24th - 25th MAY 2018


CAI ANNUAL CONGRESS OF ANAESTHESIA

THE PRINTWORKS, DUBLIN CASTLE

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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 2018

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 2018 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, 24th May 201807:30AM - 19:15PM
01 07:30 – 08:25 Registration, tea and coffee
02 08:30 – 10:00
Main Theatre
The Perioperative Period and Cancer Recurrence
Chairperson:

Dr Camillus Power
(AMNCH Tallaght)

Speakers:

Prof William Gallagher (UCD)
Mechanisms of cancer metastasis

Prof Ronan Cahill
(Mater University Hospital)
How surgery influences cancer metastasis

Dr Vijay Gottummukkala
(MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston)
How current cancer therapies might reduce metastasis

Prof Donal Buggy
(Mater University Hospital-UCD)
How some anaesthetic-analgesic agents might influence recurrence & metastasis

03 08:30 – 10:00
Poddle room
Paediatric Anaesthesia
Chairperson:

Dr Brendan McGarvey
(Temple Street)

Speakers:

Dr Catherine Doherty
(Manchester)
Tracheostomy safety

Dr Elena Fernandez
(Gt Ormond St London)
Paediatric difficult airway

Dr Suzanne Cronly
(OLHSC Crumlin)
Mediastinal Masses and their Anaesthetic Implications in Children

04 08:30-12:00
Courtyard Room
Difficult Airways Workshop*
Chair:

Prof Ellen O’Sullivan (St James’s)
* Pre booking is required as places are limited for this workshop.
To book a place please email odoran@coa.ie

05 10:00 – 10:30
Coffee and trade exhibition
06 10:30 – 11:00

Keynote Lecture

Chairperson:

Welcome by Prof Kevin Carson, CAI President

Speakers:

Dr Vijay Gottummukkala (MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston)
Oncoanaesthesia as a sub-specialty: Has its time come?

07 11:00 – 12:30
Main Room
Impact of health economics in anaesthesia
Chairperson:

Prof Gerry Fitzpatrick
(AMNCH)

Speakers:

Dr Fiona Kiernan
(Beaumont)
Health economics in anaesthesia & perioperative medicine

Prof Kevin Carson
(Temple St)
Achieving sustainable healthcare in Ireland

Dr Jeremy Smith
(HSE Lead)
Economics of current model of care

08 11:00 – 12:30
Poddle Room
Interpreting Medical Research for the Busy Clinician
Chairperson:

Dr Nanda Kumar (UK)

Speakers:

Dr Colin Black
(Gt Ormond St London)
Can I trust the source? Open versus closed access publications.

Dr Cecilia O’Kane
(Queens University Belfast) Interpreting laboratory research

Prof Paul Myles
(Monash University, Melbourne)
Sifting through observational studies

