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2015 Education in Nursing, Midwifery and Health Science Research Group Symposium

The following presentations were offered on the Symposium: Confidence in competence (February, 2015).

'Opening Pandora's Box: Does continuing education ensure continuing competence and assure public safety'
by Associate Professor Rachael Vernon, RN, BN, MPhil (Distinction), PhD Associate Head of School (Academic) School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia.

'Caring with Kidness - The Nursing and Midwifery Professional Practice Framework'
by Associate Professor Lydia Dennett, RN, MBM, Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer for SA Health and Ms Julie Brown, RN, DipAppSc(Nurs), MN Senior Nursing and Midwifery Policy Advisor in the Office of the Chief Nurse and Midwifery Officer, SA Health.

'Effectiveness of health checks to improve the physical health of patients with severe mental illness: a single blind cluster randomised controlled trial of the health improvement profile (HIP)'
by Dr Martin Jones, RN, MSc,  PhD Associate Professor/Associate Dean Research Director: University Department of Rural Health University of South Australia.

'Connecting for Math Confidence: A Pilot Project'
by Ms Deryn Thompson, RN, BN, MN, Lecturer in Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of South Australia.

'Confidence in Competence: the Search for the Holy Grail'
by Professor Mary Chiarella, RN, RM, LLB(Hons), PhD Professor of Nursing Sydney Nursing School University of Sydney.

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