The Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Department of Anesthesiology
The Department of Anesthesiology

Conferences

14th Biannual Hands On Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia Workshop

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Upcoming workshops

14th Biannual Hands On Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia Workshop

January 26th & 27th, 2013

With Cadavers, Adult Volunteers, Pigs and Multi-Screen, Multimedia Presentations
Educational Objectives and Target Audience

Upon completion, workshop participants should be able to:

  • Discuss gross anatomy of peripheral nerves of upper/lower limbs, relevant for regional anesthesia
  • Discuss the basic principles of using ultrasound machines for regional anesthesia
  • Identify peripheral nerves in upper/lower limbs using ultrasound and stimulation techniques
  • Identify peripheral nerves and describe the technique for performing ultrasound guided rescue blocks
  • Discuss the use of continuous peripheral nerve catheters for regional anesthesia
  • Discuss the use of continuous peripheral nerve catheters for post-operative pain management
  • Perform tunneling of the catheters
  • Discuss complications of regional anesthesia
  • Discuss methods of optimal pain management after removal of nerve catheters
  • Perform hydro-dissection and identify spread of local anesthetic around the nerves
  • Explain ethical issues for regional anesthesia