Wide Bay education and training events

Wide Bay Events
Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
18 October 8:30am B.Strong Brief Intervention Workshop
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Face to face training workshop for health professionals working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health. Bundaberg Enquire Menzies School of Health Research
18 October 7pm CV risk in patients with type 2 diabetes and CVD The management of type 2 diabetes in patients who have CVD calls for a holistic and multidisciplinary approach. For this webinar we have selected a panel that brings together expertise from general practice, endocrinology, nursing and diabetes education. Webinar Free NPS MedicineWise 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 October 12:30pm Advanced Level Immunisation Update Download the Flyer Download the Registration Form Nurses who work in immunisation are invited to attend this four hour update on the Immunisation Schedule and Immunisation Catch-Ups. Bundaberg From $50 WBPHU
23 October 6:15pm Refugee Health: Infectious Diseases Update This dynamic educational session is designed for primary care health professionals working with people of refugee background. Webinar Enquire Refugee Health Network Queensland Yes
23 October 9pm Integrated Care Matters Webinar Series 3: Self Management Webinar The webinar will feature health and care practitioners and managers along with insights from people who currently use health and social care support. Webinar Free International Foundation for Integrated Care
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
24 October 2pm Dementia & Communication Experienced dementia-specialist occupational therapists will deliver each session. Each session will include presentation and Q&A. Webinar From $50 Dementia Australia
24 October 6pm Cardiac Update Education Meeting for Medical Professionals GenesisCare is 2,400 highly trained healthcare professionals and support staff across Australia, the U.K. and Spain, designing innovative treatments and care for people with cancer, sleep conditions and heart disease. The Cardiac Update Education Meeting for Medical Professionals will specifically discuss cardiology and identify how GenesisCare supports the Fraser Coast, both presently and in the future. Urangan Enquire GenesisCare
24 October 12:30pm Advanced Level Immunisation Update Download the Flyer Download the Registration Form Nurses who work in immunisation are invited to attend this four hour update on the Immunisation Schedule and Immunisation Catch-Ups. Hervey Bay From $50 WBPHU
24-26 October 44th International Mental Health Nursing Conference Mental health is a human right. All over the world, people with mental health issues experience a wide range of human rights violations – including lack of access to basic mental health care and treatment, and the complete absence of community based mental health care, resulting in institutional care – which, in many countries, is associated with degrading treatment and sub-standard living conditions. Cairns Enquire ACMHN
25-27 October PSA 2018 ASC - The Young Regional Surgeon The Provincial Surgeons of Australia 2018 Annual Scientific Conference program explores techniques, practices and decision making factors unique to the rural surgeon. Bundaberg From $770 Provincial Surgeons of Australia
26 October 8:45am APNA Updates in Primary Care APNA’s Updates in Primary Health Care workshop is coming to Brisbane. Network with new friends and earn up to 12 CPD hours across two days of exciting education. Brisbane From $350 APNA Yes
26 October 6pm Whose Health Record is it anyway? Health professionals from general practice, allied health, pharmacy and specialists are inviled to a Q&A session hosted by the Australian Digital Health Agency. Urraween Free PHN
26-28 October RMA18 Rural Medicine Australia is the peak national event for rural and remote doctors of Australia and internationally. This annual conference and research/scientific health forum is hosted by the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) and the Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA). Darwin Enquire ACRM and RDAA 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
30 October 8:45am Ninth Annual Queensland Epilepsy Symposium Thinking outside the box. Join us for some stimulating dialogue in: autoimmune epilepsy, disease modifying therapies, and talking about if venomous animals help us develop medicines. Brisbane From $60 Epilepsy Queensland
30 October 9:30am Dementia and ageing well This free education day will look at understanding Alzheimer’s Disease, Vascular Dementia and Lewy Body Dementia, medication, advance care plans home care packages and local service providers. Bundaberg Free Alzheimer's Queenland
30 October 12pm Practice nurses: new to immunisation education session For Nurses from General Practice who are new to immunisation and are required to provide immunisation services within their workplace. Hervey Bay and Bundaberg Free Wide Bay Public Health Unit
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
2 November 9am Suicide in the Workplace This training will help you understand who could be affected in your workplace and the potential impact that requires support. You will have a draft postvention plan of immediate, short and long term actions ready to implement. Bundaberg From $215 Impact Community Services
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
8 November 1pm Dementia community awareness event This free community event will have guest speakers from Ozcare, Dementia Australia and Central Queensland University. Kepnock Free Dementia Australia
13 November 8:15am Law for Nurses Law for Nurses is a one-day seminar that will help clarify your legal risks, rights, obligations and options in addressing challenging staff and patient issues. Brisbane From $595 LawSense 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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