ECCO 2019 REPRESENTING AOTEAROA

WORKSHOPS

WORKSHOP #1

VENEPUNCTURE

A hands-on introduction to venipuncture run by Dr Ruth Barnett. In this workshop you will learn how to take blood, and have the opportunity to try it with each other.

WORKSHOP #2

SUTURING

An introduction to suturing run by Prof Darryl Tony and Dr Phil Blyth. You will learn how to suture using a range of different materials and using different techniques.

WORKSHOP #3

SIGN LANGUAGE

A brief look into New Zealand Sign Language taught by Josje Lelijveld alongside her interpreter.  You will learn words, phrases and how to communicate effectively with hearing impaired people.

WORKSHOP #4

ORTHOPAEDICS

An introduction to orthopaedic surgery sponsored by DePuy Synthes. You will get the chance to use real orthopaedic tools for a mock surgery

WORKSHOP #5

ULTRASOUND

An introduction to using ultrasound lead by Dr Latika Samalia. You will learn the basics of conducting an ultrasound on each other and learn to identify basic structures on ultrasound.

WORKSHOP #6

PACIFIC PRONOUNCIATION

INFORMATION COMING SOON …

WORKSHOP #7

DENTAL TRAUMA – A REAL KICK IN THE TEETH

Matagouri’s annual workshop on rural medicine. This year we will be provided with an experience of emergency dentistry in a rural setting.

WORKSHOP #8

COMBAT FIRST-AID WITH NZDF

INFORMATION COMING SOON …

WORKSHOP #9

LAPAROSCOPIC SIMULATION

An opportunity to use laparoscopic simulators and familiarise yourself with the tools commonly used in laparoscopic surgery. Small group session lead by Dr Elliot MacKenzie and Rachael McConnell, obstetrics and gynaecology specialists – an excellent opportunity to find out more about O&G too!

WORKSHOP #10

LIFE MATTERS – SUICIDE PREVENTION AND MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

Run by local suicide prevention trust, Life Matters. Learn practical, applicable skills about how to talk about mental health issues and how to respond in an emergency mental health situation – providing mental health first aid.