Research

Neroli Newlyn Centre for Education and Research, Royal Hobart Hospital Abstract: Insulin is one of the most self-reported medication errors within the Tasmanian Health Service, Safety Learning and Reporting System (Health Round Table 2019) and due to the high risk...
  • November 29, 2019
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Elizabeth Rigg, Debra Clay1, Francine Douce 1University of Southern Queensland, Australia, 2Launceston General Hospital, Launceston, Australia Abstract: Background: Literature highlights that midwifery is experiencing global workforce shortages. This is expected to worsen in Australia as its maternity workforce ages. In...
  • November 29, 2019
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Associate Professor Melanie Greenwood1, Dr Karen Ford1,2, Mrs Cindy Weatherburn1,3, Ms  Meredith Eberle3, Erin McLeod2 1School Of Nursing, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia, 2THS-South, Hobart, Australia, 3Royal Hobart Hospital, Hobart, Australia Abstract: Partnering with consumers to design and evaluate care...
  • November 29, 2019
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Dr Karen Ford1 1THS-S, Hobart, Australia, 2School of Nursing University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia Abstract: Nursing and midwifery research expands the evidence base for practice and improves patient outcomes. The integral importance of research to nursing and midwifery is outlined...
  • November 29, 2019
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Mrs Stephanie Haines1 1Department of Health, Tasmania, Hobart, Australia Abstract: Introduction: Tasmania has more than the national number of nurses and midwives per capita, but fewer than some other jurisdictions, highlighting differences in the way services are provided; and how...
  • November 29, 2019
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Mrs Helen Gulliver1,2 1Tasmanian Health Service – Launceston General Hospital, West Launceston, AU, 2Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre, Hobart, AU Abstract: The Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre (WDREC) has developed a massive open on-line course, Understanding Dementia (UDMOOC),...
  • November 29, 2019
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Ms Sarah Young1, Professor Steven Campbell1, Dr Mai Frandsen1, Dr Carey Mather1 1University Of Tasmania, Launceston, Australia Abstract: Women’s needs after childbirth are varied and numerous, and the weeks and months following birth are crucial for both mother and baby....
  • November 28, 2019
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Mr Colin Banks1, Dr Sue Pearson2 1THS-S, Hobart, AU, 2UTAS, Hobart, AU Abstract: Absenteeism and presenteeism in the healthcare environment has been shown to have significant negative impacts on individuals, departments and organisations. As the largest professional group within healthcare...
  • November 28, 2019
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