Upcoming Medical Conferences in New CastleSearch Criteria : Australia New Castle
Aug 08 - 09, 2019 | CPD Hours 10.30 | AUD $540 | New Castle, New South Wales
Mental Health: Understanding Personality Disorders Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Aug 08 - 09, 2019 at Quality Hotel NOAH'S on The Beach, New Castle, New South Wales, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 10.30 CPD Hours. Overview: The challenges associated with personality disorders, and their profound impact on day-to-day practice in healthcare settings, are the basis for this program. You will learn about the definitions and types of personality disorders, and related management strategies. This program is rich with practical skills and will contextualize some of the most difficult mental illnesses to manage. Don't miss this excellent opportunity to avail yourself with a range of new therapeutic strategies for your nursing 'toolbox.' If you have identified a professional need to improve your understanding of complex mental health conditions such as personality disorders as part of your planned learning activities, then this program will offer you an opportunity to gain continuing professional development (CPD) hours related to this topic. Need for Program: Personality disorders manifest not only in our workplaces, but also in our personal lives, and can be very disturbing and difficult to manage. Have you ever met someone who was superficially charismatic and charming, only to realize you had been manipulated? Such behaviors can cause disruption in the workplace for staff caring for, or work with, people who have these conditions. There is a need for nurses to identify and clearly understand these complex mental illnesses and to update their knowledge on the best way to manage a person with these conditions. Purpose of Program: The aim of this program is to provide nurses with up-to-date education about mental illness that relates to more complex and challenging conditions, such as personality disorders, including early identification and assessment, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and ongoing management. Learning Outcomes: • Examine the characteristics of personality disorder including the signs and symptoms of the condition • Outline the best way to manage highly manipulative behavior in a person who is also superficially charismatic • Analyse a range of treatments that can be used to care for a person who has a borderline personality and debate their relative merits • Critique communication strategies and their effectiveness in the management of manipulative behaviors, aggression, and antisocial behaviors
Oct 10 - 12, 2019 | CPD 40.00 | USD $2120 | New Castle, New South Wales
Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Course is organized by Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Australia and will be held from Oct 10 - 12, 2019 at Rydges Newcastle, New Castle, New South Wales, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is suitable for doctors, nurses and paramedics looking to increase their confidence and clinical skills in paediatric acute care. 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 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 they are available.
Oct 24 - 25, 2019 | CPD 10.30 | AUD $540 | New Castle, New South Wales
Wound Management: A Practical Guide Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 24 - 25, 2019 at New Castle, New South Wales, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is all Nurses, General Practitioners, Podiatrists, Pharmacists and Occupational Therapists. This CME 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.