Events

Below we list events that may be of interest to our members:

 

  • Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 08:00 AM through June 28, 2019
    Rockhampton Leagues Club in Rockhampton, Australia

    Rockhampton Nurses' Conference

    Overview

    Ausmed believes it is essential that nurses living in the Rockhampton region have access to effective and engaging CPD on an annual basis. We look forward to receiving your support to ensure that this Local Nurses’ Conference is brought to Rockhampton every June. Book your place at this year’s event and:

    • Gain new knowledge for contemporary practice
    • Network, share experiences, and connect with like-minded colleagues
    • Help meet your CPD requirements
    • Enrich your professional practice and personal growth
    • Improve health outcomes specific to your local community and much, much more…
    We recognise that attending a conference requires planning and the support of your organisation. See below to find out how you can gain support to attend this event.
  • Friday, June 28, 2019 at 08:30 AM
    The Park Hotel in Spring hill, Australia

    Advanced Management and Care

    Hosted by ASHM


    ASHM invites all primary health care nurses who are caring for patients with, or at risk of, chronic hepatitis C to register for the two-day comprehensive ASHM Hepatitis C Nursing Management and Treatment education program, developed in partnership with the Australasian Hepatology Association (AHA).

    • Day 1 will introduce nurses to the epidemiology of hepatitis c and their role in screening, assessment as well as models of care for people living with hepatitis C
    • Day 2 will explore advanced concepts of hepatitis C care and management, including advanced liver disease and diagnosis, management and monitoring of hepatocellular carcinoma

    For more information please visit the website.

  • Monday, July 01, 2019 at 08:00 AM

    Nursing Refresher Course 2019 JUL

     

    This course is designed for qualified Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses who are out-of-practice and wish to refresh their knowledge in acute care nursing. It is also ideal for nurses working in non-acute areas of practice who wish to return to work in acute care environment.

    Participants will learn contemporary best-practice and renew their confidence while gaining practical experience in some of Mater’s exceptional hospitals.

    The course is designed to build on your previous nursing skills, knowledge and experience to prepare you for safe practice according to the relevant NMBA registered nurse Standards for Practice.

    Throughout the course, participants will:

    • gain an understanding of contemporary, evidence-based best practice, in a clinical environment.
    • observe and perform a variety of clinical skills including medication administration within the acute care setting with the support of preceptors, clinical facilitators and nurse educators.
    • receive regular feedback and support from educators and facilitators, and have the opportunity to be individually assessed.

    More Info: https://www.matereducation.qld.edu.au/Professional-development-learning/Clinical-Training/Nursing-Refresher-Course

  • Wednesday, July 03, 2019 at 07:00 AM
    Education Centre, Royal Women's And Brisbane Hospital

    Psychological aspects of palliative care

    Hosted by Palliative Care Qld and Centre for Palliative Care Research and Education


    In 2019 PCQ and CPCRE will be collaborating to hold four statewide palliative care education morning events. These events are open to all PCQ members, palliative care (ie. primary care, aged care, General Practice, disability sector and acute hospital staff) and specialist palliative care health professionals and anyone with an interest in palliative care in Queensland.

    All 2019 education mornings will include a panel of speakers discussing the topic based on their experience in relation to the topic. Topics have been chosen based on the World Health Organisation’s definition of palliative care, particularly highlighting the holistic nature of palliative care. These sessions will also include a Q&A with the audience.

    For more information and to register click here.

  • Saturday, July 06, 2019 at 08:00 AM through July 15, 2019
    Carnival Spirit

    HOW TO BE A NURSING LEADER OF THE 21ST CENTURY

    HOW TO BE A NURSING LEADER OF THE 21ST CENTURY 

    Do you want to lead a team that delivers an exceptional health consumer experience and meets key organisational goals?

    Business and healthcare is an awkward mix – this conference aims to equip you with the “soft” and “hard” skills that you need to triumph in this challenging role.  If you are a current or aspiring NUM or Nurse Manager of a health service, learn the leadership skills you need to deliver an engaged, dynamic, well-integrated team of Nurses. 

