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     Workshops vary in cost, participant numbers and location. All workshops are 90 minutes in duration and run concurrently with
     the main scientific programme in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre unless otherwise specified. Details can be
     found in the description of each workshop below. A ticket is required for entry to all workshops. Only ONE workshop will be
     allocated to each delegate by the closing date of Early-Bird registration: Friday, 18 March 2011.
     Workshops are open to all registered delegates. Allocation will be on a first-come-first-serve basis and availability is subject to
     Tai chi                                                              Participants will learn the sonoanatomy and techniques of
     Facilitator:    Tsui Woon-Kwong Tai Chi Institute                    common ultrasound-guided regional anaesthesia for the upper
                     - Dr Timothy Brake, Dr Tommy Suen,                   extremity. Hands-on scanning experience is emphasised.
                       Mr Woon-Kwong Tsui, Dr Angela Wai
     Date/Time:      W01 Saturday, 14 May 2011 0700-0800                  ECMO
                             Sunday, 15 May 2011     0700-0800            Facilitators:   Dr Philip Lam, Mr Jack So
                             Monday, 16 May 2011     0700-0800            Date/Time:      W04 Saturday, 14 May 2011         1030-1200
                             Tuesday, 17 May 2011    0700-0800                            W08 Saturday, 14 May 2011         1330-1500
     Venue:        West Garden (next to Grand Hyatt Hong Kong)            Cost:         HKD250
     Cost:         HKD600 for 4 sessions                                  Maximum       20
     Maximum       30                                                     participants:
                                                                          Over the last decade we have seen an increase in the evidence
     Tai chi chuan is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for       to support the role of ECMO as the first line circulatory support
     both its defence training and its health benefits. The concept       for patients with refractory cardiogenic shock, as well as its role
     of Tai chi (supreme ultimate) represents fusion of Yin and Yang      as bridging therapy for patients with severe acute respiratory
     into a single ultimate. The health benefit of Tai chi includes       failure. This workshop will review the principles of ECMO as
     promotion of balance control, flexibility, cardiovascular fitness,   well as the practical aspects of setting up a circuit and trouble-
     and has shown to reduce the risk of falls in both healthy elderly    shooting issues that may arise.
     patients, and those recovering from chronic stroke, heart
     failure, high blood pressure, heart attacks, multiple sclerosis,     Airways, Airways, Airways!
     Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and fibromyalgia.                           Facilitator:    Dr Reny Segal
     Neuraxial analgesia for refractory cancer pain in                    Date/Time:      W05 Saturday, 14 May 2011         1030-1200
     children                                                                             W10 Saturday, 14 May 2011         1330-1500
     Facilitators:   Dr Susie Lord                                                        W14 Saturday, 14 May 2011         1530-1700
     Date/Time:      W02 Saturday, 14 May 2011         1030-1200          Cost:         HKD400
     Cost:         HKD150                                                 Maximum       20
     Maximum       20                                                     participants:
                                                                          This year’s CSM Airway Workshops are brought to you courtesy
     Interventional techniques are rarely required in paediatrics.        of the Airway Management Special Interest Group (SIG). We
     When indicated, the technical and logistic challenges of             will be running three large and totally interactive airway
     managing intrathecal analgesia in children must be balanced          workshops. Amongst other delights, you will get a chance to
     with the benefits to children and families. Literature addressing    familiarise yourself with airway devices, brush up on long lost
     the role of neuraxial analgesia will be reviewed and two             or little practiced skills and perhaps learn a new trick or two.
     paediatric cases will be presented as a stimulus for discussion      The workshops will be “oozing” with airway experts (well, at
     of technical, practical and ethical aspects. Presenters will         least airway enthusiasts with a great track record in this field
     also address the importance of liaison between adult and             of entertainment!). There will be a strong mix of practical
     paediatric pain medicine specialists in delivering this care.        skill stations. For that extra bit of adrenaline rush, all the
     Ultrasound for upper limb block                                      participants will be able to rotate through some very real and
     Facilitators:   Dr WS Chan, Dr Paul Cheng, Dr KC Lam,                potentially very everyday simulated airway scenarios being
                     Dr Neil MacLennan                                    run on SimMan (human patient simulator from Laerdal) – not
                                                                          for the faint of heart.
