Conference Program

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2019 SASMA Conference Program
Please note the program is subject to change.

Times       Topic / Presentation       Speaker
      Opening and Welcome
9:10am       Keynote Address: "Exercise and Health"       Dr Louise Tulloh
9:40am        “ACL injury management to optimise short and long term outcomes”       Dr Adam Culvenor
10:05am        “Cardiac remodelling and arrhythmias”       Dr Adrian Elliott (SAHMRI)
10:30am         Panel Discussion with Morning Speakers      
10:45pm Morning Tea   
      “Spinal neuroimmune consequences of RA and OA disease” plus new data on blood test for pain 
      Prof Mark Hutchinson
      “Smoke, mirrors and brain trickery”       Associate Prof Tasha Stanton
      “The pain revolution - Why? What? How?”
      Dr Kal Fried
12:45pm        Panel Discussion:
“Unlimited resources vs 20 minute consult: Getting bang for your buck”
      Tom May
Tim O'Leary
Brie Salagaras 
1:20pm Lunch including poster session  
      "Classifying and Managing Groin Injuries"       Tim O'Leary
      Workshop 2: "Clinical application of pain science"
    Dr Kal Fried
        Workshop 3: “REDs: Telling the story to your patients"       Dr Louise Tulloh
        Workshop 4: “Return to Sport Testing after Lower Limb Injury”       Dr Adam Culvenor
3:40pm       Workshop 1: "Athletic footwear prescription"       Tom May

      Workshop 2: "Clinical application of pain science"        Dr Kal Fried
         Workshop 4: "Return to Sport Testing after Lower Limb Injury" (Repeated)       Dr Adam Culvenor
        Workshop 5: “Mental Health in Sport”       Emma Mattey & Dr John Baranoff

4:30pm  Post Conference Drinks and Networking Opportunities   


Presenters have provided suggested pre-readings that align with their presentations / workshops. These form the basis of the Pre-Disposing Activity for GP's wishing to receive 40 Category 1 Points for attending the conference. To access the pre-reading articles click here

Professional Development Points

This education forms an Accredited Activity under the RACGP QI&CPD Program

RACGP Activity ID: 159310

To receive these points GP's must complete the Pre-Disposing Activity (Pre-Reading Articles. See above) and the Reinforcing Activity (available on the day of the conference).