Conferences and Seminars

14th Annual Update in Paediatric Emergencies - Postponement Notice

Paediatric Anaesthesia Crises Management (PACMaC) Course - CANCELLED

New Anaesthetic Registrars Crisis Management (NARCM) Course 2020

Euroanaesthesia, Barcelona, Spain

Introduction to Anaesthesia (NOVICE) Course 2020

Sustainable Healthcare and Climate Change Aotearoa Conference - Postponement Notice

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) Course 2020 - Auckland

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) Course 2020

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) course - Cancellation Notice

Gastric Ultrasound (POCUS) workshop

The Newcastle Anaesthesia Conference (The NAC) - Postponement Notice

Thai ICPM & ISURA 2020 Bangkok-POSTPONED

Annual Queenstown Update in Anaesthesia, 27-29 August 2020

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) Course 2020

17th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists (WCA) - Prague 2020

SAVE THE DATE: Pacific Society of Anaesthetist’s 2020 Conference

New Zealand Simulation Instructors (NZSIC) Course 2020

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

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) Course 2020

Real World Anaesthesia Course (RWAC)

Introduction to Anaesthesia (NOVICE) Course 2020

APRIL 2020:

14th Annual Update in Paediatric Emergencies - Postponement Notice

Update

This meeting has now been rescheduled to April 2021 (tentative dates April 9-11). Delegates should receive an email regarding refunds of registration fees.

Delegates who have booked accommodation at Peppers will receive a refund. All accommodation bookings were cancelled as of close of business Wednesday 18 March, and refunds issued.

LOCATION:

Peppers Resort, Noosa, Queensland

WHEN:

17 - 19 April 2020

BRIEF SUMMARY:

The largest acute care paediatrics conference in Australia brings together a faculty of leading emergency, intensive care and paediatric physicians, surgeons and anaesthetists for a three day Update Meeting where the focus is on high quality long-format presentations, together with hands-on workshops and outstanding networking opportunities. Australia's premier beach resort offers pristine beaches, a stunning coastal national park, fine dining and the renowned Hastings Street retail precinct.

REGISTER:

Web: www.colloquium.com.au/noosa

EMAIL:

Contact: info@colloquium.com.au

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Paediatric Anaesthesia Crises Management (PACMaC) Course - CANCELLED

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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Euroanaesthesia, Barcelona, Spain

Location:

Fira de Barcelona - Gran Via, Hall 8 (North Access), Foc street, 37, Av. Joan Carles I, 64, L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

When:

30 May - 1 June 2020

Breif summary:

Euroanaesthesia is the largest annual event in Europe showcasing the latest news and innovations with medical experts active in the field of anesthesia, perioperative medicine, intensive care, emergency medicine and pain treatment.

Further information:

Registration: https://euroanaesthesia2020.org/registration/

Contact: registration@esahq.org

 

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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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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 - Auckland

LOCATION

Simulation Centre for Patient Safety, Auckland

WHEN

EMAC 2020 Course Dates:
2-4 July

10-12 September

29-31 October

3-5 December

BRIEF SUMMARY

Opened in mid-2011, the Simulation Centre for Patient Safety (SCPS) is a purpose-built facility suitable for the simulation needs of a wide range of healthcare professionals, with the ability to provide outreach activities at clinical sites.

Our goal is to improve patient safety through simulation-based education and research.

Our core activities at present include undergraduate education, postgraduate research, and delivery of short courses for continuing professional development in acute care.

The classic two and a half day ANZCA Course for trainees & specialists.
Participants in the ANZCA and FPM CPD program may claim this course as an emergency response activity in their CPD portfolio.
* Clinical and technical expertise * Intensive, fun and safe learning
* Strong emphasis on teamwork and human factors

REGISTER

SCPS Registrations scpsadmin@auckland.ac.nz or phone +64 9 373 7599 ext 83122 or book on www.fmhs.auckland.ac.nz/scps

EMAIL

Dr Jane Torrie EMAC Convenor j.torrie@auckland.ac.nz

See flyer for more information EMAC flyer 2020

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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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Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) course - Cancellation Notice

UPDATE:

It is with great regret and disappointment that we must inform you that, due to the current situation of the COVID-19 Virus, the unknown spread, ongoing risks and in line with government recommendations, the decision has been made to now cancel the 2020 EMAC course in Wellington.

