ANZICS Regional Annual Scientific Meeting

Annual Scientific Meeting of the New Zealand Pain Society, Bay of Islands

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) course

4th Structural Heart Disease Asia Pacific Symposium

PANNZ Update meeting 2020

Paediatric Anaesthesia Crises Management (PACMaC) Course

New Anaesthetic Registrars Crisis Management (NARCM) Course 2020

Introduction to Anaesthesia (NOVICE) Course 2020

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) Course 2020

Gastric Ultrasound (POCUS) workshop

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) Course 2020

New Zealand Simulation Instructors (NZSIC) Course 2020

Combined Scientific Congress (ASA and NZSA), 16-19 October 2020, Wellington

Real World Anaesthesia Course (RWAC)

Introduction to Anaesthesia (NOVICE) Course 2020

MARCH 2020:

ANZICS Regional Annual Scientific Meeting

Location
Napier Conference Centre, Napier

When
4-6 March 2020

Brief summary
The theme for our conference is a 2020 Vision of our Environment: The Spectrum of Intensive Care
The Intensive care community certainly faces challenging times ahead. We aim for our interwoven themes of environmental sustainability and climate related challenges, health equity, welfare and capacity to both inspire and inform.

Registration
More details here

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Annual Scientific Meeting of the New Zealand Pain Society, Bay of Islands

Location:

Copthorne Hotel, Bay of Islands

When:

19-21 March 2020

Brief Summary:

The meeting in Waitangi will provide the opportunity to gather, discuss, learn, share knowledge, evidence, best practice and debate to assist with providing up to date approaches to this challenging area of health care.

Registrations:

Please click on the link here www.nzps2020.nz

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APRIL 2020:

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) course

Location

The Simulation & Skills Centre, Wellington Regional Hospital, Level 9, Clinical Services Block. Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington

When

  • 1-3 April (fully booked - waitlist only)
  • 22-24 July (fully booked - waitlist only)
  • 2-4 September
  • 28-30 October

Brief Summary

This course is mandatory for ANZCA trainees and is recommended after completion of at least one year of vocational training.

The course is also suitable as CPD for specialist anaesthetists and other acute care specialists.

Register

To register please go to EMAC

Email

For any further information please contact

Lucy Anderson

Simulation & Skills Centre, CCDHB Wellington Regional Hospital

Private Bag 7902, Wellington South 6021

T: +64 4 918622

E: wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz

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4th Structural Heart Disease Asia Pacific Symposium

LOCATION:

Grand Millennium Hotel, Auckland

WHEN:

2-4 April 2020

BRIEF SUMMARY:

The SHD-AP Symposium is designed for all health professionals involved in the management of structural heart disease and relevant for all NZ cardiac anaesthetists. The program will include plenary lectures, a wet dissection workshop correlated to advanced cardiac imaging, CT workshop, live interventional simulator workshop for cardiac surgeons and trainee and live case transmissions.

REGISTER:

Registration and paper submissions open 6 November 2019.

Express your interest in attending at www.shd-ap.org

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PANNZ Update meeting 2020

LOCATION

Novotel Rotorua Lakeside, Lake End, Tutanekai Street, 3010 Rotorua

WHEN

Saturday 4th April with workshops offered Friday 3rd April

BRIEF SUMMARY

A one-day course suitable for anaesthetists with an interest in paediatric anaesthesia and other staff (nursing/technical) wanting to upgrade their knowledge of current paediatric anaesthetic management.

The Paediatric Anaesthetist Network of New Zealand (PANNZ) main aim is to maintain two-way collaboration and communication between paediatric anaesthetist services within regions, and with colleagues in different regions, of the country. Effective communication and cooperation will ultimately 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.

REGISTER

To register go to PANNZ Update meeting 2020

EMAIL

For further information please contact

SPANZA Secretariat
PO Box 180, Morisset NSW 2264
T: +612 4973 6573
F: +612 4973 6609
E: info@spanza.org.au

or

NZSA Secretariat
PO Box 10691, The Terrace, Wellington 6143
T: +64 4494 0124
E: nzsa@anaesthesia.nz

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Paediatric Anaesthesia Crises Management (PACMaC) Course

Location

The Simulation & Skills Centre, Wellington Regional Hospital, Level 9, Clinical Services Block, Riddiford Street, Wellington

When

20th April and 27th August 2020

Brief Summary

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.

Register

To register please go to PACMaC Course Registration

Email

For any further information please contact

Lucy Anderson

Simulation & Skills Centre, CCDHB Wellington Regional Hospital

Private Bag 7902, Wellington South 6021

T: +64 4 918622

E: wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz

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MAY 2020:

New Anaesthetic Registrars Crisis Management (NARCM) Course 2020

Location

The Simulation & Skills Centre, Wellington Regional Hospital, Level 9, Clinical Services Block, Riddiford Street, Wellington

When

  • 21-22 May 2020
  • 10-11 December 2020

Brief Summary

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
  • PACU and ED presentations

Principles of effective team work and communication will also be covered.

Register

To register please go to NARCM Course Registration

Email

For any further information please contact

Lucy Anderson

Simulation & Skills Centre, CCDHB Wellington Regional Hospital

Private Bag 7902, Wellington South 6021

T: +64 4 918622

E: wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz

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JUNE 2020:

Introduction to Anaesthesia (NOVICE) Course 2020

Location

The Simulation & Skills Centre, Wellington Regional Hospital, Level 9, Clinical Services Block. Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington

When

  • 11-12 June 2020

Brief Summary

This course is 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.

