Wednesday 20th October

Masterton – Wairarapa

Resuscitation

Ultra Sound Scanning

Serious Illness Conversation Guide (repeated session)

Time: 09:30 – 17:30

Time: 09:30 – 17:30

Time: 09:30 – 12:30 or 14:00 – 17:00

Room: Solway 2

Room: Solway 3&4

Room: Solway 1

Intermediate (morning only) continuing for advanced in afternoon)

Kathy Lee & Edna Murray
Wairarapa DHB

Claire Dillon, Rex De Ryke, Laura Joyce & Jacques
Loubser from CDHB

Carla Arkless
Health Quality & Safety Commission

FROM 15:00 UNTIL 19:00 – INFORMATION AND CONFERENCE REGISTRATION OPEN IN THE HOTEL RECEPTION AREA
19:00 – CASUAL DINNER AND MEET & GREET AT A LOCAL MASTERTON EATERY (TRANSPORT PROVIDED FROM COPTHORNE SOLWAY PARK HOTEL)

NPNZ Conference 2021

Thursday 21st October 2021

07:00 – 09:00 – INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION OPEN IN THE HOTEL RECEPTION AREA

Time

Topic

Speaker

08:15

Mihi Whakatau

Mike Kawana – Rangitāne Kaumātua and others

09:00

Welcome and house keeping

Chair of NPNZ – Sandy Oster

09:15

Address from NPNZ Patron

Prof Bruce Arroll

09:30

Address from our Chief Nursing Officer

Lorraine Hetaraka

10:00

Morning tea break

10:30

TOPIC – TBC

Assistant Maori Commissioner for Children – Glenis Philip-Barbara

11:15

Mental health care incorporating the
prescribing of appropriate medications & their
considerations

Dr Denise Taylor

12:00

Lunch

SESSION 1 / SOLWAY ROOM 3&4

SESSION 2 / SOLWAY ROOM 2

SESSION 3 / SOLWAY ROOM 1

13:00 -14:00

Special Interest Group* (SIG) huddles

SIG huddles*

SIG huddles*

14:00 – 14:30

Maternal MH & Post Natal Depression;
Kim Myhill & Cleo Jay

Beware of the goats;
Michelle Rodda

Diabetes in youth and emerging adults;
Vickie Corbett

14:30-15:00

Growing nurse practitioners;
Amelia Howard-Hill

New Children’s Hospital in the Home service;
Virgina Moore (via Zoom from the Gold Coast if not in person)

Community health of older people initiative;
Zaffer Khan Cusi Malik

15:00 – 15:30

Afternoon tea break

15:30 – 16:00

De-Prescribing Education And Practice In NZ ;
Betty Poot & Dr Denise Taylor

Youth and porn;
Nicky Denham from The Light Project (via Zoom)

Equitable Medicines Access And Quality Use For Older Maori;
Joanne Hikaka

16:00 – 16:30

Breath of the NP role in rural primary health care;
Kate Stark

Guardians of skin;
Helen August

Primum non nocere: prescription drug overuse;
Dr D.Goel & Karyn Whatson

16:30 – 17:00

NP role in rest homes in rural settings;
Rebecca Grant

The clinic in the home;
Jenae Valk

Borderline V’s Bipolar;
Dr D. Goel & Karyn Whatson

18:15 – BUS DEPARTS COPTHORNE SOLWAY PARK HOTEL FOR CONFERENCE DINNER

SIG = (12) Cardiology, Child health, Emergency, Mental Health, Neonatal, Oncology/Haematology, Ophthalmology, Palliative Care, Primary Health Care,
Sexual/reproductive Health, Urology, Youth/young adults with Diabetes (please let us know at registration – Wednesday pm or Thursday am) if you do not fit
in any of these and we will co-ordinate additional huddles that are appropriate to your clinical setting).

Friday 22nd October

07:00 – 08:00

Optional breakfast session – Novarits – Heart Failure

SESSION 1 / SOLWAY ROOM 3&4

SESSION 2 / SOLWAY ROOM 2

SESSION 3 / SOLWAY ROOM 1

08:00 – 08:30

NP Forensic Examiners – The Dream;
Lei Johnson

Heart Failure Pharmacotherapy Titration And The NP Role;
Andy McLachlan

Out Of A Crisis, New Opportunities Emerge;
Paddy Holbrook

08:30 – 09:00

Sexual Health Update;
Dr. Simon Snook

A “shocking” audit;
Jo-Ann Downie

No Health Without Mental Health;
Jo Dickens

09:00 – 09:30

Down South They Are Doing It;
Alison Stewart- Piere

Working With Long-Term Conditions;
Jennifer Baur

Stroke Update;
Lucy Mclaren

09:30 – 10:00

Morning tea break

10:00 – 10:30

Prescribing trends & EPIC dashboard
Dr Noni Richards

Mātanga Tapuhi: Cascading knowledge through collaboration to enhance Registered Nurses’ capability to support patient access and equity and improve care; Lin Marriott & Hilde Mullins

The Early Bird Gets The Worm;
Emma Hedgecock

10:30 – 11:00

IUCD Tips
Rose Stewart, Family Planning

Contemporary Foot Care;
Adam Philps, Podiatrist

Can I Go Back To Work?
Dr David Bratt, Principal Health Advisor,
Ministry of Social Development

11:00 – 11:30

Dermatology;
Dr Cath Becker

Contemporary Hand Care;
Cuong Truong, Hand Therapist

Mentoring – Why Would You? Mentorees’ Perspective Of The Process;
Shannon Gibbs & Karen Bradley

11:30 – 12:00

Post NP Registration – Support/Mentoring Panel Discussion;
Wāhine Connect representative (Tash Crosby) and Dr Cath Becker and Sandy Osler, Chair NPNZ

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch

Time

Topic

Speaker

13:00 -14:15

Annual General Meeting

NPNZ Exec chaired by Sandy Osler

14:15 – 14:30

Afternoon tea break

14:30 -15:00

Getting To The Heart Of The Issue To Make A Real Difference In Healthcare

Anna Elders

15:00 – 15:30

Update On Illicit Drugs

Dr Paul Quigley, CC DHB

15:30 – 16:00

Mindfulness For All’ PROUDLY BOUGHT TO YOU BY Tū ORA COMPASS HEALTH

Prof Tony Fernando

16:00

Closing

Sandy Osler & Mike Kawana

Key note speaker bio’s will be available on the website soon

Download the abstracts for concurrent sessions below.

Abstracts

Novartis Breakfast Symposium:

Topic:

Heart Failure for the Nurse Practitioner on Friday 22nd October – Max of 150 pax

Synopsis:
The prevalence of heart failure is rising with the ageing population. Health care professionals play a crucial role in the care of heart failure patients and see these patients frequently. This symposia will give an overview of heart failure and the important treatment options for these patients in 2021.

Speaker: TBC
Breakfast will be provided