AHA Summit 2015

AHA Summit - Melbourne June 2015

AHA Summit – Melbourne June 2015


The AHA Summit is well established as the leading educational event for hepatology nurses and allied health professionals across Australia and New Zealand.

Thank you to everyone who attended the AHA Summit 2015 which was held in Melbourne on 12-13 June. It was a great two days of networking and education, and a special thanks goes to all our presenters.

To view the AHA Summit 2015 presentations:

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Addressing access in Aboriginal peoples
Angela Kastamonitis –Cultural Safety Trainer & Development Officer – VACCHO

Advanced Liver Disease: Nursing perspective
Rachel Wundke – CNC Chronic Liver Disease

Accessing IDU
Professor Margaret Hellard – Burnet Institute

Becoming a Nurse Practitioner: the very long road
Sinead Sheils – CNC Hepatology

Bleeding disorder populations and hepatitis C
Suzanne O’Callaghan – Haemophilia Foundation Australia

Childhood hepatitis C virus infection: an Australian national surveillance study of incident cases over 5 years
Sue Polis – BN, MPH Phd candidate, Clinical Nurse Consultant: Research

Evaluation of the Hepatitis Pilot in Northland – taking liver care to isolated communities
Kerry Kennedy – Hepatitis Community Nurse NZ

Health Literacy
Dr Alison Beauchamp – Deakin University

Integrated Model of Care for the Management of Liver Disease: A NP’s experience
Jana Van der Jagt – CNC HIV and Sexual Health

Prevention and access in specific populations
Rosie Gilliver – Project manager/CNC

Should we be worried about treatment resistance?
Professor Scott Bowden – VIDRL

The Nurse Practitioner Experience – Past, Present and Future
Tracey Jones – Hepatology Nurse Practitioner

Viral hepatitus in children – Past, Present and Future
Brooke Anderson – CNC Hepatology, Children’s Hospital, Westmead

Virtual HCC Surveillance Clinic
Christine Hayes – CXNS Hepatology, NZ