Provisional Program

The program below is provisional and will be updated as planning proceeds. Please check this page regularly for updates.

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Tuesday 16 October

0800 – 0900

Registration
for AAPM Pre-Conference Workshop Attendees Only

0900 – 1530

Pre-conference workshops offer attendees the opportunity to participate in sessions with smaller groups that incorporate some participation. A range of workshops will be offered in 2018 with different topics for practice managers and practice staff. Topics will include change, financial and risk management. Following on from last year’s highly successful workshop, a dedicated receptionist workshop will also be held.

You can register for the pre-conference workshops during the online registration process. Pre-conference workshops held on Tuesday, are an additional cost and are not included in any registration categories.

09:00 – 12:00

CHANGE MANAGEMENT 

09:00 – 12:00

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

Private Practice Essentials

 

 

 

Presented by STUART CHAN

 

Swan Room 

09:00 – 12 & 13:00 – 16:00*

 FOR RECEPTIONISTS

Stand out service by stand out people – healthcare teams leading the way

MARION McKAY

*Marion will kindly run this pre-conference workshop in the afternoon to allow multiple staff from the same practice to attend. 

Torrens Room

1200

Registration Opens
for AAPM National Conference Attendees

1430 – 1530

My Profession – My AAPM

Improving your professionalism and developing your career path through AAPM.

Bradman Theatrette 

1530 – 1630

Annual General Meeting
National Convention Centre

Potential members are welcome to all sessions. Only individual full members are entitled to vote at Convocation and the AAPM AGM. The AGM is the Board’s report on AAPM’s achievements over the past year and their strategic direction for the future. Following the AGM will be a welcome to new members and first-time attendees at the conference.

1800 – 2000

Welcome Reception
Exhibition Area, National Convention Centre

Wednesday 17 October

0730 – 0830

Special Interest Groups Breakfast
Swan Room

0800

Registration
Main Foyer, National Convention Centre

0845 – 0915

Plenary – Official Opening

Master of Ceremonies – Gary Smith

Welcome to Country – Jayden Goodrem and Tyronne Bell, Thuderstone Aboriginal Cultural & Land Management Services

Welcome – Cathy Baynie, AAPM President 

 

Royal Theatre, National Convention Centre

0915 – 1030

Dike Drummond

Burnout Proof Your Life 

 

 

Royal Theatre, National Convention Centre

1030 – 1100

Morning Tea & Industry Exhibition
Exhibition Area, National Convention Centre

1100 – 1200

Simon Waller

Practice Managers: The New Champions of Technology 

 

 

Royal Theatre, National Convention Centre

1205 – 1305

Concurrent Sessions

NEW TO ROLE 

Bradman Theatrette 

 

Nicholls  Room

Technical Advances for your Healthcare Practice

MIROSLAV DONCEVIC  & MARIANNA KELLY

1305 – 1400

Lunch & Industry Exhibition
Exhibition Area, National Convention Centre

1400 – 1500

Concurrent Sessions

1500 – 1530

Afternoon Tea & Industry Exhibition
Exhibition Area, National Convention Centre

1630 – 1730

1730 – 1830

Happy Hour  & Industry Exhibition
Exhibition Area, National Convention Centre

1730 – 1830

UNEP Graduation Dinner

Thursday 18 October  –  Getting down to business day

0730 – 0830

State Breakfasts

Ballroom, National Convention Centre

0900 – 1000

Saroo Brierley

A Long Way Home

 

 

Royal Theatre Room 

1000 – 1045

1045 – 1115

Morning Tea & Industry Exhibition
Exhibition Area, National Convention Centre

1115 – 1200

Concurrent Sessions

ALLIED HEALTH 

Royal Theatre Room

Balance and Boundaries 

How to build a boundary between work and home and restore your life balance.

