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Interactive Program 2018-07-06T05:02:56+00:00

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Business Meetings

Plenary Refresher Stream Concurrent Stream Special Interest Group
Workshop Small Group Discussion (SGD) Masterclass

Saturday, 6 October 2018

Hall C Hall A Hall B Room E1 Room E2 Room E3 Skyway 1 Riverbank 1 Riverbank 2 Riverbank 3 Riverbank 4
830 0830-0845
Opening Ceremony

Chair: A/Prof. David M. Scott
845 0845-0945
Kester Brown Lecture | Leading cultural
Air Vice-Marshall Dr Tracy Smart AM
945 0945-0950
Exhibition Opening

A/Prof. David M. Scott and Mr Greg Luck
950 MORNING TEA | Served in the Exhibition Hall |
0950 - 1030
1030 1030-1115 |
Plenary Session 1
Why is safety so hard?

Prof. Joyce Wahr
Chair: Dr Peter Seal
1115 1115-1200
Pain in the what? Contemporary concepts in pain

Prof. Lorimer Moseley
1200 LUNCH | Served in the Exhibition Hall |
1200 LUNCH | Served in the Exhibition Hall |
1315 1315–1415
Opioid prescribing and pain management

Duped, dated, disabled
or dishonest. Opioid
prescribing in Australia

Dr Timothy Semple

Controversies in
clotting and blood

Novel anticoagulants
– what anaesthetists
should know

Prof. Donat Spahn

management in major

Dr James Winearls

Should all patients
receive prophylactic
tranexamic acid?

Dr Thomas Painter

Cell salvage in modern

Dr Michelle Roets

Regional Anaesthesia SIG

What’s new in regional
anaesthesia – an update on current developments.

Dr William Harrop-Griffiths

Block rooms – can they
work in Australia?

Dr Brigid Brown

Wound catheter infusions – plausible
therapy or wishful

Dr Kelly Byrne

History SIG

The Evolution &
Development of
Anaesthesia & Intensive
Care in South Australia

Dr Kent and the first
anaesthetics in SA in
September 1847

Dr Tony Swain

Anaesthesia: The first 100 years
Dr Bill Fuller

The Evolution and
Development of Intensive Care in SA

Dr Fred Gilligan

Pathways to innovation: how clinicians can make a

Dr Jan Akervall

Drugs and Bugs - Emerging therapies from
the field of toxinology

Prof. Glenn King

Proton Therapy: a Positive Change
Dr Michael Penniment

1315 1315–1515 | W
ECHO Simulator
• Advanced TTE
• Advanced TOE
1315–1445 | SGD
CTVP – presenting
ECHO cases
1315–1415 | SGD 2
What concentration
or volume to use
for your peripheral
nerve block?

Dr Jason Koerber
1315–1515 | W
ECHO 3D Workshop
A/Prof. David Canty
1315–1415 | Masterclass
How to get the job
where and when
you want

Dr Mark Markou
Dr Andrew Lavender

(Trainee Session)

1315–1515 | W
Anaphylaxis 1

Dr Nagesh
1415 1415-1515
Old drugs and new

Prof. Pamela Macintyre
1415 1415–1515 | SGD
Planning for
retirement –
practicalities for

Dr Richard Grutzner
Dr Patrick Hughes
Dr Mark MacLennan
1415–1515 | SGD
Transoral airway surgery: avioding the pitfalls
and perils

Dr Jan Akervall
1515 AFTERNOON TEA | Served in the Exhibition Hall |
1515 AFTERNOON TEA | Served in the Exhibition Hall |
1530 1530–1730
Neuroanaesthesia SIG

The Pituitary in a Nutshell: Medical, Surgical and
Anaesthetic Perspectives

Endocrine considerations
before, during and after
pituitary surgery

Dr Sunita De Sousa

Haemorrhage control in
endoscopic skull base

Dr Alistair Jukes

How to survive pituitary
surgery as an anaesthetist

Dr Phillip Quinn

1530 1530–1730 | W
ECHO Simulator
• Advanced TTE
• Advanced TOE
1530–1700 | SGD
CTVP – presenting
ECHO cases
 1530–1730 | W 6
ECHO 3D Workshop
A/Prof. David Canty
1545 1545–1630
Women and Children –
Updates in Anaesthetic

Obstetric emergencies
for anaesthetists

Dr Alicia Dennis

The Addicted Patient

of addiction disorders

Dr Philip Crowley

The addicted patient with acute pain - why
are stimulant users different?

