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ACCYPN 2018 Conference – Speaker Update

Monday, 22nd October 2018

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Keynote Speaker Dr Angela Mackenzie is no longer able to attend the Conference. Her presentation on Friday 26 October at 9am has been replaced with the following two Keynote presentations: 9am – 9.40am Title: “Nip allergies in the Bub” Presenter: Sandra Vale, National Allergy Strategy Coordinator 9.40am – 10.20am Title: “To […]

WA Chapter Clinical Breakfast

Monday, 22nd October 2018

WA Chapter Clinical Breakfast Theme: Trisomy Update Topic 1: What’s New in Trisomy Surveillance Presenter 1: Dr Ellen Fisher, Paediatrician Topic 2: Current and Future Management for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea in Children with Trisomy Presenter 2: Dr Mon Ohn, Respiratory Fellow PCH Date: Saturday 17 November 2018 Time: 8.30am – 10.30am (1.5 CPD Hrs) Venue: Tradewinds Hotel, 59 Canning Highway, East Fremantle Parking: Street parking available […]

October 2018 College Communique

Wednesday, 17th October 2018

The ACCYPN Newsletter College Communique – October 2018 is now available – Download Newsletter WHAT’S INSIDE? ACCYPN CONFERENCE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS INVITED SPEAKERS MASTER CLASSES REGISTRATION AGENDA ACCYPN AGM 2018 ACCYPN LEARNING ON DEMAND WEBCASTS ACCYPN STRATEGIC PLAN 2018 – 2021 (ENDORSED) CHAPTER REPORTS WA CHAPTER AUSTRALIAN ASSOCIATION FOR ADOLESCENT HEALTH – 2018 YOUTH HEALTH CONFERENCE PATIENT BLOOD MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES – UPDATE   […]

Conference Program Flyer – Early Bird Registration Closes Tuesday 25 September 2018

Monday, 17th September 2018

ACCYPN 2018 Conference Register by Tuesday 25 September 2018 to secure Early Bird Registration. Download Flyer with full Program  Registration & Conference Website

2018 WA Conference Grant

Monday, 17th September 2018

The WA Chapter 2018 Conference Grant is for the ACCYPN 2018 Conference, “HEADING WEST: Focus on Children & Young People’s Health”, Perth Children’s Hospital, Perth, Western Australia – 24-26 October 2018. There are six (6) financial grants for $350 to support members to attend the 2018 ACCYPN Conference. View more detail on the Conference. Conditions […]

ACCYPN – Call for Nominations – Board of Directors

Tuesday, 4th September 2018

The ACCYPN is calling for nominations for Directors. Please see the documents below for full details. 1. Call for ACCYPN Directors 2. Application form – ACCYPN Board position The ACCYPN Annual General Meeting (AGM) is being held on Thursday 25 October 2018 at 3.15pm (Western Australia/ Perth Time). Note: Nominations are due by 10.00am Tuesday 11 September […]

August 2018 College Communique

Thursday, 30th August 2018

The ACCYPN Newsletter College Communique – August 2018 is now available – Download Newsletter WHAT’S INSIDE? ACCYPN CONFERENCE PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS CONFERENCE PROGRAM KEYNOTE SPEAKERS INVITED SPEAKERS MASTER CLASSES CONFERENCE VENUE SPONSORSHIP & EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY – PAEDIATRIC PROGRAMS ACCYPN LEARNING ON DEMAND WEBCASTS – EXCITING OPPORTUNITY SURVEY – ASSESSMENT TOOLS USED TO GUIDE PERIPHERAL INTRAVENOUS CANNULATION IN […]

June 2018 College Communique

Friday, 29th June 2018

WHAT’S INSIDE? – Download PDF Newsletter ACCYPN 2018 CONFERENCE ACCYPN MEMBERSHIP CHAPTER REPORTS • WA CHAPTER • QLD CHAPTER • SA CHAPTER BOARD MEMBER PROFILE – TARA FLEMINGTON FACEMATCH – SEARCHING FOR A DIAGNOSIS GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY – A DESCRIPTIVE SURVEY SA CHAPTER – CLINICAL SUPPER FLYER CONNMO COMMUNIQUE – MAY 2018

ACCYPN Call for Abstracts – Extended Now Closing Monday 30 April 2018

Wednesday, 28th March 2018

We have extended Abstract Submissions after receiving a number of requests to allow late abstract Submissions.  This extension will also allow the Perth Children’s Hospital staff additional time to submit in what is a very busy time planning for the big move. We would like to encourage first-time presenters to submit an abstract.  Why not […]

WA Chapter Telethon Speech & Hearing – Talk & Tour

Tuesday, 27th February 2018

Clinical Supper ‘Telethon Speech & Hearing Talk & Tour’ Join us for an evening of informative talks from leading health experts and a tour of Telethon Speech & Hearing. Tours of TSH will run from 4:30pm-5:00pm and 7:00-7:30pm with places capped at 20 people. Presenters: Ian Henderson, Head of Hearing Services & Natalie Willacy, Deputy Principal of […]

