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Beyond addiction: connections to the future - Drug and Alcohol Nurses of Australasia 2009 Conference



The Drug and Alcohol Nurses of Australasia (DANA) aims to provide a professional forum for drug and alcohol nurses and other health professionals interested in the area, to come together to discuss innovations in the field and challenges for the future at this "Beyond addiction: connections to the future" conference.

The conference will include an Indigenous stream.

Keynote speakers:

Abstract submissions close 13 February 2008

HealthInfoNet Cafe

This conference was organised by the Drug and Alcohol Nurses of Australasia (DANA) and held at Surfers Paradise, 24-26 June 2009. Conference attendants were people working in nursing, and have a particular interest in addressing substance misuse.

The first day of the conference consisted of two workshops: Clinical supervision and What is advanced practice in alcohol and drug nursing?

Keynote and other presentations took place on 25 and 26 June. Presentations which had specific Indigenous content included:

Senior Research Officer Ineke Krom from the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet conducted a HealthInfoNet cafe at the conference on 25 and 26 June. The HealthInfoNet cafe provided the conference attendees with the opportunity to see how the Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet can help support people working, studying or interested in addressing Australian Indigenous substance misuse.

Ineke Krom and Katy Try Jennifer Cahill Sharyn Amos
More information about the HealthInfoNet cafes


Emma Fernance
DANA2009 Event Manager
Ph: (07) 3831 3788
Fax: (07) 3831 9246


Last updated: 13 July 2009
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