2019 Visiting Scholar Tour

Associate Professor Nancy Feeley, School of Nursing, McGill University, Canada. 

Dr. Feeley’s research focuses on the psychological well-being of, and resources available to, parents
of very low birth-weight (VLBW) infants. She received the FRSQ Clinician Research Scholar Career Award for 2008 - 2012 for this work. She has conducted a clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy of an intervention program to reduce anxiety and enhance the parenting behavior of mothers of VLBW infants, examined the responses of parents to the NICU environment, compared the responses of mothers and fathers, and examined post-traumatic stress symptoms in mothers of VLBW infants.



Event dates

  • Brisbane - Monday 21st October
  • Canberra - Wednesday 23rd October
  • Melbourne - Friday 25th October
  • Adelaide - Wednesday 30th October
  • Perth - Monday 4th November
  • Sydney - Saturday 9th November

Check out the individual city pages for event and program details

ALL-EVENTS-FLYER.pdf


2020 National Conference - Canberra 

For all enquires please contact the conference committee at conference@acnn.org.au 


An annual conference for neonatal nurses has been held since 1997, starting with the Association of Neonatal Nurses of NSW (ANN) then nationally from 2002 under the name of the Australian Neonatal Nurses Association (ANNA) until the association became a College in 2006.

The annual conference of the College rotates between the states and territories of Australia.

  • 2018 - Launceston, Tasmania

  • 2017 - Fraser Island, Queensland

  • 2016 - Melbourne, Victoria

  • 2015 - Sydney, New South Wales

  • 2014 - Adelaide, South Australia

  • 2013 - Townsville, Queensland

  • 2012 - Hunter Valley, New South Wales

  • 2011 - Hobart, Tasmania

  • 2010 - Canberra, Australian Capital Territory

  • 2009 - Darwin, Northern Territory

  • 2008 - Gold Coast, Queensland

  • 2007 - Melbourne, Victoria

  • 2006 - Perth, Western Australia

Updated 8 March 2019