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Anesthetic Management During MRI and CT Imaging Procedures Quality Improvement

Credits Available: CME, Quality Improvement (Part 4)

Physician anesthesiologists should have a plan in place to deal with instrumentation of the airway and common airway problems due to:

  • Significant challenges to anesthetic management when the patient is in the MRI or CT scanner.
  • Compromised...  Read More +



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The American Society of Anesthesiologists designates this enduring material for a maximum of 4 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 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™. Earn up to 4 points for completion of the activity.

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:

  • Plan an approach to manage anesthesia administration during an MRI or CT procedure that is consistent with your institutions protocol for monitoring patients similarly sedated during surgical procedures. 
  • Prepare a performance plan to improve patient safety risks associated with anesthetic management in the MRI and CT environment.
All members of the anesthesia care team, physician anesthesiologists, pediatric anesthesiologists.
Keith J. Ruskin, MD, FASA
Alexander Arriaga, MD has disclosed funded research (self) with the Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation/Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research and honoraria with the American Board of Anesthesiology (self). Jeffrey Green, MD, MSHA, FASA has disclosed consulting fees (self) and honoraria (self) with Medtronic and honoraria (self) with the American Board of Anesthesiology. Scott Watkins, MD has disclosed funded research (self) from Pfizer. All other authors, editors and staff have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.
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Anesthetic Management During MRI and CT Imaging Procedures Quality Improvement
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