Qld calendar and events: current events for health

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Queensland Cancer Care Workshops

Managing the side effects of chemotherapy and cancer treatments in the community

Community pharmacists are often consulted by people undergoing cancer treatment for assistance with management of side-effects. An understanding of the pathophysiology of side effects along with current best practice in management will enable pharmacists to provide the appropriate advice, or refer back to the treating doctor as necessary. This workshop is aimed at pharmacists in community pharmacies principally, but will be suitable also for health professionals in other disciplines with an interest in improving their knowledge about cancer.

Register here.

Cost: Free to PSA Members.   $20 for all other allied health professionals, to register, fill out the 2nd page of the flyer.

When: Sunday 26 October 2014 1:30 – 5:00pm

Townsville – JCU Pharmacy Practice Rooms  ,Building D8047, Room 003, James Cook University Townsville Flyer

When: Sunday 02 November 2014 1:30 – 5:00pm

Rockhampton – The Mecobe, Corner William & Bolsover Streets,  Rockhampton Flyer

Toowoomba – Gip’s Restaurant, 120 Russell Street Toowoomba Flyer

Sunshine Coast – Mayfield House, Level 3, 29 The Esplanade, Maroochydore   Sunshine Coast Flyer

When: Sunday 16 November 2014 1:30 – 5;00pm Cairns – Sheridan Hotel, 295 Sheridan Street  Cairns Flyer

When: Sunday  23 November 2014  1:30 – 5:00pm

Brisbane – PACE Building, Level 5, 20 Cornwall Street, Dutton Park    Brisbane Flyer

When: Sunday 30  November 2014 1:30 – 5;00pm

Gold Coast –  Southport Community Centre, 6 Lawson Street, Southport  Gold Coast Flyer

Mackay –  Quest Mackay on Gordon, 27 Gordon Street. Mackay Flyer

Brisbane Webinar- Travelling Safe: A Pharmacists Guide

Tuesday 07 October 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Webinar Only

With world travel becoming more accessible to the general public, pharmacists are seeing an increasing demand for travel health advice.  This lecture will update your knowledge of travel health and medicine and the recommended resources for the travel health consultation. Presented by Dr Deborah Mills.

 Webinar Instructions for PSA Members

Prior to joining the webinar, please ensure your machine has the required software by going to: http://www.redbackconferencing.com.au/system_test/

You will need to have your computer speakers turned on to be able to listen to this webinar.

To join the Webinar please go to http://psa.rbweb.com.au and click on the participant button.

Your passcode is: 15137702 When prompted, please enter your  PSA ID number, with a SPACE in between the first three and the last three digits.

For Example : Membership number 123 456 should enter it in redback conferencing: 123 456.

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MMR Stage 1 Workshop

Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 November 2014    8:45am – 5:00pm (both days)

PSA Boardroom, PACE Building, Level 3,20 Cornwall Street, Dutton Park

Becoming accredited to conduct medication reviews is an exciting professional career pathway for pharmacists. Accredited pharmacists form an integral part of the healthcare team, taking a lead role in ensuring practical, quality medication management for consumers in their homes or aged care facilities.

For more information and to register

Brisbane Senior First Aid & CPR Courses

PSA Boardroom, Level 3 West Wing PACE, 20 Cornwall Street, Dutton Park

Sunday 12 October     2014  9:00am – 4:00pm

Sunday 09 November 2014 9:00am – 4:00pm

This comprehensive yet simple one day course provides participants with the skills and knowledge to manage a diverse range of first aid situations from common medical emergencies to trauma related accidents and injuries. Senior First Aid which is now known as ‘Apply First Aid’ is the minimum qualification required by workplace health and safety legislation for workplace first aiders. CPR which is now known as ‘Perform CPR’ is also included in this course.  Duration: Approximately 8 hours pre-reading and online workbook plus 8 hours practical workshop attendance.

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2014 Calendar of Events For information about PSA events in Queensland, contact the branch on (07) 3896 1900 or email educationqld@psa.org.au.

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