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Tuesday, May 06, 2014

PPAI Acute Perioperative Pain Management for Abdominal Procedures

PPAI: Acute Perioperative Pain Management for Abdominal Procedures is now available for purchase. Please view the course page for more information: http://education.asahq.org/ppai/apm

This activity requires chart data from at least 20 patients who have undergone one of the following:

• Open abdominal procedure

• Laparoscopic abdominal procedure 

Member price: $220.00, Non-member price: $290.00

Visit the PPAI - Frequently Asked Questions page for more information and complete listing of all available topics.

 

Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 20.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Board of Anesthesiology’s (ABA’s) Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program (MOCA®) Part 4 is titled Practice Performance Assessment and Improvement (PPAI).

This PPAI course fulfills the case evaluation requirement of Part 4 of the Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program (MOCA®) of the American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA). Please consult the ABA website, www.ABA.org, for a list of all MOCA® requirements. 





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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

New tool helps doctors better predict, prevent deadly respiratory failure after surgery, multicenter study says

A new prediction tool can help doctors better identify patients who are at highest risk for respiratory failure after surgery and therefore prevent the often deadly condition, suggest data from a large multi-center study published in the May issue of Anesthesiology.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

2014 ACE Program Volume 11A now available

Pick up the latest issue of the Anesthesiology Continuing Education (ACE) Program today! The 100 questions in each issue of ACE allow participants to assess areas of strength and weakness in accepted anesthesiology knowledge or to target ongoing education in these areas.

Acquire this essential tool for every practicing anesthesiologist plus help fulfill the Part 2 Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment component of the Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA®) program. Learn more at ace.asahq.org/web.


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Monday, April 14, 2014

Take advantage of ASA Fire Sale on select coding resources now through May 31, 2014.

Don't miss out on hot savings on select issues of your favorite ASA coding books like the Relative Value Guide® and CROSSWALK®. Order now and save money through May 31, 2014.

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Wednesday, April 09, 2014

For frail, high-risk seniors, surgery decisions should be patient-centered, team-based and physician-led

Surgery for frail, senior citizen patients can be risky. A new patient-centered, team-based approach to deciding whether these high-risk patients will benefit from surgery is championed in an April 10 Perspective of the New England Journal of Medicine. The Perspective suggests that the decision to have surgery must balance the advantages and disadvantages of surgical and non-surgical treatment as well as the patient’s values and goals in a team-based setting that includes the patient, his or her family, the surgeon, the primary care physician and the physician anesthesiologist.

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Monday, April 07, 2014

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA®) selects Premier, Inc. to develop first-of-its-kind Perioperative Surgical Home learning collaborative

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) today announced it has chosen Premier, Inc. (NASDAQ: PINC), a leading health care improvement company, to develop a first-of-its-kind learning collaborative for the ASA’s Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) model of care.

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Tuesday, April 01, 2014

Pre-Order 2015 Relative Value Guide and CROSSWALK Anesthesia Coding Resources

Ensure coding accuracy and avoid denied claims with the 2015 editions of the Relative Value Guide and CROSSWALK coding resources. Pre-order yours now.

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