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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.
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Activity Release Date:04/08/2015
Activity Expiration Date:04/09/2018
Article Authors: David Martin, M.D., Judi...
Article Authors: David Martin, M.D., Judi Turner M.D., and Randy Calicott, M.D. have no financial interest in or affiliation with any commercial supporter or providers of any commercial services discussed in this educational material.
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®.
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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.
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.
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