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WEDNESDAY 18TH SEPTEMBER 2019

 

1500-1800 REGISTRATION OPEN
Galleria Foyer – Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
1600-1630 CRANAplus Annual General Meeting – Cabernet Merlot Room
1800-2000 WELCOME DRINKS | Exhibition Area
  • Welcome Ceremony
  • Opening Address – Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health
  • Sponsor Address – Jude Frost, Client Partnership Manager – HESTA
  • Presentation of new CRANAplus Fellows
  • Presentation of Graduates
  • Presentation of CRH Awards

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THURSDAY 19TH SEPTEMBER 2019

 

0730 – 0750 Mindfulness Morning Session Click here for more information
Cabernet-Merlot Room – Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
0730 Trade Exhibition OPEN | Exhibition Centre – Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
Registration Desk OPEN
| Galleria Foyer – Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
Tea & Coffee available!
SESSION 1        Cabernet-Merlot Room – Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
0815-0820 Welcome to Country – Uncle Warren Taggart, Elder of the Wonnarua People
0820-0825 Welcome – Karen Cook
0825-0845 Opening address and Gayle Woodford Oration – Jacqui Cross, Chief Nursing & Midwifery Officer
0845-0945 Keynote Speaker
Access to health services in outback Australia: a human right.
Gillian Triggs
Human Rights Consultant and Prominent Academic in Public International Law
0945-1000 caring@home resources: Supporting home-based end-of-life care in communities
Liz Reymond
Director | Brisbane South Palliative Care Collaborative
1000-1015 SCARS – Skin Cancer Assessment Remote Service – Nurse led clinics
Sheena Christensen
Remote Area Nurse | Silverchain
1015-1030 Should I stay or should I go?: Midwifery workforce in Rural and Remote Australia
Alicia Carey
Lecturer In Nursing & Midwifery/ Phd Candidate | University of Canberra/Charles Sturt University
1030-1045 Question time
1045-1115 MORNING TEA
SESSION 2      Cabernet-Merlot Room – Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
1115-1145 Invited Speaker
The future is ours
Banok Rind
Deputy Executive Officer | Koorie Youth Council
1145-1200 Indigenous eye health – diversity and connection will close the gap for vision
Rosamond Gilden
Research Assistant | Indigenous Eye Health, The University of Melbourne
1200-1215 Why do nurses stay in Australia’s small rural hospitals? Why do they leave?
Sarah Smith
Phd Candidate | University of Wollongong
1215-1230 Cultural Safety and the Nursing Profession
Sammy Petric
RAN | University of Notre Dame
1230-1245 Question time
1245-1345

LUNCH | Exhibition Area


Workforce Safety Focus Group | Sauvignon Room – Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
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SESSION 3          Cabernet-Merlot Room – Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
1345-1400 NSW Rural and Remote health workers and the burden of care in the drought: who cares for the carers? A report on the CRANAplus Bush Support Service 2019 Drought Support Roadshow across the state
Annmaree Wilson & Yoni Luxford
CRANAplus Bush Support Service
1400-1415 Perceived Preparedness of Recent Dental Graduates in Recognising, Responding and Referring Patients who have Experienced Domestic Violence
Nausheen Mohamed Muhajir
James Cook University
1415-1430 RIPEN Transitional Planning: Working together to ensure rural and isolated communities have access to, and quality use of, medicines
Michelle Gunn
1430-1445 Embracing Nursing’s Diversity to build Stronger Pathways for the Rural Generalist Registered Nurse
Deborah Grant
Nursing Director | Queensland Health
1445-1500 Question time
1500-1530 AFTERNOON TEA 
SESSION 4      Cabernet-Merlot Room – Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
1530-1600 Invited Speaker
The National Agenda
Lori-Anne Sharp
Assistant Federal Secretary | Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation
1600-1605 Hotspot Session
Opportunities for LGBTQI people and allies in Remote Health Services
Ben Crough
Australian Unity and the Community and Employee Wellbeing Practice Lead
1605-1610 Hotspot Session
Introducing First Year Nursing Students to Regional and Rural Interprofessional Health care
Helen Goodwin
Clinical Educator – Nursing/midwifery | Southern Queensland Rural Health
1610-1615 Hotspot Session
Vaccine Story: The journey a vaccine takes to a remote Australian community
Lyn Byers
Secretary | Central Australian Rural Practitioners Association Inc. (CARPA)
1615-1620 Hotspot Session
The lived experience of a child diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in DKA in a remote area of QLD
Emma Turner
Clinical Academic Lecturer In Nursing & Midwifery | University of Southern Queensland
1620-1630 Question time
1630 Day 1 Sessions Conclude – Evening at Leisure

