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The 1st Annual Opioid Free Anesthesia Congress brings together leaders in opioid free anesthesia from all over the world. Attendees will learn the latest techniques in administering opioid free anesthesia from pioneers in this field who will highlight cutting-edge research and answer questions. There will also be a hands-on ultrasound guided regional anesthesia workshop with live models taught by actively practicing anesthesia providers.

When?: November 10-11th

Where?: UAB School of Nursing

Where should I stay? The DoubleTree Hotel – Birmingham – Book Hotel!

What airport should I fly into? Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM) or Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) which is about a 2 hour drive from Birmingham

 

Interested in Sponsorship & Vendor Opportunities? Contact us and let us know! We’ll get in touch and send you more information!

 

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 16.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1036558; Expiration Date 11/11/2018. AANA designates this program as meeting the criteria for up to 2.00 CE Credits in pharmacology/therapeutics.

Opioid Free Anesthesia Congress 2018

Tentative Schedule

Saturday November 10, 2018

8:00-9:00 An Introduction to The Society of Opioid Free Anesthesia Tom Baribeault, MSN, CRNA

9:00-10:00 Implementing an Opioid Free Program and Gaining Institutional Buy-In, Julia Harris, MSN, CRNA

10:00-10:15 Break with Exhibitors

10:15-11:15 Current State of the Research on Opioid Free Anesthesia, John Maye, Ph.D., CRNA

11:15-12:15 Pain Psychology in the Treatment of Acute Surgical Pain, Burel Goodin, Ph.D.

12:15-1:15 Lunch with Exhibitors

1:15-2:15 (Part 1) The History and Evolution of Opioid Free Anesthesia, Jan Mulier, MD, Ph.D.

2:15-3:15 (Part 2) The History and Evolution of Opioid Free Anesthesia, Jan Mulier, MD, Ph.D.

3:15-3:30 Break with Exhibitors

3:30-4:30 Panel Discussion, Tom Baribeault, MSN, CRNA, Julia Harris, MSN, CRNA, John Maye, Ph.D., CRNA, Burel Goodin, Ph.D., Jan Mulier, MD, PhD

4:30-5:30 Question and Answer

 

Sunday, November 11, 2018

8:00-9:00 Local Anesthetics and Adjuncts for Fascial Plane Blocks, Andrew Beigner, MSN, CRNA

9:00-10:00 The Fundamentals of Ultrasound Guidance for Regional Anesthesia, Andrew Beigner, MSN, CRNA

10:00-10:15 Break with Exhibitors

10:15-11:15 Anterior Truncal Blocks: PECS1,2 Serratus Anterior, and TAP, Andrew Beigner, MSN, CRNA

11:15-12:15 Posterior Fascial Plane Blocks: Erector Spinea, Quadratus Lumborum (QL 1/2/3). Andrew Beigner, MSN, CRNA

12:15-1:15 Lunch with Exhibitors

1:15-2:15 Hands-on Station 1: Anterior Scanning/Needle Placement and applied block techniques

2:15-3:15 Hands-on Station 2: Posterior Scanning techniques

3:15-3:30 Break with Exhibitors

3:30-4:30 Hands-on Stations 3: Needle guidance with simulations.

4:30-5:30 Hands-on Stations 4: Comprehensive Review and Demonstration scanning, blocks and needle placement techniques.

 

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 16.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1036558; Expiration Date 11/11/2018. AANA designates this program as meeting the criteria for up to 2.00 CE Credits in pharmacology/therapeutics.

2018 Speakers

Jan P Mulier, MD, PhD
Thomas Baribeault, MSN, CRNA
John Maye, Ph.D, CRNA
Burel R. Goodin, Ph.D.
Julia Harris, MSN, CRNA
Andrew Biegner, MSNA, CRNA
And more!

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Early-bird pricing ends October 15th!