Programme

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Tuesday 20 November

Time Session    
11.00 – 4.00

Capsule Endoscopy

Invited Guests:  
Chris HairUniversity Hospital Geelong

Simon Turner, Senior Field Training Officer, Medtronic


2.00 - 5.30
 
PEG, balloon tube and enteral feeding workshop

Chair: Karen Kempin & Stephne Joyce
11.00 - 11.05 Welcome and Introduction
David Edge
2.00 - 2.15 Welcome and Introductions
11.05 - 12.30

Informal Learning Lab* including a light lunch

 
  Capsule Topic Session
Chair: Michael Schultz
   
12.30 - 1.10 Capsule updates and development
Simon Turner
2.15 - 2.45 PEG's and BRT's
Karen Kempin
1.10 - 1.40 Images:  The rare & remarkable
Chris Hair
2.45 - 3.15 The PEG checklist, care of devices and troubleshooting 
Stephne Joyce
1.40 - 2.00 Is there a Role for CE in IBD?
David Edge
3.15 - 3.45 Halyard Patient Solutions
Mieke Habeke
2.00 - 2.15 Short Break    
2.15 - 3.00 Panel: What's This/What do I do?
Chair: David Edge

Chris Hair, Simon Turner, Ali Jafer
   
3.00 - 3.15 Afternoon Tea 3.45 - 4.00 Afternoon Tea
  Free Papers 4.00 - 4.30 Nutrition and dietary considerations
tba
3.15 - 3.25 An approach to protein-losing enteropathy
Chris Hair
4.30 - 5.00 Indications and a case study
Wendy Busby
3.25 - 3.35 CE in Crohn's disease. Does it change our management? 
Ian Wilson
5.00 - 5.30 Practical hands-on session
3.35 - 3.45 Curious Cases
Ali Jafer
   
3.45 - 4.00 Is it really Crohn's Disease?
David Edge
 


 
5.30 - 9.30 NZ Hepatitis Network Meeting
Chair:  John Perry
   
5.30 - 6.00 Registration and refreshments    
6.00 - 6.05 Welcome
Dr John Perry
   
6.05 - 6.30 Escape from Alcatraz (The AASLD Update)
Dr John Perry and Prof Ed Gane
   
6.30 - 6.45 Proposing a prudent approach to universal HCV screening
Arlo Upton
   
6.45 - 7.00 Hepatitis Trials Update
Auckland Clinical Studies (ACS)
   
7.30 - 8.00 Hepatitis B – should we expand the indications for treatment?
Prof Ed Gane
   
8.00 - 8.15 Coffee and Dessert    
8.15 - 9.00 Cases and Panel Discussion    
9.00 - 9.30 Conclusion and Thanks & Networking
John Perry
   
       

Wednesday 21 November

Time Session
8.00 - 9.00

Clinical Leaders Meeting
Campbell White

8.30 - 9.45

Delegate arrival and registration

10.00 - 10.15

Welcome

President NZSG and NZGNC
Michael Schultz & Karen Kempin

Mihi Whakatau

 


Session 1: General Plenary Session (Joint session)
Chairs:  Michael Schultz & Karen Kempin

10.15 - 10.40

IBD: cause, cure and prediction of disease flare
Charlie Lees

10.40 - 11.05

The IBD Passport Programme – Travel and IBD
Kay Greveson

11.05 - 11.30

Complex colorectal polyps and early cancer - decision making using magnification endoscopy and high frequency ultrasound
Amyn Haji

11.30 - 11.55

Specialism in GI nursing: Evolution and Devolution
Helen Griffiths

11.55 - 12.15

Young Investigators Award - Luminal
Video or Verbal? A randomised trial of the informed consent process prior to endoscopy
Cameron Schauer

12.15 - 1.00 Lunch & Exhibition
 


Session 2: General Plenary Session (Joint session) cont.
Chairs:  Steve Johnson & Jon Potter

1.00 - 1.25

Elimination of HCV in Australia by 2030: Feasible or Fallacy
Greg Dore

1.25 - 1.45

Young Investigators Award - Liver 
Real world efficacy of antiviral therapy in chronic Hepatitis C in New Zealand: REACH-C
Sarah Middleton

