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May 27 - 28, 2019 | CME 11.30 | AUD $610 | Brisbane, Queensland
Midwifery Challenges - CPD Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from May 27 - 28, 2019 at Mercure Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. This is a 2 Day Conference for all Midwives. This seminar has been approved for a maximum of 11.30 CPD Hours. Course Overview: Modern midwifery is increasingly demanding. Rapid social changes and new evidence are affecting the way that midwives practice. Attend this annual Ausmed Education event to explore some of these challenges. Take time out to network with like-minded colleagues. Learn about: • The power of using the best available evidence • New clinical practices that enhance mother and baby outcomes • Practical tips to support your professional wellbeing • Professional issues relevant to midwifery practice This Ausmed event is always highly evaluated and very popular. It is relevant to all midwives working in any setting and offers you a wonderful opportunity to ensure your knowledge does not slip. Don’t miss out - book now! d very popular. They are relevant to all midwives working in any setting and offer you a wonderful opportunity to ensure your knowledge does not slip. Need for Program: In recent years, birthing has increased in Australia. It is inevitable that there are gaps in the knowledge of many midwives in relation to the latest research and the emerging issues that face them in the current practice setting. The context in which midwives practice is increasingly complex and makes demands on the ever-expanding scope of practice. The link between education and the provision of quality care to mothers and their babies is indisputable. A broad range of education relating to contemporary midwifery practice will assist in closing the gaps in knowledge and practice. Purpose of Program: This conference provides a broad range of education relevant to midwifery practice that will enhance the provision of quality care to mothers and babies. Learning Objectives: • Apply evidence-based knowledge about several clinical aspects of midwifery care, including breastfeeding, which will improve the health and safety of mother and baby • Monitor the mother and baby during the perinatal period, taking into consideration conditions that impact on the best possible outcomes • Provide compassionate care to a woman who has challenges associated with the perinatal experience • Optimize interprofessional collaboration to enhance mother and baby outcomes
May 27 - 30, 2019 | CPD 30.00 | USD $3600 | Gold coast, Queensland
Obstetric & Gynaecological Ultrasound - 4 Day Course is organized by Australian Institute of Ultrasound (AIU) and will be held from May 27 - 30, 2019 at Australian Institute of Ultrasound, Gold coast, Queensland, Australia. Accreditation: RANZCOG | 24 CPD points ACEM | This course accredited for 30 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours as complying with ACEM standards and policies for Early Pregnancy (1st trimester) and Monitoring the Foetus (2nd and 3rd trimester). ACRRM | Approved for 30 PDP points; 30 points PRPD; 30 pts MOPS Radiology; 30 pts MOPS Emergency Medicine RACGP | Activity Number: 142351, 40 Category 1 points. Specific Requirement Eligibility – Diagnostic radiology Description: Evaluate all trimesters of pregnancy with a systematic approach to scanning. Acquire, interpret and integrate ultrasound findings into clinical management. Establish viability, identify multiple pregnancies, confirm situs, establish gestational age and monitor the developing fetus. Assess growth and wellbeing. Locate correct planar anatomy & measure fetal biometry, AFI and Doppler. Fine tune your probe manipulation techniques in transabdominal and transvaginal scanning. Fine tune your probe manipulation techniques in transabdominal and transvaginal scanning.Suitable for all health- practioners interested in mastering obstetric ultrasound. Content: • System orientation and probe manipulation techniques ○ Gynaecology • Assesment of Uterus & adnexa transabdominally ○ First Trimester • Early pregnancy assessment-Transabdominal and transvaginal techniques (with a phantom) ○ Second & Third Trimester • Identifying the cervix & placental location • Fetal location and lie • Fetal Biometry • Fetal Anatomy • Amniotic Fluid Index (AFI) • Cord Doppler Course Objectives: On completion of the course the student should be able to: Early Pregnancy • Identify & examine an intrauterine pregnancy with a heartbeat present • Describe the criteria for failed pregnancy • Describe pregnancy of unknown location • Commence scanning on transvaginal phantoms Monitoring the Fetus (2nd & 3rdTrimester) • Identify & measure the cervix length • Identify & examine the placenta • Describe some placenta, cord & cervix- variants & pathology • Discuss trans labial scanning • Establish fetal lie and locate fetal structures • Identify & record cardiac activity • M-mode • Pulsed Wave ( > 12 weeks) • Locate correct planar anatomy & measure fetal biometry (BPD, HC, AC & FL & EFW) • Identify normal fetal anatomy & some abnormal fetal anatomy in the following regions fetal head, heart, abdomen, pelvis, spine & limbs using case based learning and presentations • Identify signs of fetal wellbeing • Scan & measure the Amniotic Fluid Index • Scan & measure the umbilical artery cord Doppler • Be aware of the limitations of point of care ultrasound and when to on-refer the patient
