Welcome to the 2019 Council of International Neonatal Nurses Conference


Wednesday 8th May


(New Zealand Room 2)

Johnson & Johnson Breakfast Session

Deanne August, Juliet Manning, Fiona Dineen, Lynette Chapple and Karen New

Care of the largest organ: burden or opportunity?

New Zealander Margaret Alve starts the day and will engage you from the moment she talks. Our International key note speaker and Invited speaker then take centre stage to  complete this potpourri plenary session 


(New Zealand Room 1)




Introduction and Housekeeping


Margaret Alve 

Building strength and resilience

 0910-0950 Max Berry
EXTENDING fetal life; promises and pitfalls of the artificial placenta

Joy Browne

Update on Gravens Consensus Panel on Infant and Family Centered Developmental Care For Intensive Care, a quest for developing Standards and Recommended Best Practices 



Concurrent Sessions    

Final opportunity to hear from each other the latest evidence in readiness to implement into clinical care



(New Zealand Room 1)


(New Zealand Room 2)

(Marlborough Room 2)

(Marlborough Room 1)
(Marlborough Room 3)



Tamara Nickerson  Kiwi in Paris

Marsha Campbell-Yeo 
Enhancing parental presence in the NICU: Parent and provider perceptions 

Rosemarie Batchelor

Rural New Zealand and the neonatal nurse practitioner- the future? 

Bridget Moore

Enriching the care of patients and families in the NICU 

Carin Maree

STTI Maternal-Child Health Nurse Leadership Academy’s footprint in Africa





1145-1200  Bianca Devsam

Pain assessment in ventilated, sedated, and muscle-relaxed neonates

Nethong Namprom
The effect of maternal participation in preterm’s care and improved short-term growth and neurodevelopment outcomes

Amy Barker

Reflection, contemporary practice and the future of neonatal nursing 


Priya Govindaswamy

Knowledge to action translation: engaging families in a surgical NICU

Qiuxia (Sophia) Dong 

Kangaroo care in China






1200-1215 Marsha Campbell-Yeo 
Usability evaluation of a knowledge translation intervention for neonatal pain 
Shelley Reid

Parents’ perspectives on neonatal nurses and family centered care

Leanne Ehrlich

Graduate nurses in NICU-A successful transition to practice

Helene Anderson

Improving end of life care for indigenous Australian families in NICU

Anevilli Brown Purcell

"Samoa mo Samoa". As we build capacity with our neighbouring countries





1215-1230 Brianna Richardson

Parent-targeted education regarding infant pain management: A scoping review

Megan Bater

PEDaL: training parents of preterm infants to support early development

Nancy Feeley
Parents’ experience of support in NICU single-family rooms

Donna Hovey

Partnering to improve outcomes for newborns in Papua New Guinea 

Karen New

Advancing clinical practice and research: industry funding and partnerships





1230-1240 10 Minute Break - Light refreshments available
Closing Plenary - Have your pen poised for some take home messages


Closing Plenary
(New Zealand Room 1)


Heidelise Als

NIDCAP, The Voice of the Newborn – Responsibility and Opportunity


Keelan Ransfield


Karen Walker

COINN Closing 


Closing karakia - Keelan Ransfield