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Nov 05 - 06, 2020 | CME : 10 | NZD $420.00 | Wellington, Wellington
The Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ is proud to bring you the biennial New Zealand Respiratory Conference (NZRC) this 5-6 November 2020, at Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington. Accreditation: The "NZRC 2020 - New Zealand Respiratory Conference 2020" activity, has been endorsed by the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and has been approved for up to 10 CME credits for the General Practice Educational Programme (GPEP) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes. Description: This year’s theme is ‘Building the Foundation for Better Breathing’ as we work towards releasing the 2020 Adolescent and Adult Asthma Guidelines, the revised Child Asthma Guidelines, and the first ever New Zealand COPD Guidelines. This year’s programme will focus on topical presentations, including asthma management in the digital realm, vaping and e-cigarettes, air pollution, coronavirus, and healthy housing. These presentations will translate the latest research and findings into relevant and actionable material, to promote clinical best practice and wrap around care for patients and their whānau. The NZRC is the largest gathering or hui for professionals with an interest in respiratory health in New Zealand. Delegates from a variety of professions join us each year, including GP’s, nurses, pharmacists, specialists, educators and researchers. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Aug 15 - 21, 2021 | CPD Hours : 15 | Wanaka, Otago
Front Line Medicine Mini Conference In collaboration with Adventure Consultants Mini as small numbers10 people! Date:15th - 21st August 2021 (5 day conference + 2 day weather window) Location: McKerrow Range Geo Dome camp with Adventure Consultants in Wanaka. Video below thanks to Adventure consultants allows you to see the unique location and Geo Dome Camp Cost TBC $3500 Cost includes: All conference sessions, food, accommodation, staff whilst at Geo Dome camp Excluded all other associated costs Accreditation: • RNZCUC endorsed CPD activity • ACEM Activity approved for15 CPD hours What is it all about: We provide a bespoke mini-medical conference asking and discussing the bigger questions for front line senior medics, like our personal wellness, how we fit into a changing and developing medical world, how we wish to see it evolve, our Ideas, concerns, and expectations as a front line medics, critical decision making, and shared reflection. We have a focus on peer review and short-form presentations with open discussion rather than didactic lectures. We have no medically related sponsors. We value the fact we are more than doctors and we create an environment to learn and share in that reflects this! It happens we like mountains and the NZ Backcountry and this is a great environment to develop a sense of community whilst educating each other. Conference Overview (subject to change) Day1 Arrival (Wanaka) Weather Window • Arrive in Wanaka • Personal time (this day will follow day 2 schedule if the weather means we have to depart a day early for the Geo Dome camp) Day 2 (Wanaka) Topic - More than a Doctor • Welcome and registration 2pm • Briefing about Geo Dome Camp • Presentation/discussion (2hrs) Day 3 (Wanaka to Geo Dome Camp McKerrow Range) Topic - Case-based discussions • Transfer to Geo Dome Camp • Risk management sessions • Peer review (1hr) • Presentations/discussion (2hrs) Day 4 (Geo Dome Camp) Topic - pre-hospital/critical decision making • Risk management sessions • Peer review (1hr) • Presentations/discussion (2hrs) Day 5 (Geo Dome Camp) Topic -The future of acute medical care • Risk management sessions • Peer review (1hr) • Presentations/discussion (2hrs) Day 6 (Geo Dome Camp McKerrow Range to Wanaka) Topic - Risk and resilience • Risk management sessions • Peer review (1hr) • Return to Wanaka and final presentation/discussion (2hrs) • Closing Day 7 (Wanaka) Weather window • Personal time (this day will follow day 6 schedule if the weather means we have to leave a day later for Geo Dome camp) Key learning objectives: • Update on current practices utilising case based presentation and discussion to achievethis. All cases discussed will be relevant to Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care, topics such as but not limited to acute medical presentations, acute paediatric presentations and acute trauma presentations. • Develop skills to deal with pre hospital emergency situations and improve critical decision making. • Develop strategies and tools for maintaining resilience and managing risk in a acute frontline medical work place. • Develop a better understanding of what being an SMO means in an Emergency Medicine/Urgent Care setting whilst considering and formulating ideas about the future of Urgent Care practice and what that will mean for doctors, patients and facilities. • Develop and improve presentation skills utilising short form presentations techniques. All in attendance present during the conference, the aim is for peer education. The format is short presentations to stimulate group discussion. Peer review, presentations and discussions are orientated around the days topic. Daily risk management sessions are based around outdoor activities focusing on group analysis of risk and group reflection on how these decision making processes also apply to and can improve our working environment. Please note during the conference given the remote environment in the McKerrow range attendees should have the relevant personal equipment and experience for safe winter alpine travel, Adventure consultants provide guides and avalanche safety equipment if needed. Please contact us for more information or to book
