A-ACLS: First Response to Circulatory Crisis in the OR - 2021

  • Claim Credits by 4/28/2022
  • Online Activity
Credits Available: CME

This course does NOT provide ACLS certification.

Address the unique aspects of the perioperative/periprocedural setting.

Make "first response" decisions to cardiac situations and outline appropriate measures for managing crisis situations in the...  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 material for a maximum of 5.75 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,, for a list of all MOCA 2.0 requirements.
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At the completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Identify rare and complex prearrest circulatory crises that require immediate response in the perioperative setting.
  • Manage various forms of shock that may devolve into cardiac arrest.
  • Apply principles of monitoring and management of ventilation, gas trapping, and resuscitation to hemodynamic instability and cardiac arrest.
  • Outline treatment for common tachydysrhythmias and bradydysrhythmias, including pump shock, airway management, and hypovolemia.
  • Manage special causes of cardiac arrest including anaphylaxis, gas embolism, and malignant hyperthermia.
Anesthesiologists, CRNAs, Anesthesiologist Assistants, and all care team members.
Talia K. Ben-Jacob, MD, MSc; Ashish Khanna, MD, FCCP, FCCM; David Stahl, MD; Roshni Sreedharan, MD; Kevin Evans, DO; Mark Nunnally, MD, FCCM; Michael O’Connor, MD, FCCM; Vivek Moitra, MD, MHA, FCCM; Jason Anderson, CRNA, MSNA
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.
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A-ACLS: First Response to Circulatory Crisis in the OR - 2021
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