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2019 Scientific Program 


 

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Friday, September 13

 9:00 am-5:00 pm   Registration Open 

 11:45 am-12:00 pm  Welcome & Opening Remarks
 Howard Palte, MBChB, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
 12:00-12:30 pm  Glaucoma: A two pressure disease versus only increased intraocular pressure? 
 John Berdahl, MD, Vance Thompson Vision
 12:30-1:00 pm   Pediatric & Adult Eye Trauma: Management considerations

 Jeff Doyle, MD, PhD, MHS, MA (Oxon), Wilmer Eye Institute

 1:00-1:30 pm   Mission trips to Tanzania
 Robert Langston, CRNA, John Moran Eye Center
 1:30-2:00 pm   Anesthesia Management in Neonates and Preemies
 Sujantha Ravichandran, DA, DNB,  Sankara Nethralaya 
 2:00-2:15 pm   Coffee Break 
 Exhibit & Poster Hall 
 2:15-2:45 pm   High Flow Nasal Oxygen Therapy: Principles and Application in Ophthalmic Anesthesia
 Steven Gayer, MD, MBA, University of Miami
 2:45-3:30 pm   Patient Positioning in Eye Surgery
 
Tom Eke, MA (Cantab), MD, FRCOphth, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals 
 3:30-4:00 pm   The Practice of Mock Code in the Free-Stand Ophthalmic Surgical Center
 
Alan Zamora, CRNA, University of California-Los Angeles & Zhuang Fang, MD, MSPH, University of California-Los Angeles
 4:00-4:30 pm  Open Source Anesthesia Electronic Medical Record 
 
John Hitchens, CRNA, Open Source Anesthesia Electronic Medical Record
 4:30-5:00 pm   Poster Previews 
 
Poster Presenters 
 5:00-7:00 pm   Poster & Exhibitor Reception 
 Presentation of Poster Award  



















Saturday, September 14

 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  Sub-Tenon block: A Model for Care in Eye Surgery
 Tom Eke, MA (Cantab), MD, FRCOphth, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals  
 9:00-9:30 am   Congenital Eye Diseases and Surgery in Pediatric Patients
 Simon Fung, MD, MA, FRCOphth, University of California-Los Angeles 
 9:30-10:00 am   Anesthesia Considerations in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Undergoing Eye Surgery
 
Chandra Kumar, MB BS, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
 10:00-10:40 am   Difficult Cases
 Tom Eke, MA (Cantab), MD, FRCOphth, Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals  
 Howard Palte, MBChB, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
 10:45-11:00 am  Coffee Break 
 Poster & Exhibit Hall 
 11:00-11:35 am  Hustead Memorial Lecture: Education in Ophthalmic Anesthesia
 Steven Gayer, MD, MBA, University of Miami
 11:35 am-12:15 pm   Panel – Sedation for MAC Eye Surgery

 Steven Gayer, MD, MBA, University of Miami
 Chandra Kumar, MB, BS, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
 Tina Tran, MD, Johns Hopkins University
 Maggie Jeffries, MD, Avanti Anesthesia
 George Dumas, MD, University of Alabama

 12:15-1:30 pm  Lunch Break
 1:30-2:45 pm   Break Out Groups
 - Electronic Medical Records: John Hitchens, CRNA, Open Source Anesthesia Electronic Medical Record
 - Anticoagulants and Eye Surgery: Elaine Liew, MD, FRCA, University of California-Los Angeles
2:45-4:45 pm    Hands-On Workshop with Pig Eyes & Cadaver Heads 
 Chandra Kumar, MB BS, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital 
 Steven Gayer, MD, MBA, University of Miami

 Maggie Jeffries, MD, Avanti Anesthesia 
 Gary Cass, MD, Tampa Eye and Specialty Surgery Center

 4:45-6:30 pm  Networking
























Sunday, September 15

 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   Dementia and Cataract Surgery
 
Chandra Kumar, MB BS, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital
 8:30-9:00 am 

 Preanesthetic Evaluation of the Medically-Complex Pediatric Patient for Ophthalmologic Surgery
 Lisa Lee, MD, University of California-Los Angeles

 9:00-9:15 am   Coffee Break 
 Poster & Exhibit Hall  
 9:15-9:45 am  JCAHO Compliance Trends

 Elethia Dean, RN, PhD, ASC Compliance

 9:45-10:15 am   Perioperative Anesthesia Outcomes Following Eye Surgery

 Gundappa Neelakanta, MD, University of California-Los Angeles

 10:15 am    Conference Concludes 













Accreditation Information 

Physicians
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 12.25 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1038179; Expiration Date 9/15/2019.

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