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Regional Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine: Complete Review Series

Regional Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine: Complete Review Series

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Quick Facts

Overview

Enhance Your Anesthesiology Knowledge with Online CME

As an all-inclusive online CME program geared toward optimizing competence in procedural skills, the University of Pittsburgh’s Regional Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine: Complete Review Series takes a highly focused look at relevant topics in 10 key areas — from pediatric to obstetric, cardiothoracic to neuro, general to intensive, and more. Each module in the combined series runs 5-6 hours, with succinct, 30-minute lectures covering:

  • General Anesthesiology
  • Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology
  • Neurologic Anesthesia
  • Pediatric Anesthesiology
  • Regional Anesthesia
  • Obstetrical Anesthesiology
  • Professional, Business and OR Management
  • and more…

 

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Topics / Speakers

Module 1: Perioperative Medicine Part 1 – General Anesthesiology

Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction
James Ibinson, MD, PhD

 

Anesthesia for Patients with Morbid Obesity
Patricia Dalby, MD

 

Anesthesia for Patients with Severe Liver Disease
Catalin Ezaru, MD

 

Perioperative Anesthesia Care of the Geriatric Patient
Marsha Ritter-Jones, MD

 

Anesthetic Management of the Trauma Patient
Peter Ritchie, MD

 

Opioid Free Anesthesia
Gerhardt Konig, MD

 

Pharmacology that has Changed Anesthesia Practice: Ketamine and Methadone
Kristin Ondecko Ligda, MD, FASA

 

Pharmacology that has Changed Anesthesia Practice: Liposomal Bupivacaine
Peter Ritchie, MD

 

Pharmacology that has Changed Anesthesia Practice: Suggamadex
Evan Lebovitz, MD

 

Module 2: Perioperative Medicine Part 2 – Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology

A-ACLS – Anesthesia-centric Advanced Cardiac Life Support
William McIvor, MD, FASA

 

Transesophageal Echocardiography for the Non-Cardiac Anesthesiologist
Amanda Cole Bernardi, MD

 

Anesthesia for Patients with LVADs for Non-Cardiac Surgery Including Novel Antiplatelet, Anticoagulant, and Procoagulant Agents
Harikesh Subramanian, MBBS, Alexandra Nicholas, MD, and Daniel Mandell, MD

 

Anesthesia for Patients with Valvular Disease for Noncardiac Surgery
Catalin Ezaru, MD

 

Cardiovascular Implantable Electronic Devices (CIED)
Adam Hill, MD

 

Anesthesia for Procedures in the Electrophysiology Laboratory
Elizabeth Ungerman, MD, and Theresa Gelzinis, MD

 

Anesthesia for Percutaneous Valve Procedures
Stephen McHugh, MD

 

Anesthesia for Endovascular Aortic Surgery
Joshua Knight, MD

 

Module 3: Neurologic Anesthesia

Enhanced Recovery After Neuro Surgery (ERANS)
Brian T. Gierl, MD

 

Perioperative Delirium
Keith Vogt, MD, PhD

 

Neuroscience of the Brain Under Anesthesia
Keith Vogt, MD, PhD

 

Acute Ischemic Stroke
Brian T. Gierl, MD

 

Anesthesia for Patients with Cerebral Aneurysms
Catalin Ezaru, MD

 

Epidural and Subdural Hematoma
Li Meng, MD, MPH

 

Intracerebral Hemorrhage (ICH)
Brian T. Gierl, MD

 

Postoperative Management of the Neurosurgical Patient
Huong-Tram Duran, MD

 

Neurophysiology
Sean A. DeChancie, DO

 

Fundamentals of Pediatric Neuroanesthesia
Doreen Soliman, MD

 

Module 4: Basic Overview of Pediatric Anesthesiology

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

 

Module 5: Review of Regional Anesthesia: Updates, Perioperative Aspects, and Management

