UPMC Anesthesiology Academy of Learning- Updates in Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine – RN, CRNA, and Physician Conferences

March 20, 2020 to March 22, 2020

Due to COVID 19, the UPMC Anesthesiology Academy of Learning- Updates in Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine – RN, CRNA, and Physician Conferences is being cancelled. All paid registrations will be refunded in full. Registrants who personally made reservations will need to contact Nemacolin Woodlands Resort directly to cancel your lodging accommodations at 866-344-6957.

 

 

This is an original collaborative initiative joining Pain Nurses, CRNA’s and anesthesiologists to offer a specialty state-of-the-art review and update of knowledge and skills. It includes 3 conferences over a 3-day period, March 20-22, 2020 at the beautiful Nemacolin Woodlands Resort, Farmington, PA.  This activity is sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh Physicians Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative medicine and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences.

The program also includes a unique, two-hour interactive presentation common to both CRNAs and Anesthesiologists on Saturday, March 21, 2020 from 8:00 am to 10:00 am.

A highlight of the conference will be a reception for all conference participants, Saturday, March 21, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.

Target Audience

The overall target audience for this conference consists of pain nurses, CRNAs, Anesthesiologists, primary care physicians, neurologists, surgeons, emergency room and rehabilitation physicians, internal medicine and family practice physicians, residents, fellows, SRNAs, pharmacists, CRNPs, PA-Cs, and any other interested individuals.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 18.00 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.
  • 6.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 18.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
01/14/2020
Course expires: 
12/31/2020
Event starts: 
03/20/2020 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
03/22/2020 - 5:00pm
Cost:
$1.00
Rating: 
0

Pain Nurse Conference

Pain Nurse Conference Schedule

 

 

 

 

Nurse Program Friday, March 20, 2020

TITLE

 

 

TIME

TITLE

SPEAKER

8:00 am - 8:30 am

                                                  Registration, Breakfast & Exhibits

 

8:30 am - 8:45 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Tammy Flemming, DNP, ACNP-BC, RN

Lois J. Pizzi, MSN, ACNS-BC, RN-BC

8:45 am - 9:45 am

Opioids: The Changing Culture

Jacques E. Chelly, MD, PhD, MBA

9:45 am - 10:45 am

Aromatherapy

Shannon Morrissey, MSCL

10:45 am - 11:00 am

Break and Exhibits

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Mindfulness Skills: The Chronic Pain Patient

Susan Jarquin, PhD

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

Lunch and Exhibits

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm

Opioid Induced Constipation (OIC) The Nurses Role

H. Kevin Luong PA-C

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm

Vivitrol: Who, What, When, Where, Why?

Lois J. Pizzi, MSN, ACNS-BC, RN-BC

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

THC vs. CBD oil - What's the Deal?

Tammy Flemming, DNP, ACNP-BC, RN

3:30 pm

Adjournment

    

 

UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. The learner will be awarded 6.0 continuing education contact hours(s) for attending the program in its entirety and upon completion and submission of an evaluation form.

 

 

UPMC CRNA Updates in Anesthesiology Conference

CRNA Conference Schedule:

 

 

 

 

CRNA Program Friday, March 20, 2020

TITLE

 

 LOCATION

TIME

TITLE

SPEAKER

7:00 am - 7:45 am

Registration, Breakfast & Exhibits

 

7:45 am - 8:00 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Antoinette Orsino MBA, CRNA

8:00 am – 9:00 am

Difficult Airway Training for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists:  Still needed in 2019?

John O’Donnell DrPH, RN, MSN, CRNA, CHSE, FSSH

9:00 am – 10:00 am

Optimization Readiness for the Preoperative Patient

Allison Bauer DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC

10:00 am – 10:15 am

Coffee Break and Exhibits

 

10:15 am - 11:15 am

Role of the Nurse Anesthetist on the Forward Surgical Team (FST) / Forward Resuscitative Surgical Team (FRST)

Ben Adcock MSN, DNAP, CRNA

11:15 am – 12:15 am

Emergence Delirium

William Pileggi, MSN, CRNA

Michael J. Boland, MS Ed

David V. Julian M. Ed

Amanda Beckstead, BSN, CCRN SRNA

12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch and Exhibits

 

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Current Best Practices in Obstetric Anesthesia

Charles Giordano MSN, CRNA, DNP USAF

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Update on Malignant Hyperthermia Treatment

Bettina Dixon MSN, DNP, CRNA

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Lunch and Exhibits

 

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Current Trends in Cardiac Surgery

Jason Bauer MSN, CRNA, PHRN

4:15 pm – 5:15 pm

Sepsis Awareness

 Darla K. Osaba MS, CRNA

5:15 pm

Adjournment

 

    

 

 

 

CRNA Program Saturday, March 21, 2020

 

TIME

TITLE

SPEAKER

7:00 am - 7:45 am

Registration, Breakfast & Exhibits

 

7:45 am - 8:00 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Aman Mahajan, MD, PhD, MBA

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Medical Legal Issues: What they are and how to avoid them

