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Jan 24 - 25, 2019 | CPD 13.00 | USD $450 | Brisbane, Queensland
Respiratory Failure Nursing Seminar is organized by ECT4Health and will be held from Jan 24 - 25, 2019 at Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 13.00 CPD Hours. Two-day Seminar - Fully Catered: This course focuses on refreshing nurses with fundamental physiology, of different systems, and how to perform specific focused assessments of patients with respiratory distress. All nurses need to stay sharp with their assessment skills. In this course Rob takes you to the cellular level to fully understand deterioration, normal and pathophysiology. you will really understand those lung sounds. You assessment of shortness of breath and respiratory parameters will be the envy of the ward. Content Includes: • Anatomy and physiology • Respiratory disease, assessment and management • Interpreting ABG blood samples • Assessing respiratory failure, Pulse oximetry, spirometry • Breath sounds, oximetry, Chest Xray and Acute and chronic respiratory diseases • Asthma, COPD, Chest infection and Pneumonia • Trauma to the thorax assessment and management Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jan 31 - Feb 01, 2019 | CPD 11.00 | AUD $540 | Brisbane, Queensland
Defusing Difficult Staff Behaviours Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Jan 31 - Feb 01, 2019 at Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 11.00 CPD Hours. Conference Overview : Disruptive behaviours in the healthcare environment increase risk by interfering with the provision of safe patient care. This popular program explores this issue and teaches strategies to deal with a range of disruptive and difficult behaviours. In what can often be a stressful and fast-paced environment, where communication problems, anxiety, and stress can manifest as difficult behaviours that, if not managed skillfully, can escalate to conflict and even aggression. In many workplaces, there is conflict between coworkers, with manipulative or domineering behaviours leading to communication breakdown. Learn skills to identify the triggers and defuse these behaviours before they escalate. This two-day seminar includes topics such as human behaviour, communication, aggression management, and defusing difficult situations when they arise with patients, visitors, and staff. This is an essential learning experience for everyone that works in health care. Need for Program : A positive approach to defusing difficult or disruptive behaviours is essential in healthcare settings, where individuals, including staff, patients and visitors, may be under extraordinary or extreme stress. While many courses focus primarily on aggression management, this seminar covers the early interventions that may defuse disruptive situations early and prevent escalation. You will also learn how to deal with conflict and aggression, and improve your communication skills in challenging situations. Purpose of Program : Defusing Difficult Behaviours is a two-day seminar designed to enhance your skills in defusing difficult behaviours, managing conflict, and preventing and dealing with aggression. Participants will learn about communication, human behaviour, and behavioural influences. This seminar relates to managing the behaviour of co-workers, patients, visitors, and anyone behaving in a disruptive or difficult manner. Conference Objectives are : • Examine your understanding of human behaviour to increase your insight into disruptive behaviours. • Determine the most significant behavioural influences that may lead to disruptive behaviours. • Evaluate and expand your skills in managing behavioural issues with staff, patients, and visitors. • Develop solution-focused communication skills for defusing conflict, aggression, and disruptive behaviour. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 07 - 08, 2019 | CPD 11.30 | AUD $540 | Brisbane, Queensland
Medicines: Improve Your Knowledge Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Feb 07 - 08, 2019 at Ibis Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses. This CME Conference 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 metabolized • 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. Learning Objectives: • Analyze 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 • Recognize circumstances that expose patients to medication misadventure and how to avoid them Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 11 - 12, 2019 | CPD 11.00 | AUD $540 | Brisbane, Queensland
Cardiac Care: ECG Interpretation Made Easy Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Feb 11 - 12, 2019 at Ibis Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses, Cardiologists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 11.00 CPD Hours. Course Overview: Does your work require you to perform 12-lead ECGs? Do you feel confident in interpreting basic cardiac rhythms and recognising ECG changes? Is it time you had a refresher on the use of ECGs? If so, then these two highly evaluated study days are for you. This seminar will bring you up-to-date and refresh your knowledge of this key component of a cardiac assessment. It includes: • How to prepare a patient for a 12-lead ECG • The correct lead placement and why it matters • A review of relevant anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology that are key to cardiac function • Basic interpretation of a standard 12-lead ECG • How to recognise ECG changes that suggest acute cardiac injury • What life-threatening arrhythmias look like and the actions you should take Need for Program: ECGs are a vital aspect of a cardiac assessment and are expected to be widely performed in most clinical settings. However, this skill is often seen as difficult to master. Correctly placing the leads is vital to ensuring a high-quality diagnostic standard 12-lead ECG is taken. Nurses also need to have basic knowledge of how to interpret a 12-lead ECG, particularly the ability to recognise ECG changes that may indicate acute cardiac injury or life-threatening arrhythmias and are likely to require immediate interventions. 