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3rd Annual AnesthesiaTechnology Conference

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine Presents

3rd Annual Anesthesia Technology Conference

Target Audience

This conference is intended for Anesthesia Technicians, Anesthesia Technologists and Anesthesia Technology students. Lectures will be followed by questions submitted by the audience and preselected using an audience response system.

Educational Objectives

  • Review basic differences in anatomy and physiology between pediatric and adult populations
  • Outline proactive strategies that will assist the anesthesiologist during emergency situations
  • Build skills and knowledge related to monitoring and interpreting patient-related numbers and data
  • Enhance awareness of the vast field of anesthesia outside of a hospital-based operating room
  • Better assess potential risk in anesthesia practice, decrease number of complications and improve quality of anesthesia care
  • Understand the nuts-and-bolts of device operation and providing technical support during procedures
  • Understand lung isolation in challenging airways and fiberoptic bronchoscopy for lung isolation
  • Explore the different approaches to pain management after surgery for pediatric patients
  • Review current equipment training initiatives considered by the ASA, the FDA, and the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF)

Why MD Anderson?

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the world's most respected centers devoted exclusively to patient care, research, education and prevention of cancer. US News & World Report's "Best Hospital" survey ranked MD Anderson as the top hospital in the nation for cancer care in 2014. It’s the eighth year in the row we’ve ranked No. 1 in this annual survey. We have achieved this highest ranking 11 times in the past 13 years and have ranked as one of the top two hospitals for cancer care since the magazine began its annual survey in 1990.
 
Our department has a long-standing history of excellence in supporting our world class surgical programs. We have over 18 years of experience conducting excellent educational programs, and we have the first Fellowship program in Cancer Anesthesia in the country.
 

Accreditation/Credit Designation
Offering up to eight CEUs: ASATT APPROVED

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center requires that everyone in a position to control the content of an educational activity must disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest that could potentially affect the information presented. MD Anderson also requires that all faculty disclose any unlabeled use or investigational use (not yet approved for any purpose) of pharmaceutical and medical device products. Specific disclosures will be made to the participants prior to the educational activity.

Because we are always striving to improve the quality of your educational experience, agendas are subject to change. MD Anderson may substitute faculty with comparable expertise on rare occasions necessitated by illness, scheduling conflicts, and so forth. Photographing, audio recording, and video recording are prohibited.

Attendee Registration Fees

All fees include registration; Friday night's CEU instruction and dinner; instructional and educational materials for Saturday; and breakfast, lunch and  mid-afternoon break dessert on the day of the conference. 

Before May 30, 2014$70.00
May 31 - June 6, 2014$ 90.00
Day of Conference$120.00
MDACC Students$35.00

 

Previous: Location: Maggiano's

New: Location: Willie G's Seafood & Steak
1605 Post Oak Blvd
Houston, TX 77056

 

Vendor presentations are Saturday June 7, 2014

Vendor Invitation

    

Contact Information

Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Conference Coordinator: Faith Paschal
1515 Holcombe Blvd- Unit 409
Houston, Texas 77030
Tel: 713-792 6911
Tel: 713-563-7407
Fax: 713-745-2956
E-mail: MDACCTechConference@mdanderson.org


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