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Monday, October 5, 2009 • Volume 11, Issue 38

Upcoming Safe and Reliable Healthcare for Interdisciplinary Teams As discussed at the August DUHS Education and Culture committee meeting, we have a course November 5 and 6 for interdisciplinary teams. The session, led by Allan Frankel, MD and Michael Leonard, MD, will cover comprehensive patient safety and quality improvement knowledge, skills and planning. It includes developing and assessing patient safety culture, reliable design, PDSA improvement cycles, patient safety strategies and structure, teamwork and leadership. In addition to targeting clinical teams, this workshop is open to students and faculty from all disciplines. Some of the committee mentioned having teams in mind to participate in the training, which is free of charge to Duke staff, faculty and students. Please encourage folks to register via http://cmetracker.net/ DUKE/courses.html.

Comings and Goings Please welcome the following new employees to the Anesthesiology family: Marcia Corvetto, MD: Marcia is a new Visiting Research Scholar working in the Simulation Lab. She started on September 18, 2009.

ASA Hotel Room Block Availability Update ASA room block availability. If you need any of these dates please book on-line or contact Gloria Howard at 681-6493 or howar042@mc.duke.edu. THU OCT 15 Rooms Available...37 FRI OCT 16 Rooms Available...26 SAT OCT 17 Rooms Available...0 SUN OCT 18 Rooms Available...0 MON OCT 19 Rooms Available....3 TUE OCT 20 Rooms Available...12 WED OCT 21 Rooms Available...15 http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/msydt?groupCode=dukduk a&app=resvlink&fromDate=10/15/09&toDate=10/22/09

October 5-11 Birthday Wishes Dr. Nicolas Aeschlimann Felisa Anderson Janet Hall Dr. Jennifer McCarty

Dr. Mark Newman Dr. Mihai Podgoreanu Lynda Zirillo

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

Miwa Izutsu, MD: Miwa is a new Senior Research Associate working in Basic Sciences, Miwa started on October 1, 2009. Swapna Chaudhuri, MD, PhD: Swapna is a new Faculty member in the OHNO Division. She started on October 1, 2009.

Please join Duke Anesthesiology for our

21st Annual Alumni Reception Renaissance Arts Hotel 700 Tchoupitoulas Street New Orleans, Louisiana

Sunday, October 18, 2009 | 7-10pm Plan to meet alumni, faculty and colleagues! Please RSVP to Gloria Howard by October 9, 2009 at 919.681.6493 or anesevts@notes.duke.edu

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This Month in the Department of Anesthesiology October 2009 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: “Thoracic Surgery: Who Should We Anesthetize”? - Katherine Grichnik, MD

6:15-7:15 a.m., 5685-HAFS CT Anesthesia Fellow/Faculty Preceptor Seminar: “CPB & Perfusion” - Mark Stafford Smith, MD

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

2:30-3:30 p.m., VAMC VA Echocardiography Conference 4-5 p.m., 5685-HAFS Executive Team Meeting 5-6 p.m., 5685-HAFS Faculty Meeting

5-6 p.m. 6686-HAFS GVTCCM Conference: “Sepsis Bundles” - Eugene Moretti, 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: “Pulse Oximetry” - David Lindsay, MD 7:15 a.m., 2001DN Grand Rounds: “Painful Diabetic Neuropathy: A Neurologist’s View” - Richard Bedlack, MD

12:00-12:45 p.m., 2003DN Critical Care Grand Rounds: “Neuro Critical Care Emergencies” - David McDonagh, MD 4-5 p.m., 5680A-HAFS Pediatric Conference: Faculty Meeting 5-6 p.m., 7863A-HAFS Resident Journal Club

12-2 p.m., PACU Bedspace 43 In-service for the OSI Table

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

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

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

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

6:30 a.m., 2001DN Resident Conference Lecture: “Neurophysiologic Intraoperative Monitoring” - Aatif Husain, MD

12:00-12:45 p.m., 2003DN Critical Care Conference

2:30-3:30 p.m., VAMC VA Echocardiography Conference 5-6 p.m., 5685-HAFS Departmental Research Conference

5-6 p.m. 6686-HAFS GVTCCM Conference: “Treatment of an Intraoperative Glucose of 200: Are we Helping Our Patients, Harming Them, or Just Wasting Our Time?” - Elliott Bennett-Guerrero, MD

4-5 p.m., 5680A-HAFS Perioperative Leadership Group Meeting

7:15 a.m., 2001DN Grand Rounds: “Chemical Disasters: Silent, but Deadly” - Neil Hanson, MD

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

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

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

6:30 a.m., 2001DN Resident Conference Lecture: “Capnography” - David Lindsay, MD

12:00-12:45 p.m., 2003DN Critical Care Grand Rounds

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

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5-6 p.m. 6686-HAFS GVTCCM Conference: Cancelled for ASA IRB Deadline: Submit 1 original and 3 copies to Dr. Gan’s office by 5 p.m.

