Heart 4 the Wounded 2019

20 July 2019, Time Square, Pretoria

Heart 4 the Wounded

What is Heart 4 the Wounded 2019 about

Where The Multi-Disciplinary Team Meets

We are pleased to give you unique insight into the fantastic programme we have lined up for you.

Running under the theme 'The Multi-disciplinary team approach', this one-day conference will focus on the multi-disciplinary team in action - from mother and child wellness, sport injuries and rehabilitation of patients our renowned experts will tackle current challenges faced by the multi-disciplinary team.  Don’t miss the opportunity to attend full day with embracing technology and skills within the medical environment.

Hot topics to look forward to include:
  • Cancer within the reproductive system
  • Managing the pelvic floor in both male and females
  • Sexual wellness – out of the box
  • Nutrition in the rehab environment
  • Allergies in children – reality check
  • Concussion in sport – are we missing the point?
  • Technology in support of rehab & patient care
  • Amputation – friend or foe
  • Microbiology – should we reconsider antibiotics?
  • Life after stroke
  • Scar management
  • Wound Care can basics compete with advance modalities?
This conference is in partnership with Eloquent Health & Wellness and is administrated by The Contego Foundation Trust.

Who's Speaking?

Prof. Leon Snyman

Prof. Leon Snyman

Gynaecologist & Obstetrician

Dr. Jennifer Coetzee

Dr. Jennifer Coetzee

Microbiologist

Dr. Trudy Smith

Dr. Trudy Smith

Gynaecologist & Obstetrician

Dr. Peter Awang

Dr. Peter Awang

Specialist Surgeon

Dr. Rakesh Newaj

Dr. Rakesh Newaj

Specialist Dermatologist

Liezl Naude

Liezl Naude

Wound Management Specialist

Preliminary Programme

Saturday, 20 July 2019

# Session Speaker(s) Time Venue
1 Registration ..... 08:00 AM - 08:45 AM Foyer
2 Opening ..... 08:45 AM - 09:00 AM Diamond Room
3 Cancer in the reproductive system Prof. Leon Snyman 09:00 AM - 09:25 AM Diamond Room
4 Pelvic floor management in both male and female Antoinette Jansen van Vuuren 09:25 AM - 09:50 AM Diamond Room
5 Sexual wellness out of the box Prof. Elna McIntosh 09:50 AM - 10:15 AM Diamond Room
6 Defusing minefields in the multi-disciplinary practice Dr. Peter Awang 10:15 AM - 10:40 AM Diamond Room
7 Coffee/Tea Break & Exhibits ..... 10:40 AM - 11:00 AM Diamond Room & Foyer
8 Concussion in sport – are we missing the point? Deidre de Jongh 11:00 AM - 11:25 AM Diamond Room
9 Incontinence – using technology to prevent UTI Dr. Trudy Smith 11:25 AM - 11:50 AM Diamond Room
10 Reconstructive surgery - changing lives ..... 11:50 AM - 12:15 PM Diamond Room
11 Commercial session 1 ..... 12:15 PM - 12:25 PM Diamond Room
12 Commercial session 2 ..... 12:25 PM - 12:35 PM Diamond Room
13 Commercial session 3 ..... 12:35 PM - 12:45 PM Diamond Room
14 Lunch & Exhibits ..... 12:45 PM - 13:30 PM The Terrace
15 Can basics compete with advanced wound care? Liezl Naude 13:30 PM - 13:55 PM Diamond Room
16 Collateral damage - the price we pay for the antibiotics that we use Dr. Jennifer Coetzee 13:55 PM - 14:20 PM Diamond Room
17 Life after a stroke Deidre de Jongh 14:20 PM - 14:45 PM Diamond Room
18 Workshops & Exhibits ..... 14:45 PM - 15:40 PM Diamond Room
19 Coffee/Tea Break & Exhibits ..... 15:40 PM - 16:00 PM Diamond Room & Foyer
20 Commercial session 4 ..... 16:00 PM - 16:10 PM Diamond Room
21 Commercial session 5 ..... 16:10 PM - 16:20 PM Diamond Room
22 Willem Fourie honorary lecture – scar management Liezl Naude 16:20 PM - 16:35 PM Diamond Room
23 Weight bias - health at every size ..... 16:35 PM - 17:00 PM Diamond Room
24 Complex skin conditions in patients – are we guessing or diagnosing? Dr. Rakesh Newaj 17:00 PM - 17:25 PM Diamond Room
25 Award Ceremony & Closing ..... 17:25 PM - 18:00 PM Diamond Room

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