2019 HPMI NEWCASTLE WEEKEND PROGRAM

ALM sessions are shaded in blue (Palliative Care)

SATURDAY 3 AUGUST 2019

7.50am - Registration Desk opens

8.40am - Welcome & Introduction - Dr Milton Sales, Weekend Coordinator, HPMI

8.55am SESSION 1 Plenary - WHEN ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! (ALM) 

                                              - Dr Peter Saul, Intensive Care Specialist, John Hunter Hospital

SESSION  2 - 10.00 AM

MANAGING RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS AT END OF LIFE: 
MND CASE STUDY 
(ALM)

Dr Nina Vogel

Staff Specialist, Palliative Care
Calvary Mater Hospital

SESSION  2 - 10.00 AM

CUTTING EDGE RADIOTHERAPY IN SKIN CANCER TREATMENT

sponsored by

Associate Professor Peter O’Brien

Radiation Oncologist, Chief Medical Officer
GenisisCare Newcastle

SESSION  2 - 10.00 AM

PAEDIATRIC FOOD ALLERGY – PREVENTION, MANAGEMENT AND FUTURE TREATMENTS

Dr Rani Bhatia

Paediatric Allergist & Immunologist
John Hunter Children’s Hospital

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11.00 AM MORNING TEA BREAK & TRADE DISPLAYS

SESSION 3 - 11.40 AM

DEPRESCRIBING INAPPROPRIATE MEDICINES (ALM)

Conjoint Professor Parker Magin

Conjoint Professor, Discipline of General Practice, University of Newcastle, and Director, NSW and ACT Research and Evaluation Unit, GP Synergy

SESSION 3 - 11.40 AM

THE SPECTRUM OF CARDIO-RENAL SYNDROME & WORSENING CHRONIC RENAL FAILURE: MANAGEMENT ASPECTS

Dr Eswari Vilayur

Nephrology Senior Staff Specialist
John Hunter Hospital

SESSION 3 - 11.40 AM

ENT, JUST WHAT YOU

WANTED TO HEAR

A/Prof Kelvin Kong and
Dr Johnson Huang

Otolaryngologists, Hunter ENT, Newcastle Private Specialist Centre

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SESSION 4 - 12.45 PM

OPHTHALMOLOGY – DIABETES AND COMMON CAUSES OF VISION LOSS

Dr David Manning

Ophthalmologist, Hunter Cataract & Eye Centre Charlestown

SESSION 4 - 12.45 PM

WHEN TO OPERATE AND WHEN TO NOT (ALM)

Dr Paul Healey

Anaesthetist and Intensive Care Specialist
John Hunter Hospital

SESSION 4 - 12.45 PM

ECZEMA

Dr Olivia Charlton

Dermatology Registrar, Lotus Dermatology Newcastle

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1.45 PM LUNCH BREAK & TRADE DISPLAYS

SESSION 5 - 2.30 PM

THE CONVERSATION - WHEN IS ENOUGH, ENOUGH? (ALM)

(2 hour session)

PANEL

Dr Milton Sales

General Practitioner, Brunker Road General Practice
Dr Fiona Boyd

General Practitioner, Glendale Medical Centre & Palliative Care VMO
Dr Peter Saul

Intensive Care Specialist, John Hunter Hospital
Jeanette Lacey

End of Life Nurse Practitioner, John Hunter Hospital

Rev’d Roger Zohrab

Coordinating Chaplain, John Hunter Hospital and CPE Supervisor

SESSION 5 - 2.00 PM

CPR

(2 .5 hour Session 2.00pm-4.30pm)

Simon Gould

Principal Instructor

Medics for Life

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4.30 PM - MEETING CLOSE

SUNDAY 4 AUGUST 2019

8.00am - Registration Desk opens

SESSION 1 - 8.50 AM

WOUND MANAGEMENT

(2 hour session)

Margo Asimus
Wound Management Nurse Practitioner, Wound Consultancy, Maitland 

SESSION 1 - 8.50 AM

ADOLESCENT MENTAL

HEALTH

Stephen Hirneth

Service Manager, Headspace Newcastle

SESSION 1 - 8.50 AM

PERINATAL PALLIATIVE CARE (ALM)

Dr Sharon Ryan
Paediatric Palliative Care Physician, John Hunter Children's Hospital

