ANZCA Foundation Forum: Reducing Perioperative Complications

This forum will examine the urgent need to pursue continuous improvement in patient outcomes, through reducing potentially life-threatening postoperative complications after surgery and anaesthesia. Dinner & beverages served during the sessions. Speakers and panellists will discuss how medical research driving gold-standard evidence, college, university and hospital collaboration, and improved clinical practice, are all critically important to effectively addressing this national problem. Themes will include: -Widespread incidence and impact of perioperative complications in Australia -Targeting better outcomes for higher risk patients -Clinical trials, evidence, improved patient outcomes, and more cost-effective healthcare -Investing in perioperative research as a proven strategy, with examples of ANZCA Foundation-supported studies that have created impact & value -ANZCA’s research support model, and proven pathways to gold-standard evidence, implementation, and practice change


Royal Perth Yacht Club




Organised by



Rob Packer General Manager - Foundation Australian & New Zealand College of Anaesthetists P: +61 409 481 295 E:

Date 15 Oct
Time 7 PM - 10:30PM