Anesthesiology

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 95 (ANES95) To view topic outline of the full or short course, select the Course Type (Full or Short) below:

Full Course:
ANES95
Full Course Price:
$580
Short Course:
ANES95B, ANES95A
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Malignant Hyperthermia: A Review

List triggers for an MH reaction to anesthesia; Explain the pathophysiology of MH; Differentiate MH from mimics such as osteogenesis imperfecta and thyroid storm; Administer dantrolene in a patient with MH; Optimize thermal interventions in a patient with an MH reaction to anesthesia.

QUALIFIES FOR CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Liposomal Bupivacaine and Fascial Plane Blocks/Perioperative Pain Management in the Obese Patient

Evaluate the efficacy of transversus abdominis plane blocks in various types of surgeries; Identiy the risks associated with epidural anesthesia 3. Compare the advantages and disadvantages of using liposomal bupivacaine in nerve catheters; Recognize various challenges in developing multimodal analgesic pathways in obese patients; Select appropriate strategies for managing perioperative pain in overweight and obese patients.

QUALIFIES FOR PAIN MANAGEMENT AND CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Cardiac Prescreen Concerns in Pediatric Sedation/Emotional Intelligence/Management of Perioperative Vasoplegia

Compare the implications of left-to-right shunts with right-to-left shunts in pediatric sedation; Select pediatric patients who are candidates for sedation; Explain the neuroscience of emotional intelligence; List the facets of personal competence and social competence; Cite diagnostic criteria in vasoplegia.

Postcesarean Delivery Pain Management for the Opioid-dependent Patient

Anticipate maternal and neonatal complications of opioid use in pregnancy; Select appropriate medications for medication-assisted treatment in pregnant women with opioid use disorder; Identify individuals who are at increased risk for postcesarean delivery pain related to opioid use disorder; Utilize the stepwise multimodal treatment approach to pain management after cesarean delivery; Choose appropriate opioid and nonopioid medications for postcesarean delivery analgesia that are safe for use during breastfeeding.

QUALIFIES FOR SUBSTANCE ABUSE/CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES/PAIN MANAGEMENT

Controversies in Medical Consultation/Concerns in Dental Anesthesiology

Identify patients with atrial fibrillation who may benefit from anticoagulation; Determine whether curbside consultation is appropriate based on complexity and severity of a patient?s condition; Differentiate among the roles of oral surgeons, dentists, anesthesiologists, and various dental paraprofessional positions; Review safety guidelines for providing pediatric dental anesthesia; Recognize the educational and specialized training requirements for providing anesthesia in a pediatric dental care setting.

Heart Health in Women

Explain aortic structure and pathophysiology in relation to aortic aneurysms; Cite differences in aneurysm between women and men; List surgical considerations in aneurysm; Compare left atrial appendage occlusion devices and direct acting oral anticoagulants in treatment of atrial fibrillation; Optimize use of left atrial appendage occlusion devices in atrial fibrillation.

Chronic Pain/Preoperative Fasting

Interpret functional disability and pain scores in adolescents with chronic pain; Implement strategies to improve postoperative outcomes in patients with chronic pain; Select medications to treat chronic pain in adolescent patients; Relate risk for aspiration under anesthesia to a patient?s preoperative gastric volume; Optimize perioperative nutrition by eliminating requirements for fasting, when appropriate.

Advances in Pediatric Anesthesia

Explain current thinking regarding exposure to radiation associated with computed tomography in the pediatric population; Optimize use of the feed and swaddle technique during imaging in pediatric patients; Choose appropriate anesthesia and sedation for magnetic resonance imaging in pediatric patients; Differentiate among various types of epidermolysis bullosa; Develop effective treatment strategies in patients with epidermolysis bullosa.

Short-acting Spinal Anesthetics

Choose appropriate doses of short-acting anesthetics to ensure adequate duration of sensory blockade; Compare advantages and disadvantages of various shortacting anesthetic agents; Assess the benefits and risks of adjuncts to spinal anesthetics; Minimize risk for transient neurologic symptoms following ambulatory surgery; Select anesthetic agents and adjuncts with low risk for postoperative urinary retention.

QUALIFIES FOR CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

Ultrasonography in Acute Care/New Regional Anesthesia Blocks

Identify signs of cardiac tamponade using ultrasonography; Interpret ultrasonographic artifacts that may indicate lung injuries; Perform point-of-care ultrasonographic examinations to detect elevated intracranial pressure; Use ultrasonography to identify appropriate targets for placement of tissue plane blocks; Perform erector spinae blocks in appropriate pediatric candidates.

Accreditation

Additional Information

Please see this page to order a course if your profession is CRNA:  ANESTHESIA FOR CRNA'S

 

 

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