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SAW 9th & 10th October: Trauma and Burns

15 August 2014

Our Autumn meeting in Swansea concentrates on trauma and burns.  It has a brilliant high profile line up of local and national speakers, including Sir Keith Porter.

There will be a trainee audit competition and the deadline for abstract submission will be 19th September.

Registration fee per day is £100 for consultants, £50 for NC and £30 for trainees or retired anaesthetists.  Book early and collect your CPD points.  Book through our secretary Omar Pemberton

Professor Judith Hall
Academic Lead SAW

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Society of Anaesthetists of Wales : Autumn Meeting 9th/10th Oct 2014

Venue : Village Hotel, Swansea

Thursday 9th October

12.00 – 12.30    Registration

12.30 – 13.15 Buffet lunch

13.15 – 13.50   Dr Rhys Thomas, Consultant Anaesthetist, Swansea : “Field trauma – the Military Experience” (30min+ 5min questions)

13.50 -14.35 Guest Keynote Speaker: Sir Keith Porter, Professor of Clinical Traumatology, Birmingham : “Setting up a Major Trauma Centre and Network” (40min + 5 min questions)

14.35-15.00 Coffee

15.00 -15.25 Dr Cat Cromey, Consultant Vascular Anaesthetist, Swansea : “Life is not a Simulation. Teaching and General Fellowship in Perth, Western Australia.” ( 20mins + 5mins questions)

15.25- 16.00 Dr Rhidian Jones, ST5 , UHW : “WAAREN: Welsh Anaesthetic Audit Research and Engagement Network” (30min + 5min questions)

16.00 AGM SAW

19.30 Drinks reception followed by  Dinner at National Waterfront Museum, Swansea (black tie)

Friday 10th October 2014

08.30- 09.15 Registration and coffee

09.15 – 09.55 Trainee Audit Presentations (7min + 2min questions)

09.55- 11.10 Burns Session: The Welsh Burns Centre

09.55 – 10.20 Dr Joanne Bowes, Lead Consultant Burns Anaesthetist, Swansea. “I’m an anaesthetist – Get this burn out of here! : what to do when a major burn arrives in your A+E”

(20min + 5min questions)

10.20 – 10.45 Dr Mike Eales, Consultant Burns Anaesthetist , Swansea “How burns are different in children” (20min +5min questions)

10.45 – 11.10 Dr Kate Harvey, Consultant Burns Anaesthetist, Swansea “Management of inhalational injuries” (20min +5min questions)

11.10 -11.30 Coffee

11.30-12.15 Keynote Speaker: Dr Christian Eggler, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Pain Medicine , Swansea: “Regional Anaesthesia in trauma surgery– myths, facts and limitations.”  (40min +5min questions)

12.15 Close of meeting – Sandwich lunch available