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31st ESRA RA Cadaver Workshop

DATE: 21-22 February 2019
PLACE: Innsbruck, Austria



Medical University Innsbruck

Institute of clinical and functional Anatomy

Müllerstraße 59, 6020 Innsbruck



Unique and intimate hands-on learning experience. Lectures, practical sessions and stimulating discussions will be led by leading experts in the field of Regional Anaesthesia.


21 February, Friday 20:00

Place: Europa Tyrol Hotel

Südtiroler Platz 2 –

6020 Innsbruck

Tickets available for purchase at the cost of 50 EUR.

To register for the dinner please contact us at office@esraeurope.org


Fees apply to payments received prior to the indicated deadlines.

Early Registration
Up to and including January 15, 2020
Late Registration

From January 16, 2020

RA Cadaver workshop
Full Participants Non-member – RA CAD € 800 € 900
Full Participants Member* – RA CAD € 680 € 780
Combined Pain & RA CAD Workshop
Full Participants Non-member – Combined RA CAD/Pain € 1170 € 1270
Full Participants Member – Combined RA CAD/Pain € 1050 € 1150
Special Offer for New Members Only Combined Cad RA & Pain Including Online ESRA Membership € 1150 € 1250
Trainee (Students/Resident/ Fellows/Nurses) ** – Combined RA CAD/Pain € 565 € 665


* ESRA  Members who wish to benefit from the reduced registration rates must have renewed their membership for 2020 prior to registering to the workshop. In order to benefit from ESRA Membership reduced rate – please apply for membership at least 3 days prior to registration deadline.

** Resident/Trainee/Nurses – In order to benefit from the special fee, you should be a trainee ESRA Member. You can purchase an ESRA membership Trainees Category for EUR 30 on: https://esraeurope.org/join-esra/

***To learn more about the ESRA membership benefits access this link.

Fees for all Workshop Participants include:

  • Participation in all Scientific Sessions including hands-on workshops
  • Welcome reception, refreshments, light lunches and farewell reception
  • Workshop materials


Payment of registration fees (in EUR) can be made as follows:

By Credit Card: Visa, MasterCard or American Express

By Bank Transfer (additional 30 EUR handling fee is required):

  • Please ensure that the name of the workshop and of the participant are stated on the bank transfer.
  • Bank charges are the responsibility of the participant and should be paid at source in addition to the registration fees.

Please make drafts payable to:

KBC Grimbergen
IBAN BE72 7340 2880 9716 EUR

Registration will only be valid upon receipt of the full payment by the registration department according to the deadline indicated. An email confirming registration will only be sent after receipt of the required fees.

  • Outstanding payments will be collected on-site and charged with the on-site rate. A copy of the bank transfer (or other proof of payment) will be required in the event that registration fees were not credited to the Workshop account on time.



All cancellations must be electronically mailed. Refund of registration fee will be as follows:

Note, in case of cancellation at any stage, Bank transfer handling fee (30 Euro) will not be refunded – applicable to Bank Transfer payments only.

Cancellations received until and including January 16, 2020 – full refund.

Cancellations received between January 17 to February 6, 2020 – 50% will be refunded.

From February 7, 2020 – no refund will be made.



ESRA Office

Tel: +41 22 510 56 10 I Fax: +41 22 510 56 14

E: office@esraeurope.org I W: www.esraeurope.org



Friday, February 21, 2020

7.30-8.30            Registration

08.30                   Welcome

P. Kessler, Chair ESRA Innsbruck Workshops

B. Moriggl, Vice Chair Division of Clinical and Functional Anatomy, MUI

Session 1         Upper Extremity Blocks

8.45 – 10.15        Chair: P. Kessler

Anatomy of the brachial plexus

B. Moriggl, AUT

Nerve blocks above the clavicule

P. Merjavi, UK

Nerve blocks below the clavicule

O.Y. Cok, TUR

Organising remarks

L. Kirchmair, AUT

10.15 – 10.45         Coffee Break


Workshop 1      Upper extremity blocks

10.45 – 12.30        Ultrasonography for peripheral nerve blocks

12.30 – 13.30          Lunch Break


 Session 2         Lower Extremity Blocks

13.30 – 15.00        Chair: A. Borgeat

Anatomy of the lumbo-sacral plexus

B. Moriggl, AUT

                              Nerve blocks of the lumbar plexus

D. Dirzu, ROM

Nerve blocks of the sacral plexus

P. Kessler, GER

15.00. – 15.30        Coffee Break


Workshop 2      Lower extremity blocks

15.30. – 17.00       Ultrasonography for peripheral nerve blocks

 20.00 – 23.00   Congress Dinner at Europa Tyrol Hotel


 Saturday, February 22, 2020


Session 3         Thoraco-abdominal nerve blocks

08.15 – 10.00       Chair: L. Kirchmair

Anatomy for thoraco-abdominal nerve blocks

B. Moriggl, AUT

Thoracic wall blocks

M. Fajardo Pérez (Spain)

Abdominal wall blocks

L. Kirchmair, AUT

10.00 – 10.30         Coffee Break


Workshop 3      Thoraco-abdominal wall blocks

10.30 – 11.00        Ultrasonography for peripheral nerve blocks


 12.00. – 13.00        Lunch Break


Session 4         Practice of nerve blocks

13.00 – 15.00      Chair: L. Kirchmair, AUT

Toxicity of local anaesthetics

A. Borgeat, CH

 How to prolong PNBs

P. Kessler, GER

Landmarks and ultrasonography for peripheral nerve blocks on live models

Demonstrations and discussion with faculties


15.00 – 15.30          Coffee Break


Workshop 4     Mixed blocks

15.30 –               Ultrasonography for peripheral nerve blocks

open end

Faculty of Regional Anaesthesia Cadaver Workshop
Innsbruck 2020

Paul Kessler (Germany)  – Workshop Chair

Bernhard Moriggl (Austria)

Mario Fajardo Pérez (Spain)

Lukas Kirchmaier (Austria)

Dan Sebastian Dirzu (Romania)

Oya Yalcin Cok (Turkey)

Alain Borgeat (Switzerland)

Peter Merjavi (UK)

Accreditation Statement and Credit Designation

European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS/EACCME)

An application will be made to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS): www.uems.net

American Medical Association (AMA) 
Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada  
Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognized by the UEMS-EACCME for ECMEC credits are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. For more information, visit: www.royalcollege.ca.


Commitment to the Highest Standards in CME/CPD

Kenes is committed to being a valuable and knowledgeable partner in the design and delivery of educationally strong, independent, transparent, and effective CME/CPD programmes. Kenes is a proud member of the Good CME Practice Group (gCMEp), a member organisation contributing to improving health outcomes by:

·         ​Championing best practice in CME/CPD·         Maintaining and improving standards

·         Mentoring and educating

·         Working in collaboration with critical stakeholders

Membership in the Good CME Practice Group illustrates Kenes commitment to high standards and knowledgeable partnership with its clients in the design and delivery of medical events.

Credit Breakdown

Each participant will claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

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