CAS 2017 Annual Meeting June 23-26, 2017, Niagara Falls, Ontario
Department Reception | Meeting web app and full program
FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2017
Marriott on the Falls Hotel, Niagara Falls Pre-Conference Workshop $600/participant Pre-registration required Perioperative, Hands-on Point of Care Ultrasound Course (POCUS)
This one day course is targeted to introduce any anesthesiologist to the practice of perioperative point of care ultrasound. These will include relevant application of: cardiac, lung, gastric, airway and FAST Ultrasound. All instructors are experts from across the country. The course is fully hands-on and will require completion of online learning pre-course and postcourse tests. Scans will be performed using a wide variety of equipment on healthy volunteers. Image interpretation will be practiced on real US images and simulators.
Pre-workshop reading and evaluation required.
Workshop Leader: Massimiliano Meineri.
Workshop Instructors: Cristian Arzola, Daniel Bainbridge, Robert Chen, André Denault, Ashraf Fayad, Han Kim, Marelise Kruger, Richelle Kruisselbrink, Neal Maher, Anahi Perlas, Wilfredo Puentes, Surita Sidhu, Marcos Silva, Summer Syed, Hesham Talab, Masaru Yukawa.
SATURDAY, JUNE 24, 2017
PBLD Discussions: Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia
Patients with LVAD Going for Non-cardiac Surgery As more and more patients are treated with Left Ventricular Assist Devices, they present for noncardiac surgery with increasing frequency.
In this interactive session, we will discuss the anesthetic management of patients with LVADs going for non-cardiac surgery.
Presenter Ronit Lavi
PBLD Discussions: Neuroanesthesia
Pain in Patient with Failed Back Surgery Syndrome: Trick-or Treat!
Pain management of failed back surgery syndrome could be challenging. This session will review the different options available in this pathology.
Presenter Qutaiba Twafic
Refresher Course: Neuroanesthesia Cervical Spine Biomechanics and the Unstable Neck
This session will review the anatomy and motion of the normal Cspine and the movements that occur during intubation. In addition, we will also discuss the clinical implications of various disorders.
Moderator Timothy Turkstra
Presenter Michael Todd
Workshop Regional and Acute Pain $350 per participant
Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia Workshop: Essential Upper and Lower Extremity Blocks This workshop will explore indications and standard ultrasound guided approaches to common essential peripheral nerve blocks of the upper and lower extremity for anesthesia and analgesia on live models. Brachial plexus approaches will include Interscalene and Axillary brachial plexus blocks. Lower extremity approaches will include femoral nerve, adductor canal and popliteal sciatic nerve block.
Workshop Leader: Ki Jinn Chin
Workshop Instructors: Stephen Choi, Shalini Dhir, Derek Dillane, Kyle Kirkham, Vishal Uppal
Poster Discussions : Oral presentations of top 8 abstracts within the selected category
12:15 – 13:15
284796 – DEVELOPMENT OF A CHECKLIST TO AID HANDOVERS IN AN OBSTETRIC POST- ANESTHESIA CARE UNIT [Poster display]
Presenting Author: Aya Alaaeldin. Elsaharty, London Health Science Centre- University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario
Co-Author(s): Indu(Sudha) Singh, Ian McConachie, Ramesh Vedagiri Sai
Poster Discussions: Oral presentations of top 8 abstracts within the selected category
- Cardiovascular and Thoracic Anesthesia Moderators: Blaine Kent, Ronit Lavi
Symposium: Chronic Pain Management Medical Cannabis - Clinical Evidence, Pharmaceutical Relevance, and Usage in the Perioperative / Hospital Setting
Three presenters will discuss many of the topical and logistical issues surrounding medical cannabis including the biochemistry and clinical evidence for its use. The symposium will also address the challenges and future of medical cannabis in the preoperative and hospital setting.
