Night Duty Nurses Conference

Venue: Quality Inn Cambridge

Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia

Event Date/Time: Oct 31, 2008
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This two day conference explores many issues that Night Duty Nurses may come across.

A selection of the many topics covered in this worthwhile conference include:

- 24 Hour Caregivers Burning The Midnight Oil:
Summary of research findings about how shiftwork affects health and wellbeing. Less sleep – more life: is it inevitable that reduced hours of sleep reduce productivity? Can you train yourself to cope well with less sleep? Learn about personal and organisational strategies for diluting the negative effects of daytime sleep deprivation. What is the role of flexible rostering in enhancing the job fulfillment of night nurses?

- Dimmed Lights and Legal Risk:
What constitutes the duty of care of registered nurses? What about the duty of care of unregistered care workers?

- Confidentiality and Appropriate Sharing of Information

-Customer Service Considerations:
Which standards should guide the customer service role of the nurse during the night shift?
How to ensure that you ‘come-across’ as a concerned member of the nursing staff.

-Pain Assessment Skills for Night Nurses

-Wounds Dressings – Unravelling the Maze
Which dressings to use on which wounds and for which purposes? How to make the most appropriate choices based on skilled wound assessments


Additional Information

The cost of the conference is $462 and is inclusive of morning tea, lunch and afternoon teas, along with handouts. You can register online at, call or email Ausmed on 03 9375 7311,