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Operating Theatre Management Conference

Assisting Hospitals to Streamline Surgical Pathways & Balance Elective and Emergency Surgery Demand

20-21 July 2017 | Novotel Twin Waters Sunshine Coast

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Book 3 delegates and receive the 4th delegate pass at no cost - See pricing below

overview

Australia’s premier event in operating room management & perioperative professionals. Now in its 9th year, this event offers the latest programs and practices being implemented across public and private hospitals in Australia. National experts will share key strategies and methods, to enhance knowledge and improve skills for Theatre Management personnel.

This two day conference is dedicated specifically for operating room management and perioperative professionals, for example; Operating Room/Perioperative Managers, Operating Room Nurse Unit Managers and Directors of Surgical Services, Perioperative Services Manager.

Our 2017 conference will feature a site tour of the newly developed and highly anticipated Sunshine Coast University Hospital. The tour features a look into the new operating theatre facilities of the $1.8 Billion Hospital. The Sunshine Coast University Hospital houses the only combined CT and angiography-equipped OT in the southern hemisphere. Amongst other high-end equipment, the facility (which is modelled on the successful NHS in the UK and after some Canadian hospitals) features a series of national and state firsts.

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8:50 am

OPENING | Opening remarks from the Chair

Ruth Melville, CNC – Perioperative (SISO) Safety Improvement Support Officer, Sunshine Coast University Hospital, Sunshine Coast Hospital and Healthcare Services and President, International Federation of Perioperative Nursing (IFPN)

9:00 am

KEYNOTE OPENING ADDRESS | ACORN- Supporting the Perioperative Team and Future Directions

Michelle Reardon, ACORN Director and Standards Committee Chair

9:40 am

International Update

Ruth Melville, CNC – Perioperative (SISO) Safety Improvement Support Officer, Sunshine Coast University Hospital, Sunshine Coast Hospital and Healthcare Services and President, International Federation of Perioperative Nursing (IFPN)

10:20 am

This presentation will detail the findings from several studies conducted in the operating room on teamwork and safety climate. These findings will be discussed in the context of factors that enable or inhibit practice change within a healthcare department/organisation.

11:00 am

Morning refreshments and networking

11:30 am

Trumpf Medical Presentation

Stefano Furgoni, Chief Operating Officer, VIDEOMED SRL

12:10 pm

  • The build and transition to new operating theatres
  • The 12-month journey
  • Where we are now
  • Lessons learned
  • What does the future hold?

12:50 pm

Lunch and networking break

1:50 pm

  • Are we ready?
  • Plant/equipment/services-Electricity, steam, communications
  • Instrumentation & set-ups
  • Human resource management

2:30 pm

CASE STUDY | Relocation of Interventional Services at Bendigo Health

Kim Pentreath, Nurse Unit Manager Anaesthetics and Recovery, Perioperative Services, Bendigo Health

3:10 pm

Afternoon refreshment break and networking

3:30 pm

Conflict Intelligence™ (CI) is a new innovation in the dispute resolution area that integrates the synergetic fields of Conflict Resolution (including Mediation and Difficult Conversations), Emotional Intelligence and Mindfulness. Conflict Intelligence™ is a simple, yet powerful, model that develops one’s ability to consciously connect with and manage conflict by building collaborative understanding. It is about increasing one’s CI awareness, insight and quota.

The Core Elements of CI, will be explored, including:

  • Conflict Awareness
  • Self-Awareness
  • Other Awareness
  • Collaborative Understanding > Creative Resolution

Learning outcomes:

On completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define Conflict Intelligence™ (CI) and recognise the core elements of CI
  • Understand the importance of the 3 primary conflict dynamics and how to not get caught in the conflict web
  • Recognise the emotional and physiological impact of conflict
  • Understand how perceptual positions influence how conflict is viewed
  • Gain greater insight into your relationship with conflict – including your conflict identity and conflict approach
  • Gain greater insight into ‘the other’ in conflict – including the concept of curiosity and ‘the mediator mindset’
  • Understand how to move a conflict conversation to collaboration and a creative resolution through the use of CINO
  • Understand and practice ‘the 5 conscious choices’ to ensure greater Conflict Intelligence™

5:10 pm

Dr John Shephard will share case studies around deployments of Aspen Medical’s mobile surgical units (MHUs) to hospitals in New South Wales and Queensland that have undergone refurbishment of their Operating Theatres.

5:20 pm

NETWORKING FUNCTION | Informa invites all speakers and delegates to an informal reception to discuss the day’s issues and network with their peers

8:40 am

OPENING | Opening Remarks from the Chair

Ruth Melville, CNC – Perioperative (SISO) Safety Improvement Support Officer, Sunshine Coast University Hospital, Sunshine Coast Hospital and Healthcare Services and President, International Federation of Perioperative Nursing (IFPN)

8:50 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS | Australian Hospitals of the Future-The Challenge of Sustainability, Teamwork, Changing Models of Care and Technology

Dr Brian McGowan, Chair, Qld State Committee RACS, Chair, Logan Bayside Surgery, Deputy Stream Leader- Surgery, Metro South Health, and Clinical Lead, Logan Future Hospital Program

9:30 am

  • My Surgery Journey information magazine- A24 page ‘bible’ of preoperative information
  • Automated SMS- Automated reminders at 6, 3, 1 month
  • The Surgery Journey poster- Given to patients on their day of surgery to describe what will happen
  • The Patient Safety and Productivity Surgical Data Dashboard- Live data displayed to clinicians
  • The My Surgery Journey smartphone app- An interactive app personalising and reminding patients before surgery.

