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2021 Webinars

29th April 2021 - 30th December 2021


NZSSD welcomes you to the first Online Study Session!

Wednesday May 5th 2021

4 6pm

NZSSD Guidance on the Management of Type 2 Diabetes What is New in Diabetes Care in Aotearoa New Zealand in 2021?

About the Speakers:

Dr Helen Snell is a Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Leader of the Diabetes and Endocrinology Service at MidCentral District Health Board and is currently the President of NZSSD. Helen led the National Diabetes Nursing Knowledge and Skills Framework and also led the implementation of the registered nurse prescribing in diabetes health for the NZSSD in 2011, providing the platform for RN prescribing more broadly in New Zealand. Helen is an Academic Supervisor for the Massey University NP Training Programme and is an assessor on Nursing Council NZ panels for NP registration.

Dr Ryan Paul is an academic endocrinologist at Waikato DHB who was recently awarded an HRC Foxley Fellowship for diabetes education for primary care. He is the President of the New Zealand So ciety of Endocrinology and an Executive Member of NZSSD. Ryan led the development of the national NZSSD guidance on the management of type 2 diabetes and was awarded the New Zealand Medical Council’s Clinical Educator of the Year in 2019.

  •   Reducing clinical inertia and inequities

  •   Best practice for the newly funded medicines and reinforcing the role of existing treatments.

  •   Incorporating managementfocusedonreducingcardiovascularrisk

  •   Addressing ongoing clinical challenges e.g. insulin treatment, acting on abnormal findings in the

Helen and Ryan will discuss the major updates in the NZSSD guidance on the management of type 2 diabetes in Aotearoa New Zealand with a focus on:

annual review
Moderator: Ms Kate Smallman

Registrations: Registrations Close: Costs:

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General Information

NZSSD Study Session Zoom Webinar Registration

Monday 3rd May 2021

Free for members (you must still register for the webinar)
$80 non-members
will also entitle you to access member-only benefits and future study sessions for 2021 JOIN HERE

A Zoom Webinar link will be provided to registrants. The webinar will also be available in the members’ only section of the NZSSD website AFTER the webinarhas occurred.

June 2nd

Dietitians New Zealand Diabetes Special Interest Group Hosting:

Type 2 Diabetes Management Guidance Nutrition and Lifestyle Recommendations forAdults
Management Of Type 2 Diabetes In Children & Adolescents
A Multicomponent LifestyleApproach

July 7th

Upcoming Study Sessions for 2021
Put them in your diary!
Registrations will Open 4 weeks prior to each Study Session

Youth and Young Adult Diabetes Special Interest Group Hosting:

Type 2 diabetes in youth and emerging adults: Godzilla Vs Kung Fu Panda Equity for all young people with diabetes where to now?

Diabetes in Pregnancy Special Interest Group Hosting:

Diabetes in Pregnancy Aotearoa Models of Care. Tricks and Tips for Diabetes in Pregnancy: Preconception, During, and Postnatal.

Primary Care Special Interest Group and ACDN Hosting:

Medication Updates – What’s Been Happening in 2021

August 11th

Aotearoa College of Diabetes Nurses, Pharmacy and Diabetic Foot Special Interest Groups Hosting:

Peripheral neuropathy and pharmaceutical management

September 1st

October 6th

Audience Choice

Let us know your ideas before the end of June and we will do our best!

November 3rd

Are there topics you would like study sessions on? Please be in touch: 

Dr Jo McClintock
Meeting Convenor

2021 Webinars - New Zealand Society for the Study of Diabetes

Important Dates

29 April 2021

Registrations open (4.00pm)

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