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Apr 29 - 30, 2019 | CPD 10.45 | USD $610 | Sydney, New South Wales
Aged Care Nursing - Improving Quality of Life Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Apr 29 - 30, 2019 at Rydges Sydney Central, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. CPD Hours: 10 Hours.45 Mins Need for Program: The knowledge and skills required to care for older adults are numerous and rely on a range of evolving attributes. High quality, up-to-date education is needed on a regular basis in order to ensure best practice and improve quality of life in aged care. Purpose of Program: This conference provides nurses and related health professionals with up-to-date, evidenced education to enable informed decision-making when caring for an older adult. Conference Overview: While the average lifespan has increased, good health is not a guarantee in later life. Nurses are in a position to support older people to experience a better quality of life during these later years. This conference will provide you with up-to-date evidence related to the care of older adults. It includes: • The current hot topics in aged care • Dodging the dementia bullet • How innovative findings are changing the way we think • How to take a trauma-informed approach to understanding behavioural symptoms • Key updates on wound management, diabetes, medications safety, and much, much more… Learning Outcomes: At the conclusion of this program it is expected that the participants will be able to: • Be better able to care for a person who has challenging behaviours as a result of your updated understanding of cognitive decline. • Apply comprehensive care to older adults who have a range of comorbidities. • Formulate and document nursing care plans that are based on current evidence relating to the prevention of harm. • Improve the overall mental health of residents by implementing a range of simple but effective activities.
May 02 - 03, 2019 | CPD 11.30 | AUD $540 | Sydney, New South Wales
Medicines: Improve Your Knowledge Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from May 02 - 03, 2019 at Rydges Sydney Central, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. This is a 2 Day Seminar - A General Update for Nurses. This seminar is for all nurses who have not had a formal update in medicines education in the past 18 months. Come and “TOP UP” your knowledge! This Seminar has been approved for a maximum of 11.30 CPD Hours. Course Overview: Medicines are one of the highest risk areas of practice for all nurses. This vital update will increase your confidence in: • Preventing medicine errors • How medicines act and are metabolised • Safe administration and storage of medicines • Common medicine interactions and side effects • Where to look for credible medicine information • How to educate patients about their medicines Need for Program: The administration of medicines is one of the riskiest areas of nursing practice and requires a thorough understanding of pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics. In this context, it is imperative that medicine interactions and unwanted side effects are readily identified. The combination of new and current medicines requires nurses to continually expand their knowledge and that of their patients. The onus for safe and quality practice remains with the professional handling of medicine. It is, therefore, imperative that nurses engage in evidence-based education. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this seminar is to provide up-to-date, evidence-based knowledge about the safe and quality use of medicines in nursing practice. Learning Objectives: • Analyse key concepts in pharmacology, such as how medicines exert their action, why the body’s handling of a medicine differs between individuals, and how this relates to appropriate dosage • Explain the reasons for different dosage forms and the advantages and disadvantages of different routes of administration • Source and appraise information about medicines and explain to a student nurse or colleague how to find and identify high-quality sources of information • Recognise circumstances that expose patients to medication misadventure and how to avoid them Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 03 - 05, 2019 | USD $980 | Sydney, New South Wales
WORLD EXPERTS SPEAK ON MOOD, GENES AND COGNITION AT THE 7TH BIOCEUTICALS RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM IN SYDNEY THIS MAY 3 – 5 MAY 2019 HILTON HOTEL, SYDNEY New therapies for Alzheimer’s, using genetic tests to improve autism and depression, and the gut-brain connection are among the key topics to be presented by leading international researchers and clinicians at the 7th BioCeuticals Research Symposium in Sydney from 3 – 5 May 2019. The Symposium theme Mood, Genes and Cognition will explore the integrative health strategies for managing mental and neurological disorders, including the most complex cases. Recent epidemiological studies have found a steady rise in mental and neurological disorders in Australia. Dementia is now the leading cause of death among females, surpassing heart disease, while almost half of the population (45.5%) experience a mental disorder at some point in their life.1,2 More than 500 delegates are expected to attend the Symposium, held by Australia’s leading nutraceuticals and supplement company BioCeuticals. When: Friday 3 May, Saturday 4 May & Sunday 5 May 2019 Where: The Hilton Hotel, 488 George Street, Sydney Registration: Register before 10 February 2019 for Early Bird Registration: https://www.bioceuticals.com.au/education/event/7th-BioCeuticals-Research-Symposium The keynote speakers at the 7th BioCeuticals Research Symposium include: • Dr Dale Bredesen (USA) is the global authority in the mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases. Dr Bredesen’s research has shown that Alzheimer’s disease stems from an imbalance in nerve cell signalling and has opened the door to a new therapeutic approach. Dr Bredesen will outline a new approach to the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. • Ms Amanda Archibald (USA) is a dietitian, nutritionist and public health advocate, who has pioneering the emerging disciple of culinary genomics. Ms Archibald will focus on food-gene relationships, especially those related issues impacting long-term health – inflammation, oxidative stress, blood sugar and fats and gut health. • Dr Jay Lombard (USA) is a world-renowned neurologist, author and key note speaker, who specialises in creating solutions for brain health and intractable neurological disorders. Dr Lombard will demonstrate how he utilises genetic testing to improve neuropsychiatric conditions, including Alzheimer’s disease and depression. • Dr Brandon Brock (USA), chiropractic neurologist, family nurse practitioner and nutritionist, has a passion for providing easy-to-comprehend skills that can be utilised in a clinical setting. Dr Brock will outline a unique and integrated understanding of functional neurology blending nutrition, pharmacology, immunology and endocrinology with a focus on the gut brain axis. Registration for the 7th BioCeuticals Research Symposium is now open. Healthcare practitioners who would like to attend the Symposium can register to receive the Early-Bird rate of A$780 (valid until 10 February 2019) at: https://www.bioceuticals.com.au/education/event/7th-BioCeuticals-Research-Symposium References 1. https://www.dementia.org.au/statistics 2. http://www.health.gov.au/internet/publications/publishing.nsf/Content/mental-pubs-m-mhaust2-toc~mental-pubs-m-mhaust2-hig~mental-pubs-m-mhaust2-hig-pre
