join us in Alabama!

We are proud to announce the 1st Annual Opioid Free Anesthesia Congress – Held at the UAB School of Nursing! This event will consist of both lectures and hands on training!

When?: November 10-11th

Where?: UAB School of Nursing

Where should I stay? The DoubleTree Hotel – Birmingham

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

Opioid Free Anesthesia Congress 2018

Tentative Schedule

0800-0900: Introduction to the Society for Opioid Free Anesthesia
0900-1000: Implementing an Opioid Free program and gaining institutional buy-in
1000-1015: Break
1015-1115: Current state of the research on Opioid Free Anesthesia
1115-1215: Pain Psychology in the treatment of acute surgical pain
1215-1315: Lunch
1315-1515: History and evolution of Opioid Free Anesthesia
1515-1530: Break
1530-1630: Panel Discussion
1630-1730: Q&A

0800-0900: Introduction to fascial plane blocks (FPB) as an adjunct to Opioid Free Anesthesia
0900-1000: FPB for chest surgery
1000-1015: Break
1015-1115: FPB for abdominal surgery
1115-1215: FPB for back, hip and other miscellaneous surgeries
1215-1315: Lunch
1315-1730: Demonstration and Hands on Scanning

2018 Speakers

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