WHEN: Saturday 22 May 2021
WHERE: The Ritz-Carlton Perth, 1 Barrack St, Perth WA 6000Click here to register
Registration and workshops are limited, please secure your place early to avoid disappointment.
Registrations close on Friday 7 May 2021.
Arrivals, registration and morning tea
Primary care and type 2 diabetes management – Why are we here today?
Can we slow the progression of type 2 diabetes?
Panel discussion: Navigating the treatment options – What do the guidelines say?
Ask the experts: Q&A
Deep dive into GLP-1 RAs – Same-same but different?
Case-based workshop rotation 1*
Case-based workshop rotation 2*
Case-based workshop rotation 3*
Panel discussion: Where to after metformin?
Ask the experts: Q&A
Recap of today’s learnings
Afternoon tea and departures
*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.
Discover which patients are suitable for GLP-1 RAs and Ozempic®, including discussion on the impact of potential comorbidities and safety considerations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fiona Stanley and Fremantle HospitalsView full profile
Fiona Stanley and Fremantle Hospitals
Gerry graduated from Aberdeen University, Scotland. He completed a Doctorate of Medicine on the vascular complications of diabetes at Exeter University, England.
Gerry moved to Perth in 2008 and is currently an Endocrinologist and head of endocrinology and diabetes at Fiona Stanley and Fremantle Hospitals. Gerry is also an Associate Professor at Curtin Medical School, Curtin University
Credentialled Diabetes Educator
Forrest Family PracticeView full profile
Credentialled Diabetes Educator
Forrest Family Practice
Joelle Callaghan is a Registered Nurse who completed her initial training with the Western Australian School of Nursing, she has completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Nutrition Medicine and Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetes Education. Since 2013 she has worked as a Credentialed Diabetes Educator in the Rockingham -Mandurah area and Rockingham General Hospital Diabetes Unit. In 2020 Joelle completed a Masters of Nurse Practitioner specialising in Diabetes and Primary Health.
As a Nurse Practitioner her approach is collaborative and holistic with an emphasis on complementary medicine. Joelle specialises in diabetes, prediabetes, metabolic syndrome, and weight loss. Women’s hormone health-including perimenopause and menopause, thyroid conditions, preconception care and infertility.
Murdoch EndocrinologyView full profile
Dr Ken Thong graduated from the University of Melbourne and has trained in Western Australia since graduation. He undertook clinical research in diabetes in the United Kingdom. He is the Clinical Lead of Diabetes and Endocrinology in Rockingham General Hospital as well as a Senior Clinical Lecturer for the University of Western Australia.
Murdoch Endocrinology & Diabetes CentreView full profile
Murdoch Endocrinology & Diabetes Centre
Gillian Scott is a respected and dedicated Endocrinologist and welcomes referrals in all aspects of diabetes and endocrinology, including:
Dr Scott graduated from The Queen’s University of Belfast in 2000 and trained in Northern Ireland before moving to Perth in 2006 where she completed advanced training in Endocrinology and Diabetes.
Dr Scott works as a private Endocrinologist at SJOG Murdoch Hospital and at the Wexford Centre. She has public appointments as an Acute Physician and Endocrinologist at Royal Perth Hospital and Fiona Stanley Hospital.
Self parking will be available at a nearby Wilsons Carpark, 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.Register NowClick here