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Sep 19 - 20, 2019 | CPD Hours 10.30 | AUD $540 | Albury, New South Wales
Wound Management: A Practical Guide Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Sep 19 - 20, 2019 at Atura Albury, Albury, New South Wales, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is all Nurses, General Practitioners, Podiatrists, Pharmacists and Occupational Therapists. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 10.30 CPD Hours. Course Overview: 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 latest evidence for effective wound management. You will learn about: • A strong focus on 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 Ausmed has a long standing track record in educating thousands of nurses and other health practitioners across Australia on this topic. Our experienced presenters are popular and extremely adept educators who are consistently very highly evaluated. 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. Knowledge of 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 Objectives: • 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 Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 22, 2020 | CPD Hours 6.00 | AUD $588 | Albury, New South Wales
Infection Prevention and Control - Achieving Best Practice is organized by ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development and will be held on Feb 22, 2020 at Atura Albury, Albury, New South Wales, Australia. This course has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 CPD Hours Description: Understanding what is required and then implementing these processes at the practice is not always easy. Last year ADA NSW’s Kylie Robb reviewed over 100 dental practice’s IPC processes and has since utilised that experience to create a targeted course that reveals what the key IPC areas of opportunity are for practices, breaks down what specifically needs to be done to achieve IPC best practice and highlights common ‘bloopers’ and what to do about them. This course aims to build participants confidence with their Infection Prevention and Control processes by highlighting straightforward strategies to reduce risk, ensure best practice and improve efficiency. It is suitable for the entire team. Topics include: • What are the key Infection Prevention and Control areas? • What affects compliance and team performance? • What is the top area of opportunity for improvement….and why? • When would transmission-based precautions apply? • Batch Control Identification • Storage of instruments, the practice environment and more • PPE vs Uniform – what do I have to do? • Sterilising room – where do most practices go wrong? • Endodontics, the lab, and handpieces – give me the facts • How to complete steriliser logs; and what else do you have monitor in the steri? • Spaulding classification and why this makes all the difference Learning Objectives: • Gain knowledge and confidence with the key IPC areas and learn how to implement these successfully • Understand what contemporary hand hygiene principles involve and how to apply them in a dental practice • Apply efficient strategies to reprocess instruments • Confidently set-up the treatment room for IPC success • Identify what specific testing of equipment and indicators are required • Implement an effective practice cleaning schedule