Dr Wendy Carseldine

Maternal Fetal Medicine Subspecialist, John Hunter Hospital

SESSION 1 - 8.50 AM

ADVENTURES IN AIRWAYS DISEASE PRESCRIBING

Dr  Ken Goon
Staff Specialist in General and Respiratory Medicine, John Hunter Hospital and Newcastle Lung Group Charlestown 

SESSION 2 - 9.55 AM

OSTEOPOROSIS - RE-FRACTURE PREVENTION IN PRIMARY CARE

Denise Lyons
Nurse Practitioner, Kotara Family Practice and Clinical Editor, Health Pathways 

SESSION 2 - 9.55 AM

COMPLEX PAIN IN PALLIATIVE CARE (ALM)

Dr Rachel Hughes

Director of Palliative Care
Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital

SESSION 2 - 9.55 AM

YOUTH DRUG AND ALCOHOL - CREATING CONNECTIONS

Melinda Benson
Clinical Co-ordinator, Youth Drug and Alcohol Clinical Services, NSW Health

Dr Krista Monkhouse

Paediatric Staff Specialist, Youth Drug and Alcohol Clinical Services, NSW Health 

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10.55 AM MORNING TEA BREAK & TRADE DISPLAYS

SESSION 4 - 12.35 PM

OBESITY/PHYSICAL ACTIVITY/NUTRITION IN ADOLESCENTS

Erin Clarke

Dietitian, Newcastle Weight Loss Surgery
Newcastle Private Hospital

SESSION 4 - 12.35 PM

PALLIATIVE CARE IN DEMENTIA (ALM)

Dr Amanda Wisely

Advanced Trainee, Palliative Care, Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital

SESSION 4 - 12.35 PM

HIV PrEP:

HOW GPs CAN HELP

END HIV

Dr Jo Mesure
Staff Specialist, HNE Sexual Health, Pacific Clinic Newcastle 

SESSION 3 - 11.30 AM

CHEMOTHERAPY AND PRIMARY CARE –

COMMON Q&As

Dr Wojt Janowski

Haematologist, Hunter Valley Haematology, Gateshead

SESSION 3 - 11.30 AM

PHARMACOLOGY AND DYNAMICS ON PALLIATIVE CARE (ALM)

Dr Rachel Hughes

Director of Palliative Care
Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital

SESSION 3 - 11.30 AM

ADOLESCENT

SEXUAL HEALTH

Speaker TBA

SESSION 3 - 11.30 AM

IMMUNISATION UPDATE

(2 hour session)

Patrick Cashman
Area Immunisation

Co-ordinator. Hunter New England LHD 

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1.35 PM LUNCH BREAK & TRADE DISPLAYS

SESSION 5 - 2.15 PM

TRANSITION TO END OF LIFE CARE (ALM)

Dr Allan Kirkpatrick

General Practitioner and Palliative Care VMO, Newcastle Private Hospital, Warners Bay Private Hospital and Lake Macquarie Private Hospital 

SESSION 5 - 2.15 PM

TRAVEL MEDICINE UPDATE

Dr Christine Aus

Occupational Medicine and Travel Health Specialist
Chromis Broadmeadow

SESSION 5 - 2.15 PM

SLEEP HABITS IN ADOLESCENTS

Dr Gemma Paech

Senior Sleep Scientist, JHH & Conj Senior Lecturer  UoN

GP CERTIFICATE COURSE –

FEEDBACK

LEARNING MODULE

(1.45pm - 3.20pm)

Prof Dimity Pond

More info

SESSION 5 - 1.45 PM

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SESSION 6 - 3.20 PM

CARE AT HOME

ENABLING SUBCUTANEOUS MEDICATIONS FOR PALLIATIVE CARE  (ALM)

Emma McNamara

Registered Nurse, Palliative Care, Calvary Mater Hospice

SESSION 6 - 3.20 PM

EATING DISORDERS IN ADOLESCENTS

Dr Julie Adamson

Director of General Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, John Hunter Children's Hospital 

SESSION 6 - 3.20 PM

DIABETES

Dr Chris Sankoorikal

Endocrinologist, Diabetes and Endocrinology Clinic,  Kotara

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4.30 PM - CONFERENCE CLOSE