Month: July 2017

 Therese Forbes (B.Psych)1 Psychologist, CRANAplus, Bush Support Services1   Workplace bullying and incivility are increasing in incidence and concern in spite of concerted efforts to address it on a range of levels and an array of professional approaches. Despite raised awareness through...
  • July 31, 2017
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Adjunct Associate Professor Karen Bradley In this presentation, Karen will share some contemporary thinking around change leadership and the approaches to change and improvement that are making a difference in health care organisations.   Using the challenges and opportunities facing the...
  • July 27, 2017
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Ms Ellen Williamson1 1KPHU, Halls Creek , Australia   Technology is important in maintaining the future health of babies and children and families. We have a very mobile population in the Kimberley and we need good information systems ( i.e...
  • July 3, 2017
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Miss Jennifer Wressell1,2, Ms Bodil Rasmussen2, Ms Andrea Driscoll2 1mia online, East Geelong, Australia, 2Deakin University, Burwood, Australia   Workplace violence is a significant issue on the health industry with upto 80% of nurses experiencing verbal or physical assaults in...
  • July 3, 2017
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Ms Sandra Walsh1, Assoc Prof  Martin Jones1, Ms Lee Martinez1 1Department Of Rural Health, University Of South Australia, Whyalla Norrie, Australia   There are well established training programs available to support health and human services professionals working with people vulnerable...
  • July 3, 2017
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Miss Vanessa Page1 Derby Hospital1   We will have a pregnant woman labouring in Fitzroy Crossing (260km away from Derby) and calling for the Midwife. Two Derby Midwives will ride their bikes into the venue to the sound track of...
  • July 3, 2017
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Prof. Sabina Knight1 1James Cook University, Mount Isa Centre For Rural And Remote Health, Mount Isa, Australia   This presentation will discuss the use of technology to support health professional education in remote areas. Australian remote areas are characterised by...
  • July 3, 2017
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Dr Merylin Cross1, Associate Professor Tony Barnett1, Ms Sharon Dennis1 1University Of Tasmania, Newnham, Australia Projected workforce shortages and health disparities in rural, remote and Aboriginal health are driving the political push to double the number of health science students...
  • July 3, 2017
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Dr Robert Starling1 1 GeoScience Computer Service, Greenwich, NSW, Australia    Introduction: Reliable connectivity to the internet provides options for improving access to health care and reducing costs of delivery especially in remote and very remote Australia (80% of the...
  • July 3, 2017
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Ms Alanna Watson1 1IOTHS – CKI, Cocos (keeling) Islands, Australia   PoCUS (point of care ultrasound) is a quick bedside tool which can be used as an adjunct to the physical exam or provide guidance for procedures.  Applications for PoCUS...
  • July 3, 2017
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