The Conference Program

Annual Professional Conference 2021

Throughout the two days our speakers will explore critical issues affecting nurses, midwives and personal care and innovations that will impact how care is delivered. Check out the program below to see the list of high-calibre speakers we have in-store for you!

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Day 1 - Wednesday 22 September 

Time Topic
 Speaker
9.00am - 9.05am   
Welcome to Country Uncle David 'Tarnda' Copley
Council member, ANMF (SA Branch)
9.05am - 9.10am Welcome by CEO/Secretary, ANMF (SA Branch) Adj Assoc Professor Elizabeth Dabars
AM CEO/Secretary, ANMF (SA Branch)
9.10am - 9.20am   
Annual Professional Conference Opening  Dr Rosemary Bryant AO FACN (DLF)
9.20am - 10.00am Nursing and the global health agenda; a moment of opportunity and a force for change Howard Catton
CEO, International Council of Nurses (ICN)

10.00am - 10.30am Break
 
10.30am - 11.05am

Longitudinal Viewpoint

  • The extent of associations between health status and socioeconomic disadvantage in Australia over the past 30 years – is there a will to break the cycle?
Prof John Glover
Director Public Health Information Development Unit, Torrens University Australia
 11.05am - 11.25am
 Yoga Session
Virginia McMillan
ANMF (SA Branch)
11.25am - 12.00pm Aboriginal Family Birthing Program model of care implemented at the Women’s & Children Health Network Toni-Marie Rowe
The Midwifery Unit Head of the Aboriginal Family Birthing Program, Women’s and Children’s Health Network

Cathy Leane
Lead Project Officer, Women’s and Children’s Health Network
12.00pm - 1.00pm Break
 
1.00pm - 1.38pm Will the new national aged care funding model be enough to fix aged care? Prof Kathleen (Kathy) Eagar
Australian Health Services Research Institute, University of Wollongong Australia

1.38pm - 2.10pm

Unscrambling the Egg:

  • Aged Care Staffing, ANMF Research, Royal Commission and the Government Response
Rob Bonner
Director, Operations and Strategies, ANMF (SA Branch)
2.10pm - 2.30pm

What is Federal Labor's commitment to address the need for action on:

  • Aged Care staffing: ratios and skills mix
  • Workforce supply, attraction and retention, and
  • Rates of pay, conditions of employment
  • Accountability of providers for funding allocated to them
Hon Mark Butler MP
Shadow Minister for Health and Ageing
2.30pm - 3.00pm Break
 
3.00pm - 3.20pm Graduate Nurses – Challenges for the current workforce Prof Marion Eckert
Director, Rosemary Bryant AO Research Centre
Professor of Cancer Nursing, University of South Australia
3.20pm - 3.30pm Developing Transition to Professional Practice in the Aged Care Sector Megan Corlis
Associate Director, Aged Care, ANMF (SA Branch)
3.30pm - 4.00pm Georgie Carroll presents: The Gloves are Off Georgie Carroll
Comedian, Author and Registered Nurse
4.00pm - 4.05pm Close Day 1    
Adj Assoc Professor Elizabeth Dabars AM
CEO/Secretary, ANMF (SA Branch)

Day 2 - Thursday 23 September 

Time Topic
 Speaker
9.00am - 9.02am   
Welcome by CEO/Secretary, ANMF (SA Branch) Adj Assoc Professor Elizabeth Dabars AM
CEO/Secretary, ANMF (SA Branch)
9.02am - 9.53am COVID-19, Good and Bad in the Health System - What lessons should we learn from the COVID pandemic locally and internationally Dr Norman Swan
The Health Report, ABC Radio National

9.53am - 10.30am  
Mentoring the next generation of activists and nurse leaders  Linda Silas
President, Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions (CFNU)

10.30am - 11.00am Break
 
11.00am - 12.00pm Summary and outcomes of the Spirituality Survey 2020
Prof Wilf McSherry
Professor of Nursing, Staffordshire University/University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust and Part-time Professor VID University College, Norway

Dr. Adam Boughey
Lecturer in Adult Nursing and Post-Doctoral Researcher Chartered Psychologist and HCPC Registered Health Psychologist Staffordshire University

Lesley Hayes
Lecturer in Adult Nursing, Higher Education Academy Senior Fellow, Alumnus of the Florence Nightingale Foundation Staffordshire University
12.00pm - 12.35pm Clinical Supervision – Does it make a difference for specialist groups?
 
Single qualification – Challenges and Opportunities especially for rural & Remote?
Prof Marion Eckert
Director, Rosemary Bryant AO Research Centre
Professor of Cancer Nursing, University of South Australia
12.35pm - 12.40pm Close Day 2 

Adj Assoc Professor Elizabeth Dabars AM
CEO/Secretary, ANMF (SA Branch)

 

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14 hours CPD

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