This online course provides an overview of the recent highlights in the design of a multidisciplinary-based anesthetic approach for patients that require elective surgeries and other invasive procedures that require general anesthesia. Expand your... Read More +
This online course provides an overview of the recent highlights in the design of a multidisciplinary-based anesthetic approach for patients that require elective surgeries and other invasive procedures that require general anesthesia. Expand your knowledge about important topics related to the use of inhaled pulmonary vasodilators, hemodynamic monitoring and pharmacological and non-pharmacological hemodynamic support and gain a deeper understanding of this refresher course lecture presented at ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017.
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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 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:
• Describe the anatomy and physiology of the pulmonary vasculature and the right ventricle
• Identify clinically significant conditions that affect the pulmonary vascular resistance
• Discuss the various medications used to treat chronic pulmonary hypertension
• Plan the preoperative evaluation required for patients with severe pulmonary hypertension and right ventricular failure
• Design and execute appropriate perioperative care for patients with severe pulmonary hypertension and right ventricular failure
All members of the anesthesia care team.
Jacob Raphael, M.D. and Amanda M. Kleiman, 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 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 - July 2019 - Perioperative Management of the Patient With Pulmonary Hypertension and RV Dysfunction