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 as part of an overall cardiac assessment. Learning Objectives: • Apply an understanding of normal cardiac function and electrophysiology to a cardiac assessment • Discuss the nursing actions required for patient preparation and the recording of a diagnostic standard 12-lead ECG • Apply basic principles of cardiac rhythm analysis to a rhythm strip and correctly identify normal and abnormal cardiac rhythms • Recognise life-threatening arrhythmias and acute ECG changes and initiate timely nursing management actions
Feb 13 - 14, 2019 | CPD 14.00 | AUD $2700 | Brisbane, Queensland
Primespeak Seminar is organized by Prime Practice and will be held from Feb 13 - 14, 2019 at Novotel Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Who should attend 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. This CPD Conference has been approved for a maximum of 14 hours. Conference Objectives are : • 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. 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. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 21 - 22, 2019 | CPD 11.00 | AUD $610 | Brisbane, Queensland
The Enrolled Nurses' Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Feb 21 - 22, 2019 at Mercure Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses. This CPD Conference has been approved for a maximum of 11 CPD Hours. Course Overview: As an enrolled nurse, you are essential to the provision of high-quality health care in Australia today. Make sure you are one of the well-informed and up-to-date nursing professionals by attending this conference. Take time out to network with like-minded colleagues at this annual Ausmed Education event. Topics include: • Practical pearls relevant to your clinical area • Key updates on wound management and diabetes • Medication knowledge tailored to ENs An opportunity to discuss professional issues, network with colleagues, and much, much more … Ausmed Education’s Enrolled Nurses’ Conferences are always highly evaluated and very popular. They are relevant to enrolled nurses who work in any setting and offer you a wonderful opportunity to ensure your knowledge does not slip. Need for Program: Enrolled nurses (ENs) are under pressure to extend their scope of practice and broaden their nursing knowledge. This includes being proficient and skilled in selected areas of care. In addition, the gap between evidence and practice continues to widen – weakening the effectiveness of patient outcomes. As responsibility and accountability is fundamental to the work of ENs, it is imperative that continuous updates to knowledge and skills are integrated into all aspects of patient care. 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 Objectives: • Use information from patients about their care preferences in the development of the nursing care plan • 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.
Feb 28 - Mar 01, 2019 | CME 11.45 | AUD $540 | Brisbane, Queensland
Perianaesthesia Nursing: Introductory Skills Update Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Feb 28 - Mar 01, 2019 at ibis Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 11.45 CPD Hours. Course Overview: Perianesthesia nursing is a demanding and unique specialty area of nursing practice. Working in this area requires you to be confident that your knowledge and skills are up-to-date. Your ability as a nurse to care for patients who are undergoing or recovering from anesthesia is reliant on a sound knowledge base that can adapt to any situation, particularly emergencies. Attend this seminar to: • Understand the different types of anesthetics and why they are selected • Improve your ability to assess and manage a difficult airway • Update your knowledge of modern anesthetic agents, including gases and the anesthetic machine • Briefly review infection prevention principles, aseptic technique, and patient positioning • Gain confidence in managing surgical complications such as anaphylaxis, massive blood loss, and malignant hyperthermia Need for Program: Nurses work under ever-increasing pressure to enhance their knowledge and skills in already fast-paced healthcare environments, including in perianaesthesia nursing. This two-day comprehensive seminar enables nurses working in this area to feel confident that their knowledge and skills are up-to-date, which is essential for good patient outcomes. Purpose of Program: This seminar provides an opportunity for nurses to update their knowledge of the basic and fundamental skills required to work effectively in this environment of care and immediately translate this knowledge into practice to improve patient outcomes. This program is compliant with ANZCA Standard PS08 Assistant to the Anaesthetist (2016) 7.2, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 