American Society of Anesthesiologists - Patient Safety

Patient Safety

ASA offers a variety of Patient Safety courses in various formats to give you access to the learning you need. The following courses help to fulfill the 20 CME for Part II of the ABA’s MOCA requirements.  


ASA and Institute for Healthcare Improvement/National Patient Safety Foundation have partnered to offer a special 20% discount on the Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) certification exam to all ASA members. Find out more about this certification. Advance patient safety and your professional goals by becoming certified in patient safety today. Schedule your exam today, and access the discount code here.

Fundamentals of Patient Safety - ASA Best-Seller!

Participate in this interactive, online CME course covering patient safety principles, reinforced with anesthesia-specific scenarios and examples. Case studies, quizzes and exercises within the course provide ample opportunity to apply patient safety concepts to the practice of anesthesiology.

NEW! The Fundamentals of Patient Safety course has been approved by the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety for 10 CPPS CE hours. 

Fundamentals of Patient Safety is approved as a MOC Part II CME activity by the following ABMS Member Boards: Anesthesiology, Ophthalmology, Thoracic Surgery and Urology.

Patient Safety Online Modules
Advance your patient safety skills and ensure your patients get the best quality of care. Choose from a broad list of patient safety-focused topics that will help you fill in knowledge gaps. Many topics have been approved as MOC Part II CME activities for a variety of ABMS Member Boards.

Patient Safety Highlights 2016 - NEW!
Access valuable content from patient safety sessions at the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2016 annual meeting presented by faculty distinguished in their practice, research and patient care. Topics range from ambulatory anesthesia and critical care medicine to obstetric anesthesia and professional issues. 


Patient Safety Resources
Patient Safety Courses

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