Wide Bay education and training events

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From 1 January 2019 ALL Australian College of Nurses CPD ACN is proud to share our Queensland short face-to-face CPD courses to assist you in achieving the hours required by the NMBA for annual renewal and authority to practice. National Enquire Australian College of Nurses Yes
From 1 January 2019 ALL Australian College of Nurses CPD - online ACN is proud to share our Queensland online CPD courses to assist you in achieving the hours required by the NMBA for annual renewal and authority to practice. Online Enquire Australian College of Nurses Yes
From 31 January 2019 ALL Supporting Children’s Resilience in General Practice Supporting children’s resilience in general practice provides you with a conversation guide to assist your work with patients as parents, as well as a rationale for why GPs should conduct preventative conversations with parents about their children’s social and emotional wellbeing. Online Enquire Emerging Minds Enquire
From 1 February 2019 ALL Palliative care GP online learning modules PEPA has developed a suite of online learning to support GPs to improve their coordination of care for patients requiring palliative care. The learning modules have been developed by a team of palliative care experts and reviewed by clinicians with extensive palliative care experience, including current medical practitioners. Online Free PEPA Enquire
19 February 2019 6.00pm Palliative Care Best Practice for Community Based Patients This activity explores the importance of needs based care approaching the end of life. It describes how GPs/pharmacists can manage a "good death" by mobilising local resources to contribute to the palliative care team and explores ways to manage common terminal symptoms. Bundaberg Free PHN Yes
20 February 2019 2.00pm Promoting the Importance of Advance Care Planning Education for Residential Aged Care Facility staff, recognising the value of advance care planning. Urraween Free PHN No
20 February 2019 4.00pm Promoting the Importance of Advance Care Planning Education for Community Service Providers and Queensland Ambulance Service staff, recognising the value of advance care planning. Urraween Free PHN No
20 February 2019 6.00pm Palliative Care Best Practice for Community Based Patients This activity explores the importance of needs based care approaching the end of life. It describes how GPs/pharmacists can manage a "good death" by mobilising local resources to contribute to the palliative care team and explores ways to manage common terminal symptoms. Hervey Bay Free PHN Yes
22 February 2019 APNA Foundations of General Practice Nursing Workshop General practice nursing is unlike other areas of nursing practice. Attending a Foundations of General Practice Nursing workshop is the perfect way to build on your expertise, and engage with nurses in your local area. Brisbane $350-450 APNA Yes
23 February 2019 9am Hot Topics GP Update Course 2019 Medcast and NB Medical, will bring you a one-day, face-to-face, CPD opportunity. You will receive an up-to-date workbook, featuring bite-size breakdowns of 150 medical conditions. Created by GPs for GPs and adapted specifically for Australia. Brisbane From $300 Medcast Pty Ltd Yes
26 February 2019 6.30pm Addressing eating disorders in primary care The National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) and Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN invite all medical and health professionals to a FREE introductory education evening covering *screening and assessment *management and treatment *recovery and essential elements of care *supporting patient and carers *referral pathways and support services Bundaberg Free National Eating Disorders Collaboration and Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN Yes
27 February 2019 6.00pm Nurse and health worker networking meeting Understanding CAPS & MASS for patients who need continence supplies. Bundaberg Free PHN No
27 February 2019 7.30pm Improving outcomes in atopic dermatitis Free, live, interactive webinar with a live case and instant polling questions. Compare your management with your peers, and ask the experts questions. Accredited for 3 RACGP CPD points and 2 ACRRM PDP points, and proudly supported by the Eczema Association of Australasia Inc. Webinar Free In Vivo Academy and Eczema Association of Australasia Yes
28 February 2019 TheMHS Summer Forum TheMHS Summer Forum is an annual two-day educational program that highlights a contemporary topic in mental health. It will guide, challenge and inspire delegates. Audience discussion and participation are encouraged. Sydney Enquire TheMHS Learning Network
28 February 2019 12.30pm Introduction to My Health Record for Mental Health Professionals This interactive webinar for Mental Health professionals will aim to provide an overview of the system, obligations of clinicians engaging with the Record and rights of the consumer. Webinar Free Australian Digital Health Agency No
28 February 2019 1.00pm What you need to know about connecting your practice to My Health Record This webinar will provide you with the necessary tools and knowledge for how you and your practice as a healthcare provider can connect to the My Health Record. There will be opportunity for Q&A.This live and interactive webinar will be repeated weekly during the month of February 2019. Webinar Free Australian Digital Health Agency No
1 March 2019 9.00am StandBy Support After Suicide - Pathways to Care Community Workshop A Community Workshop to learn ways to support people bereaved or impacted by suicide and develop a community response plan. - StandBy Response Service Model - Work Through case scenario - How this community will respond - Crisis, trauma and grief - Self Care. Hervey Bay Free StandBy Support After Suicide No
2 March 2019 8.45am Motivational Interviewing Workshop for Primary Health Professionals Motivational Interviewing (MI) is sweeping the world as a highly effective therapeutic approach used to empower people to make healthy behavioural choices. Bundaberg Free PHN Yes
14 March 2019 2.00pm Performance Appraisals If you ran a straw poll at your workplace, how many employees would agree that they enjoy their annual performance review? Not many! But why? When done properly the performance appraisal is a structured process to improve performance and productivity and identify learning and development opportunities.Hints and tips on reviewing performance, setting and writing performance objectives, giving constructive evaluation and more. Webinar $40 (members) Australian Health Industry Group No
19 March 2019 2.00pm Personal productivity and effective decision making Personal productivity generally derives from, thinking about what it is you want to do, figuring out how you are going to get this done, and actually following through to get it done. Our brain is required to co-ordinate all three activities. Learn how to harness the daily ebbs and flows of brain energy, learn how to ‘quiet’ your busy brain to deal with distractions to become more productive at work. Webinar $40 (members) Australian Health Industry Group No
