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 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® and MOCA® are registered certification marks of The American Board of Anesthesiology® 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. This activity contributes to the Part IV: Improvement in Medical Practice requirement 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, for a list of all MOCA 2.0® Part IV requirements and their associated point values.
At the end of this activity, participants should be able to: • Manage a patient undergoing laparoscopic surgery for acute appendicitis. • Develop a differential diagnosis and manage a patient with persistent fever undergoing a laparoscopic surgical procedure. • Develop a differential diagnosis and manage an unstable patient requiring increasing intra-abdominal pressure and worsening vital signs. • Develop and demonstrate the necessary technical and behavioral skills to manage an intraoperative crisis.
Member, Prospective Member, Physician, Committee Member, CRNA or Other Care Team Member, In-Training
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.
Broadband internet service: At least 3G / ADSL (1 Mbps, 20ms latency). Browser support: Google Chrome is the preferred and supported browser. Latest stable release preferred. Operating System: PC (Windows 7+) or Mac OS X 10.8 + support. NOTE: Linux, iOS and Windows RT are not supported. CPU: Dual-core CPU or better (e.g., Intel i3). Memory: 4GB or more.