Tasmanian Nursing & Midwifery Symposium Program

Tasmanian Nursing and Midwifery Symposium 2019

Preliminary Program - Friday, 1 March 2019

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Morning Welcome and Keynote Presentations

Time

Event

8:15 am to 8:45 amRegistration Open – Federation Foyer (First Floor)
Collect name tag and delegate bag
Tea & Coffee on arrival.
8:45 am to 8:55 amWelcome to Country – Kartanya Maynard
8:55 am to 9:05 amWelcome –  Associate Professor Francine Douce FACM MACN
Chief Nurse and Midwife, Department of Health, Tasmania
9:05 am to 9:15 amOpening Address – The Honourable Michael Ferguson MP
Minister for Health
9:15 am to 9:55 am

Keynote Address – Adjunct Professor Deb Thoms
Commonwealth Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer

Just a Nurse

9:55 am to 10:30 am

Keynote Address  –  Lorraine Stevenson
Director of Nursing and Midwifery Services, Metro South Health, Queensland

The Amazing Journey

10:30 am to 11:00 amMORNING REFRESHMENTS

Concurrent Session 1 - 11:00 am to 12:30 pm 

Time

Outside the box – extraordinary ideas

Two heads are better than one – extraordinary collaboration

An ordinary day – extraordinary stories

*Practice Development Tasmania Workshop

11:00 am to 11:20 amProject DISCO YAD – Diabetes Innovation through Co-design (DISCO) with Young Adults living with Diabetes (YAD)
Samantha Beattie
Nurses and pharmacists vaccinating together: Interprofessional collaboration and insights from public meningococcal vaccination clinics
Tanya Panitzki
Home-birth – The extraordinary in the ordinary
Ann Popelier
11:00am –12:30pm

This workshop is aimed for those who are less familiar with Practice Development (PD) and the use of facilitative ‘PD’ tools and would like to know more or those who know nothing about it but would like to.

The workshop will provide a short overview of PD theory and methodologies and then provide opportunity for participants to experience PD tools close up.

Practice Development Tas Facilitators

11:20 am to 11:40 amThe Pause – A moment of reflection for quality nursing care
Cathy Smith
The path to consistency – Infection Prevention and Control
Lucy Hughson & Annie Wells
Under Pressure
Sarah Ascencio-Lane
11:40 am to 12:00 pmSmoke Screen – A Novel Approach to Promoting Smoke Free Pregnancy. District Hospitals: Maximising our Health Assets
Nancy Westcott & Ana Navidad
Circle – an international collaboration of children's nurse researchers
Karen Ford
Expect the Unexpected
Diane Jessup
12:00 pm to 12:20 pmUsing Pasteurised Donor Human Milk (PDHM) at RHH without a Milk Bank
Christina Galloway
Positive Practice Environments in a Nursing & Midwifery Advisory Office
Geraldine O'Rourke
Pacific Island Program – A multidisciplinary Health Team Collaboration to improve health outcomes in the communities of Vanuatu
Paul Van Nynanten
12:20 pm to 12:30 pmClosing discussion of sessionClosing discussion of sessionClosing discussion of session

12:30 pm to 1:15 pm LUNCH

Concurrent Session 2 - 1:15 pm to 2:40 pm

Time

Outside the box – extraordinary ideas

Two heads are better than on – extraordinary collaboration

An ordinary day – extraordinary stories

*Practice Development Tasmania Workshop

1:15 pm to 1:35 pmDementia – A unique approach to care at home
Linda Johnstone,

Fiona Methorst &

Joan Towns

Contemporary practice in school nursing
Anthony Millward, & Elizabeth MacKay
Rash Decisions –The Public Health response to Invasive Meningococcal Disease
Beth Reszke
1:15pm to 2:45 pm

This workshop is aimed for those who are less familiar with Practice Development (PD) and the use of facilitative ‘PD’ tools and would like to know more or those who know nothing about it but would like to. The workshop will provide a short overview of PD theory and methodologies and then provide opportunity for participants to experience PD tools close up.

Please note: this is a repeat of the morning session

Practice Development Tas Facilitators

1:35 pm to 1:55 pmDistrict Hospitals – Maximising our Health Assets
Fiona Young, Karen Schnitzerling & Cate Pel
KIDZ outpatients – a quality improvement interdisciplinary approach
Gaylene Bassett
Responding to People – reflections of the way we react to mental illness
Russell James
1:55 pm to 2:15 pmA nurse’s journey through empirical research in transformational leadership towards Magnet Recognition Program® designation
Sarah Moon
Health for all – Using health care models developed in nursing to improve care for adolescents in custodial youth justice
Madeleine Gardiner & Adrian Bol
Collaboration: Making a difference in your local community – A Nurse Practitioner's story
Kerrie Duggan
2:15 pm to 2:35 pmFrom little things big things grow
Anne Wallace & Kerry Cleaver
Hospital avoidance – collaborating to improve patient and system outcomes
Meredith Prestwood
How half a sausage led to an exploration of the relevance of clinical based nursing education
Erin McLeod
2:35 pm to 2:45 pmClosing discussion of sessionClosing discussion of sessionClosing discussion of session

2:45 pm to 3:05 pm    AFTERNOON REFRESHMENTS

Afternoon Keynote Presenters and Panel Session

Time

Event

3:05 pm to 3:20 pmKeynote Address – Elizabeth Rigg
Senior Lecturer in Midwifery / Midwifery Program Co-ordinator, University of Southern Queensland

Securing a Bachelor of Midwifery (Graduate Entry) Program of Training for Tasmania: An  Extraordinary Collaboration

3:20 pm to 3.40 pmKeynote Address – Diane Webb
Population Health Services

#hellomynameis… from adversity - an extraordinary legacy

3:40 pm to 4:15 pmExecutive Directors of Nursing and Midwifery – Panel Discussion
  • Susan Gannon
    Statewide Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery Services, Tasmanian Health Service
  • Clinical Associate Professor Coral Paton
    Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery, Tasmanian Health Service –South
  • Adjunct Associate Professor Karen Linegar FACN JP
    Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery, Tasmanian Health Service – North West
  • Adjunct Associate Professor Helen Bryan
    Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery, Tasmanian Health Service –North.
4:15 pm to 4:30 pmExtraordinary Finale - to be announced.

4:30 pmNetworking Event
Complimentary drinks and light refreshments.

Preliminary Program as at 16 November 2018    

Please note:
this is a preliminary program subject to change