Anesthesiology Update - On Demand

Full Course:  20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Anesthesiologists (Anaesthesiologists), Subspecialist Physicians, Anesthesia (Anaesthesia) Assistants

Series 89-H (ANES89-H) Topics Include:  Potential Issues Obtaining Consent, Anesthesia Plan for a Patient with Ischemic Heart Disease, Distinct Medication Requirements of Heart Transplant Recipients, Investigating Suspected Impairment and Substance Abuse, 3 Types of Anterior Chest Wall Blocks, and more.

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Available in Audio format.

Course Topics

Advanced Cardiac Life Support/The Pediatric Patient with Asthma

Identify risk factors for perioperative cardiac arrest and determine the most effective preventive strategies; Improve outcomes of perioperative cardiac arrest based on its etiology; Differentiate between the causes of perioperative cardiac arrest in adult and pediatric patients; Evaluate risk factors, diagnostic considerations, and treatment options for children with asthma; Administer appropriate presurgical medications, induction agents, inhalation agents, and muscle relaxants to pediatric patients with asthma.

Heart Diseases and Anesthesia, Part

Create an appropriate perioperative anesthesia plan for a patient with ischemic heart disease; Anticipate perioperative complications related to ischemic heart disease; Identify the 4 valvular lesions with the greatest significance for management of anesthesia; Diagnose valvular heart disease using echocardiography; Outline an anesthesia strategy for the patient with valvular pathology who is to undergo noncardiac surgery.

Heart Diseases and Anesthesia, Part 2

Manage arrhythmias and cardiac rhythm management devices during the perioperative period; Determine whether aggressive treatment of hypertension is needed before and during surgery; Optimize perioperative management of heart failure; Select appropriate measures for the perioperative management of pulmonary edema, pulmonary hypertension, cardiogenic shock, cardiac tamponade and constrictive pericarditis; Recognize distinct medication requirements of heart transplant recipients.

Additional Information



Please see this page to order a course if your profession is CRNA:  ANESTHESIA FOR CRNA'S


Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include:  Emergency MedicinePain ManagementTrauma

If you have taken the current Anesthesiology CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit our Custom Medical Courses.  There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.