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2013 Professional Issues in Nursing Practice Conference Presentations

These presentations will be available from Friday, 4 October until Friday, 1 November 2013. After this time, they will be transferred to the Member?s area of this ANMF website.


Note: not all presenters gave permission for their presentations to be available online.


Day 1: Thursday 19 September 2013

Setting the Scene - The Mid Staffordshire Trust. What contributed to the care failures and what does this mean for Australian nurses and midwives?
Professor Philip Darbyshire
Professor, Philip Darbyshire Consulting Pty Ltd

Enrolled nurse graduate program - Bendigo Health
Dr Helen Aikman

Nursing and Midwifery Education, Bendigo Health

Good to go? Developing nursing competence and implementing criteria led discharge improves patient flow
Susy Vulich and Jayne Morrison

Royal Children's Hospital

A new and innovative approach to midwifery education at Sunshine Hospital
Beth Collis and Val Dibella

Sunshine Hospital

What nurses' want:  Findings from the National Study on work and attitudes 2013
Peter Holland and Dr Belinda Allen

Monash University

A hospital traineeship for undergraduate EN's: Expanding the workforce capacity and growing our own work-ready graduates
Denielle Beardmore: presented by Samantha Gent

Clinical Nurse Educator - Professional Development, Ballarat Health Services

Benefits of specialised nurse led clinics in general practice
Kerrie Cunningham

Manager - Clinical Business Development, General Practice Support Services

From healthcare worker to patient: the lifelong implications of occupational latex exposure
Melita Taylor

General Medical, Barwon Health

Conservative wound management in the community - A collaborative approach
Anne Bryant

Barwon Region Wound Management CNC, Barwon Health

Developing health services in non-government schools
Susan Micallef

Registered Nurse, Brisbane Grammar Health Centre

Turning Haemodialysis Green: One Victorian Dialysis Services account of their efforts in making environmental and sustainable change
Anthony Perkins (and Professor John Agar)

Renal Research Nurse and Eco-dialysis Project, Barwon Health

The reality of a nurse-led bladder cancer surveillance clinic incorporating flexible cystoscopy in the public setting
Patricia Bugeja

Urology Research Nurse, Royal Melbourne Hospital

Challenges in preventing and managing workplace bullying
Dr Carlo Caponecchia

The University of New South Wales

After-hours telephone triage:  A palliative care support service in Victoria, Australia
Charlotte Chidell

Hospice After-Hours Coordinator and OHS Coordinator, St Vincent's Health

Nurse Practitioner development in Regional Victoria
Regina Kendall

Nurse Practitioner, Ballarat Health Services

Increasing nurses' knowledge of diabetes through online learning modules
Catherine Prochilo

Diabetes Educator - RN CDE, Diabetes Australia



Day 2: Friday 20 September 2013

A story of hope and inspiration from The Afar, Africa
Valerie Browning

Nurse and Midwife

Where are we up to? Interprofessional communication in hospitals
Professor Tracey Bucknall

Deakin University

Follow-through experience: A survey of Victorian midwifery students and academics
Michelle Newton

La Trobe University
Gina Kruger
Victoria University

Psychiatric advance directives:  Australia goes missing
Beth Bennett

Aboriginal Nursing and Midwifery cadets
Ashleigh Nichols and Dr Fleur Llewelyn

Royal Women's Hospital

Breastfeeding:  A learned skill requiring time and patience
Sandra Dikschei and Patricia Hibberson

Mitcham Private Hospital

Safe Patient Handling Special interest Group
Stephen Morley

Manual Handling Coordinator, Bendigo Health

Advanced Practice Nursing
Professor Glenn Gardner

Queensland University of Technology

The National Review of the Standards for Practice for the Enrolled Nurse
Professor Wendy Cross

Head of School, Monash University

Clinical placements in the maternal and child health service: perceptions of support for students and preceptors
Helen Rowe

Consultant - Maternal and Child Health

Metabolic Monitoring and Atypical Antipsychotic Medication:  Whose role is it and what is the point
Sian Pritchard

Clozapine Nurse/Senior Dual Diagnosis Nurse, Barwon Health/Mercy Health

Evidence-Based Practice: Nurse Educators, Clinical Coaches and Nurse Specialists' perceptions
Gulzar Malik

PhD Candidate, Institue of Health & Nursing Australia

Complex Pregnancy Care Program - The regional experience in supporting vulnerable families through pregnancy, birth & beyond
Kerryn McGlone and Monique Rosenbauer

Bendigo Health

Assisting Community Nurses in the Everyday Challenges of Client Manual handling
Jenny Smith and Joan Hiser

Royal District Nursing Service (Victoria)

Fatigue:  The effects on registered nurses and midwives
Dr Jessica Paterson

Senior Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, CQUniversity Australia 

Using technology - Smarter Health Services
Chris Howarth

Smarter Services Leader, IBM Australia Limited




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