Journal CME - Available courses

The monthly CME Exam is written by the journal's CME editors, who are dedicated to crafting the course each month. One CME credit is available per issue.

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Course Name Article name Expiration Date Practice Area
Journal CME - 2022 October  Sedation versus General Anesthesia for Tracheal Intubation in Children with Difficult Airways: A Cohort Study from the Pediatric Difficult Intubation Registry  13 Sep 2025  Pediatric Anesthesia
Journal CME - 2022 September  Volatile versus Propofol General Anesthesia and Long-term Survival after Breast Cancer Surgery: A National Registry Retrospective Cohort Study  09 Aug 2025  General Operative Anesthesia
Journal CME - 2022 AugustEmerging Paradigms in the Prevention of Surgical Site Infection: The Patient Microbiome and Antimicrobial Resistance12 Jul 2025Critical Care Medicine
 Journal CME - 2022 July  Stepwise Ventilator Waveform Assessment to Diagnose Pulmonary Pathophysiology  7 Jun 2025  Cardiac Anesthesia
Journal CME - 2022 June Basal Infusion versus Automated Boluses and a Delayed Start Timer for “Continuous” Sciatic Nerve Blocks after Ambulatory Foot and Ankle Surgery: A Randomized Clinical Trial  10 May 2025 Ambulatory/Outpatient
Journal CME - 2022 May Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Respiratory Failure Related to COVID-19: A Nationwide Cohort Study 12 Apr 2025 Critical Care Medicine
Journal CME - 2022 April Pregnancy and Labor Epidural Effects on Gastric Emptying: A Prospective Comparative Study 8 Mar 2025 Obstetric Anesthesia
Journal CME - 2022 March Epidural Analgesia and Recurrence after Colorectal Cancer Surgery: A Danish Retrospective Registry-Based Cohort Study 8 Feb 2025 General Operative Anesthesia
Journal CME - 2022 February Preoperative Point-of-Care Ultrasound to Identify Frailty and Predict Postoperative Outcomes: A Diagnostic Accuracy Study 11 Jan 2025 General Operative Anesthesia
Journal CME - 2022 January Perioperative Pulmonary Atelectasis: Part II. Clinical Implications 14 Dec 2024 Cardiac Anesthesia

 2021

     
Journal CME - 2021 December Sleep, Pain, and Cognition: Modifiable Targets for Optimal Perioperative Brain Health 9 Nov 2024 Sleep Medicine
Journal CME - 2021 November Persistent Postoperative Opioid Prescription Fulfillment and Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Ambulatory Shoulder Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Study 12 Oct 2024 Pain Medicine
Journal CME - 2021 October Anticoagulation Monitoring for Perioperative Physicians 14 Sep 2024 General Operative Anesthesia
Journal CME - 2021 September Anemia: Perioperative Risk and Treatment Opportunity 10 Aug 2024 General Operative Anesthesia
Journal CME - 2021 August Viscoelastic Coagulation Testing: Use and Current Limitations in Perioperative Decision-making 13 Jul 2024 Cardiac Anesthesia
Journal CME - 2021 July Safety of Tranexamic Acid in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty in High-risk Patients 8 Jun 2024 Critical Care Medicine
Journal CME - 2021 June Perioperative Management of Patients for Whom Transfusion Is Not an Option 11 May 2024 General Operative Anesthesia
Journal CME - 2021 May Article 1 - Burnout Rate and Risk Factors among Anesthesiologists in the United States
Article 2 - Changes in Respiratory Muscle Thickness during Mechanical Ventilation
13 Apr 2024 General Operative Anesthesia
Journal CME - 2021 April Management of Patient–Ventilator Asynchrony 9 Mar 2024 Critical Care Medicine
Journal CME - 2021 March Perioperative Platelet Transfusions 9 Feb 2024 General Operative Anesthesia
Journal CME - 2021 February Article 1 -  Clinical Effectiveness of Liposomal Bupivacaine Administered by Infiltration or Peripheral Nerve Block to Treat Postoperative Pain: A Narrative Review
Article 2 -  Perineural Liposomal Bupivacaine Is Not Superior to Nonliposomal Bupivacaine for Peripheral Nerve Block Analgesia: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
12 Jan 2024 Pain Medicine
Journal CME - 2021 January Perioperative Temperature Monitoring 8 Dec 2023 General Operative Anesthesia

 2020

     
Journal CME - 2020 December Perioperative Management of Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage 10 Nov 2023 General Operative Anesthesia
Journal CME - 2020 November Cryoneurolysis and Percutaneous Peripheral Nerve Stimulation to Treat Acute Pain: A Narrative Review 13 Oct 2023 Pain Medicine
Journal CME - 2020 October Using Dynamic Variables to Guide Perioperative Fluid Management 15 Sep 2023 Cardiac Anesthesia
Journal CME - 2020 September Prehabilitation for the Anesthesiologist 11 Aug 2023 General Operative Anesthesia
Journal CME - 2020 August Perioperative Management of Oral Glucose - lowering Drugs in the Patient with Type 2 Diabetes 14 Jul 2023 General Operative Anesthesia
Journal CME - 2020 July Assessing and Reversing the Effect of Direct Oral Anticoagulants on Coagulation 16 Jun 2023 Critical Care Medicine
Journal CME - 2020 May Ventilatory Mechanics in the Patient with Obesity 14 Apr 2023 General Operative Anesthesia
Journal CME - 2020 June Perioperative Management of Patients Infected with the Novel Coronavirus 24 Mar 2023 Critical Care Medicine
Journal CME - 2020 April Cannabis Use Disorder and Perioperative Outcomes in Major Elective Surgeries: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis 10 Mar 2023 Cardiac Anesthesia
Journal CME - 2020 March Controversies in Perioperative Antimicrobial Prophylaxis 11 Feb 2023 General Operative Anesthesia
Journal CME - 2020 February Associations of Intraoperative Radial Arterial Systolic, Diastolic, Mean, and Pulse Pressures with Myocardial and Acute Kidney Injury after Noncardiac Surgery: A Retrospective Cohort Analysis 14 Jan 2023 Cardiac Anesthesia
Journal CME - 2020 January Perioperative Acute Kidney Injury 10 Dec 2022 General Operative Anesthesia

 2019

     
Journal CME - 2019 December Peripheral Nerve Blocks for Ambulatory Shoulder Surgery: A Population-based Cohort Study of Outcomes and Resource Utilization 11 Nov 2022 Regional Anesthesia/Acute Pain
Journal CME - 2019 November Four-Factor Prothrombin Complex Concentrate for the Management of Patients Receiving Direct Oral Activated Factor X Inhibitors 14 Oct 2022 Cardiac Anesthesia
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