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CME : 31.25

2018 World Congress on Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine Meeting conjunction with ASRA's 43rd Annual Regional Anesthesiology & Acute Pain Medicine Meeting

Apr 19 - 21, 2018   |   New York City, New York  United States Of America
Specialties : Anesthesiology   |   Pain Medicine
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World Congress on Regional Anesthesia & Pain Medicine Meeting conjunction with ASRA's 43rd Annual Regional Anesthesiology & Acute Pain Medicine Meeting is organized by American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) and will be held during Apr 19 - 21, 2018 at New York Marriott Marquis, New York, United States of America.

The target audience for this medical event is physicians, residents, fellows, and scientists. ASRA supports a multi-disciplinary and inter-professional approach to continuing education and patient care by also providing relevant education for other healthcare professionals not directly engaging in interventional regional anesthesia and/or pain medicine procedures. ASRA offers learning opportunities to the national and international healthcare community. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 31.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

This conference offers latest updates on regional anesthesia, acute pain, and chronic pain, with many of the world’s leading experts serving on our faculty. Sessions will include live model and cadaver workshops; highly interactive sessions, such as problem-based learning discussions, ask the expert interactive sessions, and audience-submitted content; a busy exhibit hall with poster viewing and the latest innovations from our industry supporters; and many unique, educational, and fun networking events.

Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine Highlights:
• Pro/con debate on regional vs. general anesthesia and regional anesthesia controversies
• Block safety strategies to prevent neurologic complications
• Tips for experts by experts for peripheral nerve, truncal, and neuraxial blocks
• Procedure-specific acute pain treatment recommendations and management of difficult pain patients
• Regional anesthesiologist’s role in fast-track colorectal and joint replacement surgery
• Regional anesthesia-related complications and medico-legal issues
• New cadaver hands-on workshop for needling and catheter insertion and cadaver anatomical workshop
• NYSORA 3D anatomy and lower abdominal and extremity blocks half-day workshop

Chronic Pain Highlights:
• Advanced ultrasonographic MSK imaging and interventions for pain medicine
• Recent advances in regenerative medicine related to sports medicine and injury
• Making neuromodulation therapy work for basic and advanced practitioners
• Dealing with the opioid epidemic; global perspective on the appropriate use of chronic opioids
• Pro/con debate on chronic pain management controversies
• Marijuana and cannabinoids in chronic pain management

ASRA Members, starting at: USD 750
Non-members, starting at: USD 1015
Residents and Fellows, starting at: USD 200
PA, NP, RN, other, starting at USD 375
Low-income country, physician, starting at: USD 500
Low-income country, trainee, starting at USD 200
Low-income country, non-physician, starting at: USD 375

Speakers: Karen Boretsky, Chad Brummet, Vincent Chan, Oscar de Leon-Casasola, Timothy Deer, Carlos Franco, Admir Hadzic, Stephen Haskins, Terese Horlocker, Leonardo Kapural, Philip Peng, James Rathmell, Richard Rauck, Richard Rosenquist, Todd Sitzman, Santhanam Suresh, Guy Weinberg

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.

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Stephen Caleb Haskins
Stephen Caleb Haskins


Philip W. H. Peng
Philip W. H. Peng


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Session Brochure : Download Session Brochure

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Contact No. 412.471.2718
jsimper@asra.com, asraassistant@asra.com

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New York Marriott Marquis
1535 Broadway
New York City, New York, United States Of America

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New York Marriott Marquis,

1535 Broadway,

New York City, New York, United States of America 10036,

+1 212-398-1900

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