December 2017 College Communique

Monday, 18th December 2017

WHAT’S INSIDE? – Download PDF Newsletter ACCYPN 2018 CONFERENCE – KEY DATES & CALL FOR ABSTRACTS 3RD ASIA PACIFIC PAEDIATRIC NURSING CONFERENCE 2017 CoNNMO COMMUNIQUE C4N APP APP MUMSPACE – DELIVERING LEADING ONLINE PERINATAL MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES IN ONE PLACE CHAPTER REPORTS • SA CHAPTER • VIC CHAPTER • WA CHAPTER GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY – GRADUATE […]

ACCYPN NINTH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM)

Friday, 24th November 2017

ACCYPN NINTH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) ACCYPN Annual General Meeting 2017 Thursday 30 November 2017 The ACCYPN AGM is being held on Thursday 30 November 2017, 1900 hours via teleconference check the notice for host venues. The Notice can be downloaded by clicking on the link below. 1.    Notice of Annual General Meeting 2.    2015 2016 ACCYPN AGM Minutes & Reports 3.    Explanatory Memorandum […]

Now Released – the New CPD EBR App!

Thursday, 9th November 2017

Developed to provide Credentialed nurses and prospective Credentialed nurses with a user-friendly CPD portfolio to document professional development relevant to credentialing. Record your activities on the go. No more looking for those pieces of paper or finding dates from your diary! When ready to apply for credentialing, simply select the relevant date range and add a […]

ACCYPN 2018 Conference – Register your Interest

Thursday, 9th November 2017

ACCYPN 2018 Conference, 25-26 October, Perth Children’s Hosptial, Western Australia Theme: HEADING WEST: Focus on Children & Young People’s Health Register your EOI Expression of Interest to receive all Conference updates.  

National Videoconference – Demystifying the Application Process for Specialist Nurse Credentialing

Wednesday, 21st June 2017

NATIONAL VIDEOCONFERENCE CREDENTIALING EVENT “Demystifying the Application Process for Specialist Nurse Credentialing” Presented by Dr Jan Pratt & Anne Youles (CYPCN) Wednesday 26 July 2017 1600 – 1800 (AEST) Registration is required – Register Now ACCYPN Members free Non-Members $10 Download Event Flyer All welcome Please register through the ACCYPN website www.accypn.org.au and follow links […]

June 2017 College Communique

Tuesday, 20th June 2017

WHAT’S INSIDE? – Download PDF Newsletter BOARD MEMBER PROFILE – ANNE YOULES ACCPYN MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL DUE BY 30 JUNE 2017 CHAPTER REPORTS · VIC CHAPTER · SA CHAPTER NATIONAL VIDEOCONFERENCE – CREDENTIALING EVENT WE ARE 10 PROJECT PAEDIATRIC NUTRITION FOR LIFE JOB OPPORTUNITY – PROFESSOR NURSING , ECU MAIF COMPLAINTS REVIEW 13TH CONGRESS OF ASIAN […]

Demystifying the application process for specialist nurse credentialing

Wednesday, 31st May 2017

We are pleased to invite you to attend the Demystifying the application process for specialist nurse credentialing. If you are not able to attend this event we will be soon be sending out an invitation to a attend a session by video conference scheduled for the end of June. Date: Tuesday 6 June 2017 Time: […]

3rd Asia Pacific Pediatric Nursing Conference 2017, 20-21 November 2017 Bangkok, Thailand

Thursday, 11th May 2017

ACCYPN is a member of the APPNA we encourage members to support the conference. Abstracts submission open 15 July 2017 Early registration opens 31 July 2017 www.appnc2017.com 

April 2017 College Communique

Wednesday, 3rd May 2017

WHAT’S INSIDE? CHAPTER REPORTS • WA CHAPTER • VIC CHAPTER BOARD MEMBER PROFILE – CATHY MARRON MEMBERSHIP RENEWAL INTERESTING LINKS CIP 2017 PAEDIATRICS CONGRESS – SRI LANKA APPNC 2017 – 3RD ASIA PACIFIC PEDIATRIC NURSING CONFERENCE ACCYPN APRIL 2017 COLLEGE COMMUNIQUE

February 2017 Newsletter College Communique

Tuesday, 21st February 2017

ACCYPN Newsletter College Communique – February 2017 WHAT’S INSIDE? CHAIRPERSON’S LETTER BOARD MEMBER PROFILE – BRONWYN GORDON WA CHAPTER REPORT VIC CHAPTER – CLINICAL SUPPER ACCYPN MEMBERSHIP

