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18 April 19: Please note Date change for the final reendorsement course of 2019, now: Friday/Saturday 15-16 Nov 2019 at Westmead.

1 Feb 18: New date for Re-endorsement added at Westmead – 7/8 Nov 2018.

ASDA Annual Scientific Meeting Dates: 21-23 June 2018. Registration will open soon!

25 Oct 2017: The ASDA ASM PROGRAM for 9-11 Nov 2017 has been updated. We are really excited to be having a special guest at the ASM dinner – Dr Graham Southwell – the 1990 Belisario Award winner, to give a special dinner speech – Fifty Years of Adventures in Dental Anaesthesiology. Don’t miss this!

26 Apr 2017:  Westmead hospital CPD to host Medical Emergencies and Relative Analgesia Courses presented by ASDA in July and October/November 2017. For more information see the downloadable registration forms at the Relative Analgesia and Medical Emergencies Training pages on this site.

26 Apr 2017:  Dear Members, have you arranged for your Annual Sedation Re-endorsement Course yet? If not, and for those of you who are not planning on doing it with the ASDA Annual Scientific Meeting on 9-11 Nov 2017 on the Gold Coast, ASDA will also be running re-endorsement programs at Westmead this year. The dates are (click the date to be redirected to the relevant registration form):

25/26 July: Westmead, NSW

25/26 September: Westmead, NSW

9/10 November: @ ASM: Gold Coast, Qld (Register with the ASM)

6/7 December: Westmead, NSW

Also, don’t forget the ASDA Annual Scientific Meeting at the Sofitel on the Gold Coast  on 9-11 November! Registration will be opening soon, and I will let you know when it has opened up.   Robert Turnbull,

28 July 2016 ASDA Council has released a newsletter, with updates and information for members and those interested in sedation alike. See the link here: ASDA Newsletter July 2016

r for ASDA Annual Scientific Meeting to be in June ADA News Bulletin:  ASDA Annual Scientific Meeting Flier: Jun 16


7 Apr 16: See updates to the links page on the website for important references, ASDA communiques, and links to associated societies

30 Nov 2015: Belisario Award given to Dr Andre Viljoen. To read his acceptance speech click: Andre Viljoen 2015 Belisario Acceptance Speech

30 Nov 2015: Dates and Venue Announced for 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting: Click here

01 August 2015 ASDA Medical Emergency Training for dentists course to be held at Westmead Hospital on 11 Sep 2015. For more information click here

4 July 15 Paediatric Sedation Outside The Operating Room Cancun, Mexico – 18-20 Sep 2015

4 July 2015: IFDAS 2015 – Berlin Germany 8-10 Oct 2015 – Registration Now Open

See the fliers under Courses for more information