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SOAP Presents The 2018 Sol Shnider, M.D. Obstetric Anesthesia Meeting

Jointly provided by the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology.

Grand Hyatt San Francisco
345 Stockton St 
San Francisco, CA 94108
Phone: 415-398-1234

Online Registration Meeting Brochure Exhibitor Prospectus

Welcome to the SOAP 2018 Sol Shnider, M.D. Obstetric Anesthesia Meeting

On behalf of the leadership of the Society of Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology, I would like to enthusiastically welcome you to the Sol Shnider Obstetric Anesthesia Meeting. Our goal for this meeting is to provide practical, high quality educational content for those who practice clinical obstetric anesthesia. Specifically, we have structured the program based on solicited feedback from practitioners and previous meeting attendees. We highlight some of our society’s best speakers and content experts, and the deep obstetric anesthesia talent in the bay area. This meeting has an extraordinarily rich history founded by Drs. Sol Shnider, Sam Hughes and Mark Rosen, and it remains one of the premier refresher course programs in obstetric anesthesia in the world. Over the years I have found the audience of the Sol Shnider meeting to be one of best informed and most engaged in our subspecialty practice, and it is clear that we all share a common passion to provide the best outcomes to mothers and babies in the peripartum period. I am proud to present what I hope for you will be an enriching program and meaningful professional experience. I’m looking forward to seeing all of you in San Francisco.

Sincerely,
John Sullivan, M.D., M.B.A.
Chair, Program Committee, Sol Shnider 2018 Meeting


Hotel Accommodations

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Grand Hyatt San Francisco, 345 Stockton Street, San Francisco, California, 94108. Room rate is $284 single/double occupancy plus tax. These rates are limited, so reserve your room early by visiting: https://aws.passkey.com/go/ SOAP2018Att or by calling 415-398-1234. Please mention the SOAP 2018 Sol Shnider, M.D. Obstetric Anesthesia Meeting when making your reservations.

The deadline to book your hotel reservations is February 14, 2018. After this deadline, rooms will be provided on a space available basis only.

This AAA Four Diamond hotel offers spectacular views of the city skyline and San Francisco Bay. Revel in modern guestrooms and suites that highlight residential style amenities and state-of-the-art technology.

Located in the heart of the world-renowned Union Square, the city’s shopping and entertainment area and minutes away from the downtown financial district, Grand Hyatt San Francisco is the ideal starting point to discover the captivating sights of the vibrant City by the Bay. Learn more about the hotel at www.grandsanfrancisco.hyatt.com.

Program Committee

John Sullivan, M.D., M.B.A.
Chair
Northwestern University

Alexander Butwick, M.B.B.S., FRCA, M.S.
Stanford University School of Medicine

Brendan Carvalho, M.B., B.Ch., FRCA
Stanford University School of Medicine

Jennifer Lucero, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco

 

Michael Orosco, M.D.
Kaiser San Diego

Mark Rollins, M.D., Ph.D.
UCSF School of Medicine

Manuel Vallejo, Jr., M.D., D.M.D.
West Virginia University


Faculty    

Gillian Abir, M.B, Ch.B., FRCA
Stanford University School of Medicine

Naola Austin, M.D.
Stanford University School of Medicine

Brian Bateman, M.D., M.Sc.
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Kristine Breyer, M.D.

University of California, San Francisco

Atisa Britton, M.D.

University of California, San Francisco

Alexander Butwick, M.B.B.S., FRCA, M.S.
Stanford University School of Medicine

Brendan Carvalho, M.B., B.Ch., FRCA
Stanford University School of Medicine

Pamela Flood, M.D., M.A.
Stanford University School of Medicine

Stephanie Lim, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco

Jennifer Lucero, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco

 

John Markley, M.D., Ph.D
University of California, San Francisco

Clemens Ortner, M.D., M.Sc., DESA
Medical University Vienna

Aleshi Pedram, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco

Edward Riley, M.D.

Stanford University School of Medicine

Mark Rollins, M.D., Ph.D.

