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Feb 10 - 11, 2020 | CPD Hour 10.30 | AUD $559 | Brisbane, Queensland
Cardiac Care: ECG Interpretation Made Easy Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Feb 10 - 11, 2020 at ibis Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Accreditation: CPD: 10h 30m Why Attend? Heart rhythm disturbances are a common cause of hospital and clinic presentations. Do you feel confident in interpreting basic cardiac rhythms and recognising ECG changes? ECGs are performed daily for a variety of reasons in all areas of health care. Is it time you had a refresher? If so, then these two highly evaluated study days are for you. This seminar will bring you up-to-date and refresh your knowledge on this key component of a cardiac assessment. It includes: • A brief review of the relevant anatomy, physiology, electrophysiology, and pathophysiology • Preparation for and recording of a high-quality ECG • Basic interpretation of a standard 12-lead ECG • Recognition of ECG changes that suggest acute ischaemia or cardiac injury • Interpretation of common cardiac arrhythmias and their potential effects on the person’s cardiac output • Identification of life-threatening arrhythmias and their early management Need for Program: The leading cause of death and disease burden in Australia is coronary heart disease (CHD). According to the latest AIHW statistics, there are approximately 170 acute coronary events every day in Australia. Correct interpretation of the ECG is crucial in the early diagnosis, management, and outcomes for a patient suspected of having an acute cardiac event. Therefore, it is vital that nurses have the skills to correctly perform an ECG and cardiac monitoring and have the basic skills required to interpret the 12-lead ECG and common cardiac arrhythmias. As acute cardiac events and life-threatening arrhythmias can occur in any healthcare setting the above are essential skills for all nurses. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this seminar is to provide all nurses with an opportunity to learn how to perform and interpret a high-quality diagnostic standard 12-lead ECG and common cardiac arrhythmias as part of an overall cardiac assessment. Learning Outcomes: • Know normal cardiac function and electrophysiology, and how it applies to a cardiac assessment • Prepare a patient and explain the reason for recording a diagnostic standard 12-lead ECG • Apply basic principles of ECG interpretation to a 12 and 13-lead ECG and correctly identify normal and abnormal ECGs • Recognise acute ECG changes and their significance, initiate timely nursing interventions, and briefly discuss acute management
Feb 12 - 13, 2020 | CPD Hours 14.00 | AUD $2850 | Brisbane, Queensland
Primespeak Seminar is organized by Prime Practice and will be held from Feb 12 - 13, 2020 at Novotel Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, 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.
Feb 17 - 18, 2020 | CPD 11.30 | AUD $559 | Brisbane, Queensland
Medicines: Improve Your Knowledge Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Feb 17 - 18, 2020 at Ibis Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Why Attend: 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 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! 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. Your Learning Outcomes • 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 these relate 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
Feb 20 - 21, 2020 | CPD Hours 11.15 | AUD $759 | Brisbane, Queensland
The Blood Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Feb 20 - 21, 2020 at Mercure Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Accreditation: CPD: 11h 15m CPD Why Attend: Blood is the lifeline of all humankind – so when something goes wrong with it, it is vital that any issues are resolved. Attend this very popular two-day conference to refresh your knowledge on blood – the sustainer of life. Topics include: • When bruises, haematomas and purpura are a sign of danger • Understanding the risks of bloodborne pathogens • A guide to venipuncture • When sepsis progresses into septic shock • Why some patients with haemochromatosis cannot donate blood • Recognising HITTS • Responding to haematological emergencies and much more… The Goal: Need for Program: Blood is essential to human life. However, disorders of the blood are common and manifest in a range of clinical settings. Blood and its components are a precious resource frequently administered by nurses, but this is not without risk. A conference that reviews our modern understanding of the physiology of the blood and evidence-based treatments of common disorders is timely. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this conference is to provide nurses with an evidence-based update on the role of blood, its components and haematological disorders, so as to improve patient outcomes. Your learning outcomes: • Patient outcomes will be underpinned by evidence-based practice, recognised standards and guidelines • Review the pathophysiology of a number of blood disorders and enhance your knowledge of modern treatments • Give the most appropriate nursing care to patients with bloodborne diseases • Recognise and respond to haematological emergencies as a nurse Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 27 - 28, 2020 | CPD Hour 11.15 | AUD $629 | Brisbane, Queensland
Enrolled Nurses' Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Feb 27 - 28, 2020 at Mercure Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. This seminar has been approved for a maximum of 11.15 CPD Hours. Why Attend: As the health system constantly changes, make sure you are one of the well-informed and up-to-date nursing professionals. Attend this conference and learn about: • Professional opportunities for enrolled nurses • Medication updates • What you need to know about wounds • Latest trends in diabetes care • How to deal with ethical dilemmas • How holistic care differs from a medical model of care The Goal: Need for Program: The scope of practice of enrolled nurses (ENs) has become more complex over time. Safety and competency skills are critical to ENs practice, and it is essential that continuous updates to knowledge and skills are undertaken. Holistic nursing care relies on comprehensive approaches to patient conditions. This further reflects the need for broad-based education that places the person at the centre of care. In addition, continuing professional development is a professional regulatory requirement. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this program is to improve patient outcomes by increasing the clinical and professional knowledge and practice of enrolled nurses. learning outcomes: • Negotiate holistic care with adults who have chronic conditions that is attuned to their desired outcomes • Critically interpret and use patient information from a range of sources to provide best-practice nursing care • Use communication as a therapeutic tool to facilitate collegial and interprofessional collaboration • Implement and evaluate care that reflects best-available nursing evidence so that safe and quality care is provided