December 2016 Newsletter College Communique

Friday, 16th December 2016

ACCYPN Newsletter College Communique – December 2016. WHAT’S INSIDE? ACCYPN 2016 CONFERENCE ACCYPN 2016 CONFERENCE WEBCAST PACKAGE LEARNING ON DEMAND GUIDE SCHOLARSHIP REPORTS – ACCYPN 2016 CONFERENCE AUSTRALASIAN BRONCHIOLITIS GUIDELINE BOARD MEMBER PROFILE – JACQUIE BURTON INTERESTING LINKS THINK U KNOW PATIENT BLOOD MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES QUEENSLAND NEWS CHAPTER REPORTS WA CHAPTER SA CHAPTER

ACCYPN Annual Report & AGM Notice

Sunday, 23rd October 2016

ACCYPN EIGHTH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) ACCYPN Annual General Meeting 2016 Thursday 27 October 2016 The ACCYPN AGM is being held on Thursday 27 October 2016, during the ACCYPN 2016 Conference, 1700-1730 hours, Grand Ballroom 2 & 3, Stamford Grand Glenelg, Adelaide. The Notice can be downloaded by clicking on the link below. 1.    Notice of […]

October 2016 Newsletter College Communique

Friday, 14th October 2016

WHAT’S INSIDE? ACCYPN 2016 CONFERENCE BOARD MEMBER PROFILE – PROFESSOR LINDA SHIELDS WA CHAPTER REPORT SALLY AND POSSUM – TV SERIES APPNA CONFERENCE UPDATE QUEENSLAND CLINICAL GUIDELINES WEBSITE ‘KIDSQUIT’ SMOKING CESSATION BRIEF INTERVENTION UN CALLS FOR CLINICAL TRIALTRANSPARENCY RECENT ADVOCACY AND POLICY ACTIVITY CHILDREN OF WAR – LANCET ACCYPN October 2016 Newsletter College Communique

ACCYPN EIGHTH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM)

Wednesday, 28th September 2016

ACCYPN Annual General Meeting 2016 Thursday 27 October 2016 The ACCYPN AGM is being held on Thursday 27 October 2016, during the ACCYPN 2016 Conference, 1700-1730 hours, Grand Ballroom 2 & 3, Stamford Grand Glenelg, Adelaide. The Notice can be downloaded by clicking on the link below. 1. Notice of Annual General Meeting 2. 2014 […]

ACCYPN – Call for Nominations – Board of Directors

Friday, 26th August 2016

The ACCYPN is calling for nominations for Directors. Please see the documents below for full details. 1. Call for ACCYPN Directors 2. Application form – ACCYPN Board position The ACCYPN Annual General Meeting (AGM) is being held during the ACCYPN 2016 Conference on Thursday 27 October 2016 at 5.00pm. Note: Nominations are due by 2.00pm […]

Standards of Practice for Children’s and Young People’s Nurses

Monday, 22nd August 2016

I am pleased to announce the publication of the new Standards of Practice for Children’s and Young People’s Nurses. The Standards will be officially launched at the ACCYPN National Conference in October 2016. Why are professional standards important? Primarily the Standards have been developed to facilitate safe and competent nursing care for children and young […]

August 2016 Newsletter College Communique

Monday, 22nd August 2016

WHAT’S INSIDE? ACCYPN 2016 CONFERENCE WA CHAPTER REPORT NATIONAL BLOOD AUTHORITY – PATIENT BLOOD MANAGEMENT GUIDELINES PROGRESS UPDATE QUEENSLAND NEWS – ST VINCENT’S PRIVATE HOSPITAL – BRISBANE COMMUNITY NEWSLETTER QUEENSLAND NEWS – STATE WIDE CHILDREN’S HEALTH SERVICE PLANNING PROJECT CONSULTATION ACCYPN JOINS CRANAPLUS IN SUPPORT FOR THE ROYAL COMMISSION INTO THE JUVENILE DETENTION SYSTEM IN […]

ACCYPN joins CRANAplus in its support for the Royal Commission into the Juvenile Detention system in the Northern Territory

Tuesday, 2nd August 2016

Media Statement ACCYPN joins CRANAplus in its support for the Royal Commission into the Juvenile Detention system in the Northern Territory https://crana.org.au/media/media-releases/2016/cranaplus-fully-supports-a-royal-commission-into-the-juvenile-detention-system-in-the-northern-territory ACCYPN is pleased at the swift action by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in announcing the investigation into allegations of abuse and mistreatment of teenage boys in the Northern Territory’s Juvenile Detention System. ACCYPN […]

WA Chapter Clinical Supper

Tuesday, 2nd August 2016

Clinical Supper ‘Earbus’ Date:  Tuesday 16 August 2016 Time:  5.00pm  (Commences) (1 CPD Hour) Presenter:  Paul Higginbotham – Chief Executive Officer, Earbus Foundation Topic: Earbus Foundation is a WA-based Children’s charity that works to reduce the incidence of middle ear disease in Aboriginal and at-risk children in our state. Venue:  Staff Development Centre, Level 6, Hay St […]

