Workshops

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Workshops are for physicians only with an additional fee (see pricing below; registrants from low and lower middle income countries receive a 50% discount).

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018 (pre-conference special sessions)

8 am Half-Day Special Session Workshop ($395)
Introduction to Perioperative Point-of-Care Ultrasound:
Airway, Lung Diaphragm, Gastric, eFAST
  Introductory Lectures: Airway, Lung, Diaphragm, Gastric, FAST Exam
  Station Rotations: 1. Airway 2. Lung 3. Diaphragm 4. Gastric 5. eFAST
   
1 pm Half-Day Special Session Workshop ($395)
Introduction to Focused Cardiac Ultrasound (FoCUS)
  Introduction to FoCUS Views and Image Optimization: Subcostal 4 Chamber/IVC, Apical 4 Chamber, Parasternal Long and Short Axis Views, Pleural Scan
  Scanning Session 1: Knobology, FoCUS Views, Pleural Scanning
  Introduction to M-Mode and Ventricular Assessment: M-Mode, Mitral and Tricuspid Annular Plane Systolic Excursion (MAPSE and TAPSE)
  Scanning Session 2: Knobology, Repeat FoCUS Views, Pleural Scanning
M-Mode in Apical 4-Chamber (MAPSE/TAPSE)
  Putting It All Together: Clinical Scenarios, Q & A
 

Thursday, April 19, 2018

7:45 am  WS-01 Chronic Pain Hands-On Fluoroscopy Workshop (cadaver) ($265)
Basic Pain Management Injections in the Spine 
  Cervical: Epidural, Medial Branch Blocks; Facets
  Thoracic: Epidural, Medial Branch Blocks; Facets
  Lumbar: Epidural, TFESI, Medial Branch Blocks, Facets, & SI joint injections
   
7:45 am  WS-02 Chronic Pain Hands-On Ultrasound Workshop (live model) ($265)
Basic Ultrasound-Guided Pain Procedures
  Stellate, TAP Blocks/Ilioinguinal, Piriformis, Intercostal Nerve Blocks
   
8 am  WS-03 RA-Acute Pain Interactive Demonstration Workshop ($155)
Everyday Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Upper Limb Surgery (Ultrasound-Based)
  Above/Below Clavicle, Indications, Patient Selection, Side Effects, and Complications 
   
8 am  WS-04 RA-Acute Pain Interactive Demonstration Workshop ($155)
Everyday Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Chest Wall Surgery (Ultrasound-Based)
  PEC, Serratus, TPVB
  Thoracic PVB, PECS, Serratus Plane Block 
  Indications, Patient Selection, Side Effects, and Complications
   
8 am WS-05 RA-Acute Pain Half-Day Comprehensive Workshop ($395)
Lower Extremity Blocks
  Single Shot and Catheter
  Comprehensive Review of All Blocks of the Lower Extremity 
  Lumbar Plexus and Its Branches 
  Sciatic Nerve and Its Branches 
  Blocks for the Hip, Knee, Ankle, and Foot 
  Indications, Patient Selection, Technique, Side Effects, and Complications 
   
8 am WS-06 RA-Acute Pain Half-Day Cadaver Workshop ($395)
Needling Hands-On Practice
  Single Shot and Catheter
  Upper/Lower Extremity Blocks, Truncal Blocks, Catheter Techniques
   
10 am   WS-07 Chronic Pain Hands-On Fluoroscopy Workshop (cadaver) ($265)
Basic Neuromodulation 
  Lumbar SCS, Cervical SCS
   
10 am  WS-08 Chronic Pain Hands-On Ultrasound Workshop (live model) ($265)
Ultrasound for Spine Pain Procedures 
  Epidural/Caudal, SI joint/Piriformis, Thoracic Paravertebral, Medial Branch Blocks
   
