2019 Program

Monday 5th August 2019

0830-0900 Arrival Tea and Coffee | PLAZA LEVEL (Grey St)

Pre-Conference workshops will be held at the conference venue Monday 5th August. These workshops are an additional cost to attend and can be booked during the registration process.  Each workshop has a limited number of participants that can attend and bookings will be taken in a first come, first served basis.

Cost to attend each workshop $175 or $300 for two.  Delegates and non-delegates are both welcome to attend.  Lunch will be provided for all participants.

0900-1030 An inter-disciplinary approach to #last1000days and #endPJparalysis, designing a framework for success
Dr Ian Sturgess, Tiffany Spurway, Martin Freeman
IAHA’s Cultural Responsiveness Approach: Realising, recognising and relating the value of culturally safe and responsive practice with Indigenous peoples
Kylie Stothers
Allied health – Selling our value
Speakers: Peter Buttrum, Steve Williamson, Nick Steele, and consumers Donna and Freya Toussaint, and Carolyn Wharton
Facilitators:  Rachel Phillips and Michelle Stute
Realising the Allied Health Rural Generalist Pathway: Practical implementation approaches for success
AHRGP Project Governance Group
1030-1100 Morning Tea for Workshop Participants | Plaza foyer
1100-1230 Workshop continues. Workshop continues. Workshop continues. Workshop continues.
1230-1330 Lunch
[1400-1700 Exhibition Bump In]
1330-1430 The first 1000 days
Jackie Bennett and Anne Taylor 
Allied Health Clinical Education Symposium
Jointly developed by the Australian Council of Deans of Health Sciences and the National Allied Health Clinical Educator Network
Allied Health Digital Transformation
National Allied Health Digital Information Network
1430-1500 Afternoon Tea for Workshop Participants | Plaza foyer
1500-1630 Workshop continues. Workshop continues. Workshop continues.

Welcome Reception | Exhibition Area, Plaza Level, BCEC

Welcome to the 2019 National Allied Health Conference! This is the first social opportunity to catch up with your interstate colleagues and sponsors and exhibitors of the Meeting.  The welcome reception also provides a great opportunity to meet delegates who are attending the conference for the first time.  Sponsored by ACDHS.

Tuesday 6th August 2019

0800 – 0900 Arrival Tea and Barista Coffee
Chair: Liza-Jane McBride
0830 Official Opening & Welcome | Liza-Jane McBride, Chief Allied Health Officer, Queensland Health and Chair, 13th National Allied Health Conference Organising Committee
0835 Welcome to Country | Yerongpan Dancers
0850 Invited Speaker: Hon Mark Coulton MP, Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government, Assistant Trade and Investment Minister, Federal Member for Parkes
Reflection on the value of allied health- a Commonwealth perspective

Mark was first elected to the House of Representatives for the seat of Parkes, New South Wales, in 2007. He has since been re-elected in 2010, 2013, 2016 and 2019.  On 26 May 2019, Mark was appointed to the Coalition Government Ministry by Prime Minister Scott Morrison as the Minister for Regional Services, Decentralisation and Local Government, and Assistant Trade and Investment Minister, and was officially sworn-in on 29 May 2019.  From March 2018 to May 2019, Mark was the Assistant Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment. Full biography.

0900 The value of Allied Health – consumer perspective: Henry the Mango Man
0905-0925 Keynote Address: Professor Kathryn Refshauge OAM FAHMS
Evidence of the value of allied health

Professor Kathryn Refshauge is Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Professor of Physiotherapy at the University of Sydney. She is a member of several boards and committees in the health sector in NSW as well as various professional and research bodies. She has also served on the executive of the Australian Physiotherapy Association and human research ethics committees, and was involved in the Excellence in Research for Australia initiative.  Full biography.

0925-1015 Keynote Address: Dr Ian Sturgess
The challenge of hospital acquired functional decline – preventing the harm!

Dr Ian Sturgess (BSc MB ChB FRCP) is an internationally renowned clinical expert in improving Emergency Care and was for many years the clinical leader for Britain’s Emergency Care Improvement Program.  Ian has worked around the world with more than 180 hospitals seeking to enhance their Emergency Care and has been working with Francis Health since 2012.  Full biography.


