8:30 a.m.
Registration Open

9:00—10:00
Illicit Drug Use and Anesthesia
Michelle Curtis, M.D.
Objectives:

  • The participants should be able to identify how the common illicit drugs work and the threat they pose to patients in the setting of Anesthesia
  • The participant should be able to formulate a plan to manage patient using illicit drugs in the perioperative and operative setting.

10:00—10:15
Refreshment break with exhibitors

10:15—11:15
The Potential Role of High Flow Nasal Cannula in Your Anesthetic Practice
Christine Riccio, M.D.
Objectives:

  • Attendees of this talk will gain a better understanding of recent literature pertaining to the potential uses of high flow nasal cannula in anesthetic practice.
  • Attendees of this talk will gain an understanding of the potential benefits of using high flow nasal cannula in the setting of a difficult airway.

11:15—12:15
Preoperative Assessment and Anesthesia Clinics: Back from the Future or from the Past?
Davide Cattano, M.D., PhD.
Objectives:

  • To learn  history, models and current standards of pre anesthesia assessments
          

  • To identify future trends and programs for developing effective quality care clinics

12:15—1:00
Lunch with exhibitors

1:00—2:00
Echo to the Rescue
Michelle Curtis, M.D.
Objectives:

  • The participant should be able to understand the role of focused ultrasound to identify common findings in unstable patients
  • The participant should be able to identify the utility of focused ultrasound in trauma patients

2:00—3:00
Airway Disasters and Discussion
Christine Riccio, M.D.,
Objectives:

  • Attendees of this talk will gain a better understanding the ASA Difficult Airway Algorithm and learn how to apply it to challenging case scenarios.
  • Attendees of this talk will gain a better understanding of the complexities and potential complications of airway management via discussion of specific case examples.

3:00—3:15
Refreshment break with exhibitors

3:15—4:15
Academic Anesthesiology 101: Challenges and Results, a Personal Journey
Davide Cattano, M.D., PhD,
Objectives:

  • To understand the scope and practice of academic anesthesiology
  • To discuss topics of common interest in general anesthesiology

4:15
ISA Annual – Business Meeting (members only please)

6:00
No Host Dinner for all participants and your spouse/guest
Location TBA