Teresa Bowling M.D.Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Multidisciplinary Symposium
Ultrasound-guided Regional Anesthesia Training  April 7, 2018

The first 50 registered attendees will receive a FREE subscription to the SSRA online CME Ultrasound-guided Nerve Block Course for 13 CME credits.

JOIN US:  SATURDAY, APRIL 7, 2018, Quinnipiac University, Frank H Netter School of Medicine, 370 Bassett Road North Haven, CT 06473 for Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Multidisciplinary Symposium with a focus on the role of Regional Anesthesia and Multimodal Analgesia.

SYMPOSIUM REGISTRATION CLOSES:
March 30th, 2018

REGISTRATION COST:
Anesthesiologists & surgeons: $400.00 – after March 1st, $500.00
CRNA’s, nurses, administrators, & pharmacists: $200.00, after March 1st, $300.00
Fellows, residents, & students: No cost

QUESTIONS:
Please contact Course Manager Rebecca, Devine at 585-329-6021 or info@ssraonlinecme.com with any questions.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE.
THERESA BOWLING, M.D.
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FOCUS: The Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Multidisciplinary Symposium is designed to provide high quality regional anesthesia training in the techniques of ultrasound guided nerve blocks and regional anesthesia program development in the context of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery (ERAS).

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:
After attending the symposium, all participants should be able to:

  • Understand the principles of ERAS guidelines and steps to implement such goals in their institutions
  • Recognize the necessity of a multidisciplinary approach and collaboration between all stakeholders for ERAS program success
  • Understand the importance of regional anesthesia and multimodal analgesia for ERAS program success

TARGET AUDIENCE: Anesthesiologists, Surgeons, CRNA’s, Nurses, Administrators, Pharmacists, Fellows, Residents, and students

Anesthesiologists:

  • Understand the role of ultrasound guided nerve blocks and multimodal analgesia in ERAS programs
  • Describe the indications, contraindications, and complications of common nerve blocks
  • Learn the techniques to perform ultrasound guided nerve blocks used for anesthesia and analgesia in colorectal, breast and orthopedic surgery

Surgeons:

  • Understand the principles of ideal surgical ERAS guidelines for colorectal, breast, and orthopedic surgery

Administrators:

  • Understand the role of the administration in providing support to the stakeholders to facilitate the success of ERAS programs
  • Learn and understand how properly constructed ERAS protocols can improve
  • patient care, increase patient safety and satisfaction scores, and improve income.

Pharmacists:

  • Recognize the pharmacy does not and cannot function in a silo and plays a critical role in ERAS program success by supporting the multidisciplinary team.
ENHANCED RECOVERY AFTER SURGERY MULTIDISCIPLINARY SYMPOSIUM with a Focus on the Role of Regional Anesthesia and Multimodal Analgesia
EDUCATIONAL METHODS

  • Comprehensive lectures by nationally recognized key opinion leaders in ERAS program development
  • Multidisciplinary panel discussion
  • Specialty specific break-out sessions
  • Small groups skill based ultrasound nerve block training on models and inanimate phantoms

CME – SSRA ONLINE TRAINING LIBRARY

Registered attendees will also receive a FREE subscription to the SSRA online training library:

  • SSRA Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia Course
  • New lectures (CME accredited and non-CME accredited) added frequently
  • Regularly updated literature section with pertinent articles on regional anesthesia and narcotic sparing analgesia
  • News section with popular press


COURSE DIRECTORS

Theresa Bowling, MD

  • Director of Regional Anesthesia, Integrated Anesthesia Associates Fairfield Division
  • Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology, St.Vincent’s Medical Center, Bridgeport, CT
  • President and Founder, SSRA

Philip R. Corvo MD, MA FACS

  • Chairman of Surgery and Director of Surgical Critical Care Saint Mary’s Hospital, Trinity Health of New England, Waterbury, Connecticut
  • Governor-at-Large, American College of Surgeons
  • Founding President, Connecticut Surgical Quality Collaborative

Ultrasound-guided nerve block course agenda:


Ultrasound-guided Chest Wall Blocks; Thoracic Paravertebral, PEC I/II, & Serratus 
Anterior Compartment Blocks
Vlad Frenk, M.D., Director of Regional Anesthesia, NAPA of the Hudson Valley