Welcome Address | Hon Dr Steven Miles MP, Minister for Health and Minister for Ambulance Services

Since becoming Health Minister, Steven has visited health facilities in every corner of the state.

He led the passage of laws to decriminalise abortion, focused a spotlight on conditions in aged care facilities, secured two record health budgets of 18 and 19 billion dollars respectively, fought against federal government hospital funding cuts and hired more health professionals across the state including nearly 6000 more nurses and midwives. Full biography

1025-1055 Morning Tea with the Exhibitors | Plaza Level, BCEC
Catering break sponsored by GENSOLVE

1055-1235 CONCURRENT SESSION A | Oral Presentations (12 min presentation / 3 min Q&A)
CHAIR Ilsa Nielsen Jacqueline Dominish Jennifer Campbell Donna Markham Tania Hobson Catherine Maloney
Oral 1 Translating evidence into practice: A longitudinal qualitative exploration of Allied Health decision making
Jenni White
Reducing hospital associated complications in older people: Results from the CHERISH cluster randomised controlled study
Prue Mcrae
Developing a New approach for Effective, Systematic, Timely and INteGrated (NESTING) pregnancy, birth and early parenting education program starts with consumer engagement
Sheridan Guyatt
The value of extended clinical placements: Perspectives from a unique optometry program
Jacqueline Kirkman
Taking an interprofessional approach to improving nutrition for older people in hospital
Adrienne Young
When do Allied Health professionals lose confidence to perform evidence-based practice activities? A cross-sectional study
Marlena Klaic
Oral 2 Allied Health prescribing: Perceptions of healthcare teams
Karen Bettenay
Use of the Home Assessment Profile as an outcome measure to review occupational therapy practice within aged care
Karen Kessner
I. C. U. I Hear U? The patient experience of being voiceless in the ICU
Gabrielle Salisbury-Baker
Remotely satisfied: The experiences of health students undertaking Work Integrated Learning placements in the Northern Territory
Annie Farthing
Validation of a new psychometric tool for assessing the competencies of clinical supervisors
Sarah Hamilton
Clinical supervision and Allied Health practice: What are we doing? And does it make a difference?
Kim Nguyen, Dr Anne Vertigan
Oral 3 The STAT model improves access to sub-acute ambulatory and community services: A stepped wedge cluster randomised controlled trial
Annie Lewis
Effect of manual therapy and exercise on mild chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A randomised controlled trial
Roger Engel
Implementing malnutrition screening in Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR) – what is the impact?
Katie Belobrajdic
Know me early: Helping clinicians to understand child development and identify developmental concerns
Bernadette O’Connor
Facilitating organisational change to enhance rural interprofessional education: A process evaluation
Nicky Graham
Research Capacity – what is it, why is it important, and how is it measured? A meta-analysis of research on the Research Capacity and Culture Tool
Andrew Baillie
Oral 4 An evaluation of physiotherapist independent prescribing in Queensland
Mark Cruickshank
The benefits of a combined cognitive and functional-task based exercise program for older adults with mild cognitive impairment: Preliminary findings from a pilot study
Luciana Theodoro De Freitas
CoPreP study: Co-designing a prehabilitation program to improve experiences for men with prostate cancer
Monica Turczyniak
Allied Health student clinical placements: Is the placement mix right?
Kassie Shardlow
Lets do better together: Training for health professionals on transgender and gender diverse affirmative practice in a hospital context
Andrew Wale-Corey, Simone Sheridan
Allied Health Research Fellows enhance clinicians’ research engagement: An explanatory realist review
Sharon Mickan
Oral 5 Outcomes of Allied Health primary contact outpatient services in Queensland public hospitals; patient reported outcomes, wait times to care and impact on specialist wait lists
Sonia Sam
High level care patients with hip fractures – does discharge destination from acute care affect outcomes?
Lara Anderson
Co-production & consumer co-investigators in Allied Health research – initial explorations in Gold Coast Health
Kelly Weir
Realising our value through clinical education: Health students’ experiences of clinical placements in Indigenous contexts
Alison Nelson
Strengthening interprofessional culture across health professional education and the workplace – the Interprofessional Twilight Challenge
Kathryn Vick, Nicole Shaw
Allied Health Rural Generalist Training Program – experiences from the Top End
Renae Moore
Oral 6 Exploring variation in outcomes between advanced practice physiotherapy screening clinics in Queensland
Maree Raymer
A systematic review of assessment tools and factors used to predict discharge from acute general medical wards
Aruska D’Souza
Healthcare rights in guardianship matters: Participation and timeliness
Patrice Higgins
The Allied Health work readiness study: Identifying personal characteristics signalling work readiness in Allied Health students
Maxine O’Brien
Breaking the silence: Exploring responses to domestic and family violence in clinical practice
Angel Carrasco
1240-1250 LIGHTNING TALKS (3 min talks)
Talk 1 Beyond a short trial: Exploring the sustainability of Allied Health expanded scope models of care
Belinda Gavaghan
Cognitive impairment in a tertiary hospital: Prevalence and carer experience
Prue Mcrae
The Feedback Tree: A novel way of engaging staff and consumers to provide feedback on hospital foodservices
Margot Leeson-Smith
What supports Allied Health students on placement to begin to think, feel and act as a health professional?
Linda Furness
Transdisciplinary model of care between Allied Health and nursing in a rural sub-acute setting
Kathryn Costello
10 building blocks to create Allied Health development pathways in large complex health services
Rachel Resuggan
Talk 2 A transit pharmacist improves patient flow
Estelle Jensen
Improving rural health through implementation of a pharmacist-led post discharge and high-risk medication service in a rural community
Sarah Tinney
Promoting men-inclusive maternity services at Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital
Kristy Fitzgerald
Future health workforce educational needs: A qualitative exploration
Sharon Mickan
Tables and chairs: An interdisciplinary approach to improving the hospital environment for patients
Adrienne Young
Peer supervision: Co-design of a framework valuable to physiotherapists
Dragana Ceprnja

