ADS Education Courses for Advanced Trainees in Adult Endocrinology

19th ADS John R Turtle Diabetes Clinical Skills Training Course for Advanced Trainees in Adult Endocrinology

The ADS John R Turtle Diabetes Clinical Skills Training Course is designed to be practical and interactive. It will be run by experienced diabetes clinicians from across Australia and will focus on everyday clinical skills required in the treatment of diabetes by endocrinology trainees. The course is supported by the Specialist Advisory Committee (SAC) in Endocrinology from 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 19th ADS John R Turtle Diabetes Clinical Skills Training Course will be held as an online virtual event on Saturday 6th November 2021 from 10:30am to 5:15pm (AEDT). 

(Please Note: This course is by invitation and is for Advanced Trainees in Adult Endocrinology ONLY)

This year, we are offering the following topics to all:

And please state your preference when completing the online registration form for:

Please contact Linda Valenzisi at the ADS Secretariat via email at: linda@diabetessociety.com.au if you have any enquiries regarding the course. 

Please download the program for this year's ADS JRT Course -  PDF

Please download the flyer for this year's ADS JRT Course - PDF

Registration for the course closes on Friday 22nd October 2021 but early registration is encouraged as limited places are available. The ADS Secretariat will contact you in due course to confirm your registration of allocated workshop group.

(Please note that you must register for the ADS JRT Course via the ADS. Signed-up registrations on the day of the course will not be accepted).

Click here to register online for the 2021 ADS JRT Course

 

The Australian Diabetes Society gratefully acknowledges the generous support provided from AstraZeneca for the ADS JRT Course.


2021 ADS Practical Skills Course; Day 1
The Australian Diabetes Society is running its annual Practical Skills Course for First Year Trainees in Adult Endocrinology over two days with the first day held on Saturday 15th May 2021 from 9.30am to 5.15pm (AEST). The course will be held as an online virtual event. 

The course will focus on the hands-on practical skills required to effectively care for people with diabetes in inpatient and ambulatory clinical settings. It will be run by senior endocrinologists, senior advanced trainees and other diabetes health professionals.

There will be two 1-hour lecture sessions including three 1.25-1.5 hour small group workshops:

1) Prescribing medications for type 2 diabetes

2) Insulin, insulin injector devices and self-injection techniques

3) Inpatient glycaemia, including peri-operative management

4) Programming insulin pumps (with hands-on experience)

5) Monitoring glucose levels

Supervisors are encouraged to advise incoming first year trainees of this course.

Course Details:

Venue: Online Virtual Event
Dates: 
Saturday 15th May 2021
Registration Fees: $99
 (inc $9GST) for both days. Full payment is required when registering for Day 1. Please note no refunds issued if cancelled after 10th May 2021 or if not able to attend Day 2. 
Course Times: 
Registration is from 9:30am to 9:45am; course to commence sharply at 10:00am and will conclude at 5.15pm (AEDT)

Download HERE for the 2021 ADS Practical Skills Course Program (Day 1).
Click
 HERE to download the 2021 ADS Practical Skills Course Flyer (Day 1).

Registration Conditions:

To register for the ADS Practical Skills Course 2021 (Day 1):

Please click HERE to apply online for the ADS Practical Skills Course 2021.

Contact Linda Valenzisi at the ADS Secretariat via email at: linda@diabetessociety.com.au or phone on 02 9169 3859 if you have any enquiries regarding the course. 

Cancellation: Please provide the ADS Secretariat notice by no later than Monday 10th May 2021 if you are unable to attend the course.  

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.


2021 ADS Practical Skills Course; Day 2

The Australian Diabetes Society is running its annual Practical Skills Course for First Year Trainees in Adult Endocrinology over two days with the second day held on Saturday 19th June 2021 from 9.30am to 5.15pm (AEST). The course will be held as an online virtual event. 

The course will focus on the hands-on practical skills required to effectively care for people with diabetes in inpatient and ambulatory clinical settings. It will be run by senior endocrinologists, senior advanced trainees and other diabetes health professionals.

There will be one 1-hour lecture session including four 1.25-1.5 hour small group workshops:

1. Case studies in Type 1 Diabetes

2. Managing the diabetic foot (including ulcer management and footwear) 

3. Diabetic eye examination and retinopathy 

4. Case studies in Type 2 Diabetes

5. Insulin pump therapy case studies 

Supervisors are encouraged to advise incoming first year trainees of this course.

Course Details:

Venue: Online Virtual Event via Zoom
Meeting Rooms: Online meeting room links will be advised closer to the event
Date:
  Saturday 19th June 2021
 

Registration Closes: Monday 31st May 2021
Event Times: 
Registration is from 9:30am (AEST). The course commences sharply at 09:45am and will conclude at 5.15pm (AEST) 

To register for ADS Practical Skills Course (Day 2):

Please click HERE to register online

Cancellation Policy:
Please provide the ADS Secretariat notice by no later than Monday 14th June 2021 if you are unable to attend the course.

To apply for ADS Membership, please go to the following link https://diabetessociety.com.au/membership-apply-online.asp via the ADS website to submit your Membership Application Form.

Please Note the following conditions: