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

Conferences and Seminars

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

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

NZSA Behind the Scenes Forum, Wellington, 29 July 2017

Definitive Surgical & Anaesthetic Trauma Care Course, Auckland NZ, 31 July - 1 August 2017

AQUA Annual Queenstown Update in Anaesthesia, New Zealand, 24-26 August 2017

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

Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room, San Francisco USA, 15-17 September 2017

Patient Safety and Quality Masterclass, Bologna 2-4 October

ASA National Scientific Congress, Perth, 7-10 October 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), 30 October - 3 November 2017

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, 18-19 December 2017

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

ACS - Auckland City Symposium, Auckland 24 March 2018

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

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

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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NZSA Behind the Scenes Forum, Wellington, 29 July 2017

A Forum Covering National Issues that Impact on your Practice.

The NZSA champions the best interests of its members and the safe, optimal care of their patients.

We are holding our annual not-to-be-missed forum Behind the Scenes to update members on a range of issues impacting their everyday practice.

A key focus will be competency, recertification and medical college accreditation especially topical in light of the Medical Council of New Zealands proposed recertification changes for vocationally registered doctors. There will also be updates on assistants to the anaesthetist, neuromuscular blocking, ACC, our subspecialty networks and health IT.

Click here for further information and to Register!

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Definitive Surgical & Anaesthetic Trauma Care Course, Auckland NZ, 31 July - 1 August 2017

This masterclass is designed for consultant or past fellowship trainees in anaesthesia, surgery and nursing to come together to develop strategic thinking and decision making in the management of the severely injured patients and to provide them with the practical anaesthetic skills to manage major organ injuries. This includes a full simulation lab with surgeons and nurses focusing on major haemorrhage and anaesthetic support of the trauma patient.

Confirmed International and Local Faculty:

  • Prof Ian Civil-Director of the ADHB Trauma Service
  • Dr Chris Bleeker-Trauma Anaesthetist, Radbound University, The Netherlands
  • Dr Nadia Forbes-Trauma Anaesthetist, Auckland City Hospital
  • Dr Rose Duckett-Anaesthetist, Auckland City Hospital

Claim your CPD hours
Lectures attended will be claimable in your ANZCA CPD portfolio under Knowledge and Skills "Learning sessions" for one credit per hour. Workshops will be claimable in your ANZCA CPD portfolio under Knowledge and Skills "Shorts Courses, Workshops" for two credits per hour. Emergency response workshops attended will be claimable in your ANZCA CPD portfolio under the applicable emergency response category.

Click here for further information

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AUGUST 2017:

AQUA Annual Queenstown Update in Anaesthesia, New Zealand, 24-26 August 2017

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

Register Early & Save

Late breaking abstract submission is now open to allow the very recent research advances to be included at The European Pain Federation, EFIC 2017.

View the list of topics and submit yours today.

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 Denmarks 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 worlds leading pain experts through its fascinating sessions and practical courses.

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Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room, San Francisco USA, 15-17 September 2017

Weekend Course: 9/16-9/17/2017

Full-Day Sedation Symposium- The Fundamentals of Sedation: Bridging the Specialties 9/15/2017

Full-Day High Fidelity Pediatric Sedation Simulation Workshops: 9/15/2017

www.PediatricSedationConference.com

Sponsored by Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School. This multi-specialty represented conference is intended for physicians from all specialties, nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists and administrators interested in sedation. Our faculty is from the United States and abroad, and represents a collection of national and internationally-recognized experts. This conference is unique because it attracts a diverse group of national and international attendees as well as faculty- all of whom share an interest in pediatric sedation. We will again offer expanded didactic sessions which will contain multiple, concurrently-run, focused, personalized, specialized afternoon tracks featuring pertinent and timely topics of interests in the field of hospital medicine, state-of-the art sedation practice, pediatric nursing, and innovations in sedation- equipment and sedatives during the weekend course. In addition, other topics include advancing safety in sedation, essentials of sedation management, sedation and the non-anesthesiologist. Group discount for sedation teams. Our didactics will continue to include large general sessions as well as an offering of small, interactive, specialty and topic directed round-table discussions with the faculty and attendees. Keynote speakers, Dr. Steven Shafer and Stewart Cohen, Esq. will present on the topic "Medical Legal Issues of Sedation: Do We Really Need Informed Consent?" Ray Zahab, best-selling author of Running to Extremes, will also be featured as a keynote speaker.

