What's in a name?

The words Paper, Scalpel, Rock underpin our philosophy. Our programmes, events and courses are predicated on delivering in three key areas for our participants. Like the game “paper scissors rock” our courses offer multiple options to test your skills.

PAPER = Knowledge

We are dedicated to enriching the knowledge of our participants. Lessons are delivered in a variety of ways for participants to gain optimum learning

SCALPEL = Skills

We are committed to enhancing the clinical, professional and personal skillset of everyone undertaking our courses and attending our events.

ROCK - Outcomes

Our objective is improved outcomes for both patients and healthcare providers. Rock solid outcomes essential to today's medical professional.

Course instructors

Dr Paul Scott

Dr Paul Scott

BCom, BA, BMed(Hons), FANZCA

Dr Paul Scott is an Anaesthetic Specialist who works privately at all hospitals in Brisbane, Australia. Paul has undertaken extensive training in anaesthesia both in Australia and overseas and has worked on six continents.

Paul has a strong interest in medical education with a particular emphasis on Crisis Management and Error Management. Through his passion for teaching Paul developed a medical education business with a mission to improve patient and healthcare professional safety. PaperScalpelRock, which trains other specialist health professionals in the principles of optimising patient care in critical situations, is still delivering on that mission today. As CEO of this company Paul developed and coordinated large teams to deliver national and international events, licensed his own IP to global corporations for international use, and developed long-standing relationships with medical industry leaders.

His drive to innovate and commitment to improving patient care has led Paul to create Scott Airway Management as a vehicle for developing and commercialising airway devices. He has developed a range of medical devices from napkin sketch to in-market product in under 18 months by leveraging his wide network of clinicians and industry leaders and his ability to drive projects to completion.

Dr Andrew Lonergan

Dr Andrew Lonergan


Dr Andrew Lonergan is an Anaesthetic Specialist who works in public and private hospitals on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia.

Andrew completed his medical degree at the University of Queensland. He then completed his anaesthetic fellowship specialising in advanced airway management at the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital. Since then he has continued to work in both public and private hospitals on the Sunshine Coast.

Andrew’s special interest areas include regional anaesthesia, advanced airway management, and anaesthesia for orthopaedic, ENT and major abdominal surgery. In addition, Andrew has an interest in medical education, quality improvement and perioperative medicine.

When not at work Andrew likes to head to the beach with his kids to surf, SUP, swim and paddle. He also loves fishing and Australian Rules football.

Course developer

Dr Gino Sarri

Dr Gino Sarri

BSc(Hons), MD

Currently completing prevocational training in critical care, Gino has experience in anaesthesia, intensive care, and emergency medicine. After graduating from the University of Melbourne Medical School, Gino went on to publish works in several internationally renowned research journals while working for Monash Health. He also fosters a strong commitment to quality improvement and education and recently helped design a number of critical care and perioperative protocols at Queensland Health’s newest ambulatory surgical facility, STARS. Outside of medicine, Gino is an avid surfer and trail runner.

Laryngeal Mask Airway
The Basics

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