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Feb 10 - 11, 2020 | CPD 14.00 | USD $495 | Toowoomba, Queensland
Trauma Fundamentals Seminar is organized by ECT4Health and will be held from Feb 10 - 11, 2020 at Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 14 CPD Points. Description: Professional growth for nurses across Australia is essential if you want your staff to provide the highest standard of care to patients. While there are many areas of medicine nurses need to be up to date on, the treatment of trauma injuries is one of the most fluid and changing departments of a hospital. With constant updates in treatment procedures, diagnostics and understanding, enrolling your nursing team into one of our trauma courses or seminars is an important step in ensuring patient care is kept at the highest possible standard. Available across Australia our trauma courses and seminars are a great way to keep the knowledge in your hospital at the cutting edge of medical theory. The ECT4Health Trauma Fundamentals Seminar is a two-day course with a comprehensive coverage of physiology, assessment and management of the patient presenting with trauma. This program is designed for Emergency Department nurses or those in rural, remote or acute care facilities who may be involved in the assessment and management of traumatic injuries. The content starts with basic cellular overview, oxygen delivery to tissue, nursing assessment, epidemiology of trauma in Australia, shock, burns and trauma to different systems. Differences in the physiology of special populations e.g. children, elderly and pregnant women with be discussed in the context of severe injury and shock. At the completion of this seminar, nurses will have an updated approach to assessment, fluid resuscitation and shock management. Whilst the program is basic in its content and will not replace robust study, it serves as an outstanding introduction for the nurse new to emergency, trauma care and rural/remote nursing. This program attracts 12 CPD appropriate for general nurses and those holding Endorsements as NP or RIPRN. CPD for Paramedics is offered in this program. Note: This program is theoretical. There are no practical workshops associated with this seminar. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Mar 26 - 27, 2020 | CPD 14.00 | USD $495 | Toowoomba, Queensland
Acute Nursing Assessment for Enrolled Nurses Seminar is organized by ECT4Health and will be held from Mar 26 - 27, 2020 at Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 14 CPD Points. Description: This is our first Acute Nursing Assessment for Enrolled Nurses seminar specifically for enrolled nurses in all fields of nursing. Since 2010 Enrolled Nurses are expected to work within their own accountability and the lines of responsibility between Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses are often blurred as organisations and employees place more on the shoulders of Enrolled Nurses. Tailored education for Enrolled Nurses is scarce and also sought after – so if you are an Enrolled Nurse and feel that an injection of knowledge and passion in your nursing career is your prescription, then come and nail some CPD at our newest Enrolled Nurses only seminar on acute nursing assessment. Content Includes: • Cardiac and Respiratory Assessment • Understanding level of consciousness • Enrolled Nurse scope of practice refresher • Assessing chest pain and shortness of breath • Understanding elderly patient physiology and why ageing impacts on assessment parameters • Assessing wounds. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Apr 20 - 21, 2020 | CPD 11.30 | USD $559 | Toowoomba, Queensland
Medicines: Improve Your Knowledge Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Apr 20 - 21, 2020 at Burke & Wills Hotel, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 11h 30m CPD. Why Attend: 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 metabolised • 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. Your Learning Outcomes • Analyse key concepts in pharmacology, such as how medicines exert their action, why the body’s handling of a medicine differs between individuals, and how these relate 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 • Recognise circumstances that expose patients to medication misadventure and how to avoid them
May 07 - 08, 2020 | CPD 14.00 | USD $495 | Toowoomba, Queensland
Cardiac Nursing Seminar (Module 1&2) is organized by ECT4Health and will be held from May 07 - 08, 2020 at Toowoomba, 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.
Jun 18 - 19, 2020 | CPD 14.00 | USD $495 | Toowoomba, Queensland
WhatMergency - Emergency Care Seminar is organized by ECT4Health and will be held from Jun 18 - 19, 2020 at Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 14 CPD Points. Description: Two-day seminar – fully catered: The ECT4Health newest Emergency Nursing refresher for those working in rural or remote areas is an eclectic mix of emergency presentations from mass triage, to initial trauma and shock/haemorrhage assessment and management, to cardiac related chest pain, respiratory emergencies and diabetic emergencies. 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 differing presentations in any given shift. Content includes: • Basic Physiology – The cell/oxygen and lactate • Mass triage in rural areas • Minor head injury – understanding ALOC assessment and concussion • Respiratory failure and shortness of breath assessment • Snake bites and other envenomation • Immersion injury (drowing) and diving accidents • And much more…. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Aug 20 - 21, 2020 | CPD Hour 10.30 | AUD $559 | Toowoomba, Queensland
Wound Management: A Practical Guide Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Aug 20 - 21, 2020 at Burke & Wills Hotel, Toowoomba, 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
Nov 23 - 24, 2020 | CPD Hours 11.00 | AUD $629 | Toowoomba, Queensland
Toowoomba Nurses' Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Nov 23 - 24, 2020 at Burke & Wills Hotel, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 11 CPD Hours. Why Attend: This general Nurses’ Conference is an ideal way for you to update your knowledge about a range of nursing topics each year. Book your place at this upcoming conference and: • Keep up-to-date • 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... The Goal Need for Program Good patient care is directly related to the quality of the nursing care being provided. The healthcare environment is rapidly changing and all nurses are faced with the constant challenge of keeping their knowledge, skills and practice, up-to-date. As well, the amount of new knowledge available is increasing. To achieve the desired patient outcomes informed, safe and competent nursing practice is vital. In addition, continuing professional development is a professional regulatory requirement. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this conference is to enable all nurses to remain up-to-date on a range of current professional and clinical practice topics. learning outcomes: • Identify behaviours that cause illness in people in order to plan care to prevent health deterioration • Interprofessional collaboration will be optimised with the intention of enhancing better patient outcomes • Apply new knowledge about a range of conditions to provide holistic care • Patient outcomes will be underpinned by evidence-based practice, recognised standards, and guidelines Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.