The program overview below is provisional and will be updated as planning proceeds. Please check this page regularly.

Wednesday 19 October 2016 – Day 1: Pre-Conference Workshops

Alice Springs Convention Centre

1200-1700 Exhibition Bump In | MacDonnell AB
1100 Workshop Registration Desk Open | Ghan Foyer
1100-1300 Lunch for workshop participants | Ghan Foyer
  PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS
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ELLERY A ELLERY B ELLERY C

1200-1400 (2 hours)

CENA Credentialing Program

Lee Trenning, Lorelle Malyon

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1300-1600 (3 hours)

Developing a paediatric model of care for your emergency department

Jane Cichero, Sydney Children’s Hospital

1200-1400 (2 hours)

Non-Invasive Ventilation (NIV) tips, tricks and trends

Kate Topham

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1400-1445 Afternoon Tea for workshop participants | Ghan Foyer
  PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS
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ELLERY A ELLERY C

1500-1700 (2 hours)

Preparing for low frequency high consequence events: Training the unanticipated

Don Garlick FCENA MAIES
Manager: Emergency Management for Ballarat Health Services
Manager of the Ballarat Base Hospital Helicopter Landing Site.

1445-1645 (2 hours

Airway and Access… As easy as 1,2,3.

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1500 ICEN Registration Open |  | Ghan Foyer
1700-1900 Welcome Reception | Exhibition, MacDonnell A /B

Welcome to the 2016 ICEN Conference! Don’t miss this opportunity to meet local, interstate and international delegates, the Organising Committee and our sponsors at the annual conference Welcome Reception.The Welcome Reception will also provide delegates with an opportunity to meet and speak with a range of local artists and producers who will have small displays during the event.  Maybe you can grab a souvenir!

Marketplace stalls include: Red Kangaroo Books | Western Desert Nganampa Walytja Palyantjaku Tjutaku Aboriginal Corporation | Afor Fashion | Silk Scarves | Central Arrente and Anmatyere Elder | Barry Skipsey | Panda Pearls | Talapi Art Gallery

