Events Calendar

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National Anti Poverty Week
15-21 October.

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.

Bendigo Nurses' Conference
23-24 October, Lakeview Resort Bendigo Victoria.

5th Annual National Acquired Brain Injury Conference
24-25 October, Rendezvous Hotel, Melbourne.

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.

Australasian Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health Conference
When the bough bends: Resilience in the perinatal period
26-28 October, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

ANMF Occupational Health & Safety Conference
27 October, ANMF Carson Conference Centre, 535 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne. The ANMF OH&S conference attracts up to six hours of CPD required by the NMBA for registration renewal.

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.

Food as Medicine: Fertility and Pregnancy
Help your patients use foods and nutrition to assist in conceiving and achieving good pregnancy outcomes.
Starts 6 November 2017

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.