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


Saturday, September 12, 2015

To be held at:

The William and Ida Friday Center
for Continuing Education
Chapel Hill, North Carolina

For directions:



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


Agenda: Saturday, September 12, 2015

 Subject to Change

7:15 - 7:45am          Registration, Exhibits and Continental Breakfast
7:45 - 8:00am Welcome and Introduction
8:00 - 8:30am

Obstructive Sleep Apnea - What's New in 2015
Nathaniel Greene, MD

8:30 - 9:00am

Traumatic Brain Injury in Children
Ann Bailey, MD

9:00 - 9:30am

Perioperative Care of the Pediatric Asthma Patient
Ceila Loughlin, MD

9:30 - 9:45am

Medically Challenging Case:  Airway Foreign Body
Martina Downard, MD

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

Improving Patient Care with Practice:  Cognitive Aids and Simulation in Pediatric Anesthesia
Kimberly Blasius, MD

10:45 - 11:15am

Infection Control - What's Our Role?
Anthony Passannante, MD

11:15 - 12:00pm

Morning Review and Panel Discussion:  Community Borne Illness in the Perioperative Arena
John Eck, MD

12:00 - 1:15pm

Lunch with Optional Lunch and Learn (PBLD Format)

A. Pediatric Tonsillectomy Gone Bad

B. Fontan Presenting for Appendectomy:  What Now?

1:15 - 1:45pm Review of Recent Literature in Pediatric Anesthesia
Brad Taicher, MD
1:45 - 2:10pm

When surgery is over the fun begins...PACU issues
Leah Templeton, MD

2:10 - 2:30pm

Update on Pulmonary Hypertension
Kelly Machovec, MD

2:30 - 3:00pm

Pro-Con Debate:  Routine Use of Caudal Block in Outpatient Urologic Procedures
Pro:  Matthias Koenig, MD
Con:  Wes Templeton, MD

3:00 - 3:15pm Break and Exhibit
3:15 - 3:30pm

Medically Challenging Case:  Local Anesthetic Toxicity
Elizabeth Ross, MD

3:30 - 4:00pm

Multimodal Analgesia for Kids--Does it Exist?
Janey Phelps, MD

4:00 - 4:15pm

Medically Challenging Case:  Post-tonsillar Bleed
Christy Crockett, MD

4:15 - 5:00pm

Afternoon Review and Panel Discussion:  Adverse Event Management/Second Victim
Vincent Kopp, MD