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Upcoming Forums

Nurse Practitioners, candidates, service managers, and nurses interested in learning more about the NP role are welcome to attend the Collaborative’s forums, which are held four times a year.

The forums cover a range of relevant topics and provide valuable networking opportunities. Attendees are also able to claim continuing professional development points.

The forums are held at:

Education Centre
3rd Floor, Healy Wing (Building C)
St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne
41 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy, VIC 3065. 

Click here for information on upcoming forums.

Save the dates - 2017 Forums 

  • 31st VPCNPC Forum/ 2017 Victorian NP Collaboratives Joint Forum: Thurs 31 Aug 2017 (10am-4pm)
  • 32nd VPCNPC Forum: Mon 20 Nov 2017 (10am-3pm)

Recent Forum: The 29th VPCNPC Forum

The Twenty-Ninth Victorian Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner Collaborative Forum was held on Wednesday 8th March 2017.

At this forum, Dr Jo-An Seah (Palliative Care Physician, SVHM) and  Karen Chiang (Pharmacist, SVHM) provided an update on systemic anti-cancer therapies and on the role of palliative care NPs in the treatments of patients who are known to both Oncology and Palliative Care. This was followed by an interesting case study discussion facilitated by Steven Pitman (NPC, Albury Wodonga Health) and an update from the Department of Health and Human Services, which was provided by Dan Schiftan (Senior Policy Advisor – Contemporary Nursing & Midwifery Practice, DHHS Victoria).

Click here to view agendas from past forums.

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