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Nerve Block Workshop & POCUS Collab-Lab POSTPONED

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University of Otago & Fable Dunedin

310 Princes Street

Dunedin Central, Dunedin 9016

New Zealand

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A nerve block workshop in the Cadaver Lab on Thursday followed by a Collab Lab on Friday morning.

About this event


Join the EMUGs team for a nerve block workshop.

- Thursday 16th of February 10:00am - 4:30pm

- Otago University, Dunedin, 9th floor seminar room

This is a unique opportunity to learn and practice nerve block techniques.

The morning will include nerve block anatomy and techniques (incorporating upper and lower limb) including hands-on scanning of live models and a discussion around setting up a nerve block program in your department.

The workshop in the cadavar lab will take place after lunch and inlcude Erector Spinae Plane Block and Anterior Serratus, Fascia Ilaica Planar block and PENG, Upper Limb and Lower Limb distal nerve blocks and more.

The Collab-Lab is aimed at clinical leads in ultrasound and POCUS enthusiasts.

- Friday 17th February, 9:00am - 1:30pm

- Fable Dunedin: 310 Princes Street, Dunedin Central, Dunedin

Purpose: Bringing people involved in POCUS training together to discuss common goals, problems and solutions in providing training and governance in POCUS.

The morning will include presentations and facilitated discussions around a range of topical issues including US fellow posts, medical student POCUS education, POCUS workflow, credentialing programmes and more. Don’t miss this chance to solve your challenges and learn best practises from other departments and leaders. This is also a networking opportunity for POCUS enthusiasts and educators with lunch at 12:30 following the mornings discussions.

Ticket Pricing Policy

EMUGs events offer a multi level ticket price structure to make POCUS education and community initiatives accessible for our whole community.

Full price ticket purchases make it possible for us to provide subsidised ticket options.

We make affordable ticket options available for some groups within our community; including Sonographers, Registrars, Medical Students and doctors in developing countries.

We aim to ensure ticket prices reflect the value of our events.

If you feel that you do not fit into any of the advertised ticket categories for a particular event, or are unable to afford the ticket price, please get in touch with us.

As EMUGs is a not for profit organisation we also provide the opportunity to make an optional tax deductible donation to EMUGs during the ticket purchase process.


Registration Changes and Refunds

In the event that this event is postponed due to COVID-19 and associated restrictions, your ticket will automatically roll over to the new date. If you are not able to make the new date, your ticket will be refunded. Full refunds are available upon request up to 7 days before the event start date after which time, if government restrictions as a result of COVID-19 prevent the live event going ahead, we will not be able to offer a refund.

Keeping You Safe

We will make every effort to ensure that this event is COVID-safe by adhering to the venue's specific density requirements and COVID-safe plan and by following local government rules and directives to help keep everyone safe.

If you have any symptoms of respiratory illness or other symptoms associated with COVID-19 or you have been in contact with a confirmed case of COVID-19, please do not attend this event.

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University of Otago & Fable Dunedin

310 Princes Street

Dunedin Central, Dunedin 9016

New Zealand

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EMUGs is a grassroots, not-for-profit special interest group with a vision to integrate and progress best practice focused ultrasound in acute care settings through collaboration between industry experts. 



Our community, throughout Australia, New Zealand and beyond are passionate about improving POCUS education and supervision, for medical students through to experienced clinicians.



EMUGs advocates that POCUS be recognised as a core skill in Emergency Medicine, capable of improving patient care and outcomes and that POCUS training be available to all emergency and acute care clinicians.



Regular events, providing excellent clinical education, training, networking, collaboration and access to current innovation are some of the ways we aim to motivate, inspire, educate and support POCUS users.

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