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Oct 24 - 27, 2018 | CME 110.00 | Melbourne, Victoria
General Practice and Acute Medicine Update Refresher is organized by Australian Medical Forum (AMF) and will be held from Oct 24 - 27, 2018 at Australian Centre for Health Innovation, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Accreditation : • Attend in Person: Approved for RACGP QI&CPD 30 Category 2 points. An application is pending approval for 2 x ALM Category 1 for 80 additional points. This conference in total would offer up to 110 CPD points. • Attend via Live-Stream: Approved for RACGP QI&CPD 30 Category 2 points. Why should attend: The General Practice & Acute Medicine Update Refresher course offers GPs an update on the latest advances in Primary Care and serves as a refresher course on practical clinical topics relevant to their day-to-day practice. It is one of the most comprehensive courses supporting GPs to meet the requirements for appraisals and revalidation. This four day GP course offers: • 110 CPD credits with concise 20-40 minute presentations • Concise practice update presentations delivered by specialists in the field. • Extended Q&A sessions give participants the opportunity to interact with speakers • Handbook with a copy of the presentations serves as an excellent reference after the conference This Conference is one of the most comprehensive courses supporting GPs to meet the requirements for appraisals and revalidation. This four-day course offering 110 CPD credits consists of concise 20-40 minute presentations by specialists in different fields of medicine. Participating physicians will be able to apply the most current treatment strategies to common clinical challenges in their practices. Extended Q&A sessions give participants the opportunity to interact with speakers and a handbook with a copy of the presentations serves as an excellent reference after the conference. In cooperation with FomF, the Australian Medical Forum organizes 80 medical seminars and conferences each year with over 15,000 participants worldwide. This Conference offers GPs an update on the latest advances in Primary Care and serves as a refresher course on practical clinical topics relevant to their day-to-day practice. It is one of the most comprehensive courses supporting GPs to meet the requirements for appraisals and revalidation. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 25 - 28, 2018 | Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) 69th Annual Scientific Meeting is organized by Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) and will be held from Oct 25 - 28, 2018 at National Convention Centre Canberra, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Additional Details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 25 - 27, 2018 | Fremantle, Western Australia
Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ) Spring Colorectal Meeting is organized by Colorectal Surgical Society of Australia and New Zealand (CSSANZ) and will be held during Oct 25 - 27, 2018 at Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 25 - 26, 2018 | CME 14.00 | Sydney, New South Wales
Prime Practice Leadership Skills For Dentists is organized by Prime Practice and will be held from Oct 25 - 26, 2018 at Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Dentists. This CME Conference has been approved with a maximum of 14 CPD Credits. This is a very interactive workshop, practicing real life scenarios. This workshop will cover : • Setting expectations • Delegation • Leadership Communication Toolkit • Effective recruit skills • Staff retention • Performance reviews Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 25, 2018 | CME 7.00 | USD $275 | Melbourne, Victoria
Working with Diversity in Gender and Identity Expression is organized by The Professional Development People (PDP) and will be held on Oct 25, 2018 at Mantra on Russell, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Counsellors, Psychotherapists, Coaches, Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Nurses and Psychiatrists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 7 CPD hours. Course Description: This seminar aims to enhance counselling practitioner’s knowledge, sensitivity and awareness for working with transgender people. Some of the topics covered will be; awareness of language when referring to trans people, scales of sex and gender, the current DSM gender dysphoria diagnosis, referral requirements for treatment and the World Professional Association for Transgender Health standards. Specifically, this training addresses background information, terms & definitions, diagnosis criteria, the prevalence of gender diversity & aspects of assessment. This training also includes the different approaches required depending on the age of the client and the various treatment options available to each including the necessary referrals where indicated. Through teaching, videos and, individual and group activities participants will explore influences on gender and identity, the challenges trans people face and the impact of society on gender identity development and expression. This workshop is designed to provide a necessary basis for understanding the diversified and unique needs of the trans community and seeks to improve practitioners’ personal awareness regarding gender and identity and develop skills and competencies for working with trans youth and adults. Conference Objectives are : • Developing sensitivity regarding the terms and language used by and with people presenting with diversity in gender identity and/or expression. • Recognising diversity in gender identity & expression and respond appropriately. • Identifying the needs of trans clients • Addressing the challenges and pressures trans people face. • Understanding the demands on practitioners working with trans people. • Being aware of the different approaches required for children, adolescents & adults. • Know how to respond to clients with diversity in gender identity and/or expression. • Understand the suitability of various approaches for an array of clients. • Have an awareness of the demands on professionals who work with the trans community.
