Rapid Fire Oral

Mrs Anne Jong1, Ms  Tana Clark, Ms Heather Craigie1 1Mersey Community Hospital, Latrobe, Australia Abstract: Introduction: Peripheral Intravenous Catheters (PIVC) are inserted in up to 70% of hospital inpatients.  Up to 69% of these experience premature failure due to complications,...
  • November 29, 2019
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Ms Annie Wells1, Ms  Dana Gray1 1Public Health Services, Department of Health , Hobart, Australia Abstract: Healthcare Associated Infections (HAIs) are a common complication affecting patients in and out of hospital.  HAIs contribute to morbidity, mortality and excess healthcare expenditure....
  • November 29, 2019
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Mrs Kiona Fitzpatrick1, Dr Jane Cooper2, Mr Wayne Frost3 1Tasmanian Health Service, Ulverstone, Australia, 2Don Medical Clinic, Devonport, Australia, 3Cornerstone Youth Services, Devonport , Australia Abstract: In 2013 an on-campus clinic was established at a public education institution. It was...
  • November 29, 2019
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Ms Jane Springall1, Ms Jeanette Kelly1 1Department of Health Tas, Hobart, Australia Abstract: The Department of Health was the host organisation for the Australian College of Nursing’s National Nursing Forum in Hobart in August 2019. The Departments role included sponsorship...
  • November 29, 2019
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Mrs Leahanna Stevens1, Ms Margaret Fry2, Mr Michael Browne3, Mr  Arthit Barnes1 1Mersey Community Hospital, Latrobe, Asutralia , 2University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, Australia , 3Royal Hobart Hospital , Hobart, Australia Abstract: Background: Across Australia over one million patients are...
  • November 28, 2019
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