Upcoming Medical Conferences in MelbourneSearch Criteria : Australia Melbourne
Feb 22 - 24, 2019 | AUD $5500 | Melbourne, Victoria
Intensive Pelvic MRI Course, Melbourne is organized by Thompson Nightingale International (TNI) Pty Ltd and will be held from Feb 22 - 24, 2019 at Park Hyatt Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Course Overview: Delegates will view real patient MRI examinations, at their own pace, on their own individual Mac CAD workstation. Immediate feedback of case findings with pathology and/or long-term follow up is provided. Details: An outstanding faculty of internationally recognised experts in Rectal | Prostate | GYN MRI have been assembled to lead this three day, hands-on intensive Pelvic MRI course. This individual Mac workstation based course incorporates a comprehensive range of pathology: • A full day of the staging of rectal cancer MRI including TRG post-treatment cases • A full day of Prostate MRI including Prostate MRI biopsy • A full day of GYN MRI including a broad range of benign and malignant pathologies Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 25 - 26, 2019 | CPD 11.00 | AUD $610 | Melbourne, Victoria
Preventing Surgical Complications Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Feb 25 - 26, 2019 at Oaks on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 11.00 CPD Hours. Conference Overview: Attend this event to ensure you are well-informed about how to prevent a raft of potential surgical complications from occurring. Understand why things go wrong, how to recognise and respond to warning signs early, and how to prevent the need for a patient to return to theatre. Learn about: • Fluid and electrolyte changes - why they must not be overlooked • Managing acute delirium • Causes of cardiac, respiratory, and renal complications • How to assess for signs of acute stroke • Diabetes management before and after surgery • Preventing healthcare-associated infections Need for Program: There are inherent risks associated with any surgical procedure. Preventing costly surgical complications, such as an unplanned return to theatre or an escalation of care to critical care environments, is a key priority after any procedure. The provision of care that is underpinned by best practice is known to reduce the likelihood of hospital-acquired complications. There is a timely need for nurses to gain key updates on how to detect and respond early to potential surgical complications if patient harm is to be minimised. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this conference is to provide key updates on how to detect and manage potential surgical complications so as to reduce patient harm and improve patient safety. Learning Objectives: • Be better able to recognise high-risk individuals before harm occurs • Utilise sharpened assessment skills to assist in responding to signs of clinical deterioration more rapidly • Reduce the pain and discomfort experienced by patients as a result of an unplanned return to theatre • Utilise communication and collaboration across the surgical journey to support the provision of comprehensive care Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 28 - Mar 01, 2019 | CPD 13.00 | AUD $450 | Melbourne, Victoria
Acute Nursing Assessment for Enrolled Nurses Seminar is organized by ECT4Health and will be held from Feb 28 - Mar 01, 2019 at Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 13.00 CPD Hours. Two-day Seminar - Fully Catered: Since 2010 Enrolled Nurses are expected to work with their own accountability and the lines of responsibility between Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses are often blurred as organizations and employees place more on the shoulders of Enrolled Nurses. If you are an enrolled nurse and feel that an injection of knowledge and passion in your nursing career is your prescription, then join us at our newest Enrolled Nurse the only seminar! Content Includes: • Cardiac and Respiratory assessment • Understanding level of consciousness • Enrolled Nurse scope of practice refresher • Assessing chest pain, wounds and shortness of breath • Understanding Hypertension and Blood Pressure • Understanding elderly patient physiology and why aging impacts on assessment parameters Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 28 - Mar 01, 2019 | CPD 10.30 | AUD $540 | Melbourne, Victoria
The Unsettled Baby Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Feb 28 - Mar 01, 2019 at Oaks on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses and Midwives. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 10.30 CPD Hours. Course Overview: Nurses and Midwives working with mothers and babies are often asked what to do when babies remain unsettled. This program gives you insight into this problem and arms you with a raft of resources to help mothers and babies cope. Includes: • Understanding why babies cry • What is the ‘Period of PURPLE Crying and do all babies go through this period? • When is crying considered excessive? • What does babies crying mean? Interpreting the sounds... • How do babies learn to self-regulate and soothe themselves? • Infant Crying and the passage to sleep. How do they learn? • Controlled crying - Good or Bad? • Strategies that families try • Crying and Child abuse Need for Program: Inconsolable infant crying and sleep disruption are a great source of concern for parents. This is a common problem affecting approximately a quarter of all parents. There is an abundance of advice and solutions to assist an unsettled baby - all of which are readily accessible. However, this advice is not always pertinent to a specific baby and parent. Nurses and midwives are important conduits to ensure correct information and interventions get to the parent when they need it most. There is a need for nurses and midwives to be correctly informed about the consensus and best practice course of action to implement in the care of an unsettled baby. