Wide Bay education and training events

Wide Bay Events
Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
18 August 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. The workshop provides practical tools for health professionals managing the full spectrum of suicide risk presentations including the acute suicidal crisis, care after a suicide attempt and assisting families experiencing suicide bereavement. Mundubbera Free Black Dog Institute Yes
23 August 6pm Navigating Clinical Choices in AF and Cardio-Oncology Minimising the effects of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in cancer survivors. Bundaberg Enquire Bristol-Myers Squibb & PFIZER Australia
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
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
30 August 5:30pm GP Education and Networking This update will look at radiation and skin cancer treatment. Urraween Free PHN
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
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. Bundaberg 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
7-8 September AMA Queensland Private Practice and Medico-Legal Conference Think outside the square. The two-day program designed for GPs, Specialists and Practice Managers includes the following key highlights: leading departmental speakers on Medicare billing and all of your MBS queries; case study-driven agenda, featuring a range of panel discussions with highly experienced specialists, GPs and practice managers; and dedicated streams for specialist/GP and practice managers improving the learning experience. Brisbane Enquire AMA
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
11 September 8:15am 10120NAT Course in Observing and Documenting a Mental State Examination This one day course has been designed for staff working in mental health or those where conducting a mental state examination (MSE) is within their current or anticipated scope of practice Bundaberg Enquire Queensland Centre for Mental Health Learning Yes
12 September 8:15am QC2 Engage, Assess, Respond to, and Support Suicidal People The EARS course is in a blended format comprising of a 2 hour eLearning program, followed by a full day face-to-face workshop, aimed at developing clinical competence in working with suicidal people. Bundaberg Enquire Queensland Centre for Mental Health Learning Yes
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
19 September 6pm Type 2 Diabetes Management Sanofi invites you to an educational meeting to discuss the clinical trial and real-world experience to support the use of Toujeo (insulin glargine 300 units/mL) in the management of adults with type 2 diabetes. Hervey Bay Enquire Sanofi
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
11 October 8:45am Chronic Disease Support Program The Chronic Disease Support Program is driven by a desire to create better health for clients, reduced hospital admissions, better patient compliance and the provision of care by those best qualified to provide advice. Urraween Free The Benchmarque Group Yes
11 October 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. Urraween Free The Benchmarque Group Yes
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
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 October 8:15am QC2 Engage, Assess, Respond to, and Support Suicidal People The EARS course is in a blended format comprising of a 2 hour eLearning program, followed by a full day face-to-face workshop, aimed at developing clinical competence in working with suicidal people. Maryborough Enquire Queensland Centre for Mental Health Learning Yes
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
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
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
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
21-22 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
28 November 8:15am QC24 Working with Strengths in Recovery This one day course is based on the strengths model of recovery and aligned with Queensland Health recovery focused strategic goals and standards. By identifying an individual’s strengths the treating team and client can together develop a holistic care plan that sets achievable recovery goals. Maryborough Enquire Queensland Centre for Mental Health Learning 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
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