This program is provisional and will be updated as planning proceeds.

Friday 10 November 2017

0815 – 0850 Registration
Opening Session | Anglesea Room
0850 – 0910 Welcome
Chair: Dr Elaine Hart
0910 – 0940 Keynote Speaker: Rosalie Martin
Ikigai: Profession, passion, mission, vocation
Chair: Kendra Strong
0940 – 1010 TAHPAC Awards
Chair: Dr Elaine Hart
1010 – 1045 Morning Tea
1045-1245 Concurrent Session A
Stream A | Anglesea Room
Chair: Wendy Quinn
Stream B | Red Room
Chair: A/Prof Kate Macintyre  
Stream C | Orange Room
Chair: Cathy Back
1045 Learning to reflect; the role of reflection in speech pathology practice
Gudrun Barratt-peacock
Telehealth – the Tasmanian Experience with Infant Diagnostic Audiology and Cochlear Implant Clinics
Michelle Chacksfield

Workshop 1
Research views and research creation

Dr Rosie Nash and Dr Pieter Van Dam
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1100 Strengthening the approach to interdisciplinary teamwork in community rehabilitation
Nicky Kay, Clare Short
Establishing the Peacock Garden – a place for recovery
Rowan Castle
1115 Triad supervision: Three heads are better than one!
Skye Waddingham
Errorless learning based orientation retraining in acquired brain injury
Dr Clare Ramsden, Melissa Waugh
1130 The Tasmanian Allied Health Supply Rural and Remote Workforce Project – Improving access to allied health services for people with disability and developmental delay in rural and remote Tasmania
Keren Shanley
Social Work Assistant Project Royal Hobart Hospital
Brett Orchard
1145 DIGnity Supported Community Gardening: Cultivating a balance between risk and support
Jessie Bynon, Dr Pauline Marsh
Development of a clinical guideline to allow dietitians to prescribe oral nutritional supplements on National Inpatient Medication Charts (NIMCs) at the North West Regional Hospital and the Mersey Community Hospital
Sarah O’Keefe
1200 Self-care and supervision for Social Workers in health
Tracey Turner

Ambulance Tasmania attendances to falls related incidents: Commencement of a Tasmanian dataset
John Cannell

1215 Data for outcomes, quality and performance in allied health
Matthew Webb
Creating partnerships: Creating better care
Celina Sargent, Renee McGann
1230 Applications of animal assisted interventions in an acute hospital setting: Bringing joy at difficult times
Erica Stevenson
Healthy mouths = healthier children
Jennifer Mckibben
1245 – 1330 Lunch, Poster Presentations and airing of the THS Allied Health Film Festival Winners
Plenary Session | Anglesea Room
Chair: Kendra Strong
1330 – 1400 Keynote Speaker: Joe Brooks
My mental health journey – a Beyond Blue volunteer speech
1400 – 1600 Concurrent Session B
Stream A | Anglesea Room
Chair: Dr Christine Clifford
Stream B | Red Room
Chair: Dr Elaine Hart
Stream C | Orange Room
Chair: Cindy Hollings
1400 Do clients complete physiotherapist prescribed exercises outside of structured therapy time on a rehabilitation unit?
John Cannell
Integration of a podiatrist into an orthopaedic department: A cost-consequences analysis
Tom Walsh

Workshop 2

Resilience – stress proof your brain

Robynne Rankine
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1415 Introduction of consistent neglect outcome measurement for patients admitted with acute stroke to Launceston General Hospital, and findings for local incidence and patient outcomes across acute and sub-acute services
Helen Titmuss, Rebecca Cannell
“The steps to understanding”: Embedding trauma informed care into an inpatient mental health unit
Deborah  Hewson
1430 Both baseline and change in lower limb muscle strength in younger women are independent predictors of balance in middle-age: A 12-yr population-based prospective study
Professor Tania Winzenberg
Education in the digital age – first results from online nutrition training
Caitlin Saunders
1445 Factors associated with physical activity promotion by allied and other non-medical health professionals: A systematic review
Paul Crisford
Rural pharmacies and oral health in Tasmania
Stephanie Dunbar

Lung infection prevention post-surgery major abdominal with pre-operative physiotherapy (lippsmack-pop) trial: 12-month mortality and sub-group effects
Ianthe Boden

Developing tools to support independent practise of balance, reactive stepping & dual tasking exercises
Meg Lowry
1515 Getting people moving after hip and knee replacement: The benefits of mobilising on the day of surgery
David Jovic
Using apps, internet and sensors to connect patients and therapists remotely: A feasibility study
Dawn Simpson
1530 Elucidating obesity and eating disorders health literacy among key stakeholders: A focus groups study
Dr Jonathan Mond
Investigating tools for pre-operative prediction of inpatient rehabilitation for patients undergoing elective hip or knee arthroplasty in Tasmania
Rebecca Cannell
1545 Activities of daily living – health, hospital, home
Christy Dorward, Jolene May
Plenary Panel | Anglesea Room
Chair: Kendra Strong
1600 – 1630 Research in the Real World – Panel Discussion
Panelists:  Narelle Wyndow, Sari O’Meagher, Ianthe Boden
1630 – 1640 Symposium Close | Dr Elaine Hart


Important Dates

Abstract Submission - Monday 14 August 2017
Early Bird - Friday 27 October 2017
Symposium - Friday 10 November 2017


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