Neurodevelopmental Care SIG Events

Date: Thursday 12 May

Time: 7.30 - 8.30 pm AEST
Topic: Using quality improvement to improve perinatal infant mental health and more
Presenter: Amy Keir, Consultant Neonatologist, Women's and Children's Hospital, University of Adelaide, South Australian Institute of Health and Medical Research (SAHMRI), National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Senior Research Fellowship.
Cost: Free for members; $20 for non-members
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9 December 2021 - available to members until 09 March 2022
Presenter: Dr Kim Psaila, RN, Midwife, PhD, NIDCAP professional, infant mental health professional. 
Topic: Infant Mental Health in the NICU: Evidence Challenges & Strategies

30 June 2021 - available to members until 30 September 2021.
Presenter: Dr Gayatri Jape, Consultant Neonatologist, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Perth
Topic: Neuro-critical nursing and supporting the developing brain

8 April 2021 presentation available to members until 8 July 2021. 
Speaker: Ms Krystal Furey Speech pathologist NICU, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney
Topic: "Oral feeding our premature babies – not as easy as it seems”

17 December 2020 presentation available to members until 17 March 2021.
Speaker: Ms Nadine Griffiths, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Grace Centre for Newborn Intensive Care, The Children’s Hospital at Westmead; and PhD Candidate, The University of Technology Sydney.
Topic: The effects of nurse education levels of developmental care in Australia: perceptions and challenges. 

12 November 2020 presentation available to members until 12February 2021.
Speakers: Ms Gillian Brodie, Senior social worker, King Edward Memorial Hospital,WA; and  Mr Jeremy Johnson, Ex-NICU proud dad & RN in NICU, King Edward Memorial Hospital & Notre Dame University, WA.
Topic: Fathers' group in the NICU.

07 October 2020 presentation available to members until 07 January 2021. 
Speaker: Mrs Tash Sorensen, Clinical Trial Coordinator for CIRCA DIEM trial, Telethon Kids Institute, King Edward Memorial Hospital and University of Western Australia
Circadian care in the NICU: How can we use day and night to assist in preterm infant development?

26 August 2020 presentation available to members until 26 November. 
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

Updated 7 February 2022