Welcome to AQUA 2018

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

Our 10th AQUA meeting will be held from 23-25 August 2018 at the Heritage Queenstown, New Zealand.

 

BATS on Ice

Ultrasound Regional Anaesthesia Workshop
Thursday, 23 August
Heritage Queenstown

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FATE

Transthoracic Echo Workshop for Anaesthetists
Sunday, 26 August
Heritage Queenstown

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Programme Overview

Workshops

BATS on Ice Ultrasound Regional Anaesthesia Workshop, Thursday, 23 August 2018. See BATS for further details

FATE Transthoracic Echo Workshop, Sunday, 26 August 2018. See BATS for further details. 

AQUA

AQUA provides updates on a wide range of topics relevant to clinical practice runs from Thursday, 23 August to Saturday, 25 August 2018. The Registration Desk will be open during the Welcome function which is being held on on Thursday, 23 August 2018 (1700-1900).

 

 

Thursday, 23 August 2018

BATS on Ice Ultrasound Regional Anaesthesia Workshop - Icon Room

0730 - 0755 BATS on Ice Registration
0755 - 1700 BATS on Ice - Workshop

AQUA Registration & Welcome - Pounamu Room

1700 - 1900 AQUA Registration and Welcome Function
Friday, 24 August 2018

AQUA Day 1

Session 1
0800 - 0830 RELIEF study; what does it mean for fluid management? Dr Shay McGuinness
0830 - 0900 Interventional management of acute stroke Dr Teddy Wu
0900 - 0930 Intensive care medicine update Dr Colin McArthur
0930 - 1000 Transfusion medicine update Prof James Isbister
Session 2
1030 - 1100 Immunology for anaesthetists Dr Peter Cooke
1100 - 1130 Paediatric pain management Dr Jane Thomas
1130 - 1200 Managing aviation emergencies Dr Ben Johnston

Workshops

1300 - 1430 Anaphylaxis workshop [1] Drs Peter Cooke & Setareh Ghahreman
1300 - 1430 Thromboelastography and major haemorrhage workshop [1] Dr Kerry Gunn
1500 - 1630 Anaphylaxis workshop [2] Drs Peter Cooke & Setareh Ghahreman
1500 - 1630 Thromboelastography and major haemorrhage workshop [2] Dr Kerry Gunn
Saturday, 25 August 2018

AQUA Day 2

Session 3
0800 - 0830 Update on airway management Dr Gemma Malpas
0830 - 0900 Update on regional anaesthesia Dr Kelly Byrne
0900 - 0930 Cardiology update Dr Fiona Stewart
0930 - 1000 Genetics for anaesthetists Dr Dean Bunbury
Session 4
1030 - 1100 Crisis management training for RMOs Dr Jonathan Albrett
1100 - 1130 Sustainability in the OR Dr Felicity Pugh
1130 - 1200 Towards retirement Dr Rob Fry
Sunday, 26 August 2018
0830 - 1645 FATE Transthoracic ECHO Workshop
Thursday, 23 August 2018

BATS on Ice Ultrasound Regional Anaesthesia Workshop - Icon Room

0730 - 0755 BATS on Ice Registration
0755 - 1700 BATS on Ice - Workshop

AQUA Registration & Welcome - Pounamu Room

1700 - 1900 AQUA Registration and Welcome Function
Friday, 24 August 2018

AQUA Day 1

Session 1
0800 - 0830 RELIEF study; what does it mean for fluid management? Dr Shay McGuinness
0830 - 0900 Interventional management of acute stroke Dr Teddy Wu
0900 - 0930 Intensive care medicine update Dr Colin McArthur
0930 - 1000 Transfusion medicine update Prof James Isbister
Session 2
1030 - 1100 Immunology for anaesthetists Dr Peter Cooke
1100 - 1130 Paediatric pain management Dr Jane Thomas
1130 - 1200 Managing aviation emergencies Dr Ben Johnston

Workshops

1300 - 1430 Anaphylaxis workshop [1] Drs Peter Cooke & Setareh Ghahreman
1300 - 1430 Thromboelastography and major haemorrhage workshop [1] Dr Kerry Gunn
1500 - 1630 Anaphylaxis workshop [2] Drs Peter Cooke & Setareh Ghahreman
1500 - 1630 Thromboelastography and major haemorrhage workshop [2] Dr Kerry Gunn
Saturday, 25 August 2018

AQUA Day 2

Session 3
0800 - 0830 Update on airway management Dr Gemma Malpas
0830 - 0900 Update on regional anaesthesia Dr Kelly Byrne
0900 - 0930 Cardiology update Dr Fiona Stewart
0930 - 1000 Genetics for anaesthetists Dr Dean Bunbury
Session 4
1030 - 1100 Crisis management training for RMOs Dr Jonathan Albrett
1100 - 1130 Sustainability in the OR Dr Felicity Pugh
1130 - 1200 Towards retirement Dr Rob Fry
Sunday, 26 August 2018
0830 - 1645 FATE Transthoracic ECHO Workshop
 

Programme Overview

Thursday, 23 August 2018

Thursday, 23 August 2018
0705 - 1700 BATS on Ice Ultrasound Regional Anaesthesia Workshop - Icon Room
0730 - 0755 BATS on Ice Registration
0755 - 1700 BATS on Ice - Workshop
1655 - 1900 AQUA Registration & Welcome - Pounamu Room
1700 - 1900 AQUA Registration and Welcome Function

