CNSA 24th Annual Congress |16-18 Jun 2022 | Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre | Cancer Nursing Workforce, Strong, Skilled & Sprcialised

The presentations listed below are for all speakers/presenters who consented to publish their presentation on the congress website.

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Friday 17 June 2022

Plenary Session 1
Plenary Session 2
Concurrent 4 - Nurses Leading Change
Concurrent 5 - Hot Topics One
Concurrent 6 - Advanced Practice Nursing
Concurrent 9 - Hot Topics Two
Concurrent 10 - Regional Focus
Concurrent 11 - Consumer Voice


Saturday 18 June  2022

Plenary Session 3
Concurrent 14 - Hot Topics Three
Concurrent 15 - Models of Care
Concurrent 16 - Patient Centred Care
Concurrent 17 - Knowledge and Education


Friday 17 June 2022

Plenary Session 1

David Stewart - Invest in nursing and respect rights to secure global health
Alison McMillan PSM - Applying our strength, skills and speciality to influence change and improve outcomes.

Plenary Session 2

Natalie Bradford - Cancer Nursing Workforce

Concurrent Session 4

Sue Bartlett - The Oncology Nursing Expert Group – What Can Be Achieved When Cancer Nurses Come Together During a Pandemic and Lockdowns in Victoria
Natalie Bradford - Research Priorities of Australian Cancer Nurses: A national consensus initiative
Polly Dufton - Impact of extending SURC hours on emergency department presentations: A COVID response
Mei Krishnasamy - Exploring cancer consumers’ experiences of and preferences for e-health technologies

Concurrent Session 5

Georgina East - Extending Symptom Urgent Review Clinic (SURC) services in response to COVID 19 pandemic
Emily Larsen - Let’s get the conversation going! Development of an IV Passport to improve vascular access device planning and management.
Jenny Thresher - Implementing an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Optimal Care Pathway Learning Package
Theresa Beane - Compassion Fatigue in an Oncology day unit setting: A nursing perspective - presentation pending publication

Concurrent Session 6

Zoe Feighan - Measuring up! A clinical audit of nephrotoxicity and Cisplatin administration to help meet the void in quantifiable data.
Thea Ogle - Occurrence and Perceived Effectiveness of Activities Used to Decrease Chemotherapy- Induced Peripheral Neuropathy Symptoms in the Feet
Emily O'Leary - Minimising hospital exposure for high-risk cancer patients requiring immunoglobulin replacement through nurse-led innovation in care
Danielle Roscoe - Audit and evaluation of immune related adverse events associated with Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors for solid malignancies in a regional Victorian setting

 Concurrent Session 9

Trish Calder - Outcomes of women at high familial risk for breast cancer: An 8 year single centre experience - presentation pending publication
Bethany Crowe - The Familial Breast Cancer Clinic: Improving the care of women at increased risk of hereditary breast cancer
Cheryl Prescott - Genomics Is Everyone’s Business: Meeting the needs of the nursing workforce (the beGIN Project)
Simone Ray - GP Cancer Support line, set up of new specialist cancer nurse operated service

 Concurrent Session 10

Sue Bartlett - Commencing a Nurse Led Symptom & Urgent Review Clinic (SURC) during a Pandemic in a Victorian Regional Cancer Centre
Cassandra Moore - The Development of a Regional Neuroendocrine Tumour Specialist Clinic
Carolyn Meredith - Regional and rural nursing management of subcutaneous home chemotherapy administration
Erika Weinzierl - Innovations in the development and implementation of a Symptom and Urgent Review Clinic (SURC) to support cancer patients in Regional Victoria

Concurrent Session 11

Su Htet Htet Aung - The experiences and the support needs of caregivers of patients with head and neck cancer: Preliminary findings from a qualitative study
Holly Chung - What matters to patients: working with consumers to select Patient Reported Outcome Measures for a phase 2 multiple myeloma clinical trial
Kerry McKenzie - Exploring how peer support can be optimised for carers of cancer patients receiving palliative care
Brighid Scanlon - COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy, acceptance, and informational needs among an Australian oncology population: a cross-sectional survey
Carli Shaw - One participant’s narrative in a grounded theory study exploring cancer patients’ cognitive impairment

Concurrent Session 14

Liesel Byrne - Implementation of the International Consensus Guideline for Anticancer Drug Dosing in Kidney Dysfunction into eviQ protocols
Meredith Cummins - 
Neuroendocrine Cancer Education Modules – Creating Greater Awareness & Knowledge for the Healthcare Community
Kath Quade - Virtual nurse Joanne: utilising audio-visual media for the delivery of cancer patient education in a pandemic

Concurrent Session 15

Polly Dufton - Feasibility of a nurse-led model of geriatric oncology assessment in the lung cancer care pathway
Helena Furdas -
Lymphoma Clinical Nurse Consultant led pre-treatment assessment: the Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital experience 
Lacey Strachan - Initial results of the NEPTUNE project: a nurse- led outpatient follow-up program for myeloma patients treated with oral immune- modulatory drugs (IMiDS) at Eastern Health
Xue Wang - A nurse-led clinical pathway for patients with locally advanced and metastatic breast cancer receiving oral Cyclin-Dependent-Kinase 4/6 Inhibitors - presentation pending publication

Concurrent Session 16

Renee Doyle - Identifying the unmet supportive care needs of men affected by testicular cancer: An Integrative Systematic Review
Bronwyn Jennings - Treatment Care Plans in women with early-stage endometrial cancer: A pilot study to assess the acceptability of a nurse-led model of care
Hayley Russell - Sexual functioning after ovarian cancer: are women receiving the information and support they need?
Julie Sykes - Health professionals perception of the Prostate Cancer Specialist Nurse role

Concurrent Session 17