About this webinar
Join us for this exciting morning seminar Regional Anaesthesia: Back to the Basics hosted by RA-UK and the Association of Anaesthetists.
Organised to offer something for everyone, from beginners to enthusiasts in regional anaesthesia, it brings national and international experts together on important topics to help you succeed in your blocks, improve your skills & widen your knowledge in regional anaesthesia.
Attending this webinar will give you essential knowledge to perform RA safely and efficiently.
Login will be available from 08:45, but the broadcast will not start until 09:00.
Joining the webinar
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. If you are unable to attend live do not worry, you will be automatically sent the recording 24 hours after the webinar whether you attend or not.
Please ignore questions about access and dietary requirements during the booking process. Joining details will be sent automatically via email - 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 webinar.
Organisers and Chairs: Dr Sim West, University College London Hospital, UK and Dr Maria Paz Sebastian, Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore, UK
Theme: Essential knowledge to perform RA safely and efficiently.
All lectures are 20 minutes, with 15 minutes discussion at the end of each half
Talk one: Scanning tips & tricks; Why doesn’t my picture look like the online video? - Dr Mubeen Khan, King’s College Hospital, London, UK
Talk two: How to choose your block; blocks for specific surgeries, blocks specific patients, blocks for day surgery - Dr Bridget Pulos, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA
Talk three: Drugs for regional anaesthesia; how much, how close, what drug, what spread? - Dr Sim West, University College London Hospital, London, UK
Talk Four: Plan A blocks; What should we recognize? - Dr James Bowness, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Newport, UK
Talk Five: What else can I see on ultrasound?; common things to avoid. - Dr Laura Giron-Arango, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada
Talk six: Fascial plane blocks; mechanisms of action, use in surgery and use in trauma Dr Su Cheen Ng, Beacon Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
Discussion 15 min