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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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Friday, March 6
 

7:00am

Pocus: Airway And Gastric
By the end of this lecture the participant will be able to:
1. Recognize airway structures on ultrasound images
2. Describe the value of airway ultrasound for assessment of difficult airway
3. Choose correct probe and positioning to confirm an empty stomach

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 7:00am - 7:30am
Victoria Ballroom, Fairmont Lake Louise 118 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0

7:30am

What Is That?? Incidental Abnormalities Seen With Laryngoscopy And Neck Ultrasound
By the end of this lecture the participant will be able to:
1. Describe the ultrasound appearance of enlarged parathyroid glands
2. Form a differential diagnosis for incidental findings on direct laryngoscopy

Speakers
avatar for Dr David Williams

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 →


Friday March 6, 2020 7:30am - 8:00am
Victoria Ballroom, Fairmont Lake Louise 118 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0

8:00am

Airway Associated Mortality And Guidelines - Key Point Summary
The objective of the talk is to review the NAP4 study and recent Closed Claims studies to identify high risk airway management situations


Speakers
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 →


Friday March 6, 2020 8:00am - 8:30am
Victoria Ballroom, Fairmont Lake Louise 118 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0

8:30am

Can't Intubate, Can't Ventilate: Protocols And Technique For Emergency Cricithyroidotomy
Objectives:
I. Consider protocols for CICV from Canadian Airway Focus Group, ASA & DA
ii. Compare needle cricothyroidotomy vs surgical cricothyroidotomy pros & cons
iii. Review the technique for scalpel bougie cricothyroidotomy.

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 →


Friday March 6, 2020 8:30am - 9:00am
Victoria Ballroom, Fairmont Lake Louise 118 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0

9:00am

Moderated Panel Discussion With Session Speakers
Moderators
avatar for Dr Sara Nikravan

Dr Sara Nikravan

Director of Point of Care Ultrasound, University of Washington
Dr. Nikravan received her MD at Texas Tech Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, TX. She trained in Anesthesiology at Washington University in Saint Louis, serving as Chief in her final year.  She completed her Critical Care Medicine and Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology fellowship training... Read More →

Friday March 6, 2020 9:00am - 9:30am
Victoria Ballroom, Fairmont Lake Louise 118 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0
 
Saturday, March 7
 

2:15pm

Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia - Ask The Experts
By the end of this workshop the participant will be able to:
1. Obtain the image required to perform adductor canal block
2. Obtain images of the spine and paravertebral space
3. Identify the brachial plexus and terminal nerves on ultrasound

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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →


Saturday March 7, 2020 2:15pm - 4:15pm
Victoria Ballroom, Fairmont Lake Louise 118 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0