Sunshine Coast education and training events

Sunshine Coast Events
Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
23 January 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 patients/clients. Brisbane From $88 Spiritual Palliative Care
23 January 9am Basics of Immunisation Workshop This workshop is open to nurses new to working in general practice who have no previous experience in immunisation. Cotton Tree Free PHN
1 February 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
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
7 February 9:30am Pondering Poos a free Parent Information Workshop Pondering Poos is a community based information workshop for groups of parents and carers who have children aged two years and over with bowel difficulties including: chronic constipation, withholding/refusal, soiling. Sunshine Coast Free Community Continence Team
9 February 8:45am Foot Health Assessment Program The Foot Health Assessment 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 foot health management. Gympie Free Benchmarque
10 February 8:30am Preferred GP Antenatal Provider Seminar (Part 1) This SCHHS seminar will outline the GP antenatal shared care process on the Sunshine Coast and highlight best practice clinical guidelines. Shared Maternity Care represents an opportunity to practice collaborative holistic obstetric care by combining the varied skills of Midwife, General Practitioner and Obstetrician to the benefit of the community, and mutual understanding between colleagues Birtinya Free SCHHS Yes
13 February 9am Basics of Immunisation Workshop This workshop is open to nurses new to currently working in general practice who have no previous experience in immunisation. Maroochydore Free PHN
14 February 7:30am AAPM Sunshine Coast Networking Group Join AAPM Qld Committee Member Craig Simpson and guest presenter Angela Mason-Lynch for “The art & diplomacy of letting customers have your way”. Maroochydore Enquire PHN
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
14 February 10am Queensland Primary Health Care Network (QPHCN) meeting This will be the first meeting of the QPHCN. The meeting will look at "New Directions in Mental Health". There will be presentations from Ivan Frkovic (Qld Mental Health Commissioner) and Kris Trott (CEO of Qld Alliance for Mental Health). Brisbane From $40 CheckUP
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
20 February 6:15pm Provide CPR for General Practitioners and Practice Staff 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
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
22 February 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
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
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
28 February 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. Maroochydore Free Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service
2 March 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
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
6-7 March Cancer Council: Caring for Our Community A two-day program to enhance the role, knowledge and practice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Workers in cancer care, prevention, screening and early detection, and end of life care. Applicants are encouraged to apply for a bursary to assist in covering travel and accommodation costs. Brisbane Free Cancer Council Queensland
8-9 March 9am Medical Receptionist Course As gatekeepers, receptionists need to be confident, discrete and responsive to patient's needs. This job is a complex one, requiring ongoing training and support. Held over two days, the RACGP NSW&ACT's Medical Receptionist Course helps receptionists improve the patient journey and promote their practices. Kingscliff From $345 RACGP
9 March 8:45am Otitis Media Management Program The Otitis Media Management Program is designed to develop the knowledge and skills required for Professionals working in Indigenous health to safely assess the aural health of individuals and implement best practice management guidelines. Gympie Free Benchmarque
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 March 8:15am Practice Makes Perfect? - Getting the most out of YOUR practice Please join us for an action packed day to consolidate and extend your knowledge of the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS) for mental health and chronic disease management, the use of practice data for business and health outcomes and practical skills training for you and your staff. Twin Waters Free PHN
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
14 March 1pm Viral Hepatitis Workshop Hepatitis Queensland (HQ) and ASHM are hitting the road. We are packing our FibroScan® and will be running non-clinical and clinical workshops for anyone interested in managing hepatitis C in the community. Hervey Bay Enquire ASHM
14 March 6pm Hepatitis C Roadshow: Curing Hepatitis C – an update for primary care providers The ASHM dinner update will assist primary care practitioners in Wide Bay to improve the health outcomes of people living with hepatitis C and reduce a patient’s risk of developing advanced liver disease. Gympie Enquire ASHM
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
29 March 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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