Upcoming Medical Conferences in Western AustraliaSearch Criteria : Australia
May 29 - 31, 2019 | CPD 40.00 | USD $2120 | Perth, Western Australia
Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Course is organized by Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Australia and will be held from May 29 - 31, 2019 at Rendezvous Hotel Perth Scarborough, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is 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 • Stabilisation 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.
May 30 - 31, 2019 | CPD 11.00 | AUD $610 | Perth, Western Australia
Perth Nurses' Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from May 30 - 31, 2019 at Holiday Inn Perth City Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. This seminar has been approved for a maximum of 11.00 CPD Hours. Course Overview: Ausmed believes it is essential that nurses living in the Perth 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 Perth every May. 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 and much, much more… 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 • Interprofessional collaboration will be optimised to enhance patient outcomes • Patient outcomes will be underpinned by evidence-based practice, recognised standards, and guidelines Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
May 30 - 31, 2019 | CME 40.00 | USD $2600 | Perth, Western Australia
The Cutting Edge: Emergency Procedures is organized by Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre (CTEC) and will be held from May 30 - 31, 2019 at CTEC - Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 40 (Category 1). Conference Description : The two day Cutting Edge: Emergency Procedures cadaveric workshop for General Practitioners and Nurse Practitioners focuses on medical emergencies and improvising with ‘everyday’ equipment that can be substituted for medical equipment, especially in rural and remote areas. This enables the provision of a greater level of service to patients and the community living in these areas. Workshop Content : Presentations and Fresh Frozen Cadaveric Practical Sessions: • Lacerated eye lid • Inhaled foreign body/removal of foreign body • Surgical airway • Nasal packing • Drainage of quinsy • Cricothyroidotomy • Tracheostomy • Haemostasis and burns skills • Venous cutdown, intraosseous needle, compartment syndrome/fasciotomy • Suprapubic catheter insertion • Pelvic binding and external fixator • Intercostal catheter, thoracotomy • Burr hole • Local anaesthetic infiltration (dental) • Vascular shunt Presentations, Animal Tissue and Simulation Practical Sessions : • Perineal repair • B-Lynch suture • Lumbar puncture Presentations : • Dental reimplantation and stabilisation • Stabilisation of jaw, dental emergencies Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 12, 2019 | CME 3.00 | USD $115 | Perth, Western Australia
GI Skills Training: Endoscopy Nurse Training Workshop is organized by Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre (CTEC) and will be held on Jun 12, 2019 at CTEC - Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 3 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points. Description ; Endoscopic equipment and accessories have become increasingly complex in recent years. There is a need to constantly update practice and knowledge to ensure that the patient receives the highest standard of care. This free half day workshop provides Western Australian Endoscopy Nurses with the opportunity to gain up to date knowledge in this specialised field and to be better equipped to assist in endoscopic procedures. This workshop features a combination of valuable hands-on endoscopic experience and didactic sessions. Components of the workshop will provide nurses with an understanding of difficulties encountered in endoscopic procedures. It gives nurses the opportunity to understand the challenges of endoscopic procedures from an endoscopist’s perspective and the role of the assisting nurse in critical situations. By the end of the workshop, nurses will have deepened their understanding and skills in the following: Workshop Content Practical Sessions ; • Upper and lower GI tract anatomy and physiology • Scopes from the doctor’s perspective • Endoscopic troubleshooting • Handling scopes in models • VR Endoscopy Simulator • Foreign body retrieval • Cold snaring polypectomy Presentations ; • The role of Endoscopy Nurses • Role of the Endoscopist and expectations of the assisting nurse in critical situations • Endoscopic diagnostic and therapeutic modalities • Polyps, clipping, EMR, cold snaring and sclerotherapy Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 14, 2019 | Perth, Western Australia
JDocs: Introduction to Surgical Skills Workshop is organized by Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre (CTEC) and will be held on Jun 14, 2019 at CTEC - Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Junior Doctors - Interns, RMO/Residents & Service Registrars. Conference Description: The JDocs: Introduction to Surgical Skills workshop aims to assist Junior Doctors in attaining an improved level of competence in the basic techniques required for minor surgery. Designed in response to feedback from Junior Doctors, this workshop features additional content specifically designed to meet the essential surgical skills required to apply for specialty training. This conference focuses on the most commonly performed surgical procedures. Safety is emphasised as well as the hands-on consolidation of existing skills and the acquisition of one sound technique in each skill area. Junior Doctors will be equipped with a reliable foundation in minor surgical skills, utilising RACS certified techniques. It is an excellent introductory level workshop in a supportive environment for participants with limited background in procedural skills. Conference Objectives: ○ Surgical Set Up: • Instrument set up, hand hygiene, gowning and surgical prepping ○ Instrumentation • Educates participants in safe handling practices and appropriate instrument choice ○ Knot Tying • Teaches knot tying appropriate to a variety of suturing techniques, including both single and double hand ties ○ Local Anaesthesia • Assists in the safe planning, choice and administration of local anaesthesia ○ Suturing Technique • Participants will take part in hands-on session teaching a variety of suturing techniques including mattress and subcuticular suturing ○ Lesion Biopsy • A further hands-on session teaching sub-cutaneous skin biopsy and lesion excision ○ Electrosurgery • A presentation and demonstration on the safe use of diathermy. Includes bi-polar, mono-polar, sonicision and laser techniques. ○ Dressings • A presentation on wound assessment, indications and types of dressings, and basic burns management. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Jun 17 - 18, 2019 | CME 10.30 | AUD $540 | Perth, Western Australia
Wound Management: A Practical Guide Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Jun 17 - 18, 2019 at Perth, Western Australia, 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 the 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.
