Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:
-List the risk factors for sudden bradycardia and asystole under spinal anesthesia.
-Describe the early warning signs of sudden bradycardia and asystole under spinal anesthesia when present.
-Recognize the importance of early identification and aggressive resuscitation of cardiac arrest under spinal anesthesia.
All members of the anesthesia care team.
Faculty Disclosures: All faculty, planners and staff have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.
Tetsu Uejima, M.D., MMM
David Martin, M.D., Ph.D.
Jane Easdown, M.D., FRCPC
Michael Loushin, M.D.
Deborah Schwengel, M.D., M.Ed.
Keith Ruskin, M.D., FASA
Alexander Arriaga, M.D.
Christopher Gill, MS, CRNA
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 Credit™. 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.
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice relevant Maintenance of Certification (“MOC”) Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, this activity has met the requirements as an MOC Part II CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) and/or an MOC Part II Self-Assessment Activity for the following ABMS Member Boards:
MOC Part II CME Activity
Disclaimer: The information provided at this 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.
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