Entertainment: Barry Skipsey – local singer/songwriter

Free Evening | Click here for local dinning out options

Thursday 20 October 2016 – Day 2: Main Conference

Alice Springs Convention Centre

0700 Registration Desk Open | Ghan Foyer
0900 OPENING SESSION | ELLERY A/D
Chair: Shane Lenson
0900-0930 Convenor’s Welcome
Welcome to Country – Patricia Ansell Dodds, Central Arrernte and Anmatyere elder
One of the senior traditional owners of this region, Patricia Ansell Dodds is a Central Arrernte and Anmatyere woman.  She is a life-long resident of Alice Springs, a Flinders University Lecturer, an artist and a central Arrernte Native Title Holder for the Undoolya area east of the Todd River
0930-1000 Invited Speaker: A/Prof Julia Crilly
Delivering emergency care in challenging environments
1000-1030 Invited Speaker: Christopher Cliffe
Remote health – the last frontier
1030-1100 Morning Tea in the Exhibition | MacDonnell Room AB
1100-1300 CONCURRENT SESSION A
ACCESS & DELIVERY OF EMERGENCY CARE IN AUSTRALIA, RURAL & REMOTE AREAS
INNOVATIVE MODELS OF EMERGENCY CARE DELIVERY PATIENT FOCUSED CARE DELIVERY IN VULNERABLE POPULATION GROUPS
ELLERY A/D
Chair: Kelli Innes
ELLERY B
Chair: Delia O’Brien
ELLERY C
Chair: Michael Browne
1100-1120 Emergency nurses’ knowledge and attitude towards pain: A survey of a metropolitan ED
Wayne Varndell
ED-HOME: Improving nurse confidence with patient education in the Emergency Department
Nicole Coombs
Development of a statewide evidence based guideline – management of patients with acute severe behavioural disturbance in Emergency Departments
Sarah Marmara
1125-1145 Transplanting emergency nursing: Can lessons from Australian emergency nursing make a difference in Indonesia?
Putu Budiarsana
Use of protective lung strategies in the management of mechanically ventilated adult emergency department patients: a cross sectional survey
Sarah Cornish
Culturally and Linguistically Diverse patients in a QLD Emergency Department: A clinical redesign quality initiative
Hannah Putland, Angela  Oliphant
1150-1210 Down the wire flight nurse’s in the NT
Paul Campbell, Sheridan Bell
Emergency nurses leading quality patient care
Anna D’Ambrosi
CARE-PACT mobile emergency assessment, care and treatment team: An integral component of an integrated approach to management of acute health-care needs of residents of aged care facilities
Tony Hsiung
1215-1235 Under the radar or beyond the horizon? Aeromedical retrieval in central Australia
David Carpenter
GET BACK TO SCHOOL: Symbiotic relationships between emergency nurses and nursing students
Katie East, Amanda Harley
Exploring the behavioural manifestation of work-stress among ED nurses at the point of patient care
Jaqueline Ingram
1240-1300 Patient dependency: Nursing on the ramp
Wayne Varndell
Factors that influence student performance during professional experience placement in the Emergency Department
Elicia Kunst
Does the new Sepsis 3.0 have a place in Australian Emergency Departments?
Melissa Hanson
1300-1400 Lunch in the Exhibition | MacDonnell Room AB
1400-1530 RAPID FIRE SESSION  | ELLERY A/D
Chair: John Thompson
ACCESS AND DELIVERY OF EMERGENCY CARE IN AUSTERE, RURAL AND REMOTE AREAS
Profiling wound management in the Emergency Department: A descriptive analysis
Rachel Cross
Expanding the horizon of work-related violence: Are we safe in our own communities?
Jacqueline Ingram
 Maintaining best practice in rural Emergency Departments; tips, tricks and pitfalls 
Gwenhyfar Ferguson
INNOVATIVE MODELS OF EMERGENCY CARE DELIVERY
Communication and influencing for ED Professionals: A training programme developed in the emergency department for the Emergency Department
Julie Humphries, Mingshuang Ding, Dr Hansel Addae-Bosomprah
Clinical Passports for credentialing emergency nurses
Antony Robinson
Does the new Sepsis 3.0 have a place in Australian Emergency Departments?
Melissa Hanson
A protocol for a nurse led analgesia intervention in an urban Emergency Department
Rachel Cross
The pathway of succession plan to develop talent pool taking up the key nursing positions as Vice-Chairperson of Department Management Sub-committees in The Accident and Emergency Department of Pok Oi Hospital
Yuk Yee Helen Leung
Sorry I don’t speak your language, but my phone might
Dale Reading
Hashtag – a fresh system for emergency nursing assessment
Antony Robinson
The Rhythm and Blues Project: A proposed method of skill and knowledge maintenance in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) training and recertification
Mingshuang Ding, Julie Humphries, Dr Hansel Addae-Bosomprah
PATIENT FOCUSED CARE DELIVERY IN VULNERABLE POPULATION GROUPS
The patient safety implications of work-stress among ED nurses
Jacqueline Ingram
Obesity and the emergency short stay unit
Marc Marquez
The Queensland Adult Deterioration Detection System (QADDS) – improving compliance to recognise deteriorating patients in an Emergency Department
Muireann Wynne, Joanne Farrell
1530-1600 Afternoon Tea in the Exhibition | MacDonnell Room AB
1600 PLENARY SESSION  | ELLERY A/D
Chair: Julia Morphet
1600-1630 Invited Speaker: Bronte Martin
The road less travelled… Broken Hill to Kandahar, Tacloban and beyond
1630 Sessions end – free evening
1800-2100 Spirit of the Outback Dinner – Earth Sanctuary (optional dinner) – BOOKED OUT!
Meet at  ASCC entrance 6pm

