This meeting is for anesthesiologists and resident/fellows.
About This Meeting
The new Anesthesia Quality and Patient Safety Meeting 2021 focuses on key themes in quality improvement, patient safety, team collaboration, and wellness. The meeting includes renowned practitioners who are passionate about ensuring safe care before, during, and after surgery. The program offers attendees a variety of perspectives on quality and patient safety topics with time for Q&As with experts and roundtable discussions. Attendees can also participate in Safe Tables, which provide a legally protected environment for attendees to discuss actual patient safety events and to share solutions and best practices.
Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:
- Recognize opportunities and steps to identify patient safety dangers and address risks.
- Describe mechanisms to better use or track performance measures to improve their quality of care.
- Identify tactics to effectively collaborate with their perioperative team to optimize patient safety and decrease cost of care.
Accreditation and Designation Statements
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 live activity for a maximum of 8.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity offers up to 8.25 CME credits, of which 3.5 credits contribute the Patient Safety CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology (MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0 requirements.
Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology® and MOCA® are certification marks the American Board of Anesthesiology®. MOCA 2.0® is a trademark of the American Board of Anesthesiology®.
Commercial Support Acknowledgement
The CME activity is not supported by any educational grants from ineligible companies.
The information provided at this activity is for continuing medical 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.
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.
The content of this activity is not related to products or services of an ACCME-defined ineligible companies; therefore no one in control of content has a relevant financial relationship to disclose and there is no potential for conflicts of interest.