Customizing Pain Management in the Ambulatory Setting - American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

Customizing Pain Management in the Ambulatory Setting

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Course Description 

This course uses interactive cases and expert discussions to help you improve pain management in four different outpatient settings: emergency medicine, urology, orthopedics and plastic surgery

Explore multimodal approaches to optimize postoperative analgesia that emphasize evidence-based recommendations and access links to resources to reinforce learning. Minimize complications and learn the current techniques for managing acute postoperative pain in these patient settings.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore multimodal approaches to postoperative analgesia in the ambulatory/outpatient setting, with an emphasis on evidence-based recommendations
  • Summarize recent developments in analgesia, including combination approaches, in terms of key safety and efficacy data
  • Appropriately select analgesia for the postoperative patient in the ambulatory setting, incorporating a multimodal approach whenever feasible

ER Module:
Managing Postoperative Pain in the
Emergency Department

Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery Module:
Managing Pain after Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Ortho Module:
Managing Pain after Orthopedic Surgery

Urology Module:
Managing Pain after Urologic Surgery

ASA also offers other patient safety courses that have been approved as MOC Part II CME activities for a variety of ABMS Member Boards.

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