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Simulation anesthesia education in a virtual online environment available anytime, anywhere.
Five information-packed days of learning, networking and discovering the latest in anesthesia.
Promoting scientific discovery and knowledge in perioperative, critical care, and pain medicine to advance patient care.
An innovative model of delivering health care during the entire patient surgical/procedural experience; from the time of the decision for surgery until patient recovery.
THIS IS AN ONLINE ACTIVITY. Hard copies are not available.
This course is based on "Anesthesia Advanced Circulatory Life Support," by doctors, Andrea Gabrielli, Vivek Moitra, Gerald Maccioli, and corresponding author Michael F. O'Connor.
The course includes multiple scenarios where participants have the opportunity to make "first response" decisions to cardiac situations in the OR. Like first responders in other professions, anesthesiologists are the first responders to cardiac arrest in the OR and patients rely on their ability to be prepared to identify and manage treatment, even though the incidents of life threatening conditions rarely occur.
The course is divided into five lessons. Completion of the course includes lessons one through four and three scenarios of your choice from lesson five. The course objectives are to help you explore and resolve OR scenarios that will improve your awareness, knowledge and skills in identifying signs and symptoms, and outlining appropriate measures for managing cardiac situations in the OR.
Please Note: This course is NOT part of ACLS Certification.
Activity Release Date:04/22/2016
Activity Expiration Date:04/23/2018
Upon completion of this course you will be able to:
Disclosures: Planners, faculty and staff have indicated no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.
Course Director/Lead Faculty: Mark Nunnally, MD, FCCMAssociate Professor of Anesthesia & Critical CareUniversity of Chicago
Faculty:Andrea Gabrielli, MD, FCCMProfessor of AnesthiesiologyUniversity of Florida College of Medicine
Vivek Moitra, MDAssistant Professor of AnesthesiologyColumbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons
Gerald A Maccioli, MD, FCCMDirector of Critical Care Medicine, Chair Quality Assurance & Performance Measures CommitteeAmerican Anesthesiology of North Carolina/MEDNAX
Michael F O'Connor, MD, FCCMProfessor and Section Head, Critical Care MedicineUniversity of Chicago
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.
The 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.
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 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Completion of the course includes lessons one through four and three scenarios of your choice from lesson five, take the exam, and print the CME certificate.
Internet connection, Web browser version must have been released within the last three years, (HTML5-compliant), Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader. NOTE: This program is supported on iPad and iPhone from the browser through the education center.
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