Continuing Professional Development

You’ll be surprised and excited where your CPD will take you.

Nursing Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is at a minimum, an annual registration requirement with AHPRA and also a professional requirement to ensure that your knowledge and skills meet best practice requirements.

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Travel is a fantastic way to combine an exceptional education program while you explore a fabulous travel destination.

 

Your friends and family are welcome to join you.

While you are at the conference, they can explore the location, and outside of the conference program you can relax and enjoy the experience with them.

They are also welcome to join you on any of the optional tours that are offered as part of the program.

 

If you are looking for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) provided by experts in their field and the opportunity to combine that with interesting and varied locations, then you are in the right place. 

We are continually adding to our Conference listings on both land and at sea. 

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There is no limit to where your CPD can take you!

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Unlock the Mysteries of The Baltics and Wound Management 2019

Unlock the Mysteries of The Baltics and Wound Management 2019

16 Jun to 25 Jun, 2019
Cruising the Baltics departing Denmark

Join us and our Conference Partners, Education at Sea, for the Fabulous World of Wounds Conference aboard the Norwegian Getaway as we explore The Baltics leaving from Copenhagen, Denmark. Discover the splendours of Copenhagen, Berlin, Estonia, St. Petersburg, Helsinki and Stockholm.

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How to be a Nursing Leader of the 21st Century 2019

How to be a Nursing Leader of the 21st Century 2019

6 Jul to 14 Jul, 2019
Cruising the South Pacific departing Sydney

Do you want to lead a team that delivers an exceptional health consumer experience and meets key organisational goals?

Business and healthcare is an awkward mix – this conference aims to equip you with the “soft” and “hard” skills that you need to triumph in this challenging role.  If you are a current or aspiring NUM or Nurse Manager of a health service, learn the leadership skills you need to deliver an engaged, dynamic, well-integrated team of Nurses.

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Mental Health First Aid: Suicide and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury | Bundaberg

Mental Health First Aid: Suicide and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury | Bundaberg

22 Jul, 2019
Bundaberg , Queensland

In the morning during the Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person course, you will learn the skills and acquire the knowledge required to safely have a conversation with a suicidal person and in the afternoon during the Mental Health First Aid for Non-Suicidal Self-Injury course, you will learn how to assist a person who is engaging in self-injury.is for any interested adult. This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

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Mental Health First Aid | Bundaberg

Mental Health First Aid | Bundaberg

24 Jul to 25 Jul, 2019
Bundaberg , Queensland

The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course will teach Nurses and other Health Care Professionals how to offer initial support to adults who are developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis, until appropriate mental health services can be accessed, or the crisis resolves.

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The Fabulous World of Wounds Module 8: Wound Care Practice Tasks | Bundaberg

The Fabulous World of Wounds Module 8: Wound Care Practice Tasks | Bundaberg

26 Jul, 2019
Bundaberg , Queensland

In this workshop, we will explore module eight of our Wound Management Program. Modern wound care embraces the application of traditional, refined, and new treatment modalities. Nurses work in a variety of settings and require confidence and competence in many wound-related practices. This module focuses on common wound-related Nursing tasks.

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Mental Health First Aid: Suicide and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury | Bundaberg

Mental Health First Aid: Suicide and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury | Bundaberg

13 Aug, 2019
Bundaberg , Queensland

In the morning during the Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person course, you will learn the skills and acquire the knowledge required to safely have a conversation with a suicidal person and in the afternoon during the Mental Health First Aid for Non-Suicidal Self-Injury course, you will learn how to assist a person who is engaging in self-injury.is for any interested adult. This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

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Mental Health First Aid for the Older Person | Bundaberg

Mental Health First Aid for the Older Person | Bundaberg

14 Aug to 15 Aug, 2019
Bundaberg , Queensland

Learn about the signs and symptoms of the common and disabling mental health problems in older people, how to provide initial help, where and how to get specialist professional help, what sort of help has been shown by research to be effective, and how to provide first aid in a crisis situation.

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The Fabulous World of Wounds Module 8: Wound Care Practice Tasks | Bundaberg

The Fabulous World of Wounds Module 8: Wound Care Practice Tasks | Bundaberg

16 Aug, 2019
Bundaberg , Queensland

In this workshop, we will explore module eight of our Wound Management Program. Modern wound care embraces the application of traditional, refined, and new treatment modalities. Nurses work in a variety of settings and require confidence and competence in many wound-related practices. This module focuses on common wound-related Nursing tasks.

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Mental Health First Aid: Suicide and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury | Bundaberg

Mental Health First Aid: Suicide and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury | Bundaberg

15 Oct, 2019
Bundaberg , Queensland

In the morning during the Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person course, you will learn the skills and acquire the knowledge required to safely have a conversation with a suicidal person and in the afternoon during the Mental Health First Aid for Non-Suicidal Self-Injury course, you will learn how to assist a person who is engaging in self-injury.is for any interested adult. This course is based on guidelines developed through the expert consensus of people with lived experience of mental health problems and professionals.

