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Join us at Cleveland Clinic’s Survey of Current Issues in Surgical Anesthesia

This symposium will present the most recent information on clinical practice issues facing anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists and anesthesia assistants. A diverse faculty will provide an update on non-operating room anesthesia, pre-operative assessment and ambulatory anesthesia, anesthesia for orthopedic and obstetric procedures as well as perioperative care of surgical patients.

Learning activities will consist of several formats, including didactic lectures, workshops, and case discussions. Additional breakout sessions will include workshops, practice updates, and problem-based learning discussions presented in didactic or hands-on workshop formats.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the clinical issues associated with providing anesthesia in settings outside the operating room.
  • Describe current challenges and best practices associated with anesthesia in ambulatory settings, and in patients undergoing orthopedic surgery and obstetric procedures.
  • Identify issues surrounding pre-operative assessments of patients presenting for surgery.
  • Define approaches to perioperative management of surgical patients.

Who Should Attend?

This symposium is designed for anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists and anesthesia assistants.