AMAC Annual Conference & AGM 2017

Course Cost: $880.00

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Dates: 4 & 5 November 2017

Venue: The Sofitel Gold Coast

Address: 81 Surf Parade, Broadbeach, QLD 4218

AMAC  Members $770

NON- Members $880

The conference dinner held on Saturday Evening 4th November is included in the price for those attending the conference, additional dinner guests are welcome at an additional price of $120 pp

Please not that members must log-in to receive their discount.

*** Category 1 points have been applied for***

 

COURSE OUTLINE:

             

Dr Konstantina Theodoratou

Topics of Lectures:

1. The neuroscience of emotional pain and acupuncture.

2. The impact of acupuncture on well-being in chronic pain-matrix.

3. Workshop: Addiction medicine and acupuncture treatments.

 

Dr Theodoratou is a physician practising medical acupuncture. She specialises in

Medical Psychology at the University of Athens and

continues her studies in Addiction Counselling. Recently

she participated in research, concerning behaviour

patterns in relation to acupuncture at the Academy of

Athens Biomedical Institute. She is President of the

Scientific Association of Medical Acupuncture in Greece

(SAMAG) and President of the International Council of

Medical Acupuncture & Related Techniques (ICMART).

Australian Speakers:

  • Professor Philip Morris, Bond University.
  • Senior Fellows of The Australian Medical Acupuncture College.
  • Multi stream small group roundtable sessions teaching practical skills
COURSE REQUIREMENTS:

Saturday 4th November 2017

8.00 – 8.30am
Registration
8.30 – 9.00am Opening Ceremony
9.00 – 10.00am The Neuroscience of Emotional Pain and Acupuncture” Dr Konstantina Theodoratou – President of International Council of Medical Acupuncture & Related Techniques (ICMART). President Scientific Association of Medical Acupuncture of Greece
10.00 – 10.30am

 

International Council of Medical Acupuncture & Related Techniques” Dr Chin Chan – General Secretary of ICMART. President AMAC QLD. Federal Treasurer AMAC.

Past President of ICMART. Past Federal President of AMAC.

10.30 – 11.00am
Morning Tea
11.00 – 12.00pm Approach to Mental Health, Wellbeing, Addiction: Distinguishing Symptoms from Disorder” Professor Philip Morris – Professor at the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University. Psychiatrist
12.00 – 12.30pm Use of Medical Acupuncture in Pain and Wellbeing in Cancer Patients.” Dr Ian Relf – Medical Acupuncturist at the Austin Cancer Centre Melbourne. Research Fellow Department of General Practice Melbourne University. Convener National AMAC Fellowship Course. Past Federal President of AMAC
12.30 – 13.30pm
Lunch
13.30 – 15.30pm

 

Round Tables

  1. PTSD and Chronic Pain”  Angela Catanzariti
  2. Electroacupuncture for Depression ”  Chin Chan
  3. The use of Ghost Points for Psychoemotional Issues” Anita Chang
  4. Acupuncture in Cancer Patients”  Dr Becky Chapman
  5. Treatment of Vertigo by Reducing Musculoskeletal Impingement of Autonomic Nerves. Chris Chin
  6. ”  Acupuncture, Vagus Nerve and Well-being”  Thomas Choong
  7. Auricular Chromotherapy for Treatment of Psychological Trauma” Bill Meyers
  8. Approach to Psychological Problems Based on Marco Romoli”  Matt Teale
15.30 – 16.00pm
Afternoon Tea
16.00 – 17.00pm
FEDERAL AGM & ELECTIONS
17.00 – 18.00pm The Impact Of Acupuncture on Well-Being in Chronic Pain-Matrix.”

Dr Konstantina Theodoratou – President of International Council of Medical Acupuncture & Related Techniques (ICMART). President Scientific Association of Medical Acupuncture of Greece

Conference Dinner Sofitel 7.00 pm

Sunday 5th November 2017

7.00 – 8.00am Early Morning Chi Kung” Dr Andrew Jan (venue to be announced)
9.00 – 9.30am

 

Chi Kung Theory & Evidence” Dr Andrew Jan – Emergency Physician in Perth. Currently enrolled as a PhD student in the investigation of acupuncture for pain management in the acute setting. Senior instructor for the Universal Tao System
9.30 – 10.30am Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation” Dr Hassan Abass – Consultant Psychiatrist at The Southport Private Hospital
10.30 – 11.00am
Morning Tea
11.00 – 12.30pm Workshop: “Addiction Medicine and Acupuncture Treatments

Dr Konstantina Theodoratou – President of ICMART. President Scientific Association of Medical Acupuncture of Greece

12.30 – 13.30pm
Lunch
13.30 – 14.15pm PTSD- A Case For Medical Acupuncture” Dr Bill Meyers – AMAC Federal President, Chair Board of Examiners, Member Education Committee. Clinical Teacher and Mentor
14.15 – 15.00pm Use of TMM and Luo in Treating Addiction” Dr Anita Chang – AMAC Course Part 1 Convener. AMAC QLD Education Representative. Clinical Teacher and Mentor. Medical Acupuncturist and General Practitioner.
15.00pm
Close of Conference and Afternoon Tea