1.45 - 2.10

Education and Training in the Pacific Islands – Challenges, Sustainability and Capacity Development
Chris Hair

2.10 - 2.35

Trans-Tasman Lecture - Low value colonoscopies in Australia: an endangered species?
Anne Duggan

2.35 - 3.00

Alan Cameron Lecture - Serrated Polyposis Syndrome - the New Zealand connection
Susan Parry

3.00 - 3.30 Afternoon Tea

Session 3A: BCSP & Hereditary Cancers
Chairs: Jon Potter & Lyndel Gillett

Session 3B: IBD – beyond TNF-alpha blockage
Chairs: Richard Gearry & Marian O'Connor

Session 3C: 20 years of liver transplantation
Chairs: Alex Lampen-Smith & John McCall

Session 3D: Hands-on session
Chair: Karen Kempin

3.30 - 3.50

The role of Bacteroides fragilis in the development of CRC
Jacqui Keenan

3.30 - 3.45

IBD Immunology 101
Ros Kemp

3.30 - 3.50

Evolving indications and outcomes after adult liver transplantation
Ed Gane

3.30 - 5.00
Rotation through the following stations providing demonstrations and opportunities with expert nurses:  

3.50 - 4.10

Hereditary colon cancer syndromes, risk of CRC and current screening recommendations
Teresa Chalmers-Watson

3.45 - 4.05

Perianal Disease
Tim Eglington

3.50 - 4.10

Overview of paediatric liver transplantation in NZ
Helen Evans

Banding
ERCP/EUS
Haemostasis - cold
Haemostasis - hot
Luminal
Polypectomy
4.10 - 4.30

Update on the NBSC
Susan Parry

4.05 - 4.25

Novel Therapies
Charlie Lees

4.10 - 4.30

Evolution of liver transplant surgery in NZ
John McCall

4.30-4.45

The role of the immune system in the diagnosis and treatment of CRC
Sarah Young

4.25 - 4.45

Caring for the complex patient
Kay Greveson

4.30 - 4.45

The role of the transplant
co-ordinator
Margaret Johnston


4.45-5.00

Detection of dysplasia in IBD - advances in endoscopic imaging and treatment
Amyn Haji

4.45-5.00

Panel discussion
Case: Afrasyab Khan

5.00-7.00 Welcome Function
 7.30 onwards Doctors Function - Gaslight, 73 St Andrews St, Dunedin

Thursday 22 November

Time Session
6.30 - 8.00

7th Annual Great Guts Fun Run & Walk (John Wilson Drive – St Kilda SLSC)

Session 4A: Luminal – Free Papers
Chairs:  Thomas Capritz

Session 4B: Hepatology – Free Papers
Chairs:   Jeffrey Ngu and Alex Lampen-Smith

Session 4C: Nurses Free Papers, 1st Time Presenters
Chairs: Jeanette Shaw & Nichola Olds-Read

9.00 - 9.15

Green kiwifruit for the relief of constipation and improving digestive comfort in patients with functional constipation and constipation predominant irritable bowel syndrome - analysis of 3 international trial centres
Richard Gearry

9.00 - 9.15

Surveillance factors change outcomesin patients with hepatocellular carcinoma due to chronic hepatitis C virus infection in New Zealand
Cameron Schauer

9.00 - 9.15

The Hyponatremia Hazard in Bowel Preparation
Bridget Leppien

9.15 - 9.30

The relationship between FODMAP intake and acute gastrointestinal symptoms in adults with IBS - A novel analysis using the FAST Diary
Alice Macintosh

9.15 - 9.30

Ultrasound-guided liver biopsy is a safe procedure in children: a retrospective review of practice at Starship Child Health
Kimberley Brook

9.15 - 9.30

"The Master's degree, an Unexpected Journey" Medication adherence rates and beliefs about medications in NZ adults with IBD
Kirsten Rosser

9.30 - 9.45

The incidence of Inflammatory Bowel Disease in the Manawatu region 2011 - 2015
Hannah Morton

