The Australasian Vascular Anomalies Network (AVAN) NZ Meeting, Wellington

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

4th Structural Heart Disease Asia Pacific Symposium 2-4 April 2020, Grand Millennium Hotel, Auckland

PANNZ UPDATE MEETING 2020

New Zealand Simulation Instructors (NZSIC) Course 2019

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

DECEMBER 2019:

The Australasian Vascular Anomalies Network (AVAN) NZ Meeting, Wellington

Location:

Rydges Hotel Wellington, 75 Featherston Street, Pipitea, Wellington 6011

When:

Friday 6 - Saturday 7 December 2019

Brief summary:

The Australasian Vascular Anomalies Network was founded four years ago after the successful ISSVA meeting in Melbourne. The field of vascular anomalies is changing rapidly with new discoveries in the genetics of vascular malformations and new therapies on the horizon.

Knowing that not everybody is able to get to the ISVVA meetings, and AVAN is a mechanism for local clinicians to catch up on what is new and share ideas and experiences, Swee Tan and Fiona Smithers have volunteered to host what will be our most professional meeting yet. This will be a chance to share challenging cases, begin new collaborations and develop opportunities to gain access to the latest treatments for our patients.

Registration:

Registration Managers Outshine Ltd click on the link for more information: https://outshine.eventsair.com/avan-19/

Close of Earlybird Registrations 1 October 2019

Standard registration fees apply 2 October 2019

Email:

Joanna@outshine.co.nz

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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
  • 21-22 May 2020
  • 26-27 November 2020

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
  • 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.

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

Location:

Copthorne Hotel, Bay of Islands

When:

19-21 March 2020

Brief Summary:

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.

Registrations:

Registration opens on Monday 2 September 2019 with early registration closing on Monday 27 January 2020. Please click on the link here www.nzps2020.nz

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APRIL 2020:

4th Structural Heart Disease Asia Pacific Symposium 2-4 April 2020, Grand Millennium Hotel, Auckland

The SHD-AP Symposium is designed for all health professionals involved in the management of structural heart disease and relevant for all NZ cardiac anaesthetists.  The program will include plenary lectures, a wet dissection workshop correlated to advanced cardiac imaging, CT workshop, live interventional simulator workshop for cardiac surgeons and trainee and live case transmissions.

Registration and paper submissions open 6 November 2019.

Express your interest in attending at www.shd-ap.org

 

 

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PANNZ UPDATE MEETING 2020

LOCATION

Novotel Rotorua Lakeside, Lake End, Tutanekai Street, 3010 Rotorua

WHEN

Friday 3rd - Saturday 4th April

BRIEF SUMMARY

A one day course suitable for anaesthetists with an interest in paediatric anaesthesia and other staff (nursing/technical) wanting to upgrade their knowledge of current paediatric anaesthetic management.

The Paediatric Anaesthetist Network of New Zealand (PANNZ) main aim is to maintain two-way collaboration and communication between paediatric anaesthetist services within regions, and with colleagues in different regions, of the country. Effective communication and cooperation will ultimately help provide universal high-quality anaesthesia services to all children in the country, irrespective of their geographical placement. In addition, the network is a conduit for collaboration; facilitating observer-ships/secondments, peer-reviews/support groups for high risk/complicated paediatric anaesthesia cases, and assistance with quality assurance and advocacy.

REGISTER

Registration opens in November, please go to PANNZ Update meeting 2020

EMAIL

For any further information please contact

SPANZA Secretariat
PO Box 180, Morisset NSW 2264
T: +612 4973 6573
F: +612 4973 6609
E: info@spanza.org.au

or

NZSA Secretariat
PO Box 10691, The Terrace, Wellington 6143
T: +64 4494 0124
E: nzsa@anaesthesia.nz

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OCTOBER 2020:

New Zealand Simulation Instructors (NZSIC) Course 2019

Location

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

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.

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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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

Email:

For all enquiries please contact Denyse Robertson E: drobertson@asa.org.au, T: +61 2 8556 9717

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