Programme

Programme overview

 

Pre-symposium Workshops (Friday 23 March 2018)

9am-12.00

Morning Session

$300 for full day 

(Special rate of $100 for nurses, GP registrars and full time students for full day)​

Half day: $150 

(Special rate of $50 for nurses, GP registrars and full time students for half day)

Focussed Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (FACT)

Session 1 with Bruce Arroll

The morning session is an introduction to FACT.

1-4.30pm

Afternoon Session

Half day: $150 

(Special rate of $50 for nurses, GP registrars and full time students for half day)

Focussed Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (FACT)

Session 2 with Bruce Arroll

This is the follow on session from the morning and will deal with “beyond the basics”

8.00am - 12pm

$340

Advanced care life support (ACLS) Lvl 5
Geoff Sim & Craige Mayo

1.00pm - 5pm

$340 Advanced care life support (ACLS) Lvl 5 (Repeat of morning session)
Geoff Sim & Craige Mayo

10:00am-5.00pm

All day

$550 (Friday workshop only)

$500 (if part of full weekend registration)

Skin lesion and dermatoscopy workshop
Amanda Oakley

1.00-5.00pm

Afternoon Session

$250 Elective skin surgical skills for your practice next Monday (MAXIMUM 30)
Rajan Patel, Mark Izzard, Kevin Smith

1.00-5.00pm

Afternoon Session

$250 Management of acute and chronic wounds in primary care
(MAXIMUM 30)
Zac Moaveni and Venu Bhamidi

1.00-5.00pm

Afternoon Session

$250

Musculoskeletal examinations: A practical workshop for primary care clinicians

Jeremy StanleySteve Kara, Phil Clark & Jay Jayaraman

Please note:

  • This programme is subject to change.
  • The sessions below called Updates, and RNZCUC will be filmed.
  • Clinic attendance at the Symposium does not need to be pre-booked, participation will be on first come first served basis. 
  • Space is limited for some clinics - see programme for maximum numbers admitted.
  

 

  

Programme Day 1 (Saturday 24 March 2018)
from 07.00 Registration
07.30-08.15

 

Breakfast 1

Breakfast 2

08.20-09.25

Welcome and Keynote presentation

Bruce Arroll - The human brain is not designed for thinking

09.35-10.25

 Updates  Important advances in cardiology: When should a patient get a treadmill test, stress echocardiogram, CT or invasive coronary angiogram?
Chris Ellis
General 1 Spinal pain - The evolution of disc injury from cradle to grave. How to prevent deterioration
Giresh Kanji
General 2 Neck lumps and oral ulcers- which should I refer?
Mark Izzard, Rajan Patel, Kevin Smith
 RNZCUC Utilisation of Urgent Care Clinics and Emergency Departments in Auckland (and New Zealand)
Matt Wright
 Pathways Vascular disease pathway
Venu Bhamidi
Clinics
10.25-10.55 Morning tea
11.05-11.55

Updates Prescribing for weight loss
Pauline McQuoid
General 1 Can you just whip this off doc? Tips and tricks to office based minor surgery
Samantha Murton
 General 2 Should I buy into a practice?
 RNZCUC Hand and finger injuries
Sandy Deo
Pathways Transgender pathway
Jeanie Oliphant
Clinics
11.55-12.05
12.05-12.55

Updates First-aid dental for primary care 
Kim Gear
General 1 Knee replacement – how to delay it and what to do when it goes wrong
Simon Young
 General 2 TBC
RNZCUC Mitigating uncertainty in clinical decision making - the role of point of care ultrasound 
Kelvin Ward
Pathways Heart pathway
Fraser Hamilton
Clinics
1.00-1.55 Lunch
2.05-2.55

 Updates News on MSM sexual health and combined HIV prevention
Massimo Giola, Torrance Merkle
 General 1 Sleep apnoea: Partners as patients-in-care
Kim Ward
 General 2 Glaucoma - an area of darkness?
Shenton Chew
 RNZCUC Back pain and spinal trauma -best practice 
Johnathon Richards
Pathways Asthma & Paracetamol
Stuart Dalziel
Clinics
2.55-3.05 Changeover
3.05-3.55

Updates Driving in the elderly
David Spriggs
General 1 Family violence: Becoming free of violence
Vic Tamaiti
General 2 Access to musculoskeletal (MSK) MRI for GPs – where’s the catch?
Stephen Kara, Margaret Macky
RNZCUC Medicolegal issues relating to urgent and unplanned care
Andrew Stacey
General 3 My patient has neck/back pain
Patrick Schweder
Clinics
3.55-4.30 Afternoon tea
4.40-5.30

Updates CVD Guideline
Fraser Hamilton
General 1 Common presentations of rectal bleeding in primary care and red flags
Nagham Al-Mozany
 General 2
Healthy hearts need structured care and self management support

Andy McLachlan
 RNZCUC “Love Bites” The management of mammalian bite injuries in New Zealand 
David Sorrell
General 3 Placebo in primary care
Helen Frischtak
Clinics
 5.30-7.00pm Networking with canapes and drinks
6.00-7.00pm RNZCUC Annual General Meeting

  

Programme Day 2 (Sunday 25 March 2018)
07.30-08.15

08.30-09.25

Keynote  Nikki Turner & Tony Dowell  - "Game of Unknowns: The struggle between evidence and personal stories
09.35-10.25

Updates Surgical pearls for primary care clinicians
Zac Moaveni
General 1 Practical management of chronic pain disorders - headache, migraine, fibromyalgia and spinal pain
Giresh Kanji
 General 2 Diagnosis and management of neuromuscular conditions
Richard Roxburgh
 General 3 The woman in pain - practical management in primary care
Anil Sharma
RNZCUC  Research in Urgent care - Short presentations by each of the three fellows funded by the College in 2017/18
Clinics
10.25-10.55 Morning tea
11.05-11.55

 Updates Eating disorders
Marion Roberts
General 1 Feet turn in, feet turn out: who cares?
Andrew Graydon
General 2 Nurse prescribing
Karen Hoare
General 3 Foot & ankle pain
Matt Debenham 
RNZCUC Primary Options Auckland. Current and future initiatives to keep patients out of hospital.
Helen Liley, Deanna Williams
Clinics
11.55-12.05
12.05-12.55

Updates Millstones and milestones in managing pancreatitis
John Windsor
General 1 Dementia
Ngaire Kerse, Kathy Peri
General 2 Psychotrophic (sic) medication friend, foe or both
David Menkes, Andrea Bates, Bruce Arroll
General 3 Common shoulder conditions seen in primary care
Adam Durrant
RNZCUC Acute dermatology complaints and their management
Maneka Deo
Clinics
1.00-1.55 Lunch
2.05-2.55

 Updates Common vascular problems in primary care
Venu Bhamidi
General 1 Is it IBS or IBD?
Maggie Chapman-Ow
General 2 A simplified approach to common urology conditions
Andrew Williams
General 3 How do you make sense of breast cancer management in the 21st century?
Issac Cranshaw
General 4 Hear, now and later - current research linking hearing loss and dementia
Michelle Wong
Clinics

2.55-3.05

3.05-3.55

Updates Prescribing Update
Bruce Arroll, Linda Bryant

 

Please note: This programme is subject to change
 
Clinics
  • Clinic attendance at the Symposium does not need to be pre-booked, participation will be on first come first served basis. 
  • Space is limited for some clinics - see programme for maximum numbers admitted.