The Australian Diabetes Society is running its annual Practical Skills Course for First Year Trainees in Adult Endocrinology on Saturday 18 February 2017. The Course will be held at the Marriott Hotel in Melbourne.
Registration commences at 8:15am. The course starts at 8:45 am sharp and finishes at 5:30pm.
The course will focus on the hands-on practical skills required to effectively care for people with diabetes in ward and clinic settings. It will be run by senior endocrinologists, senior advanced trainees and other diabetes health professionals.
There will be six 1-hour sessions including small group workshops:
1.Blood glucose monitoring, including behavioural aspects
2.Prescribing oral hypoglycaemic medications and non-insulin injectables
3.Insulin, insulin injector devices and self-injection techniques
4.Insulin pumps (with hands-on experience)
5.Inpatient glycaemia, including peri-operative management
6.Managing the diabetic foot (including ulcer management and footwear)
Supervisors are encouraged to advise incoming first year trainees of this course. Registration for the course isfree of charge, but trainees will need to organise their own travel arrangements (air travel and accommodation) to attend the course. Flights will need to be booked to allow FULL attendance at the course. Please note that the course is being held on the same day as White Night in Melbourne so it is recommended that accommodation is booked as early as possible.
Please contact Ms Linda Valenzisi at the ADS Secretariat via email at: email@example.com for any enquires regarding the course.
Register for the 2017 ADS Practical Skills Course
Registrations are now open. Registrations close on Monday 13 February 2017.
Early registration is recommended as places are strictly limited. Please note, registration to the course is only open for First Year Advanced Trainees in Adult Endocrinology.
This course is supported by funds provided to ADS under the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS). The NDSS is an initiative of the Australian Government administered with the assistance of Diabetes Australia. We gratefully acknowledge the financial support for this educational activity.
The ADS John R. Turtle Diabetes Clinical Skills Training Course is designed to be practical and interactive. It will be run by experienced clinical endocrinologists from across Australia and will focus on everyday clinical skills required in the treatment of diabetes by a consultant physician. The course has been developed in consultation with and supported by, the Specialist Advisory Committee (SAC) in Endocrinology at the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP).
To honour Professor John R. Turtle in his retirement, the ADS have resolved that the Course on an ongoing basis will be named The John R Turtle Diabetes Clinical Skills Training Course for Advanced Trainees in Endocrinology.
The 15th ADS-John R. Turtle Diabetes Clinical Skills Training Course will be held on Friday 1 September 2017 from 1:00pm to 5:30pm following the ADS/ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre in WA.
(Please Note: This Course is by Invitation Only and is for Advanced Trainees in Adult Endocrinology)
Please contact Linda Valenzisi at the ADS Secretariat via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any enquiries regarding the course.
Please contact the ADS Secretariat, Ms Linda Valenzisi via email at email@example.com to pre-regsiter your interest for the 2017 ADS JRT Course.
To Register for the 15th ADS-John R. Turtle Diabetes Clinical Skills Training Course
Please download the Program for this years ADS JRT Course - PDF (Currently unavailable for 2017)
Please note there is limited places available. Registration to the course closes on Friday 14 July 2017. The ADS Secretariat will contact you in due course to confirm your registration. All trainees must also register for the ADS/ADEA Annual Scientific Meeting in Perth to attend the ADS JRT Course.
The Australian Diabetes Society gratefully acknowledges the genrous support from Servier and Sanofi of the 2017 ADS JRT Course.