Thursday 9th and Friday 10th May


CAI ANNUAL CONGRESS OF ANAESTHESIA

CROKE PARK, DUBLIN

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Welcome from the President

On behalf of the Council of the College and the Professional Development Committee, I am pleased to welcome all delegates, speakers, guests and partners in industry to The Printworks Dublin Castle for the 2018 Annual Congress of Anaesthesia Scientific meeting. I would particularly like to welcome our nursing and medical student colleagues. In line with the College’s key mission to promote excellence in patient care and safety, in the fields of anaesthesia, perioperative medicine, intensive care and pain medicine, I hope you will agree with me that this year’s excellent programme more than fulfils this aim.

I would encourage all Fellows of the College in good standing to attend the College Annual General Meeting at 1pm on Thursday. This meeting will provide a summary of the many activities we have participated in over the past year but also provides an important opportunity for you to voice your view and opinions as a Fellow of the College.

I would also like to acknowledge the considerable and unwavering support we receive year on year from our industry colleagues. The contributions of whom, provide a crucial element in delivering such a successful event. I would urge you to take the time to visit the wide variety of stands and avail of the opportunity to engage with them.

As a College we realise the significance of this event and the time commitment required to attend, I would therefore also welcome your feedback. I hope that you will find this year’s programme educationally beneficial, challenging and helpful in shaping your practice.

Prof Kevin Carson
May 2019

This two day meeting is the highlight of the College’s academic calendar.

IT WILL FEATURE:

  • Key-note addresses from international experts
  • Regional Anaesthesia & Airways Workshop
  • Free papers and E-posters
  • Annual Gala Dinner, Dublin Castle
PROGRAMME COVERS A BROAD SPECTRUM OF TOPICAL ISSUES INCLUDING
Timeline & Schedule

We would encourage all Fellows of the College in good standing to attend the College Annual General Meeting at 12.35 on Thursday.

This meeting will provide a summary of the many activities we have participated in over the past year but also provides an important opportunity for you to voice your view and opinions as a Fellow of the College.

Attending Events

We hope you find that Congress 2019 meets its objective of being an effective and enjoyable source of quality CEPD.

We look forward to seeing you over the two days and at the Congress dinner in Dublin Castle on Friday evening.

We would urge you to take the time to visit the wide variety of stands and avail of the opportunity to engage with them.

As a College we realise the significance of this event and the time commitment required to attend, we would therefore also welcome your feedback.

DISTINGUISHED NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL SPEAKERS
Event Schedule
Thursday, 9th May 201908:30AM - 17:30PM, 7 CEPD points
Time Main Hogan Suite Canal Suite 2 Other
08:30-10:00 Will technology make us obsolete or can we work with it to improve patient outcomes?

Chairperson: Dr Brian O’Brien (Cork University Hospital)

Anaesthesia Data in the Era of Machine Learning

Dr Tom Wall (Mater University Hospital, Dublin)

Realtime data support of decision making

Dr Thomas Scheeren (Groningen, The Netherlands)

The future of monitoring

Dr Thomas Scheeren (Groningen, The Netherlands)

Integrating technology into anaesthesiology practice in Dr Mingzhang Zuo (Beijing, China)

Paediatric Anaesthesia

Chairperson: Dr Suzanne Cronly (Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin, Dublin)

TIVA for children

Dr Gillian Lauder (Children’s Hospital Vancouver)

Anaesthesia for the floppy infant

Dr Chris Holmes (Temple Street Dublin)

The neonatal and paediatric standardised concentration infusion project

Dr Cormac Breathnach (Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital Crumlin, Dublin)

Corridor e-posters
10:00-10:30 Tea and coffee
10:30-11:00 Welcome by President

Plenary Lecture:

Chairperson: President, Dr Brian Kinirons

Growing the next generation of research leaders

Professor Kate Leslie (Melbourne, Australia)

11:00-12:30 Getting the POST into Perioperative Medicine

Chairperson: Professor Donal Buggy (Mater University Hospital, Dublin)

How to get the postoperative period into perioperative medicine practice

Professor Monty Mythen (University College London, United Kingdom)

Wireless monitoring postop and links to outcome

Dr Thomas Scheeran (Groningen, The Netherlands)

Could periperative medicine actually improve patient outcomes? The EPOCH Trial

Professor Rupert Pearse (University College London, United Kingdom)

ICU Session: Too old for ICU?

Chairpersons: Dr Brian Marsh (Mater University Hospital, Dublin) & Dr Catherine Motherway (Limerick University Hospital)

The very old intensive care patient study: what we learned

Professor Hans Flaatten (Bergin, Norway)

Traumatic brain injury in an elderly population

Professor David Menon (Cambridge, United Kingdom)

Blood pressure as a target for elderly patients with shock

Professor Shelley Magder (Montreal, Canada)

Development of a prognostic tool for very old ICU patients

Professor Hans Flaatten (Bergin, Norway)

Corridore-posters
12:30-13:30 Lunch
12:30-13:30 CAI AGM

Chair: President, Dr Brian Kinirons

Canal Suite 2

*Packed lunch provided

13:30-15:00 Anaphylaxis in Anaesthesiology

Chairperson: Dr Anne Hennessy (Beaumont Hospital, Dublin)

The science of anaphylaxis from the clinical immunologists’ view

Dr Con Feighery (St James’s Hospital, Dublin)

NAP6: Perioperative Anaphylaxis

Professor Tim Cook (Bath, United Kingdom)

Other lessons from NAP6

Dr Immanuel Hennessy (Auckland, New Zealand)

