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Basic Overview of Pediatric Anesthesiology

Basic Overview of Pediatric Anesthesiology

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Overview

Elevate Your Pediatric Anesthesiology CME

From the University of Pittsburgh Regional Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine: Complete Review Series. This CME online program discusses emerging topics pertaining to the anesthetic management of children, including the pediatric airway and difficult intubation, prematurity, and controversies like anesthesia-related neurotoxicity and the care of patients with upper respiratory infections. Expert speakers in Basic Overview of Pediatric Anesthesiology also discuss fluid and electrolyte management, the use of muscle relaxants in infants and children, basic considerations for pediatric regional anesthesia, anesthetic management of patients outside of the operating room, cardiac patients for noncardiac surgery, and neonatal surgical emergencies.

 

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Topics / Speakers

Pediatric Airway and Difficult Intubation
Khao Nguyen, MD

 

The URI Dilemma in Elective Pediatric Surgeries
Lieu Tran, MD

 

Fluid and Electrolyte Management for Pediatric Patients
Daniela Damian, MD

 

Care of Cardiac Patients for Non-Cardiac Surgery
Khoa Nguyen, MD

 

Basic Considerations for Pediatric Regional Anesthesia
Mihaela Visoiu, MD

 

Anesthesia-related Neurotoxicity and Offsite Anesthesia
Phillip Adams, DO, and Brian Blasiole, MD, PhD

 

Prematurity
Gregory McHugh, MD

 

Use of Muscle Relaxants in Infants and Children
Daniela Damian, MD

 

Neonatal Surgical Emergencies
Scott Licata, MD

Faculty

Series Director

Raymond M. Planinsic, MD, FASA

Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Director of Transplantation Anesthesiology, UPMC Presbyterian

Director, Hepatic Transplantation Anesthesiology Fellowship Program

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Series Co-Director

Theresa A. Gelzinis, MD

Associate Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Module Director

Phillip Adams, MD

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Associate Program Director, Anesthesiology Residency

Pittsburgh, PA

Speakers

Brian Blasiole, MD

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Director, Sedation and Offsite Anesthesia Services

UPMC Children’s Hospital Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

Daniela Damian, MD

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Scott Licata, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor,

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Gregory L. McHugh, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Khoa Nguyen, MD

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Lieu Tran, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Mihaela Visoiu, MD

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Accreditation

Accreditation and Credit Designation

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

The University of Pittsburgh designates this enduring material for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.

 

Date of Original Release: September 30, 2020
Date Credits Expire: September 30, 2023
Estimated Time to Complete: 5.25 hours

 

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of an online course evaluation and post-test.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the vulnerabilities of young children undergoing anesthesia
  • Discuss nuances of pharmacologic, fluid, and electrolyte management in pediatric patients
  • Summarize strategies for caring for complex pediatric patients, urgent/emergent procedures, and in non-operating room settings

Intended Audience

Anesthesiologists and anesthesiologists-in-training and other anesthesia professionals, nurse anesthetists, anesthesia assistants, intensivists and perioperative medicine specialists.

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Provider: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Series Director:

Raymond M. Planinsic, MD, FASA
Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Director of Transplantation Anesthesiology, UPMC Presbyterian
Director, Hepatic Transplantation Anesthesiology Fellowship Program
UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Series Co-Director:

Theresa A. Gelzinis, MD
Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Module Director:

Phillip Adams, MD
Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine
Associate Program Director, Anesthesiology Residency

Credits: Earn a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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