Anesthesiology

Anesthesiology / Anaesthesia Seminar CME / CPD 

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Anesthesiologists (Anaesthesiologists), Subspecialist Physicians, Anesthesia (Anaesthesia) Assistants

Series 73 (ANES73) Topics Include:  Signs of burnout, Therapeutic Bronchoscopy, MAC, Indications for Opiate Use, FATE, and more.

To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Full Course:
ANES73
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
ANES73A, ANES73B
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Spine Surgery/Non operating Room Anesthesia

Maintain blood perfusion to the spinal cord during surgery; Minimize the risk for neuronal injury during spinal surgery; Optimize the postoperative recovery of patients who have undergone spinal surgery; Recognize risk factors for complications in patients undergoing non-operating room anesthesia; Collaborate with radiology personnel to safely and efficiently provide anesthesia for patients in the interventional radiology suite.

Perioperative Surgical Home/Wellness

Initiate the process of establishing a perioperative surgical home; Increase the efficiency of perioperative health care through use of standardized, evidence-based protocols; Recognize signs of burnout; List the benefits of mindful meditation; Implement practices of mindful meditation in daily life.

Conscious Sedation/Pediatric Asthma

Accurately define monitored anesthesia care (MAC); Maximize the safety of MAC in non-operating room locations; Summarize the pathophysiology of asthma; Discuss current treatment options for children with asthma; Optimize the anesthetic management of children with asthma.

Intraoperative Ventilatory Strategy/Changes in Anesthesia Practice

Adjust intraoperative ventilator settings to minimize ventilator-induced lung injury; Modify strategies for mechanical ventilation to address the requirements of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Minimize the transmission of infectious agents during laryngoscopy; Detect %u201Csilent%u201D perioperative myocardial infarctions using troponin screening; Optimize the use of operating room time.

Operating Room Management/Pain

Implement the use of mathematic and statistical models in scheduling of operative procedures; Recognize the relative influence of shared vs unshared information; Effectively use email for requesting and conveying complex statistical information; Prevent and treat pain after spinal surgery; Use multimodal analgesia to decrease the use of opioids after complex spinal procedures.

Anesthesia in the Bronchoscopy Suite/Patient Safety

Recognize the anesthetic challenges for diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy procedures; Select appropriate anesthetic techniques to maximize patient safety and operative conditions during bronchoscopy procedures; Implement patient safety goals to reduce or eliminate error and harm; Identify conditions that can lead to burnout among physicians; Maximize reliability in the delivery of health care.

Acute and Chronic Pain Management Dilemmas in Anesthesia

Describe changes that occur in the pathways and physiology of pain secondary to aging; Assess pain levels in patients with dementia using Abbey Pain Scale and other tools; Recommend nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic approaches for the management of chronic pain in older adults; Optimize nonpharmacologic and nonopioid
pharmacologic treatment for pain management in appropriate cases; Recognize the indications for opiate use and monitor the benefits and side effects of use.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Echocardiography in Shock Resuscitation/Patient Safety

Recognize the need for rapid assessment of hemodynamic stability; Apply the Focused Assessment using Transthoracic Echocardiography (FATE) examination to evaluation of patients in shock; Summarize new paradigms for patient safety; Explain the safety-production paradox; Use human factor-related tools to improve processes.

Innovation in Anesthesiology/Remote Anesthesia Care

Implement the perioperative patient home (ie, perioperative surgical home) model of perioperative care; Minimize variation in the delivery of perioperative health care; Optimize teamwork during the perioperative period; Prepare for a medical mission trip; Administer anesthesia in remote locations with limited resources.

Top 10 Anesthesia Malpractice Claims

Recognize the need for rapid assessment of hemodynamic stability; Apply the Focused Assessment using Transthoracic Echocardiography (FATE) examination to evaluation of patients in shock; Summarize new paradigms for patient safety; Explain the safety-production paradox; Use human factor-related tools to improve processes.

