Continuing Medical Education Conferences in Australia
Aug 16 - 20, 2018 | USD $780 | Neuroscience
South brisbane, Queensland
Applied Neuroscience Society of Australasia (ANSA) Annual Conference is organized by Applied Neuroscience Society of Australasia (ANSA) and will be held from Aug 16 - 20, 2018 at Rydges South Bank Brisbane, South brisbane, Queensland, Australia. From Aug 18 - 20, 2018 Venue is Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre Merivale Street South Brisbane, QLD 4101 Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Diabetes: Advanced Nursing Management Seminar is organized by Ausmed Education Pty Ltd and will be held from Aug 16 - 17, 2018 at Oaks on Collins, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The target audience for this medical event for Nurses. This CME Conference has been approved with a maximum of 10.30 CPD Hours. Course Description: Nurses who have already attended Ausmed’s Diabetes – Nursing Management Seminar, or those who have a thorough working knowledge of diabetes management, should register for this Diabetes - Advanced Nursing Management program. This program is the next step in learning about advanced nursing care for people with this complex and potentially devastating disease. This advanced program expands on many important areas of diabetes including: • Nutritional management • Meeting the needs of more complex patients • Serious complications of diabetes • The ‘lived experience’ of diabetes • Advanced medication management • Latest tools and gadgets and much, much more... This seminar provides interactive sessions, case studies and practical demonstrations. As the incidence of diabetes continues to increase worldwide, there is a growing need for informed, well-educated health professionals to care for people with this complex chronic illness. Nurses, who are ideally situated to care for people with this disease need to be up-to-date in current and advanced evidence-based nursing skills relating to diabetes. They need access to ongoing, relevant, high-quality education. This program expands upon the foundation provided by the initial Diabetes – Nursing Management seminar. It may, or may also suit those who have completed other diabetes education programs. The purpose of this program is to provide teach nurses advanced knowledge and skills relating to the care and management of adults with diabetes mellitus, including nurses who may not have qualifications in diabetes education. Conference Objectives are : • Apply an advanced understanding of the underlying pathophysiology of diabetes to improve health outcomes • Expand the advanced understanding and analysis of the role and action of modern diabetes medications to promote better regulation of blood glucose levels • Evaluate and assess the current recommendations for the maintenance of the general health of a person with diabetes and the implications these have on daily living • Enhanced insight into the lived experience of a person who has diabetes mellitus will position nurses to be able to encourage self care Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Introductory Musculoskeletal Ultrasound - 2 Day POCUS Course is organized by Ultrasound Training Solutions and will be held from Aug 16 - 17, 2018 at Ultrasound Training Solutions, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. IUSM courses are designed as an introduction to sonographic anatomy and needle guidance techniques in musculoskeletal applications.This course is particularly suitable for sports medicine practitioners, physiotherapists, rheumatologists, rehabilitation and pain management physicians and anyone with an interest in musculoskeletal ultrasound. Conference Objectives are : • Modify ultrasound system controls to attain basic practical proficiency in image optimisation • Describe the sonographic characteristics of muscle, tendon, ligament, bursa and bone • Demonstrate practical proficiency in identifying key anatomical landmarks for the major tendons: • Achilles • plantar fascia • patella • quadriceps • common extensor tendons • supraspinatous tendon • Describe basic joint and bursal injection techniques and demonstrate needling skills through experience gained on ultrasound phantoms. Accreditation : • ACEM | this course is accredited for 16.5 ACEM CPD hours and Procedural Skills Maintenance • ACRRM | 30 PRPD & 30 Radiology MOPS. Grant eligible • 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. • RACGP | Activity Number: 81765, 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.
