Enlighten, empower and emancipate: planting the seeds to future proof our professions
This year’s Colloquium will focus on equipping students with the right tools that will empower them to disrupt current ways of thinking when they enter the workforce.
Wednesday 7 September
To kick IPE Colloquium off, join us on Wednesday evening for a warm welcome, networking and some canapes.
Amber Bar, Rydges Hotel, World Square - same floor as the Colloquium.
Thursday 8 September
9am - 9.10am
Opening ceremony with Bronwyn Clark, CEO APC & Fiona Stoker, CEO ANMAC
Welcome to Country with Gadigal Elder Uncle Allen Madden
Hearing from students and practising professionals
9.10 - 10.30am
You're on mute – unheard stories from the pandemic
The long term impacts of the pandemic on students and newly registered health care workers are somewhat unknown. Whether students have had the necessary breadth and depth of pre-pandemic experiences to prepare them for future practice is yet to be seen.
We'll hear from our students and their teachers and supervisors reflect on their experiences, and discuss what role education plays in future proofing the supervised practice year.
10.30 - 11am
Creating agents of change - Presentations
11am - 12.30pm
The future of learning: the impact and role of edtech, learning analytics, and artificial intelligence
The real impact of digitisation is in the new opportunities it creates, including the use of learning analytics to guide and direct learners and AI to serve as an active, almost equal, partner.
How do universities and professional organisations take advantage of new technologies to drive innovation and to foster re-alignment of today’s learning systems with the affordances of emerging technologies?
Professor George Siemens
Operation Critical: Transforming Nursing Education to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Increasing awareness of the SDGs and empowering future nurses to take action toward the goals may be achievable through embedding the SDGs into undergraduate curricula.
Should Mental Health First Aid training be a requirement for healthcare professionals? Experiences from delivering and evaluating Mental Health First Aid training in curricula
Explore the evidence demonstrating the effectiveness of MHFA training for healthcare students and professionals, provide a global perspective on compulsory MHFA and related training for healthcare professionals.
Dr Sarira El-Den
The contribution of nursing clinical placements to student learning and clinical care: perspectives of students, educators, and health service providers.
Student nurses make an active contribution to the health system. Increasing demand and limited supply of clinical placements in nursing underscore the need to make explicit the benefits offered by student clinical placements to the health system.
Professor Marie Gerdtz
12.30 - 1.30pm
Building courage, connection and resilience
1.30 - 3.00pm
Trust and the Marble Jar - Workshop
Learn foundations of courage building skills and how they've been integrated into curriculum. We'll focus on connection and resilience, whilst unpacking the elements of trust. It is vital for our students to graduate with the knowledge, confidence and resilience to enjoy inspiring and fulfilling careers.
Dr Liza Seubert
Prof Rhonda Clifford
Public outcome statement
3.00 - 3.30pm
Committing to change
We’ve prepared an outcome statement as way of showing our public commitment to creating a resilient and professional health workforce. This statement is a public commitment from national accreditation, education and student bodies of the professions of pharmacy, nursing and midwifery.
This session will be led by Professor Debra Rowett, President of the Council of Pharmacy Schools AUS & NZ, and Professor Karen Strickland, Chair of the Council of Deans of Nursing and Midwifery (ANZ).
Prof Debra Rowett PSM
Prof Karen Strickland
3.30 - 3.45pm
3.45 - 4.45pm
The invisibility cloak - It takes a pandemic to reveal the value of health professionals.
Our debating team will bring you thought-provoking entertainment as they consider whether health professionals have become more visible as a result of the pandemic.
Has public gratitude shifted? How does it vary individually vs collectively? What role does the virtual world play? What’s the goal for the future and how do we get there?
Prof Timothy Chen
Prof Lisa Pont
Assoc Prof Deb Massey
4.45pm - 5pm Closing ceremony