University of California, San Francisco

Mark Rosen, M.D.
Professor Emeritus, UCSF

John Sullivan, M.D., M.B.A.
Northwestern University

Andrea Traynor, M.D.
Stanford University School of Medicine

Manuel Vallejo, Jr., M.D., D.M.D.
West Virginia University


Exhibits Information

Exhibits will be open during the following times:

Friday, March 9, 2018:
7:00 - 8:00 a.m.
9:45 - 10:30 a.m.
3:15 - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, March 10, 2018:
7:00 - 8:00 a.m.
9:45 - 10:30 a.m.
3:15 - 4:00 p.m.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this learning activity, the participant will be able to answer these questions:

  • What recent publications will most impact your obstetric anesthesia practice?
  • Will recent FDA warnings for general anesthetics on the developing brain affect obstetric anesthesia practice?
  • Will the new gestational hypertension guidelines improve outcomes or increase medicolegal exposure?
  • Are we contributing to the opioid epidemic; how should we alter our practice?
  • Will the increased use of anticoagulants in practice reduce the use of neuraxial anesthesia?
  • How should you incorporate the results of the WOMAN trial; where does tranexamic acid fit in your hemorrhage protocol?
  • When is the best practice for administering epidural blood patches: timing, techniques, and alternatives?
  • How should you manage the parturient with chronic pain?
  • What analgesics are appropriate to prescribe to breastfeeding moms?
  • How should you balance NPO status and aspiration risk with important obstetric outcomes?
  • What are the best substitution practices when faced with medication shortages?
  • How should you promote your neuraxial labor analgesia service?

Pre-Meeting Workshop

Thursday, March 8, 2017

SOAP is offering the Hands-on Ultrasound for the Obstetric Anesthesia Provider: Cardiac Ultrasound, Hemodynamic Exam, Pulmonary Evaluation, Ultrasound Guided TAP Blocks & Neuraxial Techniques and Basic Fetal Ultrasound Workshop the day before the full 2017 SOAP Sol Shnider, M.D. Obstetric Anesthesia Meeting begins.

Meeting attendees are encouraged to register for these events early. Please note that registration for the workshops requires a separate, additional fee from the full SOAP 2018 Sol Shnider, M.D. Obstetric Anesthesia Meeting registration.

Hands-on Ultrasound for the Obstetric Anesthesia Provider: Cardiac Ultrasound, Hemodynamic Exam, Pulmonary Evaluation, Ultrasound Guided TAP Blocks & Neuraxial Techniques and Basic Fetal Ultrasound

Activity Directors:

  • Kristine Breyer, M.D.
    UCSF Assistant Professor Anesthesia & Critical Care

(Limited to 20 participants)

TIME: 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Additional Fee: $325

LOCATION: Grand Hyatt Hotel

DESCRIPTION:
The purpose of this workshop is to provide the obstetric anesthesiologist with the necessary skills to successfully use ultrasound for guidance. The course will discuss and demonstrate the use of ultrasound as an aid to evaluate cardiac function and intravascular volume status, to evaluate for presence of pneumothorax and pulmonary edema, to aid in neuraxial anesthesia and TAP (transverse abdominis plane) blocks for the parturient and also for basic fetal ultrasound (including evaluation of fetal heart rate and biophysical profile). Instruction includes both didactic and hands-on sessions. Each student will have the opportunity to use ultrasound equipment for scanning live models.

OBJECTIVES:
Upon completion of this workshoip, the participant will be able to:

  1. Use ultrasound in order to aide in the clinical assessment of normal and depressed cardiac function
  2. Use ultrasound in order to aide in clinical assessment of pulmonary edema and pneumothorax
  3. Use ultrasound in order to aide in the clinical assessment of volume responsiveness to shock
  4. Use ultrasound in order to facilitate neuraxial anesthesia techniques and also to facilitate performing an ultrasound guided transverse abdominis plane (TAP) block for the parturient
  5. Describe basic fetal ultrasound to assess for fetal position and biophysical profile (including fetal heart rate)



Program Information

Jointly Provided by:

Mission of SOAP
The mission of this Society is to improve the pregnancy-related outcomes of women and neonates through the support of obstetric anesthesiology research, the provision of education to its members, other providers, and pregnant women, and the promotion of excellence in clinical anesthetic care.

ACCME Accreditation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology. The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOCA® Accreditation
Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® and MOCA® are registered certification marks of The American Board of Anesthesiology®

The Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® logo is a trademark of the American Board of Anesthesiology.

This patient safety activity helps fulfill the patient safety CME requirement for Part II of the Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program (MOCA) of The American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA). Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA requirements.

AANA Credits (Thursday Workshop and Program Friday through Sunday)
Credits have been applied for.

CEP Number
SOAP will be applying for a CEP Number

Target Audience
This meeting is intended for specialists in anesthesiology to include anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists, residents and fellows. Pediatricians, neonatologists, perinatologists, obstetricians, general practitioners, delivery room nurses, nurse midwives, and clinical pharmacologists may also find educational benefit. The program is generated from member requests and an assessment of need by the program committee. Attendance at this meeting does not guarantee competency or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught during the meeting.