Aug 17 - 19, 2018 | Free | Psychiatry
Chirnside park, Victoria
Section of Electroconvulsive Therapy and Neurostimulation Conference 2018: Neurostimulation: Getting better with age is organized by Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) and will be held from Aug 17 - 19, 2018 at Yarra Valley Lodge, Chirnside Park, Victoria, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 17 - 19, 2018 | AUD $5500 | Breast Radiology
Sydney, New South Wales
Breast Imaging Boot Camp with Tomosynthesis is organized by Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) and will be held from Aug 17 - 19, 2018 at Amora Hotel, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is practicing radiologists with intensive, hands-on experience in breast imaging. Throughout the three-day program, participants will develop their interpretive expertise in the evaluation of mammography studies through hands-on interpretation of over 500 digital screening, diagnostic mammograms and digital breast tomosynthesis cases at their own individual workstation. Participants will enhance their perceptive skills with direct assistance from a panel of expert radiologists. Course Objectives: • Utilize perception skills for detection of cancer at digital mammographic screening. • Interpret digital mammographic screen-detected findings. • Demonstrate skills to minimize the call-back rate for normal/benign findings at mammographic screening. • Recognize diagnostic work-up of screen-detected findings and symptomatic patients. • Incorporate DBT into clinical practice and case read out. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 17, 2018 | Free | Surgery
Perth, Western Australia
JDocs: Introduction to Surgical Skills Workshop is organized by Clinical Training & Evaluation Centre (CTEC) and will be held on Aug 17, 2018 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. The JDocs: Introduction to Surgical Skills workshop aims to assist Junior Doctors in attaining an improved level of competence in the basic techniques required for minor surgery. Designed in response to feedback from Junior Doctors, this workshop is a variant of CTEC's Core Skills: Introduction to Surgical Skills workshop. It features additional content specifically designed to meet the essential surgical skills required to apply for speciality training. 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 a limited background in procedural skills. Workshop Content: 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. Workshop Inclusions: • Practical sessions in basic techniques for minor surgery • All meals and refreshments • Limited places to maximise practical learning time Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 17 - 19, 2018 | CME 40.00 | USD $770 | Medicine
Lifestyle Medicine 2018 Conference is organized by Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine (ASLM) and will be held from Aug 17 - 19, 2018 at Sofitel Brisbane Central, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. The target audience for this medical event is GPs, Medical specialists (including: Endocrinologists, Cardiologists, Psychiatrists), Dental practitioners, Public health physicians, Health policy professionals, Scientists & researchers, Academics & educators, Dietitians & nutritionists, Naturopaths, Exercise physiologists, Psychologists, Nurses & Practice nurses, Diabetes educators, Social workers, Counsellors, Psychotherapists, Osteopaths, Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Pharmacists & assistants, Occupational therapists, Other allied health practitioners and Practice & PHN/PHO Personnel. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 40 CPD Points. Credit Information : • Friday workshops – 40 Cat 1 points • Saturday – Category 2 points • Sunday – Category 2 points Conference Description : The conference features multidisciplinary clinical focus designed for doctors and allied health practitioners, blended with an exploration of determinants and systemic issues for public health physicians and health policy professionals. Topped off with scientific abstracts with a focus on translational research and innovative practice. An impressive line-up of leaders in medicine, science, health policy and clinical practice from Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Europe and the Americas will explore the conference themes, along with key public health, political and stakeholder figures. With not one, but three leading lights of Lifestyle Medicine to guide you through the feast of options, our Masters of Ceremonies Dr Caroline West, Dr Darren Morton and Dr Joanna McMillan will keep you moving, laughing, singing and dancing! Lifestyle Medicine promotes prevention, early intervention, self‐management, modification, and dare we say it, even regression of many chronic conditions. Let us re-inspire your practice at this extraordinary event. Course Objectives: This is a unique international scientific, medical