Register

To register please go to NOVICE Course Registration

Email

For any further information please contact

Lucy Anderson

Simulation & Skills Centre, CCDHB Wellington Regional Hospital

Private Bag 7902, Wellington South 6021

T: +64 4 918622

E: wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz

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JULY 2020:

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) Course 2020

Location

The Simulation & Skills Centre, Wellington Regional Hospital, Level 9, Clinical Services Block. Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington

When

  • 22-24 July (fully booked - waitlist only)
  • 2-4 September
  • 28-30 October

Brief Summary

This course is mandatory for ANZCA trainees and is recommended after completion of at least one year of vocational training.

The course is also suitable as CPD for specialist anaesthetists and other acute care specialists.

Register

To register please go to EMAC

Email

For any further information please contact

Lucy Anderson

Simulation & Skills Centre, CCDHB Wellington Regional Hospital

Private Bag 7902, Wellington South 6021

T: +64 4 918622

E: wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz

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Gastric Ultrasound (POCUS) workshop

Location
North Shore Hospital, Auckland

Dates
27 July 2020
19 October 2020

Brief summary
This workshop is aimed at specialists and trainees. It is a half-day hands-on workshop, with multiple scanning sessions of various gastric states. There is specific teaching on image interpretation and a formative assessment and feedback session.

Registration

Contact: pocus.northshore@gmail.com

More information: http://www.waitemata-anaesthesia.com/education/events/pocus/

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SEPTEMBER 2020:

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) Course 2020

Location

The Simulation & Skills Centre, Wellington Regional Hospital, Level 9, Clinical Services Block. Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington

When

  • 2-4 September
  • 28-30 October

Brief Summary

This course is mandatory for ANZCA trainees and is recommended after completion of at least one year of vocational training.

The course is also suitable as CPD for specialist anaesthetists and other acute care specialists.

Register

To register please go to EMAC

Email

For any further information please contact

Lucy Anderson

Simulation & Skills Centre, CCDHB Wellington Regional Hospital

Private Bag 7902, Wellington South 6021

T: +64 4 918622

E: wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz

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OCTOBER 2020:

New Zealand Simulation Instructors (NZSIC) Course 2020

Location

The Simulation & Skills Centre, Wellington Regional Hospital, Level 9, Clinical Services Block, Riddiford Street, Wellington

When

8th and 9th October 2020

Brief Summary

This course is suitable for healthcare professionals training to become competent instructors using simulation.

This includes Specialist Anaesthetists who have completed an ANZCA EMAC course and who would like to become an EMAC instructor.

The course is also suitable for doctors, nurses, paramedics and allied health workers wishing to use simulation techniques in their education practices.

Register

To register please go to NZSIC Course Registration

Email

For any further information please contact Lucy Anderson

Simulation & Skills Centre, CCDHB Wellington Regional Hospital

Private Bag 7902, Wellington South 6021

T: +64 4 918622 E: wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz

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Combined Scientific Congress (ASA and NZSA), 16-19 October 2020, Wellington

Location:

TSB Bank Arena, 4 Queens Wharf, Wellington

When:

16-19 October 2020

Brief Summary:

This unique event will combine the best that the NZSA and ASA have to offer in anaesthesia education, research and science.

This meeting will offer material and content to fulfil your unique continuing professional development and self-directed learning needs and enhance your practice. But just as importantly, we hope it will strengthen the many ties that bind both the NZSA and ASA societies and reaffirm for us all what a privilege it is to be part of our unique profession.

Register:

Contact Raewyn Tse Event Manager Conference Innovators E: raewyn@conference.nz

Website: http://csc2020.co.nz/csc2020

Email:

For all enquiries please contact Denyse Robertson E: drobertson@asa.org.au, T: +61 2 8556 9717

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NOVEMBER 2020:

Real World Anaesthesia Course (RWAC)

Location:

Christchurch Hospital, Christchurch

When:

23-27 November 2020

Brief summary:

The aim of RWAC is to prepare anaesthetists for work in low- and middle-income countries ('the real world') in a variety of humanitarian aid situations. The course consists of a series of interactive lectures, case-based discussions, practical equipment sessions and in-theatre teaching of drawover anaesthesia. A simulation session is also planned. Some topics include:

  • Drawover equipment
  • Oxygen supplies
  • Ketamine and halothane
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Obstetric and paediatric dilemmas
  • Psychological adaptation
  • Ethical dilemmas
  • Tropical medicine

The number of participants is limited to 18 to maximise interaction and hands-on learning. To participate in theatre teaching sessions, you will need to be registered or eligible for registration in New Zealand. See RWAC advert for all the details.

For further information please contact:
Dr Wayne Morriss
RWAC Convenor
Email: w.morriss@xtra.co.nz

ONLINE APPLICATIONS
Applications will open at approximately 10am AEST (12pm New Zealand time) on Wednesday 1 April 2020.
Please complete and submit the online form on the ASA website: asa.org.au/real-world-anaesthesia-course-rwac-2/
The course has regularly been oversubscribed in the past, so places will be allocated on a first in, first on basis.
Successful applicants will be notified as soon as possible and given instructions on how to pay the course registration fee.

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DECEMBER 2020:

Introduction to Anaesthesia (NOVICE) Course 2020

Location

The Simulation & Skills Centre, Wellington Regional Hospital, Level 9, Clinical Services Block. Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington

When

  • 14-15 December 2020

Brief Summary

This course is 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.

Register

To register please go to NOVICE Course Registration

Email

For any further information please contact

Lucy Anderson

Simulation & Skills Centre, CCDHB Wellington Regional Hospital

Private Bag 7902, Wellington South 6021

T: +64 4 918622

E: wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz

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