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AOD nurses, join us for the Australian Nurses and Midwives Conference

AOD nurses, join us for the Australian Nurses and Midwives Conference

Would you like to reinvigorate your practice in the alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector 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 and midwifery professionals, and have an opportunity to network with your colleagues from around the country.

This year we have an AOD-specific concurrent stream and a keynote on the work undertaken in South Australia to support and care for people affected by Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).

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

Thursday 12 September

  • 1B AOD: AOD and the mother baby unit – residential withdrawal service
    Rose McCrohan, Nurse Unit Manager and Nurse Practitioner, Uniting Care ReGen – Curran Place
  • 2B AOD: Towards a national pill testing early warning system: what could we see in Victoria?
    Penny Hill, PhD Candidate; Research Assistant, Burnet Institute and Harm Reduction Australia
  • 3B AOD: Resilience – one nurse’s experience with addiction
    Glenn Taylor, CEO, Nursing and Midwifery Health Program Victoria

Friday 13 September

  • 4C Nursing: Addressing family violence through collaborative partnerships
    Terry Welch, CEO, Maryborough District Health Service
    4D OHS: The industrial manslaughter campaign – how does this apply to nursing?

    Dr Paul Sutton, Lead OHS Organiser, Trades Hall and former Director – Union Rights Centre, United Voice
  • 5C Nursing: Partnering with the north: evaluating and building capacity for stronger families
    Roslyn Payne, Deputy Director of Nursing and Midwifery, Northern Health
    5C OHS: Changing a culture of 
    Danielle Austin, Incident Response Manager and Sean Evans, NUM, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney
  • 6C Nursing: Western HealthLinks – supporting patients with chronic and complex conditions at the home
    Kirsty Barnes, Manager – Healthlinks and Integrated Care, Western HealthLinks, Western Health
    6C OHS: Not just part of the job – making OHS a priority

    Judith Kiejda, Assistant Secretary, NSW Nurses and Midwives Association