Managing the Risks Associated with Postoperative Residual Neuromuscular Blockade to Improve the Patient Experience

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Credits Available: CME, Quality Improvement (Part 4)
Improve your knowledge and competence in the management of patients in the intraoperative and postoperative care arena and discover how to make a positive impact on a patient being treated with neuromuscular blockers.  This individually paced...  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 Anesthesiologists designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 7 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 trademarks of The American Board of Anesthesiology®. MOCA 2.0® is a trademark of the American Board of Anesthesiology®.
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™. Up to 7.5 points for completion of Module 3.

After the completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Utilize database studies and clinical studies in finding the clinical implications of postoperative residual neuromuscular block.
  • Define important neuromuscular blockade key terms related to postoperative residual weakness.
  • Explain the scope of postoperative residual weakness by reviewing recent RECITE trials in China, Canada and the U.S
  • Identify three strategies to avoid postoperative residual weakness
  • Define deep neuromuscular blockade
  • Explain how to monitor deep block
  • Employ a proposed strategy for the choice of pharmacological reversal agent and appropriate dosing
All members of the anesthesia care team. 
Glenn Murphy, M.D; J. Ross Renew, M.D.; Stephan Thilen, M.D.
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Glenn Murphy, M.D. has reported receiving honoraria from Merck. J. Ross Renew, M.D. has received funded research from Merck. All other faculty, planners, and staff have reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.
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Managing the Risks Associated with Postoperative Residual Neuromuscular Blockade to Improve the Patient Experience
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