9.30 - 9.45

Dietary triggers of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease - fat, carbohydrate or excess energy: a crossover trial
Kiri Sharp

9.30 - 9.45

Bowel Screening - Two Nurse Co-ordinators Journey
Genevieve Cowley

9.45 - 10.00

An international multicentre validation study of the Toronto listing criteria for paediatric intestinal transplant
Amin Roberts

9.45 - 10.00

Are patients with chronic Hepatitis B receiving recommended HCC surveillance?
Mehul Lamba

9.45 - 10.00

Appreciation in the Workplace!
Georgina Voschezang

10.00 - 10.15

Body image dissatisfaction is increased in inflammatory bowel disease compared to healthy matched controls but not diseased controls
Stephen Inns

10.00 - 10.15

Hepatitis B virus Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma Presenting at an Advanced Stage: Is it Preventable?
Thomas Mules

10.00 - 10.15

'The eyes have it' - do we value our endoscopy nurses?
Paula Mason Riseborough

10.15 - 10.30

IBD-KID2: a revised knowledge assessment tool for children with inflammatory bowel disease
Angharad Vernon-Roberts

10.15 - 10.30

The utility of shear wave elastography to predict oesophageal varices, mobidity and mortality, in patients with advanced hepatic fibrosis
Hayneil Solanki

10.15 - 10.30

Addressing Improved Patient Service Delivery - A new model of Mortality and Morbidity Meetings
Alison Bowman

10.30 - 11.00

Morning Tea and Exhibition

Session 5A: Free Papers – cont.
Chairs: Judy Huang

Session 5B: Quality Matters
Chairs:  Karen Kempin

11.00 - 11.15

Antidepressant Medication use is Associated with Abdominal Symptoms in People without a Functional Gastrointestinal Diagnosis
Phoebe Heenan

11.00 - 11.30

NEQIP and GRS New Zealand
Carolyn Davison & Malcolm Arnold

11.15 - 11.30

Helmith vesicles as a novel therapeutic for inflammatory bowel disease
Gerard Bray

11.30 - 12.00

JAG and GRS UK
Helen Griffiths

11.30 - 11.45

IBDsmart REMIND for 6 monthly Crohn's disease activity indices for Adalimumab renewal
Andrew McCombie

11.45 - 12.00

The Effect of Zespri® Sungold Kiwifruit on gut health function: A randomized cross-over clinical trial
Richard Gearry


 

12.00 - 12.45 Lunch and Exhibition

Medical AGM

Nurses AGM

12.45 - 1.45

 

12.45 - 1.45

 

Session 6A: Working in the Pacific
Chairs:  Tai Sopoaga & Konrad Richter

Session 6B: Green Prescription
Chairs:  Hamish Osborne

Session 6C: Liver Cancer
Chair: Steve Johnson & John McCall

1.45 - 2.00

Welcome and Introduction
Tai Sopoaga

1.45 - 2.05

Exercise is medicine - how to make it work in IBD
Hamish Osborne

1.45 - 2.05

GI complications of new oncology drugs
Chris Jackson

2.00 - 2.25

ANZGITA
Chris Hair

2.05 - 2.25

Lifestyle interventions for fatty liver disease
Kirsten Coppell

2.05 - 2.25

Overview of staging, treatment and outcome for HCC in NZ
Ed Gane

2.25 - 2.35

Tales from the Pacific
Karen Kempin

2.25 - 2.45

IBS - beyond FODMAP and Amitriptyline
John Perry

2.25 - 2.45

Screening for HCC - who, and how and how often?
Catherine Stedman

2.35 - 2.45

Training is better than doing
Alan Fraser

2.45 - 2.55

Pitfalls and wins in exercise prescription from a cardiology perspective
Gerry Wilkins

2.45 - 3.15

Panel discussion: HCC treatment

2.45 - 2.55

Pacific Theatre - A Solomon Island Surgical Experience
Konrad Richter

 

 

 

 

2.55 - 3.15

Panel Discussion:
Chair: Tai Sopoaga

 

 

 

 

