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Training Weekend

May 20, 2023 @ 8:00 am - May 21, 2023 @ 4:00 pm

Compulsory attendance for all trainees. Guests may be invited by the Director of Training. Prospective trainees may come as observers by invitation only.

The topics for each weekend are selected in advance by the Director of Training ( DoT) and Board of Censors according to the curriculum.  Tuition costs are covered by NZCMM.

You will need to arrange travel and accommodation at your own expense or that of your employer.

Venue subject to change. Please check with DoT

As at December 2021, the schedule of key learning topics to be addressed over a two-year cycle at training days and retreats are set out in the table below: 

Year One    Year Two   
Session 1  Introduction to training
Critical thinking 
Session 8  Rheumatological conditions  


Session 2  Acute cervical pain
Acute cervical radicular pain 
Session 9  Radiology 
Session 3   Chronic cervical pain  Session 10  Pharmacology 
Session 4  Acute low back pain
Acute lumbar radicular pain 
Session 11  Injection techniques / injectables / Interventional Pain Management 
Session 5  Shoulder girdle
Elbow / forearm / wrist 
Session 12  Report writing
Dealing with third parties (ACC, etc) 
Session 6  Chronic low back pain  Session 13  Psychology of pain
Yellow flags 
Session 7  Hip / Knee / Ankle / Foot  Session 14  Neurobiology of pain
Physiology of connective tissues 


May 20, 2023 @ 8:00 am
May 21, 2023 @ 4:00 pm
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Dr Lucy Holtzhausen


Marua Medical Centre
229 Marua Road
Auckland, 1051 New Zealand
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