Conferences and Seminars

EMAC Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) Course 2019

Combined NZ Anaesthetists Annual Scientific Meeting ASM & AQUA - Queenstown

Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room - San Francisco, CA

78th Australia Society of Anaesthetists National Scientific Congress - Australia

New Zealand Simulation Instructors (NZSIC) Course 2019

SPANZA/APAGBI 2019 Conference - Australia

Real World Anaesthesia Course, Melbourne, 28 October-1 November 2019

Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop - Auckland

New Anaesthetic Registrars Crisis Management (NARCM) Course 2019

Introduction to Anaesthesia (NOVICE) Course 2019

Annual Scientific Meeting of the New Zealand Pain Society, Bay of Islands

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

FEBRUARY 2019:

EMAC Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises

LOCATION

University of Auckland Tamaki Innovation Campus

WHEN

Auckland 2019 EMAC Course Dates
14-16 February
27-29 June
19-21 September
17-19 October
14-16 November

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 2019 V3- Flyer

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JULY 2019:

Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC) Course 2019

Location

The Simulation & Skills Centre, Wellington Regional Hospital, Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand

When

  • 24-26 July 2019
  • 4-6 September 2019
  • 30 October - 1 November 2019

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.

The course covers human factors, cardiovascular crises, respiratory crises, anaesthesia emergencies and trauma, via a combination of didactic sessions, presentations, simulation scenarios and skills stations.

To register

Complete the EMAC course registration form

Email

Wellington Regional Centre for Simulation and Skills: wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz

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AUGUST 2019:

Combined NZ Anaesthetists Annual Scientific Meeting ASM & AQUA - Queenstown

Location:

Millennium & Copthorne Hotels, Queenstown, New Zealand

When:

Tuesday 20 August until Saturday 24 August 2019

Brief Summary:

The New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) is joining this year with the Annual Queenstown Update in Anaesthesia (AQUA) to provide a stimulating conference in one of the worlds alpine wonderlands. The theme is Aspirations into Action and the organising committee have put together an aspirational and wide ranging program with an exceptionally fine array of local and international speakers. As well as the usual AQUA update sessions on various topics, you can expect to be challenged to ensure your practice is the best it can be.

To register:

For further information and to register visit www.nzanaesthesia.com

Email:

For any queries email Jo@outshine.co.nz or Jill@outshine.co.nz

 

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SEPTEMBER 2019:

Pediatric Sedation Outside of the Operating Room - San Francisco, CA

Location:

Hilton Financial District Hotel, San Francisco, CA

When:

21-22 September 2019.

Brief Summary:

Full-Day Sedation Symposium - The Fundamentals of Sedation: Bridging the Specialties

Full-Day High Fidelity Pediatric Sedation Simulation Workshops

This multi-specialty represented conference is intended for physicians from all specialties, nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists and administrators interested in 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.

Who should attend:

Physicians from all specialties, nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse anesthetists and administrators interested in sedation.

To register:

www.PediatricSedationConference.com

Email:

Amanda.Buckley@childrens.harvard.edu

 

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78th Australia Society of Anaesthetists National Scientific Congress - Australia

Location:

International Convention Centre, Sydney, Australia

When:

From the 21st until 24th September 2019

Brief Summary:

The 78th Australian Society of Anaesthetists National Scientific Congress will be held at the International Convention Centre, Sydney, Australia.

This years NSC will be the only national meeting for Anaesthetists in Australia for 2019, it is therefore anticipated that delegate numbers will exceed well over 1,000 Anaesthetists. The invited speakers are; Professor Iain Moppett (UK), A/Professor Glenn Woodworth (USA), Professor Colin Royse (AUS), A/Professor Lisbeth Evered (AUS), and Professor Pam Macintyre (AUS). The Kester Brown Lecture will be presented by A/Professor Allan Cyna (AUS) and the Pioneer Lecture will be presented by Professor Alan Merry (NZ).

To register:

For further information visit website: www.asa2019.com.au

Email:

Denyse Robertson DRobertson@asa.org.au

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OCTOBER 2019:

New Zealand Simulation Instructors (NZSIC) Course 2019

Location

The Simulation & Skills Centre, Wellington Regional Hospital, Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand

When

7th and 8th October 2019

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.

Course participants should have completed at least two days of simulation-based education prior to undertaking this course.

This course qualifies for the ANZCA CPD programme. A certificate will be issued upon completion of the course.