Talk 3


Embedding advanced practice in gastrostomy tube management: Two years on
Belinda Steer
‘Functional Freedom for Fallers with Fractures’ – where do we invest intervention to maximise outcomes for our consumers
Nicholas Davis
Post placement reflection sessions – a placement capacity and sustainability initiative
Vicky Stirling
Four disciplines and a national program. Lessons from a collaboration to strengthen a palliative care simulation–based learning experience (SBLE)
Kylie Ash, Marie-Claire O’Shea
Translating research into practice – how confident are Allied Health clinicians?
Ashley Cameron
1250-1350 Lunch with the Exhibitors | Plaza Level, BCEC
Catering break sponsored by GENSOLVE

Chair: Donna Markham
1350-1355 The value of Allied Health – consumer perspective: The Cole family
1355-1440 Keynote Address: Dr Tim Moore
The first 1000 days: Why they matter and what they mean for allied health professionals

Dr Tim Moore is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Community Child Health (CCCH) at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne. Tim trained as a teacher and psychologist at the University of Melbourne, subsequently completing his Doctoral studies at the University of Surrey on self esteem and self-concept in children. Full biography.

1445-1535 CONCURRENT SESSION B | Oral Presentations (12 min presentation / 3 min Q&A)
CHAIR David Thompson Ilsa Nielsen Belinda Gavaghan Michelle Stute Claire Hewat Gemma Turato
Oral 1 Safely moving the critically-ill patient: Yes you can!
Felicity Prebble
Randomised controlled trial of technology enhanced vs. face to face cardiac compression training
Alison Pighills
Move baby move: Engaging with women with GDM to improve physical activity ‘messaging’
Anne Harrison
Sustaining clinical placement capacity through partnerships and collaboration
Liza-Jane McBride
Asserting professional value while navigating power relations in the acute setting: A qualitative study of dietitian clinical decision making
Ruth Vo
Learning all the time: Articulating the value of an Allied Health education program
Molly Galea
Oral 2 Enhancing speech pathology scope with scoping
Nicola Veness, Mary-Ellen Tarrant
Paediatric speech pathology via telehealth
Jessica Hajdu
Providing high value care in high demand Allied Health services: An example of group education in chronic kidney disease
Hilary Powlesland
Mater Allied Health inter-professional student education: How not to step on toes
Catherine Carter
Is clinical supervision effective for all the Allied Health professions? Findings from a Queensland mixed methods study suggest significant profession-specific differences
Christine Saxby
Reality or rhetoric: Is Allied Health clinical supervision really all that?
Janelle Roby, Rebekah Reurich, Sue Fitzpatrick
Oral 3 How can we better utilise our assistant workforce in speech pathology?
Maria Schwarz
The Telestroke-Rehab experience: Supporting rural Allied Health staff in providing stroke rehabilitation closer to home for patients in country WA
Ruth Warr
#hellomynameis – what’s in a name?
Sarah Bailey
Behind the stats – what do clinical educators do?
Mark Gooding
The Australian New Zealand Burn Association (ANZBA) burn rehabilitation course (BRC): An Allied Health collaboration
Julia Kwiet
Barriers and enablers to behaviour change in clinicians participating and leading research: A qualitative exploration
Rachel Wenke
1535-1605 Afternoon Tea with the Exhibitors | Plaza Level, BCEC
Catering break sponsored by GENSOLVE

