Preliminary Program

Saturday, April 1st 2023

730 – 800 Breakfast & Registration
800 – 815 Welcome & Opening Remarks
815 – 900 Keynote Address: Why we should all be using bedside POCUS
Daniel Bainbridge
900 – 915 Q&A and Discussion
915 – 1000 Panel Discussion: Unlocking the Potential of POCUS: Exploring Novel Applications (airway, labour and neuro anesthesia)

  • Christian Azola
  • Fabrizo Zasso
  • Mike Dinsmore
1000 – 1015 Q&A and Discussion
1015 – 1045 Break
1045 – 1115 Role of TEE in perioperative resuscitation
Pablo Perez
1115 – 1145 Panel Discussion: How to become a POCUS champion and POCUS certification
Chaired by: Anahi Perlas

  • Pablo Perez
  • Roland Xu
  • Hailey Hobbs
1145 – 1200 Q&A and Discussion
1200 – 1300 Lunch Break
F&P Symposium 1215 – 1245
1300 – 1630

Problem Based Learning Discussions: Choose 3 of 9

  1. Anesthesia in obese patients – an update
    Mandeep Singh
  2. Update on chronic pain management for the OR
    Ehtesham Baig, Doshi Sachan
  3. Update in Paediatric anesthesia
    Evelina Pankiv
  4. Post Dural Puncture Headache: Update in management and complications
    Tural Alakbarli
  5. Deep brain stimulators, spinal cord stimulators, and more – anesthesia for in non-stimulator surgery in patients with implanted devices
    Lashmi Venkatraghavanan, Anuja Rathore
  6. Anesthesia for non-cardiac surgery in patients with severe pulmonary hypertension
    Jay Han
  7. Update in trauma
    Jeff Wasserman
  8. Perioperative update on antiplatelets and antithrombotic
    Selene Perez Martinez
  9. Airway case
    Marilyn Menezes
1300 – 1400 Session 1
1400 – 1415 BREAK
1415 – 1515 Session 2
1515 – 1530 BREAK
1530 – 1630 Session 3

Sunday, April 2nd 2023

730 – 800 Breakfast & Registration
800 – 1200

WORKSHOPS: Choose 3 of 4

  1. Cardiac POCUS – 4 views for beginners
    Sarah McDonald
  2. Subclavian CVC insertion and ultrasound guided advanced vascular access
    Sharon Peacock
  3. FAST/lung/optic nerve sheath diameter – one stop shop in trauma
    Michael James Ricci
  4. ACLS in critical scenarios
    Naveed Siddiqui ,Fabrizio Zasso, Jesse Goldmacher, Rajesh Patel, Seema Kohout
800 – 930 Session 1
930 – 945 BREAK
945 – 1115 Session 2
1115 – 1130 BREAK
1130 – 1200 Session 3