Introduction to Anaesthesia (NOVICE) Course 2020

Sustainable Healthcare and Climate Change Aotearoa Conference - Postponement Notice

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) Course 2020

Gastric Ultrasound (POCUS) workshop

Annual Queenstown Update in Anaesthesia, 27-29 August 2020

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 - Postponement Notice

Real World Anaesthesia Course (RWAC) - Postponement Notice

Introduction to Anaesthesia (NOVICE) Course 2020

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 - Enrollment closed

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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Sustainable Healthcare and Climate Change Aotearoa Conference - Postponement Notice

Update:

We would like to confirm that the Sustainable Healthcare and Climate Health Conference Aotearoa 2020 has been postponed and will now be held in mid-June 2021. The Committee is considering the possibility of running a series of webinars later in 2020.

Location
University of Otago, Wellington

When
16-17 June 2020

Brief summary
The Sustainable Healthcare and Climate Health Conference Aotearoa is a two-day conference, open to anyone interested in ensuring New Zealand moves ahead with urgency to a low emission and equitable healthcare sector. The programme includes presentations, discussions, and opportunities to connect on sustainable healthcare and climate change and health.

The conference will focus on how sustainable healthcare can bring wide co-benefits to health, health equity, and well-being. Topics will range from mitigation to adaptation and from risk to opportunities and innovation. More information here.

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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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AUGUST 2020:

Annual Queenstown Update in Anaesthesia, 27-29 August 2020

Location
The Heritage Hotel, 91 Fernhill Road, Queenstown

When
27-29 August 2020

Brief summary
AQUA is an annual event brought to you by JAFA and the NZSA - an exciting and stimulating scientific program and outstanding social activities await.

Register
Registrations have not yet opened but you can visit the AQUA website to register your interest.

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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 - Postponement Notice

Update:

It is with a heavy heart that we announce the postponement of the NZSA and ASA Combined Scientific Congress.

As we are sure you can all appreciate this has not been an easy decision, but with the current coronavirus pandemic, we cannot hold such a meeting in these uncertain times.

The NZSA and ASA Combined Scientific Congress will now be held in Wellington in 2022 and we would be delighted if you could plan to join us then.

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://www.csc2020.co.nz/

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) - Postponement Notice

UPDATE:

We have decided to postpone this year’s Real World Anaesthesia Course until 2021. This has been a tough decision, but ongoing uncertainties about travel and participant registration have made postponement necessary.

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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