1605-1655 CONCURRENT SESSION B (continued)
Oral 4 The safety and efficacy of a virtual fracture clinic in a major australian tertiary trauma hospital
Emily Cross
Does electronic medication management system (eMMS) save pharmacists’ time?
Heidi Wong
Young people with complex trauma – keeping them connected when they “just want to be at the beach”
Kate Headley, Sophie Phillips, Kelsey Stalker
Factors influencing perceived stress and anxiety reported by physiotherapy students during clinical placements – qualitative data
Kathy Stiller
Interprofessional Family Conferencing (IFC): Translating knowledge to practice using simulation based education
Daniella Pfeiffer, Sue Aldrich
Mapping rural workforce outcomes from a longitudinal study of allied health graduates
Leanne Brown
Oral 5 Vitality passport: Halt frailty, spark vitality
Jeremy Carr
A new era of opportunity: informatics for Allied Health
Danielle Hornsby
Activ8 – involving patients and carers in leading and acheving activity golas in an inpatient setting
Liezel Van Eeden, Sue Fitzpatrick
How can we expand clinical placements to better impact on future workforce development and need? A policy analysis approach
Rachel Yates
Standardising interprofessional graduate attributes in university health professional study programs – lessons learnt and opportunities uncovered
Nathan Reeves
Early career workforce development for Advanced Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy (AMP) roles
Louise Wellington
Oral 6 Evaluation of primary contact occupational therapy hand clinics for patients on surgical outpatient waiting lists in eight Australian public hospitals
Ruth Cox
Telehealth implementation and practice in rural paediatric psychology, speech-language pathology and parent education services
Jessica Campbell
Patient reported outcomes in spiritual care
Heather Tan
Collaborative Allied Health clinical education
Susan Waller, Chris O’Brien 
Inside the Black Box – an inter-professional education session on how to teach clinical reasoning in others
Tameeka Robertson
Daring action – Inspiring Allied Health clinical leaders to influence and lead in real-time
Joan Leo, Anne Harrison
1700-1710 LIGHTNING TALKS (3 min talks)
Talk 1 Impact of transdiciplinary advanced Allied Health practitioners within paediatric neurodevelopmental and behavioural clinics, in a regional public hospital and health service outpatient department
Julie Creen
Development and implementation of a multi-disciplinary training package to improve the confidence and competence of clinicians in the use of telepractice for outpatient services
Michael Harris
Establishing a yoga program in response to patient-reported experience measures within a brain injury rehabilitation unit
Rebecca Seeney
Variable levels of perceived stress and anxiety reported by physiotherapy students during clinical placements – quantitative data
Kathy Stiller
Investigating multidisciplinary team management of pressure injuries in sub-acute care
Alice Doring
Forging career pathways – a partnership between Holmesglen Institute and Monash Health
Lucy Whelan
Talk 2 Changing landscapes: The advanced generalist; improving career structure for rural physiotherapists
Kelly Thurlow
What mapping perinatal education tells us about the needs of expectant and new parents and the multidisciplinary team that provides this education?
Sheridan Guyatt
What do consumers of inpatient mental health facilities want to consume? Insights from a food service consultation process
Amber Thoroughgood
Realising the value of a student led service learning placement in challenging mental health stigma: “This placement has changed me for ever”
Nicole Killey
Development of a framework to evaluate implementation of an interprofessional education and practice organisation-wide strategy to foster integrated family centred care
Kristine Kelly
Is there a link between clinician reported time spent on research and research success?
Angela Chang
Talk 3 ‘Service to reduce risk, improve independence and decrease emergency admissions’ – evaluation of an advanced practice Allied Health falls clinician role
Valentina Maric
Introducing eHealth into physiotherapy care for enhanced recovery caesarean patients
Joanne Crowley, Sheridan Guyatt
Supporting a culture of interprofessional awareness and communication – sharing the journey and the learning activities that the Capability Development Team at Capital & Coast DHB has developed to support and increase interprofessional capability in practice
Melita Macdonald
Five-year review of a regional Allied Health Graduate Program: What value do graduates perceive?
Kathryn Vick
1710 Sessions conclude

