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The college are delighted to announce the CAT Careers Evening Webinar that takes place on the 12th April at 18:30 - 20:00 The event will include speakers Dr Fidelma Kirby, Consultant in Anaesthesiology (Temple Street University Hospital), Dr Áine O’Gara (Consultant in Pain Medicine and Anaesthesiology St.James’s Hospital) & Professor Ger Curley (Professor of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Beaumont Hospital and RCSI)   You can view the programme here  CAT Careers Evening Poster V2 Click to see link to register and access webinar here

Modular Year in Simulation at St. Vincent’s University Hospital and the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland   Congratulations to Dr. Ruth Boylan for the publication of her article with title Modular Year In Simulation at St. Vincent’s University Hospital and the College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland in Anaesthesia News, April 2020, Issue 393, Page 17. Ruth is writing on her experiences in her final special interest year. This is a must read for any other trainee interested in pursuing a simulation fellowship. The recent Irish Issue of Anaesthesia News was edited by Dr. Wouter Jonker, Convenor, Irish

10th Anniversary of the College of Anaesthesiologists Simulation Training (CAST) programme On March 26th, 2020, CAST is celebrating 10 years since the delivery of the first simulation training day at the College. The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland (CAI) were the first Irish Postgraduate Medical Training Body to incorporate simulation into their training programme. The first course was Anaesthesia Emergencies (AE) and was delivered on 26th March 2010 in a new specially-built Operating Theatre Simulation Suite. It was attended by a group of self-selected trainees interested in refreshing their knowledge, practicing their

  This course focuses on intra-operative emergencies. It offers delegates the opportunity to practice managing rare, but potentially life-threatening scenarios in a safe setting, and introduces them to the concepts of crisis resource management. There is a strong focus on the impact of human factors in emergencies.  This course is suitable for Anaesthesiologists registered for PCS with CAI. Due to the COVID-19 this course has been posponed until further notice.

  The Advanced Simulation in Critical Care is a simulation-based training day which includes advanced critical care scenarios such as single- and multi-organ failure, airway and trauma cases. The course will be delivered with interactive case-based discussions. The course is ideal for senior Non-Consultant Hospital Doctors who are registered for PCS with the CAI  as well as Fellows with a special interest in Intensive Care Medicine. Due to the COVID-19 this course has been posponed until further notice.