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2018 Refresher Courses in Anesthesiology - June 2019 - Management of Ambulatory Patients With Sleep Apnea: Application of Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine Guidelines

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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.

As a result of completing this activity, the participant should be able to:

  • State whether a diagnosis of obstructive sleep apnea increases the risk for postoperative complications in ambulatory surgical patients
  • Provide a comprehensive overview of the new Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine Guidelines and their relevance to the preoperative screening and assessment of ambulatory surgical patients with sleep-disordered breathing
  • Describe the best tools for screening obstructive sleep apnea in ambulatory patients
  • Discuss the best perioperative practices for ambulatory surgical patients with suspected or known obstructive sleep apnea
  • Summarize evidence on the effects of continuous positive airway pressure in ambulatory surgical patients

All members of the anesthesia care team.

Frances Chung, M.B.B.S., FRCPC, Jean Wong, M.D., FRCPC, and Lusine Abrahamyan, M.D.

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 - June 2019 - Management of Ambulatory Patients With Sleep Apnea: Application of Society of Anesthesia and Sleep Medicine Guidelines
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