Networking Party and Poster Viewing | Exhibition, PLaza Level, BCEC

Join HESTA and the Organising Committee for drinks and nibbles in the exhibition area to celebrate the first day of the conference.

Entertainment provided by local group, Radio Club Band!


Wednesday 7th August 2019

0800 – 0830 Arrival Tea and Barista Coffee
Chair: Rachel Phillips
0830 Welcome and Recap of Day 1
0840 The value of Allied Health – consumer perspective: Bubba Dagley
0845-0925 Keynote Speaker: Professor Pat Dudgeon
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health and suicide prevention

Professor Pat Dudgeon is from the Bardi people of the Kimberly area in Western Australia. She is a psychologist and Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society. Pat is a Professor and Poche Research Fellow at the School of Indigenous Studies at the University of Western Australia.  Full biography.

0925-1005 Keynote Speaker: Professor Jo Travaglia
Realising our value by succeeding where others have failed

Professor Joanne Travaglia is a medical sociologist with a background in health services research, management and leadership. She is Professor and Chair of Health Services Management, Director of the Centre for Health Services Management and Discipline Lead (Health Services Management) Faculty of Health, UTS. Her research examines the quality and safety of care, through the lens of critical theory. Full biography.

1005-1035 Morning Tea with the Exhibitors | Plaza Level, BCEC
1035-1215 CONCURRENT SESSION C | Oral Presentations (12 min presentation / 3 min Q&A)
CHAIR Roslyn Knox Carly Maurer Robyn Adams Jennifer Finch Sharon Mickan Rachel Phillips
Oral 1 Management of musculoskeletal foot and ankle conditions prior to public-sector orthopaedic referral in South Australia
Tom Walsh
Reducing the cancer malnutrition burden: Highlights of state-wide collaborations in Victoria
Jenelle Loeliger
Managing maternity leave and return to work for Allied Health professionals in Queensland Health hospitals – strategies and issues
Julie Hulcombe
Tools and outcomes for delivering culturally responsive Allied Health care
Natalie Kneubuhler, Maddison Adams
Developing a 5-year SA pharmacy workforce roadmap
Sharon Goldsworthy
Boosting the local care workforce: Understanding the Allied Health workforce in disability
Katie Bourke
Oral 2 Experience of leadership and management clinicians in implementing best practice in inpatient management of people with obesity in a metropolitan public health service
Alison Qvist
AHP leadership in higher education: Opportunities and challenges
Vivien Gibbs
Optimising the impact of Allied Health: Learning from the Victorian Allied Health Workforce Research Project
Susan Nancarrow
A multidisciplinary approach to support management of nutrition, swallowing and quality of life in patients with Motor Neurone Disease
Kirsty Niven
How much Allied Health is enough? Using current clinical care ratios to support workforce planning and workload monitoring for Allied Health professionals
Julie-Anne Ross, Cherie Hearn
Allied Health succession planning practices in large health district: A descriptive study
Kate Vickers
Oral 3 Five-year trial of Allied Health Rural Generalist Training Positions in Queensland: outcomes and learnings
Ilsa Nielsen
Allied Health governance in the private hospital sector – a national program of organisational renewal and regulatory coordination
Rachel Resuggan, Rosalie Boyce
DASH – Dynamic Allocation of Staff Hours
Kath Feely
Can care coordination reduce hospital admission in at-risk patients: The HealthLinks project evaluation at Peninsula Health
Rebecca Pang
Reshaping the Allied Health workforce mix- what should it look like and what is the value?
Anne Maree Buttner
Understanding the impact of vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue on hospital social workers
Mim Fox, Ben Birrell
Oral 4 Bullseye! Increasing Allied Health resources for targeted patients in the acute hospital to achieve discharge directly home
Lara Kimmel
Improving collaboration, engagement and influence for Allied Health practitioners in complex multi-disciplinary settings
Benjamin Freedman
What enables high performance dispersed teams of health professionals in community settings?: An exploratory study
Annette Zucco
Optimising the integrated management of children and young people with persistent pain
Phil Nixon
PREPARE for Practice: A statewide Allied Health workforce survey
