Roche Educators Day
Please note Roche Educators Day is now booked out.
This year the Roche Educators Day will be on Tuesday 21 August at the Adelaide Convention Centre, in conjunction with the Australasian Diabetes Congress.
If you are attending the Australasian Diabetes Congress (ADC) and also wish to attend the Roche Educators’ Day you can select this as an additional element under “Workshops & Special Sessions” during the ADC registration process. However if you wish to attend only the Roche Educators Day, and not the ADC, please select the “Roche Educator Day Only Registration” when you commence the registration process.
If you have a Registration query please contact the Congress Office on 03 9417 1350 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For all other enquiries regarding the Roche Educators Day please contact Donna Cluderay email@example.com
Full Day (Tuesday 21 August 2018) | AU$125
2018 Roche Educators Day Program Overview
|7.30 – 8.30||Registration Open|
|SECTION A: OPENING AND DIGITAL HEALTH KEYNOTE|
|8.30 – 8.40||Opening Remarks & Welcome to Country
Speaker – Dr George Koumantakis
General Manager – Roche Diabetes Care Australia Pty Ltd
|8.40 – 9.20||The Role of Digital Diabetes Management in the Australian Landscape
Speaker: Assoc. Professor Neale Cohen
We are moving into a digital age. This session will explore the use of Telehealth and the digital software and apps that can help the HCP and their patient.
|SECTION B: NUTRITION, INSULIN AND EXERCISE|
|9.20 – 10.00||Debate: Is High Fat/Low Carb the best diet for people with diabetes?
Team Members: Assoc. Professor Sof Andrikopolous, Dr Carmel Smart, Prof Stephen Colagiuri, Pennie Taylor APD. Moderated by: Dr Alan Barclay
Join us for a debate on the pros and cons of low carb high fat diets in the management of diabetes.
|10.00 – 10.30||Insulin Adjustment During Exercise
Speaker: Dr Carmel Smart
This session discusses the evidence around the effects of different types of exercise in diabetes and what factors are important in the response to activity.
|10.30 – 10.40||Session Q&A|
|10.40 – 11.10||Morning Tea|
|SECTION C: CAREER|
|11.10 – 11.40||Marketing Private Practice for Healthcare Professionals
Speaker: Mark Amott – Associate, My Practice Services
This session will provide hints and tips to set up a successful private practice.
|11.40 – 12.20||Career Development for Healthcare Professionals
Speakers: Rachel Freeman – Professional Services ADEA & Glynis Ross – ADS President
Learn about the different professional development opportunities available via the ADEA and ADS.
|12.20 – 12.30||Session Q&A|
|12.30 – 1.30||Lunch|
|SECTION D: CARBOHYDRATE MANAGEMENT|
|1.30 – 2.30||Carb Counting Workshop
Speaker: Julia Zinga APD
This practical interactive session will give an overview on carb counting including cultural differences in diet.
|2.30 – 3.00||Sugars and Alternative Sweeteners
Speaker: Dr Alan Barclay
This session explores the research examining the impact of sugars and alternative sweeteners on Blood Glucose in diabetes.
|3.00 – 3.10||Session Q&A|
|3.10 – 3.30||Afternoon Tea|
|SECTION E: DIABETES MANAGEMENT IN TYPE 2 NON INSULIN PEOPLE WITH DIABETES|
|3.30 – 4.00||The Dark Heart of Diabetes
Speaker: Assoc. Professor Jonathan Shaw
This session explores diabetes-related cardiavascular and renal complications and the cardiovascular effects of glucose-lowering medications.
|4.00 – 4.30||Monitoring the Need
Speaker: Professor Stephen Colagiuri
The need for blood glucose monitoring remains if we are to stem to tide of short and long term diabetes related complications.
|4.30 – 4.40||Session Q&A|
|4.40 – 5.00||Closing Comments
Speaker – Dr Joanne Ramadge – CEO ADEA
What did we learn today and how can we apply it on Monday?
Presentation of Travel Grants