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Please see attached information regarding the 2017 ASHHNA Annual General Meeting and ASHHNA Executive Committee Nomination Form.
AGM and Nurses Breakfast
ASHHNA invites all nurses (members and non-members) to attend the ASHHNA AGM and Nurses Breakfast which is to be held at the National Convention Centre in Canberra on Wednesday 8th November 2017. Please forward this flyer to any nurses who are attending the Sexual Health or HIV Conference in Canberra this year.
Please RSVP for the AGM Breakfast meeting by Wednesday 25th October 2017 to [email protected] for catering purposes (please advise of any dietary requirements).
ASHHNA Executive Committee
All positions of the ASHHNA Executive Committee are open for nomination at each AGM. We welcome new members on this committee and it is a great way to establish relationships with nursing colleagues from Australia and to contribute to nursing leadership in this specialty area. All current financial members are welcome to nominate for any position. The majority of positions are elected unopposed and member voting is normally not needed.
ASHHNA Executive Committee nominations are due by Friday 27th October 2017 and can be sent to [email protected]
The scholarship is named in honour of our friend, colleague and former ASHHNA Vice-President, Carol Martin who passed away in February 2011. Carol was a passionate and skilled clinical nurse and educator who was involved in the education and training of many HIV and sexual and reproductive health nurses and doctors. Carol’s legacy will continue through the inspiration and influence she had on all those who worked with her and knew her.
ASHHNA would like to acknowledge and thank ViiV Healthcare for providing scholarship funding for 2017.
The Australasian Sexual Health Conference for 2016 is fast approaching!
For brief overview of the conference, including costs – 2016_ashm_sexualhealth_regobrochure_final1
To register visit – http://www.shconference.com.au/ehome/index.php?eventid=169685&
ASHHNA invites all nurses to the AGM and breakfast, featuring guest speaker, Rosalie Altus, Clinical Nurse Consultant and Viral Hepatitis Liaison Nurse, Flinders Medical Centre
For more information – agmandnursesbreakfast2016
Do you feel confident in your skills and knowledge on fertility? We know that the fields of sexual health, reproductive health and fertility contain a vast body of different knowledge bases.
This coalition of sexual health and reproductive health services focused on five key factors that affect getting pregnant and having a healthy baby: age, smoking, weight, alcohol and, timing of sex and has published updated fact sheets on fertility available for general public.
On their website you will also find links to a series of Jean Hailes accredited continuing professional development modules on fertility, menopause and PCOS
Your Fertility website has some great interviews with experts in the area of sexual and reproductive health and tips on ways to start the conversation on difficult health issues in fertility such as obesity and smoking.