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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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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The Newcastle Anaesthesia Conference (The NAC) - Postponement Notice

Update:

The Organisers have made the decision to postpone The NAC 2020. They are still in the process of finalising a new date for the conference so for now, this event will be removed and a new date will be confirmed once we have been notified.

Location:

Noah's On The Beach, 29 Zaara St, Newcastle NSW 2300, Australia

Date:

Friday 31st July - Saturday 1st August 2020

Brief Summary:

The NAC 2020 will cover numerous topics in anaesthesia from environmental sustainability, perioperative medicine, rural and out of practice theatre practice, paediatric transfusion management and patients with unstable diabetes in a number of formats from traditional presentations, workshops, PBL's (practice based learning) and CPD emergency response sessions. To view the full program and to register, visit the conference website.

Theme:

Future Directions in Anaesthesia sustainability/perioperative medicine/rural and out of theatre practice

Contact:

The NAC Secretariat

T: +61 2 4973 6573

E: info@thenac.com.au

To register:

Registration for The NAC 2020 are now open. To register, visit the conference website www.thenac.com.au

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AUGUST 2020:

Thai ICPM & ISURA 2020 Bangkok-POSTPONED

UPDATE: From Thailand International Congress of Perioperative Medicine

As you are well aware, the concerns of virus “Covid-19” has a great impact on all countries around the world. The organizing committee of Thai ICPM & ISURA 2020 Bangkok need to oblige with the quarantine and precaution processes advised by the
Ministry of Health of Thailand. The welfare of our guest-speakers and participants are our primary concern.

Considering the scale and uncertainty of the epidemic, Thai ICPM & ISURA 2020 Bangkok organizing committee has decided to POSTPONE the congress which was going to be held on August 14th-16th 2020 to December 11th-13th 2020 with post-congress cadaveric workshop on the 14th of December 2020. Further information will be finalized and inform through our email and website.

I apologized for any inconvenience this may cause.

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Annual Queenstown Update in Anaesthesia, 27-29 August 2020

Location
The Heritage Hotel, 91 Fernhill Road, Queenstown

When
27-28 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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17th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists (WCA) - Prague 2020

Location

The Congress will take place in the 02 Universum, Prague, Czech Republic, a modern centre that is designed for purpose.

When

This congress is being held from Saturday the 5th until Wednesday the 9th September 2020.

Brief Summary

The World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists are holding their 17th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists (WCA) in Prague, Czech Republic, between the 5th and 9th September 2020. The programme will include approximately 12 planned parallel tracks of plenary sessions, focused meetings, problem-based learning discussions, selected free paper presentations, industrial symposia, poster discussions and more.

To Register

For more information please go to https://www.wcaprague2020.com/

Email

For any queries please email wcaprague2020@guarant.cz

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Prague as a congress and tourist destination

Prague consistently ranks among the world's most popular tourist destination. This beautiful and cultural city, perfectly situated in Central Europe, has excellent transport links and provides accommodation for all, making Prague great value for money. Prague is a 'green' and walkable city, offering a wide range of attractions within a small area. The Metro is comprised of three lines and is an efficient mode of transport. You can find more information on the accessibility of Prague on the Prague Convention website.

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SAVE THE DATE: Pacific Society of Anaesthetist’s 2020 Conference

Save the Date: The next PSA Annual Refresher Course will be held in Lautoka, a tentative date as been set for 19-23 September 2020

More information will be available in due course.

 

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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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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

  • 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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NOVEMBER 2020:

Real World Anaesthesia Course (RWAC)

UPDATE:

Due to the rapidly escalating COVID-19 situation, the opening of online applications for this year’s Real World Anaesthesia Course has been delayed until 10:00 am Australian time (12:00 pm New Zealand time) on Tuesday 2 June. 

At this stage, the dates of the course are unchanged: Monday 23 November to Friday 27 November, 2020

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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