Attending both days of the conference
gives you up to 70% of the CPD hours you need to maintain your registration.
The conference also incorporates the 10th Biennial National Enrolled Nurses Association (NENA) Conference and a dedicated stream for enrolled nursing.
Unlike many of the nursing and
midwifery conferences on offer we have deliberately absorbed many of the costs
either through the ANF's resources or through sponsorship, enabling us to offer
you a two-day program starting at $275 in keeping with our commitment of
quality and affordable education for our members.
We expect demand to be high so encourage you to register as soon as possible, which you can do so by clicking
The aim of the conference is to
provide participants with a program covering a range of contemporary issues
relevant to their practice. Our presenters are drawn from health care, research
and academic environments.
An excellent line up of speakers will
explore a wide variety of topics. Day one sessions include learning from our
nursing and midwifery history to influence current practice, skill mix and
ratios, what's required for the health workforce in the years ahead, what the
coroner expects from you in light of emerging trends and what the Chief
Commonwealth Nursing and Midwifery Officer is proposing in terms of health
Day two deals with the controversial
issues of voluntary euthanasia presented by Dr. Philip Nitschke followed by
local, national and international perspectives on respecting patient end of
Both days have concurrent sessions
specific to enrolled nursing, midwifery, aged care, OHS, maternal and child health
nursing, critical care nursing, mental health and paediatric nursing. There are
also sessions on the audit process as well as sessions on ethics, rural health,
pain management and medication.
A significant part of the program is
the inclusion an occupational violence stream (previously the ANF Stop the Violence Conference) of the safe patient handling stream and an exhibition of contemporary equipment. In
previous years you will remember this was covered as the ANF No Lifting Conference
A detailed program can be downloaded
by clicking here or in the box to the right.
You can choose to register online and
access the discounted online registration fee or for full fee paying
registration fill in the registration form in the conference brochure which has
been inserted into June On the Record or available online.
We expect the conference will be very popular and
will fill quickly. Numbers are restricted so once maximum capacity is
reached, registrations will close.