May 27 - 28, 2019 | CPD 11.00 | USD $540 | Brisbane, Queensland
Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) / Assistants in Nursing (AINs) Aged Care Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from May 27 - 28, 2019 at Mercure Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. CPD Hours: 11 Hours.0 Min Conference Overview: Personal Care Attendants (PCA), Assistants in Nursing (AIN), and other carers in aged care are crucial to the wellbeing of older people. Attend this seminar and improve your understanding of: • How pressure ulcers develop and how to prevent them • Why skin is an important measure of health • Why deterioration occurs and what to do • Why falls happen, their consequences, and how to prevent them • Feeding and nutrition • Talking appropriately with residents and relatives • Elder abuse Need for Program: PCAs, AINs, and other carers now represent the main workforce in aged care. The increasing complexity of the special needs of older adults is resulting in a greater demand for more comprehensive quality care. Today’s aged care workforce demands caregivers to have fitting and high calibre skills and knowledge to ensure the wellbeing of this vulnerable population. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this seminar is to provide PCAs, AINs, and other carers who work in residential and community aged care with new knowledge and skills relating to the comprehensive care of older adults. Learning Outcomes: At the conclusion of this program it is expected that the participants will be able to: • Older adults whose condition is deteriorating will be rapidly identified and the appropriate action initiated. • Meaningful conversations between residents, relatives and staff will be enhanced. • Pressure injuries in older adults will be prevented as a result of improved knowledge of skin health. • Residents requiring assistance with feeding will be properly nourished to maintain their wellbeing.
May 27 - 31, 2019 | CPD 39.50 | USD $4125 | Gold coast, Queensland
Basic Echo - 5 Day Course is organized by Australian Institute of Ultrasound (AIU) and will be held from May 27 - 31, 2019 at Australian Institute of Ultrasound, Gold coast, Queensland, Australia. Accreditation: ACEM | This course accredited for 39.5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours as complying with ACEM standards and policies for Bedside Echocardiography (including cardiac arrest), Focused Cardiac and Valve Assessments (RACE and FACE protocols) Application of haemodynamic assessment protocols. ANZCA | Participants in the ANZCA and FPM CPD program may claim this this course under the Knowledge and skills activity Short format learning at 2 credits per hour ASAR | Activity accredited for 32.5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points. ACCRM | Approved for 30 PDP points; 30 points PRPD; 30 pts MOPS Radiology; 30 pts MOPS Emergency Medicine Eligible for Rural Procedural Grants Funding – 5 days under all components (Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics, Obstetrics and Surgery) CICM | Lectures – Category 2A, points per hour 1; Demonstrations – Category 2B, points per hour 2; Skills – Category 3B, points per hour 3 RACGP | Activity Number: 103364, 40 Category 1 points. Description: This intensive five-day program provides practitioners at the beginning of the learning curve in cardiac imaging with anatomy, physiology, a detailed knowledge of sonographic planes, terminology, measurements and valvular assessment. There is an emphasis on the practical aspects of these topics with “hands-on” tuition, led by expert sonographers. Low student/tutor ratios (4:1) ensure comprehensive practical tuition in a personalised fashion. Course content assumes an understanding of: • The basic physics of ultrasound, including the basic principles of Doppler. • The cardiac cycle and relationship to the ECG Content: • Normal adult anatomy • Physiology • Sonographic appearances and terminology • 2D/cardiac anatomy • Measurements, using 2D, M-mode and Tissue Doppler Imaging (TDI) • Wall motion assessment • Valvular assessment using colour, pulsed wave and continuous wave Doppler • Normal examination protocol – putting it all together • Common pathologies • Case studies will also be discussed Course Objectives: • To provide a detailed description of the sonographic appearances of the heart • To provide an insight into the haemodynamics and physiology of the heart • To describe routine measurements associated with M-Mode, 2D and Doppler • To describe the normal values for heart chamber sizes and wall thickness • To assess the valves, using qualitative and quantitative analysis and measurements • To provide an understanding of the physics of Colour and Doppler • To develop an appreciation of the clinical terminology used in echocardiography • To provide an overview of common pathologies identified by ultrasound examination • To provide participants with an opportunity for extensive tutor assisted hands-on echocardiographic experience and access to experienced sonographers for specific problems
