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Feb 07 - 08, 2020 | USD $2070 | Perth, Western Australia
Introductory Gastrointestinal Endoscopy is organized by Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre (CTEC) and will be held from Feb 07 - 08, 2020 at CTEC - Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Suitable For: This workshop is suitable for Gastroenterology and General Surgery Trainees about to commence GI Endoscopy Training. About: The workshop will focus on the basic techniques necessary to safely carry out a gastroscopy and colonoscopy, and will provide frequent opportunities for supervised practise of these skills on endoscopy simulators. Participants will use animal (porcine) tissue* models (Koken model, EASIE, Endo-trainer) and the computerised EndoscopyVR simulator. The EndoscopyVR simulator offers superior force feedback sensation and physiological and anatomically correct simulation for the Trainee. The Introductory Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Workshop has been designed for practitioners embarking on a career requiring the regular use of GI endoscopic skills. The major emphasis of the workshop will be on gaining practical experience. Workshop Content: Practical Stations include: • Endoscope handling and troubleshooting of common equipment problems • Basic methods in gastroscope insertion and examination of the upper GI tract • Basic methods in colonoscope intubation and examination of the lower GI tract • Recognition of upper and lower GI common pathology • Polypectomy using the EndoscopyVR Simulator Endoscopic techniques to treat the following conditions will be demonstrated: • GI bleeding (injection, diathermy and clipping) • Oesophageal strictures (oesophageal dilatation) • Mucosal polyps (polypectomy) • Foreign body retrieval Post Workshop Practise: To achieve the appropriate level of competence in these techniques, the Introductory Workshop must be followed by a period of supervised clinical practise (in accordance with the recommendations of the Conjoint Committee for the Recognition of Training in Gastrointestinal Endoscopy). Limited sponsorship is available to WA participants from the WA Cancer and Palliative Care Network and WA participants will receive a 50% rebate of the workshop fee. Workshop Inclusions: • Porcine tissue and computerised simulation models • Didactic Sessions • All meals and refreshments • Limited to 10 places to maximise practical learning time
Feb 29, 2020 | USD $1090 | Perth, Western Australia
Core Skills: Plastic Surgery Lower Limb Workshop is organized by Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre (CTEC) and will be held on Feb 29, 2020 at CTEC - Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Suitable For: This workshop is designed as two concurrent full day Trainee Sessions. Junior Trainee Session: Suitable for Plastic Surgery Service Registrars and Junior SET Trainees in Plastic Surgery. Senior Trainee Session: Suitable for Senior SET Trainees and Fellows, Limited positions are available for Observers and for Theatre Nurses in assisting and scrubbing for workshop participants. About: This workshop features concurrent full day Junior and Senior Trainee practical sessions designed to increase knowledge and the acquisition of technical skills in lower limb flap procedures. Each session is tailored to provide Trainees with appropriate surgical training for their level of ability and skill set. It will provide participants with exposure to mandatory flap procedures and specialist / advanced flap procedures of increasing importance in clinical plastic surgery practice. The Junior Trainee Practical Session is suitable for Service Registrars and Junior SET Trainees in Plastic Surgery. The Senior Trainee Session is suitable for Senior SET Trainees and Fellows in Plastic Surgery. Limited positions are available for Observers and for Theatre Nurses in assisting and scrubbing for workshop participants. Workshop Content: The Junior Trainee Session will focus on the following cadaveric (leg) practical procedures: • TFL flap • Gracilis flap • Posterior tibial perforator / propeller flaps • Gastrocnemius flap The Senior Trainee Session will offer the following cadaveric (leg) practical procedures: • ALT flap • Fibular flap • Groin flap - pedicled and ‘free’. Includes the SCIP flap The following procedures may be performed if time permits, and in response to participant interest: • Medial Sural flap • Reversal Sural flap • Medial Genicular Osteoperiostal flap • Medial Plantar flap • DCIA flap
Mar 03 - 05, 2020 | 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 Mar 03 - 05, 2020 at Pan Pacific Perth, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. 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 Advanced Paediatric Life Support course is widely recognised as the international gold standard in paediatric emergency training courses. Established in 1997 and taught throughout Australia, this comprehensive three-day course introduces the structured approach to the emergency management of ill and injured children. Entrance Requirements: The Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) course is suitable for doctors, nurses and paramedics looking to increase their confidence and clinical skills in paediatric acute care. This course is designed for graduates with a minimum of 2 years’ experience. APLS is the recommended course for all hospital staff working in clinical environments where children and adolescents are cared for, by the RACP's National Standards for the Care of Children and Adolescents. Course Outcomes: Candidates who complete the APLS course will issued a certificate of completion upon: • Fully attending the three-day course • Successfully completing all required course assessments • Successfully completing the required pre-course APLS online learning modules APLS certificates are valid for five years from the date of issue. Course structure: 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
