10 August 2022
Pictured: ANMF (SA Branch) CEO/Secretary Adj Associate Professor Elizabeth Dabars AM with conference presenter Anne Gale from The Community Visitor Scheme.
There is an opportunity for nurses, midwives and personal care workers to increase their CPD hours in their own time and without leaving their home.
The ANMF (SA Branch)’s Annual Professional Conference 2022 – A Healthy State For All – has been recorded and is available for viewing until 31 January 2023
To register for this year’s Annual Professional Conference, click below.
Overall there were 11 speakers on a range of diverse topics, senior Kaurna man Mickey Kumatpi O’Brien presented the Welcome to Country while ANMF (SA Branch) CEO/Secretary Adj Associate Professor Elizabeth Dabars AM and the Premier Peter Malinauskas introduced the conference.
“This is an easy and convenient way to increase your CPD hours at a time that suits you but also an enjoyable and thought-provoking update for those looking to learn more about their profession,” Ms Dabars said.
Some of the feedback we have received included:
“Thank you ANMF – so pleased to have these dynamic presentations – nurses lead and influence and are powerful voices for a ‘Healthy State For All”.
“Thank you for an excellent, emotional and powerful presentation Dr Lynore Geia. Ensuring justice and equity is everyone’s business. We must be the change.”
“An interesting and informative day”.
“Glad I signed on, very informative and thought-provoking day, thanks ANMF SA”.
“Thank you for a very informative presentation”.
Highlights of the event included:
Keynote speaker Adjunct Professor Debra Thoms who shared her views on leadership and the impact of COVID on our profession;
Indigenous health expert Dr Lynore Geia’s emotional and thought-provoking discussion on racism and the injustice and inequality Indigenous people face daily;
Professor Marion Eckert from the Rosemary Bryant AO Research Centre on the changing face of health since the pandemic and why research is relevant to anyone who has ever wondered whether they can do their job better;
The Community Visitor Scheme – a volunteer-based program used in areas such as Mental Health and Disability Services – was outlined by its Principal Community Visitor Anne Gale;
And participants learned about the emissions involved to produce health products with Climate and Health Alliance CEO Roland Sapsford.