Annual Meeting Program 2020

ISAP 29th Annual Meeting

Pharmacological Consideration of ERAS Protocols
Friday, October 2, 2020 - Meeting will be held Virtually

Registration Brochure is available here!


0830-1030 - ISAP Interactive Workshop 2020 *

Practical Concepts of Anesthetic Pharmacology for the Benefit of Your Patient
A Practical course that will improve your skills for anesthetic drug administration.

This two-hour interactive workshop is intended for residents and consultants in anesthesia who would like to learn about methods of drug titration that can result in a more controlled condition of the patient, both during induction, maintenance and recovery of anesthesia. Two experienced workshop presenters Steve Shafer, MD, Stanford, USA, and Hugo Vereecke, MD, PhD, Groningen, The Netherlands, will share their knowledge and discuss basic concepts of anesthetic pharmacology that can be applied easily in clinical practice to the benefit of your patient.

The learning objective: To obtain skills for adapting drug titration towards available pharmacological evidence.

Workshop Concept: By interacting with the audience, practical problems that may occur in clinical practice will be shared and discussed. After this workshop the attendants will have learned the importance of concepts such as “time to peak effect” and “context sensitive halftime” and how to apply these in clinical practice. Technological solutions that assist in individualizing the drug titration during a balanced anesthesia will be discussed. The concept of “effect-site concentration” will be used and explained as an easy tool to understand the time course of drug effect related to different titration techniques.

1030-1230 - Session 1 – Tailoring Your Anesthetic to Promote Enhanced Recovery

1030-1130 - Depth of Anesthesia and Adverse Outcomes After Major Surgery, Kate Leslie, MD, FANZCA

1130-1230 - ERAS & Opioids: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly, Engy T. Said, MD & Rodney A. Gabriel, MD, MAS

1230-1430 - Session 2 – Strategies to Avoid Post-Operative Delirium

1230-1330 - Perioperative Strategies to Prevent Postoperative Delirium, Lis Evered, BSc, PhD
1330-1430 - Best Practices in Prevention of Postoperative Delirium: Avoidance of Beers Criteria Medications, Anne Donovan, MD

1430-1600 - Moderated Poster Discussion

1600-1645 - Keynote Speaker & Lifetime Achievement Award Winner: The Impact of Clinical Pharmacology on My Academic Career, Tom C. Krejcie, MD

Professor of Anesthesiology and Associate Chief Medical Officer Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA

1645-1730 - Virtual Reception

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*The ISAP Interactive Workshop 2020 will be presented twice. Register for ONE of the workshop times on registration form.

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 2100-2300 (EASTERN US TIME)

Friday, October 2, 20202 - 0830-1030 (EASTERN US TIME)