26 episodes

Perioperative Medicine Short Course is conducted by Monash University (Central Clinical School - Alfred Hospital), in conjunction with the Alfred Hospital and Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine. As part of our drive to improve and promote perioperative medicine education we are launching our PeriopMed podcast series.

Perioperative Medicine Podcast Series Monash University - Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine.

    • Education

Perioperative Medicine Short Course is conducted by Monash University (Central Clinical School - Alfred Hospital), in conjunction with the Alfred Hospital and Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine. As part of our drive to improve and promote perioperative medicine education we are launching our PeriopMed podcast series.

    High-risk PreOperative Clinics

    High-risk PreOperative Clinics

    Professor Ramani Moonesinghe discusses the preoperative assessment of high-risk patients scheduled for major noncardiac surgery preoperatively.

    • 15 min
    Publishing your paper in a top Medical Journal

    Publishing your paper in a top Medical Journal

    An insider’s view of how the major medical journals function, what types of articles they’re looking for, and why an anaesthesia study could be of interest to a broader medical audience.

    • 23 min
    Improving care for patients needing an Emergency Laparatomy

    Improving care for patients needing an Emergency Laparatomy

    With the start of the first national perioperative audit - The Australian and New Zealand National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (ANZELA), Dr Jonathan Nicholson discusses the project with Dr Tom Poulton, an anaesthesiologist and research fellow with the National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia (NIAA) and Health Services Research Centre (HSRC) in the UK who was involved in the UK NELA project. He discusses the experience learnt from this quality assurance project and the results of the nationwide quality improvement research project (EPOCH) that was published in the Lancet earlier this year that trialed the introduction of a pathway for patients requiring an Emergency Laparotomy.

    • 17 min
    Perioperative Management of HFpEF

    Perioperative Management of HFpEF

    Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF) is an increasingly recognised but commonly misunderstood condition. Cardiologist Dr Angeline Leet and POM5102 coordinator Dr Marissa Ferguson discuss the diagnosis, optimisation and perioperative management of patients with HFpEF.

    • 8 min
    Human Factors and Improved Perioperative Care

    Human Factors and Improved Perioperative Care

    How can human factors engineering improve the perioperative experience of our patients? Resident expert Dr Stuart Marshall discusses the role of human factors in designing better perioperative care pathways and processes.

    • 17 min
    Health Economics and Improved Perioperative Care

    Health Economics and Improved Perioperative Care

    Health economics is the branch of economics concerned with the costs, effectiveness and consumption of healthcare. Professor Danny Liew discusses why clinicians should give greater consideration to health economics, and the importance of using Real World Evidence in analysing the cost and value of perioperative interventions.

    • 17 min

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