DMV Liver Transplant Anesthesia Meeting 2021

May 1, 2021

This SATA regional meeting provides the audience with updated knowledge on several critical management issues in the liver transplant patients population. 

Target Audience

Transplant anesthesiologists, intensivists, transplant surgeons, hepatologists, cardiologists, residents, and fellows.

Learning Objectives

Update the audience on new approaches in the assessment of patients with acute liver failure and perioperative management.
Update the audience on the importance of a multidisciplinary approach to liver transplant patients for preoperative workup and optimization.
Update on the effects of the current COVID 19 pandemic on the liver transplant practice in the USA and the world.  
 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 4.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
03/03/2021
Course expires: 
12/31/2021
Event starts: 
05/01/2021 - 8:25am
Event ends: 
05/01/2021 - 12:45pm
Cost:
$1.00

SATURDAY, May 1st,2021
8:25 To 12:45 (EST)
Live Virtual Conference (Zoom meeting)

Program:

8:25-8:30      Welcome and Introduction   
        Lorenzo De Marchi, MD  (MGUH)                          

8:30-9:30     Let's Talk Anesthesia!
                             Moderator:  Katherine Forkin, MD (UVA)

        Minimizing Renal injury 
        Brian Tran, MD (VCU)
        Management of Brain in ALF
        Susanna Kmiecik, MD (MGUH)
        Lung ultrasound in perioperative times
        Aliaksei Pustavoitau, MD (JHH)

9:30-9:40         Coffee Break 
     
9:40-10:40       Multidisciplinary session - It all about teamwork! 
        Moderator: Lorenzo De Marchi, MD  (MGUH)    
          
        Cardiology: Perioperative cardiac complication in liver transplant
        Ilan Wittstein, MD (JHH) 
        Hepatology: ACLF VS ALF VS CLF…Does one MELD fits all? 
        Zach Henry, MD (UVA)
        Surgery: Liver Transplant during a Pandemic
        Benjamin Philosophe, MD, PhD (JHH)     

10:40-10:50     Break                                 

10:50-11:30     Challenging Clinical Cases     
        Moderator: Aliaksei  Pustavoitau, MD (JHH) / Spencer Liebman, MD (VCU)

1)    65 pound Liver?! Simultaneous Liver/Kidney Transplantation for Patient with Polycystic Liver and Kidney Disease 
Matthew Cross, MD (UVA) 

2)    "My new liver makes it hard to breathe."
Amanda Williams, MD (VCU)

11:30-12:30     News from the world!
        Introduction: Lorenzo De Marchi, MD (MGUH)

        "Liver transplant during the pandemic. The Italian Experience" 
        Davide Ghinolfi, MD (University of Pisa-Italy)

12:30-12:45    Closing remarks 
        Tetsuro Sakai, MD, PhD, MHA, FASA (President-Elect, SATA) 

12:45              Adjournment

Live Virtual Conference

Course Directors: 
Lorenzo De Marchi, MD (MGUH)
Susanna Kmiecik, MD (MGUH)
Aliaksei Pustavoitau, MD (JHH)
Katherine Forkin, MD (UVA)
Spencer Liebman, MD (VCU)
Tetsuro Sakai, MD, PhD, MHA (UPMC)

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.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Healthcare Professionals: 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. 

Available Credit

  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 4.00 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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Instructions to Register

Registering online is the quickest and easiest way to reserve your space at CCEHS conferences.
• Visit our online registration site at: https://cce.upmc.com
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