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October 2017

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

6:40 a.m. The Physics of Fluid Flow for Clinicians
Kramer, George


6:40 a.m. Vaporizers and Anesthetic Implications of Altitude Change
Cohen, Marvin


6:40 a.m. BTA - Respiratory Physiology
Mohamed, Sharif

7:40 a.m. BTA - Spine Anatomy / Physiology
Doulatram, Gulshan


6:40 a.m. Journal Club
Mohamed, Sharif


6:40 a.m. Resident's Meeting

The Chiefs


6:40 a.m. Awareness and reliability of various awareness monitors
Hunsicker, Christine


6:40 a.m. Fluid Therapy: Volume assessments and Colloids vs Crystalloids
Li, Husong


6:40 a.m. BTA - Respiratory Pharm & Anatomy & Smoking Effects
Konda, Prameela

6:45 a.m. First Year Faculty: Dept. Presentation - Introduction to APT process: keeping track of your activities
Abouleish, Amr
Knox, S. Lynn Chairman's Conference Room

7:40 a.m. Long Term Effects of Regional Anesthesia

Dr. Alparslan Turan, Guest Lecturer


6:40 a.m. Senior Lecture

Nye, Ryan


6:40 a.m. Subspecialty Lectures

6:40 a.m. Key Word Review, 2.410D Jennie Sealy
Farmer, Lisa


6:40 a.m. Transfusion Risks
Farmer, Lisa


6:40 a.m. PBLD - Prevention and Management of Intraoperative Awareness in High Risk Patients
Fang, Bingshuang


6:40 a.m. BTA - CNS Brain Phys / Anatomy
Prough, Donald

7:40 a.m. M & M
Prough, Donald
McQuitty, Alexis


6:40 a.m. APAC Case Conference
Shabot, Sarah
Payne, Keegan


6:40 a.m. Subspecialty Lectures

6:40 Key Word Review, 2.410D Jennie Sealy
Whitehead, William


6:40 a.m. Anemia & Polycythemia include compensatory mechanisms, primary vs secondary
Koutrouvelis, Aristides


6:40 a.m. Minimally Invasive CO Monitoring include how to & when to set up PPV, Esophageal Doppler, and Cheetah
Kinsky, Michael


6:40 a.m. Wellness Module - Sleep and Fatigue
Simon, Michelle

7:40 a.m. M & M
Prough, Donald
McQuitty, Alexis


6:40 a.m. EPIC Blood Documentation

Kara Thompson


6:40 a.m. Key Word Review, 2.410D Jennie Sealy
Farmer, Lisa

6:40 a.m. Subspecialty Lectures


6:40 a.m. Alternatives to Transfusion
Farmer, Lisa


6:40 a.m. TEG and ROTEM
McCammon, Andrew


OBJECTIVES: At the conclusion of these presentations, the participants should be able to:

  1.  Relate new understandings of anatomy, pharmacology and physiology to current practice.
  2.  Explore controversies in anesthetic management and perioperative patient care.
  3. Integrate updated clinical protocols, current presentations, and ASA guidelines into patient management practices.
  4. Discuss ideas for improving perioperative patient management skills.
  5. Identify quality improvement opportunities via M&M conferences and discuss how to implement evidence based improvements.

Accreditation Statement: The University of Texas Medical Branch is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement: The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston designates this live activity for a maximum of 208 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT (Speaker): Speaker disclosures will be shown on slides to the audience at the beginning of each presentation.

Disclosure Statement (Planning Committee Members): Drs. S. Lynn Knox, Marvin Cohen, Gulshan Doulatram, Lisa Farmer, Stefanie Fischer, Stacey Gibbons, Aristides Koutrouvelis , Ronald Levy, Alexis McQuitty, Christopher McQuitty, Donald Prough, Jeffrey Richards, Rakesh Vadhera, Adam Wacher, William Whitehead, Courtney Williams, Lee Woodson, Julius Aluyen, Mindy Milosch, Nicholas Sanborn, Blake Sutton, Ms. Elana Long and Ms. Heronica Alexander have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Ethics Statement: UTMB designates this educational activity for up to 1 hour in ethics/professional responsibility.

Disclaimer: The “Ethics Statement” applies only to presentations that have met the Office of Continuing Education requirements for designation of ethics credit.