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Event: Irish Paediatric and Critical Care Society (IPACCS) meeting 2019. Awaiting Confirmation of CPD Points Approval Date:  Friday 18 October 2019 evening and Saturday 19 October 2019 morning. Venue: College of Anaesthesiologists of lreland, 22 Merion Square, Dublin 2. Call for Abstracts:  Trainee presentations welcome and closing date is 30 September 2019. Speakers include: Mr Brice Antao Dr Liam Claffey Dr Yvonne Doyle Dr Chris Holmes Dr John Murphy Dr Michael O’Callaghan Final programme to be confirmed. For more information contact karen.tan@tuh.ie        

Free event – Friday 7th June 2019 No 6, Kildare Street, RCPI 10.00 am – 3.00 pm The Forum of Irish Postgraduate Medical Training Bodies and the HSE-NDTP invite all Postgraduate Medical Trainees in Ireland to attend the first cross-speciality Postgraduate Medical Trainee Convention: Specialist Medical Training – “An Insider Guide”. It is a great opportunity to meet with Trainees from other Specialist Training Programmes in Ireland and to hear from experienced senior colleagues and leaders in medicine through storytelling, music and humour. Some of the speakers on the day will include: Professor

Please be reminded, the 2018/2019 PCS end of year deadline of 30th April 2019 is fast approaching. It is important that you upload your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activity for the 2018/2019 PCS year on or before 30th April 2019, as your E-Portfolio for 2018/2019 PCS year will no longer be accessible after this date. PCS Activity Categories PCS Requirements In early May you will be issued with a PCS Statement of Participation for the 2018/2019 PCS year which will state your CPD activity for that year. Please note the college is now required to

Monday 29th April, 6.00pm College of Anaesthesiologist of Ireland, 22 Merrion Square, Dublin 2.   We know from our recent National Trainee Survey on training and wellbeing as an Anaesthesiologist in Ireland that career progression concerns are a significant source of stress for many trainees, 61% to be exact! To address this we have put together a panel of speakers on Monday April 29th from 18:00 to give us all a clearer insight into what to expect in the transition from SpR to consultancy.   We will welcome Dr Jeremy Smith, a Consultant Anaesthesiologist

The Beyond BASIC Mechanical Ventilation course will be held on 17th April 2019  at the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland, 22 Merrion Square North. The BASIC course must be completed and passed before you can take on the Beyond BASIC course. Topics covered in this course are: (a) Respiratory physiology & Respiratory Failure (b) Respiratory monitoring (c) Heart-lung interactions (d) Mechanical ventilation theory and practice (e) Weaning from Mechanical ventilation The next Beyond BASIC Mechanical Ventilation Course will be held in April 2019  Applications are open DOWNLOAD APPLICATION FORM  Please return completed application forms to icsi@coa.ie https://www.anaesthesia.ie/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Flyer-MV-2019.pdf

The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland is running a Train the Trainer Simulation Instructors Course on Friday, 7th June 2019.  This 1-day course will take place in the Education Centre, College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland, 22 Merrion Sq, Dublin. For more information please see the Train the Trainer Flyer below. The course fee is €350, 7.5 CME points will be awarded. For bookings please fill in the attached Application Form and return it to Rachael Kilcoyne at rkilcoyne@coa.ie Train the Trainer June 2019 Application Form