Optimising scope / expanding scope / extending scope / models of care

Ms Nicola Veness1, Ms Mary-Ellen  Tarrant1 1Royal North Shore & Ryde Hospitals, St Leonards, Australia Fibre-optic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallow (FEES) is an advanced scope of practice for speech pathology (SP). The Royal North Shore (RNSH) & Ryde Hospital SP...
  • April 4, 2019
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Dr Katherine Harding1,2, Ms Annie  Lewis1,2, Professor Nick Taylor1,2, Professor Sandy Leggat2, Assoc Professor Jenny Watts3 1Eastern Health, Melbourne, Australia, 2La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia, 3Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia Background: Poor access to sub-acute ambulatory care and community services has...
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Mr Mark Cruickshank1, Prof Lisa Nissen2, Ms Sonia Sam1 1Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital, Brisbane, Australia, 2Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia Background: There are many challenges facing the Australian health care sector such as an aging population, increasing burden...
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Mrs Felicity Prebble1, Mrs Jennifer  Murphy1, Anne Leditschke1 1Mater Health, South Brisbane, Australia Purpose: The early mobilisation of critically ill patients has recently taken the forefront of intensive care based research. Emerging literature has shown that early mobilisation within the...
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Miss Alita Rushton1, Dr Adrienne Young1, Professor Heather Keller2, Associate Professor Judy Bauer3, Dr Jack Bell1,3 1Metro North HHS, Brisbane, Australia, 2University of Waterloo and Schlegel Research Institute, Waterloo, Canada, 3The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia Background: Delegated models of...
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Dr Lara Kimmel1,2, Ms Dina Watterson1, Mr Jim Sayer1, Ms Lauren Maher1, Ms Jean Bremner1, Ms Anna Kennedy1, Ms Chelsie Ting1, Assoc Prof Lisa  Somerville1,3 1The Alfred, Melbourne, Australia, 2Monash University, , Australia, 3La Trobe University, , Australia Introduction: Early...
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Dorothy Clendon1, Chantalle  Corbett1 1Capital And Coast District Health Board, Capital & Coast District Health Board (CCDHB), is located in New Zealand’s capital city Wellington, and purchases and provides health services for over 300,000 people. In early 2018 CCDHB embarked...
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Miss Melanie Reeves1, Mr Jeremy Carr3 1Murrumbidgee Primary Health Network, Wagga Wagga, Australia , 2Wagga Wagga Campus of the Rural Clinical School, School of Medicine Sydney University of Notre Dame Australia, Wagga Wagga , 2650, 3Back On Track Physiotherapy, Corowa...
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Sarah Jensen1, Jason  Warnock1 1Metro North Hospital and Health Service, Brisbane, Australia Early assessment and management of foot disease (ulcer, infection, ischaemia and acute Charcot) is associated with improved outcomes, including reducing hospitalisation and preventable amputations. Across Queensland access to...
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Ms Alison Qvist1, Dr Danielle Hitch1 1Western Health, Footscray, Australia Background: Two thirds of Australians are overweight or obese, with an increased risk of associated comorbidities. The proportion of patients admitted to hospital with comorbid obesity is increasing, incurring mounting...
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