ANZSOM – The Australian and New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine Inc
Welcome to ANZSOM
The Australian & New Zealand Society of Occupational Medicine (NZ) Incorporated (ANZSOM) is a professional organisation providing a discussion forum and representation for registered medical practitioners and others who are actively involved in, or who are interested in, Occupational Medicine.
Conference 24-25 August 2018.
REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN
Click HERE, or on the Conference 2018 Registration Menu Item on the far right of the top Menu.
CPR Training Course
There are a maximum of 10 spaces in the morning and afternoon sessions of the Resuscitation Matters ACLS Level 5 training on Friday 24th August.
The cost is $210 + GST. The course will be held at the Conference venue, Rydges Latimer Square.
Be aware the ACC VMS Assessor Training day is also on the same morning and Worksite visits organised for both mornings and afternoons so when the Worksite visits are finalised -work out what you want to do for the day.
If you wish to do this 4.5 hour course please register at www.resuscitationmatters.co.nz
and you should see a link for ANZSOM delegates.
ANZSOM NZ Conference 24-25 August 2018
Rydges Hotel – Latimer Square, Christchurch
Accommodation Bookings:- https://www.rydges.com/private-page/australian-new-zealand-society-occupational-medicine/
Friday 24th August 2018 – Workplace Visits
Four worksite visits have been confirmed. Click HERE for more information.
- AW Fraser – engineering firm – making castings
- Hamilton Jet – jet boat manufacturer
- Meadow mushrooms – mushroom grower/packer
- NZ Post Office Sorting Centre
Saturday 25th August 2018, Rydges – Latimer Square, Christchurch
Theme: Occupational Health in the Modern World
|0830||Dr John Heydon, President ANZSOM NZ – Welcome|
|Session 1 Sponsor – TBI Health
|0840||Dr Mark Floyd||Occupational Health of DOC workers|
|0910||Professor David Murdoch||Legionellosis|
|0950||Professor Anne Richardson||Health Aspects of Open Offices|
|Session 2 – Chair: Dr Gerard Walker|
|1100||Pip Gibson, Worksafe NZ||Risk Assessment in Occupational Health Practice|
|1135||Associate Professor Caroline Bell||Update on PTSD/anxiety|
|1210||Dr Peter Cameron||Occupational Health and the GP|
|1240||Ms Brittany Park
ANZSOM Summer Student
|Recreational Drug Use in the New Zealand Rural Farm Worker Population|
|Session 3 – Chair: Dr Andrew Hilliard Sponsor – ACC
|1400||Dr Chris Rumball||How Should We Assess Pain?|
|1430||Dr David Hartshorn||Health Issues in Firefighters|
|1500||Dr Margaret Macky||Return to Work results with integrated rehabilitation in Anterior Cruciate Ligament injuries.|
|Chair : Dr Nick Yarnall|
|1600||Speaker to be Confirmed|
|1625||Dr Mary Obele||The Royal College of Physicians “Ethical Guidelines for Occupational and Environmental Physicians”.|
|1645||Dr John Stokes Medal presentation|
|1700||Dr John Heydon – conclusion|
|1930||Conference Dinner||Dux Central, Poplar Lane. Christchurch Central|