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Program Snapshot

‘HiTH 2017: Changes, Challenges and Opportunity’

 

Wednesday 15 November 2017
10:00 – 17:00 HITH Society Executive Meeting
17:00 – 18:00 Registration Open
18:00 – 19:00

Welcome Reception

Ballroom Foyer, Pullman Melbourne on the Park

Thursday 16 November 2017
08.00 – 08:30 Registration Open and Arrival Tea & Coffee
Ballroom Foyer, Pullman Melbourne on the Park
08:30 – 08:45

Plenary Session One: Opening and Welcome

Welcome to Country

Welcome to Melbourne and Conference Opening
James Pollard, Conference Convenor

08:45 – 09:00 Government Address
09:00 – 09:45 International Keynote Speaker 
BSAC OPAT Initiative – Past, Present and Future
Mark Gilchrist, Department of Infectious Disease & Immunity, Imperial College London
09:45 – 10:15 An Australian Hospital in the Home Doctor in Paris – Insights into Policy from French HiTH
Michael Montalto, Epworth Hospital and Royal Melbourne Hospital, Victoria
10:15 – 10:25 Introduction of the Nick Collins Fellowship
Barbara Farrelly, President HiTH Society and Baxter Representative
10:25 – 10:40 HITH Society Memorial Oration – Nick Collins
Speaker TBC
10:40 – 11:10 Morning Tea
Ballroom Foyer, Pullman Melbourne on the Park

11:10 – 12:20

 

Workshop A – Safety & Quality
Workshop B – Research Workshop C – Maintaining Enthusiasm and Avoiding Burnout – How do we make joy in everyday part of work

Mary O’Reilly, Eastern Health

Michelle Horsnell, Cabrini Health

Dr Daryl Kroschel, Silver Chain

Dr Ian Campbell, Cabrini Health

Dr Penelope Bryant, Royal Children’s Hospital

Dr James Pollard, Barwon Health

Dee Loader, Alfred Hospital

12:20 – 13:20 Networking Lunch and Poster Viewing
Ballroom Foyer, Pullman Melbourne on the Park
13.20 – 14.35 Session 1 – Presentation of Papers
Oral Presentations Oral Presentations
14.35 – 15.05 Afternoon Tea and Poster Viewing
Ballroom Foyer, Pullman Melbourne on the Park
15.05 – 16.15 Plenary Session 2
15.05 – 15.35 Exploring the HITH NP model – Putting the service back into healthcare
Mark Williams, Peninsula Health – Hospital in the Home
15.35 – 16.15 Management of the Burns Patient in the Home
Hanna Menezes, The Alfred Hospital
16.15 – 16.45 Hospital in the Home Society Australasia Annual General Meeting
19.00 – 23.00 Conference Dinner – The HITH Cup!
Jim Stynes Room, Melbourne Cricket Ground
 Friday 17 November 2017 
 08.00 – 17.00 Registration Open and Arrival Tea & Coffee
Ballroom Foyer, Pullman Melbourne on the Park
09.00 – 10.30 Plenary Session 3
09.00 – 09.30 Topic TBC
Michael Walsh, Cabrini Health
09.30 – 10.30 New Innovations in Complex Wounds and Burns
Kathy Puyk, The Alfred Hospital
Michelle Tuck, The Alfred Hospital
10.30 – 11.00 Morning Tea and Poster Viewing
11.00 – 12.15 Session 2 – Presentation of Papers
Oral Presentations Oral Presentations
12.15 – 13.15 Networking Lunch and Poster Viewing
13.15 – 14.30 HITH Management of Different Aspects of Heart Failure
Tina Asker, Austin and RMH
Meg Ryan, Monash Medical Centre
Ilona Bader, The Alfred Hospital
14.30 – 15.00 Acute Demand Tool
Carol Limber, Ministry of Health, New Zealand
15.00 – 1525 Afternoon Tea and Poster Viewing
15.25 – 16.00 Plenary Session 4 – Closing Plenary and Keynote Presentation
The Antimicrobial Stewardship Dilemma with OPAT
Mark Gilchrist, Department Infectious Disease & Immunity, Imperial College London
16.00 – 16.30 Awards and Prize Giving and Hand Over to 2018 Conference
16.30 Conference Close

 

The HITH Society would like to thank the following sponsors & exhibitors

When
15 – 17 November 2017

Where
Pullman Melbourne On The Park
192 Wellington Parade
Melbourne VIC 3002

 

Key Dates

Now Open
Abstract and Poster Submission Open

4 September 2017
Abstract Submission Deadline

4 September 2017
Scholarship Applications Close

14 September 2017
Notification of Acceptance

9 October 2017
Deadline for Early Bird Registration

15 November 2017
Conference Commences

 

15-17 November 2017
Pullman on the Park, Melbourne