May 29, 2019 | USD $260 | Weipa, Queensland
Advanced Life Support (ALS) Course is organized by Clinical Skills Development Service (CSDS) and will be held on May 29, 2019 at Weipa Integrated Health Service, Weipa, Queensland, Australia. Target Audience: The course is designed for clinicians with experience or knowledge of ALS and for those requiring recertification. Course Description: The Advanced Life Support (ALS) course assesses participants on their ability to effectively manage an adult cardiac arrest situation in line with the ANZCOR guidelines. The course focuses on the application and assessment of ALS skills in a simulated environment. It is important to note that participants must arrive on time. Due to the assessment component of the course, late arrival in excess of 15 minutes may result in participants being turned away. The assessment includes: • Following the ANZCOR ALS algorithm utilising the crisis resource management principles in an immersive simulated environment. • Applying airway management skills. • Performing effective cardiac compressions. • Demonstrating safe use of a defibrillator. Refresh your skills and tick off your mandatory training requirements by attending our Advanced Life Support course. Practice advanced life support techniques and undertake the assessments in an immersive simulated environment. We will bring you up to speed on contemporary skills and best practice in managing cardiac emergencies including: • crisis resource management principles • manual defibrillation • cardioversion • transcutaneous pacing. Prerequisites: Completion of the core online learning (7 modules) with 100% pass mark on the multiple-choice quiz is a prerequisite to attend the face-to-face course. The 8 elective modules are for personalised learning. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 29, 2019 | USD $150 | Herston, Queensland
Manikin Specific Training (MST) Course is organized by Clinical Skills Development Service (CSDS) and will be held on May 29, 2019 at Clinical Skills Development Service, Herston, Queensland, Australia. Target audience: Simulation providers and anyone involved in the delivery of simulation based education. Description: Knowing how to effectively use a simulator is essential for delivering a high quality simulated education event. The Manikin Specific Training course addresses the setup, troubleshooting and operation of specific simulators. The following manikins are available: SimBaby, SimJunior, SimMan 3G, SimMom and SimNewB. Prerequisites: Completion of Simulation Provider Course (SPC) Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 30 - 31, 2019 | CME 13.00 | AUD $450 | Bribie Island, Queensland
Rusty Pills Seminar - Applied Pharmacology Refresher is organized by ECT4Health and will be held from May 30 - 31, 2019 at Bribie Island, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses, Pharmacists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 13.00 CPD Hours. Two-day Seminar - Fully Catered: Are you a paramedic, nurse or nursing student who never has time to wade through the textbooks to find out what that drug or this drug is? Doing a pill round can be daunting given the fact that you are expected to understand the drugs that you are giving. Sometimes patients arrive with a bag of pills or an ice cream container of medications from which you need to record in their medical history. So, ask yourself. Can my medical knowledge and skills be improved upon Content Includes: • Understanding concepts like half-life, bioavailability and the metabolism of certain drugs • Antiplatelet agents like Aspirin and the role they play • Renal and Hepatic failure drugs Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 30 - 31, 2019 | USD $1000 | South brisbane, Queensland
NextCare Health Conference is organized by Metro North Hospital and Health Service and will be held from May 30 - 31, 2019 at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Boasting some of the world’s leading experts in leadership and culture transformation, the #NextCare Health Conference will invigorate, inspire and motivate current and aspiring healthcare leaders. Over two days our engaging speakers will look at healthcare and leadership from a variety of angles, including leading for innovation, inspiring the next generation, journeys to leadership, and leadership at any level. #NextCare speakers include world-renowned futurist Phill Nosworthy, cultural change coach Amanda Gore, Chief Executive of Australia’s largest public health service Shaun Drummond, health digital transformation enthusiast Dr Clair Sullivan, and healthcare leadership expert Jan Phillips. Register now to connect, inspire and transform at the inaugural #NextCare Health Conference 2019. Conference Topics : • Innovation in Leadership. • Inspiring & Aspiring: the next generation. • Journey to leadership. • Leadership at any level.
