Consa NSW (Custom)

AIMS:

 

To provide a forum for professional education, peer support and communication of issues related to continence promotion and management for nurses in NSW. CoNSA NSW & ACT is a member of the National (Australian Nurses for Continence) Body

 

OBJECTIVES:

•To produce and circulate quarterly newsletters for members

•To facilitate biannual education seminars relating to contemporary continence promotion issues

•Provide scholarships to members to enable continuing professional development

•Contribute to the development of nursing education related to continence promotion and management  at an undergraduate and postgraduate level

•To form professional relationships with various nursing special interest groups in order to promote the specialist of continence promotion

•Promote continence awareness amongst health professionals , and the community in current trends of continence management

 

MEETING FREQUENCY:

General members meeting annually

Executive committee meeting 2nd monthly

 

VENUE:

Negotiated with committee members

 

MEMBERSHIP:

Nurses with an interest in continence promotion. This may include:

•Nurse continence advisors

•Registered nurses

•Enrolled nurses

•Corporation members

Executive committee positions (10 in total) Chairperson, Secretary, Treasurer, Newsletter Editor, Education Subcommittee, National Representative, Country Representative, and Corporation Membership Representative

 

QUORUM:

Committee members are expected to attend at least 4 meeting per year. 6 Committee members needed to be present to hold an AGM

 

DISTRIBUTION OF MINUTES:

•Committee meeting minutes to be emailed to members approximatley two weeks after meeting

•AGM minutes, Continence Foundation of Australia (NSW Branch)

 

CoNSA NSW & ACT - TERMS OF REFERENCE