Women’s Issues in Public Health

Vietnam

Land-based Conference

31 January – 10 February 2021
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Focusing on issues women face in society and the health impact of the individual and the delivery of healthcare to women.

Outline

Women’s Issues in Public Health

This conference will focus on the issues women face in our society including violence, conflict, poverty, discrimination, and other social, psychological, and biological factors – that impact the health of the individual and the delivery of health care to women.

The discussion will be framed in the Australian context and explore how these public health issues impact a woman’s experience of health services in both the community and hospital setting.

The Australian refugee experience will be included. The Vietnamese population ranks 6th in the top ten countries of birth for the overseas-born population of Australia.

This conference will be of interest to Health Care Professionals who provide services to female clients. To gain a better understanding of the female experience in society.


LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Gain an understanding of the public health issues women face in our society
  • Explore the social, psychological, and biological factors that impact women’s health
  • Consider the barriers to enhancement of health service delivery
  • Investigate how woman’s health issues are framed in the hospital and community setting

Presenters

Gail Aylmer

Gail has worked for the last 8 years as a Public Health Nurse within the Communicable Disease team of a Queensland Public Health Unit. Gail has a diverse employment history working primarily in Australia plus also spent 18mths working as an Agency Nurse in England.

Over the last 3 decades, she has held positions as a Nurse Academic, Nurse Educator, Infection Control CNC, Surgical Unit Clinical Nurse and Clinical Nurse at Tuberculosis Control Units both in Brisbane and London. During her career, Gail worked in nursing administration as an (acting) Nursing Director for a period in excess of one year. Gail holds a Bachelor of Nursing Degree, a Master of Nursing Degree (Advanced Practice) and a Master of Mental Health Nursing Degree. Gail is an authorised Immunisation Program Nurse and has a Certificate in Training and Assessment.

 

Jason Dawson

Jason Dawson is a Registered Nurse from the Gold Coast Queensland. Whilst studying his bachelor of Nursing at Southern Cross University he developed an interest in mental health and has been working in this field of nursing since completing his studies in 2008.

In this time, Jason has undertaken varied roles including Acute Inpatient Nursing, Community Nursing, clinical facilitating and Nurse Unit Manager positions. In 2012, Jason combined his passion for nursing with his love of travel and founded CPD Cruise Pty Ltd with the view to providing Nurses the opportunity to update and improve their skills in diverse and unique locations.

 

Sue Walker

Sue Walker is the Director and co-founder of the Nurses for Nurses Network and the Nursing CPD Institute. As a Registered Nurse Sue holds Degrees in Nursing and Health Administration, a Master’s Degree in Primary Health Care majoring in Palliative Care, as well as a number of certificate courses in Psychiatry of Ageing, Gerontology, Chemotherapy Administration, Training and Assessment, and is also an Accredited Mental Health First Aid Trainer.

As a Registered Nurse Sue holds Degrees in Nursing and Health Administration, a Master’s Degree in Primary Health Care majoring in Palliative Care, as well as a number of certificate courses in Psychiatry of Ageing, Gerontology, Chemotherapy Administration, Training and Assessment, and is also an Accredited Mental Health First Aid Trainer.

The Program:

The program content is provided by expert 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.

No matter what conference you attend you always need accommodation a cruise ship provides a great all-inclusive accommodation option to enhance your Conference experience.

The Nurses for Nurses Network combines great education with fabulous travel adventures. We have taken a holistic approach to  Continuing Professional Development (CPD) to ensure you get the most out of your education-travel experience.

In the spirit of adult learning, the Conference is delivered in two formats. The live presentations delivered in the Conference Room and there is the online library which is open one month prior to the actual Conference dates. The library is an essential component of the entire Conference program.

The library consists of Conference material supplied by the Presenter/s which can include any of the following:

  • Research documents
  • Links to external information
  • Recorded Conference presentations
  • Electronic Notepads

The research documents and recorded Conference presentation form part of the Continuing Professional Development activities but are delivered to you prior to the commencement date so that you can start your Conference Program early. If you choose not to undertake these activities prior, there is a two week window post the Conference where the library remains open to you. You can also undertake the library activities during the actual Conference.

Below is a snapshot of the Conference Program.


Disclaimer: Sessions are correct at time of publication. Sessions are subject to change without notice due to circumstances beyond the control of the organisers. NFN and EAS reserves the right to alter charges, cancel, postpone, change or withdraw the product or service at any time.

Itinerary
Day and Location Events
Day 1: Sunday 31st January
Arrive Ho Chi Minh

Alagon Plus Hotel & Spa

This stunning hotel has a restaurant, outdoor swimming pool, a fitness centre and bar in Ho Chi Minh City. This 4-star hotel features free WiFi and a garden. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, room service and currency exchange for guests.

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

Day 2: Monday 1st February
Ho Chi Minh

Conference CPD activities focusing on Women’s Health Issues.

Evening: Experience a  unique dinner cruise with an Indochinese contemporary menu. Bonsai cruises combine great food, history, art and music for a truly immersive experience.

Day 3: Tuesday 2nd February
Ho Chi Minh

Enjoy this half-day exploration of the Củ Chi Tunnels, which are an immense network of connecting tunnels located in the Củ Chi District of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and are part of a much larger network of tunnels that underlie much of the country

After the tour explore the city at your leisure.

Day 4: Wednesday 3rd February
Hoi An

A full day of CPD content focusing on Women’s Health Issues.

