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

Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop - Windows to the Heart, Auckland 17-18 Nov 2018

AUSTRALASIA’S FIRST DEDICATED GASTRIC POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND (POCUS) COURSE 17 NOVEMBER 2018 AUCKLAND

Patient deterioration New Zealand: Current state and future developments, 29-30 Nov 2018, Auckland

Auckland 2018 EMAC, 6-8 December 2018

Annual Scientific Meeting of the New Zealand Pain Society, Christchurch, 7-10 March 2019

Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop 23-24 March 2019, Auckland

3rd Structural Heart Disease – Asia-Pacific Symposium April 4-6 2019, Auckland

Paediatric Anaesthetist Network of New Zealand (PANNZ) Update Meeting, Auckland, 6 April 2019

Combined NZ Anaesthesia ASM + AQUA August 21–24 2019, Millennium and Copthorne Hotels, Queenstown

Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop,16-17 November 2019

SEPTEMBER 2018:

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

Free online course on perioperative medicine brought to you by University College London and the Royal College of Anaesthetists (UK).
It is a free four-week course with flexible three hours of learning per week.

Why an online course 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 provide high quality free education in perioperative medicine, it is hoped 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, surgeon, geriatrician, pre-assessment nurses and GPs. Click below to register.

Perioperative Medicine in Action

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NOVEMBER 2018:

Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop - Windows to the Heart, Auckland 17-18 Nov 2018

www.cardiacskillsaustralia.com.au

My first NZ Auckland workshop in March this year was a success and sold out.

I am now coming over again from Australia in November to run another FCU workshop.

Click here for the Flyer

Kellie D'Orsa BSc DMU Accredited Medical Cardiac Sonographer, GCHELT

Director Cardiac Skills Australia
Academic Medical Imaging , School of Medicine, Deakin University Geelong, Victoria.

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AUSTRALASIA’S FIRST DEDICATED GASTRIC POINT-OF-CARE ULTRASOUND (POCUS) COURSE 17 NOVEMBER 2018 AUCKLAND

A full stomach is a major risk factor for aspiration under sedation or anaesthesia, with the lack of an objective tool to assess gastric content limiting
risk assessment to patient history alone. Gastric POCUS is an emerging point of-care tool that provides objective information on gastric content and volume.
It is a brief, focused procedure performed at the bedside, and allows the clinician to make a more informed decision for the safe care of their patient. The POCUS North Shore gastric ultrasound course is more than just a scan-and-go workshop. It is a comprehensive structured course designed to help participants be competent at performing and interpreting gastric point-of-care ultrasound.

Details on cost and how to register for this full-day course here

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Patient deterioration New Zealand: Current state and future developments, 29-30 Nov 2018, Auckland

Jointly hosted by the Health Quality & Safety Commission and the Australia New Zealand Intensive Care Society (ANZICS), this two-day conference brings together nursing and medical staff, quality professionals, educators and leaders in health care. If you are involved in providing acute care in New Zealand hospitals, this conference is for you! More details here

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DECEMBER 2018:

Auckland 2018 EMAC, 6-8 December 2018

EMAC - EFFECTIVE MANAGEMENT OF ANAESTHETIC CRISES
The classic 2.5 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

Cost $2500 inc GST

Register here

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

EMAC 2018 - Flyer

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MARCH 2019:

Annual Scientific Meeting of the New Zealand Pain Society, Christchurch, 7-10 March 2019

Annual Scientific Meeting of the New Zealand Pain Society Inc.

 7-10 March 2019

Rydges Latimer Hotel, 30 Latimer Square, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand

www.nzps2019.nz

Pain is an issue that presents across settings, disciplines, and can impact all aspects of a patient's life. This makes the opportunity to gather and discuss how we understand and treat pain so important. On the eve of a new decade, both those who experience pain and those who treat it are confronted with an ever growing body of information about how best to approach pain management. We hope this conference will be an opportunity to take stock of the knowledge that has shaped pain management in 2019, the information that patients must wade through to make decisions about their own pain experience, and the future directions for pain management.

