The Society for Perioperative Research and Care (SPRC) will hold its 4th annual Perioperative Care Congress on Saturday, November 5th, 2022, from 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM EST.
The one-day fully-virtual conference will feature 5 sessions, including the following:
Session 1: Perioperative Hemodynamics and Monitoring will include:
PHRI Research Fellow Patrick Wanner (Switzerland) on “intraoperative MAPs of 60 or greater vs. 75 or greater”
PHRI Investigator Jessica Spence on “what’s the right blood pressure during cardiac surgery?”
PHRI Scientist Maura Marcucci on the POISE-3 blood pressure management strategy results.
Session 2: Perioperative Bleeding and Thrombosis will include:
PHRI Senior Scientist PJ Devereaux on POISE-3 TXA results (NEJM, 2022) and their impact on the global shortage of blood products.
PHRI Investigator Sandra Oforoi on TXA in patients having vascular surgery, including patient/population surgery where TXA is contra-indicated.
Session 5: Hip Facture will include:
PHRI Investigator Flavia Borges – the SPRC Young Investigator Award winner of PCC 2021 – on “should physicians order a preoperative troponin in all hip fracture patients?”
Devereaux vs Steve Shadowitz, Sunnybrook Health Centre, Toronto in the debate: “Should hip fractures patients have a medical specialist as the most responsible physician and a surgeon as consultant?”
This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by McMaster University Continuing Professional Development Program. You may claim a maximum of 4 MOC Section 1 hours (credits are automatically calculated).
Download the full program [PDF].
Meanwhile, enjoy a recorded debate on “preoperative consults should be abandoned and replaced by postoperative discharge consults” between Devereaux and Steve Shadowitz at PCC 2021.