Events

IMportant notice

Due to the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 and the Goodfellow Symposium cancellation, the CAPA BOOTCAMP will no longer be offered in Auckland on the day prior to the Goodfellow Symposium.

However, the BOOTCAMP REMAINS SCHEDULED ON FRIDAY 27/3/2020 in a ZOOM ONLINE MEETING FORMAT, rather than a face to face venue in Auckland.

Please click on the following link to register your interest https://forms.gle/atRF6c7RmjFBXTA38

or contact carolyn@medwise.co.nz for more information.

*spaces may be limited and priority will be given to people already registered for the face to face meeting

Pharmacists working in General Practice Boot camp - format changed (see above)

This is an interactive programme with short sharp clinical updates plus a session to help those pharmacists just starting to work in general practice to learn from those people with experience in general practice

  • Understand the environment
  • Tricks of the trade
  • Clinical updates including but not limited to: CVD, respiratory, the new antihyperglycaemics (funded from mid-2020), psychotropics, pain management issues, common misunderstandings …
  • Networking

Please click on the following link to register your interest https://forms.gle/atRF6c7RmjFBXTA38

or contact carolyn@medwise.co.nz for more information.

*spaces may be limited and priority will be given to people already registered for the face to face meeting


CAPA Colloquium 2020 - Human genomics and pharmacogenomics

Saturday July 25th and Sunday July 26th
9am to 4.30pm
Brentwood Hotel, Kilbirnie
Wellington

Our future – are you ready for it?

Targeted therapy, precision medicine, gene therapy, gene editing

This is a weekend workshop that will:

  • Review and update the principles of human genomics to provide the foundation for understanding advances in the application of gene therapy
  • Explore the concepts of epigenetics
  • Explain the issues of genetic screening
  • Discuss the application and limitations of Direct-to-Consumer genome reports
  • Consider the ethics of screening, privacy (who’s DNA is it?), gene therapy and editing
  • Look at the current application of gene therapies – including respiratory, haematology, oncology, infection
  • Look at the value of pharmacogenomic screening – and the application today

Our key speaker to introduce the topic is Dr Michelle Thunders
Pathology and Molecular Medicine, Otago University School of Medicine, Wellington.

Michelle is a strong believer in inclusive genetics education and making knowledge accessible, actionable and meaningful to all. She has demonstrated superb teaching skills as the co-presenter of the new Human Genomics course for the University of Otago

Other speakers will include specialists in the application in medical areas and pharmacogenomics

Cost (includes morning and afternoon tea and lunch)

$300 for CAPA members
$400 for non-CAPA members

To register: email Carolyn Woolerton, carolyn@medwise.co.nz, or click on link https://forms.gle/fb15Ump2gv3FuyoV7 for registration form

Colloquium Flyer 2020.pdf