Please note the program below is subject to change.  Please click on the presentation title to view the abstract.

Friday 19 November 2021
0730 Registration Open
Chair Jenni Pyefinch
0830 – 0900 Welcome to the Symposium | Adjunct Associate Professor (UTas) Francine Douce
Welcome to Country
Welcome from the Minister for Health | Honourable Minister Rockliff
Welcome from the Secretary and State Health Commander | Kathrine Morgan-Wicks
The University of Tasmania – Platinum Partner | Professor Sonj Hall
0900 – 1000 Keynote Speaker
Grace’s Story
Grace Tame (2021 Australian of the Year)
1000 – 1030 MORNING TEA & EXHIBITION | Mezzanine Level
Room Grand Ballroom 1 Grand Ballroom 2 Grand Ballroom 3 Harbour View 1
Theme The Power Within Passion & Potential Making the Impossible Possible Workshop
Chair Fiona Wilson & Raul Cox Ana Navidad & Kathleen Tori Marina Buchanan-Grey & Patricia Bromley  
1030 – 1050

Trust, Empower, Lead: Hospitals South Shared Governance Journey
Anna Kallonen & Felicity Roger

Harnessing passion and potential to establish a unit-based nursing shared governance council
Chloe Jordan, Georgina Rolf
A passion for quality – in clear focus
Courtney Jones & Kate Turner
1030 – 1230
Consent, Care and Trust
Catherine Schofield & Erin McLeod
1050 – 1110 The role of the Intensive Care Nurse on the Medical Emergency Team
Cindy Weatherburn
‘Stepping up’ – A new shift coordinator development pathway
Phoebe Bone
Applying Critical Systems Analysis to Serious Incidents in Aged Care
Pete Williams
1110 – 1130 The speciality of rehabilitation nursing and the Australian Rehabilitation Nurses’ Association: 30 years of practical partnership
Brendan Bakes
Basinless Bathing- Back to basics
Ellen Burke
Renal Supportive Care – Trail blazers at a smaller regional hospital
Bridget Brown
1130 – 1150 Unleashing and Embracing the Possibilities- Implementing an End of Life Care Plan in the Acute Care Setting
Anna Nicholas
Delivering PPE training to Tasmanian rural general practices: Enhancing COVID-19 preparedness and response
Catherine Teare & Belinda Beavin
Advanced Nursing Practice: Influencing workforce strategy
Anne Wallace
1150 – 1210 Workforce research: a window on the power within
Stephanie Haines
The abundant potential of passionate nurses promoting Primary Health Care in Schools
Isabella Juric & Molly Hanson
Building capability of supervisors of nursing students in rural areas: Whole of Community Facilitator Model of Support
Elaine Bentley & Denise McLean
1210 – 1230 Expressing our Experience: Health Staff Experience of Working During COVID-19 in Tasmania, Australia
Laura Pyszkowski
Nurse-led collaborative health clinic for homeless individuals: Mission Health
Michele Dowlman & Jane Laidlaw
The Invisible Nurses of COVID-19
Samantha Elrick
1230 – 1330 LUNCH & EXHIBITION | Mezzanine Level
Room Grand Ballroom 1 Grand Ballroom 2 Grand Ballroom 3 Harbour View 1
Theme The Power Within Passion & Potential Making the Impossible Possible The Power of Partnerships
Chair Felicity Roger & Melanie Greenwood Anne Wallace & Olivia Russell Kylie Chilcott & Alice Barrett Leah Avery & Kimberly Warr
1330 – 1350 Medecs Learning – Demonstrating nursing leadership in a non-nursing environment
Deborah Stone
Boldly Taking the Challenge of Quality Improvement to Clinical Learning Environments
Alison Sayer
Fanning the Flames of Our Future Leaders
Dana Gray, Erin McLeod & Cat Schofield
Collaborative Midwifery Partnerships: Introducing Endorsed Credentialed Midwives into the Tasmanian Health Service 
Sue Hughes
1350 – 1410 From ‘just a nurse’ to ‘policy influencer’ – one nurses journey
Claire Morley
Keeping the passion going: A lifeline thrown to a graduate nurse
Erin Mercieca
The power of possibility for global facilitation and connection in the midst of a Pandemic
Catherine Schofield
Midwives and CHaPs Nurses partnering together for improved evidence-based Postnatal Care
Hayley Potter & Eleanor Hodge
1410 – 1430 Nurse Taster – An immersion Workshop for High School students
Ann-Marie Brown
Unlocking the possibilities of preceptorship
Erin McLeod
Unemployable to General Practice co-owner – Kerrie Duggan and the Cygnet Family Practice Journey so far
Kerrie Duggan
Safer Baby Bundle Implementation Project
Ana Navidad
1430 – 1500 AFTERNOON TEA & EXHIBITION | Mezzanine Level
Poster Viewing Session (poster authors to stand by their posters)
Chair Marina Buchanan-Grey & Josie von Allmen
Exploring women’s experiences of maternity service delivery in north west Tasmania: A qualitative study
Sally Hargreaves
Leadership -Excellence in Practice Pathway
Kylie Chilcott & Kylie Sih
Crossing Boundaries: An acute hospital and a Renal Service collaborate on a renal education program for nurses
Catherine Phillips & Ria Gilham
Passion and Possibility – Practice Development Tasmania
Erin McLeod
Chair Jenni Pyefinch
1530 – 1615 Keynote Speaker
Power, Passion and Possibilities – Leading into the unknown
Professor (Practice) Alison McMillan PSM
1615 – 1630 Symposium Close and Farewell
1800 – 2000 Tasmanian Public Sector Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards