Wide Bay education and training events

Wide Bay Events
Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
21 April ACRRM Ultrasound workshop This workshop is the perfect opportunity to develop and improve your ultrasound skills in a supporting and knowledgeable environment with professional sonographers. It covers the use of ultrasound in emergency medicine, trauma, and clinical care, and helps rural generalists improve their technique in using ultrasounds in practice. Brisbane Enquire ACRRM Yes
24 April 3pm Supporting those who have experienced sudden grief or loss "Improved communication skills at point of contact with griever. Reduced helplessness in the face of sudden grief. Practical Applicable tools to support grieving persons. Improved understanding of the impact of sudden unexpected death" Webinar From $50 Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement
26 April 9:30am STEPS Group Australia: Positive Behaviour Support and Management Workshop This workshop will explore challenging behaviour and the contributing factors, and provide some practical tips. We will also explore the role of Sensory Processing Disorder. Bundaberg From $45 STEPS Charity
28 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. Gayndah Free Benchmarque Yes
28 April 8:30am GP COPD and Heart Failiure education Novartis and the PHN invite health professionals to attend a day of education on the issue of COPD and heart failure. Hervey Bay Free Novartis Enquire
28 April 9am Perinatal in Practice This workshop aims to introduce health professionals to the current understanding of perinatal mood disorders and its management, using lecture, case studies and interactive exercises. Brisbane From $360 Black Dog Institute Yes
1 May Law for Nurses Law for Nurses is an practical 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
7 May 9:30am Live webcast - Heavy menstrual bleeding delivering best practice care forum The Clinicians as Partners branch of Safer Care Victoria, in partnership with the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care, invites you to learn more about the Heavy Menstrual Bleeding Clinical Care Standard. This resource has been developed in response to significant variation in hysterectomy and endometrial ablation rates observed across Australia and with a view to ensuring patients are offered a choice of treatments. Webinar Free Australian Commission on Safety and Quality Health Care
8 May 9am DRUMBEAT 3 Day Facilitator Training DRUMBEAT is a unique evidence-based prevention and early-intervention program that combines the power of group drumming with conversations to explore relationships and build resilience. This is not another ‘fun drumming’ program but a structured intervention that uses drums and rhythm as a tool for engaging, regulating and skill building within a cognitive behavioural approach. Hervey Bay From $898.00 Holyoak
8 May 5pm Arrange - when and how to refer to AOD (and mental health) services This webinar will provide information and interventions that can be used in your day to day clinical practice. Webinar Free HNECCPHN Yes
8 May 8:30am B.strong Brief Intervention Training Workshop Health professionals and community workers who engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients have an important role to play in the delivery of smoking cessation, nutrition and physical activity brief interventions. Maryborough Free Menzies School of Health Research
9 May 8:30am B.strong Brief Intervention Training Workshop Health professionals and community workers who engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander patients have an important role to play in the delivery of smoking cessation, nutrition and physical activity brief interventions. Hervey Bay Free Menzies School of Health Research
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
11 May 10am Nicole Gibson You're invited to join the dynamic Nicole Gibson for an inspirational workship aimed at creating conversation & change for young people and their mental health Bundaberg Enquire Headspace Bundaberg
17 May 6:30pm ECG Interpretation for General Practice plus case studies & the AliveCor mobile ECG ECG Interpretation for General Practice plus case studies & the AliveCor mobile ECG Bundaberg Enquire Bristol-Myers Squibb & Pfizer Australia
18 May 8am Management of Lower Leg Ulceration Located at our state of the art learning facilities at Spring Hill, this workshop explores the pathophysiology underlying lower limb ulceration and explores assessment and management of these patients. Brisbane From $350 Wound Innovations
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
19 May 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. Maryborough Free Black Dog Institute Yes
23 May 6:30pm Exercise is Medicine for Health Professionals "How exercise can be used to prevent and manage patient chronic conditions. Importance of graded exercise therapy in relation to patient safety. Key aspects of the Australian Physical Activity Guidelines. Behaviour change strategies specific to the adoption of physical activity. Outline existing physical activity assessment tools in medical software" Bundaberg Enquire Exercise is Medicine Australia Yes
30 May 12pm Health professional resources for parenting concerns "As a health professional, you’ll see many parents facing the challenges of raising children. Knowing where to find a trusted source or free professional counsellor will help you guide parents along their journey. In the second of a series of three webinars, Dianne Zalitis, Practicing Midwife and Clinical Lead at Pregnancy, Birth and Baby will walk you through the resources and support available to parents. " Webinar Enquire Pregnancy Birth and Baby
2 June 9am Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention/a> 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. Bundaberg Free Black Dog Institute Yes
9 June 9am Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention/a> 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
