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Correctional Services Healthcare Summit

Addressing the gaps and improving the continuum of care into the community

13 – 14 September 2018 | Rendezvous Hotel, Melbourne

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overview

The correctional services setting is a challenging environment in which to provide quality health care. The individuals in Australia’s correctional facilities often face complex problems with their health and wellbeing both within the prison setting and post-release.

The 2018 Correctional Services Healthcare Summit will gather health service directors and managers from a selection of state government agencies, key stakeholders, nurses, and doctors from correctional facilities and community health professionals from across Australia to discuss how best to improve care for this sector of the community.

INTERNATIONAL KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Suicide and Self Harm in NZ – A New Zealand Corrections Health Services Response
Vicky Noble, Principal Health Adviser, Department of Corrections, New Zealand
Fiona-Ann Malcolm, Principal Psychologist, Manager Specialised Intervention and Support, Department of Corrections, New Zealand

KEY TOPICS:

  •  Deaths in Custody-What You Need to Know if you are Summoned to the Coroners Court
  •  Community Inclusion- A Reliable Predictor of Psychological Distress in Indigenous Prisoners
  •  Prisoners and End of Life Planning
  •  Game Changers for Working with Opioid Users in Correctional Settings – New Buprenorphine and Take-Home Naloxone Options
  •  Actively Engaging with Prisoners to Improve Healthcare Service Delivery
  •  Strategies Trialed for Drug Diversion in Correctional Healthcare
  •  Building Resilience in Prison Health Nurses – Staying Strong Behind the Wire
  •  Pain Management in Complex Needs Individuals in a Correctional Setting
  •  A Collaborative Approach to Harm Reduction
  •  Understanding the Difference Between and Management of Hep A, B & C
  •  Enabling Better Care for Ageing Prisoners – A Closer look at Prisoners with Dementia
  • Eliminating Hepatitis C in Capricornia: A Small Teams Innovative, No Budget Journey Towards Success
  •  Cancer in Victorian Prisoners: A Description of Cancer Diagnoses, Demographics, Risk Factors and Barriers to Optimal Care


This conference has been approved for 15 CPD hours by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation Continuing Professional Development Program.

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when & where

13 - 14 Sep 2018

Rendezvous Hotel, Melbourne
328 Flinders St, Melbourne VIC 3000
03 9250 1888
https://www.tfehotels.com/brands/rendezvous-hotels/rendezvous-hotel-melbourne

Book Accommodation with Lido Group
For your convenience Lido Group will manage your accommodation needs. Click here or call 02 8585 0808.

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Kate Twentyman
Conference Producer
Kate.Twentyman@informa.com.au

Samantha Lister
Sponsorship & Exhibition Manager
+61 2 9080 4432
samantha.lister@informa.com.au

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