ACE 2021 - Issue 18 A & B

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Credits Available: CME

Parts A and B are now available.

Expiration dates to claim credit:
18A: 4/30/2022
18B: 10/31/2022

Test your knowledge of anesthesia fundamentals!

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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 60 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Through an agreement between the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, medical practitioners participating in the Royal College MOC Program may record completion of accredited activities registered under the ACCME’s “CME in Support of MOC” program in Section 3 of the Royal College’s MOC Program.

For information on other accreditations, contact ASA Member Services at (847) 825-5586.

To access 18A electronic, click here.
To access 18B electronic, click here.

To access 18A booklet, click here.
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After successfully completing this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Assess the current state of his or her knowledge of fundamental and subspecialty anesthesia topics and identify knowledge gaps.
  • Develop a strategy to address identified gaps using resources provided as references within the program.
  • Utilize enhanced knowledge in clinical practice.
  • Describe system changes that will result in the avoidance of or recovery from preventable harm to patients
This activity is intended for anesthesiologists, anesthesia residents, and members of the anesthesia care team.
Joel O. Johnson, MD, PhD
Madison, Wisconsin

Stacy L. Jones, MD, MHA, FASA
Little Rock, Arkansas

Shamsuddin Akhtar, MD 
New Haven, Connecticut

Kallol Chaudhuri, MD, PhD
Lubbock, Texas

Richard P. Dutton, MD, MBA, FASA
Dallas, Texas

Bhargavi Gali, MD
Rochester, Minnesota

Jennifer M. Hah, MD
Stanford, California

Christopher J. Lace, MD, MBA

Denver, Colorado

Jeffrey K. Lu, MD
Salt Lake City, Utah

Russell K. McAllister, MD, FASA
Temple, Texas

Vidya T. Raman, MD, MBA, FAAP, FASA
Columbus, Ohio

Sara Robertson, MD
Madison, Mississippi

Kathryn Rouine-Rapp, MD
San Francisco, California

Johannes W. Steyn, MD
Nicholasville, Kentucky

Kofi B. Vandyck, MD
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 

Additional Contributors: Edwin A. Bowe, MD, FACA, Lexington, Kentucky; W. Scott Jellish, MD, PhD, Maywood, Illinois; Dan J. Kopacz, MD, Colorado Springs, Colorado; Gary E. Loyd, MD, MMM, Royal Oak, Michigan

ASA Staff: Ginger Clark, Managing Editor

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 of the 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.

Ineligible companies are those not eligible to be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education because the primary business of these companies is producing, marketing, selling, reselling, or distributing health care products used by or on patients. The faculty and staff below have reported the following financial relationships with ineligible companies:

Ginger Clark
Merck: Stock (self)
Organon & Co: Stock (self)

Jennifer M. Hah, MD
Nalu Medical: Independent contractor—consultant (self)

Vidya T. Raman, MD, MBA, FASA, FAAP
Johnson & Johnson: Stock (self)
Merck: Independent contractor—consultant (self)

All disclosed financial relationships have been mitigated.

All other faculty, planners, and staff have reported no financial relationships with ineligible companies.

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