Join us at our next conference!

Our Block Buddy conferences explore how to safely and effectively perform ultrasound guided nerve blocks through classroom lectures and hands-on demonstrations.

Ultrasound Guided
Peripheral Nerve Blocks

October 19-20, 2019

OhioHealth Doctor’s Hospital

5100 W Broad Street Columbus, OH 43228

About 

The conference is hosted by the Otterbein University Grant Medical Center Nurse Anesthesia Program, and will consist of two days of lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on lab sessions.

It is an opportunity for any CRNA, SRNA, or MD to advance his or her ability to successfully perform an ultrasound guided peripheral nerve block, resulting in increased confidence, clarity, and credibility. Otterbein University Grant Medical Center Nurse Anesthesia alumni and preceptors are eligible for $100 off the conference price. Contact us at info@wrae.net to receive a discount code.

Schedule

Day 1

  • 0700-0730: Registration/ Continental breakfast

  • 0730-0815: Principles of Ultrasound

  • 0815-0900: Interscalene and Supraclavicular Blocks

  • 0900-0910: Break

  • 0910-1025: Hands-on Skills Lab and Cadaveric Review**

  • 1025-1110: Infraclavicular and Axillary Blocks

  • 1110-1140: PECS and Serratus Plane Blocks

  • 1140-1210: Lunch (Provided)

  • 1210-1325: Hands-on Skills Lab and Cadaveric Review**

  • 1325-1355: Femoral and Obturator Nerve Blocks

  • 1355-1425: Adductor Canal Block

  • 1425-1455: Fascia Iliaca Block

  • 1455-1505: Break

  • 1505-1620: Hands-on Skills Lab and Cadaveric Review**
  • **Attendees will have the opportunity to access the cadaver lab to review relevant anatomy associated with the various nerve blocks. This DOES NOT involve the placement of needles with ultrasound guidance.

Day 2

  • 0700-0730: Registration/ Continental breakfast

  • 0730-0815: TAP/Rectus Sheath Block

  • 0815-0845: Transversalis Fascia Plane Block

  • 0845-0855: Break

  • 0855-1010: Hands-on Skills Lab and Cadaveric Review**

  • 1010-1040: Neuraxial Blocks

  • 1040-1110: Erector Spinae Block

  • 1110-1140: Lunch (Provided)

  • 1140-1255: Hands-on Skills Lab and Cadaveric Review**

  • 1255-1325: iPACK/LIA Block

  • 1325-1355: Popliteal Sciatic Nerve Block

  • 1355-1405: Break

  • 1405-1520: Hands-on Skills Lab and Cadaveric Review**
  • **Attendees will have the opportunity to access the cadaver lab to review relevant anatomy associated with the various nerve blocks. This DOES NOT involve the placement of needles with ultrasound guidance.

Registration

MD / DO
$899.00

 

CRNA
$799.00

 

SRNA
$599.00


Discounts:
Otterbein University Grant Medical Center Nurse Anesthesia alumni and preceptors are eligible for $100 off the conference price. Contact us at info@wrae.net to receive a discount code.

Cancellation Policy:
50% of the registration cost will be returned if canceling 8-14 days prior to the event.No refunds will be offered for a cancellation 7 or fewer days prior to the event.

 Accommodations

Holiday Inn Columbus – Hilliard

5495 Maxwell Place, Columbus, Ohio 43228

Hampton Inn
West Columbus

5625 Trabue Rd, Columbus, Ohio 43215