The course is an introduction to principles and techniques of adult education, including instruction and facilitation and the use of simulation and debriefing.

To Register

Complete the NZSIC course registration

Email

Wellington Regional Centre for Simulation and Skills: wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz

 

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SPANZA/APAGBI 2019 Conference - Australia

Location:

The SPANZA/APAGBI conference will be held at Howard Smith Wharves, Brisbane, Australia

When:

The conference will be held between 16-19 October 2019

Brief Summary:

We would like to invite you to Brisbane for the 2019 SPANZA Annual Scientific Meeting. This meeting will be co-hosted by the Association of Paediatric Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland (APAGBI) so it's sure to be a thought provoking conference with a broad range of international and local experts. The theme of our meeting is "Changing Tides" which represents both the Brisbane River, which is the centerpiece of our beautiful host city, and the changes in ideas and practice that will challenge us over the course of the meeting.

Who should attend:

Paediatric Anaesthetists, Registrars, Technicians, Nurses and Students.

To register:

Registrations will open next year, in the meantime for further information please visit

www.spanza.org.au/2019

Email:

Katy Wohlrab, Conference Coordinator

meetings@spanza.org.au

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Real World Anaesthesia Course, Melbourne, 28 October-1 November 2019

RWAC aims to prepare anaesthetists for work in low and middle income countries in a variety of humanitarian aid situations. The course consists of a series of interactive lectures, case based discussions, hands on practical equipment sessions and in-theatre teaching of drawover anaesthesia. The number of participants is limited to 18 to maximise interaction and hands-on learning.

Online applications open Monday, 8 April 2019 at 8.30am
More details https://asa.org.au/event/real-world-anaesthesia-course/

 

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NOVEMBER 2019:

Focused Cardiac Ultrasound Workshop - Auckland

Location:

Rydges Hotel, 59 Federal Street, Auckland, New Zealand

When:

16-17 November 2019

Brief Summary:

Become a skilled operator in focused echocardiography.

Cardiac Skills Australia are holding a two-day echo workshop which is designed specifically for intensivists, emergency physicians, anaesthetics, rural GPs & cardiology trainees. The aim of the course is to provide physicians with all the necessary skills to become proficient in the performance and diagnosis of the focused echo exam. Their experienced echocardiography educators will simplify the echo exam through their proven step-by-step approach and comprehensive hands-on component.

Give yourself a head start with an additional 5 hours of private echo training on the Friday before the workshop, email Kellie for more details.

Who can attend:

Intensivists, Emergency Physicians, Anaesthetics, Rural GPs & Cardiology Trainees

Registration:

To register your interest please click on the link https://www.cardiacskillsaustralia.com.au/book-a-workshop

Email:

For any queries please email Kellie at info@cardiacskillsaustralia.com.au

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DECEMBER 2019:

New Anaesthetic Registrars Crisis Management (NARCM) Course 2019

Location

The Simulation & Skills Centre, Wellington Regional Hospital, Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand

When

12-13 December 2019

Brief Summary

This course is aimed at SHOs or Registrars with a minimum of 3 months anaesthesia experience, who have recently progressed beyond level 1 supervision and are about to participate in a call roster with level 4 (out of hospital) supervision

This 2-day practical workshop is 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.

The workshop is mainly hands-on skills training and simulated scenarios (with debriefing and discussion after each scenario).

There will also be interactive small group discussions.

To Register

Complete the NARCM course registration

Email

Wellington Regional Centre for Simulation and Skills: wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz

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Introduction to Anaesthesia (NOVICE) Course 2019

Location

The Simulation & Skills Centre, Wellington Regional Hospital, Riddiford Street, Newtown, Wellington 6021, New Zealand

When

16-17 December 2019

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.

The course covers airway assessment, anaesthetic pharmacology, pre-assessment, hypotension, ischemia, hypoxia and crisis management, using a combination of didactic sessions, presentations and simulation scenarios

To Register

Complete the NOVICE course registration

Email

Wellington Regional Centre for Simulation and Skills: wrcsse@ccdhb.org.nz

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MARCH 2020:

Annual Scientific Meeting of the New Zealand Pain Society, Bay of Islands

The meeting in Waitangi will provide the opportunity to gather, discuss, learn, share knowledge, evidence, best practice and debate to assist with providing up to date approaches to this challenging area of health care.

www.nzps2020.nz

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SEPTEMBER 2020:

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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