Educational Format
CME activities may include the following formats: plenary sessions, debates, lectures, problem-based learning, and skill-set workshops.

Mission of SOAP Program Committee
The mission of the Society's Program Committee is to provide anesthesiologists, obstetricians, and other physicians and members of related allied health specialties with the knowledge that will reinforce past learning as well as disseminate new concepts, practices, and skills involving anesthesia and analgesia for the pregnant woman.

Participation in the SOAP 2018 Sol Shnider, M.D. Obstetric Anesthesia Meeting
Attendance shall be open to all health practitioners, provided that they have registered for the meeting. CME credit will only be offered to M.D.s, D.O.s, and AAs or the equivalent. CE credit will be offered to CRNAs. .

Evaluations
Electronic evaluations by questionnaire will address program content, presentations, and possible bias.

Special Needs Statement
The Society for Obstetric Anesthesia and Perinatology is committed to making its activities accessible to all individuals and fully complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rules and regulations thereof. If you are in need of an accommodation, please do not hesitate to call the SOAP office at 414-389-8611 and/or submit a description of your needs in writing to soap@soap.org.

Statement of Need
The SOAP Sol Shinder, M.D. Obstetric Anesthesia Meeting provides a forum devoted exclusively to obstetric anesthesia at which leaders in the field present recent clinical updates and other relevant clinical information.

Commercial Support Acknowledgement
This CME activity is supported by educational grants. A complete list of supporters will be available in the course syllabus.

Disclosure
The American Society of Anesthesiologists remains strongly committed to providing the best available evidence-based clinical information to participants of this educational activity and requires an open disclosure of any potential conflict of interest identified by our faculty members. It is not the intent of the American Society of Anesthesiologists to eliminate all situations of potential conflict of interest, but rather to enable those who are working with the American Society of Anesthesiologists to recognize situations that may be subject to question by others. All disclosed conflicts of interest are reviewed by the educational activity course director/chair to ensure that such situations are properly evaluated and, if necessary, resolved. The American Society of Anesthesiologists educational standards pertaining to conflict of interest are intended to maintain the professional autonomy of the clinical experts inherent in promoting a balanced presentation of science. Through our review process, all American Society of Anesthesiologists CME activities are ensured of independent, objective, scientifically balanced presentations of information. Disclosure of any or no relationships will be made available for all educational activities.

Disclaimer
The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition.


Program Schedule

*Opportunities for questions and answers will be provided during the panel discussions.


Friday, March 9, 2018
7:00 – 7:45 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast  
7:45 – 8:00 a.m. Opening Welcome
Mark Rosen, M.D.
 
 
Session I: Peripartum Analgesia
Moderator: Manuel Vallejo, M.D.
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Managing the Pregnant Patient with Chronic Pain
Pamela Flood, M.D., M.A.
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Prescribing Analgesics to Breastfeeding Moms
Brendan Carvalho, M.B., B.Ch., FRCA
9:00 – 9:30 a.m.

Promoting Your Neuraxial Labor Analgesia Service
Alexander Butwick, M.B.B.S., FRCA, M.S

9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Panel Discussion
9:45 – 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break
 
Session II: Practice Management
Moderator: Alexander Butwick, M.B.B.S., FRCA, M.S.
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Impact of FDA Warnings on Obstetric Anesthesia Practice
Pamela Flood, M.D., M.A.
11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Skill Maintenance for Generalist Anesthesiologists
Manuel Vallejo, Jr., M.D., D.M.D.
11:30 – 12:00 p.m. Medication Shortages; Best Substitution Practices
Andrea Traynor, M.D.
12:00 – 12:15 p.m.

