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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

ESA Patient Safety and Quality Masterclass, Bologna 2-4 October

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

ASA (US) Annual Meeting, Boston 21-25 October 2017

ESA Simulation Masterclass in Adult Procedural Sedation Analgesia – Simple and Safe, Mainz Germany, 23-24 October 2017

SPANZA 2017 Conference, Perth 26-28 October 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

ESA Masterclass in Scientific Writing, Katowice Poland, 21 - 23 November 2017

71st Annual Post Graduate Assembly in Anesthesiology, New York USA, 8 - 12 December 2017

8th Annual Winter Symposium in Intensive Care, Anaesthesia & Emergency Medicine, Colorado USA, 7 - 12 January 2018

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

1st MENA (Middle East and North Africa) Pain Congress, Dubai, 9-10 March 2018

SEPTEMBER 2017:

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

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OCTOBER 2017:

ESA 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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ASA (US) Annual Meeting, Boston 21-25 October 2017

NZSA members receive reciprocal rates for this event (early bird $360 USD) or can join ASA as a reciprocal member for free registration!

Our member only section has more information.

Arrive early and attend the International Forum on Perioperative Safety & Quality (20 October 2017)

Click here for the website

ANESTHESIOLOGY 2017 returns to the city where modern anesthesia was born, Boston. On October 16, 1846, the world of medicine was forever changed when William T.G. Morton administered the first anesthetic for a successful surgical procedure at Bostons Massachusetts General Hospital.

Be at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on October 21-25 to take full advantage of five information-packed days of learning, networking and discovering the latest in anesthesia.

Keynote Speaker - Atul Gawande

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ESA Simulation Masterclass in Adult Procedural Sedation Analgesia – Simple and Safe, Mainz Germany, 23-24 October 2017

16 CME

Tribute to the 2017 ESA Guideline on PSA

The Adult Procedural Sedation Analgesia Simulation Masterclass consists of full-scale patient-simulator with the necessary anaesthesia equipment.

Target Audience

The course is open to ESA full members who speak and write English fluently. This course is aimed at physicians or teams of physicians and nurses.

Learning Objectives

The programme contains minimum theoretical lectures. Participants are able to perform procedural sedation in a simulated environment. They will observe patients clinically, use various monitoring devices and finally apply the current available guidelines to these experiences.

Participants are able to

  • Apply procedural sedation using different approaches
  • Recognise complications during procedural sedation
  • Judge on the value of various monitoring technologies
  • Recognise the additional value of capnography during sedation

Contents

  • International guidelines: what is recommended
  • Focus on the new ESA Guideline on PSA 2017
  • Pharmacology and safety of different sedation concepts
  • Opioids / analgesics added
  • Risk analysis / complications
  • Long term procedural sedation
  • Procedural sedation in
    • Anaesthesia
    • Endoscopy
    • Cardiology
    • Radiology
    • Pediatric procedures
    • Miscellaneous
    • Various examples of PSA performed with the patient simulator
    • Written examination

Faculty

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Heinrichs, Anaesthetist, CEO AQAI GmbH

Alexander Rentrop, Specialist Intensive Care

When

Monday, 23 October (12:00) Tuesday, 24 October 2017 (16:00)

Where

AQAI Simulationszentrum Mainz

Wernher-von-Braun-Strasse 9

55129 Mainz, Germany

Programme here

Apply here

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

Registration deadline: 06 October 2017

Registration Fee

ESA Full Member ESA Reduced Fee Country Member*
Fee 350 euros 210 euros

*Reduced Fee Country List

Registration Fees are non-refundable

Cancellation is not refundable

Application deadline

Friday 06 October 2017

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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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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

ICISA 2017

Abstract submissions have been extended until 15 August 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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ESA Masterclass in Scientific Writing, Katowice Poland, 21 - 23 November 2017

The Masterclass in Scientific Writing is an advanced scientific workshop dedicated to learning how to write critically and appraise scientific articles and abstracts.

Target audience

Young anaesthesiologists who already have some experience in the clinical research field and are clearly motivated in their choice of an academic path for their medical career in the future.

The course is open to all ESA Members who speak and write English fluently, already have some publications in their native language and are making recognised efforts to develop their scientific writing skills.

Learn by doing

The programme contains a series of lectures and workshops during which participants will apply the knowledge learnt during lectures through practical exercises. The Faculty will consist of international experts in scientific medical writing who received outstanding evaluation by attendees of the previous course.

When

The Masterclass will be held from Tuesday 21 to Thursday 23 November 2017.

How to apply? Visit the website here

Deadline 30 September 2017.

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

Registration to this Masterclass is subject to availability, and applicants are selected on the principle first come, first served.

Fee

Administrative Fee is asked to confirm registration. No other fee will be charged.

Registration fee is 300 EUR.

Registration fee for Reduced Fee countries* is 180 EUR (=60% of regular price)

Reduced Fee Country List

Registration Fees are non-refundable.

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DECEMBER 2017:

71st Annual Post Graduate Assembly in Anesthesiology, New York USA, 8 - 12 December 2017

PGA 71

The PostGraduate Assembly in Anesthesiology (PGA) is a five-day event, sponsored by the New York State Society of Anesthesiologists, Inc., and takes place each December in New York City.

The PGA attracts upwards of 4,000 attendees from around the world, and is a global platform for networking and presenting anesthesia's latest science and technologies.

The PGA's scientific program offers more than 200 sessions, special lectures and hands-on workshops. Attendees have the opportunity to share innovating ideas in perioperative medicine, intensive care, emergency medicine and pain management, as well as evidence-based knowledge of primary clinical relevance.

Click here for the website

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JANUARY 2018:

8th Annual Winter Symposium in Intensive Care, Anaesthesia & Emergency Medicine, Colorado USA, 7 - 12 January 2018

Featuring a world-class faculty, an outstanding academic program, America's premier alpine destination and the unrivalled luxury of the Four Seasons Resort & Spa.

Date: January 7-12, 2018

Location: Four Seasons Resort, Vail, Colorado USA

Join us in America's premier ski resort for a comprehensive update of current topics in critical care, anaesthesia and emergency medicine.

Click here for further information

Email contact here

 

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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:

1st MENA (Middle East and North Africa) Pain Congress, Dubai, 9-10 March 2018

Save the date! Further information will follow.

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