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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:
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...
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 American College of Surgeons outlining optimal resources for the pediatric perioperative environment;3) Describe the history of the American College of Surgeons verification programs for specialized surgical programs and the development of a verification program for children’s surgical centers.
Faculty & CredentialsLynn D. Martin, M.D., Children's Hospital and Regional Medical, Seattle, WA Lynn D. Martin, M.D. is professor of anesthesiology and adjunct professor of pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine.Lynn D. Martin, M.D. has reported no financial relationships with commercial interests.
Jayant K. Deshpande, M.D., M.P.H., Arkansas Children's Hospital, Little Rock, ARJayant K. Deshpande, M.D., M.P.H. has reported no financial relationships with commercial interests.
Constance Houck, M.D., Department of Anesthesiology, Children's Hospital Boston, Boston, MAConstance Houck, M.D. has reported no financial relationships with commercial interests.
Keith T. Oldham, M.D., Professor and Chief-Division of Pediatric Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WIDr. Oldham completed undergraduate studies at the University of North Carolina as a John M. Morehead scholar in 1971. He received his M.D. from the Medical College of Virginia, completed general surgical residency at the University of Washington, Seattle, and trained in pediatric surgery at the University of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. Dr. Oldham served on the faculty at the University of Michigan until 1991 when he was appointed Professor and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery at Duke University. He remained at Duke until 1998 when he was recruited to the Marie Z. Uihlein Chair of Pediatric Surgery and the position of Surgeon-In-Chief at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. In addition to those positions, he is currently Professor and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Surgery and Vice Chairman of the Department of Surgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He has directed an extramurally funded basic science laboratory and authored more than 160 peer-reviewed publications. In addition, Dr. Oldham has written numerous book chapters and serves as an editor of three major surgical textbooks. He has lectured widely in both the U.S. and abroad. He has served on the editorial Boards of the Journal of Surgical Research and Pediatric Surgery International. Dr. Oldham is a member of 31 professional societies including the American Surgical Association and the Society of University Surgeons. He was awarded the American College of Surgeons Fellowship to Australia and New Zealand in 1992 and is an honorary fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons. He has been a member of the American Pediatric Surgical Association (APSA) since 1985 and was elected Secretary in 1997 and President in 2012. He served as Chair of the Organization of Children’s Hospitals Surgeons-in-Chief 2010-2012. Dr. Oldham has served as a member of the Pediatric Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery. He served as Training Program Director in Pediatric Surgery at the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin 1999-2011 and President of the Association of Pediatric Surgery Training Program Directors 2009-2011. He is actively involved in clinical outcomes and healthcare quality research, including previous service as Chair of the ACS National Surgical Quality Improvement Program-Pediatrics Steering Committee. He is the new Medical Director of the American College of Surgeons verification program for children’s surgical centers.
Keith T. Oldham, M.D. has reported no financial relationships with commercial interests.
Patient Safety Editorial Board Members David Martin, M.D., Ph.D., Jane Easdown, M.D., Markus Klass, M.D., Ph.D., Lorri Lee, M.D., Richard C. Prielipp, M.D., M.B.A., Tetsu Uejima, M.D. have reported no financial relationships with commercial interestes.
ASA StaffGerry Higgins has reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.
MOCA® Approval Statement: This activity helps fulfill the CME requirement for Part II of the ABA’s Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology program (MOCA®). Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a full list of MOCA requirements.
CME Accreditation Statement
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 enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists remains strongly committed to providing the best available evidence-based clinical information to participants of this educational activity and requires an open disclosure of any potential conflict of interest identified by our faculty members. It is not the intent of the American Society of Anesthesiologists to eliminate all situations of potential conflict of interest, but rather to enable those who are working with the American Society of Anesthesiologists to recognize situations that may be subject to question by others. All disclosed conflicts of interest are reviewed by the educational activity course director/chair to ensure that such situations are properly evaluated and, if necessary, resolved. The American Society of Anesthesiologists educational standards pertaining to conflict of interest are intended to maintain the professional autonomy of the clinical experts inherent in promoting a balanced presentation of science. Through our review process, all American Society of Anesthesiologists CME activities are ensured of independent, objective, scientifically balanced presentations of information. Disclosure of any or no relationships will be made available for all educational activities.
DisclaimerThe information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
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Activity Release Date: 11/9/2015Activity Expiration Date: 11/8/2018
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