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Oct 21 - 22, 2019 | CME 11.00 | Adelaide, South Australia
Law: Nursing Practice and Accountability Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 21 - 22, 2019 at Lakes Resort Hotel, Adelaide, South Australia, 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: Safe and accountable practice requires all nurses need to be mindful of and understand the implications of their legal responsibilities. Attend this two-day seminar and find out about: • How does modern law affect your practice? • What are the legal implications of not using best available evidence in your practice? • How the law interprets Codes of Practice and Standards • How are unsafe medicine practices viewed by the law? • Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter: What is acceptable on social media? • Who is responsible for your CPD? • Mandatory reporting - your legal responsibility Need for Program: There are potential risks manifest in all areas of nursing care. Nurses have a legal and ethical duty surrounding and encompassing all that they do. Ignorance of this is not a defence. Despite this, every year nurses are involved in cases that invariably include a failure of duty of care at some level. There is a need for forums that enable nurses to debate and consider the implications of their legal responsibilities. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this seminar is to offer nurses a forum to debate and enhance their knowledge of the modern law as it affects their practice. Learning Objectives: • Build knowledge on the accountability and the legal framework which applies to the provision of safe health care and patient outcomes • Analyse nursing practice events within a legal context and consider how negative outcomes are prevented • Identify professional nursing legal responsibilities that guide best-practice patient care
2019 Rehabilitation Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand (RMSANZ) 4th Annual Scientific Meeting
Oct 23, 2019 | Adelaide, South Australia
2019 Rehabilitation Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand (RMSANZ) 4th Annual Scientific Meeting is organized by DC Conferences (DCC) and will be held on Oct 23, 2019 at Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Rehabilitation Physicians, Rehabilitation Nurses, Physiotherapists, Speech Pathologists, Occupational Therapists, Rehabilitation Providers, Exercise Physiologists, Orthotists & Prosthetists, Clinical and Neuropsychologists, General Practitioners, Neurologists, Geriatricians, Students. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 24 - 25, 2019 | CME 10.30 | Adelaide, South Australia
Mental Health: Understanding Personality Disorders Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 24 - 25, 2019 at Lakes Resort Hotel, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 10.30 CPD Hours. Course Overview: 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 contextualize 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 'toolbox.' 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 realize you had been manipulated? Such behaviors can cause disruption in the workplace for staff caring for, or work 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 Objectives: • 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 behaviors, aggression, and antisocial behaviors Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 27 - 30, 2019 | USD $1550 | Adelaide, South Australia
Australian and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine (ANZSOM) Annual Scientific Meeting is organized by The Australian and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine (ANZSOM) and will be held from Oct 27 - 30, 2019 at The Playford Adelaide Hotel, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Conference Description: The theme of the conference “Making it Work: Practical solutions in occupational health” will accommodate a broad range of papers while focusing on practical solutions to existing and emerging workplace health challenges and their relevance to workers, employers and occupational health professionals. Workshops will build practical skills and site visits will bring learning to life across a number of fascinating workplaces. The conference will appeal to the wide range of professionals working in workplace health and provide unique networking opportunities. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 28 - 30, 2019 | Adelaide, South Australia
2019 Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium is organized by Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association (ANZMH) and will be held from Oct 28 - 30, 2019 at Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Description: Hear insights from experts who are working to improve mental health services within rural and remote areas and discover what you can do to provide and advocate for equal mental health care for all Australians at the 2019 Australian Rural & Remote Mental Health Symposium. Australians living and working in rural and remote areas are only able to access mental health services at a fifth of the rate of those in urban areas. This inequality poses serious risks for a large population of Australians, resulting in increased suffering of those seeking help, support and treatment for mental health issues. Connect with professionals working to advance the services and support mental health receives in rural and remote areas, from renowned keynote speakers and industry workers through to government, academics, researchers and individual service providers. Program Topics: • Suicide and Self Harm Prevention • Child and Youth Mental Health • Mental Health Policy • Supporting Rural and (very) Remote Mental Health Workers • Digital Health • Community Effectiveness and Involvement • Low Intensity Mental Health Programs • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, Culturally & Liguistically Diverse, Ageing Population, Farmers • Mental Health, AOD and Helath Considerations • Service Design and Access • Cultural Considerations • Open Topics Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 29, 2019 | CPD Hours 7.00 | AUD $765 | Adelaide, South Australia
The Exceptional Patient Experience is organized by Prime Practice and will be held on Oct 29, 2019 at Stamford Plaza Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 7 CPD hours. Target Audience: Principal Dentist, Practice Manager Description: Driving the patient experience to continually higher levels requires a patient-centered culture and an engaged practice. Bring together your team to create a vision for what “exceptional” looks like and discover how your team can create a roadmap for collectively working together to deliver it. Empower and motivate your team and learn: The fundamental shift between patient-centric vs practice centric: • How your Patient Experience (PX) can become your practice’s competitive advantage. • Identify any gaps in your patient experience and get tools and tips on how to plug these. • Align the team for success! How to create systems to cater to different demographics: • Different groups have different needs. Learn how to identify the different needs of your patients and how to provide great service to each group. • This includes a close look at the aging population and how to ensure your team is providing appropriate care to this group at each touch point in the patient journey. • What are the key drivers of loyalty: Keeping patients returning to your practice is becoming more critical in the competitive dental landscape. How do you create patients for life? Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 30 - Nov 02, 2019 | USD $1430 | Adelaide, South Australia
Guidelines-International-Network (G-I-N) & Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) is organized by Guidelines International Network (G-I-N) and will be held from Oct 30 - Nov 2, 2019 at Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Description: The conference theme is Trustworthy Evidence For Questions That Matter - The value of guidelines in 21st century healthcare, and will be relevant to all health care professionals and anyone with an interest in addressing evidence-practice gaps by promoting best practice and improving the quality and safety of health care. Held at the world class Adelaide Convention Centre alongside the innovative Biomedical Precinct, this conference will provide opportunities to listen, learn and share experiences and perspectives from around the world on the important role of guidelines in 21st century health care. We look forward to seeing you in Adelaide in 2019 for this premier event! Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 05 - 06, 2019 | Adelaide, South Australia
The Procedures Course by Alfred Health is organized by Alfred Health and will be held from Nov 05 - 06, 2019 at The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Description: The Procedures Course is a 2 day course that will teach you how to confidently perform a wide range of basic and complex resuscitative procedures. It is a collaboration between The Alfred Trauma Unit, Alfred Emergency & Trauma Centre, National Trauma Research Institute and Monash University. The course comprises phase 1 of the Alfred Shock, Trauma & Resuscitation Program (A-S.T.A.R) which focuses primarily on procedural skills. The course will be held at the Melbourne University Anatomy Lab, located in the heart of Melbourne, offering state of the art labs and classrooms for procedural teaching on fresh, un-embalmed, donor cadavers. Sessions will have a heavy emphasis on acquiring hands-on skills for the management of the multiply injured complex trauma patient. Procedures will include: • Surgical airway (cricothyroidotomy) • Orbital decompression (lateral canthotomy and cantholysis) • Pleural decompression (finger thoracostomy and pleural drainage) • Vascular access (MAC line / RIC line / Intraosseous access) • Temporary trans-venous cardiac pacing • Pericardial decompression (including resuscitative thoracotomy) • Retrieval limb amputation • Escharotomy • Resuscitative hysterotomy Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 08 - 09, 2019 | CPD 12.00 | AUD $450 | Adelaide, South Australia
Foundations of General Practice Nursing Workshop is organized by Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) and will be held from Nov 08 - 09, 2019 at IVC - Venue Hire, PC Rooms, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Accreditation: 12 CPD Hours Description: Attending a Foundations workshop is the perfect way to build on your expertise, and engage with nurses in your local area. These workshops are developed and delivered by nurse leaders, and offer an engaging program that provides an overview of the key skills and knowledge required for your daily practice. Whether you’re new or experienced in the general practice setting, there’s something for you to learn at a Foundations workshop. What will I learn? This two day workshop will cover: • The Australian healthcare system and primary health care • Clinical assessment • Chronic disease management • Wound management • Immunisation • Quality and safety • Infection prevention and control • My Health Record and digital health • Professional practice and professional development Learning Objectives: On completion of these modules, participants will have an understanding of the roles and responsibilities associated with: Australian Primary Health Care System and Primary Health Care • The Australian healthcare system and the role of primary health care • The general practice environment including financing • The health status of Indigenous Australians • The role of the practice nurse in the general practice environment • National competency standards and regulatory requirements for nurses • Regulatory requirements for nurses • Scope of practice using tools such as the National Decision Making Framework • Liability, professional indemnity, insurance and mandatory reporting • Legislative requirements of National Registration standards • Defining health promotion and the determinants of health • Preventive activities in general practice Clinical Assessment and Chronic Disease Management • Develop an understanding of the importance of attending to a comprehensive clinical assessment of all patients, and the impact of consistent data quality on patient outcomes • Understand the benefits of a thorough clinical assessment when providing high quality care in relation to the early detection of risk factors leading to chronic disease, and coordinated intervention in chronic disease management • Gain an awareness of the impact of chronic disease on the individual, the practice and the community • Develop an understanding of the role of the Primary Care Nurse in clinical assessment and chronic disease management • Demonstrate an understanding of relevant MBS item numbers and how nurses play a role in care planning, health assessments and cycles of care Wound Management • Acute versus chronic wounds • Principles of wound management • Dressing products
Clinical Oncology Society of Australia (COSA) 46th Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) is organized by ASN Events and will be held from Nov 12 - 14, 2019 at Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Description: COSA’s 46th ASM will focus on urological cancers - of course they will feature prostate cancer, but also sessions on testicular and bladder cancer, as well as other related issues such as symptom control, and urological survivorship. The contemporary topic of “digital health” will be featured in plenary and concurrent sessions, when they will cover the uptake of recent technologies in healthcare and the promise (and challenges) of My Health Record. “Age and gender” in cancer is a new addition for COSA – here they will cover gender issues for both patients and health professionals, sexuality, couples, transgender issues, as well as age related matters for the very young and the very old (and some for those in between too). Lastly, we will examine some of the global issues in cancer including changes in cancer epidemiology and their interface with global economic, environmental and political changes and their impact on cancer control. I am particularly excited about these subthemes and hope you are as well. Pre-Conference Workshops: • Making a Difference - Trial e-file Systems and Patient Reported Outcomes Date: Monday 11 November 2019 Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm • Psycho-oncology Professional Day Date: Monday 11 November 2019 Time: 9:00am - 5:00pm • Cancer Pharmacists Group: Clinical Development Workshop Date: Monday 11 November 2019 Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.