ICU Session: Improving outcomes in Neurocritical Care

Chairpersons: Dr Rob Plant (Cork University Hospital) & Dr Rory Dwyer (Beaumont Hospital, Dublin)

Optimising oxygen delivery to the injured brain with transfusion

Professor Alexis Turgeon (Quebec, Canada)

A wiser approach to second tier therapies

Professor David Menon (Cambridge, United Kingdom)

Decompressive craniectomy: indications, techniques and complications

Professor Andrew Maas (Antwerp, Belgium)

Prognostication after traumatic brain injury

Professor Alexis Turgeon (Quebec, Canada)

Corridor e-posters
15:00-15:30 Tea and coffee
15:30-16:00 Plenary Lecture:

Chairperson: Professor Ger Curley (Beaumont Hospital, Dublin)

Mechanical ventilation: State of the Art

Professor Laurent Brochard (Toronto, Canada)

16:00-17:30 Fluids in Perioperative Organ Protection during Major Surgery

Chairperson: Dr Kevin Clarkson (University Hospital Galway)

Crystalloid or colloid and a little or a lot?

Dr Leo Kevin (University Hospital Galway)

Goal Directed Therapy: Is it still critical?

Professor Rupert Pearse (University College London, United Kingdom)

New concepts in patient controlled fluids

Professor Monty Mythen (University College London, United Kingdom)

ICU Session: Monitoring in ICU: worth the effort?

Chairpersons: Dr Ed Carton (Mater University Hospital, Dublin) & Dr Alan Gaffney (Beaumont Hospital, Dublin)

CVP: much maligned and misunderstood

Dr Shelley Magder (Montreal, Canada)

Echocardiography is the best cardiovascular monitor of all

Professor Antoine Vieillard-Barron (Paris, France)

Oesophageal pressure monitors – for researchers only?

Professor Laurent Brochard (Toronto, Canada)

To cool the injured brain- how low, how long, if at all?

Professor Alistair Nichol (University College Dublin)

Corridor e-posters
FRIDAY, 10th MAY 201908:00AM - 15:30PM, 6 CEPD Pts
Time Main Hogan Suite Canal Suite 2 Other
08:00-09:30 Caring for the Carers: maintaining wellness and resilience

Chairpersons: Dr Sinéad Farrell (Chairperson CAT) & Dr Camillus Power (Tallaght Hospital, Dublin)

Mindfulness

Dr Stephen Mannion (Cork University Hospital)

Non-technical skills training to support the building of competencies in high pressure settings

Dr Helen Higham (Oxford, United Kingdom)

Anaesthesia Non-Technical Skills

Professor Rhonna Flin, (Scotland, United Kingdom)

Delaney/Abbvie Young Investigators Presentations

Chairperson: Professor George Shorten (Cork University Hospital)

10:00-10:30 Tea and coffee
10:00-11:00 Plenary Lecture

Chairperson: Professor Donal Buggy (Mater University Hospital, Dublin)

The BALANCED Trial

Professor Kate Lesley (Melbourne, Australia)

Plenary Lecture

Chairperson: Professor Ger Curley (Beaumont Hospital, Dublin)

The Changing Landscape of Traumatic Brain Injury Care, Research and the Role of Neurosurgery

Professor Andrew Maas (Antwerp, Belgium)

11:00-12:30 Obstetric Anaesthesia

Chairperson: Dr Joseph Costello (University Hospital Galway)

Labour analgesia in China

Dr Mingzhang Zuo (China)

TTE in maternal morbidity

Dr Janette Brohan (Cork University Hospital)

Programmed Intermittent Epidural Bolus (PIEB) analgesia in labour

Professor Marc van De Velde (Leuven, Belgium)

ICU Session: The Future of Infections in ICU

Chairpersons: Professor Ger Curley (Beaumont Hospital) & Dr Tom Ryan (St. James’s, Dublin)

Rapid diagnostics for infection

Dr Ronan McMullan (Belfast, Northern Ireland)

Different cardiovascular phenotypes in septic shock

Dr Antoine Vieillard-Barron (Paris, France)

Novel antibiotics to overcome resistance

Dr Ignacio M. Loeches (St. James’s, Dublin)

De-resuscitation in sepsis

Dr Jon Silversides (Belfast, Northern Ireland)

12:30-13:30 Lunch Model of Care for Anaesthesiology – National Clinical Programme for Anaesthesia

Speakers TBC

*Packed lunch provided

Gaining entry to the specialist register

Chairpersons: Dr John O’Dea (Limerick Regional Hospital) & Dr Ehtesham Khan (Our Ladies of Lourdes Hospital, Navan)

*Packed lunch provided

13:30 Plenary Lectures

Chairperson: President, Dr Brian Kinirons

1. Women in medicine

Professor Kate Lesley (Melbourne, Australia)

2. Managing the preclampsia patient for the non obstetric anaesthesiologist

Dr Marc van der Velde (Leuven, Belgium)

3. Does post-operative critical care have any effect on patient outcomes?

Professor Rupert Pearse (University College London, United Kingdom)

4. Developments in difficult airway management

Professor Tim Cook (Bath, United Kingdom)

5. Perioperative Response to the Current Opioid Crisis

Dr Gill Lauder (Vancouver, Canada)

15:30 Prize-giving (Mary Lehane, Delaney Medals, Abbvie, Sub-Specialty and Student Prizes) by President, Dr Brian Kinirons
15:40 Tea and coffee
19:00 Gala Dinner in the Shelbourne Hotel

*This is a ticketed event

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