Upcoming Medical Conferences in TownsvilleSearch Criteria : Australia Townsville
Feb 07 - 08, 2019 | CPD 12.00 | AUD $450 | Townsville, Queensland
Rusty Pills Seminar - Applied Pharmacology Refresher is organized by ECT4Health and will be held from Feb 07 - 08, 2019 at Townsville, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses, Pharmacists. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.00 CPD Hours. Conference Description : Our Rusty Pills Seminar - applied pharmacology refresher is a two day seminar that walks through physiology and pharmacology of common patient presentations. Are you a paramedic, nurse or nursing student who never has time to wade through the text books 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. Are you in the Mims online website more than your patients bedside? We look at all the rock stars and debunk a few myths along the way. At the end of this seminar you will be bursing at the seems to share what you learned with your colleagues, and be ready to do that drug inservice at work, that you know deep down inside, you should do. Its time you refreshed those good old pharmacology concepts, and take you clinical game to the next level. Content Includes : • Understanding concepts like half life, bioavailability and the metabolism of certain drugs. • Respiratory disease drug therapy, Steriods, SABA/LABAs and the newer COPD/Asthma drugs. • Cardiac and Hypertension drugs - know your ACE inhibitors from your Angiotensin II blockers and more. • Coagulation and the drugs that are used to alter it - Heparin/Warfarin and the newer anticoagulants. • Antiplatelet agents like Aspirin and the role they play. • Antibiotics vs antiviral drugs - understand how they differ. • Renal and Hepatic failure drugs. • Drug legislation and Nurses. • The scheduling process of medication in Australia and so much more. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 04 - 05, 2019 | CPD 10.30 | AUD $540 | Townsville, Queensland
Wound Management: A Practical Guide Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Apr 04 - 05, 2019 at Townsville, 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.
Jul 25 - 26, 2019 | CME 11.00 | AUD $610 | Townsville, Queensland
Townsville Nurses' Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Jul 25 - 26, 2019 at Townsville, 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. Course Overview: Ausmed believes it is essential that nurses living in the Townsville region have access to effective and engaging CPD on an annual basis. We look forward to receiving your support to ensure that this Local Nurses’ Conference is brought to Townsville every July. Book your place at this year’s event and: • Gain new knowledge for contemporary practice • 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 We recognize that attending a conference requires planning and the support of your organization. See below to find out how you can gain support to attend this event. Need for Program: Engaging in CPD is essential for all health professionals to maintain, improve, and broaden their knowledge, skills, and practice. CPD assists health professionals to stay up-to-date with changes in clinical practice and emerging new evidence in order to enhance their patient outcomes. It is also a professional registration requirement. There is a need for formal CPD to be provided directly to regional Australian nurses, midwives, and other health professionals who may not otherwise be able to access engaging and effective continuing education. Purpose of Program: The purpose of Ausmed’s local nurses’ conferences is to provide health professionals who work in regional Australia with current knowledge about a range of professional and clinical practice topics that will improve the provision of holistic care. Learning Objectives: • People with health risks will receive preventative care and education to avoid illness • Better patient outcomes will be achieved through the application of up-to-date knowledge related to specific interventions • The interprofessional collaboration will be optimized to enhance patient outcomes • Patient outcomes will be underpinned by evidence-based practice, recognized standards, and guidelines Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Dec 02 - 03, 2019 | CPD 11.30 | AUD $540 | Townsville, Queensland
Medicines: Improve Your Knowledge Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Dec 02 - 03, 2019 at Townsville, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 11.30 CPD Hours. Course Overview: 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 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. Learning Objectives: • 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 this relates 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 Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.