Program

The Committee is pleased to announce that the theme for the 2018 Conference is: 

LEARN: Lead, Engage, Aspire, Research, Negotiate.

The program will be developed around these themes and the call for abstracts will also focus on submissions reflecting the theme. The theme has been designed to enable a wide range of conversations on all aspects of HITH and to bring it all together as a learning experience for the attendees.

The theme embodies the spirit of HITH as a leading field with engaged professionals aspiring to do more and researching new innovations whilst negotiating the difficult terrain of the health profession.

 Program Snapshot

HiTH 2018: LEARN: Lead, Engage, Aspire, Research, Negotiate

 

Wednesday 21 November 2018
10:00 – 17:00 HITH Society Executive Meeting
17:00 – 18:00 Registration Open
18:00 – 19:00

Welcome Reception
Pav Bar, Stamford Plaza, Brisbane

Thursday 22 November 2018
07.30 – 17.00

Registration Open
Registration Desk, Conference Floor

08.00 – 08.30

Arrival Tea & Coffee
River Room

08:30 – 15:20 Exhibition Open
River Room
08:30 – 10:40 Conference Opening
Grand Ballroom
08:30 – 08:40

Plenary Session One: Opening and Welcome

Welcome to Country

Welcome to Brisbane and Conference Opening
Angela Ellis, Conference Convener

08:40 – 0900 Opening Address
Michael Walsh, Director General, Queensland Health
09:00 – 09:45 Keynote Address: The Future of Hospital in the Home – Is there one?
Philip Darbyshire, Internationally Recognised Leader in Nursing & Healthcare Research and Service Development
09:45 – 10:15 The Move From Acute Hospital Care to Home-Based Acute Care
Shelley Nowlan, Queensland – Department of Health
10:15 – 10:40 Optimising Antimicrobial Therapy Delivery for OPAT
Sean Unwin, Princess Alexandria  Hospital
10:40 – 11:10 Morning Tea, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
River Room
11:10 – 12:20 Plenary Session
Grand Ballroom
11:10 – 11:45 International Keynote Address: Knowledge of HITH in the UK
Karen Titchener, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah (formerly Guys & St Thomas NHS Foundation, London)
11:45 – 12:00

HITH Society Memorial Oration – Dr Nicholas Collins 
Nicholas Marlow, HITH Society Executive

12:00 – 12:20 Nick Collins Fellowship 
Introduction by Barbara Farrelly, President HITH Society Australasia; Presentation by Angela Burge, The Alfred Hospital and LaTrobe University, Melbourne – Nick Collins Fellowship Award Winner 2017

Announcement of 2018 winner by Brendan Cummins, Director, Baxter Compounding & Pharmaceuticals, ANZ

12:20 – 13:20 Networking Lunch, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
River Room

13:20 – 14:30

 

Workshop A
Staff Wellbeing
Workshop B
Clinical Leadership
Workshop C
Feisty Feet
Workshop D
Research

Dee Loader, The Alfred

Mary O’Reilly, Austin Health

Michelle Horsnell, Cabrini Health

Nicole Hancock, Princess Alexandria Hospital

Melissa McCusker, Metro South Health@Home

Rita Raj, Browns Plains Community Health Centre, QEII Hospital

Manjeet Sagoo, NHSGGC

Dr Daryl Kroschel, Silver Chain
14:30 – 15:00 Afternoon Tea, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
River Room
15:00 – 16:30 Session 1 – Presentation of Papers
Oral Presentations
16:30 – 17:00 Hospital in the Home Society Australasia Annual General Meeting
Grand Ballroom
19.00 – 23.00 Conference Dinner 
Room Three Sixty, Q.U.T
Sponsored by                      
 Friday 23 November 2018
 07.30 – 17.00 Registration Open
Conference Floor
08:30 – 15:30 Exhibition Open
River Room 
09:00 – 10:30 Plenary Session
Grand Ballroom
09.00 – 09.30 PICCs at Home – A Retrospective Cohort Study
Nicole Marsh, The AVATAR Group
09.30 – 10.00 Retrofitting a HiTH Service in an acute care model – from bespoke to BAU
Dr Michael Young, The Townsville Hospital
10:00 – 10:30 DVRS – Everyone’s Business
Dr John Cass Verco, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
10.30 – 11.00 Morning Tea, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
River Room
11.00 – 12.15 Session 2 – Presentation of Papers
Oral Presentations
12.15 – 13.15 Networking Lunch, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
River Room
13:15 – 15:00 Plenary Session
Grand Ballroom
13.15 – 14.15

The Current & Future Role of Private Health Funds in HITH
Panellists:
Donal Byrne, Head of Clinical Operations, nib Health Funds
Dr Anna Barker, Head of Member Health Innovation, Medibank Private
Natalie Dubrowin, Head of Health Programs & Quality, Health Partnerships & Innovation, Bupa
Monique Berger, Clinical Advisor, HCF

14.15 – 15.00 International Keynote Address: Ambulance Clinical Pathway
Karen Titchener, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah (formerly Guys & St Thomas NHS Foundation, London)
15.00 – 15.25 Afternoon Tea, Exhibition and Poster Viewing
River Room

15.25 – 16.00

Plenary Session – Closing Plenary and Keynote Presentation
Keynote Address: A Researcher Looks at Leadership
Philip Darbyshire, Internationally Recognised Leader in Nursing & Healthcare Research and Service Development
16.00 – 16.30 Awards & Prizes / Conference Handover 2019
16.30 Conference Close

 

 

Major Supporter

 

HITH would like to thank the following sponsors & exhibitors

 

When
21 – 23 November 2018

Where

Stamford Plaza Brisbane
Cnr Edward & Margaret Streets
Brisbane QLD 4000

 

Key Dates

March 2018
Abstract and Poster Submission Open

31 August 2018
Abstract Submission Deadline
Scholarship Applications Close

14 September 2018
Notification of Abstract Acceptance

28 September 2018
Deadline for Early Bird Registration

21 November 2018
Conference Commences

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