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This course will examine the causes of IV infiltration and extravasation, review the literature, and give guidelines for prevention and management of complications. Included in the course is a case report that highlights an adverse outcome that is all too common in perioperative care.
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) and Association of American Medical Colleges’ (“AAMC”) joint initiative (ABMS MOC Directory) to create a wide array of Maintenance of Certification (“MOC”) Activities, IV Infiltration and Extravasation has met the MOC requirements as a MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) by the following ABMS Member Boards:
MOC Part II CME AnesthesiologyPlastic SurgeryThoracic SurgeryUrologyMOC Part II Self-AssessmentOphthalmology
Activity Release Date:05/01/2017
Activity Expiration Date:04/30/2020
Learning Objectives: After successfully completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
Target Audience: Anesthesiologists
Course Authors: Letitia J. Easdown, M.D., has reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.
ASA Staff: Joseph Barnett has reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.
CME Accreditation Statement: The American Society of Anesthesiologists is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation: The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this internet enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity contributes to the patient safety CME requirement for Part II: Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s (ABA) redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® (MOCA®), 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 Program® and MOCA® are registered certification marks of The American Board of Anesthesiology®.
Disclosure Statement: 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.
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.
Required Hardware / Software: Internet connection, web browser version must have been released within the last three years.
Activity Release Date: 05/01/2017
Activity Expiration Date: 4/30/2020
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