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Wednesday, February 13, 2019

BACK TO BASICS: COMPREHENSIVE REVIEW OF PREOPERATIVE EVALUATION (Full Day)
8:00 AM-5:00 PM

The Perioperative Medicine Summit is the premier meeting for learning the latest advances in perioperative medicine, hearing from international leaders in the field, and networking with other clinicians focused on the care of surgical patients. However, some attendees may be new to perioperative medicine or desire a refresher on the basics of the comprehensive preoperative evaluation. This precourse focuses on all aspects of the comprehensive evaluation and will help clinicians new to perioperative medicine gain the knowledge and confidence necessary to perform preoperative evaluation on complex medical patients. For those with experience in perioperative medicine, the precourse is also valuable as a refresher on all aspects of the preoperative evaluation and offers insights into evolving approaches to perioperative care.


POP 101: DO YOU WANT TO BUILD A PERIOPERATIVE PROGRAM? (Half Day)
8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Intended Audience: Perioperative Evaluation is multidisciplinary field involving Anesthesiologists, Surgeons, and Internists in the preoperative, intraoperative, and postoperative phases of care. The Precourse is designed for clinicians and leaders who are considering developing and implementing a perioperative evaluation program at their institution. For 2019, we will also address the unique operational challenges of community based providers in non-academic settings. This will be a 4 hour "highlights tour" focusing on operational and logistics considerations for those attendees considering building a Perioperative Program


POP 102: TO INFINITY AND BEYOND: ENHANCING YOUR EXISTING PERIOPERATIVE PROGRAM (Half Day)
1:00 PM-5:00 PM

Intended Audience: Anesthesiologists, Surgeons, and Internists who already have established Perioperative evaluation programs at their institutions. We will present operational concepts for enhancing perioperative care such as prehabilation, frailty assessments, and programs to optimize medical care in the preoperative and postoperative phases of care. For 2019, we will also address the unique operational challenges of community based providers in non-academic settings.