Anesthesia CME | Online Resources and Credits - ASA - American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA)

ASA offers a breadth of courses that align with your learning goals, keeping you at the forefront of the specialty. ASA courses can:

  • Help to identify and fill knowledge gaps
  • Test your knowledge of current concepts
  • Help you stay current on the latest in the specialty

Save Time with Automatic CME Submission
Provide ASA with your ABA number and once you complete your course work, ASA will automatically report your credits to the ABA.

ASA Best-Sellers

ACE Program - 15A is now available!
Test your knowledge of established anesthesia knowledge with ACE, a self-study CME program.

Anesthesia SimSTAT 
For the first time, practicing physicians will be able to participate in high-fidelity simulation scenarios within a gaming environment to fulfill their continuing medical education requirements and to improve performance in the management of anesthesia emergencies.

Fundamentals of Patient Safety 2018
Case studies, quizzes and exercises within the course provide ample opportunity to apply patient safety concepts to the practice of anesthesiology.

Safe Sedation Training – Moderate (SSTmoderate)
Ensure that non-anesthesiologist physician and team members providing Moderate Sedation have the critical clinical information and best practice guidance for their care of routine patients undergoing moderate sedation care.

SEE Program - 34B is now available!
Save time researching and help assess your knowledge of emerging anesthesia concepts with content aggregated from more than 30 international medical journals with the SEE program.

Complimentary Education

Understanding the Relationship between Intraoperative Hypotension and Clinical Outcomes in Surgical Patients - New!   Watch this video to learn more.


Safety and Efficacy of the Reversal of Neuromuscular Blockade in Outpatient/Ambulatory Surgery

Improving Patient Safety through Neuromuscular Monitoring

Customizing Pain Management in the Ambulatory Setting

Gaining Insight into the Mechanisms of Action Associated with the Reversal of Neuromuscular Blockade

Difficult Airway Algorithm (member exclusive)

ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017 Self-Study Program (member exclusive)

ASA Education Center

A-ACLS: First Response to Circulatory Crisis in the OR – 2018
The course includes multiple scenarios with the opportunity to make first-response decisions to cardiac situations in the operating room.

ANESTHESIOLOGY Annual Meeting OnDemand
Access approximately 340 hours of presentations from ANESTHESIOLOGY 2017. This product is the most comprehensive accredited program available for health care professionals in anesthesiology today.

ANESTHESIOLOGY Annual Meeting OnDemand, Nurse Anesthetist Edition
Access select sessions from ANESTHESIOLOGY 2017 and stay up to date with best practices and emerging scientific advances. Earn up to 41.25 Class A Credits with just one program.

ASA/SCA Basic Perioperative TEE
The focus is on the basic hemodynamic state, ventricular function and valve pathology, which has been categorized into those that are likely to cause hemodynamic compromise or those that may not.

Journal CME Program
ASA’s journal, Anesthesiology®, offers a CME program linked to its articles chosen from each month’s issue accompanied with thought-provoking questions.

Patient Safety Highlights
These sessions recorded at previous ANESTHESIOLOGY annual meetings build from the knowledge of professional colleagues.

Patient Safety Modules
The interactive online CME course covers patient safety principles, reinforced with anesthesia specific scenarios, examples and resources. Reducing risk means increasing patient safety by developing a patient safety culture through communication and teamwork.

Practice Management
A variety of resources are offered to help meet the demands of operating a successful practice. These educational offerings are designed to help improve practice efficiencies and patient safety.

Problem-Based Learning Discussions
This online viewing program presents the cases discussed during the PBLD Program at prior annual meetings. Read each objective, review the model discussions and references, and embark upon an individual study program to identify and solve the problems posed in each case.

2017 Problem-Based Learning Discussions
2015 Problem-Based Learning Discussions
2014 Problem-Based Learning Discussions
2012 Problem-Based Learning Discussions

Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology CME Programs
Newly designed! Stay up to date with peer-reviewed lectures on current theory, practice and clinical interest presented at prior annual meetings.

Refresher Course Lectures Outlines
Perfect for research, sharpening your skills or as a teaching reference, this program include detailed summaries of the Refresher Course Lectures presented at prior annual meetings.

2017 Refresher Course Lecture Outlines
2015 Refresher Course Lecture Outlines
2014 Refresher Course Lecture Outlines
2013 Refresher Course Lecture Outlines

Safe Sedation Training – Deep (SSTdeep)
ASA educational programs help you ensure that non-anesthesiologist physicians seeking privileges for sedation meet the highest standards for patient safety. SSTdeep – Didactic Modules now available!

Self-Assessment Module - Obstetrics (SAM-OB) 
Assess your knowledge of obstetric anesthesia with the newest self-assessment module, SAM-OB.

Self-Assessment Module – Pediatrics (SAM-PEDs)
Evaluate your understanding of pediatric anesthesia and develop a strategy for filling knowledge gaps at your own pace with the new SAM-PEDs program.

Ultrasound-Guided Regional Anesthesia (UGRA) Education and Clinical Training Portfolio
The program guides participants through specific criteria to demonstrate knowledge and achievement in UGRA procedures. Progressively build knowledge through participation in specific CME activities and validate experience via case log documentation.

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