Christchurch, the seat of the Canterbury Region, is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand lying on the South Island's east coast, just north of Bank Peninsula. It is home to 396,700 residents making it New Zealand's third most populous city behind Auckland and Wellington. Christchurch is not only the gateway to all that the beautiful South Island has to offer, it is a city that is in a period of growth and revival making it an exciting location to explore.

We would like to warmly invite you to participate in our 2019 meeting and look forward to seeing you there.

Dr Jessica Mills

NZPS 2019 Conference Convenor

 

 

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Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop 23-24 March 2019, Auckland

Become a skilled operator in focused echocardiography.

Our two-day echo workshop is designed specifically for intensivists, emergency physicians, anaesthetics, rural GPs & cardiology trainees. The aim of the course is to provide physicians with all the necessary skills to become proficient in the performance and diagnosis of the focused echo exam. Our experienced echocardiography educators will simplify the echo exam through our proven step-by-step approach and comprehensive hands-on component.

Give yourself a head start with an additional 5 hours of private echo training on the Friday before your workshop. Email Kellie for more details and availability: info@cardiacskillsaustralia.com.au

Will be held at Rydges Hotel, 59 Federal Street, Auckland, New Zealand

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APRIL 2019:

3rd Structural Heart Disease – Asia-Pacific Symposium April 4-6 2019, Auckland

The SHD-AP symposium is designed for professionals involved in structural heart disease management. Clinicians, Nurses, Health Policy Advisors, Hospital Management Staff and other allied health professionals are all invited to attend.  International invited speakers include Dr Michael Reardon (Houston), Prof Douglas Shook (Boston), and Dr Susheel Kodali (New York).  The program includes plenary lectures, wet dissection and echo workshops, CT and Simulation workshops and live case transmissions.

www.shd-ap.org

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Paediatric Anaesthetist Network of New Zealand (PANNZ) Update Meeting, Auckland, 6 April 2019

Save the date - 6 April 2019. A one day course suitable for the occasional paediatric anaesthetist and other staff (nursing/technical) wanting to upgrade their knowledge of current paediatric anaesthetic management. PANNZ works to maintain two-way collaboration and communication between paediatric anaestheist services within regions, and with colleagues in different regions, of the country. Effective communication and cooperation will help provide universal high-quality anaesthesia services to all children in the country, irrespective of their geographical placement. In addition, the network is a conduit for collaboration; facilitating observer-ships/secondments, peer-reviews/support groups for high risk/complicated paediatric anaesthesia cases, and assistance with quality assurance and advocacy.

Find out more here

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AUGUST 2019:

Combined NZ Anaesthesia ASM + AQUA August 21–24 2019, Millennium and Copthorne Hotels, Queenstown

The New Zealand ASM is joining this year with the Annual Queenstown Update in Anaesthesia (AQUA) to provide a stimulating conference in one of the worlds alpine wonderlands. The theme is Aspirations into Action and the organising committee have put together an aspirational and wide ranging program with an exceptionally fine array of local and international speakers. As well as the usual AQUA update sessions on various topics, you can expect to be challenged to ensure your practice is the best it can be.

www.nzanaesthesia.com

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NOVEMBER 2019:

Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop,16-17 November 2019

Become a skilled operator in focused echocardiography.

Our two-day echo workshop is designed specifically for intensivists, emergency physicians, anaesthetics, rural GPs & cardiology trainees. The aim of the course is to provide physicians with all the necessary skills to become proficient in the performance and diagnosis of the focused echo exam. Our experienced echocardiography educators will simplify the echo exam through our proven step-by-step approach and comprehensive hands-on component.

Give yourself a head start with an additional 5 hours of private echo training on the Friday before your workshop. Email Kellie for more details and availability: info@cardiacskillsaustralia.com.au

Will be held at Rydges Hotel, 59 Federal Street, Auckland, New Zealand

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