The BLOCKJOCKS VIP symposium is a recurring lecture series featuring experts on regional anesthesia & acute pain medicine from around the world. New seasons of the VIP Symposium with new lectures are released regularly onto BLOCKJOCKS.com so stay tuned. Join our email list or follow the BLOCKJOCKS Facebook fan page to be notified with each new lecture video release!
VIP Lecture Series: Dr. William Urmey MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology at the Hospital for Special Surgery, discusses the benefits and current limitations of traditional catheter-through-needle continuous peripheral nerve blocks while reviewing the potential advantages of a new...
VIP Lecture Series: Joel Barton MD, a regional anesthesia specialist at Sparrow Hospital, discusses how and when to use selective tibial and continuous quadriceps sparing femoral ("adductor canal") catheters for major knee surgery.
VIP Lecture Series: Theresa Bowling MD, Vice Chairman of Anesthesiology at the Stamford Hospital & Medical Director of the Stamford School of Regional Anesthesia (http://www.ssrausa.com), discusses the role of transversus abdominis plane (TAP) blocks and continuous catheters for postoperative an...
VIP Lecture Series: Dr. Jacob Hutchins MD, Director of Perioperative & Interventional Pain Service in the Department of Anesthesia at the University of Minnesota, discusses the use of infiltration transversus abdominis plane (iTAP) blocks using Exparel, a long acting liposomal formulation of bup...
US-Identification of the Dorsal Scapular & Long Thoracic Nerves
VIP Lecture Series: Dr. Neil Hanson MD, an anesthesiologist at the Virginia Mason Medical Center, discusses ultrasound identification of the dorsal scapular and long thoracic nerves during interscalene nerve blocks.
VIP Lecture Series: Dr. Rajnish Gupta MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology & Associate Director of Adult Acute Pain Service at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, discusses the use of ultrasound for procedures to treat chronic pain.
VIP Lecture Series: Dr. Laura Clark MD, Professor of Anesthesiology, Residency Program Director, & Director of Acute Pain & Regional Anesthesia at the University of Louisville, discusses the treatment of acute pain in the trauma patient.
US-Guided Nerve Blocks & Anatomy of the Upper Extremity Above the Clavicle
VIP Lecture Series: Dr. Stuart Grant, Professor of Anesthesiology at Duke University Medical Center, discusses ultrasound-guided nerve blocks and anatomy of upper extremity above the clavicle, including interscalene and supraclavicular nerve blocks.
Paravertebral Blocks & Catheters with Classic and Ultrasound Techniques
VIP Lecture Series: Dr. Jason Brookman, MD, the Regional Anesthesia Fellowship Director at Johns Hopkins University, discusses paravertebral nerve blocks and continuous catheter techniques, both classic and ultrasound-guided approaches.