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2019 Visiting Scholar Tour


29 Nov

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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Visiting scholar event


24 Oct

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.

Program details to be advised
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Country Seminar 2019


21 Jun

Saturday 22nd June, Albury

The Country Seminar will be held in conjunction with the Victoria Branch. 
Venue: Commercial Club, Albury
Program: TBA

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Breakfast Meeting


7 Jun

Breakfast Meeting

Saturday 8th June 2019, Brisbane

Rydges Hotel, Fortitude Valley (Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills)
Start time 7.30 am registration for 8 am start
Program details coming soon Contact us at qldbranch@acnn.org.au
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Evening Seminar, Canberra


11 Apr

A new model of care for indigenous women + launch of the ABA education video
Thursday 11 April 
5.30 - 9 pm
Hellenic Club Woden
$50 ACNN members; $60 non-members includes 2 course dinner
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