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PSANZ 2021

9 Feb '21

2020 postponed PSANZ will be held: 
10th - 13th February 2021 at the Sydney Convention Centre
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Research Seminar Series

26 Nov

Title:  Safety and effectiveness of parent/nurse controlled analgesia on patient outcomes in the neonatal intensive care unit: a systematic review protocol.
Renee Muirhead (PhD Candidate)
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Research Seminar Series

22 Oct

Presenter: Prof Denise Harrison       

TITLE: Neonatal Pain Research: Improving pain management during painful procedures 

DATE: October 22nd 7pm AEST  
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SA branch twilight meeting - 21 Oct 2020

21 Oct

Quality Improvement in the Neonatal Nursery
Wednesday 21 October 2020

Associate Professor Amy Keir – Neonatal Consultant WCHN, Retrieval Consultant MedSTAR Kids

Angela Cavallaro – Clinical Nurse PINI Project WCHN

6:00 pm:General meeting:
6:30 pm:Registration and networking
7:00 pm Speakers commence

$10 for ACNN members $20 for non-members

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NDC SIG virtual event

7 Oct

Speaker: Mrs Tash Sorensen
Clinical Trial Coordinator for CIRA DIEM trial, Telethon Kids Institute, King Edward Memorial Hospital and
University of Western Australia
Topic:  Circadian care in the NICU: How can we use day and night to assist in preterm infant development?
Time: 7:30-8:30 pm AEST
Cost: Free for members; $20 for non-members. 
Registration: please register to receive the zoom link and passcode. Limited to 90 people. 
Full details available HERE
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Research Seminar Series


Thursday, 24 September 2020.
7 - 7.30 pm
Designing Surveys in Health Research: Not as Simple as It Seems
Associate Professor Samudragupta (Sam) Bora, Group Leader, Neurodevelopmental Follow-Up and Outcomes, Mater Research Institute, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Queensland
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2020 virtual conference

2020 virtual conference

3 Sep

Virtual Conference
Thursday 3 September
Free for members; $29 for non-members
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NDC SIG Webinar No1

26 Aug

Speaker: Mrs Kristin Hughes
Clinical Nurse, the Sunshine Coast University Hospital, Queensland
: The evolution of clinical practice after moving into a new nursery and post the Family and Infant Neurodevelopmental Education Program (FINE) training
Time: 19:30-20:30 AEST
Date: 26 August 2020
Cost: Free for Members; $20 for non-members
Once registered, you will receive zoom details and passcode
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Hot Topics in Neonates Workshop and Dinner Seminar

21 Aug

Saturday 22 August 2020, Toowoomba
Workshop (12.30 - 5pm) and Dinner Seminar (5.30 - 8.15pm)
Registration is open for attendance to one or both events.
  • Workshop is being held at the Toowoomba Hospital
  • Dinner Seminar is being held Burke & Wills Hotel, Toowoomba

Places are strictly limited to 28. 
Registration closes Wednesday 12 August or sooner if sold out.
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Research SIG - “Experiencing Research” presentation

20 Aug

Thursday 20 August, 2020

Our first presentation will be given by Jeewan Jyoti who is the currently undertaking the  Grace Clinical Neonatal Nursing Research Fellowship at Grace Centre for Newborn Intensive Care, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead, NSW.
Topic: “Are Parents Aware and Involved in their Newborn’s Pain Management in Surgical NICU?”
Cost: Free for members; $20 for non-members. 
please register to receive the zoom link and passcode. Limited to 90 people. 
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Leaders & Mentors Workshop

19 May

Wednesday 20th May 2020 - POSTPONED
Once Covid-19 situation settles, new details will be posted. 

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Townsville Evening Seminar

17 May

POSTPONED due to Covid-19. Rescheduled date will be advised when able. 

Date:        Monday 18 May 2020 - POSTPONED
Time:        4.30 – 9 pm
Venue: The Met Ballroom, Oaks Metropole Hotel
Speakers include: Deanne August, Dr Sue Ireland, Dr Yoga Kandasamy, Helena McInnes
Cost - $50 for members; $58 for non-,members
Registration strictly closes Monday 4th May. 
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ACNN events up to 30 June 2020 postponed

14 Apr

All ACNN events, including those hosted by branches and SIGs, scheduled between now and 30 June 2020 have been postponed. The National Conference due to be held from 2-4 September, will now take place as a 1 day virtual conference. The 2021 conference will be held in Canberra from 8-10 September.  
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ACNN events and COVID-19

23 Mar

23 March 2020 - Due to the current Covid-19 situation, all ACNN events are either cancelled (now), postponed (mid-year) or on hold (later in the year), until further notice - based on Government and Health directives.

Logan Neonatal Workshop

20 Mar

Date:        Saturday 21 March

Time:       8.30 am to 1 pm

Venue:     The Auditorium, Building 1, Ground Level, Logan Hospital 

Cost:        ACNN Member $20

                 Non-Member $30
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Raffle to support LRC SIG initiatives

19 Dec '19

The 2020 Queensland Branch $1000 raffle tickets are now available for purchase. The $1000 prize is for use towards attending ACNN 2021 or COINN Europe in 2021 or COINN Hawaii 2021.

The raffle will be drawn on 4th September at ACNN 2020 in Canberra. All proceeds go towards the Low Resource Countries SIG and the education and training undertaken in PNG.

Tickets can be purchased online or will be on sale at the ACNN conference in 2020.

Purchase tickets  here

Clinical Practice Guidelines for care around stillbirth and neonatal death

Clinical Practice Guidelines for care around stillbirth and neonatal death

13 Aug '19

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