Western Anaesthesia Symposium 2023

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Western Anaesthesia Symposium 2023

The 42nd Western Anaesthesiology returns to Westport in 2023. Hosted by the Western Anaesthesiology & Critical Care Society (WAS).

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Knockranny House Hotel Knockranny Tel:098 2860 Westport Ireland

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  • 1 day 3 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

WESTERN ANAESTHESIA SYMPOSIUM 2023

Knockranny House Hotel, Westport, Mayo March 23rd and 24th

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME

Friday March 24th 2023

09.00 – 14.00

FUSIC Heart - Echocardiography workshop

[Ticketed event organised by Peter Moran]

Peter Moran, and colleagues

14.00 – 15.00 Session 1 Clinical Forum (Including the Best papers of 2022-23)

Prof. Patrick Neligan, Galway

Dr Sinead Bredin, Sligo

Dr Martina Melvin, Galway

Dr Mark Ross, Galway

15.00-15.30 Coffee Break

15.30 – 16.30 Session 2

Anesthesiology Review 1- Forgotten Issues in Airway Management and Care

Dr Michael Callaghan, Galway

Dr Craig Lyons, London

Post Operative Sore Throat - Dr Colm Keane, Mayo

17.00 – 18.00 Session 3

Anaesthesiology Review 2 - Stuff We Give to Our Patients - Does it Harm or Heal?

Antiemetics – really? Dr Leo Kevin, Galway

Drugs we add to Local Anaesthetics – do they work? Dr Brian Kinirons, Galway

Intravenous Clonidine in Perioperative Medicine – does it work? Is it safe? Prof. Michelle Duggan, Mayo

18.15 – 19.00 Session 4 Snap Talks

The Current State of Research in Anaesthesiology & Critical Care

“I stopped reading journals in June 2000; did I miss anything?” Prof. Pat Neligan

Clinical Research and Where it is Heading – Prof. John Laffey

Basic Science Research and Where it is Heading – Prof. Max Kelz

19.15 – 20.00 Session 5

Guest Lecture

Ciaran Carthy - "Aviation: Turns Out We’re Not as Safe as We Thought"

20.30 DINNER (Buffet- Included in Registration)

Saturday March 25th 2023

8.00 - 09.00 Session 1 Case Reports – O’Beirne-Costello Medal

Chaired by Dr Michael Scully

9.15 – 10.45 Session 2: University of Galway Session

Prof. Felicity Platt (Queen Charlotte's & Hammersmith Hospitals in London)– "Medico-Legal Pitfalls in Obstetric Anaesthesia"

Prof. Max Kelz (University of Pennsylvania, USA)- "Personalised Anaesthesia and The Sluggish Brain”

10.45 – 11.10

Coffee Break

11.10 – 12.40 Session 3: Patient Safety

Ciaran Carthy - "Decision Making -A Core Competence for Anaesthesiologists & Pilots "

Prof. Rachel Rapaport Kelz (Professor of Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, USA)– "Training of Physicians and Surgeons: the unspoken truth"

12.40 – 13.30 Session 4 Plenary Lecture

John Carlisle (Torbay Hospital, UK)- "Uncovering Academic Fraud"

Lunch (Included in Registration)

14.30 – 16.30 Session 5 Critical Care Anesthesiology

Prof John Bates (Galway), Dr Peter Moran (Galway), Dr Sinead Egan (Mayo)

A 70 year old male presents for laparotomy consequent of a perforated diverticulum

1. The patient has a plasma sodium of 109mmol/l

2. The patient has a serum creatinine of 400mmol/L (it was normal 2 weeks previously)

3. The patient has plasma ketones of 6mmol/l

The patient has all three.

Golf (contact Mark Ross)

20.00 Dinner

(Ticketed Event - Prepayment Required except for speakers)