41st Annual Anesthesiology Symposium

Springfield, MA US
March 24, 2018

Date & Location:

Saturday, March 24, 2018
Chestnut Conference Center
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street, Springfield, MA

Registration/Sign-in begins at 7:30 am

Early Online Registration - Use the code (Early) to get the early registration rate. This code expires 14 days before the event.
                               

Topics Include:

  • Anticoagulation and OB Anesthesia
  • I'm Hurting but I Can't get an Epidural
  • Pediatric Regional Anesthesia
  • Nitrous Oxide:  It's no laughing matter

Target Audience

This course is designed for anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists and post-anesthesia care unit nurses. 

Goal

The goal of this educational activity is to support safe, effective, patient-centered, timely, efficient, equitable and compassionate care.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the changes in administration of neuraxial anesthesia with the use of heparin.
  • Describe the changes in administration of neuraxial anesthesia with the use of low molecular weight heparin.
  • Formulate a safe perioperative plan for obstetric anticoagulated patients.
  • Describe types and indications of different regional techniques.
  • Describe contraindications to regional techniques in pediatrics.
  • Describe awake vs asleep blocks: advantages vs disadvantages.
  • Describe safe and effective additives and their doses.
  • Describe signs of local anesthesia toxicity and treatment.
  • Describe neuroaxial anesthesia in pediatrics.
  • Describe the anatomy and indications for a transversus abdominis plane block.
  • Describe the anatomy and the indications for a rectus sheath block.
  • Describe alternative regional anesthesia approaches for below knee amputees.
  • Review history of nitrous oxide.
  • Discuss updates on the safety of nitrous oxide.  
  • Discuss non-operating room use of nitrous oxide.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 4.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours
Course opens: 
01/11/2018
Course expires: 
05/30/2018
Event starts: 
03/24/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
03/24/2018 - 12:30pm
Cost:
$95.00
Rating: 
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Program Schedule

7:30   Registration, Continental Breakfast and Exhibits

8:00   Welcome and Introduction
           Neil Roy Connelly, MD

8:10    Anticoagulation and OB Anesthesia:  A review and guidelines update
           Lester Chau, MD

9:10    I'm Hurting but I can't get an Epidural:  Help Me Doctor!
           Brian Martin, MD

10:10   Refreshment Break and Exhibits

10:30   Pediatric Regional Anesthesia
            Jasmine Gill, MD

11:30   Nitrous Oxide:  It's no laughing matter
            Nandakumar Ponnusamy, MD

12:30   Adjourn


 

                 


 

Baystate Medical Center Chestnut Conference Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
United States

Neil Roy Connelly, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Anesthesiologist
Baystate Medical Center

Lester Chua, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology 
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Anesthesiologist
Baystate Medical Center

Jasmine Gill, MD
Pediatric Anesthesiologist
Baystate Medical Center

Brian Martin, MD
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Anesthesiologist
Baystate Medical Center

Nandakumar Ponnusamy, MD
Anesthesiologist
Baystate Medical Center

Faculty Disclosure
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options.  Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.

None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this education event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by, or used on, patients.



In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.




 

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 4.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 4.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/11/2018
Course expires: 
05/30/2018

Price

Cost:
$95.00
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Early Online Registration - Use the following code to get the early registration rate. This code expires 14 days before the event.
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$85
 
This course opens for enrollment on:Thu, 01/11/2018 - 12:00pm
In order to receive credit, the evaluation must be completed by:Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:00am
  

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Cancellation:
If you must cancel, telephone Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education at 413-322-4242 and follow your call with a written/email request.  All cancellations will incur a $25.00 fee.  Please note that we cannot refund cancellations received less than two weeks (10 business days) before the program date.

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