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Jan 24, 2020

'The Practitioner Health Programme' - why do anaesthetists suffer from mental health problems, what help is there available for them? Learn here how people in that profession are uniquely placed to deal with the inevitable pressures related to healthcare.

Presented by Desiree Chappell and Monty Mythen with their guest...

Jan 17, 2020

What is "The Brain Health Initiative"? Why is it that so many aspects of brain function are so hard to understand? Why is cognitive dysfunction such a difficult topic to discuss? How far away are we from the days when we will have a biomarker that can help us in this area?

Desiree Chappell presents, with her guests; Dr...

Jan 10, 2020

This passionate talk is a call to action for the peioperative practitioners who are serious about the wider issue of population health. How can the protocols and pathways of your practice be adjusted to seriously contend with the global issue regarding the stewardship of one of medicine's most vital resources?


Jan 3, 2020

How do new technologies impact the postoperative elements of Enhanced Recovery? Here we discuss "ward monitoring 3.0" and new technologies which are now available, or in the pipeline, to improve outcomes. How do we best use this information and these innovations?

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Dec 27, 2019

Learn about the Perioperative Anesthesia and Surgical Screening Clinic (PASS Clinic), do you need one at your practice? What is pain control for a perioperative patient? Hear also about the 'subacute period' and how you can incorporate it into your practice. Also, how do we keep patients 'opioid free' once they leave...