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.
The following speakers, and/or planning committee members have indicated that they have relationships with ineligible companies to disclose.
- Dr. Sakata disclosed that he is a Fiduciary Officer for Dynasthetics has Stock with Anecare.
- Dr. Aldave disclosed he is a consultant with Avellino Laboratories, Dompe US, Inc., GlaxoSmithKline, Presbia, and W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.
- Dr. Myer has disclosed he is a consultant for Carl Zeiss Meditec, Inc. and Leiters.
All relevant financial relationships for this activity have been mitigated.
All other planners, faculty, and staff have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies.
CME / CE Credits
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 Ophthalmic Anesthesia Society. 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 16.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology for 16.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1041153; Expiration Date 9/12/2021.
Friday, September 10, 2021
Moderator: David Markoff, MD, FACS, Mountain Eye Associates
11:45 am-12:00 pm
Welcome & Introductions - David Markoff, MD, FACS, Mountain Eye Associates, OAS President
Antisepsis & Intracameral Antibiotics - William Myers, MD, Northwestern University
- Describe important factors in compounded product use.
- Discuss options for intracameral antibiotic, including their selection, preparation, and posology.
- Describe options for ophthalmic antisepsis to reduce toxicity and enhance efficacy.
1:00-2:00 pm ASC Management within an Academic Medical Center Environment - Derek J. Sakata, MD, John A. Moran Eye Center, University of Utah School of Medicine
- Discuss the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats associated with management of an ambulatory surgery center in an academic setting.
- Appreciate both present and future challenges that academic medicine will face.
- Free associate ideas to mitigate financial, human resource, operational and other obstacles to a thriving academic practice.
Update on Ocular Venous Air Embolism - Robert Morris, MD, Helen Keller Foundation of Research and Education
- Discuss how air embolism can occur during vitrectomy eye surgery.
- Recognize the symptoms at the onset of OVAE.
- Discuss prevention strategies to avoid air embolism in eye surgery.
Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery: MAC versus General - Liza M. Cohen, MD, Northwestern University
- Outline key considerations in deciding between MAC and GA.
- Discuss the composition, use and benefits of the MKO melt.
- Describe the utility of using multiple anesthetic adjuncts.
Orbital Anatomy: Enhancing Your Visual Imagery - Randolf Harvey, CRNA, Florida Eye Clinic / ASC
- Discuss a mathematical approach to orbital blocks.
- Identify the vital orbital structures.
- Discuss pertinent differences in vital orbital structures.
Incidence of Venous Air Embolism During Ocular Air Fluid Exchange - George Dumas, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
- Describe how air fluid exchange (AFX) is used for retinal stabilization during vitrectomy.
- Determine perioperative factors which may be associated with ocular venous air embolism.
- Discuss how systemic venous air embolism as a potentially fatal but less known complication of AFX.
Exhibit & Networking Reception
Saturday, September 11, 2021
Moderator: George A. Dumas, MD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Dexmedetomidine in CE - William Myers, MD, Northwestern University
- Discuss newer options for procedural sedation for selected patients.
- Consult in a more informed manner between ophthalmologist and anesthesia team on selected patients.
- Collaborate to advance scientific research on patients prone to agitation with standard sedation.
Ophthalmic Blocks: A Geometrical Approach - Randolf Harvey, CRNA, Florida Eye Clinic / ASC
- Direct the needle tip parallel to the orbital apex, the optic nerve and the macular.
- Identify the orbital-globe relationship utilizing an external measurement and the geometrical approach.
- Discuss the relevant anatomy of the eye and orbit.