     Date/Time:      W03 Saturday, 14 May 2011 1030-1200
                     W07 Saturday, 14 May 2011 1330-1500
                                                                          For everything that these Airway Workshops are, they are not
     Cost:         HKD350                                                 a talk-fest – you want hands-on with the airway experts to
     Maximum       18                                                     guide, we bring you hands-on!

The trial viva: how to prepare your candidates for                  Participants will learn the sonoanatomy and techniques of
the final fellowship examination                                    common ultrasound-guided regional anaesthesia for the lower
Facilitator:    Dr Mark Priestley                                   extremity. Hands-on scanning experience is emphasised.
Date/Time:      W06 Saturday, 14 May 2011        1330-1500
                W11 Saturday, 14 May 2011        1530-1700          Counselling in chronic pain
                                                                    Facilitator:    Assoc Prof Michael Nicholas
Cost:         HKD150
                                                                    Date/Time:      W15 Sunday, 15 May 2011          1030-1200
Maximum       20
participants:                                                       Cost:         HKD150
                                                                    Maximum       20
This workshop will provide everything you need to know              participants:
to run realistic trial vivas for the ANZCA Final Exam either as
individual practitioners or on a large scale. The workshop will     This session is intended to provide an opportunity to review
be run by a current examiner.                                       helpful ways of interacting with our patients, especially those
                                                                    with persisting pain. We will outline the key objectives of these
The content will include:                                           interactions, the skills required and ways of dealing with the
• the important features of current examination viva structure,     common challenges. The emphasis will be on the interaction
  scoring and expectations                                          rather than just ‘the message’ and all those attending will
• the skills required to construct and ask viva questions           have an opportunity to practice (in a role play format) the
• creating realism in trial vivas                                   counselling skills involved.
• skills to foster in your candidates
This workshop will be interactive so bring a viva question          Ultrasound guided regional anaesthesia in children
that you can discuss. Trainees preparing for the exam are also      Facilitators:   Dr Terence Beh, Dr Bob Chan, Dr James Chiang
welcome to attend.                                                  Date/Time:      W16 Sunday, 15 May 2011         1030-1200
                                                                                    W22 Sunday, 15 May 2011         1330-1500
Acupuncture (Basic)                                                 Cost:         HKD500
Facilitators:   Dr Regina Choi, Dr Huey-Sing Lim,                   Maximum       20
                Assoc Prof Shi-Ping Zhang                           participants:
Date/Time:      W09 Saturday, 14 May 2011 1330-1500
                W13 Saturday, 14 May 2011 1530-1700                 Learn to perform regional anaesthesia in children. This
Cost:         HKD400                                                workshop will feature a brief review on regional anaesthesia
Maximum       20                                                    in children, followed by hands-on sessions on truncal, neuro-
participants:                                                       axial, upper limb and lower limb blocks in children. This
                                                                    workshop will also focus on the use of ultrasound to perform
This workshop provides a brief introduction to the background,      regional blocks more easily and safely in the paediatric
mechanisms, latest evidence and adverse effects of clinical         population.
acupuncture by experts in the field of traditional Chinese
medicine and acupuncture. Through the use of models,                Part One primer in parametric testing
participants will have exposure to the different meridians and      Facilitator:    Dr Alan McLintic
acupoints on our body, the rationale behind the selection of        Date/Time:      W17 Sunday, 15 May 2011          1030-1200
different acupoints for the same disease and the implications       Cost:         HKD150
for current clinical trials. There will also be hands-on teaching   Maximum       20
of different needling, cupping and electrical stimulation           participants:
techniques, as well as exposure to ear acupuncture.
                                                                    This is an interactive primer in basic statistics for FANZCA or
Ultrasound for lower limb block                                     HKCA examination candidates. The session will aim to provide
Facilitators:   Dr Olivia Cheung, Dr Grace Hui, Dr Jeffrey Kua,     an intuitive understanding of the building blocks of statistical
                Dr Doris Leung, Dr David McLeod                     analysis with particular emphasis on the normal distribution
Date/Time:      W12 Saturday, 14 May 2011 1530-1700                 and parametric testing. The session aims to illuminate a light
                W28 Sunday, 15 May 2011         1530-1700           bulb in candidates’ heads that will be a stepping stone to a full
Cost:         HKD350                                                understanding of statistical principles. All attending delegates
Maximum       18                                                    will receive a comprehensive manual.


