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CNME Peri-Operative Study Day 17 May
From: 16/05/2019 22:30 PM
To: 17/05/2019 06:30 AM

Event Details

CNME Peri-operative Study Day with local WDHS presenters

Friday 17 May 2019



$52.00 Registration

$26.00 Graduate Nurses and Students

Lunch and refreshments provided


About the Presenters:

The presenters are local Surgeons, Anaesthetists, Physician,  Nurses and Dietitian.

There will be an opportunity to ask questions of each presenter.






0900- 1040

General overview of acute pain management (Dr E Shepherd)

Specific pain management for paediatric, bariatric, orthopaedic surgery (Dr K Fielke)

HBH pain assessment, pain guidelines, PCA protocols (RN S Vasiliades)

Post-operative Nausea and Vomiting (PONV) prevention, treatment, latest recommendations (RN A Walsh)







Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS) principles (Mr S Clifforth)

Post-anaesthetic observation, MET call criteria (RN L Murray)

Nutrition – ERAS principles (J Nelson Dietitian)

Role of regional anaesthesia/analgesia in our hospital (Dr S Giddy)


1235 - 1305




1305 - 1510

Airway management overview (Dr J De Kievit)

Set up of our Difficult airway trolley (RN L Eales)

Massive transfusion protocol in HBH (RN R Louise)

Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) and postoperative consequences (Dr E Gaio)

Wound care (TBA….surgical registrar)


1510 - 1525



1525 - 1630

Perioperative management of anticoagulation (Dr A Bowman)

DVT prophylaxis (Mr UK Naidoo)

Transnasal Humidified Rapid Insufflation Ventilator Exchange (THRIVE) presentation, High Flow Nasal Prongs Therapy (HFNO) – (Fisher & Paykel Rep)



Please Note:

  • There is NO smoking allowed on any campus of Western District Health Service
  • The temperature in our centre runs at 20º C. Please dress to suit this temperature – bring a jacket/warm top. 
  • Parking is available on Foster St (avoid 2 hour parks) and Kitchener St

WDHS staff are to complete the Registration Form for this day as well as Request to Attend Professional Development Activities Form available on the intranet


For further information, please contact Chris McGennisken on 55518266 or chris.mcgennisken@wdhs.net