Jon R. Perry, JD

David G. Metro, MD, FASA

10:00 am - 10:15 am

Coffee Break and Exhibits

10:15 am - 11:15 am

Management of Single Ventricle Physiology in the Adult Population

 Shawn West MSN, CRNA

11:15 am – 12:15pm

Navigating the Healthcare Area with a Physical Disability

Brett Fadgen MSN, CFRN, CRNA

12:15 pm - 1:00pm

Lunch and Exhibits

 

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Making the Most of the STOP-Bang Score

Karen Maresch MSN, CRNA

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Postoperative Nausea Vomiting (PONV) in the ambulatory setting

Jessica Kridler MSN, CRNA

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Break and Exhibits

3:15 pm - 4:15 pm

Anesthesia for pediatric magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and intraoperative MRI (iMRI)

Julianna Watenpool MSN, CRNA

4:15 pm

Adjournment

 

 

UPMC Update in Anesthesia, Pain & Intensive Care Conference

Physician Conference Schedule:

 

Saturday, March 21, 2020  

 LOCATION    

TIME

TITLE

SPEAKER

7:00 am - 7:45 am

                                                                     Registration, Breakfast & Exhibits

7:45 am - 8:00 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Aman Mahajan, MD, PhD, MBA

8:00 am – 10:00 am

Medical Legal Issues: What they are and how to avoid them

Jon R. Perry, JD

David G. Metro, MD, FASA

10:00 am - 10:15 am

                                                                       Coffee Break and Exhibits

10:15 am - 10:45 am

The Perioperative Dash Board and Clinical Analytic as Tools for Improving Outcomes – Illustration of the Concept in the case of Acute Pain

Aman Mahajan, MD, PhD, MBA

10:45 am - 11:30 am

Illustration of the Concept in the case of Acute Pain

Charles Luke, MD, MBA, FASAM

11:30 am – 12:00 pm

Illustration of the Concept in the case of (ERAS) Enhanced Recovery After Surgery

Stephen Esper, MD, MBA

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Illustration of the Concept in the case of Peripheral Nerve Blocks

Jacques E. Chelly, MD, PhD, MBA

Jamie Artman, CRNA, MSN

12:30 pm

                                                                            Lunch and Exhibits

 

 

Breakout Sessions A through C run concurrently   Saturday beginning at 2:00 pm                                                                    

 

 

 

 

 

Breakout Session A – RESEARCH                                                                       LOCATION

TIME

TITLE

SPEAKER

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Top Trials That Have Changed Clinical Medicine

Kimberly Howard Quijano, MD, MS

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm

Perioperative Outcomes Research

Mark D. Neuman, MD, MSc.

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

                                                                           Break and Exhibits

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Pro – Debate Controversies in Evidence Based Anesthesia

Murat Kaynar, MD, MPH

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Con - Debate Controversies in Evidence Based Anesthesia

Dennis Phillips, DO

 

Breakout Session B – HEPATIC AND CARDIOTHORACIC ANESTHESIA            LOCATION

TIME

TITLE

SPEAKER

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Overview of Liver Transplantation: Do’s and Don'ts

Raymond M. Planinsic, MD, FASA

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm

Update on Cardiothoracic Anesthesia

Kathir Subramaniam, MD MPH FASE

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

                                                                           Break and Exhibits

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Management of Ventricular Assist Devices for Non-Cardiac Surgery

Michael Boisen, MD

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Coagulation Monitoring and Treatment

Ezeldeen Abuelkasem, MBBCh, MSc.

 

Breakout Session C – CHRONIC PAIN                                                                 LOCATION

TIME

TITLE

SPEAKER

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm

Predictive Analytics Using Patient Reported Outcomes

Ajay D. Wasan MD, MSc

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm

Phantom limb treatment and sensory restoration with spinal cord stimulation in the amputee population

Eric Helm, MD

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm

                                                                           Break and Exhibits

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Endogenous Pain Modulation: Research Insights and Clinical Implications

Benedict Alter MD, PhD

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm

New Pharmacological Approaches for the Treatment of Chronic Pain

Cheryl Bernstein, MD

5:00 pm

                                                                            Adjournment for all Breakout sessions

 

Sunday, March 22, 2020    

Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Quality Improvement

 LOCATION 

TIME

TITLE

SPEAKER

7:30 am – 8:00 am

                                                                         Breakfast and Exhibits

8:00 am - 8:15 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Jacques E. Chelly, MD, PhD, MBA and Nicholas Schott, MD

8:15 am – 8:30 am

Pericapsular Nerve Group (PENG) Block vs Quadratus Lumborum Block for Lateral Approach to Total Hip Arthroplasty

Taiwo Aderibigbe, MD

8:30 am – 8:45 am

Rescue SPANK Block for Posterior Knee Pain after Total Knee Arthroplasty

Preeti Anand, MBBS

8:45 am – 9:00 am

Effect of Quad Sparing Femoral Single Shot Nerve Block versus Quad Sparing Femoral Catheters on Length of Stay and Readmission Rates following Total Knee Replacement

Michal Gomulka, MD

9:00 am – 9:15 am

Erector Spinae Plane Block with or Without Serratus Anterior Plane Block for Thoracic Surgery Protocol and Background

Dmitriy Gromov, DO

9:15 am – 9:30 am

Erector Spinae Plane Block with or Without Serratus Anterior Plane Block for Thoracic Surgery Results

Gabriel Wilner, MD

9:30 am – 9:45 am

Comparison between sciatic nerve measurements before and after thigh tourniquets:  Role of regional anesthesia and clinical correlations

Denis Maltz Grutcki, MD

9:45 am – 10:00 am

Regional Anesthesia:  Improving resource utilization in the ambulatory setting?

