Main Meeting: Saturday

7:30 am  Getting Started: Breakfast, Exhibition, ePosters,
ASRA Chat Room, Internet Café
   
8 am PS-09a RA/Acute Pain Parallel Session
Innovations in Regional Anesthesia
  Electrical Impedance to Detect Intraneural Needle Placement
  New Needle Ultrasound Tip Sensing/Localization Technology
  New Technology for Continuous Peripheral Nerve Blocks
  Novel Local Anesthetic Applications
  Panel Discussion and Open Forum
   
  PS-09b Chronic Pain Parallel Session
Advances in Neuromodulation: International Neuromodulation Society
(INS) Panel
  Dorsal Root Ganglion Stimulation: The Global Experience
  Improving Neuromodulaiton Through Closed Loop Technology 
  Moving Beyond the Spine and Pain: Neuromodulation Expansion
  Waveform (Paresthesia and Non-Paresthesia) and Technology
Advancements
  Panel Discussion and Open Forum
   
  PS-09c RA/Acute Pain Parallel Session
Procedure Specific Pain Therapy: Evidence-Based Recommendations
  Breast Cancer Surgery
  Inguinal Hernia Repair Surgery
  Arthroscopic Shoulder Stabilization Surgery
  Fractured Hip Surgery
  Total Hip Arthroplasty
  Panel Discussion and Open Forum
   
  PS-09d RA/Acute Pain Parallel Session
Obstetrics Forum
  How to Manage Persistent PDPH after a Blood Patch
  Preeclampsia: What Does the Anesthesiologist Need to Know
  Panel Discussion and Open Forum
   
9:30 am Break in Exhibit Hall
Refreshments, Exhibition, ePosters, ASRA Chat Room, Internet Café
   
10:15 am PS-10a RA/Acute Pain Parallel Session
Newer Block Techniques: Why and How Well Do They Work?
  Retrolaminar, Rhomboid Intercostal, Erector Spinae Plane Blocks
  New Quadratus Lumborum Block Approaches
  New Brachial Plexus Blocks: Retroclavicular, Costoclavicular
  Ultrasound-Guided Knee Infiltration Techniques
  Low Dose Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Total Knee Arthroplasty
  Panel Discussion and Open Forum
   
  PS-10b Chronic Pain Parallel Session
Headache SIG Panel: Modern Headache Care Collaboration
Between Neurology and Interventional Pain
  Can't Miss Headaches
  Cervicogenic Headache
  Trigeminal Ganglion Stimulation
  Interventional Headache Management: Time for Neurologists
and Pain Physicians to Collaborate
  Panel Discussion and Open Forum
   
  PS-10c RA/Acute Pain Parallel Session
Acute Pain Management: Best Practice for Intravenous Analgesics
  IV Alpha 2 Agonists: Dexmedetomidine and Clonidine
  IV Ketamine
  IV Acetaminophen
  IV Lidocaine
  IV NSAIDs
  IV Magnesium
  Panel Discussion and Open Forum
   
  PS-10d RA/Acute Pain Parallel Session
Defining Outcomes that Matter to Regional Anesthesia:
An International Discussion
  Defining the Core Set of Outcome Measures for Regional Anesthesia:
RCL vs. Large Databases
  Core Regional Anesthesia Outcomes Important to Breast Surgery
  Colorectal Surgery Outcome Measures
  Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty Outcome Measures
  Panel Discussion and Open Forum
   
11:45 am Lunch on own
   
1:15 pm PS-11a RA/Acute Pain Parallel Session
Complications After Regional Anesthesia and Surgery
  Phrenic Nerve Palsy and Interscalene Block
  Local Anesthetic-Induced Neurotoxicity: New Insights
  Prevention and Treatment of Post-Mastectomy Pain
  Prevention and Treatment of Post-Thoracotomy Pain
  Panel Discussion and Open Forum
   
  PS-11b Chronic Pain Parallel Session
Complications of Chronic Pain Management and Medico-Legal Cases
  USA Closed Claims Cases Related to Interventional Pain Management:
What Can We Learn?
  USA Mitigating Legal Risks of Medication Management
  What Can I Do to Protect Myself from Medical Negligence?
  Panel Discussion and Open Forum
   
  PS-11c RA/Acute Pain Parallel Session
Innovations in Acute Pain Management: Part I
  Cannabinoids for Acute Pain
  Novel Opioid Analgesics
  Regional Anesthesia in the Trauma Unit Before Surgery
  New Apps and Transitional Pain Service for Acute Pain Management
  Panel Discussion and Open Forum
   
  PS-11d Chronic Pain Parallel Session
Current Status of Radiofrequency
  Thermal Radiofrequency: Understanding Basic Science to Improve
Clinical Outcomes
  The Interpretation of Recent Studies on Thermal Radiofrequency
for Axial Pain
  Update on Radiofrequency for Joint Pain
  Pulsed Radiofrequency: Does it Have a Future?
  Panel Discussion and Open Forum
   
2:45 pm Break in Exhibit Hall
Refreshments, Exhibition, ePosters, ASRA Chat Room, Internet Café
   
3:15 pm PS-12a RA/Acute Pain Parallel Session
Regional Anesthesia Related Complications and Medico-Legal Issues
  Case 1: A Lawyer's Perspective Part I
  Case 2: Nerve Injury after Brachial Plexus Block:  A Physician and Expert Witness' Perspective
  Case 3: A Lawyer's Perspective Part II
  Panel Discussion and Open Forum
   
  PS-12b Chronic Pain Parallel Session
Cancer Pain
  Pharmacological Management of Cancer Pain: From A to Z
  Interventional Treatment for Cancer Pain (Nonneuromodulation)
  Interventional Treatment for Cancer Pain (Neuromodulation and Intrathecal Techniques)
  Panel Discussion and Open Forum
   
  PS-12c RA/Acute Pain Parallel Session
Innovation in Acute Pain Medicine: Part II
  Emerging Receptors and Targets for Pain Management
  New Opioid Agents: Sufentanil and Lontophoretic Fentanyl System,
Oliceridine
  Hypnosis and Other Non-Pharmacological Methods
  Percutaneous Peripheral Nerve Stimulation and Cyroanalgesia 
  Panel Discussion and Open Forum
   
  PS-12d Chronic Pain Parallel Session
Marijuana and Cannabinoids in Chronic Pain Management
  Efficacy of Cannaboids for Chronic Pain
  Marijuana and Health Related Adverse Effects
  Medical Cannabis: The Europeans Perspective
  Marijuana Legalization: Impact on Physicians and Public Health
  Panel Discussion and Open Forum