Programme Highlights

Programme Highlights

The ESRA programme focuses on practical education and clinical applications in anaesthesia and pain management. Explore introductions by the speakers to their sessions below or for the ESRA 2018 timetable, please click here.

This year's programme is highly interactive, we have sessions such as:

Problem Based Learning Discussions

An interactive session, based on a case, in which voting by the audience is used to explore options and solutions. No pre-registration required. Included in the registration fee.

Pro-Con Debates

Interesting topics currently under discussion will be debated by the speakers with the inclusion of the audience via voting. No pre-registration required. Included in the registration fee.

Networking Session

Interesting topic in focus, where speakers will interact with the audience and truly generate a "network of knowledge" between the "panel-experts" and the audience. No pre-registration required. Included in the registration fee.

Hands-On Cadaver Workshops

Cadaver Workshops are strictly limited in number and early registration is highly recommended. These workshops will take place at a nearby medical institute with all the practical requirements for working with cadavers. Pre-registration is required.


Hands-On Clinical Workshops

Hands-On Clinical Workshops (Adults and Paediatric) implement the use of human models and ultrasonography as mediums of demonstration. Pre-registration is required. 


Luncheon Sessions

Luncheon sessions are informal lunch meetings with experts. A group of 10 people sit and enjoy lunch and a fruitful discussion. 


ESRA PROGRAMME HAS 7 TRACKS

  • Central Nerve Blocks
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Blocks
  • Paediatric
  • Obstetric
  • Postoperative Pain Management
  • General

SESSIONS TYPES

Refresher Knowledge

Refresher Knowledge discusses a topic in depth and refreshes the knowledge of participants. No pre-registration required. Included in the registration fee.

Ask the Expert

Ask the Expert Sessions are interactive sessions between participants and experts. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions. No pre-registration required. Included in the registration fee.

Tips and Tricks

Focused tips and tricks can be helpful to participants, with the bonus of sharing ideas and experiences with expert professionals, for setting up Regional anaesthesia block or pain management in many areas of their daily practice. No pre-registration required. Included in the registration fee.

Live Demonstration Workshops

Live Demonstration Workshops refers to workshops with models and ultrasound machine presentation, however, to an audience rather than hands-on. No pre-registration required. Included in the registration fee.

Programme Highlights

  • Pro Con Debate 08: Spine mediated pain. To medial branch lesion or not!... 
    PRO: S. Eldabe (UK), CON: J. De Andres (Spain)

  • Ask The Expert 01: Lumbar spinal stenosis: therapeutic options review - P. Staats (USA)

  • Problem-Based Learning Discussion 7: How to manage a Difficult Airway Patient after RA failure - E. Moka (Greece)

  • Live demonstrations 9: Blocks for foot and ankle surgery: popliteal and rescue at the ankle levelA. Delbos (France)

  • Tips and tricks 11:  Regional anaesthesia in recovery - rescue blocks  - H. Frizelle (Ireland)

  • Refresher Knowledge 24: What can regional anaesthesia tell us about the brain? -J. Aguirre (Switzerland)


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