RASCI - Program Schedule/Pre-Reading Suggestions

Saturday

7:30 - 8:00 AM
Registration and continental breakfast

8:00 - 8:15 AM
Welcome and introduction to RASCI Ultrasound - guided regional anesthesia workshops

8:15 - 8:40 AM
LECTURE: Peripheral Nerve Block Anatomy: Upper Limb

8:40 - 9:05 AM
LECTURE: Peripheral Nerve Block Anatomy: Lower Limb

9:05 - 9:20 AM
LECTURE: Basic Ultrasound Imaging Theory

9:20 - 9:30 AM
LECTURE: The Nerve Electrostimulation Paradigms

9:30 - 9:45 AM
Refreshment Break

9:45 - 10:00 AM
DEMONSTRATION: Needle and Nerve Imaging under Ultrasound

10:00 - 10:15 AM
DEMONSTRATION: Use of StimuCath Kit

10:15 - 12:15 PM
LIVE DEOMSTRATIONS WITH HUMAN MODELS: Ultrasound - guided Upper Limb Blocks

12:15 - 1:00 PM
Lunch

1:00 - 3:00 PM
LIVE DEMONSTRATIONS WITH HUMAN MODELS: Ultrasound - guided Lower Limb Blocks

3:00 - 5:00 PM
HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: Ultrasound Handling on Phantoms

Sunday

7:15 - 7:30 AM
Continental breakfast

7:30 - 9:30 AM
HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: scanning human volunteer anatomy

9:30 - 10:00 AM
Refreshment Break and Q&A Session on Regional Anesthesia

10:00 - 10:15 AM
Transfer to Medical School Animal Lab

10:15 AM - 1:00 PM
HANDS-ON WORKSHOP: Ultrasound-guided Nerve Blocks on Anesthetized Pigs

Pre-reading for the workshop

Delegates for RASCI workshops will be given substantial printed course material at the course. However it will be beneficial for delegates to do the following modest pre-course reading.

  1. Read any standard anatomy sources or atlases and review the nerve anatomy of the upper and lower limbs. In particular read through the muscles that each major nerve or trunk supplies.
  2. Read the course material that will be will be e-mailed to delegates upon registration payment receipt.