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this seminar is to provide nurses and midwives with a deeper understanding of the unsettled baby and, using best available evidence, to assist parents and carers to appropriately respond to the infant. Learning Objectives: • You will know and apply a range of theories and interventions relating to the care of unsettled babies • Babies presented to you with unsettled behaviour will be assessed to ensure there is no underlying physiological condition • That advice you provide to mothers of unsettled babies will be informed with best available evidence • Parents in your practice will be more confident when dealing with an unsettled baby Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 28 - Mar 01, 2019 | CPD Hours 11.00 | AUD $610 | Melbourne, Victoria
Aged Care Nursing - Improving Quality of Life Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Feb 28 - Mar 01, 2019 at Oaks on Market, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Nurses. This CPD Conference has been approved for a maximum of 11.00 CPD Hours. Conference Overview: While the average lifespan has increased, good health is not a guarantee in later life. Nurses are in a position to support older people to experience a better quality of life during these later years. This conference will provide you with up-to-date evidence related to the care of older adults. It includes: • The current hot topics in aged care • Dodging the dementia bullet • How innovative findings are changing the way we think • How to take a trauma-informed approach to understanding behavioural symptoms • Key updates on wound management, diabetes, medications safety, and much, much more… Need for Program: The knowledge and skills required to care for older adults are numerous and rely on a range of evolving attributes. High quality, up-to-date education is needed on a regular basis in order to ensure best practice and improve quality of life in aged care. Purpose of Program: This conference provides nurses and related health professionals with up-to-date, evidenced education to enable informed decision-making when caring for an older adult. Conference Objectives are: • Be better able to care for a person who has challenging behaviours as a result of your updated understanding of cognitive decline • Apply comprehensive care to older adults who have a range of comorbidities • Formulate and document nursing care plans that are based on current evidence relating to the prevention of harm • Improve the overall mental health of residents by implementing a range of simple but effective activities
Mar 01 - 03, 2019 | Melbourne, Victoria
5th International Medicine in Addiction (IMiA) Conference is organized by Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP), Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP), The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and will be held from Mar 01 - 03, 2019 at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The Conference Program will include: • International Keynote Addresses • Invited Speaker Addresses • Case Presentations • Workshop Sessions • Welcome Reception • Conference Dinner • Trade Display • Poster Presentations Conference Description : IMiA 2019 builds on the enormous success of the previous meetings, with a stimulating program that informs evidence-based addiction practice. The program is structured to provide in-depth perspectives on common clinical presentations by leading clinical academics in the addiction field, with related workshops available each afternoon. The program also provides an opportunity to network with colleagues, and actively promote connections between addiction clinicians across the region. IMiA 2019 will have a particular focus on behavioural addictions and managing addiction in marginalised/complex populations, as well as exploring controversies and providing clinical updates. It promises to leave you with an enriched understanding of these and other current issues. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 12 - 15, 2019 | USD $1340 | Melbourne, Victoria
2019 TROG Cancer Research - 31st Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) is organized by Trans Tasman Radiation Oncology Group (TROG) Cancer Research, Convention Management New Zealand (CMNZ) and will be held from Mar 12 - 15, 2019 at Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Workshop Information: The workshops will be run on Friday 15 March at the MCG. TROG Workshops There are two (2) TROG workshops being offered, these are: 1. Technical Research Workshop (TRW) 2. Clinical Research Education Workshop (CREW) As both of the TROG workshops take place at the same time, please only plan to attend one of them. Technical Research Workshop (TRW) Advanced Imaging in Clinical Trials will be held on Friday, 15 March 2019 - Melbourne Cricket Ground. The Technical Research Workshop (TRW) is a full-day workshop designed to encourage Radiation Therapist, Medical Physicist, and Radiation Oncologist researchers from Australia and New Zealand to participate in clinical trials and to promote the use of new technology in clinical research. It focuses on the active participation of radiation therapists, medical physicists and radiation oncologists in clinical trials to support and enable technical research. Clinical Research Education Workshop (CREW) This Workshop will be held on Friday, Mar 15, 2019 - Melbourne Cricket Ground. The Clinical Research Education Workshop (CREW) provides a forum