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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Certificate of Infant Mental Health

Learn more about infants, their emotional health and their relationships with their parents.

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  • Attachment theory and…

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Supporting Elderly Access to Homecare and Advance Care Planning

This education session will focus on enabling primary care nurses to provide support to elderly patients at their practice and help them to…

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PsychMed SA Gambling Forum

The Gambling Forum is a full-day event to increase the identification and understanding of problem gambling behaviours. Participants will be…

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Rural Emergency Skills Training

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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Suicide Response Training - Part 1

Suicide response training aims to create empathy and challenge stigma by helping health professionals develop their understanding of suicidal…

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Emergency Update for Practice Staff

This course will assist practice staff in identifying and planning for emergency situations in general practice. Practice staff should be…

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Spirometry Practice and Interpretation

Learning outcomes:

  • Describe how to perform a spirometry test in general practice
  • Discuss how to interpret spirometry test results in your…

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Practice Manager Workshop

Practice managers are responsible for the day to day operation of a general practice or other health practice. This includes understanding…

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Don Dunstan Foundation Homelessness Conference

Now in its sixth year, the 2019 Homelessness Conference program will explore and evaluate practical and future homelessness policy at local,…

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Tai Chi for Primary Health Care Providers Information Session

Adelaide PHN invites you to join Leap SA for an information and demonstration session on Tai Chi for GPs, facilitated by the Tai Chi for…

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CPR for General Practice

Learning outcomes:

  • Competently perform BLS as per ARC guidelines
  • Demonstrate ability to recognise shockable rhythms
  • Demonstrate…

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Tai Chi for Health Workshop One

Join Dr Paul Lam for his first workshop, Tai Chi for Health: How this evidence based program can empower you and your clients.

Dr Paul Lam,…

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Dr Paul Lam - The Reluctant Champion, Workshop Two

Join Dr Paul Lam for his second workshop, The Reluctant Champion, where Dr Lam's book will be available for sale with a personal…

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Managing Vicarious Trauma

This training, informed by current research, provides participants with the knowledge, skills, and tools to better recognise the early signs…

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FPAA National Certificate in Reproductive and Sexual Health for Doctors

A sexual health and reproductive workshop delivered by SHINE SA. Doctors with a minimum of one year’s postgraduate experience in general…

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Mens Health - An Update on Prostate Cancer and Urinary Incontinence

Learning outcomes:

  • Outline the latest evidence based diagnostic process of prostate cancer to ensure patient safety
  • Describe the…

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Connecting CKD: The Link with Diabetes

Presenter Dr Yeap will provide information on how to timely identify major risk factors for developing chronic kidney disease (CKD). Dr Yeap…

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Introduction to Immunisation (14 Aug)

Workshop topics:

Unit 1 –Why Immunise?
Unit 2 –Basic Immunology and Terminology
Unit 3 –The Immunisation Program and Vaccine Types
Unit 4…

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Annual Respiratory Update

Learning outcomes: 

  • Discuss the latest updates to the Asthma Handbook guidelines and how to implement them into practice to ensure…

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Long Term Use of Opioids and it’s Consequences

This session will update attendees on diagnosing and managing patients with Opioid use disorder. Presenter, Doctor Henning, will also provide…

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Southern Nurse Network (22 Aug)

Topic: supporting the elderly access to homecare and advanced care planning 

This education session will focus on enabling primary care…

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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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Wound Management in General Practice

This session will provide health professionals with up to date information, tools and strategies to provide the appropriate wound management…

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Advanced Life Support (28 Sept)

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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An Update on Head, Neck, Foot, Ankle, Hand and Wrist Injuries

Learning outcomes:

  • Assess and describe the appropriate diagnostic tests & treatment of common work-related head & neck injuries
  • Discuss…

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Certificate in Sexual Health and CPD Modules for Nurses and Midwives

The Certificate in Sexual Health – Theory offers information, resources and skills for Registered Nurses and Midwives to apply to their…

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Immunisation Practice in Primary Health Care Course (5 Sept)

Course in Immunisation practice in Primary Healthcare (10754NAT), is designed to provide students (clinicians) with the specific skills and…

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Advanced Life Support Training (ALS1)

A one-day course aimed at providing the candidate with the skills and knowledge to manage the patient in the immediate period of crisis. It…

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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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Musculoskeletal Injuries and Conditions

Assessment and management of musculoskeletal conditions and sports injuries is a significant part of the workload of general practice. This…

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Suicide Response Training Part 2

Suicide response training aims to create empathy and challenge stigma by helping health professionals develop their understanding of suicidal…

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Contraceptive Implant Training for Doctors

This interactive session is aimed at providing education regarding contraceptive implant use in clinical practice. This includes theory…

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Curing Hepatitis C in Primary Care (25 Sept)

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify priority populations for hepatitis C testing
  • Interpret test results and diagnose hepatitis C…

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Advanced Life Support Training (ALS2)

The Australian Resuscitation Council Advanced Life Support Level 2 (ALS2) course is a standardised national  course for healthcare…

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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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Course in Ear and Hearing Health (14 Oct)

The Course in Ear and Hearing Health aims to provide eligible participants specific skills and knowledge to perform ear health examinations…

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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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Immunisation Practice in Primary Health Care Course (6 Nov)

Course in Immunisation practice in Primary Healthcare (10754NAT), is designed to provide students (clinicians) with the specific skills and…

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APNA Foundations of General Practice Nursing Workshop

Developed and delivered by local nurse leaders, this highly engaging workshop will provide an overview of the knowledge and key skills…

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Contraceptive Implant Training for Doctors (12 Nov)

This interactive session is aimed at providing education regarding contraceptive implant use in clinical practice. This includes theory…

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Cervical Screening Provider Course

SHINE SA’s Cervical Screening Provider Course (formerly the Pap Smear Provider Course) was developed in conjunction with the SA Cervix…

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CPR for General Practice (19 Nov)

Assessment for competency in CPR/BLS as per ARC guidelines for the current triennium. Assessment for ECG recognition of shockable rhythms.…

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Connecting CKD: The Link with Diabetes (26 Nov)

Presenter Dr Yeap will provide information on how to timely identify major risk factors for developing chronic kidney disease (CKD). Dr Yeap…

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Immunisation Practice in Primary Health Care Course (3 Dec)

Course in Immunisation practice in Primary Healthcare (10754NAT), is designed to provide students (clinicians) with the specific skills and…

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Wound Closure Course

The Course in Wound Closure (Course Code 10762NAT) develops the knowledge and skills required for Nurses, GPs and relevant Allied Healthcare…

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