Ultrasound Guided Abdominal Wall Blocks: Transversus Abdominus Plane, Rectus  
Sheath, & Quadratus Lumborum (QL) Blocks
Theresa Bowling, M.D., Director of Regional Anesthesia, Integrated Anesthesia Associates, Fairfield Division


US Scanning Session I – Chest & Abdominal Wall Blocks
All Faculty


Ultrasound-guided Lower Extremity Nerve Blocks: Femoral, Adductor Canal, Sciatic, & 
i-PACK Blocks
Sonia Szylk, M.D., Director of Regional Anesthesia, NAPA, Mid-Atlantic Division, Inova Fair Oaks Hospital


Ultrasound-guided Upper Extremity Blocks: Interscalene, Supraclavicular, & 
Infraclavicular Approaches to the Brachial Plexus
Mitchell Fingerman, M.D., Associate Professor, Division Chief & Fellowship Director, Regional & Ambulatory Anesthesiology, Washington University School of Medicine


US Scanning Session II – Upper & Lower Extremity Nerve Blocks
All Faculty


i-PACK/Adductor Canal Block Lecture/Scanning
Benjamin Kong, M.D., Director of Ambulatory Anesthesia, Hartford Hospital, CT


Serratus Anterior Compartment Block Lecture/Scanning
Richard Teams, M.D., Director of Regional Anesthesia, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas

SYMPOSIUM AGENDA PRESENTATIONS

  • Enhanced Recovery After Surgery: The What, the How, and the Why
    Philip Corvo, MD, Founder, Connecticut Surgical Quality Collaborative
  • It Takes a Village: Critical Collaboration for a Successful ERAS Program
    Sonia Szlyk, MD, Director of Regional Anesthesia, NAPA, Mid-Atlantic Region
  • Use of Opiate Medications in Shoulder Surgery Paul Sethi, MD, President, Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists
    Paul Sethi, MD, President, Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists, Greenwich, Connecticut
  • Enhanced Recovery for Orthopedic Surgery: The Role of The Regional Anesthesia Provider
    Mitchell Fingerman, MD, Division Chief and Fellowship Director, Regional and Ambulatory Anesthesiology, Washington University School of Medicine
  • i-PACK/Adductor Canal Block Lecture/scanning
    Benjamin Kong, MD, Director of Ambulatory Anesthesia, Hartford Hospital, CT
  • Serratus Anterior Compartment Block Lecture/scanning
    Richard Teames, MD, Director of Regional Anesthesia,
    John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, TX, National Clinical Director of Regional Anesthesia, Envision Health Corp.
  • Factors Affecting Formulary Access to Analgesics for Multimodal Pain Management
    Susan Bear, PharmD, BCPS, Carolina Health Systems
  • What ERAS Does for a Hospital System: Cost vs Benefit – The Administrator’s Point of View
    James Tucker, RN, MBA Regional Chief Quality Officer at Trinity Health of New England
  • Panel Discussion –
    All Faculty Moderated by Theresa Bowling, MD
  • Ultrasound Guided Chest Wall Blocks; Thoracic Paravertebral, PEC I/II, & Serratus Anterior Compartment Blocks Vlad Frenk, MD
  • Enhanced Recovery After Surgery for Abdominal Surgery: An Overview
    Philip Corvo, MD
  • Ultrasound Guided Abdominal Wall Blocks: Transversus Abdominus Plane, Rectus Sheath, and Quadratus Lumborum (QL) Blocks
    Theresa Bowling, MD
  • Enhanced Recovery After Surgery for Breast Surgery
    Beth Selling, MD
  • US Scanning Session I Chest and abdominal wall blocks
  • Ultrasound Guided Lower Extremity Nerve Blocks: Femoral, Adductor Canal, Sciatic, & iPACK Blocks
    Sonia Szylk, MD
  • Ultrasound Guided Upper Extremity Blocks: Interscalene, Supraclavicular, & Infraclavicular Approaches to the Brachial Plexus
    Mitchell Fingerman, MD
  • US Scanning Session II Upper and Lower Extremity Nerve Blocks