AAAA hosts first-ever virtual meeting April 18 - 21!

AAAA's Virtual Meeting featured presentations from leading experts in the medical field and was approved for 24.5 AMA-PRA Category 1 Credits (TM) . Content remains available on-demand for existing registrants. 

Jointly provided by the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the American Academy of Anesthesiologist Assistants



 

BLS/ ACLS/ PALS courses: SOLD-OUT
Existing Registrants: Instructor Bob Culver will be sending an assessment directly via email - please complete and return to Bob at your earliest convenience. 

CME Instructions

Please follow these directions to complete the meeting survey, claim your credit and print your certificate. The date on your certificate will reflect the date upon which you claim credit. The certificate can only be claimed once so attendees will need to be sure they claim within the right time period. 

Click the following link and log in using your ASA credentials: https://education.asahq.org/totara/course/view.php?id=3694
Complete the meeting survey, claim credits, and print your certificate.

OR

Log in to the ASA Education Center at: http://education.asahq.org/.
Once you have logged on to the ASA Education Center homepage, click the tab that says “MY COURSES” to select the link: 44th Annual AAAA Conference
Complete the meeting survey, claim credits, and print your certificate.

NOTE: To retrieve your username and/or password, enter your email address at: https://www.asahq.org/member-center/forgot-password

Please note: you must claim your credits for this course by December 31, 2020. You will NOT be able to claim credits after this date.

Schedule
*CME accredited session; all times ET

Saturday, April 18
9:30am - 11:00am: AAAA President's Address; Business Meeting 
11:00am - 12:00pm: ASA and AAAA: Partnering for a Better Future* 
Paul Pomerantz, FACHE, Beverly K. Philip, M.D., FASA & Randall M. Clark, M.D., FASA
Gregg Mastropolo, CAA (Moderator)
12:00pm - 1:00pm: Lunch Break, Exhibitor Live Chat
1:00pm - 3:30pm: Poster Sessions* 
Afternoon lectures
1:00pm - 3:00pm: Laura K. Knoblauch, CAA, MMHSc, MBA-HA, Medication Errors in Anesthesia 1* & 2* (no live Q&A)
3:00pm - 4:00pm: David Convissar, MD, Arterial Blood Gases Made Incredibly Simple* (no live Q&A)
4:00pm - 5:00pm: Rishi Kumar, MD, ICU Considerations For COVID-19*
5:00pm - 5:30pm: James M. Dahle, MD, Financial Pearls for Medical Professionals Part 1 (no live Q&A)
5:30pm - 6:00pm: James M. Dahle, MD, Financial Pearls for Medical Professionals Part 2 (no live Q&A)

Sunday, April 19
12:00pm - 1:00pm: Exhibitor Live Chat
1:00pm - 2:30pm: Legislative Town Hall – Jeremy Betts, Jeff Carroll, Trine Vik 
2:30pm - 3:30pm: Paul Yost, MD, FAAP, FASA, Anesthetics and the Developing Brain*
3:30pm - 4:30pm: Paul Yost, MD, FAAP, FASA, Patient with Congenital Heart Disease for Non-cardiac Surgery* 
4:30pm - 5:30pm: Chelsea A Willie, MD, Post-extubation Stridor: Considerations for the Pediatric Patient*
5:30pm - 6:30pm: Mark Leonard, CAA, PA(A), Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia Techniques for Upper Limb Surgery*
6:30pm - 7:30pm: Robert Thall, CAA, Anesthetic Management for Enhanced Recovery after Major Abdominal Surgery*

Monday, April 20
2:00pm - 3:00pm: Lifebox Session, Global Safe Anesthesia*
3:00pm - 4:00pm: A. William Paulsen, MMSc, PhD, CAA, CCE, Cardiac output from the venous side Guyton revisited.*
4:00pm - 5:00pm: A. William Paulsen, MMSc, PhD, CAA, CCE, Why you can’t trust systolic pressures, but you can trust the mean pressure.*
5:00pm - 6:00pm: Rishi Agarwal, MD, Development of Chronic Pain After Surgery: Risk Factors and Prevention*
6:00pm - 7:00pm: Daniel I. Asher, MD, Adult Congenital Heart Disease: What You Need to Know*
7:00pm - 7:30pm: Break, Exhibitor Live Chat
7:30pm - 8:30pm: Maggie Riffel, CAA (Moderator) + Laura K. Knoblauch, CAA, MMHSc, MBA-HA, Carie Twichell, CAA & Robert Wagner, CAA
AAAA: Past, Present & Future 