Mar 05, 2020 | USD $670 | Perth, Western Australia
JDocs: Foundations of Minimal Access Surgery Workshop is organized by Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre (CTEC) and will be held on Mar 05, 2020 at CTEC - Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Target Audience: Junior Doctors - Interns, Resident Medical Officers and Service Registrars. Limited places are available for rural GPs who may be required to assist on laparoscopic surgeries at rural and remote hospitals. Course Description: This highly interactive workshop features case discussion with demonstration videos, discussions and demonstrations on laparoscopic suturing models. The program allows sufficient time for practising skills. At the conclusion of the workshop, participants will have gained knowledge and familiarity with the physiology, basic techniques and technical skills required for minimal access surgery. This will enable them to effectively assist on laparoscopic surgeries when they return to their hospital setting. Participants are welcome to further practice laparoscopic techiques and extend their professional development by utilising CTEC's Research and Skills Practice Lab. Workshop Content: The workshop focuses on the following areas: • Overview on laparoscopic equipment and set-up • Trouble shooting • Visual axis of laparoscopic ergonomics • Patient positioning • Pre and post-procedure practical skills assessment Demonstration and Practical Stations: • Entry techniques • Trocar placement • Skills exercise using elastic bands / gloves / bolts and sugar cubes • Tissue dissection using electrosurgery • Knot tying single handed • Two handed / instrument • Endoloops • Closing ports Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Mar 05 - 06, 2020 | CPD Hours 11.00 | AUD $559 | Perth, Western Australia
Infant Mental Health in Practice Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Mar 05 - 06, 2020 at Holiday Inn Perth City Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Accreditation: CPD: 11h Why Attend? Nurses and midwives who understand how the early formative years of an infant’s life are so critical to the prevention of life-long mental health problems are an essential asset to our community. This highly interactive learning experience focuses on: • Defining infant mental health • Why parent-infant attachment matters • Video – “The Still Face Experiment” • Separation anxiety – what is and is not harmful • What does a baby’s cry mean? Interpreting the sounds… • How babies learn to self-regulate and soothe themselves • Controlled crying – good or bad... • The connection between crying and child abuse • Practical strategies to assist you with infants at risk Need for Program: Mental wellbeing and the healthy development of humans throughout life are increasingly being understood to commence before birth. It is now known that the perinatal and infancy period is extremely significant in laying down a person’s emotional and physical resilience. If infants have a disordered attachment or fail to thrive in this critical period of their life, the consequences may be long-term and potentially catastrophic. However, few health professionals have the opportunity to access relevant education that adequately addresses the mental health of infants. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this program is to offer nurses and other mental health professionals an interactive opportunity to learn about the promotion of infant mental health in day-to-day practice. Learning Outcomes: • Know why infant mental health has become a priority area of child development • Be able to explain how the infant’s lived experience is an essential consideration for their long-term mental health when working with mothers and babies • Enable a proactive approach to be initiated with new parents that promotes infant mental health • Implement ways to improve processes within your workplace that encourage infant mental health
Mar 06, 2020 | USD $1010 | Perth, Western Australia
