Anaesthesia and the Obese Patient

A Webinar for the General Anaesthetist

Taking place on Thursday 13 May 2021

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Catch-up with course playback for revison and reflection

We included in your fee, access to the course recordings for up to 7 day with an optional extra to extend this to 31 days.

6 CPD Points

Attendees will be asked to evaluate each session and will be provided with a certificate upon completion This webinar provides 6 CPD credits

Fully interactive webinar

Access to the live webinar allows you to fully interact with our faculty and other delegates. There will be extensive Q&A opportunities as well as polling on cases throgh the talks.

Individual attendance fees

£150: Live access to the webinar + access to the catch-up service recordings for 7 days

£195: Live access to the webinar + access to the catch-up service recordings for 31 days

Trust/Institution fees

3-5 Attendees:
£475: Live access to the webinar + access to webinar catch-up recordings for 31 days

6-10 Attendees:
£895: Live access to the webinar + access to webinar catch-up recordings for 31 days

Invoicing is available for trust/institutions bookings upon receipt of a purchase order.
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Who should attend

This webinar is aimed/putched at a level suitable for the Consultant General Anaesthetist



Thursday 13 May 2021

09.30 – 17.30 (GMT)

08.45 – 09.30

Webinar opens for connections

09.45 – 10.30

Pre-operative Assessment and Preparations

Dr Brendan O'Connor, Consultant Anaesthetist, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

10.30 – 11.30

Anaesthetic Induction, Maintenance and Reversal

Dr Claire Nightingale, Consultant Anaesthetist, Buckinghamshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Anaesthetic Induction

Maintenance and Reversal

11.30 – 12.00


12.00 – 12.45

Tips from the Bariatric Anaesthetist

Dr Santanu Mukhopadhyay, Consultant Anaesthetist, Homerton University Hospital , Consultant Anaesthetist, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital

12.45 – 13.30

Post-operative Care

Dr Nick Kennedy, Consultant Anaesthetist, Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton

13.30 – 14.00


14.00 – 14.45

The Obese Patient and the HDU/ICU

Dr Charles Oliver, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine at UCLH London, and Honorary Associate Professor in health systems research, UCL Division of Surgery and Interventional Science

14.45 – 15.30

TIVA in the Obese Patient

Dr Nick Kennedy, Consultant Anaesthetist, Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton Clinical Research Fellow in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, The NIHR Southampton Clinical Research Facility

15.30 – 16.00


16.00 – 16.45

The Obese Child

Dr Raymond Ackwerh, Consultant Anaesthetist [invited]

16.45 – 17.30

The Obese Parturient

Dr Sarah Wray, Consultant Obstetric Anaesthetist, Royal London Hospital



Frequently asked questions

NO. Infomed shall provide you, upon registration a link to stream the course within your web browser, or you can download a small application to run it as a separate window on your computer. If you would prefer a mobile device, we shall also include a link download an app from the Play Store/App Store.

YES! It is very much encouraged. There will be Q&A sessions chaired by Infomed. You can type your questions in the ‘chat’ facility and they will be put to the speakers.

YES! We shall ask for your evaluation of the faculty and organisation. Upon completing this, we shall send you a certificate of attendance by email.

COMMENTS from previous online courses

Some positive things come out of the current COVID crisis
Consultant Intensivist
Good content, short lecture format, remote access, great!
Consultant Anaesthetist
I think the online streaming format really works, it should bring costs down, more environmentally friendly...should be used more often now.
Consultant Anaesthetist
Good of Infomed in developing this on-line teaching format so quickly, I guess this may be the future.
Consultant Anaesthetist
Excellent interactive course with new on line option that worked very well
Consultant Radiologist
Speakers, topics, timekeeping, helpful organiser and content all very good.
Consultant Anaesthetist
Excellent - the streaming service was excellent in audio and video. There was no lag between the delivery and the AV content.
Consultant Radiologist
I must say that I was very impressed, given current Coronavirus issues, at late notice sorted out online streaming of the conference that worked well. The organisers showed a good understanding of the situation. Well delivered and well done Infomed.
Consultant Radiologist
Great day, did well above expectation given the existing Covid-19 pandemic and the unexpected online streaming
Consultant Radiologist
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