Kyle Marose, MD

10:00 am – 10:15 am

                                                                         Coffee Break and Exhibits

10:15 am – 10:45 am

Effects of perioperative use of gabapentin and oral dextromethorphan to prevent persistent pain after total knee surgery

Michelle Masnovi,MD

10:45 am – 11:00 am

Peripheral Nerve Block Catheters vs. Single Shot Nerve Blocks with Intravenous Lidocaine Infusion Protocol and Background

Ryan McCafferty, DO

 

11:00 am – 11:15 am

Peripheral Nerve Block Catheters vs. Single Shot Nerve Blocks with Intravenous Lidocaine Infusion Results

Hung Tran, MD

11:45 am - 12:00 pm

Combination Intrathecal Morphine and Bilateral Paravertebral Nerve Blocks for ERAS open gynecological-oncologic surgery

Kellie Morris, DO

12:00 pm – 12:15 pm

Minimization of data scavenging and patient safety

Areeb Siddiquie, MD

12:15 pm - 12:30 pm

Volume versus concentration: A prospective, double blind, parallel study to compare the clinical effectiveness of single shot quadratus lumborum block using either a high volume/low concentration or low volumen/high concentration injectate for total hip arthroplasty

Manuel Torres-Grajales, MD

12:30 pm – 12:45 pm

Liposomal bupivacaine infiltration in the surgical site for analgesia after rotator cuff repair: a prospective, randomized, double blinded, placebo-controlled trial.

Nicole Verdecchia, MD

12:45 pm – 1:00 pm

Regional anesthesia and multimodal techniques in pediatric burn patients: A case series

Casey Wollenman, MD

 

1:00 pm

                                                                                Adjournment

 

Nemacolin Woodland Resort
Farmington, PA
United States

The conference has contracted a limited number of hotel rooms at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort. The discounted group rate of $199/$229 Lodge or Townhouse/Chateau and $299 per night for Falling Rock plus applicable taxes and resort fees is available for conference attendees. Early registration is encouraged to assure group room rate. You may book a room by calling the resort at 1 (866) 344-6957. Ask for the UPMC Anesthesiology Academy 2020 room block Code 10L4ZT to receive the reduced rate.

Please visit http://www.nemacolin.com/ for details regarding the resort amenities and activities.  On-line reservations https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?tps=fml&hotel=67543&shell=rPITNW&template=rPITNW&chain=10237&room=&arrive=2020-03-19&depart=2020-03-20&nck=gppc_3rd-night-free&_ga=2.109753414.257795566.1567777411-1173095682.1566309685

 

Accreditation and Designation Statements: 

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Pain Nurse Conference - Nursing (CNE)

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 6.0 contact hours. Other health care professionals

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CRNA Conference

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 15.0 Class A CE Credits Code Number 1038380 Expiration 3/21/20.

Physician Conference

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other health care 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

  • 18.00 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.
  • 6.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
  • 18.00 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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Due to COVID 19, the UPMC Anesthesiology Academy of Learning- Updates in Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine – RN, CRNA, and Physician Conferences is being cancelled. All paid registrations will be refunded in full. Registrants who personally made reservations will need to contact Nemacolin Woodlands Resort directly to cancel your lodging accommodations at 866-344-6957

 

 

 

Registration Fee Schedule:
 • Nurse Conference registration includes CME, breakfast, break, lunch, and the meeting reception.
• CRNA Conference registration includes CME, breakfast, break, and lunch for both Friday and Saturday and the reception.
• Physician conference registration includes CME, breakfast, break, and lunch for the category corresponding to the registration and the reception.
• For those who are not registered, fees of $40 will be charged for breakfast, $50 for lunch, and $50 for the reception.

Cancellation/Refund Policy:

All cancellations must be in writing and sent to us via U.S. mail or email to Barb Novak Chismar, BA, Conference Manager, chisbn@upmc.edu or 3471 Fifth Avenue, Suite 402, Pittsburgh, PA  15213. Tuition for cancellations postmarked or date stamped prior to February 1, 2020 will be refunded in full. After February 1, 2020, a $50.00 administrative fee will be assessed, the remaining amount refunded.  Refunds will not be made after March 1, 2020.

The Americans with Disabilities Act Information:

Participation by all individuals is encouraged. Advance notification of any special needs will help us provide better service. Please notify us of your needs at least two weeks in advance of the program by calling Barb Novak Chismar at 412-692-4505 or chisbn@upmc.edu.