     Crisis simulation                                                   Petit four in echocardiography
     Facilitators:   Dr Timothy Brake, Dr Bassanio Law,                  Facilitators:   Dr Mark Buckland, Dr Yau-Wai Chan, Dr Yee-Eot
                     Dr Rowan Molnar                                                     Chee, Dr Alicia Dennis, Dr Peter Hiong
     Date/Time:      W18 Sunday, 15 May 2011         1030-1200           Date/Time:
                     W25 Sunday, 15 May 2011         1330-1500           W20 (Basic TTE)               Sunday, 15 May 2011 1030-1200
                     W31 Sunday, 15 May 2011         1530-1700           W27 (Echo in obstetric        Sunday, 15 May 2011 1330-1500
                     W36 Monday, 16 May 2011         1030-1200                anaesthesia)
                     W40 Monday, 16 May 2011         1330-1500           W33 (Echo in crtically ill)   Sunday, 15 May 2011 1530-1700
                     W45 Monday, 16 May 2011         1530-1700           W38 (Hemodynamics in          Monday, 16 May 2011 1030-1200
     Cost:         HKD350                                                     Echo)
     Maximum       12                                                    Cost:         HKD250
     participants:                                                       Maximum       20
     Crisis, what crisis? This is better than caffeine to get your
     pulse racing. Simulation-based medical education has                As we move into the era of “Seeing is Believing”,
     been shown to have an impact on changing behaviour and              echocardiography is becoming an indispensable tool in
     improving recall in a crisis setting. We will use a high fidelity   our daily clinical practice. These “Petit Four” workshops
     simulation mannequin to recreate anaesthetic emergencies            aimed to take you through four essential functionalities of
     to challenge your diagnostic and crisis management skills. As       echocardiography in the perioperative patient care.
     part of the learning experience, you will be debriefed on your
     performance in a safe, non-threatening environment.                 Acupuncture (Advanced)
                                                                         Facilitators:   Dr Regina Choi, Dr Huey-Sing Lim,
     Crisis simulation – the simulator’s apprentice                                      Assoc Prof Ai-Ping Qin
     Facilitators:   Dr Timothy Brake, Dr Sandy Garden,                  Date/Time:      W21 Sunday, 15 May 2011         1330-1500
                     Dr Bassanio Law, Dr Rowan Molnar                    Cost:         HKD400
     Date/Time:      W19 Sunday, 15 May 2011        1030-1200            Maximum       20
                     W26 Sunday, 15 May 2011        1330-1500            participants:
                     W32 Sunday, 15 May 2011        1530-1700
                     W37 Monday, 16 May 2011        1030-1200            This workshop aims to demonstrate the clinical application
                     W41 Monday, 16 May 2011        1330-1500            of acupuncture in chronic pain (e.g. back pain, knee pain)
                     W46 Monday, 16 May 2011        1530-1700            and treatment of nausea, vomiting and anxiety. The rationale
     Cost:         HKD150 for apprentices                                for acupoints selection and clinical evidence will also be
     Maximum       4 per workshop                                        presented. Novices are recommended to attend Acupuncture
     participants:                                                       (Basic) before this workshop.

     In conjunction with the simulation workshops, we are also           Part One primer in measurement and monitoring
     inviting ‘apprentices’ who have some experience and training        Facilitator:    Dr Alan McLintic
     as simulation instructors to be guided by the ‘Masters’ in          Date/Time:      W23 Sunday, 15 May 2011        1330-1500
     simulation from the Simulation Special Interest Group (SIG).        Cost:         HKD150
     There will be a set simulation scenario, or you can submit your     Maximum       20
     own. Come as a team or as individuals. The ‘Masters’ will be        participants:
     debriefing the debriefers after the session – try to find the
     pearl in the dragon!                                                Don’t evoke the Ostrich fallacy. Confront your demons of
                                                                         invasive pressure monitoring, body plethysmography and
                                                                         other horrors of the Part One Measurement and Monitoring
                                                                         FANZCA / HKCA examination. This tutorial aims at providing
                                                                         an easy approach to some of the more difficult areas of
                                                                         Part One preparation so that you can tackle the exam with
                                                                         more confidence. All attending delegates will receive a
                                                                         comprehensive manual.

