Upcoming Events

Here you will find a list of upcoming CHA events. To access resources and recordings from previous events, please log in to to the members area!

27 October 2021
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Part 2 - Reducing Geographic Variation and Readmission Rates of Tonsillectomy Adenoid - 27 October 2021 at 12:30pm (AEDT)

Following the presentation in September where ACSQHC provided insight and practical steps into understanding and responding to unwarranted variation. Gillian Nixon will outline the steps that Safercare Victoria has taken to understand variation and support clinical services to reduce variation in rates of tonsillectomy within Victoria.   
28 October 2021
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Improving Value in Healthcare Series: Clinical Supervision - 28 October 2021 at 12:30pm (AEDT)

What is Clinical Supervision? What are the benefits and what is needed for it's implementation? There is consistent evidence that effective Clinical Supervision impacts positively on the professional development as well as the health and wellbeing of supervisees. Join Sue Harvey, Senior Associate of Clinical Supervision Consultancy (CSC) to hear about the benefits of Clinical Supervision as a core component of professional support for contemporary nursing and midwifery practice.
3 November 2021
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"The Manual" - Culturally responsive suicide prevention resources for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities - 3 November 2021 at 12:30pm (AEDT)

Join Julie Robotham from the Centre of Best Practice in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Suicide Prevention to discuss the "The Manual" and how the resources can be used to promote social and emotional wellbeing and prevent suicide among Indigenous people, who take their own lives at twice the rate of other Australians.
9 November 2021
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Acute Incident Response (AIR) Program – Psychological first aid post-acute incident in the ED - 9 November 2021 at 12:30pm (AEDT)

How can clinician wellbeing best be supported directly after acute incidents? With the increasing patient volume and acuity present in emergency departments it is becoming more common for clinicians to be exposed to a wide variety of traumatic and stress-inducing events. Join Jeremy Pallas, from John Hunter Emergency Department to hear about their Acute Incident Response (AIR) Program - a concise, evidence based & clinician led workplace peer support program.
10 November 2021
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Early Neurodevelopmental Clinic: Early detection of cerebral palsy in high-risk infants - 10 November 2021 at 12:30pm (AEDT)

Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common physical disability of childhood and infants born very premature, or with significant neurological concerns in the neonatal period are considered high risk. Join Dr Atul Malhotra from Monash Children’s Hospital to discuss the international best evidence for diagnosis and treatment and the implementation of this evidence into practice in Australia.
16 November 2021
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Leading Thinkers Series - Psychological Trauma in Hospital - 16 November 2021 at 12:30pm (AEDT)

Hospital-based healthcare aims to promote the best health outcomes for children, this should include mental health outcomes. Yet we know that children can be at risk of poorer mental health outcomes even with good physical health outcomes. Join Emeritus Professor Justin Kenardy to discuss how often these outcomes occurs, some reasons why, and research into what can be done to promote better mental health outcomes.
23 November 2021
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Neonatal Early Discharge Service at Gold Coast University Hospital - 23 November at 12:30pm (AEDT)

Establishing feeding is lengthy and babies with nasogastric tubes can remain in the hospital for multiple weeks. In August 2020 the Gold Coast University Hospital became the first hospital in Queensland to offer their Neonatal Early Discharge Service (NEDS), a hospital in the home service for pre term babies with tube feeds. Join Peter Schmidt, Director of Neonatology to discuss how their service plays an important role in bringing families back together after difficult times.