2018 Perth Patient Day

10 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

Adults: approximately $150AUD ($111USD)

Students/Carers/Those on benefits: approximately $100AUD ($74USD)
(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.

08.00–08.40 Registration

08.40–08.45

Welcome to Country
Dr. Susan Morris

08.45–09.00

What the 2017 criteria mean for patients: how did we get here and where are we going?
Lara Bloom

09.00–09.30

Understanding EDS
Prof. David Sillence

09.30–10.15

HSD vs hEDS
Dr. Helen Cohen

10.15–11.00

Understanding and managing acute and chronic pain
Dr. Helen Cohen

11.00–11.30 BREAK*

11.30–12.00

Dysautonomia & fatigue management
Dr. Jane Simmonds

12.00–12.30

Optimising participation and quality of life in children with HSD and hEDS
Dr. Verity Pacey and Nicole Pates

12.30–13.00

Partnering with your school to facilitate positive outcomes for your child
Jeanette Sealy, Robyn Hickmott, and Emily Bruining

13.00–14.00 LUNCH*

14.00–14.30

How to get the most benefit from physiotherapy
Dr. Jane Simmonds

14.30–15.00

Mental health management
Dr. Vance Locke and Jacintha Bell

15.00–15.30

Local Medical & Patient Panel : Navigating local healthcare issues
Nicky Fortescue, Dr. Vance Locke, and Jacintha Bell

15.30-16.00 BREAK*

16.00–16.30

Gastrointestinal issues & nutrition in EDS
Dr. Heidi Collins

16.30–17.00

Managing everyday life with EDS/HSD
Dr. Louise Tofts

17.00–17.45

Panel Q&A

*Lunch and morning and afternoon refreshment breaks provided.

Sydney, 7 December 2018 Patient Day

Sydney, 8 December 2018, Health Professionals Day

Speakers for 2018 Sydney Conferences

Perth, 10 December 2018, Patient Day

Perth, 11 December 2018, Health Professionals Day

Speakers for 2018 Perth Conferences