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Quality Aged Care outcomes: The importance of research informed clinical leadership

Australia is not alone in facing an aged care crisis. Research-informed clinical leadership is critical in improving health outcomes.

UOW Liverpool and Professor Louise Hickman present international expert, Professor Betty Ferrell.

Inducted as a “Living Legend” by the American Academy of Nursing in 2021, Professor Ferrell serves as co-chairperson of the National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care.

Professor Ferrell will share insights from the recently published United States National Imperative to Improve Nursing Home Quality report.

Professor Ferrell is Chair of The Committee on the Quality of Care in Nursing Homes Director of Nursing Research and Education and a Professor at City of Hope in California.

The Vice Chancellor of UOW Professor Patricia Davidson will lead an expert panel of clinical leaders following Professor Ferrell’s address:

Professor Vanessa Battista – palliative care expert

Ms Rachael Williams - Clinical Nurse Consultant for Residential Aged Care Homes South West Sydney Local Health District

Professor Steve Frost - co-joint clinical Professor SWSLHD and UOW Liverpool

Ms Amy Montgomery - Nurse Practitioner and PhD candidate Aged care and delirium

Associate Professor Evan Alexandrou - co-joint at SWS vascular access Clinical Nurse Consultant at Liverpool Hospital

This expert panel of clinical nurse leaders will discuss practical solutions to drive quality in aged care in a post-pandemic and post-aged care commission environment.

Light refreshments will be provided. 


Thu 19 Jan 2023, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM


UOW Liverpool, 33 Moore Street, Liverpool, NSW 2170





Created 4th January 2023

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