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0830 – 0900
Stream 1
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 Chik Foo, Singapore
Advances in Management of Obstetric Hemorrhage
A/Prof Victoria Eley, Australia
Keynote 2
Session Chair: A/Prof Tan Kian Han, Singapore
AI in Healthcare
Dr Ngiam Kee Yuan, Singapore
Keynote 3
Session Chair: Dr Chan Yew Weng, Singapore
Safety Oriented Culture from Medical School Days
A/Prof Ong Biauw Chi, Singapore
0945 – 1015
Placenta Accreta Spectrum
Dr Sim Wen Shan, Singapore
Pharmacoeconomic Benefit of ERAS Protocols
Sponsored by:
Dr Luiz Fernando dos Reis Falcão, Brazil
Clinical EEG in Anaesthesia
Sponsored by:
Dr Tan Wah Tze, Singapore
1015 – 1045
Role of Interventional Radiology in Obstetric Hemorrhage
Dr Luke Toh , Singapore
Perioperative Fluid Therapy: Optimal Fluid For High Risk Surgical Patients
Sponsored by:

A/Prof Joseph F. Answine, USA
THRIVE – The Journey So Far
Prof 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: The Future Of Anesthesia: Balancing Patients Outcomes & Environmental Sustainability
Sponsored by:
Session Chair: A/Prof Avinash Gobindram, Singapore
A/Prof Joseph F. Answine, USA
1415 – 1545
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Jehovah’s Witness in Obstetric Practice
Session Chair: Dr Deepak Mathur, Singapore
Legal Standpoint in Singapore
Ms 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
Session Chair: Dr Terry Pan, Singapore
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
Sponsored by:
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
Management of Perimortem Caesarean Section
A/Prof Victoria Eley, Australia
When Things Go Wrong in Obstetric Anaesthesia
Dr Nuala Lucas, United Kingdom
1715 – 1845
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Refresher Track – Patient Blood Management
Sponsored by:
Session Chair: Dr Jonathan Tan , Singapore
Basic Overview of ROTEM
Dr Klaus Goerlinger, Germany
Recent Clinical Trials in Coagulation Management
Dr Klaus Goerlinger, Germany
Cases: Trauma & Perioperative Coagulation Management
Dr Louis Ng, Singapore
Cases: Perioperative Coagulation Management
Dr Christopher King, Singapore
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
Session Chair: A/Prof Ong Biauw Chi, Singapore
Emerging and Re-Emerging Threat of Corona Virus Outbreak: Preparation at a National Level
A/Prof Vernon Lee, Singapore
0930 – 1000
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Breaking Frontiers in Obstetric Anaesthesia Education
A/Prof Raymond Goy, Singapore

Keynote 5
Session Chair: Dr June Goh, Singapore
Joy at Work
Ms 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-guided Bleeding Management in PPH
Sponsored by:
Session Chair: Dr Ng Bang Teen, Singapore
Dr Klaus Goerlinger, 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
Dr 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:Moderator: Dr Jayant Giri, Singapore
Medication Errors Caused By Wrong Route Administration
Dr Abey Mathews, Singapore
Fireside Chat: PONV, Prevention & NMB Monitoring with The ExpertsModerator: Dr Joseph Abueg, Singapore
Lowering The Risk Factors for PONV
Dr Merle F. Dela Cruz Odi, Philippines
Expert Discussion Session
• Updates on Neuromuscular Block Monitoring and management
• How patient satisfaction is related to PONV management
Dr Merle F. Dela Cruz Odi, Philippines & Dr Phillip Tseng, Singapore
Sponsored Track:Lung Protective Ventilation in the OR
Prof Javier Garcia-Fernandez, Spain
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THE SARC Trainee Forum
Junior Sharing Segment
1415 – 1425
1425 – 1445
Making The Most of Time in Residency
Jonathan Cheng, Singapore
1445 – 1505
Surviving Residency with 3 Kids and A Parallel Military Career
Jocelyn Ong, Singapore
1505 – 1520
Video Collaboration On How COVID 19 Has Impacted Our Lives In Anaesthesia
Singhealth Chief, NHG and NUHS Residents
1520 – 1540
Corporate Sharing By:
Fluid Equilibria – Fluid Choice Matters
Dr Marvin Ajon, Singapore
Senior Sharing Segment
1540 – 1600
Analgesia For Major Abdominal Surgery
Timothy Lam, Singapore
1600 – 1620
Heart /Lung Transplants
Antonia Zeng, Singapore
Priscilla Phoon, Singapore
1620 – 1640
Paediatric Cardiac Anaesthesia
Prof Sophia Ang, Singapore
1640 – 1700
Remote Anaesthesia
Dr Evelyn Lee, Singapore
1700 – 1710
Corporate Sharing By:
The New Innovations of INVOS, BIS & McGRATH
Sheral Leo, Singapore
Final Segment
1710 – 1730
Part C Briefing and Resources
Dr Tay Kwang Hui, Singapore
1730 – 1745
‘An insightful Lesson Which Inspired Me’

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