TAS Symposium Celebrating success of ‘Trailblazers’
Nov 1

TAS Symposium Celebrating success of ‘Trailblazers’

Date & Time
1 November 2019 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM

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| Overview

In 2019, the TAS Symposium will be running over one day and will cover the topics Celebrating success of ‘Trailblazers’ - seeking solutions for challenges to get to ‘Tried and True'.  Taking place in Launceston, the Symposium will be presented on the 1st November, 2019.  

The Symposium offers an exciting range of topics from nursing industry leaders that allows you the opportunity to explore with your peers and professionals the application of better solutions for Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Practice Nurses.    

| Objectives

Celebrating success of ‘Trailblazers’ - seeking solutions for challenges to get to ‘Tried and True' is designed to facilitate engagement between peers and professionals, stimulating discussion and involvement within the key areas of the latest issues.

The objectives of the Symposium are:

  1. Enhancing & Broadening NP Practice education is designed by and for Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Practitioner Candidates and Advanced Practice Nurses.
  2. Earn 4.5 CPD Hours 

| Topics

The topics covered throughout the Symposium include:

  1. NP practice including the success of the collaboration between NPs and doctors at the Mersey Hospital

  2.  Australian Nurse Practitioners - Trail blazing to Tried and True – How far have we come?,

  3. Has the Victorian Nurse Practitioner Program delivered?

  4.  Update on authority to prescribe process in Tasmania

  5. The Future – How do you see the future health care workforce with Nurse Practitioners and doctors in terms of patient care outcomes.

| Program 

Please download the TAS Symposium Program by clicking on the link below.

TAS Symposium Program

| Presenters

Kerrie Duggan

Kerrie Duggan, Nurse Practitioner 
Kerrie is a nurse practitioner. She is a registered nurse with over 40 years of experience. Kerrie holds post graduate certificates in Intensive care, Midwifery and General Practice Nursing and is an authorised Nurse Immuniser. Kerrie has a Bachelor of Education degree and a Masters in Nursing Science. As a nurse practitioner, her role is to support you to stay well and healthy by providing you with a yearly health check. Kerrie focuses on your health and well-being and checks for risk factors which can cause you disease. She can prescribe medications, refer to specialists, order blood tests and x-rays and ultrasounds, and assess and diagnose many medical conditions.

Hazel

Hazel Bucher Nurse Practitioner Aged Care/Mental Health, ACNP National Secretary

Hazel is an Aged Care/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (NP) who has been working in the Hobart as a NP since her authorisation in 2010. Hazel’s passion to improve health delivery for older Australians is the motivation behind all that she has done coupled with her belief that nurses can be at the forefront of positive change in health care delivery models. Hazel is a research associate with the Wicking Research and Education Centre in Hobart, is a Unit Coordinator with the Nursing and Midwifery (School of Health Sciences) University of Tasmania, conducts a Nurse-Led Memory Clinic and works with Hobart Aged Care to deliver an in-reach service to residents in residential care. Hazel joined the Board of the Australian College of Nurse Practitioners in February 2019.       

| Details

Date:               Friday 1 November 2019

Venue:             Room J201Newnham Campus University of Tasmania - 2 Invermay Road Launceston TAS 7248

Time:               9.45am- 4.00pm

Cost:               $80.00

| Thank you to the following event sponsors:

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Event Location
Room J201, Newnham Campus, University of Tasmania - 2 Invermay Road
Launceston TAS 7248
Venue Phone
0436 398 145
Contact Details
Melinda Phillips
0436 398 145
events@acnp.org.au

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