Anesthetic Techniques for the Complex and Unusual Patient

SPONSOR: Earthwide Surgical Foundation and the Nigerian Christian Hospital.

OBJECTIVE: The workshop will focus on techniques for the safe anesthesia in the complex and unusual patient. Emphasis will be on 1. The difficult airway, 2. The thyrotoxic patient, 3. Vascular access.

This will be a practical, hands-on course in anesthesia concentrating on complex general/head and neck surgery.

TIME/LOCATION: May, 2013 at the Nigerian Christian Hospital, Mile 11 Ikot Ekpene Rd, Aba, Abia State

PROCTOR: The course Proctors will be  Eric Ojeh and Wilson Anyanwu-Both trained nurse anesthetists with a vast experience. The course Director will be Brian Camazine, MD, a Harvard University trained General/Thoracic Surgeon. Dr. Camazine is President/Founder of Earthwide Surgical Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to the surgical care of the poor of the world. He has over 25 years experience in humanitarian work in Nigeria.

COST: N10,000 PER PARTICIPANT. Covering feeding and accommodation

Space will be limited to 3 trainees per session to maximize the ‘hands-on’ experience and permit a close interaction with the proctors.

Mr Eric Ojeh (  CRNA) 
HOD  Department of Anaesthesia                          
Nigerian Christian Hospital, Nlagu

Mr Anyanwu Wilson (CRNA)
SNO National Orthopaedic Hospital Enugu