Upcoming Medical Conferences in PerthSearch Criteria : Australia Perth
Oct 17, 2019 | USD $1210 | Perth, Western Australia
Core Skills: Workshop in Neck Dissection for Thyroid Carcinoma is organized by Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre (CTEC) and will be held on Oct 17, 2019 at CTEC - Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is for Senior Practical Session: Fellows and Consultants in Endocrine Surgery, General Surgery, Head and Neck Surgery. , Junior Practical Session: Limited places are available for RMOs, Service Registrars and SET Trainees in General Surgery and Head and Neck Surgery, Limited places are available for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant. Course Description: This highly practical cadaveric workshop features concurrent full day Junior and Senior participant practical sessions in the steps and techniques of radical neck dissection for thyroid carcinoma. An expert Faculty will mentor the dissection and provide expert, practical feedback to participants. Each session is tailored to provide participants with appropriate surgical training for their level of ability and skill set. The workshop includes an interactive faculty panel discussion covering expert advice and alternative radical neck dissection techniques. The cadaveric models provide excellent anatomical realism and near normal tissue properties for repeated practise. Workshop Content: There will be two participants per senior cadaveric work station (those at Fellow and Consultant level). Limited places are available for RMOs, Service Registrars and SET Trainees in General Surgery and Head and Neck Surgery, with three participants per junior cadaveric work station. Limited places are also available for Theatre Nurses in the role of assistant. Presentations and practical cadaveric sessions cover the following procedures: • Sternocleidomastoid muscle (SCM) dissection • Posterior triangle • Control of the thoracic duct • Contralateral modified radical neck dissection • Thyroidectomy • Central neck dissection Video presentations of the following techniques are also included: • Skin flap and SCM dissection • CN XI and posterior triangle (spinal accessory nerve) • Dissection of the carotid sheath Workshop Inclusions: • Online pre-reading • Fresh frozen human cadaveric dissection • Didactic sessions • All meals and refreshments
Oct 18, 2019 | USD $1225 | Perth, Western Australia
JDocs: Emergency Procedures Workshop is organized by Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre (CTEC) and will be held on Oct 18, 2019 at CTEC - Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Junior Doctors - Interns, House Medical Officers, Resident Medical Officers and Service Registrars Workshop Description: CTEC’s JDocs: Emergency Procedures workshop aims to assist Junior Doctors in attaining an improved level of confidence and hands-on experience in a range of procedures, skills and behaviours for medical and surgical emergencies. About: This one-day hands-on workshop features content specifically designed to meet the essential surgical skills required to apply for specialty training. It is an excellent introductory level workshop in a supportive environment for participants with limited experience in medical and surgical emergencies. Workshop Content: Cadaveric Arm Practical Session and Presentations: • Skin flaps • Advanced suturing • Difficult lacerations • Presentation on atraumatic tissue management, simple lacerations and skin biopsy Animal Tissue Practical Session and Presentations: • Intercostal catheter insertion and tying chest drains. A presentation on chest drains includes aseptic technique, indications of safe use, tube function, drain security and drain complications • Proctoscopy and rigid sigmoidoscopy including patient positioning, proctoscopy assembly, removal of foreign bodies and digital examination (model) • Basic ultrasound scanning techniques including ultrasound terminology and definitions, scan planes, patient positioning, generic knobology, image interpretation and cannulation under ultrasound Model Practical Session and Presentations: • Suprapubic catheter insertion including tube function, indications of safe use, catheter security, catheter complications, urinary catheterisatio and male/female catheterisation. Workshop Inclusions: • Practical sessions featuring RACS certified techniques • Fresh frozen cadaveric arm models • Practical sessions with animal tissue • Didactic sessions • All meals and refreshments • Limited places to maximise practical learning time Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 21 - 22, 2019 | CME 10.30 | AUD $540 | Perth, Western Australia
Diabetes: Nursing Management Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 21 - 22, 2019 at Perth, Western 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: Attend this seminar to learn about the modern nursing care and the management of people affected by diabetes mellitus. Update your knowledge of: • Current protocols for the administration of insulin • Measurement and management of blood glucose levels • Lifestyle factors relating to diabetes mellitus • Patient education strategies • Prevention of complications Attend this consistently highly evaluated program if you have not had a formal diabetes update in the past 18 months. Need for Program: Diabetes is becoming more prevalent worldwide and the associated nursing care is becoming more complex. Nurses are at the forefront of both the prevention and management of diabetes and are critical to patient education and the minimization of complications. Nurses across a wide range of healthcare settings have a key role in managing diabetes. Therefore, all nurses need ongoing access to quality education in order to be well-informed about the latest evidence and best practice in the management of this complex chronic illness. Purpose of Program: The purpose of this seminar is to provide nurses with a general update on modern adult diabetes management that translates into improved outcomes for patients with diabetes. Learning Objectives: • Complete an assessment of a patient with diabetes and implement an evidence-based plan of care • Evaluate assessment techniques for patients with diabetes, including the effective use of tools such as blood glucose meters, pathology, and monofilaments • Recognise when a person has metabolic syndrome, pre-diabetes, or issues with glycaemic control and know how to develop an appropriate nursing care plan to prevent escalation of disease • Determine how lifestyle factors that impact on diabetes management relate to strategies for patient education Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 25, 2019 | USD $640 | Perth, Western Australia
