21st Annual Jefferson Anesthesia Conference

Big Sky, MT US
February 20, 2016 to February 26, 2016

The 21st Annual Jefferson Anesthesia Conference is a unique program that brings together renowned experts to share their knowledge in the field of anesthesiology. This program is designed for practicing anesthesiologists, critical care specialists, nurse anesthetists, anesthesiology residents and students.


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Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 25.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS: The American Academy of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. (www.aapa.org).

**Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing recognizes AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ issued by academic medical centers toward license CE requirements.  If you reside outside of Pennsylvania, please check with your state for additional information.

Target Audience

This course will be of interest to all practicing anesthesiologists, critical care specialists, nurse anesthetists, anesthesiology residents and students.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this conference, participants should be able to:

  • Define the anesthetic implications of complex spine surgery and understand the effect of anesthetic techniques on neurologic monitoring.
  • Define the pathophysiology and anesthetic implications of non-operative head injury.
  • Identify operative and interventional neurosurgical management options for the patient with subarachnoid hemorrhage.
  • Understand and develop pathway for diagnosis and treatment of perineural injury secondary to peripheral nerve blockade.
  • Identify how anesthesia may affect cancer recurrence.
  • Identify preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative analgesic regimens to improve pain management in the patient undergoing spine surgery.
  • Identify the most recent drugs and technologies available for acute pain management.
  • Discuss the therapeutic role of peripheral opioid antagonists and how to apply in your practice.
  • Define plans to employ a safe, effective anesthetic in the obese patient.
  • Discuss the economic and non-economic impact of regional anesthesia in private practice.
  • Develop anesthetic strategies for neonatal emergencies.
  • Identify current concepts in health-care reform and how value is defined in anesthesia.
  • Apply quality improvement measures in an anesthesia practice and future directions in performance measurement.
  • Identify what to do after an unexpected or poor outcome.
  • Apply new up-to-date techniques in the placement of peripheral, single injection and continuous blocks, including the use of ultrasound.
  •  Assess their individual practice in light of the information and discussions during the conference, and identify specific strategies to implement as part of a continuing improvement process for their practices. 
Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Content Areas: 
Critical Care
Conference Brochure542.54 KB
Program Agenda43.66 KB
Registration Form65.06 KB
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 25.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 25.00 Attendance
  • 6.00 Patient Safety
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
02/20/2016 - 4:00pm
Event ends: 
02/26/2016 - 7:15pm
Huntley Lodge
50 Big Sky Resort Rd
Big Sky, MT 59761
United States

All faculty at continuing educating activities for nurses, physicians and allied health professionals are required to disclose to the audience (1) any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services and (2) any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations. Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials.  Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.


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Early Registration

(before January 15, 2016)

Regular Registration

(after January 15, 2016)

Practicing Physician$745$795
Nurses / Allied Health Professional / Other$675$725
Residents / Fellows$500$550

Please review and select one of the below options. If paying by check, please download the paper registration below and mail to the address listed on the form.

The base registration fee for this course is $795.00.  Depending on your degree, this fee will be reduced by the amount shown below to reflect the appropriate fee.

Registration deadline is Friday, February 12, 2016.

Available Credit

  • 25.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 25.00 Attendance
  • 6.00 Patient Safety

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
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