Advancing the Science of Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
Ultrasound Workshop for Perioperative Applications [Link to top] This 2-day hands on ultrasound perioperative workshop is offered to anesthesiologists who wish to acquire ultrasound skills for the following applications:
To maximize the hands on experience, it is mandatory for the registrants to acquire theoretical knowledge and study the online course materials before attending the workshop. There is a lot of materials to cover and this will require approximately 6-8 hours of study time.
At the end of this course, participants would have acquired basic knowledge of ultrasound imaging for airway assessment, lung imaging to evaluate hypoxemia, ultrasound imaging to evaluate gastric content and volume, optic nerve sheath diameter assessment for raised intracranial pressure monitoring and focused TTE for assessment of 5 critical anesthesia incidents.
This course has a number of distinguishing features.
Early registration is encouraged. The Friday-Saturday workshop will accommodate to a maximum of 24 registrants with a 4-8:1 registrant to instructor ratio. Registration fee will include breakfast, lunch and refreshment on Friday and Saturday.
Available Dates [Link to top] TBA
Program Guide [Link to top]
At the conclusion of the regional anesthesia workshop, the participant should be better able to:
Faculty [Link to top]
University of Toronto Faculty:
Vincent Chan, MD, FRCPC
Ghislaine Doufle, MD
Alberto Goffi, MD
Han Kim, MD, FRCPC
Richelle Kruisselbrink, MD, FRCPC
Massimiliano Meineri, MD, FRCPC
Anahi Perlas, MD, FRCPC
Marcos Silva, MD
Taylor Zhou, MD
CME Credits [Link to top] This education event has been approved as an Accredited Group Learning Activity under Section 1 of the Framework of CPD options for the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for Section 1 credits (credit number TBA) and the Physician's Recognition Award of the American Medical Association - Category 1 credits (credit number TBA).
Accommodation [Link to top]
The Park Hyatt Toronto - 4 Avenue Rd Toronto.
The Holiday Inn Toronto Bloor - 280 Bloor St W, Toronto.
The Toronto Marriott Bloor Yorkville - 90 Bloor St E, Toronto.
The InterContinental Toronto Yorkville - 220 Bloor St W, Toronto.
The Eaton Chelsea Hotel - 33 Gerrard St W, Toronto.
The Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel - 525 Bay St, Toronto.
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Registration [Link to top]
The registration fee will include complimentary meals (breakfast, lunch and breaks x 2 days), hands on practical sessions and examination.
Fee: $850 (Canadian) + Tax
Where: University of St. Michaels College located at 81 St Mary St, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Register early for guaranteed attendance!
Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration forms are accepted by Mail or Fax.
Fees must be paid in full at the time of registration.
The full registration fee less $100 administration fee will be refunded, if written notice of cancellation (e-mail or fax) is received no later than 21 days prior to the workshop date. No refund for cancellation less than 21 days. Registration may be transferred among colleagues or be applied to a future course within one year. In the unlikely event that a course is rescheduled or cancelled, pre-paid registrants will be given the opportunity to transfer to a future course or may receive a full refund. The course organizer will not be responsible for any travel and/or lodging reimbursements.
Directions to University of St. Michaels College [Link to top]
81 St Mary St.
Telephone: (416) 926-1300
Take the Gardiner Expressway, exit on Spadina Avenue and travel northbound to Bloor Street. Make a right (eastbound) until you get to Bay Street. Make a right (southbound) and St. Mary Street will be the second street on the right.
The most convenient subway station is Museum Subway Station.