May 05 - 10, 2019 | Sydney, New South Wales
International Cytology Congress (ICC) is organized by The International Academy of Cytology (IAC) and would be held during May 05 - 10, 2019 at Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Conference Description : The International Academy of Cytology and the Australia Society of Cytology are delighted to invite you to attend the 2019 international congress. The theme of Cytology at the Molecular Frontier will bring together experts and all who are active in this field. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 06 - 07, 2019 | CPD 10.30 | AUD $540 | Sydney, New South Wales
Wound Management: A Practical Guide Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from May 06 - 07, 2019 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is all Nurses, General Practitioners, Podiatrists, Pharmacists and Occupational Therapists. This seminar 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-centered 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 aging 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
May 08 - 10, 2019 | CPD 40.00 | USD $2120 | Sydney, New South Wales
Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Course is organized by Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Australia and will be held from May 08 - 10, 2019 at UNSW Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is 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.
May 09 - 10, 2019 | CPD 10.30 | AUD $540 | Sydney, New South Wales
Mental Health: Understanding Personality Disorders Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from May 09 - 10, 2019 at Rydges Sydney Central, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. This is a 2 Day Seminar: A Complex Disorder Involving Self-Harm, Paranoia, and Psychopathy. This seminar has been approved for a maximum of 10.30 CPD Hours. Course 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 Objectives: • 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
May 11 - 12, 2019 | USD $500 | Sydney, New South Wales
Sydney 32nd International Conference on “Medical, Medicine and Health Sciences” (MMHS- 2019 Sydney) is organized by Academic Fora and will be held from May 11 - 12, 2019 at Holiday Inn Potts Point-Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Main Theme: “Advances in collaborative research for public Health, Medical and Medicine Sciences for better healthcare services to society” The conference will cover vital issues in medical, medicine and health sciences under multiple sub-themes. The aim of our conference is to support, encourage and provide a platform for networking, sharing, publishing and nurturing the potential growth of individual scholars across the globe. Conference Tracks and Sub-Themes: MMHS-2019 conference is a premier platform for the presentation of novel and creative research results in the fields of theoretical, and applied Medical and medicine research, Health Sciences and Public Health research & practice. The conference will bring together leading researchers, social workers, and scientists, students in the domain of scientific interest from around the world. The areas of interest for submission include, but are not limited to: • Medical Science • Health Science • Public Health Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 13 - 14, 2019 | CPD 11.00 | AUD $540 | Sydney, New South Wales
Assessment: General Clinical Nursing Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from May 13 - 14, 2019 at Rydges Sydney Central, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. This is a 2 Day Seminar for All Nurses. This seminar has been approved for a maximum of 11.00 CPD Hours. Course Overview: This practical and interactive seminar will update your clinical nursing assessment skills to support optimal outcomes and best-practice nursing care. Improve your primary and secondary assessment skills, learn how to select the right assessment tool, and ensure you’re documenting your assessment findings correctly. In this seminar, we will review the normal anatomy, physiology, and common disease states associated with the following systems: • The neurological system, including for patients with a head injury • The respiratory system, including advanced assessment and the use of chest x-ray • The cardiovascular system, including for the patient with chest pain • The digestive system, including gastrointestinal and abdominal assessment • The musculoskeletal system, including a pain assessment This is a fundamental update for all nurses. Attend this two-day seminar if you have not had formal education on this topic in the past 12 months. Need for Program: The purpose of this seminar is to offer all nurses an opportunity to update their general clinical assessment skills. A particular focus is on the major body systems and their common or challenging disease presentations. Participants will be encouraged to engage in and initiate discussion on case scenarios and clinical experiences. By encouraging nurses to reflect on past situations, this seminar will assist in developing their clinical reasoning and critical thinking skills, immediately assisting them to apply the knowledge gained to their practice and improve patient outcomes. Learning Objectives: • Improve patient comfort during an assessment by preparing the person physically and psychosocially, including by selection of the most appropriate assessment tool • Revise the anatomy and physiology of all the body systems covered and review common symptoms of diseases • Correlate clinical assessment findings with pathophysiological processes that occur across a range of body systems • Document findings and apply a range of appropriate and timely evidence-based nursing interventions to a patient following a comprehensive assessment Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 17 - 19, 2019 | Sydney, New South Wales
General Practice Conference & Exhibition (GPCE) is organized by General Practice Conference & Exhibition and will be held from May 17 - 19, 2019 at Sydney Showground, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.