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Anesthesiology Continuing Medical Education (CME)



Oct 31 - Nov 4
CSA 2016 Fall Anesthesia Conference
Fall Anesthesia Conference,
The Fairmont Orchid,
Kohala Coast, Hawaii
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Jan 23 - Jan 27
CSA 2017 Winter Anesthesia Conference
Hyatt Regency, Maui, Hawaii
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Apr 27 - Apr 30
2017 Annual Meeting
Hyatt Fishermans Wharf, San Francisco, CA,
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Nov 13 - Nov 17
2017 Fall Meeting
Grand Hyatt, Kauai, ,
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Jan 22 - Jan 26
2018 Winter Meeting
Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui, ,
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Anesthesiology: More than intubating and propofol
By Daniel Orlovich, MD, PharmD

Editor’s Note:  Did you ever wonder what medical students think when they start their first anesthesia rotation?  It must seem overwhelming. Daniel Orlovich, then a fourth-year medical student at the University of California, Irvine, wrote down these observations about his first days on our side of the ether screen. For me, his essay is a great reminder of how remarkable everything looks through fresh eyes, and how every new task may be a learning experience. Dr. Orlovich is now about to begin his anesthesiology residency at Stanford. We hope he will keep us posted on his progress!

“How’s she doing?”

The attending anesthesiologist asked me that question about the intubated and unconscious patient on the operating room table.

“Well…”  I crossed my hands. Up to this point in medical school, every patient or parent I met was able to speak to me. But there was no chance I could ask this patient a question. I couldn’t even start an H & P.

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Upcoming CME Meetings

Oct 31 - Nov 4, 2016
CSA 2016 Fall Anesthesia Conference

Jan 23 - Jan 27, 2017
CSA 2017 Winter Anesthesia Conference

Apr 27 - Apr 30, 2017
2017 Annual Meeting

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