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2024 Health Professionals Webinar Bundle - 5 Webinars

The 2024 MND Health Professionals Webinar Series is brought to you by MND Victoria, MND NSW, MNDSA, MND Queensland and MNDWA. Expert clinicians will present on topics in MND and answer your questions.

11:00AM - 9:00AM Saturday 23rd March - Monday 1st April 2024

By registering for this health professional webinar bundle - access will be provided to all 5 of the 2024 Health Professionals Webinar events and recordings. 

*NOTE: If you have registered for this bundle after the 14th of March, please email us to ensure you receive a link to the 'MND Equipment Prescribing tips' recording. 

If you work for an Australian or NZ MND Association, or are a Victorian Palliative Care MND Shared Care Worker, please do not register here.  Contact info@mnd.org.au to register for the bundle.

Topics include:

Webinar 1: MND Equipment Prescribing tips (14 March, 2pm-3.15pm AEST)

Alicia Gibb, OT and FlexEqiup Manager, MND NSW and Manasi Thornley, OT Team Leader, Liverpool Hospital will share tips for prescribing equipment effectively for people with MND.

Webinar 2: The ABCs of NIV: information about breathing support in motor neurone disease 

(14 May, 2pm-3.15pm AWST)

Dr Marnie Graco, Implementation Scientist, Institute of Breathing and Sleep, Austin Health, Dr Nicole Sheers, Respiratory Physiotherapist, Victorian Respiratory Support Service, and Dr Vivienne Travlos, Respiratory Physiotherapist, MNDWA will share tips for promoting NIV uptake and troubleshooting NIV.

Webinar 3: Augmentative and alternative communication overview in MND  (16th July, 2pm-3.15pm ACST)

Melinda Gentle, Senior Clinician SP, and Jess Cook, Senior Clinician OT MNDSA will provide an overview of AAC in MND.

Webinar 4: Managing fatigue and insomnia in MND (September)

Specialist Progressive Neurological Disease Clinic multidisciplinary speakers to be confirmed (OT, Psychology, Neurologist)

Webinar 5: Managing pain in MND: OT and PT focus (13th November, 2pm-3:15pm AEST)

MND Queensland OT and PT will share tips for managing pain.