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  • Online CME, Self-Study
    1.5
    THIS IS AN ONLINE ACTIVITY. Hard copies are not available. Member price: $31.50, Non-member price: $42.00 This panel will focus on difficult challenges in intraoperative management of mechanical ventilation. Panelists will review existing evidence regarding current management strategies for mechanical ventilation, therapeutic approaches to mechanical ventilation for patients with or at risk for ARDS, evidence-based usage of respiratory monitoring in mechanically ventilated patients, and...
  • Online CME, Self-Study
    1.5
    THIS IS AN ONLINE ACTIVITY. Hard copies are not available. Member price: $31.50, Non-member price: $42.00 This panel will address the growing controversy regarding the utility of central venous pressure and central line placement for high risk surgery. Panelists will debate whether central line placement is ever indicated for high risk surgery, and discuss new noninvasive strategies for hemodynamic monitoring.
  • Online CME, Self-Study
    1.5
    THIS IS AN ONLINE ACTIVITY. Hard copies are not available. Member price: $31.50, Non-member price: $42.00 Three presentations from leading experts in the field on intraneural injection, use of ultrasound for spinal anesthesia and optimal technique for placement of continuous peripheral nerve blocks.
  • Online CME, Self-Study
    1.5
    THIS IS AN ONLINE ACTIVITY. Hard copies are not available. Member price: $31.50, Non-member price: $42.00 The current ASRA consensus guidelines will be reviewed. new anticoagulant and anti platelet agents will be discussed and their implications for the chronic pain medicine physician. A rational approach to holding these procedures for chronic pain procedures and surgical implant procedures will be discussed. Finally, the panel will open these discussions to the audience.
  • Online CME, Self-Study
    1.5
    THIS IS AN ONLINE ACTIVITY. Hard copies are not available. Member price: $31.50, Non-member price: $42.00 This point-counterpoint session will explore what is known and theorized about the relationship between anesthetic technique and cancer outcomes, with specific focus on 1) the role of regional anesthesia in breast cancer surgery and 2) the role of opioids.
  • Online CME, Self-Study
    1.5
    THIS IS AN ONLINE ACTIVITY. Hard copies are not available. Member price: $31.50, Non-member price: $42.00 This course will be available on October 16, 2012.  This 90 minute panel will cover various topics related to standardizing care and measuring outcomes. The panel will open with a general discussion of standard work and the role of care pathways, followed by discussions of preoperative evaluation templates, the impact of this approach on the institution, and methods to track outcomes...
  • Refresher Courses
    Online CME, Self-Study
    1
    THIS IS AN ONLINE ACTIVITY. Hard copies are not available. Member price: $21.00, Non-member price: $28.00 The lecture will begin with a review of basic concepts of blood oxygenation and acid-base balance. We will then discuss the body’s mechanisms for correcting and compensating for disturbances. This will lead to a systematic method for evaluating acid-base status, separating metabolic from respiratory disturbances, and measuring ongoing compensation. We will then show how to determine...
  • Refresher Courses
    Online CME, Self-Study
    1
    THIS IS AN ONLINE ACTIVITY. Hard copies are not available. Member price: $21.00, Non-member price: $28.00 This Refresher Course Lecture, shared by two speakers, will provide an overview of the evolving management of supratentorial tumors from traditional craniotomy under general anesthesia to awake and computer-assisted procedures.
  • Online CME, Self-Study
    1.5
    THIS IS AN ONLINE ACTIVITY. Hard copies are not available. Member price: $31.50, Non-member price: $42.00 Currently, the ASA practice advisory for patients with a cardiac pacemaker or ICD state that a recently performed interrogation of the device likely will prevent complications, delays, and cancellations. However, the consensus statement between the Heart Rhythm Society and the American Society of Anesthesiologists states that while information about the CIED should be on the patient's...
  • Online CME, Self-Study
    1.5
    THIS IS AN ONLINE ACTIVITY. Hard copies are not available. Member price: $31.50, Non-member price: $42.00 The clinical forum will address specific perioperative problems in a patient undergoing a craniotomy. Controversial management issues will be discussed.