed to assist workers supporting people living with Dementia. Gympie Free Dementia Australia Yes
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