Tara Johnson

Professor (Practice) Alison McMillan PSM1 1Australian Government Department of Health’s Commonwealth Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Abstract Alison will speak on the role of the Commonwealth Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer (CNMO). She will discuss the role she applied for...
  • August 29, 2021
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Nicholas Marchesi Orange Sky In October 2014, two best mates had a crazy idea to put two washing machines and two dryers in the back of a van, and wash and dry clothes for free. Nicholas Marchesi and Lucas Patchett,...
  • February 12, 2020
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Professor Karen Francis University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia Who lives in Tasmania Population demographics Trends Predictions  Health and health care in Tasmania Population health data Morbidity Mortality Predictions Health services Employers/Providers Health workforce Workforce planning  Nursing and midwifery Current workforce...
  • February 10, 2020
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Associate Professor Francine Douce1 1University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia In May 2019, World Health Organisation designated 2020 as the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife. This coincides with the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale who is...
  • January 30, 2020
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Jane Springall is a Research Nurse / Project Manager in the Tasmanian Office of the Chief Nurse and Midwife. Jane is on secondment from Children and Youth Services, where she works in Workforce Development. Jane completed her Bachelor of Nursing...
  • January 28, 2020
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Jenni Pyefinch is a Clinical Nurse Educator in the Department of Critical Care Medicine at the Royal Hobart Hospital. She undertook her Registered Nurse training at the Royal Hobart Hospital in 1986, went on to study Midwifery at the Royal...
  • January 28, 2020
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Associate Professor Kathleen Tori1, Professor Christine Stirling1, Professor Karen Francis1 1University of Tasmania, Tasmania, Australia Aims: To challenge attendees to ask questions when they see or feel that something isn’t quite right (intuitive knowing) or they cannot rationalise why something...
  • January 28, 2020
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Dr Drew Dwyer1 1School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Queensland This keynote will focus on inspiring nurses and midwives across all domains of healthcare to take the opportunity of the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, to...
  • January 22, 2020
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Dr Drew Dwyer1 1School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Queensland This workshop will focus on underpinning nurses in the fundamentals of the “Ageing Population” aspects and its impact on society, healthcare, the individual and their family. Nursing...
  • January 22, 2020
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Kathryn Gregory1, Adrienne Gibbons2 1Tasmanian Health Services, 2Launceston General Hospital Mental health care is garnering more attention from Health Services and Governments around the world as the importance of good mental health is recognised. The Tasmanian Government recently announced  major...
  • January 22, 2020
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