Spinal and Epidural Anesthesia Workshop – South Carolina

April 23 & 24, 2018
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David Gleason, CRNA, BHS
Coordinator Regional Anesthesia
Department of Anesthesiology
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

Charles A. Reese, CRNA, PhD, CAPT, NC, USN (ret)
Associate Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology
Medical College of Virginia Physicians
Richmond, VA


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Monday, April 23 (6 credits)

0645-0730 Registration & Continental Breakfast
0725-0730 Introductions (Young)
0730-0830 Spinal Anesthesia: Techniques and Dosing (Gleason)
0830-0930 Clinical Techniques of Epidural Anesthesia (Reese)
0930-0945 Refreshment Break
0945-1045 Clinical Conundrums of Epidural Anesthesia (Reese)
1045-1145 Clinical Applications of Epidural Anesthesia (Reese)
1145-1245 Lunch on your own
1245-1345 Spinals and Epidurals in the Difficult Back (Gleason)
1345-1445 Regional Anesthesia and Anticoagulation (Gleason)
1500-1700 Spinal and Epidural Workshop A, 2 hrs (Gleason, Reese)

Tuesday, April 24 (6 credits)

0645-0730 Registration & Continental Breakfast
0725-0730 Introduction (Boothby)
0730-0830 Introduction to Use of Ultrasound in Epidural Anesthesia (Reese)
0830-0930 Epidural Anesthesia: When Bad Things Happen (Reese)
0930-0945 Refreshment Break
0945-1045 Cost, Safety and Advantages of Local Anesthetics (Gleason)
1045-1145 Spinal and Epidural Round Table Discussion (Gleason, Reese)
1145-1300 Lunch on your own
1300-1500 Spinal and Epidural Workshop B, 2 hrs (Gleason, Reese)
**There will be no Ultrasound machines in this workshop**
There will be as much time as you desire to practice on the manikins.
Extra time will be scheduled before or after the workshop hours if you desire more practice.