Gold

A GLP - 1 RA Masterclass

Brisbane, QLD

WHEN: Saturday 15 May 2021

WHERE: Sofitel Brisbane Central, 249 Turbot St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

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Registration and workshops are limited, please secure your place early to avoid disappointment.
Registrations close on Friday 30 April 2021.

Agenda

9:30 – 10:00 am

Arrivals, registration and morning tea

10:00 – 10:15 am

Primary care and type 2 diabetes management – Why are we here today?

10:15 – 10:45 am

Can we slow the progression of type 2 diabetes?

10:45 – 11:15 am

Panel discussion: Navigating the treatment options – What do the guidelines say?

11:15 – 11:30 am

Ask the experts: Q&A

11:30 – 12:00 pm

Deep dive into GLP-1 RAs – Same-same but different?

12:00 – 12:45 pm

Lunch

12:45 – 1:10 pm

Case-based workshop rotation 1*

1:10 – 1:35 pm

Case-based workshop rotation 2*

1:35 – 2:00 pm

Case-based workshop rotation 3*

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Panel discussion: Where to after metformin?

2:30 – 2:45 pm

Ask the experts: Q&A

2:45 – 3:00 pm

Recap of today’s learnings

3:00 pm

Afternoon tea and departures

Workshops

*You have the choice to attend 3 of the following 4 case-based workshops. Within the registration form you will be asked to select your preferred workshops as these session will be pre-allocated. Workshop capacities are limited, please register early to secure your preferred workshops.

1

Decisions, decisions – How do I know if my patient is right for a GLP-1 RA?

Discover which patients are suitable for GLP-1 RAs and Ozempic®, including discussion on the impact of potential comorbidities and safety considerations.

2

Striking up a conversation – What is best practice when starting a GLP-1 RA?

Gain practical advice on how to discuss starting a GLP-1 RA, address any potential injection barriers and manage side effects. Includes a hands-on demonstration of the Ozempic® pen.

3

Navigating treatment combinations – What to do and what not to do?

Understand when and how to use Ozempic® in combination with insulin and other type 2 diabetes agents. Includes PBS and safety considerations and use as replacement vs an add-on therapy.

4

Clinical curveballs – What would the expert do?

Determine the suitability of Ozempic® for more complex clinical cases including use in the elderly, and in those with renal/hepatic impairment or cardiovascular disease.

Speakers

Please find below the list of confirmed speakers that will present the plenary sessions and workshops. Further speakers to be confirmed, please check back regularly for updates.

Dr Gaurav Puri

Consultant Endocrinologist

Cairns Hospital

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Dr Gaurav Puri

Consultant Endocrinologist

Cairns Hospital

Dr Kate Haigh

Endocrinologist

Ipswich Hospital

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Dr Kate Haigh

Endocrinologist

Ipswich Hospital

Dr Kate Haigh is an Endocrinologist working as a Staff Specialist at Ipswich Hospital and consults privately from Greenslopes Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Nathow Medical Services. Kate is a member of the Endocrine Society of Australia, Australian Diabetes Society, Australasian Menopause Society, Endocrine Society (US) and RACP (Royal Australasian College of Physicians). She is also an Associate Lecturer at the University of Queensland. Kate’s specialist endocrine and obstetric medicine training took place at Cairns, Gold Coast and Ipswich Hospitals.

Dr Konrad Kangru

General Practitioner

Proserpine

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Dr Konrad Kangru

General Practitioner

Proserpine

Dr Yu-Chin Lo

Endocrinologist

Redlands Specialist centre

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Dr Yu-Chin Lo

Endocrinologist

Redlands Specialist centre

Dr Yu-Chin Lo completed her medical degree at the University of Queensland. She undertook basic physician training at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and completed specialist training in endocrinology at the Princess Alexandra Hospital and Cairns Hospital. Dr Lo has a keen interest in the teaching of medical students and junior doctors, having held an academic role with the University of Queensland. She is dedicated to providing quality care to patients with any general endocrine conditions. Her special interests include diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis, thyroid and adrenal diseases.

Kerry Porter

Nurse Practitioner, Credentialed Diabetes Educator

QLD

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Kerry Porter

Nurse Practitioner, Credentialed Diabetes Educator

QLD

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Further Information

Parking

Self parking will be available onsite at the Sofitel Brisbane Central, further information and instructions will
be provided in your confirmation email.  You will have the opportunity within the registration form to advise
if you wish to have parking arranged.  
 

COVID-19 Safety Measures

The Novo Nordisk Meeting Secretariat will work with venues and suppliers to ensure they have current COVID-19 safety procedures in place as per the state and federal recommendations, additional information is available here.

A number of measures have been put in place as part for government guidelines and restrictions as well as in line for COVID safety practices. Further information will be outlined in your registration confirmation, however, please do not hesitate to contact the Meeting Secretariat if you have any questions. Hand sanitiser and face masks will be available for attendees whilst a maximum of five attendees per table will be allowed.

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Enquiries

For enquiries on your registration or more information about the program please contact us at:

Novo Nordisk Meeting Secretariat