Back by popular demand: Multispecialty Directed Simulation Workshop- Taught by Multi-Specialty Experts. Pre-Registration is required. The Fundamentals of Sedation, Reviewing the Basics. This full-day course is intended for physicians, nurses, dentists, hygienists and those who are interested in pediatric sedation. This course is designed to provide an in-depth review of pharmacology, physiology, alternative techniques, oral sedatives, nitrous oxide, local anesthetics, physiologic monitoring, national guidelines and procedures, patient assessment, anticipation and preparation for adverse events, identification of high risk situations and the logistics of setting up a pediatric dental sedation practice. A Hands-On Airway Workshop is offered along with case based learning presentations. Approved for AMA PRA category 1 credits and ACEP Category I Credit. Pending AANA, CEU and Risk Management credits. www.PediatricSedationConference.com

Click here for the flyer!

 

 

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OCTOBER 2017:

Patient Safety and Quality Masterclass, Bologna 2-4 October

The Patient Safety and Quality Masterclass is an advanced scientific workshop dedicated to learning principles and practice of patient safety, clinical risk management and quality of care.

Target audience

The course is open to ESA members who speak and write English fluently. This course is aimed at anaesthesiologists who may have some experience in patient safety and are clearly motivated in their choice of being patient safety and quality champions in their departments.

Learn by doing

Programme contains series of lectures, simulations and interactive workshops during which participants will apply their knowledge through practical exercises.

Educational targets focus on the following goals:

  1. Provide a theoretical update on different aspects of the current state of the art in the different fields of patient safety and quality in anaesthesiology
  2. Provide the possibility to train skills and learn new techniques with regard to the different required practical skills for the anaesthesiologists in the management of clinical risk, hazards and quality of care.
    (workshops, role playing and full scale high fidelity simulations)
  3. Provide a forum of scientific exchange with peers and possibility to discuss therapeutic options with key opinion leaders

Faculty

Faculty are international experts in patient safety, medical simulation and risk management:

  • Johannes Wacker (Zurich, Switzerland) Chair of the ESA Patient Safety and Quality Committee
  • Filippo Bressan (Prato, Italy) PSQ Masterclass Director
  • Daniel Arnal (Alcorcon, Spain)
  • Tanja Manser (Bonn, Germany)
  • Chiara Gasperini (Pistoia, Italy)
  • Maurizio Menarini (Bologna, Italy)
  • Martin Ponschab (Linz, Austria)

When

The Masterclass will be held from Monday, 2 October 2017 (14:00) to Wednesday, 4 October 2017 (14:00).

Where

The PSQ Masterclass will take place in the:

Cribo Academy - Red Cross Bologna
Via Emilia Ponente 56
40133 Bologna
Italy

Programme

Consult the Masterclass Preliminary Programme here.

CME Accreditation

The organisers applied for the CME accreditation for the PSQ Masterclass at the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).

The results of the accreditation and number of CME credits will be announced in due course.

Fee

Registration fee is 500 EUR.

Registration Fees are non-refundable. Cancellation is not refundable.

How to apply?

The registration is open. Click here to Register

*Application are open to full ESA members: active, affiliate, trainee members

Registration deadline: 15 September 2017

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ASA National Scientific Congress, Perth, 7-10 October 2017

Need a break ?

Did you know there are direct flights from NZ to Perth ?

Why not mix business and pleasure at the ASA NSC 2017! The committee have put together a great Congress with Invited speakers, Including Professors Michael Avidan (USA), David Story (Aus), A/Prof Marjorie Stiegler (USA) and Dr Philipp Lirk (USA).

NZSA members are entitled to Register at ASA member pricing!

Early bird registration closes 10 July 2017.

For further information please visit www.asa2017.com.au.

 

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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), 30 October - 3 November 2017

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

ICISA 2017

Abstract submissions are open until 6 July 2017!

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

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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FEBRUARY 2018:

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:

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.

Location

Marlborough Convention Centre, Blenheim

Enquiries

Email info@oasis-conference.org.nz

Ph: +64 9 623 8081

Website

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

 

Registration will open in mid-August 2017

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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: Langham 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 Auyoung (Seattle US) IT and Regional Anaesthesia
  • Dr Laura Duggan (British Columbia, Canada) Airways Specialist

Further information will follow.

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