New ACLS guidelines                                              Ultrasound for neuraxial block
Facilitator:    Dr Elizabeth (Betsy) Hunt                        Facilitators:   Assoc Prof Manoj Karmakar, Dr Emily Koo,
Date/Time:      W24 Sunday, 15 May 2011        1330-1500                         Dr Kristie Tsang
                W30 Sunday, 15 May 2011        1530-1700         Date/Time:      W39 Monday, 16 May 2011        1330-1500
Cost:         HKD150                                                             W43 Monday, 16 May 2011        1530-1700
Maximum       20                                                 Cost:         HKD350
participants:                                                    Maximum       18
This workshop will provide you with updated skills and
knowledge in advanced cardiac life support. Stay up to date      This workshop will discuss the sonoanatomy of the
and keep your patients safe. This hands-on workshop includes     thoracolumbar spine. Different techniques of ultrasound-
drills on a manikin to ensure you are equipped to manage         guided spinal and epidural block will also be discussed.
future resuscitations.                                           Hands-on scanning experience is emphasised. This workshop
                                                                 is ideal for anaesthetists who already use ultrasound in their
ANZCA research grants                                            routine practice.
Facilitator:    Prof Alan Merry
Date/Time:      W29 Sunday, 15 May 2011        1530-1700         Photography
Cost:         HKD150                                             Facilitator:    Dr Amy Pang
Maximum       20                                                 Date/Time:      W42 Monday, 16 May 2011          1530-1700
participants:                                                    Cost:         HKD150
                                                                 Maximum       24
Participants of this workshop will be given an overview of the   participants:
ANZCA Research Grant process and advice on producing a
high quality grant application.                                  Dr Pang is an internationally recognised and awarded
                                                                 photographer. In addition, she is now an established
Ultrasound for truncal block                                     exhibitor, with her works exhibited worldwide. Dr Pang will
Facilitators:   Dr Grace Hui, Dr Carina Li,                      share with the audience photos taken during her numerous
                Dr David M Scott, Dr Belinda Wong                travelling photographic expeditions throughout China,
Date/Time:      W34 Monday, 16 May 2011        1030-1200         Europe and Africa. Every picture tells a story - rather than just
                                                                 explain technical aspects, Dr Pang will discuss the fascinating
Cost:         HKD350
                                                                 story each picture has to offer. It will be an informative and
Maximum       18
                                                                 entertaining talk that is sure to inspire.

Participants will gain insight into ultrasound-guided            Paediatric resuscitation
techniques for a variety of truncal blocks, including ilio-      Facilitators:   Dr Erick Cheng, Dr Albert Ku, Dr Yee-Kwan Tang,
inguinal, ilio-hypogastric, intercostal, tranversus abdominis                    Dr Vivian Yuen
plane and rectus sheath blocks.                                  Date/Time:      W44 Monday, 16 May 2011           1530-1700
                                                                 Cost:         HKD150
Mindfulness for stress management                                Maximum       20
Facilitator:    Dr Josephine Cheng                               participants:
Date/Time:      W35 Monday, 16 May 2011        1030-1200
                W49 Tuesday, 17 May 2011       1030-1200         This hands-on workshop will update and refresh your
                                                                 knowledge and skills in paediatric advanced life support.
Cost:         HKD150
                                                                 We will discuss some of the most common and important
Maximum       20
                                                                 crisis management and resuscitation scenarios in infants
                                                                 and children. Participants will also have a chance to learn
                                                                 invasive and life-saving procedures in paediatric resuscitation,
Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), a form of stress
                                                                 including intraosseous needle insertion, chest drain insertion,
relief rooted in the practice of mindfulness and cognitive
                                                                 cardioversion and defibrillation.
therapy, was originally developed by Dr Jon Kabat-Zinn and
colleagues. It has gained popularity in recent years and has
been found to be an effective means of stress relief.


     Renal replacement therapy                                            Medical informatics is an emerging, interdisciplinary
     Facilitators:   Dr Kenny Chan, Dr Hoi-Ping Shum,                     and diverse field that applies health information and
                     Dr Wing-Wa Yan                                       communications technology in clinical care and clinical
                                                                          research with the ultimate objective of improving patient
     Date/Time:      W47 Monday, 16 May 2011       1530-1700
                                                                          care. Want to know more? Come and join us!
