Events Calendar

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National Blue September Month

National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred
Respiratory Course (Module B)
20–21 September
P: (03) 9076 2382

ANMF Australian Nurses and Midwives Conference
Thursday 21 & Friday 22 September 2017
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Enrolled Nurse Professional Association (ENPA NSW) Conference
21-22 September, Mercure Hotel, Sydney.

Launceston Nurses' Conference​
2 Day Conference for Nurses - Learn Locally with Ausmed
Launceston, 21 - 22 Sep 2017

Food as Medicine: Food, Fertility and Pregnancy
Starts 25 September 2017

On this course for healthcare professionals, you will explore the latest evidence surrounding the role of nutrition on fertility and pregnancy outcomes. You will focus on two main topics: foods and fertility, and foods and pregnancy.

Foods and fertility will focus on optimising nutrition for fertility and pre-conception, including topics like the effect of food on reproductive health and dietary recommendations to improve fertility. Foods and Pregnancy will explore topics including requirements during pregnancy, and optimising gestational weight gain.

23rd World Nurse Practitioner Conference
Bridging Excellence in Nursing and Nursing Practice
28-29 September, Dubai, UAE.

18th Australasian Nurse Educators Conference
Transition, Technology, Transformation
28-30 September 2017, St Margaret’s College, Christchurch, New Zealand.

World Heart Day
29 September

International Police Remembrance Day
29 September.


Global Alcohol Policy Conference 2017
Mobilising for Change – Alcohol policy and the evidence for action
4-6 October 2017, Melbourne.

National Mental Health Week
8-14 October.

World Mental Health Day
10 October

Congress of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Nurses & Midwives (CATSINaM) Conference
Claiming our future
10-12 October, Sofitel Broadbeach, Gold Coast Qld.

13th Biennial National Enrolled Nurse Association of Australia (ANMF SIG) Conference
11 October, Wrest Point, Tasmania.

Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred
Managing COPD
12-13 October 2017
Spirometry Principles & Practice
23-24 October 2017
P: (03) 9076 2382

Australasian Rehabilitation Nurses' Association 27th Annual Conference
The changing landscape for rehabilitation nursing: Transitions, transformation, future visions
12-13 October, Adelaide, SA.

Australian College of Neonatal Nurses Conference
12-14 October, Daydream Island, Qld.

21st Australasian Menopause Society Congress
Menopause: Exploring the evidence
13-15 October, Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, NSW.

National Anti Poverty Week
15-21 October.

World Self Medication Industry (WSMI) General Assembly
The Health Economic Value of Self Care
18–19 October, International Convention Centre Darling Harbour, NSW.

Australian College of Neonatal Nurses 25th National Conference
Shaping neonatal care: From past to future
18-20 October, King Fisher Bay Resort, Fraser Island, Qld.

35th Annual CRANAplus Conference
The future of remote health and the influence of technology
18-20 October, Cable Beach Club Resort and Spa, Broome WA.

Rural and Remote Mental Health Conference
We're in it together
25-27 October, Broome, WA. E:

35th Audiometry Nurses Association of Australia Annual Conference & AGM
25-27 October, Novotel Woolongong Northbeach, NSW.

Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Nurses Association (ANZONA) Conference
Let's Articulate, Align and Unite: ANZONA 2017.
Wednesday 25th – Friday 27th October 2017
Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth, Western Australia
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43rd Annual International Mental Health Nursing Conference
25-27 October, Tasmania.

Nursing and Legal Concepts - South Pacific
Keeping you and your patients safe
28 October - 5 November 2017
The legal implications of Nursing practice are a concern to all Nurses. It's important that as Nurses we understand the legal principles that apply to the delivery of health services. These principles apply to all areas of clinical practice and all geographical locations. So irrespective of your area of practice or where you live this conference is for you.
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Australian College of Midwives 20th National Conference
Calling all Midwives: The truth is out there!
30 October- 2 November, Adelaide, SA.


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

Lung Health Promotion Centre at The Alfred
Asthma Educator’s Course
1-3 November 2017
Smoking Cessation Facilitator’s Course
16–17 November 2017
P: (03) 9076 2382

Australasian HIV & AIDS Conference
6-8 November, National Convention Centre Canberra.

Australasian Sexual Health Conference
7-9 November, National Convention Centre Canberra.

Eureka Climb
12 November. The race to the top of Melbourne's tallest building. At 88 levels, 1,642 steps, it’s Australia’s biggest vertical race!

World Diabetes Day
14 November.

26th Transplant Nurses’ Association National Conference
Success. Solidarity. Sustainability
15-17 November, Rydges Melbourne.

International Men’s Day
19 November.

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

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

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.
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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).

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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


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

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