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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Mindfulness for Professionals: an Introduction

Do you want to feel peaceful, calm and rejuvenated? Do you want a sophisticated understanding of how mindfulness can help those you work…

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Update on current advances in Prostate and Renal Cancer

This session will provide attendees with an update on current advances in prostate & renal cancer. The presenters will discuss prevention,…

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Managing Arthritis and innovations in orthopaedic surgery

A team based approach to managing arthritis + innovations in orthopaedic surgery. Presented by Dr Justin Webb & Dr James McLean 

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FPAA National Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health

The FPAA National Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health for doctors is awarded on successful completion of both the theoretical and…

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Eating Disorders in Young People

This education session will provide attendees with information on the assessment and screening process for young people with eating…

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Influenza Update (26 March)

The session will cover:

  • Universal Flu Vaccine development
  • Pathophysiology of Flu
  • Why flu leads to such significant complications or…

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Closing the Gap Day

Closing the Gap Day is a FREE all-ages event which aims to bring together people from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community to…

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Borderline Personality Disorder

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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Brain to Bunion Session

This full-day education session will focus on various health conditions of the entire body - from brain to bunion. The attendees will learn…

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An Update on Paediatrics

This full-day program will include interactive sessions of practical learning, case studies and group discussions. 

Learning…

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Influenza Update (1 Apr)

The session will cover:

  • Universal Flu Vaccine development
  • Pathophysiology of Flu
  • Why flu leads to such significant complications or…

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Northern Nurse Network Meeting

Topic: Managing Chronic Pain and the role of opioids 

Chronic pain is more common than diabetes. 1 in 5 patients in our practices will be…

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Chronic Disease Management Workshop

This is a great starting point for those that are new and those already working in general practice wanting to develop a working…

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ProMBS Workshop

This event is more than just an intensive 1-day workshop. It’s a learning package with reinforcing activities and follow-up cases, to ensure…

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11th Shared Learning in Clinical Practice Symposium

Supporting people with alcohol and other drugs comorbidity: Translating evidence into best practice

The strategic purpose of this symposium…

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Cervical Screening Update (9 Apr)

This education session will provide attendees with updated information on appropriate testing, interpretation of results and the follow-up…

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Southern Nurse Network

The Southern Nurse Network provides an avenue for Primary Health Care Nurses working in the southern and central areas of Adelaide to share…

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Podiatry Infection Prevention and Control Education

Topics include:

  • Precautions, the immunosupressed patient, the infectious patient and correct use of PPE 
  • Hand hygiene and glove use,…

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Infection Prevention and Control Course

Topics include:

  • Triage for suspect flu/gastro/measles
  • Competency checking for hand hygiene, use of pandemic PPE, cleaning and managing…

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Alcohol Screening and Management Options

This education session is the first in a three-part series on alcohol & other drugs. Dr Chris Holmwood will provide attendees with an…

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Cultural Learning for Primary Health Providers (16 Apr)

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

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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?

Topics include…

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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