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Falls, Fractures & Pressure Injuries Management Conference

29 - 30 August 2016 I Education Centre, Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital

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We're excited to be taking the 2016 Falls, Fractures & Pressure Injuries Conference to Brisbane and in particular, the Education Centre at the Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital. Responding to feedback, there will be a new streamlined format to the 2016 conference which will feature the latest research and practical case studies, together with interactive workshop sessions.

GET INVOLVED in the 2016 AGENDA

To ensure the most pertinent issues are covered, we will soon be inviting topic and speaker submissions for the development of the comprehensive two day program. 

To submit an abstract for consideration at the 2016 conference, forward your proposal to Lauren.Greschner@informa.com

This year's program builds on the 2015 Falls, Fractures & Pressure Injuries Conference 2015 in Melbourne which highlighted the best practice management and key strategies being implemented across public and private hospitals in Australia.

The 2015 program featured 30+ insightful presentations and interactive panel sessions from speakers including:

  • Professor Ian Harris, Co-Chair, The Australian & NZ Hip Fracture Registry & Head of Orthopaedic Surgery, UNSW Australia, South Western Sydney Clinical School, Director of the Injury Research Stream, Ingham Institute and Director of the Whitlam Orthopaedic Research Centre
  • Lorraine Lovitt, Leader, NSW Falls Prevention Program, Clinical Excellence Commission
  • Maree Connolly, Project Officer, Pressure Injury Prevention Project, NSW Clinical Excellence Commission
  • Tracy Nowicki, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Quality Effectiveness Support Team, The Prince Charles Hospital
  • Raphael Hau, Director of Orthopaedics, Northern Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Box Hill Hospital
  • Professor Ian Harris, Co-Chair, The Australian & NZ Hip Fracture Registry & Head of Orthopaedic Surgery, UNSW Australia, South Western Sydney Clinical School, Director of the Injury Research Stream, Ingham Institute and Director of the Whitlam Orthopaedic Research Centre
  • Dr Elizabeth Harper, Geriatrician, St Vincent's Hospital Sydney
  • Dr Tracy Brown, Staff Specialist Geriatrician, HNE Health, NSW
  • A/Prof Jacqueline Center, Senior Staff Specialist, Department of Endocrinology, St Vincent's Hospital; Senior Research Fellow, Osteoporosis & Bone Biology, Garvan Institute of Medical Research; Conjoint Associate Professor, School of Medicine, University of New South Wales Australia
  • Jack Bell, PhD, Adv APD, A/Director Nutrition and Dietetics, The Prince Charles Hospital
  • Greg (Grzegorz) Tomczak, Clinical Nurse Educator, Respiratory Ward, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney
  • Gill Hall, Manager Falls Prevention and Rehabilitation, Accident Compensation Corporation, New Zealand
  • Jean Dumble, Tissue Integrity CNC, Clinical Governance Unit, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service, Queensland Government
  • Jodie Gordon, Masters Wound Management, GC Stomal Therapy, BN, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Wound Management & Stomal Therapy, Redcliffe Hospital, Metro North Hospital and Health Service, QLD
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