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This case-based CME program educates through the presentation of patient safety scenarios, and is available exclusively online. Patient safety is a component of the ABA’s MOCA® requirements.
CERTIFIED PROFESSIONALS IN PATIENT SAFETY (CPPS)This activity meets the criteria of the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety for .5 CPPS CE hours.
MOC Approval Statement
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Maintenance of Certification (“MOC”) Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, this activity has met the requirements as an MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) and/or an MOC Part II Self-Assessment Activity for the following ABMS Member Boards:
MOC Part II CME ActivityAnesthesiologyThoracic Surgery
Note: If a Member Board has not deemed this activity for MOC approval as an accredited CME activity, this activity may count toward an ABMS Member Board’s general CME requirement (only). Please refer directly to your Member Board’s MOC Part II Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment Program Requirements.
Activity Release Date: 11/1/2015
Activity Expiration Date: 11/5/2018
Required Hardware / Software:Adobe Acrobat ReaderInternet connection, web browser version must have been released within the last three years.
Upon completion of this activity, learners will be able to:
Faculty & Credentials:Editorial Board: Letitia Jane Easdown, M.D.; Markus G. Klass, M.D., Ph.D.; Lorri A. Lee, M.D.; David P. Martin, M.D, Ph.D., William T. O'Byrne, M.D.; Richard C. Prielipp, M.D., M.B.A., FCCM; Tetsu "Butch" Uejima, M.D., CPHRM have no commercial interests to disclose.
ASA Staff: Employees involved in planning have no financial relationships with commercial interests.
MOCA® Approval Statement: This activity helps fulfill the CME requirement for Part II of the ABA’s Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology program (MOCA®). Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a full list of MOCA requirements.
Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® and MOCA® are registered certification marks of The American Board of Anesthesiology®.
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 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.
Core Competencies:Patient care or patient-centered care
Target Audience:Anesthesiologists, Thoracic Surgeons
CME Credit:0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
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 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Method:Read the article and take the CME exam.
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