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A poster is a visual medium used to communicate a key idea related to research: It presents that idea in verbal and graphic ways. Unlike an oral presentation, a poster does (most) of the talking—it should stand on its own, be self-explanatory (even as it enables conversations with viewers).

In 2017 poster authors have two format options available to them.  Hard Copy static printed poster displayed on boards.  Or PowerPoint developed ePoster slide displayed on large flat screens for 1 minute duration each rotation.  All will be displayed for the duration of the conference from midday Wednesday to Friday afternoon.

THEME TITLE FORMAT AUTHORS
EDUCATION Perceptions of an educational programme for registered nurses who work at non-major trauma services in Victoria, Australia: The Nursing Emergency eXternal Trauma Programme EPOSTER Dr Sharyn Ireland, Rachel Cross, Kelly Decker, A/Prof. Biswadev Mitra
EDUCATION How clean is your stethoscope? EPOSTER Sharon Klim, Brittany Scott-Rimington, Prof. Anne-Maree Kelly
EDUCATION The application of high fidelity emergency nursing simulation to investigate perceptions towards simulation education and documentation practices after the transition to a digital health record system EPOSTER Rikki Stanton, Benjamin Learmont
EDUCATION Hypocalcaemia induced tetany secondary to total thyroidectomy: An emergency nursing case study HARD COPY AO Shannon Bakon, Dr Judy Craft, A/Prof. Martin Christensen
EDUCATION Education overload in the ED – no way! HARD COPY AO Jodie  Burke
EDUCATION Building a culture of simulation in a paediatric Emergency Department HARD COPY AO Jane Cichero, Dr Nichola  Concannon, Dr Linda Durojaiye
EDUCATION Innovations in delivery of sepsis education in Belmont Emergency Department HARD COPY AO Marcia Ingles, Gary Crowfoot
EDUCATION ‘Growing our own’- educational framework to assist with the recruitment, professional development and retention of emergency nurses HARD COPY AO Danielle Waddell, Tracey Ingvorsen, Vanessa Leonard-Roberts, Elise Sutton, Elizabeth Ward, Adam Watts, Stacey Williamson
EDUCATION Implementation of a triage self – review package: Enabling consistency in triage practice for nurses in the Emergency Department. HARD COPY AO Stacey Williamson, Elizabeth Ward, Tracey Ingvorsen, Vanessa Leonard-Roberts, Danielle Waddell, Adam Watts
EDUCATION Knowledge and awareness of HIV/AIDS infection among patients with sexually transmitted infections (STIs) at KATH Polyclinic EPOSTER Emmanuel Kwasi Acheampong, Dr  Paa Kobina Forson, Abena Agyekum Poku, Gabriel Ofori Adjei, Amina Alhassan, Dr Anthony Enimil, Dr George Oduro
INNOVATIVE MODELS OF CARE The effect of the introduction of the phlebotomist on mislabelled blood specimens within the Emergency Department EPOSTER Kelly Decker, Sally Charlton, Dr Joe D’Agostino, Donna Williams, A/Prof. DeVilliers Smit, Rebecca Atkins
INNOVATIVE MODELS OF CARE An ED avoidance strategy outside the walls of a busy ED; emergency health care delivery for a planned mass gathering EPOSTER Tonya Donnelly, Dr Amy Johnston, Nerolie Bost, Dr Michael Aitken, Cary Strong, Jo Timms, Kate Gilmore, Professor Julia Crilly
INNOVATIVE MODELS OF CARE The bariatric trauma patients journey – roadside to bedside EPOSTER Cherylynn Mcgurgan, Sally Campbell, Susan Harding
INNOVATIVE MODELS OF CARE Developing skills and a collaborative culture in paediatric critical care HARD COPY AO Jane Cichero, Catherine  Sumsky, Kylie Furness, Lisa Sealey, Nerralie Shaw
INNOVATIVE MODELS OF CARE Disposition from the ED – a qualitative analysis of how a nurse call back system can be an effective method to improve patient experience and give valuable information for improvement HARD COPY AO Vanessa Gorman, Emily Knights
INNOVATIVE MODELS OF CARE The development of the Northern Health “Paediatric Resuscitation Scribing Tool” to assist with scribing during resuscitation HARD COPY AO Adele Berry, Pamela Perera
