The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland is delighted to announce that the forthcoming National Patient Safety in Anaesthesia Conference will take place on Friday 13th November 2020. The meeting will be held as a virtual meeting. Registration details to follow. Date & Time: Friday 13th November, 9AM - 1.45PM Venue: Virtual event, registration details to follow Programme: NAPSAC Poster & Programme [pdf] CPD Points: 5 CPD Points Awarded Point of Contact: Ms Lucia Zelenska at   

The college would like to inform you of the 'Leadership during a Pandemic: Charting a Course for Healthcare, Society and the Economy conference'. This first-of-its-kind conference is an all-island event which will feature Ireland’s healthcare and business leaders as they discuss how we can work together to move through the defining event of our generation. The event is hosted by the UCD Leadership in Healthcare Network and is a collaboration between UCD Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School and the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland. Click here to register Programme details

The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland is delighted to announce the CAI Sustainability Zoom webinar this Saturday, September 12th from 11:00am-1:00pm. The webinar will be hosted by Chair of the Sustainability Committee Dr Dònall O’Cróinín and feature a number of prominent  guest speakers. Programme: CAI Sustainability Webinar 2020 [pdf]   Please register for the webinar below:  

Dear Fellow, The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland are delighted to announce the “CAI: Thought Leaders — Perioperative Medicine” zoom webinar on Wednesday September 2nd from 18:00pm-20:15pm. The webinar will be hosted by Chair of the Education Committee Dr Niamh Hayes and feature a number of prominent  guest speakers. Programme: Thought Leaders Perioperative programme [pdf] This event is supported by Edwards Lifesciences.

  KP Moore Medal Competition 2020   CALL FOR ABSTRACTS   In association with National Patient Safety in Anaesthesia Conference   Friday 13th November 2020   Anaesthetists in training are invited to submit abstracts on a topic related to Patient Safety in Anaesthesia, for consideration as a presentation at the KP Moore Medal Competition 2020. The KP Moore medal will be presented to best trainee presentation at the National Patient Safety in Anaesthesia Conference on Friday 13th November.   The Abstract Submission Guidelines Must not exceed 250 words. Must be typed (double-spaced) on the relevant abstract forms (available from the Education Department or website)

This year’s winner of the Delaney Medal Competition was Dr Dylan Finnerty for his project entitled  “a Prospective, Randomised, Double-Blind Clinical Trial comparing Erector Spinae Plane Block with Serratus Anterior Plane Block for Quality of Recovery and Morbidity after Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery” [ppt]. One of the panel of judges Professor Adam Sapirstein of Johns Hopkins Medical Centre, US described Dr Finerty’s work as “A tour de force project and presentation. A clinical trial that can change practice is a profound undertaking. The presenter demonstrated how and why this was

The College of Anaesthesiologists of Ireland  are delighted to announce a webinar titled “Delivery of Non COVID services in a COVID environment” on Wednesday June 24th  from 18:00pm-19:30pm. A number of speakers will present education pieces relating to a return to non-Covid-19 work patterns and a restart of surgical services. This event will be free to register and is currently approved for 1.5 CPD points. We hope you will join us! Click for programme and registration details here Delivery of Non Covid Programme copy    

With the kind support of CAI and our consultant colleagues we have a planned a CAT Career Progression Evening virtual session for Monday June 22nd at 18.30. We look forward to an evening of fantastic talks from an array of  Anaesthesiologists.  If you are interested in virtually attending this event please see the programme schedule here at CAT Virtual Career Progression Evening