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
|Session 8||Rheumatological conditions
|Session 2||Acute cervical pain
Acute cervical radicular pain
|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
|Session 7||Hip / Knee / Ankle / Foot||Session 14||Neurobiology of pain
Physiology of connective tissues