Dr Chistine Huxtable

Dealing the Trump card
in the US opioid crisis

Prof. Mark Hutchinson

Pre to Post – Patient Care in the Perioperative

Alternatives to CPET for
assessing preoperative
functional capacity

A/Prof. Duminda

Perioperative nutrition
Dr Yasmine Ali Abdelhamid

Postoperative cognitive
impairment: clinical
features, definitions and
preoperative management

Prof. Lars Eriksson

ASA Best Poster
Chair: Dr Guy
1545 1545–1715 | W
Feedback – the role
of the recipient

Prof. Kirsty Forrest
1545–1715 |
Masterclass 2
ventilation – making sense of the machine

Dr Simon Hockley
1545–1715 | W
Anaphylaxis 2

Dr Nagesh
1630 1630–1715
Journal watch 2018 –
what’s new in paediatric

Dr Catherine Olweny
1715 1715
1730 1730

Sunday, 7 October 2018
Hall C Hall A Hall B Room E1 Room E2 Room E3 Skyway 2 Riverbank 1 Riverbank 2 Riverbank 3 Riverbank 4
845 0845–0945
Updates in Regional AnaesthesiaHigh volume regional anaesthesia – experience from from “Hospital for Special Surgery”, New York City
Dr Enrique Goytizolo
Persistent Pain and the Brain

Talking to patients about prescription drugs

Dr Timothy Semple


Talking pain – the transformative and destructive nature of metaphors

Dr David Butler


5 pain concepts that can change your life (and theirs)

Prof. Lorimer Moseley
New Developments in Burns Management

The science and the art of burns surgery

Prof. John Greenwood

Burns and the anaesthetist: airway, analgesia and adrenaline

Dr Jonathan Taylor


Controversies in ICU management of burns

Dr David Evans

Strategic Workforce Planning in our Region

Dr Rob McDougall
Dr Justin Burke
Dr Jocelyn Christopher
(President PSA/Fiji)
Dr Liz Inaido-Lee (Fiji)

Trainee Session

Public versus private practice

Dr Ammar Ali Beck

Financial planning

Mr Jon Silcock

Transitioning to consultancy

Dr Scott Ma

What healthcare will look like in the future

Prof. Guy Ludbrook845ECHO Simulator

0845–0945 | SGD 7
Returning to calm:
manage anxiety and
phobias using simple
and fast hypnotic

Dr Michael Goldblatt

0845–0945 | SGD 8
The environmental
impact of anaesthesia

Dr Graeme MacLeay

0845–1045 | W 8
Kids save lives – resuscitation skills for children and delegates’ partners
RN Romy Ottens
0845–0945 | SGD 9
Bullying in and out of the operating theatre
Dr Tim Porter 

An update on interfascial plane blocks: anatomical concepts, mechanisms, indications and techniques
A/Prof. Michael Barrington


0945–1045 | SGD 10
Collaborative decision making and the role of advance care planning for high-risk surgical patients
Dr Debra Leung
0945–1045 | SGD 11
Optimal management of caesarean section for placenta accreta: planned and controlled – or not!!
Dr Kristen Llewelyn
Dr Steven Scroggs

0945–1045 | SGD 12
Apnoeic oxygenation in your practice
Prof. Sheila Myatra

1045MORNING TEA | Served in the Exhibition Hall | 1045-1115

1045MORNING TEA | Served in the Exhibition Hall | 1045-1115

11151115–1200 | Plenary Session 2
Longterm brain dysfunction after anesthesia and surgery – what we know and what we want to know
Prof. Lars Eriksson
Chair: Dr Rod Mitchell

