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Call for Application

November 4, 2018

4th SSAI Advanced Educational Programme in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia and Intensive Care 2019-2021 An advanced education programme for specialists in anaesthesiology with a special interest in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anaesthesia and Intensive Care from the five Nordic countries*). The programme lasts two years and consists of: Clinical training, working in…

Engage in sepsis guideline evolvement

October 25, 2018

The surviving sepsis campaign (SSC) asks for YOUR participation in order to formulate questions for preparing new sepsis guidelines! The SSAI supports this action and would like to urge you to participate in this survey in order to secure that Scandinavian sepsis treatment practice is represented in the new guidelines….

SSAI Perioperative Medicine and Management 2019 – Update

October 8, 2018

Perioperative Medicine and Management (short: PoMM) is the medical part of management and how leading the operating room can improve quality , productivity and cost effectiveness evidence based perioperative medicine and how implementation of gained knowledge can improve patient safety  and outcome through the pre-, peri- and postoperative period If…

Exciting Paediatric Intensivist Engagement in Malawi

July 24, 2018

Mercy James Centre, Blantyre, Malawi, AFRICA Introduction The Mercy James Centre for Paediatric Surgery and Intensive Care (MJC) is seeking an enthusiastic paediatric intensivist from December 2018 onwards. Position Description The intensivist will be responsible for the management of patients in MJC’s 6-bed paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) and will…

Reducing waste in health care research, JP Ioannidis – SSAI 2019 congress update

May 14, 2018

The organizing committee of the SSAI 2019 congress is extremely honored to announce that Prof. John PA Ioannidis has accepted to give a key note lecture “Reducing waste in health care research” as part of our opening session. John PA Ioannidis is C.F. Rehnborg Chair in Disease Prevention at Stanford…

First SSAI Research Methodology Course – Report of a success

April 11, 2018

Congratulations to the SSAI! The first annual SSAI Research Methodology Course has finally taken place, a success story for the SSAI and for SSAI member course participants. As part of its core mission, the SSAI aims to deliver high-quality educational opportunities to members in the form of a series of…

SSAI 2019 Congress Update – Keynote Speakers

April 8, 2018

The 2019 SSAI congress to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark August 28-30th takes form! We are working hard and are proud to inform you about the following keynote lecturers: Professor Tanja Manser, Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz, Hochschule für Angewandte Psychologie FHNW, Schweiz is a leading expert and the author of the most cited…

UPDATE – New Free Paediatric Anaesthesia E-learning – perioperative fluid challenges

March 26, 2018

ESPA and SSAI have developed a platform for e-learning in paediatric anaesthesia. E-learning has become central to postgraduate medical education due to a high degree of flexibility, broad resource-sharing capacity and costeffectiveness. Based on high quality congress video material from the European Society for Paediatric Anaesthesiology (ESPA), peer reviewed articles, case scenarios and multiple-choice…

SSAI statement supports the suspension of HES solutions by the EMA

March 8, 2018

The European Medicine Agency has decided to suspend Hydroxyethyl-Starch (HES) because of serious side-effects in specific patient groups: This decision has obviously led to some discussion, especially among those who have continued to use HES despite concerns about safety. This discussion has resulted in a formal letter from the German…

Symposium on Anaesthesia and Surgery in Young Children in Odense, DK – September 29th

March 6, 2018

The 29th of September 2018 the Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care at Odense University Hospital in Denmark hosts the Symposium: Anaesthesia and Surgery in Young Children: Long-term outcome. The venue is: The Emil Aarestrup Auditorium at Odense University Hospital. A panel of Danish and International experts will share their…

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