AANA Accredited Courses

Courses accredited by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) for Class A CE credits


Fundamentals of Patient Safety 2018

Fundamentals of Patient Safety 2019 is an interactive, online CME course covering patient safety principles, reinforced with anesthesia-specific scenarios and examples. Case studies, quizzes and exercises within the course provide ample opportunity to apply patient safety concepts to the practice of anesthesiology. This activity contributes to the patient safety CME requirement for Part 2: Lifelong Learning and Self-Assessment of the American Board of Anesthesiology’s (ABA) redesigned Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program® (MOCA®), known as MOCA 2.0™. Please consult the ABA website, www.theABA.org, for a list of all MOCA 2.0 requirements.

NEW FEATURE: Each lesson offers 3 different formats: an interactive presentation, a print version, and an audio version. We recommend accessing the interactive presentation for the best learning experience.

Expiration Date: 09/20/2020

List Price: $160.00 USD
Member Price: $120.00 USD

  CME MOCA 2.0® Part 2 CPPS Online Activity AANA


Real World Experiences in Neuromuscular Blockade and Its Reversal: Case Studies from Various Practice Settings

Real World Experiences in Neuromuscular Blocks and Their Reversal: Case Studies from Various Practice Settings is an enduring activity that address several learning needs related to neuromuscular blockade and recovery of muscle strength. This activity is intended for clinicians who administer anesthesia in a variety of practice settings (academic medical centers, community hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, rural hospitals, etc.). This self-directed activity will have series of segments and case-based scenarios with branching logic, allowing for the program to skip and go back to portions based on decisions made by the participant. This activity does not have to be completed in one sitting, the learner can come back and complete at another time.

Credit Information: 2.5 MOCA Part 2, and 7.5  MOCA Part 4 credits

Expiration Date: 3/29/2021

List Price: Free

  Online Activity CME  ANCC  AANA


The Continued Need for Neuromuscular Block Monitoring: A Journey to Improve Patient Safety and Patient Outcomes

Learn how to improve clinician knowledge and competence and have a positive impact on better understanding the mechanism of action during the reversal of neuromuscular blockade. This course fulfills MOCA 2.0® Part 2 and 4 activity points; earn up to 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ with this complimentary course.

Expiration Date: 12/10/2020

List Price: FREE USD
Member Price: FREE USD

  CME MOCA®2.0 Part 4 Online Activity AANA


Cases from the Perioperative Surgical Home Case 2: Transitioning the PSH to a Health Systemy

This online course will improve your knowledge and competence about the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH). As health care reform continues to gain momentum nationwide, providers are facing increasing pressure to demonstrate value-based care, which consists of cost-effective, high quality care that delivers exceptional patient experiences.

Completion of the three modules will enable you to:

  • Expand your PSH knowledge with an interactive online learning activity.
  • Create a performance improvement action plan.
  • Attest to and reflect on your performance improvement plan to ensure successful PSH implementation.

Expiration Date: 12/3/2020

List Price: FREE
Member Price: FREE

  CME MOCA®2.0 Part 4 Online Activity AANA


Cases from the Perioperative Surgical Home Case 3:  Dealing with Adversity by Focusing on Different Service Lines

Improve your knowledge and competence about the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) with this 3-module online course. The PSH is a patient-centric, team-based system of coordinated care which guides patients through the entire surgical experience, from the decision to undergo surgery to discharge and beyond. It enables institutions to deliver a positive impact on patient outcomes and population health. By taking this course, you will discover: 

  • The history of the PSH at UC Irvine.
  • The first crisis that occurred within the PSH at UC Irvine and how they dealt with the issue of adversity.
  • Lessons learned from the UC Irvine’s episode and how that helped develop the PSH program moving forward.

Expiration Date: 12/3/2020

List Price: FREE
Member Price: FREE

  CME MOCA®2.0 Part 4 Online Activity AANA 


Cases from the Perioperative Surgical Home Case 4 - Scaling your PSH Clinical Operations Across Multiple Healthcare Facilities

Improve your knowledge and understanding about the Perioperative Surgical Home (PSH) with this 3-module online course. The PSH is a patient-centric, team-based system of coordinated care which guides patients through the entire surgical experience, from the decision to undergo surgery to discharge and beyond. It enables institutions to deliver a positive impact on patient outcomes and population health. By taking this course, you will discover:\
  • How to make a business case for PSH coordinated care opportunities.
  • Key measures of success and infrastructure needs to scale clinical initiatives.
  • How to express the impact of clinical initiatives with outcome data..

Expiration Date: 12/3/2020

List Price: FREE
Member Price: FREE

  CME MOCA®2.0 Part 4 Online Activity AANA   ACHE


Cases from the Perioperative Surgical Home: A Journey to Improve Quality and Patient Safety

This is the first of a 6-Part Series showcasing PSH case studies representing a variety of different size and types of institutions and perspectives. These cases will focus on the institutions’ journey and improvement on patient care and outcomes. Institution representatives discuss the barriers and challenges faced and solutions for overcoming those challenges along the journey. A how-to journey with real institutions will help participants reflect on how to approach their own PSH journey.

Expiration Date: 12/3/2020

List Price: FREE
Member Price: FREE

  CME MOCA®2.0 Part 4 Online Activity AANA


Cardiac Tamponade

After successfully completing this activity, the learner will be able to recognize risk factors for cardiac tamponade, consider and make the appropriate diagnosis of tamponade, and review management considerations of cardiac tamponade in the setting of central venous access.

Expiration Date: 04/12/2021

List Price: $10.00 USD
Member Price: $5.00 USD

  CME  MOCA 2.0® Part 2   Online Activity  ANCC AANA


Understanding the Relationship between Intraoperative Hypotension and Clinical Outcomes in Surgical Patients

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Edwards Lifesciences.

Both hypotension and hypertension have been reported to be associated with postoperative complications or mortality. Thanks to an educational grant from Edwards Lifesciences, this course provides a deeper understanding of the importance of blood pressure management on postoperative outcomes.

Expiration Date: 9/17/2020

List Price: $169.00 USD
Member Price: $130.00 USD

  CME Online Activity ANCC AANA



Medication Safety and Drug Errors

Learn how to reduce medication errors and improve patient safety in the operating room. Follow and complete required actions in the medication administration process to change both behavior and processes to eliminate medication errors. This program educates through the use of compelling video and knowledge checks, and is available exclusively online.

Expiration Date: 11/21/2020

List Price: $13.00 USD
Member Price: $7.50 USD

  CME MOCA 2.0® Part 2 CPPS ABMS Online Activity ANCC AANA


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