New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists (NZSA) – Level 1, Central House, 26 Brandon Street, Wellington 6011
04 494 0124 | nzsa@anaesthesia.nz

Conferences and Seminars

New Anaesthetic Registrars Crisis Management (NARCM), Wellington Hospital, 29 - 30 May 2017

Structural Heart Disease Asia Pacific (SHD-AP) Symposium Auckland NZ

6th International Congress on Neuropathic Pain, Gothenburg, Sweden

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (ANZCA EMAC), University of Auckland Tamaki Innovation Campus, 22 - 24 June 2017

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (ANZCA EMAC), Wellington Hospital, 26 - 28 July 2017

12th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference, Singapore, 26-29 July 2017

AQUA Annual Queenstown Update in Anaesthesia, New Zealand

Paediatric Anaesthesia Crisis Management Course (PACMaC), Wellington Hospital, 24 August 2017

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (ANZCA EMAC), University of Auckland Tamaki Innovation Campus, 24 - 26 August 2017

Managing Obstetric Emergencies and Trauma (MOET), Wellington Hospital, 1 - 3 September 2017

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (ANZCA EMAC), Wellington Hospital, 6 - 8 September 2017

The 10th Congress of the European Pain Federation, Denmark 6 - 9 September 2017

SPANZA 2017 Conference, Perth 26-28 October 2017

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (ANZCA EMAC), University of Auckland Tamaki Innovation Campus, 26 - 28 October 2017

Real World Anaesthesia Course (RWAC)

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (ANZCA EMAC), Wellington Hospital, 1 - 3 November 2017

The 24th International Conference of The Israel Society of Anesthesiologists jointly with The Israel Society of Critical Care Medicine (ICISA 2017), Tel Aviv, 7-8 Nov 2017

NZ Anaesthesia ASM 2017 - Fear and Excitement, Rotorua NZ, 8-11 November 2017

New Anaesthetic Registrars Crisis Management (NARCM), Wellington Hospital, 27 - 28 November 2017

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (ANZCA EMAC), University of Auckland Tamaki Innovation Campus, 30 November - 2 December 2017

Introduction to Anaesthesia (NOVICE) Course, Wellington NZ

34th World Congress of Internal Medicine (WCIM 2018), Cape Town, South Africa

NZ Anaesthesia ASM 2018 - Face the Future, Auckland NZ

MAY 2017:

New Anaesthetic Registrars Crisis Management (NARCM), Wellington Hospital, 29 - 30 May 2017

Target audience

This course is aimed at SHOs or Registrars with a minimum of 3 months anaesthesia experience, who have recently progressed beyond level 1 supervision and are about to participate in a call roster with level 4 (out of hospital) supervision.

Course objectives

This is a 2-day practical workshop aimed at improving crisis management skills for junior registrars. The course will cover some common and/or life-threatening anaesthesia-related emergencies such as failed intubation, anaphylaxis, high airway pressures, obstetric emergencies, and PACU and ED presentations. Principles of effective team work and communication will also be covered.

The workshop is mainly hands-on skills training and simulated scenarios (with debriefing and discussion after each scenario). There will also be interactive small group discussions.

Course dates

29 - 30 May 2017

27 - 28 November 2017

Cost

NZD $2000 (including GST)

Location

Capital & Coast DHB

Wellington Hospital

Riddiford Street

Newtown

Wellington 6021

New Zealand

 

The Simulation & Skills Centre

Level 9

Clinical Services Block

Enquiries

wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz

Ph: (04) 385 5887

NARCM course flyer 2017

Bookings

Complete the NARCM course registration

Course Supervisor

Dr Caroline Zhou (czgasdoc@gmail.com)

 

 

 

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JUNE 2017:

Structural Heart Disease Asia Pacific (SHD-AP) Symposium Auckland NZ

2nd Structural Heart Disease Asia Pacific (SHD-AP) Symposium 2017

1-3 June 2017

Pullman Hotel, Auckland, NZ

The aim of the SHD-AP symposium is to bring together medical and allied health professionals with an interest in structural heart disease from across the Asia Pacific region. Hosting several world-renowned international clinicians who have either pioneered, or are leaders in, the practice of structural intervention, this will be a forum to share experiences, novel techniques and discuss evidence behind contemporary best clinical practice in an increasingly resource limited health system.

For further information and links to register, please visit the symposium website: www.shd-ap.org

 

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6th International Congress on Neuropathic Pain, Gothenburg, Sweden

The Sixth International Meeting of The Special Interest Group on Neuropathic Pain (NeuPSIG) of the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), will take place in Gothenburg, Sweden, on June 15-18, 2017.

The preceding five NeuPSIG congresses have gathered more than 6000 interacting delegates representing the five continents.

In keeping with tradition, recent advances in basic science as well as the management of neuropathic will be addressed by world-renowned experts at the Congress. The scientific program will consist of plenary sessions, topical workshops, a special symposium, debates and poster presentations. The program is designed to meet the aims of NeuPSIG, which are "to advance the understanding of mechanisms, assessment, prevention and treatment of neuropathic pain".

This sixth congress in the series will be an important event for basic and clinical scientists as well as practicing healthcare workers from diverse fields of pain management with an interest in furthering the understanding and care of patients with neuropathic pain. With more than 1000 expected international delegates the NeuPSIG 2017 congress is a unique opportunity to network, strengthen international collaboration and enjoy an interesting and exciting scientific program.

Gothenburg offers superb location on the Swedish west coast, close to a sprawling archipelago. It is a friendly multicultural city with a small town feel - a venue not to be missed.

Click here for the main website

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Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (ANZCA EMAC), University of Auckland Tamaki Innovation Campus, 22 - 24 June 2017

The classic 2 ½ day ANZCA Course for trainees & specialists

Participants in the ANZCA CPD Program may claim this course as two emergency response activities – CICO and Cardiac Arrest – plus 40 points in Knowledge and Skills Category

* Clinical and technical expertise

* Intensive, fun and safe learning

* Strong emphasis on teamwork and human factors

Auckland 2017 EMAC Course Dates

2-4 March

22-24 June

24-26 August

26-28 October

30 November - 2 December

Cost: $2500 (including gst)

University of Auckland Tamaki Innovation Campus

Dr Jane Torrie EMAC Convenor | j.torrie@auckland.ac.nz | 021 734 152 or

SCPS Registrations | scpsadmin@auckland.ac.nz | +64 9 373 7599 ext 83122

or book on www.fmhs.auckland.ac.nz/scps

Course Flyer

 

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JULY 2017:

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (ANZCA EMAC), Wellington Hospital, 26 - 28 July 2017

Target audience

This course is mandatory for ANZCA trainees, and is recommended after completion of at least one year of vocational training. It is also suitable as CPD for specialist anaesthetists and other acute care specialists.

Course objectives

This course covers Human Factors, Cardiovascular Crises, Respiratory Crises, Anaesthesia Emergencies and Trauma using a combination of didactic sessions, presentations, simulation scenarios, skills stations, and problem-based learning discussions.

Course dates

8 - 10 March 2017

26 - 28 July 2017

6 - 8 September 2017

1 - 3 November 2017

Cost

NZD $2500 (including GST)

Location

Capital & Coast DHB

Wellington Hospital

Riddiford Street

Newtown

Wellington 6021

New Zealand

The Simulation & Skills Centre

Level 9

Clinical Services Block

Enquiries

wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz

Ph: +64 4 385 5887

EMAC course flyer 2017

Bookings

Complete the EMAC course registration

Course Supervisor

Dr Leona Wilson

Leona.Wilson@ccdhb.org.nz

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12th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference, Singapore, 26-29 July 2017

Themed Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts, the 12th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference 2017 brings together experts and practitioners from the region and around the world to share their knowledge and experience with the aim of improving hospice and palliative care within the Asia Pacific region.

