Events Calendar

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Movember Month
Is an annual, month-long celebration of the moustache, highlighting men's health issues, specifically prostate cancer and depression in men.

International Men’s Day
19 November.

21st World Congress on Nursing Pharmacology and Nursing Education
Grooming the pharmacological boundaries for nursing education
20-21 November, Melbourne, Victoria.

ICN Regulation & Credentialing Summit
Working in complex and uncertain times
20-21 November. Hotel Palacio Estoril, Portugal.

Breaking Point: Ice & Methamphetamine Conference
20-21 November, Mercure Hotel Brisbane. Earn 11 Hours of CPD (certificate awarded).

5th Annual National Mental Health Summit
20-21 November, Swissotel Sydney NSW.

6th International Australasian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) Conference
20-22 November, National Convention Centre, Canberra ACT.

17th International Conference and Exhibition on Nanomedicine and Nanotechnology in Health Care
Nanomedicine- Advances and clinical challenges
23-24 November, Melbourne, Victoria.

NIIM 4th Annual Symposium ‘Integrative Medicine: The Art & Science’
Friday 24 November & Saturday 25 November .. You are welcome to attend 1 or both days!
+ Cocktail Reception Friday night including Book Launch: A Clinician’s Guide to Integrative Oncology
@ Amora Hotel Riverwalk, 649 Bridge Road, Richmond, Melbourne

SPECIAL OFFER: 10% Discount for ‘ANMF’ Members
Registration Fees:
Friday or Saturday (One Day)      $240      Full Time Student   $120
Both Days + Cocktail Reception  $440      Full Time Student   $220

For 10% Discount on above prices, enter the code ‘ANMF17’ when booking online

Fantastic line up of 25 International & Australian Speakers including Prof Omer Kucuk (USA), Dr Ionnis Papasotiriou (Greece), Dr Tim Ewer (New Zealand)
Dr Michelle Woolhouse, Dr David Wilkinson, Dr Mark Westaway, Dr John Walters, Prof Luis Viettta, Nikolaj Travica, Prof Richard Silberstein, Prof Avni Sali AM, A/Prof Karin Ried, Gerald Quigley, A/Prof Andrew Pipingas, A/Prof Kylie O’Brien, Prof John Munro, Cliff Meakin, Dr Cheryl Martin, Dr Kevin Lee, A/Prof Vicki Kotsirilos AM, Diana Kopatsy, Dr Barbara James, Vanita Dahia, Dr Taufiq  Binjemain


Themes include: Integrative Approaches to Healthcare - Allergies & Autoimmune conditions - Brian Health - Cancer Prevention, Treatment & Survivorship - Chronic Diseases - Developmental delays in Children - Diabetes & Obesity - Environmental Medicine - Genetics - Gut Health - Inflammation -Microbiome - Nutrition - Pain Management - Research Updates - Women’s Health … and much more!

Download brochure via link: NIIM Symposium Brochure Nov 2017

ENQUIRIES:  or phone Anna 03 9912 9542

National Indigenous Allied Health Australia Conference
Care, cultures and connections
27-29 November, Rendezvous Scarborough Perth WA.

Key Issues in Women’s Health – Singapore
Let’s look at the health care needs of half the population - Information that every Nurse should know
27 November - 1 December 2017
This 4-day conference, being held aboard the Mariner of the Seas sailing out of Singapore, will explore Women’s Health under three conference themes – Conditions, Pregnancy and Parenting, and Healthy Lifestyle. The decision on which sessions to include in the conference program is based on the most frequent questions received from women by the presenting organisation Women’s Health Queensland Wide.
More info -

Nursing and Midwifery Leadership Conference
Celebrating the Why
30 November– 1 December, Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre WA.

Mercy Perinatal Global Obstetric Update
30 November-2 December, Park Hyatt Melbourne. This year, GOU is everything that midwives, GPs and specialist need to know in clinic and in the birth suite.


World AIDS Day
1 December.

Trauma in Aged Care - Nursing Conference
4-5 December, Rydges Sydney Central, Surry Hills NSW. Earn 11 Hours and 15 Mins of CPD (certificate awarded).

46th Global Nursing and Healthcare Conference
Exploring latest innovations in nursing and healthcare
6-7 December, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

International Human Rights Day
10 December.



Midwives on Board! - The Panama Canal
An Education at Sea Event
16 February-2 March 2018. Calling all midwives…Education at Sea is bringing you a fabulous opportunity to be a part of a midwifery cruise on board the Norwegian Star.

