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August 2010



Scientific Evening Symposium 2010, HKCA & SAHK

The HKCA and SAHK are joining hands again to host Scientific Evening Symposium on 29 September 2010 (Wednesday) at Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers, Kowloon. Registration details will be announced soon. Please save the date! Don’t miss this chance to network with colleagues.  




Message from the Chairman Organizing Committee ASM 2010

Dear colleagues,

Still haven't registered for our ASM yet? A warm reminder of the following deadlines:

Abstract submission: 31st August 2010

Early bird registration: 30th September 2010

Don't miss the chance! On-line registration is ready - and stay connected with us on the web: www.anaesthesiology.hk for the most updated news!

See you all in our meeting!

Desmond Lam Chairman, ASM in Anaesthesiology 2010



Updates on Combined Scientific Meeting 2011

The Scientific Committee cordially invites prospective authors to submit abstract(s) for presentation at the Combined Scientific Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, the Faculty of Pain Medicine and the Hong Kong College of Anaesthesiologists (CSM 2011) in Hong Kong. Online abstract submission will commence in late August 2010. Deadline for abstract submission is 11 February 2011. Notification of acceptance will be sent to presenters by email in early March 2011. For more details, please visit www.csm2011.com



Sedation Training Course

With the recent release of the Guidelines on Procedural Sedation by the Hong Kong Academy of Medicine last November, the College is pleased to announce that a Sedation Training Course in collaboration with the College of Surgeons of Hong Kong will be held on 11 September 2010 at Queen Elizabeth Hospital for Surgeons. The College would like to take this opportunity to thank Dr. Simon Chan (PWH), Dr. PP Chen (NDH), Dr. YF Chow (QEH) and Dr. CH Koo (QEH) for their help and contribution to this course.



Examiners Workshop
The Examiners Workshop will be held on 26 August 2010 at the HKAM Building. The College is delighted to have Dr Mark Priestley, Chair of the ANZCA Final Exam to help with the workshop. Tutorial on the principles of good VIVA preparation will be given to the examiners. Group discussion and presentation on developing VIVA questions will be followed.


Intermediate Examination Mock Viva

The Intermediate Examination Mock Viva will be held on the 21 August 2010 at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kowloon. For detailed information, please visit College’s website.



Exposure to Anaesthetic Safety & Emergencies (EASE) Course for New Anaesthesia Trainees 2010

EASE course will be held on 25 September 2010 at The Institute of Clinical Simulation, North District Hospital. This course is specially designed for new anaesthesia trainees to prepare them for common clinical crises. Please click here for detailed information.