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REGISTRATION AND TRADE DISPLAYS

 

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12.00 pm

WORKSHOP FOR SPECIALIST NURSES

 

STANDARD OF CARE... FROM RESEARCH TO PRACTICE

Fiona Niddrie, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Rheumatology, John Hunter Hospital

Susan Agland, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Multiple Sclerosis, John Hunter Hospital

HAVING DIFFICULT CONVERSATIONS/SHARING BAD NEWS

Marijean Buhse, PhD, NP-C, MSCN, FAAN, Clinical Professor, Stony Brook University, Nurse Practitioner, South Shore Neurologic, New York

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LIGHT REFRESHMENTS AND TRADE DISPLAYS

OPENING - Michael DiRienzo, Chief Executive, HNELHD

WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION

Conjoint Professor Jeannette Lechner-Scott, Neurologist, John Hunter Hospital

IS FEAR OF LONG TERM IMMUNE SUPPRESSION JUSTIFIED?

Marijean Buhse, PhD, NP-C, MSCN, FAAN, Clinical Professor, Stony Brook University, Nurse Practitioner, South Shore Neurologic, New York

RISK OF INFECTIONS AND VACCINATIONS UNDER IMMUNE SUPPRESSION

Professor Joshua Davis, Senior Staff Specialist, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, John Hunter Hospital

CERVICAL CANCER PREVENTION UNDER IMMUNE SUPPRESSION

Associate Professor Anneke van der Walt, Head, MS and Neuro-ophthalmology,

Monash University, Melbourne

AFTERNOON TEA AND TRADE DISPLAYS

HOW DOES THE ENVIRONMENT AFFECT THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

Dr Kathryn Patchett, Staff Specialist Immunology, John Hunter Hospital

FROM THE KITCHEN BENCH TO IMMUNOLOGICAL CONDITION

Dr Susan Miles, Staff Specialist Respiratory & Sleep and General Medicine, Calvary Mater Newcastle Hospital

CASE/SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS

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CONFERENCE DINNER

Newcastle Club, 40 Newcomen Street Newcastle - 6.00pm for drinks, 7.00pm for dinner

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REGISTRATION AND TRADE DISPLAYS

NEUROIMMUNOLOGY

Chair – Conjoint Professor Jeannette Lechner-Scott

 

HOW DOES THE GUT MICROBIOME INFLUENCE AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS OF THE CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM

Professor Emmanuelle Waubant, Neurologist, University of California, San Francisco

CASE PRESENTATION/PANEL DISCUSSION

 

DERMATOLOGY

Chair – Dr Paul Chee TBC

 

HOW DOES IMMUNE SUPPRESSION AFFECT THE SKIN IN AN AUSTRALIAN ENVIRONMENT?

Dr Alicia Thornton, Consultant Dermatologist, John Hunter Hospital

UPDATE ON IMMUNOLOGICAL THERAPIES IN DERMATOLOGY

Clinical Associate Professor Saxon Smith, Dermatologist, The Dermatology & Skin Cancer Centre and The University of Sydney

MORNING TEA AND TRADE DISPLAYS

GASTROIMMUNOLOGY

Chair – Dr Stephen Philcox TBC

HOW DOES DIET AFFECT INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE

Dr Michael Potter, Gastroenterologist Advanced Trainee, John Hunter Hospital

EVIDENCE FOR POOPLANTATION

Dr Kate Napthali, Staff Specialist Gastroenterologist and General Physician, Newcastle

LUNCH AND TRADE DISPLAYS

ONCOLOGY 

Chair – Dr Craig Gedye

VIRAL CONTRIBUTION TO ONCOGENESIS

Professor Darren Shafren

RHEUMATIC IMMUNE RELATED ADVERSE EVENTS IN PATIENTS WITH ADVANCED MELANOMA

Dr Alana Bruce, Rheumatology Advanced Trainee, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital

 

HOW DOES DIET AFFECT THE IMMUNE SYSTEM

Dr Wolfgang Marx, Research Fellow, Food & Mood Centre, Deakin University

 

CASE/SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS

AFTERNOON TEA AND TRADE DISPLAYS

RHEUMATOLOGY

Chair – Conjoint Associate Professor Stephen Oakley

 

THE BENEFITS OF INCREASING THE JAKPOT

Professor Philip Conaghan, Director, LIRMM; Deputy Director of the NIHR Leeds Biomedical Research Centre; Honorary Consultant Rheumatologist for LTHT; NIHR Senior Investigator Emeritus, United Kingdom 

CASE/SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS

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