and public health conference, specially designed to meet the educational and professional development needs of clinicians, health policy professionals, scientists, and researchers. The many points of difference of this event include: • A full scientific international conference with oral abstracts and poster presentations • A sizeable contingent of international speakers and VIPs • Evidence-based application of Lifestyle Medicine in clinical practice and public health • ‘How to’ knowledge, skills, tools, and procedures for clinicians with CPD points • Deep exploration of determinants and systemic issues for health policy professionals • A cutting-edge program with participatory workshops, discussions forums and case studies • The latest translational scientific research from around the world • Multi-disciplinary team and whole person patient focus
Adelaide, South Australia
The Joint Annual Scientific Meetings of Endocrine Society of Australia (ESA) and Society for Reproductive Biology (SRB) is organized by Endocrine Society of Australia (ESA), Society for Reproductive Biology (SRB) and will be held from Aug 19 - 22, 2018 at Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 20 - 24, 2018 | CME 30.00 | USD $3950 | Emergency Medicine
Gold coast, Queensland
Point of Care Ultrasound Emergency Medicine is organized by Australian Institute of Ultrasound (AIU) and will be held from Aug 20 - 24, 2018 at Australian Institute of Ultrasound, Gold coast, Queensland, Australia. This CME Conference has been approved with a maximum of ACEM Accredited CPD 30 hours (Lecture 7.5hrs, Practical 22.5hrs). This Advanced Course is designed to take your clinical emergency ultrasound practice to the next level, and to extend the knowledge and skills you have around the use of ultrasound in disease states, as well as exploring the tips, traps and pitfalls you need to know working on the floor. Please note that we assume you have experience in eFAST and AAA scanning as well as basic instrumentation capability. The Course aim is to have you scanning and making sound clinical decisions by the end of the course, and to help maintain your skills we offer an online ultrasound mentoring service so that you can have your images overseen by our experienced staff, and to get feedback that can be used as an electronic logbook for credentialing purposes. The advanced course covers: • Image optimisation when things get tough • System based scanning covering ultrasound anatomy, clinical reasoning, disease states and troubleshooting. • Renal: Hydronephrosis, bladder volume • Hepatobiliary: Gallbladder disease (gallstones, cholecystitis) • Vascular: DVT (above knee), IVC evaluation of volume status • Cardiac:Tamponade, fluid assessment (along with IVC), valvular assessment, RV size and function, cardiac output • Musculoskeletal: Fractures, joint effusions, tendon and muscle injuries • Ocular: retinal detachment • Lung As well as this, our clinical faculty are there to discuss and share case studies on ultrasound components including: • CVL placement • Peripheral line placement • Fracture reduction • Common nerve blocks Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Aug 20 - 24, 2018 | CME 39.50 | USD $4125 | Echocardiography
Gold coast, Queensland
Basic Echo Workshop is organized by Australian Institute of Ultrasound (AIU) and will be held from Aug 20 - 24, 2018 at Australian Institute of Ultrasound, Gold coast, Queensland, Australia. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 39.50 CPD points. This intensive five-day program provides practitioners at the beginning of the learning curve in cardiac imaging with anatomy, physiology, hemodynamics and detailed knowledge of sonographic planes, terminology, measurements and probe manipulation skills. There is an emphasis on the practical aspects of these topics with "hands-on" tuition, led by expert sonographers. Conference Objectives are : • To provide a detailed description of the sonographic appearances of the heart • To provide an insight into the hemodynamics and physiology of the heart • To describe routine measurements associated with M-Mode, 2D, and Doppler • To describe the normal values for heart chamber sizes and wall thickness • To develop an appreciation of the clinical terminology used in echocardiography • To provide an overview of common pathologies identified by ultrasound examination • To provide participants with an opportunity for extensive tutor assisted hands-on echocardiographic experience and access to experienced sonographers for specific problems Specific lecture topics include: • Normal adult anatomy • Physiology • Sonographic appearances and terminology • M-Mode acquisition & relationship to 2D/cardiac anatomy • Segmental wall motion assessment • Colour flow mapping • Pulsed doppler, normal values & acquisition • Normal examination protocol - putting it all together • Common pathologies Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.