2018 Perth Health Professionals Day

11 December 2018
Curtin University Building 410
Kent Street, Bentley, Perth, Western Australia 6102

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR ALL EVENTS. If you are trying to register as a volunteer or speaker, or for other inquiries, please contact our Event Manager, Stacey Simmonds.

About Building 410
Curtin University Bentley campus map

Registration

Full day: approximately $350AUD ($259USD)
Students: approximately $200AUD ($148USD)
(Proof required at the conference)

Half day: approximately $200AUD ($148USD)
Students: approximately $140AUD ($104USD)
(Proof required at the conference)

No on-site childcare. Anyone under 16 must been accompanied by an adult but must still pay full registration.

The cancellation deadline is one week before the event.

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED FOR ALL EVENTS. If you are trying to register as a volunteer or speaker, or for other inquiries, please contact our Event Manager, Stacey Simmonds.

Schedule

Subject to change; last updated 26 November.

07.30 Registration

08.15–08.25

Welcome to Country: the Society and collaboration
Dr. Susan Morris and Lara Bloom

08.25–08.35

Setting the scene in Australia to date
Prof. David Sillence

08.35–09.10

Understanding EDS
Prof. David Sillence

09.10–09.45

hEDS and HSD post 2017 criteria: diagnosis, differentials & management principles
Dr. Helen Cohen

09.45–10.15

Systemic manifestations of hEDS and HSD: the gut, dysautonomia & fatigue
Dr. Louise Tofts

10.15–10.45 BREAK*

10.45–11.15

Making sense of hypermobility in Western Australia
Dr. Kevin Murray

11.15–11.45

Pain management & lessons learned from UK inpatient and outpatient pain and rehabilitation services in this patient population
Dr. Helen Cohen

11.45–12.15

Plenary Q&A
All morning speakers

12.15–13.15 LUNCH*

13.15–13.45

The role of allied health in hEDS/HSD
Dr. Jane Simmonds

13.45–14.15

Enhancing joint control in hEDS/HSD
Dr. Inge de Wandele

14.15–15.30

Multidisciplinary Treatment Workshops**
Choice of one workshop

15.30–16.00 BREAK*

16.00–17.15

Multidisciplinary Treatment Workshops**
Choice of second workshop

17.15–17.45

Future directions Q&A
Dr. Susan Morris (chair), Dr. Kevin Murray, Robyn Hickmott, Nicole Pates, and Jane Simmonds


**Multidisciplinary Treatment Workshops

Your choice of two: one at 14.10 and one at 16.00

Workshop 1
Assessment & management of adults (2-3 case studies)

Chair: Robyn Hickmott
Dr. Krista Makin
Dr. Heidi Collins
Robyn Hickmott
Jacintha Bell
Ian Dowley

Workshop 2
Assessment & management of adolescents (2-3 case studies)

Chair: Dr. Jane Simmonds
Dr. Pavla Walsh
Dr. Jane Simmonds
Nicole Pates
Dr. Inge de Wandele
Camilla Holt

Workshop 3
Assessment & management of children (2-3 case studies)

Chair: Dr. Susan Morris
Dr. Louise Tofts
Dr. Verity Pacey
Emily Bruining
Lauren Esser

Workshop 4
Complex case discussions and topics of interest (to be determined)

For local GP & medical specialists
Chairs: Dr. Helen Cohen & Dr. Kevin Murray
Prof. David Sillence

*Lunch and morning and afternoon refreshment breaks provided.

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