Free Webinar - Mitigating for Nerve Injury During Regional Anaesthesia

15th June 2022, 1 hour
Online

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Delivered in partnership with LTR Medical, exclusive distributor for SAFIRA™ in Australia and New Zealand, this educational webinar discusses the topic of ‘Mitigating for Nerve Injury During Regional Anaesthesia’.

Leading specialists in the field of regional anaesthesia from Australia and the UK will share their clinical perspectives and experiences of mitigating for peripheral nerve injury. Covering topics such as ergonomics, needle handling, and effective use of ultrasound-guidance, this webinar is highly relevant for any regional anaesthesia professional.

Date and Time

  • 15th June 2022
  • 09:30 BST/18:30 AEST

Speakers:

Dr Conrad Macrokanis

  • Specialist Anaesthetist in private practice in the Brisbane area
  • Actively involved in Anaesthetic teaching, lecturing and research.
  • Involved in a national committee for Perioperative Care and a national facilitator for regional anaesthesia

Dr Macrokanis will be acting as moderator and assisting with discussion and questions.

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Dr Allan Hurley

  • Consultant Anaesthetist working at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane
  • Provides perioperative regional anaesthesia and nerve blocks for patients for the APS
  • Has a keen interest in regional anaesthesia with a focus in rib fractures and ultrasound education

Dr Hurley will be discussing the Australian experience of peripheral nerve blocks and the risk of associated nerve injury.

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Dr Morné Wolmarans

  • Consultant Anaesthetist at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Past President and Board Member of RA-UK
  • Vice Chair for EDRA Board (European Diploma in Regional Anaesthesia)
  • An Executive Board Member of ESRA

His presentation will focus on optimising ergonomics, ultrasound settings, probe handling and needle movements during peripheral nerve blocks.

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Register for FREE to attend