Please see below for information about upcoming events in the health sector. If you would like to advertise an event on this page, please email the details to the Communications Manager.
24th Mar 2017 - 26th Mar 2017,
2017 NZRGPN National Rural Health Conference
30th Mar 2017 - 2nd Apr 2017,The New Zealand Rural General Practice Network’s National Rural Health Conference 2017 website and registration is now live – outlining the academic programme, accommodation options and social events. Follow the LINK to access the website. (Please note that some programme content is subject to final confirmation of topics and speakers.)
The conference theme is “Healthy Rural Communities – Mauri Ora, Whanau Ora, Wai Ora” and the TSB Arena-Shed 6 complex on the Wellington waterfront is the venue. The dates are March 30 to April 2, 2017.
Conference 2017 Early Bird registration offer – WIN a Fit Bit Charge 2
Book an Early Bird registration for the NZRGPN National Rural Health Conference 2017 and go into the draw to win a Charge 2 Fit Bit valued at approximately $270. This Early Bird offer closes on February 16, 2017.
The conference programme will feature eight keynote speakers and six concurrent session streams covering medical and nursing, management, research, rural hospital, models of care and community presentations over the two main days – Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1.
speakers include Norm Hewitt (family violence and bullying), Robyn Toomath (endocrinologist
and diabetes specialist, author of “Fat Science”, obesity campaigner), Dr Eric
Crampton (Head of Research at NZ Initiative - economic and policy thinktank and
former University of Canterbury Economics lecturer), Matt Shirtcliff (
Preconference workshops will be held on Thursday, March 30, followed by keynote and concurrent sessions and exhibition/trade days on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1, culminating with members’ breakfasts and political sessions on Sunday, April 2.
The conference programme also offers a range of social activities including an official welcome function and buffet dinner, along with doctors’, nurses’ and students’ dinners, and casual networking opportunities.
An awards ceremony will take place on the evening of Friday, March 31 when accolades including the Peter Snow Memorial Award and the Leadership in Health Promotion Award ‘Te Hīringa Hauora’ will be presented.
The conference will be held in association with the New Zealand Rural Hospital Network and the Rural Health Alliance Aotearoa New Zealand.
4th Annual Southwest Laryngology Conference: Focus on Complex Cases
6th Apr 2017 - 8th Apr 2017, Arizona, US
Course director: David G. Lott, MD, Lisa R. Crujido, M.S., CCC-SLP, Christina H. Kang, M.M., M.S., CCC-SLP, Jaime L. Matthaeus, MPAS, PA-C, Wen L. Chen, M.S., CCC-SLP
Course sponsor: Mayo Clinic in Arizona
Course location: Mayo Clinic Education Center - (located on the Mayo Clinic Hospital Campus)
Course address: 5777 East Mayo Boulevard, Phoenix, AZ 85085
Course contact: Dylan Johnson, Continuing Medical Education Specialist, Mayo School of Continuous Professional Development, Mayo Clinic
13400 E. Shea Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, (480) 301-4580, (480) 301-9176. email@example.com
Accreditation: 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (General Session)
4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (Four Optional Workshops – Separate Fee Required)
This course will submit for ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
Registration Fee: Physicians: $560 online registration on or before March 6, 2017; $635 online registration after March 6, 2017
Other: (resident, retired, allied health) $385 online registration on or before March 6, 2017; $460 after March 6, 2017
Live-Stream Webcast: $450 (no early-bird discount)
Optional Pre-Conference Workshops (Thursday, April 7) – Separate fee applies
SLP Workshops- $140 each or Two for $225
• TEP Management for Voice Restoration
• Advanced Techniques: Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Compression (including myofascial release)
• Manual Therapy Techniques for Muscle Tension Dysphonia. Hands-On Lab - $160
• Office-Based Laryngology Procedures
The intended audience includes: Physicians/surgeons, Mid-Level health care providers, otolaryngology residents, and Speech & Language Pathologists in the Southwest, across the country, and international (Mexico and Europe) audience.
The 4th Annual Laryngology Conference will provide a state-of-the-art discussion and instruction on comprehensive evaluation and management of laryngeal-related disorders and corresponding rehabilitation techniques. The meeting will offer a multi-disciplinary approach on a wide variety of voice and swallowing topics, surgical procedures, cancer management, airway issues, techniques for post-surgical swallow rehabilitation, and post laryngectomy voice restoration. The faculty will also address pulmonary medicine, integrative medicine, and palliative care from a physician, clinician, and research perspective.
Optional half-day workshops (separate registration required):
TEP Management for Voice Restoration; Advanced Techniques: Manual Lymphatic Drainage and Compression (including myofascial release); Manual Therapy Techniques for Muscle Tension Dysphonia; and Hands-On Lab: Office-Based Laryngology Procedures
We are proud to present a faculty of world-renowned experts in the field of laryngology and voice rehabilitation from across the country. The course format will include evidence-based lectures, multidisciplinary panel discussions with case presentations and offer Q & A sessions and interactions with Mayo Clinic and guest faculty. Course attendees will have the opportunity to submit patient cases for discussion by a “Panel of Experts”. Advance submissions will be reviewed and approved for relevancy to course subject matter.
Visit the course website for more details on the program agenda and optional workshops at http://ce.mayo.edu/node/25638
Note: If you are unable to attend the live-course, you may register for the live-stream webcast, which will include the option to submit questions. Website for the webcast: https://ce.mayo.edu/otorhinolaryngology/node/25991
2017 Multidisciplinary Update in Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
6th Apr 2017 - 9th Apr 2017,
A multidisciplinary faculty from Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, FL, Rochester, MN, and Scottsdale, AZ offers a state-of-the-art update in pulmonary and critical care medicine. The presentations given by leaders in pulmonary and critical care medicine, pulmonary pathology, and radiology provide a comprehensive approach to the current evaluation and management of various respiratory diseases.
AIMA (Australasian Integrative Medicine Association) conference 2017
8th Apr 2017 - 9th Apr 2017, Auckland
HealthTech Week 2017
19th Jun 2017 - 22nd Jun 2017, The Aotea Centre | Auckland
Making the wise choice simple: Joint workshop of the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee and Safe Surgery New Zealand
21st Jun 2017, Te Papa Tongarewa, 55 Cable St, Wellington
an overview of the latest annual report of the Perioperative Mortality ReviewCommittee factors that change practice
New Zealand deprivation and equality surgical safety culture survey results knowing mortality risk operative vs non-operative surgery (workshop).
Conference for General Practice and Quality Symposium
27th Jul 2017 - 29th Jul 2017, Dunedin
13th Annual Conference of the New Zealand Association of Clinical Research
17th Aug 2017 - 18th Aug 2017, Auckland
The New Zealand Association of Clinical Research (NZACRes) is the professional association for clinical researchers and clinical research related staff in New Zealand. The Association was formed to foster and promote clinical research by bringing together members of the clinical research community to discuss issues and create collaborative solutions for our industry.
Membership includes an extremely broad range of clinical research roles across a number of organisational types including pharmaceutical companies, clinical research organisations, regulatory bodies, university and hospital based staff. NZACRes is a non-profit scientific educational organisation run by a team of volunteer officers elected from amongst its members.
10th New Zealand Immunisation Conference and Pre-Conference Workshop
6th Sep 2017 (all day), Rutherford House, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand
Conference and Pre-Conference Workshop
Invited speakers include:
- Steve Black, Paediatric Infectious Diseases Physician at the Cincinnati Children's Hospital
- Peter Hotez, President of the Sabin Vaccine Institute, Washington
- Helen Marshall, Deputy Director of the Robinson Research Institute at the University of Adelaide
- Litiana Volavola, National EPI Programme Coordinator at the Ministry of Health, Fiji
Click here to download and print a Save the date for your noticeboard at work.
The Australasian Doctors’ Health Conference 2017
14th Sep 2017 - 16th Sep 2017,