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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 | 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. 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.
Nov 22 - 26, 2020 | Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) 37th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) 2020 is organized by Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) and will be held from Nov 22 - 26, 2020 at National Convention Centre Canberra, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available
Jan 12 - 14, 2021 | USD $1,600.00 | Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
SIOG Advanced Course in Geriatric Oncology in older patients is organized by International Society of Geriatric Oncology (SIOG) and will be held from Jan 12 - 14, 2021 at National Convention Centre Canberra, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Target Audience: Delegates will benefit from a course format that encourages student-faculty interactions. The lectures will cover themes in geriatrics for clinical oncologists as well as in clinical oncology for geriatricians, including direct patient care modules for nurses and allied health professionals. Description: The Course is designed for professionals who want to stay at the peak of their expertise. It is led by international and local experts in the fields of geriatrics and oncology and is designed to provide specific skills in assessment, care pathways and therapeutic choices for older patients with cancer. This 2-phase advanced course covers the general principles of cancer treatment using case-based discussions and practice sessions to enhance greater interaction with the faculty and participants. Identified as a world-class training, the course will elevate your skills in Geriatric Oncology to the next level. As with our other Advanced Courses, this edition will also be a unique opportunity for the industry to showcase their latest innovations and technologies - forging greater collaboration and partnerships with practitioners on the ground. The SIOG Advanced Course in Geriatric Oncology focuses on a multi-disciplinary training of experts for the treatment of older cancer patients. In an effort to stimulate learning and interaction, the course covers general principles of cancer treatment using case-based discussions and debates. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 08 - 09, 2021 | CPD Hour : 11.15 | Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Wound Management: A Practical Guide Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Feb 08 - 09, 2021 at ibis Styles Canberra, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Accreditation: CPD: 11h 15m Why Attend: Ausmed's Wound Management Seminar is an essential and very popular course for healthcare professionals, including nurses, general practitioners, podiatrists, pharmacists, and occupational therapists. It is based on the latest evidence for effective wound management. You will learn: • A strong focus on the foundation principles of wound management • How to incorporate a patient-centred approach to care • How to assess and manage chronic and acute wounds • Dressing selection, compression therapy, and bandaging Need for Program: Nearly half a million Australians are affected by wounds in some way. It is predicted that the prevalence and cost of wound care will rise over the next few years because of the ageing population. Comprehensive assessment guides treatment and knowledge of the foundation principles of wound care is essential. Additionally, new wound dressing products are becoming increasingly sophisticated. If best patient outcomes are to be achieved, applying evidenced wound management is essential. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this program is to provide health professionals with up-to-date information, tools and strategies for best-practice wound management. Learning Outcomes: • Build an understanding of the physiology and pathophysiology of wounds with factors that impact on healing • Use a systematic approach for assessing a patient and their wound to guide appropriate care • Describe an appropriate management plan, including dressings, taking into account patient considerations and the pathophysiology of the wound • Gain confidence in the management of a person with a wound and advocate for best-practice care
Apr 18 - 21, 2021 | Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
2021 Australian Pain Society 41st Annual Scientific Meeting is organized by DC Conferences (DCC) and will be held from Apr 18 - 21, 2021 at National Convention Centre Canberra, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
May 27 - 28, 2021 | CPD Hour : 11 | Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Canberra Nurses' Conference 2021 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… 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
Aug 12 - 13, 2021 | CPD Hour : 10.3 | Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Clinical Deterioration: Identify, Assess, Prevent Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Aug 12 - 13, 2021 at ibis Styles Canberra, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. Accreditation: CPD: 10h 30m 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 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. 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
Sep 02 - 03, 2021 | CPD Hours : 11.1 | Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Leadership in Nursing Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Sep 02 - 03, 2021 at ibis Styles Canberra, Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia. CME Accreditation: CPD Hours: 11h 10m Why Attend: Health leaders regardless of their position in the organization need to execute a set of competencies to ensure effective team functioning aligned to legislation, APHRA guidelines, and organizational goals. This highly interactive program embedded in neuroscience and leadership theory gives the participants skills to confidently lead teams - to reinforce positive behaviors and quickly address bullying and breaches of boundaries. Over 2000 nurses, midwives, and other health care workers have attended this popular course with 98% rating it as excellent. Chock full of neuroscience tips including emotional intelligence and courageous conversations, this course is designed for the leader who is highly motivated to leverage their performance and witness great team results. Limited spaces available - book your place now! Need for Program: Australian nursing needs more nurse leaders. However, leadership practices are built over time and need inputs from many sources. Clarity around what constitutes leadership and how it manifests on a day-to-day basis is often confused. Learning about what makes people confident enough to take on leadership roles in daily practice is an important part of developing leadership skills. It is essential that leaders have the best educational support that enables them to competently fulfill their role and to maintain a genuine sense of purpose and achievement. Purpose of Program: This seminar is designed for nurses to collaborate and consequently expand their perspective on leadership and how this can be integrated into day-to-day practice. Objectives Topics • Return to your workplace with ideas for implementing leadership concepts within your practice for the benefit of patients • Demonstrate increased confidence as a leader when dealing with strong personalities and difficult situations • Identify the leadership principles that will assist you to engage and motivate a diverse workforce • Role model accountable and holistic nursing care and the importance of mentoring others
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.