CME Information and Accreditation

Accreditation Information

The American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this live activity for a maximum of 31.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association (AOA) has approved this program for 31.25 AOA Category 2-A CME credits.

European Union of Medical Specialists

The European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) and the American Medical Association (AMA) signed an agreement of mutual recognition of CME credits between Europe and the USA whereby:

  • European physicians attending an event in the USA had their credits recognized in Europe

American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE)

The American Society of Anesthesiologists is a Qualified Education provider with the American College of Healthcare Executives. By attending ANESTHESIOLOGY2022® offered by the American Society of Anesthesiologists, participants may earn up to 19 ACHE Qualified Education Hours toward initial certification or recertification of the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) designation.

To self-report, participants must log into their MyACHE account and select ‘My Education Credits’ to log hours earned.

Objectives

This comprehensive activity provides learners with opportunities to:

  • Assess the potential applications of emerging scientific advances that affect the practice of anesthesia.
  • Integrate technical knowledge about state-of-the-art procedures, advanced therapeutic agents, and medical device use into practice.
  • Apply contemporary practice management skills and knowledge of regulatory issues to the efficient and safe delivery of patient care.
  • Develop a clear team-based plan for providing an essential surgical service during and post-pandemic.

Disclosure and 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 educational 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 educational activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a health care provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.