Thursday 20 November - workshops

10:00am

Topping up compassion

Lizzy Kent, Sandy Ramage

See Me as a Whole

Lisa Cherrington

1:00pm

Demystifying Working with Children and Young People

Dr Kirsty Ross

An Introduction to Working with Pacific People

Pio Masoe and Ronica Sami

Friday 21 November

8:00am

Registration desk opens

9:00am

Opening ceremony and Powhiri: Avenue Room

Welcome

Address by Hazel Neser, PONZ President

9:30am

A Consumer Perspective: Avenue Room

9:40am

Keynote address, Avenue Room: "Communication in Medicine" Professor Phyllis Butow

10:40am

Morning tea: Fergusson Room

 

Stream One: Avenue Room

Stream Two: Steeple Room

11:00am

“Talking about Grief & Bereavement” :

Addressing professional grief in an Acute Oncology Hospital

Justin Gulliver

Cancer Stories Of New Zealand / He Kahui Korero Taumahatanga O Te Mate Pukupuku: Key Findings

Joanne Doherty & Tira Albert

11:30am

Spirituality: navigating liminal space

Sande Ramage

Compassionate Listening: a means to connect and communicate in order to rediscover the art of nursing practice.

Peter Kimble

12:00pm

Advance Care Planning – Conversations that Count

Susy Transom

Mauri Ora - Kia oho- Kia Mataara (being alive, awake)

Stephanie Turner

12.30pm

Lunch

1:30pm

Communicating with traditional men

Heather Heron Speirs

Self-management support intervention during cancer treatment: A phase I/II intervention trial study

Inga O’Brien, Diana Sarfati, Louise Signal, Janine Bycroft

2:00pm

Communication tensions experienced by men awaiting a prostate biopsy

Dot Brown

Writing reader-focused information: Tips for developing resources people want to read

Sarah Stacy-Baynes

2:30pm

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. Maya Angelou

Corrianne Simpson and Margaret Alve

The Role of the Radiation Therapist in Establishing a Psychosocial Care Package for Patients receiving Radiation Treatment for Breast Cancer within Wellington Radiation Therapy department

Jennifer Drew and Kelly Lloyd

3.00pm

Afternoon Tea: Fergusson Room

3:20pm

A Consumer Perspective: Avenue Room

3:30pm

If grief is normal why do we need guidelines?

Bridget Marshall, Sande Ramage, Simon Allan, Lee Hefford, Maria Berrett, Kate MacKenzie, Graham Black Perspective: Avenue Room

A panacea for all seasons? A randomised controlled trial comparing mindfulness to relaxation in chemotherapy patients.

Lisa M. Reynolds, Ian P. Bissett, David Porter, Nathan S. Consedine

4:00pm

What doctors have up their sleeves:

Creating hope for oncology patients

Catherine Hughes

Exploring Health Literacy needs of NZ refugees and migrants with cancer

Bee Teng Lim and Helen Moriarty

4:30pm

Hereditary Diffuse Gastric Cancer: Genetic Counselling in Aotearoa New Zealand

Alison McEwen, Christopher Butler, Samantha Wake, Mary-Anne Young

Cancer Society Drop-in Sessions: a component of the Cancer Support Services

Virginia Lee

5:30pm-7.00pm

Drinks & Quiz, Hotel Coachman

 

     

Saturday 22 November

8:00am

Registration desk opens & PONZ AGM (breakfast: Fergusson Room)

9:00am

PONZ Outstanding Service Award: Avenue Room

9:05am

A Consumer Perspective: Avenue Room

9:15am

Keynote address, Avenue Room: Dr George Laking

10:15am

Morning tea: Fergusson Room

 

Stream One: Steeple Room

Stream Two: Avenue Room

10:40am

Changes in psychosocial functioning in radiation oncology patients: risk factors, screening and intervention

Michelle Davey and Kathryn Taylor

Communication with self and others

Fiona Hewerdine

11:10am

A Qualitative Study Exploring Factors Impacting the Therapeutic Outcome and Experiences of Clients using a Psycho-Oncology Service

Colette Nixon

Communication is easy isn’t it?

Gay Dungey

11:40am

Supportive Care Project: An opportunity to communicate about a model of communication

Sue Wragg

12:40pm

Lunch

1:40pm

Panel Discussion: Avenue Room

2:40pm

Presentation of Doug Sexton Award: Avenue Room

2:45pm-3:00pm

Conference close and Poroporaki: Avenue Room

             

 Poster presentation: The River of Life