7.9, 7.10, 7.11, 8. Learning Objectives: • Gain insight into how perianaesthesia nursing is changing, including the growth of sub-specialties and the implications this has on current models of care • Implement current best-practice relating to anesthetics/intraoperative monitoring, infection control/aseptic technique, the management of emergencies in your practice, and improving patient safety • Update knowledge of post-anesthesia care, including postoperative nausea and vomiting, pain management, and airway management to improve patient outcomes • Relate practice to current Australian College of Operating Room Nurses [ACORN] and the Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists [ANZCA] Standards, including policies, procedures and guidelines from State health services Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 28 - Mar 01, 2019 | CPD Hours 11.00 | AUD $540 | Brisbane, Queensland
What Great Teams Do! Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Feb 28 - Mar 01, 2019 at Mercure Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses. This CPD Conference has been approved for a maximum of 11.00 CPD Hours. Course Overview: In today’s hospital and community health settings, you as a health professional will increasingly have to work within many different professional teams. In the morning you may be working with one team and in the afternoon, another. Such teamwork can be personally rewarding and offer many professional rewards in your work life. It can also lead to improved patient satisfaction, decision making, and care. Knowing how to work in interprofessional teams is an important skill which may be learned. Attend this seminar to: • Find out how effective interprofessional teamwork can save time • Understand how patients benefit from improved care • Enrich your professional relationships • How to include patients most effectively in team decisions • Improve the continuum of care in your facility Need for Program: Nowadays, a key skill of all health professionals is to regularly and constructively collaborate with others within a team. Including the patient in all decisions that affect their health is essential for the provision of evidenced care. Interprofessional teamwork provides many benefits and it enriches the work environment enabling much personal and patient satisfaction. It improves the continuum of care and prevents costly double-ups, missed opportunities and even adverse events. Knowing how to work in interprofessional teams is an important skill which may be learned. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this practical seminar is to provide a forum for health professionals to learn new skills and knowledge to enhance their involvement in interprofessional teams which will ultimately lead to better, risk-averse, evidenced patient care. Learning Objectives: • Prevent costly overlaps of care, missed opportunities and adverse events through the use of advanced interprofessional communication skills • Reflect on your personal strengths that may make your involvement in interprofessional teams more effective • Sharpen your ability to communicate your professional views and, in-so-doing, demonstrate appropriate use of advocacy and assertiveness • Discourage turf wars to facilitate collaboration and enhanced patient outcomes
Mar 11 - 12, 2019 | CME 10.30 | AUD $540 | Brisbane, Queensland
Diabetes: Nursing Management Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Mar 11 - 12, 2019 at Ibis Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 10.30 CPD Hours. Course Overview: Attend this seminar to learn about the modern nursing care and the management of people affected by diabetes mellitus. Update your knowledge of: • Current protocols for the administration of insulin • Measurement and management of blood glucose levels • Lifestyle factors relating to diabetes mellitus • Patient education strategies • Prevention of complications Attend this consistently highly evaluated program if you have not had a formal diabetes update in the past 18 months. Need for Program: Diabetes is becoming more prevalent worldwide and the associated nursing care is becoming more complex. Nurses are at the forefront of both the prevention and management of diabetes and are critical to patient education and the minimization 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 Objectives: • 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 they are available.
Mar 12 - 14, 2019 | AUD $910 | Brisbane, Queensland
BASIC + ICU Simulation is organized by Clinical Skills Development Service (CSDS) and will be held from Mar 12 - 14, 2019 at Clinical Skills Development Service, Herston, Queensland, Australia. Target Audience:- Medical and nursing staff who may need to assist in managing critically ill patients. This Conference is designed for medical and nursing staff who have little experience in intensive care but may need to assist in managing critically ill patients. This includes general practitioners, rural doctors, surgeons, anaesthetists, and nurses. The course was developed from the BASIC course run through the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and is delivered internationally. It comprises lectures, procedural skills, and immersive scenarios. This course is extremely popular!! Once you receive your approval, please make payment ASAP to ensure you don't miss out on your place on the course. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.