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11th Annual Current Theories of Anesthesia, ACLS/PALS Recertification and Difficult Airway Workshop

September 20-24, 2009


Agenda and Faculty

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Difficult Airway Workshop

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Agenda and Faculty

Who Should Attend:

Anesthesia Professionals, Nurse Anesthetists, and Others

Earn Continuing Education Credits!

  • Current Theories of Anesthesia - 24 CE Credits
  • ACLS Recertification - 8 CE Credits
  • PALS Recertification - 8 CE Credits
  • Difficult Airway Workshop - 10 CE Credits


To keep the anesthesia professional current in the practice of anesthesiology by providing up-to-date information regarding the dynamic field of anesthesia, while providing opportunities to discuss practice issues with colleagues.

Lecture Schedule:

Hernando De Soto, MD
Director of Pediatric Anesthesia
University of Florida
  • Anesthesia for Laparoscopy
  • Anesthesia for Major Vascular Cases
  • High Risk Obstetrical Patients
  • Latex Allergy – Diagnosis & Treatment
  • Challenges in the PACU in Children
  • Anesthesia for the Pregnant Patient Undergoing Non-Obstetric Surgery
  • Anesthesia for the Premature Patient
  • Anesthetic Management of the Geriatric Patient
  • Perioperative Hazards of Herbal Medications
  • The Difficult Pediatric Airway

Thomas Fuhrman, Jr., MD, MMSc, FCCM, FCCP
Chief, Division of Neuroanesthesia
University of Miami Medical Group

  • Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction
  • Postoperative Optic Neuropathy
  • Abdominal Compartment Syndrome
  • Perioperative Cardiac Evaluation
  • Trauma in the Elderly
  • Trauma in the Obstetric Patient
  • Basics of Neuroanesthesia
  • Acid Aspiration Syndrome
  • Morbid Obesity
  • Critical Care for Anesthesia Providers

James M. Rich, CRNA, MA

Difficult Airway Workshop
- "If Your Patient Can't Breathe - NOTHING ELSE MATTERS"

  • SLAM Universal Emergency Airway Flowchart (Lecture)
  • Airway Anatomy and Assessment (Lecture)
  • Oxygenation and Ventilation in Adults (Lecture)
  • Direct Laryngoscopy and Tracheal Intubation (Lecture)
  • Confirmation of Tracheal Intubation and Monitoring of Lung Ventilation (Lecture)
  • Pharmacology of Airway Management (Lecture)
  • Rapid Sequence Induction and Intubation in Adults (Lecture)
  • Rescue Ventilation (Lecture)
  • Direct laryngoscopy and Tracheal Intubation (Hands-on Station)
  • Rescue Ventilation (Hands-on Station)
  • Rescue Intubation (Hands-on Station)
  • Fiberscopic and Advanced Techniques (Hands-on Station)
  • Difficult Intubation Options (Hands-on Station)
  • Pig Cricothyrotomy Lab (Hands-on Lab featuring percutaneous dilational cricothyrotomy, trans-tracheal jet ventilation, and surgical cricothyrotomy)
  • AirMan Skills Testing Station
Evelyn Courson, RN, BS, CCRN
  • ACLS Recertification
  • PALS Recertification

Disclosure Policy:

Premier Anesthesia Seminars, Inc. reserves the right to substitute speakers/topics should the need arise.

Cancellation Policy:

Should it become necessary for you to cancel prior to 30 days of your conference, a refund will be given minus a $100 cancellation fee along with any ACLS/PALS textbooks mailed, if applicable. To avoid the cancellation fee you may be given a credit for a future seminar taken within six months of the paid seminar. Due to the contract terms with the Resorts, no refunds will be able to be granted after this date.
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