2024 ADNA NT Education Day Program




Saturday 6TH APRIL 2024


ADNA Northern Teritory Education Day Learning Objectives

Objective 1

Understand various infectious diseases—scabies and neglected tropical infections, including the impacts of tropical environments, health and nutritional requirements and availability to aid healing. How might socioeconomic factors influence health seeking, treatment availability and outcomes, and what you can do to help patients.

Objective 2

Inflammatory diseases are more common than we think. Understand aetiology of psoriasis, eczema, hidradenitis suppurativa and even acne as inflammatory diseases, some treatment options—heliotherapy and mechanical phototherapy, topical steroids—when and where, and the immune response.

Objective 3

Autoimmunity in the elderly and blistering disease. Differentiate between blistering diseases—triaging them for Primary and Tertiary healthcare interventions.

Objective 4

Understand the impact of hidradenitis suppurative—what it is, who is affected and need for surgical intervention; deroofing and repair with plastics and dermatological interventions for the Northern Territory. What are ways are these skills implemented in the Top End?

Objective 5

Wounds, healing and the meaning of health and skin from Western and Indigenous perspectives. Return to your practice with holistic approaches to skin; better equipped, evidence informed.

2024 ADNA NT Education Day Program Topics

    0800 Registration | Welcome | Coffee

    Guest Speakers

    0815 Dr Ravi Mahajani – Plastic Surgeon
    0845 Prof Bart Currie – Infectious Diseases
    0915 Dr Dev Tilakaratne – Phototherapy
    0945 Sandra Nelson – AH sKIN

    1015-1030 Morning Tea

    Guest Speakers

    1030 Dr Tayler Cosentino – Psoriasis
    1100 Dr Victoria Rudolph-Stringer – Blistering Conditions
    1130 Dr Eliza Walker – Eczema and 1st Line Treatment
    1200 Q&A

    12:30 – 1:30 Lunch

    Guest Speakers

    1330 Jennifer Byrnes NP – Wounds and Treatement
    1400 Danny Metin NP – Hidradenitis Suppurativa
    1430 Noriko Ogo – NT and NP Pathway

    1500 Travel Raffle Award & Finish