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June 2021

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6:30 am Morbid Obesity and Obsructive Sleep Apnea (Preoperative Evaluation Block)
Farmer, Lisa

7:00 am Adrenal Insufficiency (Preoperative Evaluation Block)
Pennycuff, Jenny

7:40 am Morbidity and Mortality
Masel, Brian / Dr. Prough


6:30 am Senior Lecture (Senior Lecture)
Yulamanov, Salavat


6:30 am Chief Meeting




6:30 am Detection and Assessment of CAD: Cardiac Imaging (Preoperative Evaluation Block)
McQuitty, Alexis

7:00 am Pediatric Pre-Op Evaluation & Pre-Op Meds (Preoperative Evaluation Block)
Cortiella, Joaquin

7:40 am Morbidity and Mortality
Masel, Brian / Dr. Prough


6:30 am Senior Lecture (Senior Lecture)
Smith, Cory


6:30 am Subspecialty Lectures




6:30 am Liver Disease and Anesthesia/Hepatic Physiology (Preoperative Evaluation Block)
Fischer, Stefanie

7:00 am Diabetes Mellitus (Preoperative Evaluation Block)
Koutrouvelis, Aristides

7:40 am Morbidity and Mortality
Masel, Brian / Dr. Prough


6:30 am Oral Board Prep 9
Sanjoto, Peni


6:30 am Subspecialty Lectures




6:30 am Introduction to APAC (Preoperative Evaluation Block)
Shabot, Sarah

7:00 am Congenitally corrected heart defects in a pregnant patient: Anesthetic Implications (Odds & Ends Block)
Simon, Michelle

7:40 am New Evaluation Training (for faculty and residents
Farmer, Lisa


6:30 am APAC Case Conference
Shabot, Sarah / Blankespoor, Elliot / Esparza, Edgar


6:30 am Subspecialty Lectures



6:30 am New Evaluation Training (for faculty and residents
Farmer, Lisa


6:30 am Planning for Anesthesia: Gen vs. Regional vs. Mac (Preoperative Evaluation Block)
Hustak, Erik

7:00 am Thyroid/Parathyroid Disease (Preoperative Evaluation Block)
Knox, S. Lynn

7:40 am Evaluation of the Cardiac Patient for Non-Cardiac Surgery (Preoperative Evaluation Block)
Wacher, Adam

8:10 am Drug / Medication Errors (Pharmacology Block)
Alquicira-Macedo, Fernando


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, 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, Daniel Arango, Rachel Garza, Amir Jafari, Monisha Parikh, 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.