    CONFERENCE PROGRAM

    The program content is provided by expert Nurse Educators with extensive clinical and education experience. The education content provided in this program meets the same exacting standards as anything offered in an Australian land-based program.

    No matter what conference you attend you always need accommodation – a cruise ship provides a great all-inclusive* accommodation option to enhance your Conference experience.

    The Nurses for Nurses Network combines great education with fabulous travel adventures. We have taken a holistic approach to Nursing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to ensure you get the most out of your education-travel experience.

    Below is a snapshot of the Conference Program, the full Program can be found further down this page.

    DAY 1: 06 July 2019 | Depart Sydney

    Make sure you are up on deck to be a part of the “setting sail” festivities as we say farewell to Sydney.

    Evening: Enjoy this opportunity to mingle with the other attendees at the complimentary drinks and Conference Registration function.

    DAY 2: 07 July 2019 | At Sea
    DAY 3: 08 July 2019 | At Sea
    DAY 4: 09 July 2019 | Noumea
    DAY 5: 10 July 2019 | Mare
    DAY 6: 11 July 2019 | The Isle of Pines
    DAY 7: 12 July 2019 | At Sea
    DAY 8: 13 July 2019 | At Sea
    DAY 9: 14 July 2019 | Arrive Sydney

     

    More Info: https://www.nfnn.com.au/event/nursing-leader/

  • Saturday, July 06, 2019 at 08:30 AM
    The Old Museum in Bowen Hills, Australia

    The Women's Health Symposium

    Hosted by Pivot Osteopathy


    Women are not small men and they need healthcare practitioners who understand this. Join us for the inaugural Women's Health Symposium. A multi-disciplinary, one-day event designed to bring together health professionals who share an interest in women's health.

    We have a fantastic line-up of speakers from a wide variety of backgrounds, including top gynaecologist and pain medicine specialist Professor Thierry Vancaillie from the Women's Health Research Institute of Australia.

    Topics include helping women with pelvic mesh, chronic pelvic pain, women and anxiety, menopause, pelvic floor health and how to provide multi-disciplinary care in a community setting.

    Click here to learn more about this exciting event.

  • Saturday, July 06, 2019 at 09:00 AM through July 14, 2019
    The Carnival Spirit

    How to be a Nursing Leader of the 21st Century

    How to be a Nursing Leader of the 21st Century

    Editor: Sue Walker

    If you are a current or aspiring NUM or Nurse Manager of a health service, learn the leadership skills you need to deliver an engaged, dynamic, well-integrated team of Nurses. 

    Business and healthcare is an awkward mix - this conference aims to equip you with the “soft” and “hard” skills that you need to triumph in this challenging role.

    Conference Learning Outcomes:

    • Understand your own leadership and management values and develop your professional career plan to get the job you want
    • Learn about transformational leadership and how to build an inspired culture of learning and innovation
    • Discover the future trends of health care delivery and what skills will be needed to manage in this changed environment
    • Comprehend and apply practical management skills to deliver organisational results 

    This conference will provide the attendee with 24 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

    The venue for the conference is the Carnival Spirit as the ship cruises the South Pacific. The Conference venue will provide the conference attendee the fabulous opportunity to explore the beautiful South Pacific destinations outside of conference hours.

    The education content provided in this program meets the same exacting standards as anything offered in an Australian land-based program. What we have done is marry best practice content with a cruise ship conference venue to provide you with a Travel CPD experience, where the conference content is as important as your need for rest and relaxation.  Nurses spend their lives looking after others – this conference venue looks after the Nurse for a change.

