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Communication in Anaesthesia

Objective

The Communication in Anaesthesia Special Interest Group (SIG) plans to develop workshops and resources and provide guidance to help improve anaesthetists’ skills in all aspects of their work including patient care (for example, needle-phobic patients), working with surgeons and other health professionals, administrators and the media.


In addition, the SIG hopes to be able to provide support in teaching and research related to communication in anaesthesia.

Activities

A range of activities from the Communication in Anaesthesia SIG will be announced in coming months.

Events

2014 Combined Communication, Education, Management and Welfare SIG Meeting  

Held September 19 - 21, Peppers Salt Resort, Kingscliff, NSW.  

Please click here to view the presentation slides.

 

2015 Combined Communication, Education, Management and Welfare SIG Meeting

September 25-27, 2015, Noosa, QLD. 'Innovation - Leadership - Accountability'.

  

If you have any questions, please contact the Events Team.

 

Membership

Membership of Communication in Anaesthesia SIG is open to Fellows, members of the Australian Society of Anaesthetists and the New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists. Fellows of other colleges, practitioners and allied health professionals are encouraged to participate as associate members. 

 

To join the Communication in Anaesthesia SIG, please download an application form or contact the SIG coordinator via Email or Phone +61 3 9510 6299.

 

Executive 

 

Position Name Region
Chair Dr Allan Cyna
SA
Member Dr Marion Andrew SA
Member
Dr Suyin Tan NSW
Member Dr Andrew Robinson NZ
Member Dr Andrew Love
NZ
Member Dr Guy Buchanan
ACT
Member Dr Scott Simmons
Vic
Member
Dr Jo Sutherland
NSW

 

For further information contact Events or phone +61 3 9510 6299 or visit the ACECC website.



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