Reducing Perioperative Complications

Guidelines for getting patients back to health

Saturday, 30 March 2019

Auditorium, School of Medicine, The University of Auckland, 85 Park Road, Grafton, Auckland, New Zealand

Keynote Speakers

Professor Philip DevereauxDirector, Division of Cardiology, McMaster University, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Devereaux obtained his MD from McMaster University. After medical school he completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Calgary and a residency in cardiology at Dalhousie University. He then completed a PhD in Clinical Epidemiology at McMaster University.

He is the Director of the Division of Cardiology at McMaster University. He is also the Scientific Leader of the Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine, and Surgical Research Group at the Population Health Research Institute. Dr. Devereaux is a full Professor and University Scholar in the Departments of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact (HEI) and Medicine at McMaster University.

Professor Monty MythenSmiths Medical Professor of Anaesthesia & Critical Care, University College Hospital, London, UK

Monty is the Smiths Medical Professor of Anaesthesia & Critical Care at University College London. Director of The UCL Discovery Lab at The London 2012 Olympic legacy Institute of Sport Exercise and Health. Before returning to the UK, Monty was an assistant Professor at Duke University Medical Centre and acting Chief of Critical Care in the Department of Anesthesiology. Monty is also an Elected Council Member of the Royal College of Anaesthetists and Leads their Perioperative Medicine Programme; Chair of The Board of the National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia; A Director of Xtreme-Everest; Editor-in-Chief Perioperative Medicine. Editorial board member: British Journal of Anaesthesia; Critical Care and Co-Chairman of Evidence Based Peri-operative Medicine (EBPOM).

Professor Paul MylesDirector, Dept of Anaesthesia & Perioperative Medicine, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia

Professor Paul Myles is the Chair of the Academic Board of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, as well as the current Director of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at the Alfred. In addition, Professor Myles is an Australian NHMRC Practitioner Fellow, and Fellow of the Australian Academy of Health and Medical Sciences.

Local Faculty

Vanessa Beavis Specialist Anaesthetist, Auckland City Hospital
Kerry Benson-Cooper Intensivist, Auckland City Hospital
Doug Campbell Specialist Anaesthetist, Auckland City Hospital
Heather Gunter
Kathryn Hagen Specialist Anaesthetist, Auckland City Hospital
Jonathan Wallace Anaesthetic Medical Officer, North Shore Hospital

ABOUT ACS 2019

A single day meeting with international experts suggesting pathways to improve outcome in our perioperative patients.  

Programme

Provisional programme for ACS 2019.  Please note: Times are subject to change.

Saturday, 30 March 2019

0730 - 0800 Registration Desk Open - Exhibitor Area, Atrium, School of Medicine
0800 - 0805 Welcome and introduction Jay van der Westhuizen
SESSION 1
0805 - 0835 Protecting patients from adverse outcomes Heather Gunter
0835 - 0910 Myocardial injury after non-cardiac surgery: Prognosis and treatment PJ Devereaux
0910 - 0945 Enhanced surgical recovery: Reducing variation Monty Mythen
0945 - 1015 Morning break
SESSION 2
1015 - 1050 What should we measure for post-op outcome? Paul Myles
1050 - 1125 The perils of post-op hypotension PJ Devereaux
1125 - 1155 Risk-based decision-making Doug Campbell
1155 - 1255 Lunch break
SESSION 3
1255 - 1330 Optimising intra-operative fluid therapy Monty Mythen
1330 - 1400 Data, data, data Jonathan Wallace
1400 - 1430 The use and misuse of post op HDU's Kerry Benson-Cooper
1430 - 1500 Afternoon break
SESSION 4
1500 - 1530 Perioperative medicine in ANZ. Where are we going? Vanessa Beavis
1530 - 1600 CPET: Can we make it work? Kathryn Hagen
1600 - 1650 Case summaries Nicola Broadbent & Jay van der Westhuizen
1650 - 1700 Future meetings Kerry Gunn
1700 - 1800 Drinks and canapes

Saturday, 30 March 2019

0730 - 0800 Registration Desk Open - Exhibitor Area, Atrium, School of Medicine
0800 - 0805 Welcome and introduction Jay van der Westhuizen
SESSION 1
0805 - 0835 Protecting patients from adverse outcomes Heather Gunter
0835 - 0910 Myocardial injury after non-cardiac surgery: Prognosis and treatment PJ Devereaux
0910 - 0945 Enhanced surgical recovery: Reducing variation Monty Mythen
0945 - 1015 Morning break
SESSION 2
1015 - 1050 What should we measure for post-op outcome? Paul Myles
1050 - 1125 The perils of post-op hypotension PJ Devereaux
1125 - 1155 Risk-based decision-making Doug Campbell
1155 - 1255 Lunch break
SESSION 3
1255 - 1330 Optimising intra-operative fluid therapy Monty Mythen
1330 - 1400 Data, data, data Jonathan Wallace
1400 - 1430 The use and misuse of post op HDU's Kerry Benson-Cooper
1430 - 1500 Afternoon break
SESSION 4
1500 - 1530 Perioperative medicine in ANZ. Where are we going? Vanessa Beavis
1530 - 1600 CPET: Can we make it work? Kathryn Hagen
1600 - 1650 Case summaries Nicola Broadbent & Jay van der Westhuizen
1650 - 1700 Future meetings Kerry Gunn
1700 - 1800 Drinks and canapes
 

Programme

Saturday, 30 March 2019

0730 - 0800 Registration Desk Open - Exhibitor Area, Atrium, School of Medicine
0800 - 0805 Welcome and introductionJay van der Westhuizen
SESSION 1
0805 - 0835 Protecting patients from adverse outcomesHeather Gunter
0835 - 0910 Myocardial injury after non-cardiac surgery: Prognosis and treatmentPJ Devereaux
0910 - 0945 Enhanced surgical recovery: Reducing variationMonty Mythen
0945 - 1015 Morning break
SESSION 2
1015 - 1050 What should we measure for post-op outcome?Paul Myles
1050 - 1125 The perils of post-op hypotensionPJ Devereaux
1125 - 1155 Risk-based decision-makingDoug Campbell
1155 - 1255 Lunch break
SESSION 3
1255 - 1330 Optimising intra-operative fluid therapyMonty Mythen
1330 - 1400 Data, data, dataJonathan Wallace
1400 - 1430 The use and misuse of post op HDU'sKerry Benson-Cooper
1430 - 1500 Afternoon break
SESSION 4
1500 - 1530 Perioperative medicine in ANZ. Where are we going?Vanessa Beavis
1530 - 1600 CPET: Can we make it work?Kathryn Hagen
1600 - 1650 Case summariesNicola Broadbent & Jay van der Westhuizen
1650 - 1700 Future meetingsKerry Gunn
1700 - 1800 Drinks and canapes

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