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Apr 09 - 11, 2021 | CPD : 18 | Sydney, New South Wales
On behalf of the Spine Society of Australia, it is a pleasure to invite you to attend the Society’s 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting to be held at one of the most Australia’s premier convention, exhibition and entertainment precincts, International Convention Centre, Sydney, from 9 - 11 April 2021. Accreditation: This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 18 CPD Credits. Description: The SSA is proud to promote the exchange of scientific knowledge and strengthen friendships amongst those who work in the complex and challenging field of spinal disorders. They look forward to welcoming you to Sydney. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Oct 09 - 13, 2022 | Sydney, New South Wales
Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) Annual Scientific Meeting is organized by Australian Orthopaedic Association (AOA) and will be held during Oct 09 - 13, 2022 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Orthopedists. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 12 - 21, 2021 | CME : 21 | Contact Hours : 21 | Hours : 7 | Credits : 21 | USD $1,095.00 | Sydney, New South Wales
Topics in Family Medicine is organized by Continuing Education, Inc and will be held from Feb 12 - 21, 2021 at Celebrity Solstice, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT A CURRENTLY ACTIVE PROGRAM. Target Audience: Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners Accreditation: • 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ • 21 ACPE Credits • 21.0 Contact Hours • 7 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs Program Purpose: Each of the lectures is focused on: • Improving patient safety and optimizing outcomes, • Utilizing evidence-based medicine, and • Providing cost-effective care. Common threads in each of these areas are: • Importance of teamwork and communication, • Including multi-specialty and multi-disciplinary management. The successful incorporation of effective computer systems is vital, both for knowledge acquisition, patient management, and medical record keeping, in achieving superior outcomes, both for individual patients, but also for successful teams working together. • Decreased use and more appropriate use of opioid pain medications • Decreased use of medications in the elderly from the Beer's list (Do not use list) • Patient safety advice for elderly • Improvement in effective pre-travel evaluation and advice for international travelers • Use of evidence for preventive care strategies Self-awareness and team attention to the integration of many options for patients is the hallmark of continuity in the specialty of Family Medicine. In this age of increasing attention to outcomes, it behooves all of us to use our knowledge to work closely with colleagues and staff, using professionalism in communication, for the best team approach. Placing patient needs above self-interest is paramount to the best care while enjoying a life outside of medicine. Staying up to date with current knowledge of diagnosis, treatment, and management requires diligence in maintaining a topical approach to common situations. This series of lectures is tailored not only to educate and update with the best medical evidence available but to also present an appropriate approach to cost-effective care. Stimulating thoughtful comments and questions regarding shared or unique experiences will engage the attendees in team and self-improvement concepts. Topics: • Optimizing Results through Teamwork ○ Apply the characteristics of successful teams and tools to build teamwork and improve outcomes ○ Describe how teamwork can improve chronic disease metrics ○ List and explain stages of team formation • Preparing Your Patients for a Successful Transition to their Golden Years ○ Improve the wellness of the elder patients seen ○ Address preventive measures for elder patients ○ Provide appropriate medication management for the elderly ○ Improve communication strategies in discussing advance directives with patients • Medical Error Reduction: Optimizing Outcomes and Patient Safety ○ Discuss types of medical errors that can result in increased morbidity and mortality ○ Minimize potential cognitive error risks to result in improved outcomes and patient safety ○ Explain how diagnosis momentum can result in medical errors • Travel Medicine: Prevention Goes International ○ Discuss the scope of US travelers abroad ○ Assess appropriately the medical risk to the traveler ○ List commonly needed Immunizations for travelers ○ Implement helpful travel preventative treatments ○ Utilize travel medicine-related website resources • Optimizing Patient Safety - Appropriate Opioid Prescribing ○ Appropriately evaluate a patient for Chronic Pain ○ Utilize general guidelines for prescribing Controlled Substances / Opioids, including the new CDC guidelines ○ Implement the use of multiple modalities in managing chronic pain ○ Explain the added risks when prescribing opioids in excess of 100 mg/day Morphine Milligram Equivalent (MME) ○ Implement