 

FRIDAY 20TH SEPTEMBER 2019

 

0730 – 0750 Mindfulness Morning Session Click here for more information
Cabernet-Merlot Room – Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
0800 Trade Exhibition OPEN | Exhibition Centre – Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
Registration Desk OPEN
| Galleria Foyer – Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
Tea & Coffee available!

SESSION 5       Cabernet-Merlot Room – Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
0840-0845 Address from Hon. Chris Bowen, Shadow Minister for Health
0845-0945 Keynote Speaker
Struggling is Strengthening
Kurt Fearnley
Paralympian & Disability Rights Advocate
0945-1000 Social Networks: Working Together the Other Way Around
Amanda Akers, Cathy Faulkner
CRANAplus Bush Support Services
1000-1015 Driving Change Through Diversity: How new staff can make a difference
Laura Wright, John Wright
Emergency Nurses | Tennant Creek Hospital
1015-1030 #changethelaw
Katie Pennington
Registered Nurse – Continuous Quality Improvement | Edith Cowan University / Puntukurnu Aborignal Medical Service
1030-1045 Question time
1045-1115 MORNING TEA
SESSION 6      Cabernet-Merlot Room – Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
1115-1145 Invited Speaker
Embracing the Silver Rainbow
Samantha Edmonds
Silver Rainbow National Project Manager | LGBTI

1145-1200 United We Stand
Kathy Arthurs
Senior Flight Nurse | Royal Flying Doctor Service, Central Operations
1200-1215 RuralHealthTogether – rural health workforce digital self-care and wellbeing initiative
Laura Hardaker
Workforce Engagement Manager | Rural Doctors Network
1215-1230 NT Health – keeping remote nurses safe through policy and practice change
Rhonda Powell, David Reeve
NT Health / General Manager, Central Australia Primary Health Care
1230-1245 Question time
1245-1345 LUNCH
SESSION 7        Cabernet-Merlot Room – Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
1345-1430 Invited Speaker
Birthing with Country – grounded in truth
Karel Williams
Midwife | Previous Board Member CATSINaM | Representative – National Birthing on Country Strategic Committee
1430-1445 Negotiation of culturally safe practice for individuals, organisations and the health system
Robyn Williams
Lecturer | Charles Darwin University
1445-1500 Connecting and supporting health professionals who work in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
Jane Burns
Research Team Leader | Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet
1500-1515 Rural Health Pro – Connecting the rural health workforce
Laura Hardaker
Workforce Engagement Manager | Rural Doctors Network
1515-1525 Question time
1525-1545 AFTERNOON TEA
SESSION 8        Cabernet-Merlot Room – Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley
1545-1600 Agricultural Health and Medicine education- engaging rural professionals to make a difference to farmers’ lives
Jessie Adams
Research Assistant | National Centre For Farmer Health
1600-1615 Expanding Indigenous Cardiovascular Education & Healthcare In Rural & Remote Australia
Nick Dutton
Paramedic Cardiovascular Advisor | NSW Ambulance
1615-1620 Hotspot Session
A framework and approach to assess; access, quality and sustainability of the primary health nursing and midwifery workforce in rural, remote and regional NSW
Bernadette Gotch
NSW Rural Doctors Network
1620-1625 Hotspot Session
RHDAustralia in 2019
Diana Mosca
1625-1630 Hotspot Session
Connecting and empowering Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander maternal child and youth health workforce to drive cultural change and improve health outcomes
Heidi Atkins
Principal Policy Officer | QLD Child & Youth Clinical Network

1630-1640 Question time
1640 – 1700 Conference Close including Prize Draws
1830 – 2230

CRANAplus “Hunter Harvest” Conference Dinner

Activity Lawn, Crowne Plaza Hunter Valley

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