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Cancun Anesthesia Seminar

March 13 - 20, 2021 at The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun, Mexico

The lectures/credits that will be offered in Cancun are the livestream version of the Aspen 2021 Seminar; please see that meeting for Faculty/Lectures.  Covid Testing Requirements for International Travel: you will need to get tested no more than 3 days before you travel by air back into the United States (US) and show your negative result to the airline before you board your flight; testing is available in your hotel room at The Ritz-Carlton.  See the Covid Updates page for more info.  

Holiday Seminars does not accept any funds from commercial interests and no one involved in the planning or choice of presentations has any commercial interests.  All members of the faculty are evaluated in advance and in the opinion of Holiday Seminars have no commercial ties to ensure that the presentations are free from any bias from commercial interests.

Lecture Schedule

Sunday, March 14
5:30 PM   - 6:30 PM   Registration and Welcome Reception for Attendee and Spouse/Guest
Monday, March 15
7:30 AM Dr. Sessler Myocardial Injury After Non-Cardiac Surgery
8:30 AM Dr. Tsen Obstetric Anesthesia in the Era of COVID
9:45 AM Dr. Diaz Anesthesia for Patients with Liver Disease
10:45 AM Dr. McEvoy Perioperative Blood Pressure Management: Outcomes and Recommendations for Preop, Intraop, and Postop
11:45 AM   Dr. Tsen    Dural Puncture Epidural: the Optimal Technique for Labor and Delivery?
Tuesday, March 16
7:30 AM Dr. Sessler Surgical Site Infection
8:30 AM Dr. McEvoy Perioperative Opioid Minimization or Opioid-Free Anesthesia:
Myth or Actuality?
9:45 AM Dr. Diaz Coagulation and Anesthetic Implications
10:45 AM  Dr. Tsen Inadvertent Wet Tap: Now What?
11:45 AM  Panel Discussion  Drs. Diaz, McEvoy, Sessler, and Tsen
Wednesday, March 17:  No Lectures / Day Off. . . A Day to Enjoy Cancun!
Thursday, March 18
7:30 AM Dr. Tsen  Clinical Controversies in Obstetric Anesthesia
8:30 AM Dr. Sessler Perioperative Thermoregulation
9:45 AM Dr. McEvoy Neuromuscular Blockade, Monitoring, and Reversal: Don't We
Just Need Sugammadex?
10:45 AM Dr. Diaz The Role of Anesthesia in Organ Donation
11:45 AM Dr. Tsen   Beating Burnout: What YOU Can Do
(Spouses, Partners, and Friends Welcome to Attend This Session!)
Friday, March 19
7:30 AM Dr. Diaz Anesthetic Considerations for Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension
8:30 AM Dr. McEvoy Perioperative AKI and 30-Day Mortality: Avoiding a
High Risk Complication
9:45 AM Dr. Sessler Malignant Hyperthermia
10:45 AM Dr. McEvoy The Impact of Frailty on Perioperative Outcomes: Assessment, Risk, and Management of a Growing Epidemic
11:45 AM Panel Discussion   Drs. Diaz, McEvoy, and Sessler

*Please note that the lecture topics and/or schedule may change if necessary.