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Neuromuscular Blockade in the Ambulatory Setting: Safe Practices

  • Claim Credits by 12/2/2021
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Credits Available: CME, MOCA® IV
Explore clinical applications and business benefits of neuromuscular blockade reversal agents in an ambulatory surgery center. 

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The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 6 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 CME component of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology™ (MOCA®) program, known as MOCA 2.0®. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0 requirements.

This activity contributes to the Part 4: 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 4.0 points for completion of Module 3.

 

Identify the economic considerations of neuromuscular blockade and reversal in the ambulatory setting.
Explain neuromuscular blockade safety from an ASC medical director's perspective. 
Identify risks associated with geriatric patients and neuromuscular blockade in the ambulatory setting.
Describe an ambulatory setting in terms of types of procedures, patients, staff and a typical day.
Determine the correct patient-specific dosage in the ambulatory setting.

 

All members of the care team to include:

  • Physician Anesthesiologists
  • Anesthesiologist Assistants (AAs)
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs)
  • Ambulatory and OR Care Team Members
 
Michael Guertin, M.D., Mary Ann Vann, M.D., Julia Caldwell, 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 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.

Planners/Course Authors
The following faculty report that they have relevant financial relationships to disclose:

Michael Guertin, M.D. has indicated that he has - Expert consultant agreement with Merck
Julia Caldwell, M.D. has indicated that she is a - Speaker for Medtronic
All other planners and faculty have report no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests

ASA Staff

Gerry Higgins, Bonita Hayes and Velvet Siprian have reported no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.
 
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Neuromuscular Blockade in the Ambulatory Setting: Safe Practices
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