2017 Conferences


 Presentation Files

Palliative Care Nurses New Zealand Conference 2017 PROGRAMME
Keynote Speaker Organisation Topic
Prof Merryn Gott The University of Auckland What do we know about the support needs of family and whanau carers within palliative care in New Zealand?
Invited Speaker Organisation Topic
Dr John Kleinsman The Nathaniel Centre – the NZ Catholic Bioethics Centre Changing demographics and changing metaphors: The musings of a middle-aged ethicist on death and dying in New Zealand
Dr Amanda Landers Nurse Maude Identifying and responding to moral distress
Presenter/s Organisation Topic
Dr Joy Bickley Asher Independent Contractor, Wellington Clinical supervision: Looking back and looking forward
Diana Bowalgaha Ralalage Nurse Maude Hospice Death and dying in hospital: Palliative care patients’ and families’ perspectives
Helen Brown Nurse Maude, Christchurch Changing practice for patients with pancreatic cancer in New Zealand
Prof Liz Forbat Australian Catholic University & Calvary Health Care Supporting specialist palliative care clinicians integrate palliative care into residential care for older people: A checklist to guide practice
Using innovative distance learning approaches to educate informal carers
Writing for publication: Practical approaches and insider insights to academic publishing
Ann Gray Hawkes’ Bay DHB Nurturing our nurses: feeding the soul to sustain their care. An innovative teaching initiative
Dr Annmarie Hosie,
Prof Jane Phillips,
Prof Meera Agar
& Dr Aileen Collier
IMPACCT, University of Technology Sydney, Ultimo, AUS
School of Nursing, The University of Auckland, Auckland
An interdisciplinary approach to palliative care of people at risk of delirium
Christy Jackson
& Joy Cairns
Waipuna Hospice, Tauranga Needs assessment in hospice palliative care – Staying out of the Rabbit Hole
Peter Kimble Hospice Waikato Using Mindfulness and Jean Watson’s Caritas Processes to enhance and improve the voice of nursing within palliative care
Maureen O’Brien ACT Health, Canberra, AUS ‘Focus on the living before the dying’: Advance care planning perspectives amongst those with Parkinson’s Disease
Dr Vivien Rodgers Massey University, Feilding Are HCAs in provincial RAC facilities ready to provide palliative care?
Carol Rose Hospice Mid-Northland & The Aromary Optimising quality of life in palliative care: The potential of aromatherapy
Bridget Ryan Nurse Maude Palliative Care Service Looking at a new palliative care service to ARC through both sides of the looking glass
Emma Sprague Hospice West Auckland De-prescribing in palliative care
Denise van Aalst Hospice Southland Haere Mai – Welcoming overseas staff into New Zealand hospice culture
Daniela Vasquez
& Lauren Deland
Liverpool Emergency Department, Sydney, AUS Time Is Precious (TIP): A fast track pathway for palliative care patients presenting to the emergency department


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