Wide Bay education and training events

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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
17 April 2019 10.00am NDIS Provider Session 2 - Getting Started as a Provider The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is holding the second of three comprehensive information sessions for providers. This session will explore the Provider pathway, including steps to become a registered Provider, responsibilities of Providers, as well as relevant documents and tools. Bundaberg Free National Disability Insurance Scheme No
17 April 2019 1.00pm Zoom Educational Series: Paediatrics The word paediatric means “healer of children” and with close to 20% of the Australian population fitting into the under-18 demographic it is easy to recognise the increasing importance of paediatric health. As a holistic specialty, it involves care and sometimes education of the whole family. Babies and children are often unable to speak or make decisions for themselves; therefore guardianship, privacy and legal responsibility must always be considered. Paediatricians often have to treat the parents and family, rather than just the child. This Zoom meeting will briefly discuss childhood respiratory issues, behavioural disorders and treatment of illness in isolated situations. Webinar Free University of Queensland Regional Training Hubs No
17 April 2019 3.00pm NDIS Provider Session 3 - Understanding the process to operate in the NDIS The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is presenting the last of three comprehensive information sessions for providers. This session will explore service agreements and bookings, scheme integrity and getting paid. Bundaberg Free National Disability Insurance Scheme No
17 April 2019 6.00pm Nurses and Health Workers Network Meeting: AOD and family support Learning Outcomes: * Know more about alcohol and other drugs, * Learn strategies which help families to cope and stay safe, * Local information and support options available Bundaberg Free PHN and Bridges Health and Community Care No
18 April 2019 2.00pm NDIS Provider Session - Supported Independent Living and Specialist Disability Accommodation As a Support Coordinator, learn about the ‘request for service’ and how to apply knowledge in relation to implementing participant plans. Bundaberg Free National Disability Insurance Scheme No
27 April 2019 8.30am Spirometry Training Course FULL CAPACITY. Hervey Bay FULL CAPACITY National Asthma Council Australia Yes
30 April 2019 2.00pm Workplace Health & Safety Essentials: Webinar Series Three webinars over 6 weeks that will assist you in reviewing and updating your health and safety systems to meet current legislation requirements. Webinar From $120 Australian Health Industry Group No
1 May 2019 6.00pm What Can CAT Do 4 You? Education for GPs and practice staff Are you new to using the CAT4 and Topbar software, or do you need to refresh your skills? This session will provide you with knowledge of the CAT4 suite. Hervey Bay Free PHN and PenCS No
2 May 2019 8.00am Rheumatic Heart Disease 2 day Workshop Doctors, RNs and allied health: Learn about acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) from top specialist in the field. Cairns Free Rheumatic Heart Disease Register and Control Program, Queensland Health No
2 May 2019 8.45am Nutrition Support Program The Nutrition Support Program is a one-day program that has been designed to provide skills and knowledge for a range of health professionals and others working within Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health, to deliver detailed information and advice in relation to nutrition and dietary management. Bundaberg Free (registration essential) Benchmarque Group No
3 May 2019 8.45am Otitis Media Management Program The Otitis Media Management Program is designed to develop the knowledge and skills required for a range of health professionals and others working within Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health to safely assess the aural health of individuals and implement best practice management guidelines. Bundaberg Free (registration essential) Benchmarque Group No
9 May 2019 6.00pm Meeting the Challenge of Type 2 Diabetes AstraZeneca invites you to attend an educational dinner meeting. Presentations: * Tactics and practical tips for general practice * Breaking barriers to type 2 diabetes control with GLP-1RAs. Bundaberg Free AstraZeneca No
10 May 2019 8.00am 2019 ADEA Top End/Northern Australia Conference The Australian Diabetes Educators Association Conference. We welcome all health professionals and individuals who have an interest in diabetes management to the conference, and it is a great opportunity for participants to gain more skills in diabetes management. Townsville From $120 Australian Diabetes Educators Association No
13 May 2019 8:45am Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Learn to recognise when someone may be at risk of suicide, to respond in ways that help increase immediate safety and to link with help LivingWorks Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) aims to enhance a caregiver’s abilities to help a person at risk avoid suicide. Maryborough Fully sponsored by the PHN Livingworks No
13 May 2019 1.00pm Introduction to the Anti Discrimination Act for managers and supervisors This 4 hour course provides managers and supervisors with an understanding of the objectives of the Qld Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 and their responsibilities under the Act, particularly in relation to vicarious liability. The course aims to assist organisations in creating discrimination and harassment free workplaces. This course is recommended for human resource practitioners, managers and supervisors. Bundaberg $203 Anti Discrimination Commission Queensland No
14 May 2019 8.30am Unconscious bias Developing an understanding of how to recognise and manage our unconscious biases is essential for creating fair, inclusive and discrimination-free workplaces and communities. This half day workshop takes participants on a journey of realisation. It is designed to raise awareness of bias from the unconscious to the conscious level, and provide methods for positively managing prejudices for improved decision making Bundaberg $203 Anti Discrimination Commission Queensland No
