Annual Professional Conference

Where permission has been given, presentations and video footage of speakers can be found below. Click on images to view pdf version of PowerPoint presentations.

APC Day 1 Presentations – Wednesday 1 August 2018

Doing Away With Doctors? Workforce research and the future of nursing
Professor Peter Griffiths – APC 2018

Priorities and Goals for Health Services in South Australia – Plans for the next three years
Hon Stephen Wade MLC, Minister for Health and Wellbeing

Advancing nursing / midwifery: The benefits of positive collaborative relationships between doctors and nurses for patients
Dr. Faizal Ibrahim


APC Day 1 – Concurrent Sessions

Using Complementary Therapies in Everyday Life
Margaret Thomson


Improving Patient Outcomes in Palliative Care
Karen Jacquier, NC, Sue NcArdle, NUM & Kathy Pearce, NUM.


Specialised Nursing Education Improves Delirium
Judy Deimel and Kathy Resili


The impact of introducing an inflammatory  Bowel Disease Nurse Consultant to TQEH
Serena Martin


Building nursing and midwifery capacity to maintain continuity of care for Aboriginal families and children accessing mainstream health services
Nina Silvertsen


Nurse Endoscopist Pilot Program – Nursing Workforce Innovation Meeting the Needs of Patients
Sharon Gillespie and Cadi Li


APC Day 2 Presentations – Thursday 2 August 2018

Progress report on Rosemary Bryant AO Nursing & Midwifery Research Centre and Rosemary Bryant
Dr Rosemary Bryant AO and Prof Marion Eckert


Expanded Prescribing Roles for Nurses and Midwives
Dr Rosemary Bryant AO and Prof Marion Eckert


Increasing the Value of Health Care: The Role of Nursing and Midwives in Best Practice Health Care
Dr Karleen Thornton


The success of the Health Pathways South Australia Project
Ms Wendy Dolejs


Developing an alternative funding model for residential aged care
Professor Kathy Eagar


Model of Care for Younger Onset Dementia
Ms Natalie Duggan



Nurses and Midwives Make a Difference – Recognising true value to healthcare
Jennifer Hurley, Chief Nursing & Midwifery Officer SA



Nurses and Midwives mental health in the workplaceThe Hon Julia Gillard AC, beyondblue Chair

Annual Delegates Conference Presentations – Friday, 3 August 2018

Elizabeth Dabars AM presenting the ANMF (SA Branch) CEO/Secretary’s Report to the 2018 Annual Delegates Conference

ADC – ANMF (SA Branch) – Our Year in Review  2017 2018
– highlights of media coverage and events over the past 12 months

ANMF (SA Branch) – Spotlight 2017 – 2018
– short video to highlight the statistical achievements from 2017-2018

Speaking on ‘Change the Rules’ campaign
Sally McManus, Secretary ACTU

Federal Report 2017-2018
Federal Secretary Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation, Annie Butler with Lori-anne Sharp, Assistant Federal Secretary