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ACNP 4th South Australian NP Symposium

  • Dates: 25 May 2017

    191 Torrens Rd
    Ridleyton SA 5008

    The 4th Annual South Australian NP Symposium aims to provide attendees with a variety of presentations related to their clinical and professional practice. This is a great opportunity to network, gain CPD points and keep up to date on National and Local NP issues.

    Preliminary program – subject to change





                                   REGISTRATION – TEA & COFFEE                                                                                                        



    Luke Christofis NP

    Lyell McEwin Hospital
    Emergency Department

    0815 - 0915

    Nurse Practitioners in South Australia

    Adj, Assoc, Professor Lydia Dennett

    Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer
    Nursing and Midwifery Office 
    SA Health

    0915 – 0945

    Transforming Health a Nursing perspective

    Stuart Smith NP

    Emergency Nurse Practitioner - Modbury Hospital
    Transforming Health Deputy Clinical Nursing/Midwifery Ambassador

    0945- 1000

                                                           MORNING TEA

    1000 - 1200

    The Rewards and Challenges of implementing NP’s in Country SA

    Judy Bagg NP & Peter Burns - Emergency

    Di Thornton NP - Rural

    Sheree Penney – Health of Older People

    Michele Northey NP - Mental Health

    1200 - 1300


    1300 – 1400

    Prescribing in Pregnancy

    Dr Luke Grzeskowiak

    Specialist Pharmacist
    Flinders Women & Children
    NHMRC Early Career Research Fellow
    Robonson Research Institute
    University of Adelaide

    1400 - 1500

    Prescribing in the Age of the Old: a geriatrics perspective

    Josephine To

    Senior Pharmacist
    Division of Aged Care
    Rehabilitation and Palliative Care
    Northern Adelaide Local Health Network

    1500 - 1515

                                                    AFTERNOON TEA

    1515 – 1600

    Making sense of patient safety

    Peter Hibbert

    Program Manager, Australian Institute of Health Innovation, Macquarie University
    Visiting Research Fellow, Centre for Population Health Research, University of South Australia

    1600 – 1645

    Antibacterial stewardship 

    Rebecca Larcombe
    Deputy Director – Clinical Pharmacy Services
    Repatriation General Hospital



    Cassandra Ryan NP

    Clinical Project Manager
    Operational Servive Improvement and Demand Management
    Department for Health and Aging


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