Local Anesthetics: Mechanism of Action, Pharmacology and Toxicity
Nicholas Schott, MD, and Dan Varonin, MD

 

Perioperative Considerations
Nicole Verdecchia, MD

 

Upper Extremity Nerve Block Ultrasound Anatomy
Douglas Bentley, MD

 

Lower Extremity Nerve Block Ultrasound Anatomy
Douglas Bentley, MD

 

Thoracic Truncal Blocks
Nicholas Schott, MD

 

Abdominal Truncal Nerve Blocks
Kristin Ondecko Ligda, MD, FASA

 

Informed Consent for Nerve Block
Charles Lin, MD

 

Neuraxial Analgesia: Epidural
Kristin Ondecko Ligda, MD, FASA

 

Introduction to Multimodal Perineural Analgesia: Basics of Adjuvants
Brian Williams, MD, MBA

 

Module 6: Special Topics in Obstetrical Anesthesiology

Maternal Physiology, Cardiac Arrest, and Perimortem Cesarean Delivery
Grace Lim, MD, MS

 

Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
Grace Lim, MD, MS

 

Maternal Hemorrhage
Jonathan Waters, MD

 

Nonobstetric Anesthesia in the Pregnant Patient
Patricia Dalby, MD

 

Effects of GA on Mother and Fetus
Ryan Romeo, MD

 

Maternal Mortality
Joseph DeRenzo, MD

 

Postpartum Neurologic Complications
Gerhardt Konig, MD

 

Module 7: Professional, Business, and OR Management Issues

Group/Hospital Alignment: What Does Your Hospital Expect from Your Group?
Mark Hudson, MD, MBA

 

Benchmarking Anesthesiologist Productivity
Mark Hudson, MD, MBA

 

Quality and Safety Management in Anesthesiology
Dan Sullivan, MD, JD, MBA

 

Managing the Medical Staff Office
Dan Sullivan, MD, JD, MBA

 

Lessons Learned in Perioperative Management
Joseph Quinlan, MD

 

Utilizing Performance Frontiers to Optimize OR Efficiency
Mitchell H. Tsai, MD, MMM, FASA, FAACD

 

The Role of the Anesthesia Clinical Director
Kim Cantees, MD, MBA

 

Response to Public Safety Disasters
Shawn T. Beaman, MD, FASA

 

Managing the Problematic Physician
David G. Metro, MD, FASA and Heather Reading, MBA

 

Physician Well-Being
Phillip Adams, DO

 

Module 8: Special Topics in the Intensive Care Unit

Acid-base (im) Balance
Douglas Adams, MD

 

Mechanical Ventilation
Adam McIntyre-Smith, MD

 

ARDS
Michael Best, MD

 

Acute Kidney Injury
Adam McIntyre-Smith, MD

 

Sepsis
Huong-Tram Duran, MD

 

Toxicology in the ICU (Drug Overdoses, Alcohol, Diagnosis, and Therapy)
Huong-Tram Duran, MD

 

Stroke in the ICU
Kate Perry, MD

 

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in the ICU
Kate Perry, MD

 

Burns
Konstantinos Alfaras-Melainis, MD

 

Cardio-Pulmonary Emergencies in the ICU
Dennis P. Phillips, MD

 

QI Initiatives in the ICU
Dennis P. Phillips, MD

 

Module 9: Special Topics in Perioperative Medicine

Perioperative Risk Assessment
Michael Gemma, MD

 

Shared Decision Making & Practical Use of Risk Assessment
Daniel E. Hall, MD, MDiv, MHSc, FACS

 

Perioperative Telemedicine
A. Murat Kaynar, MD, MPH

 

Perioperative Anemia/PBM
Michael Boisen, MD, FASE

 

Exercise Prehabilitation
Joshua McAnulty, MD

 

Point of Care Ultrasound – POCUS
Luca LaColla, MD

 

Perioperative Medicine Beta-Lactam Allergy
Brian Gierl, MD

 

