The hosting of the ICEN 2017 Conference has been made possible by the generous support of the following organisations.  Please visit our sponsorship options page to see how your organisation could support this conference.


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We’re a specialist industry super fund dedicated to people who provide some of the best health and community services in the world.

With more than 820,000 members and $37 billion invested globally on their behalf, we’ve learned a thing or two about looking after our members.

We speak up for others. We stand alongside our partners and members, advocating for a super system that better caters for people working in your sector. And, more broadly, women and First Australians.

As an industry super fund we work for you – not shareholders. We keep our fees down, costs low, and provide commission-free advice. It’s all part of the service. That way more money stays in our members’ super accounts working for their future.

Speaking of the future, we invest our members’ super thoughtfully, and intelligently. We take care of our members’ money as if it were our own, aiming to maximise long-term financial return while supporting a cleaner, greener future.

We’re not just smart investors. We’re passionate about sharing our expertise through information and advice. And it’s our job to do everything we can to help, so our members can live their very own version of happy ever after.


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Creating a healthier future together. At Philips, we look beyond technology to the experiences of patients, providers and caregivers across the health continuum from healthy living to prevention, diagnosis, treatment, recovery and home care. Our solutions combine clinical breadth and depth of expertise, technology and services, actionable data, consultative new business models and partnerships. Together, with our customers, we take risks and share responsibility – so that we can transform how care is delivered and experienced. It’s a unique perspective empowering us all to create a healthier future.


CareFlight is an aeromedical charity. Our mission is to save lives, speed recovery and serve the community. CareFlight uses helicopters, aeroplanes, jets and road ambulances to bring a hospital level of care to patients. Our critical care doctors and nurses are specially trained in pre-hospital and transport medicine. They care for severely injured people who need emergency treatment at the scene of the accident. They also look after seriously ill people who need to be moved between hospitals. CareFlight doctors and nurses care for over 5,000 patients every year.


The Top End Health Service covers about 475,000 square kilometres and provides services to more than 190,000 people in acute care, community and remote health, mental health, cancer screening, hearing health, alcohol and other drugs services, and oral health.

Aboriginal people make up 25 per cent of the Territory’s population and we have more than 30 health centres in remote communities. We have a tertiary hospital in Darwin (140,000 people), as well as hospitals in the towns of Katherine (11,000 people) and Nhulunbuy (3200 people).

A fourth hospital, near Palmerston (34,000 people), will open in July 2018. Royal Darwin Hospital is also a teaching hospital affiliated with Flinders University and Charles Darwin University.

Top End Health Service is recruiting to 50 emergency department nurses. We offer attractive pay and conditions and great professional development with unique opportunities to develop your skills in trauma, chronic disease, tropical medicine, and Aboriginal and rural health.

Come live the tropical lifestyle with fabulous beaches, stunning sunsets, unrivalled fishing, vibrant markets, competitive sporting clubs, multi-cultural festivals and so much more.

To express your interest email or for more information visit our nursing recruitment webpage.


Emergency Services Health is a new, not-for-profit private health insurer that is designed exclusively to enhance the physical and mental health and wellbeing of Australia’s emergency services community. It’s backed by Police Health, extending the quality cover previously police officers and their families could access to our colleagues in the emergency services.

For over 80 years now, Police Health has been proud to stand behind the police community, supporting their health and wellbeing. We know what it takes to support people across emergency services. So it’s not surprising that workers and volunteers in emergency services have asked us for the same straightforward and comprehensive cover that police and their families enjoy.

Emergency Services Health is available to all emergency service jurisdictions and sectors across all states and territories in Australia. To check if you’re eligible to join visit




ECU’s School of Nursing and Midwifery offers world-class facilities and strong academic leadership in the fields of nursing and midwifery at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Through our unique range of educational and research programs we seek to make a real difference to people, their careers and their families, our communities and the broader health and education sectors.

Our research programs are built upon a collaboration of world-class researchers, industry leaders and clinical experts with strengths in the areas of cancer and palliative care, aged care, mental health, acute and clinical care, midwifery and primary healthcare.

For further information, call 134 ECU (328), email or visit




Don’t leave your career planning until it’s an Emergency!

Monash Nursing and Midwifery, Monash University is one of the largest schools for the education of nurses and midwives in Australia. With a number of emergency nursing specialist academics who are engaged with many professional bodies your education will be current and in line with emergency thinking.

Offering undergraduate, and a range of research and coursework postgraduate courses including many emergency nursing specialisations and professional development programs. With flexible learning modes to suit you and your schedule.

Make furthering your career a certainty with Monash.

For further information on Monash Nursing and Midwifery and its courses visit




The University of Sydney is ranked first in Australia for graduate employability and ninth internationally in nursing.

Our postgraduate programs in emergency nursing will provide you with the expertise and attributes necessary to provide sophisticated, acute and complex care to patients facing life-threatening conditions and move towards a leadership position in this exciting field.

Led by clinical and research experts, you will learn to anticipate and prioritise patient care, provide accurate assessment, intervention and effective ongoing management in what is often a busy, autonomous and stressful environment.

Each year we offer six generous Susan Wakil Scholarships for students in this and our other postgraduate courses. Applications open in October.




Radiometer is a leading provider of technologically

advanced acute care solutions that simplify and automate all phases of acute care testing.


We are proud to announce the arrival of the ABL90 Flex Plus, now the only point-of-care blood gas analyser with 19 parameters including creatinine and urea combined

into one sensor cassette. A world first!

Radiometer’s broad range of products include blood

sampling, blood gas analysis, continuous transcutaneous monitoring of blood gases, immunoassay testing, point of care diagnostic products and related IT management


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Since Howard Wright founded the company in 1963, we have quietly become a leading specialist in the design, manufacture and distribution of medical beds and stretchers.  This has been achieved by having a simple purpose “to make human care safer and easier” and a philosophy of continuous improvement.

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Nursing Essentials is your premium store for textbooks, stethoscopes, nursing instruments and many more items for use by nurses and nursing students throughout Australia and New Zealand! Nursing Essentials is a not for profit entity and operates in collaboration with and support of CENA.

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Teleflex Medical Australia (“Teleflex”) is a leading global provider of medical devices for critical care, anaesthesia and surgery. Teleflex Medical Australia & New Zealand are focused on consolidating our presence in ANZ to integrate and expand our portfolio of products providing extended choice for Australian clinicians from a single source.   Through professionalism and integrity, it is our passion to be the supplier of choice in each therapy area we support, and to be recognised for our unparalleled standard of education and customer service.

Free Phone: 1300 360 226

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Fisher & Paykel Healthcare is proud to be associated with the ICEN. Our AIRVO2 humidifiers combined with AirSpiral™ tubing & Optiflow™+ Nasal Cannula provide the emergency department with a innovative way to deliver humidification to the patient. Single use masks and humidified NIV circuits are also part of our range.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare
19-31 King Street
Nunawading VIC 3131

Ph: 03 9879 5022
F: 03 9879 1598


Midmed – Products of Interest at this Conference Quikclot and the CT6 Femoral Traction Splint

With strong international alliances, Midmed is able to provide its customers with the latest products, styles and trends from Europe, the USA and other overseas and local markets on an exclusive basis.  The brands and suppliers we represent are proven performers on an international stage, with a reputation for quality, cost effectiveness and durability.

Midmed supply equipment and consumables to the emergency, prehospital and military areas, we have built a reputation for delivering innovative solutions to improve patient recovery prospects in critical care areas. Please visit us at Booth 1


BD is a global medical technology company that is Advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. The company provides innovative solutions that help advance medical research and genomics, enhance the diagnosis of infectious disease and cancer, improve medication management, promote infection prevention, equip surgical and interventional procedures. BD work in close collaboration with customers and partners to help lower health care delivery costs, increase efficiencies and improve health care safety.


Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions, empowering nurses with resources and knowledge to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make ground-breaking discoveries in health, and technology. Elsevier provides digital, educational and reference solutions among them ClinicalKey for Nursing and Clinical Skills – and publishes a wide range of highly respected nursing texts and journals, including Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics, 2nd ANZ Edition and Australian Emergency Nursing Journal (AENJ) on behalf of the College of Emergency Nursing Australasia (CENA).

Elsevier are delighted to have partnered with CENA, the peak professional college representing emergency nurses, for over 10 years as publishers of their official journal, ranked 4/22 in emergency nursing journals globally and through endorsement of the leading ANZ emergency nursing text, Emergency and Trauma Care for Nurses and Paramedics.

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Multigate Medical Devices, trading as MDevices is the latest addition to the group specializing in high quality medical devices. The Division was formed in July 2008 as part of the group’s strategic move towards further expansion. Based at the Sydney Headquarters, it supplies a large range of devices in Australia and to a fast growing international distribution network.

Due to the nature of the group’s joint venture partnerships, it offers advantages on quality and competitiveness by controlling specifications and quality control from within the group.

MDevices offer one of the largest ranges of disposable medical devices available.

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The Clinical Excellence Commission (CEC) was established in 2004 as one of the five key structural reforms outlined in the NSW Health Patient Safety and Clinical Quality Program (PSCQP) and as an evolution of the Institute for Clinical Excellence.
Emerging in the midst of system-wide patient and safety concerns, the primary focus of the CEC has been to promote and support improved clinical care, safety and quality across the NSW public health system, and to meet functions specified by the Minister for Health.

Since its development, the CEC has gained local, national and international recognition by developing and driving programs and initiatives in collaboration with clinicians, managers, consumers and health service partners.

The range of areas addressed includes clinical incident review, deteriorating patients, end of life care, falls prevention, human factors, infection control, leadership, medication safety, mortality review, open disclosure, paediatric quality and safety, partnering with patients, pressure injury prevention, safety and quality education, sepsis, teamwork, transfusion medicine and venous thromboembolism prevention.

Monitoring processes and performance, to provide assurance of clinical quality and safety improvement at a system-wide level, has been a central and distinct role of the CEC within the NSW health system.


Technology For Life since 1989

Dräger is an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology.

The medical division product range includes anaesthesia workstations, ventilators for emergency and critical care, warming therapy for premature infants, patient monitoring, IT solutions, accessories, consumables, ceiling supply units and lights complete the portfolio.


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The University of Tasmania’s postgraduate nursing program offers high quality, comprehensive professional development options, with over 20 nursing specialisation streams available. With courses offered part-time, online and with flexible delivery, you can pursue your passion in nursing.


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Join an Extraordinary Practice

It takes a very special team of qualified healthcare professionals to support the health and fitness of over 70,000 members of the Australian Defence Force. Join these remarkable people and you too will enjoy fulfilling vocational challenges, travel and adventure, variety, camaraderie and a unique lifestyle.


Your Nursing Agency (YNA) is a 100% Australian owned and operated company, focused on providing the best level of support to healthcare staff. The business is managed by an expert team with over 120 years experience working in Australia’s leading nursing agencies. Our business was founded to improve on the services offered by other agencies and provide nursing staff with a caring and personal approach.

We place Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, specialist nurses such as Midwives, Personal Care Workers and Health Support Staff in metropolitan and rural healthcare settings. YNA is a panel supplier to the South Australian, Queensland and Victorian Governments and can provide work in sites across these states in all areas of nursing. At all times our objective is to support every aspect of healthcare staff’s careers and ensure a positive agency experience.