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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 event has been approved for up to 21.5 hours of MOC Section 1 credits and up to 4 MOC Section 3 credits through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Visit the AMA website for more information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit. Live educational activities recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) are deemed by the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) eligible for ECMEC® Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners, healthcare practitioners participating in the QCHP CME/CPD program may record MOC Section 1 or MOC Section 3 credits as QCHP Category 1 or Category 3 credits.

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.

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Acute Pain [clear filter]
Friday, March 6
 

4:30pm

Persistent Postsurgical Pain - Current Knowledge
Talk objectives will be:

1. Characterize persistent postoperative surgical pain.
2. Discuss it in the context of chronic pain pathophysiology and chronic pain as a disease.
3. Describe treatment principles and specific treatment modalities.

Speakers
avatar for Dr Nivez Rasic

Dr Nivez Rasic

Medical Director - Vi Riddell Pain Program, Alberta Children's Hospital
Dr. Nivez Rasic is a pediatric anesthesiologist and Clinical Associate Professor with the University of Calgary.  She is the Medical Director of the Vi Riddell Pain Program at the Alberta Children’s Hospital, which is a unique program involving a partnership with clinical care... Read More →


Friday March 6, 2020 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Victoria Ballroom, Fairmont Lake Louise 118 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0

5:00pm

Regional Anesthesia, New Anticoagulants And ASRA Guidelines - An Update
The objectives for this talk are:
  • Review the ASRA guidelines for performing regional anesthesia procedures in the patient receiving antithrombotic or thrombolytic therapy.
  • Review the coagulation cascade and the pharmacology of heparin, vitamin K antagonists, factor Xa inhibitors and direct thrombin inhibitors.


Speakers
avatar for Dr Derek Dillane

Dr Derek Dillane

University of Alberta
Derek Dillane, MB BCh BAO, MMedSci, FCARCSI, is an associate professor at University of Alberta, Edmonton, where he is the fellowship program director. His clinical research interests involve outcomes in regional anesthesia and perioperative medicine. He has taught and led numerous... Read More →


Friday March 6, 2020 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Victoria Ballroom, Fairmont Lake Louise 118 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0

5:30pm

Regional Anesthesia Of The Upper Limb - Current Thinking
By the end of this lecture the participant will be able to:
1.Describe the common approaches for regional anesthesia blocks of the upper limb above and below the clavicle
2. Describe the course of the phrenic nerve
3. List options for avoiding the phrenic nerve

Speakers
avatar for Dr James Green

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 →


Friday March 6, 2020 5:30pm - 6:00pm
Victoria Ballroom, Fairmont Lake Louise 118 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0

6:00pm

The Patient On Suboxone - How To Manage Their Acute Pain
The talk objectives are:

i) To understand the unusual clinical pharmacology of Buprenorphine
(ii) To understand why special precautions are necessary when patients on this drug present for anesthesia and acute pain care
(iii) To learn how to manage this drug during the perioperative phase


Speakers
avatar for Dr Saifee Rashiq

Dr Saifee Rashiq

University of Alberta
Dr Saifee Rashiq is Director of the Multidisciplinary Pain Clinic at the University of Alberta Hospitals and a Professor in its Faculty of Medicine. He obtained his medical degree from University of Nottingham before going on to complete anesthesia training at the University of Alberta... Read More →


Friday March 6, 2020 6:00pm - 6:30pm
Victoria Ballroom, Fairmont Lake Louise 118 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0

6:30pm

Moderated Panel Discussion With Session Speakers
Moderators
avatar for Dr Stuart Grant

Dr Stuart Grant

Professor of Anesthesiology, Duke University
Stuart graduated from the University of Glasgow, Scotland MB ChB in 1989 and trained in Anaesthesia in Glasgow before taking an appointment in the Department of Anesthesiology at Duke University in 2002. He is now Chief of the Division of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain at University... Read More →

Friday March 6, 2020 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Victoria Ballroom, Fairmont Lake Louise 118 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0