Prof Alistair Nichol
(Monash University, Melbourne)
Interpreting clinical trials

09 12:30 – 13:30
Lunch & Trade Exhibition
10 12:35 – 13:05
Poddle room
CAI Annual General Meeting
11 13:30 – 15:00
Main room
Perioperative Blood Management
Chairperson:
Dr Kevin Clarkson
(Galway)
Speakers:
Dr Aoife Quinn
(Addenbrooke’s Cambridge)
Management of major intra – operative haemorrhage.
Prof Christa Boer
(VU Centre Amsterdam)
Transfusion triggers: Changing practice?
Prof Alistair Nichol
(Monash University, Melbourne)
Does duration of storage of blood products influence outcome?
12 13:30 – 15:00
Poddle room
Advances in Professional Training
Organised by Committee Anaesthetists in Training
Chairperson:
Dr David Devlin
Speakers:
Dr Camillus Power and Dr Josephine Boland
(CAI)
Building competence: A competency based Specialist Anaesthesia Training programme using Entrustable Professional Activities
Dr Dara Byrne
(Galway)
Selecting Simulators for Simulation Based Education in Anaesthesia.
Dr Nancy Redfern
(Newcastle UK)
Problem-Solving in Medical Professionalism
13 15:00 – 15:30
Coffee & Trade Exhibition
14 15:30 – 16:00
Keynote Lecture
Chairperson:
Prof Donal Buggy
(Mater University Hospital – UCD)
Speakers:
Prof Ki Jinn Chin
Managing failure in epidural and spinal anaesthesia.
15 16:00 – 17:30
Main room
Transplantation Anaesthesia
Chairperson:
Dr Ehtesham Khan (Drogheda)
Speakers
Dr Fiona Desmond (Melbourne)
Preserving harvested organs
Dr Cormac Redahan (Mater University Hospital)
Cardiac Transplantation
Dr Michael Griffin (Mater University Hospital)
Lung Transplantation
Dr Sinéad Galvin (Beaumont Hospital)
Kidney Transplantation
Dr David Cosgrave (St Vincent’s University Hospital)
Liver Transplantation
16 16:00 – 17:30
Poddle room
Regional Anaesthesia
Chairperson:
Dr Harry Frizelle
(Mater University Hospital)
Speakers:
Prof Ki Jinn Chin
(Toronto)
Paraspinal blocks
Dr John McDonnell
(Galway)
Abdominal wall blocks
Dr Brian Kinirons
(Galway)
Chronic persistent post-surgical pain: Pathophysiology & prevention
17 17:45 – 18:30
Main room
Annual Lead Anaesthetic Trainee (LAT) Meeting
18 17:45 – 18:30
Poddle room
Annual General Meeting IRSA
19 18:30 – 19:15
Main room
Annual General Meeting CAT
(Committee of Anaesthetists in Training)
25th MAY 201807:15AM - 4:30PM
01 07:15 – 08:00 Registration, tea and coffee
02 08:00 – 08:30
Keyword Lecture
Chairperson:
Prof Kevin Carson
CAI President
Speakers:
Prof Jin Liu (Immediate Past-President Chionese Society of Anesthesiology)
Individualized Red Blood Cell Transfusion Strategy
03 08:30 – 10:00
Main room
PQIP: The Peri-operative Quality Improvement Programme
Chairperson:
Dr Anne Hennessy
(Beaumont)
Speakers:
Dr Roxaan Jappie
(UCH London)
PQIP: The Peri-Operative Quality Improvement Programme
Prof Christa Boer
(VU Centre, Amsterdam)
How anaesthesiologists can engage with the postoperative period
Dr Brian Marsh
(Mater University Hospital)
Predicting outcome after critical care admission
04 08:30 – 10:00
Poddle room
Delaney Medal Competition & CAI Anaesthetic Research Fellowship
Chairperson:
Prof Kevin Bailey
(Letterkenny)
Shortlisted presentations
05 08:30 – 12:00
Courtyard Room
ISRA Regional Workshop*:
* Pre booking is required as places are limited for this workshop. To book a place please email odoran@coa.ie
06 10:00 – 10:30
Coffee and trade exhibition
07 10:30 – 11:00
Keynote lecture
Chairperson:
Prof Donal Buggy (Mater University Hospital-UCD)
Prof Paul Myles
(Monash University Melbourne)
Patient centred outcome measures in perioperative medicine
08 11:00 – 12:30
Main room
Resilience, wellness & achieving work life balance
Chairperson:
Dr David Honan
(Wexford)
Speakers:
Dr Roisin Nee
(Galway)
Debriefing as a de-stressor
Dr Stephen Mannion
(Cork)
Resilience during a career in anaesthesia- a load of oommmm?
Prof George Shorten
On reflection
Dr Nancy Redfern
(Newcastle UK)
Wellness and achieving work life balance
09 11:00 – 12:30
Poddle room
Perioperative Organ Protection during Major Surgery in the High Risk Patient
Chairperson:
Dr Miriam Langdon
(Cappagh)
Speakers:
Prof Alex Zarbock
(Muenster Germany)
Kidney protection
Dr Emmanuel Futier
(France)
Perioperative Protective Lung Ventilation: the POP Concept
Dr Brian O’Brien
(Cork)
Myocardial protection in non-cardiac surgery
10 12:30 – 13:30
Lunch & Trade Exhibition
11 12:45 – 13:30
Main room
Safe Anaesthesia Network Ireland
Chairperson:
Prof Gerry Fitzpatrick
(Chairman Quality Safety and Advisory Committee, CAI)
12 12:45 – 13:30
Poddle room
Gaining entry to the specialist register
Chairperson:
Dr John O’Dea
(Chairman Credentials Committee, CAI)
13 13:30 – 15:20
Main room
Plenary Lectures
Chairperson:
Prof Kevin Carson
(CAI President)
Speakers:
Prof Paul Myles
(Monash University, Melbourne)
Should we be more restrictive with IV fluids in major surgery?
Prof Donal Buggy
(Mater University Hospital-UCD)
Can anaesthetic-analgesic technique during cancer surgery influence recurrence or metastasis?
Prof Alexander Zarbock
(Muenster, Germany)
Ischaemic preconditioning
Dr Emmanuel Futier
(Clermont, France)
Individualising intraoperative mean arterial pressure targets in the high risk patient
Prof Ki Jinn Chin
(Toronto)
Is epidural anaesthesia during major surgery a thing of the past?
Prof Yuguang Huang
(Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology, Peking Union Medical College Hospital & President Elect Chinese Society of Anesthesiology & Council Member WFSA.)
Challenge and Opportunity by Chinese Anesthesiologists.
14 15:20
Main room
Presentation of prizes
(Dr Mary Lehane & Delaney Medals, CAI Anaesthetic Research Fellowship & Student Prizes) by Prof Kevin Carson, CAI President
15 15:30
Close of session, Prof Kevin Carson
16 19:30
Dublin Castle (Black tie)
GALA DINNER
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