Wide Bay education and training events

Wide Bay Events
Date/s Month Start Event About Suburb Cost Run by CPD
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
3 December 6:15pm A snapshot of Australian Veterans’ Mental Health Research: Important insights for clinical practice In this webinar, two leading researchers will present the results of their most current research exploring the prevalence of mental health disorders in Australian veterans and the associated pathways to care. Webinar Free MHPN Yes
4 December 6pm HIV shared care The shift to a chronic disease model for the management of HIV means there is an increasingly important role for GPs and primary health care nurses to ensure that patients are offered comprehensive preventative care based on national guidelines. Cairns & Webinar Free ASHM
5 December 9am Regional private practice series 2 - workplace policies and risk management Workplace policies form an important part of risk management in the employment framework. When considering risks in a private practice, there are many areas which are not always front of mind. Bundaberg From $110 AMAQ Yes
5 December 6pm Methamphetamine management for medical practitioners This seminar will explore how a client using methamphetamines may present to a GP clinic and what treatment should be instigated. It will discuss medical stability, the dangers of Serotonin toxicity and advise on mental health management from the effects of excessive methamphetamine use. Harm reduction strategies for client not wishing to cease use will be outlined. Webinar Free Insight Yes
14 December 2pm Respiratory illnesses in Indigenous children This will provide an overview of the current status of acute and chronic respiratory illnesses in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, with a focus on the gaps in knowledge that need to be addressed to effect change in the burden of disease. Webinar Free Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
15 December End of Year Dinner Meeting Australia’s flawed approach to dealing with social dysfunction and crime. Social dysfunction and crime are largely driven by poverty, family dysfunction and domestic violence, substance abuse, child neglect and abuse and mental illness. Brisbane From $80 ANZAPPL
23 January 2019 6:30pm Hot Topics GP Update: Men's Health This interactive live webinar will explore crucial areas such as PSA testing, common areas such as LUTS, and controversial areas such as testosterone replacement. Webinar Free Medcast Pty Ltd Yes
30 January 2019 6.30pm CPR Training for General Practice Staff To provide participants with an understanding of the fundamental principles and practical knowledge that can be applied to save and preserve life in accordance with the Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) Guidelines. Bundaberg $45pp PHN 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
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
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
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
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
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