The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland invites medical students on the Island of Ireland to submit an essay on the topic of Patient Safety: "Can AI improve Patient Safety? Advantages and Pitfalls" 1st Place: The winner will be awarded a €500 prize and must be available to give a short presentation about their essay at the National Patient Safety Conference in November 2024. 2nd Place: €300 3rd place: €150 The competition is open to all students in Medical Schools on the Island of Ireland. The essay is limited to 1000 words and 5 references. References,

ISRA Annual Update Day will be held at the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland, Merrion Square.  Continuing the trend of previous years, the Update Day strives to bring you more advanced topics in regional anaesthesia, with an international panel of experts and demonstrators Join us on April 19th for topics including: how to teach regional anaesthesia conducting research in regional anaesthesia POCUS accreditation clinical vignettes and live scanning demonstrations small group workshops with hands-on experience of more advanced blocks Tea/Coffee and hot lunch provided. This course is accredited for 7 external CPD points from

  The Emerging Leaders Conference Competition 2024 will be held at Cedar Creek Lodges, Mount Tamborine, Queensland, Australia between the 30th April - 2nd May 2024; in conjunction with the ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting 3rd – 7th May 2024. Please see link below for conference programme: The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland will support one Fellow to attend the conference. To be eligible, Fellows must be within five years of their FCAI conferral. To apply please submit your completed application form and curriculum vitae to Emerging Leaders Conference 2024 Application Form Applications should be submitted

CAI Medical Careers Evening: An Introduction to Anaesthesiology The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland wishes to thank all of those who attended the CAI Medical Careers Evening Webinar on the 24th October 2023. Please see below link for a recording of the session in case you were unable to attend:  

The annual Faculty of Pain Medicine Cadaver Course returns on Monday 13th November at the Mater Hospital. The course is suitable for beginners and advanced practitioners in the fields of Pain Medicine and Anaesthesiology with targeted sessions depending on your level of experience. There will be small group tutorials with progression into Cadaver stations.   Places on the course are limited. Please email  to express your interest. Places will be allocated on a first come first serve basis. Once you have registered your interest, you will receive a secure link via email next

Event: Local Anaesthesia for Ophthalmic Surgery (14th Live Demonstration Block Course) The Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital in association with The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland and Irish College of Ophthalmologists present: A workshop for anaesthesiologists and ophthalmologists comprising lectures and local anaesthetic block demonstrations. Date: Tuesday 24th October 2023 Where: Education & Conference Centre, Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Adelaide Road, Dublin 2. CME Points:  6 CPD points approved by The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland. Programme: you can see the programme Here.  Course Fee: Consultants €250; NCHDs and Trainees €150 Topics include: –