Course Overview



This course will be held again on
May 14-18, 2018.

Information contained in this site is for the 2017 program.
Information for the 2018 program coming soon.


Updates, Best Practices, and New Guidelines for Clinical Anesthesiology

Ambulatory, Cardiac, Critical Care, Obstetric, Pain Management, Pediatric, Regional, Thoracic

In the past year, there have been a number of very significant clinical changes that affect the practice of anesthesiology. This comprehensive CME program provides a special and timely opportunity for anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists and others with interest in the field to hear directly from world-renowned specialists and master clinicians about these changes.

The curriculum at Anesthesiology Update 2017 ensures not only that attendees leave with a comprehensive understanding of the latest advances, risk mitigation strategies and anesthesiology guidelines, but also with specific recommendations to incorporate these updates into practice.

The format is engaging and attendees are encouraged to pose questions in sessions as well as one-on-one with the national and international experts who will be delivering the updates and education at this event. This program also features a variety of hands-on, skills-advancement workshops.

Updates, best practices and new guidelines cover:

  • Anesthetic Neurotoxicity
  • Advances in Regional Anesthesia
  • Understanding Xenon
  • Perioperative Ultrasound
  • Enhanced Recovery after Surgery
  • OR Efficiency
  • Opioids and Medical Marijuana
  • AICD Management
  • Morbid Obesity and Sleep Apnea
  • Cerebrovascular Emergencies
  • Challenging Cases
  • 2017 Drug and Pain Management Updates
  • Preparation for Bundled Payments

Participants will take away important guidelines and checklists that they can put to immediate use in their anesthesia practice.

Program Highlights 

2017 Guidelines, New Innovations, Challenging Cases, and State-of-the-Art Clinical and Patient Safety Updates in the areas of:

  • Regional Anesthesia
  • Cardiac Anesthesia
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Ambulatory Anesthesia
  • Pediatric Anesthesia
  • Obstetric Anesthesia
  • Thoracic Anesthesia
  • Preoperative Assessment
  • Perioperative Transfusion Medicine
  • Neurocognitive screening
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Pain Management 


  • MOCA
  • ACLS Workshop


  • Difficult Airway Workshop
  • Meditation Workshop
  • Advanced Airway Workshop
  • Lung Ultrasound
  • Regional Anesthesia
  • Acupuncture Workshop


  • Newer Anticoagulants
  • Xenon
  • Sugammadex
  • Medical Marijuana
  • Dexmedetomidine
  • Factor Concentrates
  • Inhalational Anesthetics
  • Total Intravenous Anesthesia
  • Anesthetic Drugs in the Development Pipeline