The hosting of the ICEN 2018 Conference has been made possible by the generous support of the following organisations.  Please visit our sponsorship options page to see how your organisation could support this conference.

GOLD SPONSORS

CareFlight is an aeromedical charity. Our mission is to save lives, speed recovery and serve the community. CareFlight uses helicopters, aeroplanes, jets and road ambulances to bring a hospital level of care to patients. Our critical care doctors and nurses are specially trained in pre-hospital and transport medicine. They care for severely injured people who need emergency treatment at the scene of the accident. They also look after seriously ill people who need to be moved between hospitals. CareFlight doctors and nurses care for over 5,000 patients every year.

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Enabling better health and better care at lower cost

Philips is a leading health technology company focused on improving people’s lives across the health continuum – from healthy living and prevention, to diagnosis, treatment and home care. Applying advanced technologies and deep clinical and consumer insights, Philips delivers integrated solutions that improve people’s health and enable better outcomes. Partnering with its customers, Philips seeks to transform how healthcare is delivered and experienced. The company is a leader in diagnostic imaging, image-guided therapy, patient monitoring and health informatics, as well as in consumer health and home care.

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SILVER SPONSOR

Braun Australia Pty Ltd was established in 1982 and provides a tailored portfolio of products to the healthcare industry in Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific.  Our comprehensive and innovative range of quality products and services sets new standards in medical technology and establishes B. Braun as a competent supplier to the healthcare industry Braun Australia Pty Ltd complies with the requirements of AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008. Aesculap Technical Services is separately accredited and under the requirements of AS/NZS ISO 9001:2008.

As a professional organisation and as part of our commitment to be a responsible corporate citizen, B. Braun Australia is involved in a number of programmes that create hope and opportunities for the next generation including being the major benefactor of the Children’s Hospital Institute of Sports Medicine located at the Children’s Hospital at Westmead, provision of a transport vehicle for The Leukaemia Foundation Australia and sponsorship of sporting activities, financial and hands on support of local family centres.

Also in line with our sharing expertise ideal, B. Braun collaborates with the private and public sectors, universities and other institutions to provide education and accredited courses to medical professionals under our Aesculap Academy banner.

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Don’t leave your career planning until it’s an Emergency!

Monash Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University is one of the largest schools for the education of nurses and midwives in Australia. With a number of emergency nursing specialist academics who are engaged with many professional bodies your education will be current and in line with emergency thinking.

Offering undergraduate, and a range of research and coursework postgraduate courses including many emergency nursing specialisations and professional development programs. With flexible learning modes to suit you and your schedule.

Make furthering your career a certainty with Monash.

For further information on Monash Nursing and Midwifery and its courses visit monash.edu/medicine/nursing.

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CONFERENCE APP SPONSOR

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UTS is an industry leader. We’ve been named Australia’s #1 University in Nursing and Midwifery* for the second year in a row for a reason – we’re paving the way for the future of health.

We have a reputation for high-quality, practical, innovative coursework and patient-centred research that influences policy and practice. We also have some of the best clinical teaching facilities in the southern hemisphere.

Study postgraduate programs in Advanced Nursing, Nursing Specialties, Nurse Practitioner, Health Services Management, Public Health, Diabetes Education and Management, Midwifery and (new courses in) Palliative Care.

We blend online teaching with face-to-face classes led by expert academics, to accelerate your learning as a busy, working professional.

Start with two subjects and work your way up. Mix and match nursing majors to tailor to your interests.

You may be eligible to receive credit recognition for prior learning. You can also receive credit for Clinical Accreditation Programs (CAP) in Critical Care Nursing from Northern Sydney LHD, Sydney LHD and Children’s Hospital Westmead.

UTS Alumni receive a 10% discount.

Apply now via our website to study in 2019.

Unlock your future at UTS – health.uts.edu.au/future

*QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2017 & 2018

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EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT OF THE YEAR AWARD SPONSOR

Based in Queensland, Midmed are specialists in resourcing and supplying a wide range of Hospital and Emergency products with a strong focus on Trauma and Retrieval Equipment.  Our Australia wide representation to all States and Territories allows us to consistently achieve a high level of customer service and user satisfaction.

Midmed continues to support ICEN and are proud Sponsors of the Emergency Department of the Year.

