AQUA Conference December 2020

AQUA Conference December 2020

This year AQUA will be held 10-12 December at the Heritage hotel in Queenstown. Registrations are open.

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Who we are

The New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists (NZSA) represents and supports the community of medically registered anaesthetists in New Zealand and promotes the safety of their patients.

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Support anaesthesia training in the Pacific

How can you make a difference to anaesthesia training in the Pacific? Find out about a new initiative that was launched at the NZSA 2020 conference by the NZSA's Global Health Committee. 

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New NZSA President

Dr Sheila Hart is the NZSA's new President and was elected to the role at the NZSA's Annual General Meeting on 16 Octobe...
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NZers living longer but more years in poor health

The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors Study 2019 has found Kiwis are living longer but spending more ...
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Mandate needed to end DHBs' climate pollution

Following the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) announcement that it will commit to net zero carbon emissions by 2040, ...
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CIG Environmental and Sustainability Statement

The NZSA and its Common Issue Group partners (US, UK/Ireland, Australia, Canada and South Africa) have published a posit...
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Upcoming NZSA Events

The Simulation & Skills Centre, Wellington
Feb 15, 2021 - Sep 21, 2021

PacMac Dates 2021 - 15 Feb, 19 April & 21 Sept

The course is open to consultants with an interest in paediatric anaesthesia and the occasional paediatric anaesthetist working in district health boards and private hospitals.

Anaesthetic technicians and nurses may attend as observers by prior arrangement.
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University of Auckland
Feb 4, 2021

4th Annual Hands on Counties Regional Anaesthesia Cadaver Course (CRACC), 4 Feb 2021

A regional anaesthesia ultrasound course with scanning and needling of cadavers (plus some live models), as well as inspection of pro-sections to better understand the anatomy. The focus of the course is for novice to intermediate regionalists.

Course numbers are kept to 27 participants maximum to ensure groups are small (3 people per instructor or less) and to optimize individual time scanning and needling.
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