Professor Munjed Al Muderis to Host Inaugural Orthopaedic Nursing Conference

Osseointegration International is proud to announce its support for the first Orthopedic Nursing Conference taking place on the 9th September from 8am to 3pm, 2023, at Macquarie University Hospital.

This ground-breaking event, endorsed by the Australian College of Nursing, heralds a new era in orthopaedic nursing, promising to bring together thought leaders, experts, and professionals in the field for a day of collaboration, exploration, and learning. The event is the idea of Professor Munjed Al Muderis one of the world’s leading orthopaedic surgeons.

With the overarching theme of Leadership, Learning, and Networking for Better Patient Outcomes, Professor Al Muderis says: “This conference aims to empower orthopaedic nursing professionals with the knowledge, insights, and tools to enhance patient experiences and outcomes. The conference will serve as a melting pot of ideas, where practitioners from diverse backgrounds and expertise levels can engage, share their experiences, and collectively contribute to the advancement of the field.”

Start at 8:30 AM, the conference will be inaugurated by Mr. Walter Kmet, the CEO of Macquarie University Hospital. His opening address will set the tone for a day of intellectual exchange and discovery. The day’s sessions will be moderated by Professor Al Muderis, Dr Tim O’Carrigan and Dr Musafa Altthair.

Conference Highlights and Noteworthy Sessions:

  1. Embracing Technological Progress: The day will kick off with a session on Bone Deformity Correction using today’s Technology. This session promises to unravel the latest advancements in bone deformity correction, leveraging innovative technologies such as 3D printing, computer-assisted surgery, and robotics. Participants will explore the potential of these technologies to revolutionize patient outcomes and usher in a new era of orthopaedic care.
  2. Empowering Amputees: Amputee patients deserve the best possible quality of life, and this conference aims to equip practitioners with the latest insights. Sessions on Options for the Amputee Patient and Prosthetic Options for Amputees will delve into ground-breaking surgical techniques and prosthetic advancements. From osseointegrated prosthetics to targeted muscle reinnervation, these discussions will spotlight technologies that empower amputees to regain mobility and independence.
  3. Shaping the Future with Innovation: The future of healthcare lies in embracing innovation. The conference’s immersive workshop session will showcase technologies such as Robotic Knee, Virtual Reality, Lengthening Nails, and Osseointegration. Under the guidance of experts, attendees will have the unique opportunity to explore these technologies hands-on, experiencing first-hand how they are shaping the landscape of medical care.
  4. Collaboration and Networking: The conference recognises the power of collaboration. Throughout the day, participants will engage in sessions that foster dialogue and learning. The value of interdisciplinary collaboration will be reinforced, underscoring how a holistic approach is key to achieving optimal patient outcomes.

Unveiling the Thought Leaders: The Orthopaedic Nursing Conference boasts an illustrious line-up of speakers, each a distinguished expert in their respective fields. From renowned orthopaedic surgeons and plastic surgeons to prosthetics specialists and nursing professionals, these thought leaders have garnered accolades, authored papers in prestigious medical journals, and contributed significantly to the advancement of orthopaedic nursing.

Sponsors and Partnerships: This event is made possible through collaborations with sponsors and partners, including Macquarie University Hospital, Macquarie University, MQ Health, Permedica Orthopaedics, Advanced Orthopaedics Norwest, Limb Reconstruction Centre, and Carbofix Orthopaedics. Their support highlights the shared commitment to advancing patient care and promoting excellence in orthopaedic nursing.

Registration and Details: Spaces for this transformative event are limited, and registration is now open. For those dedicated to elevating their orthopaedic nursing expertise this conference presents an unmissable opportunity to engage with luminaries in the field, embrace technological innovation, and enrich their practice.

For more information, registration details, and the full conference agenda, please visit