Continuing Medical Education Conferences in Australia
Thyroid Ultrasound is organized by Ultrasound Training Solutions and will be held on Apr 26, 2018 at Ultrasound Training Solutions, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is endocrine physicians with a special interest in thyroid pathology. Conference Description : Course content focuses on development of pattern recognition of common thyroid pathology and needle guidance techniques. Course Objectives are : • Modify ultrasound system controls to attain basic practical proficiency in image optimisation to facilitate accurate diagnosis. • Demonstrate basic practical proficiency in performing and interpreting neck/ cervical ultrasound assessment. • Discuss the sonographic criteria of thyroid and parathyroid pathology. • Discuss the clinical role, practical applications and limitations of thyroid ultrasound. • Demonstrate basic practical proficiency in ultrasound-guided procedures through experience gained using ultrasound phantoms. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 26 - 27, 2018 | CME 16.00 | AUD $1700 | Anesthesiology
Gold coast, Queensland
Nerve Block Workshop is organized by Australian Institute of Ultrasound (AIU) and will be held during Apr 26 - 27, 2018 at Australian Institute of Ultrasound, Gold coast, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Anaesthetists and Point of Care clinicians interested in developing their skills in ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia. CPD Points : - ACRRM – 16 PRPD points; 16 MOPS points Accredited RACGP QI&CPD Category 1: 40 points Accredited ACEM CPD: 12.5 points Conference Objectives are : • To identify the ultrasound appearances of nerves and relational anatomical landmarks for specific upper, lower, trunk and core blocks • To optimise the ultrasound machine to enhance visualisation of the anatomical regions • To apply ultrasound protocols to correctly locate blocks • To develop techniques to avoid nerve injury and troubleshoot complications associated with nerve injury Specific Blocks Include: • Interscalene Brachial Plexus • Axillary Brachial Plexus • Femoral nerve • Adductor Canal • Popliteal Sciatic • Supra/Infraclavicular • Brachial Plexus • Proximal Sciatic • TAP block • PECS blocks • Paravertebral blocks Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 26 - 27, 2018 | CME 13.00 | USD $405 | Clinical Pharmacology
Rusty Pills Seminar - Applied Pharmacology Refresher is organized by ECT4Health and will be held during Apr 26 - 27, 2018 at Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum 13 CPD Hours. Conference Objectives : • Understanding concepts like half life, bioavailability and the metabolism of certain drugs • Respiratory disease drug therapy, Steriods, SABA/LABAs and the newer COPD/Asthma drugs • Cardiac and Hypertension drugs – know your ACE inhibitors from your Angiotensin II blockers and more • Coagulation and the drugs that are used to alter it – Heparin/Warfarin and the newer anticoagulants • Antiplatelet agents like Aspirin and the role they play • Antibiotics vs antiviral drugs – understand how they differ • Renal and Hepatic failure drugs • Drug legislation and Nurses • The scheduling process of medication in Australia and so much more. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 27 - 29, 2018 | CME 18.00 | USD $950 | Rheumatology
Adelaide, South Australia
SSA 29th Annual Scientific Meeting is organized by Spine Society of Australia (SSA) and will be held during Apr 27 - 29, 2018 at Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 18 CME Credits. The SSA is proud to promote the exchange of scientific knowledge and strengthen friendships amongst those who work in the complex and challenging field of spinal disorders. Under the guidance of the Society’s Scientific Secretary, Professor Brian Freeman, we look forward to an outstanding scientific program. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 27 - 27, 2018 | USD $340 | Psychiatry
Advanced Workshop Family-Based Treatment (FBT) for Anorexia Nervosa is organized by Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED) and will be held on Apr 27, 2018 at Geriatric Assessment & Rehabilitation Unit (GARU), Windsor, Queensland, Australia. Conference Description : This practical advanced FBT workshop focuses on strengthening and enhancing therapist skills when faced with potential challenges in both treatment and implementation. The aim of the workshop is to further develop therapeutic techniques and skills to assist the family and adolescent towards recovery. The workshop will specifically explore management of predictors of poor treatment response: • Parental criticism. • Rigidity and perfectionism. • Emotional dysregulation in the adolescent. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Ultrasound for Podiatrists Level 2 - 1 Day POCUS Course is organized by Ultrasound Training Solutions and will be held on Apr 27, 2018 at Ultrasound Training Solutions, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The one day POD2 intermediate skills course is overseen by Dr James Ferrie and Oriana Tolo. James brings with him years of experience in applying cutting ultrasound techniques as they apply to podiatry clinical practice, and having teamed with the premier provider of musculoskeletal and sports imaging services in Victoria, Oriana brings significant practical knowledge of ultrasound as it applies to the musculoskeletal context. Conference Objectives are : • Practice modifying system controls to attain basic practical proficiency in image optimisation to facilitate accurate diagnosis • Identify and describe normal sonographic appearances of the ankle and foot • Practice performing systematic sonographic evaluation of the normal • Lateral ankle • Medial ankle • Anterior ankle • Posterior ankle • Forefoot • Discuss pathophysiology of tendinosis including grading and sonographic appearance Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 27 - 29, 2018 | USD $775 | Rural Medicine
Annual Victorian Rural Health Conference 2018 is organized by Rural Workforce Agency Victoria (RWAV), Rural Doctors Association of Australia (RDAA) and will be held during Apr 27 - 29, 2018 at RACV Goldfields Resort, Creswick, Victoria, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is rural health professionals. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Apr 27 - 27, 2018 | CME 20.00 | USD $1499 | Emergency Medicine
Advanced Life Support (ALS) Course is organized by Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine (ACRRM) and will be held on Apr 27, 2018 at RACV Goldfields Resort, Creswick, Victoria, Australia. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 20 PDP Points. Conference Description : These courses aim to provide participants with the following skills and knowledge: • an understanding of, and practical competence in both basic life support (including CPR, etc) and advanced life support with a focus on the issues that a rural practitioner might encounter • competence in airway management techniques that include basic airway maneuvers such as Guedel airway, bag and mask, oxygen therapy, and more advanced airway maneuvers such as the use of laryngeal mask or intubation - demonstrated the ability to efficiently use a manual defibrillator and an automated external defibrillator (AED) - demonstrated an ability to identify and manage basic life-threatening arrhythmias such as VF and VT - competence in intravenous and intraosseous access and have the understanding of the administration of drugs in resuscitation, in particular, the dose and frequency Conference Objectives are : • Improve skills in advanced life support techniques • Increased understanding of ARC guidelines Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Adelaide, South Australia
Australian Psychological Society (APS) College of Clinical Psychologists Conference is organized by Australian Psychological Society (APS) and will be held during Apr 27 - 29, 2018 at Hilton Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Eight Mile Plains, Queensland
Gerontological Physiotherapy Level 1 course is organized by Australian Physiotherapy Association (APA) and will be held during Apr 28 - 29, 2018 at APA, Eight Mile Plains, Queensland, Australia. Course Description : This course aims to improve your knowledge and skills relevant to the physiotherapy assessment and treatment of common conditions of older people. It takes an in-depth look at the aging process, chronic disease management, pharmacology and pain management, delirium, dementia, and depression, falls and balances, strategies to optimize physical function and use of outcome measures. This course has been developed with a contemporary education design to support a variety of individual learning styles. Each module is supported with a range of extensive pre-learning, including audio-visual, research articles, Guidelines and more. Learning Outcomes : • Normal Aging • Chronic Disease Management • Pharmacology for the older person • Functional Assessment • Continuum of care • Continence • Falls • Delirium, depression, and dementia • Course wrap up discussion Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.