Programme

2019 Programme overview

 

Pre-symposium Workshops (Friday 22 March 2019)

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)

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 $50 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 Millar & Devika Dayal

CAPACITY = 40

1.00-4.00pm

Afternoon Session

$250

Diabetes - advanced insulin usage
Steve Millar & Devika Dayal

CAPACITY = 40

1.00-5.00pm

Afternoon Session

$300 Musculoskeletal examinations: A practical workshop
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 STD's in men
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
Muammer Abu-Serriah
 RNZCUC Management of burns in urgent care
David Sorrell
General 3 Top 10 most common misconceptions in gyanecology
Ai-Ling Tan, Doug Barclay, Anna Van Der Merwe
Clinics
  • Gay mens sexual health - Massimo Giola
  • Tbc - Mark Fulcher
  • Six techniques to manage stressFiona Moir
  • Perfecting your flaps in primary care (practical surgical session) (limit 15) - Samantha Murton REPEAT
  • Basic Skin Surgery for primary care (part 1)  - Rajan Patel, Mark Izzard (limit 20)
11.55-12.05
12.05-12.55

Updates Menopause
Stella Milsom
General 1 What's new in joint pain
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
  • PrEP implementation and challenges - Massimo Giola
  • Testicular dilemmas -how to (more) confidently tell the difference between torsion and infection - Miriam Martin
  • Nurse Practitioners in urgent careGuy Melrose, Michal Boyd
  • TBC
  • Basic Skin Surgery for primary care (part 1 continued)  - Rajan Patel, Mark Izzard (limit 20)
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
 RNZCUC TBC
General 3 FACT- getting big results from brief consultations
Bruce Arroll
Clinics
  • Planning for retirement - Sue Stewart
  • Simple steps to deal with the most common problems of menorrhagia - Ai-Ling Tan, Doug Barclay, Anna Van Der Merwe
  • Bioidentical hormones -  Stella Milsom
  • TBC
  • ADVANCED Skin Surgery for primary care (part 2)  - Rajan Patel, Mark Izzard (limit 20)
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 Delziel
RNZCUC Patient saftey in urgent care
Eleri Crissold
General 3 Early detection of skin cancer
Chris Boberg
Clinics
  • Managing common oral conditions in general practice- Muammar Abu-Serriah
  • Eczema in 15 minutes - Diana Purvis
  • Case based presentation on aspects of addiction -  Vicky McFarlane
  • Mastering your financial understanding of your practice - Leicester Gouwland
  • ADVANCED Skin Surgery for primary care (part 2 continued)  - Rajan Patel, Mark Izzard  (limit 20)
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?
Chealsea Willmott
 RNZCUC Achillies tendon rupture and possible complications
Stuart Ekdahl
General 3 Buying into and selling practices- tricks and traps
Leicester Gouwland
Clinics
  • TBC - Richard Douglas
  • How to manage wheeze, asthma, bronchiolitis and other phenotypes in pre-schoolers- Stuart Delziel   
  • Sleep Apneoa - Alez Bartle
  • ACC
  • TBC - Kevin Karpik
 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
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 Innovative hip management
Chris Fougere
 General 3 Shoulder pain - not always what it seems
Craig Ball
General 4
Penises, vaginal mesh and pelvic problems
Andrew Lienert, Eve Fong
Clinics
  • Nuts and bolts of genetics - Christin Print
  • Gout -  Linda Bryant, Leanne Te Karu  
  • Pick a psychiatrist's brain - Rob Shieff
  • Pertinent assessments of an acute eye problem without a slitlamp - Narme Deva
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 A new drug for 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, Maurice Moriarty
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 the patients?
Min Lo
General 1 ACC update
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

 

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.