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Program Information


* Closed * - The Carolinas Anesthesiology 2017

Description:  The meeting theme for the 2017 NCSA/SCSA Annual Meeting is “Quality in Anesthesia.” The goal of this conference is to promote quality practices across the profession; from NC Medical Board opioid prescribing guidelines to assessing and treating cardiac patients in non-cardiac surgeries. Other topics that will be addressed include: workplace culture, updates in pediatric and OB anesthesia, patient care related to chronic kidney disease, negotiations with insurers and reflections on race and medicine. The program will also include a Saturday session specifically geared towards residents and an ultrasound workshop intended for practitioners to improve their skills at performing truncal blocks.
CASCE#:  51818
Audience:  Anesthesiologists, Fellows, Residents, Certified Anesthesiologist Assistants, and Medical Students
Disciplines: Medicine
Format:  conference
Objectives:  1. Explain the new CDC guidelines for prescribing opioids.
  2. Discuss best practices for delivering anesthesia care in the setting of non-cardiac surgery for patients with cardiac disease.
  3. Describe current operational strategies for decreasing morbidity and mortality in cardiac surgery cases.
  4. Identify future trends in improving the care of cardiac patients.
  5. Explain current knowledge in pediatric anesthesia, OB anesthesia and treatment for patients with chronic kidney disease.
  6. Discuss ways to improve negotiations with hospitals and payors.
  7. Analyze challenges with race and medicine.
  8. Describe workplace culture and its impact on clinical operations.

Program Times

9/8/2017 11:00 AM - 9/10/2017 9:00 AM


Organization:  The Omni Grove Park Inn
Address:  290 Macon Avenue
City:  Asheville
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1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

1.75 Contact Hours

3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

3.25 Contact Hours

4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

4.5 Contact Hours

6.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

7.75 Contact Hours

8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

9.5 Contact Hours


Gregory Anderson, CPA ABV CVA

Ann G. Bailey, MD

Julian Bobbitt, JD

McNeil Cronin, MD

Carlo Franco, MD

Michelle Gethers-Clark,

David Grayson, CAA

Charlene Green, MD

H. David Hardman, MD MBA

Jim Harrell, JD

David Hatch, MD MBA

Ebony Hilton, MD

Kim Korando, JD

Catherine Kuhn, MD

David Lubarsky, MD

David Mayer, MD

Bryant Murphy, MD

Vernon Ross, MD

Robert Sladen, MD

Madhav Swaminathan, MD MMCi FASE FAHA

Christopher Terry, MD

Damon Tweedy, MD

Program Fees

$375.00 Onsite Registration Fee applies after September 1, 2017.
$75.00 Registration fee for CAAs, Anesthesiology Residents, Fellows and Medical Students
$20.00 Registration fee for Practice Managers

Cancellation Fee

$0.00 Cancellation Fee

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