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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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Saturday, March 7
 

4:30pm

AKI Update
By the end of this session participants will be able to:
  • Discuss recent advances in the definitions, risk factors, prevention and treatment of surgical acute kidney injury.

Speakers
avatar for Dr Andrew Shaw

Dr Andrew Shaw

Chair, Professor, Zone Clinical Department Head, University of Alberta
Dr Shaw is Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta and Zone Clinical Department Head for Anesthesia, Alberta Health Services Edmonton Zone. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (UK), a Fellow of the American... Read More →


Saturday March 7, 2020 4:30pm - 5:00pm
Victoria Ballroom, Fairmont Lake Louise 118 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0

5:00pm

Targeted Fluid Administration - Where Does The Evidence Lead Us?
By the end of this talk, attendees will:

1. Be able to differentiate static from dynamic measurements and their effect on the understanding of fluid responsiveness.
2. Understand the cut offs for stroke volume assessments and how this might guide resuscitation.

Speakers
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 →


Saturday March 7, 2020 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Victoria Ballroom, Fairmont Lake Louise 118 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0

5:30pm

Pro - Con Debate: Sugammadex Is An Essential Component of Modern Anesthesia Practice (Pro - Grant, Con - Rashiq)
By the end of this lecture the participant will be able to:
1. Describe the clinical scenarios where sugammadex has been proven to be cost effective compared to alternatives
2. Discuss how new drugs can be introduced responsibly within a finite health care budget

Speakers
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 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 →


Saturday March 7, 2020 5:30pm - 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 Hilary Grocott

Dr Hilary Grocott

Dr. Grocott currently holds the position of tenured Professor in the Department of Anesthesia, Perioperative & Pain Medicine at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Canada.  He also serves as Editor-in-Chief for the Canadian Journal of Anesthesia.He completed medical school in... Read More →

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