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MEETINGS / EVENTS

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November 08 - 09 2014, 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

ASA Quality Meeting 2014

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

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FDA MEDWATCH ALERTS

October 20, 2014

Lidocaine HCI Injection, USP 10 MG Per ML, 30 ML Single-Dose, Preservative-Free, by Hospira: Recall - Particulate Matter

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FDA Medwatch Alert 10-20-14

October 16, 2014

FDA MedWatch - LifeCare Flexible Intravenous Solutions by Hospira, Inc.: Recall - Potential for Leakage

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FDA MedWatch LifeCare Flexible Intravenous Solutions by Hospira Inc

October 13, 2014

FDA MedWatch - CareFusion EnVe and ReVel Ventilators: Class 1 Recall - Power Connection Failure

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FDA MedWatch CareFusion EnVe and ReVel Ventilators

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Self-Education and Evaluation (SEE) Program

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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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