Continuing Medical Education Conferences in Australia
Adelaide, South Australia
2018 Personal Injury and Disability Management National Conference is organized by Personal Injury Education Foundation (PIEF), All Occasions Group and will be held from Oct 17 - 18, 2018 at Hilton Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Conference Description : The theme for the Personal Injury and Disability Management National Conference 2018 is ‘The Future is Now’ and will consist of three key streams - 'Person Centred Approaches' 'Innovation, Data & Technology’ and 'Health, Wellbeing and Recovery Pathways'. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 17 - 18, 2018 | CME 15.00 | AUD $1800 | Obstetrics and Gynecology
Gold coast, Queensland
Introduction to Obstetrics - 2 Day Course is organized by Australian Institute of Ultrasound (AIU) and will be held from Oct 17 - 18, 2018 at Australian Institute of Ultrasound, Gold coast, Queensland, Australia. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 15 CPD points. This 2 day program is specifically designed for health professionals who have an interest in point of care obstetric ultrasound. Practical scanning with volunteers at varying gestations is also included. Course Objectives are : On completion of the course the student should be able to: Early Pregnancy • Identify & examine an intrauterine pregnancy with a heartbeat present • Describe the criteria for failed pregnancy • Describe pregnancy of unknown location • Commence scanning on transvaginal phantoms • Identify & measure the cervix length • Identify & examine the placenta • Describe some placenta, cord & cervix- variants & pathology • Discuss translabial scanning • Establish fetal lie and locate fetal structures • Identify & record cardiac activity • M-mode • Pulsed Wave ( > 12 weeks) • Locate correct planar anatomy & measure fetal biometry (BPD, HC, AC & FL & EFW) • Identify signs of fetal wellbeing • Scan & measure the Amniotic Fluid Index • Scan & measure the umbilical artery cord Doppler • Be aware of the limitations of point of care ultrasound and when to on-refer the patient Content: • System orientation and probe manipulation techniques • Early pregnancy assessment • Transabdominal and transvaginal techniques (with a phantom) • Third Trimester • Identifying the cervix & placental location • Fetal location and lie • Fetal Biometry • Amntiotic Fluid Index (AFI) • Cord Doppler Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 17, 2018 | USD $300 | Obstetrics and Gynecology
South brisbane, Queensland
Obstetric Emergency Practices is organized by Mater Education and will be held on Oct 17, 2018 at Mater Medical Centre, South Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Clinicians who work in environments that care for antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal women, including: Registered Midwives, Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, General Practitioners, Medical Officers (novice to expert). Course Description: This one day, hands-on program provides participants with the latest knowledge and skills on obstetric emergencies. Skills are practiced using realistic simulation equipment, under the guidance of current clinical experts. Workshop structure and topics: Current evidence-based practice underpins the causes, risks, physiology and current management of the following topics: • Eclampsia and HELLP. • Bleeding in pregnancy. • Unplanned breech birth. • Cord prolapse. • Shoulder dystocia. • Uterine inversion. • Maternal collapse – anaphylaxis / amniotic fluid embolus / special considerations for resuscitation. • PPH (estimating blood loss and bimanual compression). Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Infection Prevention and Sterilisation Workshop is organized by Prime Practice and will be held on Oct 17, 2018 at Rydges Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is Dentists, Hygienists, Dental Therapists and Dental Auxiliary staff. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 4 CPD Credits. This interactive workshop will provide the whole dental team with an update on recent developments in infection prevention and will support with implementation of successful protocols for efficiencies in everyday practice. This workshop outlines recent changes and recommendations with specific outlines recent changes and recommendations with specific focus on instrument management efficiencies, as well as providing an overview on infection prevention and sterilisation for those new to the industry. This workshop will cover: • Office Based Practice, the technicalities of key reference documents and clinician obligations. • Why is infection prevention and control important in dentistry. • Standard and risk-based precautions. • Policy & Procedures manuals - how, why and the importance of team implementation. • Hand Hygiene - protect patients, protect yourself. • Personal Hygiene and Personal Protective Equipment requirements and use. • Reprocessing and safe-handling of used instruments (reusable medical devices). • Pre-cleaning for successful sterilisation - the critical step. • Improving workflow in instrument reprocessing and patient changeover. • Disinfection vs detergency. Educational Objectives : • Discuss the basic principles of sterilisation and disinfection, including the importance of cleaning an item before a process is used. • Understand and practically apply Standard (Universal) Precautions. • Highlight protocols required for successful sterilisation. • Highlight key principles for dental unit water lines and evacuation systems. • Be able to relate the AS/NZS 4187:2014, AS/NZS 4815:2006, ADA Guidelines for Infection Control, DCNZ Infection Prevention and Control Practice and/or NZDA Code of Practice as applicable, within and around the dental clinic/practice environment. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 17 - 20, 2018 | Free | Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Perth, Western Australia
