Ten 3rd year Bachelor of Nursing students have recently returned from a study tour in Japan. They attended the Hyogo University of Health Sciences and learnt about the differences in health care in Japan and Australia. They were fortunate to have the opportunity of staying with host families which enabled them to learn about Japanese culture as well. All the students thoroughly enjoyed their time in Hyogo with the staff of Hyogo University being so welcoming to our students.
On the 19 February, parents of new nursing and medicine students had the opportunity to partake in a special tour of the new AHMS building. Thank you to everyone who came along on the day and all who were involved in the planning.
Prof Alison Kitson was invited to attend this conference as a keynote speaker “outlining how innovation in using the existing evidence can be used to transform the way nurses deliver care”. It was a very successful conference with approximately 350 Nurses attending from Qatar and other neighbouring gulf countries. See the GCC Nursing Conference website for more details.
Applications are currently being invited from eligible academic staff who wish to participate in the Special Studies Program during January 2018 to December 2018.
Valuable relationships with key industry partners has led to the Adelaide Health Simulation team securing significant contributions to the new critical care hospital simulation suites in the Adelaide Health and Medical Sciences (AHMS) building.
For those unsure where a career in research can take you, the path of Senior Research Fellow Dr Alice Rumbold shines a light on numerous rewarding destinations.
Zohra Lassi’s keen interest in nutrition brought her all the way from Pakistan to delve further into research. Completing her PhD at the University of Adelaide, she focused on seeking out methods that could help disadvantaged communities in Australia and beyond.
Kisha Sivanathan is leading the way to develop an alternative to heavy reliance on pharmaceutical drugs post organ transplant with her intensive stem cell research.
Kisha Sivanathan is Kishaleading the way to develop an alternative to heavy reliance on pharmaceutical drugs post organ transplant with her intensive stem cell research.
Sixty thousand eligible teenagers and young adults from across South Australia who are enrolled in Years 10, 11 and 12 in 2017 will be offered free of charge vaccinations against Meningococcal B as part of a state wide study into the impact of immunising large community groups against the disease.