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May 19 - 23, 2023 | Adelaide, South Australia
Australian Rheumatology Association (ARA) Annual Scientific Meeting is organized by The Meeting People (TMP) Pty Ltd and will be held from May 19 - 23, 2023 at Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Nov 27 - 30, 2022 | Adelaide, South Australia
Safety 2022: 14th World Conference on Injury Prevention & Safety Promotion is organized by Public Health Association of Australia Inc. (PHAA) and will be held from Nov 27 - 30, 2022 at Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Target Audience: The Conference aims to facilitate global, inclusive and diverse conversations on addressing the gaps in injury prevention and safety promotion. Attendees will include policy makers, government officials, researchers, community and NGO workers, practitioners, academics, funders of prevention programs, safety officers, local council workers, workplace health and safety representatives, health professionals, drug and alcohol workers. Objectives: Injury prevention and safety promotion is a maturing area. It involves many disciplines and interest groups who are active in diverse settings. The objectives of Safety 2022 are as follows: • Facilitating international information sharing and cooperation, and the further development of the science of injury prevention and safety promotion; • Provide evidence on good practices by which national progress in planning and development of injury prevention initiatives can be measured; • Create an environment for knowledge sharing, collaboration and relationship building, creating a ‘global injury prevention and safety promotion community’; • Encourage young researchers and health promotion practitioners to start developing a career in the injury prevention; • Recognise and encourage inter-sectoral liaison and collaboration, including encouraging and embracing diversity; • Develop the knowledge base of injury prevention practice; and • Connecting a growing number of professionals and stakeholders to the WHO policies for violence and injury prevention. Pre-Conference Details: Virtual Pre-Conference Global Injury Prevention Showcase To maintain momentum of the 14th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion from 2020 to 2022, and ensure that there is an opportunity between events to engage, network and continue knowledge sharing for the global safety community, there will be a Virtual Pre-Conference Global injury Prevention Showcase held from Monday 22 to Friday 26 March 2021. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Sep 16 - 17, 2021 | CPD Hours : 10.45 | Adelaide, South Australia
Why People Don’t Like to Be Managed! Management Skills Update in Healthcare Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Sep 16 - 17, 2021 at Lakes Resort Hotel, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Accreditation CPD Hours: 10h 45m Why Attend: Many people don’t like to be managed. Others don’t mind. Why is this? Find out at this seminar and learn some interesting tips along the way - your job just might get easier! Includes: • Why people don’t like being managed • Getting the job done in spite of it all • Social bonds and emotional intelligence • People on show - hidden aspects of meetings • Ethics on show • Unpredictable management styles • Holding difficult conversations and much, much more… Need for Program: At various times in a person’s life, they may hate being managed. Although this is not always the case, there are clearly times when being managed and managing is very difficult. Management involves a raft of unique challenges that can change from hour to hour within the workplace. This places great emphasis on the skill set of managers to respond appropriately whilst also being mindful of their own limitations. Managers who are supported by regular skills updates as well as opportunities to bond with like-minded professionals are likely to have better outcomes with their teams and can create a workplace that promotes quality patient care with people who embrace management. Acquiring relevant and practical insights on the core behaviours of management are essential. As well, learning in an environment outside of the regular place of work provides many benefits. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this seminar is to provide a supportive learning environment for managers to gain insights, knowledge, and skills relating to their current managerial role. Learning Outcomes: • Apply principles and practices for management within a care context that is ethical and promotes patient safety and achieves organisational goals • Use a range of human resource management strategies to develop and maintain a practice environment that is supportive and encourages professional development for all team members • Balance management responsibilities within a planned decision framework that makes the best use of time to meet best patient outcomes and quality improvement standards • Learn strategies to attract and retain staff Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Nov 28 - Dec 02, 2021 | Adelaide, South Australia
Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) 2021 Conference is organized by Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE) and will be held from Nov 08 - Dec 02, 2021 at University of South Australia, City West Campus, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Oct 21 - 22, 2021 | CPD Hours : 10.3 | Adelaide, South Australia
Personality Disorders Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 21 - 22, 2021 at Lakes Resort Hotel, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Accreditation CPD Hours: 10h 30m Why Attend: The challenges associated with personality disorders, and their profound impact on day-to-day practice in healthcare settings, are the basis for this program. You will learn about the definitions and types of personality disorders, and related management strategies. This program is rich with practical skills and will contextualise some of the most difficult mental illnesses to manage. Don't miss this excellent opportunity to avail yourself with a range of new therapeutic strategies for your nursing 'tool box.' If you have identified a professional need to improve your understanding of complex mental health conditions such as personality disorders as part of your planned learning activities, then this program will offer you an opportunity to gain continuing professional development (CPD) hours related to this topic. Need for Program: Personality disorders manifest not only in our workplaces, but also in our personal lives, and can be very disturbing and difficult to manage. Have you ever met someone who was superficially charismatic and charming, only to realise you had been manipulated? Such behaviours can cause disruption in the workplace for staff caring for, or working with, people who have these conditions. There is a need for nurses to identify and clearly understand these complex mental illnesses and to update their knowledge on the best way to manage a person with these conditions. Purpose of Program: The aim of this program is to provide nurses with up-to-date education about mental illness that relates to more complex and challenging conditions, such as personality disorders, including: early identification and assessment, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and ongoing management. Learning Outcomes: • Examine the characteristics of personality disorder including the signs and symptoms of the condition • Outline the best way to manage highly manipulative behavior in a person who is also superficially charismatic • Analyse a range of treatments that can be used to care for a person who has a borderline personality and debate their relative merits • Critique communication strategies and their effectiveness in the management of manipulative behaviours, aggression and antisocial behaviours.
