*****Date for your diary*** The National Patient Safety in Anaesthesia Conference will take place in CAI, 22 Merrion Sq North on 15th of November 2019. Key themes this year include: Supporting Patient Safety - Incident reporting in Anaesthesia , Legislation and regulation ( The Patient Safety Bill, HPRA and HIQA) and key issues in Anaesthesia such as Capnography and Checklists . The day will also include presentations from Trainees , KP Moore Medal award , a meeting of the SANI network and the Winter College Lecture by Prof Ravi Mahajan, President, RCoA. Further

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

  External Points for Medically Related Advanced Degrees A registrant can accrue a maximum of 10 points in the External Category for Professional Competence in any one year for medically related advanced degrees.   External Points for Online Learning A registrant can accrue a maximum five points in the External Category for Professional Competence up to a maximum of 20 over the five year cycle.  Credits will be awarded in the External category for Webcasts, Podcasts and Moodle delivered by the registrants own training

Monday, 6th February 2012- Friday, 10th February 2012 Venue: CAI, Merrion Square   Course Content:          Practice SOE: Clinical Case SOE, SOE I and SOE II, SAQ, Essay Questions                                                                         Update Topics: Pain, Paediatric and Neonatal Anaesthesia, Regional Anaesthesia, Obstetric Anaesthesia, Trauma, Cardiac Anaesthesia,  Critical Care Medicine, Anaesthesia for Burns Surgery.   Revision Topics: Anatomy, Radiology, Clinical Measurement,   ECG and Echo interpretation.   To book a place on this course please complete the application form below and foward to    

Program Details College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland Framework for Engagement in Professional Development Activity For NCHDs   Participants can accrue credits in the three principal domains of clinical practice i.e. knowledge, skills and attitudes and behaviour. Table1 outlines the categories of activities and the Domains of Good Professional Practice -1 – Patient Safety & Quality of Patient Care, 2 – Relating to Patients, 3 – Communication & Interpersonal Skills, 4 – Collaboration & Teamwork, 5 – Management, 6 – Scholarship, 7 – Professionalism, 8 – Clinical Skills  -that activities