BSCAH National

Association of Anaesthetists - Medical hypnosis

When: 03/02/2020

21 Portland Place, London, W1B 1PY

About the training:


Organisers: Dr Jane Boissiere, British Society of Clinical and Academic Hypnosis (BSCAH) 

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09:00 Registration
09:25 Introduction
09:30 Hypnosis and communication for the anaesthetist Dr Simon Tunstill, Reading

10:15 How to induce a simple hypnotic trance and generate imagery. Mrs Jean Rogerson, Associate Lecturer (BSCAH), Birmingham
11:00 Tea & coffee
11:30 Hypnosis in paediatrics and obstetrics Dr Allan Cyna, Adelaide, Australia 

12:15 Hypnosis in anaesthesia - practical applications and current evidence Dr Paul Slater, Northampton
13:00 Lunch
14:00 Hypnosis for pain management Dr Caron Moores, Liverpool
14:30 Needle Phobia Dr Allan Cyna, Adelaide, Australia

15:00 Tea & coffee
15:15 Self Hypnosis, ego strengthening followed by practical session Mrs Jean Rogerson, Associate Lecturer (BSCAH), Birmingham City University

16:00 Questions and feedback
16:30 Depart 

Learning Objectives

  • To experience and induce a light hypnotic trance 3A07 
  • ​Basic understanding of modern definition and theories of hypnosis 2A10, 2A12 
  • ​Consider the structure of hypnotic language and ways to incorporate it into daily practice 2A10, 2A12 
  • An awareness of the potential applications of hypnosis in anaesthetic practice, including anxiety management, pain, obstetrics, paediatrics, phobias 2B01, 2D05, 2D06, 2E01, 1D02, 2B01, 3I00

​This seminar covers Domain 3: Communication, partnership & teamwork