Upon completion of this workshop, the participant will be familiar with advanced airway management techniques, including the Bullard laryngoscope, the lighted stylette, the fiberoptic laryngoscope and bronchoscope, the airway camera, and options for establishing an emergency tracheostomy.
Magical Distractions for Children
Upon completion of this workshop, the participant will be able to demonstrate magic illusions that can be employed to distract children (or surgeons) during induction of anesthesia and discuss the benefits of magic and other distractions to alternatives such as premedication.
Managing Epidurals - Caudal to Thoracic: Intra and Postperative Management
Upon completion of this workshop, the participant will able to explain the caudal to cervical approach, single-shot techniques, catheter placement and confirmation, monitoring, problem-solving and patient selection.
Peripheral Nerve Blocks
Upon completion of this workshop, the attendee will understand the anatomy, techniques (including equipment and drug selection), application and potential complications of the most commonly utilized peripheral nerve blocks in children. Blocks discussed will include axillary, femoral, fascia iliaca, sciatic, ankle, and penile nerve blocks.
Spinal Anesthesia for Children
Upon completion of this workshop, the attendee will understand the anatomy, techniques (including equipment and drug selection), application and potential complications of spinal anesthesia in infants and children.
Upon completion of this workshop, the participant will be familiar with the available modes of ventilation for sick neonates, including conventional ventilators, oscillators, and high frequency jet ventilators. The participant will understand how to select the most appropriate mode for specific indications, how to trouble-shoot problems and develop other management strategies.
What's New in Ventilation: Modes of ventilation/New
anesthesia machine technology?
Upon completion of this workshop, the participant will be knowledgeable about new ventilator technology and the perioperative management of patients receiving these new modes of ventilation. The participant will have the opportunity to have hands-on experience with at least two next generation anesthesia machines incorporating innovative ventilator technology.
Upon completion of this workshop, the participant will have a good understanding of underlying principles of acupuncture, as well as its potential application in pediatric anesthesia and pain medicine. Participants will receive hands-on practice with several simple acupuncture procedures.
Complementary and Alternative Techniques in the Management of Pain
Upon completion of this workshop, the participant will become familiar with nonpharmacologic, herbal, physical, and other sensory techniques used in the management of pediatric pain. The workshop leader will demonstrate these techniques in a case-based presentation.
Upon completion of this panel-discussion workshop, the participant will have an enhanced understanding of some of the creative ways that physicians achieve balance between their professional and personal lives, including part-time practice. The workshop leaders will specifically address how part-time physicians can maintain academic productivity and re-enter full-time practice after family responsibilities become less intense.
Fellows' Research Workshop
Upon completion of this workshop, the fellow will become familiar with study design, statistics, and forming appropriate questions for study. Challenges in research for clinical fellows, as well as strategies for meeting those challenges will be discussed. This workshop will also include a component of career development for the beginning faculty member.
Success in Academics
Designed for the junior faculty member in Anesthesiology, the participant, upon completion of this panel-discussion workshop, will have an enhanced understanding of some of the activities and behaviors that lead to professional growth in an academic setting. Activities and behaviors that distract and derail development will also be discussed, as will the selection and development of a relationship with an effective mentor.