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September 25, 2020
ACN is proud to support Australias nursing and midwifery workforce by administering postgraduate scholarships on behalf of the Australian Government Department of Health.If you are ready to take your career to the next level and specialise through postgraduate study, this is the perfect opportunity for you!You can pursue your career goals through a scholarship for a Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma or Masters.
September 24, 2020
VPNG - Notice of Annual General Meeting -
September 22, 2020
If you missed the webinar: An update on respiratory protection in the COVID-19 pandemic and discuss form fit testing to a full respiratory protection program (RPP) with panelists Dr Michelle Anada-Rajah, Dr Matt Acheson and Dr Sarah Magarey,it is now available on the VPNG website. Just click the link!
September 22, 2020
Survey On PPE During Covid-19 - Please find link below:
September 22, 2020
Survey On PPE During Covid-19PPE and COVID19: A short survey for Australian Health Care workers Please share
Royal Children's Hospital Zoom webinar. When: Thursday September 24, 2020 Time: 2.00PM Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney Topic: RCH Education Outreach Program videoconference - Differences in Adults & Children If you could please forward confirmation of your attendance to [email protected] after the session. Once we receive your confirmation, we can then forward you a certificate of attendance which will be issued within 7 days of the event. Click on the link to join the webinar.
September 21, 2020
VPNG Snippets Newsletter - Spring Edition - NOW OUT!! Continue reading here
September 16, 2020
Brought to you by Assist Surgical - MORE OPENINGS TO REGISTER - Webinar - 21/09/2020 - Get in now to secure attendance
Webinar series! Click on the link to register.12 pm Wednesday 30th September - Robotics and 3D printing. The new era of surgery. 12 pm Wednesday 28th October - Sleep in the time of COVID. Both seminars are for 30 mins, with a 30 minute Q+A.
September 8, 2020
VPNG - Are you interested in presenting a webinar? -
September 8, 2020
FULLY BOOKEDVPNG Live Webinar - Monday 21st September 2020 -
September 6, 2020
If you were unable to attend our recent webinar with Dr. Julie Considine on 'keeping our patients safe by making good decisions' you can watch the recording now available via our website. Please go to
Hi everyone! Spring has sprung and hope that is lifting your spirits. ACORN are running a series of webinars for the 2020 ACORN Conference that did not happen. Please check our their website to see if there is anything there that tickles your fancy. VPNG wants to continue to offer webinars to our members until such time as we can all get together again. Have you got any suggestions for webinar topics that you would like us to present on? Pop your thoughts in the comments section and we'll see what we can do!
August 20, 2020
FULLY BOOKED!! VPNG - LIVE Webinar - Thursday 3rd September Here -
August 18, 2020
CANCELLED - UPDATE - VPNG Country Conference Torquay - VPNG has made the difficult decision to cancel the Country Conference planned for the 24th October. Hosting a Conference at this time was deemed to be irresponsible, especially in light of the erratic and highly contagious nature of the coronavirus coupled with the wider implications and influences this pandemic will likely have on our society. VPNG hopes you understand and support our decision.
August 11, 2020
Stay safe one and all.
August 1, 2020
VPNG want to know about the 'heroes' among us. During this pandemic you probably know a colleague who has demonstrated a strong commitment to perioperative nursing, promoted team collaboration or provided excellent care to their patients. They deserve to be nominated for a VPNG award of merit. Fill out an online form via's reward outstanding nursing during 2020 - The year of the nurse and midwife!
July 31, 2020
Australian Nurses Memorial Centre (ANMC) Scholarship applications for study in 2021 are now open! Applications close 31st August. If you are planning to continue or commence your studies in 2021, don't miss out!! For more information, go to
July 25, 2020
Don't forget to join us this Monday 27th July at 7:30pm to learn more about Local Infiltration of Anaesthesia (LIA) presented by Dr. Matthew Matusik and brought to you by Surefl02.To register go to
July 21, 2020
Another webinar opportunity that VPNG is happy to share with you. Thursday 23 July @ 2pm Paediatric Post-Operative Management, presented by Corinne Heatley.To register, please email [email protected] Alternatively, on the day of the webinar, please click this link to join: 123456Please note that this event is not hosted by VPNG. All enquiries should be directed to [email protected]
July 17, 2020
You might be interested to watch the latest episode of 'life beyond the coronavirus: The expert view.' This video explore questions you might be asking yourself such as:How and why did this happen?What must we do differently this time around? Will face masks become the norm?What impact will another six weeks of lockdown have on our community? What effect will it have on our health and on the economy?Will a vaccine work as well as herd immunity?
July 16, 2020
Reminder to complete Education Survey for Members -
July 16, 2020
2020 Mary Barry / Medtronic Education Grant - OPEN NOW - @vicperiopnurses
July 16, 2020
VPNG - Snippets Newsletter - Winter Edition Available - Latest Edition Available NOW
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