Unmet Needs in Perioperative Care and Solutions
Stephen A. Esper, MD, MBA

 

Frailty and Resilience in the Surgical Patient
Sean A. Dechancie, DO

 

Nutrition Optimization
Huong-Tram Duran, MD

 

Module 10: Special Topics in Thoracic and General Anesthesia

Anesthesia in Patients with COVID-19
Kim Cantees, MD, MBA

 

Protective One-Lung Ventilation
Joshua McAnulty, MD

 

The Vortex Approach for the Unanticipated Difficult Airway
Harikesh Subramanian, MBBS

 

Devices and Techniques for One Lung Ventilation
Michael Gemma, MD

 

Anesthesia for Patients with Severe Lung Disease
Catalin S. Ezaru, MD

 

ERAS for Lung Resection
Catalin S. Ezaru, MD

 

Perioperative Transfusion Guidelines
Jonathan H. Waters, MD

 

Anesthesia for Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension
Luca LaColla, 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

Module Director

Associate Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Faculty

Phillip Adams, MD

Module Director

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

Konstantinos Alfaras-Melainis, MD

Assistant Professor

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Shawn T. Beaman, MD, FASA

Chief Anesthesiologist, UPMC Presbyterian

Associate Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Director of Medical Student Programs

Director, Trauma Anesthesiology, UPMC Presbyterian

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Douglas Bentley, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Amanda Cole Bernardi, MD

Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellow

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Medical Education

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Michael Best, MD, Maj, USAFR

Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

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

Michael Boisen, MD, FASE

Assistant Professor

Program Director

Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellowship Program

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Patricia Dalby, MD

Associate Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Director, Obstetric Anesthesiology Fellowship Program

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Kim Cantees, MD, MBA

Clinical Assistant Professor

Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Clinical Director, UPMC Presbyterian Operating Rooms

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

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

Sean A. Dechancie, DO

Assistant Professor

Assistant Site Chief, UPMC Presbyterian Hospital

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Joseph DeRenzo, MD

Clinical Associate Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Assistant Site Chief, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Huong-Tram Duran, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical Student Coordinator, UPMC Mercy

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Stephen A. Esper, MD, MBA

Assistant Professor

Medical Director, UPMC Centers for Perioperative Care

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Catalin Ezaru, MD

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Faculty, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

Pittsburgh, PA

Michael Gemma, MD

Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellow

UPMC Department Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Brian Gierl, MD

Module Director

Assistant Professor

Director, Neuroanesthesiology and Neuroanesthesiology QI

UPMC Presbyterian

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Daniel E. Hall, MD, MDiv, MHSc, FACS

UPMC Medical Director for High Risk Populations and Outcomes

UPMC Wolff Center

Pittsburgh, PA

Adam Hill, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Mark Hudson, MD, MBA

Module Director

Richard J. Kuwik Endowed Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Richard J. Kuwik Professor of Anesthesiology

Executive Vice Chair; University of Pittsburgh Physicians

Vice Chair for Clinical Operations

Executive Director, Anesthesia Services, UPMC Health System

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

James Ibinson, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Interim Chief of Anesthesiology

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

A. Murat Kaynar, MD, MPH

Professor

UPMC Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Program Director

Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine Fellowship

Multidisciplinary Critical Care Training Program (MCCTP)

Department of Critical Care Medicine

Co-Medical Director, Neurovascular Intensive Care Unit

UPMC Presbyterian

Pittsburgh, PA

Joshua Knight, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Gerhardt Konig, MD

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Luca LaColla, MD

Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellow

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Evan Lebovitz, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Practice Management and Perioperative Medicine Fellow

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

Grace Lim, MD, MS

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Medical Director, Obstetric Anesthesiology

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

Magee-Womens Research Institute BIRCWH Scholar

Faculty, Magee-Womens Research Institute

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Charles Lin, MD

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Daniel Mandell, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Joshua McAnulty, MD

Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellow

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

Stephen McHugh, MD

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Adam McIntyre-Smith, MD

Adult Cardiothoracic Anesthesiology Fellow

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

William McIvor, MD, FASA

Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Associate Director

Medical Student Education

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Li Meng, MD, MPH

Associate Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

David G. Metro, MD, FASA

Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Vice-Chair for Education

Vice-Chair for Faculty Affairs

Director, Anesthesiology Residency Program

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Alexandra Nicholas, MD

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School Medicine

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

Kristin Ondecko Ligda, MD, FASA

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Kate Petty, MD

Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine Fellow

UPMC Departments of Critical Care Medicine, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Dennis P. Phillips, DO

Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical Director of Quality

Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Co-Chair, GMEC Leadership in Education and Patient Safety Committee

Departments of UPMC Critical Care Medicine, Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Joseph Quinlan, MD

Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Director of Operating Room Management

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Heather Reading, MBA

Director, Human Resources

UPMC Physician Services

Pittsburgh, PA

Peter Ritchie, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Marsha Ritter-Jones, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Ryan C. Romeo, MD

Module Director

Associate Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Medical Student Coordinator

UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Nicholas Schott, MD

Module Director

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Doreen Soliman, MD

Associate Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Harikesh Subramaniam, MBBS

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Daniel R. Sullivan, MD, JD, MBA

Associate Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Chief Anesthesiologist, UPMC Passavant

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

Mitchell Tsai, MD, MMM, FASA, FAACD

Professor

Department of Anesthesiology

Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation (by courtesy)

Department of Surgery (by courtesy)

University of Vermont Larner College of Medicine

Burlington, VT

Elizabeth Ungerman, MD

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Dan Varonin, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Nicole Verdecchia, MD

Assistant Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

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

Keith Vogt, MD, PhD

Associate Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition

Director, Clinical Base Year Program

Co-director, Anesthesiology Professional Practice (PGY1) Rotation

UPMC Anesthesiology Residency Program

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Jonathan H. Waters, MD

Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Chief of Anesthesiology, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital

Director, Blood Management Program

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Brian Williams, MD, MBA

Professor

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Director, Division of Ambulatory Anesthesia

Faculty, Pittsburgh Center for Pain Research

Director, Ambulatory Anesthesiology, Acute Pain Medicine Service, and Perioperative Evaluation

VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System

University of Pittsburgh/UPMC Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Pittsburgh, PA

Accreditation

Accreditation

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.

 

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.

 

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

Intended Audience

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

Credit Designation

The University of Pittsburgh designates this enduring material for a maximum of 56.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Date of Original Release: June 30, 2021
Date Credits Expire: June 30, 2024
Estimated Time to Complete: 56.25 hours

Learning Objectives

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

  • Safely manage the anesthetic concerns of the elderly patient, and patients with liver disease
  • Explain anesthesia care for percutaneous valve and endovascular procedures
  • Review the physiology and pathophysiology of the nervous system during anesthesia and the postoperative care of neurosurgical patient including complications
  • Identify the vulnerabilities of young children undergoing anesthesia, strategies for caring for complex pediatric patients, urgent/emergent procedures, and in non-operating room settings
  • Outline the management and pharmacology of medications of regional anesthesia including complications, limitations and toxicity
  • Review maternal physiology during pregnancy and maternal hemorrhage and its treatment
  • Demonstrate through examples the contributions and opportunities for Physician Anesthesiologist leadership within a hospital and health system
  • Evaluate key Anesthesia Practice Management topics such as productivity, navigating the medical staff office, managing problematic physicians, and physician wellness
  • Distinguish the causes of ventilator-associated pneumonia, and the factor for sepsis in the postoperative period
  • Describe current developments in thoracic anesthesia, including new devices for one lung ventilation, protective one lung ventilation, and the care of patients with pulmonary hypertension

Quick Facts

a CMEinfo video production

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

Credits: Earn a maximum of 56.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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