1115ECHO Simulator
1115–1215 | SGD 13
Regional anaesthesia for eye surgery – clinical update
Dr James Dowling
Dr Pat Moran

1115–1245 | Masterclass 3
Point-of-care coagulation testing in obstetric haemorrhage
Dr Surbhi Malhotra
1115–1245 | W 9
Mastering medical life
with mindful practice

Dr Andrew Czuchwicki

1115–1245 | W 10
Kids save lives – resuscitation skills for children and delegates’partners
RN Romy Ottens
1115–1245 | W 11
Hypnosis for trainees
Dr Allan Cyna

(Trainee workshop) 



Preoperative assessment – past, present and future
A/Prof. Duminda Wijeysundera


1245LUNCH | Served in the Exhibition Hall | 1245-1400

1245LUNCH | Served in the Exhibition Hall | 1245-1400

Trainee Lunch | Panorama Suite

Trainee Poster Presentations


This is what you should consider when planning to do clinical research

Prof. Lars Eriksson

RAG Lunch
Riverbank 6

1300–1400| Edu.1
 Sponsored by Seqirus

1300–1400 | Edu.2

New developments in anaesthesia for laparoscopic surgery

Dr Natalie Smith

Sponsored by MSD

14001400–1530 | Plenary Session 3
Gilbert Troup Prize Session
Chair: Dr Guy Christie-Taylor

1400ECHO Simulator

1400–1530 | Masterclass 4
Interpretation of ROTEM: Case-based Discussions
Prof. Donat R. Spahn
Dr James Winearls

1400–1530 | W 12
Major haemorrhage 1

Dr Paul Richards

1400–1530 | W 13
Upper limb blocks
Dr David McLeod
Dr Jim London
Dr Alastair Browne

1400–1500 | SGD 14
Overseas Aid – options and opportunities, and how do I best prepare myself to go?
Dr Chris Bowden
Dr Justin Burke

1445Editor’s Plenary - Why does the ASA have a journal?
A/Prof. John Loadsman

1530AFTERNOON TEA | Served in the Exhibition Hall | 1530-1600

1530AFTERNOON TEA | Served in the Exhibition Hall | 1530-1600

Heads and Tales

Traumatic brain injury – updates for perioperative management

Dr Andrew Wing

Cardiac Disease – What Do I Need to Know?

ECMO for non-cardiac surgery – a guide for general anaesthetists

Dr Sara Allen


Adult congenital heart disease – should I anaesthetise this patient?

Prof. Justiaan Swanevelder


Diastolic heart failure – does it matter?

Dr Thomas Painter

Caring for the Changing Obstetric Population

Measuring BP in obese parturients – can we do better?

A/Prof. Victoria Eley

ROTEM for obstetrics and how to introduce it in your department

Dr Surbhi Malhotra

Caring for the parturient with cardiac disease

Dr Jane Brown

Communications SIG
Informed Consent:
Illusion or Reality?

Q&A Panel Session


Dr David Elliott
Dr Allan Cyna
Dr Suyin GM Tan
Prof. Judy McKimm

Chair: Scott Simmons

1600–1730 | Trainee Session

Optimising exam performance

Dr Anthony Coorey

Part 2 Boot Camp Lite

Dr Vida Viliunas

1600ECHO Simulator

1600–1730 | Masterclass 5
Opioid-free anaesthesia and opioid-sparing analgesia – lessons learnt from bariatric practice
Dr Adrian Sultana
1600–1730 | W 14
Major haemorrhage 2

Dr Paul Richards

1600–1730 | W 15
Lower limb blocks
Dr David McLeod
Dr Jim London
Dr Alastair Browne

1600–1730 | Masterclass 6
Challenging behaviour in children
Dr Rebecca Munk
Dr Rowan Ousley

TIVA mythbusters
Prof. Michael Irwin



Monday, 8 October 2018
Hall C Hall A Hall B Room E1 Room E3 Riverbank 1 Riverbank 2 Riverbank 3 Riverbank 4
830 0830–0915
Refresher Sessions

Updates in upper airway management: should videolaryngoscopes be our first line device?

