Nursing Seminar 2021
The Nursing Seminar ” Let’s connect” for 2021 was delivered online on 30th November . –
# Telehealth in a COVID world – Miranda Pye – Nurse Practitioner – Burn Unit Concord
# VABS COVID experience – Mel Neely – Burn Liaison Nurse – Victorian Adult Burn Service
# The Paediatric COVID patient in quarantine – Marg Brennen/ Dave Jacinto/ Kathy Bicknell – Collaboration between Darwin And Royal Children Hospital Melbourne
# New role: Burns complex care coordinator – Meredith Cassidy – CNC Complex Care Coordinator – Royal North Shore
# New education & preventative initiatives in Tasmania’s Burn Unit – Sarah Sproule – Burns Nurse – Royal Hobart Hospital
# Foot burn prevention initiative – Megan Baker – Burn Unit Educator – Royal Adelaide Hospital
# Procedural analgesia in Burns – safety checklist – Emily Hniat – Burn Nurse – Royal Hobart Hospital
User Guide + Nursing Exec info
This is a link to the Online Classroom User Guide. There is a section on the Nursing Exec Course and uploading files.
POINTS FOR DICUSSION
Discussion spot for everyone to contribute to for outlining the titles / roles of the Senior Nurse Leadership roles in your units.
Please include job description – summarized / EFT for the role.
Unit number of burn patients per year / type of unit (stand alone/combined), staffing numbers
Include inpatient and outpatient separately
Adult Burn Service, Royal Adelaide Hospital
15 beds, funded for 8.
Clinical Nurses – 13
registered Nurses – 10
Enrolled Nurses -2
new grads- 2 at any given time for 6 months rotation.
450-500 admissions a year, 2,500-3,000 outpatient visits per year.
Outpatients – nurse led clinic
Senior nursing roles:
Nurse Unit Manager, in the past Clinical Nurse Consultant, governance (ward round meetings, M&M meetings, quarterly quality meetings, disaster management, coordination of clinical audits), day to day clinical management of ward patients, compliments and complaints, staff’s professional development, performance review and performance management. management of work cover, prevention activities, stock, equipment, hospital accreditation and coordination of ABA verification every three years. Quality improvement projects, budget and KPI’s
Nurse Consultant – day to day clinical management of patients, case management of complex patients, education, discharge planning for complex patients, management of outliers, support for outpatient clinic, coordination of recon clinic, management of referrals
Associate Nurse Unit Manager- assists NUM in day to day running of the unit including own projects, rostering, shift coordinating