Hands-On Workshop & Symposium
2020 TBA | See our Facebook page for images of the 2017 event
This program features a morning symposium and an afternoon hands-on workshop with a variety of devices.
Who Should Attend
- Anesthesiology residents and Fellows
- Anesthesia providers (including CRNAs, AAs, ARNPs and Physician Assistants)
- Anesthesiology staff and faculty
- Cardiac surgeons
- Nurse specialists
- Other physicians desiring an update on mechanical circulatory support devices
Course Director: Yong G. Peng, MD, PhD, FASE
Co-Directors: Gregory M. Janelle MD, FASE
Course Faculty Members: Gregory M. Janelle, MD, FASE, Laurie Davies, MD, Albert Robinson III, MD, Dustin Hegland, MD, Sean Kiley, MD, Yong G Peng, MD, PhD
After participation in this activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe the fundamental principles of a variety of mechanical circulatory support devices
- Describe the best method for safe interrogation and perioperative reprogramming of permanent pacemakers and defibrillators
- Identify the potential mechanical faults of intra-aortic balloon pumps, left ventricular assist devices and extracorporeal membrane oxygenation circuits
- Describe the basic knowledge and skills of perioperative TEE/TTE exam, lung ultrasound to assist intraoperative diagnosis for critical ill patients
The University of Florida College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Check back for more details on the 2019 event.