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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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Thursday, March 5
 

7:00am

Review Of Point Of Care Coagulation Testing In Trauma
The objectives for this talk are:
1. list current options for point of care coagulation testing
2. Describe the evidence for use in trauma

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 →


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

7:30am

Trauma Management - A Neurosurgical Perspective
By the end of this lecture the participant will be able to:
1. Describe options for monitoring Icp
2. Manage ICP in a patient presenting with traumatic head injury

Speakers
avatar for Dr Max Findlay

Dr Max Findlay

Neurosurgeon, University of Alberta
Pretty good skier, competent neurosurgeon...Lots of experience with neurovascular surgery, looking forward to meeting you.


Thursday March 5, 2020 7:30am - 8:00am
Victoria Ballroom, Fairmont Lake Louise 118 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0

8:00am

TIVA Vs Volatiles In Head Injury - A Comparison
Objectives:

i. review the different effects on CBF, CMRO2, ICP, MAP & CPP
ii. Look at limitations of each
iii. Consider any evidence of differences in outcomes.

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 →


Thursday March 5, 2020 8:00am - 8:30am
Victoria Ballroom, Fairmont Lake Louise 118 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0

8:30am

Imaging In Trauma: Pocus (FAST And Lung Scanning)
By the end of this lecture the participant will be able to:
1. Describe the images used in the FAST protocol
2. Recognize the ultrasound appearance of pneumothorax and pleural effusion
3. Describe how this may be a useful skill for the clinical anesthetist

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 →


Thursday March 5, 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 Lindsay MacKenzie

Dr Lindsay MacKenzie

University of Calgary
Lindsay MacKenzie completed her BScH and MSc in Pharmacology at Queens’s University then went on to receive her M.D. from the University of Toronto. She completed her residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Calgary where she discovered her interest in Obstetric Anesthesia... Read More →

Thursday March 5, 2020 9:00am - 9:30am
Victoria Ballroom, Fairmont Lake Louise 118 Lake Louise Dr, Lake Louise, AB T0L 1E0