Weekly Bulletin Weekly Bulletin

Weekly Bulletin
TIME
JANUARY 58 —— 11,
DECEMBER
14, 2015
2014
SCHEDULED ACTIVITY
PLACE
MONDAY — January 05
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TUESDAY — January 06
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WEDNESDAY — January 07
“Urine Drug Testing Demystified” — Suzanne E. Rapp, MD, UW Medicine Clinical Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, Pain Division, Seattle. Learning Objectives — At the conclusion of this presentation, attendees should be able
to: (1) Discuss the rationale for urine drug testing in the chronic pain patient; (2) Understand the different types of urine drug screening methods; (3) Interpret simple urine drug testing results.
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(Attendees may join these TelePain sessions via video teleconference from sites throughout the WWAMI Region.
For more information, please contact Cara Towle, RN, MSN, at [email protected])
THURSDAY — January 08
“What is New in the 2014 ACC/AHA Guidelines on Perioperative Cardiovascular Evaluation and Management of
Patients Undergoing Non-cardiac Surgery” — Stephan R. Thilen, MD, MS, UW Medicine Assistant Professor, Depart-
ment of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, HMC, Seattle. Learning Objectives — At the conclusion of this presentation, attendees should be able to:
(1) Discuss and review the updated ACC/AHA algorithm for cardiovascular evaluation; (2) Discuss updated recommendations for peri-operative
beta-blockade; (3) Discuss updated indications for transthoracic echocardiography and cardiopulmonary stress testing.
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FRIDAY — January 09
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UPCOMING EVENTS
Distinguished Lecture Series
Mitochondria & Metabolism Interest Group
(Please note: Presentations, speakers and location are subject to change)
LOCATION — WED-UW Grand Rounds:
January 7th thru March 25th, 2015 — Room D-209, UW/HSB
WED-UW/HSB (D-209)—January 14th — “Guideline Adherence and Outcomes in Traumatic Brain Injury:
Translating Research to Practice” — Monica S. Vavilala, MD, UW Medicine Professor, Department of Anesthesiology &
Pain Medicine, HMC; Director, Harborview Injury Prevention Research Center, Seattle Learning Objectives — At the conclusion of this presentation, attendees should be able to: (1) Evaluate the benefits and challenges associated with health care guideline development; (2) Identify gap areas in
need of guideline development; (3) Understand the role of interdisciplinary care pathways in improving patient outcomes.
THURS-HMC (GCT-72)—January 15th — QA — Dr. Ed Pavlin (no CME —Department ONLY)
WED-UW/HSB (A-420 Hogness Auditorium) — January 21th — Combined Grand Rounds:
Departments of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine and Surgery
“Colectomy Pathway: Rationale and Pilot UW Experience” — Alessandro Fichera, MD, UW Medicine Professor & Chief, Sec-
tion Gastrointestinal Surgery, Division of General Surgery; Department of Surgery, UWMC, Seattle. Learning Objectives — At the conclusion
of this presentation, attendees should be able to: (1) Understand the principles of ERAS; (2) Know the ERAS colectomy pathway; (3) Apply the pathway
to their specialty practice.
“ERAS for Colorectal Surgery: Pain Considerations” — Gregory W. Terman, MD, PhD, UW Medicine Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, UWMC, Seattle. Learning Objectives — At the conclusion of this presentation, attendees should be able to:
(1) Discuss evidence-based pain therapies enabling enhanced recovery from bowel surgery; (2) Discuss management of side effects from epidural pain
management.
“Colectomy Pathway: Why are we still prepping our patients?” — E. Patchen (Patch) Dellinger, MD, UW Medicine Professor & Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery, UWMC, Seattle. Learning Objectives — At the conclusion of this presentation, attendees should be
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“S4S and It’s Role in the Pathway” — Thomas K. Varghese Jr., MD, MS, FACS, UW Medicine Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, UWMC, Seattle. Learning Objectives — At the conclusion of this presentation, attendees should be able to: tba
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THURS-HMC (R&T Auditorium)— January 22 — Department Members Only Joint Anesthesiology
& Emergency Medicine CQI — Drs. Aaron Joffe, Steve Mitchell and Sue Stern (moderators)
WED-UW/HSB (D-209)—January 28th — UWMC CQI Department Members Only—Patient Safety
CME / Coordinators: Alan A. Artru, MD, and Christopher D. Kent, MD
THURS-HMC (GCT-72)—January 29th — “Processed EEG Monitoring during General Anesthesia” — Pratik
Patel, MD, UW Medicine Acting Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine, HMC, Seattle. Learning Objectives — At the conclusion of this presentation, attendees should be able to: (1) Demonstrate the characteristics of Unconsciousness on Electroencephalography (EEG); (2) Discuss the available technologies for Processed EEG in the Operating Theatre; (3) Recognize the processed EEG patterns of common anesthetic agents.
The University of Washington School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Washington School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 80.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians
should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. (Each session is 1.0 credits)
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