13-15 June 2018 Indigenous Women's Wellbeing Conference The aim is to provide a platform for Indigenous women’s wellbeing, bringing together health professionals to exchange knowledge and information and raise awareness on Indigenous women’s issues with this year’s focus being on preventive women’s mental health and wellbeing. This is the 7th National Indigenous Women’s Conference and is quickly becoming one of Australia’s premier Indigenous women’s gathering. This conference is a chance to work together and strengthen the advancement of Indigenous Women’s Health and Wellbeing through effective strategic sharing of information and knowledge. Brisbane From $650 Indigenous Conference Services
15 June 8:30am Fundamentals of Wound Management Display an understanding of the physiology of normal wound repair and the body’s response to injury. Recognise the physiological differences between acute and chronic wounds and demonstrate knowledge of common wound types. Identify principles required to perform a holistic assessment of the patient with a wound. Identify factors that may affect wound healing. Apply a broad range of evidence based wound treatment options based on the principles of wound assessment. Identify patient education requirements. Recognise when and where to refer patients to maximise wound healing Brisbane From $300 Wound Innovations Yes
16 June Hot Topics GP Update Course 2018 NB Medical, Britain’s market leader in GP education has joined forces with Medcast, to bring you a one-day, face-to-face, CPD opportunity that will have you coming back year after year. Hot Topics is a lecture style course for GPs. Brisbane From $300 Medcast Yes
13-15 June 2018 Indigenous Men's Wellbeing Conference The aim is to provide a platform for Indigenous Men’s Health, bringing together health professionals to exchange knowledge and information and raise awareness on Indigenous Men’s issues with this year’s focus being on preventive men’s mental health and wellbeing. Brisbane From $650 Indigenous Conference Services
18-20 June 8am Digital Hospitals Summit Innovation is at the forefront of Australia's healthcare agenda with the National Digital Health Strategy 2018-2022 now approved. As hospitals transition to digital healthcare, it is crucial organisations have robust strategies in place to ensure systems are integrated smoothly, costs are kept to a minimum and that they continue to provide a high quality of care. Sydney From $1,999
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
23 June 9am Advanced Training in Suicide Prevention/a> 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. Urraween Free Black Dog Institute Yes
5-6 July The Black Thunder: Power of black voices towards 2020 conference The conference will bring together many of this country’s indigenous leaders, academics, politicians, activists, Indigenous elders, cultural advocates and those who are making a contribution to the struggle of self-determination for Indigenous people in Australia through their leadership and actions from grassroots communities. It is designed to be both inspiring, self empowering whilst at the same time, providing the opportunities for delegates to evaluate what the future holds for Indigenous People. At the same time, making a bold statement to the wider community that Indigenous self determination is both strong and gaining stronger momentum each day. Canberra Enquire Indigenous Conference Services
5-6 July National Indigenous Employment Services The conference will bring together organisations, employers and government agencies to discuss and paint a bigger picture of Indigenous employment. Over the years, Indigenous employment has changed considerably. Even though Indigenous unemployment rate is high and still unacceptable, reality shows us that the overall picture is getting brighter by the day. The conference will have an employment trade show as part of the proceedings. This will give participants the chance to look at further opportunities to develop a career path for employers. The conference will have the chance to meet with prospective employment agencies with a view to enhancing partnerships. Canberra From $800 Indigenous Conference Services
9-11 July 5th Indigenous STOP Domestic Violence National Conference The 5th INDIGENOUS STOP DOMESTIC AND FAMILY VIOLENCE NATIONAL CONFERENCE will focus on issues such as psychological, physical, emotional and mental abuse inflected on individuals and communities subjected to all forms of family and domestic violence. High quality information, research, community and government programs will be highlighted at the conference with the aim of providing positive outcomes in the drive to stop all forms of family and domestic violence in our communities. Brisbane From $750 Indigenous Conference Services
1-3 August 9am PHCRIS Conference Stay current with recent PHC developments, trends and news, build relationships with leaders in the field, develop intersectoral ideas and exchange perspectives across the wider health system. Melbourne From $400 Primary Health Care Research and Information Service (PHCRIS)
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
13-15 August Viral Hepatitis 11th Australiasian Conference We are in an exciting time. We have the opportunity to impact viral hepatitis in a way never before possible. However, as with every great endeavour, there is the risk that some people will miss the opportunities afforded by recent advances in therapeutics, implementation and policy. Worse, those who miss out may be the people who could benefit most. Our conference is inspired by the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its focus on inclusion and health for all. The program will showcase and critically examine ways to effectively reach everyone living with viral hepatitis, while being inclusive of their experiences and concerns. Adelaide Enquire
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
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