Optional Workshops

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Regional Anesthesia Workshop
Skills Advancement for Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia

Hyun Kee Chung, MD

Tuesday • May 14, 2019 • 5:30 pm – 10 pm
Hosted on site. Includes dinner.

This special hands-on workshop provides an opportunity to work in very small groups with leading Harvard Medical School clinical faculty to:

  • Explore and gain experience with current ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia techniques
  • Add new block techniques to your repertoire
  • Increase your proficiency in reproducing common ultrasound windows on your patients
  • Improve your eye-hand needling coordination

Of special note:

  • This workshop is designed for both advanced and novice practitioners
  • To optimize the value of this workshop for each participant, registration is limited to 50
  • The instructor-to-student ratio is 2:5
  • The format includes both advanced and basic learning stations
  • Pig and phantom models are used for needling practice
  • Dinner will be provided to participants

To be assured a place in this program, early registration is strongly advised.
 

Difficult Airway Workshop
Andrew Miller, MD

Wednesday • May 15, 2019 • 5:30 pm – 10 pm
Hosted off site. Includes both transportation and dinner.

This special hands-on workshop teaches state-of-the-art approaches for airway management. Education includes a variety of airway methodologies and guidance to employ them in different and difficult clinical circumstances.

The workshop is taught by experts from six different institutions, affording participants the opportunity to learn perspectives from different master clinicians. 

As a participant, you will:

  • Gain an up-to-date understanding of the various methods that are available to secure the airway in crisis
  • Get criteria to use one method vs. another for airway emergencies
  • Gain hands-on experience with newer airway gadgets and methods
  • Explore new airway strategies and technologies
  • Gain additional knowledge and skills to more confidently handle an airway crisis
  • Learn airway skills in pediatric patients
  • Participate in live, hands-on cricothyrotomy training and leave with best practices to perform this life-saving procedure

Please note:

  • Dinner will be provided.
  • To optimize the value of this workshop for each participant, capacity is limited to 50 participants.
  • To be assured a place in this program, early registration is strongly advised.

 

ACLS Workshop
Education, Simulations and On-Site Testing and Recertification
Hovig V. Chitilian, MD

Thursday • May 16, 2019 • 5:30 pm – 10 pm
Hosted on site. Includes dinner.

This special workshop provides the didactics, simulations and test necessary for ACLS certification.  This is an opportunity to:

  • Review current ACLS guidelines and protocols
  • Put the protocols to use in resuscitation simulations
  • Obtain ACLS certification on site

The participant experience:

  • You will receive the ACLS manual on the first day of the conference so that you can prepare for the test prior to this workshop.
  • The workshop itself offers a comprehensive ACLS review and simulated resuscitation scenarios.
  • Examination and grading take place on site.
  • You will receive an ACLS certificate upon successful completion of the workshop and exam.

Please note:

  • Dinner will be provided.
  • To optimize the value of this workshop for each participant, registration is limited to 50.
  • To be assured a place in this program, early registration is strongly advised.