Event date: 13th Jun 2013
Location: Te Papa Tongarewa (Oceania Room), Wellington
Perioperative Mortality Review Committee

Inaugural workshop of the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee
Prof Cliff Hughes and Prof Kate Leslie

Keynote speakers: Prof Cliff Hughes and Prof Kate Leslie

You are invited to the inaugural workshop of the Perioperative Mortality Review Committee covering a range of topics.

  • Presenting NZ’s first national perioperative mortality data, including: elective/waiting list admissions (ASA 1 & 2), postoperative mortality in those 80 years and older, pulmonary embolus and cholecystectomy
  • Auditing surgical mortality
  • Perioperative information, informed consent and the consumer

Speakers include:

  • Professor Cliff Hughes (CEO, Clinical Excellence Commission)
  • Professor Kate Leslie (Head of Anaesthesia Research, Royal Melbourne Hospital and chair of the Committee of Presidents of Medical Colleges)
  • Professor Alan Merry (Chair, Health Quality & Safety Commission)
  • Dr Leona Wilson (Chair, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee)
  • Dr Cathy Ferguson (Deputy-Chair, Perioperative Mortality Review Committee)

This educational activity has been approved in the Royal Australasian College of Surgeon’s CPD Program. Fellows who participate can claim one point per hour [maximum 6 points] in Category 4: Maintenance of Knowledge and Skills towards 2013 CPD totals.

Attendance at this workshop can count towards the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists’ CPD requirements.

The working towards safer beginnings and staying alive after surgery annual workshops of the PMMRC and POMRC have been endorsed by the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and are approved for up to 6 credits for each committee workshop for CME for General Practice Educational Programme Stage 2 (GPEP2) and Maintenance of Professional Standards (MOPS) purposes.

Download the informational flyer here.

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