The seventh practical, comprehensive and intensive course for Consultant and Career Grade Anaesthetists who are seeing an increasing number of obese patients in their day-to-day practice organised by Infomed Research and Training, on Friday 1 February 2019, at the Park Plaza County Hall Hotel, 1 Addington Street, London SE1 7RY
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Approved by the RCoA for 6 CPD credits
Certificates will be issued. Codes: 2A03, 2A07, 2C01, 2C02, 2B01, 2B02, 2B03, 2D02
Dr Sarah Wray, Consultant Anaesthetist, Royal London Hospital
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About the Course
- Objective: to provide the General Anaesthetist with a practical and comprehensive update on how to best manage obese patients
- Practical: Practicalities, top tips, evidence-based, but not research focused.
- Comprehensive: the whole patient journey from initial assessment and preparation to post-op care. Covering adults, children, parturients, day surgery and critically ill.
- Relevant to day-to-day practice and pitched at a level suitable for the Consultant General Anaesthetist
- Aimed at answering questions, such as:
- What investigations really are useful/needed/worthwhile?
- Moving and handling safely – how and what’s new?
- Post-op management – where to send the patient and when?
- What practical tips can I get from the bariatric anaesthetist?
- Lectures, including case scenarios and Q&A, plus Panel Discussions, covering:
- Pre-operative Assessment and Preparations
- Induction, Maintenance and Reversal
- Post-operative Care
- The Obese Patient and the HDU/ICU
- The Obese Parturient
- The Obese Child
- Tips from the Bariatric Anaesthetist
The Faculty includes
- Dr Brendan O’Connor, Consultant Anaesthetist, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital
- Dr Nick Kennedy, Consultant Anaesthetist, Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton
- Dr Lionel Davis, Consultant Anaesthetist, Homerton University Hospital, London
- Dr Sarah Wray, Consultant Obstetric Anaesthetist, Royal London Hospital
- Quality of lectures and course information – very good.
- Good quality content, practical advice and informative panel discussion.
- Covered real practical issues and a wide range of specialists.
- Time keeping was very good and good to have presentations available on line.
- Speakers provided very practical/’real life’ advice.
- “Take home” messages very useful – will be a guideline to my practice.
- I will be more confident in all aspects of assessing and dealing with obese patients.
- I leave more prepared and confident and I will review my pre-op preparation of the obese patients.