Panel Discussion

12:15 – 1:30 p.m. Hosted Lunch
   
Session III: Postdural Puncture Headache and Versions
Moderator: Alex Butwick, M.S., M.B., B.Ch., FRCA
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Epidural Blood Patch: Technique, Timing and Administration Practice
Pamela Flood, M.D., M.A.
2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Epidural Blood Patch Alternatives: Medications and Blocks
Aleshi Pedram, M.D.
2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Reducing Cesarean Deliveries with Neuraxial Anesthesia for ECV
John Sullivan, M.D., M.B.A.
3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Panel Discussion
3:15 – 4:00 p.m. Coffee Break
   
Session IV: Obstetrical Hemorrhage Update
Moderator: Andy Traynor M.D.
4:00 – 4:30 p.m. Point of Care Testing for Coagulopathy in Pregnancy
Alexander Butwick, M.B.B.S., FRCA, M.S.
4:30 – 5:00 p.m. Applying the WOMAN Trial Results: TXA in Hemorrhage Protocols
John Sullivan, M.D., M.B.A.
5:00 – 5:30 p.m. Use of Fibrinogen Concentrate in Obstetric Hemorrhage
John Markley, M.D., Ph.D
5:30 – 5:45 p.m. Panel Discussion
6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Reception
   

Saturday, March 10, 2018
7:00 – 08:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
 
Session V: Comorbidities and High Risk Patients
Moderator: Mark Rollins, M.D.
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Gestational HTN Guidelines: Outcomes & Medicolegal Implications
Jennifer Lucero, M.D.
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Managing the Anxious Parturient
Manuel Vallejo, Jr., M.D., D.M.D.
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. TOLAC Preparation and Management
Atisa Britton, M.D.
9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Panel Discussion
9:45 – 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break
 
Session VI: New Developments and Concepts
Moderator: Pamela Flood M.D.
10:30 – 10:55 a.m. Preeclampsia: Role of Obstetric Anesthesiologist
Brendan Carvalho, M.B., B.Ch., FRCA
10:55 – 11:15 a.m. NPO Status: Balancing Aspiration Risk and Obstetric Outcomes
John Sullivan, M.D., M.B.A.
11:15 – 12:00 p.m. Sam Hughes Lecture: Obstetric Anesthesia Year in Review
Brian Bateman, M.D., M.Sc.
12:00 – 12:15 p.m. Panel Discussion
12:15 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch on your own
   
Session VII: Optimizing Analgesia
Moderator: Jennifer Lucero, M.D.
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Non-neuraxial Analgesia: Remifentanil, Nitrous Oxide
Mark Rollins, M.D., Ph.D.
2:00 – 2:30 p.m. Neuraxial Maintenance to Optimize Analgesia and Obstetric Outcomes
Edward Riley, M.D.
2:30 – 3:00 p.m. Employing Techniques to Prevent Epidural Catheter Failure
Manuel Vallejo, Jr., M.D., D.M.D.
3:00 – 3:15 p.m. Panel Discussion
3:15 – 4:00 p.m. Coffee Break
   
Session VIII: Obstetric Anesthesia Safety Session 1 (ABA Part 2 MOCA Patient Safety Credit)
Moderator: Brendan Carvalho, M.B., B.Ch., FRCA
4:00 – 4:30 p.m. Applying Early Warning Criteria to Obstetric Monitoring
Brian Bateman, M.D., M.Sc.
4:30 – 5:00 p.m. Latest OB Safety Bundle: Anticoagulation and Neuraxial Anesthesia
Mark Rollins, M.D., Ph.D
5:00 – 5:30 p.m. Blood Management: Optimal Preparation
Stephanie Lim, M.D
5:30 – 5:45 p.m. Panel Discussion
   

Sunday, March 11, 2018
7:00 – 08:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
 
Session IX: Adapting Clinical Practice for Uncommon Occurrences
Moderator: Gill Abir, M.D.
8:00 – 8:30 a.m. Anesthetic Management of Fetal Loss and Termination
Jennifer Lucero, M.D.
8:30 – 9:00 a.m. General Anesthetic for Cesarean Best Practice
Edward Riley, M.D.
9:00 – 9:30 a.m. Applications of Lung and Cardiac Ultrasound in Obstetrics
Clemens Ortner, M.D., M.Sc., DESA
9:30 – 9:45 a.m. Panel Discussion
9:45 – 10:30 a.m. Coffee Break
   
Session X: Obstetric Anesthesia Safety Session 2 (ABA Part 2 MOCA Patient Safety Credit)
Moderator: John Sullivan, M.D., M.B.A.
10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Opioid Epidemic: Reducing our Contribution
Brian Bateman, M.D., M.Sc.
11:00 – 11:30 a.m. Simulation for Emergencies: Participating in Mandatory Drills
Naola Austin, M.D.
11:30 – 12:00 a.m. Using Simulation to Identify Latent System Errors
Gillian Abir, M.B, Ch.B., FRCA
12:00 – 12:15 p.m. Panel Discussion
12:15 p.m. Adjourn
   

** Opportunities for Q&A will be provided at the conclusion of each presentation


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