Upcoming Medical Conferences in AustraliaSearch Criteria : Australia
Aug 22 - 23, 2019 | CPD Hour 10.30 | Melbourne, Victoria
Palliative Care: CPD for All Nurses Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Aug 22 - 23, 2019 at Oaks on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is all nurses. This CPD Course has been approved for a maximum of 10.30 CPD Hours. Course Overview: Are you confused about practices you see in your workplace which are considered to be palliative care? Do you want to build your confidence or validate your practice in quality palliative care? Attend this seminar and make a difference. Includes: • Plenty of discussions • Coming to grips with palliative care • Tips for good symptom management? • Putting pain into perspective • Advance Care Planning - what it is and is not • How to have that sensitive conversation • Where are the resources? • Current hot topics Need for Program: Australia has an ageing population, which has resulted in an increase in chronic illnesses. Consequently, greater numbers of people now require palliative care. Specialist palliative services already exist, especially for complex care needs. However, due to the increased demand for palliative care services, modern policy direction and national standards indicate that non-specialist palliative care is everyone’s business and should be available to all. This means nurses will be expected to provide a palliative approach to care when needed. It is essential that nurses are provided with the knowledge and skills required to provide good-quality palliative care when required. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this program is to provide education to nurses so they can provide a palliative approach to care in any setting. Learning Objectives: • You will be able to provide a palliative approach to care in any setting • You will more confidently manage symptoms and explain them to a person’s family • You will confidently engage in therapeutic communication with patients and relatives at end-of-life • You will know how to plan and conduct a palliative care case conference Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 22 - 25, 2019 | AUD $1650 | Brisbane, Queensland
International Society for Experimental Hematology (ISEH) 48th Annual Scientific Meeting is organized by International Society for Experimental Hematology (ISEH) and will be held from Aug 22 - 25, 2019 at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Topics: • Malignancies • HSC Biology • Microenvironment • Developmental Biology • Death • Epigenetic & Transcription Factors • Aging • Inflammation • Progenitor Biology • Metabolism • Lineage Commitment • Other 2019 ISEH Junior Faculty Grant Writing Workshop - Aug 22, 2019 (8:30 - 15:30) Purpose: Obtaining independent research funding is one of the most significant challenges for junior faculty. This workshop is intended to provide in depth and personalized mentoring in grantsmanship for junior faculty members of the ISEH. Goals: Each participant will: • Receive training and mentorship in grant writing skills • Develop grantsmanship skills by reviewing grants-in-progress of a peer group. • Leave the program with a network of peers willing to provide regular constructive grant feedback. • Leave the program with a grant ready to submit for funding. Target audience: Junior faculty who have not yet received their first independent grant (e.g. USA R01, European ERC or equivalent) Program description: We will accept up to 12 participants who will receive small group coaching from a senior faculty mentor in the field of hematology. Deadline Extended!: Applications will be due May 31, 2019. By July 31, 2019, applicants must submit a version of their Specific Aims page for review by the senior faculty mentors. Cost: The participation fee is $450 USD for ISEH members and $600 USD for non-members, which covers meeting materials, lunch, and program costs. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 22 - 28, 2019 | Cairns, Queensland
Gateway to Health: 13th Annual Conference & Workshops is organized by Applied Neuroscience Society of Australasia (ANSA) and will be held from Aug 22 - 28, 2019 at Pullman Cairns International, Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Description: The Applied Neuroscience Society of Australasia is a membership organization comprised of health professionals from Australia, Australasia and New Zealand who are involved in the promotion of better mental health. ANSA promotes education and professional excellence in the fields of Applied Psychophysiology, Neurotherapy and Nutrition seeking to strengthen acceptance of these disciplines as viable avenues for intervention to promote self-regulation in mental health and well-being. ANSA members and other professionals interested in applied neuroscience, are cordially invited to participate our annual workshops and conference to be held in Cairns, gateway to the Great Barrier Reef. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 22 - 23, 2019 | CPD 11.00 | AUD $610 | Brisbane, Queensland