Friday 21 October 2016 – Day 2: Main Conference

Alice Springs Convention Centre

0800 Registration | Ghan Foyer
0900 PLENARY SESSION | ELLERY A/D
Chair: Kelly-Ann Hahn
0900-0930 Invited Speaker: Lauren Gale
Flying Doctor research on the causes and costs of accidents and injuries in Australia, research report link 
0930-1000 Invited Speaker: Wayne Varndell
Seven deadly sins of emergency nursing
1000-1030 Morning Tea in the Exhibition | MacDonnell Room AB
1030-1230 CONCURRENT SESSION B
ACCESS & DELIVERY OF EMERGENCY CARE IN AUSTRALIA, RURAL & REMOTE AREAS INNOVATIVE MODELS OF EMERGENCY CARE DELIVERY
ELLERY A/D
Chair: Jo Morey
ELLERY B
Chair: Julia Crilly
1030-1050 Emergency nurses’ perceptions of Emergency Department preparedness for an ebola outbreak: A qualitative descriptive study
Mihirika Pincha Baduge
Family Presence During Resuscitation (FPDR): Development of an education training package
Dr Joanne Porter, Nicole Coombs
1055-1115 Doing the best in preparing for the worst – working with communities to improve health and the efficacy of emergency retrievals
Caren Harrison, Katherine Isbister
Health service impact from mass-gatherings: A systematic literature review
Jamie Ranse
1120-1140 Team work through trauma
Donna Kennedy
A structured patient assessment framework improves the clinical performance and communication skills of emergency nurses
Belinda Munroe
1145-1205 Understanding reasons for Emergency Department attendance in a metropolitan hospital
Jo-anne Mcshane
Perceptions of current practices of family presence during management of acute deterioration in the Emergency Department
Megan Youngson
1210-1230 Workplace violence in the Emergency Department in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Waleed Alshehri
Current practices and identified needs of clinicians, family members and patients during acute deterioration in the Emergency Department
Megan Youngson
1230-1400 Lunch in the Exhibition | MacDonnell Room AB 
1300-1400 CENA AGM | Ellery A/D
1400-1445 CONCURRENT SESSION C
PATIENT FOCUSED CARE DELIVERY IN VULNERABLE POPULATION GROUPS INNOVATIVE MODELS OF EMERGENCY CARE DELIVERY ACCESS & DELIVERY OF EMERGENCY CARE IN AUSTRALIA, RURAL & REMOTE AREAS
ELLERY A/D
Chair: Lorelle Malyon
ELLERY B
Chair: Megan Wake
ELLERY C
Chair: Kelly-Ann Hahn
1400-1420 Life saved…What now?
Lessons learned about Anaphylaxis Discharge Management from an Emergency Department (ED)
Melanie Batchelor
The why and how of introducing a waiting room nurse role into the Emergency Department
Kelli Innes
Is there a doctor on-board? A personal account of a mid-flight emergency
Karen Thompson
1425-1445 Staff perception of a patient flow strategy for patients presenting to the ED with mental illness: A qualitative study
Dr Amy Johnston
Staff evaluation of the role of an Emergency Department nurse navigator
A/Prof Melanie Jessup
Calm your farm! De-escalation strategies for potentially violent situations in the Emergency Department
Karen Thompson
1445-1515 Afternoon Tea in the Exhibition | MacDonnell Room AB
 1515 CLOSING SESSION | ELLERY A/D
Chair: Jamie Ranse
1515-1615 Q&A Panel
Associate Professor Julia Crilly, Wayne Varndell, Bronte Martin, Don Garlick
1615-1625 Conference Awards

  • CENA Best Paper and Runner Up
  • CENA Best Poster and Runner Up
  • ASEM Best Metropolitan Scientific Paper/Poster
  • ASEM Best Rural Scientific Paper/Poster
  • Emergency Care Institute Evidence into Practice Research Paper
1625-1635 Conference Close and Handover to 2017 – Wayne Varndell
1830 Board coaches for Conference Dinner under the stars! | ASCC entrance
1900 -2300 Conference Dinner under the stars – Hats ‘n Boots | The Quarry

Gourmet BBQ buffet dinner with chef live-cooking stations! Inclusive for full delegates (bookings essential), additional tickets $150 pp

Entertainment:  Local ‘old rockers’ In Tatters!


Launch of CENA Northern Territory Branch
The CENA Board are pleased to announce the establishment of the CENA Northern Territory Branch. The formal launch of the new branch will occur during the ‘Under the Stars’ Dinner as a part of the International Conference for Emergency Nurses.