Awards and prizes

Australia Day Honour List 2016

Congratulations Prof Gordian Fulde

  • Recipient of the Senior Australian of the Year for 2016.

Congratulations Dr Ken Mackey and Dr Paul Mara

  • Dr Ken Mackey was awarded the Order of Australia for significant service to rural and remote medicine through leadership roles of professional medical organisations and to general practice.

  • Dr Paul Mara was awarded the Order of Australia for significant service to medicine, particularly through the recruitment and retention of medical practitioners in rural and remote areas.

Australian Medical Association (AMA NSW) and Australian Salaried Medical Officer' Federation (ASMOF NSW) Awards 2016

  • Dr Paul Spillane was awarded the Teacher of the Year

NSW Nursing and Midwifery Award 2016

  • Prof Kate Curtis - Winner of the ‘Excellence in Innovation and Research’ prize for the research that Kate leads that changes and improves the lives of major trauma patients and their families

Click on the links below for further information on awards and prizes granted through the respective organisations.

College of Emergency Nursing Australasia (CENA)

  • Australasian Emergency Department of the Year

Nominations

  • Australasian Emergency Nurse of the Year

Nominations

  • Phillipa Moore Award for 2012

Nominations

ECI Research Advisory Committee Co-Chair A/Prof Kate Curtis and co-authors were awarded The Philippa Moore Publication Prize at the recent 10th International Conference for Emergency Nurses in Hobart hosted by the College of Emergency Nurses Australasia (CENA). Philippa Moore was a positive mentor, a motivated teacher and highly committed to advancing the specialty of emergency nursing. CENA recognises the importance of publication to the practice and scholarship of emergency nursing and continues this legacy to advocate for emergency nursing. The CENA Philippa Moore Publication Prize is designed to reward and encourage CENA members to publish articles that are relevant to emergency nursing. Kate was also appointed as one of the inaugural fellows of CENA.

The winning paper was Traumatic Injury in Australia and New Zealand Curtis K, Caldwell E, Delprado A, Munroe B. Australasian Journal of Emergency Nursing. 2012;15(1):45-54.

  • ECI Best Evidence into Practice Award

The ECI annually awards a prize at the International Conference for Emergency Nurses (ICEN) for a paper related to closing an important gap between the best available evidence and current clinical practice. The assessment criteria considered by the review team is below:

Is the paper related to closing an important gap between the best available evidence and current clinical practice?

Does the paper mention results of the practice change and how these were achieved or not?

Does the paper mention barriers or enablers in implementing the practice change?

Was implementation theory applied in the change process?

2012 - ICEN Conference in Hobart winning paper ‘Can parents detect a tight plaster?’ by D. Crellin et al. 

2013 - ICEN Conference in Melbourne winning paper 'Controlled oxygen therapy for ED patients with chronic obstructive airways disease: a quality initiative' by Sarah Cornish et al.

2014 - ICEN Conference in Perth winning paper 'Improving the management of adult patients presenting to the Emergency Department with atrial fibrillation with rapid ventricular response' by Sue Anderson

2015 - ICEN Conference in Brisbane winning paper 'Nurse performed ultrasonography in confirming the position of nasogastric tube in the Emergency Department: a prospective single group diagnostic test study' by Tai Pak Hong et al.

Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM)

The ECI annually awards a prize at the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) Annual Scientific Committee for a paper related to closing an important gap between the best available evidence and current clinical practice. The assessment criteria considered by the review team is below:

Is the paper related to closing an important gap between the best available evidence and current clinical practice?

Does the paper mention results of the practice change and how these were achieved or not?

Does the paper mention barriers or enablers in implementing the practice change?

Was implementation theory applied in the change process?

2012 - ACEM Conference in Hobart winning paper 'Effect of continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) on mortality in the treatment of acute cardiogenic pulmonary oedema (ACPO) in the pre-hospital setting: randomised controlled trial' by M. A. Austin et al.

2013 - ACEM Conference in Adelaide winning paper 'Early experience with an overcapacity protocol' Prof D. Richardson and Dr Michael Hall.

2014 - ACEM Conference in Melbourne winning paper 'Best-practice Pain Management in the Emergency Department: The TARGET Pain Trial' Prof David Taylor 

2015 - ACEM Conference in Brisbane winning paper - 'Patient Satisfaction with their Pain Management: The Effect of Provision of pain Management Advice' Prof David Taylor Patient Satisfaction with their Pain Management: The Effect of Provision of pain Management Advice

Australasian Society for Emergency Medicine (ASEM)

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