After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1. Describe the roles of the members of the health care team in their respective responsibilities for quality care.
2. Discuss the V/Q changes in spontaneous vs mechanical ventilation.
3. Explain the pathophysiology of surgical pneumothorax in non-intubated patients.
4. Review the pros and cons of NIVATS.
5. Explain the evidence-based benefits of an ERAS protocol.
6. Describe the relevant anatomy and dermatomal coverage of the serratus anterior plane block.
7. Describe the clinical benefits of perioperative subanesthetic ketamine.


Michael Chalifoux, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Massachusetts Medical School-Baystate
Baystate Medical Center 

Faculty Disclosure

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.


Session date: 
06/11/2020 - 7:00am to 8:00am EDT
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut St.
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 ANCC Contact Hours
  • 1.00 BCIPE Instructional Hours

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