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Theatre Managers and Educators Conference 

Date:  May 5-7, 2021

Venue: Distinction Hotel, Dunedin

Early Bird Registration (register before April 1) is $480 (saving of $70).

For more information, including the agenda and speaker bios, see the website:

The 2021 TMEC Conference is being run by Destination Conference Managers.

Tel: 027 215 9807 or email:


National Heart Valve Study Day

Date: May 26, 2021

Venue:  Auckland City Hospital, Level 9 Lecture Theatre & Clinical Education Centre.

Sponsor: Abbott Medical


             • Heart anatomy – wet lab

    • Minimally Invasive Valve Surgery

    • Cardiopulmonary By-pass

  • Patient care pre- & post- valve surgery

To register, contact:

Chen Zhou, Nurse Educator, OR Level 4 Cardiac Theatres,

Auckland City Hospital.

Telephone: 021 943 080;  Email:

Spaces are limited

National Trauma Symposium

Date:  July 1, 2021

Venue:  Te Papa, Wellington

The link for the conference website is

For full details, contact:

Donna Clapham

Conference Manager


Telephone: 021 325 133

Perioperative Trauma Care Courses 



Dates:  August 16, 17 and 18, 2021


Venue: Auckland City Hospital 


  • the Definitive Surgical Trauma Care (DSTC) course;

  • the Definitive Anaesthetic Trauma Care (DATC) course;
  • the Definitive Perioperative Nurses Trauma Care Course (DPNTC), and
  • the Definitive Anaesthetic Assistants Trauma Care Course (DAATC).

Registration for all three days is $825 and covers lectures, refreshments, lunch, dinner on first evening, manuals and practical sessions. 

For more information or to register visit:

For further enquires contact:

Bron Taylor

Āhua Tohu Pōkangia - Perioperative Services

Auckland District Health Board


Perioperative Nurses Conference

Date: October 7-9, 2021.

Venue:  St Margaret’s College, Winchester Street, Merivale, Christchurch.

For full details, contact:

Joanne Reddock

The Conference Team

PO Box 20051, Christchurch 8543

Tel:  03 359 2600 | Mobile:  027 303 8703 | email: |



Members of the Perioperative Nurses College of NZNO and others are invited to submit abstracts to be considered for oral presentations at the PNC National Conference.

The Conference will be showcasing ingenuity, with examples of best practice and thinking around current issues, innovating and managing better with what we have.

This is a chance for Perioperative Nurses to share experiences and knowledge with their peers.

ABSTRACTS: 300 word maximum and must include three key points of learnings.

 Submit as a Word.doc or Word.docx .  Email submission to : 

Submissions close:  Monday May 10, 2021.


The Charles Luney Auditorium at St Margaret's College s equipped with stage lighting, a sound system and data show and screens.  It comfortably seats 700.





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