24th Annual Vermont Perspectives in Anesthesia

March 6-10, 2019
The Lodge at Spruce Peak (formerly Stowe Mountain Lodge)
Stowe, VT


Please join us for this 24th annual conference which will provide anesthesiologists, nurse anesthetists, and anyone with an interest in the field of anesthesia with practical reviews and timely informative clinical updates on a variety of topics of current interest. Participants will be able to identify and discuss recent developments and trends through comprehensive didactic sessions. Faculty includes recognized experts in their fields, both on a national level and from the University of Vermont. The atmosphere will be friendly and informal and there will be ample time for questions and discussion with faculty and colleagues.


Following this conference, participants attending this course should be able to:

  • Review recent data on opioid prescribing.
  • Understand current thinking surrounding perioperative fluid therapy, particularly as it relates to Enhanced Recovery Protocols.
  • Discuss the unique physiology and pharmacology concerns in the pediatric patient.
  • Review current issues in opioid-based pain management.
Hotel Information

The room block for this conference has sold out/expired. Please contact the Lodge at Spruce Peak directly (802-760-4755 or 888-4-STOWEVT) for availability and current rates.


Jointly Accredited Provider TMIn support of improving patient care, The Robert Larner, M.D. College of Medicine at the University of Vermont is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Vermont designates this live activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 17 Nursing Contact Hours.

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 17.00 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1037261; Expiration Date 3/10/2019.

MOCA 2.0® credit will be offered after successful completion of the evaluation component for an additional fee of $25.

This conference includes 2 credits in Hospice, Palliative Care, Pain Management and 1 credit in Prescribing Controlled Substances.

Conference Syllabus (Electronic Download)

The conference syllabus will only be available as an electronic download with presentations as PDF files. Please plan to bring your laptop or electronic device with you to the conference to view both the conference materials as well as to complete the online conference evaluations via the UVM CMIE credit system. You will receive an email notification (via the email you used to register for this conference) about a week prior to the conference start date that presentations will be available for downloading. Please note: Printed syllabus, paper copies of evaluations and paper CMIE certificates will not be provided. 

Registration Fee Summary
Late Registration
Walk-in Registration
Valid through:
Physician Assistant
Nurse Anesthetist:

Tuition fee includes all course materials, continental breakfasts, coffee breaks each day, and the Johns’ Fund Reception on Saturday evening. Refunds, minus an administrative fee of $75, will be made only if notice of cancellation is received in writing by February 6, 2019. Refunds are not possible after that date.