2017 Presentations

The presentations from the 35th Annual CRANAplus Conference (2017 – Broome, WA) are available to view and download below.

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Thursday 19 October


Speaker Name  Presentation
Ms Brooke Spaeth Practical Examples of Point-of-Care Testing Technology Use in Rural and Remote Australia
Prof. Sabina Knight Using Technology to recalibrate rural and remote health workforce education
Melanie Goode The Emergency Telehealth Service – an innovative service delivery model for rural and remote EDs using telehealth technology and a specialist emergency medicine workforce. ETS empowers nurses to deliver timely, quality emergency care with the support of specialist doctors and a comprehensive education program within a supportive teamwork environment.
Mr Alistair Crowe Reducing the ‘tyranny of distance’ and enhancing patient outcomes through innovative use of new technology options in rural and remote locations
Mr Tobias Speare (How) Can technology support Remote Area Nurses in Quality Use of Medicines?

Friday 20 October


Speaker Name  Presentation
Ms Sherrie Vickery Kalumburu Strong Girls and the future
Mrs Patricia Amaranti The National Preventing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Maternal Smoking portal supporting improved access, safety, quality and affordability for the remote Maternal and Child health and Tobacco Prevention workforce.
Ms Kristy Newett Conception in Kadjina to Birthing in Broome ~ one woman’s journey thread through the complexities of delivering remote health care in a high risk pregnancy
Mrs Inara Beecher CATCHing the Hearts of country SA – The future of Cardiac Rehabilitation as applied through the Country Access to Cardiac Health (CATCH) program
Heather Keighley Leveraging Technology for RAN Safety
Tobias Speare Orientation to Remote Primary Health Care Manuals
A/Prof Sue Lenthall Under-reporting of personal violent incidents by remote area nurses
Daniel Kildea My Health Record and the Digital Health Strategy for Australia
Mrs Cherie O’Brien Using technology to provide support to new nurses and midwives in the bush; A novel innovative education and support program has been developed to augment current resources and overcome the barriers of distance experienced by nurses in the bush.