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ACNP 4th South Australian NP Symposium

  • Dates:
    25 May 2017 to 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.






                                   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 NP - Masters class of 2001 – our Journeys

    Di Thornton NP - Rural

    Sheree Penney NP – Aged/Health of Older People

    Michele Northey NP - Mental Health

    1200 - 1300


    1300 – 1400

    Prescribing in pregnancy and lactation: from principles to practice

    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
    Infectious Diseases / Antimicrobial Stewardship Phamacist 
    Flinders Medical Centre



    Cassandra Ryan NP

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

    Cancellations must be in writing and will incur a $40 administration fee.  
    Refunds for cancellations received within 7 days of the event are not available, however a substitute participant may be accepted.  
    Notification of change of participant must be emailed prior to the event.


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