Moderator Collin Clarke
- The Future of Medical Cannabis in the Preoperative / Hospital Setting Presenter Hance Clarke Chemical, Biochemical and Pharmaceutical Aspects of Medical Cannabis; Presenter Lakshmi Kotra
- Efficacy of Medical Cannabis for the Treatment of Chronic Pain Conditions; Presenter Jason McDougall
Symposium Research Return on Investment in Anesthesia Research; Knowledge Translation, Clinical Impact and Engaging the Anesthesia Community
Moderators Roanne Preston, Davy Cheng
- Research in Anesthesia - Why Clinicians Should Support it? With the background of having facilitated increased research productivity at his institution, provide rationale for financially supporting research activities in one’s anesthesia department; Presenter Brian Kavanagh
- Clinical Perioperative Research – Can we Compete? In role as new PACT Chair (perioperative anesthesia clinical trials group) provide vision for how PACT can facilitate anesthesia research in Canada amongst our trainees and junior faculty so that research stays on their agenda; Presenter Eric Jacobsohn
- Research in Anesthesia – What has it Yielded? Provide the findings of a comprehensive analysis of all anesthesia related research in the past few decades for its validity and clinical reference; Presenter Janet Martin
SUNDAY, JUNE 25, 2017
Symposium: Neuroanesthesia, Acute and Chronic Pain Following Craniotomy
In this lecture, we will review the rationale, evidence, anesthetic considerations and applications of one-day for neurosurgery, both cranial and spinal patients.
Presenter Qutaiba Twafic
12:30 – 13:30
Poster Displays: PAIN: ACUTE-BASIC AND CLINICAL, PAIN: CHRONIC-BASIC AND CLINICAL
274729 – INTRAVENOUS LIDOCAINE INFUSION FOR ACUTE PAIN MANAGEMENT IN TRAUMA PATIENTS: A CASE SERIES
Presenting Author: Fatemah Qasem, Western University, London, Ontario
Co-Author(s): Qutaiba Tawfic, Heather Fisher, Katherine Ower
282287 – ACUTE PAIN MANAGEMENT FOR A PATIENT ON SUBOXONE
Presenting Author: Hussein Sadkhan, London Health Science Center, London, Ontario
Co-Author(s): Fatemah Qasem, Qutaiba Tawfic
285964 – A SURVEY OF ACUTE PAIN SERVICE IN CANADIAN TEACHING HOSPITALS
Presenting Author: Qutaiba Tawfic, Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, London Health Sience, Western University, London, Ontario
Co-Author(s): Alexander Freytag, Kevin Armstrong
CJA Symposium Research Open Season: What’s New in Academic Publishing
This 2 part session will address the current issues and controversies regarding the current use, need and mechanics surrounding open data in the field of anesthesia publishing.
Moderator Hilary Grocott
Presenters Philip Jones, Gregory Bryson
MONDAY, JUNE 26, 2017
Moderators Colin McCartney Roanne Preston
Symposium: Regional and Acute Pain Optimizing the Practice of Ultrasound and Regional Anesthesia
Lecture series providing updates on the role of local anesthetic additives, discussing advances in truncal block techniques, and point-of-care ultrasound applications for anesthesiologists.
Moderator Shalini Dhir
Case Discussion: Neuroanesthesia Change in Neuromonitoring During Carotid Endarterectomy
The Swinging Pendulum of Neuromonitoring During Carotid Endarterectomy (CAE) Objectives:
- Explain the current controversies of neuromonitoring in CEA
- List the commonly used neuromonitors
- Describe the diagnostic accuracy of each neuromonitor
Moderator Pirjo Manninen
Presenter Jason Chui
CAS Dept Alumni Reception in Niagara Falls
Please plan to attend our annual Department Alumni Reception being held at the CAS meeting in Niagara Falls. There will be a variety of light hot and cold snacks and beverages as usual.
Date - Sunday, June 25
Time - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location - Room 206 in the Scotiabank Convention Centre
Please invite other alumni, residents and fellows from our Department who are attending CAS. Family traveling with you are very welcome as well.
Enjoy the conference!