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Aged care nurses, join us for the Australian Nurses and Midwives Conference

Aged care nurses, join us for the Australian Nurses and Midwives Conference

Would you like to reinvigorate your aged care nursing practice and accrue up to 15 of your continuing professional development hours?

Register today for the 2019 Australian Nurses and Midwives Conference (12-13 September at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre).

You will hear presentations from nursing professionals, and have an opportunity to network with your colleagues from around the country.

To tailor a personalised program, here are suggested concurrent sessions:

Thursday 12 September

  • 1C Nursing: Nursing on the go – how advanced nursing roles are changing the lives for our most vulnerable
    Simone O’Brien, Nurse Practitioner and Midwife, Bendigo Health and Heathcote Health
    1D OHS: The changing dynamics surrounding modern workplaces and how WorkSafe is responding through its transformational strategy

    Clare Amies, CEO, WorkSafe Victoria
  • Nursing 2C: Engaging nurses to take a greater role in prescribing medicines
    Professor Lisa Nissen, Head of the School of Clinical Sciences, Queensland University of Technology
    2D OHS: Mental health promotion versus psychosocial risk prevention – what should we consider during implementation and what controls should be in place?

    Dr Carlo Caponecchia, Senior Lecturer, the University of NSW
  • 2C Nursing: Advanced care planning – considerations, obstructions & structures
    Kathy Whiteside, Advance Care Planning Coordinator, Austin Health
    3D OHS: WorkCover tips 

    Rachel Schutze, Principal Lawyer, Gordon Legal

Friday 13 September

  • 4B Aged Care: Feelings first: can emotionally intelligent leadership improve resident outcomes in aged care?
    Gay Taylor, Aged Care, Western Sydney University
  • 5B Aged Care: What quality of care? The impact of poor staffing levels and private-for-profit aged care ownership
    Dr Julie Henderson, Research Associate – Nursing and Public Health Research, Flinders University
  • 6B Aged Care: Aged care and insight into the Royal Commission process
    Dr Jo Ibrahim, Melbourne gerontologist