Refresher Course for Family Physician Anesthetists

  • 06-Nov-2021
  • (PDT)
  • Online

Do you practice anesthesia, sedation, or critical care in your rural community?

Refresher Course for Family Physician Anesthetists

Nov 6 (Sat) | 0825–1600 PDT | Virtual Conference
Target Audience: family physician anesthetists (FPAs/GPAs), primary care physicians practicing anesthesia and/or critical care in smaller communities, residents & students.
Up to 6.5 Mainpro+ credits
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The FPA Refresher Course is specifically designed for Family Physician Anesthetists (FPAs) and other primary care physicians practicing anesthesia skills in their rural communities. This one-day virtual program will cover a range of topics and skills that are relevant to rural practitioners, resulting in successful and confident patient management. 

We will cover:

  • Critical Care Case Reviews:
    • Prolonged Attempt at Cardiac Arrest Resuscitation
    • Pediatric Head Injury
    • Retropharyngeal Abscess with Sepsis & Airway Compromise
  • OB Anesthesia Update
  • Lung Ultrasound: Should Chest X-Rays Belong in a Museum?
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA): Anesthesia Considerations
  • Troubleshooting Pediatric Anesthesia for the Rural Anesthetist
  • Reducing your Carbon Footprint in the OR
  • Airway Management Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic
  • Best Anesthesia Papers – A Literature Review

*An optional FPA Business Meeting will follow the conference on Nov 6 at 4:45pm PDT. 

Post-Event Recordings Available:

Can't join us live on Nov 6? All lectures will be recorded and available to watch on-demand for up to 3 months after the event. We hope you’ll be able to join!

We look forward to having you join us online this fall — until then, join the conversation on Twitter: #FPArefresher

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