Day 1 - Thursday 4th May

Regional anaesthesia Symposium

Time
Programme
Faculty

08:00 - 08:50

Registration open

09:00 - 09:05

Welcome and introduction

Prof Alan Macfarlane 

09:05 - 10:30

SESSION 1 : TEACHING & TRAINING

CHAIR: Dr Rosie Hogg

The new curriculum and future of training

Prof Alan Macfarlane

Should non-pharmacological interventions be part of RA training?

Dr Barbara Breebart

Is artificial intelligence the answer in RA?

Dr James Bowness

Discussion

The big debate

Should trainees still learn to use nerve stimulators?

Dr Amit Pawa vs Prof Gadsden

10:30 - 11:00

Break

11:30 - 13:00

SESSION 2 : POTPOURRI- Practice predicaments and POCUS

CHAIR: Prof Kariem El-Boghdadly

The challenging airway

Dr Bridget Pulos

Dr Rosie Hogg

Dr Justin Kirk Bailey

Dr Jonny Wilkinson

Dr Ashley Miller 

Preoperative assessment of the emergent case 

Post-operative cardiac arrest

Unexplained perioperative hypoxia

Discussion

Ask the Experts:

Dr Eleni Moka

Dr Athmaja Thottungal

Prof Jeff Gadsden

Dr Lloyd Turbitt

Dr Ash Gupta

Prof Sandy Kopp

Dr Amit Pawa

Dr MariaPaz Sebastian

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:30

SESSION 3 : PLAN A MASTERCLASS

CHAIR: Dr Sim West

Live Demos:

How to teach plan A

Interscalene and axillary

Femoral, adductor and popliteal

Rectus sheath and ESP

Dr Lloyd Turbitt

Dr Nat Haslam

Dr MariaPaz Sebastian

Prof Jeff Gadsden

Dr Athmaja Thottungal

Prof Ki Jinn Chin

Dr Barbara Breebart

15:30 - 16:00

Break

16:00 - 17:10

SESSION 4 : RA TEAMWORK

CHAIR: Prof Sandy Kopp

A team approach to nerve injury follow up

Dr Nat Haslam

Mr Sam Dalal

The role of regional anaesthesia in breast surgery, from a surgeon's perspective

Mr Henry Cain

Dr Henrietta Dawson

Regional Anaesthesia in the ED; Indications and challenges

Prof Bob Jarman

Dr Jonathan Womack

Discussion

17:10

End of Day 1

workshops-TBC

Regional Anaesthesia workshops to include POCUS