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Scientific Program

6:30 am — Registration

7:00 - 8:00 am — Continental Breakfast with Exhibitors


8:00 - 10:00 am — 1. Pharmacology: New Drugs and the Future

Moderator – Jerrold Lerman, MD, FRCPC

A. The New Drugs in Pediatric Anesthesia (30 minutes)
Anne M. Lynn, MD, FAAP

B. What Are The Important Questions in Pediatric Pharmacology and How Do We Get Answers (30 minutes)
Brian Anderson, PhD, FANZCA

C. The Approval Process: Can I, or should I, use a drug off label? NZ and US perspectives (30 minutes)
Joseph R. Tobin, MD, FAAP, FCCM

D. Questions & Discussion (30 minutes)

10:00 - 10:30 am — Break with Exhibitors


10:30 am - 12:00 noon — 2. Sedation

Moderator – Laura Torres, MD, FAAP

A. Your Hospital Requests a Sedation Service: Setting up an anaesthesia lead sedation service (30 minutes)
Ian McKenzie, MBBS, FANZCA

B. Should Anesthesiologists be Providing Sedation? (30 minutes)
Joseph P. Cravero, MD, FAAP

C. Questions & Discussion (30 minutes)

12:00 noon - 1:00 pm — Lunch - History of the Discovery of Australia and New Zealand
Andrew J. Davidson, MBBS, FANZCA


1:00 - 3:00 pm — 3. Safety and Outcomes

Moderator: Jayant K. Deshpande, MD, MPH, FAAP

A. How To Measure/Benchmark Safety and Outcomes (20 min)
Anna M. Varughese, MD, MPH

B. Wake Up Safe (15 min)
Donald C. Tyler, MD, MBA

C. When Do We Call for Help: Audits of Stat Calls (15 min each)

Nick Martin, MB, BCh, FANZCA
Gina Whitney, MD
Britta Von Ungern-Sternberg, MB, BCh, PhD

D. Pediatric Anesthesia Mortality: Audits in Australia and USA (15 mins each)

Ben van Der Griend, MBBS, FANZCA
Lynn D. Martin, MD, FAAP, FCCM

E. Panel Discussion and Questions

3:00 - 3:30 pm — Break with Exhibitors


3:30 - 5:00 pm — 4. Wine and Travel

Moderator – Lynda J. Means, MD, FAAP

A. Paediatric Anaesthesia: Opportunities To Assist Globally (20 min)
David Baines, MBBS, FANZCA

B. Trauma In Developing Nations (20 min)
Rob McDougall, MBBS, FANZCA

C. SPACIES Guidelines — Safety Improvements (20 min)
George D. Politis, MD, MPH, FAAP

D. Health Benefits of Wine, and Comparison of Napa and Barossa Valleys (30 min)
Burdett S. Dunbar, MD, FAAP

5:30 - 7:30 pm — Reception - Pool Deck

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