     Cost:         HKD250
     Maximum       20                                                     Qigong
     participants:                                                        Facilitators:   Mr Bobby Ng, Ms Priscilla Siu, Mr Maurice Wan,
     This workshop will discuss the principles and practice of                            Ms Hei-Yi Wong
     continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT). It will allow           Date/Time:      W52 Tuesday, 17 May 2011        1330-1500
     delegates to competently provide care to patients with renal                         W56 Tuesday, 17 May 2011        1530-1700
     failure needing CRRT.
                                                                          Cost:         HKD400
     Ultrasonography for vascular access                                  Maximum       20
     Facilitators:   Dr YF Chung, Dr John Leyden, Dr Clara Poon, Dr       participants:
                     Leo Wat                                              Baduanjin (八段錦) is a traditional Chinese activity containing
     Date/Time:      W48 Tuesday, 17 May 2011       1030-1200             eight carefully-choreographed movements, combined
                     W53 Tuesday, 17 May 2011       1330-1500             with breathing and mental co-ordination to promote and
                     W57 Tuesday, 17 May 2011       1530-1700             manipulate the flow of Qi within the body. It is practiced both
                                                                          for health and diseases (including chronic pain). This workshop
     Cost:         HKD500                                                 provides direct hands-on coaching by certified experienced
     Maximum       20                                                     Qigong instructors. Participants also receive a book with a
     participants:                                                        DVD (in English) to facilitate self-practice.
     With advances in technology and a focus on safety, ultrasound
     guided vascular cannulation is common practice amongst               Is there a doctor on board? – aviation crisis resource
     anaesthetists and intensivists. Basic ultrasound principles,         management site visit
     techniques and the common complications of major venous              Facilitators:   Dr Timothy Brake, Dr Albert Chan,
     cannulation will be reviewed and discussed. This hands-on                            Dr Patricia Kan, Dr Bassanio Law,
     workshop will explore the role of ultrasound for vascular                            Captain Robin Snelgar, Captain Tim Thane
     access, including central venous cannulation (internal jugular       Date/Time:      W55 Tuesday, 17 May 2011          1300-1730
     vein, axillary vein, femoral vein), peripheral venous and arterial
     catheterisation. Demonstration of the relevant anatomy will          Venue:        Cathay City, Chek Lap Kok
     be provided using live models. Phantoms will be arranged to          Cost:         HKD1,000
     provide eye-hand co-ordination practice during cannulation.          Maximum       24
     Interview skills - how to conduct that difficult                     participants:
     interview                                                            Is there a doctor on board? Have you ever responded to the
     Facilitator:    Dr Di Khursandi                                      call? What is available in the medical box? What is the training
     Date/Time:      W50 Tuesday, 17 May 2011          1030-1200          and approach of the flight crew? How will you perform in an
                                                                          unusual and confined environment?
                     W54 Tuesday, 17 May 2011          1330-1500
     Cost:         HKD150                                                 Aviation has been at the forefront of crisis resource
     Maximum       24                                                     management. Participants will visit the simulation training
     participants:                                                        centre of Cathay Pacific. We will use a medical crisis simulation
                                                                          in the cabin with a high fidelity mannequin to explore
     Probably the most difficult interviews that supervisors have         the interaction among flight crew and doctors on board.
     to conduct are those related to sub-standard performances            Debriefing will address the crisis response of the flight crew,
     in colleagues and trainees, in both clinical and professional        the doctors and the medical ground support.
     areas. This interactive workshop contains a review of basic
     communication skills, ideas on how to prepare for the difficult      Participants will have hands-on experience in the Cathay
     interview, tips to help you with that difficult conversation, as     Pacific cockpit simulators and be will debriefed by their
     well as some role play practice.                                     flight instructors and the anaesthetic faculty to consider the
                                                                          application to anaesthesia.
     Informatics in ICU
                                                                          The cost includes transport to and from the conference venue
     Facilitators:   Dr Kenny Chan, Dr David Chong                        (HKCEC) and Cathay City. Cathay City is located next to the
     Date/Time:      W51 Tuesday, 17 May 2011      1030-1200              International Airport, so bring your bags with you if you are
     Cost:         HKD150                                                 catching a flight that evening.
     Maximum       20
                                                                          Please visit the meeting website for
                                                                          updates on workshops.

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