Events & Workshops

UCRH Workshops

All events and workshops are listed in our calendar. You will find information on dates, times and booking details for all our upcoming workshops and events.

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Mar
6
Tue
IV Cannulation Simulation Workshop @ Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Mar 6 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Course content
•Review anatomy & physiology of veins/arteries
•Client preparation & education
• IV cannulation site selection
•Special precautions & safety considerations
•Cannula selections
•Safe use of local anaesthetic & infection control issues
•IV cannulation procedure
•Complications related to the procedure &/or site
•Competency assessment on a simulation ‘model’ arm

Numbers are limited.  Applications close one week prior to course.

View/download flyer here

Online registration form


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Mar
10
Sat
Health Innovations Conference @ Peppers, Salt Beach, Kingscliffe
Mar 10 @ 12:45 pm – Mar 11 @ 1:00 pm
Mar
13
Tue
Medical Emergencies Recognition, Intervention & Treatment (MERIT) @ UCRH Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Mar 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Course Overview:
Responding to a medical emergency on the ward can be a daunting prospect. The MERIT simulation workshop is designed to provide you with the opportunity to practice the skills required to recognize, respond and manage medical emergencies in a safe environment:
 Febrile Neutropenia
 Anaphylaxis
 Sepsis
 Chest Pain

Cost $85 including GST, light refreshment included.
Registrations close 2 weeks prior to course.

Hurry numbers are limited.

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Online registration form


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Mar
15
Thu
Mental Health @ UCRH Lecture Theatre
Mar 15 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Target Audience:  Registered and Enrolled Nurses & Medical Officers working in Emergency Departments and Wards that routinely care for the health and well-being of patients presenting with Mental Health conditions.

Topics include:

  • Mental Health Act
  • Schedules
  • Risk Assessments
  • Local policies
  • Case histories
  • Legal requirements
  • Medication Prescribing and administration
  • Seclusion / Observations

View flyer here

Register here


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Updating Management of Dysphonia Workshop @ Ballina Education Building, Ballina Hospital
Mar 15 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

This course will cover assessment, treatment and prevention of voice problems.

Assessment of Voice:
•Case History
•Perceptual Analysis
•Acoustic Analysis
•Other Assessment tools
•Videoendoscopy: protocols, examples of common disorders

Prevention & Treatment of Voice Problems:
•Practical treatment techniques for common disorders
•Current principles of wound healing, motor learning and neuroplasticity

View flyer here

Registration essential!  Register here


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Mar
19
Mon
Paediatric Advanced Life Support (ACCCN Accredited) @ UCRH Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Mar 19 – Mar 20 all-day

Course Overview
This two‐day Paediatric ALS Program is suitable for health professionals in the provision of
paediatric advanced life support in a clinical setting. Accredited by the Australian College
of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN) and based on the latest 2010 Australian Resuscitation
Council (ARC) guidelines, the program includes a comprehensive Paediatric ALS manual,
access to an e‐learning quiz, plus a 2‐day interactive workshop including assessment and
certification.

Topics covered in the workshop include: Paediatric Anatomy & Physiology
 BLS & ALS algorithms and principles
 Advanced airway management
 Electrical therapy
 Pharmacology
 Post resuscitation care
 Legal and ethical

Fully catered (morning tea/lunch)

View flyer here

online registration form 


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Mar
23
Fri
Mechanical Ventilation Workshop @ UCRH Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Mar 23 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

The mechanical ventilation workshop is designed for clinicians working in critical care areas who wish to enhance their knowledge of Mechanical Ventilation.
Topics include Invasive Ventilation, Non-Invasive Ventilation and High Flow Nasal Cannula. Different ventilation strategies will also be discussed.

Breakout sessions will provide participants with the opportunity to practice setting up the following equipment:

 Hamilton T1 ventilator
 Oxylog 3000
 RespironiCS V60
 Airvo 2
 Neopuff

Scenario based activities will also provide participants with the opportunity to trouble-shoot common ventilator problems.

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Register here


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Mar
26
Mon
Adult Advanced Life Support @ UCRH Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Mar 26 – Mar 27 all-day

Course Overview
This two‐day ALS Program is suitable for health professionals in the provision of adult advanced life support in a clinical setting.  Accredited by the Australian College of Critical Care Nurses (ACCCN) and based on the latest 2016 Australian Resuscitation Council (ARC) guidelines, the program includes a comprehensive Adult ALS manual, access to an E‐learning quiz, plus a 2‐day interactive workshop including assessment and certification.

Topics covered in the workshop include:
 Adult Anatomy & Physiology
 BLS & ALS algorithms and principles
 Advanced airway management
 Electrical therapy
 Pharmacology
 Post resuscitation care
 Legal and ethical

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Online registration form


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Mar
27
Tue
SENSE-ational Mealtimes – supporting children and families with mealtime challenges @ UCRH lecture theatre
Mar 27 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

About SENSE-ationalMealtimes:
•An effective, universal and targeted prevention and intervention program.
•A holistic, family-based approach
•Recogniseseach family as being the experts of their child and equips them with helpful information to adapt to their unique situation
•Provides a multifactorial and multidisciplinary approach to help carersof children with feeding difficulties

View flyer here

Registrations essential! Register here

 


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Apr
10
Tue
Aged Care Simulation Workshop @ UCRH Nyumbalihgu Simulation Centre
Apr 10 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Using a combination of interactive lectures and immersive scenarios the workshop provides staff working in the aged care sector with
the opportunity to develop both the clinical and team skills required to manage an acutely unwell resident.
Topics include: Chest pain, Basic Life support, Foreign Body removal, Asthma, Head injury, Hypoglycaemia, and Clinical Handover.

Registrations close two weeks prior to the course.

Morning tea provided

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Online registration form here


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