Program at a glance

Thursday 4 April

9:00am - 12:00pm
Workshops

Wound Care A 101 in Managing Chronic Disease
Casey Franchi
Advanced Nursing
Jenny Gowan
PHN Workshop Nurse Clinics 1
10:15 - 10:45am Morning tea
12:00 - 1:00pm Lunch
2:15 - 2:45pm Afternoon tea

1:00 - 4:00pm
Workshops

Ear Irrigation
Chris Helms

Diabetes Management
Natalie Wischer, Leanne Mullan, Anthony Zimmerman, Michaela Watts
Heart Health
Heart Foundation & The Australian National University
Asking Better Questions
Lindsay Tighe

Nurse Clinics 2

4:30 - 5:00pm APNA Annual General Meeting
5:15 - 7:00pm Meet & Greet

Friday 5 April

7:00 - 8:15am
Breakfast Sessions

The ABCs of going overseas: A process for pre-travel consults The Changing Face of Hepatitis C: How to find and treat the ordinary patient

8:30 - 10:30am
Plenary

Welcome to Country 
Welcome & Housekeeping with MC Jean Kittson
Welcoming addresses to delegates
APNA Nurse Awards Presentation Ceremony
Panel & Speakers to be announced
10:30 - 11:00am Morning tea

11:00am - 12:30pm
Abstracts
To be announced

Innovative Models

Health Across the Ages

Building the Workforce

Quality Improvement

Profile & Policy

12:30 - 1:30pm Lunch

1:30 - 3:00pm

Concurrent Sessions

Nurse Clinics Mental Health in Primary Care: Refresher
Dr Natisha Sands
Self-Care & Preventing Burn Out
Robbie Bedbrook
Vaccination doesn’t stop at childhood; how can you help protect vulnerable older Australians against preventable diseases?
Angela Newbound & Dr John Litt
Policy Issues Impacting Nurses in Primary Health Care

Vaccinology & Pertussis

3:00 - 3:30pm Afternoon tea

3:30 - 5:00pm
Plenary

Keynote — Dr Jenny Gowan, Practising Pharmacist & Accredited Consultant — Risk Management
Keynote — Professor Emerita Jill White, Western Pacific Region Nursing Representative — Nursing Now! Campaign
Keynote — Dr Chris Helms, Nurse Leader, 2018 Rosemary Bryant Award Winner — Taking Ownership of your Scope of Practice

7:00  - 11:00pm
Social Event
Rockstar Party
Panorama Ballroom, Adelaide Convention Centre

Saturday 6 April

7:00 - 8:15am
Breakfast Sessions

Meningoccocal: the Australian story  Managing Osteoporosis
8:30 - 10:30am
Plenary

MC Welcome & Housekeeping
Keynote — Assoc Prof John Litt, Academic GP & Public Health Physician — Closing the Gap in Adult Vaccination
Keynote — Dr Louise Schaper, CEO, Health Informatics Society of Australia — The Future of Health Care
Keynote — Dr Richard "Harry" Harris, Hero Anaethetist — Thai Cave Dive Rescue

10:30 - 11:00am Morning tea

11:00am - 12:30pm
Abstracts
To be announced

Innovative Models

Health Across the Ages

Building the Workforce

Quality Improvement

Profile and Policy

12:30 - 1:30pm Lunch

1:30 - 3:00pm
Concurrent Sessions

Managing Diabetes: Informed decision-making on blood glucose monitoring Guidelines Updates in Priority Areas
Asthma Council, Heart Foundation, Kidney Health
Breastfeeding & Women's Health
Heather Gale & TBA

The Jigsaw of Influenza Vaccination in Australia: fitting the pieces 20 years on

Courageous Conversations: Developing Negotiation Skills
Margaret Smith
TBA
3:00 - 3:30pm Afternoon tea 

3:30 - 5:00pm
Plenary

Acknowledgments & Prize Draws
Speaker to be announced
Keynote — MC Jean Kittson Closing Monologue

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