May 30 - 31, 2019 | CPD 11.30 | AUD $610 | Brisbane, Queensland
Brisbane Nurses' Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from May 30 - 31, 2019 at Mercure Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses. This seminar has been approved for a maximum of 11.30 CPD Hours. Course Overview: Ausmed believes it is essential that nurses living in the Brisbane region have access to effective and engaging CPD on an annual basis. We look forward to receiving your support to ensure that this Local Nurses’ Conference is brought to Brisbane every May. Book your place at this year’s event and: • Gain new knowledge for contemporary practice • 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: Engaging in CPD is essential for all health professionals to maintain, improve, and broaden their knowledge, skills, and practice. CPD assists health professionals to stay up-to-date with changes in clinical practice and emerging new evidence in order to enhance their patient outcomes. It is also a professional registration requirement. There is a need for formal CPD to be provided directly to regional Australian nurses, midwives, and other health professionals who may not otherwise be able to access engaging and effective continuing education. Purpose of Program: The purpose of Ausmed’s local nurses’ conferences is to provide health professionals who work in regional Australia with current knowledge about a range of professional and clinical practice topics that will improve the provision of holistic care. Learning Objectives: • People with health risks will receive preventative care and education to avoid illness • Better patient outcomes will be achieved through the application of up-to-date knowledge related to specific interventions • The interprofessional collaboration will be optimised to enhance patient outcomes • Patient outcomes will be underpinned by evidence-based practice, recognised standards, and guidelines Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 31 - Jun 02, 2019 | CME 40.00 | Brisbane, Queensland
BFD19 - Business For Doctors is organized by Business For Doctors (BFD) and will be held from May 31 - Jun 02, 2019 at Hilton Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. This event is the single biggest business education event of 2019 uniquely capturing the key concerns of all medical professionals. RACGP & ACRRM CPD accreditation pending - 40 Cat 1 Points. BFD19 is an opportunity to network with business entrepreneurs, successful practice owners, visionary practice managers, emerging fellows, retiring business owners and newly graduated interns. A spectacular Gala Dinner with charity auction is included in full delegate tickets. We have also included welcoming cocktails for our past attendees and sponsors Over 90 workshops across the weekend, 3 keynote speakers, 40 exhibitors, and 40 presenters over 3 days we offer streams to suit all career stages. Our new "Women in Medicine" workshops on Saturday 1st June - "Thriving not just surviving" - offers life and career advice from four successful female surgeons who have survived the training of a male dominated specialty. These workshops are the essentials of good living for our junior doctors and female surgical trainees as well as our Panel Discussion which will be open to all attendees. Our sponsors and presenters are hand selected with just 12 exhibitor’s opportunities on each conference day. We seek business sponsors that reflect the values of Business for Doctors. Keynote Speakers: Dr Steven Petterson Steven speaks of his good fortune, as a recently injured cyclist and now quadrapalegic, and puts life and everyday woes in persepctive. Dr Peterson graduated from ANU in 2010 and has been working in rural general practice, emergency and drug withdrawal units. His life changed in an instant March 16, 2018 when he was hit by a car travelling at 80 km an hour whilst riding his bicycle to a shift at the emergency department. He suffered numerous injuries, the most severe being C4 complete quadriplegia. He spent the majority of 2018 in hospital, undergoing 12 operations and once stabilised intensive rehab. He has now returned to work and plans to continue as part of the Orange medical community. He is married with two young children, whom he credits with helping him get through the year. He plans to speak about the behind-the-scenes costs and challenges of becoming suddenly very sick and unable to work but with a family still requiring support. Mr Keith Abraham - Leader, Author and Motivator Including Keith as one of speakers was to address the issues of goal