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Date

Wednesday 18 November 2020 08:30 - 12:30(Log in 08:15)

Location

Online
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Fees

Member - £70
Trainee Member - £35
Retired Member - £35
Non-Member - £120

Programme

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About this online seminar

We are all aware of increasing numbers of elderly patients in our hospitals with multiple comorbidities and age related issues, who require surgical and anaesthetic intervention, and will probably benefit from pre optimisation or Ortho-geriatricians intervention.This is a seminar includes many speakers that are at the forefront of research and developments in this field. Aimed at both the general and specialist anaesthetist and preoperative physician caring for these patients.

Learning objectives:
1. Optimisation preoperative care of the older patients prior to surgery
2. Understanding of clinical challenges in the management of elderly patients presenting for surgery
3. Improving the analgesia strategy for the older patient
4. Use of multi-disciplinary teams for the peri-operative management of the older

Programme

Organiser and chair: Prof Akbar Vohra, Manchester
The role of prehabilitation in older patients during a pandemicProfessor Sandy Jack, Southampton
• Critical care of the older patient -  any lessons from COVID? - TBC
• Anaesthesia and the spectre of dementia - Dr Andrew Severn, Lancaster
• Analgesic strategies for the elderly patients - any changes since COVID? - Dr Chandran Jepegnanam, Manchester 
• Role of the geriatric medicine in the management of the older surgical patients - Dr David Shipway, Bristol 
• Does anaesthetic technique matter for the older patient’s undergoing surgery - Dr Andrew Castello-Cortes, London

Joining the online seminar

You can log in from the comfort of your own home, your office, or any where else that is convenient. All you need is a decent internet connection and a quiet room. We encourage all delegates to attend online seminars live to ensure you get the most out of the learning experience and interaction with the speakers.

Please ignore questions about access and dietary requirements during the booking process. Further details will be sent automatically via email. We will also be sending a link to a Moodle page with further resources for the seminar. Please ensure the email we have for you is correct, and remember to check for updates in that email account in the week prior to the online seminar.