Belinda Gavaghan
The Metro South Health Allied Health Assistant Learning and Development Project
Jeremy Lindsay
Oral 5 The key to planning, developing, and managing a full-scope assistant workforce – unveiling perceptions around confidence of delegated models of care
Alita Rushton
Retrospective analysis and future trends in Allied Health leadership and workforce: From therapy divisions to gig-economy aggregators
Rosalie Boyce
Delegate before you detonate – optimising use of the assistant workforce
Raymond Kopeshke
Developing transition planning processes to deliver sub-acute care closer to home
Kerri-Anne Von Deest
Organising orientation adds value to Allied Health workforce planning across four hospital and community settings
Mian Wang
Developing a team-based, tailored approach to building research capacity in Allied Health
Angela Chang
Oral 6 Implementation a transdisciplinary model of care for mild deficit acute stroke patients
Doug Murtagh
Emerging leaders – realising our value through embedding clinical leadership
Rebecca Hughes
Faster, fairer, stronger: Subacute physiotherapy workforce redesign – methodology, implementation and outcomes
Alana Jacob
Integrated place based hubs – the Yarrabilba family and community place – a proof of concept hub utilizing cross-sector partnerships to enable a shared focus on improving health, development and wellbeing outcomes of children and families living in a specific geographical catchment
Joanne Allen-Keeling, Andrew Resetti
From the ground up: Designing care and supporting workforce readiness within a paediatric inpatient service
Angus Campbell
“It was a bit daunting”: Care worker experiences of online training to up-skill them to deliver the Active at Home exercise program
Sharon Hetherington
1220-1230 LIGHTNING TALKS (3 min talks) 
Talk 1 Virtual Fracture Care (VFC): Making fracture care easier for patients and clinicians
Clarice Tang
Development and Implementation of a novel dietetics governance structure in a new tertiary facility
Kylie Clavarino
Optimising scope for pharmacists – a case of initiation of Orkambi(TM) treatment in paediatric patients with cystic fibrosis
Heidi Wong
Obesity: Everybody’s problem, nobody’s responsibility
Claire Pearce
Planning for the future: Assessment of research capacity in health professions
Sharon Lee
Developing the NSW Health diagnostic imaging medical physics workforce
Hassan Kadous
Talk 2 Student power: Utilising student resourced services to meet the growing demand for outpatient speech pathology services in an acute hospital setting
Lucy Lyons
Reviewing Allied Health – no longer the back seat driver
Sue Fitzpatrick
Are you ready for this? Reflecting on the implementation journey of electronic medication management system (eMMS)
Heidi Wong
INTRgr8: Integrating Ngo partners with Totara house to promote Recovery
Richard Grist
Electronic reporting of Allied Health cancer care interventions in regional Queensland
Martine Waters
Supporting an Allied Health workforce to facilitate complex implementation projects: Lessons learned from the SIMPLE projectt
Adrienne Young
Talk 3 A case of practicing scoping & extending scope of practice – it is FEES-ible!
Shabeena Miskin
An initiative to build research capacity within a physiotherapy department and Allied Health service: Hits and misses over a 24-year period
Kathy Stiller
Creating a useful and sustainable Allied Health activity dashboard
Tanya Trevena
The Allied Health workforce paradox: The coexistence of oversupply and unmet need
Susan Nancarrow
Realising our value through workforce development: Developing an Indigenous health workforce
Alison Nelson
1230-1320 Lunch with the Exhibitors | Plaza Level, BCEC
Chair: Robyn Adams
1320-1325 Endeavour Foundation Satchel Artwork Raffle Drawn
Don’t forget your raffle tickets!  $2 or 3 for $5 from the Registration Desk.
1325-1330 The value of Allied Health – consumer perspective: Rosa Lachlan
1330-1410 Keynote Speaker: Professor Terrence Haines
Measuring the value of allied health

Professor Terry Haines is Head of the School of Primary and Allied Health Care at Monash University. In this role he is responsible for a school with 6 departments, over 150 staff, and over 180 research higher degree students.  He has a professional background in physiotherapy and health economics, and has worked in research roles imbedded within health services for over 15 years before commencing as the Head of School in 2017.   Full biography.

