No 217 March 2022

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2021 Conference - on demand

Have you caught up on the 2021 Conference on demand?
 
With over 30 Australian and international speakers and a range of stimulating and informative sessions, there is so much for you to see. Don’t miss out - it will be available on demand until April 2022.

2021 Australian Conference
 
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CONFERENCE PROGRAM 2021 – ON DEMAND SESSIONS
 
FRIDAY 8 OCTOBER 2021
0855 Official Conference Welcome & Acknowledgement of Country
  Gavin Finkelstein, President, HFA and Dr Ritam Prasad, Conference Co-chair
0900-1015 Plenary 1 – The changing world of bleeding disorders  
  Chair: Dr Ritam Prasad
  Short personal stories
 
Overview of the Australian experience - spectrum of changes in bleeding disorders over the years
~ Prof Huyen Tran, Director, The Ronald Sawers Haemophilia Treatment Centre, The Alfred Melbourne, VIC
 
Are we there yet? The innovative future of bleeding disorders treatment
~ Dr David Lillicrap, Professor, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada
 
An overview of the impact of advances in treatment on quality of life and independence and on clinical practice.
~ Dr Liane Khoo, Haematologist, Director, Haemophilia Treatment Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney NSW
 
Q&A
1045-1215 Concurrent 1 - Managing bleeds under current new treatments
 
Concurrent 2 - VWD
 
  Chair:  Jane Portnoy Chair: Susie Couper
  The impact of new haemophilia treatments on people with haemophilia, parents and health professionals
~ Jane Portnoy, Social Worker, The Ronald Sawers Haemophilia Treatment Centre, The Alfred, Melbourne, VIC
 
Patient experiences ~ Lenny, Leah, Bruce
 
Understanding bleeds under new treatments
~ Dr Julie Curtin, Senior Staff Specialist & Head of Haematology/Blood Bank at The
Children’s Hospital at Westmead, Sydney NSW
 
Panel discussion and Q&A
Physiotherapist ~ Alison Morris, Senior Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist, Perth Children’s Hospital, WA
Nurses ~ Joanna McCosker, Haemophilia Nurse Practitioner, Queensland Children’s Hospital
And Beryl Zeissink, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Haemophilia Queensland Haemophilia Centre, Royal Brisbane
& Women’s Hospital
VWD personal experience
~ Perry
 
VWD genetics, diagnosis and classification
~ Dr Simon McRae, Clinical and laboratory Consultant Haematologist, Launceston General Hospital, TAS
 
VWD personal experience
~ Simoni
 
VWD treatment and future directions
~ Dr Nathan Connell, Associate physician, Hematology Division Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Clinical Chief of Hematology at Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospital
 
1325-1455 Concurrent 3 – Sex, sexuality and intimacy Concurrent 4 - Women and girls
 
 
  Chair: Scott Russell Chair: Sharron Inglis
  Awkward conversations – Talking about sex and intimacy
~ Simone Sheridan, Sexual Health Nurse Consultant – Austin Health
 
WFH video – ASK ME ANYTHING – Can sex cause a bleed?
 
Q&A with panel of experts:
Haematologist ~ A/Prof Chris Barnes, Director of the Henry Ekert Haemophilia Treatment Centre at the Royal Children’s
Hospital, Parkville, VIC
Sexual health nurse consultant with disability expertise ~ Simone Sheridan
Austin Health
Social worker ~ Alex Coombs ,Social Worker, Ronald Sawers Haemophilia Centre, The Alfred, Melbourne, VIC
Physiotherapist ~ Scott Russell,
Physiotherapy, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital, Brisbane QLD
Haemophilia nurse ~ Penny McCarthy, Haemophilia Clinical Nurse Consultant, Ronald Sawers Haemophilia Centre, The Alfred
 
Introduction and personal story
~ Sharron Inglis
 
Understanding, recording and reporting bleeding symptoms in girls and women
~ Joanna McCosker, Haemophilia Nurse Practitioner, Queensland Children’s Hospital, Brisbane QLD
~ Jaime Chase, Haematology Clinical Nurse Specialist, John Hunter Children’s Hospital
 
New clinical approaches in managing women and girls with bleeding disorders across the lifespan
~ Dr Mandy Davis, Clinical Haematology, Laboratory Haematology, The Alfred, Melbourne VIC
 
Gynaecological issues for women and girls with bleeding disorders
~ Dr Angela Dunford, Obstetrician Gynaecologist, John Hunter and John Hunter Children’s Hospitals Newcastle, NSW
 
Sport and exercise for girls and women
~ Hayley Coulson, Physiotherapist, Queensland Children’s Hospital, Brisbane, QLD
1800-1830 Remembrance Service
 
SATURDAY 9 OCTOBER 2021
0900-1015 Plenary 3 - Pain
  Chair: Dr Liane Khoo
  What’s new in pain?   Is it different now with new treatments?
~ Dr Liane Khoo, Haematologist, Director, Haemophilia Treatment Centre, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, NSW
 
Pain in haemophilia
~ Mr Paul McLaughlin, Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist in Haemophilia, Katharine Dormandy Haemophilia Centre at Royal Free Hospital in London, United Kingdom
 
A body and mind approach for pain management in people with bleeding disorders   
~ A/Prof Carolyn Arnold, Head of Pain Management. Alfred Health, Melbourne, VIC
 
Patient personal perspective on chronic pain
~ Diana Harte, psychologist, interviewing Dylan
 
Osteoarthritis, exercise and pain: the GLA:D® program.
~ Dr Christian Barton, Associate Professor, Physiotherapy Dept, LaTrobe University, Melbourne
 
Panel Q&A
1045-1215 Concurrent 5 - Making the most of your health virtually
 
Concurrent 6 – Exercise and resistance training
  Chair: Suzanne O'Callaghan Chair: Abi Polus
  Embracing health care futures: Global trends in consumer health care innovation and where they’re taking us
~ Dr Zaana Howard, Customer Experience and Design Leader + Transformational Coach
 
Future digital healthcare environment in Australia
~ Bettina McMahon, Chief Executive Officer, Healthdirect Australia
 
New experiences with diagnostics and programs in bleeding disorders – Australian case studies:
Telehealth and physiotherapy ~ Scott Russell, Physiotherapist, Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital, Brisbane QLD
Telehealth and infusion training ~ Erin Krake, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Henry Ekert Haemophilia Treatment Centre, Royal Children’s Hospital, Parkville VIC
 
Panel discussion and Q&A
Nurses & data manager – Janine Furmedge, Julia Ekert, Erin Krake
Physiotherapist ~ Helen Dixon
Social worker ~ Sharon Danilovic
Patient ~ Neil
Research into exercise for boys with haemophilia (DOLPHIN-II Trial)
~ Dr David Stephensen, Physiotherapist, the Kent Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre, and the Haemophilia
Centre at the Royal London Hospital, United Kingdom
 
Less is more - getting the most out of limited time in the gym
~ Dr Mervyn Travers, Senior Research Scholar, School of Physiotherapy, The University of Notre Dame Australia, Perth, WA.
 
Panel Q&A
~ Merv Travers, Abi Polus and Tim
1325-1455 Concurrent 7 - Youth – challenges, taboos Concurrent 8 - Getting older
 
  Chair:  Robyn Shoemark Chair: Jenny Lees
  Growing up ~ Dale’s story
 
Mother and Son journey through teenage years ~ Heidi & Sam
 
  • Resilience
  • How to deal with cyber bullying and communication
  • Looking after your mental health
Monique Craft ~ Beautiful Minds
 
Panel Q&A
Personal story ~ Zev
 
Clinical issues with ageing
~ Prof Mike Makris, Professor of Haemostasis and Thrombosis at the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
 
Getting Older report – results and implementation
~ Suzanne O'Callaghan, Policy Research and Education Manager, Haemophilia Foundation Australia, Melbourne, VIC
 
Panel Discussion
What are the issues and challenges ahead?
Facilitator ~ Suzanne O'Callaghan
Nurse ~ Stephen Matthews
Physiotherapist ~ Frankie Mullen
Psychosocial worker ~ Kathryn Body
1535-1700 Plenary 4 – Where to from here?
 
  Chair: Dr Ritam Prasad
  Haemophilia care in 2030 ~ Prof Mike Makris, Professor of Haemostasis and Thrombosis at the University of Sheffield, UK
 
Where to from here? ~ Dr David Stephenson, Physiotherapist, the Kent Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre, and the Haemophilia, Centre at the Royal London Hospital, UK
 
My vision for treatment and care into the future:
Young man with severe haemophilia ~ Alan
Parent of children with haemophilia ~ Claude
Woman with VWD ~ Shauna
 
Bleeding disorders treatment and care into the future ~ Dr Ritam Prasad
Director, Haemophilia Treatment Centre, Newcastle NSW
 
Where to from here? Achieving the vision ~ Sharon Caris, Executive Director, Haemophilia Foundation Australia, Melbourne, VIC
 
Panel discussion/Q&A
 

 
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Date last reviewed: 14 March 2022