2022 Western Alliance Symposium Day 2

Day 2 Program: Tuesday 19 July 2022

Sterling Place Community Centre, Dunkeld 

Registration: 8:45am – 9:30am

 

Opening Session: 9:30am – 10:40am

Memorial Hall

9:30 am                       Welcome to Country and welcome address                                     

                                             Mr. Lee Morgan, Gunditjmara Kirrae Whurrong traditional owner

                                              Professor Warren Payne, Executive Director, Western Alliance

 

9:50 am                       KEYNOTE: The Victorian Aboriginal Research Accord: What Implementation means to you

                                              Ms Masita Maher, Executive Director, Research and Policy Unit, VACCHO

 

                                       KEYNOTE: A rural clinician’s journey into the world of research…and where it led!

                                               A/Professor Gabrielle O’Kane, CEO, National Rural Health Alliance

 

Morning tea 10:40am – 10:55am

10:40am                       Morning tea, Multipurpose Room

 

Morning Concurrent Session: 10:55am – 12:25pm

Regional and Rural Research Showcase – concurrent morning oral presentations

 

Session One

Health Services Research

Session Two

Clinical Research

Session Three

Population Health and Community Research

Room

Memorial Hall

Community Gathering Space

Rooms 1-3

 

 

Session Chair

 

Professor Fergal Grace

Federation University

 

 

Dr. Louise Greenstock

Western Alliance

 

 

Dr. Ella Ottrey

Western Alliance

 

 

Ms. Jessie Adams

National Centre for Farmer Health

Characteristics of presentations to Emergency Departments in rural southwest Victoria  on high-heat days

 

Mrs. Alicia Beseler

Obstetrics & Gynaecology Ballarat

DuoStim: The patient experience of a follicular and luteal phase stimulation

 

Dr. Laura Alston

Deakin University/ Colac Area Health

Health services as change agents in rural food environments: A pilot study

 

 

Dr. Olivia King

Western Alliance

Supporting the translation of research in rural and regional settings: What are emerging researchers’ needs?

 

Dr. Ellen Kelsey

Barwon Health

Intravesical OnabotulinumtoxinA. A wonderful tool but are we underestimating urinary retention? A retrospective review from a single urological specialist in Australia looking towards predictive factors

 

Mr. Jake Romein

East Grampians Health Service

A community-based modified sport program for rural community-dwelling older adults: A pilot study

 

A/Professor Sandeep Reddy

Deakin School of Medicine

Democratising evaluation through innovative approaches

 

Mrs. Alicia Boyd

St John of God, Warrnambool

Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA):

Post-operative swelling assessment – a feasibility study utilising Bioimpedance Spectroscopy (BIS)

 

A/Professor Mark Yates

Grampians Health

Participant perceptions of the feasibility and acceptability of a community-driven Digital Inclusion – Social Connections Program for people living with dementia: A qualitative interview study

 

 

Dr. Jessica Singh

Grampians Health

A Protocol on ‘Clinicians’ Perspectives on the Barriers and Enablers to Activity in Clinical Trials’

 

Dr. Manoj Anandan

Western District Health Service

Sporotrichosis: a rare cause of a forearm ulcer in rural Victoria

 

Dr. Joanna Macdonald

National Centre for Farmer Health

Agriculture-dependent community resilience: Identifying evidence and translating into policy and practice

 

 

Dr. Michael Field

Western Alliance

Research done with us, not on us: A case report of rural health service leaders co-designing research addressing an emerging health issue

 

Mrs. Nicole Scullion

Grampians Health

Weigh to go with liquid drugs of dependence

 

A/Professor Anna Ugalde

Deakin University

Important considerations for translating evidence into practice: Learnings from a systematic review on implementation of smoking cessation interventions in hospitals

 

 

Ms. Hayley Keane

South West Healthcare

What can we learn about organisational learning? – a study of learning, e-learning and learner agency in low technology roles

 

Ms. Alison Buccheri

Colac Area Health

Texture modifications for dysphagia in a rural residential aged care facility – recommendations vs reality

 

Miss. Claire McKay

National Centre for Farmer Health

Challenges, learnings and recommendations: translating co-design to a prevention-focused platform for primary producer mental health and wellbeing

 

 

Mr. Joshua Eaton

Deakin University

Interventions to address medical practitioner shortfall in rural and remote Australia: a scoping review

 

Ms. Melinda Firth

Grampians Health

Specific timely appointments for triage in a regional neurological community based setting

 

Dr. Virginia Dickson-Swift

Violet Vines Marshman Centre for Rural Health Research

Connecting with consumers; the first Australian Rural Health Consumer Panel

 

 

A/Professor Anna Wong Shee

Grampians Health

Shaping research and research capacity building in rural health services: Context matters

 

Ms. Yingying He

West Wimmera Health Service

Thickened fluids in residential aged care facilities – Are we getting the recipe right?

