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January 23 - 25 2015, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

ASA PRACTICE MANAGEMENT 2015

February 07 - 08 2015, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

ASA Certificate in Business Administration 2015

June 26 - 28 2015, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

Annual Perioperative Surgical Home Summit

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FDA MEDWATCH ALERTS

November 21, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Respironics California, Esprit V1000 and V200 Ventilators: Class I Recall - Power Failure May Occur

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FDA MedWatch Respironics California Esprit V1000 and V200 Ventilators Class I Recall

November 07, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Nellcor Puritan Bennett, 980 Ventilator System: Class I Recall - Software Issue May Stop Ventilator

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FDA MedWatch Nellcor Puritan Bennett 980 Ventilator System Class I Recall

October 25, 2014

FDA MedWatch - Intravia Containers by Baxter: Recall - Particulate Matter

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FDA MedWatch Intravia Containers by Baxter Recall

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Florida Withdraws ASA-Opposed Nurse Anesthetist Language

Thursday, August 07, 2014

This week, the Florida Society of Anesthesiologists (FSA) successfully blocked language that would have inappropriately expanded the scope of practice for nurse anesthetists.  This language, which was first proposed in April, would have negatively impacted anesthesia services in the state and contradicted Florida’s supervision regulations.  After strong opposition by the Florida Society of Anesthesiologists, including a challenge to the rule filed on Tuesday, the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration is now expected to file a new rule that will not include the original language on nurse anesthetists.  Congratulations to the FSA for successfully advocating on behalf of patient safety and the specialty in your state!

Find out more about this example of strong advocacy in Florida in this SaintPetersBlog post.

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