Communication in Anaesthesia SIG

Communication in Anaesthesia SIG

 

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

2017 Meetings

2017 Combined Communication, Education, Leadership and Management, and Welfare SIG Meeting
October 27-29, 2017, Novotel Twin Waters, Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
“Confident competence: Creating and maintaining our abilities”.
Registrations are now open. Please click here to visit the meeting website.

 

2016 Meetings 

2016 Combined Communication, Education, Management and Welfare SIG Meeting
October 7-9, 2016, Novotel Sydney Manly Pacific, NSW. "Building Resilience - Reflections, Culture and Changing Minds".
Please click here to visit the meeting website

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 Events 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 Associate Professor Scott Simmons
Vic

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