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Monday 7 August 2017 — Using evidence to drive change

0800-1730 Registration open
0800-1700 Speakers’ preparation centre open
0800-1700 Exhibition and poster display open
0900-0930 Opening session
— Welcome
— Welcome to Country
0930-1100 Plenary 1 AAAPC: Using evidence to drive change: understanding levers for change in the Primary Health Care context
— Speaker: Jean-Frederic Levesque, Bureau of Health Information
— AAAPC Most Distinguished Paper Winner Medical homelessness and women in contact with the criminal justice systemPenny Abbott, University of Western Sydney
— NAPCRG International Travel Award Winner Oral corticosteroids for symptom relief of sore throat: A double–blind randomised controlled trial in UK primary careMerryn Voysey, University of Oxford
1100-1130 Morning tea
1130-1245 Concurrent papers 1A Concurrent papers 1B Workshop 1C Symposium 1D Symposium 1E

PHC nursing

Integrated care

Training and educational resources for Health Care Homes

How do you talk about sexual health in later life and why would you want to? Experiences of patients and healthcare practitioners

Managing chronic diseases for people of refugee background:An interactive symposium

Presenters: Tina Janamian, Michael Greco, Sherron Madden

Presenters: Sue Malta, Jenni Lyne, Declan McGavin, Jesse Hunter, Brenda Moana, Meredith Temple-Smith

Presenters: Margaret Kay, Christine Phillips, Ignacio Correa-Velez

1245-1345 Lunch
1255-1335 Lunchtime session - Early Career Networking
Optional: for research higher degree students and early career researchers to network, share ideas and contribute to the development of an ECR network
1345-1515 Concurrent papers 2A Concurrent papers 2B Concurrent papers 2C Concurrent papers 2D Concurrent papers 2E

Medication management

Empowering patients
15 minute presentations
 5 minute posters

Clinical practice
15 minute presentations
 5 minute posters

Innovative methods in PHC research

Indigenous health

1515-1600 Afternoon tea & Poster walk

Plenary 2: Non-drug interventions and avoidable waste in research
— Speaker: Paul Glasziou, Bond University


APNA Launch

1710-1900 Welcome Reception
Sponsored by Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association
Pullman Brisbane King George Square

AAAPC Dinner
Blackbird Bar and Grill

Tuesday 8 August 2017 — Evidence and innovations in PHNs

0730-0845 AAAPC AGM
0800-1730 Registration open
0800-1700 Speakers’ preparation centre open
0800-1700 Exhibition and poster display open
0900-1030 Plenary 3 PHCRIS: Implementing Australia’s Health Care Homes—design, delivery and challenges ahead
— Speaker: Claire Jackson, Centre for Health System Reform and Integration
— Speaker: Walter Kmet, WentWest
— Speaker: Jim Pearse, Health Policy Analysis
1030-1115 Morning tea & Poster walk
1115-1245 Concurrent papers 3A Concurrent papers 3B Concurrent papers 3C Workshop 3D Workshop 3E

Mental health
15 minute presentations
 5 minute posters

Innovations for preventing hospitalisations
15 minute presentations
 5 minute posters

PHCOs: Context, data & action

Marching to the beat of the same drum(s): An insight into the real world challenges of Participatory Action Research

Patient Activation: How research and measurement can inform and support improved clinical care

Presenters: Grant Russell, Mark Harris, Nigel Stocks, Nilakshi Gunatillaka, Virginia Lewis

Presenters: Michael Greco, Laurence Baker, Avnesh Ratnanesan

1245-1415 Lunch
1300-1400 Lunchtime session— PHN Networking
Optional: for delegates from PHNs to network and share ideas
1415-1530 Concurrent papers 4A Concurrent papers 4B Symposium 4C Concurrent papers 4D Symposium 4E

Quality improvement
15 minute presentations
 5 minute posters

Models of primary care

Current best practice in Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations

Healthy ageing

Evidence supporting primary care involvement in routine end of life care

Presenters: Stephen Harfield, Elaine Kite, Janet Stajic

Presenters: Geoffrey Mitchell, Laura Deckx, Claire Johnson, Joel Rhee

1530-1600 Afternoon tea

Plenary 4 RACGP: Promoting evidence-based policy and practice in primary health care
— Speaker: Bastian Seidel, RACGP President

1830-2230 Conference Dinner 
Pullman Brisbane King George Square
Tickets: $100 — 2 course dinner including drinks and entertainment

Wednesday 9 August 2017 — Building capacity for innovative research


Heads of Department Breakfast Meeting

0800-1400 Registration open
0800-1200 Speakers’ preparation centre open
0800-1400 Exhibition open
0900-1000 Plenary 5 PC4: Building research capacity: Primary care in cancer
— Speaker: Nik Zeps, Epworth HealthCare
— Speaker: Lyndal Trevena, University of Sydney
— Speaker: Jon Emery, University of Melbourne
— Speaker: Geoff Mitchell, University of Queensland
—Panel discussion
1000-1030 Morning tea
1030-1200 Concurrent papers 5A Concurrent papers 5B Concurrent papers 5C Concurrent papers 5D Workshop 5E

Workforce & training
15 minute presentations
 5 minute posters

General practice
15 minute presentations
 5 minute posters

Innovative use of PHC data
15 minute presentations
 5 minute posters

Migrant & refugee health

Impact assessment: A tool to encourage and measure research translation and research impact

Presenters: Shanthi Ramanathan, Kim Edmunds

1200-1300 Lunch
1300-1345 Plenary 6: Future of Australian PHC research
— Speaker: David Butt, National Rural Health Alliance
—Speaker: Don Matheson, Brisbane North PHN & Metro North HHS Health Alliance
— Speaker: Richard Reed, PHCRIS
1345-1400 Closing session
— Awards: PHCRIS Best poster, People’s Choice poster, AAAPC Prize for best paper from a first-time presenter, AIPC/AJPH Prize for best research paper. 
— Closing remarks

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