Calendar of Events

Health Workforce Queensland delivers a number of different educational workshops throughout the year to remote and rural general practitioners, allied health, nursing and occasionally students. 

Please contact us to express your interest in attending an educational workshop in 2017. 

Training and Events 2017




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3 - 5 February

Rural Emergency Medicine Workshop

The objective of this three day workshop is to provide rural doctors and nurses with cross-domain, team-based learning opportunities. The workshop will use a variety of teaching methods, such as small group case discussions, procedural skills stations and interactive lectures covering a range of topics. Topics include, but are not limited to structured approach to the critically ill, Cardiology, Obstetrics, Orthopaedics, Retrieval, Trauma, and Airway Management.

Cairns Convention Centre

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18 - 19 March

Dermatology and Wound Management Workshop

This two day workshop will cover areas associated with Dermatology and Wound Management. Topics include various skin related conditions, Psoriasis, and other papulo-squamous diseases.

As well as this, the workshop will also cover the fundamentals of wound management and assessment, product selection and lower limb care. 

Toowoomba City Library, Civic Precinct

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22 - 23 April

Emergency Paediatrics Workshop

This two day workshop will cover many areas associated with Paediatrics. Topics include Respiratory Distress, Seizures, Toxicology, Trauma, Neonatal Resuscitation, Paediatric-specific Resuscitation, ACLS, Paediatric Arrhythmias, Intraosseous Needles, and Fluid Resuscitation. 


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7 June

Ultrasound for Rural Practitioners Workshop

This one day workshop will cover many areas associated with the use of ultrasound in rural practice. Topic include physics, knobolgy and scanning tips, the use of ultrasound in ED, FASTS/eFASTS, AAA and other abdomen presentations, vascular access and pneumothorax, basic echo, nerve blocks and the implementations and pitfalls of ultrasound. 


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8 June

Musculoskeletal Workshop

This one day workshop will cover many areas associated with musculoskeletal conditions. Topics are to be confirmed. 

Mecure Townsville

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