Australian Anaesthesia

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I chat with NZ anaesthetist and intensivist Dr Ryan Salter about working in a cardiac/ECMO referral centre during the second wave in the UK. ASA scrubs are coming! Please email Denyse Robertson on [email protected] to register your interes
I chat with Dr Samer Narouze, President of the American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine about the impact of Managed Care on patients with chronic pain or who might benefit from an interventional pain procedure. For more informa
Find the full episode here: Non-members can apply to join here:
World Congress of Anaesthesiologists, September 1-5 2021: To learn more about the WFSA:
Welcome to our new series on your private anaesthesia practice. A lovely surgeon has asked you to work with them and requests you don't charge an out-of-pocket fee. How do you approach this? ASA members can access the full episode here: https
I chat with anaesthetist Claudia von Peltz about the 4th Consensus Guidelines on the Management of PONV, published by the American Society for Enhanced Recovery (ASER). 4th Consensus Guidelines on PONV:
I review this article on what it means to report quality measures in the US.,the%20reporting%20of%20quality%20measures.
I chat with ASA NSC Convenor Peta Lorraway on what's hot and what's not at this year's conjoint ASA National Scientific Congress/Queensland Anaesthesia Continuing Education (ACE) meeting. Please register for the meeting here:
ASA VIC Committee member Jennifer Reilly and I discuss highlights from the Victorian AGM. You could hear a pin drop during Prof Michelle Ananda-Rajah's talk. ASA members can access the full episode here:
I chat with Dr Carmen Brown about why she left the US (hint, it's in the title) and what might be in store for the Australian health system For more information, please visit:
I chat with one of our newer staff members, Rhian Foster, Events and Membership Coordinator about some of the educational resources and events hosted by the ASA. ASA Education Resources: ASA Events List: https
Peter Waterhouse and I discuss the details and implications of the nib/Cigna Honeysuckle Health proposal. Managed Care on the ASA website: Now is a good time to consider supporting the ASA by becoming a member:
I chat with paediatric anaesthetist Poranee Buttery about how the paediatric anaesthesia network was developed to support us in delivering safe care for children throughout Victoria. It's not just for Victorians and not too late to get involve
I chat with Colin Baird about his first hand account of being an anaesthetist with substance use disorder. He authored an excellent review article and shares further details in Anaesthesia & Intensive Care:
I chat with Lisa Murphy, Executive Director of the Stroke Foundation about moving to Australia, leaving anaesthesia and transitioning to a leadership role. Resources for members of the ASA: Find events, including those for International Medic
I chat with Sheila Hart, current President of the New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists To find out more about ASA events, such as the 4D event which fosters leadership in anaesthesia in Australia, please visit or email [email protected]
I chat with Melbourne anaesthetist Jen Dixon who attended the 2021 Tasmanian Annual Scientific Meeting organised by: Convenor – Shirin Jamshidi Workshop Convenor – Chris Wilde Chair TRC – Lia Freestone Chair ASA TAS CoM – Mike Challis Traine
I chat with three inspiring women who have took periods of leave from their anaesthetic training and written a resource document to help others through this process. The Trainee Returning to Work document can be found here:  https://libguides
Happy International Women's Day! I chat with Rosmarin Zacher and Isabelle Cooper about navigating pregnancy and working as an anaesthetist. The Trainee Returning to Work document can be found here:
I chat with Emergency nurse Cherylynn McGurgan about her experiences providing care for those in hotel quarantine as well being the recipient of care. For more information about the Australian Medical Assistance Team  (AusMAT), please visit htt
CRASH: Critical care, Resuscitation and Airway Skills in High Fidelity Simulation, helping you return to work. I chat with Drs Kara Allen and Janette Wright who developed the course. ASA CRASH Course Scholarship (members only):  https://asa.o
The story behind the Anaesthetic Crisis Manual and more with author, publisher and Chair of the ASA's Communication Committee, Dr David Borshoff Leeuwin Press: Discount code for ASA members can be found here:  http
Congratulations to Prof Alan Merry who has just been awarded Honorary Membership of the ASA! In this episode we chat about his life and times and explore why he is such a worthy recipient. Interested in joining the ASA?  Here's the link:  http
Everything you need to know about forming a Peer Group and earning those hard to earn CPD points! I chat with Dr Kushlani Stevenson, Executive Committee Member of the ANZCA/ASA/NZSA Wellbeing Special Interest Group and author of the Peer Group
ANZCA CPD: Anaphylaxis (online course):  
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