February 2016 Newsletter College Communique

Monday, 29th February 2016

February 2016 Newsletter College Communique is now available. What’s Inside: QLD CHAPTER REPORT CREDENTIALING FOR SPECIALIST NURSES POWERPOINT PRESENTATION WA CHAPTER REPORT STANDARDS OF PRACTICE UPDATE ACCYPN LEARNING ON DEMAND – 65 WEBCASTS FREE FOR MEMBERS 5TH ASIA PACIFIC CONGRESS OF PAEDIATRIC NURSING – HYDERABAD, INDIA ACCYPN RAPID FIRE – CALL FOR ABSTRACTS NOW OPEN […]

December 2015 Newsletter College Communique

Friday, 18th December 2015

December 2015 Newsletter College Communique is now available.    

ACCYPN formally endorse the Communique – Rare Disease

Monday, 14th December 2015

The Rare Voices Australia Rare Disease Summit (27-28 March) reviewed a Draft Communique which lists the key principles and objectives of a National Rare Disease Plan. Rare Diseases Comminuque

ACCYPN – Nominations for Directors

Monday, 28th September 2015

The ACCYPN is calling for nominations for Directors.  Please see the documents below for full details. 1. Call for ACCYPN Directors 2. Application for ACCYPN Board position Note: Nominations are due by 5.00pm Thursday 15 October 2015.

15th Asia Pacific Congress of Pediatrics & 5th Asia Pacific Congress of Pediatric Nursing 2016 Congress in conjunction with 53rd Annual Congress of Indian Academy of Pediatrics Call for Abstract

Tuesday, 15th September 2015

International Nursing Delegate – http://www.apcppedicon2016.in/abstract-international.html Important Dates: 30th October 2015 Abstract submission closes: Any abstracts received after the deadline will not be accepted. We encourage you to send your abstract(s) well in advance to avoid a last minute rush. 2nd November 2015 Notification of abstract submission result. 31st December 2015 Accepted abstract presenter preregistration deadline. Presenters […]

DEVELOPING A PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION SCHEME FOR SPECIALIST NURSING

Thursday, 10th September 2015

C4N COMMUNIQUE – SEPTEMBER 2015 Credentialing is a voluntary professional recognition scheme designed to recognise nurses for practicing in a speciality area. The Credentialing for Nurses (C4N) project is collaboration between the Australian College of Children and Young People’s Nurses, the College of Emergency Nursing Australasia, the Australian College for Mental Health Nurses, Palliative Care […]

ACCYPN Newsletter College Communique August 2015

Monday, 31st August 2015

The ACCYPN Newsletter College Communique August 2015 Newsletter has been released. Newsletters including past editions can also be found in the Members Only Section on the Newsletter page.

A professional recognition scheme for specialist nurses is on its way!

Thursday, 18th June 2015

Credentialing for Nurses is being established by professional organisations and Colleges to ensure the continued governance and development of the nursing profession, by the nursing profession. Credentialing sets a standardised benchmark for the recognition of specialised practice in nursing. It is used by nurses to promote quality health care within a given nursing specialty or area of practice. Click here to read the full […]

ACCYPN June 2015 Newsletter

Wednesday, 17th June 2015

The June 2015 Newsletter has been released. Newsletters including past editions can also be found in the Members Only Section on the Newsletter page.

Red Cross requires volunteers with child health experience and expertise

Saturday, 24th January 2015

Red Cross is once again conducting a recruitment program for volunteer assignments overseas. And as always, there is a request for candidates with health care experience and expertise. I’d be very grateful if you could share this email with your networks, perhaps include it on your websites, newsletters or social media feeds, or recommend other […]

ACCYPN Newsletter December 2014

Friday, 19th December 2014

The December 2014 Newsletter has been released. Newsletters including past editions can also be found in the Members Only Section on the Newsletter page.

ACCYPN 2014 Conference Webcasts

Wednesday, 22nd October 2014

Webcast Link All Conference live and virtual delegates now have access to the Conference Webcast recordings.  An email has been sent to you with the Webcast link. Didn’t manage to attend the Conference? The Conference Webcast recordings are now available to purchase.  Click here to download the complete ACCYPN 2014 Conference Program Handbook. ACCYPN Members […]

ACCYPN Newsletter October 2014

Friday, 17th October 2014

The October 2014 Newsletter has been released. Newsletters including past editions can also be found in the Members Only Section on the Newsletter page.

ACCYPN Annual General Meeting 2014

Friday, 17th October 2014

ACCYPN SIXTH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) ACCYPN Annual General Meeting 2014 Monday 20 October 2014 ACCYPN – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) Annual Report below.  If you can’t make it in person you can view via webcast using the below link (no voting via webcast) but you can comment and register you attendance.  As there are no […]

ACCYPN August 2014 Newsletter

Tuesday, 5th August 2014

The August 2014 Newsletter has been released. Newsletters including past editions can also be found in the Members Only Section on the Newsletter page.

