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May 20 - 21, 2019 | CPD 10.30 | AUD $540 | Brisbane, Queensland
Wound Management: A Practical Guide Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from May 20 - 21, 2019 at Mercure Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. 2 Day Seminar for all Nurses, General Practitioners, Podiatrists, Pharmacists and Occupational Therapists etc. This CME Conference 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 20 - 21, 2019 | CME 12.20 | USD $540 | Brisbane, Queensland
Cardiac Care: Understanding Complex Cardiac Conditions Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from May 20 - 21, 2019 at ibis Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. This is a 2 Day Seminar to Advance Your Knowledge. This seminar has been approved for a maximum of 12.20 CPD Credits. Overview: Cardiac disease is increasing in our community. Technology and better knowledge, combined with less invasive treatments, mean that even people with complex cardiac conditions are living longer. If you care for patients with complex cardiac disease attend this conference to advance your knowledge about: • Complex dysrhythmias – causes, identification, and management • Chest pain – differentiation of types and immediate nursing interventions • Heart murmurs, extra heart sounds, and valvular disorders – how to accurately auscultate • Cardiogenic shock – clinical symptoms and shock • Complex case study of a patient with congestive cardiac failure • Troubleshooting temporary epicardial pacing and much, much more... • Attend this seminar if you are already confident in your cardiac care and would like to advance your knowledge further in regard to complex, yet common cardiac conditions. Book now! Need for Program: According to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW, 2016), nearly half a million hospital admissions in 2014 to 2015 were specifically related to the circulatory system, including arrhythmia, heart failure, heart attacks, and angina. As our ageing population increases, so do complex cardiac diseases. Nurses caring for patients with these conditions need to feel confident that they are up-to-date with the assessment and management of complex cardiac disorders so as to continuously improve patient outcomes. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this program is to improve patient outcomes through assessment, understanding of relevant pathophysiology, and appropriate evidence-based nursing actions for people who present with cardiac disease. Your Learning Outcomes: • You will have greater confidence in assessing a patient with a complex cardiac condition • Patients in your care will have complex dysrhythmias recognised at an early stage and managed according to best-practice • Immediate nursing assessment, management, and differentiation of chest pain will reflect current guidelines • Knowledge of cardiac function will assist you to recognise cardiogenic shock early to prevent complications
May 23 - 24, 2019 | CPD 10.30 | AUD $540 | Brisbane, Queensland
Medicines - Be Safe, Be Confident Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from May 23 - 24, 2019 at Ibis Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. This seminar has been approved for a maximum of 10.30 CPD Hours. 2 Day Seminar - Everyday best practice for medication safety, adverse drug reactions, interactions, medication audits, patients at risk of medication misadventure and much, much more… Need for Program Nurses need access to formal education that explains how to incorporate evidence-based knowledge of medication safety into their everyday practice. To facilitate this link, this seminar provides a secure and interactive environment, in which there will be discussion of the many and varied aspects of medication safety. CPD Hours 10 Hours.30 Mins Purpose of Program The purpose of this program is to offer an opportunity for all nurses to familiarise themselves with the Standards and current best practice in relation to the safe handling of medicines. They will also be given considerable opportunities to deal with case scenarios highlighting the major ways in which errors can occur, and how best to deal with them. Learning Outcomes • Understand the Standards and the reasons for them, as they set the framework for safe medication practice • Prepare for future cases in the workplace by discussing the many and varied aspects of medication safety • Ensure safety in your professional practice, and ensure patients will be kept free from the consequences of medication errors • Describe the practical, everyday application of information provided in this seminar
May 23 - 24, 2019 | CPD 10.30 | AUD $540 | Brisbane, Queensland
