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Perioperative Hypotension and Clinical Outcomes in Surgical Patients: An Updated Review

Credits Available: CME, Quality Improvement (Part 4)

Gain access to the latest published research on blood pressure measurements and intraoperative hypotension during this live webinar. Learn how to identify tools for assessing the effectiveness of monitoring techniques, quality measure on...  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 Other (Blended: Live Activity and Enduring Material) for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). 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 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 points awarded. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0 requirements.

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After successfully completing this activity, the learner will be able to:
  • Cite recently published data on blood pressure measurements and intraoperative hypotension.
  • Recognize the clinical significance of blood pressure outside the limits of autoregulation.
  • Apply monitoring techniques to autoregulation in non-cardiac surgery.
  • Identify tools for assessing the effectiveness of monitoring techniques such as the CMS approved voluntary QCDR Quality Measure on intraoperative hypotension.
  • Physician Anesthesiologists
  • Anesthesiologist Assistants
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs)
  • Post-Operative Recovery Room Nurses/Critical Care Nurses
  • OR Care Team Members
Daniel I Sessler, MD
Kurt Ruetzler, MD
Ashish K. Khanna, MD, FCCM, FCCP
Bernd Saugel, MD
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 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.

Disclosures: Daniel I Sessler, MD has disclosed consulting fees and funded research with Edwards Lifesciences and an equity position with Sensifree. Ashish K. Khanna, MD, FCCM, FCCP has disclosed consulting fees with Medtronic, Edwards Lifesciences, Phillips North America and Zoll Medical. Bernd Saugel, MD has disclosed consulting fees and honoraria with Edwards Lifesciences, consulting fees, honoraria and funded 
research with Pulsion Medical Systems, honoraria and funded research with CNSystems Medizintechnik, funded research with Retia Medical LLC, honoraria with Phillips Medizin Systems, consulting fees and funded research from Tensys Medical Inc. All other authors, editors and staff have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. 
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Perioperative Hypotension and Clinical Outcomes in Surgical Patients: An Updated Review
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