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CME : 53.5 | MOC : 53.5 | AANA : 50.75
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This conference has been CANCELLED. 

Anesthesiology Update 2020 is organized by Harvard Medical School (HMS) and will be held from May 11 - 15, 2020 at Hotel Fairmont Copley Plaza, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

Who Should Attend:
• Anesthesiologists
• Nurse Anesthetists
• Anesthesiologist Assistants
• Residents and Fellows
• Student Nurse Anesthetists

• 53.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
• 53.50 ABA MOCA 2.0® credits
• 50.75 AANA Class A CE credits
• 20.25 credits Risk Management Study, including 12.75 credits in Opioid Education and Pain Management Training and 2.00 credits in End-of-Life Care Studies

Updates, Best Practices, and New Guidelines for Clinical Anesthesiology

Ambulatory, Cardiac, Critical Care, Obstetric, Pain Management, Pediatric, Regional, Thoracic

This comprehensive Harvard Medical School CME program - among the highest-rated HMS CME courses--provides a special and timely opportunity for anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists and others to hear directly from world-renowned specialists and master clinicians about the significant recent clinical changes and updates that affect the practice of anesthesiology.

The curriculum at Anesthesiology Update 2020 ensures not only that attendees leave with a comprehensive understanding of the latest advances, risk mitigation strategies and anesthesiology guidelines, but also with specific recommendations to incorporate these updates into practice.

Updates, best practices and new guidelines cover:
• Sex, gender and perioperative outcome
• Trauma and blood management
• Perioperative brain and heart failure
• Difficult airway
• Advances in regional anesthesia
• Care of the parturient
• Apology and disclosure
• Opioid crisis
• New drugs in the anesthesia pipeline
• Multimodal general anesthesia
• Enhanced recovery after surgery
• End-of-life care
• Preventing burnout
• Artificial intelligence
• Pollution and anesthesia practice
• Value-based care
• Perioperative stroke prevention
• Participants will take away important guidelines and checklists that they can put to immediate use in their anesthesia practice.

Program Highlights 
2020 Guidelines, New Innovations, Challenging Cases, and State-of-the-Art Clinical and Patient Safety Updates in the areas of:
• Regional anesthesia
• Cardiac anesthesia
• Critical care medicine
• Ambulatory anesthesia, office-based anesthesia
• Pediatric anesthesia
• Obstetric anesthesia
• Thoracic anesthesia
• Perioperative transfusion medicine
• Neuroanesthesia
• Clinician wellness
• Pain management
• Patient safety and risk reduction
• Enhanced recovery after surgery

Important Drug Updates: 
• Anesthetic drugs in the development pipeline 
• Anesthetic neurotoxicity
• Total intravenous anesthesia
• Inhalational anesthetics
• Use of nitrous oxide in clinical practice
• New hypnotics
• Medical marijuana

Skills Development:
• ACLS Workshop 
• Difficult Airway Workshop 
• Regional Anesthesia Workshop 

• ACLS Workshop 

Coverage Areas:
This conference provides new practice recommendations and comprehensive updates across all subspecialties in the field of anesthesiology, including:
• Ambulatory
• Cardiac
• Critical Care
• Obstetric
• Pain Management
• Pediatric
• Regional
• Thoracic

Learning Objectives:
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
• Apply principles for practicing perioperative ultrasound
• Diagnose and develop a treatment plan for cerebrovascular emergencies
• Recognize best practices in preoperative evaluation and risk assessment
• Integrate updated guidelines into practice when managing the difficult airway
• Implement current principles for appropriate opioid use and pain management
• Interpret the latest evidence-based practices in obstetric anesthesia
• Incorporate multimodal general anesthesia and enhanced recovery into clinical practice
• Use best practices in managing patients with morbid obesity and sleep apnea
• Integrate evidence-based protocols when practicing regional anesthesia
• Identify new drugs that can be incorporated into anesthesia practice

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Gregory J. Crosby
Gregory J. Crosby


Karen Rach Boretsky
Karen Rach Boretsky


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Registration Desk

Contact No. : 617-384-8600
Abstraction date:
February 15, 2020

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Venue Address

Hotel Fairmont Copley Plaza
138 St James Ave
Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Official Hotel

Fairmont Copley Plaza,

138 St James Ave,

Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America 02116,

+1 617-267-5300

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Hotels Near Venue

Freepoint Hotel Cambridge, Tapestry Collection by Hilton
4.35 miles from venue
Price : USD 259.00 Per Night
Hilton Boston Logan Airport
2.99 miles from venue
Price : USD 207.00 Per Night
The Charles Hotel in Harvard Square
2.82 miles from venue
Price : USD 649.00 Per Night
Hyatt Regency Boston Harbor
2.6 miles from venue
Price : USD 287.00 Per Night

Session Details

Session Topic Start Time End Time Location Speakers

Workshop Details

Title Start Time End Time Workshop Fee
ACLS Workshop 12 May 2020 05:30 PM 12 May 2020 10:00 PM USD 350.00
Difficult Airway Workshop 13 May 2020 05:30 PM 13 May 2020 10:00 PM USD 350.00
Regional Anesthesia Workshop 14 May 2020 05:30 PM 14 May 2020 10:00 PM USD 350.00
Ether Dome Tour 12 May 2020 05:30 PM 12 May 2020 08:00 PM USD 85.00

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