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The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland is the recognised post-graduate training body for the delivery of training and education of doctors in the speciality of Anaesthesia, Pain Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine in Ireland. It is an independent college accredited by the Medical Council of Ireland and incorporates the Faculty of Pain Medicine and is a constituent college of the Joint Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine in Ireland. We are currently recruiting for the role of Medical Educationalist.  The Medical Educationalist is a significant clinician leadership role in the College of

The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland is delighted to announce the launching of Airway Leads Training in Ireland (ALTI). This 1-day course will take place in the Education Centre, College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland, 22 Merrion Sq, Dublin on Friday, 8th February 2019. It follows a Train - the -Trainer model, and consists of a combination of lectures, clinical skills and simulation stations delivered by experts with a national and international reputation in airway management and education. The course is suitable for CONSULTANTS registered with the IMC who have a special interest

We are pleased to announce the A-CRISIS Simulation Workshop for Consultant Anaesthesiologists taking place in the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland on Friday 18th January 2019. This very successful simulation course is at its 6th edition and has attracted to date a large number of consultants from all over Ireland. The feedback from delegates has been very positive. The course offers fantastic opportunities for practicing your technical and non-technical anaesthesiology skills in relation to the management of rare and critical anaesthetic events in the non-threatening environment of our state-of-the-art simulation laboratory which mimics to almost perfection a real clinical environment. Each simulated scenario is followed by constructive discussions

The Emerging Leaders Conference will be held at The Club Saujana, Kuala Lumpur from April 26th -28th  2019 and the ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting (which is held in conjunction with the ELC) on April 29th  – May 3rd  2019. Please see link below. http://www.anzca.edu.au/fellows/new-fellows/2019-emerging-leaders-conference The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland will support up to two delegates who are Fellows of the College to attend the conference. The support will comprise reimbursement of costs of travel, accommodation, registration and subsistence. A covering letter addressing the selection criteria, curriculum vitae, and the names of two referees, are

The College invites applications for training posts for one year Post CST Fellowship in Pain Medicine commencing July 2019. Fellowship Applicants Must: 1. Be registered with the Irish Medical Council Specialist Register by the time of the interview 2. Have completed an approved Specialist Training programme recognised by the Faculty of Pain Medicine 3. Have fulfilled the HSE requirements regarding the English language   To Apply:  Please send CV and cover letter to rwilliams@coa.ie Closing Date: 5PM on Friday  7th December 2018 Interview Date and Venue: 17th December 2018, College of Anaesthesiologists, 22 Merrion Square, Dublin    

The Committee of Anaesthesiology Trainees (CAT) have organised a relaxed wellbeing morning session for all Trainees, Consultants and Fellows where you can forget about work and patients, instead the focus is on yourself and our own mental and physical health.   There will be a guest speaker, followed by a coffee break and then a choice of yoga or an exercise session, the sessions will finish up by lunch time.   In addition we have a limited number of places for a mentoring session with an AAGBI-trained mentor. If you would like to avail

The EPA Roadshow has been to Cork and the remaining two dates are listed in poster below. For more information contact epa@coa.ie.

The Council of the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland formally approved a change to the FCAI examination at their recent meeting on 19th October 2018. The regulation change comes into effect immediately and only impacts examination candidates that are registered on our National Specialist Anaesthesiologist Training Programme. The updated regulation now reads: “An individual is eligible to enter for the Final Examination leading to the award of Fellowship of the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland who: Has passed within 10 years preceding the current examination date, or is exempt from, the Membership CAI