10:10 am

Elective Surgery Waiting List Management - The NSW Perspective

Melinda Pascoe, Principal Policy Officer – Surgery, Ministry of Health, NSW

10:50 am

Morning refreshments and networking break

11:20 am

  • GCHHS commenced a project to improve theatre efficiency as a result of the Queensland Audit Office report on operating theatre efficiency
  • Implementation of the State-wide theatre efficiency guidelines
  • Presentation of results of strategies to improve efficiency including utilisation, first case on time starts and turn-around times, team brief and culture change
  • Successes and challenges of the project

12:00 pm

  • Improving clinical handover between perioperative areas
  • Utilising the tools from Team STEPPS to structure communication and teamwork
  • Developing a team charter
  • Maintaining the Team STEPPS model

12:40 pm

The RCH Melbourne’s Approach to Elective Theatre List Construction Based on Estimated Case Duration

Mike O’Brien, Chief of Surgery and Director of Urology, The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne

Dr Jock Lawrie, Director, Healthcare Resource Optimization

1:20 pm

Lunch and networking break

2:10 pm

The Opening of the Sunshine Coast University Hospital

Fiona Tognolini, RN, Acting Nursing Director Interventional Floor, Sunshine Coast University Hospital, Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service

2:30 pm

Attendees will visit the new Sunshine Coast University Hospital

The tour will take in the new operating theatre facilities. The bus will leave the hotel at 14:30pm sharp and leave the hospital at approx. 16:35pm via the airport for a 5.00pm arrival (for those wishing to catch flights home). From there it will return to the Novotel Twin Waters Resort by approx. 17:15pm.

pricing

Packages Price
Package(Two Days) $2095+GSTEarly Bird

Event pricing

  • Book 3 delegates and receive the 4th delegate pass at no cost. To take advantage of this offer, call us today on 02 9080 4307 or email info@informa.com.au.
    Note: All delegates must be from the same company and register at the same time to qualify.

speakers

Ruth Melville

CNC – Perioperative (SISO) Safety Improvement Support Officer, Sunshine Coast University Hospital, Sunshine Coast Hospital and Healthcare Services and President, International Federation of Perioperative Nursing (IFPN)

Michelle Reardon

ACORN Director and Standards Committee Chair

Dr Brigid M. Gillespie

Professor of Patient Safety, Griffith University & Gold Coast Health Services

Stefano Furgoni

Chief Operating Officer, VIDEOMED SRL

Stephanie Holmes

NUM Operating Theatres, Wollongong Private Hospital

Margaret Johnson

Perioperative Services Manager, Wollongong Private Hospital

Emma Babao

Nurse Unit Manager, Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital

Kim Pentreath

Nurse Unit Manager Anaesthetics and Recovery, Perioperative Services, Bendigo Health

Scott Dutton

Accredited Mediator, Trainer and Facilitator, Fighting Fair

Dr John Shephard

Group Medical Director, Aspen Medical

Dr Brian McGowan

Chair, Qld State Committee RACS, Chair, Logan Bayside Surgery, Deputy Stream Leader- Surgery, Metro South Health, and Clinical Lead, Logan Future Hospital Program

James Brinton

Clinical Nurse Consultant Surgery, Illawarra Shoalhaven Local Health District, Wollongong Hospital

Melinda Pascoe

Principal Policy Officer – Surgery, Ministry of Health, NSW

Jennifer Kosiol

Nursing Director, Perioperative and Critical Care and Trauma Services, Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service

Heidi Weber

Perioperative Nurse Unit Manager, Gold Coast University Hospital

Sue Maksimovic

RN, Dip Nursing Education, Masters Health Service Management, NUM Surgical Services, Gawler Health Service

Mike O’Brien

Chief of Surgery and Director of Urology, The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne

Dr Jock Lawrie

Director, Healthcare Resource Optimization

Fiona Tognolini

RN, Acting Nursing Director Interventional Floor, Sunshine Coast University Hospital, Sunshine Coast Hospital and Health Service

when & where

20 - 21 Jul 2017

Novotel Twin Waters Resort on the Sunshine Coast
270 Ocean Dr, Twin Waters QLD 4564
+61 7 5448 8000
Novotel Twin Waters Resort is conveniently located only 5kms from the Sunshine Coast (MCY) Airport and an hour’s drive north of Brisbane.
www.novotel.com/Twin-Waters

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Kate Twentyman
Senior 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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