2019 UGRA Save The Date


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Basic Saturday Only – 8.5 CME, $950
On September 1, price increases to $1050:

Basic Ultrasound-guided Regional Anesthesia

Saturday October 5 2019

07:00                     Registration and Breakfast

07:30                     A Systematic Approach to UGRA of the Upper Extremity

08:15                     A Systematic Approach to UGRA of the Lower Extremity

09:00                     Complications of UGRA

10:00                     Break

10:15                     Hands-on Workshops

12:15                     Lunch

13:00                     Hands-on Workshops

15:00                     Break

15:15                     Hands-on Workshops

17:15                     Conclusion

Workshops includes:  Supraclavicular block, interscalene block, femoral block, popliteal block, axillary, saphenous/adductor

Basic Saturday and Sunday: 16.5 CME, $1,250
On September 1, price increases to $1,350:

Same Saturday schedule with the Cadaver Labs on Sunday, including the Sunday advanced schedule.


Advanced Course: 14 CME, $1,250
On September 1, price increases to $1,350:

Saturday October 5 2019

08:30                     Registration and Breakfast

09:00                     Advanced Regional Anesthesia for the Upper Extremity Surgery

10:00                     Advanced Regional Anesthesia for the Lower Extremity Surgery

11:00                     Break

11:20                     Advanced Regional Anesthesia for Abdominal Surgery (fascial plane blocks)

12:20                     Lunch

13:15                     Hands-on Workshops

15:15                     Break

15:45                     Hands-on Workshops

16:45                     Conclusion

Workshops include: Upper extremity (interscalene, C5, Suprascapular, Superficial Cervical Plexus); Upper extremity (infraclavicular, axillary, individual nerves); Lower extremity (anterior-OBT/LFC/SAPH/Adductor Canal/fascia iliaca); Lower extremity (posterior-posterior sciatic/anterior sciatic/subgluteal/parasacral); Abdominal Wall Blocks (QL, TAP, IL/IH, rectus sheath); Neuraxial ultrasound (guided blocks)

 Sunday October 6 2019

07:00                     Breakfast

07:30                     Advanaced Regional Anestheisa for Thoracic Surgery (Pectoralis 1 & Pectoralis 2 blocks, Serratus Anterior Block, Paravertebrals, and Erector Spinae)

08:30                     Rescue Cardiac Ultrasound

09:30                     Break

09:50                     Perioperative Non-Cardiac Ultrasound

11:00                     Hands-on Workshops

12:00                     Lunch

12:45                     Hands-on Workshops

14:45                     Break

15:00                     Hands-on Workshops

17:00                     Conclusion         

Hands-on Workshops: Cadaver Lab, Pec 1 & 2, serratus anterior, Paravertebrals-parasagital/transverse/prescan, Erector Spinae, Rescue Cardiac ECHO Simulation, More Rescue Cardiac Ultrasound, Rescue Cardiac Ultrasound, Perioperative Ultrasound Lung, Perioperative Ultrasound DVT, vascular access, gastric, FAST

Cancellation Clause for Entire Conference:

If you cannot attend, University of New Mexico will refund tuition, less a $40.00 administrative fee, provided cancelation is received in writing on or before August 31, 2019. No refunds will be issued after this date or for non-attendance. Conferences are subject to cancellation. In the event this conference is cancelled, UNM is not responsible for any airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by participants.

Hotel: Hotel Parq Central or Home 2 Suites by Hilton

Hotel Parq Central is a 30 minute walk or a 8 minute drive to UNM Cancer Center

Single King Guest Room for $195/night.

Book now by calling 505-242-0040 or email Noelle Wallace, Director of Sales, at nwallace@hotelparqcentral.com.

Home 2 Suites by Hilton is a 15 minute walk or 2 minute drive to the conference location.

Single King: $246 per night, Double Queen: $266 per night.

Guests may now book reservations using code USC by one of the following:
1. Calling our hotel at 505-242-0002 *Please provide dates and group code "RUN" with the front desk clerk*
2. Calling the hotel sales coordinator at 505-244-6362
3. Going to our website at www.abqdowntown.home2suites.com 

Follow steps below for online: On the left hand side select date of arrival and departure, click on "add special rate code", under group code type in "RUN", click on "Find It", your group rate will show and you may make reservations thorugh the web-page.

Some of our other amenities include:
-Courtesy Shuttle
-Outside Patio
-Indoor heated pool
-Fitness and Business Center
-Complimentary Breakfast
-Free High Speed Internet
-Home 2 Market
-Meeting Room and Boardroom
-Also as part of a Hilton hotel, we offer our Hilton Honor guest’s points every time they stay with us, not to mention we also offer Hilton points for our meeting rooms as well.

2018 UGRA Hotel Info

Map to Conference

UGRA 2017 location map