Perioperative Management of the Cancer Patient


The primary goal of this course is to educate health care professionals to new advances in the perioperative management of cancer patients through lectures, didactic discussions and workshops.

Educational Objectives

  • Identify specific concerns of the cancer patient and of various surgical procedures
  • Methods of perioperative pain management for adults and pediatric patients
  • Role of an enhanced recovery program
  • Effects of anesthesia on memory and cognition in pediatric patients
  • Management of the difficult airway after radiation and surgery
  • Use of TTE as an adjunct monitoring tool, use of the FATE protocol
  • Postoperative emergencies and critical issues
  • New issues in ambulatory anesthesia


This course is intended for physicians, nurse anesthetists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other healthcare professionals.


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The AMA has determined that physicians not licensed in the United States but who participate in this CME activity are eligible for 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

This program has been prior approved by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists for 5.50 Class A CE credits; Code Number 1032981; Expiration Date 4/15/2016.

Additional Information

See brochure for full course details.

* Please note: this course will begin at 7:30am on Friday, April 15, 2016.

Date & Time(s)


Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Rockefeller Research Laboratories
430 East 67th Street
New York, NY 10065



Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Registration Details

Once you submit your registration, you will receive an email confirmation and additional information regarding the case discussions during lunch.

Cancellation Policy

If you register for a MSK CME course and need to cancel your registration, please let us know by email at Up until the day before the course, you can receive a refund of your registration fee minus a $65 processing fee.  At any time, you may substitute another registrant in your place after contacting the CME Office with the relevant information.


Course Directors

Anahita Dabo-Trubelja, MD
Assistant Attending
Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Eric R. Kelhoffer, MD
Associate Attending
Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine