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2018 Scientific Program 

Friday, September 28

 9:00 am-5:00 pm   Registration Open 

 11:45 am-12:00 pm  Welcome & Opening Remarks
 Tina Tran, MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
 12:00-12:30 pm  New Diabetic Medication: What Does it Mean for Diabetic Retinopathy? 
 Blake Cooper, MD, Retina Associates 
 12:30-1:00 pm   Patient Satisfaction: Beauty is in the Eye

 Natalia MacDougall CRNA, MSN, University of California-Los Angeles and Chiewlin Liew, MD, FRCA, University of California-Los Angeles

 1:00-1:30 pm   Misadventures in Ophthalmic Anesthesia
 David Larsen, MD, Oregon Health and Science University
 1:30-2:00 pm   Visual Preconditioning Reduced Emergence Delirium in Children Undergoing Ophthalmic Surgery
Xioliang Gan, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center
 2:00-2:15 pm   Coffee Break 
 Exhibit & Poster Hall 
 2:15-2:45 pm   Is my child safe? Update on Neurotoxicity and Anesthesia in Early Childhood
 Alecia Stein, MD, University of Miami Health System  
 2:45-3:30 pm   Ask the Society: Interactive Lecture
George Dumas, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham 
 3:30-4:00 pm   Optimizing Patients with Minimal Work-Up 
Teresa Krosnick, PA & Sue Wolf, PA, Wilmer Eye Center
 4:00-4:30 pm  Which is Better: One or Two? (First and Second Eye Cataract Surgery) 
Derek Sakata, MD & Robert Langston, CRNA, University of Utah
 4:30-5:00 pm   Poster Previews 
Poster Presenters 
 5:00-7:00 pm   Poster & Exhibitor Reception 
 Presentation of Poster Award  

Saturday, September 29

 8:00 am-5:00 pm   Registration Open 

 8:00-8:30 am  Continental Breakfast 
 Poster & Exhibit Hall 
 8:30-8:35 am  Preliminary Remarks & Welcome
 Howard Palte, MBChB, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute 
 8:35-9:00 am  Eye Issues Related to Ebola / Zika Virus
 Allen Eghrari, MD, Johns Hopkins University 
 9:00-9:30 am   The Quality Payment Program (QPP) for the Anesthesia Provider: Understanding the Alphabet Soup
 Lindsey Nelson, MD, Vail Valley Medical Center 
 9:30-10:00 am   A European Approach to Anesthesia
Iosifina Giannakikou, MD, Hygeia Hospital (Athens, Greece)
 10:00-10:30 am   Regenerative Medicine and Nano-Medicine: Future approaches to Corneal Transplantation
 Samuel Chi-Hung Yiu, MD, MS, PhD, Wilmer/Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
 10:30-10:45 am  Coffee Break 
 Poster & Exhibit Hall 
 10:45-11:15 am  Pro/Con Debate: Hyperkalemia - Should Surgery Proceed when Potassium Levels are Moderately High? 

 Iosifina Giannakikou, MD, Hygeia Hospital (Athens, Greece) and Melissa Kreso, MD, University of Rochester 

 11:15 am-12:00 pm   Hustead Memorial Lecture: Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome: Who
 Should Be Assessed, Method of Assessment and Optimization
Frances Chung, MBBS, FRCPC, University of Toronto 
 12:00-1:30 pm   Lunch Break
 1:30-2:00 pm  Opioid Free Anesthesia
 Tom Baribeault, CRNA, MSN, Society for Opioid Free Anesthesia
2:00-3:00 pm   Focus Groups
 - Perioperative analgesia in infant and children undergoing ophthalmic procedures (Howard Palte, MBChB, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and Alecia Stein, MD, University of Miami Health System)
 - Integrating Opioid Free Anesthesia into Ophthalmology Practice (Tom Baribeault, CRNA, MSN, Society for Opioid Free Anesthesia)
 - Workflows for High Volume, High Turn-Over Cases (Eric Fry, MD, Fry Eye Associates and Richard Rivers, MD, PhD, MBA
 - MKO Melt and Non-IV Sedation (Chris Bender, CRNA, Vance Thompson Vision and Maggie Jeffries, MD, Avanti Anesthesia)

 3:00-4:30 pm 
 Hands-On Workshop with Pig Eyes & Cadaver Heads 
 Howard Palte, MBChB, Richard Rivers, MD, PhD, MBA, Gary Cass, MD and Maggie Jeffries, MD, Avanti Anesthesia

Sunday, September 30

 7:00-7:30 am   Continental Breakfast 
Poster & Exhibit Hall 
 7:30-8:00 am  Welcome & Call to Order of Member Business Meeting 
 Chris Bender, CRNA, Vance Thompson Vision 
 8:00-8:30 am   Anesthesia for Parturients 
 Melissa Kreso, MD, University of Rochester  
 8:30-9:00 am   Federal Regulatory Update 
 Elethia Dean, RN, PhD, ASC Compliance 
 9:00-9:15 am   Coffee Break 
 Poster & Exhibit Hall  
 9:15-9:45 am  Pro/Con Debate: NPO vs. Non-NPO, Specific for Light Sedation Cases
Howard Palte, MBChB, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Tina Tran, MD, Johns Hopkins University and Iosifina Giannakikou, MD, Hygeia Hospital (Athens, Greece)
 9:45-10:15 am   You Be the Judge: Interesting Cases 
 Howard Palte, MBChB, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute 
 10:15 am    Conference Concludes 

Accreditation Information 

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Alabama School of Medicine and the Ophthalmic Anesthesia Society. The University of Alabama School of Medicine is accredited by the ACME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists
This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 16.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1036776; Expiration Date 9/30/2018.

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