Arrive at the Hoi An Historic Hotel

Immerse yourself in the timeless culture of The Hoi An Historic Hotel managed by Meliá Hotels International, a hotel designed for total relaxation right in the heart of the old town.

Day 5: Thursday 4th February
Hoi An

This is a great place to get clothing made and there is some great shopping to explore.

Or you may choose to explore the city and surrounds from an architectural and cultural perspective

Day 6: Frday 5th February
Hoi An

Conference CPD activities focusing on Women’s Health Issues.

Today will include a visit to a local hospital.

Day 7: Saturday 6th February
Hoi An

Golden Bridge and Ba Na Hills

Do not miss one of the most attractive sites – Cau Vang (means “Golden Bridge”) with the special structure in the hills. From here, you can immerse the specular view as well as the fresh atmosphere of the hills in Danang.

Day 8: Sunday 7th February
Hanoi

Arrive at the Light Hotel

The Light Hotel is a 4 star category rated and it contains 89 fully furnished guest rooms with the most modernized European imported furnishings. Conveniently, located in the heart of the Hanoi’s Old Quarter and business districts, within walking distances, the Light Hotel connects to the most historical and famous places such as: Hoàn Kiếm Lake, History Museum, Municipal Theatre, Tràng Tiền Plaza and Old Quarter Shopping Areas.

Day 9: Monday 8th February
Hanoi

Morning: CPD activities focusing on Women’s Health Issues.

Afternoon: Enjoy a food orientated afternoon guided by Hanoi Cooking Class Tours.

Day 10: Tuesday 9th February
Hanoi

Morning: Conference CPD activities focusing on Women’s Health Issues.

Afternoon: Explore this vibrant city at your leisure.

Day 11: Wednesday 10th February
Depart Hanoi

Today we head home – safe travels!

If you are not quite ready to say goodbye to Vietnam, then you may like to join us for an optional 3-day Cruise departing from Halong Bay.

Program key:

Please click here for the printable PDF.

For information relating to pricing, bookings and travel requirements such as flights and travel insurance please complete the booking enquiry box or email info@traveldirectaustralia.com.au

Itinerary Disclosure: Cruise Itinerary, Seminar topics and Seminar Education program are subject to change without notice.

Presenter Disclosure: Education at Sea and the Nurses for Nurses Network makes every effort to ensure the advertised presenters deliver the program. However in the unlikely event a presenter is unavailable the Nurses for Nurses network reserves the right to use a suitably qualified substitute presenter.

Accommodation

Alagon Plus Hotel & Spa

A dream-like gem in the very centre of Saigon. With 90 modern, trendy and stylish rooms, Alagon Plus Hotel & Spa leads the way in imaginative and creative interior design. Located in the centre of Ho Chi Minh City and close to Ben Thanh Market, Opera House, War Museum, Independence Palace… the hotel is at the heart of this buzzing city.

The Hoi An Historic Hotel

Historic charm in the heart of Hoi An’s ancient town.

Immerse yourself in the timeless culture of The Hoi An Historic Hotel managed by Meliá Hotels International, a hotel designed for total relaxation right in the heart of the old town.

The Light Hotel

The Light Hotel is a 4 star category rated and it contains 89 fully furnished guest rooms with the most modernized European imported furnishings. Conveniently, located in the heart of the Hanoi’s Old Quarter and business districts, within walking distances, the Light Hotel connects to the most historical and famous places such as: Hoàn Kiếm Lake, History Museum, Municipal Theatre, Tràng Tiền Plaza, Historical Đồng Xuân Market, Old Quarter Shopping Areas.

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Optional Tours

Day One: Ha Noi – Halong Bay – Bai Tu Long Bay – Vung Vieng Cong Do

 

 

Day Two: Viola Cruise – Thien Canh Son – Halong – Ha Noi

 

 


Optional Shore Tour Disclosure: Optional tours are exclusive to conference delegates and their guests. All tour bookings must be paid in full by the nominated date prior to departure. CPD Cruises Pty Ltd trading as Education at Sea reserves the right to cancel or make changes to optional tours without notice. Tour prices are subject to change without notice. In the event the cruise ship is unable to dock or tender at the nominated port we will attempt to offer alternative tour arrangements. However, we can not guarantee full refund of tour costs. We recommend all attendees and their guests obtain travel insurance at the time of booking.

Pricing
Twin Share: $1499/person
Single Occ: $1999/person
Conference Registration: $900.00

A non refundable deposit of $100 per person is due at time of booking with the final balance payable by the 1st December 2019. 

What’s included in your Conference Registration?

  • An extensive Conference program based on current best practice
  • Dedicated Conference venue on each conference day
  • Hospital/Health Service visit on day six
  • Education content that meets the same exacting standards as anything offered in an Australian land-based program
  • Conference Presenters that 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 (device not included)
  • A Conference pack that includes a notepad, pen, lanyard and additional information to support a fantastic Conference experience
  • A complimentary Farewell 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

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 (NfNN), 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. NfNN reserves the right to alter charges, cancel, postpone, change or withdraw the product or service at any time.

Cancellation Penalties and Disclosure:
Cancellation policies vary by cruise line, itinerary and length of cruise. When reserving your stateroom, please review the policy applicable to this cruise with our staff. All deposits and seminar registration fee’s are non refundable. CPD Cruises Pty Ltd trading as Education at Sea and the Nurses for Nurses Network will not be responsible for any financial loss due to cancellation from unforeseen circumstances. We strongly recommend you take out travel insurance at time of booking your cruise conference.

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