setting for health professionals and the steps of goal setting for patients - which will bring care plans to Medicare compliance. Establishing true goal alignment enables an individual to live their personal, and professional lives energised, and with direction. Inspiring audiences in 23 countries for more than 20 years, with a client base of over 300 companies, it is no wonder that Keith has won numerous awards including the highest honour for professional speaking, the Nevin Award, and Keynote Speaker of the Year by the Australian National Speakers Association. https://keithabraham.com/about-keith/ Dr April Armstrong - Founder and Director of Business for Doctors, Medical Practitioner & GP practice owner. For those of you have met April you will know there is always something new to learn despite reading her hundreds of posts and blogs. April has grown the Business for Doctors group over three into to a thriving community of like-minded medical professionals while simultaneously providing around Australia business workshops and growing the special offers for the Business for Doctors Members. Now providing valuable education on the MBS with her trusty team of 12 Doctors and Practice Managers, BFD has taken her to over 40 locations around Australia and overseas delivering workshops. Workshops & Topics: Final timetable will be made available 14 days before the event start date, with the ability to register a preference for sessions. Topics at BFD19 include, among others: • Marketing for medical professionals • Business structures • Insurance • Medical startups • Business & Personal Tax • Salary Packaging • Mentoring & Leading • SMART Goals for health professionals • Family trusts & asset protection • Getting the most from your bank • Making the most of a mortgage broker • Setting up a new practice • Leading and managing • Managing career transitions in medicine • Contracts, Employees & Fairwork • SMSF Workshops • Web design for medical professionals • Online presence • Banking Basics (Accounts, Credit Cards, Personal Loans) • Cybersecurity • Maximising your frequent flyer points • Life insurance • Income protection • Mental health & wellbeing for Health Workers • Winning at negotiation • Property workshops • Investing in the stock market • Finding your niche • Maximising marketing • Understanding superannuation • Gay men's health as a business model • Coaching & Leadership • Blogging in Business • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) for health professionals • Dealing with workplace conflict • Business structures & Family trusts • Understanding PSI and PSB • Salary packaging for Hospital employees • Working as a locum • Communication skills • Understanding your borrowing capacity • Technology to assist efficiency of medical professionals • Kids in the medical families - How to support the children of Doctors • Running a Medical Specialty Practice "Thriving not just surviving" Women in male dominated medical specialties with Dr Lily Vrtik, Dr Imogen Patterson, Dr Emma Secomb, (4th speaker TBA) • Panel - Q&A • Dealing with management, rosters, and on call • Career focusing and life balanace • "I AM the doctor, not the catering lady" Dealing with patients preconceptions of speciality practitioners • MBS workshops • Medicare Audits • Ten rules of Pack and Stack • MBS for GP obstetricians • Goal setting for Care Plans to meet MBS requirments • Health Assessments, GPMP & TCAs • Mental health and Medicare • Skin Cancer and the MBS • Pathology, Imaging and the MBS Gala Dinner - Saturday 1st June from 6:30pm Charity Auction - Beneficiary: RFDS and Catherine Hamlin Fistula Hospital (Additional Ticket Required) Join us for an exclusive black-tie event on Saturday, an evening filled with speakers, entertainment, music and a charity auction in aid of a BFD member selected charity. Our evening starts at 6:30 pm with a drinks reception and canapes, once the Grand Ballroom doors open, take a seat and enjoy a lavish three-course meal. Partners are also invited to attend this gala dinner. Gala dinner tickets are available as an add-on. Advanced Life Support - CPD Points - 40 points We are also able to provide an accredited ALS training course, bring your training up-to-date whilst at the conference. The ALS course will run on Thursday and will require pre-training material to be completed. ALS is an additional add-on, access can be purchased whilst purchasing conference tickets. Focused Psychological Stratagies Training with Cate Howell Dr Cate Howell will be runing a 2 day (Wednesday/Thursday) FPS training session for General Practioners