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Neurodevelopmental Care Seminar


14 Nov

15 November 2019
08:15 -13:00
Freeman Wallace Lecture Theatre, Level 5, Kollings Building, Royal North Shore Hospital, Reserve Road, St. Leonards Sydney, NSW, 2065                                   

Nearest Train Station:        St Leonards
CPD Hours:                         3.0 hrs
Registration closing date: 01. November 2019
Cost:                                    ACNN Members $25, non-members $35
Morning tea provided
Parking on site, fees apply
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Leadership SIG Dinner Event


8 Nov

Friday 8 November 2019
Dinner Event
Fratelli Fresh, 1 Bridge Street, Sydney
Speaker: Claire Lumley, Nursing and Operations Executive

Cost: $55 member; $65 Non-Member
Scholarship given on the night for $1000 to attend a leadership forum. 

Register HERE by Friday 1 November. 



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Visiting Scholar Tour - BREAKING NEWS


9 Oct

  • Early Bird Registration extended to Sunday 13 October...
  • Leadership SIG announces dinner event on Friday 8 October - the evening before the ACNN conference...
  • Package deals for those attending the conference day, dinner and also if attending the NETS conference...


For the dinner and package deals - REGISTER HERE

For attending the conference day only - Register HERE
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Clinical Practice Guidelines for care around stillbirth and neonatal death

Clinical Practice Guidelines for care around stillbirth and neonatal death


13 Aug

Updated guidelines by SANDA, released in 2019. Section 3. Respectful and supportive perinatal bereavement care. Endorsed by ACNN. 
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Visiting scholar event


31 Jul

Friday 25th October, Melbourne
Invited Speaker: Dr 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.
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2019 Visiting Scholar Tour


31 Jul

The 2019 Visiting Scholar is 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
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