    Want to find out more? https://www.nursesfornurses.com.au/events/231/How-to-be-a-Nursing-Leader-of-the-21st-Century?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Members%20fortnightly%20newsletter%20Sue%2030092018&utm_content=Members%20fortnightly%20newsletter%20Sue%2030092018+CID_6f2c07dfdbff73a25028c892011b953e&utm_source=NfN%20Enews%20Campaigns&utm_term=click%20here

  • Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 12:00 PM
    Brisbane North PHN - North Lakes in North Lakes, Australia

    National safety and quality primary health care standards consultation workshops -North Lakes

    Hosted by Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care


    The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) is consulting on National Safety and Quality Primary Health Care Standards and invites the primary health care sector to participate.
    Your involvement is essential to develop standards that are of value to your sector, focus on safety and quality outcomes and are patient-centred.

    The workshop
    These informal and interactive workshops will run for two hours with catering provided.
    Participants will be asked to discuss the safety and quality issues for patients in primary health care, and what needs to be in place to provide safe and high quality care.

    We are holding this workshop across three dates in the region:

    Who should attend?
    Anyone involved in the delivery of primary health care services including, but not limited to primary health care providers, practice managers, policy makers and relevant health service organisations.

    Online participation
    If you are unavailable to attend this date, three online workshops are also scheduled for 29 & 30 July at 12pm and 31 July at 6pm AEST time. Participation in a videoconferencing workshop requires access to a computer, tablet or smartphone with a camera and microphone.
    Alternatively, please complete this survey. The survey includes the topics that will be explored during the workshops.

    Click here to register for this workshop.

    If you have any questions please contact Hanna Pak on 02 9126 3635 or hanna.pak@safetyandquality.gov.au and visit the Commission’s website for more information about the National Safety and Quality Primary Health Care Standards.

  • Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 06:00 PM

    National safety and quality primary health care standards consultation workshops - RBWH

    Hosted by Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care


    The Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care (the Commission) is consulting on National Safety and Quality Primary Health Care Standards and invites the primary health care sector to participate.
    Your involvement is essential to develop standards that are of value to your sector, focus on safety and quality outcomes and are patient-centred.

    The workshop
    These informal and interactive workshops will run for two hours with catering provided.
    Participants will be asked to discuss the safety and quality issues for patients in primary health care, and what needs to be in place to provide safe and high quality care.

    We are holding this workshop across three dates in the region:

    Who should attend?
    Anyone involved in the delivery of primary health care services including, but not limited to primary health care providers, practice managers, policy makers and relevant health service organisations.

    Online participation
    If you are unavailable to attend this date, three online workshops are also scheduled for 29 & 30 July at 12pm and 31 July at 6pm AEST time. Participation in a videoconferencing workshop requires access to a computer, tablet or smartphone with a camera and microphone.
    Alternatively, please complete this survey. The survey includes the topics that will be explored during the workshops.

    Click here to register for this workshop.

    If you have any questions please contact Hanna Pak on 02 9126 3635 or hanna.pak@safetyandquality.gov.au and visit the Commission’s website for more information about the National Safety and Quality Primary Health Care Standards.

  • Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 08:00 AM through July 12, 2019
    Hervey Bay - Venue to be advised

    Acute Deteriorating Patient Seminar

    The ECT4Health Acute Deteriorating Patient Seminar is a two day program which overviews the assessment and management of patients with a range of presentations that represent acute deterioration. Throughout the Acute Deteriorating Patient Seminar we discuss physiology, assessment and management of patients with surgical and medical problems.  It is inevitable that we care for people who deteriorate, nurses need to be a step ahead and recognise the subtle signs of deterioration.  This course seminar is jam packed full of so much that you’ll wonder why you didn’t do it earlier!

    Content includes

    • Physiology overview – cells, oxygen and respiration
    • Hypoxia and Respiratory Failure
    • Cardiac Anatomy and physiology refresher
    • Rhythm interpretation of a cardiac monitored patient
    • Assessing chest pain
    • Patient assessment – in trauma
    • Assessing sick children
    • Shock and the different types, and management
    • Altered Levels of Conscious, GCS, Hypoglycaemia
    • Fitting, fevers and dehydration in children

    The ideal participant will be a paramedic or nurse working in an acute care setting, or a student within those disciplines.

     

    More Info: https://www.ect4health.com.au/acute-deteriorating-patient-seminar/