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Mar 12 - 13, 2020 | CPD 14.00 | USD $495 | Cairns, Queensland
Cardiac Nursing Seminar (Module 1&2) is organized by ECT4Health and will be held from Mar 12 - 13, 2020 at Cairns, Queensland, Australia. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 14 CPD Points. Description: Acute Cardiac Module-1 Seminar – 1 Day Our acute one day cardiac nursing seminar (Cardiac Module-1) includes core prerequisite knowledge with: • A fundamental overview of cardiac cell physiology, sarcomere function and troponin • Basic cardiac mechanical function and electrophysiology • ECG waves, and linking these to pump function • Basic Lead II (monitor and telemetry) rhythm interpretation • Recognition of Sinus rhythms, Atrial and other supraventricular rhythms • AV heart blocks and how to differentiate • Ventricular and life threatening rhythm interpretation • Introduction to ST segment analysis • Modifiable and non-modifiable risk factors for Cardiovascular disease • The sugar / fat / dietary hypothesis and discussion on the evidence around cholesterol • Differential diagnosis for chest pain • Pathophysiology of acute coronary syndromes. • Pathogenesis of MI – its assessment and management are reviewed At the completion of this one day seminar, nurses and paramedics will have an understanding of basic cardiac rhythm, the assessment of a patient experiencing acute chest pain and management modalities of chest pain events. This seminar is pitched at students in 2nd-3rd year, Paramedics and RNs in acute care settings where oxygen and ECGs are performed. Acute Cardiac Module-2 Seminar – 1 Day Our acute one day cardiac nursing seminar (Cardiac Module-2) includes core prerequisite knowledge with: • Full content from module 1 (delivered on day-1 of a two day seminar) • Pathophysiology of arteriosclerosis, plaque rupture and clot leading to MI • Introduction to interpretation of the 12 lead ECG including ST segment, Axis deviation, and Bundle branch blocks • Chest pain nursing assessment • Oxygen and its use in chest pain – a presentation of the evidence • Diagnosis, pathogenesis and pharmacology of hypertension The ECT4Health full 2-day Cardiac Nursing seminar is designed for nurses and students in the health sciences (premed, medicine, nursing and paramedical) to develop contemporary knowledge and confidence in the assessment and management of patients experiencing acute cardiac events. Our comprehensive two day cardiac nursing seminars include the fundamental rhythm interpretation and an introduction to 12 lead ECGs.
Apr 22 - 24, 2020 | CME 22.50 | AUD $2950 | Cairns, Queensland
Emergency Trauma Management (ETM) Course is organized by Emergency Trauma Management (ETM) and will be held from Apr 22 - 24, 2020 at Cairns Skills Centre, Cairns, Queensland, Australia. This course has been approved for a maximum of 22.5 CME points. Who is the course for? ETM Course is targeted at Australian and New Zealand Senior Emergency Registrars and Consultants, however, a wide range of specialities have attended and are welcome at the course, including: • Rural GP’s • Anaesthetic trainees • ICU trainees • Surgical trainees • Trauma Registrars (adult and paediatric) Description: ETM is a 3-day face-to-face course that teaches trauma reception and resuscitation from the Australasian Emergency Medicine perspective, with a focus on practical trauma resuscitation, trauma team-leading and trauma team-member skills. Our course has a strong focus on communication in particular resuscitation room management, the shared mental model and closed-loop communication. We are relevant to nursing and medical staff who work in trauma centres, metropolitan, regional and remote environments. Course Features: Short, focused lectures, simulation scenarios and small group interactive sessions including: • RRM: Resus Room Management - modern ED team leading/team member skills • Airway: Standard/difficult/failed intubation, cricothyroidotomy • Chest: Decompression – needle/finger/tube thoracostomy • Vascular access: Rapid Infuser Catheter (RIC) line and intraosseous needle (EZ-IO) insertion • Orthopaedic: Spinal immobilisation, pelvic binder, CT-6 femoral traction splint application • Other procedures: CAT/SOF tourniquet application, lateral canthotomy • Management: Management of traumatic cardiac arrest • Radiology: Trauma x-ray, CT and FAST scan interpretation • Transport: Transport and retrieval of the trauma patient
Jun 11 - 12, 2020 | CPD 13.00 | USD $495 | Cairns, Queensland
Bugs 'n Band-Aids Seminar (Wound Care) is organized by ECT4Health and will be held from Jun 11 - 12, 2020 at Cairns, 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.
Oct 03 - 04, 2020 | USD $1795 | Cairns, Queensland
Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop is organized by Cardiac Skills Australia and will be held from Oct 03 - 04, 2020 at Cairns Sheridan Hotel, Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Topics Covered: Echo Applications: • Echo Acoustic Windows & Image Orientation • Valvular Assessment • LV/RV Function & Filling Status • Haemodynamic Assessment & Calculations • Basic Echo in Life Support • Rapid Cardiac Echo Echo Features of Cardiac Pathologies: • Pericardial Disease • Cardiac Tamponade • AMI • Aortic Dissection • Shock • Pulmonary Embolus • Pneumothorax Learner Outcomes: • To appreciate heart anatomy • Understand acoustic windows and imaging planes used in echo • Outline common pathologies associated with the heart • Describe how echo is used to measure cardiac output, stoke volume, ejection fraction, aortic valve area etc. • Appreciate echo as a tool to assess left and right systolic function • Understand echo image orientation • Understand the basic principles of Doppler haemodynamics • Provide delegates with tutor assisted 'hands-on' echo practice • Appreciate normal values in an echo examination • Understand the limitations of the Doppler technique • Understand the components of a focused echo examination • Outline the role of echo in life support • Appreciate the use of rapid cardiac echo in the critically ill • Identify common ultrasound artifacts Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Jun 23 - 25, 2021 | Cairns, Queensland
Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA) 29th National Conference and Exhibition 2021 is organized by Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA) and will be held from Jun 23 - 25, 2021 at Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Description: The OTA National Conference and Exhibition provides unique opportunities for our diverse community of occupational therapy researchers, developers, creators, educators, and practitioners. The continuing mission is to be the leading/premier occupational therapy conference in the Asia Pacific region. The OTA Conference Scientific Program Committee (CSPC) Chair has a rare opportunity to inspire and lead a talented and deeply committed team of committee volunteers to deliver the Occupational Therapy Australia 29th National Conference and Exhibition 2021. OTA Conference Scientific Program Chair works in close conjunction with the Conference Convenor, the OTA Conference Events team, the appointed Conference Organising Committee (OC) and Conference Scientific Program Committee (CSPC). Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Nov 11 - 13, 2021 | Cairns, Queensland
International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS) 2021 Workshop is organized by International Society for Minimally Invasive Cardiothoracic Surgery (ISMICS) and will be held from Nov 11 - 13, 2021 at Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.