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Ophthalmic Hands-on Workshop

FL 32836 Orlando, USA

Ophthalmic Hands-on Workshop

Regional Workshop Block in Orlando, Florida

07.11.2020, 07:30 - 08.11.2020, 13:15
Northwest Anesthesia Seminars
The Ophthalmic Hands-on Workshop in November 2020 is one of two annual regional ophthalmic workshop blocks in Orlando, Florida, USA. Target group of this workshop are physicians, certified registered nurse anesthetists and physician assistants who need to obtain or refresh their ophthalmic anesthesia knowledge and skills.
Fortbildungspunkte: 14
This event has been accredited for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.


Max. Teilnehmer: unbegrenzt
Gebühren ab: 925,00 USD
EarlyBird bis 09.08.2020: 875,00 USD

medizinisches Fachpersonal

Max. Teilnehmer: unbegrenzt
Gebühren ab: 850,00 USD

Diese Veranstaltung findet 1/2-jährlich statt und bietet Fortbildungsmöglichkeiten für Fachärzte und medizinisches Fachpersonal.
Veranstaltungsnummer: 33806
Gebühren ab: ab 800,00
Frühbucher: bis 09.08.2020
800,00 USD
verfügbare Plätze: unbegrenzt
Sprache: Englisch
Vom Veranstalter gemeldetes Programm:


The practitioner of anesthesiology must possess the scientific background for clinical practice; maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty, but also of all additional related disciplines which may impact it; maintain an up-to-the-minute armamentarium of knowledge and skills for the selection and use of complex equipment, pharmacological agents, and procedures necessary for the provision of quality patient care; manage self and colleagues to function toward common goals in the clinical setting, the clinical and educational institutions, and the community in which the practice resides; serve as an expert in matters involving health care delivery; serve as an informed manager of clinical and educational services provided, including the acquisition and distribution of resources necessary in meeting professional goals; and provide assistance with and support of other service providers, departments, institutions, and organizations dependent upon the professional expertise of the practitioner. Presentations are designed to facilitate the healthcare provider in reviewing, updating, and/or expanding knowledge and abilities in one or more of these areas vital to the practicing professional.


At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

Apply the pertinent physical and behavioral sciences - to include but not be limited to advanced anatomy and physiology, pathophysiology, chemistry, physics, psychology, and social sciences - as they impact and are affected by the planning, delivery, and monitoring of anesthesia and related services inherent in the anesthesia professions.

Explain the selection, dosing considerations with methods of administration, safe use, and contraindications and precautions of presented pharmacological agents through the understanding of their physico-chemical properties, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, updated uses, and more recently developed additional, related, and similar drugs.

Outline comprehensive management plans for the group of patients discussed, whether related in age, physical status, cultural background, invasive procedure, anesthetic or analgesic requirements, clinical setting, adverse reactions, and/or goals of care.

Apply the principles of safety and asepsis in the performance of anesthetic procedures and administrations, equipment use, and other applications encountered during the provision of anesthesia and analgesia whether in the surgical unit, the labor and delivery suite, the pain management clinic, or other more remote location of anesthetizing services.

Incorporate the appropriate recommendations and/or requirements of pertinent external organizations, institutions, and professional groups - recognized as serving as the authority for and/or holding the responsibility to compile and approve such tenets - in the provision of anesthesia and related services, whether medical, legal, philosophical, ethical, or health care management standards.

Apply the new techniques in the clinical setting of the participant.

Ophthalmic Regional Block Hands-on Workshop
Orlando, Florida
November 7-8, 2020

Saturday Schedule

  0730 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0750 Welcome
NWAS Staff
  0800 Orbital Anatomy - Part I
    • Identify the six ocular muscles and describe their functions  
    • Track the pathways of the cranial, motor, and sensory nerves  
  0930 Break
  0945 Orbital Anatomy - Part II
    • List the major vessels of the orbit locating their anatomical positions  
    • Discuss the orbital-globe relationship  
  1015 Pharmacology for Ophthalmic Anesthesia
    • List the appropriate pharmacologic agents defining their application in ophthalmic anesthesia  
    • Review the distribution of local anesthetics throughout the orbit  
  1115 Ophthalmic Blocks (Orbital Epidural Blocks) - Part I
    • Describe an intraconal peri/retrobulbar block technique  
    • Describe an extraconal peribulbar block technique  
    • Apply a geometrical method to the orbital block  
  1230 Lunch Break (On your own)
  1345 Ophthalmic Blocks (Orbital Epidural Blocks) - Part II
    • Describe an orbicularis lid block  
    • Review topical, sub-Tenon, and intraocular blocks  
    • Review how to evaluate the competency of an ophthalmic block  
  1500 Hands-On Practice Session: Ophthalmic Blocks
    • Observe the demonstration of the ophthalmic blocks  
    • Demonstrate the correct technique for administration of the ophthalmic blocks on an orbital eye model simulator  
  1715 Review and Critique Ophthalmic Block Techniques
    • Review ophthalmic block technique videos  
    • Answer questions arising from the hands-on block session  
  1745 Adjourn Subtotal: 8.25 CME I / 8.25 Class A CE

Sunday Schedule

  0630 Registration - Mandatory Sign In - Continental Breakfast
  0700 Self-Testing: A Group Participation
    • Review of the Orbital Anatomy
    • Identify faculty listed anatomical structures on a model of the eye  
  0745 Complications and Sequelae - Part I
    • Recognize signs, symptoms, and treatment for a retrobulbar hemorrhage  
    • Recognize and treat CNS sequelae resulting in respiratory arrest or seizure  
  0900 Break
  0915 Complications and Sequelae - Part II
    • Review globe perforations and techniques to minimize their occurrence  
  1000 Managing the Awake Patient
    • Discuss the perioperative process  
    • Explain techniques to control the increased anxiety levels experienced by the patient  
    • Describe appropriate monitoring of the patient undergoing ophthalmic surgery  
  1100 Break
  1115 Risk Management and Quality Assurance
    • Review the overall risks involved in providing anesthesia services in an ophthalmic surgery center  
    • Demonstrate how clinical data can be used to validate the quality of patient care  
  1215 Medicare Fraud and Reimbursement for Ophthalmic Anesthesia
    • Identify areas of concern regarding Medicare fraud and abuse  
    • Describe current anesthesia reimbursement policies for ophthalmic procedures  
  1315 Adjourn Subtotal: 5.75 CME I / 5.75 Class A CE

14 CME

14 Class A CE

1.0 Pharmacology Hours†

Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress
1 Grand Cypress Blvd
FL 32836 Orlando, USA
Northwest Anesthesia Seminars

Northwest Anesthesia Seminars
Box 2797
US - WA 99302 Pasco
Tel.: +1 800 222 6927
Tel.: +1 509 547 7065
Fax: +1 509 547 1265



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