“Excellence is not a singular act, it’s a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.”
It is a pleasure to welcome you to the 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM), of the Australian & New Zealand Burn Association (ANZBA) – the peak body for health professionals responsible for the care of the burn injured in Australia and New Zealand.
Over four inspirational days in Melbourne, 20 – 23rd October 2015, this international forum will connect over 300 burn care leaders and practitioners and provide a setting to meet, learn, share knowledge and experience, and recognise accomplishments in improving burn care.
The theme of this year’s meeting “Quality burn care: The Art and the Science” has led to the development of an innovative program that explores many of the contemporary challenges and advances in burn care. We increasingly recognize the importance of the structures and systems within which we practice in influencing how we practice – what we do – and the outcomes of our treatments; and the Conference programme features keynote speakers who will showcase the best of thinking and practice in burn care, quality improvement and registry science. High quality burn care is quintessentially a team endeavour, and this conference will include the broad range of multidisciplinary sessions which the ANZBA membership has come to appreciate at our previous meetings. The scientific program will be complemented by high quality poster presentations and a trade exhibition promoting the latest in burns pharmaceuticals, medical, diagnostic and therapeutic equipment and developments.
We encourage you to make this significant event part of your professional development for 2015 and look forward to welcoming you to the ANZBA ASM in stunning Melbourne this October.
Director, Burn Unit, Royal Childrens Hospital
Director, Victorian Adult Burn Service
Past President, ANZBA
Venue: Crown Promenade, Crown Convention Centre, Melbourne
The venue for the 2015 ASM is the Crown Promenade of the Crown Complex Melbourne.
8 Whiteman St, Southbank, Melbourne. (03) 9292 668
Heather Cleland (Co-chair)
Russell Taylor (Co-chair)
Who Should Attend
The ASM is open to all whom would like to gain or share their experience and knowledge in burn injury management, rehabilitation and research:
- Medical staff
- Nursing staff
- Allied health staff
- Research scientists
- Emergency and retrieval services staff
- Rehabilitation and support groups
- Critical care staff
ANZBA is a not for profit organisation and the peak body for health professionals responsible for the care of the burn injured in Australia and New Zealand. ANZBA encourages higher standards of care through education, performance monitoring and research.
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