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Oct 17 - 18, 2020 | USD $1,795.00 | Sydney, New South Wales
Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop is organized by Cardiac Skills Australia and will be held from Oct 17 - 18, 2020 at Rydges Sydney Central, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Topics Covered: Echo Applications: • Echo Acoustic Windows & Image Orientation • Valvular Assessment • LV/RV Function & Filling Status • Haemodynamic Assessment & Calculations • Basic Echo in Life Support • Rapid Cardiac Echo Echo Features of Cardiac Pathologies: • Pericardial Disease • Cardiac Tamponade • AMI • Aortic Dissection • Shock • Pulmonary Embolus • Pneumothorax Learner Outcomes: • To appreciate heart anatomy • Understand acoustic windows and imaging planes used in echo • Outline common pathologies associated with the heart • Describe how echo is used to measure cardiac output, stoke volume, ejection fraction, aortic valve area etc. • Appreciate echo as a tool to assess left and right systolic function • Understand echo image orientation • Understand the basic principles of Doppler haemodynamics • Provide delegates with tutor assisted 'hands-on' echo practice • Appreciate normal values in an echo examination • Understand the limitations of the Doppler technique • Understand the components of a focused echo examination • Outline the role of echo in life support • Appreciate the use of rapid cardiac echo in the critically ill • Identify common ultrasound artifacts Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Oct 19 - 20, 2020 | CPD Hours 10.3 | AUD $559.00 | Sydney, New South Wales
Diabetes: Nursing Management Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 19 - 20, 2020 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 Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Oct 19 - 20, 2020 | CPD Hour 11 | USD $629.00 | Sydney, New South Wales
Preventing Surgical Complications Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 19 - 20, 2020 at Rydges Sydney Central, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Accreditation: CPD: 11h CPD Why Attend: Attend this event to ensure you are well-informed about how to prevent a raft of potential surgical complications from occurring. Understand why things go wrong, how to recognise and respond to warning signs early, and how to prevent the need for a patient to return to theatre. Learn about: • Fluid and electrolyte changes – why they must not be overlooked • Managing acute delirium • Causes of cardiac, respiratory and renal complications • How to assess for signs of acute stroke • Diabetes management before and after surgery • Preventing healthcare-associated infections and much, much more... The Goal: Need for Program: There are inherent risks associated with any surgical procedure. Preventing costly surgical complications, such as an unplanned return to theatre or an escalation of care to critical care environments, is a key priority after any procedure. The provision of care that is underpinned by best practice is known to reduce the likelihood of hospital-acquired complications. There is a timely need for nurses to gain key updates on how to detect and respond early to potential surgical complications if patient harm is to be minimised. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this conference is to provide key updates on how to detect and manage potential surgical complications so as to reduce patient harm and improve patient safety. Your learning outcomes: • Be better able to recognise high-risk individuals before harm occurs • Utilise sharpened assessment skills to assist in responding to signs of clinical deterioration more rapidly • Reduce the pain and discomfort experienced by patients as a result of an unplanned return to theatre • Utilise communication and interprofessional collaboration across the surgical journey to support the provision of comprehensive care Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Oct 22 - 23, 2020 | CPD Hours 12 | Sydney, New South Wales
Trauma Nursing Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 22 - 23, 2020 at Rydges Sydney Central, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Accreditation: CPD: 12h Why Attend? Injury related hospitalisations steadily increase each year in Australia. Do you feel confident and up to date with best practice in relation to physical trauma? Attend this seminar and learn: • The essentials of primary assessment in trauma situations • What’s different when trauma affects pregnant women and paediatric patients • How to prepare to receive a trauma patient • How to assess and manage head, abdominal, pelvic, and musculoskeletal trauma • Safe care for a patient with spinal trauma • What to do in a burns situation and much, much more… Need for Program: Injury amongst people in Australia is a major reason for mortality, morbidity, and permanent disability. Most injuries result from falls and men are the most likely to suffer injury. But, approximately 8% of all deaths are related to injury and trauma whether accidental or self-inflicted. Location also has a significant impact. Nurses who practice in hospitals, emergency departments, primary health care, and rural or remote area nursing are often the frontline responders or carers for those who suffer such injuries. The ability to rapidly assess a person with traumatic injury is essential for harm minimisation. In addition, high-level clinical decision-making, combined with evidence-based knowledge is essential for optimum patient care and better long-term outcomes for people affected by physical trauma. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this seminar is to provide nurses with the current evidence and underpinning principles of best-practice nursing management for people with physical trauma. Learning Outcomes: • Correlate the pathophysiology and “mechanism of injury” to underpinning principles of trauma management as it relates to immediate, emergency, and ward care • Provide evidence-based trauma nursing care within the context of the location of your practice and the resources available • Develop and extend primary assessment skills for a wide range of scenarios to improve short- and long-term patient outcomes • Confidently prioritise nursing actions when a complex range of trauma situations occur Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Oct 26 - 27, 2020 | CPD Hours 11 | AUD $629.00 | Sydney, New South Wales
