14 - 18 JANUARY 2019    |    Sport Science Institute of South Africa, Boundary Road, Newlands

 

Programme

UCT DIVISION OF FAMILY MEDICINE CONFERENCE FOR

GENERAL PRACTIONERS

DATE: Mon 14th – Fri 18th January 2019

VENUE: Sport Science Institute of South Africa, Boundary Road, Newlands

Geriatrics: Mon 14th January 2019

Nutrition and Dietetics: Tues 15th January 2019

General Conference: Wed 16th – Fri 18th January 2019

 

 

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

 

Monday 14th January 2019: Geriatrics

08h00 – 08h30 Registration & Tea
08h30 – 10h30 Session I: Geriatrics: Mental Health
10h30 – 11h00 Tea
11h00 – 13h00 Session II: Geriatrics: Pharmaco-therapeutics/Common Problems
13h00 – 14h00 Lunch
14h00 – 16h00 Session III: Geriatrics: Mixed Topics

 

Tuesday 15th January 2019: Nutrition and Dietetics

Time Topic Speaker
  Session IV: Nutrition and Dietetics: Chair:
08h30 – 09h10 Which weight loss diet is the healthiest/best and perspectives on research on weight loss diets. Gabriel Eksteen
09h10 – 9h50 Inflammation and disease development: Dietary strategies and nutritional supplementation for decreasing inflammation Marjanne Senekal
09h50 – 10h30 Vegan, vegetarian and caveman dietary patterns for weight management and health. Kerry Sexton
  10h30 – 11h00 TEA  
  Session V: Nutrition and Dietetics: Women and Child health Chair:
11h00 – 11h40 Infant and childhood feeding challenges: Feeding behaviour, fussy eating, introduction of solids, reflux, constipation Sharmilah Booley
11h40 – 12h20 Dietary treatment and nutritional supplementation for ADHD/ADD. Janetta Harbron
12h20 – 13h00 Gestational weight gain, weight management for the overweight or obese pregnant women and pregnancy food myths. Baheya Najaar
  13h00 – 14h00 LUNCH  
  Session VI: Nutrition and Dietetics: Mixed B Chair:
14:00 – 14:40 Understanding food labelling laws and comparisons between nutrient content of common foods. Marieke Theron
14:40 – 15:20 Dietary therapy, nutritional supplements and maintenance of nutritional status at cancer diagnosis, during treatment and palliative care. Megan Blacker
15:20 – 16:00 Update on medical nutrition therapy guidelines for diabetes and 2 case-study presentations on glucose control and fasting during Ramadan and another. Nasreen Jaffer

 

Wednesday 16th January 2019: General Conference

08h00 – 08h30 Registration & Tea
08h30 – 10h30 SESSION 1: Common GP Problems - Gynaecology
10h30 – 11h00 Tea
11h00 – 13h00 SESSION 2: GP Problems – Paediatrics
13h00 – 14h00 Lunch
14h00 – 16h00 SESSION 3: Common GP Problems – Domestic Violence

 

Thursday 17th January 2019: General Conference

08h00 – 08h30 Registration & Tea
08h30 – 10h30 SESSION 4: Common GP Problems -Cardiovascular
10h30 – 11h00 Tea
11h00 – 13h00 SESSION 5: Common GP Problems-Musculoskeletal
13h00 – 14h00 Lunch
14h00 – 16h00 SESSION 6: Common GP Problems-ENT

 

Friday 18th January 2019: General Conference

08h00 – 08h30 Registration & Tea
08h30 – 10h30 SESSION 7: Common GP Problems-Mental Health
10h30 – 11h00 Tea
11h00 – 13h00 SESSION 8: Bioethics