10:15 am  WS-09 RA-Acute Pain Interactive Demonstration Workshop ($155)
Introductory Ultrasound of the Spine
  Lumbar Spine: Transverse and Longitudinal Views
   
10:15 am WS-10 RA-Acute Pain Interactive Demonstration Workshop ($155)
Everyday Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Upper Limb Surgery (Nerve-Stimulation Based)
  Above/Below Clavicle, Indications, Patient Selection, Side Effects, and Complications 
   
1:15 pm WS-11 RA-Acute Pain Interactive Demonstration Workshop ($155)
Pearls for Pediatric Regional Anesthesia
  Demonstration of the Most Useful Blocks for Pediatric Anesthesia Practice
  Indications, Patient Selection, Technique, Side Effects, and Complications 
  Advanced Regional Nerve Blocks, What Not to Do
   
1:15 pm  WS-12 RA-Acute Pain Interactive Demonstration Workshop ($155)
Everyday Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Lower Limb Surgery (Ultrasound-Based) 
  Branches of the Lumbar Plexus (Femoral, Adductor Canal)
  Branches of the Sciatic Nerve (Popliteal Sciatic, Ankle)
  Indications, Patient Selection, Side Effects, and Complications 
   
1:15 pm  WS-13 RA-Acute Pain Half-Day Comprehensive Workshop ($395)
Upper Extremity Blocks
  Single Shot and Catheter
  Comprehensive Review of the Blocks of the Upper Extremity
  Block at the Roots, Block at the Trunks and Divisions
  Block at the Cords, Peripheral Nerve Blocks (Axillary and Distal Approaches)
  Indications, Patient Selection, Side Effects, and Complications 
   
1:15 pm  WS-14 RA-Acute Pain Half-Day Cadaver Workshop ($395)
Needling Hands-On Practice
  Single Shot and Catheter
  Upper/Lower Extremity Blocks, Truncal Blocks, Catheter Techniques
   
1:15 pm  WS-15 Chronic Pain Half-Day Fluoroscopy & Ultrasound Workshop
(cadaver, live model) ($395)

Interventional Cancer Pain Management 
  Fluoro Neurolytic Blocks, Intrathecal Pumps, Vertebroplasty/Kyphoplasty, 
  Ultrasound-Guided Neurolytic Blocks
   
3:30 pm  WS-16 RA-Acute Pain Interactive Demonstration Workshop ($155)
Everyday Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Lower Limb Surgery (Nerve-Stimulation Based)
  Branches of the Lumbar Plexus (femoral, saphenous, adductor canal)
  Branches of the Sciatic Nerve (popliteal sciatic, ankle)
  Indications, Patient Selection, Side Effects, and Complications 
   
3:30 pm  WS-17 RA-Acute Pain Interactive Demonstration Workshop ($155)
Uncommon Blocks
  iPACK Infiltration Block of the Knee, Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve, Obturator
  Ophthalmic, Cervical Plexus

Friday, April 20, 2018

8 am   WS-18 RA/Acute Pain Half-Day Simulation Workshop ($195)
Crisis Management for the Regional Anesthesiologist
  High-Fidelity Simulation Setting 
  Diagnose and Manage Acute Crisis in the Setting of Regional Anesthesia 
  Small Group Hands-On Practice and Discussion 
   
8 am   WS-19 RA-Acute Pain Interactive Demonstration Workshop ($155)
Ultrasound Diagnosis of Pneumothorax and Diaphragmatic Paresis
  Lung Ultrasound: Diagnosis of Pneumothorax, Ultrasound of the Diaphragm,
  Gastric Ultrasound
   
8 am  WS-20 RA-Acute Pain Hands-On Workshop ($265)
High-Fidelity Simulator for Thoracic Blocks 
  Thoracic Epidurals, Thoracic PVBs, Intercostal Blocks
   
8 am  WS-21 RA-Acute Pain Half-Day Cadaver Workshop ($395)
Needling Hands-On Practice
  Single Shot and Catheter
  Upper/Lower Extremity Blocks, Truncal Blocks, Catheter Techniques
   
