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Advanced Regional Cadaveric Workshop - Aug. 2, 2020

  • August 2, 2020
  • Cost — $650
  • Earn up to sixteen (16) Class A credits
  • Workshop offered at the MTSA Campus

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Cadavers will be utilized for needling on cadaveric specimens, ultrasound instruction, administration of block medium, and catheter insertions. Workshop content will consist of classroom lectures, hands-on demonstration, “live” model scanning, and individualized instruction utilizing high faculty-to-attendee ratios.

The following blocks will be taught and demonstrated: PECs I/II, erector spinae, infraclavicular, serratus anterior, costoclavicular, RAPTIR, quadratus lumborum, TAP (iliohypogastric/ilioinguinal, transversalis, and posterior TAP), suprascapular (anterior and posterior approaches), and paravertebral nerve blocks. Advanced approaches to upper and lower extremity will also be taught, to include: axillary at the circumflex artery, distal upper/lower USGRA blocks, and anterior sciatic.

Anatomists from a local university (trained PhDs and DPTs) will be performing the dissection and instruction of the anatomy related specifically to regional anesthesia. Simultaneous explanations of sonoanatomy will coincide with the gross anatomic dissections. These anatomists will also teach neuromuscular assessment of nerves, mapping of nerve lesions, and documentation of these findings.

Instructors for the daylong workshop includes: Bill Johnson, DNAP, CRNA, Director of the MTSA Acute Surgical Pain Management Fellowship; Stace Dollar, MS, CRNA; and, John M. Edwards, III, MS, CRNA; Kelly Martin, MS, CRNA; and MTSA Acute Pain Fellows.

For more information contact Bill Johnson at (615) 732-7846 or bill.johnson@mtsa.edu. For general information contact Rebecca Talley at (615) 732-7676 or rebecca@mtsa.edu.

There are a total of 16 Class A CE credits available for completion of the pre-course content AND the course content combined. Participants must complete a course evaluation and a post-test on course content.

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 8.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1037835; Expiration Date 8/4/2022.

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 8.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1037782; Expiration Date 8/2/2020.

AANA designates this program as meeting the criteria for up to 2.00 CE Credits in pharmacology/therapeutics.

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