SSTmoderate (Safe Sedation Training)

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Credits Available: CME
Safe Sedation Training for Moderate Sedation (SSTmoderate) provides educational content based on the current guidelines for safe sedation at a moderate level. Developed by practicing physician anesthesiologists, the course is designed to provide...  Read More +

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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 Anesthesiologist designates this enduring material activity for 5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This continuing nursing education activity was approved by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Criteria for successful completion of this program includes receiving an 85% or greater passing score and completing the program evaluation.

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify a high-risk patient

  • Differentiate between deep sedation from moderate sedation

  • Assessing the patient for responsiveness, airway adequacy, ventilation, oxygenation and circulation

  • Monitor effectively (including capnography)

  • Rescue a patient from deeper-than-intended sedation

  • Titrate sedatives and analgesics based on pharmacologic characteristics

This activity is intended for non-anesthesiologist clinicians involved in delivering moderate sedation to patients.

Talmage Egan M.D., Ken Johnson M.D., Diane Tyler R.N. M.S., Sean Runnels M.D., James Agutter, M. Arch., Noah Syroid M.S.; David Martin M.D., Charles Anderson M.D., Grant Lynde M.D., Mark Singleton M.D., Steve Lindauer M.D., Teodora Nicolescu M.D.

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.

Windows system requirements: Minimum 1-gigahertz (GHz) 32-bit (x86) processor or 1-GHz 64-bit (x64) processor; 1 GB RAM or higher; Microsoft Windows XP, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 or newer. Macintosh platform system requirements: Intel processor; 1 GB RAM or higher; Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) or newer. Recommended minimum Web browsers: Internet Explorer 8, Firefox 25.0, Safari 6, and Google Chrome 30. Your browser will also need to have JavaScript enabled. Adobe® Reader® 7.0 or higher is also required. Minimum bandwidth: 512 kbps.

SSTmoderate (Safe Sedation Training)
  • List Price: $199.00