Oct 25 - 26, 2018 | CME 11.30 | AUD $590 | Bendigo, Victoria
Bendigo Nurses' Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 25 - 26, 2018 at Comfort Inn Julie-Anna, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is all nurses. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 11.30 CPD Hours. Course Overview: Every year Ausmed Education holds a nurses’ conference specifically designed for your location and aimed at assisting you to get rapidly up-to-date on current nursing topics. Attend this local nurses’ conference to gain a broad range of clinical and professional updates relevant to your practice. Take time out and network with like-minded colleagues. Find out: • What are some of the health priorities that you need to know about? • What nursing interventions make a difference, especially to those with chronic conditions? • Why is evidence so important to the way you practice? • What is the latest information about a range of current treatments? Attend this local nurses’ conference and close the gaps in your knowledge, skills, and practice. Need for Program: Safety and quality are essential and are directly linked to knowledge. The need for you to continually seek new information in regard to the nursing care you provide is a given no matter where you work. This is a time when: • Healthcare budgets are under increased stress • The community purse is shrinking • Quality outcomes are now the goal of all care It is more important than ever that you take a leadership role in providing high-value, outcome-focused care to people. Addressing emerging gaps in knowledge through up-to-date information is crucial if safe, quality outcomes are to be achieved. Purpose of Program: This program provides you with current knowledge relating to a range of professional and clinical practice topics that will improve how you provide holistic nursing care. Learning Objectives: • People with health risks will receive preventative nursing action in your care to avoid illness • Better patient outcomes will be achieved through the application of up-to-date knowledge relating to specific nursing interventions • The interprofessional collaboration will be optimized to enhance patient outcomes • Patient outcomes will be underpinned by evidence-based practice and recognized standards and guidelines Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 25 - 26, 2018 | CME 10.30 | AUD $520 | Surry hills, New South Wales
Associate Nurse Unit Managers (ANUMs) Seminar 2018 is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 25 - 26, 2018 at Rydges Sydney Central, Surry Hills, New South Wales, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Associate Nurse Unit Managers, Acting / Relieving NUMs and Team Leaders. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 10.30 CPD Hours. Conference Description : Are you an associate nurse unit manager (ANUM), an acting/relieving NUM, or working in a team leader role? Are you looking for formal education to support your personal and professional development specific to this role? Attend this two-day interactive seminar to meet other nurses who work in similar positions. Build crucial leadership and management skills required in your role. This seminar includes: • How you can use emotional intelligence. • Better ways to communicate better with others in your team including NUMs. • Learn what motivates people and why some may resist change. • Take time to reflect on your career. Need for Program : Associate nurse unit managers (ANUMs), acting/relieving NUMs, and clinical nurse specialists who work in team leader roles are an integral part of the healthcare team. The advanced skills required of nurses to perform in this busy and ever-changing role creates a need for formal education. This program supports existing or new ANUMs to increase their ability to assist organisations to achieve corporate goals and improve their ability to manage effectively. Purpose of Program : The purpose of this program is to update the leadership and management skills required by ANUMs and Team Leaders to achieve personal and professional success in this role. Conference Objectives are : • Identify the differences between leadership and management and relate this to your skills as an ANUM. • Give examples of the use of emotional intelligence in your role as an ANUM, particularly when communicating with NUMs and how this could lead to improved patient outcomes. • Learn practical strategies that encourage and support mentoring so as to foster a collegial environment where staff satisfaction remains high. • Describe strategies for maintaining appropriate professional boundaries especially when working with friends so as to provide fair and respected management. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 25 - 26, 2018 | CME 13.00 | USD $405 | New Castle, New South Wales
ECT4Health Acute Respiratory, Renal and Rhythms Seminar (ARRR) is organized by ECT4Health and will be held during Oct 25 - 26, 2018 at New Castle, New South Wales, Australia. This CME Conference has been approved with a maximum of 13.00 CPD Credits. Two-day seminar – fully catered : The ECT4Health Rhythm-Respiratory-Renal (RRR Seminar) is a program for medical nurses. It refreshes cardiac risk factors, anatomy and physiology and telemetry rhythm interpretation just to name a few topics. This seminar is perfect for Nurse Students, Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses to increase their assessment knowledge of common cardiac and respiratory presentations. Conference Objectives are : • Cardiac Rhythm interpretation – our most popular session. • Heart blocks and life threatening arrhythmia • Cardiac risk factors, oxygen and the cholesterol discussion we had to have • Understanding Heart Failure and antihypertensive drugs • Renal function, Primary (renal) Hypertension and the antihypertensive drugs • Respiratory assessment and some Respiratory / oxygen physiology • Asthma, COPD and chest infection Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 25 - 26, 2018 | CME 10.25 | AUD $520 | Brisbane, Queensland
Palliative Care: CPD for All Nurses Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 25 - 26, 2018 at Mercure Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is all nurses. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 10.25 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 aging 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.
Oct 25 - 26, 2018 | CME 10.30 | AUD $520 | Surry hills, New South Wales
Diabetes : Nursing Management Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 25 - 26, 2018 at Rydges Sydney Central, Surry hills, New South Wales, Australia. (Oct 25 - 26, 2018) The target audience for this medical event is Nurses. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 10.30 CPD Hours. Course Description: Attend this seminar to learn about modern nursing care and management of people affected by diabetes mellitus. Update your knowledge of: • Current protocols relating to the administration of insulin. • Measurement and management of blood glucose levels. • Lifestyle factors relating to diabetes mellitus. • Patient education strategies. • Prevention of complications. Need for Program : Diabetes is becoming more prevalent worldwide and the associated nursing care is becoming more complex. Nurses are at the forefront of both the prevention and management of diabetes, and are critical to patient education and the minimisation of complications. Nurses across a wide range of healthcare settings have a key role in managing diabetes. Therefore, all nurses need ongoing access to quality education in order to be well informed about the latest evidence and best practice in the management of this complex chronic illness. Purpose of Program : The purpose of this seminar is to provide nurses with a general update of modern adult diabetes management that translates into improved outcomes for patients with diabetes. Course Objectives are : • Complete an assessment of a patient with diabetes and implement an evidence-based plan of care. • Evaluate assessment techniques for patients with diabetes, including the effective use of tools such as blood glucose meters, pathology and monofilaments. • Recognise when a person has metabolic syndrome, pre-diabetes or issues with glycaemic control and how to develop an appropriate nursing care plan to prevent escalation of disease. • Determine how lifestyle factors that impact on diabetes management relate to strategies for patient education.