Prof. Ellen O’Sullivan

From research to better health outcomes – South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute

Inflammation as a therapeutic target in atherosclerosis

Dr Peter Psaltis

The intestinal microbiome: an important mediator of chronic inflammatory diseases

A/Prof. Geraint Rogers

Aboriginal Health – from the margins to the Centre

Prof. Alex Brown
Sleep, Sleepiness and Fatigue

Sleep and disease

Dr Sara Allen


Sleep apnoea – new directions

Dr Ching Li Chai-Coetzer


Sleep Hygiene – it’s not just about fatigue

Dr Nicole Lovato
Day Care SIG

Safety and Quality in Day Care Surgery: Ensuring an adequate standard of patient care:


Pitfalls with patient and procedure selection

Dr Glenda Rudkin


Regulation of day procedure clinics

Dr Phillipa Hore


Medicolegal discussion – AVANT

Ms Alison Fitzgerald


Day care outcomes study progress report

Dr Ken Sleeman
830ECHO Simulator
0830–1000 | Masterclass 7
Explaining Pain 101
Prof. Lorimer Moseley
0830–1000 | Masterclass 8
Incident reporting, audit and learning from outcomes – using webAIRS in practice evaluation
Dr Martin Culwick
Dr Yasmin Endlich

(Please note this session is 3 CPD Points ANZCA PE)

0830–1000 |W 16
3D printing for clinicians
Dr Matthew Mac Partlin
Dr Ryan McMullan
0830–0930 | SGD 15
Elephants in rooms: taking care of trainees and colleagues
Dr Lissa Buenaventura

Striving towards ZERO for deaths directly attributable to anaesthesia
A/Prof. Larry McNicol


1000MORNING TEA | Served in the Exhibition Hall | 1000-1030

1000MORNING TEA | Served in the Exhibition Hall | 1000-1030

Geoffrey Kaye Lecture | Hamel, Monash and One Hundred Years – What can we learn?
A/Prof. David M. Scott
Chair: Dr Peter Seal

1030ECHO Simulator
1030–1130 | SGD 22
The dilemma of small-town and private bariatric anaesthesia
Dr Richard W. Watts
1030–1215 | W 17
DLT, one lung isolation and paravertebral blocks
Dr Sam Tong
1030–1200 | Masterclass 9
Neuromuscular pharmacology & monitoring – from basic mechanisms to clinical practice
Prof. Lars Eriksson
1030–1130 | SGD 17
Negotiations with hospital management
Dr Antonio Grossi

11301130-1215 | Plenary Session 4
How low can you go? Perioperative anaemia management
Prof. Donat R. Spahn
Chair: Dr Peter Seal


1215LUNCH | Served in the Exhibition Hall | 1215-1330

1215LUNCH | Served in the Exhibition Hall | 1215-1330


1230–1330 | Edu.3

Mr Michael Waycott
Mr Adam McCann

Sponsored by Bongiorno

1230–1330 | Edu. 4
Value investing, business partnerships and the myth of market timing
Mr Carlos Gil, Chief Investment Officer
Sponsored by MicroEQUITIES

Refresher Sessions

Perioperative troponins and biomarkers

A/Prof. Duminda Wijeysundera

Looking after the Lungs

Updates in thoracic anaesthesia – what’s changed since you were a registrar?

Dr David Cardone

Chair: A/Prof. David M. Scott

1330ECHO Simulator
1330–1430 | SGD 18
Awake craniotomy – techniques and challenges
Dr Anthony Guterres
1330–1530 | W 18
Fibreoptic, rigid and flexible bronchoscopy
Dr Yasmin Endlich
Dr Jan Akervall

1330–1530 | W 19
Hypnosis for anaesthetists and Critical Care
Dr Allan Cyna
1330–1430 | SGD 19
Sense & Sensibility: the art of responsible acute pain management
Dr Sarah Flint
Dr Michelle Harris

Perioperative ultrasound assessment – seeing is believing
A/Prof. David Canty
VCV 500 x 10 – time to rethink the default settings?
Dr Simon Hockley

1430–1530 | SGD 20
Practical management of Iron Deficiency Anaemia
Dr David Papendorf
Dr Ryan Hughes 

1430–1530 | SGD 21
Hypersensitive or hypochondriac?
Dr Alison Brereton

1530AFTERNOON TEA | Served in the Exhibition Hall | 1530-1600

1530AFTERNOON TEA | Served in the Exhibition Hall | 1530-1600

Understanding Risk in Anaesthesia

Hazards in the operating room

Prof. Joyce Wahr

Checklists – should I bother?