strategies to improve patient safety and compliance with guidelines in prescribing opioids and other Controlled Substances • Preventive Care - Knowledge Self-Assessment ○ Vaccination details change which makes it challenging for physicians to keep up to date ○ Physicians often fail to implement the US Preventative Services Task Force (USPSTF) screening guidelines/changes ○ Flu vaccine implementation continues to fall below desired levels • Is there a Doctor Onboard: In-flight Medical Emergencies ○ Physicians are unaware of the equipment available to handle in-flight medical emergencies ○ Some physicians are reluctant to respond to in-flight medical emergencies due to knowledge, legal, and other concerns ○ Physicians are often unaware of ground-based medical support in developing treatment plans for in-flight medical emergencies • Exercise for the pregnant patient ○ Propose appropriate exercise for the individual pregnant patient • Medicine on the go ○ Identify potential issues, analyze the situation, develop a plan through discussion of presentation and attendee experiences • Thyroid evaluation and treatment ○ Confidently devise evaluation and treatment plan for the abnormal thyroid • Marine bites from the sea ○ Conclude the best treatment based on knowledge of the marine life inflicting the injury • Selected recommendations from the USPSTF ○ Translate the evidence-based recommendations for a population into an individual plan • Common bowel complaints ○ Recognize, diagnose and provide patient with appropriate management plan • Concussion concerns continue ○ Utilize on and off-field knowledge of injury with modalities for further treatment • Athlete heart concerns ○ Evaluation of potential cardiac issues. 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Mar 19 - 21, 2021 | Sydney, New South Wales
On behalf on the Australia and New Zealand General Medicine Update’s organising committee, we wish to present the 2nd ANZGMU as a combination of ONLINE and traditional form of teaching. The 2nd annual ‘Australia and New Zealand General Medicine Update’ (ANZGMU) will be held from 19th - 21st March 2021, Sydney. Who should attend ? • Consultant general physician • General Medicine Advance Trainee • General Practitioner • Basic Physician Trainee • Residents aspiring to enter a basic physician training programme Description: The update has been specifically designed to showcase a curated selection of relevant topics in internal medicine with updated information about new strategies, evolving best practise and recent guidelines. Over a period of three days, national and internationally renowned sub-specialty experts with strong academic backgrounds will discuss the common diseases seen by a general physician in everyday practice. With over 21 interactive lectures covering the core areas of various subspecialties of internal medicine, the 2021 update will be of immense value to the busy practising General Physician, General Practitioner, General Medicine Advanced Trainee and Basic Physician Trainee who wish to update their clinical acumen. Learning Objectives: • Provide a broad and inclusive content on all internal medicine sub-specialties. • Develop strategies for assessing and managing interacting comorbidities. • Update on current clinical guidelines and treatment strategies. ANZGMU Programme Highlights: In 2021, we are introducing hour-long dedicated sessions on the following most-requested topics: • Radiology for the general physician • Interpretation of Electrocardiogram (ECG) • Arterial Blood Gas The benefits of attending: The ANZGMU offers you an engaging format delivering dynamic education with a focus on core topics that affect General Physicians in their clinical settings. • Enhance your knowledge to remain at the forefront of your profession • Engage with renowned speakers, ask questions and discuss their work • Learn about the latest healthcare reforms and legislation updates • Take a break from your routine to reinvigorate and grow as a professional • Network with your colleagues in an engaging environment to discuss topics • Access to audio visual recording of the entire update
17th Biennial Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine (ANZSHM)
Jul 07 - 10, 2021 | New Castle, New South Wales
17th Biennial Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine (ANZSHM) is organized by Australian and New Zealand Society of the History of Medicine (ANZSHM) and will be held from Jul 07 - 10, 2021 at University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Oct 18 - 19, 2021 | CPD Hours : 10.3 | Sydney, New South Wales