14 May 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. Bundaberg Free Dementia Australia Yes
15 May 2019 7.00pm Viral Hepatitis Webinar: HBV/HCV Co-Infection Case Study This one-hour case study webinar is targeted towards health professionals who see patients with HCV and HBV and have some prior knowledge of viral hepatitis management. This case study webinar will outline the appropriate screening, treatment, monitoring and management considerations for a patient with HBV/HCV co-infection. Webinar Free ASHM No
21 May 2019 2.00pm New Manager Webinar Series A set of six webinars designed for new leaders and managers. You have taken the leap into management which brings new opportunities, recognition and challenges. At this stage it is important to understand that the expertise and skills that got you here, may not be the skills that bring you management success. Webinar From $200 Australian Health Industry Group No
23 May 2019 2.00pm Webinar: Compensation Claim Process, Management & Support Do you know what to do when a workers' compensation situation arises in the workplace? Workers compensation insurance is compulsory in every state in Australia. Manage your costs and risks with appropriate employee classifications and risk management strategies. Follow a process of document management, filing claims and support for your injured employee.Our webinar will address your legal obligations, insurance obligations and employee support during this process and including a supported return to work program. Webinar From $40 Australian Health Industry Group No
31 May 2019 10.00am Regional Private Practice Series One: Recruiting well - Avoiding or minimising the legal and cultural pitfalls during recruitment Recruitment is the best opportunity you have to get the relationship right and establish excellent standards. Join Michelle Cowan, Senior Industrial Officer, AMA Queensland and Samantha Miklos, Director, Cornerstone Medical Recruitment for invaluable insights into avoiding the legal and cultural pitfalls during recruitment and PR opportunities. Bundaberg From $110 AMA Queensland Yes
5 June 2019 2.00pm Nurses & HSSPA Awards Are you up to date with the National Employment Standards for each of your employee awards? Getting award payments wrong not only costs in dollar terms, it also costs in poor reputation, reduced staff morale and work output. Our one hour webinar will focus on conditions within the modern award for nurses and other health professionals. Webinar From $40 Australian Health Industry Group No
11 June 2019 2.00pm Business planning for clinics Why you need a business plan and how to create one for your practice? Practice owner or practice manager - you need a plan. Create strategies that will allow you to cope with changes to Australia's healthcare system. Learn where to focus your business energy. Webinar From $40 Australian Health Industry Group No
25 June 2019 2.00pm Maximising clinic potential What does your picture of success look like? Does your business have an efficient operational system and business model that reflects your goals? In today's webinar, Brett will look at process and system that can be put in place to maximise business potential. Internal and external benchmarking used to improve performance. Review of key components; item utilisation, practitioner performance, occupancy & room utilisation, staffing and expense analysis. Webinar From $40 Australian Health Industry Group No
29 June 2019 8.45am Chronic Disease Support Program The Chronic Disease Support Program is designed for health professionals, and others working within Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health, who are new to the field of chronic disease self-management. The program explores a range of topics including assessing risk factors, readiness for change in health behaviours, while working with both the client and health professionals to develop a chronic disease self-management plan. Monto Free Benchmarque Group Yes
11 July 2019 6.00pm A Practical Approach to COPD Inhalers Conducted by a skilled nurse, this workshop is open to all health professionals within your practice. The workshop focuses on evidence-based strategies in the management of COPD and an interactive session on inhaler device technique. Bundaberg Free PHN, Lung Foundation and Menarini Australia No
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
20 September 2019 8.45am Course in ear and hearing health The Course in Ear and Hearing Health is designed to offer students the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge to assess and manage ear health in relation to a range of conditions based on detailed knowledge of the anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of the auditory system. Hervey Bay $380 Benchmarque Group Yes
24 September 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. Maryborough Free Dementia Australia Yes
12 October 2019 TBC Paediatric masterclass for general practice 2019 This is the fifth year of the popular Paediatric Masterclass for General Practice at the Queensland Children’s Hospital, which is fast becoming a key annual event for general practice education in Queensland. The one-day Masterclass offers informative and interactive sessions on a range of child health topics delivered by QCH paediatricians and subspecialists. Brisbane Free Children's Health Queensland Pending
5 November 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. Maryborough Free Dementia Australia Yes
5 December 9.00am Regional private practice seminar series: Workplace policies and risk management Join Michelle Cowan, Senior Industrial Officer, AMA Queensland to examine the set-up of a policy framework including: *how policies interact with other employment framework documents *how policies are formed to be effective for the employer *things to consider when you are preparing a policy *how to effectively implement policies *how to rely on them in managing employees. Bundaberg From $110 AMA Queensland Yes
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