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0830 – 0900
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Opening Address
Dr Deepak Joseph, Chairman, Organising Committee, Singapore Anaesthesia Refresher Course (SARC)
Welcome Address
1. Dr Chong Chin Ted, President, Singapore Society Of Anaesthesiologists (SSA)
2. Dr Nelson Chua, President, College of Anaesthesiologists (CAS)
3. A/Prof Sng Ban Leong, Head of Department of Women’s Anaesthesia, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH)
0915 – 0945
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Obstetric Hemorrhage
Session Chair: Dr Yim CF
Advances in Management of Obstetric Hemorrhage
A/Prof Victoria Eley, Australia
Keynote 2
AI in Healthcare
Dr Ngiam Kee Yuan, Singapore
Keynote 3
Safety Oriented Culture from Medical School Days

A/Prof Ong Biauw Chi, Singapore

0945 – 1015
Placenta Accreta
Dr Sim Wen Shan, Singapore
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Neuroanaesthesia EEG Monitoring and Clinical Aspect
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1015 – 1045
Role of Interventional Radiology in Obstetric Hemorrhage
Dr Luke Toh , Singapore
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A/Prof Joseph F. Answine, USA

Keynote 3b
Dr Anil Patel, UK

1045 – 1115
AM Break
1115 – 1245
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Maternal Morbidity
Session Chair: Dr Leong Wan Ling, Singapore
Cardiac Disease in Pregnancy
Dr May Un Sam Mok, Singapore
Anaesthetic Considerations in Severe Preeclampsia
Dr Bryan Ng, Singapore
Amniotic Fluid Embolism
Dr Lim Ming Jian, Singapore
Refresher Track: Neuroanaesthesia
Session Chair: Dr Chong Chin Ted, Singapore
Updates in Anaesthesia for Acute Stroke Thrombectomy
Dr Beatrice Lim, Singapore
Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
Dr Mavis Teo, Singapore
Updates on Traumatic Brain Injury
Dr Chong Shang Yee , Singapore
Spinal Cord Neuromonitoring
Dr Aaron Lee, Singapore
Refresher Track: Pain
Session Chair: Dr Harinda Goonesekera, Singapore
Difficult Pain Patient
Dr Tay Kwang Hui, Singapore
Cervical Epidural: Practical Applications
Dr Khairnar Chandrashekhar, India
Motor Sparing Lower Limb Blocks
Dr Christopher Liu, Singapore
Chronic Post Surgical Pain
Dr Chogle Niranjan, Northern Ireland
1300 – 1400
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Satellite Symposium
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1415 – 1545
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Jehovah’s Witness in Obstetric Practice
Session Chair: Dr Deepak Mathur, Singapore
Legal Standpoint in Singapore
Dr Kuah Boon Theng , Singapore
The Clinical Standpoint: The KKH Experience
Dr Eileen Lew, Singapore
The Clinical Standpoint: The UK Experience
Dr Nuala Lucas, United Kingdom

Refresher Track: Transplant

Heart Transplant
Dr Andrew Roscoe, Singapore
Lung Transplant
Dr Gyorgy Frendl, United States of America
Liver Transplant
Dr Ho Ying Ci, Singapore
Renal Transplant
Dr Daphne Koh, Singapore
Refresher Track: Paediatrics
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Session Chair: Dr Shahani Jagdish, Singapore
Anaesthesia for Paediatric ENT Surgery
Dr Lee Sumin, Singapore
TIVA and TCI in Paediatric Anaesthesia
Dr Satish Kumar Reddy Challa, Singapore
Updates in Paediatric Regional Anaesthesia
Dr Lee Shu Ying, Singapore
Pain Management in paediatric oncology
Dr Serene Lim, Singapore
1545 – 1615
PM Break
1615 – 1700
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Plenary Lecture 1
Session Chair: A/Prof Sng Ban Leong, Singapore
When Things Go Wrong in Obstetric Anaesthesia
Dr Nuala Lucas, United Kingdom
Management of Perimortem Caesarean Section
A/Prof Victoria Eley, Australia
1715 – 1845
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Refresher Track – Rotem Guided PBM
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Refresher Track: General
Session Chair: Dr Deepak Joseph , Singapore
High Value Nerve Blocks
Dr Geraldine Cheong, Singapore
Anaesthesia Complications Related To Bariatric Patients
Dr Sandeep Mutha, India
Enhanced Recovery Guidelines
Dr Vera Lim, Singapore
Anaesthesia and Operating Room Preparation for Pandemic Disease Outbreak
Dr Jolin Wong, Singapore
Refresher Track: Intensive Care
Session Chair: Dr Sharon Ong, Singapore
Dexmedetomidine in Intensive Care
Dr Sean Loh, Singapore
Ethical Dillemas in Intensive Care
Dr Nicholas Sadovnikoff, United States of America
Recent Clinical Trials in Intensive Care
Dr Chow Sau Yee, Singapore
Critical Care for the Elderly
Dr Lie Sui An, Singapore
0830 – 0915
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Plenary Lecture 2 – Emerging and Re-Emerging Threat of Corona Virus Outbreak: Preparation at a National Level
Dr Vernon Lee, Singapore
0930 – 1000
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Breaking Frontiers in Obstetric Anaesthesia Education
A/Prof Raymond Goy, Singapore

Keynote 5
Joy at Work
Delicia Ser, Singapore
Keynote 6
Session Chair: Dr Ashish Ranjan Satapathy, Singapore
Regional Anaesthesia in Spinal Surgery
Dr John C. John, United Kingdom
1000 – 1030
AM Break
1030 – 1115
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Plenary Lecture 3: ROTEM
Sponsored by: Dr Klaus Gorlinger, Germany
1130 – 1300
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Obesity Epidemic
Session Chair: Dr Mukesh Kumar Shah, Singapore
Evidence-Based Care of Obese Pregnant Woman
A/Prof Victoria Eley, Australia
Difficult Airway in Obstetrics and the Obese
Dr Rajive Dabas, Singapore
Ultrasound Technique in Obtaining Neuraxial Block in the Obese Parturient
Dr Farida Ithnin, Singapore
Refresher Track: Cardiothoracic and Vascular
Session Chair: A/Prof Ti Lian Kah, Singapore
Cerebral Protection Strategies for Aortic Surgery
Maureen Cheng, Singapore
Awake Carotid Endarterectomy
Dr Jerry Tan, Singapore
Anaesthesia for Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy (MIE)
Dr Claudia Tien, Singapore
ECMO for Beginners
Dr Prabhu Mahesh, UAE
Refresher Track: Airway
Session Chair: Dr Theodore Wong, Singapore
Videolaryngoscopy for Every Case
Dr Edwin Seet, Singapore
Controversies in Airway Management
Dr Patrick Wong, New Zealand
SMART – Sensible Management in Airway Trauma
Dr Deborah Khoo, Singapore
Front of Neck Access
Dr Theodore Wong, Singapore
1315 – 1400
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Fireside Chat by: Fireside Chat by:

PONV and Prevention
Lowering the risk factors for PONV
Patient satisfaction is related to PONV management
Dr Phillip Tseng, Singapore
Dr Merle F. Dela Cruz Odi, Philippines

Fireside Chat by:
1415 – 1430
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Closing Address
1445 – 1645
Stream 2
The SARC Trainee Forum

Programme is updated as of 10 May 2021.
The Programme may be subject to change without prior notice.