Faculty of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Conference is organized by Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) and will be held during Oct 17 - 20, 2018 at Perth Convention And Exhibition Centre, Perth, Western Australia, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
2018 AUSCRS: Australasian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons is organized by Australasian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (AUSCRS) and will be held during Oct 17 - 20, 2018 at Peppers Noosa Resort & Villas, Noosa, Queensland, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Echo in Life Support - 1 Day POCUS Course is organized by Ultrasound Training Solutions and will be held on Oct 17, 2018 at Ultrasound Training Solutions, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 40 Category 1 points. Course Description: Echo in Life Support (ECHO) courses are presented over one day and are designed for point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) users that have ultrasound experience, have completed ultrasound training within the previous three years, are familiar with system operation and want to extend their specialist scanning skills. ECHO courses are multi modal in their delivery, meet CCPU requirements and include: • A pre-course online lecture component • Onsite delivery focused on developing practical skills with five hours of scanning time and a low 4:1 Student teacher ratio. • Practical skills are emphasised with a focus on the integration of peri arrest echocardiography • Assessment in an arrest scenario, including a resuscitation simulation. Course objectives : • Demonstrate practical proficiency in attaining four basic echocardiography views • Demonstrate proficiency in interpreting cardiac ultrasound scans - including common pathology - in an emergency environment • Discuss the clinical role, practical applications and limitations of basic echo in life support • Develop a systematic method for assessment of global cardiac function Accreditation : • ACEM | This workshop is recognised by the ACEM ED Ultrasound Subcommittee as complying with ACEM ultrasound guidelines and policies for ECHO and is accredited for 7 hours within the continuing professional development program • ACRRM | 30 PRPD & 30 Emergency Medicine, 30 Radiology MOPS. Grant eligible Emergency Medicine, Anaesthetics, Surgery, Obstetrics • ANZCA | Participants in the ANZCA CPD program can claim attendance under the Knowledge and Skills category ‘Learning sessions’ at 1 credit per hour for the lectures/presentations. Hands on workshops may be claimed under the Knowledge and skills category ‘Short format learning’ at 2 credits per hour. CICM | Registered for CICM CPD points • ASUM | CCPU Units - Basic Echocardiography in Life Support • RACGP | Activity Number: 82241, 40 Category 1 points. Eligible for Procedural and Training Grants • Approved by ACRRM and RACGP for the Rural Procedural Grants Program - GPs can receive $2000 per day for a maximum of 10 days of training per financial year, GPs providing hospital based emergency services can receive up to three days of eligible training per financial year. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
New Castle, New South Wales
Wound Management: A Practical Guide Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 17 - 18, 2018 at Quality Hotel NOAH'S On The Beach, New Castle, New South Wales, 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 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.
Oct 18 - 20, 2018 | CPD 21.00 | AUD $875 | Psychology
Adelaide, South Australia
Mindful Conversations is organized by Australian Institute of Applied Mindfulness (AIAM) and will be held from Oct 18 - 20, 2018 at Sage Hotel Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 21 Hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD). Course Description: Mindful Conversations is for health professionals, leaders and managers who want to be mindful and productive in their personal and professional relationships. It is suitable for both the complete beginner and practiced mindfulness meditators. • Attendees find this course inspiring and life-changing for themselves and their clients. • Develop a new perspective on all relationship dynamics • Learn the Seven Key Principles for Creating Valuable Relationships • Learn how to gain realistic perspectives of others • Explore a range of insightful conceptual relationship maps • See how we get stuck and reactive and how to become unstuck and responsive • Learn how to identify unhelpful patterns of behavior in yourself and others without feeling judged • Learn several unique mindfulness tools for breaking free from out of negative judgment, frustration and conflict • Learn the three ways discomfort is generated in relationships and what to do about it • Learn to step off the merry-go-round of habitual cycles and step into appreciation, communication and relationship building Course Objectives: • Know how to see relationship dynamics clearly, and how to draw the best out of all your relationships • Know how to see others for who they are • Understand how unhelpful relationship dynamics unfold • Be equipped with new tools to navigate differences and challenges smoothly • Be able to create the emotional and mental space you need to support you to nurture rich, heartfelt and joyful relationship • Be more accepted, accepting, and engaged in your relationships • Learn how to manage disappointment and frustration with other • Have a range of skills to create new pathways for relating • Have an awareness and understanding the breadth of skills we can bring to applying mindfulness in our relationships; • Feel driven to cultivate happiness in relationships to achieve a greater sense of happiness, compassion and joy in life Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.