8 am  WS-22 Chronic Pain Hands-On Fluoroscopy & Ultrasound Workshop (cadaver, live model) ($265)
Advanced Head and Neck Injections 
   
8 pm   WS-23 Chronic Pain Half-Day Ultrasound Workshop (live model) ($395)
MSK Ultrasound
  Large/Small Joints, Ultrasound for Physical Exam (Shoulders, Hips)
   
10:15 am   WS-24 RA-Acute Pain Interactive Demonstration Workshop ($155)
Everyday Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Abdominal Wall Surgery (Ultrasound-Based)
  PEC, Serratus Plane, TAP, TQL, Ilioinguinal, Iliohypogastric, Rectus Sheath
  Indications, Patient Selection, Side Effects, and Complications
   
10:15 am  WS-25 RA-Acute Pain Interactive Demonstration Workshop ($155)
Advanced Ultrasound Anatomy: Freestyle "Stump the Chump!"
  Think you have a question or challenge fit for a master? Bring it!
  Learn ultrasound anatomy techniques on a very advanced, but very practical, level.
   
10:15 am  WS-26 RA-Acute Pain Hands-On Workshop ($265)
High-Fidelity Simulator for Thoracic Blocks 
  Thoracic Epidurals, Thoracic PVBs, Intercostal Blocks
   
10:15 am  WS-27 Chronic Pain Hands-On Fluoroscopy Workshop (cadaver) ($265)
Intradiscal Techniques: Discography, Biacuplasty
   
1:15 pm  WS-28 RA/Acute Pain Half-Day Simulation Workshop ($195)
Crisis Management for the Regional Anesthesiologist
  High-Fidelity Simulation Setting 
  Diagnose and Manage Acute Crisis in the Setting of Regional Anesthesia 
  Small Group Hands-On Practice and Discussion 
   
1:15 pm   WS-29 RA-Acute Pain Interactive Demonstration Workshop ($155)
Advanced Block Techniques for Shoulder Surgery
  Superior Trunk, Supraclavicular Nerve, Superficial Cervical Plexus, Suprascapular Nerve,
  Axillary Nerve, Indications, Patient Selection, Side Effects, and Complications
   
1:15 pm  WS-30 RA-Acute Pain Interactive Demonstration Workshop ($155)
Ultrasound for Neuraxial Blockade in Difficult Anatomy
  Ultrasound of the Spine in the Orthopedic and Obstetric Patient with Obesity
  Scoliosis, Spinal Surgery, and Degenerative Disease
   
1:15 pm  WS-31 RA-Acute Pain Half-Day Comprehensive Workshop ($395)
Truncal-Paravertebral Blocks
  Single Shot and Catheter
  Thoracic Epidural and PVB, Intercostal Blocks, Plane Blocks (TAP, TFP, QLB),
  Ilio-Inguinal Block, Indications, Patient Selection, Side Effects, and Complications
   
1:15 pm  WS-32 RA-Acute Pain Half-Day Cadaver Workshop ($395)
Needling Hands-On Practice
  Single Shot and Catheter
  Upper/Lower Extremity Blocks, Truncal Blocks, Catheter Techniques
   
1:15 pm  WS-33 Chronic Pain Hands-On Ultrasound Workshop (cadaver, live model) ($265)
Ultrasound-Guided Interventions in Regenerative Medicine
   
1:15 pm  WS-34 Chronic Pain Half-Day Fluoroscopy & Ultrasound Workshop
(cadaver, live model) ($395)

Advanced Neuromodulation Techniques
  DRG/HF, Peripheral, Trigeminal/Head, Lamitrode
   
