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WSFA Survey – for the attention of recently qualified anesthesiology colleagues

‘Competencies required by anesthesiologists managing critically ill medical and surgical patients in an intensive care unit: A WFSA survey’

The Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (ICCM) Committee of the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) is conducting a survey among recently trained Anesthesiologists (registered with clinicaltrials.gov Identifier no: NCT05007704). Deficiencies have been noted by experts in the anesthesiology training in certain competencies required for the management of the critically ill patient in the ICU. This survey is designed to review existing competencies for CCM in the anesthesiology curriculum across the globe.

Who should attempt the survey? Those who have COMPLETED ANESTHESIOLOGY TRAINING IN THE LAST THREE YEARS (between 2018-2021). It will take around 10 minutes to complete.

Link to the survey is here.


The Royal College of Anaesthetists has published the latest edition of ‘The International Anaesthetist’

This e-newsletter is for its international members and has a wide range of articles about anaesthesia from all over the world. In the February 2021 edition the focus encompasses the current COVID-19 pandemic, online continuing professional development and also includes an update on the work of WAS by our World Anaesthesia Newsletter editor, Victoria Howell.

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