Sydney Chronic Disease Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 26 - 27, 2020 at Rydges Sydney Central, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 11 CPD Hours. The target audience for this Course is Nurses Why Attend: Chronic illness is now rampant. Good outcomes are directly related to whether professional interventions are put in place. Attend this conference and discover some of the best practices that help people manage their life with a long-term condition. Topics include: • Rethinking chronic disease • Understanding chronic mental health conditions • The key to cardiovascular health • Modern diabetes management and much, much more … The Goal Need for Program Chronic disease is an umbrella term for a raft of different conditions that have a serious impact on living everyday life. According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW), half of all Australians have a chronic illness. As well, most people with chronic conditions invariably develop complex healthcare needs and have a diminished quality of life as a result. They are also more likely to die prematurely. Prevention of health deterioration and the impact of chronic disease on individuals within any community is becoming a major focus of professional health practitioner concern. Assessment and the implementation of proactive strategies will assist people to better manage their conditions. This includes interprofessional systems that can encompass the complex needs of individuals who face confronting holistic life challenges. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this conference is to improve the health outcomes of people living with chronic conditions and to maintain optimal health and wellbeing despite their condition. learning outcomes: • Assist a person to minimise the escalation of illness from an acute stage into a chronic condition through the use of interprofessional collaboration • Focus self-management strategies on improving quality of life and everyday activities for people with chronic conditions • Provide appropriate holistic care to patients affected by chronic diseases • Provide care to patients that is aligned with best-available evidence to reduce the burden of disease and prevent fatal burden. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Oct 29 - 30, 2020 | CPD Hours 11 | AUD $559.00 | Sydney, New South Wales
Infant Mental Health in Practice Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 29 - 30, 2020 at Rydges Sydney Central, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Accreditation: CPD: 11h Why Attend? Nurses and midwives who understand how the early formative years of an infant’s life are so critical to the prevention of life-long mental health problems are an essential asset to our community. This highly interactive learning experience focuses on: • Defining infant mental health • Why parent-infant attachment matters • Video – “The Still Face Experiment” • Separation anxiety – what is and is not harmful • What does a baby’s cry mean? Interpreting the sounds… • How babies learn to self-regulate and soothe themselves • Controlled crying – good or bad... • The connection between crying and child abuse • Practical strategies to assist you with infants at risk Need for Program: Mental wellbeing and the healthy development of humans throughout life are increasingly being understood to commence before birth. It is now known that the perinatal and infancy period is extremely significant in laying down a person’s emotional and physical resilience. If infants have a disordered attachment or fail to thrive in this critical period of their life, the consequences may be long-term and potentially catastrophic. However, few health professionals have the opportunity to access relevant education that adequately addresses the mental health of infants. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this program is to offer nurses and other mental health professionals an interactive opportunity to learn about the promotion of infant mental health in day-to-day practice. Learning Outcomes: • Know why infant mental health has become a priority area of child development • Be able to explain how the infant’s lived experience is an essential consideration for their long-term mental health when working with mothers and babies • Enable a proactive approach to be initiated with new parents that promotes infant mental health • Implement ways to improve processes within your workplace that encourage infant mental health Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Nov 12 - 13, 2020 | CPD Hours 14 | AUD $2,850.00 | Sydney, New South Wales
Primespeak Seminar is organized by Australia and will be held from Nov 12 - 13, 2020 at Novotel Sydney Central, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of Up to 14 hours CPD. Target Audience: This course is designed for dental clinicians (dentists, dental specialists, dental hygienists, dental and oral health therapists). However, clinicians may choose to bring along team members who work closely with them. Description: Learn how to present treatment options and get your patients to make informed decisions while building trust and long lasting relationships. Learn: • The rules of ethical dentistry. • How to remove any perception of sales pressure. • How to become rejection proof. • Key trust busters and trust breakers. • A step by step sequence for the new patient exam. • How to overcome objections and deal with “I’ll think about it”. • Tools and techniques to deepen patient ownership of their dental conditions. Primespeak Seminar’s success has been due to its ability to support participants to: • remove any perception of sales pressure • increase patient ownership of their dental conditions • bridge the gap between what a patient thinks they need and what you think they need • take the stress out of communicating with patients • NEVER be rejected • ALWAYS maintain trust and rapport with patients. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Nov 12 - 13, 2020 | CPD Hours 10.449999809265 | Sydney, New South Wales
