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Regional Anesthesia Public Workshop, Monday, September 18, 2017

Summary:

The Food and Drug Administration is announcing a public workshop entitled Regional Anesthesia.”  The goal of the workshop is to provide a forum to discuss the current state of knowledge regarding peripheral nerve blockage.  Discussion will focus on the use of technology to facilitate performance of nerve blocks, therapeutic targets for peripheral nerve blockade, dose and duration of commonly used local anesthetics, use of adjuvant medications and continuous infusions via peripheral nerve catheters.

Date: Monday, September 18, 2017

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Location: Marriot Residence Inn Bethesda Downtown, 7335 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814

Registration: Registration is free and will be on a first-come, first-served bases.  Please register by September 11, 2017. To register for the workshop send an email to Allison.Meyer@fda.hhs.gov. Provide contact information for each attendee to include name, title, affiliation, address, email and telephone.

For questions regarding the workshop, please contact:

Allison Meyer
Center for Drug Evaluation and Research
Food and Drug Administration
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002
301-796-1258
Allison.meyer@fda.hhs.gov