After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:

1. Discuss the studied techniques of opioid-free anesthesia 
2. Examine the results of balanced Remifentanil vs Dexmedetomidine anesthesia for inter/major non-cardiac surgery in terms of  postoperative opioid-related adverse events
3. Review some surprising, or not, adverse related events that caused early termination of this study 
4. Point of care ultrasound, POCUS, can be utilized to identify reversible causes of cardiac arrest
5. POCUS can be implemented safely without interfering with CPR and is now part of the new ACLS guidelines


Derek Rosner, D.O.
Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesia
University of Massachusetts-Baystate Medical Center
Chief, Outpatient Anesthesia
Chief, Airway Rotation
Treasurer, Springfield Anesthesia Service, Inc. 

Clara Sanders, 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: 
09/02/2021 - 7:00am to 8:00am EDT
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
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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