Perioperative Management CME |


Perioperative Management: Johns Hopkins Clinical Update
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit hours...18.
CME Credits Awarded by....Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Cost..........$795 to $1295 according to the formats you choose.
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Instruction Type...Slide-Video or Audio Lectures.
Formats...Video DVD, Audio MP3, Online Streaming Video, or Combination Package. 
Target Audiences...Anesthesiologists, internal medicine specialists, hospitalists, surgeons, family practitioners, nurse anesthetists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants..
Educational material last updated...May 1, 2017.
Expiration of CME credit...April 30, 2020.
Topics covered by Perioperative Management include:
Perioperative Stress Response, Cardiac Risk Assessment, Myocardial Ischemia, Preoperative Evaluation, Anti-Platelet Therapy, Bleeding and Transfusion, Pulmonary Hypertension and many more.
After completing Perioperative Management , you will be better able to:
• Describe current guidelines for preoperative cardiac and pulmonary risk assessment and list several ways to predict and prevent cardiac and pulmonary complications using preoperative testing, and intraoperative and postoperative interventions.
• Describe bleeding and thrombotic risks in surgical patients and list several strategies to reduce complications through evidence-based use of blood conservation methods, transfusion, anti-fibrinolytic agents and management of antithrombotic drug therapies.
• Describe the perioperative complications associated with diabetes, renal insufficiency, hepatic dysfunction, delirium, and frailty, and list management strategies to optimize outcomes in patients with these medical conditions.
• Recognize how to prevent, diagnose, and treat common healthcare associated infections that complicate surgical procedures.