Annual Perianesthesia Nurses Conference | March 12, 2022
The Annual Perianesthesia Nurses Conference is presented by the UPMC St. Margaret Perianesthesia Department.
This program is designed for nurses who provide care for surgical patients, including perianesthesia, surgical, and intensive care unit nurses.
The learner will be able to:
- Identify and describe common endocrine, neurological, and vascular surgical procedures
- Discuss postoperative care of surgical patients, including potential complications and nursing interventions
- Review medications used in the peri-operative patient, including those used for anesthesia and pain control
7:30am-8:00am | Registration and Introduction
8:00am-9:00am | Neuro Exams Pearls and Unique Pain Management Modalities presented by Damaris Mohr, PA-C
9:00am-10:00am | Vascular Updates presented by Eric Hager, MD
10:00am-10:15am | Break
10:15am-11:15am | Perioperative Care of the Endocrine Surgery Patient presented by Kimberly Ramonell, MD
11:15am-12:15pm | TIVA Anesthesia and ERAS Anesthesia Care presented by Richard Laux, BSN, RN, CRNA
12:15pm-12:30pm | Evaluation and Conclusion
Eric Hager, MD
UPP Vascular Surgery
Richard Laux, BSN, RN, CRNA
UPMC St. Margaret
Damaris Mohr, PA-C
Physician Assistant, Senior
Burke and Bradley Orthopedics
Kimberly Ramonell, MD
*No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
This activity is approved for the following credit: ANCC. Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 4 contact hours.
- 4.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 4.00 Attendance