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HSRs, join us for the Australian Nurses and Midwives Conference

Would you like to reinvigorate your knowledge of occupational health and safety (OHS) 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 OHS concurrent stream and keynotes exploring occupational violence and aggression and fatigue management.

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

Thursday 12 September

  • 1D OHS: The changing dynamics surrounding modern workplaces and how WorkSafe is responding through its transformational strategy
    Clare Amies, CEO, WorkSafe Victoria
  • 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
  • 3D OHS: WorkCover tips
    Rachel Schutze, Principal Lawyer, Gordon Legal

Friday 13 September

  • 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 OHS: Changing a culture of underreporting
    Danielle Austin, Incident Response Manager and Sean Evans, NUM, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney
  • 6C OHS: Not just part of the job – making OHS a priority
    Judith Kiejda, Assistant Secretary, NSW Nurses and Midwives Association