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Anaesthesia for the Patient Living with Obesity 2024

Live, online on Thursday 18 April 2024

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Broadcasting live on Thursday 18 April 2024

09.35 - 09.50

Introduction to Webex

Jack Hodson

Online and IT Services Manager, Infomed Online

09.50 – 10.40

CPD Matrix: 2A03

Pre-operative Assessment and Preparations

Dr Sajith Kumar

Consultant Anaesthetist, Heartlands Hospital

10.40 – 10.45

Screen break

10.45 – 11.15

CPD Matrix: 2A07

Anaesthetic Induction

Dr Wint Mon

Consultant Anaesthetist, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

11.15 – 11.30


11.30 – 12.00

CPD Matrix: 2A07

Anaesthetic Maintenance and Reversal

Dr Wint Mon

Consultant Anaesthetist, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

12.00 - 12.05

Screen break

12.05 - 12.50

CPD Matrix: 2A03, 2A07

Tips from the Bariatric Anaesthetist

Dr Thomas Wojcikiewicz

Consultant Anaesthetist
Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford, Surrey

12.50 – 13.20


13.20 - 14.10

CPD Matrix: 2A07

Post-operative Care

Dr Becky Black

Consultant Anaesthetist, UCLH Hospitals NHS Trust

14.10 - 14.15

Screen break

14.15 – 15.05

CPD Matrix: 2D02

The Child living with obesity

Dr Raymond Ackwerh

Consultant Anaesthetist with special interest in Paediatric and Bariatric Anaesthesia, University College Hospital, London

15.05 – 15.20


15.20 – 16.10

CPD Matrix: 2B01, 2B02, 2B03

The Obese Parturient

Dr Sarah Wray

Consultant Obstetric Anaesthetist, Royal London Hospital

16.10 – 16.50

CPD Matrix: 2B01, 2B02, 2B03

TIVA in the Patient living with obesity

Dr John Dick

Consultant in Anaesthesia, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust



Included in the on-demand catch-up service

45 minutes

CPD Matrix: 2C01, 2C02

The Patient living with obesity 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

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About the course

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Feedback from previous delegates

  • Real life scenarios very useful, excellent physiology and pharmacology with up to date evidence referenced in lectures.

  • Very Informative, well organised. Streaming service is very good

  • All topics were well covered , on line

  • On line, the ability to catch up on TIVA session later

  • Online, 60 day being able to review content, breaks were good

  • Topics, pace and ease of access via mobile app

  • Practical, interesting , breaks after every talk

  • Very practical

  • The content and coverage of topic

  • Screen breaks in between

  • Relevant, manageable talks with regular breaks, good levee of presentations

  • Practical based – not too much citing of papers and rushing through statistics.

  • Informative and comprehensive presentations; good IT support; opportunities to ask questions

  • It was very good – no improvement required

  • Coverage, flow through the topics, balance of knowledge covered

  • Change my practice in terms of triple anti-emesis, IV access, and use of forearm BP cuff where arterial line not necessary

  • More confident in dealing with patients with obesity

  • I need to learn spinal ultrasound

  • Very useful

  • Will use a lot of the tips and advice in clinical practice

  • Improve clinical practise

  • Importance of the subject to day to day practice

  • Lots of useful take home messages and points to implement in my practice

  • Reinforced that I am not doing anything too old fashioned. Will consider thrive more often.

  • Increasing number of obese patients in my clinical practice

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We will contact you by email one week before the course takes place with all the necessary links and joining information.

We will re-send the links the day before the course.

If you have not received an email from us please contact us at and we will respond ASAP.

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.

You can find your catch-up in your account page.

At the end of the catch-up page you will find a link to the feedback form, which will generate your CPD certificate when you submit your feedback.

If the catch-up is not visible in your account, please contact us and we will amend your account ASAP.

Using the short videos below, we shall guide you through the process of joining a meeting using Webex. If joining from your own computer If you are connecting from your own device then it is likely that you will be able to join via the Webex application. If joining from a trust/institution computer However, if you are using a computer that is owned and restricted by your trust, then you may find it easier to join via your web browser. Please see the second video for guidance on this process.

Joining Webex using the application on your PC or Mac

Joining Webex using your web browser

When you connect to a course you should see some introductory slides and hear music.

If you cannot hear any music please check you are connected to the audio.

At the bottom of the webex meeting you may see a button that says "Connect to audio".

Click this and then select "Use computer for audio" in the pop-up box.

If you have connected by a browser you may need to give your browser access to your microphone in order to connect to the audio.

Click the padlock in the top left of your browser and make sure microphone access is allowed

If this does not resolve your issue please email us or call us on 0204 520 5081

To join an Infomed Online course you simply need an internet connection and a browser (Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari).

You can also connect from a mobile device: Download the Webex Meetings app from your App Store.

To join a course with a smooth experience, your internet connection must be stable, not connected to a VPN and at least 20Mbps download.

Below you can use the tool to run an internet speed test.

You must test from:

  • -- the location that you intend the see the course from;
  • -- withing the location, if using Wi-Fi, the room or department area that you intend to view the course from to ensure a good signal
  • -- if connecting from home, a computer that is not connected to a workplace VPN

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To join a course with a smooth experience, your internet connection must be stable, not connected to a VPN and at least 20Mbps download.


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Course fees

Live access, plus 90 days access to course recordings

Delegate fee: £225

Book with the “Obstetric and Paediatric Anaesthesia 2024” course taking place on Wednesday 17 April 2024 and save £55
Code: ANAES55

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