Programme

2021 Programme

Saturday 27th | Sunday 28th

   

Programme Day 1 (Saturday 27 March 2021)
8.30am Welcome and housekeeping
8.40 - 9.25

Breakfast session

Breakfast with Sir John Kirwan 

9.25 - 9.30

5 minute break
9.30 -10.15 Stream 1 Covid 2.0
Bryan Betty and Stephen Ritchie
Stream 2
RNZCUC
Urgent care topic: Acute visual loss
Logan Robinson
Stream 3
MercyAscot
Acute appendicitis: where are we now
Ashish Taneja
Stream 4 Coronary calcium scoring
Chris Ellis
10.15-10.30 15 minute break
10.30 -11.15

Stream 1 Telemedicine tackling opportunities and dodging legal pitfalls
Samantha Murton and Samantha King
Stream 2
RNZCUC
Urgent care topic: Muscle sparing approaches in hip replacement Plus: Tips and tricks for dealing with sporting knee injuries
Shaneel Deo
 Stream 3
MercyAscot
Neck lumps: what's normal and what's not
Rajan Patel
Stream 4 Is SPRINT-ing safe for everyone?
Hari Talreja
11.15 -11.25 10 minute break
11.25 -12.10

Stream 1 Medical education in the age of misinformation
Siouxsie Wiles
Stream 2
RNZCUC
Urgent care topic: Shoulder injuries
Rob Elliott
Stream 3
MercyAscot
Identifying oral lesions and how to manage them
Muammar Abu-Serriah
Stream 4
12.10 - 12.40 30 minute break
12.40-1.25pm Stream 1 Pacific Health - where do we begin? The road ahead
Aniva Lawrence
Stream 2
RNZCUC
Urgent care topic: 'Acute oncology' and pearls to optimise early management and the patient experience
Rosalie Stephens
Stream 3
MercyAscot
UTI from pyelonephritis to balanitis and what you need to know
Andrew Williams and Andrew Lienert
Stream 4 Common childhood infections
Emma Best
1.25 - 1.35 10 minute break
1.35 - 2.20

Stream 1 Racism and inequity
Matire Harwood
Stream 2
RNZCUC
Urgent care topic: Acute psychiatric emergencies
Siale Foliaki
Stream 3
MercyAscot
Bariatric essentials: Patient selection criteria and post-surgery management
Grant Beban and Nick Evenette
Stream 4 Tackling vaccine mythology
Helen Petousis-Harris
2.20 - 3.10 30 minute break
3.10 - 3.55

Stream 1 Reversing the impact of intergenerational poverty
Johan Morreau
Stream 2
RNZCUC
Urgent care topic: Overdoses and poisonings: risk assessment and red flags
Adam Pomerlau
Stream 3
MercyAscot
Cartilage problems across the ages
Jacob Munro
 Stream 4 Opthalmology for general practice
Divya Perumal
3.55 - 4.25 Virtual networking

  

Programme Day 2 (Sunday 28 March 2021)
8.30 - 8.40 Welcome and housekeeping

8.40 - 9.25

Keynote presentation

Panel discussion: Diabetes and other reasons to use SLGT2 inhibitors

9.25 - 9.30

5 minute break
9.30 - 10.15 Stream 1 Looking beneath the surface of problematic pornography use
Luke Sniewski
Stream 2
Lifestyle
Introduction to Lifestyle Medicine: the art and science of the practice of the future
John Stevens
Stream 3
MercyAscot
Vaping – the trojan horse: Fact vs fiction 
Kim Gear
Stream 4 Endometriosis takes the blame
Simon Edmonds
10.15 - 10.30 15 minute break
10.30 -11.15

Stream 1 Anxiety in adolescents: When to worry
Melanie Woodfield
Stream 2
Lifestyle
Lifestyle Medicine: An ideal platform for the patient-centred model of care
Michelle Reiss
Stream 3
MercyAscot
The ageing spine and what helps
Patrick Schweder
Stream 4 Menopause - what medications and when
Stella Milsom
11.15-11.25 10 minute break
11.25-12.10

Stream 1  
Stream 2
Lifestyle
Creating change in a 15-minute consultation
Shivaun Conn
Stream 3
MercyAscot
Salivary pathology: stones, strictures, tumours and…frogs
Kevin Smith
Stream 4 Cognitive decline and dementia: seeing it, understanding it and managing it
Ngaire Kerse
12.10 - 12.40 30 minute break
12.40 -1.25

Stream 1 Spinal pain: Tackling pain generators
Giresh Kanji
Stream 2
Lifestyle
Brief nutrition counselling
Joanna McMillan
Stream 3
MercyAscot
TBC

Stream 4 Exercise as medicine in cancer care
Mark Fulcher

1.25-1.35

10 minute break
1.35 - 2.20

Prescribing update
Linda Bryant, Bruce Arroll
2.20 - 2.30 Closing

 

This programme is subject to change

 

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