 

Ms. Monique Hillenaar

Deakin University

The impact of ‘shocks’ on a whole of community childhood obesity prevention trial in North East Victoria

 

Dr. Karen Wynter

Deakin University

Receiving and providing maternity care during the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia: using lessons learned to inform models of care during and after health emergencies

 

Mrs. Thilini Warnakulasooriya

Ballarat Austin Radiation Oncology Centre

Improving patient experience and workflow by reducing treatment delays caused by suboptimal bladder preparation for pelvic radiotherapy.

 

Lunch 12:25pm – 1:10pm

12:25pm                          Lunch, Multipurpose Room

 

Afternoon Concurrent Session: 1:10pm – 2:30pm

Regional and Rural Research Showcase – concurrent morning oral presentations

 

Session One

Health Services Research

Session Two

Clinical Research

Session Three

Population Health and Community Research

Room

Memorial Hall

Community Gathering Space

Rooms 1-3

 

 

Session Chair

 

Ms. Ashleigh Clarke

Grampians Health

 

 

Dr. Michael Field

Western Alliance

 

 

Dr. Olivia King

Western Alliance

 

 

Dr. Jaclyn Bishop

East Grampians Health Service

The impact of a novel HMO position at a rural health service

 

Dr. Laura Alston

Deakin University/ Colac Area Health

Using innovative methods to identity patients at risk of malnutrition in a rural health service

 

Ms. Tamara Holmes

Deakin University/ Colac Area Health

Embedding Learning Circles (through Dadirri) in team

 

 

Ms. Kath Brundell

Deakin University

‘The best thing we do’: Executive and board member perspectives on sustaining safe rural Victorian maternity services

Mr. Brendan Cutts

Barwon Health

Undertaking research across regional Victoria during COVID: Exploring the incidence and severity of Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS)

 

Dr. Jane Jacobs

Deakin University

Understanding weight status and dietary intakes among Australian school children by remoteness: A cross-sectional study

 

Dr. Lachlan Brennan

Monash University

Training & Retaining a Rural O&G Workforce: Outcomes of a hybrid regional advanced FRANZCOG training program

 

Dr. Renee Cocks

Northern Health

Time to hysterectomy following transcervical resection of the endometrium based on age: a retrospective cohort review

 

A/Professor Alison Kennedy & Ms. Kelly Barnes

National Centre for Farmer Health

Peer-led behavioural activation in Great South Coast farming communities: Co-designing a new model of mental health support

 

Ms. Meg Murray

Deakin University

Improving the management of people at risk of frequent potentially avoidable visits to the ED – a systems thinking approach

 

Dr. Ellen Kelsey

Barwon Health

Anatomical location and number of injection sites of intravesical OnabotulinumtoxinA, for females with refractory idiopathic overactive bladder – a systematic scoping review

 

Dr. James Lucas

Deakin University

When Primary Healthcare meets Queerstory: System dynamics influencing LGBTQ+ people’s access to quality primary healthcare in regional Victoria

 

 

A/Professor Anna Wong Shee

Grampians Health

Identifying rural health and healthcare priorities to guide research and optimize health care – informed by consumers, health professionals and researchers

 

Mrs. Anna Price-Smith

Obstetrics & Gynaecology Ballarat

OGB Co-designed Approach to a Regional Endometriosis Service (CARES)

 

Mr. Peter Kelly

Barwon Health

Examining a rural Victorian community’s knowledge and help seeking behaviour for family violence and the role of the local public health service

 

 

Dr. Vidanka Vasilevski

Deakin University/ Western Health

Barriers and enablers for antenatal care access of women engaged with social work services at Barwon Health

 

Miss. Victoria Williams

Grampians Health

Malnutrition in an acute regional hospital setting: Implications for practice based on hospital screening, prevalence and identification

 

Ms. Sarah Wood

Deakin University

The application of spatial measures to analyse health service accessibility in Australia: a systematic review

 

 

 

Miss. Laura Morrison

Barwon Health

Implementing a Risk Feeding Guideline and Education Program for multidisciplinary clinicians participating in risk feeding practice at Barwon Health

 

 

 

 

Dr. Jessica Wynn

Barwon Health

Magseed for regional Australians requiring breast sparing surgery: A feasibility study

 

 

Final Plenary Session: 2:30pm – 3:00pm

Memorial Hall

2:30 pm                       KEYNOTE: Australia’s Health Reimagined: The journey to a connected and confident consumer

                                              Professor Suzanne Robinson, Director, Deakin Health Economics, Deakin University

 

2:50 pm                       Closing address

                                              Professor Brendan Crotty, Chair, Western Alliance Board of Directors