Tuesday, April 21
2:00pm - 3:00pm: Exhibitor Live Chat
3:00pm - 4:00pm: Ty Townsend, MSA, CAA, Professionalism*
4:00pm - 5:00pm: John Kimbell, CAA, Transition to Practice v2.0 - from Offer Acceptance to Actually Working*
5:00pm - 6:00pm: Joseph R. Tobin, MD, Malignant Hyperthermia (MH) Syndrome 2020*
6:00pm - 7:00pm: Joseph R. Tobin, MD, Malignant Hyperthermia: Cases from the MHAUS Hotline*
7:00pm - 8:00pm: Kristl Kamm, CAA (Moderator) + Eddie Bolanos, CAA, David Dunipace, CAA & Adam Khalid, CAA
INTRASTATE GROWTH - How CAA’s have successfully BOOMED in specific states (FL, CO, WI)
8:00pm - 8:15pm: Closing Remarks - Gregg Mastropolo 

ON-DEMAND: Bob Culver, CAA, MMSc, MS, 
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
available for an additional fee

Faculty

Paul Pomerantz, FACHE, Beverly K. Philip, M.D., FASA & Randall M. Clark, M.D., FASA
American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)
Schaumburg, IL
ASA Update

Rishi Agarwal, MD
Northside Anesthesiology Consultants
Atlanta, GA
Development of Chronic Pain After Surgery: Risk Factors and Prevention

Daniel I. Asher, MD
University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Cleveland, OH
Adult Congenital Heart Disease: What You Need to Know

David Convissar, MD 
CA-3 Anesthesia Resident
Rutgers, New Jersey Medical School
Arterial Blood Gases Made Incredibly Simple

Bob Culver, CAA, MMSc, MS
CPRBob
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) 
available for an additional fee

James M. Dahle, MD
Financial Pearls for Medical Professionals

John Kimbell, CAA
Northside Anesthesiology Consultants
Canton, GA
Transition to Practice v2.0 - from Offer Acceptance to Actually Working

Laura K. Knoblauch, CAA, MMHSc, MBA-HA
U.S. Anesthesia Partners
Englewood, CO
Medication Errors in Anesthesia 1
Medication Errors in Anesthesia 2

Rishi Kumar, MD
McGovern Medical School
Houston, TX
ICU Considerations For COVID-19*

Mark Leonard, CAA, PA(A)
Nova Southeastern University
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia Techniques for Upper Limb Surgery

A. William Paulsen, MMSc, PhD, CAA, CCE
Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine
North Haven, CT
Cardiac output from the venous side Guyton revisited.
Why you can’t trust systolic pressures, but you can trust the mean pressure.

Robert Thall, CAA
PNBschool
Strongsville, OH
Anesthetic Management for Enhanced Recovery after Major Abdominal Surgery

Joseph R. Tobin, MD
Wake Forest School of Medicine and MHAUS
Bermuda Run, NC
Malignant Hyperthermia (MH) Syndrome 2020
Malignant Hyperthermia: Cases from the MHAUS Hotline

Ty Townsend, MSA, CAA
Department(s) of Graduate Health Professions in Medicine
UMKC School of Medicine
Kansas City, MO
Professionalism

Chelsea A Willie, MD
Children's Wisconsin-Milwaukee Hospital
Milwaukee, WI
Post-extubation Stridor: Considerations for the Pediatric Patient

Paul Yost, MD, FAAP, FASA 
Allied Anesthesia Medical Group
Santa Ana, CA 
Anesthetics and the Developing Brain
Patient with Congenital Heart Disease for Non-cardiac Surgery

Exhibitors

Special thanks to our exhibitors:
American Society of Anesthesiologists
Envision Physician Services
US Anesthesia Partners
Brevard Physician Associates, PLLC