10th Annual Perioperative Medicine Summit: February 26-28, 2015 in Scottsdale, AZ


Using Evidence to Improve Quality, Safety and Patient Outcomes

The 10th Annual Perioperative Medicine Summit will be on

February 26-28, 2015
Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

Scottsdale, AZ

The goal of this 3-day summit is to enable clinicians who are actively engaged in perioperative medical care to incorporate the latest findings from clinical research and recommendations from evidence-based guidelines into their practices so that they can improve the quality and safety of their medical care.

Target Audience

Internists, hospitalists, family practitioners, anesthesiologists, physician assistants, surgeons, certified nurse anesthetists, nurse practitioners and allied health professionals engaged in management of the perioperative patient.

Summit Objectives

As a result of participating in this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Evaluate the need for improving, quality, safety, accountability and transparency in the US healthcare system
  • Appraise the literature in the area of surgical safety
  • Highlight common intraoperative scenarios causing stress to patients
  • Examine the role of biomarkers and emerging risk factors for preoperative cardiac risk stratification prior to non-cardiac surgery
  • Identify the emerging issues in the management of OSA for noncardiac surgery
  • Examine the role of risk stratification tools for postop pneumonia
  • Outline the principles of management of new and old antithrombotic therapies
  • Appraise the importance of preventing VTE postoperatively
  • Review the latest recommendations of the ACCP guidelines including those regarding extended prophylaxis
  • Outline the risk factors for morbidity and mortality in renaldisease patients
  • Evaluate strategies for optimal postoperative glucose control in the ICU patient
  • Examine management strategies for sepsis in the surgical patient
  • Assess the appropriate use of adjunctive analgesic agents in the perioperative period
  • Analyze various models of delivering preoperative care to improve perioperative care
  • Examine the medicolegal issues in the management of surgical patients
  • Examine the role of the hospitalist in optimizing patients for orthopedic surgery
  • Outline steps to prevent and manage postop medical complications in transplant patients

Available Now! Official DVD of Lectures from Perioperative Medicine Summit 2010



Official DVD of Lectures - Perioperative Medicine Summit 2010, for past attendee.

The cost is $99 if you attended the Perioperative Summit in March 2010 (plus $5 shipping). This is the official DVD of selected lectures presented at Perioperative Medicine Summit 2010, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

Official DVD of Lectures - Perioperative Medicine Summit 2010, for non-attendee.

The cost is $199 if you did not attend the Perioperative Summit in March 2010 (plus $5 shipping). The attendance will be verified. This is the official DVD of selected lectures presented at Perioperative Medicine Summit 2010, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.


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