UCH ANESTHESIOLOGY
MONTHLY NEWSLETTER
December/ January 2015
CLINICAL
EDUCATION
PERSONAL
CRNA/ CAA
Erin Moorthy
Ian Hester
Aaron Mitz
Dylan Hartley
Andrea Hall
RESEARCH
Vesna Jevtovic-
MBA
Efrain Riveros, MD
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Congratulations!!!
SAVE THE DATE!
Class of 2016 Resident/ Fellow Graduation
Saturday June 11
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Grand Hyatt Denver Downtown
1750 Welton Street, Denver, CO
Steven Fadul Award: Kelly Brodsky
UC Health Allied Health Provider Leadership Award:
Kristen Van De Velde
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PUBLICATIONS/ PRESENTATIONS
!"#$%&'()*+,!An!Evidence*Based!Update!in!Obstetric!Anesthesia.!Advances!in!
Anesthesia!2015;33(1):1*15.!$
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!"#$%&'()*+-$./0*1&$.23(4)*-!ASA!Task!Force!on!Obstetric!Anesthesia.!
Pract ice!Guidelines!for!Obstetric!Anesthesia:!An!Updated!Report!by!the!
American!Society!of!Anesthesiologists!Task!Force!on!Obstetric!Anesthesia!and!
the!Society!for!Obstetric!Anesthesia!and!Perinatology.!Anesthesiology!
2016;124:270*300.!
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5&2/0*$635&2784)*-$9/)($:04+"*.!Trauma!Anesthesiology!QI!Project.!Presented!
at!UC!Department!of!Medicine!Q uality!and!Patient!Safety!Symposium!2015.!
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.&/;04+$<-$6&#0+$56-$=)*7>&**$?-$.244&/1$<!,!Hopfer!CJ,!Binswanger!IA.!
Opioid!Use!and!Storage!Patterns!by!Patients!after!Hospital!Discharge!following!
Surgery.!PLoS!One.!2016!Jan!29;11(1):e0147972.!
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.&/;04+$<,!Thiele!RH.!Advances!in!photoplethysmography:!beyond!arterial!
oxygen!saturation.!Can!J!Anaesth.!2015!Dec;62(12):1313*1328!
Recent Publications, Presentations & Other
Accomplishments
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CAA/CRNA “White Star”
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For!all!her!hard!work!putting!together!everything!to!celebrate!CRNA!
week!appropriately.”!
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For!his!help!dur ing!a!stroke!alert.!!The!IR!room!was!not!the!normal!room!
and ! there!w as!a!lo t!needed!to!be!done!to!stabilize!this !pt!(includin g!an!RSI!
in!the!middle!of!the!p roc edure).! !It!was!a!pleasure!working!with!one!of!m y!
peers!with!a!complete!"can!do"!attitude!and!I!was!very!grateful!for!his!
help.
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“For all of her work with Angel Tree.
Cathie has worked with the Salvation Army
for many years to help fulfill Christmas lists
for children. She does a great job and never
is recognized for her efforts. Thank you
Cathie!”
CAA/CRNA “White Star”
Peer-to-peer support network
NEW!peer!support!program!for!physician!providers!on!campus.
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The!PTP!Network!is!a!volunteer*based,!peer!support!program!that!seeks!to!match!campus!
providers!who!have!experienced!an!adverse'clinical'event!with!a!peer!supporter.!In!doing!so,!
we!hope!to!create!a!confidential,!non*punitive!space!to!discuss!the!experience.
An!adverse'
clinical'event!is!a!health!care*related!event!that!causes!distress!to!a!patient,!their!family,!or!
their!health!care!provider.
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Any!provider!dealing!with!the!emotional!!or!life!impact!of!an!adverse!clinical!event!can!self*
refer!or!be!referred!to!the!program!at!any!time.!Please!don’t!surprise!a!colleague*!check!with!
them!before!making!a!referral.
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To!refer!a!provider!with!their!permission,!or!to!self*refer,!please!send!an!email!to!our!address:!
Peersupport@ucdenver.edu.
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After!receiving!a!referral!email,!one!of!the!program!dispatchers!should!reach
out!to!the!referred!provider!within!one!business!day.
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For!more!information!about!this!or!other!Resilience!Council!offerings,!please!see!our!website:
http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/medicalschool/facultyAffairs/Resilience/Pages/
FacultyResilience.aspx
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Many!thanks,
The!PTP!Steering!Committee:
Lauren!Frey!MD,!
Jennifer!Reese!MD, P4)+"*$./&)*&/1$6=, :"/&8$!&*"+#$6=, Cindy!Morris!PhD
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All friends and family welcome
EPIC/ Clinical Notes:
Please remember to chart Anesthesia
Stopat the conclusion of anesthesia care
for all cases, including those in off-sites
and on Labor and Delivery.