Novice Oral Presentation

Deirdre M Kiernan1 1 Mater Hospital Brisbane, Raymond Terrace, South Brisbane, QLD 4101. deirdre.kiernan@mater.org.au   Prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed male cancer in western society (1). It is predicted that greater than 17,000 Australian cases will be diagnosed...
  • October 17, 2016
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Desiree Davies1, Narelle Cusack1, Brooke Goldfinch1 1Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital   A survey was completed, to evaluate the standard of documentation. There was variation in the quality of documentation, depending on the knowledge and experience of the nurse. The development of the Stoma...
  • October 17, 2016
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Kristie Willis1 1Stomal Therapy Department, Launceston General Hospital, Charles Street TAS 7250 kristiemw80@gmail.com   No matter how much or how little experience we have working as a Stomal Therapy Nurse (STN); lets reflect on our first few months working autonomously. This...
  • October 17, 2016
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Kellie Burke1 1Stomal Therapy Nurse (cred), Canberra Hospital Yamba Drive Garran ACT 2605 kellie.burke@act.gov.au   INTRODUCTION: This case study presentation will discuss the various surgical and stomal complications experienced by a 68 year old female, Mrs S, following surgery and stoma...
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Sarah Axman-Friend1 1CNC Stomal Therapy / Wound Managment, Holy Spirit Northside Private Hospital. 627 Rode Rd Chermside 4032, Sarah.Axman-Friend@svha.org.au   Recovery after ostomy formation surgery can be a difficult time. Individuals can experience many physical and psychological changes and challenges as they...
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Trish Griffin1, Morag Harrison2, Patricia McKenzie3, Ann Hansford4, Margaret Fraser5, Debbie Streames6 1 RDNS, 31 Alma Rd, Melbourne, VIC, tgriffin@rdns.com.au  2 RDNS, 31 Alma Rd, Melbourne, VIC, mharrison@rdns.com.au 3 RDNS, 31 Alma Rd, Melbourne, VIC, pmckenzie@rdns.com.au   The journey towards...
  • October 17, 2016
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