4th Annual Congress and Medicare Expo on Trauma & Critical Care
Advanced traumatic & emergency care
22-23 February 2018, Paris, France.

Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred
Perioperative Course
23 February 2018
Ph: (03) 9076 2382


Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred
Spirometry Principles & Practice
1–2 March 2018
Asthma Educator’s Course
7-9 March 2018
Smoking Cessation Course
15-16 March
Ph: (03) 9076 2382

47th Global Nursing & Healthcare Conference
Exploring latest innovations in nursing and healthcare
1-3 March 2018, London, UK.

5th International Conference Global Network of Public Health Nurses
5-7 March 2018, Safari Park Hotel and Casino, Nairobi.

23rd Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Federation Biennial Meeting
9 March 2018, London UK.

4th Commonwealth Nurses and Midwives Conference
10-11 March 2018, London UK.

Skin Health Education Day
Saturday 17 March 2018
What you always wanted to know about skin but were afraid to ask!
Leading dermatologists and skin care experts will provide training and education on how to diagnose and how to treat and manage common skin complaints.
Following the success of the 2017 Skin Health Education Day, this special one-day event will again run in 2018. The program will cover a range of questios commonly encountered by healthcare professionals, beauticians and the general public.
This one-day education program will be led by Assoc. Professor Rosemary Nixon.
View Flyer | To register for this event, please visit: Registrations close 10 March 2018.

20th Global Nursing Education Conference
Current challenges and innovations in nursing education
21-23 March 2018, New York, USA.

Australian Healthcare Week Expo
21-23 March 2018, International Convention Centre Darling Harbour.

Nurse Practitioners - Pharmacology and Prescribing Conference
22-23 March 2018, Brisbane. Earn 11 Hours and 15 Mins of CPD (certificate awarded).


Australian Resuscitation Council Advanced Life Support Level 1 course
8-15 April 2018, Aboard the Royal Caribbean International Explorer of the Seas, seven nights from Sydney to the South Pacific. The course was developed for healthcare professionals in general practice, community health and ward-based facilities. You can also bring your family and friends – you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the ports and experience the onboard entertainment and activities.

2nd Advanced Nursing Science and Practice
Exploring latest advances in nursing science and practice
12-13 April 2018, Hawaii, USA.

Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred
Managing COPD – Acute/Chronic
19–20 April 2018
Respiratory Course (Modules A & B)
30 April–3 May 2018
Respiratory Course (Module A)
30 April–1 May 2018
Ph: (03) 9076 2382


17th National Nurse Education Conference
Changing worlds: Synergies in nursing, midwifery and health education
1-4 May 2018, Crown Promenade Melbourne, Victoria.

Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred
Respiratory Course (Module B)
2-3 May 2018
Spirometry Principles & Practice
7–8 May 2018
Asthma & Allergy Management Seminar
14 May 2018
Ph: (03) 9076 2382

Enrolled Nurses’ Conference
3-4 May 2018, Melbourne.

7th World Congress on Breast Cancer
Pioneering spirit of enriching the lives and wellness of women
10-11 May 2018, Frankfurt, Germany.

4th World Congress on Midwifery and Women’s Health
Caring women and newborns with skill and compassion
14-15 May, Singapore.

Global Experts Meeting on Neonatal Nursing and Maternal Healthcare
Novel advancement in neonatal nursing & maternal healthcare research
14-16 May 2018, Singapore.

Palliative Care Nurses Australia Inc Biennial Conference
20-21 May 2018, Hilton Brisbane Qld.

26th World Congress on Nursing Care
Advanced technologies and best practices in nursing & integrated care
21-23 May 2018, Osaka, Japan.

3rd World Congress on Nursing Practice & Research
Hand in hand creating tomorrow: Nursing practice, education and research
23-24 May 2018, Montreal, Canada.

3rd International Conference on Nursing & Midwifery
Leading the way: Nurses & midwives for a safe healthy and peaceful world
23-24 May 2018, New York, USA.

Melbourne Nurses' Conference
24-25 May 2018, Oaks on Market, Melbourne Victoria.

Australian College of Perioperative Nurses (ACORN) and joint Asian Perioperative Nurses Association (ASIORNA) Conference
23-26 May 2018, Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia.

