Practice Development Conference Program
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Workshop selection will be available from 6 September.
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Wednesday 31 October - 1345-1440
Workshop 1 The Wish: Developing Practice in End of Life Care in Acute Settings
Workshop 2 Using the parallel process of coaching to assist practice development and staff well being
Workshop 3Professional Identity as a facilitator: who you are and who you wish to be!
Workshop 4 Creating Places to Flourish
Workshop 5 Writing for Publication
Thursday 1 November - 0745-0845
Pre-conference morning session brought to you by EBSCO Publishing.
“A CINAHL® Presentation: How online nursing research has evolved into the point-of-care resource, giving rise to accessible clinical information on the wards, and better facilitating evidence based practice & continued professional development.”
Thursday 1 November - 1400-1455
Workshop 6 Creative Reflections for Change
Workshop 7Enhancing leadership, stretching and strengthening personal networks
Workshop 8 Co-facilitation; exploring purpose, roles, strategies and outcomes of a harmonious and successful working relationship
Workshop 9Human flourishing as outcome: Integrating creativity and critically in pursuit of individual and collective knowledge creation and facilitation of communities of practice
Workshop 10 Evaluating Practice change: Developing a ‘good enough’ approach
Friday 2 November - 1150-1245
Workshop 11 Positive practice development: Using the High Point Story Summit, Appreciative Listening, Positivity Portfolio, and Strengths-spotting processes
Workshop 12 Trust a key element in creating a ethical practice environment
Workshop 13 Everyone has a story to tell - Exploring person centred approaches for collecting & utilising patient stories to improve practice
Workshop 14 Engaging with Engagement : core concepts and considerations for practice developers
Workshop 15 Improving the patient experience through nursing and midwifery KPIs
Program theme and topics
The proposed practice development conference program will be carried across three main streams with a broad range of topics including, but not limited to:
Embedding Practice Development
- Building capacity and sustainability (being responsive)
- The role of leadership
- Innovations in practice (outcomes and cultural change)
Evidence and ethical perspectives within Practice Development
- Evidence to inform practice change
- Ethical considerations in undertaking PD work
- Are we doing what we say we are doing - person centeredness in action
Enabling individuals and groups to flourish
- Engaging marginalised groups
- Recognising, growing and working with potential
- Using innovative approaches in Practice Development