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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 […]

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 […]

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.  

WA Chapter Clinical Breakfast – Saturday 16 September 2017

Tuesday, 15th August 2017

Numbers are strictly limited – book early to avoid disappointment! Topic: Understanding Gender Dysphoria Presenters: Melanie Harry, CNS & Hans-Willem van Hall, Specialist Clinical Psychologist, Gender Diversity Services, PMH Date: Saturday 16 September 2017 Time: 8.30am – 10.30pm (1.5 CPD Hrs) Venue: City West Function Centre, 45 Plaistowe Mews, West Perth Parking: Free parking voucher […]

SA Chapter Clinical Supper – Tuesday 29 August 2017

Wednesday, 12th July 2017

Theme: SA Paediatric Nurse Practitioners – “Knowing and sharing what we do!” Presenters: Please refer to program for details of multiple presenters Time: 6.30pm for 7pm start 9pm close Venue: Flinders University – Sturt Campus, Staff Room N001/N002, Sturt Road, Bedford Park Parking: Enter via Carpark 14 – Location Map Catering:  Light refreshments Cost:  ACCYPN Members $5.00 / Non-ACCYPN […]

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

2016 Conference Webcast Package – Special Offer – Learning on Demand

Friday, 16th December 2016

NEED MORE CPD HOURS – Knowledge Centre – Learning On Demand Did you know Members have access to 89 webcasts for free. 2016 Conference Webcast Package – Special Offer Members $99 (valued at $330 if recordings are purchased individually) Non-Members $250 (worth $770 if recordings are purchased individually) To view or download the listing of […]

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

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

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 […]

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 […]

VIC Chapter Clinical Supper

Wednesday, 18th May 2016

Victorian Chapter Event – 29 June 2016 “When Clinical is Not Enough – Successes and Challenges of Operating a Paediatric Eating Disorder Service on a General Paediatric Ward.” Download Flyer Date: Wednesday 29th June 2016 Time: 6.00 pm (1.5 CPD Hours) Topic: “When Clinical is Not Enough – Successes and Challenges of Operating a Paediatric Eating […]

WA Chapter Mid Year Dinner

Wednesday, 18th May 2016

Mid Year Dinner ‘Infectious Diseases and early childhood vaccination – Zika Virus – Pertussis – Influenze – Rota Virus’ Date:  Tuesday 21 June 2016 Time:  5.00pm  (Commences) (2 CPD Hours) Venue:  The Pheasant’s Table – The Me, 1/148 Scarborough Beach Rd, Mt Hawthorn (free parking at rear) Catering:  Includes 3 course dinner, soft drink & coffee (Alcoholic drinks available […]

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 WA Chapter Event Diary Dates

Thursday, 17th December 2015

WA Chapter Events 2016 Dates Download the Events Dates Flyer Chapter Working Group Meetings (all welcome)  

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.

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 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 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.

Nominations for ACCYPN Board of Directors

Thursday, 31st July 2014

ACCYPN – NOMINATIONS FOR DIRECTORS The ACCYPN is calling for nominations for Directors.  Please see the documents below for full details. 1. Call for ACCYPN Directors (click on the link to download) 2. Application for ACCYPN Board position (click on the link to download) Note: Nominations are due by 5.00pm Friday 22 August 2014.

Dorothy Clarke Scholarship – closing 31 August 2014

Wednesday, 23rd July 2014

The Dorothy Clarke Scholarship Applications close 31 August each year. This scholarship is open to WA ACCYPN members who are employed in WA.  For full eligibility and more details including application form – click here. Perhaps you would like to use this scholarship to attend the ACCYPN Conference in Cairns in October 2014? For non-WA […]

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 […]

‘What’s New in Children and Young People’s Health Care Technology’

Tuesday, 15th April 2014

Queensland Chapter Event Seminar Topic: ‘What’s New in Children and Young People’s Health Care Technology’ Presentations “What’s new in health care technology in the Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital?” Beryl Valentine, Director, Clinical and Non Clinical Commissioning, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital “Paediatric Pain Management Using Diversionary Therapy” Prof Roy Kimble MD(Research UQ), MBChB, FRCS, FRACS(Paed Surg)Consultant […]

Scoping Advanced Practice Nursing: A National Survey

Monday, 24th February 2014

The Australian Nursing/Midwifery Workforce Survey: Scoping Advanced Practice Nursing: A National Survey.   All Registered Nurses and Midwives: Are you currently employed in a clinical service environment and interested in joining your colleagues to develop a nursing and midwifery workforce for the 21st century? We invite you to participate in a 15 minute online survey*. […]

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

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 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 […]

E-Learning Available

Wednesday, 12th September 2012

ACCYPN Webcasts are recordings of past events that can be purchased and then watched online or downloaded on demand. ACCYPN is making some of its Professional Development presentations available online.  The online service will allow you to select and pay to watch your choice of program from those available on the ACCYPN website. There are […]

ACCYPN Conference 2013 – 4th International Congress on Paediatric Nursing

Tuesday, 28th August 2012

The Australian College of Children and Young People’s Nurses (ACCYPN) welcomes you to join us at the biennial Conference, to be held from 24–27 August 2013 at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Victoria. ACCYPN is also hosting the 4th International Congress of Paediatric Nursing. The nursing program will be running concurrently with the International […]

Webcasts – Online Learning Continued Professional Development

Wednesday, 30th November 2011

WEBCASTS The ACCYPN is please to offer Members and Non Members the opportunity to purchase the following Webcast sessions. You can choose from: “Navigating New Directions in Children and Young People’s Health Care” (16.18 hours) = 16.18 CPD hours “Health Professionals in the Courtroom” (1.5 hours) = 1.5 CPD hours “Diversity in Child Health – Bigger, […]

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

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 […]

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: […]

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 […]