The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) Joan Hardy Scholarship for post-graduate nursing research – $5000. The scholarship recognises the contribution the late Joan Hardy made to higher education and higher education unionism in over 30 years of activism.
The Scholarship will be available for any student undertaking a study of nurses, nursing culture or practices, or historical aspects of nursing as a lay or professional practice. The student need not therefore be or have been a nurse and can be undertaking the study in disciplines/schools other than nursing. The Scholarship will be paid in two instalments; half on the awarding of the Scholarship and the remainder on evidence of submission of the thesis.
Applicants must be currently enrolled in an academic award of an Australian public university, and expect to submit the thesis within one year of being awarded the Scholarship.
Applications should include the following information:
- Current CV.
- Details of current study focus - what question is being examined and its value to nursing.
- Evidence of award enrolment.
- Demonstration of capability of completion within one year of being awarded the Scholarship.
- Expected date of completion of award.
- References from the nursing industry, a nursing academic and head of research committee of the University where enrolled.
- Evidence of trade union membership from the relevant Union.
Applications should be forwarded to:
NTEU Education & Training Officer
PO Box 1323, South Melbourne VIC 3205
Applications close on Friday 28 July 2017. A decision will be made in late August 2017.
Are you a midwife or a practicing nurse? Do you regularly see pregnant women or have an interest in nutrition?
Researchers at the University of Wollongong have developed an online learning course to educate health professionals in nutrition knowledge during pregnancy. We are looking for volunteers to complete the course and help evaluate its effectiveness.
Why should you participate?
- The course is worth 3 CPD hours and you will be given a certificate on completion of the course.
- You have the chance to win a nutrition textbook worth over $100
- Improved nutrition knowledge and skills
What does the course involve?
1. Pre test online survey which will contain questions about your knowledge of nutrition in pregnancy (approx. 10 mins)
2. Completion of 4 online self study modules (approx. 30-45mins each)
3. Post test online survey containing additional questions of the appropriateness of the open learning course (approx. 10-15 mins)
If you would like to be involved or find out more please contact Ellen Lyell at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive instructions on how to begin the course. This study has been approved by the UOW Health & Medical Ethics Research Committee (HE15/120)
Australian College for Infection Prevention and Control (ACIPC) - Foundations of Infection Prevention and Control
ACIPC is currently taking registrations for the 2017 Foundations of Infection Prevention and Control Course. The course, which runs from May to September, provides a valuable pathway for further learning and is an important resource for those wishing to pursue a career as an infection control professional. Participants who successfully complete the course will be issues with a certificate recognising their achievement. To download the full program, FAQs and webinar presentations, click here. For all other enquiries please contact email@example.com.
What Great Nurse Managers Know!
An Annual Ausmed Education 2-Day Event
Adelaide, 31 Aug - 1 Sep 2017
Swan Hill Nurses' Conference
2 Day Conference for Nurses - Learn Locally with Ausmed
Swan Hill, 27 - 28 Jul 2017
Launceston Nurses' Conference
2 Day Conference for Nurses - Learn Locally with Ausmed
Launceston, 21 - 22 Sep 2017
Nurses for Nurses Network
Key Concepts of Public Health and Tropical Medicine - Papua New Guinea
What are the issues now for Australia and our near neighbours? What does the future look like?
28 July - 7 August 2017
Public health protects and improves the health of individuals, families, communities, and populations, locally and globally. The greatest advances in healthcare this century have stemmed from public health initiatives, sanitation, immunisation, infection control, and the management of communicable diseases to name a few.
At this conference, we will not only explore the core concepts of public health and what the issues are now for Australia and our near neighbours we will also investigate what the future will look like. We will gain an understanding of remote health care delivery as we visit our colleagues at various locations in PNG and reflect on the implications for our own practice in Australia.
More info - https://goo.gl/pnNpe0
Wound Care and the Latest Best Practice – Hobart
A practical approach to wound management
7 September - 8 September 2017
The purpose of this 2-day Seminar is to provide practical strategies and tools, founded on the latest standards and evidence-based recommendations for effective wound management.
It is being held in beautiful Hobart – what a fabulous way to combine best practice wound care education and a visit to an exceptional location. The venue for the seminar is the Banksia Room in the Royal Tasmanian Botanic Gardens which means that during breaks you can wander through the gorgeous gardens which will be bursting with the joy of spring while we are there.
More info - https://goo.gl/yzh6nQ
Nursing and Legal Concepts - South Pacific
Keeping you and your patients safe
28 October - 5 November 2017
The legal implications of Nursing practice are a concern to all Nurses. It's important that as Nurses we understand the legal principles that apply to the delivery of health services. These principles apply to all areas of clinical practice and all geographical locations. So irrespective of your area of practice or where you live this conference is for you.
More info - https://goo.gl/vf45dT
Key Issues in Women’s Health – Singapore
Let’s look at the health care needs of half the population - Information that every Nurse should know
27 November - 1 December 2017
This 4-day conference, being held aboard the Mariner of the Seas sailing out of Singapore, will explore Women’s Health under three conference themes – Conditions, Pregnancy and Parenting, and Healthy Lifestyle. The decision on which sessions to include in the conference program is based on the most frequent questions received from women by the presenting organisation Women’s Health Queensland Wide.
More info - https://goo.gl/fAvQYd
Care of the Older Person into the 21st Century – Alaska
What does the future look like as the population ages into the 21st Century and what are the implications for health care delivery?”
27 May - 3 June 2018
This conference will offer the opportunity to discuss what ageing will look like into the 21st century and how health care services will be delivered. For Nursing, in particular, it will provide a platform to explore how Nursing services across the health care spectrum may alter.
More info - https://goo.gl/XgJkmG
There are an estimated 42 million concussions globally each year. Australians love their sport and the risk of concussion is high in a number of sports. The Queensland Brain Institute (QBI), would like us all to know more about our brain and the science of concussion. Click on this link to discover QBI resources and publications to help you better understand Concussion.
Postnatal depression & anxiety: new ways of understanding & responding effectively to risks
A webinar for professionals working with parents with infants was held on 19th October across Australia.
This webinar aimed to:
- identify common risks for postnatal mental health problems
- introduce new and practical ways of addressing these risks in your practice
- demonstrate evidence-informed e-resources for practitioners to use with parents.
The resources and recorded version of the webinar are available for viewing here: https://jeanhailes.org.au/health-professionals/webinar-library/postnatal-depression-anxiety-responding-to-risks