1415-1520 CONCURRENT SESSION D | Oral Presentations (12 min presentation / 3 min Q&A)
CHAIR Kathy Grudzinskas Anne Coccetti Lisa Nissen Stephen Bell Annette Scott Belinda Gaveghan Maddi Adams
Oral 1 Is establishing a specialist back pain assessment and management service in primary care a safe and effective model? Twelve-month results from the Back pain Assessment Clinic (BAC) prospective cohort pilot study
Adam de Gruchy
Leading the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in Queensland: Realising our Value as Allied Health professionals in navigating a new system and achieving outcomes for patients in Townsville Health Service/Rehabilitation Unit
Richelle Carta
Healthy Living Program: Improving the dietary behaviours of people with severe mental illness
Hannah Olufson
Imagining the impossible: Perspectives from young people with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, parents/caregivers and health professionals when preparing for the transition to adulthood
Tegan Pinese
Integrated systems, interdisciplinary teams, full scope practice and delegation to deliver better value healthcare? A SIMPLE case for change
Jack Bell
Approaches to system-level implementation of the Allied Health Rural Generalist Pathway: experiences from three jurisdictions
Ilsa Nielsen
Evaluating the responsiveness and clinical utility of the Australian Therapy Outcome Measure for Indigenous Clients (ATOMIC)
Nicholas Sheahan
Oral 2 Evaluation of a novel physiotherapist-led assessment clinic within the Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAH) Maxillofacial Department
Rod McLean
Ours or yours- health or disability? Developing guidelines to assist at the interface of health and NDIS
Helen Malcolm
Strategies to enhance Allied Health professionals in mental health services to practice to full scope: A paradigm shift from case management
Fiona Hall
High intensity users: A chart audit of multiple presentations to a paediatric emergency department
Jaime Odonovan
Navigating the challenges of introducing a sub-acute pathway to North West Queensland: Learning together
Ella Dunsford
Who wins when multidisciplinary health students have immersive service learning placements in regional communities with high needs and limited services?
Robyn Fitzroy
Dedicating resources to Allied Health digital informatics – an exercise in value optimisation
Ryan McVey
Oral 3 Time to care: Queensland Podiatry Telehealth Service for Foot Disease
Jason Warnock
Responding to the evolution of the NDIS – implementation of a clinical Improvement framework for Allied Health professionals in a not for profit organisation
Yolande Noble
Innovative culturally integrative models in psychological treatments of CALD population
Dragos Ileana, Annette Ruzicka
Implementation of a multidisciplinary netcoaching rapid tube wean program at Gold Coast University Hospital
Phillipa Cordner
Opportunity for delegation and interdisciplinary nutrition care in acute stroke units
Margot Leeson-Smith
Keeping kids closer to home: Experiences of an expanded scope and Allied Health assistant delegation model for paediatric burn rehabilitation
Debra Phillips, Gail Kingston
The Allied Health national best practice data sets – are we there yet?
Catherine Stephens
Oral 4 Unleashing the power of Allied Health in Capital and Coast DHB – a transformative new model of care and priorities for change
Dorothy Clendon, Chantalle Corbett
The efficacy of a specialist NDIS social work role in a hospital setting: Reducing waiting times and length of stay
Susie Hines
Sound thinking: Neurologic music therapy for cognitive training in adult mental health rehabilitation
Cameron Haigh
Understanding Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD): A Multidisciplinary assessment team model of care for those referred to a FASD assessment clinic and the implications for intervention and education about the impact of FASD on young people
Amanda Simon
Additional weekend Allied Health services reduce length of stay in subacute rehabilitation wards but their effectiveness and cost effectiveness are unclear in acute general medical and surgical hospital wards: A systematic review
Mitchell Sarkies
Strategies for increasing Allied Health recruitment and retention in rural Australia – a rapid review
Cath Maloney
Measuring the Value of an in-reach rehabilitation program
Jamie Hunter, Kristy Coxon, Caitlyn Robson
1525-1535 LIGHTNING TALKS (3 min talks)
Talk 1 Jamming together – working with music therapy to extend the scope of practice for AHAs
Lucy Whelan, Greta DeVincentis, Amy Thomas, Louise Britzman
Groups 4 Health (G4H): Building connectedness to support health in transitioning home from rehabilitation
Julian Whitmore, Catherine Haslam
Service change and Supporting Lifestyle and Activity Modification after Transient Ischaemic Attack (S+SLAM-TIA): Measuring the value of implementing an evidence based secondary stroke prevention program into a health service
Chris Catchpole
Are we doing what they’re doing? Tube weaning at The Canberra Hospital and internationally
Kathryn Rodda
Occupational therapist led environmental assessment and modification to prevent falls: Review of current practice in an Australian rural health service district
Alison Pighills
Talk 2 Implementation and evaluation of speech pathology-led referring process for videofluoroscopic swallow studies
Shana Taubert
Sensory modulation implementation in mental health services: The North Queensland experience
Luciana Theodore De Freitas
Experiences mapping Allied Health clinical terminology to SNOMED CT-AU
Alicia Chaplain
Who is responsible for assessing children’s weight?: Views from health care professionals
Kamila Davidson
Nutrition intake early after stroke is poor: Investigating nutrition within an enriched environment
Samantha Robertson
Talk 3 Bariatric specialist multi-disciplinary consultancy service (Team B-A-R-I)
Peter Young, Natalie Papallo
Avoiding critical consequences of dysphagia: A collaboration between speech pathology and nursing staff in mental health
Alison Battin
Vitality in aged care
Jeremy Carr
The journey of a paediatric patient with Child Life Therapy (CLT) at Gold Coast University Hospital – a case study
Phillipa Cordner
1535-1555 Afternoon Tea
[1600-1800 Exhibition Bump Out]
Chair: Liza Jane McBride

