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2017 Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology - December - Safety Updates from the Anesthesia Closed Claims Project

  • Claim Credits by 12/18/2020
  • Online Activity
Credits Available: CME
This refresher course reports current findings from the Anesthesia Closed Claims Project and reviews recent papers including difficult intubation, respiratory depression associated with acute pain management, management of unexpected hemorrhage, and safety concerns in non-operating room anesthesia.


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As a result of completing this activity, the participant should be able to: Cite the most common injuries and damaging events in anesthesia malpractice claims Describe the most frequent causes of claims with respiratory adverse events Discuss the “fire triad” and the essential role of oxygen in operating room fires Define characteristics of a patient with postoperative opioid-induced respiratory depression and adapt this information to clinical practice Describe surgeries with higher proportions of claims related to hemorrhage and incorporate hemorrhage protocols into clinical practice Discuss the most common causes of claims and safety hazards associated with non-operating-room anesthesia (NORA)
Physicians involved with anesthesiology education, clinical practice, and research.
Karen B. Domino, M.D., M.P.H., Alan Jay Schwartz, M.D., Amanda R. Burden, M.D., Samuel H. Wald, M.D., Laurence Torsher, M.D., Nancy Megley
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 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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 education 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.
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2017 Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology - December - Safety Updates from the Anesthesia Closed Claims Project
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