RCoA Winter Symposium 2017: Excellence

Date: 
Thu, 16/11/2017 to Fri, 17/11/2017
Fee: 
£395 (£295 for RCoA registered trainees)
CPD Credits Anticipated: 
10
Availability: 
Places available
Event organiser(s): 
Dr J-P Lomas

Overview

This November the RCoA Winter Symposium will bring together over 20 world class speakers, for two days of thought provoking and engaging topics across anaesthesia, perioperative medicine, critical care and pain medicine.

With the theme of Excellence, the programme will focus on how to improve patient outcomes, discussing controversial topics such as the ‘weekend effect’ and fasting times. With 10 CPD points available the Winter Symposium will provide you with food for thought for your own personal development, offering the chance to learn and interact with the experts whilst networking with delegates from all areas of the profession.

This year’s event will offer valuable insights into the cutting edge of the specialty, through succinct, punchy presentations. There will also be the opportunity to have discussions with speakers and delegates at dedicated Q+A sessions as well as sharing learning via Twitter debate.

Last year’s event sold out, and with limited availability you will need to book soon to avoid disappointment.

Topics covered

  • Paediatric anaesthesia in the DGH: when to say “No” and why
  • Safe take home analgesia
  • Fasting in children: time for a change
  • Keynote lecture: Excellence in patient safety: the next 25 years
  • Laparoscopic colorectal surgery – are epidurals consigned to history?
  • Clinical governance: lessons from prehospital
  • Excellence 7 days a week
  • PQIP: The story so far
  • Shared decision making: who to admit to intensive Care
  • Anaesthetists and anaphylaxis
  • Better tracheostomy care
  • Perioperative diabetes management
  • CPET (Cardio pulmonary Exercise Testing): beyond the number 11
  • Perioperative hypertension: the story behind the guidelines
  • Evolving trends in pain medicine
  • Medical humanities in the diagnosis of pain
  • Consent for anaesthesia
  • How to save the NHS
  • The Frederic Hewitt Lecture
  • Presentation of college awards
  • Environmentally sustainable anaesthesia
  • Best bariatrics
  • Obstetric critical care

Booking Information
To book a place on this event click the BOOK NOW button on the above right hand menu.  If the event is available to book online you will be taken to the Event Online Booking system where you simply log in or register to complete the booking process.  During the booking process if the event runs over multiple days you will be able to select the day (or days) you wish to attend.

 

CPD Online Diary

You can record all your CPD using the RCoA CPD Online Diary, available on your desktop or as a web app. Further information is available here.

 

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