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.
Please be advised that the 1st annual WAPNA Immunnisation Seminar held annually in March, will only be for existing WAPNA members, who have maintained financial membership by September 2017
Next Seminar is Saturday 28th October 2017
Watch this space!
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Remember, attendance at our Seminars earns you up to four Continuing Professional Development (CNE or CPD) points, necessary to maintain your registration. If you attend all three seminars during the year, you will have earned approx 15CPD points (depending on time modifications), towards your annual requirement of 20!!
Members of the Western Australian Practice Nurses Association (WAPNA) meet at 7 p.m. when next advised. .
Venue: Western Australia Primary Health Alliance [WAPHA], 1 Tanunda Drive, Rivervale WA
|Update: **From April 2016 the venue will be - Western Australia Primary Health Alliance [WAPHA], 1 Tanunda Drive, Rivervale WA 6103**.|
|Please note:- There will be not be any education meetings on Monday evenings after June 2016 until further notice. When other education opportunity options come up they will continue to be forwarded to members as much as possible.|
If you wish to attend, please CONFIRM by contacting Reggie Lau; Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Ph. 0449 256 648 - a msg can be left on the phone. This will facilitate catering, arrangement of seating, and preparation of certificates for CPD points.
Dry eyes are often disregarded as an ophthalmological issue and hardly ever considered
an ocular emergency.
Too many patients suffer in silence and long term untreated dry eyes can lead to longstanding ocular surface damage that can be avoided.
Do you want to understand how to help, when to help and how to navigate through the sea of
commercial over the counter preparations available?
Therapeutically endorsed optometrist Lily Wall will be offering an interactive talk and Q&A on Wednesday 23rd of August 6pm at Suite 19b/6 Davallia Road, Duncraig.
Please RSVP to email@example.com by Monday August 21st if you wish to attend. Tea, coffee and light refreshments provided. A confirmation email will be sent with further details.
Date: Saturday, 2 September, 2017
Time: 8:30am - 1:00pm
For a flyer and registration details,
please click here.
Registration closes 30th August.
Please find attached three seminar locations for:
Fremantle- Tuesday 5th - please click here
Midland- Wednesday 6th - please click here
Shenton Park- Thursday 7th - please click here
All seminars are run from 6:00 - 8:00pm.
These seminars are FREE and are open to people living with Type 1, so if you know of someone living with Type 1 please ask them to register.
National Asthma Week is held from 1-7 September.
Asthma Foundation WA is encouraging organisations to participate to help us
raise awareness about the seriousness of asthma. Your practice might be
interested in having a display for the week or hosting an event.
To assist with the planning of this we have developed a free resource kit that you can register
to receive at
During National Asthma Week we would love you to send in photos of your display and any other events that you host. We will share these photos on our social media pages and your organisation will go in the draw to win a $100 gift voucher. Included below are links to resources and referral forms for Asthma WA education services as discussed at the Seminar in July.
**Asthma WA is planning to hold an asthma educators & spirometry course in November. **
For those who register interest in these courses, you will be contacted when more details are available.
For further details and flyer, please click here.
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
The Cancer Council Western Australia has advised that a PaSCE program booklet for Jul-Dec 2017 is now available. Click here if you would like to view a copy.
Registration forms can be found on the Cancer Council website at: https://www.cancerwa.asn.au/resources/2016-06-20-Registration-Form-editable.pdf
To complete the registration process, the form can be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 9212 4334. Phone contact if you have any queries is (08) 9382 9300
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'.
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'.
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 email@example.com or phone 08 9325 7699
Please check the Asthma Foundations new website for all current
training and education programs on offer:
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