• Perioperative Medicine Short Course - Monash University, Department of Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine.

    BLOCK DAY - Perioperative Medicine Short Course

    Department of Anaesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

In addition to the Online Only course, the Block Day is included (additional fee applies).

The Perioperative Medicine Short course Block Day is a single day to interact with specialists in the field of perioperative medicine. We provide an opportunity to apply the knowledge gained in the online course to case studies and introduce other important areas in Perioperative Medicine.

We are delighted to welcome a very experienced faculty to provide high quality sessions.

All catering is provided including an on-site barista.

Note: The Block Day is open for all registrants and cannot be booked separately.


Saturday, 9 November 2024
8.00 AM to 5 PM (contact hours 7.35 hours)

Where is the day held?

The Block Day session will be held at the following location:

Central Clinical School,
Level 5,
The Alfred Centre
99 Commercial Road
Melbourne, Australia.
VIC 3004
P:+61 (0)3 9903 0958

Please click here to view the Alfred Hospital Map. Please follow the red-dotted line in the map

Block Day Activities*

Small Group Sessions
  • Perioperative Diabetes - Prof. Dave Story
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnoea – Professor Matthew Naughton / Dr. Glenn Downey
  • Pre-operative Investigations – Dr. John Reeves
  • Perioperative Anticoagulation / Transfusion - Dr. Amanda Davis
  • Advance Care Planning in the Perioperative Period – Dr. Matthew Richardson
  • Perioperative Care of the Elderly Patient - Dr. Margot Lodge
Lecture plus panel Q&A
  • Perioperative Cardiology - A/Prof Dion Stubb
  • Perioperative impact of COVID-19 - Dr Simon Hendel
  • Perioperative Fluids: Where are we now? - Prof Paul Myles
  • Prehabilitation - Prof Bernhard Riedel

What is included on the day?

  • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea are included as well as an all-day complimentary barista.
  • Parking and transport is NOT included.

*Please Note: Topics and speakers are subject to change. 2022/2023 Block Day topics are shown.
2024 Block Day timetable to be confirmed.

The Block Day is conducted over 9 hours from approximately 8 AM till 5 PM.
Students are divided into small groups (between 10 and 14) and rotate through the case studies.
Typically there are 6 rotations of approximately an hour each.