Sunshine Coast education and training events

Sunshine Coast Events
Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
31/07 - 4/12 July - December 8am Project ECHO: Persistent Pain Persistent pain affects one in five children and young people during their development, and can be associated with significant distress and disability. Online Enquire Children's Health Queensland Yes
14 August 6:15pm Maroochydore Nurse Network Meeting Aged care assessment team update and short term restorative care. Maroochydore Free PHN
14 August 7:15pm Veterans in Pain - Where the body and mind meet Highlighting effective, evidence-based treatment approaches and strategies to support veterans presenting with chronic pain and mental health issues, the webinar will increase your understanding of the complex relationship between chronic pain and mental health. Webinar Free Mental Health Professionals Network Yes
15 August 8am Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) Workshops - Advanced ACT Expand your understanding and application of ACT as you combine technique with process. Mountain Creek Free SCHHS
15 August 6pm New private Emergency Centre opening event To celebrate the launch of this milestone new service, our local medical community is invited join the hospital and its specialists at an exclusive function. Guests will be invited for an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of the Emergency Centre prior to its first patients being admitted. Please RSVP to melinda.steyn@uchealth.com.au Buderim Free Buderim Private Hospital
16 August 5pm The future of Parkinson’s Disease Maleny Soldiers Memorial Hospital is helping to restore hope and quality of life for Parkinson’s Disease patients through its Movement Disorder Clinic. Birtinya Free SCHHS
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
18 August 8:15am Behind the clinic door Health providers are invited to attend an engaging day of musculoskeletal case studies. Moolooolaba Enquire Sports and Spinal Yes
20 August 9am Unlocking suicidal secrets From understanding matrix treatment planning as a means of preventing suicide, to learning the ins and outs of using the Chronological Assessment of Suicide Events. Brisbane From $395 Griffith University
22 August 8:30am Wound Management Seminar Seminar will address the following topics: A Review of Anatomy and Physiology of Skin, The Physiology of Wound Healing, The Process of Tissue Repair and Scar Management. Mooloolaba From $165 Smith and Nephew Yes
22 August 6pm Gynaecology Update for GPs This update will focus on recent clinical controversies and gynaecological management dilemmas that are often encountered in General Practice. This includes recent controversies in mesh repair and current best practice in pelvic organ prolapse, navigating the ‘grey areas’ of uncertainty in the new cervical screening guidelines, and the multidisciplinary and pharmacological management of vaginismus and vulvodynia. Birtinya Free SCHHS Yes
23 August 4pm Wound Care - Stoma Care Wound assessment and management is critical to health professionals' repertoire of essential skills, as appropriate wounds care is imperative to good patient outcomes. South Brisbane From $120 Mater Education Yes
23 August 5pm Prostate cancer conference 2018 Attend an informative evening where we gather a team of prostate cancer experts to provide you with the most up to date information on PSA testing in 2018, including prostate biopsy options and MRI, radiation therapy and androgen deprivation therapy. Brisbane Free Australian Prostate Centre Yes
27 August 5:30pm Sterilisation Seminar This seminar will provide a great opportunity to learn the fundamentals of infection control, including the reprocessing of medical devices used in general practice. Mermaid Waters From $50 Team Medical Supplies Yes
28 August 7pm Hot topics webcast This webcast will look at sexual function and antidepressant therapy, PCOS management and preventing cervical cancer. Webinar Enquire Healthed
28 August 5:30pm Sterilisation Seminar This seminar will provide a great opportunity to learn the fundamentals of infection control, including the reprocessing of medical devices used in general practice. Springwood From $50 Team Medical Supplies Yes
29 August 5:30pm Sterilisation Seminar This seminar will provide a great opportunity to learn the fundamentals of infection control, including the reprocessing of medical devices used in general practice. Caloundra From $50 Team Medical Supplies Yes
30 August 5:30pm Sterilisation Seminar This seminar will provide a great opportunity to learn the fundamentals of infection control, including the reprocessing of medical devices used in general practice. Chermside From $50 Team Medical Supplies Yes
1-2 September 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. Canberra Enquire ACRRM Yes
3-4 September 2018 Vaccines in Public Health Workshop NCIRS conducts a workshop on Vaccines in Public Health annually. The workshop is offered as one of the elective subjects in the Master of Public Health (MPH) and Master of International Public Health (MIPH) programs at the University of Sydney. It is also open to those not currently enrolled in the MPH/MIPH program who are interested in vaccines and public health. The workshop is held at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead. Westmead From $600 NCIRS Yes
4 September 6pm Meeting The Challenge of T2D: Practical and Effective Treatment Choices Attend this educational evening event focused on practical and effective treatment choices in the management of Type 2 Diabetes. Gympie Free AstraZeneca
