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Aug 11 - 13, 2020 | CPD 40 | USD $2,120.00 | Townsville, Queensland
Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Course is organized by Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Australia and will be held from Aug 11 - 13, 2020 at Hotel Grand Chancellor Townsville, Townsville, Queensland, Australia. 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 Advanced Paediatric Life Support course is widely recognised as the international gold standard in paediatric emergency training courses. Established in 1997 and taught throughout Australia, this comprehensive three-day course introduces the structured approach to the emergency management of ill and injured children. Entrance Requirements: The Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) course is suitable for doctors, nurses and paramedics looking to increase their confidence and clinical skills in paediatric acute care. This course is designed for graduates with a minimum of 2 years’ experience. APLS is the recommended course for all hospital staff working in clinical environments where children and adolescents are cared for, by the RACP's National Standards for the Care of Children and Adolescents. Course Outcomes: Candidates who complete the APLS course will issued a certificate of completion upon: • Fully attending the three-day course • Successfully completing all required course assessments • Successfully completing the required pre-course APLS online learning modules • APLS certificates are valid for five years from the date of issue. Course structure: 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 information is available.
Oct 12 - 13, 2020 | CPD Hour 10.3 | AUD $559.00 | Townsville, Queensland
Wound Management: A Practical Guide Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 12 - 13, 2020 at Mercure Townsville, Townsville, 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
Oct 29 - 30, 2020 | CPD 12 | USD $495.00 | Townsville, Queensland
Trauma Fundamentals Seminar is organized by ECT4Health and will be held from Oct 29 - 30, 2020 at Townsville,Queensland, Australia. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 12 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. 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.
Nov 16 - 17, 2020 | CPD Hours 10.3 | Townsville, Queensland
Diabetes: Nursing Management Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Nov 16 - 17, 2020 at Townsville, Queensland, Australia. Accreditation: CPD: 10h 30m Why Attend? Attend this seminar to learn about 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 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.
Jul 15 - 16, 2021 | CPD 11.15 | AUD $629.00 | Townsville, Queensland
Townsville Nurses' Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Jul 15 - 16, 2021 at Townsville, Queensland, Australia. This course has been approved for a maximum of 11h 15m CPD. 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, utilising 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 • Optimise interprofessional collaboration with the intention of enhancing better patient outcomes • Apply new knowledge about a range of conditions to provide holistic care • Underpin patient outcomes with evidence-based practice, recognised standards, and guidelines.