Conference programme

Thursday 19 November 2015

9.30am

Registration desk opens

Foyer

10.30am

Pre-conference workshop: Dr Bruce Rumbold on spiritual care

Aparima Room

12.00pm

Lunch

12.45-2.00pm

Pre-conference workshop, continued

2.00pm

Meet and greet opportunity for all  new members of the psychosocial and social support workforce and existing DHB workforce

3.00pm

Afternoon Tea

3.30pm

Opening ceremony and powhiri; welcome to Invercargill by PONZ Conference Organising Committee (including short video clip)

Address by Kathryn Taylor, PONZ president

Presentation of the PONZ Outstanding Service Award

Aparima Room

4.00-5.50pm

Jan Eggleton: ‘Hardcases’: workshop on collaborative workplaces  

Aparima Room

6.30pm

‘Southern Fare’: informal dinner at the Ascot

Mararoa & Whitestone Rooms

 

Friday 20 November 2015

8.00am

Registration desk opens

Foyer

9.00am

Plenary panel: 'the art of collaboration', facilitated by Assoc Prof David Perez

Aparima Room

10.10am

Morning tea

10.40am

Plenary panel discussion

Aparima Room

11.40am

Keynote address Assoc Prof Lois Surgenor: The promise and perils of positive psychology in cancer

Aparima Room

12.35pm

Lunch

1.25pm

Sue Wragg: Central Cancer Network Supportive Care Framework

Aparima Room

 

Stream one: Oreti Room

Stream two: Aparima Room

2.15pm

Kathryn Taylor: Distress screening

Marj Allan: The power of stories

2.50pm

Afternoon tea

3.20pm

Maria Stapleton: Cancer care co-ordination - it takes a team

Celine Collins: Research results of specialist care nurses' perceptions of the legalisation of euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide

3.55pm

Assoc Prof David Perez: Spirituality

Sarah McCambridge & Anna Griffiths: Stress and cancer: the role of causal beliefs

4.30pm

Hazel Neser: Team building and communication - an interactive workshop

Katie Maher: Protective factors in haematological malignancies: a presentation of research

5.05-5.35pm

Warrick Sue: CanNect - CanTeen’s model of peer support

Bruno Aldaz: It gets into your head as well as your body: patients’ experiences during cancer treatment and healthcare professionals' perspectives of patients' psychosocial needs

7.00pm

Optional theatre dinner; Scottish Hall, Esk St (courtesy bus available from Ascot Park Hotel at 6pm)

  

Saturday 21 November 2015

8.00am

Registration desk opens

Foyer

8.00am

PONZ AGM (breakfast)

Mararoa and Whitestone Room

9.15am

Keynote address Dr Bruce Rumbold: Spirituality in cancer care

Aparima Room

10.20am

Morning tea

 

Stream one: Oreti Room

Stream two: Aparima Room

11.00am

Dr Monika Clark-Grill: Integrating complementary medicine: what one needs to think of

Dr Simone Petrich BRCA patients: where do they fit in?

11.35am

Stephanie Turner: Māori perspectives on end of life care

Andy Leggat: ‘Moving Forward’ education and support programme at the Cancer Society, Auckland

12.10-12.40pm

Conference close, including presentation of the Doug Sexton Award for First Time Presenter

Karakia and waiata

Aparima Room

 

Poster presentations

Most common beliefs regarding causes of cancer by patients and their supporters 

Jenny Allison, Andy Leggat, Sarah McCambridge

An exercise rehab focus for cancer patients

Adiella Stewart

Beyond collaboration: Exploring what makes student interprofessional learning meaningful

Hazel Neser et al.

An insight into the distress and problems identified by those accessing a cancer psychology service

Sarah McCambridge