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

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

NZSA Behind the Scenes Forum, Wellington, 29 July 2017

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

SHAKES 2017, Christchurch, 4 August 2017

Lightbox Radiology Education Queenstown, 21 - 25 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

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

BATS on Ice Ultrasound Regional Anaesthesia Workshop, Queenstown 24 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

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

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

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

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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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:

SHAKES 2017, Christchurch, 4 August 2017

A mouth-watering mixture of clinically relevant and practical information including presentations on ERAS, airway trauma, perioperative medicine, self-care and paediatric anaesthesia. Concluding with drinks and canapes.

Key note speaker: Professor Andrew Hill (Auckland) ERAS

Small Group Learning:
Time: 0900-1300
Venue: Christchurch Hospital Professional Development Unit
Riverside Block, 5th Floor
1) Anaphylaxis Emergency Response Activity (ANZCA CPD accredited)
2) Clinical Ultrasound skills workshop
* small group learning place are strictly limited (max 16 registrants)

Lecture Presentations:
Time: 1300-1900hr
Venue: Hagley Oval Cricket Pavilion
Riccarton Ave
CHRISTCHURCH

A mouth-watering mixture of clinically relevant and practical information including
presentations on ERAS, airway trauma, perioperative medicine, self-care and paediatric anaesthesia. Concluding with drinks and canapes.

Click here for the website

Registration fees:

SMO Small group Learning & Lecture series: $400
SMO Lecture series only: $200
RMO Lecture Series: $100

 

 

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Lightbox Radiology Education Queenstown, 21 - 25 August 2017

This Acute Medical and Surgical CT Interpretation course is being held the 21-25 August 2017.

Ideal for Critical Care Physicians, Surgeons, General Practitioners, Registrars, House Officers, Interns, Radiographers.

The important course details are:
Location: Crowne Plaza, Beach Street, Queenstown 9300 NZ
Date: 21 - 25 August 2017
Duration: 5 Days
Accredited with: ANZCA, ACEM, ACRRM, ASMIRT, CICM, RACS, RACGP, RCEM, RCR, RACP
Time: 4pm-6pm each day (sign in starts from 3:30pm)
Course Bookings: Groups of 5 or more are eligible for a discount: https://lightboxradiology.com/about-us/faq.aspx#3650
Register: https://lightboxradiology.com/course-details.aspx?c=1005

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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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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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BATS on Ice Ultrasound Regional Anaesthesia Workshop, Queenstown 24 August 2017

Heritage Hotel, Queenstown

BATS on Ice 2017 will provide a comprehensive US workshop for regional anaesthesia of the upper limb, lower limb and trunk.

Each workstation will review the anatomy and sonoantomy of the region, followed by small-group scanning practice, and will conclude with a discussion on practical aspects of block performance.

There will be a moderated Q&A session with a clinical focus to conclude the day.

Download a programme

Website

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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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OCTOBER 2017:

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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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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MARCH 2018:

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.

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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