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Northern Australia Regional Paediatrician’s Meeting | Cairns 22-23 Aug 2022 (2)

Northern Australia Regional Paediatrician’s Meeting: Cairns - August 22-23, 2022

The 2022 Northern Australian Regional Paediatricians’ Meeting (NARPM) will be held this year in Cairns on August 22-23rd.  

NARPM is an opportunity for paediatricians across northern Australia to meet and discuss issues relevant to them.  This is an excellent opportunity for professional development, networking and enjoying the best weather tropical North Queensland has to offer. 

Topics this year will include rheumatic heart disease and the deadly heart track, managing type 2 diabetes mellitus in remote Australia, pain and rehabilitation medicine, a rheumatology update and the challenges of diagnosis of FASD.   

For registration and further details:

This will be a face-face meeting with an option for online attendance. 

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PROGRAM (check on Booking Site)

MONDAY 22 August 2022

Session 1: Welcome & Regional Snapshot 0900-1030
Registration, welcome to country, unit snapshot

Morning Tea
Session 2: Rheumatology update 1100-1230
– Dr Courtney Samuel Update on rheumatology for general paediatrics

Session 3: Cardiology 1330-1500
– Dr Bo Remenyi Focus on RHD in Northern Australia.

Afternoon Tea

Session 4: Workforce and Training 1530-1630
– Dr Vanaja Sabesan & Dr Peter Morris
Focus of workforce planning for Northern Australia Conference
Dinner: Location TBC 

TUESDAY 23 August 2022

Session 1: Neonatal Session 0900-1030
– Dr Kirsty Devine Neonatal update
Morning Tea
Session 2: Neurodevelopmental 1100-1230
- Dr James Dowler, Dr Gavin Cleland, Dr Suparna Chakrabarty
Approach to FASD in Central Australia, FASD guideline updates, juvenile justice and panel discussion

Session 3: Rehabilitation and Chronic Pain 1330-1500
– Dr Margot Bosanquet & Alison Beeden Access to rehabilitation in FNQ, approach to persistent pain

Afternoon Tea

Session 4: Endocrinology Update 1515-1630
- Dr Angela Titmuss. Approach to T2DM management in northern Australia

Cairns Hospital Auditorium
165-171 The Esplanade, A block, Level 2, Cairns North QLD 4870