For Practice Nurses

If you’re a practice nurse – especially in rural or regional Australia – it is often hard to find relevant and accessible eduction. So we’ve done something about it.

We’ve put together bite-sized education – real people, real nurses, in real time.
Just like a ‘real’ event – just online.

We log in on the day at the same time. It’s easy, fun, and no travelling necessary.

Eventbrite - APRIL/MAY 2015 - The Need-to-Know of Practice Nursing - Autumn Series (for 1-3 participants)

Eventbrite - APRIL/MAY 2015 - The Need-to-Know of Practice Nursing - Autumn Series (Group - 4+ participants)

Wed 6 May 2015
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Dressing products & dressing selection

Wound care can be costly to both the facility and the patient, particularly costs associated with dressing consumables. Nurse Practitioner and wound expert, Louise Webber, helps clinicians to navigate the myriad of dressing products available on the market today and to develop an understanding of the use of dressing products to facilitate wound healing. This…

Dates:
Wed 6 May 2015
Time:
7pm AEST
CPD:
1.5 CPD hours 3 x Cat 2 RACGP
Wed 13 May 2015
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Immunisation 101 (Basics)

Covering the basics of the disease and the antigens of the national schedule and protocols for reporting adverse reactions. Have the experts come to you while meeting other primary care nurses from around Australia. Just like a real event – real time, real people – except online at your place. All you need is a computer…

Dates:
Wed 13 May 2015
Time:
7pm AEST
Speaker:
Angela Newbound - Immunisation Educator
Wed 27 May 2015
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Diabetes Type 2 Made Easier to Understand

A patient has been newly diagnosed with Diabetes T2. What do you do next? Lynne McCleary, ADEA Credentialed Diabetes Educator, explains in ‘patient language’ what diabetes is and some practical ways to assist care for this patient into the future. Have the experts come to you while meeting other primary care nurses from around Australia. Just…

Speaker:
Lynne McCleary, Credentialed Diabetes Educator
Dates:
Wed 27 May 2015
CPD:
1.5 hours (nurses) 3 x Cat.2 (RACGP
Time:
7pm AEST
Wed 18 Feb 2015
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Recording Only: Care Plans for Diabetes

Few practice nurses would go a week without having to tackle a component of a GP Management Plan for a Diabetes Patient. In this web-event, Credentialed Diabetes Educator, Lynne McCleary, explores the Diabetes Cycle of Care, a template for a care plan, and where and when a nurse can assist in management plans. Have the experts…

Speaker:
Lynne McCleary, Diabetes Educator
Dates:
Wed 18 Feb 2015
Time:
7:30pm AESDT
CPD:
1.5 hours (Nurses) 3 x Cat.2 (RACGP)
Wed 18 Mar 2015
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RECORDING: Wound Bed Prep

Wound bed preparation is an essential part of the wound healing process and one which is often overlooked or misunderstood. Nurse Practitioner and wound expert, Louise Webber, introduces the concept of the TIME principle in wound bed preparation and enhances clinician knowledge of this principle to ensure best outcomes in wound healing. This webinar aims…

Dates:
Wed 18 Mar 2015
Time:
7:30pm AESDT
Speaker:
Louise Webber - Nurse Practitioner (Wound Care)
CPD:
1.5 CPD hours 3 x Cat 2 RACGP
Wed 29 Apr 2015
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Immunisation Updates

This session will cover timely flu vax info, flu clinic tips, and any local vaccination initiatives, any schedules that may have occurred, and a catchup challenge.  This session will be for practice nurses familiar with immunisation schedule and for those who just need a refresher or a quick update. Have the experts come to you…

Speaker:
Angela Newbound - Immunisation Educator
Dates:
Wed 29 Apr 2015
Time:
7pm AEST
CPD:
1.5 hours (Nurses) 3 x Category 2 (RACGP)
Wed 22 Apr 2015
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Supporting a patient with Diabetes Type 1

When you first start working with patients with diabetes, you probably learned quickly that there is a difference between Type 1 and Type 2 patients. In this web-event, Lynne McCleary provides some practical and useful examples to care and support patients – and their family – who live with Diabetes Type 1. Have the experts…

CPD:
1.5 hours (nurses) 2 x Cat. 2 (RACGP)
Speaker:
Lynne McCleary, Diabetes Educator
Dates:
Wed 22 Apr 2015
Time:
7:30pm AEST
Wed 25 Feb 2015
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RECORDING ONLY: Assessing the wound

One of the most common procedures undertaken by practice nurses is wound management. Chronic wounds can be costly to the practice and the patient and is challenging with an ever-changing world of products, procedures and best practice. Wound assessment is an essential part of wound management and this webinar is the first in a series that addresses the challenges of…

Speaker:
Louise Webber, Nurse Practitioner (Wound Care)
Dates:
Wed 25 Feb 2015
Time:
7:30pm AESDT
CPD:
1.5 CPD hours 3 x Cat. 2 RACGP
Wed 15 Apr 2015
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RECORDING: How-to of Spirometry (15 Apr 2015)

Spirometry is essential for good evidence based diagnosis, management and monitoring of asthma and COPD. Spirometry can be used to help when you are trying to engage patients into taking relevant medications and really get a picture on how well or unwell they are. Title: How-to of Spirometry About:  All about making spirometry easy to understand…

Dates:
Wed 15 Apr 2015
CPD:
1.5 CPD hours 3 x Cat. 2 RACGP
Venue:
Online - at your place
Speaker:
Samantha May, Respiratory Nurse Practitioner
Wed 4 Mar 2015
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RECORDING ONLY: CatchUp Challenge

Individually and together have a go at a range of catchups – learning as you go along. Immunisation Educator, Angela Newbound, presents various catch-ups based on real life cases that range from easy to difficult catchup opportunities. How fast can you ‘catch-up’ compared to the rest of Australia? Have the experts come to you while meeting…

Speaker:
Angela Newbound, Immunisation Educator
Dates:
Wed 4 Mar 2015
Time:
7:30pm AESDT
CPD:
1.5 CPD hours 3 x Cat 2 RACGP

Past Recordings

Purchase past recordings here

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Need to Know of Practice Nursing – Summer Season Series

Recording Only. Closes 31 May 2015. It’s summer in Australia and with it often comes the copious amounts of food, the unpredictable weather, and the school holidays. About: Our summer web-events cover insulin and medications in diabetes, cold chain management, and child health assessments. So grab yourself a cold drink of your choice – and…

Speaker:
Margaret Chaffey
Lynne McCleary
Angela Newbound
Dates:
26 Nov 2014 | 3 Dec 2014 | 28 Jan 2015
CPD:
1.5 hours / web-event
Cost:
$90/ person / all recordings
Venue:
Online - at your place.
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Need to Know of Practice Nursing – Autumn Series 2015

Click on title to find out more. Title: Assessing the wound About:  Assessing the characteristics of the wound environment including wound tissue type, exudate and adverse wound healing Date: Wed 25 February 2015 @ 7:30pm AESDT Speaker: Louise Webber, Nurse Practitioner (Wound Care) Recording + Assessment = 1.5 CPD Hours Title: Wound Bed Preparation About: Ways to prepare wounds…

Cost:
$35 / event / person $125 / event / practice, $300 / ALL events / person $1000 / ALL events / practice