2017 Annual Meeting

SAVE THE DATE!
SASM 7th Annual Meeting

October 19-20, 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
Perioperative and Sleep Medicine: Controversies and Challenges

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Important dates to keep in mind while planning for the SASM 7th Annual Meeting:

  • Call for Abstracts Opens – March 2017
  • Hotel Location Announced – May 2017
  • Online Registration Opens – May 2017
  • Housing Available Through ASA – June 2017
    More information on housing available here
  • Abstract Submission Closes – July 1, 2017

Preliminary Program:

 

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Research in Perioperative Sleep Medicine
• Most Influential Publications in Perioperative Sleep Medicine in 2015-17
• Designing Clinical Trials in Perioperative Sleep Medicine: A Rationale and Pragmatic Approach

 

Challenges in the Practice of Sleep Medicine
• Sleep Labs are Obsolete for Perioperative Assessment of Sleep- Disordered Breathing: Pro
• Sleep Labs are Obsolete for Perioperative Assessment of Sleep- Disordered Breathing: Con
• Postoperative Monitoring for Patients with Sleep Apnea: The Good, the Bad and the Useless

 

Thursday VIP Speaker Dinner
• Pharmacologic Approaches to the Treatment of Sleep Apnea: Are They Useful?
• Novel Ways of Diagnosing Sleep-Disordered Breathing

 

Friday, October 20, 2017
Keynote Speakers and Special Topics
• KEYNOTE: The Opioid Epidemic, Chronic Pain Syndromes and the Patient with Sleep-Disordered Breathing
• KEYNOTE: Traditional and Novel Ways to Monitor Patients in the Post- Operative Period

 

Sleep Apnea and Challenges in Pain Management
• Pain, Opioid Analgesia, and the Patient with Obstructive Sleep Apnea
• Postoperative Delirium and Sleep Apnea
• Hypercapnic Respiratory Failure in the Early Post-Operative Period

 

Awards Presentation Luncheon & Poster Viewing
• 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Abstract Award Presentations

 

Perioperative Sleep Medicine in the Era of Early Recovery After Surgery Programs
• Sleep-Disordered Breathing Influences Early Postoperative Recovery: Pro
• Sleep-Disordered Breathing Influences Early Postoperative Recovery: Con
• Legal Aspects of Perioperative Care of the Patient with Sleep Apnea

 

Report of the SASM Guidelines Committees
• Perioperative Management of the Patient with Narcolepsy
• Intraoperative Management of the Patient with Sleep Apnea: Airway Management
• Intraoperative Management of the Patient with Sleep Apnea: Drug Responses
• Intraoperative Management of the Patient with Sleep Apnea: Anesthesia Techniques

 


Topics to be Discussed:

  • Research in perioperative sleep medicine
  • Challenges in the practice in sleep medicine
  • The future of testing and monitoring in Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Pharmalogical approaches to the treatment of Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep disordered breathing and pain management
  • The influence of sleep disordered breathing on pain
  • perception and response to pain management – making sense of it all
  • The opioid epidemic, chronic pain syndromes and the patient with sleep disordered breathing
  • Challenges in perioperative sleep medicine
  • Early recovery after surgery and patients with sleep disordered breathing – pro/con
  • Legal aspects of perioperative care of the patient with sleep apnea
  • Perioperative management of the patient with Narcolepsy
  • … and much more!