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The Emerging Leaders Conference will be held at voco Kirkton Park, Hunter Valley, New South Wales, Australia on May 2nd- 4th 2023 in conjunction with the ANZCA Annual Scientific Meeting on on 5th – 9th  May 2023. Please see link below for conference details https://www.anzca.edu.au/fellowship/information-and-opportunities-for-new-fellows/emerging-leaders-conference 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 odoran@coa.ie. Applications should be submitted by 12pm Monday 10th October. Emerging Leaders

CAI Medical Careers Evening: An Introduction to Anaesthesiology Tuesday 4th October 2022 6.30pm The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland is delighted to welcome you to our Medical Careers webinar. Please see here for information on the event. To register in advance for the webinar please use the link below: https://dv4-com.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CuNOTsGVScOgxOGMgZ5skg

National Patient Safety in Anaesthesia Conference and KP Moore Medal Competition Our national Patient Safety in Anaesthesia Conference and KP Moore Medal Competition will take place on Friday 11th November from 8.30-16.30. Registration is now open here. KP Moore Medal Competition 2022 LAST CALL FOR ABSTRACTS In association with National Patient Safety in Anaesthesia Conference Anaesthesiologists in training are invited to submit abstracts on a topic related to Patient Safety in Anaesthesia, for consideration as a presentation at the KP Moore Medal Competition 2022. The KP Moore medal will be presented to best trainee presentation at the National

The wellness committee of the College of Anaesthesiology held a wellness breakfast webinar on Thursday 8th September from 7.30 to 8.30 am. The speaker was Dr Rachel Morris who is a former GP who now works as an executive coach and trainer. She specialises in resilience in the workplace for doctors and professional’s in high stress jobs and created the Shapes Toolkit Resilience Training Programme. She also hosts the popular ‘You are not a Frog’ podcast. Rachel’s online communities include the Permission to Thrive CPD membership for doctors and the Resilient

Medication errors are a leading cause of avoidable harm in health care across the world. Medication errors occur when weak medication systems and human factors such as fatigue, poor environmental conditions or staff shortages affect the safety of the medication use process. This can result in severe patient harm, disability and even death. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has significantly exacerbated the risk of medication errors and associated medication-related harm. It is in this context that ‘Medication Safety’ has been selected as the theme for World Patient Safety Day 2022, with the slogan ‘Medication

Our College has a long tradition of promoting excellence in patient safety, in the fields of anaesthesiology, perioperative, intensive care and pain medicine. We are proud that we are seen as leaders in this area across Irish healthcare. On behalf of our entire community, I would like to welcome Prof Terry Tan and Dr Brian McCloskey as they assume their new roles in the College as Chair of the Quality and Patient Safety Advisory Committee, and Director of Quality and Patient Safety respectively. Our Strategy 2019-24 spells out an ambitious

EBPOM Ireland 2022 We are pleased to invite you to join us in Dingle in September We are delighted to anounce that the 2022 conference continues to be in collaboration with The South of Ireland Association of Anaesthetists (SIAA) and the Irish Perioperative Medicine Society (IPOMS) Join us for LIVE at the Skellig Hotel in Dingle, for discussions and lectures from world class faculty. Keep reading for more infomation and some highlights of the conference. Tickets are on sale now at www.ebpom.org for both in person at the Skellig Hotel and for the virtual stream. EBPOM Ireland - Plenary