for professional development for clinical trial coordinators, data managers, and other related disciplines. This full-day workshop provides advanced education in many areas relating to clinical trials and is an opportunity for participants to increase their knowledge base while fostering participation in clinical trials and networking with like-minded people. Clinical Interventional Oncology Symposium A Clinical Interventional Oncology Symposium will take place on the afternoon of Thursday 14 March and all day Friday 15 March. Radiation Oncology Trainee SMART Workshop The Radiation Oncology Trainee SMART Workshop is a full-day workshop directly designed to enhance trainee knowledge and skills in: • Statistical methods • Critical appraisal of the medical literature • Research methodology Clinical Interventional Oncology Symposium This Symposium is a dedicated one and a half day workshop on all aspects of clinical oncology relevant to interventional radiologists (IRs). This dedicated session for IRs will highlight the importance of high-quality clinical practice in IO, and how to take interventions “mainstream”. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Mar 14 - 15, 2019 | CPD 11.00 | AUD $540 | Melbourne, Victoria
Assessment: General Clinical Nursing Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Mar 14 - 15, 2019 at Oaks on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria, 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: This practical and interactive seminar will update your clinical nursing assessment skills to support optimal outcomes and best-practice nursing care. Improve your primary and secondary assessment skills, learn how to select the right assessment tools, and ensure you’re documenting your assessment findings correctly. In this seminar, we will review: • The anatomy and physiology of the respiratory, cardiac and neurological systems • General anatomy and physiology in relation to a wide range of systems, and common or serious presentations • History and examination of the patient, and application of clinical reasoning to improve your assessment skills • Numerous case studies to highlight key findings, and commonly missed signs and symptoms Need for Program: This is an opportunity for all nurses to update their general clinical assessment skills within a practical and interactive environment. Nurses may need a general update, a refresher, or may have been working in a specialist area where general clinical assessment skills are not used regularly. This Seminar provides updates, and through the use of interactive case studies, it enhances clinical reasoning, critical thinking and general assessment skills, while refreshing anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this seminar is to offer all nurses an opportunity to update their general clinical assessment skills. Learning Objectives: • Improve patient comfort during an assessment by preparing the person physically and psychosocially, including by selection of the most appropriate assessment tool • Revise the anatomy and physiology, and pathophysiology of the major body systems and review common symptoms of diseases • Correlate clinical assessment findings with pathophysiological processes that occur across a range of body systems • Document findings and apply a range of appropriate and timely evidence-based nursing interventions to a patient following a comprehensive assessment
Mar 14 - 15, 2019 | CPD 11.00 | AUD $610 | Melbourne, Victoria
Night Duty Nursing Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Mar 14 - 15, 2019 at Oaks on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria, 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: Because night duty nurses usually practice in less resourced situations, as well as in the dark of night, they experience a range of particular challenges, including people who rapidly become unwell. Attend this conference and learn about: • Clinical deterioration at night • How to assess the skin in five minutes • Troubleshooting venous access devices • New evidence on the effects of sleep disturbance • Finding the time to learn - how to stay up to date at night Don’t miss out on an opportunity to network with like-minded colleagues. Need for Program: Nurses who practice at night may find it more difficult to access education that specifically relates to their work environment. Their challenges may involve reduced availability of resources; increased risk; untoward clinical problems; and patients who are sleeping rather than engaging in daytime schedules, which makes observation more complex. Evidence-based knowledge of a nurse at night is crucial for confident, safe, and effective decision-making. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this education is to provide a program that focuses specifically on the needs of nurses who work regular or occasional night shifts. Learning Objectives: • Engage in meaningful dialogue with colleagues to improve safety and quality of patients throughout the 24-hour continuum of care • Provide up-to-date evidence-based clinical care that relates to a range of conditions that can be problematic at night • Improve patient safety and reduce errors at night through knowledge of commonly administered medicines • Use information relating to your professional education requirements to enhance professional development
Mar 21 - 22, 2019 | CPD 11.30 | AUD $540 | Melbourne, Victoria
Medicines: Improve Your Knowledge Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Mar 21 - 22, 2019 at Oaks on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria, 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 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 they are available.