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Review of Regional Anesthesia: Updates, Perioperative Aspects, and Management

Review of Regional Anesthesia: Updates, Perioperative Aspects, and Management

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Overview

Key Topics in Regional Anesthesia CME

From the University of Pittsburgh Regional Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine: Complete Review Series. Review of Regional Anesthesia: Updates, Perioperative Aspects, and Management focuses on perioperative multimodal analgesia including perioperative considerations, informed consent for peripheral nerve blocks, and local anesthetics and their systemic toxicity. Lecturers in the online CME program also focus on the blocks themselves, including ultrasound anatomy of the upper and lower extremities, thoracic and abdominal nerve blocks and epidural analgesia.

 

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Topics / Speakers

Local Anesthetics: Mechanism of Action, Pharmacology and Toxicity
Nicholas Schott, MD, and Dan Varonin, MD

 

Perioperative Considerations
Nicole Verdecchia, MD

 

Upper Extremity Nerve Block Ultrasound Anatomy
Douglas Bentley, MD

 

Lower Extremity Nerve Block Ultrasound Anatomy
Douglas Bentley, MD

 

Thoracic Truncal Blocks
Nicholas Schott, MD

 

Abdominal Truncal Nerve Blocks
Kristin Ondecko Ligda, MD, FASA

 

Informed Consent for Nerve Block
Charles Lin, MD

 

Neuraxial Analgesia: Epidural
Kristin Ondecko Ligda, MD, FASA

 

Introduction to Multimodal Perineural Analgesia: Basics of Adjuvants
Brian Williams, MD, MBA

 

Faculty

Series Director

Raymond M. Planinsic, MD, FASA

Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Director of Transplantation Anesthesiology, UPMC Presbyterian

Director, Hepatic Transplantation Anesthesiology Fellowship Program

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Series Co-Director

Theresa A. Gelzinis, MD

Associate Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Module Director

Nicholas Schott, MD

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Speakers

Douglas Bentley, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/ UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Kristin Ondecko Ligda, MD, FASA

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Charles Lin, MD

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Dan Varonin, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Nicole Verdecchia, MD

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Brian Williams, MD, MBA

Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Director, Division of Ambulatory Anesthesia

Faculty, Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research

Director, Ambulatory Anesthesiology, Acute Pain Medicine Service, and Perioperative Evaluation

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Accreditation

Accreditation and Credit Designation

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.

 

The University of Pittsburgh designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

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.

 

Date of Original Release: September 30, 2020
Date Credits Expire: September 30, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 5.25 hours

 

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of an online course evaluation and post-test.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Learn pharmacology of medications used for regional anesthesia
  • Learn various nerve blocks and anatomic applications
  • Learn management of regional anesthesia including complications, limitations and toxicity

Intended Audience

Anesthesiologists and anesthesiologists-in-training and other anesthesia professionals, nurse anesthetists, anesthesia assistants, intensivists and perioperative medicine specialists.

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Provider: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Series Director:

Raymond M. Planinsic, MD, FASA
Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Director of Transplantation Anesthesiology, UPMC Presbyterian
Director, Hepatic Transplantation Anesthesiology Fellowship Program
UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Series Co-Director:

Theresa A. Gelzinis, MD
Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Module Director:

Nicholas Schott, MD
Assistant Professor
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Credits: Earn a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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