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2018 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 15 edited and peer-reviewed lectures selected from the ASA Refresher Courses presented at ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017. 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 three modules, plus the monthly-released module, when you purchase the full subscription!
Credit Information: 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for the full subscription. 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ for each module.
Activity Release Date: August 21, 2018; modules will be released monthly and will appear in your enrollments on the ASA® Education Center.
Activity Release Date:08/21/2018
Activity Expiration Date:07/22/2022
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Schedule of release of modules August 2018 module: Nerve Injury After Peripheral Nerve Block: Evaluation, Management, Best Practices and Medicolegal Issues (release date 8/21/18) September 2018 module: MACRAs Physician-Focused Alternative Payment Model (PFPM) Options: A Multispecialty Perspective...
Schedule of release of modules August 2018 module: Nerve Injury After Peripheral Nerve Block: Evaluation, Management, Best Practices and Medicolegal Issues (release date 8/21/18) September 2018 module: MACRAs Physician-Focused Alternative Payment Model (PFPM) Options: A Multispecialty Perspective (release date 9/25/18) October 2018 module: Cesarean Delivery Pain Management for the Breastfeeding Mother (release date 10/23/18) November 2018 module: IEDs (Improvised Explosive Devices): What Every Anesthesiologist Should Know (release date 11/20/18) December 2018 module: Pediatric Sedation: Methods to Enhance Safety (release date 12/18/18)January 2019 module: Working Hard-Hardly Working: Measuring Individual Clinical Work and Incentives (release date 1/22/19)February 2019 module: Safety and Efficacy of Regional Anesthesia in Infants, Children and Adolescents (release date 2/19/19)March 2019 module: Anesthetic Neurotoxicity: Should We Be Concerned? (release date 3/19/19)April 2019 module: Opioid and Other Substance Abuse in Pregnancy: Strategies for Success! (release date 4/16/19)May 2019 module: Highlights in Cardiac Anesthesiology: Implications for All (release date 5/21/19)June 2019 module: Management of Ambulatory Patients With Sleep Apnea: Application of Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine Guidelines (release date 6/18/19)July 2019 module: Perioperative Management of the Patient With Pulmonary Hypertension and RV Dysfunction(release date 7/23/19)
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Target Audience: All members of the anesthesia care team.
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.
Faculty Bios: See individual modules.
Accreditation and Designation Statements: 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for the full subscription.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 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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.
Required Hardware / Software: Adobe Acrobat Reader, Internet connection, Media Player. Web browser version must have been released within the last three years.
Activity Release Date: 8/21/2018Activity Expiration Date: 7/22/2022
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