Continuing Medical Education Conferences in Australia
Oct 17 - 18, 2019 | CME 40.00 | AUD $1900 | Radiology
Ultrasound for General Practitioners - 2 Day POCUS Course is organized by Zedu Ultrasound Training Solutions (UTS) and will be held from Oct 17 - 18, 2019 at Zedu Ultrasound Training Solutions, Ivanhoe, Victoria, Australia. Course Accreditation: ACRRM | 30 PRPD & 30 MOPS points. Grant eligible Anaesthetics, Obstetrics, Emergency Medicine, Surgery RACGP | Activity Number: 147166, 40 Category 1 points. Eligible for Procedural and Training Grants Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sleep DownUnder is organized by Australasian Sleep Association and would be held during Oct 17 - 19, 2019 at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Additional Details will be posted as soon as they are available.,/b>
Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) Skills Training: Effective Techniques for Trauma Recovery is organized by Byron Clinic and will be held from Oct 17 - 18, 2019 at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Training Overview: Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) skills have been shown to help clients quickly and safely reconsolidate traumatic memories, reduce posttrauma symptoms, and live fuller lives. Moreover, neuroscience research provides insight into how and why EMDR skills and other evidence-informed memory reconsolidation techniques may be effective. In this two-day workshop, trauma psychologist Dr. Jennifer Sweeton explores the neural bases of trauma treatment methods, including EMDR techniques, and provides step-by-step guidance on how to integrate these skills into clinical practice. Professionals who attend this highly experiential training will complete hands-on practice of EMDR skills, and should leave feeling confident in their ability to begin using EMDR techniques in their clinical work with clients. Register for this event and discover how effective, powerful EMDR techniques can revolutionize your practice and faciliate trauma recovery! Learning Objectives: By the end of this two-day training, participants will be able to: • Name the five main brain regions involved in trauma. • Describe the role of the hippocampus in memory formation, and how the hippocampus can make memory errors. • Identify at least three ways EMDR has been shown to change the brain in the direction of health. • State the eight phases of EMDR. • Practice at least two resourcing techniques. • Explain how desensitization and reprocessing facilitate memory reconsolidation after trauma. • Learn and practice target sequence planning. • Describe the differences between EMD, EMDr, and EMDR, and provide a brief explanation of when to use each. • Learn and practice desensitization of negative cognitions. • Learn and practice installation of a positive cognition. • Explain why body scanning is an important EMDR skill, and describe at least one way to facilitate body scanning. • State how “future template” can be helpful when treating trauma and anxiety. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 17 - 18, 2019 | CPD 11.00 | USD $540 | Nursing
Surry hills, New South Wales
Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) / Assistants in Nursing (AINs) Aged Care Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Oct 17 - 18, 2019 at Rydges Sydney Central, Surry hills, New South Wales, 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.
Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Temporal Bone Dissection Course 2019 is organized by St Vincent’s Hospital Sydney and will be held from Oct 18 - 20, 2019 at St Vincent's Hospital Sydney, Darlinghurst, New South Wales, Australia. Who should attend: Consultants and trainees. Course overview: The temporal bone course is a three-day dissection course, including live surgery and instructional tutorials. The course is convened by the Otology and Skull Base Surgery department of St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, Australia, comprising of Prof Paul Fagan, A/Prof Nigel Biggs, Dr Phillip Chang and Dr Sean Flanagan. There are 15 hours of fully supervised temporal bone dissection in the Clinical Skills Laboratory which has 17 fully equipped work stations, microscopes, new instruments and state of the art micro drilling systems, along with a permanent in-house audio visual facility. Live Surgery is televised via video link up to the Function Room in St Vincent’s Clinic. Two sessions of lectures are also included and span Otology, Neuro-Otology and Skull Base topics and are followed by round table discussions, where the delegates are encouraged to participate with their own case studies. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 18 - 20, 2019 | USD $1089 | Pain Medicine
Byron Bay, New South Wales
Faculty of Pain Medicine (FPM) 2019 Spring Meeting is organized by Faculty of Pain Medicine (FPM) and will be held from Oct 18 - 20, 2019 at The Byron at Byron Resort & Spa, Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia. Theme: “Uniting cancer pain management, exploring different angles”. Description: This dynamic three-day event will bring together delegates from a range of specialties including pain medicine, anaesthesia, rehabilitation, palliative care, psychiatry, general practice and allied health professionals. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Sydney, New South Wales
Foundations of General Practice Nursing Workshop is organized by Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association (APNA) and will be held from Oct 18 - 19, 2019 at Karstens Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Credits: 12 CPD Hours Description: Attending a Foundations workshop is the perfect way to build on your expertise, and engage with nurses in your local area. These workshops are developed and delivered by nurse leaders, and offer an engaging program that provides an overview of the key skills and knowledge required for your daily practice. Whether you’re new or experienced in the general practice setting, there’s something for you to learn at a Foundations workshop. What will I learn? This two day workshop will cover: • The Australian healthcare system and primary health care • Clinical assessment • Chronic disease management • Wound management • Immunisation • Quality and safety • Infection prevention and control • My Health Record and digital health • Professional practice and professional development Learning Objectives: On completion of these modules, participants will have an understanding of the roles and responsibilities associated with: Australian Primary Health Care System and Primary Health Care • The Australian healthcare system and the role of primary health care • The general practice environment including financing • The health status of Indigenous Australians • The