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Documentation and Patient Information Management Position Statement

Date: Wednesday 2 October 2019

TIME: 2.00 pm (VIC, NSW, QLD, TAS), 12.00 pm (WA), 1.30 pm (SA and NT)

This will be presented by Associate Professor Patricia Nicholson, Director of the Master of Nursing (Perioperative) Course and Higher Degree Research Coordinator in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University.   

Pat coordinated the Anaesthetic and Perioperative Postgraduate Course at the University of Melbourne for 16 years.  During this time she completed a Master of Education degree.  She went on to complete her PhD focusing her research on instrument design and measurement of nursing competencies using Item Response Modeling. Her current research includes education, nursing competencies, pressure injuries in the operating suite and medication safety in surgical patients which Pat has published and presented both nationally and internationally. She is also supervising a number of PhD, Masters and Honours students in the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University and The University of Melbourne. 
Pat was a committee member of the VPNG Executive for 10 years, holding the position of ACORN Director, Vice President and President, a position she held for 5 years. Pat was admitted as a Fellow of the Australian College of Perioperative Nurses (ACORN) in 2010 and remains involved as a Senior Lead for the development of standards for the College. She is also a member of the ACORN Standards Committee and Research Committee. In 2014 Pat was nominated to present the Judith Cornell Oration at the ACORN National Conference and in 2016 she was awarded the ACORN Excellence in Perioperative Nursing.  In 2017 Pat was awarded Honorary VPNG membership.

This interactive session will:
  • Highlight the purpose of the ‘Documentation and patient information management’ position statement;
  • Provide an overview of the importance of effective communication in the perioperative environment;
  • Illustrate the importance of documentation providing an accurate record of patient care delivery;
  • The importance of ensuring safe patient care when implementing electronic medical records in the perioperative setting;
  • Answer some of your questions.

I would be delighted if you can join us.

Please register at this link https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7919869517914831629