Month: June 2019

Mrs Elaina Mullery1 1Happy Nurse AU, MINDARIE, Australia   Introduction: Nursing is a physically and emotionally demanding career.  Nurses are always there to care for a stranger as if they were one of their own.  One in four nurses is...
  • June 3, 2019
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Ms Diana Mosca1, Ms Vicki Wade1 1RHDAustralia, Darwin, Australia   Health care systems built on western ideologies and constructs, are multidimensional and fragmented making it difficult for many people to navigate. People with a lived experience of acute rheumatic fever...
  • June 3, 2019
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Mr Evan Morris1 1Hunter New England Central Coast Primary Health Network (HNECCPHN), Gunnedah, Australia   Introduction: Approximately 75% of the Hunter New England region is experiencing drought with over 60% of people in the New England North West region experiencing...
  • June 3, 2019
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Krystle Lingwoodock   Reflection upon this years mantra, Embrace! Diversity! Build strong connections! Allows us to believe that we need to improve, grow, trust, build a rapport- now lets be honest that’s the basis of our work within Aboriginal and/or...
  • June 3, 2019
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Ms Tracey Lewis1, Diane Bowden1 1NSW Rural Doctors Network, Newcastle/Hamilton, Australia   Introduction The Health Workforce Scholarship Program (HWSP) provides scholarships and bursaries to help health professionals in rural and remote Australia retain and enhance their skills, capacity and scope of...
  • June 3, 2019
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Miss Kristy James1 1RFDSSE, Broken Hill , Australia   Share my nursing journey from AIN to RN and beyond as a single parent in a rural mining town. To explore the different pathways in nursing and the barriers single women...
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Mrs Jannine Jackson1 1Frontier Services, PARRAMATTA, Australia   Frontier Services is experiencing the impact of health and social issues that are becoming more prevalent in remote Australia.  These social issues are often triggered by numerous stressors but they are made...
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Ms Danni Hocking1 1Northern Australia Primary Health Ltd (naphl), Townsville, Australia   We use a case study to demonstrate the diversity of program delivery required for clients who are of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples being discharged from hospital...
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Mrs Chris Freeman1 1Seymour Health, Seymour   Introduction: This presentation will focus on current evidence based practice in sepsis management for rural and remote health workers with a focus on early detection and the appropriate initial management of these patients...
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Ms Xaviera Farrell1 1Prison Health Darwin, Darwin , Australia   Purpose: Demonstrate how colour in the workplace can change the way we connect with our patients and our colleagues. Nature and Scope: By examining how colour can effect mood and...
  • June 3, 2019
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