Global Acute Care Excellence Forum to be held Brisbane

Advance notice: February 20-21, Brisbane, Australia

Global Acute Care Excellence forum: Ensuring safe passage for frail and vulnerable adults across the hospital continuum.


iNAC and The University of Queensland will host a special 2-day forum in Brisbane on February 20-21, 2017 to explore issues around hospital care for patients with major functional and psychosocial problems. A range of local and international speakers will bring a variety of perspectives to the discussion. 

Plenary sessions and interactive symposia include the following topics:

  • Building accurate efficient assessment and care planning systems
  • Making use of "frailty" measurement in the hospital setting
  • Age-friendly emergency departments
  • Optimising medication management in hospital
  • Creating assessment systems across the hospital - community interface
  • Appraising quality: Quality Indicators across the hospital continuum
  • Re-engineering inpatient care for frail and vulnerable patients
  • Hospital avoidance strategies
  • Reaching out with telehealth
  • Performing nurse assessments at admission with the new interRAI Acute Care system
  • Software demonstrations

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