Truncal Blocks: TAP & Thoracic Paravertebral
Faculty: Theresa Bowling, MD
Accomplished Anesthesiologist with over 20 years of experience in private practice:
- Lead and develop Regional Anesthesia programs in the context of Enhanced Recovery After Surgery.
- Founded SSRA with a mission to provide high-quality education pertaining to Regional Anesthesia techniques to treat acute pain and develop successful Regional Anesthesia programs.
This activity describes a detailed description and illustration of the use of ultrasound-guided truncal wall nerve blocks, which can result in improved patient care by decreasing the need for narcotics for postoperative pain. Also addressed are its benefits, indications, contraindications, and strategies for integration of these techniques into practice as clinically appropriate.
Activity release date: 06/01/2019
Expiration Date: 06/01/2021
Estimated Time to Complete: 1.0 Hour(s)
This activity is intended for anesthesiologists and other specialists who provide direct patient care.
Total Credit: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™