Thursday
2019-03-21
Lecture Hall
Friday
2019-03-22
Lecture Hall
Saturday (optional workshops only)
2019-03-23
Workshop Hall
Lecture Hall
Lecture Hall
Workshop Hall
12:30 - 14:30
3D Anatomy Journey Through Upper Extremity + Truncal Nerve Blocks

3D: Admir Hadzic
Live Scanning Techniques: Amar Salti & Faraj Abdallah

14:30 - 15:00
Coffee Break
15:00 - 17:00
3D Anatomy Journey Through Lower Extremity + Truncal Nerve Blocks

3D: Admir Hadzic
Live Scanning Techniques: Ana Lopez & Catherine Vandepitte

08:00 - 08:30
State-of-the-art Multimodal Approach For ERAS Program

Speaker: Amar Salti

08:30 - 09:00
Abdominal wall blocks: What is the current state of evidence?

Speaker: Faraj Abdallah

09:00 - 09:30
Cervical Pain – How Interventional Can Help

Speaker: Anuj Bhatia

09:30 - 10:00
Simulation and Education in Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine 

Speaker: Wadeea Bahazeg

10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:30 - 11:00
An update on regional anesthesia for breast surgery

Speaker: Faraj Abdallah

11:00 - 11:30
Adjuvants to local anesthetics: Readers Digest of the Latest evidence

Speaker: Admir Hadzic

11:30 - 12:00
Fascial plane blocks – Back (What’s new in Erectores Spinae, Quadratus Lumborum): Best techniques and uses

Speaker: Waleed Riad Soliman

12:00 - 12:30
Fascial plane blocks – Front (What’s new in PECS, TAP): Best techniques and uses

Speaker: Rafael Blanco

12:30 - 14:00
Lunch, Prayers, Industry Symposium
14:00 - 14:30
Regional Anesthesia For Cruciate Ligament Repair: Is There A Role For Nerve Blocks?

Speaker: Ana Lopez

14:30 - 15:00
Chronic knee pain, Interventional analgesia techniques

Speaker: Anuj Bhatia

15:00 - 15:30
Avoiding Complications Of Nerve Blocks Made Easy

Speaker: Catherine Vandepitte

15:30 - 16:00
Shoulder Surgery For The Morbidly Obese: Phrenic-sparing Regional Anesthesia Strategies

Speaker: Faraj Abdallah

08:00 - 10:00
Ultrasound-guided Regional Anesthesia Upper Extremity Blocks

Workshop Leads: Ana Lopez & Catherine Vandepitte

 

The unique format of this workshop is designed to provide you with a whole range of skills to perform the most frequently indicated blocks in your everyday practice.

  • Description of the technique, main indications and patient preparation.
  • In depth overview of the relevant 3D anatomy with simultaneous correlation with the sono-anatomy on live model, to better understand the foundations of bloc efficacy and safety
  • Ample time to practice the scanning techniques on models and learn how to obtain the optimal US images for the most common approaches guided by expert instructors
  • Discussions on block techniques, tips and tricks

 

Content:

  • Interscalene and Supraclavicular blocks
  • Infraclavicular block
  • Axillary and distal nerve blocks

 

Target audience: Practitioners willing to acquire and/or improve their skills in performing the most useful ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks.

10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:30
Ultrasound-guided Regional Anesthesia Lower Extremity Blocks

Workshop Leads: Ana Lopez & Catherine Vandepitte

 

The unique format of this workshop is designed to provide you with a  whole range of skills to perform  the most frequently indicated  blocks  in your everyday practice.

  • Description of the technique, main indications and patient preparation.
  • In depth overview of the relevant 3D anatomy with simultaneous correlation with the sono-anatomy on live model, to better understand the foundations of bloc efficacy and safety
  • Ample time to practice the scanning techniques on models and learn how to obtain the optimal US images for the most common approaches guided by expert instructors
  • Discussions on block techniques, tips and tricks


Content:

  • Fascia iliaca block, Femoral nerve and subsartorial blocks
  • Subgluteal and Popliteal sciatic nerve blocks
  • Distal nerves at the level of the ankle


Target audience
: Practitioners willing to acquire and/or improve their skills in performing the most useful ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks.

12:30 - 13:30
Lunch Break, Industry Symposium
13:30 - 15:30
Ultrasound-guided Neuraxial Techniques And Truncal Blocks

Workshop Leads: Ana Lopez & Catherine Vandepitte

 

This session will follow the format of a master class delivered by top experts in the field, covering the essential knowledge, scanning practice tips and tricks and safety precautions that are essential to perform neuraxial and truncal blocks


Goals:

  • Description of the techniques, main indications and patient preparation.
  • In depth overview of the relevant 3D anatomy with simultaneous correlation with the sono-anatomy on live model, to better understand the foundations of bloc efficacy and safety
  • Live demonstration of systematic scanning techniques to identify standard views
  • Practice the scanning techniques on models and learn how to obtain the optimal US images for the most common approaches guided by expert instructors
  • Discussions on block techniques, tips and tricks


Content:

  • Neuraxial Techniques
  • Paravertebral and Erector Spinae
  • Pectoral nerves and Serratus Plane blocks
  • TAP blocks & Quadratus lumborum


Target audience
: Practitioners with interest in introducing US guidance to spinal and epidural techniques, and US-guided paravertebral blocks.

15:30 - 16:00
Coffee Break
16:00 - 18:00
Ultrasound-guided Pain And Musculoskeletal Blocks

Workshop Lead: Amar Salti

 

This workshop is designed to enhance knowledge about pain and related interventional procedures.
The program will include practical hands-on ultrasound-guided pain and musculoskeletal blocks.Goals:

  • Gain fundamental knowledge on the anatomy of targeted areas
  • Practice on live models to develop scanning and injection techniques
  • Recognize common pathologies of the musculoskeletal system, as seen on ultrasound
  • Discuss the mechanism of regenerative medicine and find the right indications
  • Develop a strategy to implement ultrasonography into clinical practice


Content: 
Practical hands-on ultrasound-guided pain and musculoskeletal blocks


Target audience:
Practitioners willing to acquire and/or improve their skills in performing the most useful pain and musculoskeletal blocks.

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