Credentialing: setting the standard in nursing

Sunday, 22nd June 2014

Credentialing: setting the standard in nursing

Six specialty nursing organisations are working together to develop a credentialing program for their professions.

http://www.c4n.com.au/

ACCYPN Update Competencies, Standards of Practice and Credentialing

Wednesday, 11th June 2014

ACCYPN had in the strategic plan for 2011-2014 a revision of the ACPCHN Competencies and to contribute to the development of a national credentialing framework for nurses. As you are aware an Expression of Interest was called for to develop Standards of Practice to replace the ACPCHN Competencies. This work will commence in the next […]

Caring for Children: The Essential Skill Kit

Thursday, 15th May 2014

Providing education and professional development for nurses caring for children and their families in WA. Paediatric Respiratory Study Day – Tuesday 17 June 2014 Winter Emergencies Study Day – Wednesday 18 June 2014 Downloadable event flyer and registration form via the 2014 Event Section of ACCYPN website: http://www.accypn.org.au/pd/events/2014-events/ (copy and paste this link or head to […]

National Inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention 2014

Tuesday, 15th April 2014

ACCYPN is asking members for their feedback for a coordinated submission.  Responses should address the Inquiry’s Terms of Reference and be submitted to ACCYPN Secretariat info@accypn.org.au by Friday 23rd May so that we can collate for the ACCYPN submission due on 30th May. http://www.humanrights.gov.au/our-work/asylum-seekers-and-refugees/make-submission With the release of the inquiry discussion paper, the President of the […]

ACCYPN 2014 Conference – Call for Abstracts

Thursday, 20th February 2014

ACCYPN Conference 2014 20 – 21 October, Cairns, Australia Are the Children Well? Register your expression of interest. http://www.accypnconf.org.au/ This conference is being conducted as a Hybrid Conference. A hybrid conference combines a “live” in-person event with a “virtual” (webcast) online component. Call for Abstracts now open http://www.accypnconf.org.au/pages/call-for-abstracts.php

ACCYPN February 2014 Newsletter

Wednesday, 5th February 2014

The February 2014 Newsletter has been released. Newsletters including past editions can also be found in the Members Only Section on the Newsletter page.

ACM Draft Position Statement on bed-sharing and co-sleeping – ACCYPN Coordinated Response Invited

Monday, 13th January 2014

ACCYPN has received an invitation to proffer a coordinated response to the The Australian College of Midwives’ (ACM) draft Position Statement on bed-sharing and co-sleeping.   The Draft Position Statement and the Questions to Respond to are available here (click on the titles).   Please email your comments to the ACCYPN Secretariat info@accypn.org.au, by COB Monday 10 […]

Expression of Interest (EOI) in the development of Standards of Practice for Children and Young People’s Nurses

Tuesday, 17th December 2013

All members of the ACCYPN  are invited to review the attached Expression of Interest (EOI) in the development of Standards of Practice for Children and Young People’s Nurses.   Introduction The Australian Confederation of Paediatric and Child Health Nurses developed the Competencies in 2000. They were reviewed in 2006 but no significant changes were made. […]

ACCYPN Annual General Meeting 2013

Wednesday, 6th November 2013

ACCYPN – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) The ACCYPN AGM is being held on Thursday 28 November 2013. The Notice can be downloaded by clicking on the link below. The AGM is being conducted by Teleconference. For venues and times please click on the AGM Notice link below. There will be networking opportunities at each site […]

ACCYPN October 2013 Newsletter

Thursday, 31st October 2013

The October 2013 Newsletter has been released. Newsletters including past editions can also be found in the Members Only Section on the Newsletter page.

ACCYPN Conference 2013 Webcasts

Sunday, 22nd September 2013

View a sample session now for Free! 19 Webcast Sessions have been added to the ACCYPN E-Learning Cateogue.  Please note not all sessions were recorded to checkout which sessions were go to  E-Learning on the website under Keynote and Conference Concurrent. View a sample webcast a great chance to try/view a webcast before you buy. “Consumers […]

ACCYPN August 2013 Newsletter

Thursday, 15th August 2013

The August 2013 Newsletter has been released. Newsletters including past editions can also be found in the Members Only Section on the Newsletter page.

ACCYPN April 2013 Newsletter

Tuesday, 23rd April 2013

The April 2013 Newsletter has been released. Newsletters including past editions can also be found in the Members Only Section on the Newsletter page. **ACCYPN Challenge to Members – download the flyer!

ACCYPN December 2012 Newsletter

Saturday, 1st December 2012

The December 2012 Newsletter has been released. Newsletters including past editions can also be found in the Members Only Section on the Newsletter page.

