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How to be a Nursing Leader of the 21st Century

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6 July - 14 July 2019

02 6674 2577 [email protected]

Do you want to lead a team that delivers an exceptional health consumer experience and meets key organisational goals?

Business and healthcare is an awkward mix - this conference aims to equip you with the “soft” and “hard” skills that you need to triumph in this challenging role.  If you are a current or aspiring NUM or Nurse Manager of a health service, learn the leadership skills you need to deliver an engaged, dynamic, well-integrated team of Nurses. 

Conference Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand your own leadership and management values and develop your professional career plan to get the job you want
  • Learn about transformational leadership and how to build an inspired culture of learning and innovation
  • Discover the future trends of health care delivery and what skills will be needed to manage in this changed environment
  • Comprehend and apply practical management skills to deliver organisational results 

This conference will provide the attendee with 24 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD)

The venue for the conference is the Carnival Spirit as the ship cruises the South Pacific. The Conference venue will provide the conference attendee the fabulous opportunity to explore the beautiful South Pacific destinations outside of conference hours.

The Presenters:

Faileen James

Faileen James is the Director of James & Button Services Pty Ltd, a portfolio firm offering a range of services to individuals and organisation.  The firm has expertise in areas such as strategy and operational improvement, governance and management leadership including operational and governance evaluation and monitoring, services and system planning, change management, human resources advice, risk management and conflict resolution...Read More>>

Nicole Nash-Arnold

Nicole Nash-Arnold is a nurse educator and facilitator who helps transform accomplished clinical nurses into empowered and respected leaders. She shares her 15 years of experience in senior and executive health leadership roles to germinate great leaders: whether that's leading a team of fellow nurses on night duty or senior....Read More>>

What's Included in your Conference Registration:

  • An extensive Conference program based on current best practice information
  • Education content that meets the same exacting standards as anything offered in an Australian land-based program
  • Conference Presenters that are recognised experts in their field and are excited to be able to share their skill, knowledge, and passion with Conference Attendees
  • An online Conference library filled to the brim with educational content that allows you to create your own learning experience by completing pre-conference education activities
  • A Registration Reception including complimentary drinks where you can meet other Conference Attendees and network with Conference Convenors and Conference Presenter/s
  • Editable electronic note pages that can be downloaded to your device of choice
  • A Conference satchel that includes a notepad, pen, lanyard (this is important on a cruise ship to attach your room key which becomes your lifeline on a ship) and additional information to support a fantastic Conference experience
  • The opportunity to meet as a group in various Conference open forums, in one of the many fabulous locations on the ship
  • A complimentary Farewell Drinks and Canapes Function held on the last night of the Conference to celebrate new friendships and information gained
  • A Conference Transcript that identifies each session held at the Conference including the session synopsis, session presenter, and CPD allocation
  • A Certificate of Completion identifying the CPD hours attached to the Conference Program for you to include in your CPD Evidence Portfolio
  • A dedicated Conference cruise desk open daily to address any questions and provide information as required

The Venue: The Carnival Spirit

The Carnival Spirit has grown to become one of Australians' favourite cruise ships. Like a true Aussie, it's laid-back, fun and friendly - and that describes the crew, your fellow passengers and the atmosphere onboard. 

Let's Talk about your accommodation - all you have to do is unpack and relax. Your room steward will clean and tidy your room every day all you need to do is get dressed, grab your bag and start your adventure.

Enjoy a nightly turn-down service, room service, a personal safe, an ensuite and plenty of closet space. With all this comfort and all these standard features, you've gotta try real hard to get homesick. 

Dining Options - you will be spoilt for choice and you can eat 24 hours a day if you want to.  

We know you've got a foodie in you — everyone does! Awaken and delight yours on this cruise with delicious main dishes, tempting desserts and general yumminess everywhere you look.

From first-class restaurants to poolside dining the Chefs on this ship aim to provide you with an exceptional culinary experience...Read More

Dive headfirst into the fun - there are so many fabulous choices on offer when it comes to onboard activities, from gorgeous Stage Show, stand-up comics, karaoke in the piano bar to relaxing by the pool or getting pampered at the amazing day spa. If you are into fitness there is a fully equipped gym and a number of fitness tutorials provided by the expert trainers onboard.

Can I Bring the Family?

Because a cruise is such a fabulous holiday experience, your family and friends can join you on your Travel CPD adventure.
 
Whilst you are attending lectures there are heaps of activities to keep them busy including an exceptional kid's club program. 

Just talk to the Team at Education at Sea and they can organise all your and your travelling companion's travel arrangements 02 6674 2577.

What if I need kid-free time?

