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

12th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference, Singapore, 26-29 July 2017

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

Patient Safety and Quality Masterclass, Bologna 2-4 October

ASA National Scientific Congress, Perth, 7-10 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

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

JULY 2017:

12th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference, Singapore, 26-29 July 2017

Themed Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts, the 12th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference 2017 brings together experts and practitioners from the region and around the world to share their knowledge and experience with the aim of improving hospice and palliative care within the Asia Pacific region.

Join us at this biennial conference, co-organised by the Singapore Hospice Council and the Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network.

http://www.aphc2017.org/

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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

Click here for the flyer!

 

 

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OCTOBER 2017:

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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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 are open until 6 July 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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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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