Why People Don’t Like to Be Managed! Management Skills Update in Health Care Seminar (Mar 05 - 06, 2020)
Mar 05 - 06, 2020 | CPD Hours 10.45 | AUD $559 | Brisbane, Queensland
Why People Don’t Like to Be Managed! Management Skills Update in Health Care Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Mar 05 - 06, 2020 at Ibis Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Accreditation: CPD: 10h 45m Why Attend? Many people don’t like to be managed. Others don’t mind. Why is this? Find out at this seminar and learn some interesting tips along the way - your job just might get easier! Includes: • Why people don’t like being managed • Getting the job done in spite of it all • Social bonds and emotional intelligence • People on show - hidden aspects of meetings • Ethics on show • Unpredictable management styles • Holding difficult conversations and much, much more… Need for Program: At various times in a person’s life, they may hate being managed. Although this is not always the case, there are clearly times when being managed and managing is very difficult. Management involves a raft of unique challenges that can change from hour to hour within the workplace. This places great emphasis on the skill set of managers to respond appropriately whilst also being mindful of their own limitations. Managers who are supported by regular skills updates as well as opportunities to bond with like-minded professionals are likely to have better outcomes with their teams and can create a workplace that promotes quality patient care with people who embrace management. Acquiring relevant and practical insights on the core behaviours of management are essential. As well, learning in an environment outside of the regular place of work provides many benefits. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this seminar is to provide a supportive learning environment for managers to gain insights, knowledge, and skills relating to their current managerial role. Learning Outcomes: • Apply principles and practices for management within a care context that is ethical and promotes patient safety and achieves organisational goals • Use a range of human resource management strategies to develop and maintain a practice environment that is supportive and encourages professional development for all team members • Balance management responsibilities within a planned decision framework that makes the best use of time to meet best patient outcomes and quality improvement standards • Learn strategies to attract and retain staff Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Mar 06 - 08, 2020 | 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 Mar 06 - 08, 2020 at Christie Spaces | Conferencing - Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. 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 Advanced Paediatric Life Support course is widely recognised as the international gold standard in paediatric emergency training courses. Established in 1997 and taught throughout Australia, this comprehensive three-day course introduces the structured approach to the emergency management of ill and injured children. Entrance Requirements: The Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) course is suitable for doctors, nurses and paramedics looking to increase their confidence and clinical skills in paediatric acute care. This course is designed for graduates with a minimum of 2 years’ experience. APLS is the recommended course for all hospital staff working in clinical environments where children and adolescents are cared for, by the RACP's National Standards for the Care of Children and Adolescents. Course Outcomes: Candidates who complete the APLS course will issued a certificate of completion upon: • Fully attending the three-day course • Successfully completing all required course assessments • Successfully completing the required pre-course APLS online learning modules APLS certificates are valid for five years from the date of issue. Course structure: 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 information is available.
The Australian and New Zealand Society of Neuroradiology (ANZSNR) ASM 2020 is organized by The Australian and New Zealand Society of Neuroradiology (ANZSNR) and will be held from Mar 12 - 15, 2020 at Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 12 - 13, 2020 | CPD Hours 10.30 | USD $559 | Brisbane, Queensland
Diabetes: Nursing Management Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Mar 12 - 13, 2020 at Ibis Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Accreditation: CPD: 10h 30m 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.
Mar 19 - 20, 2020 | CPD 13.00 | USD $495 | Brisbane, Queensland
Bugs 'n Band-Aids Seminar (Wound Care) is organized by ECT4Health and will be held from Mar 19 - 20, 2020 at Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 13 CPD Points. Description: Wound care has changed and evolved into a science that nurses need to be up-to-date with. Whether you are in acute care, perisurgical, infectious diseases, aged care/community or school based care – wounds are one of those low hanging apples that we nurses can always refresh. The ECT4Health Bugs ‘n Band-Aids seminar is a two-day program that takes nurses through the physiology of wound healing, the discourse of chronic indolent wounds, wound assessment, nutrition, medication and dressing selection. At our wound seminar you will leave refreshed on the current direction of sophisticated wound therapies and modern advances in product types. Ask yourself “am I confident in reading a wound?”; “do I really know what product this wound needs?” If you are ready for something refreshing, inspiring and engaging, come to our newest seminar – Bugs ‘n Band-Aids! Content Includes: • Chemistry and cellular response of inflammation • Pathological wounds – Diabetic wounds, venous/arterial and more.. • Planning care: Nutrition and other factors influencing healing • Wound cleaning – what has changed? • Wound dressing product choice – vacuum or compression? • Anti-infectives and other medications Join us with our nursing experts in this two day fully catered program… Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.