4 September 6:15pm Provide CPR (for General Practitioners and Practice Staff) Topics covered: 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 From $50 PHN Yes
4 September 6:30pm GP Updates: Obesity, Knees and Minimally Invasive Surgery Attend an evening of education featuring general and Bariatric Surgeon, Dr James Askew, orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr Luke McDermott and general Surgeon Dr Drago Popovic. Mountain Creek Enquire Ramsay Health Yes
5 September 5:30pm Live hosted event - Complex cases and treatment pathways Inviting all GPs and AoD workers to attend this session on complex cases and treatment pathways with local AOD specialists. A facilitated discussion of local treatment pathways of your submitted cases involving alcohol and other drugs will follow the webinar. Maroochydore and Online Free Insight, QNADA & PHN Yes
5 September 6pm Complex cases and treatment pathways 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
5 September 6:30pm Medications in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding As the medicine experts, pharmacists are often asked about the suitability of medications in pregnancy and breastfeeding from patients, carers and other healthcare providers. This is a crucial professional service pharmacists provide to the community, however often times the information available may not be clear or hard to find. With many women requiring pharmacological therapy at some stage during pregnancy and breastfeeding, pharmacists need to provide accurate evidence-based advice to support these patients. This session aims to upskill pharmacists on this important clinical topic and help them become more confident to support their patients who require medications during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Maroochydore From $75 Pharmaceutical Society of Australia Yes
6 September 10am Buderim Dementia Awareness Community Event What do you know about dementia? What makes a dementia friendly community? How can we make Buderim more dementia friendly? Buderim Free The Buderim Dementia Alliance
8 September 8:45am Paediatrics GP Masterclass 4 This seminar will outline contemporary best practice in primary care for a number of common presentations in children. Birtinya Free SCHHS Yes
8-9 September 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
13 September 6pm Sunshine Coast Eating Disorders Network Meeting This session, presented by Lesley Cook and Dr Warren Ward, will look at the Sunshine Coast Eating Disorders Access Trial and the detection and early intervention of eating disorders. It will also look at ongoing treatment and current best practice in relation to evidence based treatment within primary care. Bokarina Enquire MHPN
13-14 September Rhythm 2 Recovery Workshop A two day course that provides the practical tools to introduce music into your practice. This can be used to address social and emotional challenges. Sunshine Coast From $590 Rhythum 2 Recovery
14 September 8am AISRAP's Community Forum for World Suicide Prevention Day This forum includes suicide crisis negotiation, and Multi-level suicide prevention programs - Impacts beyond the sum of individual interventions. South Brisbane From $88 AISRAP
14 September 8am RSVP for Conservative Sharp Wound Debridement Workshop (pre-register only) We are excited to announce our first Conservative Sharp Wound Debridement Workshop Brisbane Enquire Wound Innovations Yes
15-16 September 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. Sydney Enquire ACRRM 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
3 October 8:30am Dementia Essentials Course 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 Yes
3 October 6pm Managing benzodiazapine dependence 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
4 October 8:30am Fundamentals of Lymphoedema and Wound Care Learning about evidenced based management of lymphodema in chronic wounds. Brisbane From $288 Wound Innovations Yes
6 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
6-7 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. Hobart Enquire ACRRM Yes
10 October 7:30am Sunshine Coast Practice Manager Networking Breakfast Join AAPM Qld Committee Member Craig Simpson and have your questions about the MyHR opt-out answered. Maroochydore Free AAPM and PHN
11/10 - 29/11 October - November 8am Project ECHO: Obesity Childhood Obesity is a significant health, economic and social problem and 1 out of 4 Queensland children are overweight or obese. It substantially increases the risk of developing both medical and psychological comorbidities and is considered a chronic disease in its own right. Online Enquire Children's Health Queensland Yes
11/10 - 13/12 October - December 8am Behavioural and Mental Health A comprehensive curriculum delivered over two ten-week blocks and will incorporate topics suggested by Queensland GPs including anxiety, behavioural management strategies, gender, sleep, autism, adolescence, self-harm, and bullying, amongst others. Online Enquire Project ECHO Yes
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
16 October 4pm Surgical Breast Care Assessment and management of a surgical patient is critical to health professional's repertoire of essential skills. Appropriate care and understanding of a patient's journey pre and post breast surgery is imperative for good patient outcomes. South Brisbane From $120 Mater Education 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
23-24 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
25 October 8:30am AACBT 39th National Conference
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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