MIDMED – specialists in resourcing and supplying a wide range of Hospital and Emergency products:

  • Pelvic Binder
  • Quikclot Haemostatic Gauze
  • CT-6 Femoral Leg Splint
  • X-Tract II
  • SWAT-T Tourniquet
  • NEW   Blood /Fluid Warmer

Further details of these and many other products can be found at www.midmed.com.au or visit us on stand 11 at the Melbourne Conference.

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EMERGENCY NURSE OF THE YEAR AWARD SPONSOR

Alfred Health Emergency cares for the local communities of southern and Bayside Melbourne as well as for the broader Victorian community through a large number of state-wide services. Care is delivered 24 hours a day, seven days a week at our two campuses: The Alfred Eva and Les Erdi Emergency and Trauma Centre and Sandringham Hospital Emergency Department. Together these sites see and treat in excess of 110,000 patients per annum. The term “Alfred Health Emergency” is used to describe all services provided by medical, nursing, allied health, clerical and many other services to patients presenting to these two sites.

The Alfred Hospital is a major adult tertiary referral hospital and is well known as one of Australasia’s busiest Trauma Centres. In addition, The Alfred is home to many Victorian state-wide services, including the Victorian Adult Burns Unit, Heart and Lung Transplant, HIV Medicine, Cystic Fibrosis, Hyperbaric Medicine, Clinical Haematology, Haemophilia and Malignant Adult Haematology. Sandringham Hospital is a community focused hospital. The Emergency Department is co-located with an Urgent Care Centre run by general practitioners. Obstetrics and gynaecology services at Sandringham are provided by The Women’s at Sandringham.

With a nursing workforce in excess of 350 staff across the two campuses, Alfred Health recognises the incredible part nurses play in the delivery of emergency care and is honoured to sponsor the “Australasian Emergency Nurse of the Year” award at this year’s CENA Conference.

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Elaine Killeen Continuing Professional Development Scholarships

Therapeutic Relaxation And Enhanced Awareness Training or ‘TREAT’ is a unique experiential self-care program designed for healthcare professionals to help re-calibrate and recover during their busy and stressful work day and life.

TREAT is based on mindfulness and recovery principles, body awareness, relaxation, self- compassion and various self-awareness approaches and education. Participants learn how to pause and find important moments of rest, renewal and clarity to help them navigate life’s many daily stressors and learn how to become more resilient, creative and engaged human beings.

Jo, the founder of  TREAT, is regularly invited to hospitals to present on the latest evidence around workplace stress and burnout and provide staff nourishing self-care sessions. The core program is the popular TREAT one hour, 8 week program that has been delivered to a wide cross section of Alfred Health staff, including psychiatrist trainees;  leadership teams; social workers; and emergency nurses. Treat is also delivered as a formal session included in staff professional education, wellbeing and development programs.

Results of the Alfred Health evaluations include: 99% of staff making positive lifestyle changes, 100% of staff felt better able to deal with stress and 100% of staff would recommend this program to their colleagues.

The TREAT program was nominated as Finalist for both:

The Victorian Public Healthcare Awards and The Alfred Health Innovation Award 2017

In early 2017, Jo and three creative doctors, with the support of Alfred Health, developed and launched the global and highly successful ‘TREAT’ app: ‘designed by healthcare professionals for healthcare professionals.’ The TREAT  app is a free support tool for those participating in the TREAT program or for health care staff wanting to recalibrate and find calm and clarity in the middle of their busy day.

To download the free TREAT app please go to the TREAT WEBSITE

PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP SPONSORS

Mölnlycke is a world-leading medical solutions company. We’re here to advance performance in healthcare across the world, and we aspire to equip everybody in healthcare with solutions to to achieve the best outcomes. We collaborate with customers to understand their needs. We design and supply medical solutions to enhance performance at every point of care – from the operating room to the home.

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Teleflex Medical is a global provider of innovative solutions in healthcare technology. Our commitment to your ongoing education is demonstrated through the Teleflex Academy, our dedicated education service. Clinical Specialists and Educators with expertise in Vascular Access, Difficult Airway Management and Non-Invasive Ventilation deliver learning solutions that equip you and your team to maximize the application of our devices, and improve clinical practice, and patient outcomes. We understand how difficult it is to maintain skills in the face of unrelenting change, and endeavor to help you meet this challenge through education that is immersive, interactive and focused on skills and knowledge retention. We love to share with our customers those ‘lightbulb’ moments when the ‘penny drops’ and a new concept or skill is understood or demonstrated.