General Surgical and Orthopaedic Nursing Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from May 23 - 24, 2019 at Mercure Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. 2 Day Seminar - A General Surgical Nursing Update. This seminar has been approved for a maximum of 10.30 CPD Hours. Course Overview: General Surgical nursing is a fast-paced area of healthcare that requires nurses to be equipped with the latest knowledge. Achieving outcomes such as reduced length of stays, adequate pain management, and patient satisfaction rely on nurses providing evidence-based care across the surgical pathway. This two-day seminar will look at: • Preventing surgical site infections • Recognising and responding to common post-operative complications early • Surgical pharmacology - an update on common medicines • Assessing and managing surgical pain • Orthopedic nursing assessment, interventions, and management of complications Attend this popular and informative seminar. Need for Program: General nurses and those working in surgical or acute areas care for people with a broad range of conditions that require surgical intervention, including orthopedics. Due to the adverse outcomes associated with preventable errors across the surgical pathway, nurses must ensure their practice is safe and underpinned by evidence so as to guarantee patient safety and satisfaction. Purpose of Program: This program updates surgical nurses on current best-practice in regard to several fundamental aspects of surgical and orthopaedic nursing care so as to prevent errors and minimise complications for patients undergoing a range of surgical procedures. Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this program it is expected that the participants will be able to: • Apply knowledge of common post-operative complications to identify, prevent and manage a patient who is deteriorating • Improve patient outcomes by assessing and managing postoperative pain more effectively • Enhanced surgical pharmacology knowledge will assist you to administer appropriate medicines to reduce risks such as post-operative infections and VTE • Patients undergoing joint replacement surgery will benefit from improved nursing assessment and education
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 - 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 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
Jun 05 - 08, 2019 | CPD 40.00 | AUD $980 | Brisbane, Queensland
General Practice & Acute Medicine Update Refresher Course is organized by Australian Medical Forum (AMF) and will be held from Jun 05 - 08, 2019 at Novotel Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Accreditation RACGP: Attend in Person: Approved for RACGP QI&CPD 30 Category 2 points and 40 ALM Category 1 points. Attend via Live-Stream: Approved for RACGP QI&CPD 30 Category 2 points. ACCRM: Attend in Person: Approved for 18 ACCRM Core points and 30 PRPD points. Attend via Live-Stream: Approved for 18 ACCRM Core points. Why should I attend The General Practice & Acute Medicine Update Refresher course offers GPs an update on the latest advances in Primary Care and serves as a refresher course on practical clinical topics relevant to their day-to-day practice. It is one of the most comprehensive courses supporting GPs to meet the requirements for appraisals and revalidation. This four day GP course offers: • Attend in Person: Approved for RACGP QI&CPD 30 Category 2 points, 40 ALM Category 1 points and 18 ACCRM Core Points • Concise 20 - 40-minute practice update presentations delivered by specialists in the field • Extended Q&A sessions give participants the opportunity to interact with speakers • Handbook with a copy of the presentations serves as an excellent reference after the conference Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 08, 2019 | CME 40.00 | USD $570 | Brisbane, Queensland
Ultrasound - Medical and Surgical Workshop is organized by Lightbox Radiology Education and will be held on Jun 08, 2019 at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is General Practitioners, Physicians, Oncologists, Surgeons, Sonographers, House officers, Interns, Radiographers. Course Description: This course is designed to give participants an overview of the techniques and interpretation for general diagnostic ultrasound. This course has pre-course online lectures to complete followed by a 1 day hands-on workshop with live models. It is designed to give participants an overview of the techniques and interpretation for general diagnostic ultrasound. Limited places available and 1:4 hands-on training. Accreditation: • Australian College for Emergency Medicine: 14 ACEM CPD hours. • Australian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine: Online modules - 8 myASUM CDP points. Hands-On Workshop - 6 myASUM CDP points. • Australian Sonographer Accreditation Registry: Online modules: 8 CPD Points under Code 4. Hands-On Workshop: 6 CPD Points under Code 2. • Australasian Sonographers Association: Onlline Modules: 8 ASAR Credits/PD-asa points under Code 4, Hands-On Workshop: 6 ASAR =Credits/PD-asa points under Code 2. • Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine: Online lectures (ID 6916): 30 PRPD & 30 RAD MOPS. Workshop (classes: Sydney 14037; Brisbane 14038; Melbourne 14039): 30 PRPD, 30 Radiology MOPS. 1 day of procedural grant funding under Anaesthetics, Obstetrics, Surgery and Emergency Medicine for workshop. • Royal Australasian College of Surgeons: 13 points Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills or 1 point per hour to a maximum of 12 points. • Royal Australian College of General Practitioners: Workshop (Activity 75166): 40 Points Category 1 / Radiology. 1 day grant in surgery and emergency medicine; Online modules (Activity 75161): 16 Points Category 2 / Radiology. • The Royal Australasian College of Physicians: Recommended MyCPD category 2 - ‘Assessed Learning’ at 2 credits per hour (course length 6 hours face to face, 8 hours online). Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.