KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
  DEAN B. ANDROPOULOS, MD, MHCM
Professor, Anesthesiology and Pediatrics
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs 
Department of Anesthesiology 
Baylor College of Medicine
Anesthesiologist-in-Chief 
Texas Children's Hospital
  KELSEY TAINSH
Pediatric Anesthesia: From a "Frequent Flyers" Point of View
Brain tumor and stroke survivor, entrepreneur, philanthropist and professional speaker 
GUEST SPEAKER
  CHARLES J. COTE, MD
Director of Clinical Research in
Pediatric Anesthesia
Division of Pediatric Anesthesia
The Mass General Hospital for Children
Professor of Anesthesia
Harvard Medical School

COURSE DIRECTOR

KIRSTEN C. ODEGARD, MD
Associate Professor of Anaesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Clinical Director of Cardiac Anesthesia
Director of Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesia Fellowship Program
Dolly D. Hansen, M.D. Chair in Pediatric Anesthesia
Boston Children's Hospital
 

COURSE CO-DIRECTORS

MARY ELLEN McCANN MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Anaesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Senior Associate in Perioperative Anesthesia
Boston Children’s Hospital

JANET VALICENTI, CRNA
Chief Nurse Anesthetist
Boston Children's Hospital

BISTRA VLASSAKOVA, MD
Instructor in Anaesthesia
Harvard Medical School
Associate in Perioperative Anesthesia
Boston Children’s Hospital

 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS
  • Updates on the latest innovation in pediatric anesthesia science and clinical care from visionary experts in the field
  • Presentation of cutting edge research, including basic science, clinical trial and innovative therapies
  • Complimentary hands-on workshop: Pediatric Airway
  • Regional Block and Pain Treatment Workshop and TEE for Non Cardiac Pediatric Anesthesia Workshop
  • Problem-based learning discussions
  • Poster presentations
  • Anesthetic Neurotoxicity in Infants and Young Children lunch session with Dr. Dean Andropoulos
 
COURSE DESCRIPTION

The recent growth and sub-specialization of pediatric anesthesia has identified specific areas that are unique when compared to the general practice of anesthesia. This course provides a comprehensive, up-to-date and current research review of the most important changes and advances relevant to the practice of pediatric anesthesia and critical care. The program includes a variety of evidence based lectures with question and answer sessions, hands-on workshops in difficult airway management, regional anesthesia/pain management and introduction to basic transesophageal ECHO management. Our aim is to provide new information and skills that will impact and improve safety and quality in the pediatric operating room and the intensive care unit.

 
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Intensivists
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists
  • Student Nurse Anesthetists
  • Residents
  • Fellows
  • Pediatric Nurses
  • Other health care workers that take care of pediatric patients in the perioperative setting

 

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