External events, training and information for health professionals.

The following list of professional associations and health organisations provide career support and professional development opportunities to nurses, midwives, dentists and allied health professionals.

Rural Health West professional development for health professionals

Rural Health West offers a number of relevant professional development opportunities across the state for nursing, midwifery, dental and allied health professionals. View our Events calendar for the latest workshops and conferences.

Training sessions and seminars presented by external organisations in rural and regional areas are promoted in the Rural Health Professionals e-bulletin which is published monthly.  Contact the Database team to subscribe to receive the monthly the e-bulletin. 

Organisations that offer professional development for health professionals

Links are to the professional development or events pages and to the Western Australian branches of the organisation where available.

Aboriginal Health – Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia

Aboriginal Health – National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Worker Association

Aged Care – Leading Age Services Australia Western Australia

Audiology – Audiology Australia

Chiropractic – Chiropractors Association Australia

Dental – Australian Dental Association Western Australia

Dietetics – Dietitians Association of Australia

Dietetics – Nutrition Australia

Midwifery – Australian College of Midwives

Medical Imaging – Australian Society of Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy

Nursing, general – Australian College of Nursing

Nursing, general – Ausmed

Nursing, general – Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association

Nursing, remote area – CRANA plus

Nursing, practice – WA Practice Nurses Association

Nursing, practice – CTEC Cutting Edge

Nurse Practitioners – Australian College of Nurse Practitioners

Occupational Therapy – Occupational Therapy Australia

Occupational Therapy – WA Occupational Therapy Association

Optometry – Optometry Australia

Osteopathy – Osteopathy Australia

Palliative Care – Program of Experience in the Palliative Approach

Paramedicine – Paramedics Australia

Pathology – Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia

Pharmacy – Pharmaceutical Society of Australia

Physiotherapy – AAP Education

Physiotherapy – Australian Physiotherapy Association

Podiatry – Podiatry WA

Psychology – Australian Psychological Society

Social Work – Australian Association of Social Workers

Speech Pathology – Speech Pathology Australia

Please note that it is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked external websites.

Other health organisations

The following organisations may provide professional development and or program resources relevant to nursing, midwifery, dental and other allied health professionals.

Asthma Australia

Australasian Society for HIV Medicine

Australian Health Industry Group

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet

Benchmarque Group

Cancer Council Western Australia

Diabetes WA

Jean Hailes for Women’s Health

Know Injury (injury prevention)

Lions Outback Vision

Western Australian Association for Mental Health

Western Australian Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies

Please note that it is the responsibility of the user to make their own decisions about the accuracy, currency, reliability and correctness of information contained in linked external websites.