2018 Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology - December - Pediatric Sedation: Methods to Enhance Safety

  • Claim Credits by 12/17/2021
  • Online Activity
Credits Available: CME
Anesthesiologists deliver pediatric sedation in a range of locations outside the operating room. In those sites, the staff, monitors and drugs vary, which may challenge the safe delivery of sedation. We must be aware of the challenges to providing safe delivery of sedation and how to preclude their impact on sedation.

CME Credit: 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™


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Accreditation and Designation Statements: 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.

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.

Activity Release Date: 9/25/2018  Activity Expiration Date: 9/24/2021

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

• Describe the levels of sedation
• Discuss the responsibilities of those who deliver sedation
• List the preoperative requirements for children undergoing moderate sedation
• Describe the indications for and limitations of the monitors that are used during sedation
• Apply maneuvers to prevent or relieve upper airway obstruction in children
• Discuss the pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics limitations of the current and new sedatives and analgesics

All members of the anesthesia care team.

Faculty and Disclosures:
Jerrold Lerman, M.D. has reported that he holds an equity position in Linshom LLC.

ASA Staff: Anne Farace and Matthew McNutt have reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

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.

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2018 Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology - December - Pediatric Sedation: Methods to Enhance Safety
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