role of the practice nurse in the general practice environment • National competency standards and regulatory requirements for nurses • Regulatory requirements for nurses • Scope of practice using tools such as the National Decision Making Framework • Liability, professional indemnity, insurance and mandatory reporting • Legislative requirements of National Registration standards • Defining health promotion and the determinants of health • Preventive activities in general practice Clinical Assessment and Chronic Disease Management • Develop an understanding of the importance of attending to a comprehensive clinical assessment of all patients, and the impact of consistent data quality on patient outcomes • Understand the benefits of a thorough clinical assessment when providing high quality care in relation to the early detection of risk factors leading to chronic disease, and coordinated intervention in chronic disease management • Gain an awareness of the impact of chronic disease on the individual, the practice and the community • Develop an understanding of the role of the Primary Care Nurse in clinical assessment and chronic disease management • Demonstrate an understanding of relevant MBS item numbers and how nurses play a role in care planning, health assessments and cycles of care Wound Management • Acute versus chronic wounds • Principles of wound management • Dressing products Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Gold coast, Queensland
Early Pregnancy Ultrasound - 1 Day Course is organized by Australian Institute of Ultrasound (AIU) and will be held on Oct 18, 2019 at Australian Institute of Ultrasound, Gold coast, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is specifically designed for health professionals who have an interest in Point of Care Obstetric Ultrasound. Course Content:- • System orientation and Probe manipulation techniques • Early pregnancy assessment • Transabdominal and Transvaginal techniques Course Objectives:- At the end of this course the attendees should be able to: • Identify the parameters for the safe application of ultrasound and its limitations in medical diagnosis. • Identify the physical principles, artefacts and the steps for image optimisation while performing ultrasound. • Practice “hands on” ultrasound scanning skills required to maximise diagnostic ability in answering relevant clinical questions • Recognise the sonographic appearances of normal and abnormal structures required to answer common clinical questions • Acquire images obtained on pregnant volunteers & transvaginal phantoms • Interpret images on a variety of pregnant volunteers • Recognise the variants and abnormalities from presentations and case-based learning. • Document the ultrasound findings • Describe the criteria for early pregnancy loss • Describe the ultrasound appearances of pregnancies of unknown location • Equip the learner with the foundation skills to begin to incorporate the ultrasound skills with the clinical situation to make appropriate management decisions Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Oct 18 - 20, 2019 | CPD 40.00 | USD $2120 | Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Course is organized by Advanced Paediatric Life Support (APLS) Australia and will be held from Oct 18 - 20, 2019 at Advanced Paediatric Life Support, Melbourne, Victoria, 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 18, 2019 | CPD Hours 14.00 | USD $3060 | Endodontics
St leonards, New South Wales
Advanced Contemporary Endodontics is organized by ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development and will be held on Oct 18, 2019 at ADA NSW Centre for Professional Development, St leonards, New South Wales, Australia. This Course has been approved for a maximum of 14.0 CPD Hours. Description: This two-day hands-on seminar offers personalised, high level training for general dentists wishing to pursue excellence in endodontics, and will teach state-of-the-art evidence-based procedures in root canal preparation and obturation, with a focus on recent advances in endodontic diagnosis and materials. Important techniques for avoiding and managing endodontic procedural problems will be analysed in detail, and participants will be introduced to contemporary methods for removal of obturation materials and obstructions from root canals. Lecture material will be presented utilising microscope-assisted clinical video, and the workshop portion of the course will provide a hands-on opportunity to use the most clinically relevant rotary NiTi systems and obturation methods. Modern techniques for removing posts, gutta percha, and fractured instruments will be demonstrated, with operating microscopes available for all hands-on exercises. Participation is designed to improve your clinical results, efficiency, scope of practice, and professional satisfaction. Topics include • Update on endodontic diagnosis and treatment planning, including the role of Cone Beam CT imaging and protocols for managing cracked teeth • How best to use rotary NiTi systems, and the concept of reciprocating instrumentation (hands-on) • Advanced use of irrigants and the role of ultrasonic activation (hands-on) • Integrating rotary NiTi instrumentation and obturation to improve efficiency and achieve predictable results (hands-on) • Optimise the accuracy of the electronic apex locator • Evidence-based concepts and practical considerations on single vs multi-visit endodontic treatment • Prevention and management of procedural complications such as canal transportation, loss of length, perforation, and instrument fracture • Live demonstrations on extracted teeth will clearly show step-by-step techniques for removal of gutta-percha, posts and broken instruments (hands-on) • Mineral Trioxide Aggregate (MTA) in endodontic obturation and perforation repair (an opportunity to use MTA) • Principles of modern endodontic surgery with demonstrations of ultrasonic retropreparation and retrofilling (hands-on) • Two afternoons of hands-on practice with the aid of operating microscopes, closely supervised by endodontists Learning Objectives At the conclusion of the course, participants should be able to appreciate: • How to accurately diagnose and treatment plan endodontic cases • Advances in radiographic techniques • How to assess and manage cracked teeth • Strategies and practical aspects of canal preparation with rotary NiTi • Working length determination and the use of electronic apex locators • Modern concepts of root canal obturation • How to avoid and deal with procedural complications • The role of MTA and practical aspects of handling this material • Principles of removal of obturation materials and canal obstructions • Indications and principles of endodontic surgery • An understanding of the role of the operating microscope