DIKE DRUMMOND

T.B.A

Menzies Room

The New PIPQI

 

 

NATASHA COLE

FOUNDATIONS 

Nicholls  Room

1205 – 1250

Concurrent Sessions

FOUNDATION

Royal Theatre Room

One Minute Mindfulness

“45 minute training on how to let go of stress and become the eye of the storm in your work day with a single breath. A priceless skill for a practice manager”

DIKE DRUMMOND 

FOUNDATION

Bradman Theatrette

SPECIALIST 

Nicholls  Room

Specialist, Allied Health & Dental Accreditation Panel

Panel: SUE FRANCES, VICKI LINDEN, COLEEN SULLIVAN,  ANNA-MARIA GIBB 

Facilitator: GARY SMITH 

1250 – 1345

Lunch & Industry Exhibition
Exhibition Area, National Convention Centre

1345 – 1430

Concurrent Sessions

PRIMARYHEALTH CARE MASTERCLASS  

Royal Theatre Room

1345 – 1415

Positioning of Primary Health Care at the Centre of the Health System 

JANET QUIGLEY 

 

RACGP Computer Security Guidelines 

Royal Theatre Room

1415 – 1445

RACGP Computer Security Guidelines 

NATHAN PINSKIER

FOUNDATION 

Bradman Theatrette

Quality – What is this PDSA thing? The quadruple aim for quality. 

 

AGPAL speaker 

 

EXPERIENCED 

Menzies Room 

Engaging Clinicians in your Practice: Tenant? Sessional? Percentage? Flat rate? Services provided? 

Panel: CHRIS BABICH, KAREN CAMPBELL, WALID JAMMAL

Facilitator: PATRICE CAFFERKY 

NON-GP

Nicholls Room 

Engagement with Private Health Funds 

 

 

 

1435 – 1520

Concurrent Sessions

1445 – 1520

Royal Theatre Room 

Department of Veteran Affairs, Mental Health Adviser

 

DR IAN GARDNER

FOUNDATIONS 

Bradman Theatrette 

To be advised

EXPERIENCED – continued

Menzies Room 

Engaging Clinicians in your Practice: Tenant? Sessional? Percentage? Flat rate? Services provided? 

Panel: CHRIS BABICH, DANNY HAYDON, KAREN CAPMBELL, WALID JAMMAL  

1520 – 1540

Afternoon Tea & Industry Exhibition
Exhibition Area, National Convention Centre

1540 – 1630

Steve Hambleton

Driving Change: How Digital Health is changing Australian healthcare practice

 

Royal Theatre Room

1630 – 1720

1720 – 1820

Happy Hour & Industry Exhibition
Exhibition Area, National Convention Centre

1900 – 2200

The Fellows Dinner
Sculpture Garden Restaurant, National Gallery of Australia

Friday 19 October

0900 – 1000

Jordan Nguyen

Superhuman Generationz

 

 

Royal Theatre Room 

1000 – 1100

1100 – 1130

Morning Tea & Industry Exhibition
Exhibition Area, National Convention Centre

1130 – 1300

Concurrent Sessions

MASTERCLASS

Bradman Theatrette 

Powering your team through good relationships – Check, Performance Psychologist “Wired for Success”

GAYLENE CLEWES

FOUNDATION

Nicholls Room 

RACGP 5th Edition Standards 

 

 

AGPAL 

1300 – 1400

Lunch & Industry Exhibition
Exhibition Area, National Convention Centre

1400 – 1500

Concurrent Sessions

EXPERIENCED 

Royal Theatre Room 

MASTERCLASS 

Bradman Theatrette 

ALLIED HEALTH

Menzies Room

A practical guide on how to survive a Medicare Audit.

What you need to know regarding the Medicare requirements of Team Care Arrangements and Allied Health Medicare referrals

ALLAN DONNELLY

FOUNDATION

Nicholls  Room

Healthcare Homes 

 

 

 

WALID JAMMAL

1500 – 1530

Afternoon Tea & Industry Exhibition
Exhibition Area, National Convention Centre

1530 – 1630

Shara Evans 

Technology Trends

 

 

Royal Theatre, National Convention Centre

1900 – 2400

Conference Dinner
Black and White Dinner at Great Hall, Parliament House

Saturday 20 October

0900 – 1730

Post Conference Tour
‘Canberra Icons and Wineries’

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