21 March 2019 2.00pm Managing performance Work with your employee to channel their talents toward organisational and team goals. Work with underperforming employees to help them find new skills, attitude and application to re-engage them back into production, benefiting the overall moral and productivity of the workplace. Webinar $40 (members) Australian Health Industry Group No
21 March 2019 6.00pm Immunotherapy: the future is now - A virtual panel discussion This is a video conference education seminar, participants are welcome to join this session at WBHHS Cancer Care Services in Bundaberg and Hervey Bay. Online Free for CNSA members Cancer Nurses Society of Australia No
23 March 2019 8.30am Ultrasound - Critical Care Workshop This course is designed for those working in the critical care setting to have a fundamental understanding of the techniques and interpretation of ultrasound at the bedside with a focus on RUSH techniques including HI MAP, and ultrasound guided intervention. Brisbane $1,790 Lightbox Radiology Education Yes
23 March 2019 8.30am CT - Acute Medical + Surgical Interpretation The perfect introduction to computed tomography in the acute clinical setting. Designed in a systematic learning format, the course covers acquisition, normal variations, patterns of disease & pitfalls in CT imaging of the head, chest, abdomen, pelvis, cervical & thoracolumbar spine. Brisbane $660 Lightbox Radiology Education Yes
26 March 2019 8.45am Dementia Essentials Provide support to people living with dementia. This is a Dementia Training Australia (DTA) course which is funded by the Australian Government and delivered by Dementia Australia. Dementia Essentials is a unit of competency designed to assist workers supporting people living with Dementia. Maryborough Free Dementia Australia Yes
26 March 2019 9.00am Promoting Participation in the National Cervical Screening Program to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Women This course aims to educate healthcare providers on the changes to the National Cervical Screening Program and promoting the benefits of regular cervical screening to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander women. Bundaberg Free (registration essential) BenchmarqueIQ No
26 March 2019 2.00pm Positive habits for success We all have habits. Some good. Some not so helpful. The habits we have (or don’t have) shape what we do, how we think, how we relate and ultimately how successful we are in love and life. As Warren Buffet said our habits “may be more important than IQ”. All successful people have daily habits they live by. Gain an insight into some of the habits of successful people. Learn why goals feel good but seldom work when it comes to behaviour change. Discover what’s really required to rewire your brain and develop new habits. Webinar $40 (members) Australian Health Industry Group No
2 April 2019 2.00pm Managing difficult behaviours Each person comes to work with their own personality and emotional conditioning. From time to time they will disagree on issues. Understand common types of difficult behaviour and conflict. Develop strategies to deal with difficult situations, improve communication channels and focus on team productivity. Webinar $40 (members) Australian Health Industry Group No
4 April 2019 Mental Health Disorders Training for Rural Practitioners The Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) provides a Mental Health Disorders Training for Rural Practitioners course online throughout the year. This course has a specialised focus on rural and remote Australia by addressing issues such as isolation and drought and is run online over a four week period. Online learning $625 (members) Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine Yes
4 April 2019 9.00am APNA 2019 National Conference Whether it is writing care plans, setting up a nurse clinic, gaining confidence with ear irrigation or engaging in challenging conversations – APNA has developed and hand-picked a practical and thought-provoking conference program featuring workshops, keynotes, panels, posters and abstracts delivered by engaging speakers on pertinent topics beneficial to the daily practice of primary health care nurses. Adelaide From $720 Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association Yes
9 April 2019 8:45am Foot Health Assessment Program On the successful completion of the program, participants should have the ability to safely perform a basic foot care assessment, determine foot care requirements and use basic equipment and a range of topical medications where the services of a professional podiatrist are not required. Bundaberg Free Benchmarque Yes
10 April 2019 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
27 April 2019 8.30am Spirometry Training Course The Spirometry Training Course provides comprehensive training in the application, measurement and interpretation of expiratory spirometry in general practice. The interactive workshop includes hands-oncomponents to allow participants to apply their new knowledge in a practical setting. Hervey Bay Free National Asthma Council Australia Yes
14 May 2019 8.45am Dementia Essentials Provide support to people living with dementia. This is a Dementia Training Australia (DTA) course which is funded by the Australian Government and delivered by Dementia Australia. Dementia Essentials is a unit of competency designed to assist workers supporting people living with Dementia. Bundaberg Free Dementia Australia Yes
16-17 July 2019 8.30am Care Plans and Health Assessments Masterclass Roadshow Join us as we take a deep dive into how to create meaningful care plans and health assessments in general practice. Concentrating on the top 3 health assessments (chronic disease prevention and management, PIPs and SIPs, and financial viability) we’ll spend two full days exploring the components that make the biggest difference to patient health outcomes. Brisbane From $500 HotDoc Yes
24 September 2019 8.45am Dementia Essentials – Provide support to people living with dementia This 3-day nationally-accredited unit of competency includes theory and practical components to be completed during the course delivery. This course is suitable for people working in aged care, health care and community services. Maryborough Free Dementia Australia Yes
5 November 2019 8.45am Dementia Essentials – Provide support to people living with dementia This 3-day nationally-accredited unit of competency includes theory and practical components to be completed during the course delivery. This course is suitable for people working in aged care, health care and community services. Maryborough Free Dementia Australia Yes
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