Nursing Education Day Agenda

We are pleased to offer a Nursing Education Day taking place prior to Blood 2018. The Education Day is aimed at junior to intermediate nurses wishing to expand their knowledge, specifically around infection aetiology, prevention and management.

Date: Saturday 20th October

Location: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Registration Fee: HSANZ Members are complimentary, Non-Members are AUD $50.00 inc GST. Please register for the Nusing Education Day via the Meeting registration form

 

Time

Speaker

Topic

09:00 - 09.30

Elise Button & Nicole Gavin

 Registration & Welcome

09:30 - 10.00

Ron Middleton - Haematology Cancer Care Coordinator / Clinical Nurse Consultant, Toowoomba Base Hospital

The immune system

09:30 – 10:00

Laura Zitella - Nurse Practitioner, Associate Clinical Professor, University of California San Francisco

Prevention of infection

10:30 – 11:00

Morning tea

11:00 – 11:30

Nicole Gavin - Nurse Researcher, Cancer Care Services, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

The role of vascular access devices in infection

11:30 – 12:00

Laura Zitella - Nurse Practitioner, Associate Clinical Professor, University of California San Francisco

Management of febrile neutropenia

12:00 – 12:30

Lisa Wong - Clinical Nurse, Cancer Care Services, Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital

Sepsis pathways

12:30 – 13:00

Lunch

13:00 - 13:30

Tiffany Harris-Brown - Clinical Research Manager, Infection and Immunity Theme, University of Queensland Centre for Clinical Research

Research in the clinical setting

13:30 - 14:00

Dr Krispin Hajkowicz - Infectious Diseases Physcician, Infectious Diseases, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital

Antimicrobial resistance

 

The Nursing Education Day is supported by: