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Conferences and Seminars

Perioperative Medicine in Action - Free online course from the Royal College of Anaesthetists, 2018

71st Annual Post Graduate Assembly in Anesthesiology, New York USA, 8 - 12 December 2017

Introduction to Anaesthesia (NOVICE) Course, Wellington NZ, 18-19 December 2017

8th Annual Winter Symposium in Intensive Care, Anaesthesia & Emergency Medicine, Colorado USA, 7 - 12 January 2018

6th Annual Congress of the Egyptian Society of Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, Pan African Critical Care, Egypt, 21-23 February 2018

The 5th International Congress on Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy (CPP 2018) Bologna, Italy, 22 - 25 February 2018

1st MENA (Middle East and North Africa) Pain Congress, Dubai, 9-10 March 2018

PANNZ Update Meeting, Dunedin, 10 March 2018

19th Annual Conference of Society of Anaesthesiologists of Nepal, 16-19 March 2018

New Zealand Simulation Instructors Course (NZSIC) Wellington, 19-20 March 2018

ACS - Auckland City Symposium, Auckland 24 March 2018

OASIS Obstetric Anaesthesia Special Interest Symposium, Blenheim NZ, 6 - 7 April 2018

WFSA SAFE-T Summit 2018, London, 13 April 2018

12th Annual Update in Paediatric Emergencies, Noosa, 13-15 April 2018

ANZCA ASM 2018, Sydney, 7-11 May 2018

Euroanaesthesia 2018 Copenhagen, 3-5 June 2018

SPANZA 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting, Darwin NT, Australia, 28 August-1 September 2018

Pacific Society of Anaesthetists (PSA) 2018 Meeting, Nadi Convention Centre, Fiji, 10-14 September 2018

34th World Congress of Internal Medicine (WCIM 2018) Cape Town, South Africa,18-21 October, 2018

NZ Anaesthesia ASM 2018 - Face the Future, Auckland NZ, 8-10 November 2018

NOVEMBER 2017:

Perioperative Medicine in Action - Free online course from the Royal College of Anaesthetists, 2018

University College London and the Royal College of Anaesthetists (UK) will soon be opening the second run of their MOOC (Massive Online Open Course)

Perioperative Medicine in Action, after a highly succesful launch earlier this year.

This is a free online course that we think would be of interest to your members - we would like to ask for your help to kindly disseminate information to them.

Why a MOOC on perioperative medicine
Too many patients die or suffer prolonged complications following surgery. Perioperative medicine is an emerging multidisciplinary approach optimising the care of the high-risk surgical patient.

We have brought together an internationally recognised, expert faculty to help you understand what perioperative medicine is and why we need it.

We provide high quality free education in perioperative medicine, we hope that these principles will be widely adopted, ultimately leading to safer surgery and improved outcomes for the high-risk surgical patient.

Who this course is for
This free online course is designed for all healthcare workers who are involved in a patients perioperative journey, including:

  • anaesthetists
  • surgeons
  • geriatricians
  • pre-assessment nurses
  • ward nurses
  • theatre staff
  • physiotherapists
  • pharmacists
  • GPs
  • medical managers

The best MOOCs are those in which thousands of learners join together for a shared learning experience. We want tens of thousands of healthcare workers across the globe to join us. The first course ran in July 2017 attracted over 4000 learners from 129 different countries and we are hoping this course run will attract many more.

Accessible learning for busy people
A free four week course with a flexible three hours of learning per week hosted by the UK's largest MOOC provider: FutureLearn.

The course re-opens on the 13th November 2017 and we would like to invite you to enrol now by following the link below:

Perioperative Medicine in Action

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DECEMBER 2017:

71st Annual Post Graduate Assembly in Anesthesiology, New York USA, 8 - 12 December 2017

PGA 71

The PostGraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology (PGA) is a five-day event, sponsored by the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc., and takes place each December in New York City.

The PGA attracts upwards of 4,000 attendees from around the world, and is a global platform for networking and presenting anesthesia's latest science and technologies.

The PGA's scientific program offers more than 200 sessions, special lectures and hands-on workshops. Attendees have the opportunity to share innovating ideas in perioperative medicine, intensive care, emergency medicine and pain management, as well as evidence-based knowledge of primary clinical relevance.

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Introduction to Anaesthesia (NOVICE) Course, Wellington NZ, 18-19 December 2017

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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JANUARY 2018:

8th Annual Winter Symposium in Intensive Care, Anaesthesia & Emergency Medicine, Colorado USA, 7 - 12 January 2018

Featuring a world-class faculty, an outstanding academic program, America's premier alpine destination and the unrivalled luxury of the Four Seasons Resort & Spa.

Date: January 7-12, 2018

Location: Four Seasons Resort, Vail, Colorado USA

Join us in America's premier ski resort for a comprehensive update of current topics in critical care, anaesthesia and emergency medicine.

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Email contact here

 

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FEBRUARY 2018:

6th Annual Congress of the Egyptian Society of Critical Care and Emergency Medicine, Pan African Critical Care, Egypt, 21-23 February 2018

6th Annual congress Organized by The Egyptian Society of Critical Care & Emergency Medicine Endorsed by International Pan Arab Critical Care Medicine Society This will be held in the Hilton Green Plaza, Alexandria Egypt from 21 to 23 Feb 2018.

The Egyptian Society of Critical Care and Emergency Medicine organized this conference after it became Egypts representative to the World federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine.

The program is composed of plenary sessions, workshops and round table discussions; this is beside an exciting social program.

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The 5th International Congress on Cardiac Problems in Pregnancy (CPP 2018) Bologna, Italy, 22 - 25 February 2018

We aim to continue advancing the knowledge and expertise of health care professionals around the globe by exchange of information, including unique clinical cases and debates, development of collaborative research both basic and clinical, discuss, adopt and upgrade recent guidelines for the management of cardiovascular conditions during pregnancy and the post partal period.

The program will include invited lectures, workshops as well as original oral and poster presentations, clinical cases and debates which will cover a wide spectrum of topics in all disciplines related to pregnancy associated cardiovascular conditions.

Bologna is the lively, historic capital of the Emilia-Romagna region, in northern Italy. Its Piazza Maggiore is a sprawling plaza lined with arched colonnades, cafes and medieval and Renaissance structures such as City Hall, the Fountain of Neptune and the Basilica di San Petronio. Among the citys many medieval towers are the Two Towers, leaning Asinelli and Garisenda.

Click below to register! Or here for further information.

http://2018.cppcongress.com/registration/

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MARCH 2018:

1st MENA (Middle East and North Africa) Pain Congress, Dubai, 9-10 March 2018

Save the date! Further information will follow.

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PANNZ Update Meeting, Dunedin, 10 March 2018

The Paediatric Anaesthesia Network of New Zealand invite Specialist and Non-specialist Paediatric Anaesthetists, Nurses, Technicians and Trainees to the

PANNZ UPDATE MEETING

10 March 2018

Dunedin, New Zealand

Background information can be found here

Further information will be available soon.

 

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19th Annual Conference of Society of Anaesthesiologists of Nepal, 16-19 March 2018

Together towards Safer Anesthesia - Conference 17 March, Workshops 16, 18 and 19 March.

http://www.conference.sannepal.com/index.php/sancon/sancon2018

Register here

 

 

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New Zealand Simulation Instructors Course (NZSIC) Wellington, 19-20 March 2018

NZSIC Course flyer 2018

NZSIC Course flyer 2018 in Word

NZSIC course registration

The NZSIC is an introduction to principles and techniques of adult education, including instruction and facilitation and the use of simulation and debriefing.

This course is suitable for healthcare professionals training to become competent instructors using simulation, including Specialist Anaesthetists who have completed an ANZCA EMAC course and who would like to become an EMAC instructor. It's also suitable for doctors, nurses, paramedics and allied health workers wishing to use simulation techniques in their education practices.

Cost: $1150 (includes GST)

Venue: The Simulation and Skills Centre, Level 9 CSB Building, Wellington Regional Hospital, Rintoul Street, Wellington.

Contact:wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz

+64 4 385 5887

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ACS - Auckland City Symposium, Auckland 24 March 2018

Improving patient outcomes

A toolbox to define risk

Save the Date!

Keep informed by visiting the website

http://www.acs.ac.nz/

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APRIL 2018:

OASIS Obstetric Anaesthesia Special Interest Symposium, Blenheim NZ, 6 - 7 April 2018

On behalf of the organising committee, it is my great pleasure to invite you to join us in Blenheim for OASIS 2018. Following our hugely successful inaugural meeting, we will again be delivering an outstanding scientific programme for both the obstetric anaesthetist and the anaesthetist who covers obstetrics on call but not necessarily during daytime sessions.

Our scientific sessions will draw on the combined knowledge of anaesthetists, obstetricians and maternal medicine physicians from the Aucklands National Womens Hospital and other centres in New Zealand, and will address a broad range of topics relevant to peripartum anaesthetic care. On Friday 6th April there will also be two interactive Emergency Response Anaphylaxis and Obstetric Haemorrhage workshops which fulfill the ANZCA CPD requirements for the Emergency Skills category. Additionally two PBLD workshops are planned focusing on challenging obstetric topics.

OASIS 2018 Convenor.

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Location

Marlborough Convention Centre, Blenheim

Enquiries

Email info@oasis-conference.org.nz

Ph: +64 9 623 8081

Website

http://www.oasis-conference.org.nz

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WFSA SAFE-T Summit 2018, London, 13 April 2018

The first ever SAFE-T (Safe Anaesthesia For Everybody - Today) Summit aims to advance the global patient safety agenda. Bringing together leading providers from the perioperative team we will highlight the importance of working together to address the healthcare challenges identified by the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery. In partnership with related industry, governments and NGOs, this one day Summit will contribute to safer anaesthesia, surgical and obstetric care around the world.

World-renowned experts will open sessions with theme-setting presentations. Facilitated group discussions will develop recommendations and identify practical ways forward.

objectives:

  • Update the situation of surgical and anaesthesia safety and capacity
  • Refine and define core metrics for measuring global surgical and anaesthesia safety and capacity
  • Showcase partnership approaches with governments, NGOs, industry, and philanthropy organisations

Learning and recommendations from the summit will be published and disseminated internationally as part of the WFSA's SAFE-T campaign.

key speakers include:

  • Dr Atul Gawande, Professor of Surgery, Harvard Medical School and General and Endocrine Surgeon, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Dr David Whitaker, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care at the Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK
  • Dr John Meara, Professor of Surgery and Kletjian Professor of Global Surgery, Harvard Medical School

Click here for more information, early bird rates expire 9 March 2018!

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12th Annual Update in Paediatric Emergencies, Noosa, 13-15 April 2018

The largest acute care paediatrics conference in Australia brings together a faculty of leading emergency, intensive care and paediatric physicians, surgeons and anaesthetists for a 3 day update meeting where the focus is on high quality long-format presentations, together with hands-on workshops and outstanding networking opportunities. Australia's premier beach resort offers pristine beaches, a stunning coastal national park, fine dining and the renowned Hastings Street retail precinct.

info@colloquium.com.au

www.colloquium.com.au/noosa

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MAY 2018:

ANZCA ASM 2018, Sydney, 7-11 May 2018

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Speakers

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JUNE 2018:

Euroanaesthesia 2018 Copenhagen, 3-5 June 2018

Euroanaesthesia is Europes largest annual event showcasing the latest and the most relevant knowledge with medical experts active in the field of anaesthesia, perioperative medicine, intensive care, emergency medicine and pain treatment.

This international event gathers thousands of delegates and exhibitors from over 80 countries. Upwards of 6000 delegates are expected from all over the world.

The scientific programme of Euroanaesthesia offers a comprehensive coverage of anaesthesiology and all its subspecialties, providing delegates with infinite opportunities for professional development. The worlds leading experts will present their findings and insights during state-of-the art lectures, debates, presentations and courses.

KEY DATES TO REMEMBER

Abstract Submission: 01 November - 15 December 2017

Registration opens: 01 November 2017

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AUGUST 2018:

SPANZA 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting, Darwin NT, Australia, 28 August-1 September 2018

SPANZA welcomes you to its Annual Scientific Meeting which is being held for the first time in the Top End - Bite Sized Anaesthesia!

The meeting hosts a range of international and local speakers, showcasing some of the differences of delivering paediatric anaesthesia in a remote location, as well as globally important topics such as Developing World Anaesthesia and there will be sessions catering for all paediatric anaesthetists, whether you are working in a large city hospital, or a smaller regional centre.

We invite you to take the opportunity to attend the UK-based POEMS course (Positive Outcome and Experience Management Strategies) for those interested in effective management of anxiety in children peri-operatively.

This course will be held the day before the main SPANZA program, and facilitators from Great Ormond St in London will be delivering this course for the first time in Australia.

The social program will cater for everyone with chances to visit the famous local markets, a sunset cruise on the harbour, the welcome drinks at Parliament House and the conference dinner at Pee Wees at East Point overlooking the Timor Sea. Why not make it a holiday? Darwin is a family-friendly city, in close proximity to beautiful national parks, including the world-famous Kakadu National Park, with indigenous art, culture and an outdoor lifestyle.

Further information can be found here

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SEPTEMBER 2018:

Pacific Society of Anaesthetists (PSA) 2018 Meeting, Nadi Convention Centre, Fiji, 10-14 September 2018

Pacific Anaesthesia - Back to the Future

The PSA also invites interested locums to work for the week in any of the Pacific Island countries. This would allow PSA anaesthetists to attend the Fiji conference!

Fiji will also need at least 5 locums here in for the week.

For further information please visit the Facebook page of the PSA, website or contact the PSA President - Dr Jocy Christopher

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OCTOBER 2018:

34th World Congress of Internal Medicine (WCIM 2018) Cape Town, South Africa,18-21 October, 2018

The Congress will provide an excellent academic programme for the general physician but of a standard that the specialty groups such as Rheumatologists, Cardiologists, Pulmonologists and so on would also benefit. Posters will be presented by investigators in clinical as well as research areas and Meet the Expert sessions will encourage interactive discussions using interesting case studies to illustrate clinical challenges. We will also endeavour to present state of the art symposia with updates on recent guidelines and developments across the spectrum of Internal Medicine.

For more information on the Congress

www.wcim2018.com

For Congress topics http://www.wcim2018.com/topics-2/

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NOVEMBER 2018:

NZ Anaesthesia ASM 2018 - Face the Future, Auckland NZ, 8-10 November 2018

New Zealand Anaesthesia Annual Scientific Meeting 2018

Where: Cordis Hotel Auckland, New Zealand

When: Thursday 8 November to Saturday 10 November 2018

Theme: Face the Future

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Dr Duminda Wijeysundera (Toronto, Canada) Periop and Research
  • Dr David Auyong (Seattle US) IT and Regional Anaesthesia
  • Dr Laura Duggan (British Columbia, Canada) Airways Specialist
  • Adjunct/Professor Richard Beasley (Wellington, NZ) Medical Research 

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