Following the successful nursing tour to South Africa in 2022, this new study tour examines nursing and health care in beautiful and cultured Vietnam. This tour includes a range of professional visits and meetings with nurses, and will provide an excellent insight into nursing, health care and society in Vietnam. The professional programme is balanced by a wide range of cultural visits with ample opportunity to experience the beauty, culture and history of Vietnam, and enjoy its fabulous cuisine.
Travel from the elegant capital Hanoi to the ancient city of Hue, continue along the coast to charming, relaxing Hoi An before arriving in cosmopolitan Ho Chi Minh City. There is a pre tour cruise on stunning Halong Bay and a post tour extension to Angkor Wat in Cambodia.
Tour leader, Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward, is CEO of the Australian College of Nursing (ACN) and is an extraordinary leader who holds honorary academic appointments with five leading universities.
Championing the belief that all nurses can be leaders, she advocates on behalf of the nursing profession with a commitment to shaping and enhancing healthcare, nurturing future leaders, and providing accredited higher education.
In 2020, Kylie was named one of the Top 100 Health Voices for LinkedIn worldwide and was recognised as a National Influencer by AuSAE, the leading body for association executives.
In 2022, Kylie was named the ACT Winner of the Excellence in Women’s Leadership Awards by Women and Leadership Australia and was a national finalist for two of CEO Magazine’s prestigious awards, CEO of the Year and Not-For-Profit Executive of the Year.
Before joining ACN, Kylie ran a successful consultancy specialising in transformation, executive coaching, leadership and change management. She is renowned for her business acumen, entrepreneurship, and visionary style leadership.
Kylie is a regular keynote speaker, author, media personality and mother of two men.
Pre -Tour Extension: Halong Bay 6 - 8 October 2023
Main Tour: 8 - 19 October 2023
Post-Tour Extension: Angkor Wat: 19 - 21 October 2023
The cost of the tour sharing a room is AUD $4,632 per person (excluding international flights and transfers) The cost of the tour with a room to yourself is AUD $5,734.