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Special Topics in Thoracic and General Anesthesia

Special Topics in Thoracic and General Anesthesia

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Learn Now: Insightful Anesthesia CME

From the University of Pittsburgh Regional Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine: Complete Review Series.Thoracic topics in this online CME program include the vortex approach to a difficult airway, ERAS for esophagectomy and lung resection, anesthesia for lung disease patients, and protective one lung ventilation. Special Topics in Thoracic and General Anesthesia also addresses anesthetic management of COVID-19 patients, anesthesia for pulmonary hypertension patients, perioperative transfusion guidelines, and antifibrinolytics for noncardiac surgery.

 

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Topics / Speakers

Anesthesia in Patients with COVID-19
Kimberly Cantees, MD, MBA

 

Protective One-Lung Ventilation
Joshua McAnulty, MD

 

The Vortex Approach for the Unanticipated Difficult Airway
Harikesh Subramanian, MBBS

 

Devices and Techniques for One Lung Ventilation
Michael Gemma, MD

 

Anesthesia for Patients with Severe Lung Disease
Catalin S. Ezaru, MD

 

ERAS for Lung Resection
Catalin S. Ezaru, MD

 

Perioperative Transfusion Guidelines
Jonathan H. Waters, MD

 

Anesthesia for Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension
Luca LaColla, MD

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

Speakers

Kimberly Cantees, MD, MBA

Clinical Assistant Professor

Clinical Director

UPMC Presbyterian Operating Rooms

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Catalin S. Ezaru, MD

Assistant Professor

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Michael Gemma, MD

Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellow

UPMC Department Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Luca LaColla, MD

Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellow

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Joshua McAnulty, MD

Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellow

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Harikesh Subramanian, MBBS

Assistant Professor

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Jonathan H. Waters, MD

Professor, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine and Bioengineering

Chief of Anesthesiology

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Director, Blood Management Program

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: June 15, 2021
Date Credits Expire: June 15, 2024
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:

  • Review thoracic anesthesia and special situations including the anesthetic
  • Evaluate management of patients with COVID-19, difficult airways, and severe lung disease
  • Discuss current developments in thoracic anesthesia, including new devices for one lung ventilation, protective one lung ventilation, and the care of patients with pulmonary hypertension
  • Review the care of patients with pulmonary hypertension

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

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

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