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The Transforming Role of the Perioperative Nurse

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27 October - 3 November 2019

02 6674 2577 [email protected]

This Perioperative Conference is intended to provide the Nurse with an opportunity to enhance and develop their skills and knowledge relating to key areas of the perioperative environment. The conference program presents current perioperative topics of significance and explores the latest Nursing research to create a conference experience that the perioperative Nurse will find both interesting and relevant.

Perioperative Nursing is practised in an intense, fast-paced environment, and this conference aims to improve Nursing knowledge and healthcare outcomes through expert teaching sessions with a focus on evidence-based practice.

Conference Learning Outcomes:

  • Explore the latest research updates that will influence the area of perioperative Nursing practice
  • Investigate how communication, leadership, and team building can impact the perioperative environment for both the Nurse and the patient
  • Review the ACORN standards and apply the principles to real-world situations
  • Consider the wellbeing of the perioperative Nurse and identify strategies to enhance the work experience of this specialist Nursing cohort

This Conference provides attendees 18 hours of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).

The venue for the Conference is the Norwegian Bliss, a most fabulous Conference venue where you can explore key destinations along the Mexican Riviera outside the Conference program hours.

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: NCL's Norwegian Bliss

Custom-built for the spectacular, Norwegian Bliss features a revolutionary Observation Lounge for you to soak in every stunning moment, from bald eagles soaring over glaciers to dolphins splashing through warm turquoise waters. 

Let's talk about your accommodation

Relax in lively style and smart sophistication. Our modern inside staterooms are highlighted with appointments like a TV, sitting area and more.

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.

Freestyle Dining - There's no better way to sum up Freestyle Dining: Eat whatever you want, whenever you want, with whomever you want. No dinner bells. No dress code. And no sitting with strangers (unless you want to).

With at least 16 restaurants and dining options on every ship, Norwegian has the perfect menu and location for whatever mood you're in. ....Read More>>

Dive headfirst into the fun - Top off spectacular days with legendary nights aboard Norwegian Bliss. Spend an evening in a swinging speakeasy on the eve of Prohibition. Perfect your dance moves and clear your pipes as you go on an incredible audible journey with The Four Seasons in a Tony Award®-winning musical. Fans of the Beatles shouldn't miss a night rocking out in the famous Liverpool nightclub where the band played. Which will be your soundtrack to an unforgettable night?

Enjoy some much-needed relaxation - Start with a hot-stone massage, one of over 50 specialty treatments offered by our well-trained massage therapists. Then unwind in the Thermal Suite with a steam or a dip in the Vitality Pool. Within these tranquil walls, experience the Salt Room, a dramatic grotto surrounded with layers of body-cleansing salt crystals.

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. 

Simply talk to the Team at Education at Sea, they can organise all your and your travelling companion's travel arrangements. 

Call the Team on 02 6674 2577 or send an email to [email protected].

What if I need kid-free time?

If you only want to mix with adults this ship has an adults only area with entry only available to people over the age of 18.

Guests will jump for joy upon discovering this private retreat where they can connect with the ocean - and disconnect from everything else.

The Vibe Beach Club is resplendent with ocean views, an over-sized hot tub, chaise loungers and a relaxing water feature - idea for relaxation.

A full-service bar, water spritzers, chilled towels and skewers of fruit ease you even more into serenity.

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 >>

The Program:

The full program is still to be finalised however we can assure you that it will be provided by expert Nurse Educators with extensive clinical and education experience. 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 holiday to provide you with a Travel CPD experience, where the conference content is as important as your need for rest and relaxation.  We have taken a holistic approach to Nursing continuing professional development to ensure you get the most out of the education experience.

Day One: 27 October 2019 | Embark - Los Angeles, California | 1600

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

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

Day Two: 28 October 2019 | At Sea | CPD: 6 HOURS

Participate in a full day of CPD focussing on enhancing and developing the Nurses' skills and knowledge relating to key areas of the perioperative environment.

Day Three: 29 October 2019 | At Sea | CPD: 6 HOURS

Participate in a full day of CPD focussing on enhancing and developing the Nurses' skills and knowledge relating to key areas of the perioperative environment.

Day Four: 30 October 2019 | Puerto Vallarta, Mexico | 0900 - 1800
Smaller and more subdued than Acapulco, Puerto Vallarta has retained a good deal of its small village charm along with 26 miles of spectacular beaches along the Banderas Bay. Stroll the cobblestone streets to the Church of Our Lady of Guadalupe. Or peruse the many local wares for sale at the open-air markets.

Day Five: 31 October 2019 | Mazatlan, Mexico | 0800 - 1700
Combine a first-class beach resort with a city with an illustrious, colonial past and you've got Mazatlan. Sip on some Margaritas and enjoy the authentic Mexican cuisine. Take a drive along the foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountains. Then visit the many shops offering local crafts.

Day Six: 1 November 2019 | Cabo San Lucas, Mexico | 0700 - 1500
Cabo's signature landmark is El Arco ("The Arch"), a rock formation at the tip of "Land's End." The jewel of the Baja Peninsula is famous for its world-class sportfishing, as well as its high-end resorts and exclusive gated communities that line an area simply called "the Corridor."

Day Seven: 2 November 2019 | At Sea | CPD: 6 HOURS

Participate in a full day of CPD focussing on enhancing and developing the Nurses' skills and knowledge relating to key areas of the perioperative environment.

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 Eight: 3 November 2019 | DISEMBARK Los Angeles, California | 0800
Disembark the ship - Safe travels!

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 (NfN), 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.
The Transforming Role of the Perioperative Nurse

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Location / Venue
The Norwegian Bliss cruising the Mexican Riviera

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
18 CPD hours

Date / Time (QLD time)
27 October - 3 November 2019

Cost
See full program »
Conference Registration: $990.00
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 »

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 »

Sue Walker - The Nurses for Nurses Network

Presenter: 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

Presenter: 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 »


Costs:


Conference Registration
$990.00

Please note: Conference registration does not include accommodation or travel cost.

Cabins
Contact Education at Sea
02 6674 2577

Optional Tours
Contact 
Education at Sea
02 6674 2577


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 orange box at the top of this column.  


Bookings:


All bookings for this event are being handled by Education at Sea
Please contact Helen or Jason on 02 6674 2577
 


 


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 2 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.
 


Things to do onboard



Largest Racetrack at Sea

Imagine incredible firsts on our newest and most incredible ship, Norwegian Bliss. See the ocean blur by as you take hairpin turns on the largest race track at sea. Get ready for a thrilling ride on this two-level competitive track while putting your driving skills to the test. Blue skies above and turquoise waters below!
 

Q Texas Smokehouse

Smoked over hickory, oak and pecan wood, all our meats are infused with delicious flavours - whether ribs, chicken or brisket. Dig into some authentic Texas BBQ (extra napkins encouraged). As dinner winds down, the atmosphere heats up as a contemporary country band ropes you into a lively night of dancing, drinking and a honky tonk good time!
 

Observation Lounge

Imagine sheer amazement from our revolutionary observation lounge offering the most expansive views at sea. Observation Lounge is located at the front of the ship and provides the same stunning views as the views from the bridge and features a full service bar for guests to sit back, relax and take in the views.