Texas Society of Anesthesiologists

TSA 2017 Annual Meeting


Target Audience

This activity is designed for anesthesiologists and resident anesthesiologists from Texas and surrounding states.

Educational Methods

The educational methods consist of didactic lectures, workshops and hands-on sessions with opportunities for Q&A from the audience and panel discussions.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Texas Medical Association and Texas Society of Anesthesiologists. The Texas Medical Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The Texas Medical Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 22 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Texas Medical Association designates the presentations “The Texas Legislature: A Panel Discussion on the 85th Legislature from Physicians’ Perspectives” “Ethical Considerations in Perioperative Pain Management” “Organ Donation After Cardiac Death” “Teenage Pregnant Patient Presenting for Surgery” “Disruption In and Out of the OR: Is It Ever Justified?” “Lancet Commission on Global Surgery: Surgical Care is a High Value Intervention” “Failure to Rescue from Postoperative Complications: A Bridge Too Far” “Quantum Leaps in Advancing Perioperative Care in Texas: Panel Discussion of Leaders” for a total of 5.25 hours in ethics and/or professional responsibility education. Ethics and/or Professional Responsibility Education topics identified with .

Maintenance of Certification in Anesthesiology Program®, MOCA® and MOCA 2.0® are registered certification marks of The American Board of Anesthesiology®. A portion of the TSA 2017Annual Meeting helps fulfill The American Board of Anesthesiology® (MOCA®) and MOCA 2.0® requirements.

This activity contributes to the patient safety CME requirement for Part II: 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.

Certification in Anesthesiology Program®, MOCA® topics are identified with .

Certification in Anesthesiology Program®, MOCA 2.0® topics are identified with .

Program Objectives

The practitioner of anesthesiology must possess the scientific background for clinical practice and must maintain state-of-the-art knowledge of not only the specialty, but of all additional related disciplines which may impact it. The anesthesiologist must serve as an expert in matters involving health care delivery, and serve as an informed provider/manager of clinical and educational services. The anesthesiologist must maintain an up-to-theminute armamentarium of knowledge skills for the selection and use of complex equipment, pharmacological agents and procedures necessary for the provision of quality patient care. As more surgical procedures are performed outside the operating room, anesthesiologists must be familiar with the various clinical settings and medical emergencies with which he/she may be confronted. Anesthesiologists must consistently update their knowledge level and skills. At the conclusion of this CME activity, attendees should be able to:

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