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7:15 a.m., 2001DN Grand Rounds: “TBA”

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5-6 p.m., 5420B-DN Resident Education Session: “OB Anesthesia Orientation for CA-1s”

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

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

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

6:30 a.m., 2001DN Resident Conference Lecture: “Capnography” - David Lindsay, MD

12:00-12:45 p.m., 2003DN Critical Care Conference

5-6 p.m. 6686-HAFS GVTCCM Conference: “Intraoperative Dexmedetomidine Administration in Intubated Patients” - Elliott Bennett-Guerrero, MD IRB Deadline: Submit 1 original and 3 copies to Dr. Gan’s office by 5 p.m.

7:15 a.m., 2001DN Grand Rounds: “Pain Medicine in the 21st Century: From Good Science to Good Samaritanism Richard Payne, MD

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

7:15-8:00 a.m., RM203-Pain Clinic MRC Pain Conference 2:30-3:30 p.m., VAMC VA Echocardiography Conference

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Halloween

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

Upcoming Events: 21st Annual Alumni Reception: October 18, 2009 | 7-10 p.m. | New Orleans, LA 2009 Department Holiday Party: December 19, 2009 | Durham Marriott Hotel | Durham, NC 2010 Resident Graduation Banquet: Saturday, June 12, 2010 | Hope Valley Country Club | Durham, NC

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ANESTHESIOLOGY CME ACTIVITIES

Departmental CME Activities Ultrasound for Every Anesthesiologist, Convenient pre-ASA Symposium

October 16, 2009 | Marriott Renaissance Arts Hotel, New Orleans, LA | For more information, contact Katherine Siler: siler006@mc.duke.edu. This is a one-day intensive hand on workshop specifically designed to teach ultrasound to Anesthesiologists of all skill levels ensuring that ultrasound is being used correctly and to its full potential. The use of ultrasound guided regional anesthesia could increase success in patient outcomes.

The Collaborative Anesthesia and Obstetric Care of the High Risk Delivery

November 14, 2009 | The Thomas Center, Duke University, Durham, NC | For more information, contact Bridget White: white200@mc.duke.edu. This one day course will focus on the obstetric and anesthetic considerations and preparations for the management of high-risk parturients.

Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Management

December 4-6, 2009 | Miramonte Resort & Spa, Indian Wells, CA | For more information, contact Katherine Siler: siler006@mc.duke.edu. This is a three-day intensive conference includes both lectures and“hands-on” sessions that are designed to teach ultrasound and acute pain management techniques to anesthesiologists of all skill levels.

Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia Preceptorship Course

2009-2010 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 one-on-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

2009-2010 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 three-day 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.

4th Annual Winter Anesthesia and Critical Care Review

February 28-March 5, 2010 | The Canyons Resort, Park City, UT | For more information, contact Katherine Siler: siler006@mc.duke.edu. This five-day course will focus on reviewing concepts and new advances in pain management, regional anesthesia, critical care, cardiac anesthesia and pediatric anesthesia.

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

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!

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New Stork Delivery! We are happy to announce the arrival of our daughter! Caroline Ann Sposito was born on September 23, 2009 at 6lbs, 18.5 inches. We are both doing well and thank you for all of the well wishes! - Jen, Ryan, & Caroline

Department of Anesthesiology Research Conference Monday’s from 5-6 pm in 5685-HAFS

Upcoming Meetings: October 12 November 9 December 14

Cosgrove Hill is our newest community in Chapel Hill. It just opened in March, 2009, so there are still apartments that are brand new. It is in a convenient location for Duke or UNC students, faculty, or staff. If you mention this article, you will receive a 3% discount off your rent each month. Cosgrove Hill has a

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