Friday, 24 August 2018

Friday, 24 August 2018
0700 - 1635 AQUA Day 1
Session 1
0800 - 0830 RELIEF study; what does it mean for fluid management?Dr Shay McGuinness
0830 - 0900 Interventional management of acute strokeDr Teddy Wu
0900 - 0930 Intensive care medicine updateDr Colin McArthur
0930 - 1000 Transfusion medicine updateProf James Isbister
Session 2
1030 - 1100 Immunology for anaesthetists Dr Peter Cooke
1100 - 1130 Paediatric pain managementDr Jane Thomas
1130 - 1200 Managing aviation emergenciesDr Ben Johnston
1255 - 1730 Workshops
1300 - 1430 Anaphylaxis workshop [1]Drs Peter Cooke & Setareh Ghahreman
1300 - 1430 Thromboelastography and major haemorrhage workshop [1]Dr Kerry Gunn
1500 - 1630 Anaphylaxis workshop [2]Drs Peter Cooke & Setareh Ghahreman
1500 - 1630 Thromboelastography and major haemorrhage workshop [2]Dr Kerry Gunn

Saturday, 25 August 2018

Saturday, 25 August 2018
0700 - 1730 AQUA Day 2
Session 3
0800 - 0830 Update on airway managementDr Gemma Malpas
0830 - 0900 Update on regional anaesthesia Dr Kelly Byrne
0900 - 0930 Cardiology updateDr Fiona Stewart
0930 - 1000 Genetics for anaesthetistsDr Dean Bunbury
Session 4
1030 - 1100 Crisis management training for RMOsDr Jonathan Albrett
1100 - 1130 Sustainability in the ORDr Felicity Pugh
1130 - 1200 Towards retirementDr Rob Fry

Sunday, 26 August 2018

Sunday, 26 August 2018
0830 - 1645 FATE Transthoracic ECHO Workshop

Thursday, 23 August 2018

Thursday, 23 August 2018
0705 - 1700 BATS on Ice Ultrasound Regional Anaesthesia Workshop - Icon Room
0730 - 0755 BATS on Ice Registration
0755 - 1700 BATS on Ice - Workshop
1655 - 1900 AQUA Registration & Welcome - Pounamu Room
1700 - 1900 AQUA Registration and Welcome Function

Friday, 24 August 2018

Friday, 24 August 2018
0700 - 1635 AQUA Day 1
Session 1
0800 - 0830 RELIEF study; what does it mean for fluid management?Dr Shay McGuinness
0830 - 0900 Interventional management of acute strokeDr Teddy Wu
0900 - 0930 Intensive care medicine updateDr Colin McArthur
0930 - 1000 Transfusion medicine updateProf James Isbister
Session 2
1030 - 1100 Immunology for anaesthetists Dr Peter Cooke
1100 - 1130 Paediatric pain managementDr Jane Thomas
1130 - 1200 Managing aviation emergenciesDr Ben Johnston
1255 - 1730 Workshops
1300 - 1430 Anaphylaxis workshop [1]Drs Peter Cooke & Setareh Ghahreman
1300 - 1430 Thromboelastography and major haemorrhage workshop [1]Dr Kerry Gunn
1500 - 1630 Anaphylaxis workshop [2]Drs Peter Cooke & Setareh Ghahreman
1500 - 1630 Thromboelastography and major haemorrhage workshop [2]Dr Kerry Gunn

Saturday, 25 August 2018

Saturday, 25 August 2018
0700 - 1730 AQUA Day 2
Session 3
0800 - 0830 Update on airway managementDr Gemma Malpas
0830 - 0900 Update on regional anaesthesia Dr Kelly Byrne
0900 - 0930 Cardiology updateDr Fiona Stewart
0930 - 1000 Genetics for anaesthetistsDr Dean Bunbury
Session 4
1030 - 1100 Crisis management training for RMOsDr Jonathan Albrett
1100 - 1130 Sustainability in the ORDr Felicity Pugh
1130 - 1200 Towards retirementDr Rob Fry

Sunday, 26 August 2018

Sunday, 26 August 2018
0830 - 1645 FATE Transthoracic ECHO Workshop

Registration

Lunch* – A packed lunch (The Heritage catering) will be available for all delegates (you just need to order lunch on the registration page), additional packed lunches can be ordered for accompanying persons for $15.00 each.

Conference Dinner* – The Conference Dinner on Friday, 24 August will be held at Walter Peak.  Tickets are $140.00 per person and are to be purchased in advance. Return trip on the TSS Earnslaw is included for those attending the dinner.

BBQ* – On the evening of Saturday, 25 August we are holding a BBQ at Coronet Peak.  BBQ tickets are complimentary for delegates.  Additional BBQ tickets can be purchased for accompanying persons at $60.00 per adult and $20.00 per child.  We will be screening the Bledisloe Cup rugby game live from 7:35 pm onwards at Coronet Peak, the buses will leave after the rugby finishes.

Coach Travel*– Transport to and from Coronet Peak on both Friday and Saturday is $18.00 per person per day for the return trip.  Additional tickets for accompanying persons are available for $18.00 per person per day.  You can eat your lunch on the bus, please take your lunch wrappers and any left over food.

 

* Subject to change

 

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Queenstown, New Zealand

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

Reminders -

Due to the time of year, there is a lot of competition for flights. We suggest you book your flights early to avoid disappointment. 

Accommodation

The Heritage, 91 Fernhill Road, Queenstown
 
Tel 0064 3 450 1500  Bookings 0800 368 888  
 
To book accommodation at the Heritage Queenstownplease go to:
https://www.heritagehotels.co.nz/booking 
 
Enter Promo Code: AQUA18

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 (0)9 375 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.