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2015 Australian Pain Society
35th Annual Scientific Meeting

2015 Australian Pain Society
35th Annual Scientific Meeting

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Acute Pain Day - Full Day Workshop

Date: Sunday 15 March 2015

Time: 8.45 am - 5.00 pm

Cost: $160 (Early Bird), $185 (Standard)

To view the current program please click here

This workshop is aimed at anyone with an interest in acute pain management. The focus is to emphasise the role of the acute pain service from the bedside management of difficult patients through to discharge and beyond.

Proudly Sponsored by: 

Speakers:

 

Dr Jay Bond Provisional fellow in Anaesthesia, completed a clinical audit on buprenorphine PCA as part of obtaining FANZCA. Hopelessly underqualified to present at such a meeting, but volunteered by our esteemd CNC in pain, Robyn Dealtry OAM. 

 

Dr Geraldine Chew graduate of University of Queensland, worked in Alcohol and Drug Dependence Services for the past 30 years, both in Queensland Health and in private practice. She obtained Fellowship in Addiction Medicine in 2003 and also workd as a GP on a part-time basis to keep one's feet "grounded".
  
 

Dr Jay Bond, provisional fellow in Anaesthesia, completed a clinical audit on buprenorphine PCA as part of obtaining FANZCA. Hopelessly underqualified to present at such a meeting, but volunteered by our esteemd CNC in pain, Robyn Dealtry OAM. 

 

Mrs Melanie Proper trained at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and watched one of the first APS's be introduced. Since then she has been passionately involved in pain management. Melanie has worked in Acute and Sub Acute Pain for 17 years at the RBWH. She has completed her Mater's and is a Nurse Practitioner. She is a Visiting Fellow at QUT and chair of the Focus on Pain Group QLD. She is currenlty participating in research on a fractured ribs assessment tool and a study on neuropathic pain in trauma. 
 

Ms Trudy Maunsell is a registered nurse and midwife who has a broad range of experience having worked in remote, rural and metropolitan hospitals in NSW and QLD for an embarrassingly long period of time. She became “hooked” on pain management whilst working as the Nursing Unit Manager of an acute surgical ward in 1991 and has been a clinical nurse consultant in pain management since. Trudy loves a chat and is a keen educator on all things related to pain. 
Trudy has a Masters of Science in Medicine (Pain Management) and a Bachelor of Health Management and is currently the QLD State Director for the Australian Pain Society.
Trudy enjoys travel, music, good food, good wine and good company!

 
Dr Mahiban Thomas is a General Surgeon who got lost, found himself in the arena of Head & Neck Surgery since 1995. Facial Trauma has been a part of his life since 1997, and since 2005, he has provided service to the unfortunate victims of facial fractures in the Northern Territory.
He is an avid reader, and a new grandfather, but an old cricket tragic.
 

Associate Professor Marcus Watson has 13 years experience in healthcare simulations that builds upon his work in defence simulations. He leads Australia's largest healthcare educational and research simulation program distributed across Queensland. He is an A/Prof in Medical Education at the School of Medicine and an Honorary A/Prof in the School of Psychology at the University of Queensland. His work in healthcare simulations has led the development of systematic approaches to the integration of simulations to address individuals', teams' and systems' concerns.
A/Prof Watson has conducted research on cognitive engineering, decision making, information communications technologies and simulations in healthcare since 1998. He is the Executive Director of the Queensland Health Clinical Skills Development Service.

 
 

 

For further information please contact the APS Secretariat: DC Conferences Pty Ltd
Suite 103, Level 1, 3-5 West Street, North Sydney NSW 2060, Australia | PO Box 637, North Sydney 2059
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