CAS Annual Meeting 2019: Department Presenters

Many members of our department will be presenting at the 2019 CAS Annual Meeting. Learn more about their sessions below and make sure to come see the presentations on June 21 – 24, 2019 in Calgary, AB.

Friday, June 21

Pre-Conference Workshop: Advanced: Perioperative, Hands-on Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS)

This one day hands-on course will focus on advanced applications of POCUS in perioperative medicine. These will include advanced application of cardiac,  and lung US, FAST, Trans-cranial Doppler, Optic nerve sheath diameter and Deep Venous thrombosis assessment.
Instructors: Robert Chen, Ottawa, ON; Andre Denault, Montréal, QC; Ashraf Fayad, Wilfredo Puentes, Milene Azzam

Saturday, June 22

7:00 – 8:00
Special Considerations for Airway Management and Ventilation in Prone Spine Surgery
Ruediger Noppens

9:30 – 10:15
Deconstructing a Systematic Review and Meta-analysis: When Should We believe the Results?
Janet Martin

Preventing Perioperative Neurological Injury During General Anesthesia: Lessons from the Anesthesia Closed Claims Project
Moderator: Jason Chui

13:15 – 14:45  President’s Symposium
CAIRS. This lecture will introduce the concept of incident reporting systems, how they help improve anesthesia care delivery and what sorts of information can be learned from them. 
Moderator: Daniel Bainbridge

Sunday, June 23

10:30 – 11:30
Fellowship and Career Fair

Come meet with our faculty members to learn about our various fellowship opportunities!

14:30 – 16:00
Ambulatory surgical patient with significant lung disease- can we make a difference? 
Moderator: Mahesh Nagappa

Emerging Techniques in Regional Anesthesia: Diaphragm-Sparing Shoulder Blocks and Lung Ultrasound
Workshop Leader: Shalini Dhir 

For updates, changes and the full conference program, visit the CAS Program Website.