Programme

2019 Programme

 

Pre-symposium Workshops (Friday 22 March 2019)

9am-12.00

Morning Session

$300 for full day 

(Special rate of $120 for nurses, GP registrars and full time students for full day)​

Half day: $150 

(Special rate of $60 for nurses, GP registrars)

Focussed Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (FACT) Bruce Arroll

The morning session is an introduction to FACT.

1.00-4.30pm

Afternoon Session

Half day: $150 

(Special rate of $60 for nurses, GP registrars)

Focussed Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (FACT) Bruce Arroll

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

8.00am -12

Morning Session

$340

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

CAPACITY = 30

1.00 - 5pm

Afternoon Session

$340

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

(Repeat of morning session)

CAPACITY = 30

9.00 -10.30am

Morning Session

$200

Cutting session - Stage 1 Beginner
Samantha Murton

CAPACITY = 20

11.00 am - 12.30

Morning Session

$200

Cutting session - Stage 2 Intermediate
Samantha Murton

CAPACITY = 20

1.00 -2.30pm

Afternoon Session

$200

Cutting session - Stage 3 Advanced
Samantha Murton

CAPACITY = 20

9.00am-12.00

Morning Session

$300 Spinal pain: management within GP setting
Giresh Kanji

10:00am-5.00pm

All day

$550 (Friday workshop only)

$500 (if part of full weekend registration)

Skin lesion and dermatoscopy workshop
Amanda Oakley

CAPACITY = 72

1.00-5.00pm

Afternoon Session

$330

Elective skin surgical skills for your practice next Monday
Rajan Patel, Mark Izzard,

CAPACITY = 30

9.00am -12.00

Morning Session

$250

Diabetes - basics and beyond
Steve Miller & Devika Dayal

CAPACITY = 40
supported by Sanofi

1.00-4.00pm

Afternoon Session

$250

Diabetes - advanced insulin usage
Steve Miller & Devika Dayal

CAPACITY = 40
supported by Sanofi

1.00-5.00pm

Afternoon Session

$300 Musculoskeletal examinations
Mark Fulcher

  

Saturday and Sunday Clinics

  • ALL surgical skills clinics need to be pre-booked due to equipment restrictions (clinic limits are shown in programme). You can do this on your registration form.
  • All other clinics on Saturday and Sunday do not need to be pre-booked, participation will be on first come first served basis.

    

Programme Day 1 (Saturday 23 March 2019)
from 07.00 Registration
07.30-08.15

Breakfast session

08.20-09.25

Welcome and Keynote presentation

Dr Jonathan Simon ONZM FRNZCGP on Primary care - a vision for the future

09.35-10.25

Update STI update
Massimo Giola
General 1 Neck lumps, red flags and HPV  
Rajan Patel, Mark Izzard, Kevin Smith
General 2 Common clinical challenges in ORL
Richard Douglas
 RNZCUC Occipital nerve blocks for acute migraines  
Miriam Martin
 General 3 Managing spinal pain
Giresh Kanji
Clinics
10.25-10.55 Morning tea
11.05-11.55

Updates Finger tip injuries: You thought you were doing it ok?
Miriam Martin
General 1 Doctor, is rectal bleeding serious? 
Nagham Al-Mozany
 General 2 First aid dental for primary care
Muammar Abu-Serriah
 RNZCUC Emergency department patient redirection to primary care: Is this safe?
Prasangi Wimalasena, Natasha Duncan-Sutherland
General 3 Gynaecology in primary care
Doug Barclay, Anna Van Der Merwe
Clinics
11.55-12.05
12.05-12.55

Updates Menopause: Time to lose concerns and take management back into primary care
Stella Milsom
General 1 What's new in joint replacement?
Kevin Karpik
 General 2 Swim between the flags: How to manage spinal conditions
Dean Mistry
RNZCUC Wild medicine and its explorers
Sam Bartholomew, Chris Hill, Alastair Humphrey
General 3 Severe eczema - treatments beyond topical
Diana Purvis
Clinics
1.00-1.55 Lunch
2.05-2.55

