Upcoming Medical Conferences in BrisbaneSearch Criteria : Australia Brisbane
Oct 03, 2019 | Brisbane, Queensland
International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) Symposium is organized by International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS) and will be held on Oct 03, 2019 at Sofitel Hotel, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 03 - 06, 2019 | Brisbane, Queensland
42nd Annual Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) Conference is organized by Australasian Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS) and will be held from Oct 03 - 06, 2019 at Sofitel Brisbane Central, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 14 - 15, 2019 | USD $900 | Brisbane, Queensland
The Paediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) Course is organized by PEM Revision PTY LTD and will be held from Oct 14 - 15, 2019 at Pullman Brisbane King George Square, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Description: The PEM Courses are fun, interactive, evidence based courses that provides an in-depth update on common Paediatric Emergency conditions. The courses are designed by The PEM team of experienced PEM Specialists, FACEMs , Paediatricians and Nurse Practitioners with a wealth of knowledge in the field of Paediatric Emergency Medicine. The courses are aimed at frontline Prehospital, Emergency, General Practice and Paediatric Teams involved in the care of sick children, including Junior Doctors, Registrars, Nurses and Nurse Practitioners, Paramedics, General Practitioners and Emergency Consultants interested in an update on Paediatric Emergency Medicine. The Paediatric Emergency Medicine Course is an innovative and interactive 2-day course that explores the current evidence-based approach to assessment and management of common Acute Paediatric and Neonatal conditions. The Faculty is composed of experienced Paediatric Emergency Specialists, Paediatricians and Paediatric Radiologist with a wealth of knowledge, and dedication to excellence in post-graduate education. The course includes case studies, vignettes, exposure to a wide array of clinical material including X-rays, ECGs, clinical photographs and video case material. Attendees are provided with a Pre-Course MCQ program including relevant resource material, and a set of course lectures. Including: • PEM Radiology workshop • PEM Advanced Paediatric ECG workshop The PEM Course is ideal for: • Residents or registrars interested in Paediatrics Emergency Medicine or Paediatric Medicine. • General Practitioners, FACEMs or FACCRMs looking for a comprehensive update on PEM topics • Clinical Nurses / Paramedics / Nurse Practitioners looking to further expand their PEM knowledge The course is fully catered and we try our best to meet attendees dietary requirements. This course is fully accredited with ACEM and ACCRM.
Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS -AP) Asia Pacific Conference 2019
Oct 14 - 18, 2019 | Brisbane, Queensland
Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS -AP) Asia Pacific Conference is organized by Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) and would be held during Oct 14 - 18, 2019 at Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
Oct 14 - 15, 2019 | CPD 11.00 | USD $610 | Brisbane, Queensland
The Nurse Health Coach Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 14 - 15, 2019 at Mercure Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. CPD Hours: 11 Hours.0 Min Overview: A raft of lifelong conditions requires energy-intense efforts from both individuals and nurses for long-term wellness to be sustained. Traditional biomedical models tend to focus on advice giving and often fail to address the complex set of psychological factors that affect behavior change. Attend this conference to discover how health coaching principles can support you, to enable people with chronic diseases to move from a point of illness to a state of wellness. Topics include: • An exploration of nurse health coaching • Converting goals and intentions into behavior • Tips for dealing with setbacks and negativity • Why boundaries are essential AND how to make them stick • Practical strategies to overcome barriers to behavior change • How to develop self-awareness around your own wellbeing and much Need for Program: The total wellbeing of a patient can easily be forgotten in the urgency of functional care and technological practices. However, the importance of caring for the whole person cannot be underestimated in today’s fast and demanding health setting. The healing value of holism takes into account the mind-body-spirit within the context in which a person lives. Incorporating health coaching principles into modern healthcare enables nurses to support people with chronic diseases to move from a point of illness to state of wellness. As well, there is evidence that holistic care and health coaching have positive health and job satisfaction benefits for nurses. This event is time to avert the rising rates of chronic disease and nurse burnout. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this program is to provide nurses with the insights and the practical applications of holistic health coaching principles, so as to support people with chronic diseases to move from a point of illness to a state of wellness. Learning Objectives: • Improve the nurse-patient alliance to enhance patient’s satisfaction with care and adherence to care plans • Apply holistic health coaching principles to enable people with chronic illnesses to be supported through change • Enhance personal health and well-being of the nurse to assist in the healing process of others • Encourage professional growth of the nurse through self-reflection.
Oct 15 - 17, 2019 | CPD 40.00 | USD $2120 | Brisbane, Queensland
Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Course is organized by Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Australia and will be held from Oct 15 - 17, 2019 at Christie Spaces | Conferencing - Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, 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.