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Mental Health First Aid | Bundaberg

Mental Health First Aid | Bundaberg

16 Oct to 17 Oct, 2019
Bundaberg , Queensland

The 12-hour Standard Mental Health First Aid course will teach Nurses and other Health Care Professionals how to offer initial support to adults who are developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing mental health problem or in a mental health crisis, until appropriate mental health services can be accessed, or the crisis resolves.

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The Fabulous World of Wounds Module 8: Wound Care Practice Tasks | Bundaberg

The Fabulous World of Wounds Module 8: Wound Care Practice Tasks | Bundaberg

18 Oct, 2019
Bundaberg , Queensland

In this workshop, we will explore module eight of our Wound Management Program. Modern wound care embraces the application of traditional, refined, and new treatment modalities. Nurses work in a variety of settings and require confidence and competence in many wound-related practices. This module focuses on common wound-related Nursing tasks.

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The Transforming Role of the Perioperative Nurse 2019

The Transforming Role of the Perioperative Nurse 2019

27 Oct to 3 Nov, 2019
Cruising the Mexican Riviera departing Los Angeles

This Perioperative Conference is brought to you in conjunction with our Conference Partners, Education at Sea, and is intended to provide the Nurse with an opportunity to enhance and develop their skills and knowledge relating to key areas of the perioperative environment. The conference program presents current perioperative topics of significance and explores the latest Nursing research to create a conference experience that the perioperative Nurse will find both interesting and relevant.

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Recognition and Clinical Assessment of the Deteriorating Patient 2019

Recognition and Clinical Assessment of the Deteriorating Patient 2019

19 Nov to 29 Nov, 2019
Cruising to PNG departing Brisbane

Developing knowledge on how to recognise and perform advanced clinical assessment of a patient who is deteriorating is an expectation of the evolving role of the Clinical Nurse. In this conference, we will explore the assessment of a patient with a variety of clinical disorders and conditions that include cardiac, respiratory, abdominal, and electrolyte imbalance.

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Dermatology Nursing 2019

Dermatology Nursing 2019

19 Nov to 29 Nov, 2019
Cruising to PNG departing Brisbane

This conference was first delivered in 2018 in conjunction with our Conference Partners, Education at Sea. This current program extends on the original content presented as well as incorporating new content not covered in the first program.

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The Legal Implications of Nursing Practice 2019

The Legal Implications of Nursing Practice 2019

19 Nov to 29 Nov, 2019
Cruising to PNG departing Brisbane

In this conference, we will explore the key legal concepts that impact Nursing practice and gain the knowledge and skill to make effective decisions for patient and staff safety with confidence.

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Essential Business Skills for Health Professionals

Essential Business Skills for Health Professionals

22 Jan to 31 Jan, 2020
Cruising the South Pacific departing Sydney

For the majority of clinicians managing a cost centre is difficult. With little or no finance training they have become responsible for day-to-day financial decisions, including managing budgets, rosters and financial internal controls.  Often they don’t know who to ask for help or even where to start to understand finance and the role of Cost Centre Manager.

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Exploring the Human Face of Primary Health Care

Exploring the Human Face of Primary Health Care

9 Feb to 17 Feb, 2020
Land Tour of Cambodia

This conference will explore some of the interesting, obscure, and devastating conditions that your patients may present within a variety of clinical settings. The knowledge gained will encourage you to look beyond the obvious and enable you to enhance your assessment and clinical management skills.

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Two Key Clinical Aspects in the Care of the Ageing Client

Two Key Clinical Aspects in the Care of the Ageing Client

28 Feb to 8 Mar, 2020
Cruising to Hobart departing Melbourne

This conference will focus on two key aspects of Nursing Service delivery in the care of the older person. Both have significant impact on care delivery, from skill mix requirements through to staffing and budget allocation, as well as quality of life experience for the clients concerned.

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Wilderness Medicine Conference

Wilderness Medicine Conference

28 Feb to 8 Mar, 2020
Cruising to Hobart departing Melbourne

The Conference will investigate the growing health care speciality of Wilderness and Expedition Medicine – reviewing what skills are required to practice in this area, the challenges and joys of the work, and scenario discussion on clinical lessons learnt at the coal face.

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Optimising Wellness in Health Care Workers

Optimising Wellness in Health Care Workers

2 Apr to 11 Apr, 2020
Cruising to New Zealand departing Sydney

Wellness for clinicians matters, not just in its own right, but because it affects performance. As clinicians, we have the following expectations within our workplace. We expect that our environment will be physically and psychologically safe; we expect that we will be resourced and enabled to do an effective job; we expect that we will be supported and given the opportunity to develop our professional skills.

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The Respiratory Patient

The Respiratory Patient

17 May to 24 May, 2020
Alaska

Respiratory Assessment across the age continuum, management of common conditions, and exploration of the role of the Nurse/ Paramedic in respiratory disease management from diagnosis through to advocacy.

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