start: 29 Nov 2018 8:30am
Event end: 30 Nov 2018
Location: Holiday Inn
Auckland Airport, 2 Ascot Rd, Mangere, Auckland
Jointly hosted by the Health Quality & Safety Commission and
the Australia New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS),
this two-day conference brings together nursing and medical staff,
quality professionals, educators and leaders in health
care. If you are involved in providing acute care in New
Zealand hospitals, this conference is for you!
We will explore patient deterioration in the New Zealand
context. This includes the New Zealand early warning score,
communication skills for 'difficult conversations', and patient,
family and whānau escalation.
Register at: https://hqsc.eventsair.com/pdnz2018/register.
We are pleased to release the second draft of the two-day programme.
Confirmed keynote speaker
Associate Professor Daryl Jones is a leader in implementing
and researching recognition and response systems in
Daryl is an Intensive Care Specialist at Austin Health and is
Associate Professor at Monash University. He is also an adjunct
Associate Professor at the University of Melbourne and an advisor
to the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Healthcare.
He graduated from the University of Melbourne in 1996.
Daryl has an interest in improving the recognition of, and
response to deteriorating patients. His current research includes
sepsis and end of life care. Recently, he has revealed that sepsis
is an important precipitant for MET calls at Austin Health.
In-hospital sepsis is associated with a high risk of
More information can be found on the website.