Core Skills: Intermediate Laparoscopic Skills Workshop is organized by Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre (CTEC) and will be held on Mar 06, 2020 at CTEC - Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Suitable For: Service Registrars, Surgical Trainees and Consultants. Junior Doctors who have completed CTEC’s Core Skills or JDocs: Foundations of Minimal Access Surgery are welcome. About: This workshop will increase technical skills in two handed operative techniques and the ability to tie intra and extracorporeal knots. Practical sessions feature a dedicated work station for each participant, with assistance provided by a medical student camera operator. It is suitable for Service Registrars, Surgical Trainees and Consultants. Junior Doctors who have completed CTEC’s JDocs: Foundations of Minimal Access Surgery workshop are also encouraged to register. Registrants are welcome to consolidate practical laparoscopic skills and procedural experience prior to this workshop by utilising CTEC's Research and Skills Practice Lab. Please contact the Senior Course Co-ordinator for information. Workshop Content: The workshop will focus on the following tasks: • Passing a ligature • Extracorporeal knot tying • Intracorporeal suturing – placing sutures • Intracorporeal knot tying • Formation and use of endoloop Practical Animal Tissue Based Surgical Skill Stations • Laparoscopic suturing of enterotomies • Laparoscopic appendicectomy • Laparoscopic assisted gastrostomy It utilises a range of animal tissue and synthetic models for the practical skill stations. The workshop will also feature case scenarios and discussions, whilst also allowing sufficient time to practise skills. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Mar 13, 2020 | USD $550 | Perth, Western Australia
JDocs: Introduction to Surgical Skills workshop is organized by Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre (CTEC) and will be held on Mar 13, 2020 at CTEC - Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Target Audience: Junior Doctors - Interns, RMO/Residents & Service Registrars. Course Description: This introductory one-day workshop 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. Workshop Content: Presentation and Animal Tissue Practical Sessions • Electrosurgery: the set up of and safe use of diathermy. Includes bi-polar, mono-polar, sonicision and laser techniques • Planning the excision: alternatives to excision, excision planning for sebaceous cysts, mucous membrane wounds and punch, incision excision biopsies • Suturing technique: interrupted sutures, eversion of wound edges and vertical mattress, subcuticular, continuous and three point sutures • Suture removal: timing and correct technique and instruments • Skin stapling and staple removal • Skin glue : when to use; timing - healing and post-operative removal and correct technique and instruments Presentation and Practical Sessions: • Surgical set-up: Instrument set-up, hand hygiene, gowning and surgical prepping • Instrument choice, handling and safety • Knot tying: appropriate to a variety of suturing techniques, including both single and double hand ties Presentations: • Consent procedure • Local anaesthesia • Understanding wound healing • Sutures • Wound complications • Traumatic wounds • Wounds and dressings
Mar 20, 2020 | Perth, Western Australia
The Cutting Edge: Introductory GP Wound Suturing is organized by Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre (CTEC) and will be held on Mar 20, 2020 at CTEC - Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Suitabe for: General Practitioners, GP Registrars, GP Trainees and Nurse Practitioners Description: This workshop is of particular relevance for GPs and Nurse Practitioners with limited clinical exposure to minor surgical techniques and those wishing to consolidate experience. It is strongly recommended as a foundation suturing workshop for GPs wishing to attend CTEC’s The Cutting Edge: Managing Skin and Soft Tissue Injuries workshop. The Cutting Edge: Introductory GP Wound Suturing workshop features a combination of didactic sessions, demonstrations and hands-on sessions utilising animal tissue and other simulation models. It includes a one hour free practice session. CTEC’s The Cutting Edge: Introductory GP Wound Suturing is a highly practical workshop aiming to introduce the GP and Nurse Practitioner to the fundamental knowledge and techniques required for patient assessment, suturing and knot tying skills. Workshop Content: Demonstration and Practical Sessions: • Instrument choice and handling • Knot tying • Suture choice • Needle safety • Suture material • Needle holders • Simple suturing • Mattress suture • Making an incision • Planning and excision • Subcuticular suture • Aberdeen knot • Excising a skin lesion
Mar 27, 2020 | Perth, Western Australia
Core Skills: Vascular Surgery Workshop is organized by Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre (CTEC) and will be held on Mar 27, 2020 at CTEC - Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Suitabe for: Vascular and General Surgery Trainees SET 1-4, Service Registrars with strong surgical experience. Limited Observer positions are available. Description: The Workshop’s anatomy-based program aims to provide both Vascular and General Surgical Trainees with an understanding of historical and contemporary surgical techniques, the immediate anatomy of the structures operated on and adjacent structures which may be involved in the event of other co-morbidities or complications. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Human Genome Meeting (HGM) 2020 is organized by Encanta Event Management and will be held from Apr 05 - 08, 2020 at Perth Convention And Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Topics: • Indigenous genomics • precision oncology • single cell genomics • regulatory regions • functional genomics • genetic diagnosis • population scale genomics • neurogenomics • human evolution • clinical genomics • ethics • genomic therapies Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.