ACCYPN Annual General Meeting 2012

Wednesday, 24th October 2012

ACCYPN – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) The ACCYPN AGM is being held on Thursday 25 October 2012. The Notice can be downloaded by clicking on the link below. The AGM is being conducted by Teleconference. For venues and times please click on the AGM Notice link below. There will be networking opportunities at each site […]

ACCYPN October 2012 Newsletter

Tuesday, 9th October 2012

The October 2012 Newsletter has been released. Newsletters including past editions can also be found in the Members Only Section on the Newsletter page.

ACCYPN August Newsletter 2012

Tuesday, 28th August 2012

The August 2012 Newsletter Newsletter has been released. Newsletters including past editions can also be found in the Members Only Section on the Newsletter page.

ACCYPN June Newsletter 2012

Wednesday, 30th May 2012

The June 2012 Newsletter Newsletter has been released. Newsletters including past editions can also be found in the Members Only Section on the Newsletter page.

Nursing and Midwifery renewal – update your contact details

Friday, 23rd March 2012

Update your contact details to receive registration renewal reminders Over 330,000 nurses and midwives across Australia are due to renew their general or non-practising registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia (the Board) by 31 May 2012. If you do not have your user ID, complete an online enquiry form (Australian Health Practitioner […]

ACCYPN Newsletter April 2012

Friday, 16th March 2012

The April 2012 Newsletter Newsletter has been released. Newsletters including past editions can also be found in the Members Only Section on the Newsletter page.

World Rare Disease Day

Friday, 24th February 2012

WORLD RARE DISEASE DAY World Rare Disease Day Flyer RARE DISEASE DAY AUSTRALIA MARTIN PLACE, SYDNEY CBD 11.30AM – 1.30PM (Main Events 12.30PM – 1.30PM) Bring the kids and have some fun, show your support for people affected by rare diseases on World Rare Disease Day. • Meet other families & people affected by rare […]

ACCYPN 2010 2011 Annual Report

Wednesday, 30th November 2011

The 2010/ 2011 ACCYPN Annual Report is now available on the About Us page of  the website.

ACCYPN AGM 2011 Notices

Tuesday, 20th September 2011

ACCYPN – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM)

The ACCYPN AGM is being held on Friday 21 October 2011, during the ACCYPN 2011 Inaugural Conference Sydney 19-21 October 2011, Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach.

The AGM is being held on Friday 21 October 2011, 1430 – 1500 hours Sydney Time in the Endeavour Room #3, Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach, Cnr The Grand Parade and Princess Street, Brighton-le-Sands NSW 2216.

ACCYPN August 2011 Newsletter

Monday, 15th August 2011

The August 2011 Newsletter has been released. Newsletters including past editions can also be found in the Members Only Section on the Newsletter page.

Health Technology Trends: Paediatric Imaging

Sunday, 26th June 2011

The ECRI Institute, February 2011, Vol 23, No.2 Articles in this issue of Health Techology Trends share a common theme: paediatric imaging. ECRI Institute www.ecri.org

ACCYPN April 2011 Newsletter

Monday, 11th April 2011

The April 2011 Newsletter has been released. It can also be found on the Membership Page and also alongside past editions in the Members Only Section on the Newsletter page.

International Nurses Day 2011

Monday, 11th April 2011

On Thursday 12 May nurses from around Australia will be gathering to join the RCNA National Nurses Breakfast! Please click here to link to the RCNA website for further information.

Action for Sick Children – 50th Anniversary Celebrations

Monday, 21st February 2011

AWCH would like to congratulate Action for Sick Children UK (Formerly NAWCH – National Association for the Welfare of Children in Hospital) on their 50th Anniversary happening this year. Action for Sick Children is celebrating with a number of activities and they have invited AWCH to join in. They are holding a Jubilee Lecture in […]

Convention on the Rights of the Child turns 21

Monday, 29th November 2010

21 years ago on 20 November 1989 a remarkable milestone for the protection and realization of the rights of all children – the Convention on the Rights of the Child – was officially opened for signature by United Nations Member States. The Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) is the first legally binding instrument designed […]

Podcasts – Diversity in Child Health – Bigger, Better, Brighter Conference

Saturday, 30th October 2010

The ACCYPN is pleased to offer the opportunity to purchase Webcast sessions (you can purchase either the entire webcast or individual sessions) from the “Diversity in Child Health – Bigger, Better, Brighter Conference” held in October 2010 at Mercure Townsville, Qld Australia. For session details, cost and how to register visit the Personal Development Page […]

Inaugural ACCYPN Conference

Saturday, 30th October 2010

Navigating New Directions in Children and Young People’s Health Care 19 – 21 October 2011 Novotel Sydney, Brighton Beach, NSW Register your Expression of Interest to attend NOW!  View the 1st edition of the Conference Newsletter incluidng Call for Abstracts, Expression of interest to attend and Trade & Sponsorship Opportunities. Visit the  – ACCYPN 2011 […]

