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Pediatric Academy Societies 2024 Meeting
May 2-6, 2024
Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Toronto, ON Canada


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Session title: Procedural Sedation- Hands on Workshop

Session Type: Pre-Conference Program | PAS Advanced Registration Required
Session ID: 1635834
Presentation: Sedation Simulation Workshop
Session Faculty: Corrie Chumpitazi MD MS, Jaimee Holbrook MD, Juan Boriosi MD, Anne Stormorken MD, Ingrid Anderson MD, Emily Greenwald MD, Rebecca K. Burger MD
Time: Friday, May 3, 2024, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM ET

Learning Objectives:

  • To develop a standard approach to procedural sedation
  • To practice key airway rescue skills for adverse event management
  • To create a strategic plan to combat common adverse events

The Society for Pediatric Sedation’s workshop uses team learning principles taught by multidisciplinary leaders in the field. This 3-hour session includes hands-on airway skills station, 4 small group simulation scenarios, and an interactive tailoring sedation discussion.

Cost: $35

Registration: https://www.pas-meeting.org/2024-registration/

Session Title: Calming the Butterflies: Optimizing Pediatric Sedation by Treating Child and Caregiver Anxiety – Panel Discussion

Session Type: Panel discussion
Session ID: 1598196
Faculty: Maala Bhatt, MD, Daniel S. Tsze, MD, MPH, Hilary Woodward, MS CCLS, Vanessa Olbrecht, MD, MBA, FASA

Studies have shown that high levels of pre-procedural anxiety may impact adequacy of sedation and may lead to adverse psychological outcomes.

A multidisciplinary panel of pediatric experts will detail the short and long-term consequences of poorly managed pre-procedural anxiety in children. They will discuss pharmacologic, integrative strategies, and explore novel strategies for treating both child and caregiver procedural anxiety.

Time: Saturday May 4, 2024, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM ET

Session title: Analgesia & Sedation Research Agenda Workshop

Session Type: Workshop
Session ID: 1604080
Faculty: Rebecca K Burger MD, Alex Rogers MD, Daniel Tsze MD, Todd Chang MD, Shobhit Jain MD, Amy Drendel MD, Eileen Klein MD

This workshop is for those who are interested in impacting the future of pediatric analgesia and sedation. The Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network (PECARN) analgesia and sedation workgroup has created a comprehensive list of research priorities to address gaps in knowledge in pediatric analgesia and sedation. Using this prioritized research agenda, attendees will discuss potential research studies or implementation science projects to address these identified gaps in knowledge. Through networking and team science, attendee will come away with a research/implementation science topic and the framework for future research/quality improvement project to address the question/topic. In addition, you can identify possible co-investigators in other specialties or institutions.

Time: Saturday May 4, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET

Session title: Pediatric Procedural Sedation Training from Bedside to C-Suite: curricular Development & implementation & credentialing.

Session Type: Panel Discussion
Session ID: 1635834
Faculty: Anne Stormorken MD, Courtney Cox MD, Ingrid Anderson MD, Jaimee Holbrook MD

In this panel discussion, pediatricians with expertise in simulation, procedural sedation and educational research will review and discuss literature regarding optimal strategies for procedural sedation training for multi-subspecialty providers. They will describe the fund of knowledge and skill set required for sedation team providers and review mapping of pediatric subspecialty ACGME goals/objectives to optimize sedation curriculum.

Time: Sunday May 5, 2024, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET

Sedation Oral abstracts

Title: COVID-19 infection and airway adverse events in pediatric procedural sedation: a report from the Pediatric Sedation Research Consortium

Title: A quality improvement project to reduce magnetic resonance imaging sedation in children

Title: Comparison of procedural sedation outcomes in children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and neurotypical children

Title: Upper Respiratory Infections and Respiratory Adverse Events in Emergency Department Sedations of Children

Time: Friday, May 3; 3:45-5:15pm ET

Sedation Poster Session 

Time: Saturday May 4, 2024, 3:30 PM – 6:00 PM ET

Sedation Medicine Meet and Greet Coffee Hour: How does sedation apply to your practice? How do you maximize your sedation practice patient care?

Time: TBA