If you only want to mix with adults this ship has an adults only area including a pool, bar, and relaxation areas, with entry only available to people over the age of 18.

This area is called Serenity and can be found on Deck 9 at the front of the ship.

NfN's Ultimate Guide to Cruising

Whether you are a seasoned cruiser or this is your first time onboard a cruise ship this guide is sure to have some useful tips and advice to ensure you have a fantastic time on this Travel CPD adventure. 

Click here to download your copy >>

Shore Excursions: 
When we travel it is great to explore the culture of the place we are visiting. The awesome team at Education at Sea create optional shore excursions that explore the location to show you the best the destination has to offer. Don't forget to ask them about these options when you call.

   

Online Library and Information Bank:

We have created an exclusive online Conference library website for our attendees to access prior to the commencement of the Conference. 

The online library is provided to you so that you can create your own Conference experience and access information and sessions of interest prior to the commencement of the Conference program.

Library Content Includes:

  • Webinars and their corresponding note pages
  • Self-directed learning activities and
  • Other supporting documents for the face to face presentations

This page will be available to you as an attendee from 4 weeks before we set sail and for 3 weeks post the Conference, should you want to refresh your knowledge.

The Program:  (View 1 Page Itinerary)

The education content provided in this program meets the same exacting standards as anything offered in an Australian land-based program.

What we have done is marry best practice content with a cruise ship conference venue to provide you with a Travel CPD experience, where the conference content is as important as your need for rest and relaxation.  Nurses spend their lives looking after others – this conference venue looks after the Nurse for a change.

We have taken a holistic approach to Nursing continuing professional development to ensure you get the most out of the education experience.

Here is what the program looks like: (Click here to view the full conference program)

DAY 1: 06 JULY 2019 | DEPART SYDNEY

Make sure you are up on deck to be a part of the "setting sail" festivities as we say farewell to Sydney.

Evening: Enjoy this opportunity to mingle with the other attendees at the complimentary drinks and Conference Registration function.

DAY 2: 07 JULY 2019 | AT SEA | CPD: 6HRS

Session One: Setting the Scene: What does the future of health care look like and why great managers will be needed

Morning Session (CPD: 3HRS): What is your Vision: Exploring the fundamentals of Transformational leadership

Afternoon Session (CPD: 3HRS): Effecting Change: The 5 step process for mastering change management

DAY 3: 08 JULY 2019 | AT SEA | CPD: 6HRS

Morning Session (CPD: 3HRS): Leveraging Emotional Intelligence: Brain Mapping to unlock difficult conversations

Afternoon Session (CPD: 3HRS): Unpacking Management: The 5 Pillars of the clinical management role

DAY 4: 09 JULY 2019 | ONSHORE IN NOUMEA

0800 - 1700: Nouméa is the capital of the South Pacific archipelago and the overseas French territory of New Caledonia. Situated on the main island, Grand Terre, it's known for beaches and its blend of French and native Kanak influences.

DAY 5: 10 JULY 2019 | ONSHORE ON MARE ISLAND

0800 - 1700: The best-kept secret of all of New Caledonia’s islands, Maré is about as close to paradise as any will ever come. Mare has a truly untouched beauty. Jagged basalt rocks are evidence of the island’s first volcanic activity, dark forests stretch to the cliffs’ edges and its central plane is scattered with grottos and natural pools where fish and turtles abound

Evening: Open forum and discussion

DAY 6: 11 JULY 2019 | ONSHORE ON THE ISLE OF PINES

0800 - 1700: It’s easy to see why the Isle of Pines is commonly referred to as the jewel of the Pacific. Its beauty is simply breathtaking.

DAY 7: 12 JULY 2019 | AT SEA | CPD: 6HRS

Morning Session (CPD: 3HRS): Enhancing your Human Resource Management Knowledge and Building HR Management Skills  (including recruitment and appointment processes, establishing a safe workplace, nurturing and supporting staff, coaching and mentoring, building and fostering teams including intergenerational teams, performance managing staff, delegating responsibility, succession planning, managing staff complaints, learn how to manage up)  

Afternoon Session (CPD: 3HRS): Risk Management : Consider risk concepts and management, including quality and safety in health care, the regulatory compliance frameworks, and managing patient expectations.

This session will use your organisation’s risk management protocols to practically apply risk management processes and knowledge, so you will be required to bring with you on the cruise these documents. 