QUALIFIES FOR RISK MANAGEMENT

Spine Surgery/Non operating Room Anesthesia

Maintain blood perfusion to the spinal cord during surgery; Minimize the risk for neuronal injury during spinal surgery; Optimize the postoperative recovery of patients who have undergone spinal surgery; Recognize risk factors for complications in patients undergoing non-operating room anesthesia; Collaborate with radiology personnel to safely and efficiently provide anesthesia for patients in the interventional radiology suite.

Perioperative Surgical Home/Wellness

Initiate the process of establishing a perioperative surgical home; Increase the efficiency of perioperative health care through use of standardized, evidence-based protocols; Recognize signs of burnout; List the benefits of mindful meditation; Implement practices of mindful meditation in daily life.

Intraoperative Ventilatory Strategy/Changes in Anesthesia Practice

Adjust intraoperative ventilator settings to minimize ventilator-induced lung injury; Modify strategies for mechanical ventilation to address the requirements of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; Minimize the transmission of infectious agents during laryngoscopy; Detect %u201Csilent%u201D perioperative myocardial infarctions using troponin screening; Optimize the use of operating room time.

Anesthesia in the Bronchoscopy Suite/Patient Safety

Recognize the anesthetic challenges for diagnostic and therapeutic bronchoscopy procedures; Select appropriate anesthetic techniques to maximize patient safety and operative conditions during bronchoscopy procedures; Implement patient safety goals to reduce or eliminate error and harm; Identify conditions that can lead to burnout among physicians; Maximize reliability in the delivery of health care.

Innovation in Anesthesiology/Remote Anesthesia Care

Implement the perioperative patient home (ie, perioperative surgical home) model of perioperative care; Minimize variation in the delivery of perioperative health care; Optimize teamwork during the perioperative period; Prepare for a medical mission trip; Administer anesthesia in remote locations with limited resources.

Conscious Sedation/Pediatric Asthma

Accurately define monitored anesthesia care (MAC); Maximize the safety of MAC in non-operating room locations; Summarize the pathophysiology of asthma; Discuss current treatment options for children with asthma; Optimize the anesthetic management of children with asthma.

Operating Room Management/Pain

Implement the use of mathematic and statistical models in scheduling of operative procedures; Recognize the relative influence of shared vs unshared information; Effectively use email for requesting and conveying complex statistical information; Prevent and treat pain after spinal surgery; Use multimodal analgesia to decrease the use of opioids after complex spinal procedures.

Acute and Chronic Pain Management Dilemmas in Anesthesia

Describe changes that occur in the pathways and physiology of pain secondary to aging; Assess pain levels in patients with dementia using Abbey Pain Scale and other tools; Recommend nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic approaches for the management of chronic pain in older adults; Optimize nonpharmacologic and nonopioid
pharmacologic treatment for pain management in appropriate cases; Recognize the indications for opiate use and monitor the benefits and side effects of use.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT

Echocardiography in Shock Resuscitation/Patient Safety

Recognize the need for rapid assessment of hemodynamic stability; Apply the Focused Assessment using Transthoracic Echocardiography (FATE) examination to evaluation of patients in shock; Summarize new paradigms for patient safety; Explain the safety-production paradox; Use human factor-related tools to improve processes.

Top 10 Anesthesia Malpractice Claims

Recognize the need for rapid assessment of hemodynamic stability; Apply the Focused Assessment using Transthoracic Echocardiography (FATE) examination to evaluation of patients in shock; Summarize new paradigms for patient safety; Explain the safety-production paradox; Use human factor-related tools to improve processes.

QUALIFIES FOR RISK MANAGEMENT

Additional Information

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs):

 

Please see this page to order a course if your profession is CRNA https://www.americanseminar.com/medical-courses/anesthesia-crnas

 

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Emergency Medicine, Pain Management, Trauma

If you have taken the current Anesthesiology CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon.  There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.

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