Upcoming Medical Conferences in MelbourneSearch Criteria : Australia Melbourne
Aug 22 - 23, 2019 | CPD Hour 10.30 | Melbourne, Victoria
Palliative Care: CPD for All Nurses Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Aug 22 - 23, 2019 at Oaks on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is all nurses. This CPD Course has been approved for a maximum of 10.30 CPD Hours. Course Overview: Are you confused about practices 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. Includes: • Plenty of discussions • 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 • Where are the resources? • Current hot topics 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 Objectives: • 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 Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 24 - 26, 2019 | AUD $1290 | Melbourne, Victoria
20th Asia-Pacific Prostate Cancer Conference is organized by Australian Prostate Cancer Research (APCR) and will be held from Aug 24 - 26, 2019 at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 26 - 27, 2019 | CPD Hour 11.00 | Melbourne, Victoria
Law: Nursing Practice and Accountability Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Aug 26 - 27, 2019 at Oaks on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses. This CPD Course 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
Team Masters Energiser is organized by Prime Practice and will be held from Aug 27 - 28, 2019 at Rydges Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Target Audience: Dentist, Team This workshop will cover: • Team roles - understand and practice the roles of different team members in your practice. • Working across generations- bridge generation gaps in your dental team. • Neuroscience- use Neuroscience to understand what motivates team members by using the SCARF model. • Diversity- manage cultural diversity among team members and patients. • Life balance- live a more balanced life. Learn strategies for enhancing life quality. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 02 - 05, 2019 | AUD $1298 | Melbourne, Victoria
Australian College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) National Conference is organized by Australian College of Nurse Practitioners (ACNP) and will be held from Sep 02 - 05, 2019 at Pullman Melbourne Albert Park, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Description: In 2019, the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners will be holding our National Conference in Melbourne from the 2nd-5th September, 2019.The ACNP Conference is a fantastic opportunity to bring together Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Practice Nurses and Health Professionals. Please join us in welcoming over 250 Delegates from around the globe and explore the 2019 themes of: • Rural & Remote Health • Primary Health Care • Private Practice, and • Speciality Practice, including Mental Health and Emergency. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 03, 2019 | CPD Hours 4.00 | AUD $370 | Melbourne, Victoria
Infection Prevention and Sterilisation Workshop is organized by Prime Practice and will be held on Sep 03, 2019 at Rydges Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 4 CPD hours. Target Audience: Dentist, Team Description: This 1/2 day interactive workshop will provide the whole dental team with an update on recent developments in infection prevention and will support the implementation of successful protocols for efficiencies in everyday practice. This workshop will cover: • Office-Based Practice, the technicalities of key reference documents and clinician obligations. • Why are infection prevention and control important in dentistry? • Standard and risk-based precautions. • Policy & Procedures manuals - how, why and the importance of team implementation. • Hand Hygiene - protect patients, protect yourself. • Personal Hygiene and Personal Protective Equipment requirements and use. • Reprocessing and safe-handling of used instruments (reusable medical devices). • Pre-cleaning for successful sterilization - the critical step. • Improving workflow in instrument reprocessing and patient changeover. • Disinfection vs detergency. • Surface management protocols - clinical contact surfaces and general environment. • instrument reprocessing - the most efficient overall process. • Sterilization - packaging, loading, monitoring requirements and recording the process. • Quality Management and Validation - equipment, and the overall sterilization process. Educational Objectives: • Discuss the basic principles of sterilization and disinfection, including the importance of cleaning an item before a process is used. • Understand and practically apply Standard (Universal) Precautions. • Highlight protocols required for successful sterilization. • Highlight key principles for dental unit water lines and evacuation systems. • Be able to relate the AS/NZS 4187:2014, AS/NZS 4815:2006, ADA Guidelines for Infection Control, DCNZ Infection Prevention and Control Practice and/or NZDA Code of Practice as applicable, within and around the dental clinic/practice environment.
Sep 04 - 07, 2019 | USD $1715 | Melbourne, Victoria
IMSANZ Conference 2019 is organized by Workz4U Conference Management and will be held from Sep 04 - 07, 2019 at Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Description: The theme for the meeting is “State of the Art Updates in Internal Medicine”, and will include sessions on a broad range of medical subspecialties. Speakers who are recognised leaders in their fields will take you through the latest in their areas of expertise with a focus on what is interesting and important for the generalist to know about. Pre-Conference Workshops: Wednesday 4th September 2019 8.30am Registration Desk Opens Meet The ATC Venue: West Tower Suite, Sofitel Melbourne on Collins Workshop IMSANZ Trainee Workshop Venue: West Tower Suite, Sofitel Melbourne on Collins Time: 1.00pm to 5.00pm RACP SPDP Workshops 1 & 3 Venue: Victoria Suite 2, Sofitel Melbourne on Collins Time: 9.00am to 4.00pm Workshop 1: Practical Skills For Supervisors Time: 9.00am to 12.00pm Facilitator: Dr Jenny Schwarz Workshop 3: Work-based Learning And Assessment Time: 1.00pm to 4.00pm Facilitator: Dr Daniel Fineberg Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sep 05 - 07, 2019 | CPD 40.00 | AUD $2120 | Melbourne, Victoria
Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Course is organized by Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Australia and will be held from Sep 05 - 07, 2019 at Advanced Paediatric Life Support, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is suitable for doctors, nurses and paramedics looking to increase their confidence and clinical skills in paediatric acute care. 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 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 • Stabilization 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 they are available.
Sep 06 - 09, 2019 | USD $1970 | Melbourne, Victoria
17th World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology Congress 2019 is organized by The Association Specialists (TAS) and will be held from Sep 06 - 09, 2019 at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
17th World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology Congress is organized by Australasian Society for Ultrasound in Medicine (ASUM), World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (WFUMB) and will be held from Sep 06 - 09, 2019 at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Sessions: • Breast • Cardiac • Critical Care • Education • Emergency Medicine • General • Gynaecology • Musculoskeletal (MSK) • Obstetrics • Physics • Point of Care Ultrasound (PoCUS) • Professional Practices • Rheumatology • Therapy • Vascular Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.