Oral Presentation

Ms Robyn Williams1 1CDU, Darwin, Australia   This presentation shares the author’s insights and questions about the position of national rural and remote health organisations regarding cultural safety. Over the last few years there have been a number of events...
  • May 31, 2019
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Dr Annmaree Wilson1,Dr Yoni Luxford1 1CRANAplus Bush Support Service, Cairns, Australia   The entire state of NSW is in drought. The human impacts of this environmental disaster in rural and remote communities are only beginning to be understood. It is...
  • May 31, 2019
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Ms Rhonda Powell1, Mr David Reeve2 1NT Health, Darwin, Australia 2Central Australia Primary Health Care   The Northern Territory (NT) Department of Health has been unrelenting in its implementation of recommendations made following an independent review of remote area safety...
  • May 31, 2019
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Miss Nausheen Mohamed Muhajir1 1James Cook University, Smithfield , Australia   Objectives: Investigate whether the alumni feel more prepared following the DDV-RRR educational program Evaluating the difference in self-perceived preparedness between 2016 and 2017 dental graduates Ascertain participants’ knowledge, perceived...
  • May 31, 2019
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Michelle Gunn, Denise Breadsell, Michelle Garner   Registered nurses (RNs) holding the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (NMBA) Endorsement for scheduled medicines for nurses (rural and isolated practice) (RIPEN) provide rural and isolated communities access to medicines when traditional...
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Laura Hardaker1 Workforce Engagement Manager, Rural Doctors Network (RDN)   In 2018 NSW faced an ongoing, significant drought. Evidence suggested stretched rural healthcare practitioners faced increased mental health patient presentations, an increase in their own mental health stress and a...
  • May 31, 2019
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Miss Sheena Christensen1 1Silverchain, Walpole, Australia   Skin Cancer deaths in farmers 65yr + are double that of other Australians, with presentation so late that intervention is generally palliative. In 2012, the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare identified that:...
  • May 31, 2019
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Ms Alicia Carey1,2, Dr Alison Teate1, Professor Deborah Davis1 1University of Canberra, Canberra, ACT, Australia 2Charles Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, Australia   Introduction: There is a significant shortage of both nurses and midwives and particularly in rural and remote Australia...
  • May 31, 2019
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Ms Amanda Akers1, Ms Cathy Faulkner1 1Cranplus Bush Support Services   Community-led actions creating social support to enhance social networks, or the other way around? This paper looks at ‘the other way around’. Starting with social connections, a Senior Aboriginal...
  • May 31, 2019
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A/Prof. Fergus Gardiner1 1Royal Flying Doctor Service, Canberra, Australia   Objective: To determine the geographical coverage of chronic disease management and dialysis services available to the rural and remote Australian population; and the characteristics of Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS)...
  • May 31, 2019
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