Society for Paediatric Anesthesia in New Zealand and Australia (SPANZA) / Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (APAGBI) 2019 Conference
Oct 16 - 19, 2019 | Brisbane, Queensland
SPANZA/APAGBI 2019 Conference is organized by Society for Paediatric Anesthesia in New Zealand and Australia (SPANZA) and will be held from Oct 16 - 19, 2019 at Howard Smith Wharves, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Description: The theme of our meeting is "Changing Tides" representing both the Brisbane River, which is the centrepiece of our beautiful host city, and the changes in ideas and practice that will challenge us over the course of the meeting. The meeting is perfect for those working in tertiary paediatric centres as well as the occasional paediatric anaesthetist. The workshop program is designed to hone your skills in a broad range of disciplines including ultrasound, perioperative anxiety and crisis management and is an excellent way of satisfying CPD requirements. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Oct 17 - 18, 2019 | Brisbane, Queensland
Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) Skills Training: Effective Techniques for Trauma Recovery is organized by Byron Clinic and will be held from Oct 17 - 18, 2019 at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Training Overview: Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) skills have been shown to help clients quickly and safely reconsolidate traumatic memories, reduce posttrauma symptoms, and live fuller lives. Moreover, neuroscience research provides insight into how and why EMDR skills and other evidence-informed memory reconsolidation techniques may be effective. In this two-day workshop, trauma psychologist Dr. Jennifer Sweeton explores the neural bases of trauma treatment methods, including EMDR techniques, and provides step-by-step guidance on how to integrate these skills into clinical practice. Professionals who attend this highly experiential training will complete hands-on practice of EMDR skills, and should leave feeling confident in their ability to begin using EMDR techniques in their clinical work with clients. Register for this event and discover how effective, powerful EMDR techniques can revolutionize your practice and faciliate trauma recovery! Learning Objectives: By the end of this two-day training, participants will be able to: • Name the five main brain regions involved in trauma. • Describe the role of the hippocampus in memory formation, and how the hippocampus can make memory errors. • Identify at least three ways EMDR has been shown to change the brain in the direction of health. • State the eight phases of EMDR. • Practice at least two resourcing techniques. • Explain how desensitization and reprocessing facilitate memory reconsolidation after trauma. • Learn and practice target sequence planning. • Describe the differences between EMD, EMDr, and EMDR, and provide a brief explanation of when to use each. • Learn and practice desensitization of negative cognitions. • Learn and practice installation of a positive cognition. • Explain why body scanning is an important EMDR skill, and describe at least one way to facilitate body scanning. • State how “future template” can be helpful when treating trauma and anxiety. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 21 - 23, 2019 | USD $1237.5 | Brisbane, Queensland
Psychological Approaches for Clients with Weight Concerns is organized by The Australian Centre for Eating Disorders (ACFED) and will be held from Oct 21 - 23, 2019 at Karstens Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is counselors, psychologists, psychotherapists, addiction specialists, doctors, psychiatrists, dietitians, nutritionists, nurses and social workers at all levels of experience and qualification. This 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.
Oct 24 - 25, 2019 | CPD 10.30 | USD $540 | Brisbane, Queensland
Palliative Care - CPD for All Nurses Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 24 - 25, 2019 at Mercure Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. CPD Hours 10 Hours.30 Mins Overview: Are you confused about the practices that you see in your workplace, which are considered to be palliative care? Do you want to build your confidence or validate your practice in quality palliative care? Attend this seminar and make a difference. It includes: • Plenty of discussion • Coming to grips with palliative care • Tips for good symptom management? • Putting pain into perspective • Advance Care Planning – what it is and is not • How to have that sensitive conversation • Finding the resources • Current hot topics • Gain knowledge and apply it to your practice immediately. Book now! Need for Program: Australia has an ageing population, which has resulted in an increase in chronic illnesses. Consequently, greater numbers of people now require palliative care. Specialist palliative services already exist, especially for complex care needs. However, due to the increased demand for palliative care services, modern policy direction and national standards indicate that non-specialist palliative care is everyone’s business and should be available to all. This means nurses will be expected to provide a palliative approach to care when needed. It is essential that nurses are provided with the knowledge and skills required to provide good-quality palliative care when required. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this program is to provide education to nurses so they can provide a palliative approach to care in any setting. Learning Outcomes: • You will be able to provide a palliative approach to care in any setting • You will more confidently manage symptoms and explain them to a person’s family • You will confidently engage in therapeutic communication with patients and relatives at end-of-life • You will know how to plan and conduct a palliative care case conference