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Feb 28 - Mar 01, 2019 | CPD 10.30 | AUD $540 | Cairns, Queensland
Diabetes: Nursing Management Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Feb 28 - Mar 01, 2019 at Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort, Cairns, Queensland, Australia. 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.
May 09 - 10, 2019 | CME 13.00 | AUD $450 | Cairns, Queensland
Whatmergency - Rural Emergency Nursing Seminar is organized by ECT4Health and will be held from May 09 - 10, 2019 at Cairns, 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: The ECT4Health newest Emergency Nursing refresher is for nurses working in rural or remote areas. An eclectic mix of emergency presentations from mass triage, to initial trauma and shock/ hemorrhage assessment and management, to cardiac-related chest pain, respiratory emergencies, and diabetic emergencies. Our environmental emergency sessions discuss envenomation of Snake and spider bites, and exposure to the elements in a session on heat stress assessment and management. It is an ideal two-day CPD program for nurses working in regional, rural and remote facilities where they often have to manage a mix of different presentations in any given shift. Content Includes: • Basic Physiology - The cell/oxygen and lactate • Mass triage in rural areas • Minor head injury • Diabetic emergencies Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 12 - 16, 2019 | Cairns, Queensland
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) 2019 Congress is organized by Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) and will be held from May 12 - 16, 2019 at Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 06 - 07, 2019 | CPD 10.30 | AUD $540 | Cairns, Queensland
Wound Management: A Practical Guide Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Jun 06 - 07, 2019 at Cairns, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is all Nurses, General Practitioners, Podiatrists, Pharmacists and Occupational Therapists. 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 the 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 ageing 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 Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 13 - 15, 2019 | CPD 40.00 | USD $2120 | Cairns, Queensland
Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Course is organized by Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Australia and will be held from Jun 13 - 15, 2019 at Pullman Cairns International, Cairns, 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.
Jun 23 - 27, 2019 | Cairns, Queensland
International Behavioral Neuroscience Society (IBNS) 28th Annual Meeting is organized by International Behavioral Neuroscience Society (IBNS) and will be held from Jun 23 - 27, 2019 at Cairns Convention Centre, Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Gateway to Health: 13th Annual Conference & Workshops by Applied Neuroscience Society of Australasia (ANSA)
Aug 22 - 24, 2019 | USD $680 | Cairns, Queensland
Gateway to Health: 13th Annual Conference & Workshops is organized by Applied Neuroscience Society of Australasia (ANSA) and will be held from Aug 22 - 24, 2019 at Pullman Cairns International, Cairns, Queensland, Australia. Workshops: 2-day Physiology & Clinical Outcomes with Brain Stimulation Technologies Workshop on Aug 22 - 23, 2019 1-day Pharmaco-EEG & Neuromodulation Workshop on Aug 23, 2019 1-day Mental Health Neurobiomarkers Workshop on Aug 28, 2019 Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 05 - 06, 2019 | USD $1795 | Cairns, Queensland
Windows to the Heart: Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop is organized by Cardiac Skills Australia and will be held from Oct 05 - 06, 2019 at Cairns Sheridan Hotel, Cairns, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is intensivists, emergency physicians, anaesthetics, rural GPs & cardiology trainees. Conference Description: The aim of the conference is to provide physicians with all the necessary skills to become proficient in the performance and diagnosis of the focused echo exam. Our experienced echocardiography educators will simplify the echo exam through our proven step-by-step approach and comprehensive hands-on component Conference Topics: 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 Conference Objectives: • 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 they are available.
Dec 05 - 06, 2019 | CME 11.00 | Cairns, Queensland
Cairns Nurses' Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Dec 05 - 06, 2019 at Cairns, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 11.00 CPD Hours. Conference Overview: Every year Ausmed Education holds a nurses’ conference specifically designed for your location and aimed at assisting you to get rapidly up-to-date on current nursing topics. Attend this local nurses’ conference to gain a broad range of clinical and professional updates relevant to your practice. Take time out and network with like-minded colleagues. Find out: • What are some of the health priorities that you need to know about? • What nursing interventions make a difference, especially to those with chronic conditions? • Why is evidence so important to the way you practice? • What is the latest information about a range of current treatments? Need for Program: In regard to the nursing care you provide, the need to continually seek new information is a given no matter where you work. Nursing safety and quality are essential and both are directly linked to knowledge. This is a time when: • Healthcare budgets are under increased stress • The community purse is shrinking • Quality outcomes are now the goal of all care Now more than ever, if safe, quality outcomes are to be achieved, it is important that you take a leadership role in providing outcome focused high-value care. This can be done by addressing emerging gaps in your knowledge through up-to-date information. Purpose of Program: This program provides you with current knowledge relating to a range of professional and clinical practice topics that will improve how you provide holistic nursing care. Learning Objectives: • People with health risks will receive preventative nursing action in your care to avoid illness • Better patient outcomes will be achieved through the application of up-to-date knowledge related to specific nursing interventions • The interprofessional collaboration will be optimized to enhance patient outcomes • Patient outcomes will be underpinned by evidence-based practice, recognized standards, and guidelines