Sleepless in Seattle - Regional Anesthesia and Analgesia


Date & Location
Saturday, August 8, 2015 7:55 AM - Sunday, August 9, 2015 11:15 AM   Virginia Mason, Seattle, , WA

Target Audience
Anesthesiology

Overview

Sleepless in Seattle – Regional Anesthesia and Analgesia 2015 is a one and a half day course focusing on emerging regional anesthetic techniques that optimize intraoperative management and postoperative patient outcomes. Topics include contemporary perioperative regional anesthetic and analgesic techniques for total knee arthroplasty, Virginia Mason’s pathway for esophagectomy, management of acute pain in the chronic pain patient in the operating room, and the medicolegal risks of regional anesthesia. (For complete information on this activity, select "details" to view the course brochure.)



Registration

Online registration is open through Thursday, August 6, 2015.



Accreditation
The Virginia Mason Medical Center is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Virginia Mason Medical Center designates this Choose an item. for a maximum of 10.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Sleepless in Seattle – Regional Anesthesia and Analgesia 2015 is a one and a half day course focusing on emerging regional anesthetic techniques that optimize intraoperative management and postoperative patient outcomes. Topics include contemporary perioperative regional anesthetic and analgesic techniques for total knee arthroplasty, Virginia Mason’s pathway for esophagectomy, management of acute pain in the chronic pain patient in the operating room, and the medicolegal risks of regional anesthesia. Course content will address prevention, recognition, and treatment of emerging complications occurring in regional anesthesia practice, including opioid-related respiratory depression and neurologic complications. Attendees will be treated to unique perspectives from two Virginia Mason pioneers with experiences spanning four decades in the field of regional anesthesiology, and from a best-selling author and anesthesiologist. Registration includes rotation through four workshops in which the latest regional anesthesia and analgesia techniques will be presented with an opportunity for hands-on practice. Teaching methods include lectures, panel discussions, question and answer with faculty, and hands-on practice.

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