Emerging & Controversial Topics in Anesthesia

May 5-6, 2018
Embassy Suites the Woodlands
Houston, Texas

Agenda Registration

Workshop Includes:

  • Discussion of the Hottest Topics in Anesthesia
  • Lectures, enhanced by slide presentations
  • Instructions by award winning faculty
  • Up to 16 CME credits

Possible Discussion Topics:

  • Ambulatory Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Anesthesia Outside of the Operating Room
  • Anesthesia for Acute Stroke Interventions
  • Utilizing Multimodal Analgesia in Perioperative Care
  • Anesthesia for the Patient with Severe Lung Disease
  • Update on Lung Isolation for Thoracic Anesthesia
  • Critical Care Anesthesia
  • Sugammadex
  • Delirium in the Perioperative Setting
  • Perioperative Management of the Diabetic Patient
  • Myth Busters: Anesthesia Economics Episode
  • Measuring & Comparing Clinical Productivity for Anesthesiology Groups
  • Enhanced Recovery After Surgery
  • Perioperative Ketamine
  • Pediatric Chronic Pain Management
  • Ultrasound Guided Anesthesia for Breast Surgery
  • Perioperative Management of Heart Failure & Mechanical Support Devices
  • ACLS for the Anesthesiologist


Maunak Rana, MD
Course Director
Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care

Department of Anesthesia
University of Chicago Medicine Center for Advanced Care
Chicago, Illinois

Amr Abouleish, MD, MBA
Professor of Anesthesiology

The University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas

Samir Gandhi, MD
Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology

Director of Post-Anesthesia Care Unit
UT Health - San Antonio
San Antonio, Texas

Gaganpreet Grewal, MD
Assistant Professor

Anesthesiology and Pain Management
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

David L. McDonagh, MD
Vice Chair for Clinical Neurosciences, Department of Anesthesiology Professor

UT Southwestern Medical Center
Departments of Anesthesiology, Neurological Surgery, and Neurology
Division of Neurological Anesthesiology, Medical Director
Perioperative Services
Zale Lipshy University Hospital
Chief of Staff
Dallas, Texas

Kristina L. Goff, MD
Assistant Professor

Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management
Division of Critical Care Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas

Meghan Michael, MD
Director of Trauma Anesthesiology

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Pain Management
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Anesthesiology
Dallas, Texas

Maged (Mag) Mina, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor

Department of Anesthesia
UT Health San Antonio
Chair of Anesthesia at Spine and Surgical Hospital of South Texas
Director of Obstetric Anesthesia for Baptist Health System
San Antonio, Texas

Peter Slinger, MD, FRCPC
Professor of Anesthesia

University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada

George Williams, MD
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Emerging & Controversial Topics in Anesthesia
The Woodlands, Houston, Texas


Provided by: Dannemiller

Intended Audience

This educational program is intended for residents in anesthesiology, practicing anesthesiologists, CRNAs in training or practice, and other anesthesia care professionals interested in emerging and controversial topics in the practice of anesthesiology.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this program participants will be able to:

  • Discuss strategies to enhance perioperative safety
  • Review the important role of the perioperative physician in guiding the patient through the phases of preoperative, intraoperative care, and post-operative care
  • Examine the key skill sets that the modern anesthesiologist brings to demonstrate value to stakeholders
  • Discuss a framework for modern cardiac anesthesiology
  • Review best practices for perioperative ACLS
  • Summarize and review the current state of the art of current knowledge of pediatric anesthetic issues and pediatric regional anesthesia
  • Survey critical care medicine and the role of anesthesiologists in the field
  • Provide an update on neuroanesthesia

Method of Participation

This program consists of lectures, enhanced by slide presentations. The course sessions will provide an opportunity to gain knowledge about emerging and controversial topics in the practice of anesthesiology. This program offers ample opportunity for the participants to interact one-on-one with the faculty throughout the conference.


In support of improving patient care, Dannemiller is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


Dannemiller designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Dannemiller designates this educational activity for 16.0 contact hours.

Nurse Practitioners

American Association of Nurse Practitioners™

Dannemiller is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 090419. This program is accredited 16.0 contact hour(s) which includes 4.5 hours of pharmacology.

Nurse Anesthetist

ABA MOCA 2.0® Part 2

This activity fulfills the general CME requirement for MOCA® Part 2 CME (Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment).

Dannemiller is proudly registered as an approved CME provider with the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA).

Embassy Suites by Hilton - The Woodlands / Hughes Landing

1855 Hughes Landing Blvd., The Woodlands, TX 77380

Direct Hotel Phone: (281) 298-2900; Reservations 1-800 HILTONS (1-800-445-8667) request Dannemiller Healthcare Education Rate or Code “DHE"

Reservation Link: Reserve your room here!

All-suite Embassy Suites by Hilton The Woodlands at Hughes Landing have two-room suites that feature:

  • WiFi
  • In-room safe
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffeemaker
  • Work desk with an ergonomic chair
  • Complimentary made-to-order breakfast
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Infinity pool overlooking Lake Woodlands


  • Downtown Houston
  • 20 miles from George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH)
  • Popular shopping, dining, and entertainment venues within walking distance

Group Room Rates:

Rate includes complimentary wireless internet as well as FREE on-site, self parking; Please note that Accessible Rooms are also available if preferred.

Accommodations ___ Single/Double Rate
King Suite___ $169
Suite with 2 Queen Beds ___ $169

Cut-off date for reserving your suite at the special Dannemiller Group Rate is 4:00 PM CST April 13, 2018. Please reserve as soon as possible; accommodations are limited..

Room Rates do not include applicable state and local taxes currently totaling 15%

Room Rates will be available before and after the Event Dates of May 5 & 6, 2018 subject to room availability at the time of reservation.

Reserve Now to secure the discounted group rate!



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