April 8-13, 2018 on the Riviera Maya, Mexico

Conference Program

Please note: 15 minutes of Question/Answer time will follow each lecture. Coffee and snacks will be available throughout the sessions.

Sunday April 8th

  • 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm : Registration
  • 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm : Welcome Reception

Monday April 9th

  • 7:00 am - 7:45 am : Registration
  • 7:45 am : Dr H Samady - Regional Anesthesia and Patient Safety
  • 9:15 am : Dr S Lee - The Difficult Airway
  • 10:45 am : Dr H Samady - Update on Upper Extremity Regional Anesthesia
  • 12:15 pm : Dr S Lee - The Role of PACU in Patient Outcome

Tuesday April 10th

  • 7:45 am : Dr J Levy - New Concepts in the Treatment of Bleeding
  • 9:15 am : Dr J Johansen - Trauma Update 2018
  • 10:45 am : Dr J Levy - New Anticoagulants: Perioperative Considerations
  • 12:15 pm : Dr J Johansen - Pharmacological Synergism: Anesthetic cocktails and TIVA

Wednesday April 11th

  • 7:45 am : Dr H Samady - Update on Lower Extremity Regional Anesthesia and Truncal Blocks
  • 9:15 am : Dr S Lee - Lessons from Litigation
  • 10:45 am : Dr H Samady - New Advances in Outpatient Orthopedic Anesthesia
  • 12:15 pm : Dr S Lee - Unique Challenges in Ambulatory Surgery

Thursday April 12th

  • 7:45 am : Dr J Levy - Managing Perioperative Cardiac Failure
  • 9:15 am : Dr S Chhangani - Controversies in Perioperative Fluid Resuscitation
  • 10:45 am : Dr J Levy - Allergy, Drug Reactions and Anaphylaxsis
  • 12:15 pm : Dr S Chhangani - -Management of Pulmonary Hypertension

Friday April 13th

  • 7:45 am : Dr J Johansen - Future Roles for Anesthesia? Opioid Withdrawal, Depression and PTSD
  • 9:15 am : Dr S Chhangani - The ABCs of Thoracic Anesthesia
  • 10:45 am : Dr J Johansen - Technological and Procedural Advances in Surgery: Anesthetic Implications
  • 12:15 pm : Dr S Chhangani - Perioperative Protective Mechanical Ventilation
  • 1:30 pm : Adjourn