Welcome to AQUA 2017

 

The Annual Queenstown Update in Anaesthesia (AQUA) provides updates on a wide range of topics relevant to clinical practice.

Our 9th AQUA meeting will be held from 24-26 August 2017 at the Heritage, Queenstown, New Zealand.

 

Registration opens soon!

Ultrasound Workshop

Thursday, 24 August
The Heritage
Queenstown

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Keynote speaker

Reza NouraeiSpecialist ORL Surgeon, Auckland City Hospital

Mr Reza Nouraei is a specialist ORL surgeon with an interest in laryngeal surgery based at the National Centre for Airway Reconstruction at Charing Cross Hospital, London.
He is currently working at Starship Childrens Hospital, Auckland.
He has studied and presented extensively on the topic of trans nasal humidified oxygen insufflation for management of complex airway patients during surgery.

Dr Nicholas ChrimesSpecialist Anaesthetist, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne

Dr Nicholas Chrimes is a Specialist Anaesthetist at Monash Medical Centre in Melbourne. He has clinical interests in obstetric, bariatric and neurosurgical anaesthesia. He has extensive experience in healthcare education and simulation having previously been head of education for both Monash Simulation and the Monash Health Medical Education Unit. He is currently an instructor at Monash Simulation and a visiting instructor at the Sydney Clinical Skills and Simulation Centre. Dr Chrimes is the creator of the Vortex Approach to airway management and the Triad Approach to crisis management. He is an instructor on the Effective Management of Anaesthetic Crises (EMAC).

Programme Overview

BATS on Ice Ultrasound Workshop

The BATS on Ice Ultrasound Workshop is back on Thursday, 24 August 2017. See BATS for further details.

AQUA

AQUA provides updates on a wide range of topics relevant to clinical practice runs from Friday, 24 August to Saturday, 26 August 2017. The Registration Desk will be open during the Welcome function which is being held on on Thursday, 24 August 2017 (1700-1900).

 

 

 

Thursday, 24 August 2017

BATS on Ice Ultrasound Regional Anaesthesia Workshop

0730 - 0800 BATS on Ice - Registration
0800 - 1700 BATS on Ice Workshop

AQUA Registration and Welcome

1700 - 1900 AQUA Registration and Welcome
1730 - 1900 NZSA forum Kaye Ottaway
Friday, 25 August 2017

AQUA Day 1

Session 1
0800 - 0835 How to THRIVE with a difficult airway patient Reza Nouraei
0900 - 0925 The role of echo in the management of the NCS patient; the heart and beyond Sara Allen
Session 2
1030 - 1055 Opioid epidemic in the USA. Lessons learned.. David Sidebotham
Saturday, 26 August 2017

AQUA Day 2

Session 3
0800 - 0835 The Vortex approach to airway management Dr Nicholas Chrimes
0900 - 0925 Aortic stenosis audit: Outcome Joe McIntyre
0925 - 0950 Update on perioperative management of DM Jay van der Westhuizen
Session 4
Thursday, 24 August 2017

BATS on Ice Ultrasound Regional Anaesthesia Workshop

0730 - 0800 BATS on Ice - Registration
0800 - 1700 BATS on Ice Workshop

AQUA Registration and Welcome

1700 - 1900 AQUA Registration and Welcome
1730 - 1900 NZSA forum Kaye Ottaway
Friday, 25 August 2017

AQUA Day 1

Session 1
0800 - 0835 How to THRIVE with a difficult airway patient Reza Nouraei
0900 - 0925 The role of echo in the management of the NCS patient; the heart and beyond Sara Allen
Session 2
1030 - 1055 Opioid epidemic in the USA. Lessons learned.. David Sidebotham
Saturday, 26 August 2017

AQUA Day 2

Session 3
0800 - 0835 The Vortex approach to airway management Dr Nicholas Chrimes
0900 - 0925 Aortic stenosis audit: Outcome Joe McIntyre
0925 - 0950 Update on perioperative management of DM Jay van der Westhuizen
Session 4
 

Programme Overview

Thursday, 24 August 2017

Thursday, 24 August 2017
0600 - 1700 BATS on Ice Ultrasound Regional Anaesthesia Workshop
0730 - 0800 BATS on Ice - Registration
0800 - 1700 BATS on Ice Workshop
1700 - 1900 AQUA Registration and Welcome
1700 - 1900 AQUA Registration and Welcome
1730 - 1900 NZSA forumKaye Ottaway

Friday, 25 August 2017

Friday, 25 August 2017
0700 - 1635 AQUA Day 1
Session 1
0800 - 0835 How to THRIVE with a difficult airway patientReza Nouraei
0900 - 0925 The role of echo in the management of the NCS patient; the heart and beyondSara Allen
Session 2
1030 - 1055 Opioid epidemic in the USA. Lessons learned..David Sidebotham

Saturday, 26 August 2017

Saturday, 26 August 2017
0700 - 1735 AQUA Day 2
Session 3
0800 - 0835 The Vortex approach to airway managementDr Nicholas Chrimes
0900 - 0925 Aortic stenosis audit: OutcomeJoe McIntyre
0925 - 0950 Update on perioperative management of DMJay van der Westhuizen
Session 4

Thursday, 24 August 2017

Thursday, 24 August 2017
0600 - 1700 BATS on Ice Ultrasound Regional Anaesthesia Workshop
0730 - 0800 BATS on Ice - Registration
0800 - 1700 BATS on Ice Workshop
1700 - 1900 AQUA Registration and Welcome
1700 - 1900 AQUA Registration and Welcome
1730 - 1900 NZSA forumKaye Ottaway

Friday, 25 August 2017

Friday, 25 August 2017
0700 - 1635 AQUA Day 1
Session 1
0800 - 0835 How to THRIVE with a difficult airway patientReza Nouraei
0900 - 0925 The role of echo in the management of the NCS patient; the heart and beyondSara Allen
Session 2
1030 - 1055 Opioid epidemic in the USA. Lessons learned..David Sidebotham

Saturday, 26 August 2017

Saturday, 26 August 2017
0700 - 1735 AQUA Day 2
Session 3
0800 - 0835 The Vortex approach to airway managementDr Nicholas Chrimes
0900 - 0925 Aortic stenosis audit: OutcomeJoe McIntyre
0925 - 0950 Update on perioperative management of DMJay van der Westhuizen
Session 4

Registration

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Queenstown

Check out the websites Queenstown Tourism and 100% Pure New Zealand - Queenstown they will be useful when planning your trip.

Reminders -
Due to the time of year, there is a lot of competition for flights. We suggest that you book your transportation early to avoid disappointment. Queenstown is served by four airlines - Air New Zealand and Jetstar make international and domestic flights into Queenstown. Qantas and Virgin Australia makes direct flights from Australia.

Accommodation

Heritage Queenstown

The Heritage

91 Fernhill Road

Queenstown

P. 64 3 4501500

Bookings 0800368888

http://www.heritagehotels.co.nz/hotels/heritage-queenstown

 

Resources

Programme and Abstracts

Programmes from previous AQUA meetings, including abstract links (where permission has been given by the author). Click on the image to open an interactive version of the abstract booklet.

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Contact

For general enquiries, please contact Karen Patching -

Desk phone: +64 (09) 375 7085
Email: karen.patching@adhb.govt.nz

Department of Anaesthesia & Perioperative Medicine
Level 8 - Support Building, Auckland City Hospital
Private Bag 92024, Auckland 1142, New Zealand.

Department of Anaesthesia & Perioperative Medicine
Level 8 - Support Building, Auckland City Hospital
Private Bag 92024, Auckland 1142, New Zealand.