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!

Browse the upcoming Conferences on offer.

Standard Mental Health First Aid Course | The Gold Coast

Standard Mental Health First Aid Course | The Gold Coast

8 Sep to 9 Sep, 2020
NCI Member Discount Applies

This 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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Mental Health First Aid for the Older Person Course | The Gold Coast

Mental Health First Aid for the Older Person Course | The Gold Coast

10 Sep to 11 Sep, 2020
NCI Member Discount Applies

The 12-hour Older Person Mental Health First Aid course is for any interested adult, particularly those who work with, live with or care for older people, including families and carers.


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The Respiratory Patient | The Gold Coast

The Respiratory Patient | The Gold Coast

1 Nov to 6 Nov, 2020
Gold Coast, QLD, Australia

This conference is applicable to every area of Nursing/Paramedics, from the acute setting in the emergency department, to the ward Nurse managing a patient with emphysema. Respiratory disorders are increasing and are considered one of the most common disorders affecting all ages.


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Managing in the Aged Care Spotlight

Managing in the Aged Care Spotlight

20 Nov to 21 Nov, 2020
Brisbane, Queensland

This seminar aims to provide you knowledge and skill in critical areas of management in the aged care sector and the ongoing opportunity to continue your learning with our bespoke aged care managers course.


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Thriving in the Nursing Profession

Thriving in the Nursing Profession

11 Mar to 21 Mar, 2021
Cruising to New Zealand departing Sydney

How do you maximise our Nursing life in this diverse, unpredictable, everchanging world in which we live in? This conference will explore our psychological, physical, and spiritual response to our world and provide you with vital information, resources, tips and fun strategies to maximise your health and wellbeing and live your best life.


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Wound Care Conference

Wound Care Conference

11 Mar to 21 Mar, 2021
Cruising to New Zealand departing Sydney

Wounds on Water: Diving into the Wonderful World of Wounds – It’s not every day that you get to explore wound management in such a fabulous setting. In fact, you will learn about best practice wound management, the latest innovations, not to mention achieving the best possible outcome for your client/patient.


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Party Drugs – The fun, the risk, and the Legality

Party Drugs – The fun, the risk, and the Legality

3 Apr to 12 Apr, 2021
Cruising the South Pacific departing Sydney

In this Conference, we will explore Party Drugs. Who is using them, what are they using, how are they using them, what are the safety issues surrounding use, is drug dependence an issue, does prohibition work, should pill testing be considered?


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Managing in the Aged Care Spotlight Conference

Managing in the Aged Care Spotlight Conference

3 Apr to 12 Apr, 2021
Cruising the South Pacific departing Sydney

This seminar aims to provide you with knowledge and skill in critical areas of management in the aged care sector and the ongoing opportunity to continue your learning with our bespoke aged care managers course.


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Two Key Clinical Aspects in the Care of the Aged Client

Two Key Clinical Aspects in the Care of the Aged Client

15 May to 22 May, 2021
An Alaskan Cruise departing Seattle

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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The Respiratory Patient

The Respiratory Patient

15 May to 22 May, 2021
An Alaskan Cruise departing Seattle

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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Caring for a Patient with a Cardiovascular Problem

Caring for a Patient with a Cardiovascular Problem

7 Jun to 19 Jun, 2021
Cruising the Greek Isles departing Barcelona

This conference will move from Fundamental (not basic) to Advanced concepts in being able to assess, understand interventions and pharmacology that are required to treat CVDs and is suitable for any Nurse who wishes to increase their knowledge of the assessment and management of patients with cardiovascular disease as well as Paramedics and Cardiac Technicians.


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Let’s explore Mental Health First Aid for the General Nurse

Let’s explore Mental Health First Aid for the General Nurse

7 Jun to 19 Jun, 2021
Cruising the Greek Isles departing Barcelona

Mental illness is common in our society with one in five adults experiencing a mental illness in any one year. Half the people who experience mental illness will not seek treatment and delayed treatment will adversely affect the success of any clinical intervention.


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Keeping Afloat in Perioperative Nursing

Keeping Afloat in Perioperative Nursing

27 Jun to 4 Jul, 2021
Cruising the South Pacific departing Brisbane

Perioperative nursing is not always taught in the undergraduate curricula thus the importance of post-registration education in this specialty area cannot be overestimated. This seminar will suit both novice and experienced perioperative nurses.


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The General Patient with Cardiac Deterioration

The General Patient with Cardiac Deterioration

17 Sep to 25 Sep, 2021
Cruising the South Pacific departing Sydney

This Conference will focus on cardiac assessment, and management of a patient deteriorating with a cardiac complication. It will include exploration of the role of the Nurse and or Paramedic in cardiac disease management as well as examining the Nurse’s role in the assessment of the deterioration of a patient in a surgical ward and or medical ward from cardiac complications from diagnosis through to advocacy.


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The Legal Implications of Nursing Practice

The Legal Implications of Nursing Practice

17 Sep to 25 Sep, 2021
Cruising the South Pacific departing Sydney

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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Optimising Wellness and Performance in Health Care Workers

Optimising Wellness and Performance in Health Care Workers

18 Sep to 25 Sep, 2021
Queenstown, New Zealand

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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Exploring the Human Face of Primary Health Care

Exploring the Human Face of Primary Health Care

15 Oct to 23 Oct, 2021
A Land Tour of Cambodia

This Nursing CPD event 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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Women’s Issues in Public Health Conference: A Taste of Vietnam

Women’s Issues in Public Health Conference: A Taste of Vietnam

19 Nov to 30 Nov, 2021
A Land Tour of Vietnam

This conference will focus on the issue’s women face in our society including violence, conflict, poverty, discrimination, and other social, psychological, and biological factors – that impact the health of the individual and the delivery of health care to women.


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