Program

0900-1000

Pharmacology suitable for Day Surgery Patients including the advantages of                

Total Intravenous Anaesthesia (TIVA)

* Propofol    * Midazolam   * Flumazenil    * Fentanyl

* Naloxone    * Paracetamol    * NSAIDs

1000-1030

Morning tea provided, Networking

1030-1130

Pre and Post-Operative Care of Paediatric Patients

* Fasting times    * Pre-medication options clonidine & midazolam

* Emergence delirium   * Post op fluids & foods 

1130-1230

When things go wrong:

* The Scary (Difficult) Airway  * Anaphylaxis  * Local Anaesthetic Toxicity

1230-1315

Lunch provided, Networking

1315-1415

Common respiratory complications in all age groups

* Bronchospasm   * Laryngospasm  

* Non-Cardiogenic Pulmonary Oedema    * Post extubation Croup

1415-1445

High Flow Nasal Oxygen (THRIVE, Optiflow, Airvo) and End Tidal CO2

Monitoring in Endoscopy & Day Surgery

1445-1515

Afternoon tea provided, Networking

1515-1600

Care of the ophthalmic patient

* Cataracts   * Squints    * Nerve blocks

* Wrong site issues   * Considerations with elderly patients

1600-1700

Discharge criteria - What to do when you can’t send them home

* Pain   * Vomiting    * Unstable obs   * Need for continuing O2

1700-1705

Closing Remarks, Evaluation

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Location

St Vincent’s Hospital Melbourne: Lecture Theatre (next to Brennan Hall)
41 Victoria Parade Fitzroy Melbourne VIC 3065

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