DAY 8: 13 JULY 2019 | AT SEA | CPD: 6HRS

Morning Session (CPD: 3HRS): Practical Management Skills including:

  1. What is governance, and how does it apply within a health service?
  2. Communicating as a manager with those that you report to, and who report to you, including writing to influence, making successful presentations and  managing meetings
  3. Personal productivity, time management, prioritising and decision making
  4. Project and program planning and management
  5. Understanding finances, including budget compliance and reporting and CAPEX
  6. Establishing and measuring KPIs
  7. Latest legal developments in health care management

Afternoon Session (CPD: 3HRS): Creating a personal brand and your own Career Plan. This session includes a panel discussion and Q&A

Evening: Take this opportunity to enjoy a complimentary Drinks and Canapes function as the conference draws to a close and we say farewell to new friends and colleagues - safe travels home.

DAY 9: 14 JULY 2019 | DISEMBARK SYDNEY

0630: Arrive Sydney

How to be a Nursing Leader of the 21st Century

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Location / Venue
The Carnival Spirit
Cruising the South Pacific

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
24 CPD hours

Date / Time (QLD time)
6 July - 14 July 2019

Cost
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Conference Registration: $890.00
Members: $
Non-Members: $
Students: $

Cheryl Dezotti - The Nurses for Nurses Network

Conference Convenor: Cheryl Dezotti - The Nurses for Nurses Network
Cheryl Dezotti is a Director, a Nurse Education Consultant, and a Wound Care Specialist at the Nurses for Nurses Networ ... Read more »

Sue Walker - The Nurses for Nurses Network

Conference Convenor: Sue Walker - The Nurses for Nurses Network
Sue Walker is a Director and co-founder of the Nurses for Nurses Network. As a Nurse Education Consultant Sue is a memb ... Read more »

Brad Bosward - Education at Sea

Conference Convenor: Brad Bosward - Education at Sea
Brad has been involved in business since joining AMP in the late 1980’s. After successfully completing Certificat ... Read more »

Jason Dawson - Education at Sea

Conference Convenor: Jason Dawson - Education at Sea
Jason Dawson is a Registered Nurse from the Gold Coast Queensland. Whilst studying his bachelor of Nursing at Southe ... Read more »

Faileen James

Presenter: Faileen James
Faileen James is the Director of James & Button Services Pty Ltd, a portfolio firm offering a range of services to ... Read more »

Nicole Nash-Arnold

Presenter: Nicole Nash-Arnold
Nicole Nash-Arnold is a nurse educator and facilitator who helps transform accomplished clinical nurses into empowered ... Read more »


Registration Cost


$890.00

Please note: Accommodation is not included in the registration fee, please contact Education at Sea in regards to cabin pricing.


What you need to do now...


This is a fabulous program - to secure your place at this Conference you need to contact Education at Sea to find out about all the cabin options available. Once you have paid your deposit your registration is confirmed and you can start planning your Conference getaway.


What are you waiting for?


Send Education at Sea a no obligation enquiry by simply filling in your contact details in the box at the top of this column.


The Nurses for Nurses Network strongly recommends customers take out travel insurance at the time of registration for an event, to cover any unforeseen circumstances that may prevent them from attending and thus incur any financial loss.


Bookings


All bookings for this fabulous event are being handled by The Team at Education at Sea:

Helen or Jason

Phone: 
02 6674 2577

Email: 
[email protected]


Exclusive Online Library & Information Bank



We have created an exclusive online Conference library website for our attendees to access prior to the commencement of the Conference. 
 

The online library is provided to you so that you can create your own Conference experience and access information and sessions of interest prior to the commencement of the Conference program.
 

Library content includes:

  • Webinars and their corresponding note pages
  • Self-directed learning activities and
  • Other supporting documents for the face to face presentations


This page will be available to you as an attendee from 4 weeks before we set sail and for 4 weeks post the Conference, should you want to refresh your knowledge.

 




 

Please Note: Due to travel weight restrictions and an attempt to help save the planet, paper-based handouts will not be provided on board.

 

We encourage you to download any documents from the online library to your device of choice, that you want to refer to during the conference program.
Writing paper will be provided in your Conference pack.
 


On Board Activites


 

The Green Thunder
 


 

Stage Shows


 

The Casino


 

 The Blue Iguana Tequila Bar


 

Serenity Retreat


 

Fat Jimmy's C-Side BBQ


Disclaimer:The opinions and statements of facts expressed in the Papers in these proceedings are those of the Authors and do not necessarily represent those of the Nurses for Nurses Network, the editors, the organising committee or the supporters of this conference. No responsibility can be accepted by the organisers for errors or omissions in the individual papers. Sessions are correct at time of publication. Sessions are subject to change without notice due to circumstances beyond the control of the organisers. NFN reserves the right to alter charges, cancel, postpone, change or withdraw the product or service at any time.