3:30 pm  WS-35 RA-Acute Pain Interactive Demonstration Workshop ($155)
Advanced Block Techniques for Hip and Knee Surgery
  Lumbar Plexus (Sagittal, Transverse Oblique, & Shamrock Approaches)
  Proximal Sciatic Approaches (Parasacral, Gluteal, & Subgluteal)
  Indications, Patient Selection, Side Effects, and Complications
   
3:30 pm  WS-36 RA-Acute Pain Interactive Demonstration Workshop ($155)
Ultrasound for Neuraxial Blockade in Difficult Anatomy
  Ultrasound of the Spine in the Orthopedic and Obstetric Patient with Obesity
  Scoliosis, Spinal Surgery, and Degenerative Disease
  AV Presentation / Video Demonstration / Hands-On Practice
  Case Discussion and Recommended Approaches to Challenging Anatomy
   
3:30 pm  WS-37 Chronic Pain Hands-On Fluoroscopy Workshop (cadaver) ($265)
Radiofrequency Ablation
  Cervical/Thoracic, Lumbar/SI, Knees/Hip

Saturday, April 21, 2018

8 am WS-38 The New York School of Regional Anesthesia (NYSORA)
Half-Day Workshop ($395)

3D Anatomy and Lower Abdominal and Extremity Blocks
  Short version of one of NYSORA's most popular workshops. This mini-boutique
workshop includes back-to-back didactic sessions, live-model scanning, NYSORA's
newest instructional animation programs, and 3D anatomy presentations.
   
8 am WS-39 Chronic Pain Resident/Fellow Workshop ($30)
Fluoroscopy-Guided Injections
   
8 am WS-40 RA/Acute Pain Resident/Fellow Workshop ($30)
8 am Lung Assessment
8:15 am Gastric Assessment
8:30 am FAST
8:45 am Break to Hands-On Stations
8:50 am Stations 1-9
  1. Upper Extremity Above
  2. Upper Extremity Below
  3. Lower Extremity Anterior
  4. Lower Extremity Posterior
  5. Truncal
  6. Lung
  7. Gastric
  8. FAST
  9. High-Fidelity Truncal
9:10 am Station 1-9 Repeat

9:30 am

Station 1-9 Repeat
9:50 am Station 1-9 Repeat
10:10 am Station 1-9 Repeat
10:30 am Station 1-9 Repeat
10:50 am Station 1-9 Repeat
11:10 am Station 1-9 Repeat
11:30 am Station 1-9 Repeat
   
8 am WS-41 RA-Acute Pain Interactive Demonstration Workshop ($155)
Everyday Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Breast and Chest Wall Surgery (Ultrasound-Based)
  PVB, PEC, Serratus Plane Block 
  Indications, Patient Selection, Side Effects, and Complications
   
9:45 am  WS-42 Chronic Pain Hands-On Fluoroscopy Workshop (cadaver) ($265)
Minimally Invasive Lumbar Decompression (MILD)
   
10:15 am  WS-43 RA-Acute Pain Interactive Demonstration Workshop ($155)
Head and Airway Blocks 
  Superior Laryngeal and Glossopharyngeal Nerve Blocks, Trans-Tracheal Topicalization,
  Ophthalmic Block 
   
1:15 pm WS-44 RA/Acute Pain Half-Day Cadaver Workshop ($395)
Dissection and Anatomy 
  Upper/Lower Extremity, Truncal Blocks (PECS, TAP)
   
1:15 pm WS-45 Chronic Pain Resident/Fellow Workshop ($30)
Ultrasound-Guided Injections
   
1:15 pm  WS-46 RA-Acute Pain Interactive Demonstration Workshop ($155)
New Blocks: Retrolaminar, Erector Spinae, iPack, Costoclavicular, Retroclavicular BP
   
3:15 pm WS-47 RA-Acute Pain Interactive Demonstration Workshop ($155)
Ultrasound Diagnosis of Pneumothorax and Diaphragmatic Paresis
  Lung Ultrasound: Diagnosis of Pneumothorax, Diaphragm, and Gastric Ultrasound