Patient Safety Highlights 2015 - (SPA) American College of Surgeons Optimal Resources in Children’s Surgical Care: What it Means for Anesthesiologists Who Care for Children
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Patient Safety Highlights 2015 - (SPA) American College of Surgeons Optimal Resources in Children’s Surgical Care: What it Means for Anesthesiologists Who Care for Children

THIS IS AN ONLINE ACTIVITY. Hard copies are not available.

This panel will provide evidence for the need for specialized children’s surgical centers, describe guidelines that have been developed by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Surgeon to optimize the pediatric perioperative environment, and present the primary components of the American College of Surgeons verification program of children’s surgical centers and the experience gleaned from the initial site visits.  Pediatric surgeon, Keith Oldham, the leader of this initiative will describe the history of this initiative and the plans for the future.

CERTIFIED PROFESSIONALS IN PATIENT SAFETY (CPPS)
This activity meets the criteria of the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety for 1.5 CPPS CE hours.

Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) and Association of American Medical Colleges’ (AAMC) joint initiative (ABMS MOC Directory) to create a wide array of Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Activities, Patient Safety Module - Drug Errors in Anesthesia has met the MOC requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) by the following ABMS Member Boards:

Anesthesiology

 

Note: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement (only). Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.

These patient safety activities help fulfill the patient safety CME requirement for Part 2 of the Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® (MOCA) of The American Board of Anesthesiology (ABA). Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA requirements.

Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® and MOCA® are registered certification marks of The American Board of Anesthesiology®.

Activity Release Date:
11/18/2015

Activity Expiration Date:
11/17/2018

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Learning Objectives:
After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:

1) List the current evidence for improved outcomes after surgery when children are cared for in specialized pediatric surgery centers;
2) Review the up-to-date guidance from the American Academy of Pediatrics and the...

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