Upcoming Medical Conferences in MackaySearch Criteria : Australia Mackay
Feb 20 - 21, 2020 | CPD Hours 10.30 | AUD $559 | Mackay, Queensland
Diabetes: Nursing Management Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Feb 20 - 21, 2020 at Rydges Mackay Suites, Mackay, 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 23 - 24, 2020 | USD $650 | Mackay, Queensland
The Basic Assessment and Support in Intensive Care (BASIC) is organized by Mater Education and will be held from Mar 23 - 24, 2020 at Mackay Base Hospital, Mackay, Queensland, Australia. The Target Audience of this conference are Medical officer, Registered nurse, Paramedics. Description: The Basic Assessment and Support in Intensive Care (BASIC) course covers the fundamental knowledge and skills required for healthcare professionals working in Intensive Care Units and other critical care environments that provide intensive care management or advanced resuscitation and pre-transport stabilisation of critically ill and injured adult patients. Key topics include: • Assessment of the seriously ill adult patient • Mechanical ventilation: modes, strategies for optimising ventilators, troubleshooting • Diagnosis and management of • airway management • airway obstruction • acute respiratory failure • Severe trauma • Severe sepsis and septic shock • Interpretation of arterial blood gases • Sedation and analgesia • Critical care transport. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
May 25 - 26, 2020 | CPD Hour 10.30 | AUD $559 | Mackay, Queensland
Wound Management: A Practical Guide Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from May 25 - 26, 2020 at Rydges Mackay Suites, Mackay, Queensland, Australia. Accreditation: 10h 30m CPD Why Attend: 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: • A strong focus on the foundation principles of wound management • How to incorporate a patient-centred approach to care • How to assess and manage chronic and acute wounds • Dressing selection, compression therapy, and bandaging 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, and knowledge of the 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. Your Learning Outcomes: • 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