Tuesday 15 May 2018

Industry Breakfast Session

Time: 0700-0800

Location: Elliott Rooms 1-3, Crowne Plaza Auckland, 128 Albert St, Auckland 

Session title: I choose, you choose, we both choose? Best practice, shared decision making in MDD treatment

Session speaker: Prof. Malcolm Hopwood  

Session synopsis: Shared decision making, involving patients in their MDD treatment

 

Industry Lunch Session

Time: 1230-1330

Location: Elliott Rooms 1-3, Crowne Plaza Auckland, 128 Albert St, Auckland

Session title: Hype or Hope: Are the New Antipsychotics Delivering?

Session speakers: Dr Vash Singh (chair and presenter); Prof. Malcolm Hopwood 

Session synopsis: A panel discussion on Hype or Hope: Are the New Antipsychotics Delivering?

Wednesday 16 May 2018

Industry Breakfast Session

Time: 0700-0800

Location: Elliott Rooms 1-3, Crowne Plaza Auckland, 128 Albert St, Auckland

Session title: Choice of Antipsychotics on an Acute Inpatient Ward.

Session speaker: Dr Matthew Warden 

Session Synopsis: Despite numerous guidelines about the treatment of schizophrenia and increasing knowledge about long term adverse events there continues to be enormous variance in prescribing practices and high side effect antipsychotics are still widely used in the acute settings. We need to find ways of improving prescribing practices but ensuring that these do not adversely affect patients and are feasible within the current time pressured stay on acute psychiatric wards.

I will present the current practice at St Vincent’s and discuss the challenges we have faced and outcomes we have achieved

Thursday 17 May 2018

Industry Breakfast Session

Time: 0700-0800

Location: Elliott Room 1, Crowne Plaza Auckland, 128 Albert St, Auckland

Session title: It’s about time: Improving physical health in people experiencing serious mental illness

Session speaker: Dr Jackie Curtis

Session synopsis: This session will highlight the current evidence for prevention, screening and intervention in cardiometabolic health of people experiencing psychosis. This will include a focus on the “Keeping the Body in Mind” Program in Sydney, as well as practical tools to assist clinicians with addressing physical health in people experiencing psychosis.