Wide Bay education and training events

Wide Bay Events
Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
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 Enquire Kidney Health Service, MNHHS
3 February 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. Bundaberg Free Benchmarque Yes
15 February 8:45am Otitis Media and Aural Health Care 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. Hervey Bay Free The BenchMarque Group
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
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
26 February 6pm Using the Medicare Benefits Schedule for Chronic Disease Management Describe how the MBS can be appropriatley used to support team based care for best practice chronic and complex disease management. Describe changes to pathology test rebates through the MBS, and the implications for both the diagnosis of diabetes and ongoing management. Apply knowledge of MBS through participation in a case study. Hervey Bay Enquire PHN
2 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. Gympie Free Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service
3 March 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. Gayndah Free Benchmarque 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
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
10-11 March CQ Rural Health Education Weekend It is intended the weekend will be a fun-filled educational event full of networking opportunities for rural practitioners and staff. We have a wide range of speakers and we're sure you will find their knowledge and experience invaluable. There is something for everyone that works in the health sector, both clinical and support services. Biloela Enquire Central Queensland Rural Health
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
12 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. Bundaberg Enquire ASHM
13 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. Hervey Bay Enquire ASHM
13 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 Cardiology Update for Health Professionals in Bundaberg Bundaberg Cardiology invites health professionals to the Cardiology Update Education Meeting on Wednesday 14 March 2018. The meeting will combine high quality clinical cardiology education and an overview to the current and future state of cardiology services provided by Bundaberg Cardiology to support the Bundaberg region. Bundaberg Free Bundaberg Cardiology Yes
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
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
14 April 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. Bundaberg Free Benchmarque Yes
17-19 April 8:45am Audiometry Screening and Assessment Program This Audiometry Screening and Assessment Program is designed to develop the knowledge and skills required for clinicians to safely assess and screen the aural health of individuals and groups. Bundaberg Free Benchmarque Yes
17 April 8:45am Dementia Essentials Dementia Essentials is a Commonwealth funded initiative delivered by Dementia Australia as part of Dementia Training Australia offering fully funded education to workers who provide support to people living with dementia. Strategies are explored to assist with good communication, planning and developing appropriate activities and understanding behaviours. Maryborough Free Dementia Australia
19 April 8:45am Foot Heath 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. Hervey Bay Free The BenchMarque Group Yes
5 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. Gayndah Free Benchmarque Yes
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 Yes
18 May 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. Gympie Free Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service
23 June 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. Bundaberg Free Benchmarque 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
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