Diabetes: Nursing Management Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 18 - 19, 2021 at Rydges Sydney Central, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Accreditation: CPD: 10h 30m Why Attend? Attend this seminar to learn about modern nursing care and the management of people affected by diabetes mellitus. Update your knowledge of: • Current protocols for the administration of insulin • Measurement and management of blood glucose levels • Lifestyle factors relating to diabetes mellitus • Patient education strategies • Prevention of complications Description: Two-Day Seminar: Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Blood Glucose Monitoring, Insulin Administration, Prevention of Complications, Patient Education, and Lifestyle Modification Need for Program: Diabetes is becoming more prevalent worldwide, and the associated nursing care is increasingly 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 on modern adult diabetes management that translates into improved outcomes for patients with diabetes. Learning Outcomes: • 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 know 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
May 13 - 14, 2021 | CPD Hour : 11 | New Castle, New South Wales
Newcastle Nurses' Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from May 13 - 14, 2021 at Quality Hotel NOAH'S On The Beach, New Castle, New South Wales, 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
May 14 - 16, 2021 | Sydney, New South Wales
General Practice Conference & Exhibition (GPCE) Sydney 2021 is organized by Reed Exhibitions and will be held from May 14 - 16, 2021 at Sydney Showground, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Dec 09 - 10, 2021 | CPD Hour : 11 | Surry hills, New South Wales
Sydney Mental Health Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Dec 09 - 10, 2021 at Rydges Sydney Central, Surry hills, New South Wales, Australia. Accreditation CPD Hours: 11h Why Attend Do you work in a hospital, in primary care, or in the community? Do you regularly care for people with a concurrent mental illness? Even if you are highly experienced in your speciality, are you confident in your knowledge of common mental health conditions? Many people who have a mental illness will be admitted to hospital or enter a primary care clinic. Attend this conference to better understand: • Rare mental health disorders • Healthcare professionals and addictions • Mental health in different cultures • Mental health and stigma • How to reduce your level of unconscious bias and much, much more… CME Accreditation CPD Hours: 11h Need for Program According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 4.2 million people in Australia received prescriptions for mental health-related conditions between 2017 and 2018. Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent illnesses, followed by affective and substance use disorders. This means that nurses and other health professionals in all healthcare settings will increasingly provide care for those with a primary or co-existing mental health problem and need the ability to provide evidence-based, holistic healthcare that is highly dependent on a sound mental health knowledge base. Purpose of Program To provide nurses and other health professionals with an update about common mental illnesses and the holistic care of people. Objectives Topics • Commit to an open mindset on the behaviours of people with mental health conditions so as to provide unconditional positive regard • Apply new learning about mental health conditions in the development of holistic mental healthcare plans • Apply the principles of therapeutic use of self to improve the recovery and healing of those with mental health disorders • Establish clear personal boundaries and maintain them to promote a strong, safe therapeutic alliance within the mental health context
Aug 12 - 13, 2021 | CPD Hour : 11.45 | Sydney, New South Wales
Day Surgery Nursing and Minor Procedures Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Aug 12 - 13, 2021 at Rydges Sydney Central, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Accreditation CPD Hours: 11h 45m Why Attend: Do you work in a day procedure unit or a clinic where minor procedures are performed? Attend this seminar for a comprehensive update on this specific area of nursing. It includes: • Review of different types of anaesthetic agents and intraoperative monitoring • What’s new in infection prevention and control • The patient’s decision to have surgery and education • Pre-admission clinic and opportunities for discharge planning • Gaining confidence on how to safely manage a surgical complication or emergency situation • Understanding crisis management Need for Program: Patient safety in fast-paced day surgery units or practices where minor procedures are performed is reliant on a sound knowledge base of nurses and other health professionals. As the main point of contact with the patients, and to facilitate positive outcomes, nurses must ensure patients are correctly assessed before a procedure, including identification of risk factors and legal issues, and are adequately informed. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this seminar is to expand and update your knowledge and skills relating to caring for a person undergoing day surgery or minor procedures. Learning Outcomes: • Describe modern day procedure for nursing practice in Australia, including the various nursing roles and skills required to practise 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 anaesthetic 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 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 information is available.