INNOVATIVE MODELS OF CARE Implementing best practice in the triage process within Mater Hospital Brisbane (MHB) Emergency Department (ED) HARD COPY AO Luke Burgess
LEADERSHIP Back to basics Aileen Pooley
LEADERSHIP Introducing simulation for recruitment of nurses in the Emergency Department EPOSTER Emily Cooper, Jan Gehrke
LEADERSHIP Novice to expert emergency nursing EPOSTER Anna D’Ambrosi
LEADERSHIP The Northern Hospital Ambulance offload performance improvement – nursing led, nursing driven, nursing success HARD COPY AO Jodee Bootle
LEADERSHIP “Opening Night” – the experience of creating and leading a new team, and the experience of commissioning a new Emergency Department HARD COPY AO Vanessa Gorman
LEADERSHIP Education at the elbow: The use of a Clinical Coach Framework in the Emergency Department HARD COPY AO Amanda Naumann, Sean Lannan, Val Mitchell
LEADERSHIP Nursing forum for improve staff engagement. HARD COPY AO Emily Lynch
LEADERSHIP Unravel my mind & cast me to the right direction – Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Hospital Emergency Department Nursing Mentoring Project EPOSTER Julie Finucane, Angela Devlin, Mingshuang Ding
RESEARCH ED nurse recognition of sepsis is critical to early administration of antibiotics in patients with sepsis to reduce mortality: A systematic review and meta-analysis EPOSTER Dr Amy Johnston, Dr Joon Park, Prof. Suhail Doi, Vicki  Sharman, Justin Clark, Jemma Robinson, Prof. Julia Crilly
RESEARCH Emergency triage documentation: An examination of the content and patterns of content EPOSTER Michelle Jory, James Hughes, Rob Eley, Anthony Tuckett
RESEARCH From there to here and here to there. Nurses are active everywhere! HARD COPY AO Stephanie Chappel, Prof. Julie Considine, A/Prof. Brad Aisbett, Dr Nicola Ridgers
RESEARCH Nursing handover of vital signs at the transition of care from the emergency department to the inpatient ward: An integrative review HARD COPY AO Rachel Cross, Prof.Judy  Currey, Prof. Julie Considine
RESEARCH Substance misuse and the involuntarily presentation to the Emergency Department HARD COPY AO James Hughes, Maureen Sheehan, Jill Evans
RESEARCH Rates and features of methamphetamine-related presentations to emergency departments: An integrative literature review HARD COPY AO Rikki Jones, Prof. Kim  Usher, Dr Cindy Woods
RESEARCH Missed opportunities to introduce non-acute care pathways for elderly patients with palliative care needs HARD COPY AO Dr Magnolia Cardona-Morrell, Ebony Lewis, Dr Robin Turner, Dr Hatem Alkhouri, Dr Stephen Asha, Dr John Mackenzie, Dr Anna Holdgate, Dr Sam Suri, Dr Luis Winoto, Dr  Sally McCarthy, Prof. Ken Hillman
RESEARCH Self-rated health as a proxy for frailty in older adults at Emergency Departments HARD COPY AO Ebony Lewis, Dr Magnolia Cardona-Morrell, Dr Hatem  Alkhouri, Prof. Ken Hillman
RESEARCH CPE: Are you ready for the new super bug hitting your ED? HARD COPY AO Jo-Anne McShane, Dr Andrew  Maclean, Leanne  Houston, Helen Marquand, Madeleine Smith, A/Prof Mary O’Reilly
RESEARCH Patient medication literacy and safety in an Emergency Department HARD COPY AO Wayne Varndell, Kylie Lovato, Alison Jeffers, Nadya Marquez-Hunt, Rebecca Carroll
TRANSLATION OF EVIDENCE INTO PRACTICE You dirty wound! Rob McDonald
TRANSLATION OF EVIDENCE INTO PRACTICE Protocol for nurse led pathology in an urban Emergency Department- blood + protocol initiating nurses (b+pin) EPOSTER Natasha Jennings, Katie Murdoch, Dr Mike Noonan, Charlotte Stevens, Mark Marquez, Kelly Decker
TRANSLATION OF EVIDENCE INTO PRACTICE “I am a pathway champion” – a retrospective look at the influences of a sepsis pathway EPOSTER Dale Reading
TRANSLATION OF EVIDENCE INTO PRACTICE Achoo achoo: Have you got the flu? How well do triage nurses identify potential influenza patients? HARD COPY AO Jo-Anne Mcshane, Dr Andrew Maclean, Leanne Houston, Helen  Marquand, Madeleine Smith, A/Prof Mary O’Reilly