ESAIC Academy

The ESAIC Academy is specifically designed to
  • Promote patient safety and quality of care
  • Implement continuity of care to improve patient outcome
  • Strengthen, harmonise and integrate education into clinical practice
  • Stimulate & facilitate research and foster innovation
  • Develop and promote the professional role of anaesthesiologists and intensivists

The ESAIC Academy is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide CME activity for medical specialists.

The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS). Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA), physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.
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The credits for the users of the modules available in the ESAIC Academy will be 1 European CME credit (ECMEC®) for every hour (60 minutes of actual e-learning) of use, provided that the users have completed a module and have passed the relevant assessment.

The ESAIC Webinars are specifically designed to
  • Touch hot topics including existing/near-future Guidelines
  • Provide cutting-edge transdisciplinary scientific content
  • Cover subjects that are of concern in routine clinical practice, are based on solid evidence and could benefit a large number of patients (e.g. protective ventilation, management of failed regional anaesthesia, management of hypnotic-opioids interactions, etc.)

All ESAIC Webinars have a duration of 60 minutes and include scientific contributions from 2 to 3 speakers chaired by a Host. Webinars also boasts Polls, to increase interactivity and engagement, and a Q&A sessions to answer questions submitted by the audience (in real time).

Both Webinars and Webinar replays enable learners to earn European CME Credits (ECMEC®s).

The UEMS/EACCME diploma can be downloaded only if learners spent the required minimum time on the LIVE event/module (1 hr for 1 ECMEC® credit) and reached the related pass rate (applicable to Webinar replays only).

LIVE Webinars are accessible free of charge to all myESAIC account holders.


Webinar replays are accessible to ESAIC members. Click here to become one!


The ESAIC eLearning modules are designed to deliver knowledge, skills and awareness by means of
  • Questions and quizzes to stimulate reflective learning
  • Assessments to test learning and to provide a motivation to retain the information that is given
  • Case-based learning to illustrate what is being taught
  • Problem-solving clinical settings
  • Videos and infographics

Being aware of the cognitive overload in eLearning, the ESAIC eLearning modules are divided into small and concise sections so that the motivation for learners to progress through a module is improved.
A broader range of media have been integrated to make the modules even more interesting and varied.

The knowledge of learners can be tested at the end of the module.
The UEMS/EACCME diploma can be downloaded only if learners have spent the required minimum time on the module (1 hr for 1 ECMEC® credit) and reached the related pass rate.

eLearning modules are accessible to ESAIC members. Click here to become one!

The ESAIC aims for the highest standards of practice and safety in
  • Anaesthesia
  • Perioperative medicine
  • Intensive care
  • Critical emergency medicine and pain treatment through education
  • Research and professional development throughout Europe

The ESAIC provides high-quality training and education, endorsed by a robust and uniform system of examination and certification. Our wide array of instructional and educational opportunities prepare the anaesthesiologist and intensivist to face the challanges of their clinical daily practice.

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  • Info on Webinar structure
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Technique and Tips
  • ESAIC slides' template

This section is exclusively accessible to invited Speakers and Hosts involved in the eLearning activities organised by the European Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care (ESAIC).

Information is given on the Webinar structure, formats, techniques and tips but also on responsibilities, terms and conditions related to the Speakers/Hosts in ESAIC eLearning events.


If you are a Speaker or Host of one of the ESAIC Webinars but you cannot access this area, drop us a line at

  • Understand the performance and limits of different neuromuscular monitoring approaches
  • Understand limits and indications of different stimulation patterns
  • Understand the basics of neuromuscular transmission
  • Understand the underlying mechanism of different reversal agents
  • Understand the efficacy of different reversal strategies

Recent data indicated a high incidence of inappropriate management of neuromuscular block, with a high rate of residual paralysis and relaxant-associated postoperative complications. These data are alarming in that the available neuromuscular monitoring, as well as myorelaxants and their antagonists basically allow well-tolerated management of neuromuscular blockade.

Dr Dan Longrois (FR)

Prof. Heidrun Lewald (DE)
Prof. Thomas Fuchs-Buder (FR)

  • About ethical issues and rehabilitation
  • About the latest updates on evidence-based treatment and temperature management
  • About the latest updates on prognostication following cardiac arrest

Therapeutic temperature is a component of post-resuscitation care. It has been known to be effective in improving the survival rate and neurologic functional outcome of patients after cardiac arrest and recommended by international guidelines, but the supporting evidence is  limited, and the target temperature associated with the best outcome is unknown. This ESAIC webinar will include clear recommendations on treatment strategies for our patients.

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Prof. Bernd Böttiger (DE)


Prof. Wilhelm Behringer (AT)
Prof. Niklas Nielsen (SE)

This Webinar has been granted 1 European CME credit (ECMEC®) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).

  • Submit questions to experts
  • Participate in LIVE polls and connect with your peers
  • Download your certificate and earn 1 European CME credit (ECMEC®)

Perioperative fluid management – including the type, dose, and timing of administration –directly affects patient outcome after major surgery. This webinar aims at providing clinical recommendations on IV fluid therapy in the perioperative setting to help the clinician to decide when the patient needs a bolus of fluid, how to administer it and with what (crystalloids / colloids).

Daniela Ionescu (RO)

Sheila Nainan Myatra (IN)
Antonio Messina (IT)
Daniel Chappell

An application has been made to the UEMS EACCME® for CME accreditation for this event.

  • How to calculate your own individual carbon footprint for each patient but also their department carbon footprint
  • How to make the best decision for your patients and for the enviroment

Healthcare carbon footprint in the EU is about 4.5% of the total emissions. Our clinical actions during perioperative care have consequences. Therefore, making informed choices about our anaesthetic plan is paramount for both patient and planet’s health.

Dr Jane Muret (FR) 


Dr Patricio González-Pizarro (ES)
Dr J. M. Tom Pierce (UK)

This Webinar has been granted 1 European CME credit (ECMEC®) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).

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