Event Date 14 Mar 2023 to 30 Nov 2023 (11:00 am - 5:00 pm)

By registering for this series - access will be provided to all 5 of the 2023 Health Professionals Webinar recordings.

For ticket cost and to register visit the MND Victoria website.





Topics include:

Webinar 1: A multi-disciplinary approach to managing pain in MND (MARCH)

Dr Matthew Ligtermoet, A/Prof Jaclyn Yoong and the team from Northern Health MND Clinic will present on preventing, assessing and managing pain in MND.


Webinar 2: MND and palliative care. (JUNE)

Dr Fiona Runacres (Palliative Care Specialist) and Maryanne McPhee (My Neuro-Palliative Care Project Manager) from the Neuro-Palliative Service at Calvary Health Care Bethlehem will provide an overview of palliative care in MND, including indicators for referral.


Webinar 3: Psychosocial support for families affected by MND (JULY)

Janette Wallish (Clinic Coordinator and Social Worker) and Aleisha Brown (Social Worker) from the MND Clinic at Barwon Health in partnership with MND Victoria will outline psychosocial impacts of MND on families and share tips and resources for addressing psychosocial needs in MND.


Webinar 4: Intimacy and sexuality in MND (AUGUST)

Tess Deveze (ConnectAble therapies), Occupational Therapist specialising in sex and intimacy, and Lois Quick, Clinical Nurse Consultant (Metro South, Brisbane) will share their expertise.  The webinar will include:

  • a framework and tips for communicating about sex and intimacy
  • helpful strategies/interventions.


Webinar 5: Managing nutrition and swallowing in MND (OCTOBER)

Dietitian Emma Thomson (All About Nutrition) and speech pathologist Susannah Bonner (Director of All About Speech Pathology) are in conversation about managing nutrition and swallowing in MND. Emma and Sue work as a team for Central Coast Local Health District and are also part of the Central Coast MND clinic.


Event Date 14 Mar 2023 to 30 Nov 2023 (11:00 am - 5:00 pm)