Join us at this biennial conference, co-organised by the Singapore Hospice Council and the Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network.

http://www.aphc2017.org/

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AUGUST 2017:

AQUA Annual Queenstown Update in Anaesthesia, New Zealand

The Annual Queenstown Update in Anaesthesia (AQUA) provides updates on a wide range of topics relevant to clinical practice.

The 9th AQUA meeting will be held from 24-26 August 2017 at the Heritage, Queenstown, New Zealand.

Further information to follow, please check the website below for updates

http://www.aqua.ac.nz/

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Paediatric Anaesthesia Crisis Management Course (PACMaC), Wellington Hospital, 24 August 2017

Target audience

The course is open to consultants with an interest in paediatric anaesthesia and the occasional paediatric anaesthetist working in district health boards and private hospitals.

Anaesthetic technicians and nurses may attend as observers by prior arrangement.

Course details

This course is a refresher in managing common paediatric emergencies. In addition to maintaining skills and up skilling in contemporary management of paediatric emergencies, credits can be gained towards the ANZCA CPD programme.

The Course is approved for credit of the ‘Emergency responses (management of anaphylaxis)’ section of the ANZCA CPD programme

The course syllabus emphasises team work and use of Crew Resource Management principles for management of common in hospital as well as anaesthesia emergencies.

Course dates  

3 April 2017

24 August 2017

Cost

NZD $1000 (including GST)

Location

Capital & Coast DHB

Wellington Hospital

Riddiford Street

Newtown

Wellington 6021

New Zealand

 

The Simulation & Skills Centre

Level 9

Clinical Services Block

Enquiries

wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz

Ph: +64 4 385 5887

PACMaC course flyer 2017

Bookings

Complete the PACMaC course registration

Course Convenor

Dr Indu Kapoor

Indu.Kapoor@ccdhb.org.nz

Please note that this is a latex environment

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Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (ANZCA EMAC), University of Auckland Tamaki Innovation Campus, 24 - 26 August 2017

The classic 2 ½ day ANZCA Course for trainees & specialists

Participants in the ANZCA CPD Program may claim this course as two emergency response activities – CICO and Cardiac Arrest – plus 40 points in Knowledge and Skills Category

* Clinical and technical expertise

* Intensive, fun and safe learning

* Strong emphasis on teamwork and human factors

Auckland 2017 EMAC Course Dates

2-4 March

22-24 June

24-26 August

26-28 October

30 November - 2 December

Cost: $2500 (including gst)

University of Auckland Tamaki Innovation Campus

Dr Jane Torrie EMAC Convenor | j.torrie@auckland.ac.nz | 021 734 152 or

SCPS Registrations | scpsadmin@auckland.ac.nz | +64 9 373 7599 ext 83122

or book on www.fmhs.auckland.ac.nz/scps

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SEPTEMBER 2017:

Managing Obstetric Emergencies and Trauma (MOET), Wellington Hospital, 1 - 3 September 2017

Target audience

  • Obstetricians at the level of consultant (FRANZCOG or equivalent) or obstetric registrars in their 5th or 6th year, who have satisfactorily completed both written and OSCE components of the MRANZCOG examination
  • Anaesthetists at the level of consultant (FANZCA or equivalent) or anaesthetic trainee in their final year, who have satisfactorily completed both written and OSCE components of the ANZCA Part 2 examination
  • Emergency Physicians at the level of consultant (FACEM or equivalent) or emergency registrars in their 5th year, who have satisfactorily completed both written and OSCE components of the ACEM examination
  • GP anaesthetists and GP obstetricians with both FRACGP (or equivalent) and Diploma in obstetrics or anaesthetics, who are currently involved in clinical obstetrics or anaesthetics as a significant component of their routine clinical work
  • Other medical practitioners at the level of Fellow or senior registrar may apply to ALSG to register for the MOET Course
  • Midwives may attend the course as observers. They pay a greatly reduced registration fee and attend all aspects of the course, however they are not required to run the scenarios and do not sit the MOET examination

Course objectives

Course content includes assessment and management of obstetric emergencies and trauma including resuscitation guidelines and triage, taught through a combination of didactic sessions, scenarios, skills drills, small group workshops and demonstrations to teach and reinforce knowledge and skills.

Course dates

3 - 5 March 2017

1 - 3 September 2017

Cost

NZD $2600 (including GST)

Location

Capital & Coast DHB

Wellington Hospital

Riddiford Street

Newtown

Wellington 6021

New Zealand

Level 9

Clinical Services Block

Simulation and Skills Centre

Course Supervisor

Dr. Douglas Mein

douglas.mein@ccdhb.org.nz

Enquiries

wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz

Ph: (04) 385 5887

MOET course flyer 2017

Bookings

Please complete the MOET Registration Form 2017

and return it to wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz.

See http://moetaustralia.com.au for more information.

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Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (ANZCA EMAC), Wellington Hospital, 6 - 8 September 2017

Target audience

This course is mandatory for ANZCA trainees, and is recommended after completion of at least one year of vocational training. It is also suitable as CPD for specialist anaesthetists and other acute care specialists.

Course objectives

This course covers Human Factors, Cardiovascular Crises, Respiratory Crises, Anaesthesia Emergencies and Trauma using a combination of didactic sessions, presentations, simulation scenarios, skills stations, and problem-based learning discussions.

Course dates

8 - 10 March 2017

26 - 28 July 2017

6 - 8 September 2017

1 - 3 November 2017

Cost

NZD $2500 (including GST)

Location

Capital & Coast DHB

Wellington Hospital

Riddiford Street

Newtown

Wellington 6021

New Zealand

The Simulation & Skills Centre

Level 9

Clinical Services Block

Enquiries

wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz

Ph: +64 4 385 5887

EMAC course flyer 2017

Bookings

Complete the EMAC course registration

Course Supervisor

Dr Leona Wilson

Leona.Wilson@ccdhb.org.nz

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The 10th Congress of the European Pain Federation, Denmark 6 - 9 September 2017

EFIC® 2017

The 10th Congress of the European Pain Federation
September 6-9, 2017, Copenhagen, Denmark

Abstract Deadline: February 28, 2017

http://www.efic2017.kenes.com/

 The 10th Congress of the European Pain Federation, EFIC® (EFIC 2017) will shine a spotlight on current trends and future developments in pain medicine. EFIC® has long been known as the European leader in the field of pain, and its European congresses harness the expertise and experience of 36 national Pain Chapters, representing more than 20,000 healthcare professionals.

 EFIC® 2017 will take place in Denmark’s capital and biggest metropolitan- Copenhagen, from 6-9 September 2017, and the scientific programme will provide delegates with unmatched access to the latest knowledge and research of the world’s leading pain experts through its fascinating sessions and practical courses.

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OCTOBER 2017:

SPANZA 2017 Conference, Perth 26-28 October 2017

Society for Paediatric Anesthesia in New Zealand and Australia (SPANZA)
26 - 28 October 2017
Duxton Hotel, Perth

for more information please visit the website here or contact the secretariat directly below

SPANZA 2017 Conference Secretariat
PO Box 180
Morisset NSW 2264 Australia
Phone: +61 2 4973 6573
Fax: +61 2 4973 6609
Email: spanzaconf@willorganise.com.au

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Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (ANZCA EMAC), University of Auckland Tamaki Innovation Campus, 26 - 28 October 2017

The classic 2 ½ day ANZCA Course for trainees & specialists

Participants in the ANZCA CPD Program may claim this course as two emergency response activities – CICO and Cardiac Arrest – plus 40 points in Knowledge and Skills Category

* Clinical and technical expertise

* Intensive, fun and safe learning

* Strong emphasis on teamwork and human factors

Auckland 2017 EMAC Course Dates

2-4 March

22-24 June

24-26 August

26-28 October

30 November - 2 December

Cost: $2500 (including gst)

University of Auckland Tamaki Innovation Campus

Dr Jane Torrie EMAC Convenor | j.torrie@auckland.ac.nz | 021 734 152 or

SCPS Registrations | scpsadmin@auckland.ac.nz | +64 9 373 7599 ext 83122

or book on www.fmhs.auckland.ac.nz/scps

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Real World Anaesthesia Course (RWAC)

REAL WORLD ANAESTHESIA COURSE (RWAC) 2017
Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand

This is the 26th Australasian course and the third to be held in New Zealand.
The aim of RWAC is to prepare anaesthetists for work in low and middle income
countries and a variety of humanitarian and civil disaster
situations. The course consists of a series of interactive lectures, problem
discussions, practical equipment sessions and in-theatre teaching of drawover
anaesthesia. A simulation session is also planned.

Topics will include:

  • Drawover equipment
  • Ketamine
  • Oxygen concentrators
  • Equipment maintenance
    Obstetric and paediatric challenges
    Teaching who, how and what
    Psychology of adaptation
    Ethical dilemmas
    Tropical medicine
    Trip preparation

The number of participants is limited to 18 to maximise interaction and
hands-on learning. The course has previously been oversubscribed and
places are allocated on first in, first on basis.

The course cost is NZ$3500 (including GST) and is payable if your application is
successful.

Applications are now closed and successful applicants will be notified mid-April.
For more information, please contact Sally Gelton Smith, Department of Anaesthesia, Christchurch Hospital,

External phone: 03 3640 288 Ext 80288

 

RWAC course 2017 flyer

http://www.realworldanaesthesia.org/

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NOVEMBER 2017:

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (ANZCA EMAC), Wellington Hospital, 1 - 3 November 2017

Target audience

This course is mandatory for ANZCA trainees, and is recommended after completion of at least one year of vocational training. It is also suitable as CPD for specialist anaesthetists and other acute care specialists.

Course objectives

This course covers Human Factors, Cardiovascular Crises, Respiratory Crises, Anaesthesia Emergencies and Trauma using a combination of didactic sessions, presentations, simulation scenarios, skills stations, and problem-based learning discussions.

Course dates

8 - 10 March 2017

26 - 28 July 2017

6 - 8 September 2017

1 - 3 November 2017

Cost

NZD $2500 (including GST)

Location

Capital & Coast DHB

Wellington Hospital

Riddiford Street

Newtown

Wellington 6021

New Zealand

The Simulation & Skills Centre

Level 9

Clinical Services Block

Enquiries

wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz

Ph: +64 4 385 5887

EMAC course flyer 2017

Bookings

Complete the EMAC course registration

Course Supervisor

Dr Leona Wilson

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The 24th International Conference of The Israel Society of Anesthesiologists jointly with The Israel Society of Critical Care Medicine (ICISA 2017), Tel Aviv, 7-8 Nov 2017

Click here for the website

Abstract submission for the 24th International Conference of the Israel Society of Anesthesiologists jointly with the Israel Society of Critical Care Medicine (ICISA 2017)
is now open. ICISA 2017 is an opportunity for you to present your research in anesthesiology and critical care medicine in a forum with
some of the foremost names in our speciality.

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NZ Anaesthesia ASM 2017 - Fear and Excitement, Rotorua NZ, 8-11 November 2017

Annual Scientific Meeting

8-11 November 2017, Energy Events Centre Rotorua, New Zealand

Fear: an unpleasant emotion caused by the threat of danger, pain or harm.

Excitement: a feeling of great enthusiasm and eagerness.

Whether at work or play, we all have something we fear but also situations that excite us. We can try and evade our fears or we can embrace them and learn to overcome them. Be courageous. Be motivated. Get excited.

Rotorua offers plenty to excite and thrill but also to ignite fear and trepidation. An awesome destination with something on offer for everyone.

The Rotorua Convention Centre is a modern and spacious venue in a spectacular setting and easy walking distance from local accommodation and restaurants. The panel of invited keynote speakers who, along with variety of speakers from around the country, will share their expertise and experiences that we may be better equipped to face our fears and steer clear of danger.

Click here for the event website 

Registrations open late April 2017

 

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New Anaesthetic Registrars Crisis Management (NARCM), Wellington Hospital, 27 - 28 November 2017

Target audience

This course is aimed at SHOs or Registrars with a minimum of 3 months anaesthesia experience, who have recently progressed beyond level 1 supervision and are about to participate in a call roster with level 4 (out of hospital) supervision.

Course objectives

This is a 2-day practical workshop aimed at improving crisis management skills for junior registrars. The course will cover some common and/or life-threatening anaesthesia-related emergencies such as failed intubation, anaphylaxis, high airway pressures, obstetric emergencies, and PACU and ED presentations. Principles of effective team work and communication will also be covered.

The workshop is mainly hands-on skills training and simulated scenarios (with debriefing and discussion after each scenario). There will also be interactive small group discussions.

Course dates

29 - 30 May 2017

27 - 28 November 2017

Cost

NZD $2000 (including GST)

Location

Capital & Coast DHB

Wellington Hospital

Riddiford Street

Newtown

Wellington 6021

New Zealand

The Simulation & Skills Centre

Level 9

Clinical Services Block

Enquiries

wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz

Ph: (04) 385 5887

NARCM course flyer 2017

Bookings

Complete the NARCM course registration

Course Supervisor

Dr Caroline Zhou (czgasdoc@gmail.com)

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Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (ANZCA EMAC), University of Auckland Tamaki Innovation Campus, 30 November - 2 December 2017

The classic 2 ½ day ANZCA Course for trainees & specialists

Participants in the ANZCA CPD Program may claim this course as two emergency response activities – CICO and Cardiac Arrest – plus 40 points in Knowledge and Skills Category

* Clinical and technical expertise

* Intensive, fun and safe learning

* Strong emphasis on teamwork and human factors

Auckland 2017 EMAC Course Dates

2-4 March

22-24 June

24-26 August

26-28 October

30 November - 2 December

Cost: $2500 (including gst)

University of Auckland Tamaki Innovation Campus

Dr Jane Torrie EMAC Convenor | j.torrie@auckland.ac.nz | 021 734 152 or

SCPS Registrations | scpsadmin@auckland.ac.nz | +64 9 373 7599 ext 83122

or book on www.fmhs.auckland.ac.nz/scps

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DECEMBER 2017:

Introduction to Anaesthesia (NOVICE) Course, Wellington NZ

18-19 December 2017, 8 am to 5 pm

The Simulation & Skills Centre, Level 9 CSB Wellington Regional Hospital,Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington 6021

Target audience

This course is ideally suited for Resident Medical Officers just starting their training in anaesthesia.

This course is only open to those who have an anaesthetic position, or do anaesthesia as part of their rotation.

Course information

The course covers

  • airway assessment
  • anaesthetic pharmacology
  • pre-assessment
  • hypotension
  • ischemia
  • hypoxia
  • crisis management

using a combination of

  • didactic sessions
  • presentations

simulation scenarios

NOVICE course flyer 2017

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OCTOBER 2018:

34th World Congress of Internal Medicine (WCIM 2018), Cape Town, South Africa

Further information to follow.

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NOVEMBER 2018:

NZ Anaesthesia ASM 2018 - Face the Future, Auckland NZ

New Zealand Anaesthesia Annual Scientific Meeting 2018

Where: Langham Hotel Auckland, New Zealand

When: Wednesday 7 November to Saturday 10 November 2018

Theme: Face the Future

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Dr Duminda Wijeysundera (Toronto, Canada) Periop and Research
  • Dr David Auyoung (Seattle US) IT and Regional Anaesthesia

Further information will follow.

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