WA Practice Nurses Association, Inc.
(ABN: 77 328 742 618)

DATES OF FORTHCOMING SEMINARS for 2018


WAPNA Seminars are held at the State Tennis Centre in March, June/July and October.


Barring extreme circumstances, there will be no refunds if unable to attend the Seminar.


IMPORTANT MESSAGE

Please be advised that the 1st WAPNA Immunisation Seminar for 2018, held annually in March, will only be
for those existing WAPNA members, who have maintained financial membership by September 2017.



SAVE THE DATE

7TH APRIL WAPNA ANNUAL FULL DAY SEMINAR!!

To access initial flyer please click here
Please keep an eye out for the updated flyer which will have the date that registrations will be opening. Final details still to be completed.

REMEMBER THE MORNING IMMUNISATION SESSION WILL BE AN UPDATE ON THE LATEST CHANGES, CATCH UPS, TRAVEL VACCINES AND SCENARIOS ETC. NOT YOUR ANNUAL IMMUNISATION UPDATE WHICH STILL NEEDS TO BE COMPLETED ONLINE!

Details on flyer

 

 

CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Remember, attendance at our Seminars earns you up to four Continuing Professional
Development (CNE or CPD) hours, necessary to maintain your registration.
If you attend all three seminars during the year, you will have earned approx 15CPD hours
(depending on time modifications), towards your annual requirement of 20!!

 


EDUCATIONAL MEETINGS



   

Heart Foundation Nurse Ambassador


For information regarding a Heart Foundation Nurse Ambassador training opportunity, please click here
Please note applications close January 31st 2018.

 

Cervical Screening Update


Details of the changes to the screening protocol are available by clicking here for Changes to Cervical Screening.

For more information please contact the WA Cervical Cancer Prevention Program on 9323 6788
or Email: cervicalscreening@health.wa.gov.au

 

Diabetes Education Updates


Information is linked below regarding 2 diabetes education opportunities. Please register as per event flyer.


For the Tuart Hill Event information please click here and, for the Bentley Event, click here.

 

The Cutting Edge: Practice Nurse Skills Training Workshop
Saturday 9 June 2018.


Save the date for the CTEC course as above.
For details and the link to online registrations, please click here.

 

Epilepsy Action Australia


People living with epilepsy or health care professionals caring for people with epilepsy, can access services and a wealth of resources from anywhere within Western Australia. Resources also include the newly released My Epilepsy Key provided in USB format which contains information and access to special resources for people impacted by epilepsy Australia wide.


Epilepsy Action Australia also provides innovative professional epilepsy education programs across Western Australia to service providers and community organisations.


Phone: 1300 37 45 37
Email: epilepsy@epilepsy.org.au
Web: www.epilepsy.org.au



Cancer Council - PaSCE News


The Cancer Council Western Australia has advised that a calendar for Jan-June 2018 is now available on the Cancer Council website at: https://www.cancerwa.asn.au/articles/calendar/calendar-health-professional-training-seminars-and/

Registration links can also be found at the above site. Phone contact if you have any queries is (08) 9382 9300


Cancer Council's Healthy Living after Cancer program offers support across WA


Healthy Living after Cancer is a free support program offered by Cancer Council WA for adults who have completed cancer treatment.
This program is delivered entirely by telephone and so it is available to people wherever they live in WA. In this program, Cancer Council 13 11 20 Nurses support people to make lifestyle changes around being more active and eating healthily.
Participants in this program receive up to 12 coaching phone calls over 6 months with a Cancer Council 13 11 20 Nurse. CCWA Nurses work with participants, offering support, tips and motivation to help people reach their activity and healthy eating goals.
For more information or to access the program, please visit here for the Cancer WA website, enter 'Healthy Living' in the search box, or call 13 11 20 and select 'speak to a nurse'.




Cancer Council's Life Now Program


This program offers free evidence-based group programs for cancer patients and their carers.
Classes on offer include exercise, meditation, yoga and mindfulness. Taking part in classes can help participants cope with cancer-related stress and can improve quality of life.
For more information about these classes, please visit www.cancerwa.asn.au as above and enter 'Life Now' in the search box, or call 13 11 20 and select 'speak to a nurse'.



Diabetes WA


Is someone you know at risk of developing type 2 diabetes?

WALKING AWAY FROM DIABETES is a new FREE prevention program that will help reduce the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Walking Away is a three hour, interactive program for those who have been diagnosed with pre diabetes or are at risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The program will identify small changes that can be made now to help reduce the risk in the future.
For further information of this new program please phone 08 9325 7699

Diabetes WA have advised that all of their patient fact sheets have been updated and would like to make WAPNA members aware that these free resources are available to use in their clinics.

Please visit the Diabetes WA website for details of all of their training courses and events for health professionals.

Please click here to find a wide range of downloadable fact sheets on diabetes for your patients. These national fact sheets are reviewed and updated annually.

To subscribe to e-newsletters from Diabetes WA, please click here.

If you have any queries, please email training@diabeteswa.com.au or phone 08 9325 7699



Asthma Foundation


Please check the Asthma Foundations new website for all current training and education programs on offer:
http://www.asthmawa.org.au/Training/.

The new contact details for the Asthma Foundation WA training department are:

36 Ord Street, West Perth, WA 6005
PO Box 864, West Perth, WA 6872
Telephone: +61 8 9289 3600