Care of the Older Person into the 21st Century – Alaska
What does the future look like as the population ages into the 21st Century and what are the implications for health care delivery?
27 May - 3 June 2018
This conference will offer the opportunity to discuss what ageing will look like into the 21st century and how health care services will be delivered. For Nursing, in particular, it will provide a platform to explore how Nursing services across the health care spectrum may alter.
More info -


Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred
Respiratory Update Seminar
4 June 2018
Influencing Behaviour Change – a formula
14–15 June 2018
Influencing Behaviour Change – Theory & Practice
14 June 2018
Influencing Behaviour Change – Intensive Workshop/Case Studies
15 June 2018
Paediatric Respiratory Update
21 June 2018
Ph: (03) 9076 2382

48th World Congress on Advanced Nursing Research
To promote excellence in nursing research
14-15 June 2018, Dublin, Ireland.


20th Asia Pacific Diabetes Conference
Therapeutic approaches for diabetes management and endocrine complications
9-10 July 2018, Sydney, NSW.

5th Annual Congress on Emergency Nursing & Critical Care
Exploring the innovations in emergency nursing and critical care
16-17 July 2018, London, UK.

50th World Congress on Men in Nursing
Exploring the role of men in advancing global health
16-17 July 2018, Rome, Italy.

5th World Congress on Hospice and Palliative Care
Refinement and renovation of medicate with hospice palliative care
16-17 July 2018, Melbourne, Victoria.

49th International Congress on Nursing Care Plan & Health
Nursing care plan- A practical guide to medicine
16-18 July 2018, Rome, Italy.

21st World Nursing Education Conference
Technology innovations in nursing education
16-18 July 2018, Melbourne, Victoria.

Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred
Smoking Cessation Course
26–27 July 2018
Ph: (03) 9076 2382


Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred
Asthma Educator’s Course
1–3 August 2018
Managing COPD – Acute/Chronic
9–10 August 2018
Spirometry Principles & Practice
13–14 August 2018
A Practical Management Approach of Non Invasive Ventilation & Sleep Disorders
16–17 August 2018
Sleep: the how, why & the what – skills for your toolkit
16 August 2018
The Pressure to Breathe – the skills for success with NIV
17 August 2018
Respiratory Course (Modules A & B)
20–23 August 2018
Respiratory Course (Module A)
20–21 August 2018
Respiratory Course (Module B)
22–23 August 2018
Ph: (03) 9076 2382

17th International Congress of Circumpolar Health
12-15 August 2018, Copenhagen, Denmark.

47th World Congress on Nursing & Health Care
Nursing: Education, healthcare and research in practice
20-21 August 2018, Tokyo, Japan.

49th Annual Nursing Research and Evidence Based Practice Conference
22-23 August 2018, Tokyo, Japan.

10th ICN Nurse Practitioners/Advanced Practice Nurses Conference
Bridging the gap
26-29 August 2018, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

17th World Congress on Clinical Nursing and Practice
Explore opportunities, best practices & recent developments in clinical nursing
29-30 August 2018, Zurich, Switzerland.


19th South Pacific Nurses Forum
15–19 October 2018, Cook Islands.

Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred
Asthma Educator’s Course
31 October–2 November 2018
Ph: (03) 9076 2382


2018 Nursing Summit - Eastern Caribbean
The Latest Advances in Health Care Delivery and their Implication for Nursing Practice.
10 November-18 November 2018. The content will be both relevant and of interest to Nurses working in the acute hospital setting, community health, public health, aged care, and doctor surgeries. As well as those Nurses working in the area of policy development, health education, and Nursing research. We will explore a number of different ports and you will spend time with fellow Nurses in an exclusive setting, on one of the most exceptional ships sailing in the Caribbean - the Harmony of the Seas.

Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred
Smoking Cessation Facilitator’s Course
15–16 November 2018
Spirometry Principles & Practice
22–23 November 2018
Ph: (03) 9076 2382


World Congress of Cardiology & Cardiovascular Health
5-8 December, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.


International Council of Nurses (ICN) Congress
2019, Singapore, hosted by the Singapore Nurses Association.

19th International Prader-Willi Syndrome Organisation (IPWSO) Conference
2019, Cuba.

15th National Rural Health Conference
24-27 March 2019, Hobart Tasmania.

International Society of Nephrology’s Biennial World Congress of Nephrology
12-15 April 2019, Melbourne, Australia.

Council of International Neonatal Nurses Conference
Enriched family - enhanced care
5-8 May 2019, Auckland, New Zealand.

International Council of Nurses (ICN) 21st International Conference on Nursing
25-26 September 2019, London United Kingdom.