Training & Events

Adelaide PHN commissions two main providers - Sonder and SAPMEA - to provide a suite of accredited training and professional development opportunities for primary health care providers across the Adelaide region. These sessions are designed in line with current national priority areas, regional primary health care needs and emerging trends. 

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An Update on Back, Shoulder and Knee Injuries (27 April)

Learning outcomes:

  • Describe how to assess and diagnose common work related back injuries
  • Assess & describe the appropriate treatment…

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Rural Emergency Skills Training Course

This two-day emergency medicine course covers many of the common emergencies in rural practice that are relevant to the pre-hospital, small…

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Recognising Domestic Violence in General Practice

In this education session, presenters will provide attendees with information on how to recognise domestic violence in general practice. The…

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Management of Continence and Prolapse

This session will enable GPs to manage patients with urinary incontinence and prolapse and will cover:

 

  • Take a detailed history of…

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Have the conversation about Stress Incontinence

Over 50% of athletes, dancers and the hyper mobile may experience stress incontinence. Do you know what to say or do?

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Weight Loss - Covering all Bases

Learning outcomes:

  • Explain the role allied health plays in supporting weight loss interventions
  • Recognise why and when to measure resting…

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Hepatitis C Nursing: Advanced Management and Care

ASHM invites all nurses working in hepatitis C to register for the two-day comprehensive ASHM Hepatitis C Nursing Management and Treatment…

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Health Professionals Forum

Please join the Heart Foundation to hear about how we can motivate more Australians to get a Heart Health Check; the importance of…

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A GP Refresher on Dermatology and Skin Cancer Excision

GPs are invited to join Sampea for an interactive, full day workshop covering common dermatological conditions including Psoriasis, Acne,…

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Advanced Life Support Training

This ACRRM run and accredited one-day Advanced Life Support (ALS) course was developed to meet the needs of general practitioners in the…

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Rural Emergency Obstetrics Training

Rural Emergency Obstetrics Training (REOT) is a one-day workshop designed to equip non-obstetric practitioners with vital emergency obstetric…

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Management and Treatment of Acute Asthma

Presenters in this education session will provide an update on acute asthma management and treatment options available for paediatric and…

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An Update on GORD and Dyspepsia (7 May)

Learning outcomes:

  • Discuss the symptom base differentiation of Dyspepsia and GORD
  • Outline the treatment options for GORD to ensure…

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Financial Literacy for Doctors

The information session will include the following topics;

  • Understanding your tax/financial obligations
  • Tax minimisation…

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Communication and Dealing with Difficult Patient Behaviour

Course outline:

  • Effective verbal and non-verbal communication
  • Barriers to effective communication
  • A model for responding assertively,…

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Peer Support Network (8 May)

Cancer-related distress can affect our patients/clients, as well as ourselves, so self-care is important.

Evidence suggests being a member…

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Wound Closure and Suturing

The Course in Wound Closure and Suturing (Course Code 10384NAT) is designed to develop the knowledge and skills required for Nurses, General…

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Mock OSCE Exam

This Mock Clinical Examination is designed for Registered Medical Practitioners and General Practice Registrars who are planning to take up…

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Cultural Learning for Primary Health Providers (14 May)

This workshop explores life prior to and since settlement, the diversity within Aboriginal culture and how Health Professionals can work…

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Grand Rounds: Emergency Medicine

These interactive Grand Rounds will expose you to a number of clinical cases that you may see in your practice. Improve your confidence in…

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Health Behaviour Workshop

Flinders Human Behaviour and Health Research Unit (FHBHRU) has developed MI/Health Behaviour Change workshop content that is evidence-based…

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Cultural Awareness in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health

The presentation will allow general practice staff to fulfil their cultural awareness requirements for the Practice Incentives Program (PIP)…

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MBCT Mindfulness Essentials

Designed for Professionals, leaders and managers and those who want to learn sophisticated, evidence-based skills, this course is based on…

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Health Behaviour Workshop (1 June)

Flinders Human Behaviour and Health Research Unit (FHBHRU) has developed MI/Health Behaviour Change workshop content that is evidence-based…

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Administering Iron Infusion Intravenously

Iron infusion (ferrous carboxymaltose) administered intravenously is recommended for treatment of iron deficiency, when oral iron…

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Cultural Learning for Primary Health Providers (11 Jun)

This workshop explores life prior to and since settlement, the diversity within Aboriginal culture and how Health Professionals can work…

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Borderline Personality Disorder (12 June)

Borderline Personality Disorder is a common mental illness. BPD can be highly distressing for the person affected and for their family and…

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SA Primary Health Care Conference

Join us for our 2nd SA Primary Health Care Conference, jointly hosted by Adelaide PHN and Country SA PHN.

This year, the conference themes…

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Foundations of General Practice Nursing Workshops

General practice nursing is unlike other areas of nursing practice. Attending a Foundations of General Practice Nursing workshop is the…

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Emergency Medicine and Resuscitation Update for GPs (18 Jun)

RACGP SA&NT is offering a series of basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) workshops with an emergency general practice overview to assist…

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Breast Cancer Update (19 June)

Presenter, Dr Leong Tiong will provide attendees with an update on investigation, assessment and treatment of breast cancer. The session will…

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Southern Nurse Network Meeting (20 June)

The Southern Nurse Network has been developed in conjunction with Sonder, Flinders University and the Australian Primary Health Care Nurses…

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Men’s Health: Adolescents to Elderly

This interactive workshop will explore men's health issues across the lifespan, including those specific to:

 

  • Adolescent males -…

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Cervical Screening Training (workshop two)

Learning outcomes 

  •      Identify the management pathways for low, intermediate and high risk cervical screening test results in a case led…

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Sexual and Reproductive Health Workshop

This workshop provides increased knowledge and confidence in sexual health including contraceptive pill prescriptions, cervical screening and…

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Ultrasound in Emergency Medicine

The Ultrasound workshop offers an introduction and instruction on the use of Ultrasound in Emergency Medicine, trauma, and critical care for…

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Cultural Learning for Primary Health Providers (23 Aug)

This workshop explores life prior to and since settlement, the diversity within Aboriginal culture and how Health Professionals can work…

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Emergency Medicine and Resuscitation Update for GPs (10 Sep)

RACGP SA&NT is offering a series of basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) workshops with an emergency general practice overview to assist…

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MBCT Mindfulness Essentials (Oct)

Designed for Professionals, leaders and managers and those who want to learn sophisticated, evidence-based skills, this course is based on…

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Mindful Leadership

Mindful leadership is for you if you are a health professional, a leader, manager and you want to:

  • Lead your own life skilfully 
  • Lead and…

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Mindful Conversations

Mindful conversations is for health professionals, leaders and managers who want to be mindful and productive in their personal and…

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