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Aug 13 - 14, 2020 | CPD Hours 10.15 | AUD $559 | Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Clinical Deterioration - Identify, Assess, Prevent Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Aug 13 - 14, 2020 at Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Accreditation: CPD:10h 15m CPD Why Attend: The fact that patients can become very rapidly unwell is a high risk for them as well as the healthcare team. Attend this two-day seminar to sharpen essential skills for early detection of deterioration. Learn about: • Thinking fast not slow in a crisis situation • The first subtle signs of deterioration • How to rapidly assess a deteriorating patient • Recognising life-threatening conditions early, such as sepsis and acute kidney injury • How to recognise acute respiratory failure including basic CXR interpretation • Interpretation of diagnostic tests • “Let me be clear!” communicating concisely and correctly The Goal: Need for Program: Growing numbers of high acuity patients are being cared for by a diversity of healthcare workers and across a wide range of clinical settings, not just in acute care units. The more acutely unwell a person is the greater the risk of poor patient outcomes, including increased morbidity and mortality. Rapidly recognising and responding to subtle and obvious changes in a patient’s condition is a high priority of the healthcare team if patient deterioration is to be averted. Purpose of Program: This seminar assists nurses and other health professionals to sharpen skills and confidence in recognising and managing patients whose clinical condition is deteriorating. Your learning outcomes: • Rapidly respond to and effectively communicate the signs and symptoms that may indicate a patient is deteriorating so as to prevent an adverse event • Correlate clinical assessment findings with pathophysiological processes occurring across body systems in acutely ill patients • Apply a range of appropriate and timely evidence-based nursing interventions when a patient is acutely ill and their condition is deteriorating • Use knowledge of the early signs of sepsis to swiftly implement evidence-based interventions and prevent poor patient outcomes Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Aug 27 - 29, 2020 | AUD $990 | Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
The BreastScreen Australia Conference 2020 will be held in Canberra at the National Convention Centre. The dates for the event are 27 - 29 August 2020. The theme of the event ‘Towards Tomorrow’ will encourage us to think about where the BreastScreening sector is heading. What technologies are going to change our methods and ideas? Over three big days leading International and Domestic industry professionals will bring to our attention these important advancements and issues. The concurrent sessions will have grass roots presentations from practitioners from around the country. These presentations will be a key opportunity to understand what is happening across the sector with firsthand experiences and information. The content of this event is relevant to those involved in BreastScreening programs as well as consumers, researchers and health advocates from interstate and overseas. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Oct 26 - 28, 2020 | Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
2020 Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium is organized by Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association (ANZMH) and will be held from Oct 26 - 28, 2020 at National Convention Centre Canberra, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Course Description: Australians in rural and remote areas are able to access mental health services at a fifth of the rate of those in urban areas. This increases suffering for those seeking mental health help, support and treatment. Discover ways to advocate and provide equal mental health care for all Australians. Gain practical solutions to improve mental health services in Australia’s rural and remote areas at the 2020 Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium. Symposium Topics: • Digital Mental Health • Meaningful Consumer & Carer Participation • Self-Care (Looking After the Rural Mental Health Workforce) • Communities Driving Solutions & Engagement • Workforce in Rural & Remote Areas • Child Wellbeing in Rural Communities • Rural and Remote Mental Health Resilience • First Nations Social & Emotional Wellbeing Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Nov 17 - 19, 2020 | CPD 40 | USD $2120 | Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Course is organized by Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Australia and will be held from Nov 17 - 19, 2020 at Vibe Hotel Canberra, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. CPD Accreditation: Candidates who are members of RACGP & ACRRM may be eligible to receive 40 QI&CPD points for an Accredited Category 1 Activity. Course Description: The Advanced Paediatric Life Support course is widely recognised as the international gold standard in paediatric emergency training courses. Established in 1997 and taught throughout Australia, this comprehensive three-day course introduces the structured approach to the emergency management of ill and injured children. Entrance Requirements: The Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) course is suitable for doctors, nurses and paramedics looking to increase their confidence and clinical skills in paediatric acute care. This course is designed for graduates with a minimum of 2 years’ experience. APLS is the recommended course for all hospital staff working in clinical environments where children and adolescents are cared for, by the RACP's National Standards for the Care of Children and Adolescents. Course Outcomes: Candidates who complete the APLS course will issued a certificate of completion upon: • Fully attending the three-day course • Successfully completing all required course assessments • Successfully completing the required pre-course APLS online learning modules • APLS certificates are valid for five years from the date of issue. Course structure: The course covers the following themes: Life support • Basic life support • Advanced support of the airway and ventilation • Cardiac arrest management and defibrillation Diagnosis and management of the seriously ill child • Breathing difficulties • Shock • Abnormal pulse rate and rhythm • Decreased conscious level • Convulsing child Diagnosis and management of the seriously injured child • Chest injury • Abdominal injury • Head trauma • Spinal injury • Burns and scalds • Electrical injuries and drowning Practical procedures • Airway and breathing • Circulation • Trauma • Interpreting trauma X-rays • Stabilisation and transfer Further topics • Fluid and electrolyte management • Acid-base balance • Pain management • Septic child • Neurological assessment • Resuscitation of the baby at birth and more Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
May 27 - 28, 2021 | CPD Hour 11 | AUD $629 | Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Canberra Nurses' Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from May 27 - 28, 2021 at ibis Styles Canberra, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Accreditation: CPD: 11h Why Attend: This general nurses’ conference is an ideal way for you to update your knowledge about a range of nursing topics each year. Book your place at this upcoming conference and: • Keep up-to-date • Network, share experiences, and connect with like-minded colleagues • Help meet your CPD requirements • Enrich your professional practice and personal growth • Improve health outcomes specific to your local community and much, much more… The Goal: Need for Program: Good patient care is directly related to the quality of the nursing care being provided. The healthcare environment is rapidly changing and all nurses are faced with the constant challenge of keeping their knowledge, skills, and practice, up-to-date. As well, the amount of new knowledge available is increasing. To achieve the desired patient outcomes, utilising informed, safe, and competent nursing practice is vital. In addition, continuing professional development is a professional regulatory requirement. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this conference is to enable all nurses to remain up-to-date on a range of current professional and clinical practice topics. learning outcomes: • Identify behaviours that cause illness in people in order to plan care to prevent health deterioration • Optimise interprofessional collaboration with the intention of enhancing better patient outcomes • Apply new knowledge about a range of conditions to provide holistic care • Underpin patient outcomes with evidence-based practice, recognised standards, and guidelines
Nov 04 - 06, 2021 | Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Sleep DownUnder 2021 is organized by Australasian Sleep Association (ASA) and will be held from Nov 04 - 06, 2021 at Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.