3.15 - 3.45

Afternoon Tea and Exhibition

Session 7A: Coeliac disease
Chairs: Helen Evans & Andrew Day

Session 7B: Hepatology update
Chairs: Steve Johnson & John McCall

Session 7C: Advanced practice roles in Gastroenterology Nursing
Chairs: Christine Ho & Merrilee Williams

3.45 - 4.05

Innovation in clinical practice: modern management of coeliac disease in children
Helen Evans

3.45 - 4.05

Hepatitis B Update
Alex Lampen-Smith

3.45 - 4.05

Travelling with IBD
Kay Greveson

4.05 - 4.25

Coeliac disease in the South: what the data tells us
Kirstin Kenrick

4.05 - 4.30

Autoimmune Hepatitis
Jeffrey Ngu

4.05 - 4.30

Nurse Endoscopy
Helen Griffiths

4.25 - 4.45

The future of Coeliac Disease
Andrew Day

4.30 - 4.55

Cholangiocarcinoma update
John McCall

4.30 - 4.55

Inflammatory Bowel Disease : The differences, similarities and opportunities between the UK & NZ 
Marian O'Connor

4.45 - 5.00

How safe is food labelled 'gluten free' for the management of coeliac disease in New Zealand
Kirsten Coppell

4.55 - 5.15

The role of the Hepatology nurse - towards care for endstage liver disease
Margaret Fraser/Judith McLaughlan

4.55 - 5.15

The pathway to advanced practice roles in nursing – a case in point
Karen Kempin

5.00 - 5.15

On the Wheaten Path: Why gluten is vital
Kevin Gilbert


 

 

7.00 – Late

Conference Dinner - Forsyth Barr Stadium

Friday 23 November

Time Session
9.00 - 9.20 Minister of Health
Hon Dr David Clark

Session 8A: Endoscopy – Do not harm
Chairs: Thomas Caspritz & Frank Frizelle

Session 8B: Skin Cancer Workshop
Chairs: Michael Schultz & Will McMillan

Session 8C: Pancreatitis
Chairs: Todd Hore & Konrad Richter

9.25 - 9.45

Missing a diagnosis/Missed lesions
Russell Walmsley

9.25 - 9.45

Skin Cancer
Will McMillan

9.25 - 9.45

Benign
Optimising non-operative management for acute pancreatitis
Universe Leung

9.45 - 10.05

Choosing the wrong endoscopic treatment
Amyn Haji

9.45 - 10.15

Lesion Recognition
Holly Carter

9.45 - 10.05

Surgical Intervention for Acute Pancreatitis
Andrew Audeau

10.05 - 10.25

Doing harm – Perforation & co
Frank Frizelle

10.15 - 10.55

Hands-on lesion recognition with dermatoscopes

 

10.05 - 10.25

Malignant
Upfront resection for borderline resectable pancreatic cancer
Sanjay Pandanaboyana


10.25 - 10.40

Case A – my biggest mistake
Kyle Hendry


 

10.25 - 10.45

Aiming for cure – neoadjuvant chemotherapy for borderline resectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma 
Sharon Pattison

10.40 - 10.55

Case B – my biggest mistake
Ravinder Ogra


 

10.45 - 10.55

Discussion

10.55 - 11.30

Brunch and Exhibition

Session 9: General Session (Joint Session)
Chair:  Malcolm Arnold & Karen Kempin

11.30 - 11.55

The genetic basis of IBD
Stephen Robertson

11.55 - 12.15

Results of the National IBDdsmart/IBDdoc Study
Michael Schultz

12.15 - 12.35
Integrated (novel) digital health solutions for IBD Management
Charlie Lees
12.35 - 12.55  Integrated working in endoscopy - physician meets surgeon meets pathologist?
Amyn Haji
12.55 - 1.20  DAA therapy in HCC
Greg Dore
1.20 - 1.55 Debate:  Faecal Occult Blood Testing - Bowel Screening by Proxy outside of the National Programme
Moderator:  Srikantiah Manjunath
Panel:  Jon Potter and others
1.55 - 2.05 Closing Remarks - Conference Closes
Michael Schultz & Karen Kempin

Contact

Conference Innovators
Claire Bark
P: +64 9 972 2034
E: claire@conference.nz