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NZSA Prizes at the ASM

NZSA members are invited to apply for the three available prizes at this year’s Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM), Nov 8-11. Prizes will be presented at the NZSA AGM on Friday 10 November. Click link for criteria to apply and more information

The Prizes are:

John Ritchie ($2500) with an opportunity to also apply for the John Ritchie Prize Research Award of $5000

Trainee ($1000)

Poster ($500)

MORSim (Multidisciplinary Operating Room Simulation) is a national team training intervention programme for surgical teams. The goal is to improve the safety and efficiency of care for patients. The program is funded by ACC, delivered by the University of Auckland, and supported by the Health Quality and Safety Commission.

Professional Relationship between Anaesthesia Technicians and Anaesthetist – Medical Sciences Council guidelines here

Medical  updates

Malignant Hyperthermia – complex and insidious 

Medical students and informed consent – NZMJ article

MISP maternity Information Systems Programme Update


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