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EXHIBITORS

ECU’s School of Nursing and Midwifery offers a unique range of online postgraduate programs, developed in collaboration with industry partners to ensure students excel within diverse health care settings and contexts. Innovative research programs develop knowledge, evaluate effectiveness and implement change to transform and shape health care policy and practice

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YNA is Your Nursing Agency, focused on providing flexibility and support to its employees. YNA employs and places Specialist and Generalist Nurses, Midwives, PCW/PCA/AINs and support staff in metropolitan, rural and remote settings across Australia. YNA is recruiting now. Visit www.yna.com.au to find out how YNA can work for you.

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BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. BD helps customers enhance outcomes, lower costs, increase efficiencies, improve safety and expand access to health care. bd.com

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Your organisation may be eligible for Australian Government-funded support to help alleviate the pressure of finding a temporary replacement when your valuable healthcare team member goes on leave.

You will be given all the support needed to recruit, screen and place a highly experienced temporary registered nurse that can hit the ground running from the moment they arrive.

Visit rurallap.com.au to apply today!

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Elsevier Clinical Solutions provide the latest evidence-based clinical tools, helping clinicians make better decisions and deliver better care to patients. Our tools provide clinical decision support built on unprecedented evidence-based knowledge. Some of our flagship products include ClinicalKey, Order Sets, Care Planning, and Arezzo. We work closely with EMR partners to assist in the overall execution of clinical pathways, creating demonstrable quality improvements and efficiency gains. For more information, please visit http://www.elsevierclinicalsolutions.com.au/

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Radiometer’s broad range of products include blood sampling, blood gas analysis, continuous transcutaneous monitoring of blood gases, immunoassay testing, point of care diagnostic products and related IT management systems.

To complement our range, Radiometer purchased the HemoCue company, an organization who have long provided accurate and precise Haemoglobin measurements at the point-of-care by way of analyser and unique microcuvette technology.

A feature of our display will be the ABL90Flex Plus blood gas analyser – the only analyser capable of measuring 19 different parameters simultaneously in 35 seconds. Yet another world first for Radiometer.

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Fisher & Paykel Healthcare is proud to be associated with the ICEN. Our AIRVO2 humidifiers combined with AirSpiral™ tubing & Optiflow™+ Nasal Cannula provide the emergency department with a innovative way to deliver humidification to the patient. Single use masks and humidified NIV circuits are also part of our range.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
19-31 King Street
Nunawading VIC 3131

Ph: 03 9879 5022
F: 03 9879 1598
E: Customer.ServicesAustralia@fphcare.com.au

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Emergency Services Health a not-for-profit private health insurer that is remarkably different.  No excesses, co-payments, or benefit restrictions on Hospital and 80% back (with a unique Rollover Benefit) on most Extras. We’re confident that our insurance is better than others in market. 1300 703 703

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Crazy Casts Pty Ltd is proudly an Australian owned company. We pride ourselves on providing fun and comfortable child friendly slings. We identified a gap in the marketplace for slings designed specifically for children, that could put a smile on their face, and are comfortable to wear.

By creating more comfortable and breathable slings with fun designs, Crazy Casts hope to facilitate increased compliance for the child to aid recovery.

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Since Howard Wright founded the company in 1963, we have quietly become a leading specialist in the design, manufacture and distribution of medical beds and stretchers.  This has been achieved by having a simple purpose “to make human care safer and easier” and a philosophy of continuous improvement.

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Mundipharma provides healthcare that enables Australians to live well and age well. We improve patients’ lives in meaningful ways by providing effective therapies along with educational tools that support their proper use. Mundipharma Australia is a member of a global network of independent associated companies which are engaged in research, development, production and marketing of prescription medicines and healthcare products in our fields of expertise across areas such as pain, oncology, respiratory disease, rheumatoid arthritis and antisepsis.

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The Royal Flying Doctor Service (Queensland Section) uses the latest in aviation, medical and communications technology to deliver primary health care and emergency medical services throughout rural and remote Queensland. Operating from our nine bases, our mission is to provide excellence in and access to primary health care and aeromedical services, seeing us deliver more than 95,000 occasions of care to people across Queensland each year.

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