Closing Keynote Speaker: Tim Ferguson

Tim Ferguson is one of Australia’s most accomplished comedians.  He has battled Multiple Sclerosis (MS) for 30 years, but it won’t get in his way!  He wrote and directed the comedy movie ‘Spin Out’ [Sony Pictures, 2016] tours the world with comedy trio the Doug Anthony All Stars [DAAS] and has written bestselling novels, comedy manuals, and live shows.  Full biography.

1635-1645 Most popular oral presentation and poster awards | Lee McGovern, Past President of TAHPAC
1645-1700 Official conference handover & wrap-up | Liza-Jane McBride, Chief Allied Health Officer, Queensland Health and Chair, 13th National Allied Health Conference Organising Committee
1700 Conference Close

Thursday 8 August 2019

 0830 Workshop Registration / Arrival Tea and Coffee
 0900-1000 Post Conference Workshop: Leadership in Action | M3, Mezzanine Level, BCEC
Chair: Robyn AdamsThis workshop will describe the current allied health leadership context in Australia, the challenges, opportunities and areas of focus in the years ahead. Practical tips on allied health advocacy and leadership resilience in the changing complex healthcare environment will be workshopped by key experts in the field. The session will conclude with an opportunity for discussion between workshop participants and industry leaders. Click here for more information.Workshop Speakers

  • Catherine Turnbull, SA Chief Allied and Scientific Health Officer
  • Sue Sampson, Director, Transform Consulting
    Stepping into advocacy: preparing yourself and your message for success
  • Dr Anthony Davidson, School of Business, UQ
    Marketing your service – how to collaborate and co-create value to effectively position your service, team and profession
  • Dr Diane Harner, Managing Director of CleverMinds Consulting
    Our brain orchestrates everything we think, feel, say and do. Understanding how our brain works so we can get the best out of ourselves and others is critical to leadership. Dr Diane Harner will explain how we can improve the way that we use our brain resources to amplify engagement, productivity and resilience.

Cost: $175 per participant including Morning Tea.  Numbers limited.  Book during registration or by emailing mail@conferencedesign.com.au.

1000-1030 Morning Tea for Workshop Participants | M3 foyer
1030-1300 Workshop continues.  Concludes 1300.


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