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It is my pleasure to invite you to register for the 17th Annual Chronic Diseases Network Conference.
The conference theme, which was decided on by the delegates from the 2012 CDN Conference, is "Self Management: A Partnership Approach”. The conference will be at the Darwin Convention Centre on September 9- 10, 2013.
Chronic conditions account for over 70% of Australia’s burden of disease, and this is expected to increase to 80% by 2020. In response, the Australian Government has introduced the National Chronic Disease Strategy, with Self Management a key action area.
The NT Chronic Conditions Self Management Framework states that Self management is about the client and their family/carers working in partnership with their health care provider to:
The conference will explore this partnership approach to the self management of chronic conditions.
On Behalf of the organising committee, I would like to thank our generous sponsors for their support of this event. We encourage everyone to take up the opportunities this conference will offer, by sponsoring, presenting or registering to attend. We look forward to welcoming you to this event.
Chair, Conference Organising Committee
Teachers: the conference will provide access to research and knowledge outside your school and can constitute up to 14 hours for the purpose of the TRB professional development requirement. Teachers are reminded to log attendance at this activity on the professional development log and reference the activity against the relevant professional standard.