4th Annual AnesthesiaTechnology Conference

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine Presents

4th 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

  • Identify structures commonly imaged by ultrasound in anesthesiology
  • Identify which pediatric syndromes are associated with a difficult airway
  • Better understand the MRI environment and how it impacts anesthesia management
  • Describe the basic mechanism of a nerve signal
  • Explore one lung ventilation techniques
  • Understand what a CIED is and how it works
  • Review maternal obstetrical physiology
  • Know the classification of video laryngoscopes types
  • Understand the implications for NICO monitoring

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 nine 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, 2015$70.00
May 31 - June 5, 2015$ 90.00
Day of Conference, June 6, 2015$120.00
MDACC Students$35.00

Vendor presentations will be Saturday June 6, 2015


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