Texas Society of Anesthesiologists


Texas Society of Anesthesiologists
Anesthesiologists Days

February 27th-28th, 2017



AGENDA
(For TSA Members Only)

12:30-1:30 p.m.

Is the Fix In? A Panel Discussion on Legislation Filed to Fix Out-Of-Network Coverage and Billing

1:30-2:30 p.m.

The ACA in the Trump Administration: An Update from the ASA

2:30-2:45 p.m.

Break

2:45-3:45 p.m.

Dentists, Dental Anesthesia, and the Legislature: Where We Fit In.

3:45-4:45 p.m.

The Art of Big Talk: How to Talk to Legislators About TSA Issues (ETHICS)

Target Audience:

This activity is designed for anesthesiologists and resident anesthesiologists from Texas and surrounding states.

Educational Method:

The educational method consist of didactic lectures, with opportunities for Q&A from the audience and panel discussions.

Accreditation Statement:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Texas Medical Association and Texas Society of Anesthesiologists. The Texas Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement:

The Texas Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Texas Medical Association designates the presentation “The Art of Big Talk: How to Talk to Legislators About TSA Issues” for a total of 1.0 hours in ethics/professional responsibility education.

Program Objectives:

The practitioner of anesthesiology must possess the scientific background for clinical practice and must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty, but of all additional related disciplines which may impact it. The anesthesiologist must serve as an expert in matters involving health care delivery, and serve as an informed provider/manager of clinical and educational services. The anesthesiologist must maintain an up-to-the-minute armamentarium of knowledge skills for the selection and use of complex equipment, pharmacological agents and procedures necessary for the provision of quality patient care. Anesthesiologists must consistently update their knowledge level and skills. At the conclusion of this CME activity, attendees should be able to:

Hotel Information:

TSA has a discounted room rate at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Austin.  Make sure to reserve a room at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton before February 3rd as that is the cut-off date for the discounted room rate.  

The hotel room prices are as follows: Queen non-smoking bedroom suite rates start at $229 per night or a King non-smoking bedroom suite starts at $229 per night as well. If you have any questions, please call the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton at +1-512-478-7000.  The address of the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton is 303 W. 15th Street, Austin, Texas 78701-1692.

Reserve your room:

http://doubletree.hilton.com/en/dt/groups/personalized/A/AUSFLDT-SOC-20170226/index.jhtml