Rural and Regional NP Connect - Echuca, VIC
Mar 08

Rural and Regional NP Connect - Echuca, VIC

Free - $110.00
Date & Time
8 March 2024 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
(UTC+11:00) Australia/Sydney

Registrations Close
7 March 2024 11:59 PM


We are able to offer these discounted tickets to you with special thanks to our event sponsor. 

ACNP Member Pricing - $55.00

Non-Members - $110.00

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What can you expect:

An engaging  training day with expert speakers, interactive case studies and panel discussions relevant for rural and regional NP scope of practice.


Who is presenting:

We have some exciting Keynote speakers joining our event.

  • Matthew Lutze - Principal Advisor, NSW Health

Working for the Nursing and Midwifery Office in the NSW Ministry of Health, my role is to advise on matters related to Nursing Practice and Informatics. I represent Nurse Practitioners and nursing clinicians of all levels at the state level and I continue to practice as an endorsed Nurse Practitioner in Emergency Care.

My independent practice is predominantly in patients with minor injuries and illnesses, and my broader collaborative practice includes all ED patients including resuscitation/critical care.

  • Lois Rowan - Diabetes NP & ACNP Chapter Chair, Dynamic Diabetes

Credentialed Diabetes Educator, with over 30 years’ experience as a Divisional 1 Registered Nurse and midwife, Lois has worked in many areas during her career. Areas include operating theatres, recovery, day surgery, midwifery, special care nursery and Victorian Plastic Surgery Unit.

She has successfully completed her training as a Nurse practitioner and is on the Australian Diabetes Educators Association credentialing committee. She lectures in the area of diabetes to community groups, AUSMED and general practitioner clinics.

Currently working as a full time Diabetes Nurse Practitioner, she is proficient in areas including gestational diabetes, insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitoring.

  • Dr Simon Judkins - Director of Emergency Medicine, Echuca Regional Health

Dr Simon Judkins has been a doctor for over twenty years, and has worked as an Emergency Physician for fifteen of those. He has worked in Emergency Departments across Melbourne and regional Victoria, holds numerous positions with the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine and the Australian Medical Association, and is a regular contributor to public discussions on issues relating to public hospitals and public health.


Guest speakers also include Leanne Boase (ACNP CEO) and Robin Lindsay (Echuca Regional Health CEO)


What are the workshop options?

  • Workshop Option 1

Rural NP business case and model of care development panel and discussion. Presented by David Gullick, Yvonne Fabry, Cassandra Fraser, Nomusa Napier, Kathy Tori and Tash Jennings.

  • Workshop Option 2

Rural NP training pathways panel and discussion. Presented by Hollie Timmins, Vanessa Clothier, Yangama Jokwiro and Donna Gleisner.


Event Location
Mercure Hotel - Port of Echuca
465 High Street
VIC 3564
Contact Details
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1300 433 660

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