SA Symposium - 20 years of Nurse Practitioners: Let’s Celebrate the Diversity
Mar 12

SA Symposium - 20 years of Nurse Practitioners: Let’s Celebrate the Diversity

Start Date
12 March 2020 9:00 AM
End Date
13 March 2020 5:00 PM



| Overview

In 2020, the SA Symposium will be running over two days and will cover the topics:

  • Day 1 - 20 Years of Nurse Practitioners: Let’s Celebrate the Diversity, and; 
  • Day 2 Prescribing and Pharmacology.  

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 '20 years of Nurse Practitioners: Let’s Celebrate the Diversity' 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 13 CPD Hours 


| Topics

The topics covered throughout the Symposium include:

  1. Medicare Benefits Scheme how this effects all Nurse Practitioners
  2.  South Australia’s first Nurse Practitioner endorsed in 2002 will reflect on the journey of the Nurse Practitioner
  3. Trauma orthopaedics paediatric to adult. Paediatric hip dysplasia and other paediatric orthopaedic challenges
  4. Drug and Alcohol Services. Methamphetamine use and the implications for all
  5. Sexual Health. HIV Prevention Program
  6. The pre-exposure (PrEP) and post-exposure (PeP) prophylaxis now available and information on prescribing and monitoring patients on these medications
  7. Takotsubo the triggers, treatment and the impact of takotsubo cardiomyopathy has on our community
  8. Writing articles for publication, how to get it right
  9. Prescribing and Pharmacology


| Program 

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

ACNP SA Symposium Program 2020 ###

### Please note this program is still under development, topics and timings may change. 


| Details

Date:               Thursday 12 March (SA Sympoisum) and Friday 13 March 2020 (Prescribing and Pharmacoology) 

Venue:            Tennyson Centre – 520 South Road, Kurralta Park SA 5037 

Time:               9.00am- between 16:15 - 16:45 (please refer to each days program)

Cost:               Members both days - $ 375.00

                        Members Prescribing and Pharmacology - $275.00

                        Members Symposium only - $ 120.00

                        Non Members both days - $410.00

                        Non Members Prescribing and Pharmacology - $375.00

                        Non Members Symposium only - $ 200.00


| Event Poster 

Download the SA Symposium Event Poster 2020


| Thank you to the following event sponsors:

2019 Molnlycke logo (002)


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Event Location
Tennyson Centre
520 North Road
Kurralta Park SA 5037
Venue Phone
0436 398 145
Contact Details
Melinda Phillips
0436 398 145

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