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Monday, April 26, 2010 • Volume 12, Issue 17

Knudsen Wins Strength, Hope and Caring Award Wednesday, April 14, 2010 - Dr. Nancy Knudsen, with Kate Alton, RN (6300), was the recipient of the Strength Hope and Caring Award by Mr. Kevin Sowers for their teamwork during a difficult case. They provided unrivalled excellent care to the patient. This is just another reason why Duke Medicine and Duke Anesthesiology is unmatched in quality care.

Office Professionals Day Office Professionals Day was held on Wednesday, April 21, 2010 in 5685. The conference room was busting at the seams with office professionals enjoying this year’s menu which consisted of delicious dishes from PF Chang’s and a lovely assortment of desserts provided by Drs. Muir, Jones, Dwane, Allen, Wahl, Moretti, Peterson-Layne, Hobbs, McCarthy, Kal and Swapna Chaudhuri and Kuhn. We would like to thank the faculty members who provided the desserts and the department for lunch by PF Chang’s.

AAMC QI Meeting – June 3-4, 2010 The second meeting of the AAMC Integrating Quality Initiative will be held June 3-4, 2010 in Chicago, and will showcase innovative and integrative approaches to education in QI and patient safety in UME, GME, CME and faculty development, linking learning and clinical care in academic medical centers. This highly interactive meeting will feature presentations from leaders in the field, including Dr. Darrell Kirch, President and CEO, AAMC; Dr. David Nash, Dean, Jefferson School of Population Health; and Dr. Kevin Weiss, President and CEO, American Board of Medical Specialties; as well as panel presentations, poster sessions, and workshops. For complete program details and registration, please visit: www.aamc.org/meetings/opiquality/2010.

Free Online Tutorials

Comings and Goings in the Department

Looking for a complement to instructor-led training or cost effective just-in-time learning opportunities? Try online training.

Please welcome Yaoqi Wang to the department. Yaoqi is a new Associate in Research. Yaoqi started on April 15, 2010.

1. Lynda.com Online Training Pilot: OIT Training is piloting Lynda. com tutorials at Duke through June 2010. This pilot will enable you to access many online tutorials in computer-related topics such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Video Editing, Computer Programming, Web Design, Database Design and more. Visit the Lynda.com Online Training Page for information and ways you can participate in this pilot program. http://www.oit.duke.edu/comp-print/training/online/lynda.php

Please welcome Joy Barberio, CRNA to the department. Joy started on April 12, 2010.

2. Microsoft E-Learning Courses: As part of Duke’s recent license agreement with Microsoft Duke students, staff and faculty can now access free E-Learning courses from Microsoft.com. Tutorials include applications such as Word, Excel, Project, Outlook, PowerPoint and systems such as Windows XP and Windows Vista. For information to access these tutorials, go to the Microsoft Online Training Page. (Note: These tutorials can only be accessed using Internet Explorer on Windows.) http://www.oit.duke.edu/comp-print/training/online/ microsoft.php 3. Other Online Training Opportunities: See the Learn IT Online Wiki at: https://wiki.duke.edu/display/LIO/Learn+IT+Online++Online+Training+Resources

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April 26 - 30 Birthday Wishes Dr. John Buckwalter

Dr. Joshua Dooley

Eleanor Carter

Donald Moede

Kevin Dedmond

Dr. Robert Swift

Note: If you do not want your name listed here, please send a removal notice to keith010@mc.duke.edu.

Department of Anesthesiology Research Conference Monday, June 14, 2010 5-6 pm in 5685-HAFS

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This Month in the Department of Anesthesiology April 2010 MONDAY

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7:15-8:00 a.m., RM203-Pain Clinic MRC Pain Conference

5-6 p.m., 5685-HAFS CT Conference: CANCELLED

7:15-8:00 a.m., RM203-Pain Clinic MRC Pain Journal Club

2:30-3:30 p.m., VAMC VA Echocardiography Conference

5-6 p.m. 6686-HAFS GVTCCM Conference: “Buprenorphine: Management in the Perioperative Setting” - Minou Pham, MD

6:15-7:15 a.m., 5685-HAFS CT Anesthesia Fellow/Faculty Preceptor Seminar: “Tumors/Intracavitary Lesions/Assist Devices” - Mark Stafford Smith, MD

IRB Deadline: Submit 1 original and 3 copies to Dr. Gan’s office by 5 p.m.

6:30 a.m., 2001DN Resident Conference Lecture: “Vascular Keywords Review” Kerri Wahl, MD

4-5 p.m., 5680A-HAFS Pediatric Conference: “Faculty Meeting”

7:15 a.m., 2001DN Grand Rounds: “Clinical Case Conference: Obstructive Sleep Apnea” - Drs. Ronald Olson, Richard Moon & Andrew Krystal 5 p.m., Chen Conference Room Neuroradiology Conference

May 3, 2010

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7:15-8:00 a.m., RM203-Pain Clinic MRC Pain Conference

5-6 p.m., 5685-HAFS CT Conference

7:15-8:00 a.m., RM203-Pain Clinic MRC Pain Journal Club

2:30-3:30 p.m., VAMC VA Echocardiography Conference

5-6 p.m. 6686-HAFS GVTCCM Conference: “Journal Club” - Elliott Bennett-Guerrero, MD

6:15-7:15 a.m., 5685-HAFS CT Anesthesia Fellow/Faculty Preceptor Seminar

5-6 p.m., 5685-HAFS Faculty Meeting

IRB Deadline: Submit 1 original and 3 copies to Dr. Gan’s office by 5 p.m.

6:30 a.m., 2001DN Resident Conference Lecture

12:00-12:45 p.m., 2003DN Critical Care Grand Rounds: “Staph Aureus” - Dr. Vance Fowler

7:15 a.m., 2001DN Grand Rounds

4-5 p.m., 5680A-HAFS Pediatric Conference

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7:15-8:00 a.m., RM203-Pain Clinic MRC Pain Conference

5-6 p.m., 5685-HAFS CT Conference

7:15-8:00 a.m., RM203-Pain Clinic MRC Pain Journal Club

2:30-3:30 p.m., VAMC VA Echocardiography Conference

5-6 p.m. 6686-HAFS GVTCCM Conference: “Journal Club” - Elliott Bennett-Guerrero, MD

6:15-7:15 a.m., 5685-HAFS CT Anesthesia Fellow/Faculty Preceptor Seminar

5:30-6:30 p.m., 5680A-HAFS Perioperative Leadership Group Meeting

IRB Deadline: Submit 1 original and 3 copies to Dr. Gan’s office by 5 p.m.

6:30 a.m., 2001DN Resident Conference Lecture

12:00-12:45 p.m., 2003DN Critical Care Conference: “NICU Fellow Talk”

7:15 a.m., 2001DN Grand Rounds

4-5 p.m., 5680A-HAFS Pediatric Conference

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5-6 p.m., 7683A-HAFS Resident Education Session: Merel Harmel, MD

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7:15-8:00 a.m., RM203-Pain Clinic MRC Pain Conference

5-6 p.m., 5685-HAFS CT Conference: CANCELLED

7:15-8:00 a.m., RM203-Pain Clinic MRC Pain Journal Club

2:30-3:30 p.m., VAMC VA Echocardiography Conference

5-6 p.m. 6686-HAFS GVTCCM Conference: CANCELLED

6:15-7:15 a.m., 5685-HAFS CT Anesthesia Fellow/Faculty Preceptor Seminar

4:30-6 p.m., 5685-HAFS Executive Team Meeting

5:45 p.m. Millennium Hotel Academic Evening

6:30 a.m., 2001DN Resident Conference Lecture 7:15 a.m., 2001DN Grand Rounds

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12:00-12:45 p.m., 2003DN Critical Care Grand Rounds 4-5 p.m., 5680A-HAFS Pediatric Conference

Upcoming: Academic Evening: Tuesday, May 18, 2010. | Millennium Hotel | Durham, NC Resident Graduation Banquet: Saturday, June 12, 2010 | Hope Valley Country Club | Durham, NC ASA Annual Meeting: October 16-20, 2010 | San Diego, CA Annual Alumni Reception: Sunday, October 17, 2010 | San Diego, CA | More information TBA! Annual Departmental Holiday Party: Saturday, December 11, 2010 | 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. More details to come.

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THE BACK PAGE Upcoming CME Activities Carolina Cadaver Course

May 22-23, 2010 | The Duke School of Nursing, Durham, NC For more information, contact Kate Shaw: katerahere@gmail.com. This activity is designed to educate or refresh the knowledge of practicing anesthesiologists, critical care specialists, and certified registered nurse anesthetists (CRNAs) in the anatomical requirements, techniques, and side effects of ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia and peripheral nerve blockade.

3rd Annual Emerging Technologies in the OR

June 6-9, 2010 | Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL For more information, contact Katherine Siler: siler006@mc.duke.edu.

13th Annual Duke Cardiothoracic Update and TEE Review Course

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August 5-8, 2010 | Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head Island, SC For more information, contact Jaime Cooke: jca24@notes.duke.edu. Mark your calendars for another year of cutting-edge research and updated information designed for medical personnel of all skill levels. NEW FOR THIS YEAR! Critical Care Track!

Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia Preceptorship Course

2010 Dates Available | Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC For more information, contact Katherine Siler: siler006@mc.duke.edu. Participants in the Duke Preceptorship will spend three days in the regional block area, operating rooms and on the floor with post surgery patients observing ultrasound guided single shot nerve blocks and catheter techniques in a wide variety of clinical scenarios. They will learn how to set up the block area for maximum efficiency in the OR environment, improve their decision making ability and make choices in the performance of regional anesthesia. A oneon-one discussion with the Duke Faculty member reviewing cases, scanning techniques and the image library as well as covering handout materials will augment the preceptorship experience.

Visiting Preceptorship in Intraoperative Transesophageal Echocardiography

2010 Dates Available | Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC For more information, contact Jaime C. Cooke: jca24@notes.duke.edu. Participants in the Duke Intraoperative TEE Preceptorship spend one threeday session in the cardiac operating suites, observing techniques of intraoperative TEE and interpretation of images. Preceptors will participate in active discussions with cardiothoracic anesthesia faculty and fellows, and learn the basic TEE exam. They will also learn how to troubleshoot difficult cases and enhance their decision-making skills in the operating room. Cases will be reviewed with fellows and faculty and images from pathology libraries will be used to augment the preceptorship experience.

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