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Obstetric and Paediatric Anaesthesia 2024

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Session: Obstetrics

45 minutes

Labour Anaesthesia

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Dr Sarah Armstrong

Consultant Anaesthetist, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust,

45 minutes

Maternal Morbidity

Dr Seema Quasim

Consultant Anaesthetist, University Hospital Coventry

45 minutes

Anaesthesia for operative delivery

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Dr Sarah Armstrong

Consultant Anaesthetist, Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust,

45 minutes

Obstetric haemorrhage update

Dr Rachel Collis

Consultant Anaesthetist, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

Session: Paediatric Anaesthesia

45 minutes

The Paediatric and neonatal airway

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Dr Lionel Davis

Consultant Anaesthetist, Homerton University Hospital

45 minutes

Paediatric pre assessment and new guidance

Dr Natalie Gravell

Consultant Anaesthetist, Broomfield Hospital, Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust

45 minutes

Initial management of the critically ill child

Dr Ganga Liyanage

Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital London

45 minutes

Initial management of the critically ill child

Dr Ganga Liyanage

Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital London

45 minutes

Retrrival and the referring DGH: How to get good team working

Dr Craig Knott

Consultant at Children's Acute Transport Service, Royal London Hospital - Barts Health NHS Trust

45 minutes

Analgesia for the child in the DGH

Dr Debbie March

Consultant Anaesthetist, Portsmouth

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About the course

Delegates will be provided with a comprehensive overview of new/recent evidence (and insights into the implications for practice) that will allow them to identify skills and knowledge gaps, if any, relevant to their practice and clear ways by which these can be addressed. Very importantly, delegates will gain greater confidence in their current practice and/or identified areas of practice in need of review or change.

Lectures will be delivered by a faculty of established, practicing consultant anaesthetists with long and extensive experience in advancing the knowledge and skills of peers nationally and internationally.

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Course directors

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Dr Sarah Armstrong

Sarah studied at Cambridge University and University College London followed by working in pretty much every corner of London as a trainee. She is a consultant with specialist interests in obstetric anaesthesia and education. She is published internationally for her research with interests in non-invasive cardiac output monitoring and ROTEM in obstetrics. Sarah is an elected Executive Committee member of the Obstetric Anaesthetists’ Association, where she is currently the Honorary Secretary and the Chair of the Surveys subcommittee. She is an Honorary Senior Lecturer at St George’s University London, Southamption University Medical school and Lecturer at Brunel University Medical School. She has authored two revision textbooks for anaesthetic trainees. Outside of work when she’s not running around after two boys she enjoys cycling up and down large hills, choral singing, and the odd glass of fine wine (although not all at the same time!)

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Dr Lionel Davis

Lionel is a Consultant Anaesthetist with special interests in paediatric anaesthesia and bariatric anaesthesia. He is currently Deputy Regional Advisor of Barts and The London School of Anaesthesia. He first qualified from University of London in 1987.

Faculty members

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Dr Rachel Collis

Consultant Anaesthetist, University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff

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Dr Natalie Gravell

Consultant Anaesthetist, Broomfield Hospital, Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust

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Dr Ganga Liyanage

Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital London

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Dr Craig Knott

Consultant at Children's Acute Transport Service, Royal London Hospital - Barts Health NHS Trust