Jun 18, 2019 | USD $525 | Perth, Western Australia
Core Skills: Plastic Surgery Upper Limb Workshop is organized by Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre (CTEC) and will be held on Jun 18, 2019 at CTEC - Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Trainees in Plastic Surgery, Junior and Senior Trainees and Service Registrars with an interest in Plastic Surgery. Limited Observer positions are available. Workshop Description : This conference is designed to increase participant knowledge and the acquisition of technical skills in upper limb flap procedures and tendon/nerve transfers. In this conference morning session will provide participants with exposure to flap procedures of increasing importance in clinical plastic surgery practice. The afternoon session will focus on forearm tendon and nerve transfers. The procedures undertaken will provide participants with a detailed understanding of upper limb clinical anatomy. Each hands-on cadaveric session will feature two participants per station under the instruction of an expert faculty member. Each participant will have access to a dedicated cadaveric arm and hand and will benefit from practising procedures in a supportive, authentic clinical environment. Workshop Content : The following sessions will be tailored to provide participants with appropriate surgical training for their level of ability and skill set. Practical Upper Limb Cadaveric Session - Upper Limb Flaps : • Hand - Homodigital finger flaps. • Wrist and forearm - posterior interosseous artery flap; radial forearm flap, ulna forearm flap, perforator flaps (propeller). • Arm - lateral arm flap. Practical Upper Limb Cadaveric Session - Tendon/Nerve Transfers : • Common forearm tendon transfers: ulna, median, radial nerve palsies. • Opponensplasty in median nerve palsy. • Wartenberg correction in ulna nerve palsy. • Standard decompression of the ulna, median and radial nerves. • Anterior interosseous nerve transfer for ulna nerve palsy. • Sensory nerve transfers and others. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) / Assistants in Nursing (AINs) Aged Care Seminar - Perth (Jun 24 - 25, 2019)
Jun 24 - 25, 2019 | CPD 11.00 | USD $540 | Perth, Western Australia
Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) / Assistants in Nursing (AINs) Aged Care Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Jun 24 - 25, 2019 at Holiday Inn Perth City Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. CPD Hours: 11 Hours.0 Min Conference Overview: Personal Care Attendants (PCA), Assistants in Nursing (AIN), and other carers in aged care are crucial to the wellbeing of older people. Attend this seminar and improve your understanding of: • How pressure ulcers develop and how to prevent them • Why skin is an important measure of health • Why deterioration occurs and what to do • Why falls happen, their consequences, and how to prevent them • Feeding and nutrition • Talking appropriately with residents and relatives • Elder abuse Need for Program: PCAs, AINs, and other carers now represent the main workforce in aged care. The increasing complexity of the special needs of older adults is resulting in a greater demand for more comprehensive quality care. Today’s aged care workforce demands caregivers to have fitting and high calibre skills and knowledge to ensure the wellbeing of this vulnerable population. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this seminar is to provide PCAs, AINs, and other carers who work in residential and community aged care with new knowledge and skills relating to the comprehensive care of older adults. Learning Outcomes: At the conclusion of this program it is expected that the participants will be able to: • Older adults whose condition is deteriorating will be rapidly identified and the appropriate action initiated. • Meaningful conversations between residents, relatives and staff will be enhanced. • Pressure injuries in older adults will be prevented as a result of improved knowledge of skin health. • Residents requiring assistance with feeding will be properly nourished to maintain their wellbeing.
Jun 25, 2019 | CPD 7.00 | USD $110 | Perth, Western Australia
Core Skills: Microsurgical Skills for Theatre Nurses is organized by Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre (CTEC) and will be held on Jun 25, 2019 at CTEC - Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Theatre Nurses and Nurses Assisting on ENT and Eye Surgeries, and Neurosurgeries. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 7 CPD Points. Workshop Description : This conference offers nurses the opportunity to further their knowledge and gain valuable hands-on practical skills in microsurgery. Nurses assisting with ENT and eye surgeries and neurosurgeries are also welcome to participate. This highly practical workshop emphasises a team based approach to microsurgical procedures and aims to enhance participant knowledge and skills in setting up for microsurgical cases and anticipating the procedural requirements of the surgeon. It includes optimising situation awareness and instrumentation handling skills using synthetic models. Practical sessions involve participants working in pairs or independently on a range of microsurgical suture exercises which replicate the surgeon’s clinical requirements. The workshop is designed to increase nurses knowledge of the microscope, instruments and the sutures used during microsurgical procedures. Microvascular suturing skills will be honed on non-animal models. Workshop Content : Presentations : • Set-up and instrumentation. • Technical tips and non-technical skills. • The microscope: trouble-shooting. • Sutures. • ENT, eye surgery and neurosurgery set ups and procedures, and key operative points. Practical Sessions : • Understanding and handling the instruments. • Microscopes and sutures in-depth. • Dealing with problems. • Stitching and assisting. • Practical suturing exercises. • Tubing glove exercise. • Hands-on practise on a workshop model.
Jun 27, 2019 | USD $295 | Perth, Western Australia
CTEC Conference: Bariatrics is organized by Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre (CTEC) and will be held on Jul 27, 2019 at The University Club of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is General Practitioners, GP Proceduralists, Consultants, Trainees, Junior Doctors, Anaesthetists, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals and Medical Students. About: The number of Australians requiring bariatric care is increasing, and with this, additional complications and risks may occur may occur when a bariatric patient is involved. Highly regarded specialists from across a variety of medical specialities will present. Presentation content will include case studies, tips and some of the latest techniques relating to this topic. Participants will be encouraged to engage in the interactive presentation format. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.