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2017 Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology (RCA) - The latest research and educational findings
THIS IS AN ONLINE COURSE - NO HARDCOPY BOOKS ARE AVAILABLE.
This online program includes 16 edited and peer-reviewed lectures selected from the ASA Refresher Courses presented at ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2016. Each module contains the author’s manuscript, a pre-test and post-test. Plus, select modules contain author interviews in a podcast format.
Receive immediate access to the first four modules, plus the monthly-released module, when you purchase the full subscription!
CME Credit: 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for the full subscription. 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for each module.
Activity Release Date: August 22, 2017; modules will be released monthly and will appear in your enrollments on the ASA® Education Center.
Activity Release Date:08/22/2017
Activity Expiration Date:07/16/2021
Schedule of release of modules August 2017 module: Perioperative Stroke for the General Anesthesiologist and Specialist (release date 8/22/17) September 2017 module: Pain Medicine 2016: Emerging Issues in Policy, Coverage and Payment (release date 9/26/17) October 2017 module: Direct Laryngoscopy...
Schedule of release of modules August 2017 module: Perioperative Stroke for the General Anesthesiologist and Specialist (release date 8/22/17) September 2017 module: Pain Medicine 2016: Emerging Issues in Policy, Coverage and Payment (release date 9/26/17) October 2017 module: Direct Laryngoscopy Failed - What Now? (release date 10/24/17) November 2017 module: Perioperative Delirium: Making Sense of All the Confusion (release date 11/21/17) December 2017 module: Safety Updates from the Anesthesia Closed Claims Project (release date 12/19/17)January 2018 module: Perioperative Glucose Control: Creating a Shared Mental Model (release date 1/23/18)February 2018 module: Pediatric Patient Selection for Ambulatory Surgery Centers (release date 2/20/18)March 2018 module: Game Changers: The 20 Most Important Cardiac Anesthesia Articles Ever Published (release date 3/20/18)April 2018 module: Lung Isolation: Clinical Challenges and Strategies for Success (release date 4/17/18)May 2018 module: Occupational Infections: Risks for the Anesthesiologist (release date 5/15/18)June 2018 module: Anesthesia for Non-obstetric Surgery During Pregnancy (release date 6/19/18)July 2018 module: Using Emergency Manuals in the OR: What is the Evidence and How to Be Most Effective (release date 7/17/18)
Listen to the bonus content included in the podcast interviews.
Required Hardware / Software: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Internet connection, Media Player. Web browser version must have been released within the last three years.
Learning Objectives: After completing this activity, the learner should be able to describe the most current developments in anesthesiology, identify current theories, pharmacology, physiology and technology requisite for the practice of anesthesiology, and apply new knowledge to clinical practices.
Target Audience: Physicians involved with anesthesiology education, clinical practice and research.
1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for each module.
Disclosure Statement: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.
Disclaimer: 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.
Activity Release Date: 8/22/2017Activity Expiration Date: 7/16/2021
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