 Updates Cultural competence - doing better on Monday with Maori patients
Lily Fraser, Leanne Tekaru, Dougal Thorburn
 General 1 Bullying in general practice
Samantha Murton
 General 2 Biologics: Why GP's should be interested
Bryan Betty
 General 3 The Control-Based Asthma Management cycle-importance of inhaler choice, inhaler technique and adherence - Jeff Garrett
General 4 Early detection of skin cancer
Chris Boberg
Clinics
2.55-3.05 Changeover
3.05-3.55

Updates The Scourge of insomnia
Alex Bartle
General 1 Where Vildagliptin fits in with NZ diabetes armoury
Steven Miller
General 2 The intial Management of paediatric seizures
Stuart Dalziel
RNZCUC Patient saftey in urgent care
Eleri Crissold
General 3

FACT: Getting big results from brief consultations
Bruce Arroll

Clinics
3.55-4.30 Afternoon tea
4.40-5.30

Updates Is a good death a safe death? Implications for practice
Rod MacLeod
General 1 What to do with abdominal symptoms in people not eligible for the screening programme
Maggie Chapman-Ow
 General 2 The doctor/nurse game: Have we got it right or are we still playing charades?
Chelsea Willmott
 RNZCUC Achillies tendon rupture and possible complications
Stuart Ekdahl
General 3 Tips and traps when buying into a medical practice
Leicester Gouwland
Clinics
 5.30-7.00pm Networking with canapes and drinks
6.00-7.00pm RNZCUC Annual General Meeting

  

Programme Day 2 (Sunday 24 March 2019)
07.30-08.15

Breakfast session
08.30-09.25

Keynote presentation

Chris Farrelly, CEO/City Missioner, Auckland City Mission on: Stories behind the lives of homeless people and behind the lives of health care workers who offer care and support for people of high vulnerability


09.35-10.25

Updates Exploring new paradigms for depression
Giresh Kanji
General 1 Chimneys, drills, drugs & staples - understanding arterial disease treatment options in 2019
Venu Bhamidi
 General 2 New directions in managing the painful adult knee
Chris Fougere
 General 3 Shoulder pain - not always what it seems
Craig Ball
General 4
Penises, vaginal mesh and pelvic problems
Andrew Lienert, Eva Fong
Clinics
10.25-10.55 Morning tea
11.05-11.55

 Updates Uncertainty; Living with complexity in the world of primary care
Tony Dowell, Nikki Turner
General 1 Ear infections: The runny, the smelly and the dangerous
Melanie Collins
General 2 Patient-focused genomics for primary care physicians
Christin Print
General 3 Depression, anxiety or distress - the first consultation
Bruce Arroll
General 4 Prostates, PSAs & peeing problems
Andrew Williams, Simon Van Rij
Clinics
11.55-12.05
12.05-12.55

Updates Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) for difficult to treat depression
Rob Shieff, Ian Goodwin
General 1 Living well with CHF
Gerry Devlin
General 2 Feet in, feet out - who cares
Andrew Graydon 
General 3 Common clinical presentations and imaging correlation of musculoskeletal disorders & neuroradiologists perspective on stroke imaging and interventional treatment
Quentin Reeves, Stefan Brew
RNZCUC RNZCUC podcast LIVE - CME in the Netflix era
Guy Melrose
Clinics
1.00-1.55 Lunch
2.05-2.55

 Updates HPV - do you really know what to say to patients?
Min Lo
General 1 ACC and general practice: Doing it differently
Graham Dyer
General 2 Sudden vision loss
Taras Papchenko   
RNZCUC Common fractures in children
Andrew Graydon
General 4 How can we manage severe facial pain?
Patrick Schweder
Clinics

2.55-3.05

3.05-3.55

Updates Prescribing update
Linda Bryant, Bruce Arroll

 

This programme is subject to change
 
Clinics

Please note:

  • ALL surgical skills clinics need to be pre-booked due to equipment restrictions (clinic limits are shown in programme)
  • All other clinics on Saturday and Sunday do not need to be pre-booked, participation will be on first come first served basis.