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The Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Alberta, is pleased to announce the Lake Louise Anesthesia Conference. This will be held at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise March 5 - 8, 2020.

This is a great opportunity to network with colleagues from across Canada and the United States, both in the Chateau and on the ski slopes. We have a range of local, national and international speakers covering a broad range of anesthesia and perioperative medicine topics. Workshops will be delivered by international leaders in Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia and Airway Management.

We welcome all healthcare professionals. Our program will be of particular interest to anesthesiologists, GP anesthetists, nurse anesthetists and critical care physicians.

Sponsorship is welcome. More information on Sponsorship opportunities can be found here.
Saturday, March 7 • 9:45am - 11:45am
Airway Demo And Hands On Workshop: Airway And Gastric Ultrasound, Awake Fibre-Optic Topicalization Tips, And Surgical Airway Rescue (Pig Tracheas)

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This workshop will include a practical skill station to familiarize participants with the Cricothyrotomy Surgical Airway rescue technique.

By the end of this workshop the participant will be able to:
1. Identify the major airway structures using ultrasound
2. Perform a gastric ultrasound examination to determine fasting status
3. Demonstrate how to perform emergency surgical tracheostomy

Speakers
avatar for Dr Keith Anderson

Dr Keith Anderson

Anesthesiologist, University of Calgary
Dr Anderson completed a degree in pharmacology and his medical degree at the University of Glasgow. He did his initial anaesthesia training in Scotland, anaesthesia residency in Oxford, and fellowship in regional anaesthesia and acute pain management at McGill. At the end of his training... Read More →
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Dr James Green

University of Alberta
James Green is an Associate Clinical Professor at the University Hospital of Alberta. He is the director of the acute pain service and member of the residency program committee. Clinical and research interests include regional anesthesia, pain medicine and point of care ultrasound... Read More →
avatar for Dr Neil Klassen

Dr Neil Klassen

Associate Clinical Professor, Deputy Zone Clinical Department Head, University of Alberta
Dr Klassen did his MD at University of British Columbia, before and during which he was working as an EMT. He then Interned at Saskatoon City Hospital and did his Anesthesia Residency at University of Alberta. Dr Klassen followed this with a Fellowship in Trauma and Burn Anesthesia... Read More →
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Dr David Williams

Chair, Professor, Zone Clinical Department Head, University of Alberta
Dr. David Williams was born and raised in Edmonton, and completed his MD and general surgery training at the University of Alberta. During residency, he obtained a Master of Science in Experimental Surgery with work completed at the University of Alberta and University of Missouri.In... Read More →


Saturday March 7, 2020 9:45am - 11:45am
Victoria Foyer, Fairmont Lake Louise 136 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0
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