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Delegate feedback from 2024

  • Excellent, really well chosen and appropriate topics
  • Great course, good coverage, just what I needed
  • Superb mix of a very good coverage, pitched at the right level, excellent speakers plus good timing of talks and break
  • All what you need delivered in one day with remote backup- this was worth my while and made me feel more secure.
  • Excellent streaming service
  • Easy to use platform and good to know that there was someone from Informed to manage IT throughout
  • No problems with the platform, I needed a tiny bit of support and received it immediately from Informed, very impressed
  • A course with practical and clinically relevant topics and content, well-timed breaks, interesting and engaging speakers
  • A superb course: pitched at the right level for DGH, good spread of relevant topics, efficiently run and on time
  • Well organised with excellent pre-course communication – Succinct, information-dense presentations that stuck to time – Big focus on recent literature and guidelines
  • I like the practical aspects of the talks, opportunity to ask questions, and well directed at dgh anaesthetists
  • Focussed/applicable talks, knowledgeable speakers, practical tips and frequent breaks
  • Broad spectrum of relevant topics in compressed way with good practical tips
  • A very good coverage and online lectures that I attended from home!
  • Relevance, regular breaks, remote online access makes it easy and cheaper…no travel/hotels, etc
  • A course that has both anxiety inducing subjects packed in one day – presenters where excellent subject matter experts who did manage to skim on the top and focused on the right level of detail easy to access and so good to have the recording as backup
  • Very good time management, range topics and online…I was at home
  • All very practical and relevant, glad its online it makes it more accessible for me
  • Very good speakers, well selected topics, length of talks and break timing and an IT person available to troubleshoot when needed!
  • Speakers were top class, answering questions ,organisation and topics which covered
  • Relevant Coverage of topics y experienced anaesthetists
  • Convenient (from home); very good content and most importantly excellent speakers
  • Covered broad range of topics so helped maintain interest, good amount of time per session, no need to travel, compact in one day, right level of flow and breaks
  • Very positive, as an OBS anaesthetist this was a very useful refresh for appraisal. In respect of paeds it has reinforced the MDT aspect and use of checklists

Delegate feedback from 2023

  • Variety of subject matter, relevance, organisation

  • Good for the non-specialist

  • Content and level of delivery

  • Well organised, easy to do notes, and interact

  • Excellent speakers and content of presentation.  

  • Slido was great and smoothly integrated.

  • Contents/coverage, communication, instructions -all good.

  • Attending online from home, good subjects, knowledgeable presenters

  • Content, style of speakers, ease of attendance.

  • Discussion on MBRRACE report

  • Relevant concise high standard

  • Practical, topical and very succinct

  • Practical tips, hands on, clear messages

  • On line! No travelling, hotel, etc – I can get more CPD education for less money!

  • Content, organisation, and interface

  • Good content, expert faculty, tips

  • Topics, user’s friendly online organisation, speakers

  • Concise, up-to-date, great speakers

  • Convenient no wasting time travelling, excellent speakers

  • Great reminder for someone who does not do much paeds/obs

  • Assurance of keeping up to date

  • My practice will be much better

  • Much more confident in my work

  • Keeps me up to date.

  • A very good refresher

  • It was reassuring, that I’m doing obstetric anaesthesia along the guidelines and helped to pinpoint the focus / critical points when treating unwell children.

  • Reminded me of good practice and resources for reference

  • It has strengthened my practices.

  • Very good for my professional development

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We will contact you by email one week before the course takes place with all the necessary links and joining information.

We will re-send the links the day before the course.

If you have not received an email from us please contact us at webinars@infomedltd.co.uk and we will respond ASAP.

NO. Infomed shall provide you, upon registration a link to stream the course within your web browser, or you can download a small application to run it as a separate window on your computer. If you would prefer a mobile device, we shall also include a link download an app from the Play Store/App Store.

YES! It is very much encouraged. There will be Q&A sessions chaired by Infomed. You can type your questions in the 'chat' facility and they will be put to the speakers.

You can find your catch-up in your account page.

At the end of the catch-up page you will find a link to the feedback form, which will generate your CPD certificate when you submit your feedback.

If the catch-up is not visible in your account, please contact us and we will amend your account ASAP.

Using the short videos below, we shall guide you through the process of joining a meeting using Webex. If joining from your own computer If you are connecting from your own device then it is likely that you will be able to join via the Webex application. If joining from a trust/institution computer However, if you are using a computer that is owned and restricted by your trust, then you may find it easier to join via your web browser. Please see the second video for guidance on this process.

Joining Webex using the application on your PC or Mac

Joining Webex using your web browser

When you connect to a course you should see some introductory slides and hear music.

If you cannot hear any music please check you are connected to the audio.

At the bottom of the webex meeting you may see a button that says "Connect to audio".

Click this and then select "Use computer for audio" in the pop-up box.

If you have connected by a browser you may need to give your browser access to your microphone in order to connect to the audio.

Click the padlock in the top left of your browser and make sure microphone access is allowed

If this does not resolve your issue please email us or call us on 0204 520 5081

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