Tenth Annual UNC-Duke-Wake Forest Pediatric Anesthesiology Conference: Best Practices in Pediatric Anesthesia Care


Saturday, September 23, 2017

To be held at:

The William and Ida Friday Center
for Continuing Education Chapel Hill, North CarolinaPeds Cover 2017

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Sponsored by:

The Schools of Medicine of:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Duke University
Wake Forest University
The Departments of Anesthesiology & Pediatrics


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Agenda: Saturday, September 23, 2017

 Subject to Change

7:15 - 7:45am          Registration, Exhibits and Continental Breakfast
7:45 - 8:00am Welcome and Introduction
8:00 - 8:25am

It's Getting Hot in Here - Update on Malignant Hyperthermia
Joe Tobin, MD

8:25 - 8:50am

Intraoperative Hypotension:  How low can you go?
John Eck, MD

8:50 - 9:15am

FDA and Anesthesia:  Discussing the Overlap 
Ann Bailey, MD

9:15 - 9:45am

The Opioid Epidemic - How did we get here?
Brooke Chidgey, MD

9:45 - 10:15am Break and Exhibits
10:15 - 10:40am

ERAS Protocols in Kids - What's going on out there?
Nathaniel Greene, MD

10:40 - 11:00am

Ultrasound use for Vascular Access
Andrea Udani, MD

11:00 - 11:25am

Point of Care Ultrasound
Robert Isaak, DO

11:25 - 11:50am Question and Answer Morning Panel Discussion

11:50 - 1:00pm

Lunch with Optional Lunch and Learn Session (PBLD Format)

Option 1:  Interactive Small Group Workshop:  Point of Care Ultrasound - Robert Isaak, DO

Option 2:  My next Patient is on Opiates:  The Good, the Bad & the Ugly - Brooke Chidgey, MD

1:00 - 1:30pm

Are you laughing yet?  Pro/Con Debate on the use of Nitrous Oxide in Pediatric Anesthesia
Pro:  Paul Halweg, MD - Con: Lisa Einhorn, MD

1:30 - 2:00pm

ECMO - Evidence, Criteria, Mechanics and Outcomes
Wads Ames, MD

2:00 - 2:30pm

Caring for the Transplanted Heart for Non-Cardiac Surgery
Leo Martinez, MD

2:30 - 2:45pm

Breaks and Exhibitors

2:45 - 3:15pm

Practical Approaches to One Lung Ventilation in Infants and Children
Wes Templeton, MD

3:15 - 3:45pm

Finding NEMO: New and Emerging Medical Opinion from 2017 that impacts Pediatric Anesthesia
Douglas Ririe, MD

3:45 - 4:15pm

When Care is the Easy Part:  Dealing with the Difficult Patient

Rebecca Smith, MD 

4:15 - 4:45pm

Quality Improvement and Lessons Learned 

Moderator: Concetta Lupa, MD

Panel: Peggy McNaull, MD; Timothy Harwood, MD; Brad Taicher, MD

4:45 - 5:00pm

Question and Answer Afternoon Panel Discussion