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Current Conferences

The 29th College of Emergency Nurses Conference 2023

"Ready to Respond – Kia Mataara"

19/20 October 2023
Rydges Latimer
30 Latimer Square
Christchurch Central

Conference website

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS – Prof Michael Baker, Prof Dame Juliet Gerrard and Dr Sandra Richardson. TBC

For further information on the conference or sponsorship opportunities please contact

AENN Study Day, National Nurse Manager and National Nurse Educators Network Meetings

18 October 2023
Rydges Latimer
30 Latimer Square
Christchurch Central

CENNZ Annual General Meeting

20 October 2023
11.00am - 12.30pm
Rydges Latimer

AGM Papers

Past Conferences

View previous conference presentations here

The 28th College of Emergency Nurses NZ Conference 2019

"Compassion and Inclusion"


The 27th College of Emergency Nurses NZ Conference 2018

Hawkes Bay 

The 26th College of Emergency Nurses NZ Conference 2017

"Remotely Rural in the City" 

Study Days

For information about AENN Study Days visit the AENN page.



Host DHB


Friday 16th June 2023
8.30am to 5.00pm
Tauranga Hospital BOP DHB Event full

Wednesday 18th October 2023 - Christchurch
prior to CENNZ Conference

Rydges Latimer
30 Latimer Square
Christchurch Central City

Canterbury DHB

"Putting Research in to Your Practice"
Registration fee: 
CENNZ Member $80.50 incl GST
Non-Member $115.00 incl GST


Past webinars are available for viewing on My Health Hub:

Management of Cardiac implantable electronic devices in the ED

Tuesday 5th September
7.00pm - 8.00pm

Presenter: Theodore Pearson, Cardiac Physiologist, Wellington Hospital

This presentation will discuss:

  • Device Site issues
  • Pacing issues
  • Management of appropriate ICD shocks
  • Management of inappropriate ICD shocks
  • Home monitoring and its role in patient follow up.

Registration required

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Past Webinars

Managing the breathless patient

Nicola Corna, Nurse Practitioner, Respiratory Services, Counties Manukau Health

Bronchiolitis, dont just do something, stand there

Presenter: Libby Haskell
Paediatric Emergency Nurse Practitioner, Childrens Emergency Department. Starship Hospital
Senior Research Fellow - Department of Paediatrics: Child and Youth, University of Auckland

The importance of pausing in ED

Demi Du Toit - RN, Emergency Department Te Whatu Ora- Waikato Hospital

Suicidal or not: Reviewing risk with the Columbia suicide scale - CSS-6 Version


Debora Anderson, Psych Consult Liasion, CNE, Crisis Response, Duly Authorised Officer

The Impact of Long-Term Mental Health Conditions on Physical Health


Cath Allwood, Mental Health Educator iin the Emergency Department, Te Whata Ora - SouthernThe presentation will include:

Your can view this recording here

Violence and Aggression in the ED

Dr Sandy Richardson, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Health, University of Canterbury

Your can view this recording here

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