ACCYPN Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, 27th October 2010

ACCYPN – ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING (AGM) The ACCYPN AGM is being held on Thursday 28 October 2010.  The Notice can be downloaded by clicking on the link below. The AGM is being conducted by Teleconference. For venues and times please click on the AGM Notice link below. There will be networking opportunities at each site following the AGM. […]

National Child Protection Week 5-11 September 2010

Monday, 23rd August 2010

In support of the National Child Protection Week the ACCYPN would like to draw your attention to the National Screening of “Polly and Me” on ABC1, September 9 at 9.30pm. Visit the – “Polly and Me” website Visit the – NAPCAN National Child Protection Week Campaign website

RCNA Corporate Membership – How to Claim

Sunday, 15th August 2010

If you hold both ACCYPN and RCNA membership, don’t forget you are entitled to a reduction in your RCNA membership! Simply send a copy of your receipt for ACCYPN membership to RCNA and they will adjust your current membership. You do not have to wait until your RCNA membership is due.email: membership@rcna.org.au ph: 1800061660 mail: […]

ACCYPN August Newsletter

Sunday, 15th August 2010

The College Communique,  the newsletter of the ACCYPN is available for download from the members only section of the website.

A National health and Hospitals network

Thursday, 10th June 2010

A National Health and Hospitals Network for Australia’s Future – Delivering better health and better hospitals

Australia’s First National Primary Health Care Strategy

Thursday, 10th June 2010

The National Primary Health Care Strategy (the Strategy) represents the first comprehensive national policy statement for primary health care in Australia. It provides a road map to guide current and future policy and practice in the Australian primary health care sector.

Continuing professional development registration standard

Wednesday, 26th May 2010

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia Continuing professional development registration standard This standard has been approved by the Australian Health Workforce Ministerial Council on 31 March 2010 taking effect from 1 July 2010. All nurses and midwives must meet the continuing professional development (CPD) standards. This standard sets out the minimum requirements for CPD. CPD […]

ACCYPN Annual Report 2008 2009

Tuesday, 5th January 2010

The board of the ACCYPN is pleased to present the 1st Annual Report of the ACCYPN.

The State of the World’s Children Special Edition:Celebrating 20 Years of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

Tuesday, 29th December 2009

In commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child on 20 November 2009, UNICEF is dedicating a special edition of its flagship publication The State of the World’s Children to child rights. The report broadly assesses the Convention’s impact on children’s well-being and human development during the past two […]

Straight to the emergency department: burns in children caused by hair straightening devices

Tuesday, 29th December 2009

Letter to the Editor published in Medical Journal of Australia (Volume 191, Number 9, November 2009). Authors: Zoe M Poiner, Michael D Kerr, Belinda A Wallis and Roy M Kimble Link to letter (permission granted from letter co-author, Roy M Kimble): Straight to the emergency department: burns in children caused by hair-straightening devices

AIHW report: Australia’s mothers and babies 2007

Tuesday, 29th December 2009

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has released a new report today:   Australia‘s mothers and babies 2007 Australia‘s mothers and babies 2007 is the 17th report providing information on births in Australia from perinatal data collections for each state and territory. The report presents demographic, pregnancy and childbirth factors of women who gave […]

Newborn and Child Survival in Australia

Saturday, 5th December 2009

Text from the Executive Summary: Save the Chidlren Australia undertook a literature review of national reports on newborn and child survival in Australia in order to examine the causes of deaths of children under five years old.   This report summarises the results of the review.   Australia ranks poorly in terms of infant and under-five mortality rates compared […]

Leading child’s rights agency calls on Australian Government to reduce Indigenous child mortality by two-thirds in six years

Saturday, 5th December 2009

Save the Children Australia’s media release summary: Save the Children urges the Australian Government to reduce child mortality in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities by two-thirds within the next six years. Released today in Australia, the report titled Newborn and Child Survival in Australia, reveals that the infant mortality rate for Aboriginal and Torres […]

Views of Young People in Residential Care 2009 – Commissioner for Children and Young People and Child Guardian

Saturday, 5th December 2009

Link to Report: Views of Young People in Residential Care 2009

Snapshot 2009: Children and Young People in Queensland

Saturday, 5th December 2009

Information from their website: “Snapshot 2009, the seventh in the Commission’s Snapshot series, draws together data from a wide range of sources to compile an up-to-date picture of the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in Queensland.” Link to Snapshot 2009: Snapshot 2009 : Children and Young People in Queensland

NSW Child Death Review Team’s 2008 Annual Report – NSW Commission for Children & Young People

Saturday, 5th December 2009

Information from their website: “The NSW Child Death Review Team provides information about child deaths and aims to prevent or reduce the number of deaths of children in NSW from birth to 17 years.” Link to report: NSW Child Death Review Team’s 2008 Annual Report – NSW Commision for Children & Young People

Annual Report & Strategic Plan – Commissioner for Children and Young People and Child Guardian

Saturday, 5th December 2009

Information from their website: “In September 2008, the Premier launched Toward Q2: Tomorrow’s Queensland. This policy articulates a new vision for the future of Queensland, including five ambitions and 10 targets to achieve by 2020, and replaces the government priorities which were the basis for the development of this strategic plan. The Commission will ensure […]

Footprints in Time – The Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children

Friday, 30th October 2009

The following information has been provided by the Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian: Here are links to two reports released recently from the Wave 1 results from the Footprints in Time – The Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children. The study has been undertaken by the Australian Government Department of Families, Housing, […]

Help break down the walls and bring child abuse out into the open.