Chronic Pain - Nursing Assessment and Management Made Easy Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Nov 12 - 13, 2020 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Accreditation: CPD: 10h 45m Why Attend? Chronic pain is difficult to manage, but good outcomes for a patient can be achieved with the proper application of knowledge. Attend this seminar and learn about: • What causes chronic pain and how it differs from acute pain • Why pain is a unique experience • How to effectively assess a person with chronic pain • Nursing strategies for minimising chronic pain • Using opioids judiciously • Non-medicine interventions that work • Case scenarios for practice putting it all together Need for Program: Chronic pain affects countless people in the community and is a common reason for them to visit a health professional. It is costly financially, psychologically, and socially and is often poorly managed. Because chronic pain is a multidimensional and unique experience, treatments vary, which can pose a major clinical challenge. Effective pain management that results in improved function and wellbeing is a fundamental skill for nurses in all settings. A lack of understanding of pain, its contributors, the pain experience, and current treatments is a major barrier to positive outcomes for patients. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this seminar is to assist nurses to improve care for people with chronic pain and promote effective self-management. Learning Outcomes: • Comprehensively assess the state of pain in all patients using appropriate tools to formulate a patient-centred care plan for pain management • Discriminate between recommended pain management strategies and align the therapeutic plan with the National Pain Strategy guidelines • Advance patient progress and outcomes through regular monitoring, ongoing assessment, and close communication Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Nov 23 - 25, 2020 | USD $1,237.50 | Sydney, New South Wales
Psychological Approaches for Clients with Weight Concerns is organized by The Australian Centre for Eating Disorders (ACFED) and will be held from Nov 23 - 25, 2020 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Suitability: The course is suitable for counsellors, psychologists, psychotherapists, addiction specialists, doctors, psychiatrists, dietitians, nutritionists, nurses and social workers at all levels of experience and qualification. Course Description: Our 3-Day course teaches specific skills for working with adults with weight concerns by addressing the practical and psychological factors they may be experiencing. We take a non diet approach to this issue and concentrate instead on equipping people with skills and solutions they might need to increase self efficacy and autonomy. Our approach encourages individuals to reject weight and shape goals and to concentrate instead on health behaviour change and body acceptance. This course can also be taken as a 'stand alone' option for those health professionals who are simply looking to enhance their skills in the area of clients with weight concerns. You will learn about: • Understanding the mechanics of weight gain and weight loss • Maintaining factors, a model for treatment • Working with ambivalence - useful exercises and tests • Motivational approaches • Hunger and appetite • Relationship issues, self-sabotage and collusion • Mindset interventions • Emotional and comfort eating • Dealing with psychological plateaus • Body image interventions. After the Course: Health professionals who complete the Psychological Approaches for Clients with Weight Concerns course will become an ACFED approved practitioner. You can choose to be included on our database and receive referrals via our website. Your work in the field of Clients with Weight Concerns will be in demand, and may increase your profitability if you are in private practice and/or may increase your future employment prospects. ACFED approved practitioners will be able to use our logo to promote their skills, and they will receive referrals, network news and offers. This course can also be taken in addition to our 5-Day Eating Disorders Essentials course and our 3-Day Practical Skills for Eating Disorders Course to elevate you to Silver or Gold ACFED Approved Practitioner status. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Nov 23 - 25, 2020 | USD $1,237.50 | Sydney, New South Wales
Practical Skills for Eating Disorders & Weight Concerns is organized by The Australian Centre for Eating Disorders (ACFED) and will be held from Nov 23 - 25, 2020 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Suitability: This 3-Day course is designed for health professionals who have already completed the Eating Disorder Essentials. However, we also welcome accept health professionals who are new to ACFED, but already have some experience with eating disorders. Description: This 3-day course includes a reminder of the essential knowledge and treatment models introduced in our other courses (Eating Disorder Essentials and Psychological Approaches for Clients with Weight Concerns). We then add additional dimensions to your knowledge as we look at some of the common aspects potentially hindering client recovery, and explore some more complex presentations including Diabuilima. This is also a chance to expand on the treatment interventions for adults with anorexia nervosa using concepts from the Maudsley Model of Anorexia Nervosa Treatment for Adults (MANTRA) which are not covered in the Eating Disorder Essentials course. We move through a series of peer case study discussions relevant to each section, and some group and pairs exercises. This course consolidates your knowledge and gives you more practical skills in how to deal with barriers, the cognitive limitations of under-eating clients, mindset interventions and treatment planning. After the Course: Health professionals who complete the 3-Day Practical Skills for Eating Disorders & Weight Concerns course can become an ACFED approved practitioner and can choose to be included on our database and receive referrals via our website. ACFED approved practitioners will be able to use our logo to promote their skills, and they will receive referrals, inclusion on our website and peer support. This course can be taken in addition to our 5-Day Eating Disorders Essentials course and our 3-Day Psychological Approaches for Clients with Weight Concerns course to elevate you to Silver or Gold ACFED Approved Practitioner status.