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Adjunct Associate Professor (UTas) Francine Douce, Katrina Silveri, Cat Schofield & Dana Gray 1The Office of the Chief Nurse and Midwife Abstract In 2019, the World Health Organisation declared 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife...
  • November 10, 2021
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Markeeta Matthews1, Jo Schmolzer1, Alison West1, Janet Carty1 1Department of Health, Hobart, Australia Abstract COVID-19 is an infectious disease caused by a coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2. The first known cases of COVID-19 were reported in December 2019. North West Tasmania...
  • October 3, 2021
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Brendan Bakes1 1Royal Hobart Hospital, Hospitals-South, Hobart, Tasmania Abstract The World Health Organization defines rehabilitation as ‘a set of interventions designed to optimize functioning and reduce disability in individuals with health conditions in interaction with their environment’. Rehabilitation is a...
  • September 26, 2021
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Professor (Practice) Alison McMillan PSM1 1Australian Government Department of Health’s Commonwealth Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Abstract Alison will speak on the role of the Commonwealth Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer (CNMO). She will discuss the role she applied for...
  • August 29, 2021
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Erin McLeod1 1Tasmanian Health Service South, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia Abstract: What is it that you want for your colleagues and your profession and how can I make a difference? Ever asked yourself these questions, but really weren’t sure of what...
  • December 16, 2019
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Sam Halliday1 1Chief Pharmacist and Churchill Fellowship recipient Abstract: What is the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship What does it allow you to do Why would you consider applying Factors to consider if applying for any scholarship Some examples of...
  • November 29, 2019
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Kerrie Duggan1 1Cygnet Family Practice Pty Ltd Abstract: Nurse Practitioners are focused on improving access to treatment, providing cost-effective care, and targeting at-risk populations including aged care and indigenous populations in remote and rural areas.  Educated at Masters level and found...
  • November 26, 2019
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Adjunct Professor Tanya Farrell Chair, CCOPMM and Senior Maternity Advisor, SCV Abstract: The presentation will provide insights into the work of Consultative Council on Obstetric and Paediatric Mortality and Morbidity  (CCOPMM) and Safer Care Victoria (SCV) and how best to...
  • November 24, 2019
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Nikki Johnston OAM1, Julianne Samara1, Liz Forbat2,3, Wai-Man Liu4, Jane Koerner3, Michael Chapman4,5, Lawrence Lam6 1Calvary, 2Stirling, 3ACU, 4ANU, 5Canberra Health, 6UTS Abstract: Background: Access to Specialist palliative care for aged care residents is often inadequate and inconsistent across Australia....
  • November 14, 2019
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