Event Date 26 Sep 2024 (9:30 am - 4:00 pm)
Individual Price $130.00
Location Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club

 

 

The MND Special Interest Group (SIG) Workshop is for health and community care professionals who have an interest in Motor Neurone Disease (MND).

The workshop is a full day including presentations and demonstrations. You will have the opportunity to network and meet other members of the MND workforce.

 

Program 

Agenda times are being finalised.

What’s happening in MND research

Dr Sadaf Warraich, Education Coordinator, MND NSW

Oral health & hygiene and saliva in MND

Clare McCluskey, Director/Certified Practising Speech Pathologist, Lifespan Speech Pathology

Cough Augmentation and Secretion Management in MND

Adem Suljovic, Senior Physiotherapist, Neurodegenerative Disease Supportive Care (NDSC), South West Sydney Local Health District

Positive Airway Pressure Therapies: Benefits and barriers

Clara Peto, Senior Scientific Officer in Respiratory Medicine for Central Coast Local Health

Grief & Bereavement Care for Families Living with MND

Dr Elizabth Mann, Clinical Director, National Centre for Childhood Grief

Cost Effectiveness & Sustainability of an Equipment Loan Library for People Living with MND

Alicia Gibb, FlexEquip Manager, MND NSW

Valuable insights from the evaluation of a MND multidisciplinary clinic in regional NSW

Dr. Karen Hutchinson, Research Fellow, Centre of Health Resilience and Implementation Science, Macquarie University

Speech Pathologists’ Confidence Levels and Professional Development Needs in MND: An Australian Survey

Ms Monique Signorelli, Speech Pathologist (Liverpool Hospital) & Dr. Sarah El-Wahsh, Speech Pathologist (Concord Hospital) and Honorary Clinical Lecturer, The University of Sydney 

Healthcare inequities for people living with MND in NSW

Julie Labra, Project Manager - National Lived Experience Model, MND Australia

Learnings from the MND Upskill project

Dr Sadaf Warraich, Education Coordinator, MND NSW

MND Connect: One Stop Shop for Australian MND Information and Resources

Melissa Fagan, Information Resources Development Manager, MND Australia

Demo 1: Various cough assist and IPV devices, lung volume recruitment bag and suction machines.

Adem Suljovic, Senior Physiotherapist, Neurodegenerative Disease Supportive Care (NDSC), Southwest Sydney Local Health District

Demo 2: Positive Airway Pressure: Equipment, Settings and Options.

Clara Peto, Senior Scientific Officer in Respiratory Medicine for Central Coast Local Health

Demo 3: You Asked We Listened, Practical Demonstrations of Assistive Technology New to FlexEquip

Alicia Gibb, FlexEquip Manager, MND NSW & Dr Sadaf Warraich, Education Coordinator, MND NSW

Get your ealry bird tix today!

Purchase early bird tickets for $130 until 31 July 2024. Full price tickets are $150.

Moring tea and lunch is included in the ticket cost.

Event Date 26 Sep 2024 (9:30 am - 4:00 pm)
Individual Price $130.00
Location Ryde Eastwood Leagues Club