Updates in Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Management

Mon, 04/11/2019 to Wed, 06/11/2019
The Studio, Birmingham
CPD Credits Anticipated: 
Places available
Event timings: 
09.00 - 17.00

Stay ahead of the curve and join us for three days of new ideas in anaesthesia, critical care and pain management. Discover new developments on the horizon from today’s thought leaders and learn how best to combat the growing issues you will face in your anaesthetic practice.

Join us in Birmingham this November to connect with and question the specialty experts, discuss your experiences with peers, and bring back new ideas that will improve your own practice.

Topics will include:

  • Post-surgical prescription and opioid dependence
  • Medicines safety in anaesthetic practice
  • Anaesthesia for minimally invasive abdominal and pelvic surgery
  • Inadvertant perioperative hypothermia
  • Amniotic fluid embolism
  • Amputation and analgesia
  • Pain relief in rib fracture
  • Clinical risk assessment tools in anaesthesia
  • Impact of fatigue and wellbeing on the learning environment
  • Perioperative management of patients with dementia
  • Preoperative fasting in children
  • The multidisciplinary team approach for high-risk and major cancer surgery
  • Nerve injury during anaesthesia
  • Burnout and resilience in anaesthesia and intensive care
  • Advances in management of electrophysiology and atrial fibrillation in the cardiac catheter laboratory
  • Grief reactions and coping strategies of trainee doctors working in paediatric intensive care

Feedback from our recent sell-out events

‘Fantastic event, simple useful updates on a good range of topics for the general anaesthetist’   
Updates London, February 2019

'There's something to add to your clinical practice from almost every talk'
Updates London, February 2019

‘I wish more refresher courses would provide the same value'   
Updates London, February 2019

‘Not only relevant to current practice but really forward looking to how future practice may change’
Updates London, September 2018

‘An extremely valuable use of 3 days of my study leave’
Updates London, September 2018


Price information 

  Members and Fellows of RCoA Non-members
Anaesthetist in
Training/MTI Doctor
Senior Fellows & Members Club Student/
Foundation Doctor
All three days £520 £390 £260 £130 £650
Two days only £420 £320 £210 £110 £530
One day only £210 £160 £105 £55 £265

Booking information

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