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Feb 20, 2019 | CPD 6.00 | AUD $660 | Toowoomba, Queensland
Suturing for Health Professionals Workshop is organized by ECT4Health and will be held on Feb 20, 2019 at Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.00 CPD Hours. Two-day Seminar - Fully Catered: In advanced nursing practice, rural and remote practice and some GP clinics or family practices, nurses are required to perform simple, uncomplicated wound closures. Suturing for Health Professionals allows a nurse to master this skill in preparation for clinical practice. Content Includes: • Skin adhesive options. • Simple lacerations. • Scar minimization. • Wound care. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 21 - 22, 2019 | CPD 12.00 | Toowoomba, Queensland
Trauma Fundamentals Seminar is organized by ECT4Health and will be held from Feb 21 - 22, 2019 at Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.00 CPD Hours. Conference 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. 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. Content Includes: • Basic cellular overview. • Oxygen delivery to tissue. • Nursing assessment. • Epidemiology of trauma in Australia. • Shock, burns, and trauma to different systems. • Differences. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 07 - 08, 2019 | CME 10.30 | AUD $540 | Toowoomba, Queensland
Wound Management: A Practical Guide Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Mar 07 - 08, 2019 at Toowoomba, 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 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 aging 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.
Apr 04 - 05, 2019 | CME 13.00 | AUD $450 | Toowoomba, Queensland
Rusty Pills Seminar - Applied Pharmacology Refresher is organized by ECT4Health and will be held from Apr 04 - 05, 2019 at Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses, Pharmacists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 13.00 CPD Hours. Two-day Seminar - Fully Catered: Are you a paramedic, nurse or nursing student who never has time to wade through the textbooks to find out what that drug or this drug is? Doing a pill round can be daunting given the fact that you are expected to understand the drugs that you are giving. Sometimes patients arrive with a bag of pills or an ice cream container of medications from which you need to record in their medical history. So, ask yourself. Can my medical knowledge and skills be improved upon Content Includes: • Understanding concepts like half-life, bioavailability and the metabolism of certain drugs • Antiplatelet agents like Aspirin and the role they play • Renal and Hepatic failure drugs Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 03 - 04, 2019 | CME 13.00 | AUD $465 | Toowoomba, Queensland
Diabetes Nursing Refresher Seminar is organized by ECT4Health and will be held from Jun 03 - 04, 2019 at Toowoomba, 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: Diabetes is a waking giant in the medical landscape of Australians. With more than 5% of the population diagnosed with one of the many forms of diabetes, it is inevitable that every nurse will be or have been, recently caring for a diabetic patient. With many advances in both our understanding and management of this syndrome, nurses may be daunted with keeping up to date. Our Diabetes Nursing refresher program is a two-day journey through the science and pathophysiology of the condition, its diagnosis, assessment, and management of the types of diabetes. Strong links to cardiovascular disease and obesity make this family of diseases an area that contemporary nurses need to be current in. Content Includes: • Monitoring devices & Injection technique • Diabetic emergencies • Multidisciplinary support • Microvascular complications/ monitoring Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 05 - 06, 2019 | CME 13.00 | AUD $450 | Toowoomba, Queensland
Bugs 'n Band-aids Seminar (Wound Care) is organized by ECT4Health and will be held from Jun 05 - 06, 2019 at Toowoomba, 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 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. Whether you are in acute care, presurgical, infectious diseases, aged care/community or school-based care - wounds are one of those low hanging apples that we can always refresh. Content Includes: • Chemistry and cellular response of inflammation • Pathological wounds – diabetic, venous, arterial, mixed ulcers • Nutrition and other factors influencing healing • Wound cleaning – has it changed? Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jul 22 - 23, 2019 | CME 10.30 | Toowoomba, Queensland
Palliative Care - CPD for All Nurses Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Jul 22 - 23, 2019 at Burke & Wills Hotel, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is all nurses. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 10.30 CPD Hours. Overview: Are you confused about the practices that you see in your workplace, which are considered to be palliative care? Do you want to build your confidence or validate your practice in quality palliative care? Attend this seminar and make a difference. It includes: • Plenty of discussion • Coming to grips with palliative care • Tips for good symptom management? • Putting pain into perspective • Advance Care Planning – what it is and is not • How to have that sensitive conversation • Finding the resources • Current hot topics • Gain knowledge and apply it to your practice immediately. Book now! Need for Program: Australia has an ageing population, which has resulted in an increase in chronic illnesses. Consequently, greater numbers of people now require palliative care. Specialist palliative services already exist, especially for complex care needs. However, due to the increased demand for palliative care services, modern policy direction and national standards indicate that non-specialist palliative care is everyone’s business and should be available to all. This means nurses will be expected to provide a palliative approach to care when needed. It is essential that nurses are provided with the knowledge and skills required to provide good-quality palliative care when required. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this program is to provide education to nurses so they can provide a palliative approach to care in any setting. Learning Outcomes: • You will be able to provide a palliative approach to care in any setting • You will more confidently manage symptoms and explain them to a person’s family • You will confidently engage in therapeutic communication with patients and relatives at end-of-life • You will know how to plan and conduct a palliative care case conference
Nov 25 - 26, 2019 | CME 11.00 | Toowoomba, Queensland
Toowoomba Nurses' Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Nov 25 - 26, 2019 at Burke & Wills Hotel, Toowoomba, 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? Attend this local nurses’ conference and close the gaps in your knowledge, skills, and practice. Need for Program: Safety and quality are essential and are directly linked to knowledge. The need for you to continually seek new information in regard to the nursing care you provide is a given no matter where you work. 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 It is more important than ever that you take a leadership role in providing high-value, outcome-focused care to people. Addressing emerging gaps in knowledge through up-to-date information is crucial if safe, quality outcomes are to be achieved. 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 relating to specific nursing interventions • The interprofessional collaboration will be optimized to enhance patient outcomes • Patient outcomes will be underpinned by evidence-based practice and recognized standards and guidelines