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Australian and New Zealand Child Death Review and Prevention Group (ANZCDR&PG) Conference 2023

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ANZCDR&PG Conference 2023

Conference | 23 May 2023 | 9:45am – 3:45pm | Webinar

The QFCC is this year hosting the Australian and New Zealand Child Death Review and Prevention Group (ANZCDR&PG) Conference.

The ANZCDR&PG comprises specialist teams responsible for child death reviews and registers across Australia and New Zealand.

The conference is held annually for professionals in child death registration, review, research and prevention to share learnings and discuss best-practice in their field.

This year’s conference will be held online on Tuesday, 23 May. It is a free event with participants welcome to join for selected or all sessions.

Expert presenters will lead discussions around topics including:

  • data linkage and knowledge sharing to deepen our understanding of child deaths
  • identifying and responding to accidental suffocation in sudden infant deaths
  • issues for the future of analysis and reporting of child deaths.

Please find the agenda in the download box below.

Recordings of the sessions will be published on this page after the event. Stay tuned.

Watch the ANZCDR&PG Conference Sessions now

Welcome & Overview

Luke Twyford, Principal Commissioner Queensland Family and Child Commission

Session 1: Data linkage/knowledge sharing to deepen our understanding of child deaths

 

 

This session showcases projects where agencies have shared knowledge, information and linked data to support case analyses and improve understanding of the causes and risk factors in child deaths.

Individual session recordings below.

Session 1.1 Understanding paediatric deaths from sepsis: the value of linked data and interprofessional partnerships

Dr Rebecca Shipstone, Queensland Family and Child Commission and Dr Paula Lister, Queensland Paediatric Sepsis Program, Children’s Health Queensland

Session 1.2 Linking First Nations suicide mortality rates with community cultural connectedness data: Examining protective influences to guide suicide prevention

Ms Mandy Gibson, Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention, Griffith University Queensland

Session 1.3 Insights from linked injury data to improve understanding and prevention of child deaths

Professor Kirsten Vallmuur, Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation, Queensland University of Technology, Jamieson Trauma Institute

Session 1.1 Understanding pediatric deaths from sepsis,the value of linked data and interprofessional partnerships

Dr Rebecca Shipstone, Queensland Family and Child Commission

Dr Paula Lister, Queensland Paediatric Sepsis Program Children’s Health Queensland

Session 1.2 Linking First Nations suicide mortality rates with community cultural connectedness data: Examining protective influences to guide suicide prevention

Ms Mandy Gibson, Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention, Griffith University Queensland

Session 1.3 Insights from linked injury data to improve understanding and prevention of child deaths

Professor Kirsten Vallmuur, Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation, Queensland University of Technology Jamieson Trauma Institute

Session 1.4 Observations and insights on the Queensland child death review model

Dr Andrea Josipovic, Queensland Child Death Review Board Secretariat, Queensland Family and Child Commission

Session 2: Classification of sudden infant deaths

This session explores how classification algorithms can help to better identify unsafe sleep factors and suffocation in infants. It explores the importance of understanding airway protection in safer sleep messaging and product safety regulation.

Individual session recordings below.

 

Session 2.1 Classification and identification of accidental suffocation – US SUID case registry

Dr Sharyn Parks, Brown National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (United States) (Pre-recorded)

Session 2.2 Easier to Breathe – Safer to Sleep: Understanding airway protection mechanisms builds trust in safer sleep messages

Dr Julie McEniery and Dr Diane Cruice, Queensland Paediatric Quality Council

Session 2.3 Safe sleep environment through product safety and regulation of infant products

Dr Ruth Barker, Queensland Injury Surveillance Unit  and Ms Susan Teerds, Kidsafe Queensland

Session 2.1 Classification and identification of accidental suffocation – US SUID case registry

Dr Sharyn Parks, Brown National Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (United States) (Pre-recorded)

Session 2.2 Easier to Breathe – Safer to Sleep: Understanding airway protection mechanisms builds trust in safer sleep messages

Dr Julie McEniery and Dr Diane Cruice, Queensland Paediatric Quality Council

Session 2.3 Safe sleep environment through product safety and regulation of infant products

Dr Ruth Barker, Queensland Injury Surveillance Unit  and Ms Susan Teerds, Kidsafe Queensland

Session 3: Child death classification—Issues for the future of analysis and reporting

This session is for professionals and researchers working in child death classification. It provides essential information to support decision-makers planning the transition from the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems version 10 (ICD-10) and the implementation of classification system ICD-11 with a focus on those changes, implementation plans being developed here in Australia and some specific changes currently under discussion with the international community and WHO on Sudden Unexplained Deaths of Infants (SUDI). It also identifies impacts of the revised population estimates from the 2021 Census, particularly for First Nations populations.

 

Session 3.1 ICD-11 – A new platform for mortality data and future child death review work

Mr James Eynstone-Hinkins and Ms Lauren Moran, Australian Bureau of Statistics

Session 3.2 Impact of new 2021 Census based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population estimates on monitoring in Queensland

Ms Roslyn Gittins and Mr Edwin Lee, Queensland Government Statistician’s Office

Session 3.1 ICD-11 – A new platform for mortality data and future child death review work

Mr James Eynstone-Hinkins and Ms Lauren Moran, Australian Bureau of Statistics

Session 3.2 Impact of new 2021 Census based Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population estimates on monitoring in Queensland

Ms Roslyn Gittins and Mr Edwin Lee, Queensland Government Statistician’s Office