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35th ESRA RA Cadaver Workshop

Fully Booked

Fully Booked

DATE: 23 – 24 February 2024
PLACE: Innsbruck, Austria
LANGUAGE: English 🇬🇧


  • Friday, 23rd February 2024 | 08:30 – 17:00, Registration 7:45 – 8:30
  • Saturday, 24th February 2024 | 8:15 – open end


  • Friday, 23rd February 2024 | 07:30 – 17:15
  • Saturday, 24th February 2024 | 8:00 – open end

WORKSHOP TICKETS: VERY LIMITED SPACE ONLY! Don’t arrange travel&accommodation before booking your workshop ticket –> Book your ticket early to avoid disappointment


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.

This is a two-days intensive hands-on cadaver workshop offered to physicians to improve their skills in regional anaesthesia. After expert lectures the workshop is focused on hands-on practice using fresh frozen and fixed/standard cadavers. Participants will acquire a sound knowledge of ultrasound imaging and needling techniques.

“Lifeless Meets Living”

35th ESRA RA Cadaver Workshop Innsbruck
Institute of Clinical and Functional Anatomy
Medizinische Universität Innsbruck

Friday, 23 February 2024






Session 1 - Upper Extremity Blocks

Chair: A. Makris


Coffee Break


Workshop I - Upper extremity blocks


Lunch Break


Session 2 - Lower Extremity Blocks

Chair: R. Eichholz


Coffee break


Workshop 2 - Lower extremity blocks

Saturday, 24 February 2024


Session 3 - Thoraco-abdominal nerve blocks

Chair: P. Kessler


Coffee Break


Workshop 3 - Thoraco-abdominal wall blocks


Lunch Break


Session 4 - Miscellaneous

Chair: P. Merjavy


Coffee Break


Workshop 4 - Mixed blocks


Workshop Chairs:

Paul Kessler 🇩🇪
Department of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine
Orthopaedic University Hospital Friedrichsheim gGmbHD-60528 Frankfurt


Peter Merjavy 🇬🇧
EDRA Part 2 Vice Chair
Consultant Anaesthetist
Craigavon Area Hospital, Southern HSC Trust


  • Steve Coppens
    Leuven 🇧🇪
  • Lukas Kirchmair
    Schwaz 🇦🇹
  • Yavuz Gurkan
    Instanbul 🇹🇷
  • Alexandros Makris
    Athens 🇬🇷
  • Rüdiger Eichholz
    Stuttgart 🇩🇪
  • Luis Valdes
    Malaga 🇪🇸
  • Dan Sebastian Dirzu
    Cluj Napoca 🇷🇴
  • Morné Wolmarans
    Norwich 🇬🇧



  • Bernhard Moriggl
  • Hanne-Rose Honis

Fully Booked


  • Non-member – RA CAD 995€ SOLD OUT
  • ESRA member RA CAD 895€ SOLD OUT
  • ESRA Trainee (Students/Fellows/Nurses) RA CAD 695€ SOLD OUT


  • Non-member – Combined CAD RA/Pain 1535€* SOLD OUT
  • ESRA member – Combined CAD RA/Pain 1375€* SOLD OUT
  • ESRA Trainee (Students/Fellows/Nurses) – Combined CAD RA/Pain 1055€* SOLD OUT

* The combined tickets are only purchasable from this workshop homepage.
Due to technical limits of our registration platform, kindly note that only the title and dates of the RA course will be shown on the confirmation email when purchasing a combined ticket. However, the ticket type prevails on the rest and proves that your access is granted for both workshops. Thank you for your understanding.

If a ticket type is not shown when trying to register, it probably means that this specific category is sold out. Please contact events@esraeurope.org for more information.


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

By Credit Card: Visa or MasterCard

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 Society account on time.


All cancellations must be electronically mailed to office@esraeurope.org
Refund of registration fee will be as follows:

  • Cancellations received until and including January 1st, 2024 – full refund
  • Cancellations received between January 2nd to February 4th, 2024 – 50% will be refunded
  • As of February 5th – no refund will be made

Note that in case of an offline payment the 30 Euro bank transfer charge will not be reimbursed.

The EDRA points for the 35th ESRA RA Cadaver Workshop are the following:

Total: 9.5 points
Hands-on Cadaver: 3.5 points
Hands-on Ultrasound 3.5 points
Other points: 2.5 points

These points will be shown on the Certificate of Attendance delivered upon completion of the feedback survey.

Accreditation Statement and Credit Designation

The 35th ESRA RA Cadaver Workshop, Innsbruck, Austria 23/02/2024 – 24/02/2024 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 12.0 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at https://edhub.ama-assn.org/pages/applictations.

Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s 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.

Credit Breakdown

Each participant can only receive the number of credits he/she is entitled to according to his/her actual participation at the event once he/she has completed the feedback form. Cf. criteria 9 and 23
Please find below the breakdown of ECMEC®s per day:

Day Maximum Credits
Friday, 23 February 2024 6.0
Saturday, 24 February 2024 6.0

The EACCME® awards ECMEC®s on the basis of 0,5 ECMEC® for 30 minutes of CME with a maximum of 8 ECMEC®s per day. cf. Chapter XIII of UEMS 2023.07


A feedback survey will be sent by email to all participants after completion of the event. Once this form completed, your certificate will be delivered after the deadline date. Please contact events@esraeurope.org should you need to receive it earlier.

We would like to thank Intelligent Ultrasound, Flat Medical, Pacira, Pajunk, Siemens Healthineers & Wisonic for their support in helping us putting this event together.

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