Wednesday, 28th October 2009

NAPCAN are conducting the largest ever survey of community attitudes. This survey has been designed with the assistance of leading researchers from across the country to gather information which will help in the planning of effective strategies to prevent child abuse and neglect. NCPW 2009 marked the start of this 2 month campaign and we […]

Leadership Development Program for Families 2010

Wednesday, 28th October 2009

Applications are invited for participants in the 2010 Leadership Development Program for Families. The Program runs from February 2010 to November 2010. Applications must be received by 1 December 2009 for consideration in the First Round, so that selection can be completed before Christmas. A Second Round of applications will be considered, and must be […]

Australian Nurse elected President of the International Council of Nurses

Sunday, 12th July 2009

The Australian College of Children and Young Peoples Nurses congratulates Rosemary Bryant, FRCNA – Australia’s Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer on her appointment as President of the International Council of Nurses (ICN). Professor Mary Chiarella, Chairperson of the ANMC said that “Rosemary’s appointment reflects the great esteem with which Rosemary and Australian nurses are held within […]

A picture of Australia’s children 2009 report by Australian Institute of Health and Welfare

Sunday, 21st June 2009

From the AIHW website: This report delivers the latest information on how, as a nation, we are faring according to key indicators of child health, development and wellbeing. Death rates among children have fallen dramatically, and most children are physically active and meet minimum standards for reading and numeracy. But it is not all good news. Rates of severe disability and diabetes are on the rise. Too many children are overweight or obese, or are at risk of homelessness, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children fare worse on most key indicators.

Weighing it up Obesity in Australia

Sunday, 21st June 2009

Weighing it up Obesity in Australia, from House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health and Ageing, May 2009. This document covers the whole age range, but specific sections are relevant to the early years.Weighing it up Obesity in Australia, from House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health and Ageing, May 2009. This document covers the whole age range, but specific sections are relevant to the early years.

CCCH Policy Brief 15 Caring for Young Children: what children need

Saturday, 23rd May 2009

latest policy brief (No 15) from the Centre for Community Child Health entitled Caring for Young Children: What Children Need.

State of the World’s Mothers Report 2009 Investing in the Early Years Save the Children, 2009.

Friday, 22nd May 2009

State of the World’s Mothers Report 2009 Investing in the Early Years Save the Children, 2009.

Link to report.

ARACY Report on Child Protection

Friday, 1st May 2009

You may have seen the media around the release of the recent ARACY report on child protection in The Courier Mail (30.4.09, page 10) and The Australian (30.4.09, page 5).  Below please find the link and some of the text from the report, to give you a flavour.  Inverting the pyramid Enhancing systems for protecting […]

Information Paper Early childhood learning and care

Wednesday, 22nd April 2009

Information Paper Early childhood learning and care: data sources, gaps and opportunities Australian Bureau of Statistics, 2008 (released 8 April 2009)  Text from the Preface: This review on early childhood aims to improve the evidence base for early childhood learning and care through recommending better use of existing data held by government agencies. The focus […]

Members’ Area Access

Thursday, 26th February 2009

Members have now been sent their unique username and passwords to access the members area. All new members will receive thier username and password after the Board has accepted their membership application.

Members’ area access

Sunday, 15th February 2009

ACCYPN members will be sent their members’ area access details within 3 weeks (ie by 8 March 2009) of the launch of the new ACCYPN site.

National Standards for the Care of Children and Adolescents in Health Services

Wednesday, 28th January 2009

National Standards for the Care of Children and Adolescents in Health Services

Final Report of the Special Commission of Inquiry into Acute Care Services in NSW Public Hospitals

Wednesday, 28th January 2009

Final Report of the Special Commission of Inquiry into Acute Care Services in NSW Public Hospitals Peter Garling SC

Rethinking universal and targeted services

Wednesday, 28th January 2009

Rethinking universal and targeted services Tim G. Moore, Centre for Community Child Health

Child protection Australia 2007-08

Monday, 26th January 2009

Child protection Australia 2007-08 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, January 2009

Journal Access now available

Wednesday, 14th January 2009

ACPCHN is pleased to offer members free access to the Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing. To access this, you need to log on to the members area. If you are a member and do not have log on details, contact us to receive your password.