Continuing Medical Education Conferences in New Zealand
Queenstown , Otago
Internal Medicine for Primary Care: Cardio/Neuro/Psych/Vasc is organized by Medical Education Resources (MER) and will be held from Feb 11 - 14, 2020 at Hilton Queenstown Resort & Spa, Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16 Credit Hours. Early Bird Physician Fee - $ 1295 Early Bird Non-Physician - $ 1195 Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 12 - 14, 2020 | Free | Cell and Developmental Biology
Australasian Extracellular Vesicles Conference 2020 is organized by ASN Events and will be held from Feb 12 - 14, 2020 at Auckland, New Zealand. Description: Topics covered at the meeting will examine aspects of EV research ranging from the cell biology surrounding their biogenesis, to their functional roles in inter-cellular communication, physiology and pathology and advances in diagnostics and therapeutics. Select topics will include: • Physiological insights and roles of EVs • Biogenesis and Intercellular Communication • EVs: Heterogeneity, Isolation, Purification and Characterisation • Understanding the composition of EVs • Fungal and Parasite-host interactions • Regenerative medicine & EVs • Diagnostic Therapeutic Development • Extracellular Nucleic Acids (lnc, nc) Objectives: • Provide an unsurpassed, world-class scientific program of that focuses on advances in Australasian extracellular vesicle biology and technology, with broad impact and specific interest to delegates and Industry partners; • Initiate development of the Australasian Extracellular Vesicle Network, to build networks between researchers, academic, clinicians, and industry; • Deliver a collegial program and social atmosphere to facilitate interactions amongst researchers and Industry, and the development of students and early-career researchers; • Maximise delegate interactions with Industry via the scientific program; • Support an inclusive environment that provides equal opportunity for all delegates Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Feb 17, 2020 | NZD $1200 | Pediatric Anesthesiology
Paediatric Anaesthesia Crisis Management (PACMaC) Course is organized by Capital & Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) and will be held on Feb 17, 2020 at The Simulation & Skills Centre, NewTown, Wellington, New Zealand. Target Audience: The course is open to consultants with an interest in pediatric anesthesia and the occasional pediatric anesthetist working in district health boards and private hospitals. Anesthetic technicians and nurses may attend as observers by prior arrangement. Course Information: This course is a refresher in managing common pediatric emergencies. In addition to maintaining skills and upskilling in contemporary management of pediatric emergencies, credits can be gained towards the ANZCA CPD programme. The course syllabus emphasises team work and use of Crew Resource Management principles for management of common in hospital as well as anaesthesia emergencies. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Feb 26 - 28, 2020 | Free | Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Society of Australia and New Zealand (IMSANZ) 2020 NZ Autumn Meeting is organized by Workz4U Conference Management and will be held from Feb 26 - 28, 2020 at Christchurch Town Hall, Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Mar 18 - 21, 2020 | Free | Healthcare Management
13th Asia Pacific Travel Health Conference (APTHC) is organized by Asia Pacific Travel Health Society (APTHS) and will be held from Mar 18 - 21, 2020 at Aotea Centre, Auckland, New Zealand. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
New Zealand Pain Society 2020 is organized by New Zealand pain society (NZPS) and will be held from Mar 19 - 21, 2020 at Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands, Waitangi, Northland, New Zealand. Description: The title of the meeting for 2020 is “Making the Connection : Cortex, Culture and Community.” All of us at some time in our lives will experience pain; for many of us that is a short lived experience and we move on but for around 20% or more of the population that pain continues and can become a disabling, distressing and disrupting experience and frequently a challenging issue for health providers working with people in this situation.The meeting in Waitangi provides us with the opportunity to gather, discuss, learn, share knowledge, evidence, best practice and debate to assist with providing up to date approaches to this challenging area of health care. Part of the focus of “Making the Connection” will be looking at and sharing ways to deliver services to Tangata Whenua and also to people outside of main centres in areas where Specialists are not available and where access can be a challenge. International speakers will bring their expertise along with a wide range of New Zealand based clinicians and researchers. We would like to warmly invite you to register for our 2020 meeting and we look forward to seeing you in the beautiful Bay of Islands. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.
Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop is organized by Cardiac Skills Australia and will be held from Mar 21 - 22, 2020 at Rydges Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. Topics Covered: Echo Applications: Echo Acoustic Windows & Image Orientation • Valvular Assessment • LV/RV Function & Filling Status • Haemodynamic Assessment & Calculations • Basic Echo in Life Support • Rapid Cardiac Echo Echo Features of Cardiac Pathologies: • Pericardial Disease • Cardiac Tamponade • AMI • Aortic Dissection • Shock • Pulmonary Embolus • Pneumothorax Learner Outcomes: • To appreciate heart anatomy • Understand acoustic windows and imaging planes used in echo • Outline common pathologies associated with the heart • Describe how echo is used to measure cardiac output, stoke volume, ejection fraction, aortic valve area etc. • Appreciate echo as a tool to assess left and right systolic function • Understand echo image orientation • Understand the basic principles of Doppler haemodynamics • Provide delegates with tutor assisted 'hands-on' echo practice • Appreciate normal values in an echo examination • Understand the limitations of the Doppler technique • Understand the components of a focused echo examination • Outline the role of echo in life support • Appreciate the use of rapid cardiac echo in the critically ill • Identify common ultrasound artifacts Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Respiratory and Cardiac Nursing Skills is organized by Capital & Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) and will be held from Mar 30 - 31, 2020 at Horne Lecture Theatre, NewTown, Wellington, New Zealand. This Conference has been approved for a maximum of 16 Professional development hours. Target Audience: This seminar relates to the nurse in critical care, emergency department, community, and the ward nurse wishing to increase their knowledge of respiratory and cardiac nursing skills. Course Description: This two-day seminar focuses on respiratory and cardiac nursing skills. Comprehensive assessment and management are covered including the normal, assessing the abnormal, a range of conditions and pharmacology with clinical reasoning underpinning Anne’s excellent teaching. Anne Evans-Murray is a leading Australasian nurse presenter known for her expert delivery of enjoyable presentations that ensure participants not only understand and retain the practice knowledge covered but will enjoy the experience. Content: This course covers the following topics: • Blood and gas analysis • Respiratory monitoring • Respiratory disorders • Understanding drugs in a simple but comprehensive way • Basic electrophysiology • Myocardial Infarction, Atrial Fibrillation, AAA • Arrhythmias and interventions • Other cardiac disorders Prerequisites: Participation on a Professional Development Recognition Programme (PDRP) is required to attend these seminars. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Apr 04, 2020 | Free | Pediatric Anesthesiology
Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Paediatric Anaesthetist Network of New Zealand (PANNZ) Update Meeting 2020 is organized Society for Paediatric Anesthesia in New Zealand and Australia (SPANZA) and will be held on Apr 04, 2020 at Novotel Rotorua Lakeside, Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. Course Description: A one day course suitable for anaesthetists with an interest in paediatric anaesthesia and other staff (nursing/technical) wanting to upgrade their knowledge of current paediatric anaesthetic management. The Paediatric Anaesthetist Network of New Zealand (PANNZ) main aim is to maintain two-way collaboration and communication between paediatric anaesthetist services within regions, and with colleagues in different regions, of the country. Effective communication and cooperation will ultimately help provide universal high-quality anaesthesia services to all children in the country, irrespective of their geographical placement. In addition, the network is a conduit for collaboration; facilitating observer-ships/secondments, peer-reviews/support groups for high risk/complicated paediatric anaesthesia cases, and assistance with quality assurance and advocacy. Topics: • Trauma • MTP • IV fluids review • Vascular access update • Cardiac patient for non cardiac surgery • Obesity/dosing in paeds • MRI/CT/off the floor anaesthesia • Approach to sedative premedication • Diabetes • PS29 - a regional centre perspective • PS29 - a tertiary centre perspective • Regionals/caudals • TIVA • Aid topics • M+M/case review Workshops: In addition to the above, there will be 3 concurrent workshops on offer: • CICO • Resus • Ultrasound guided vascular access Workshops are planned for the following times: • Friday 3 April, 2.30pm - 4.00pm • Saturday 4 April, 7.30am - 9.00am Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Respiratory & Bronchiectasis Symposium is organized by New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) and will be held on Apr 17, 2020 at National Library of Medicine, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.