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Baker Institute Educational Symposium: 'Translation at the Centre'

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Thursday 26 and Friday 27 October 2017
Alice Springs Convention Centre, Alice Springs

This year's Educational Symposium will look at research translation as well as the latest on diabetes and cardiovascular research, stroke and maternal and child health issues. The event will run over two days. This meeting will have a focus on Indigenous health.

The Symposium will combine plenary presentations from renowned scientists and clinicians with practical workshops.

Program, Thursday 26 October 2017

9.00am | Welcome
9.20am | Central Australian Academic Health Science Centre, Donna Ahchee
9.40am | Acute medicine, Dr Stephen Gourley
10.00am | Management of sepsis in a remote setting, Dr Lloyd Einsiedel
10.20am | Readmission plus management, inc ASHRAPP, Dr Gabby Diplock
10.40am | Discussion
11.15am | Morning tea
11.35am | Renal disease prevention talk, Dr Cheri Hotu
11.55am | AF - anti-coagulants or not, Dr Bernhard Kuepper
12.15pm | CKD audit, Dr Anna Holwell
12.35pm | Stroke and health economics, Prof Robyn McDermott
12.55pm | Discussion
1.05pm | Lunch
2.00pm | Cultural safety in research, Kerry Taylor & Colleen Hayes
2.30pm | Cross-cultural communication, Dr Mary Wicks
2.50pm | Discussion
3.10pm | Afternoon tea
3.40pm | CVD risk prediction in the Indigenous population, Dr Liz Barr
4.00pm | BP control (inc. SPRINT guidelines), Prof Jim Sharman
4.20pm | Change of Heart' report and CVD complacency?, Prof Tom Marwick
4.40pm | Discussion and wrap
5.00pm | Close

Program, Friday 27 October 2017

9.00am | Measuring diabetes burden – prevalence or incidence?, Prof Jonathan Shaw
9.20am | CVD prevention in diabetes, A/Prof Neale Cohen
9.40am | Co-designing evidence-based online resources to support primary health care staff who deliver diabetic eye care, Sam Burrow
10.00am | Insulin management in remote settings – challenges and tips, Dr Gillian Perriment
10.20am | Discussion
10.40am | Morning tea
11.10am | Update on Next Generation project, Prof Sandy Eades
11.30am | Childhood determinants of adult health, Prof Alison Venn
11.50am | Type 2 DM in young people: disaster preparedness, Dr Chistine Connors
12.10pm | Kupi - drinking water quality and chronic disease, Dr Christine Jeffries-Stokes
12.30pm | Discussion
1.00pm | Wrap up
1.10pm | Lunch

Concurrent sessions
2:00pm – 4:00pm | Northern Territory Diabetes in Pregnancy Partnership Forum
2:00pm – 4:00pm | RACP Doctors Health and Wellness Seminar

Registration is free, but it is essential to secure your place as numbers will be limited.

For any queries, please contact the symposium coordinator on 1300 728 900 (Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm) or via email at events@baker.edu.au.

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We are pleased to be able to provide information regarding the NT PHN CPD and Education Grants. These grants will enable healthcare practitioner’s financial support to undertake an educational activity. The grants are subject to eligibility criteria and then approval. Please go to the following link for further information: https://www.ntphn.org.au/education-grants



RACP

We are delighted to be working with the RACP, who will be holding their Northern Territory Annual Scientific Meeting (NT-ASM) after the Symposium. This combination of relevant plenary presentations from renowned scientists and clinicians plus practical workshops will bring an exceptional 3-day health education and research event to Alice Springs.

This year the Northern Territory Annual Scientific Meeting (NT-ASM) will be run over a day and a half, commencing with a free Doctors Health and Wellness Seminar addressing the complex topic of doctor’s health and wellness and the additional burdens faced by medical practitioners on a daily basis.

The NT-ASM also incorporates the 2017 RACP Trainee Research Awards for Excellence and Australasian Faculty of Public Health Medicine (AFPHM) Gerry Murphy Prize presentations and provides both basic and advanced trainees the opportunity to present their research projects to an audience of trainees and Fellows.

Registration is essential — www.ntasm.com.au.

Please contact the NT-ASM Coordinators on (08) 8465 0972 (Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm) or via email at asms@racp.edu.au.

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