QCRPN Conference Day 2016
Friday, 4 November 2016 from 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM (AEST)
The Queensland Cardiorespiratory Physiotherapy Network is proud to present the QCRPN Conference Day for 2016.
Key Note Speaker - Dr Bernie Bissett
Dr Bernie Bissett is an intensive care physiotherapist with 16 years' clinical experience in acute care, including Sydney, London and Canberra. Bernie's PhD work focused on the role of inspiratory muscle training to enhance recovery for ICU patients and she has presented and published these results internationally. Bernie has also published in the areas of early mobilization and physical function outcome measures in ICU.
Bernie is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Canberra, where she collaborates with physiotherapists at Canberra Hospital to explore ways to maximize the functional recovery of ICU survivors. Bernie is a passionate advocate of both evidence-based practice and patient-centred care, and is excited about the future of research and clinical practice in cardiorespiratory physiotherapy. When not busy teaching or researching, you will find her on Twitter:@BernieBissett
7.30 – 8.00: Registration
8.00 – 8.15: Welcome
8.15 – 9.15: Do patients ever recover from ICU? A reality
check for physiotherapists. – Bernie Bissett:
9.15 – 9.45: What’s new in critical care? - Marc Nickels:
9.45 – 10.15: Morning tea
10.15 – 11.00: Medical Mx of Non-CF bronchiectasis. - Dr George Tay
11.00 – 11.45: Non-CF bronchiectasis. - Kathleen Hall
11.45 - 12.15 Short Case Presentations
12.15 – 1.00 Lunch
1.00 – 2.00 Inspiratory muscle training. - Bernie Bissett
2.00 – 2.30 Paediatric Non CF Bronchiectasis - Christine Wilson
2.30 – 3.00 Short Case Presentations
3.00 – 3.20 Afternoon tea break
3.20 – 3.50 The concept of frailty - James Walsh
3.50 – 4.20 What’s new in chronic disease? - Sharon Kwiatkowski:
*Electronic copies of speaker presentations will be made available 48 hours prior to the conference. Registered attendees will be emailed a link in the week prior to the conference.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Parking needs to be booked by Wednesday 19th October. You will receive your ticket at the conference - and will receive further advice about parking location prior to the conference.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Trent Donnelly Email: Trent.Donnelly@health.qld.gov.au
What is the refund policy?
Full refund available till event registrations closed. After this date please contact the Trent Donnelly - QCRPN Conference Convenor.
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