Aug 30 - Sep 01, 2021 | Adelaide, South Australia
56th Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN) Annual Scientific Meeting is organized by Australian and New Zealand Society of Nephrology (ANZSN) and will be held from Aug 30 - Sep 01, 2021 at Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Aug 30 - 31, 2021 | CPD Hours : 12.15 | Adelaide, South Australia
Respiratory Nursing Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Aug 30 - 31, 2021 at Lakes Resort Hotel, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. CME Accrediation CPD Hours: 12h 15m Why Attend Respiratory disease is common and most nurses will care for people with lung problems. Dyspnoea is distressing and respiratory failure is frightening. Attend this program and learn about: • Key anatomy, physiology, and principles relating to the respiratory system • Skills to assess people with respiratory issues • Current nursing management of: ○ acute respiratory failure ○ asthma and COPD ○ respiratory tract infections ○ pneumothorax and lung trauma • Acute oxygen therapy – a new paradigm (swim between the flags) • Effective use of inhaled therapy – inhaler device technique & enabling adherence • Basic interpretation of ABGs and CXRs Need for Program Respiratory symptoms are common and nearly a third of Australians live with a chronic respiratory disease. In 2015, for instance, COPD was the fifth leading cause of death. Most health professionals will care for or come into contact with people who have a respiratory condition. Understanding the impact that a respiratory disease has on the holistic care of a person is critical to their outcome. Effective evidence-based management that includes patients in decision-making can change the course of a person’s recovery, the impact of the symptoms, their quality of life, and even their long-term survival. Purpose of Program The purpose of this seminar is to enable you to apply evidence-based knowledge and skills to your nursing practice for people with respiratory disease. Objectives Topics • Take a comprehensive history and assessment of a person’s respiratory health and the impact this is having on their day-to-day life • Differentiate between a range of common acute and chronic respiratory signs and symptoms based on knowledge of the anatomy and physiology of the respiratory system • Translate evidence-based management principles to nursing interventions of common respiratory illness • Alleviate respiratory distress through direct interventions and by providing education to enable
Jun 21 - 22, 2021 | CPD Hours : 11 | Adelaide, South Australia
Cardiac Care: ECG Interpretation Made Easy Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Jun 21 - 22, 2021 at Lakes Resort Hotel, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. CME Accreditation CPD Hours: 11h Why Attend Heart rhythm disturbances are a common cause of hospital and clinic presentations. Do you feel confident in interpreting basic cardiac rhythms and recognising ECG changes? ECGs are performed daily for a variety of reasons in all areas of health care. Is it time you had a refresher? If so, then these two highly evaluated study days are for you. This seminar will bring you up-to-date and refresh your knowledge on this key component of a cardiac assessment. It includes: • A brief review of the relevant anatomy, physiology, electrophysiology, and pathophysiology • Preparation for and recording of a high-quality ECG • Basic interpretation of a standard 12-lead ECG • Recognition of ECG changes that suggest acute ischaemia or cardiac injury • Interpretation of common cardiac arrhythmias and their potential effects on the person’s cardiac output • Identification of life-threatening arrhythmias and their early management Need for Program The leading cause of death and disease burden in Australia is coronary heart disease (CHD). According to the latest AIHW statistics, there are approximately 170 acute coronary events every day in Australia. Correct interpretation of the ECG is crucial in the early diagnosis, management, and outcomes for a patient suspected of having an acute cardiac event. Therefore, it is vital that nurses have the skills to correctly perform an ECG and cardiac monitoring and have the basic skills required to interpret the 12-lead ECG and common cardiac arrhythmias. As acute cardiac events and life-threatening arrhythmias can occur in any healthcare setting the above are essential skills for all nurses. Purpose of Program The purpose of this seminar is to provide all nurses with an opportunity to learn how to perform and interpret a high-quality diagnostic standard 12-lead ECG and common cardiac arrhythmias as part of an overall cardiac assessment. Objectives Topics • Know normal cardiac function and electrophysiology, and how it applies to a cardiac assessment • Prepare a patient and explain the reason for recording a diagnostic standard 12-lead ECG • Apply basic principles of ECG interpretation to a 12 and 13-lead ECG and correctly identify normal and abnormal ECGs • Recognise acute ECG changes and their significance, initiate timely nursing interventions, and briefly discuss acute management
May 27 - 28, 2021 | CPD Hour : 11 | Adelaide, South Australia
Adelaide Nurses' Conference 2021 is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from May 27 - 28, 2021 at Lakes Resort Hotel, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Accreditation: CPD: 11h 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… 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
Jun 03 - 04, 2021 | CPD Hours : 11.3 | Adelaide, South Australia
Medicines: Improve Your Knowledge Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Jun 03 - 04, 2021 at Lakes Resort Hotel, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Accreditation: CPD Hours: 11h 30m 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 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 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 Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.