JDocs: Foundations of Minimal Access Surgery Workshop is organized by Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre (CTEC) and will be held on Oct 25, 2019 at CTEC - Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is 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. Conference Description: This conference provides participants with the opportunity to learn skills in minimal access surgery in a dynamic teaching environment. 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. Conference Objectives: 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 • Electrosurgery / hook diathermy • Knot tying single handed • Two handed / instrument • Endoloops • Closing ports Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 28 - 30, 2019 | AUD $1780 | Perth, Western Australia
19th Asia-Oceania Congress of Medical Physics (AOCMP) in conjunction with the 2019 Engineering & Physical Sciences in Medicine Conference (EPSM) is organized by The Conference Company and will be held from Oct 28 - 30, 2019 at Pan Pacific Perth, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. The theme of this conference is “Elements and Interactions”. Course Description: AOCMP and EPSM are the premier annual events for medical physics and biomedical engineers in the region. The objective of the Joint Conference is to gather the medical physics and allied health professionals in the region for the sharing of knowledge, expertise, scientific discussions, cultural exchange and medical technologies updates. The Conference is expected to attract more than 400 participants from the professions of medical physics, biomedical engineering, radiology, radiotherapy, nuclear medicine, radiation protection, biophysics, radiobiology, radiopharmaceutical science and the related fields. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 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 Oct 29 - 31, 2019 at Rendezvous Hotel Perth Central, Perth, Western Australia, 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 • 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.
Oct 30 - 31, 2019 | CE 14.00 | AUD $2700 | Perth, Western Australia
Primespeak Seminar is organized by Prime Practice and will be held from Oct 30 - 31, 2019 at Hyatt Regency Perth, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is designed for dental clinicians (dentists, dental specialists, dental hygienists, dental and oral health therapists). However, clinicians may choose to bring along team members who work closely with them. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 14 hours. Conference Objectives are : • Remove any perception of sales pressure. • Increase patient ownership of their dental conditions. • Bridge the gap between what a patient thinks they need and what you think they need. • Take the stress out of communicating with patients. • NEVER be rejected. • ALWAYS maintain trust and rapport with patients. Learn : • The rules of ethical dentistry. • How to remove any perception of sales pressure. • How to become rejection proof. • Key trust busters and trust breakers. • A step by step sequence for the new patient exam. • How to overcome objections and deal with “I’ll think about it”. • Tools and techniques to deepen patient ownership of their dental conditions. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 31 - Nov 01, 2019 | CME 11.00 | Perth, Western Australia
Preventing Surgical Complications Conference is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 31 - Nov 01, 2019 at Perth, Western 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. Conference Overview: Attend this event to make sure you are well-informed about how to prevent a raft of potential surgical complications from occurring. Understand why things go wrong, how to recognize 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 in 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 minimized. 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: • Clinicians will be better able to recognize high-risk individuals before harm occurs • Sharpened assessment skills will assist clinicians to respond to signs of clinical deterioration more rapidly • The pain and discomfort experienced by patients as a result of an unplanned return to there will be reduced • Communication and collaboration across the surgical journey will support the provision of comprehensive care Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 01, 2019 | USD $1080 | Perth, Western Australia
Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery Workshop is organized by Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre (CTEC) and will be held on Nov 01, 2019 at CTEC - Clinical Training and Evaluation Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Target Auidence : RACS Surgical Trainees in ENT, Registrars, Fellows, Junior Consultants, Limited Observer positions and limited assistant positions for Theatre Nurses are also available . This workshop is immediately followed by the Core Skills: Facial Plastic Surgery workshop. Participants are welcome to register for both workshops. Course Description : This highly practical cadaveric workshop provides participants with exposure to some mandatory ENT Surgical Traineeship procedures using the latest highly specialised navigational imaging technologies. It will enhance participant knowledge of nasal sinus anatomy. This workshop aims to improve surgical safety, operative confidence and procedural efficiency in a way that cannot be provided by routine surgical supervision or by other simulated environments. The sessions are fully interactive with a high ratio of faculty to participants. Knowledgeable faculty will provide superior training and immediate feedback in a practical and controlled workshop environment. Limited Observer positions are available. The Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery workshop is immediately followed by the complementary workshop Core Skills: Facial Plastic Surgery workshop. Participants are welcome to register for both workshops. Workshop Content : Demonstration and Practical Cadaveric Sessions: The Core Skills: ENT Sinus Surgery workshop will cover the following cadaveric procedures: • Endoscopic septoplasty, antrostomy • Ethmoidectomy sphenoid surgery • Frontal recess surgery • Sphenopalatine artery ligation, Vidian neurectomy • CSF repair • Orbital/Optic nerve decompression • Extended endoscopic approaches to the skull base • Frontal drill out, pituitary surgery Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Nov 01, 2019 | USD $520 | Perth, Western Australia
JDocs: Introduction to Surgical Skills Workshop is organized by Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre (CTEC) and will be held on Nov 01, 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: 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.