Prof. Simon Mitchell

Communicating clinical risk – what’s in a word?

Dr Scott Simmons


Fibrinogen in trauma: FEISTY update

Dr James Winearls

Tranexamic acid in trauma: PATCH update

Dr Stefan Mazur

PHARM: Updates in training


Acute Pain SIG

Current Controversies in Acute Pain Management


Slow release-opioids – when and when not?

Dr Kim Hattingh

Tramadol in kids – do or don’t?

Dr Nicole Wylie

Medicinal cannabis – medical miracle or annoying weed?

Dr Meredith Craigie

ASA Session 
1600ECHO Simulator
1600–1730 | Masterclass 10
Taking on TIVA
Prof. Michael Irwin
1600–1730 | W 20
Tracheostomy and ultrasound of the neck
Dr Yasmin Endlich
Dr Jan Akervall

1600–1730 | W 19 (cont)
Hypnosis for anaesthetists and Critical Care
Dr Allan Cyna
1600–1700 | SGD 16
Anaesthesia for major maxillofacial surgery
Dr Richard Grutzner





Tuesday, 9 October 2018
Hall C Hall A Hall B Room E1
830 0830–1000
Interventional Radiology Updates

Endovascular thrombectomy for stroke – procedural aspects

Dr Rebecca Scroop

Code Stroke – system design, patient selection and periprocedural care

Dr Timothy Kleinig

Major vascular surgery in the radiology suite

Dr Alison Brereton

Big Changes for Little People

High flow nasal oxygen in children with airway abnormalities

Dr Susan Humphreys

Academic performance after early childhood anaesthesia

Prof. Lars Eriksson

Blinded by the light? Cerebral oximetry in small people

Dr Andrew Weatherall

Airway Management SIG

The many sides to Chris Acott

Dr Kirstie Morandell

An odyssey of innovation in airway devices during Chris Acott’s career – where to from here?

Prof. Ellen O’Sullivan
Dr Tish Stefanutto

A first glimpse at the Triple A project (Airway Incidents in Anaesthesia Audit – Australia and NZ)

Dr Yasmin Endlich

Welfare of Anaesthetists SIG

Wellbeing: So what are we doing about it?


Prof. Drew Dawson

Physicians Welfare

Dr Bethan Richards

Churchill Fellowship

Dr Caitlin Weston

1000 MORNING TEA | Served in the Foyer | 1000-1030
1030 1030–1200
Outside the OR

Intubation in ICU – life saving or life threatening?

Prof. Sheila Myatra

Anaesthesia in the deep – intensive care in the hyperbaric chamber

Prof. Simon Mitchell

Medicine in a conflict zone

A/Prof. Susan Neuhaus 

We Cannot Fix What We Do Not Know – The Importance of Incident Reporting:

Using incident reporting to implement change and improve safety

Prof. Joyce Wahr

What we have learnt from the webAIRS airway data

Dr Yasmin Endlich

The Bowtie Diagram as a method for providing knowledge about critical incidents

Dr Martin Culwick

Editor’s Session
Chair: A/Prof. John Loadsman

Postoperative care: what’s broken and (how) can we fix it?

Dr Guy Ludbrook

Trainee welfare and burnout

Dr Tracey Tay

Advanced care planning, goals of care and NFR

Dr Ian Seppelt

1200 LUNCH | Served in the Foyer | 1200-1245
1245 1245–1430
Closing Plenary
Chair: Dr Simon Macklin

Past Presidents Medal Presentation

HUSH Foundation Australia Performance

Closing Remarks / Farewell