The Nursing Research Institute organise an annual research seminar series where researchers and staff can showcase their research projects. The seminars are open to all Australian Catholic University, St Vincent’s Health Network Sydney and St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne students, researchers and clinicians. Click on the links below for details.

2020 Research Seminar Program

Monday, 2nd March 2020

Lessons from a multi-centre trial: Changing stroke management practice in the Emergency Department

Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Venue: Mortuary Lecture Theatre, SVHM Ground Floor IPS Building
Delivery: Face-to-face in MELBOURNE
Speaker:
Professor Elizabeth McInnes, Professor of Nursing, St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne
Deputy Director, Nursing Research Institute

Wednesday, 18th March 2020      

Conference abstract interactive workshop
(Bring along any abstracts you are working on (i.e. ACMD Research Week) 

Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Venue: Mortuary Lecture Theatre, SVHM Ground Floor IPS
Delivery: Face-to-face in MELBOURNE
Speaker:
Professor Elizabeth McInnes, Professor of Nursing SVHM, Deputy Director NRI
Alysia Coventry, Research Assistant (NRI), Lecturer in Nursing/Course Coordinator (ACU)

Thursday, 16th April 2020

SVHM International Year of the Nurse Symposium
Celebration of Nursing Symposium

Time:   09:00-5:00pm
Venue: Windsor Hotel, Melbourne
Speaker: Program available in March
Registration: TBC

Thursday, 7th May 2020

St Vincent’s Hospital Research Endowment Fund: what is it and how to apply        

Time: 2:15pm – 2:45pm
Venue: Mortuary Lecture Theatre, SVHM Ground Floor IPS
Delivery: Face-to-face in MELBOURNE
Speaker: Tam Nguyen, Deputy Director, Research Directorate, SVHM

Monday, 1st June 2020

Experiences of SVHM Victorian Comprehensive Cancer Centre fellowships

Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm             
Venue: Mortuary Lecture Theatre, SVHM Ground Floor IPS
Delivery: Face-to-face in MELBOURNE
Speaker:
Jake McMahon, ANUM, Oncology/Haematology, SVHM
Jessica Demajo, Myeloma Nurse Coordinator, Haematology, SVHM
Emily Banting (Baker), Cancer Nurse Coordinator, Hepatobiliary and Upper GI, SVHM

Tuesday, 28th July 2020

Undergraduate nurses’ experiences of mental health clinical placement: a qualitative inquiry

Time: 1:00pm – 2:00pm             
Venue: Eric Seal room, level 2, IPS Building
Delivery: Face-to-face in MELBOURNE
Speaker:
Dr. Louise Alexander, Senior Lecturer Mental Health Nursing, Australian Catholic 
University, North West Mental Health Academic Nursing Research Centre          
Dial in options:  Join from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device: https://acu.zoom.us/j/845683008

3rd -7th August 2020

SVHM Research week

Venue:  SVHM
Event:  ACMD Research Week, including Nurses Research Forum Tuesday August 2nd 10-12pm

Monday, 31st August 2020

Undertaking a Systematic Review

Time: 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Venue: Mortuary Lecture Theatre, SVHM Ground Floor IPS
Delivery: Face-to-face in MELBOURNE
Speaker: Helen Wilding, Senior Research Librarian, St. Vincent’s Hospital Library Service

Thursday, 17th September 2020

Time: 2:15pm – 2:45pm
Venue: Mortuary Lecture Theatre, SVHM Ground Floor IPS
Delivery: Face-to-face in MELBOURNE
Speaker: SVHM clinician researcher TBC

Tuesday, 29th September 2020

Fundamentals of Research Workshop

Venue: SVHM Education and Learning Centre, Conference Room
Speakers: SVHM Library and Nursing Research Institute
Registration: TBC

Nursing Research Institute and Allied Health Research Unit have partnered with St Vincent’s Centre for Applied Medical Research Program to organise a research seminar series for 2020.

Sessions are open to all ACU and St Vincent’s Health Australia staff and are held at:

St Vincent's Centre for Applied Medical Research
Conference Room, Level 4, Lowy-Packer Building, 405 Liverpool Street, Darlinghurst
(Catered lunch for attendees at 12 noon)

Wednesday, 4 March 2020       

Investigating the effectiveness of increased fluid intake for the prevention of urinary                  
tract infection: a systematic review             

Time: 12.30pm - 1.15pm
Speaker: Dr Oyebola Fasugba, Research Officer, Nursing Research Institute
Zoom link: https://acu.zoom.us/j/789167806

Wednesday, 1 April 2020

Barriers and facilitators to user acceptance of a pilot therapeutic drug monitoring advisory service for vancomycin

Time: 12.30pm - 1.15pm
Speaker: Rachel Yager, Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology
Zoom link: https://acu.zoom.us/j/789167806

Wednesday, 6 May 2020 

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander health and the hospital pharmacist

Time: 12.30pm - 1.15pm
Speaker: Susan Welch, Senior Pharmacist, Research and Training
Zoom link: https://acu.zoom.us/j/789167806

Wednesday, 3 June 2020

Time: 12.30pm - 1.15pm
Speaker: Dr Christine Shiner, Senior Research Fellow) and Angela Vratsistas-Curto, Rehabilitation Research Occupational Therapist, Rehabilitation Research Unit
Zoom link: https://acu.zoom.us/j/789167806

Wednesday, 1 July 2020 

Identification and management of eating disorders in an acute care setting

Time: 12.30pm - 1.15pm
Speaker: Dr Susan Hart, Eating Disorders Coordinator, Dietitian
Zoom link: https://acu.zoom.us/j/789167806

Wednesday, 5 August 2020 

Clinical Registries Study, Sydney Partnership for Health, Education, Research & Enterprise

Time: 12.30pm - 1.15pm
Speaker:  Julie Gawthorne, CNC Implementation Science Research, Nursing Research Institute
Zoom link: https://acu.zoom.us/j/789167806

Wednesday, 2 September 2020

Oral Care Survey for Stroke                

Time: 12.30pm - 1.15pm
Speaker: Simeon Dale, Clinical Research Fellow, Nursing Research Institute
Zoom link: https://acu.zoom.us/j/789167806

Wednesday, 7 October 2020      

Dysphagia outcomes post-surgery (head and neck cancer treatment)                                     

Time: 12.30pm - 1.15pm
Speaker: Nicola Hardingham, Speech Pathologist, Oncology Services        
Zoom link:        https://acu.zoom.us/j/789167806

Wednesday, 4 November 2020  

Code Stroke 2.0                                    

Time: 12.30pm - 1.15pm
Speaker: Brett Jones, Stroke Nurse Practitioner, Higher Degree Research Student, Nursing Research Institute                
Zoom link: https://acu.zoom.us/j/789167806

Wednesday, 2 December 2020

Outcomes of the Transforming nursing assessment in acute hospitals: A cluster randomised controlled trial of an EvideNce-based CORE assessment protocol                                  

Time: 12.30pm - 1.15pm
Speaker: Dr John Rihari-Thomas, Senior Project Manager, Nursing Research Institute        
Zoom link: https://acu.zoom.us/j/789167806

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