The Movement Disorder Society of Australia and New Zealand 2016 Meeting

15-16 October 2016, St Vincent’s Clinic, Sydney, Australia

Programme

Saturday 15 October

 

Time Session

07:30 - 09:30

Registration

08:30 - 08:50

Arrival Tea & Coffee

08:50 - 09:00

Welcome

09:00 - 12:30

SESSION 1 - BOTULINUM TOXIN TREATMENT

09:00-09:40

Approach to the dystonia patient
Dr Victor Fung

09:40 - 10:00

Short course on preparing, drawing up and storing toxin
Dr Andrew Evans

10:00 - 10:40

Botulinum toxin in cervical dystonia
Dr Andrew Hughes

10:40 - 11:00

Morning Tea

11:00 - 11:40

Botulinum toxin in hemifacial spasm and facial dystonia
Dr Barry Snow

11:40 - 12:30

Panel Discussion:  starting out,  monitoring  success, referring to an expert

12:30 - 13:30

Lunch

13:30 - 17:30

SESSION 2 - INFUSION THERAPIES FOR PARKINSON'S DISEASE

13:30 - 14:00

Patient selection for apomorphine and levodopa-carbidopa intestinal gel - indications and contraindications 
Dr Michael Hayes

14:00 - 14:45

Starting and managing apomorphine treatment, including troubleshooting and complications 
Dr Andrew Evans

14:45 - 15:30

Starting and managing LCIG treatment, including troubleshooting and complications
Dr Thomas Kimber

15:30 - 15:50

Afternoon Tea

15:50 - 16:30

How do I use this pump? Hands-on guide to the Apogo and LCIG 
PD Nurses: David Tsui, Jane Griffith, Brigita Feltham and Sue Varley

16:30 - 17:30

Panel and Case Discussion

17:30 - 19:00

Drinks & Canapes

 

Sunday 16 October

 

Time Session

07:30 - 08:00

Arrival Tea & Coffee

08:00 - 12:00

SESSION 3 - DEEP BRAIN STIMULATION

08:00 - 08:30

DBS for PD – patient selection, timing, indications, contraindications 
Dr Neil Mahant

08:30 - 9:00

DBS for tremor and dystonia and other indications
Dr Stephen Tisch

09:00 - 09:30

Simple DBS programming principles in practice
Dr Mark Simpson

9:30 - 10:00

Morning Tea

10:00 - 10:30

DBS patient programmer familiarisation and nurses role
Nurse Specialists

10:30 - 11:15

DBS troubleshooting and disasters
Dr Paul Silberstein

11:15 - 12:00

Panel and Case Discussion

12:00 - 12:30

Wrap up and Close

 


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