Two Pre-Conference Workshop Offerings
|12:00 - 7:00 PM|| Point-of-Care Ultrasound Workshop|
Workshop Director: David Kantor, MD, PhD
Faculty: Walid Alrayashi, MD, Thomas Burch, MD, Susan Eklund, MD, Andrea Gomez Morad, MD, Pete Kovatsis, MD
Point-of-care ultrasound is an increasingly valuable tool in the perioperative management of pediatric patients. At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be familiar with the basic concepts of the ultrasound technique, basic physics, and the use of appropriate transducers. Participants will gain knowledge in the use of ultrasound to evaluate ventricular function and volume status. Participants will also gain practical skills in using ultrasound to evaluate endotracheal intubation and the presence of a full stomach. In addition, participants will recognize how to evaluate for the presence of pneumothorax and pleural effusion.
At the conclusion of this course, the participants will be able to:
|4:00 - 6:00 PM||Pediatric Patient Blood Management Workshop|
Laura Downey, MD, David Faraoni, MD, PhD, FAHA and Susan Goobie, MD, FRCPC
This workshop is designed to cover current evidence-based guidelines for pediatric patient blood management including best practice guideline for multimodal strategies to manage the bleeding child. Anemia management, Massive Hemorrhage guidelines and Point-of-care testing will be covered. Practical case scenarios will be discussed. Hands on stations will be available demonstrating useful blood management equipment.