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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®.
CERTIFIED PROFESSIONALS IN PATIENT SAFETY (CPPS)This activity meets the criteria of the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety for 1.0 CPPS CE hours.
MOC Approval Statement
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Maintenance of Certification (“MOC”) Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, this activity has met the requirements as an MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) and/or an MOC Part II Self-Assessment Activity for the following ABMS Member Boards:
MOC Part II CME ActivityThoracic SurgeryUrology
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.
Activity Release Date:02/27/2017
Activity Expiration Date:02/26/2020
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Learning Objectives:After completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
1. Examine the effectiveness of interventions for reducing wrong patient, wrong site surgery and wrong site invasive clinical procedures such as regional blocks;2. Identify three uses for barcodes in the in the...
1. Examine the effectiveness of interventions for reducing wrong patient, wrong site surgery and wrong site invasive clinical procedures such as regional blocks;2. Identify three uses for barcodes in the in the operating room and determine whether the use of barcoding is applicable in the ambulatory setting;3. Assess the current literature supporting and contesting the utility of automated medication dispensing systems in the operating room;4. Review practices to reduce the risk of medication errors in the ambulatory setting.
Faculty & Credentials: Dr. Avery Tung, M.D. has reported that he received a salary as section editor for Anesthesia & Analgesia.
Patient Safety Editorial Board Members: Tetsu Uejima, M.D., David Martin, M.D., Ph.D., Jane Easdown, M.D., Markus Klass, M.D., Ph.D., Keith Ruskin, M.D., Michael Loushin, M.D., and Deborah Schwengel, M.D. have reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.
ASA Staff: Gerry Higgins and Joseph Barnett have no financial relationships with commercial interests.
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.
Credit Designation: The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
MOCA® Approval Statement: This activity contributes to the patient safety CME requirement for Part II: Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s (ABA) redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® (MOCA®), known as MOCA 2.0™. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0 requirements.
Resolutions of Conflicts of Interest: 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.
Target Audience: Anesthesiologists
Required Hardware / Software: Internet connection, web browser version must have been released within the last three years. Videos are iPad compatible.
Activity Release Date: 2/27/2017Activity Expiration Date: 2/26/2020
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