Enrolled Nurses - Acute Care Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Aug 22 - 23, 2019 at Mercure Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. CPD Hours: 11 Hours.0 Mins Need for Program: Rapid changes in health care, including technology, have resulted in a steep rise in the acuity of patients across all clinical settings. People who may have once been cared for in a high-dependency setting are now routinely cared for on general wards. As new knowledge emerges at frightening speeds and some previous practices are now seen to be outdated, being well-informed is an imperative for enrolled nurses who care for patients requiring acute care. There is a timely need for formal education that provides enrolled nurses with key clinical updates on a range of acute care topics. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this program is to provide enrolled nurses with key clinical updates on a range of acute care topics and, thereby, to improve outcomes for patients with increasingly complex conditions. Conference Overview: Have you observed changes in the level of acuity of the patients in your care? Are you looking to build your confidence and learn more about how to care for people with more complex clinical conditions? If you feel under pressure to continually extend your scope of practice and broaden your nursing knowledge of acute care topics, then attend this conference to keep up-to-date. Topics include: • Caring for patients with autoimmune diseases • Emotional intelligence in acute care emergencies • Managing acute delirium • What ENs need to know about risky medications and much, much more… Learning Outcomes: At the conclusion of this program it is expected that the participants will be able to: • Implement and evaluate care that reflects best-available nursing evidence, so that safe and quality care is provided. • Apply knowledge of common post-operative complications to identify, prevent, and manage a patient who is deteriorating. • Respond timely to changes in a patient’s condition with appropriate assessment within your scope of practice. • Provide preventative action for people with health risks to avoid acute illness.
Aug 22 - 23, 2019 | CPD 11.45 | AUD $540 | Sydney, New South Wales
Day Surgery Nursing and Minor Procedures Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Aug 22 - 23, 2019 at Rydges Sydney Central, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 11.45 CPD Hours. Course Overview: The ability of nurses to work safely in fast-paced settings such as day procedure units is reliant on a sound knowledge base that can adapt to any situation, including emergencies, and work efficiently in a team. Highly developed communication skills are vital to ensuring that patients are well-informed before and after a procedure. Attend this seminar to gain a comprehensive update on this specific area of nursing. • Understand how to evaluate a patient for comorbid risk factors • Improve your discharge planning, patient education, and documentation skills • Review different types of anesthetic agents and intraoperative monitoring • Gain confidence on how to safely manage a surgical complication or emergency situation • Refresh your prior knowledge of infection prevention and aseptic technique • Find out how the law interprets issues such as the duty of care and negligence in a day procedure setting Need for Program: Nurses who work in day procedure units or practices where minor procedures are performed are often the main point of contact with patients. The correct assessment of a person before a procedure, including the identification of risk factors, assists with the delivery of patient care that reduces hospital length of stay and improves health outcomes. This seminar provides an evidence-based update that will assist nurses who care for patients undergoing day surgery and minor procedures to close knowledge and skill gaps relating to their specific area of practice. It is relevant to nurses who, whether regularly or only occasionally, require knowledge and skills to safely care for patients undergoing day surgery and minor procedures and would be a comprehensive introduction to any nurse considering working in this setting. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this seminar is to offer nurses who may work across a range of healthcare settings of varying acuity an opportunity to improve their knowledge and skills when caring for a person undergoing day surgery or minor procedures. After gaining this information, the learner will be able to appropriately translate the underpinning principles of modern day surgery nursing to the evidence-based nursing management of patients, improving health outcomes. Learning Objectives: • Describe modern day procedure nursing practice in Australia, including the various nursing roles and skills required to practice safely in this setting • Perform a pre-evaluation risk analysis and implement strategies to ensure patients are well-informed about potential risk factors • Apply skills in anesthetic monitoring, infection prevention, and aseptic technique to your practice to reduce the risk of complications and improve patient safety • Understand how the law interprets issues such as the duty of care and negligence in a day procedure setting and use this knowledge to safeguard your practice Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Team Masters Energiser is organized by Prime Practice and will be held from Aug 22 - 23, 2019 at Tamworth, New South Wales, Australia. Target Audience: Dentist, Team This workshop will cover: • Team roles - understand and practice the roles of different team members in your practice. • Working across generations- bridge generation gaps in your dental team. • Neuroscience- use Neuroscience to understand what motivates team members by using the SCARF model. • Diversity- manage cultural diversity among team members and patients. • Life balance- live a more balanced life. Learn strategies for enhancing life quality. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 23 - 25, 2019 | Sydney, New South Wales
Australasian Diabetes in Pregnancy Society (ADIPS) Annual Scientific Meeting 2019 is organized by ASN Events and will be held from Aug 23 - 25, 2019 at ICC Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The main themes for this meeting include: • Maternal and Fetal Programming of Chronic Disease • Optimising outcomes in Women with Diabetes in Pregnancy • Technology: What, When and How? • Guideline Updates: Therapeutic Guidelines, ADIPS and HAPO • Strategies for managing tricky antenatal scenarios: early testing, dietary challenges, steroids and timing of delivery and breastfeeding Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 23 - 24, 2019 | Adelaide, South Australia
Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED) Annual Conference is organized by Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED) and will be held during Aug 23 - 24, 2018 at Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 24 - 25, 2019 | USD $1795 | Bowen Hills, Queensland
Windows to the Heart: Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop is organized by Cardiac Skills Australia and will be held from Aug 24 - 25, 2019 at Rydges Fortitude Valley, Bowen Hills, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is intensivists, emergency physicians, anaesthetics, rural GPs & cardiology trainees. Description: The aim of the course is to provide physicians with all the necessary skills to become proficient in the performance and diagnosis of the focused echo exam. Our experienced echocardiography educators will simplify the echo exam through our proven step-by-step approach and comprehensive hands-on component. Topics Covered: Echo Applications - Echo Acoustic Windows & Image Orientation • Valvular Assessment • LV/RV Function & Filling Status • Haemodynamic Assessment & Calculations • Basic Echo in Life Support • Rapid Cardiac Echo Echo Features of Cardiac Pathologies - Pericardial Disease • Cardiac Tamponade • AMI • Aortic Dissection • Shock • Pulmonary Embolus • Pneumothorax Learning Outcomes: • To appreciate heart anatomy • Understand acoustic windows and imaging planes used in echo • Outline common pathologies associated with the heart • Describe how echo is used to measure cardiac output, stoke volume, ejection fraction, aortic valve area etc. • Appreciate echo as a tool to assess left and right systolic function • Understand echo image orientation • Understand the basic principles of Doppler haemodynamics • Provide delegates with tutor assisted 'hands-on' echo practice • Appreciate normal values in an echo examination • Understand the limitations of the Doppler technique • Understand the components of a focused echo examination • Outline the role of echo in life support • Appreciate the use of rapid cardiac echo in the critically ill • Identify common ultrasound artifacts Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 24, 2019 | AUD $295 | Crawley, Western Australia
CTEC Conference: Emergency Surgery - A Blood Management Perspective is organized by Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre (CTEC) and will be held on Aug 24, 2019 at The University Club of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Consultants, Trainees, Registrars, Junior Doctors, Anaesthetists, GPs and GP Proceduralists. Nurses, Paramedics, Allied Health Professionals, and Medical Students also welcome (limited places) Conference Description: This conference will focus on blood management in surgical emergencies and life-threatening situations relating to a variety of clinical topics. This interactive conference will cover a wide range of presentations aimed at doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals who wish to know more about blood management and surgical emergencies. About: How would you cope without medical facilities during a surgical emergency? Managing immediate life threatening situations without prompt transfer facilities is a major challenge for all doctors and healthcare professionals, especially those working in the rural and remote locations of Australia. This interactive conference covers a wide range of surgical emergency presentations aimed at doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals who do not have immediate access to medical equipment, facilities and resources to manage a surgical emergency. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.