Bridge knowledge gaps and improve patient safety outcomes with the new Patient Safety Module - Using Cognitive Aids in Anesthesiology. Learn how to effectively use cognitive aids in clinical practice to improve patient outcomes, particularly during rare and high-risk crisis events through didactic lecture and case studies. The use of cognitive aids can reduce omission rates of critical steps in the management of common anesthesia emergencies.
CME Credit: 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
Activity Release Date:02/24/2016
Activity Expiration Date:02/25/2019
Learning Objectives:Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:
Explain why cognitive aid use in clinical practice is beneficial.Describe best practices in using cognitive aids during a crisis event.Apply an effective model to implement cognitive aids into clinical practice.
Faculty and Disclosures - The following course authors, contributors, reviewers, planners and staff have reported no relevant financial releationships to disclose.
Course Authors:Aalok Agarwala, M.D., M.B.A.Ankeet Udani, M.D., M.S.EdAlexander Hannenberg, M.D.
Course Contributors: Atul Gawande, M.D., MPHSara Goldhaber-Fiebert, M.D.Michael Mulroy, M.D.Paul Preston, M.D.David Gaba, M.D.Bill Berry, M.D., MPA, MPH, FACS
Course Reviewers:David Hepner, M.D., MPHAmanda Burden, M.D.
Course Planners:David Martin, M.D., Ph.D.Richard Prielipp, M.D., M.B.A.Jane Easdown, M.D., FRCPCMarkus Klass, M.D., Ph.DMichael Loushin, M.D.Lorri Lee, M.D.Tetsu Uejima, M.D.
ASA Staff:Gerry Higgins Ann Woo
Disclosure StatementThe 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.
Core Competencies:Patient care or patient-centered care
CME Credit:2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Method:Complete the pre-test, course activity, post-test and evaluation.
This course expires: February 25, 2019.
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