Month: May 2019

Mrs Helen Goodwin1 1Southern Queensland Rural Health, Toowoomba, Australia   It is well documented that there is a shortage of health professionals worldwide and that challenges exist in recruiting nurses to rural areas. Research has highlighted the correlation between students...
  • May 31, 2019
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Ms Robyn Williams1 1CDU, Darwin, Australia   This presentation shares the author’s insights and questions about the position of national rural and remote health organisations regarding cultural safety. Over the last few years there have been a number of events...
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Dr Annmaree Wilson1,Dr Yoni Luxford1 1CRANAplus Bush Support Service, Cairns, Australia   The entire state of NSW is in drought. The human impacts of this environmental disaster in rural and remote communities are only beginning to be understood. It is...
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Ms Rhonda Powell1, Mr David Reeve2 1NT Health, Darwin, Australia 2Central Australia Primary Health Care   The Northern Territory (NT) Department of Health has been unrelenting in its implementation of recommendations made following an independent review of remote area safety...
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Mr Ben Crough1 1Australian Unity and the Community and Employee Wellbeing Practice Lead   The purpose of this talk is to highlight the services and opportunities that LGBTQI people and allies have whilst living and working remotely. From my own...
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Ms Diana Mosca1 1RHDAustralia, Casuarina, Australia   RHDAustralia is funded under the Australian Government’s Rheumatic Fever Strategy to support the control of rheumatic heart disease in Australia. The aim of this hotspot is to highlight our work in 2019. Australia...
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Miss Nausheen Mohamed Muhajir1 1James Cook University, Smithfield , Australia   Objectives: Investigate whether the alumni feel more prepared following the DDV-RRR educational program Evaluating the difference in self-perceived preparedness between 2016 and 2017 dental graduates Ascertain participants’ knowledge, perceived...
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Michelle Gunn, Denise Breadsell, Michelle Garner   Registered nurses (RNs) holding the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) Endorsement for scheduled medicines for nurses (rural and isolated practice) (RIPEN) provide rural and isolated communities access to medicines when traditional...
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Laura Hardaker1 Workforce Engagement Manager, Rural Doctors Network (RDN)   In 2018 NSW faced an ongoing, significant drought. Evidence suggested stretched rural healthcare practitioners faced increased mental health patient presentations, an increase in their own mental health stress and a...
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Miss Sheena Christensen1 1Silverchain, Walpole, Australia   Skin Cancer deaths in farmers 65yr + are double that of other Australians, with presentation so late that intervention is generally palliative. In 2012, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare identified that:...
  • May 31, 2019
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