Nov 18 - 20, 2021 | NZD $550.00 | Auckland, Auckland
About NZBCS-2021: The New Zealand Association of Breast Cancer Research Incorporated (NZABC® Inc.) is organizing the second New Zealand Breast Cancer Symposium in 2021 (NZBCS-2021), which will be held in Auckland, New Zealand from 18-20th November 2021. The conference will be hosted by the School of Science, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences of the Auckland University of Technology (AUT), in association with the major breast cancer charities in New Zealand. NZBCS is a triennial international conference for widespread dissemination of the latest advancement in breast cancer research. The inaugural NZBCS-2017 conference was held in 2017 and was attended by many local researchers, clinicians and health professionals as well as delegates from over 25 other countries. The second conference NZBCS-2020 was originally scheduled to be held in 2020 but postponed to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. NZBCS-2021 continues to serve as a global forum for researchers to present research findings, share ideas and keep abreast of the latest progress of breast cancer detection technologies, research methodologies and treatment options. NZABC® Inc. is a non-profit scientific organisation for breast cancer research and was established at the inaugural NZBCS-2017 conference. Its vision is to be "United for a Cure Through Research” and make those with breast cancer live longer. The theme of NZBCS-2021 conference is “From Prevention, Early Diagnosis to Targeted Therapy”. Breast cancer is preventable. Prevention is the most effective practice to reduce cancer incidence and mortality. On the other hand, breast cancer is also curable if diagnosed early and treated with the right therapy. Early diagnosis and targeted therapies of breast cancers will significantly improve patients’ chance of survival and quality of life. NZBCS-2021 conference will focus on those aspects of breast cancer research. The aims of NZABC® Inc. is, through NZBCS triennial international conferences, to promote basic and clinical research on breast cancer, stimulate domestic and international collaborations, and expedite the translation of laboratory discoveries into clinical applications, ultimately for improved treatment of those with breast cancer. We will endeavour to achieve these in the upcoming NZBCS-2021. Last but not least, with the support of regional and national breast cancer charities, there will be a session dedicated for breast cancer support services. It will be open to the public for networking and information sharing. In this regard, NZBCS is also a public forum that creates a link of the public to breast cancer advocates, scientists, clinicians and pharmaceutical industry. Keynote Speakers: Prof Ian Ellis, BMedSci, BM MS, FRCPath, Nottingham City Hospital, UK Prof Jane Visvader, BSc (Hons), PhD Adelaide. The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Australia Prof Ross Lawrenson, Waikato District Health Board & University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand Prof Sarah-Jane Dawson, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre & The University of Melbourne, Australia Distinguished Prof Stephen Hursting, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA Participation as Session Chairs, Speakers, and Poster Presenters The Organising Committee now invites your participation in the conference either as a speaker to give an oral presentation, or as a poster presenter of your research. There are also limited opportunities for you to chair a session. That will greatly raise your visibility and international profile. If you are interested in taking one of these roles, please let us know using the contacts provided below. Sponsorship Opportunities NZBCS-2021 is the ideal event to promote your company/organisation’s profile and strengths to the world, whilst also forging significant multilateral networks and collaborations in health sectors and pharmaceutical industries. NZABC® Inc. invites your company/organisation to sponsor NZBCS-2021. The Sponsorship Prospectus describes the opportunities in detail. Please download a copy of it from here. Abstracts Submission and Registration • NZBCS-2021 Abstracts Submission and Registration are both open now. Please visit the Abstracts Submission page for detailed instructions. The deadline for Abstracts Submission is Wednesday 30 September 2021. • Please visit the Registration page for more information. The cut-off date for early bird rates is on July 31, 2021(inclusive). Contact Information Please do not hesitate to contact us by emailing email@example.com for either becoming a sponsor of or participation/involvement in the NZBCS-2021 conference. Professor Ian Campbell Vice President, NZABC® Inc. Chair, Scientific Committee, NZBCS-2021 A/Professor Dong-Xu Liu President, NZABC® Inc. Chair, Organising Committee, NZBCS-2021
Nov 14 - 15, 2020 | USD $1,795.00 | Auckland, Auckland
Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop is organized by Cardiac Skills Australia and will be held from Nov 14 - 15, 2020 at Rydges Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. Topics Covered: Echo Applications: • Echo Acoustic Windows & Image Orientation • Valvular Assessment • LV/RV Function & Filling Status • Haemodynamic Assessment & Calculations • Basic Echo in Life Support • Rapid Cardiac Echo Echo Features of Cardiac Pathologies: • Pericardial Disease • Cardiac Tamponade • AMI • Aortic Dissection • Shock • Pulmonary Embolus • Pneumothorax Learner Outcomes: • To appreciate heart anatomy • Understand acoustic windows and imaging planes used in echo • Outline common pathologies associated with the heart • Describe how echo is used to measure cardiac output, stoke volume, ejection fraction, aortic valve area etc. • Appreciate echo as a tool to assess left and right systolic function • Understand echo image orientation • Understand the basic principles of Doppler haemodynamics • Provide delegates with tutor assisted 'hands-on' echo practice • Appreciate normal values in an echo examination • Understand the limitations of the Doppler technique • Understand the components of a focused echo examination • Outline the role of echo in life support • Appreciate the use of rapid cardiac echo in the critically ill • Identify common ultrasound artifacts Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Nov 26 - 27, 2020 | NZD $2,200.00 | NewTown, Wellington
New Anaesthetic Registrars Crisis Management (NARCM) Course is organized by Capital & Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) and will be held from Nov 26 - 27, 2020 at The Simulation & Skills Centre, NewTown, Wellington, New Zealand. Target audience: This course is aimed at SHOs or Registrars with a minimum of 3 months anesthesia experience, who have recently progressed beyond level 1 supervision and are about to participate in a call roster with level 4 (out of hospital) supervision Course information: This 2-day practical workshop is aimed at improving crisis management skills for junior registrars. The course will cover some common and/or life-threatening anesthesia-related emergencies such as • failed intubation • anaphylaxis • high airway pressures • obstetric emergencies • PACU and ED presentations • Principles of effective teamwork and communication will also be covered. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Dec 01 - 04, 2020 | Albany, Auckland
44th Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA) Annual Scientific Meeting is organized by Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA) and will be held from Dec 01 - 04, 2020 at Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand. Theme: The theme for 2020 is Food and well-being in a changing world. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Dec 14 - 15, 2020 | NZD $1,750.00 | NewTown, Wellington
Introduction to Anaesthesia (NOVICE) Course is organized by Capital & Coast District Health Board (CCDHB) and will be held from Dec 14 - 15, 2020 at The Simulation & Skills Centre, NewTown, Wellington, New Zealand. Target audience: This course is for Resident Medical Officers just starting their training in anesthesia. Course information: The course covers • airway assessment • anesthetic pharmacology • pre-assessment • hypotension • ischemia • hypoxia • crisis management Using a combination of: • didactic sessions • presentations • simulation scenarios Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Mar 05 - 06, 2021 | Rotorua, Bay of Plenty
Paediatric Anaesthetist Network of New Zealand (PANNZ) Update Meeting 2021 is organized Society for Paediatric Anesthesia in New Zealand and Australia (SPANZA) and will be held from Mar 05 - 06, 2021 at Rotorua, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Mar 18 - 20, 2021 | CME : 16.5 | Waitangi, Northland
New Zealand Pain Society (NZPS) 2021 Conference is organized by New Zealand Pain Society (NZPS), Workz4U Conference Management and will be held from Mar 18 - 20, 2021 at Copthorne Hotel and Resort Bay of Islands, Waitangi, Northland, New Zealand. Theme: The theme “Making the Connection” remains the same. Waitangi, the place where Connections between Maori and the British Crown began officially in 1840 and where the New Zealand Pain Society will be “Making the Connection” in 2021. The Connections begin with the Cortex and the ever-expanding knowledge of the brain and its role in Pain and Pain Management. Accreditation: NZPS 2021, has been endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and approved for up to 16.5 CME credits for the General Practice Educational Programme (GPEP) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes. Pre-Conference Workshops Empowered Relief Certification Workshop • Tuesday 16 & Wednesday 17 March 2021 • Limited to 40 delegates Nurses Special Interest Group Education Day • Wednesday 17 March 2021 Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.
Mar 27 - 28, 2021 | Auckland, Auckland
Australasian Integrative Medicine Association (AIMA) Conference 2021 is organized by the Australasian Integrative Medicine Association. This Onsite medical conference will be held from Mar 27 - 28, 2021 at Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand. Conference Description: The conference theme is “Rebuilding health, community, resilience, and joy: an integrative medicine approach” and will incorporate presentations from a host of charismatic and knowledgable integrative medicine experts from across the globe. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.