Welcome to the Council of Deans of Nursing
& Midwifery Australia and New Zealand web site
The Council of Deans of Nursing and Midwifery (Australia & New Zealand) (CDNM)(or the ‘Council’),
formerly known as the Australian Council of Deans of Nursing (ACDN), is the peak organisation that
represents the Deans and Heads of the Schools of Nursing in universities that offer undergraduate
and postgraduate programmes in nursing and midwifery throughout Australia and New Zealand.
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Critical Issues in Simulation Workshop, Darwin
This is the last in the series of two-day workshop that will provide insight and practical application for
Numbers are strictly limited to 15 – - Registrations close 20 May -
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The Global Alliance for Leadership in Nursing Education and Science (GANES) is hosting a Workshop on ”Developing Academic Leadership in Complex Environments” post the International Council of Nursing Conference in Melbourne in May 2013.
This workshop will provide participants with a unique opportunity to gain a comprehensive understanding of the challenges encountered by senior academic leaders in nursing education. The presentations will address issues both internal and external, provide suggestions of strategies for creating strong academic environments, and provide a framework for developing connections with peers and collaborators. Presentations will be made by eleven international leaders in Nursing Academics roles. Space for this workshop is limited, secure your place by registering early at http://www.ganes.info/
ILCA 2013 BORN TO BREASTFEED: A Global Public Health Imperative
International Lactation Consultant Association 2013 Conference & Annual Meeting
The International Lactation Consultant Association’s™ 2013 Annual Conference & Meeting, “Born to Breastfeed: A Global Public Health Imperative,” will be held July 25-28, at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre in Melbourne, Australia. The ILCA Annual Conference is the premier lactation education and professional development event of the year. The Conference provides a rich learning environment for lactation professionals, midwives, child and family health nurses, general practitioners, physicians, dieticians and nutritionists, breastfeeding counselors, researchers, pharmacist, nurses, doulas, policy makers and other advocates who assist mothers and babies with breastfeeding. The Conference offers information on cutting-edge, evidence-based practice and research in optimal breastfeeding care and support for mothers and babies. Conference participants will experience a breathtaking traditional welcome by the indigenous land owners – a unique attraction for visitors to Australia. Please click here to view the online conference brochure http://www.ilca.org/files/events/ilca_conference/2013_Conference/Registration_Brochure.pdf ! If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
NHET-Sim Training Workshop bookings are now open
NHET-Sim is funded as part of the Simulated Learning Environments (SLE) Programs that Health Workforce Australia (HWA) is undertaking as a result of the work being implemented under the National Partnership Agreement (NPA) on Hospital and Health Workforce Reform. NHET-Sim is designed for anyone who currently or intends to use simulation as an educational method to support the development of healthcare students and professionals. The Program is open to individuals from all healthcare professional disciplines, will be offered across all jurisdictions and in metropolitan and rural locations. NHET-Sim offers e-learning and workshop activities.
The cost to participants is FREE
Registrants can participate via two streams: Stream A (e-learning and workshops) or Stream B (e-learning and optional tutorials).
Two day workshop events are scheduled throughout Australia during the first half of 2013.
To find out more visit the NHET-Sim website
The Competency Assessment Tool
is now available for download
This project dveloped a standardised competency assessment tool that can be used across Australian universities delivering nursing programs that lead to eligibility to register as a nurse within their state/territory. This tool is based on a documentary analysis of curriculum documents, competency assessment tools,and skills taught within 36 universities in Australia, and a review of the literature.
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