Principles of Pediatric Anesthesia and Critical Care

2nd Virtual Conference
May 6-8, 2022


May 8, 2022

 All times listed are in Eastern Time Zone (ET)
6:45 - 7:45 AM Optional Breakfast Breakout Panels (Pre-Registration and Fee Required)

Food Allergy History and Reaction to Propofol

Lisa Bagley, CRNA, MS and Joseph Cravero, MD

  1. Discuss food allergy and food allergy history in pediatric patients
  2. Discuss anesthetic considerations for pediatric patients with food allergy history.

Useful Lower Extremity Regional Anesthesia Techniques
Carine Foz, MD, Steve Kelleher, MD
  1. Review anatomy and sonoanatomy of the nerves emanating from the lumbar plexus and sacral plexus moving from proximal to distal.
  2. Discuss several ultrasound guided regional anesthesia techniques of the lower extremity including lumbar plexus block, suprainguinal fascia iliaca block, parasacral sciatic block, anterior sciatic block.
  3. Discuss practical approaches to performing each of these blocks to optimize efficiency and enhance block success.

To Err is Human: Management of a Colleague or Trainee after an Adverse Event
Asif Khan, MD and Amy Vinson, MD, FAAP
  1. Describe strategies and explore resources for approaching a trainee/colleague after an adverse event.
  2. Recognize signs of a trainee struggling to cope with an adverse event.
  3. Define various forms of grief, including normal and complicated grief.
  4. Discuss the management of maladaptive coping mechanisms such as substance-use or self-harm.
  5. Catalogue different debriefing strategies, including moderating an emotional debriefing, after an adverse event.

Best Articles of the Year
Moderator: Barry D. Kussman, MBBCh, FFA(SA)
8:00 - 8:25 AM Anesthesia & Analgesia
James DiNardo, MD 
8:25 - 8:50 AM Anesthesiology¬†
David Faraoni, MD, PhD, FAHA
8:50 - 9:15 AM Pediatric Anesthesia
Joseph Cravero, MD
9:15 - 9:30 AM Question and Answer Panel Discussion
9:30 - 9:45 AM Morning Break
Regional Anesthesia and Pediatric Pain Management
Moderator: Jennifer L. Dearden, MD
9:45 - 10:10 AM Non-Opioid Adjuncts for Pediatric Eras
Jessica A. George, MD
10:10 - 10:35 AM Approach to Substance Misuse and Perioperative Pain Management
Christine Greco, MD
10:35 - 11:00 AM Acupuncture and Pediatric Patients
Cynthia Tung, MD, MPH
11:00 - 11:25 AM Interventional Pain Management for Acute and Chronic Pain
Pradeep Dinakar, MD, MS, MBA, FAAP
11:25 - 11:50 AM Question and Answer Panel Discussion
11:50 - 12:00 PM Closing Remarks
Optional Lunch Workshop
(Pre-registration and Fee Required)

12:15 - 1:30 PM Acupuncture Workshop
Workshop Co-Directors: Yuan-Chi Lin, MD, MPH and Cynthia Tung, MD, MPH
The National Institutes of Health suggests that the use of acupuncture results in satisfactory treatment for nausea/vomiting, post-surgery pain, addiction, stroke rehabilitation, headache, menstrual cramps, tennis elbow, fibromyalgia, myofascial pain, osteoarthritis, low back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, and asthma. Acupuncture can be integrated in pediatric perioperative care and pain practice.

  1. Describe the history and theory of acupuncture.
  2. Recognize scientific evidence of acupuncture practice.
  3. Describe acupuncture meridian and micro-system paradigms.
  4. Incorporate acupuncture in pediatric peri-operative anesthesia care and pain medicine.