PACS by SPANZA Starts Next Tuesday!

Reminder that PACS by SPANZA – Paediatric Anaesthesia CME Series begins next Tuesday 23 April 2024!

This will be an online education series that runs at 7pm (NSW time) on Tuesday nights from April to October 2024, with the first session next Tuesday.

The sessions will run for approximately 90 minutes and will consist of 2 pre-recorded talks and then a discussion with some senior members and experts.

Below is a list of the 7 sessions. Registration is open to everyone with the focus being on the occasional paediatric anaesthetist. Your registration will allow you to attend all 7 of the sessions and includes access to all recorded sessions.

23rd April – Topic: Cardiac
Congenital heart disease – A refresher | Rosh Samuel
Keeping sick kids safe during anaesthesia | Manchula Navaratnam &  Sarah Johnson

21st May – Topic: Airway
Airway foreign body – tips and tricks | David Linscott
Extubation guidelines – updates | Ben Turner

18th June – Topic: Pain/Regional
Safety of regional techniques in paediatric practice | Pip Lane
Error traps and the culture of safety in paediatric anaesthesiology | Debnath Chatterjee & TBC

30th July – Tonsillectomy/Radiology
Tonsillectomy – who needs ICU post op? | Libby Barber & Sorcha Evans
Remote anaesthesia – Challenges in the radiology suite | Ian Miles

20th August – Vascular Access
Cannulation – Vascular access | Ash Paramanathan
Practicalities of placement, equipment, the best cannulas to use, sizes, gauges, dressings | Patrick Nelmes

24 September – EPIC/Emergence Delerium
The use of language in creating a calm environment & the use of IV inductions vs gas inductions | Amanda Dalton
Emergence Delirium | Indu Kapoor

15th October – Ethics & Consent
Panel discussion from 2023 ASM | Amanda Dalton, Hamish Gray & Angela Marsiglio

Attendance is FREE for SPANZA members, and a charge of A$315 for non members will apply.

For further information and to register to attend the course, please CLICK HERE