Surgical

Topical Antibiotics - Emma Best

Dr Emma Best talks about how we can reduce the usage of topical antibiotics in primary care.

Emma is a paediatric infectious disease specialist at Starship Hospital and a senior lecturer in the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Auckland.

MercyAscot - Gynae, Upper GI and Uro Update

Drs Anil Sharma, Grant Beban, Richard Babor and Anna Lawrence, specialists at MercyAscot present a full day seminar on the challenges of managing Gynae, Upper GI and Uro patients in primary care, including managing common gynaecological problems, upper GI and bariatirc issues, obessity and its effect on the urinary tract.

MercyAscot - Neurosurgery: Advances in the investigation and treatment of common conditions

Drs Patrick Schweder, Robert Aspoas and Andrew Law present an update on neurosurgical care.

Topics include:

Brain, pituitary and spine tumours
Neurosurgical treatment
Options for pain
Spine: neck and back problems and how to manage them
Aneurysms and cerebrovascular surgery scenarios

MercyAscot - Auckland Bone & Joint Surgery

Members of the Auckland Bone & Joint Surgery team presented an interactive education session and update on Orthopaedic Care.

MercyAscot ENT and Head and Neck Update

The MercyAscot ENT and Head & Neck team – the specialists from ENT Group and Auckland Head & Neck Specialists (who all have consulting rooms at Mercy Specialist Centre) presented their second interactive education session and update on ENT and Head & Neck.

Paediatrics for General Practice

This one day symposium will provide clinical updates and guidance supporting excellent practice on the important issues we face engaging with children and youth in general practice.

Burns: assessment & management

Burns and scalds are a leading cause of injury to children in New Zealand. Children under the age of five most at risk of burns and scalds with hot liquids being the leading cause of injury in this age group. Maori are at increased risk, particularly in the under-five age group, as are males in all age groups.

Following completion of this short course you will:

Dog bites: treatment and management

There are many kinds of lacerations and wounds that need attention. This short course focuses on on treatment and management of dog bites. Learning outcomes of this short course are to help you:

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