Events

Practical management for patients with diabetes

Webinar presented by Dr Helen Snell, nurse practitioner, MidCentral DHB, Palmerston North, NZSSD President.
Wednesday 22 September - 7:00pm – 8:00pm.

Learning Objectives for Webinar 

  • List delays and barriers to insulin initiation and intensification
  • Identify the potential for errors in insulin use by patients and healthcare providers
  • Describe insulin delivery devices and correct technique when administering insulin
  • Describe common complications associated with insulin use

To register, click here.

Mental Health in Diabetes Care and Working with Barriers to Diabetes Management

Hosted by the Psychology Special Interest Group. With speakers Dr Joanna McClintock, Dr Rikki Thompson and Lisa Hoyle. Registrations close Friday 1 October.

Costs: Free for NZSSD members (you must still register for the webinar), $80 for allied health and nursing/$150 for physicians, this will also entitle you to access member-only benefits and future study sessions for 2021.

Study Session Queries: nzssdstudysessions@gmail.com 
Membership Queries: nzssdmembership@gmail.com 

Seminar Presentation: A zoom webinar link will be provided to registrants. The webinar will be available on the NZSSD member website after the webinar has occurred.

To register for this webinar, click here.

Nurse Practitioners New Zealand Bi-Annual Conference
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NPNZ is pleased to invite you to their bi-annual conference.

Held in Masterton, the theme of this conference is “the 20th anniversary of Nurse Practitioners in New Zealand; celebrating our anniversary and looking ahead to being a key part of healthcare’s future”. 

The NPNZ Bi-Annual Conference will be held on Thursday 21 and Friday 22 October 2021, at the Copthorne Hotel & Resort Solway Park Wairarapa. Pre-conference workshops will occur on Wednesday 20 October.

Register here

Nurse Practitioners New Zealand
HQSC Quality improvement scientific symposium 2021

The Health Quality and Safety Commission's 7th annual scientific symposium will be held in Christchurch. 

This year's theme is 'Whakahohe, whiria te muka tangata | Recharge, inspire and connect'. Executive director of Māori and Pacific health Hector Matthews will give the keynote address, focusing on challenging and inspiring healthcare improvement leaders to enact tino rangatiratanga through authentic partnerships with Māori. 

The symposium will be held at the Rydges Latimer Christchurch on Wednesday 17 November 2021.

Register here.