After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Debate the current concept of "Dynamic Cerebral Autoregulation."
2. Define the blood pressure targets in various neurosurgical conditions based on current evidence.
3. Debate the current concepts of volatile vs. intravenous anesthesia technique for neurosurgical anesthesia in patients with elevated intracranial pressure.
4. Describe the importance of frequent estimation PaCO2- endtidal CO2 gradient for the management of controlled ventilation during neurosurgical anesthesia.
5. Define the role of prophylactic anti-seizure medications in various neurosurgical conditions based on recent evidence.
Stanlies D'Souza MD, FRCA, FCARCSI
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology,
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Adjunct Associate Professor in Anesthesiology,
Tufts University School of Medicine
Division Chief, Neuroanesthesiology,
Member, National Neuroanesthesia committee,
The American Society of Anesthesiologists(ASA)
Baystate Medical Center
The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education ( CE ) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Faculty or planner conflicts of interest are resolved before the educational activity.
None of the members of the faculty and planning committee for this educational event have commercial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods and services consumed by or used on patients.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
- 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours