Wide Bay education and training events

Wide Bay Events
Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
21 November 10:30am Loss Grief and Bereavement in the context of Palliative Care This presentation will discuss loss, grief and bereavement across the illness trajectory. It will present data on how patients cope with their impending death, how they bring meaning to the experience and the strategies health professionals who journey with the patients and their families can bring to support and build resilience. Webinar From $45 Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement
21 November 6pm GP and Pharmacist Networking: Up-scheduling of Codeine From February 2018, OTC codeine based medications such as Panadeine, Nurofen Plus, Panafen Plus and some cold and flu combination tablets will only be available by prescription from a GP. To help prepare fo these changes the PHN invites GPs and Pharmacists to attend. Bundaberg Enquire PHN
21 November 12pm Practice Nurses: New to Immunisation Nurses from General Practice who are new to immunisation and are required to provide immunisation services within their workplace are invited to attend this update from the Wide Bay Public Health Unit. This session will cover Immunisation basics, Immunisation Schedule, catch-up basics, Vaccine Management and Data Management. Hervey Bay & Bundaberg Free Wide Bay Public Health Unit
22 November 4:30pm Bowel Screening and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People This webinar aims to increase awareness of the barriers to screening and provide resources and strategies that primary health care clinicians can use to help encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients to take part in the NBCSP. Webinar Free National Bowel Cancer Screening Program
22-23 November Using our voices to help prevent suicide Our Voice’ is a 2-day capacity-building program designed to enable individuals with lived experience to develop the skills required to meaningfully participate in suicide prevention activities. The program will help participants gain clarity on the direction they would like to take when using their experience of suicide to make a difference. Gympie Roses in the Ocean
23 November 5.30pm Esky Packing & Cold Chain Breach A Public Health Nurse from the Wide Bay Public Health Unit will step through esky packing, vaccine temperature guidelines and the importance of cold chain management. Bundaberg Enquire PHN & WBPHU
23 November 8am ACRRM: Rural Emergency Obstetrics Training Rural Emergency Obstetric Training (REOT) will increase obstetric skill levels of participants. This one day course is interactive and uses skill stations, clinical simulations and scenarios. A team of experienced rural GP obstetricians and midwives teach the practical skills of a normal delivery and cover common obstetric emergencies. Sydney From $1,645 ACRRM Yes
23 November 9am QLD Cardiovascular Research Showcase - Save the date The Queensland Cardiovascular Research Network (QCVRN) is hosting the second Cardiovascular Research Showcase and invites local researchers, policy makers, clinicians, and health professionals to contribute to a full day program that will provide a comprehensive overview of current research happening in Queensland. Brisbane Free Heart Foundation
23 November 12:30pm Education over lunch Join those in Practice Management to discuss 'Medical Assist Role' Bundaberg Free AAPM Yes
28 November 9am AMAQ Regional Private Practice Seminar Series 2 In early 2018, there will be major changes introduced to both the modern awards and the privacy framework. In general and specialist private practice, you will need to prepare yourself for these changes as it will impact the way you employ your staff and the way you handle serious privacy breaches. Urraween From $120 AMAQ Yes
29 November 9am AMAQ Regional Private Practice Seminar Series 2 In early 2018, there will be major changes introduced to both the modern awards and the privacy framework. In general and specialist private practice, you will need to prepare yourself for these changes as it will impact the way you employ your staff and the way you handle serious privacy breaches. Bundaberg From $120 AMAQ Yes
30 November 6:45pm Dr Lip Wide Bay Medical Meeting Join fellow GPs in the Wide Bay for a night of medical education, including presentations from the Department of Veterans Affairs and a radiation oncologist. Hervey Bay From $23 Dr Lip
30 November 6pm Leading your Practice into a Digital Future (including Health Care Homes) This webinar, presented by Katrina Otto, will provide health providers with an understanding of the Health Care Homes initiative, the My Health Record expansion along with how digital health can benefit medical practices. Webinar Free PHN
1 December NDIS Information Expo This is a FREE event for service providers and the community to attend. Our goal is to further educate and promote the NDIS and the available services in the Bundaberg region. Plan Management Partners would like to foster collaboration with service providers - link and connect National Disability Insurance Scheme participants (NDIS), their carers, parents or nominees to the available support, assistance and services in the Bundaberg region. Bundaberg Free Plan Management Partners
6 December 5:45pm Nurses Network Meeting: Cholesterol & Diet This Nurse Network Meeting will hear from a dietician/Sports Nutritionist and will focus on the cholesterol test, how diet can impact the numbers and our ability to lose body fat. Bundaberg Enquire PHN
11 December 6:30pm ENESTRO in systolic heart failure This session will briefly examine the pathophysiology of HF including the role of neuro-hormonal systems and address the significant burden of heart failure. Bundaberg Enquire Novartis
13-15 December 6th Closing the Gap Indigenous Mental Health & Wellbeing: Out of the Shadows, Into the Light Conference The interests of organizations and individuals to improve Indigenous people’s health and wellbeing throughout Australia are invited to participate in 2017 National Indigenous Mental Health & Wellbeing: Out of the Shadows, Into the Light Conference. Cairns From $375
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
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
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
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. The program will encourage delegates to connect with their colleagues, inspire leadership in one another, and enhance clinical expertise. Brisbane From $700 APNA
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