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Friday 19 November 2010

9 am - 9.30am
Announcement of Priority Recommendations from the conference delegation to be presented to Federal and State Health and Arts Ministers

Arts and Health Australia Awards for Excellence 2010 - The Arts and Primary and Acute Care, Arts and Community Health, Health Promotion, Medical Humanities / Education, Environmental Design and Research

9.30 am - 10.30 am
Plenary Session 5 : Caring for the Patient and the Caregiver

Session Chair: Professor Nel Glass, Research Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne

Group Panel Presentation and Discussion
Creative Collaborations spur Hey Florence! A Nurse Musical
Put together an Australian Playwright and Songwriter, Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Office of Cultural Enrichment & Nurse Wellness Committee ; creative collaborations can unite the unlikeliest of partners in a healthcare setting.

11.am - 12.30pm
Conference Finale - Highlights from Hey Florence! A Nurse Musical
Premiered, Nashville Tennessee, September 2009 and on tour in the USA. Written by Craig Christie, Australian playwright and song writer, starring Chelsea Gibb and Francesca Arena, featuring the Melbourne University Choral Society Choir

"The musical Hey Florence!, describes the world of nursing in a way that audiences find amusing, moving and innovative. It also provides an opportunity for nurses to perform as talent onstage or participate as audience members. Most importantly, it showcases and celebrates the unsurpassed dedication of our caregivers for the medical center community."
- Donna Glassford, Producer, Cultural Enrichment Vanderbilt Medical Center

1pm - 2.30pm
Celebratory Networking Lunch

2.30pm - 4.30pm
Post Conference Evaluation facilitated by

Department of Health and Ageing Aevum Living UNESCO  ObservatoryNational Ageing  Research Institute
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